SEC. 45-1-23. Payment of expenses of operating and administering department; budget; disposition of funds received.
(1) The expenses of operating and administering the department of public safety, including the highway safety patrol, the bureau of investigation, and the safety responsibility bureau, shall be paid from monies appropriated for such purposes by the Mississippi Legislature.
The department of public safety shall comply with all the applicable provisions of Chapter 103, Title 27, Mississippi Code of 1972, being the state budget and accounting act.
(2) All funds received by the department of public safety and any bureau, department or division thereof shall be paid into the state treasury on the same day in which said funds are collected. The state auditor of public accounts may require the commissioner to adopt standard accounting procedures acceptable to the auditor for the handling of such sums.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Secs. 8120.5, 8120.7; Laws, 1956, ch. 378, Sec. 6; 1958, ch. 500; 1962, ch. 513; ch. 518, Secs. 1, 2; 1970, ch. 525, Sec. 1; ch. 524, Sec. 1; 1976, ch. 396, Sec. 4; 1984, ch. 478, Sec. 28, eff from and after July 1, 1984.