SEC. 51-21-17. Park and recreation facilities.
The Lower Mississippi River Basin Development District is authorized and empowered to establish or otherwise provide for public parks and recreation facilities and for the preservation of fish and wildlife, and to acquire land otherwise than by condemnation for such purposes.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 5956-329; Laws, 1966, ch. 259, Sec. 9, eff from and after passage (approved June 16, 1966).
SECTION 6. Sections 51-21-15, 51-21-17, 51-21-19, 51-21-21, 51-21-23, 51-21-25, 51-21-27, 51-21-29 and 51-21-31, Mississippi Code of 1972, which place certain requirements on the issuance of construction contracts, authorize the district to provide park and recreation facilities, authorize the board of directors to adopt rules and regulations and to designate depositories for district funds, to provide for certain agreements, cooperation with other government agencies and severability, exempt the district and its bonds from taxation and provide the intent of the Legislature regarding overflow of school lands, are repealed.
SOURCE: 1997 Laws, Chapter 403, Section 6, SB2937, Effective July 1, 1997.