SEC. 55-23-21. Enlargement and renovation of stadium generally; public parking facilities.
The Building Commission is hereby authorized and empowered, in addition to all other powers and duties of such commission, to enlarge and renovate the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in order to provide for a modern stadium having a seating capacity of approximately sixty-two thousand seven hundred thirty-one (62,731) persons, such authority to be conditioned upon a contribution by Hinds County, Mississippi, to the Building Commission of a sum of One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00) for such enlargement and renovation. The parking facilities shall not be extended any farther to the east than as the facilities existed on January 1, 1996. Further, the portion of the state-owned property on which the stadium and parking facilities are located, except the property west of the stadium between the stadium and North West Street, that was undeveloped as of January 1, 1996, shall remain undeveloped unless the Legislature enacts legislation approving the development of such property. The portion of the state-owned property on which the stadium is located that is west of the stadium between the stadium and North West Street may be developed to provide parking facilities for the Mississippi Department of Transportation offices located on North West Street. The Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium Commission may take any action authorized in Section 1 of House Bill No. 1007, 2001 Regular Session, relating to the property described in such section.
SOURCES: Laws, 1979, ch. 360, § 1; Laws, 1989, ch. 548, § 5; Laws, 1996, ch. 552, § 3; Laws, 2001, ch. 602, § 6, HB 1007, eff from and after passage (approved Apr. 16, 2001.)
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2001
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