Description: Environmental Quality; remove authority of DEQ to hire attorneys and require Attorney General to provide legal counsel to department.
Bill Text: [Introduced]
History of Actions:
|1||01/21 (S) Referred To Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res|
|2||02/05 (S) Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 2002|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|Vote type required||Majority|
Principal Author: Dawkins
Additional Author: Williamson
Code Section: A 049-0002-0021
Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 49-2-21, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REMOVE THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TO HIRE ATTORNEYS; TO REQUIRE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO PROVIDE LEGAL COUNSEL TO THE DEPARTMENT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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