2020 Regular Session
To: County Affairs
By: Senator(s) Harkins, Moran, Jordan, Jackson (11th)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 25-3-29, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO AUTHORIZE COUNTY BOARDS OF SUPERVISORS TO PAY EMPLOYEES ON A BIWEEKLY BASIS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 25-3-29, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
25-3-29. Except as otherwise therein provided, the salaries mentioned in the foregoing sections shall be paid monthly out of the general county fund, and the said salaries and allowances shall be included in the budget of each county; however, the board of supervisors, by resolution duly adopted and entered on its minutes, may provide that such salaries shall be paid semimonthly on the first and fifteenth day of each month or biweekly. If a pay date falls on a weekend or legal holiday, salary payments shall be made on the workday immediately preceding the weekend or legal holiday. For the purposes of this section, "biweekly" means once every two (2) weeks.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2020.