1998 Regular Session
To: Ways and Means
By: Representative Endt
House Bill 234
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 51-15-123, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REMOVE THE PROVISION THAT AFTER JULY 1, 1999, THE PAT HARRISON WATERWAY DISTRICT MAY NOT EXPEND ON PUBLIC PARKS OR RECREATION FACILITIES ANY MONIES DERIVED FROM PAYMENTS REQUIRED TO BE MADE TO THE DISTRICT BY MEMBER COUNTIES; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 51-15-123, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
51-15-123. * * * The Pat Harrison Waterway District is authorized to establish or otherwise provide for public parks and recreation facilities and for the preservation of fish and wildlife, and to acquire land otherwise than by condemnation except as provided in subsection (e) of Section 51-15-119 for such purposes, within the project area.
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SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1998.