Saturday, April 7, 2012

House Bill 535 Authorizing Donation of Funds to Support Local Farmers Markets


ROXIE, MS - This Week At a Glance / April 7th 


Mississippi Legislature / 2012 Regular Session / House Bill 535
Description: Farmers' markets; authorize county and municipal governing authorities to donate funds for the support of.  (to see full text of bill as passed ... click here) 


Title: AN ACT TO CREATE NEW SECTION 21-19-69, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING AUTHORITIES OF ANY MUNICIPALITY TO DONATE FUNDS FOR THE SUPPORT OF ANY FARMERS' MARKET THAT IS CERTIFIED BY THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND COMMERCE AND OPERATING ON PUBLIC PROPERTY WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY; TO AMEND SECTIONS 19-5-73 AND 19-5-93, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO AUTHORIZE EACH COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO DONATE AND EXPEND FUNDS FOR THE SUPPORT OF ANY FARMERS' MARKET THAT IS CERTIFIED BY THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND COMMERCE AND OPERATING ON PUBLIC PROPERTY WITHIN THE COUNTY; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Background Information: (see full report - click here) 
   Disposition:    Active
   Deadline:   General Bill/Constitutional Amendment
   Revenue:   No
   Vote type required:   Two/Thirds
   Effective date:   July 1, 2012


Source: Bill Status / Public Record