The legislature of Mississippi approved by 118 votes against two law room 2051, giving the Treasury of the state to purchase target bonds «of the Company for the development of Israel» known as Israel Bonds, in the amount of $ 20 million.
According to the Treasurer of state Michelle Williams, most of the financial surplus is invested in banks, state, and Federal government bonds. Enacted by the legislature, the law gives the Treasury an additional option for safe investment.
For the entry into force of the law must be approved by the state Senate and signed by the Governor.
In 2016, Israel Bonds were placed in United States bonds for $ 1.1 billion. Among the States the record is Ohio, who invested in Israeli bonds $ 165 million.