2007 Regular Session
To: Local and Private Legislation
By: Representative Warren, Hudson
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Of JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, TO EXPEND A PORTION OF THE OIL AND GAS SEVERANCE TAX REVENUE DISTRIBUTED TO THE COUNTY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE JEFFERSON DAVIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The Board of Supervisors of Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi, is authorized and empowered, in its discretion, to expend an amount not to exceed Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00), during calendar year 2007, of the oil and gas severance tax revenue distributed to the county pursuant to Sections 27-25-505 and 27-25-705 for the following purpose:
(a) The maintenance and operation of the Prentiss Regional Hospital and Extended Care Facility, Inc., doing business as the Jefferson Davis Community Hospital; and
(b) For the retirement of such hospital's debt.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.