2007 Regular Session
To: Public Property
By: Representative Weathersby, Smith (59th), Baker (74th), Rogers (61st)
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, UPON CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION, TO RELOCATE CERTAIN OFFICES TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING ACADEMY IN RANKIN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; TO AUTHORIZE THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO ENTER INTO A LONG-TERM LEASE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. (1) The Mississippi Department of Public Safety, upon consultation with the Department of Finance and Administration, is authorized to relocate the existing offices of the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol, the Mississippi Crime Laboratory, and the Public Safety Planning Division, currently located at 1900 East Woodrow Wilson, Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, to the Law Enforcement Officers' Training Academy property, located at 5000 Highway 468 East, Pearl, Rankin County, Mississippi.
(2) The Department of Public Safety shall have the power and discretion to enter into, sign, execute and deliver long-term or multiyear leases of real and personal property with the Department of Mental Health.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.