Bill Text: MS HB100 | 2021 | Regular Session | Engrossed


Bill Title: MS Telephone Solicitation Act; extend repealer on requirement that fees be deposited into State General Fund.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2021-03-01 - Title Suff Do Pass [HB100 Detail]

Download: Mississippi-2021-HB100-Engrossed.html

MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE

2021 Regular Session

To: Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency; Appropriations

By: Representative Turner

House Bill 100

(As Passed the House)

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 77-3-721, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO EXTEND THE DATE OF THE REPEALER ON THE STATUTE THAT REQUIRES ALL USER FEES AND CHARGES COLLECTED UNDER THE MISSISSIPPI TELEPHONE SOLICITATION ACT TO BE DEPOSITED INTO THE STATE GENERAL FUND; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

     BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:

     SECTION 1.  Section 77-3-721, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:

     77-3-721.  All fees collected under the provisions of this article shall be deposited into a special fund which is created in the State Treasury to be expended by the commission for the implementation and administration of this article.  From and after July 1, 2016, the expenses of this agency shall be defrayed by appropriation from the State General Fund, and all user charges and fees authorized under this * * *section article shall be deposited into the State General Fund as authorized by law and as determined by the State Fiscal Officer.

     This section shall stand repealed on July 1, * * *2021 2024.

     SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2021.


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