2007 Regular Session
To: Fees and Salaries of Public Officers; Appropriations
By: Representative Mayhall
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 25-3-69, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO INCREASE THE PER DIEM COMPENSATION OF ALL OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF STATE AGENCIES, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, DEPARTMENTS AND INSTITUTIONS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 25-3-69, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
25-3-69. Unless otherwise provided by law, all officers and employees of state agencies, boards, commissions, departments and institutions authorized by law to receive per diem compensation for each day or fraction thereof occupied with the discharge of official duties shall be entitled to Fifty-five Dollars ($55.00) per diem compensation. When the Governor, Lieutenant Governor or Speaker of the House of Representatives appoints a person to a board, commission or other position that requires confirmation by the Senate, the person may receive per diem compensation for the performance of official duties before such appointment is confirmed by the Senate, as such per diem compensation is authorized under this section.
SECTION 2. The Attorney General of the State of Mississippi shall submit this act, immediately upon approval by the Governor, or upon approval by the Legislature subsequent to a veto, to the Attorney General of the United States or to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in accordance with the provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended and extended.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after the date it is effectuated under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended and extended.