2021 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Hopson, Polk, Jackson (32nd), Hill, Simmons (13th), Suber
AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION OF SPECIAL FUNDS IN THE STATE TREASURY FOR THE SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE OF THE MISSISSIPPI EGG MARKETING BOARD, FOR FISCAL YEAR 2022.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The following sum of money, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Special Fund in the State Treasury to the credit of the Mississippi Egg Marketing Board, to defray the expenses of said board for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022........ $ 74,805.00.
SECTION 2. It is the intention of the Legislature that whenever two (2) or more bids are received by this agency for the purchase of commodities or equipment, and whenever all things stated in such received bids are equal with respect to price, quality and service, the Mississippi Industries for the Blind shall be given preference. A similar preference shall be given to the Mississippi Industries for the Blind whenever purchases are made without competitive bids.
SECTION 3. It is the intention of the Legislature that the funds herein appropriated shall be expended in compliance with Section 27-104-25, Mississippi Code of 1972, that no state agency shall incur obligations or indebtedness in excess of their appropriation and that the responsible officers, either personally or upon their official bonds, shall be held responsible for actions contrary to this provision.
SECTION 4. The money herein appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of any money in the State Treasury to the credit of the proper fund or funds as set forth in this act, 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 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2021, and shall stand repealed from and after June 30, 2021.