2007 Regular Session
By: Representative Sullivan, Walley
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 65-1-147, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT WHENEVER A HIGHWAY ON THE DESIGNATED STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM IS REMOVED FROM THAT SYSTEM ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2007, SUCH HIGHWAY SHALL BECOME A PART OF THE STATE AID ROADS SYSTEM AND BE GOVERNED BY THE STATUTES REGULATING THAT SYSTEM; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 65-1-147, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
65-1-147. Any link or part of the legislatively designated state highway system * * * that is removed from that system on or after July 1, 2007, by relocation, replacement or act of the Legislature, shall revert for all purposes to the jurisdiction of the county and political subdivision in which it lies, and the link so removed may become a part of the state aid roads system and be governed by the statutes regulating that system.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2007.