MS SB2164 | 2022 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2022 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-13 - Referred To Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency
Pending: Senate Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

An Act To Create The "mississippi Tourism Reorganization Act"; To Create The Mississippi Department Of Tourism; To Require The Governor To Appoint, With The Advice And Consent Of The Senate, An Executive Director Of The Department Of Tourism; To Prescribe The General Powers And Duties Of The Department Of Tourism And The Executive Director; To Authorize The Department Of Tourism To Establish A Program Of Grants To Be Matched By Tourism Entities In The State; To Authorize The Department Of Tourism To Sell Advertising And Other Tourism Promotional Information And To Create The Mississippi Department Of Tourism Advertising Fund; To Create The Mississippi Tourism Association Marketing Advisory Board To Assist The Department Of Tourism; To Amend Section 27-65-75, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Divert A Portion Of Sales Tax Revenue Collected From Restaurants And Hotels Into The Department Of Tourism Advertising Fund Instead Of The Mississippi Development Authority Tourism Fund; To Repeal Section 57-1-59, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Provides General Powers And Duties Of The Mississippi Development Authority With Respect To Tourism; To Repeal Section 57-1-60, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Authorizes The Department Of Economic And Community Development To Establish A Program Of Grants To Finance, Promote And Advertise Local Tourist Attractions; To Repeal Section 57-1-61, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Provides For The Transfer Of Functions Of The Travel And Tourism Division Of The Agricultural And Industrial Board To The Department Of Economic Development; To Repeal Section 57-1-63, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Provides For The Transfer Of Powers And Duties Of State Agencies Relating To Tourism To The Mississippi Development Authority; To Repeal Section 57-1-64, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Authorizes The Mississippi Development Authority To Sell Advertising And Other Tourism Information And Creates The Mississippi Development Authority Tourism Advertising Fund; To Repeal Section 57-1-64.1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Creates The Mississippi Tourism Association Marketing Advisory Board To Assist The Mississippi Development Authority; And For Related Purposes.

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Title

Department of Tourism; create.

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History

DateChamberAction
2022-01-13SenateReferred To Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency

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