An act to amend the vagrant laws of the state

January 2009
Act to Amend the Vagrant Laws of the State;2009, p1
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Presents the text of an act passed in the state of Mississippi to amend its vagrant laws. Definition of a vagrant under the act; Ability of justices of the peace to try vagrants; Use of fines raised on those convicted under the act; Other statutes.


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