2020 Regular Session
By: Representatives Bennett, Read
AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR TEACHERS' SALARIES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020.
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 State Department of Education for the purpose of providing additional funds for the full amount for teachers' salaries as authorized in SB 2770 and allocated in HB 1643, 2019 Regular Session, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020.
............................................. $ 18,446,578.00.
SECTION 2. The money appropriated by this act shall be in addition to the funds provided to the State Department of Education in the annual appropriation to the department for fiscal year 2020, for the purpose of fully funding teacher salaries described in Section 1 above the level provided during the fiscal year 2020.
SECTION 3. 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 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.