SEC. 51-23-49. Savings clause.
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to violate any provision of the federal or state constitutions, and all acts done under this chapter shall be done in such manner as will conform thereto, whether herein expressly provided or not. Where any procedure hereunder may be held by any court to be violative of either of such constitutions, the district shall have the power by resolution to provide an alternative procedure conformable with such constitutions. If any provision of this chapter shall be invalid, such fact shall not affect the creation of the district or the validity of any other provision of this chapter.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 5956-367; Laws, 1966, Ex. Sess., ch. 49, Sec. 17, eff from and after passage (approved January 5, 1967).
SECTION 8. Sections 51-23-19, 51-23-21, 51-23-23, 51-23-25, 51-23-27, 51-23-29, 51-23-31, 51-23-33, 51-23-35, 51-23-37, 51-23-39, 51-23-41, 51-23-43, 51-23-45, 51-23-47 and 51-23-49, 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, authorize the board of directors to issue bonds and notes, provide for a limitation on the amount on and for validation of bonds and notes, authorize the board of directors to enter into trust agreements and to issue refunding bonds, declare bonds as legal investments, 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district and its bonds from taxation and provide the intent of the Legislature regarding overflow of school lands, are repealed.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, Sec. 8, SB2937, Effective July 1, 1997.