SEC. 51-17-11. Payments to district.
The board of supervisors of each county becoming a member of the district shall annually, on or before March 15 of each year beginning with the calendar year 1965, pay or cause to be paid to the depository of the district a sum equal to one-half ( 1 /2 ) mill on all of the taxable property within the county, beginning with the tax assessment for the calendar year 1964, payable on or before March 15, 1965; and such payments shall be made and continued as long as the district remains in existence and there is need therefor. The board of supervisors of each county shall annually provide the district a sum equal to one-half ( 1 /2 ) mill on all taxable property within the county by appropriating an equivalent sum from the general fund of the county. However, no county shall be obligated or required to make any contribution hereunder for the support of the district for any year unless and until the board of directors of the district shall have filed with the board of supervisors of any such county a detailed and itemized account of the income and the expenditures of the district for and during the preceding year, which account shall be certified by the State Auditor of Public Accounts, and also shall have filed a detailed budget of the district for the ensuing year with the board of supervisors of any such county.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 5956-226; Laws, 1964, ch. 249, Sec. 6; 1986, ch. 400, Sec. 38, eff from and after October 1, 1986.
SECTION 2. Sections 51-17-1, 51-17-3, 51-17-5, 51-17-7, 51-17-9, 51-17-11, 51-17-15 and 51-17-17, Mississippi Code of 1972, which establish legislative intent and policy for the Big Black River Basin District, authorize the organization of the district and specify which counties may become part of the district, and provide for a board of directors, creation of the district, payments to the district, expenses of the district and powers and duties of the district, are repealed.
SOURCE: 1997 Laws, Chapter 403, Section 2, SB2937, Effective July 1, 1997.