SEC. 9-21-31. [Repealed, effective July 1, 2002] Additional duties and powers of study committee; reports.
(1) In addition to the duties set forth in Section 9-21-23, the study committee shall file an annual report with the Mississippi Supreme Court no later than June 30 of each year of its existence. The document shall report on the operational and administrative state of the court system, with emphasis on the state of the case docket. The report shall also make specific recommendations for improvement in the administration and operation of the courts.
(2) The study committee is authorized and empowered for the accomplishment
of its purposes to undertake any studies, reviews, inquiries, hearings,
examinations, surveys or analyses as it may deem pertinent, relevant and
justified. The study committee shall propose and prepare in detailed form
from time to time for the consideration of the Legislature of the State
of Mississippi such amendments to existing law, such statutes, and such
constitutional amendments as in the judgment
of the study committee will improve the judicial system of the State of Mississippi and promote the administration of civil and criminal justice therein.
(3) The study committee shall submit a report to the Legislature of the State of Mississippi not later than the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January of the year 1994 and each year of its existence thereafter, which reports shall make specific proposals and recommendations for the improvement of the judicial system of the State of Mississippi and for the administration of criminal and civil justice in the courts thereof, such reports to be based upon the information received and the research conducted by the study committee.
SOURCES: Laws, 1993, ch. 610, Sec. 16; reenacted, Laws, 1996, ch. 315, Sec. 6; reenacted without change, 1998, ch. 503, Sec. 6; reenacted without change, Laws, 2001, ch. 427, Sec. 6, HB 1474, eff from and after passage (approved Mar. 13, 2001.)
PREVIOUS VERSION: Pre-2001.