SEC. 49-19-175. State forester as compact administrator; advisory committee.
The state forester of Mississippi shall act as "compact administrator" for the State of Mississippi and represent Mississippi in the Southeastern Interstate Forest Fire Protection Compact. The "advisory committee" shall be composed of four (4) members as follows: (1) One member of the senate, (2) one member of the house of representatives, each of whom shall be appointed by the Mississippi Commission on Interstate Cooperation, (3) the state forester or his successor, or a comparable official, in the event of amendment to the present law, who shall be appointed by the governor and shall serve as chairman of the advisory committee, and (4) one member shall be associated with forestry or forest products industries, to be appointed by the governor; each member shall serve for a term of four (4) years and be eligible to immediately succeed himself. Advisory committee members shall be reimbursed for all necessary travel expenses incurred while attending compact meetings provided the total expenditure of the four members does not exceed $1,200.00 per year.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 6046-53; Laws, 1954, ch. 180, Sec. 3; 1971, ch. 428, Sec. 1, eff from and after July 1, 1971.