The state of Mississippi introduced a new law in relation to deputy tax assessors. The new law, which is referred to as HB 69b, was enacted in a special session after the standard session concluded. HB 69b requires deputy tax assessors to acquire a $10,000 surety bond while deputy tax collectors are required to attain a $50,000 surety bond. The surety bonds guarantee the authentic and faithful performance of the responsibilities of every office. The new law became active on October 1st, 2009.
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