Mississippi Administrative Code
Title 22 - MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES
Part 22 - Administrative Handbook of the Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources

PART 22. Administrative Handbook of the Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources

Foreword

The Administrative Handbook of the Commission on Marine Resources (Commission Handbook) is intended to provide guidance to the Commission and the Executive Director for the operation of the Department of Marine Resources.

The handbook addresses the general authority, function, policy and operating principles governing the Commission, the relationship of the Commission with the Executive Director, and the general authority, function, policy and operating principles governing the Executive Director. Every attempt has been made to assure the accuracy of the statements made within the Handbook. However, the statutes governing the Commission and the Department and the Ordinances adopted by the Commission are the authoritative sources for the rules concerning the powers of the Commission and the procedures governing the exercise of such powers. In the event of any conflict between any statement in this handbook and any statute concerning the Commission or any Ordinance adopted by the Commission, the provisions of the statutes or Ordinances are controlling.

In addition to the following policies set forth in this handbook, the Commission and the Executive Director should exercise a common sense and reasonable judgment approach, in consultation with legal counsel, in carrying out the mission of the department.

MISSISSIPPI COMMISSION ON MARINE RESOURCES

COMMISSION GUIDELINES

Objective

These guidelines will serve to establish clearly the function of the Commission and to provide operating instructions enabling it to act effectively in carrying out its responsibilities. The Commission Handbook will serve as the bylaws of the Commission on Marine Resources and will fulfill the requirements of Miss. Code Ann. ยง 49-15-301(6), as amended. In the event of any conflict between any statute having application to the actions of the Commission or any other Ordinances adopted by the Commission and any provision of this Handbook, the statutes and Ordinances shall control.

Policy

In accordance with the above objective, the Commission will function under the following guidelines:

The Administrative Handbook of the Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources was adopted and approved by the Commission on the 18th day of March, 2014.

MISSISSIPPI COMMISSION ON MARINE RESOURCES

_s/Jimmy Taylor ________________________

Jimmy Taylor, Chairman

MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES

_s/Jamie M. Miller ___________________________________

Jamie M. Miller, Executive Director


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