2000 Regular Session
To: Public Buildings, Grounds and Lands
By: Representative Peranich
House Bill 1339
(As Passed the House)
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE, FISHERIES AND PARKS TO TRANSFER TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION THE LAND AND BUILDING, FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE, LOCATED ADJACENT TO THE STATE FAIRGROUNDS IN THE CITY OF JACKSON, COUNTY OF HINDS, MISSISSIPPI; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. (1) The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks is authorized to transfer to the Department of Finance and Administration, the land and building, formerly known as the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, located adjacent to the State Fairgrounds in the City of Jackson, County of Hinds, Mississippi, described more specifically as follows:
Starting at the point of intersection of the North line of Pearl Street and the West line of Jefferson Street, run Northerly along the West line of Jefferson Street a distance of 240 feet to the point of beginning, an iron pin. Continue Northerly along the West line of Jefferson Street for a distance of 257.9 feet to an iron pin; turn left through an angle of 89 degrees - 57 minutes - 14 seconds and run Westerly for a distance of 278.9 feet to an iron pin on the east right-of-way line of the G.M. & O. Railroad; turn left through an angle of 79 degrees - 29 minutes - 30 seconds and run Southerly along the East right-of-way of the G.M. & O. Railroad (Said line being a curve to the left with a radius of 2814.93 feet, chord definition) for a distance of 260.4 feet to an iron pipe; turn left through an angle of 95 degrees - 12 minutes - 26 seconds and run Easterly and parallel with the North line of this tract for a distance of 314.7 feet to the point of beginning.
(2) The Department of Finance and Administration shall assume all supervision, management, maintenance and control of the property described in subsection (1) of this act.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2000.