2007 Regular Session
To: Judiciary B
By: Representative Clark
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 43-21-459, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REVISE RESPONSIVE PLEADINGS IN YOUTH COURT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 43-21-459, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
43-21-459. No party shall be required to file a responsive pleading.
An application to the court for an order shall be by motion which, unless made during a hearing, shall be made in writing, shall state with particularity the grounds therefore, and shall set forth the relief sought. A party shall not be required to file a response to any motion, however, if the party objects and intends to introduce evidence to support his objection, the party shall be required to file such response detailing such evidence no later than five (5) days prior to the hearing.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2007.