MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE

2007 Regular Session

To: Public Property

By: Senator(s) Gollott

Senate Bill 3005

(As Sent to Governor)

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE, FISHERIES AND PARKS TO TRANSFER AND CONVEY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES CERTAIN STATE-OWNED REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS THE "LYMAN FISH HATCHERY" LOCATED IN HARRISON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:

SECTION 1. (1) The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks is hereby authorized to transfer and convey to the Department of Marine Resources certain state-owned real property, known as the "Lyman Fish Hatchery" located in Harrison County, Mississippi, and more specifically described as follows:

PARCEL ONE

TOWNSHIP SIX (6) SOUTH, RANGE ELEVEN (11) WEST, ST. STEPHENS MERIDIAN: In Section 17, part of the W 1/2 and in Section 20, part of the NE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 and all of the E 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4, all more particularly described as follows:

BEGINNING at Corner 1, the south sixteenth corner between sections 18 and 17, in the center line of old U.S. Highway No. 49, a point; thence along the center line of said highway with six (6) courses, N 011' E, 223.74 feet, N 227' E, 660.00 feet, N. 7 52' E, 324.06 feet, N 354' E, 477.18 feet, N 1502' E, 785.40 feet, N 1439' E, 1461.90 feet, to Corner 2, the intersection of the center line of said highway with the center line of Little Biloxi River, a point; thence with two courses of said river, S 2548' E, 958.32 feet, S 6915' E, 231.0 feet to Corner 3, a point; thence S 025' E, with part of the east boundary of the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 246.18 feet to Corner 4, the northwest sixteenth corner of said Section 17, a 1-1/4" x 42" I.P.; thence S 8955' E, 61.84 feet to Corner 5, the intersection of the south boundary of the NE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of said Section 17 with the west right of way boundary of the Illinois Central Railroad, a 1-1/4" x 42" I.P.; thence with five (5) lines along said west right of way boundary, S 14 27' E, 3784.44 feet to Corner 6, a point; S 13 28' E, 260.04 feet to Corner 7, a point; S 933' E, 158.40 feet to Corner 8, a point; S 550' E, 578.82 feet to Corner 9, a concrete post marked "1 COR 4 TR 4 1951"; S 5 31' E, 687.82 feet to Corner 10, a concrete post marked "BOUNDARY MON NO. - 1934"; thence S 8945' W, 1921.26 feet to Corner 11, a concrete post marked "FISHERIES BOUNDARY MON NO. - 1934"; thence N 1 57' E, 691.02 feet to Corner 12, a concrete post marked "2 COR 3TR 4 1951"; thence N 1 57' E, 690.36 feet to Corner 13, 1 1-1/2" x 42" I.P.; thence N 206' E, 1304.72 feet to corner 14, a concrete post marked "BOUNDARY MON NO. - 1934"; thence S 8851' W, 702.24 feet to the place of beginning, containing 214.66 acres, more or less.

(2) Upon the transfer of the property described in subsection (1), the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks and the Department of Marine Resources may agree to a certain period of transition in which the duties of the management and operations of the fish hatchery are transferred.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.