2003 Regular Session
To: Wildlife and Fisheries
By: Senator(s) Burton, Carmichael
AN ACT TO CREATE NEW SECTION 51-4-23.3, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO DESIGNATE A CERTAIN PORTION OF CHUNKY CREEK IN NEWTON COUNTY AND THE CHUNKY RIVER IN NEWTON, LAUDERDALE AND CLARKE COUNTIES AS STATE SCENIC STREAMS AND TO INCLUDE THE STREAMS IN THE STATE SCENIC STREAMS STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The following shall be codified as Section 51-4-23.3, Mississippi Code of 1972:
51-4-23.3. Chunky Creek in Newton County from the confluence of Chunky Creek and Tallasher Creek, and the Chunky River in Newton, Lauderdale and Clarke Counties to the junction with the Chickasawhay River in Clarke County, which were designated as eligible for nomination to the state Scenic Streams Stewardship Program under Section 51-4-21.2, are designated as state scenic streams and are included in the Mississippi Scenic Streams Stewardship Program
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.