2005 Regular Session
To: Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
By: Senator(s) Gollott
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSION ON WILDLIFE, FISHERIES AND PARKS TO ISSUE AN ANNUAL GROUP PIER FISHING LICENSE; TO ESTABLISH THE FEE FOR SUCH LICENSE; TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS FISHING FROM SUCH PIERS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PURCHASE AN INDIVIDUAL FISHING LICENSE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks may issue an annual group pier fishing license. The owner of a pier in public or private waters may obtain an annual group pier fishing license for a fee of Fifty Dollars ($50.00). A person shall not be required to purchase or have in his possession an individual resident or nonresident fishing license while fishing from a licensed pier with the permission of the owner of the licensed pier.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2005.