COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO 1 PROPOSED TO
House Bill No. 1010
Amend by striking all after the enacting clause and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
SECTION 1. (1) The Mississippi Department of Public Safety, upon consultation with the Department of Finance and Administration, is authorized to relocate the existing offices of the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol, the Mississippi Crime Laboratory, and the Public Safety Planning Division, currently located at 1900 East Woodrow Wilson, Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, to the Law Enforcement Officers' Training Academy property, located at 5000 Highway 468 East, Pearl, Rankin County, Mississippi.
(2) The Department of Public Safety shall have the power and discretion to enter into, sign, execute and deliver long-term or multiyear leases of real and personal property with the Department of Mental Health.
(3) There is hereby created a study committee composed of four (4) House members appointed by the Speaker and four (4) Senate members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor. The committee shall meet and determine the highest and best use of the current Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol property and report to the Legislature by December 31, 2007.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2007, and shall repeal on June 30, 2007.
Further, amend by striking the title in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, UPON CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION, TO RELOCATE CERTAIN OFFICES TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING ACADEMY IN RANKIN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; TO AUTHORIZE THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO ENTER INTO A LONG-TERM LEASE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.