SEC. 51-17-3. General authority to organize.
The Big Black River Basin District may hereafter be organized in this state under the provisions of this chapter in the manner hereinafter provided, and when so organized, the Big Black River Basin District shall be an agency of the state and a body politic and corporate.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 5956-222; Laws, 1964, ch. 249, Sec. 2, eff from and after passage (approved June 1, 1964).
SECTION 2. Sections 51-17-1, 51-17-3, 51-17-5, 51-17-7, 51-17-9, 51-17-11, 51-17-15 and 51-17-17, Mississippi Code of 1972, which establish legislative intent and policy for the Big Black River Basin District, authorize the organization of the district and specify which counties may become part of the district, and provide for a board of directors, creation of the district, payments to the district, expenses of the district and powers and duties of the district, are repealed.
SOURCE: 1997 Laws, Chapter 403, Sec. 2, SB2937, Effective July 1, 1997.