1997 Regular Session
To: Wildlife and Fisheries
By: Senator(s) Posey
Senate Bill 2940
(As Sent to Governor)
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSION ON WILDLIFE, FISHERIES AND PARKS TO REGULATE HUNTING AND FISHING GUIDE AND OUTFITTER SERVICES; TO SET FEES FOR SUCH LICENSES; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks may regulate hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing, guide and outfitter services. The commission shall have the following powers and duties:
(a) Prescribe the form and type of licenses;
(b) Establish fees for the types of licenses; the fee for guide services licenses not to exceed One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150.00); the fee for outfitters licenses not to exceed Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($250.00); and
(c) To exercise all powers and make any regulations necessary to regulate such services.
This section shall repeal on July 1, 1998.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1997.