AN ACT TO CREATE A SPECIAL FUND IN THE STATE TREASURY TO BE DESIGNATED AS THE MISSISSIPPI OUTDOOR STEWARDSHIP TRUST FUND; TO PROVIDE THAT MONIES IN THE SPECIAL FUND SHALL BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION, BASED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MISSISSIPPI OUTDOOR STEWARDSHIP TRUST FUND TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO COUNTIES, MUNICIPALITIES, STATE AGENCIES AND NONGOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES FOR THE SUPPORT OF WILDLIFE, NATURE AND OTHER OUTDOOR ACTIVITY CONSERVATION AND PROMOTION PURPOSES; TO CREATE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MISSISSIPPI OUTDOOR STEWARDSHIP TRUST FUND; TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES; TO PROVIDE THAT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MISSISSIPPI OUTDOOR STEWARDSHIP TRUST FUND SHALL REVIEW APPLICATIONS FOR ASSISTANCE UNDER THIS ACT AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ASSISTANCE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION; TO AMEND SECTION 27-65-75, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF THE STATE SALES TAX REVENUE DERIVED FROM SALES OF BUSINESSES WITH A CERTAIN NORTH AMERICAN INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM CODE SHALL BE DEPOSITED INTO THE MISSISSIPPI OUTDOOR STEWARDSHIP TRUST FUND, AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Statutes affected:
As Introduced: 27-65-75