Legislative Relations
Miss. Code Ann. §25-61-19

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.

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 Information
Kim Gallaspy
Director of Legislative Services
Phone: 601.432.6493

Stephanie T. Bullock
Complete 2 Compete Project Coordinator
Telephone: 601.432.6051

Kim Gallaspy
Director of Legislative Services
Telephone: 601.432.6493

Heather W. Morrison
P-20 Projects Coordinator
Telephone: 601.432.6626

Amber Palmer
Project Coordinator
Telephone: 601.432.6362

Casey Turnage
Assistant Commissioner for Policy and Strategic Initiatives
Telephone: 601.432.6458