AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 67-1-51, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CREATE A CHARTER VESSEL OPERATOR'S PERMIT TO AUTHORIZE THE HOLDER THEREOF TO SELL AND SERVE ALCOHOL TO THE PASSENGERS OF A CHARTER VESSEL OPERATOR; TO DEFINE A CHARTER VESSEL OPERATOR AS A COMMON CARRIER THAT IS CERTIFIED TO CARRY AT LEAST 49 PASSENGERS, OPERATES ONLY IN THE WATERS WITHIN THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, WHICH LIE SOUTH OF INTERSTATE-10 IN THE THREE (3) MOST SOUTHERN COUNTIES IN THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, EXTENDING NOT FURTHER THAN ONE (1) MILE SOUTH OF SUCH COUNTIES, AND PROVIDES VESSEL SERVICES FOR TOURS AND CRUISES IN SUCH WATERS; TO AMEND SECTION 27-71-5, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CONFORM TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Statutes affected:
As Introduced: 67-1-51, 27-71-5