2007 Regular Session
To: Fees, Salaries and Administration; Appropriations
By: Senator(s) Thames
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 31-7-5, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CHANGE THE POSITION OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF PURCHASING, TRAVEL AND FLEET MANAGEMENT TO NONSTATE SERVICE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 31-7-5, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
31-7-5. The Department of Finance and Administration shall prescribe rules and regulations governing the manner in which the authority and duties granted to it by law may be carried out. It shall employ suitable and competent personnel, necessary to carry out its purposes. The Department of Finance and Administration may establish an Office of Purchasing, Travel and Fleet Management and employ a competent person as Director of the Office of Purchasing, Travel and Fleet Management who shall be nonstate service and paid a salary as determined by the Executive Director of the Department of Finance and Administration with the approval of the State Personnel Board.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2007.