SEC. 33-15-25. Matching funds.
(a) The Governor of the State of Mississippi is authorized to enter into agreements with the federal government for the purpose of matching any federal funds that may be made available for emergency management purposes, which shall include purchasing emergency management equipment and supplies, to the state on a matching basis. Provided, that no agreement shall obligate the state for an amount greater than the appropriation available for such purpose. The state's portion of the purchase price of any emergency management equipment may be made available from any appropriation made for such purposes.
(b) Any county board of supervisors or municipal governing body may enter into agreement with the federal government with approval of the State Director of Emergency Management for matching funds which may be made available for emergency management purposes, which shall include purchasing emergency management equipment and supplies, by such county or municipality in conjunction with any federal matching program and funds may be expended from the general fund of such county or municipality or from such other funds as may be available to such county or municipality for emergency management purposes in order to provide the county or municipal portion of funds necessary to carry out such matching agreement.
(c) The agency may withhold from any county board of supervisors, municipality or not-for-profit entity a portion or all of a subgrant whenever the agency determines that the county, municipality or not-for-profit entity owes a refund on any past subgrant project that was not completed as required.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 8610-13; Laws, 1952, ch. 312, Sec. 13; 1980, ch. 491, Sec. 13; 1983, ch. 420, Sec. 5; 1984, ch. 488, Sec. 197, eff from and after July 1, 1984. Laws, 1995, ch. 333, Sec. 11; Laws, 2002, ch. 475, § 2, SB 2428, eff from and after July 1, 2002.
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2002.
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