1998 Regular Session
To: Highways and Transportation
By: Senator(s) Gordon
Senate Bill 2688
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE A CERTAIN HIGHWAY ROUTE IN CHICKASAW COUNTY AS A PART OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM AND TO PLACE IT UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE MISSISSIPPI TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION FOR CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. (1) The mileage of road specifically designated in subsection (2) of this section is in addition to the total mileage limitation of eight thousand six hundred (8,600) miles that is set out in Section 65-3-3, Mississippi Code of 1972.
(2) The following highway route is designated as a state highway and is placed under the jurisdiction of the Mississippi Transportation Commission for construction and maintenance; and such highway, together with the highways designated in Sections 65-3-3 and 65-3-5, Mississippi Code of 1972, and all other laws adding links to the designated state highway system, are declared to be the state highway system of Mississippi.
Northern District-Chickasaw County:
A route extending Mississippi Highway 389 from its intersection with Mississippi Highway 8 north on Old Highway 15 to the Mississippi Highway 15 By-Pass north of the City of Houston, Mississippi.
(3) The Mississippi Transportation Commission shall construct, maintain and take over and assume jurisdiction of the highway route designated in subsection (2) of this section in the same manner and upon the same terms and conditions as set out in Sections 65-1-75, 65-3-3, 65-9-1 and 65-9-3, Mississippi Code of 1972. The Mississippi Transportation Commission shall obtain adequate right-of-way by gift or donation, or by use of eminent domain proceedings, if necessary, for construction of such highway.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.