Mississippi Public Universities
Legislative Update
Pursuant to Miss. Code Ann. 25-61-19, the following describes legislation enacted during the 2017 Legislative Session that revises powers and duties of the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning.

HB 926 Health Care Collaboration Act

Summary: HB 926 authorizes the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning to approve collaborative agreements between the University of Mississippi Medical Center and public or private hospitals or health care organizations. It also exempts UMMC's purchases of commodities for clinical use from state procurement procedures. Effective July 1, 2017.

Contact: Kim Gallaspy
Director of Legislative Services
kgallaspy@mississippi.edu
Phone: 601.432.6493