2004 Regular Session
To: Fees, Salaries and Administration
By: Senator(s) Flowers
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 51-29-59, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REVISE DRAINAGE DISTRICT CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS TO CONFORM TO STATE PURCHASING LAW REQUIREMENTS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 51-29-59, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
51-29-59. (1) The board of commissioners herein mentioned shall have control of the construction of the improvements in their districts. They maymake purchases and contracts in accordance with Section 31-7-13.
(2) The chancery court or chancellor in vacation may remove any commissioner and appoint his successor, upon proof of incompetency or neglect of duty; but the charge shall be in writing, and such commissioner shall have the right to be heard in his defense and to appeal to the circuit court.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.