1997 Regular Session
To: Conservation and Water Resources
By: Representative Ellington
House Bill 1230
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 51-11-7, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO AUTHORIZE MADISON COUNTY TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE PEARL RIVER BASIN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 51-11-7, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
51-11-7. Any county bordering on the Pearl River or any of its tributaries and any county through which the Pearl River or any of its tributaries runs may be included in the district. Each such county shall be considered a part of the Pearl River Basin. The counties within the Pearl River Basin and eligible to become members of the district are as follows: Attala, Copiah, Hancock, Hinds, Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, Leake, Lincoln, Madison, Marion, Neshoba, Pearl River, Pike, Rankin, Scott, Simpson, Walthall, and Winston.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.