2007 Regular Session
By: Representative Clarke, Thomas
AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY FOR THE PURPOSE PROVIDING FUNDING FOR EXPERTS AT EXISTING CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUMS, FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2008.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The following sum, or so much of it as may be necessary, is appropriated out of any money in the State General Fund not otherwise appropriated, to the Department of Archives and History for the purpose of providing funding for experts at two (2) of the following existing civil rights museums: the Smith Robertson Museum, Margaret Walker Alexander National Research Center, Natchez African-American Museum, Vicksburg's Angelete House, Canton's African-American Museum or Tougaloo College's Civil Rights Site, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2007, and ending June 30, 2008..................................$170,000.00.
SECTION 2. The money appropriated by this act shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of any money in the State General Fund not otherwise appropriated, upon warrants issued by the State Fiscal Officer; and the State Fiscal Officer shall issue his warrants upon requisitions signed by the proper person, officer or officers in the manner provided by law.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2007.