1998 Regular Session
To: Public Health and Welfare
By: Senator(s) Bean
Senate Bill 2261
(As Sent to Governor)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 75-31-6, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO INCREASE PERMIT FEES FOR MILK PRODUCT AND FROZEN DESSERT PROCESSING PLANTS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 75-31-6, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
75-31-6. The board shall assess fees in the following amount and for the following purpose:
Milk product processing plant annual permit fee $300.00
Frozen dessert processing plant annual permit fee $300.00.
However, if the board determines that another state charges a higher rate than that prescribed under Mississippi law, then the board may charge a reciprocal fee equivalent to that charged by the state in which such processing plant is domiciled.
The fees authorized under this section shall not be assessed for milk or frozen dessert processing plants operated by public schools, by public junior colleges or by state agencies or institutions, including without limitation, the state institutions of higher learning.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1998.