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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 University of Mississippi Medical Center with regard to law enforcement authority.

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.

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Kim Gallaspy
Director of Legislative Services
Phone: (601) 432-6493