SEC. 57-63-27. Contents of SDAP; Part IV.
Part IV of the economic development plan shall be an analysis and evaluation of materials in Parts II and III of the plan. This phase of the plan shall also make an overall evaluation of the relative contributions that the resources and efforts identified in Part III are making toward achievement of the overall state economic development goals. This phase of the plan shall contain specific recommendations for inclusion in the state's overall economic development efforts (among other things) (a) specific programs for accelerating overall economic development through greater results from the state's agricultural resources; (b) specific programs for rural areas of the state and those areas and identifiable groups of people with the highest unemployment and lowest per capita incomes; (c) specific programs for international trade and the attraction of foreign investment through development of specialized, university-based or other programs; (d) the specific niches that Mississippi has and on which it should focus development efforts and/or those niches the state should seek to develop; (e) the scope and role of each university and junior college with respect to economic development efforts of each institution; and (f) specific minority enterprise assistance and development programs that would be needed and recommended as a result of the analyses required by Section 57-63-23.
This phase of the plan shall also evaluate the organization and structure of state economic development agencies and the assignment of functions and responsibilities for economic development among state agencies and institutions.
SOURCES: Laws, 1987, ch. 484, Sec. 14; 1988, ch. 518, Sec. 82, eff from and after July 1, 1988.