2005 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Lee (35th), Hyde-Smith, Doxey, Pickering
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 69-39-19, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT LIME REGULATIONS ADOPTED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT; TO CREATE SECTION 69-39-21, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PLACE A REPEALER ON "THE MISSISSIPPI AGRICULTURAL LIMING MATERIAL ACT OF 1993"; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 69-39-19, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
69-39-19. The commissioner may, with the approval of the Attorney General as provided in Section 69-1-25, * * * promulgate such rules and regulations in accordance with the Mississippi Administrative Procedures Law as may be necessary for the effective enforcement of this chapter. The regulations * * * shall have the full force and effect of law.
SECTION 2. The following section shall be codified as Section 69-39-21, Mississippi Code of 1972:
69-39-21. Sections 69-39-1 through 69-39-19 shall be repealed on July 1, 2009.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2005.