2005 Regular Session
To: Marine Resources
By: Representative Frierson, Read, Janus
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 49-27-29, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSION ON MARINE RESOURCES TO IMPOSE LIMITS ON MODIFICATIONS ISSUED FOR PREVIOUSLY PERMITTED WETLANDS PROJECTS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 49-27-29, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
49-27-29. In granting any permit or modification, the commission may impose conditions or limitations on the proposed activity designed to carry out the public policy set forth in this chapter. Upon the expiration of a coastal wetlands permit issued under this chapter, the commission may extend the permit in time.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2005.