TITLE 25. PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES; PUBLIC RECORDS
CHAPTER 4. ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT
ARTICLE 3. CONFLICT OF INTEREST; IMPROPER USE OF OFFICE
Miss. Code Ann. § 25-4-107 (2017)
25-4-107. Complaints; where brought; removal; initiated by; defendant’s right to jury trial
(1) The commission may pursue enforcement of this chapter by means of hearings held before the commission or an independent hearing officer to determine whether a respondent violated the law and, if so, what penalty should be imposed. Hearings shall be conducted according to the Mississippi Rules of Civil Procedure and the Mississippi Rules of Evidence.
(2) Any person aggrieved by a decision of the commission made pursuant to its hearing procedures may appeal de novo to the Circuit Court for Hinds County, and execution of the commission’s decision shall be stayed upon the filing of a notice of appeal. SOURCES: Laws, 1983, ch. 469, § 4; Laws, 2008, ch. 562, § 14, eff August 5, 2008 (the date the United States Attorney General interposed no objection under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, to the amendment of this section.)