AMENDMENT NO 1 PROPOSED TO
Senate Bill No. 2530
BY: Senator(s) DeLano
AMEND by inserting the following new section after line 23 and renumbering subsequent sections accordingly:
SECTION *. The following shall be codified as Section 49-27-4.1, Mississippi Code of 1972:-27-4.1, Mississippi Code of 1972:
49-27-4.1 (1) The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is authorized and directed to designate the "Big Island", 57 acres located at the physical address of 0 Mouth of Back Bay of Biloxi in Harrison County, Mississippi, as "Gollott Island" in honor of the role of Senator Thomas A. Gollott in the development of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Big Island is more particularly described as Patent No. 1211672 Big Island Lot 2 of Section 22-7-9 A Swamp and Overflowed land located at the mouth of the Back Bay of Biloxi. The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is further authorized and directed to designate the breakwater improvements on the south side of the island as "Godfather Point".
(2) The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources in conjunction with the Office of the Secretary of State are further authorized to erect appropriate markers and signs indicating the location of "Gollott Island" and "Godfather Point" and other pertinent information on the mission, trail systems and visitor guidelines relating to the Mississippi Coastal Plain.
FURTHER, AMEND the title by inserting the following after the semicolon on line 6:
TO CODIFY SECTION 49-27-4.1, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO AUTHORIZE AND DIRECT THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES TO DESIGNATE THE BIG ISLAND AT THE MOUTH OF THE BACK BAY OF BILOXI AS "GOLLOTT ISLAND" AND THE BREAKWATER IMPROVEMENTS ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE ISLAND AS "GODFATHER POINT" IN HONOR OF SENATOR THOMAS A. GOLLOTT'S ROLE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST;