1998 Regular Session
To: Public Buildings, Grounds and Lands
By: Representative Moak
House Bill 612
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY TO IDENTIFY AND MARK THE "THREE-CHOPPED WAY" IN MISSISSIPPI; TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNOR TO ENTER INTO A COMPACT WITH STATES ADJACENT TO MISSISSIPPI SHOWING AGREEMENT ON THE LOCATION OF THE "THREE-CHOPPED WAY"; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The Department of Archives and History shall identify and mark the trail known as the "Three-Chopped Way" within the boundaries of the State of Mississippi. The Department of Archives and History shall designate specific sites for erection of appropriate markers along the trail and shall purchase appropriate markers from any of its available funds. The Department of Transportation shall cooperate with the Department of Archives and History by erecting and maintaining the markers that have been approved by the Department of Archives and History.
SECTION 2. The Governor, on behalf of this state, is hereby authorized to execute a compact with states adjacent to Mississippi. The purpose of the compact is to show agreement on the location and direction of the trail known as the "Three-Chopped Way" from one state to the other.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.