SEC. 93-21-115. Donations from municipalities to support local shelters.
The governing authorities of any municipality in the state are hereby authorized and empowered, in their discretion, to donate annually out of any money in the municipal treasury such sums as the governing authorities deem advisable to support any domestic violence shelter or rape crisis center operating within or serving its area. For the purposes of this section, "rape crisis center" means a place established to provide care, counseling and related services to victims of rape, attempted rape, sexual battery or attempted sexual battery.
SOURCES: Laws, 1983, ch. 502, Sec. 9; 1990, ch. 539, Sec. 1, eff from and after October 1, 1990.