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HB 553, 51st R.S.
Relating to authorizing the creation within this State of districts to be known as port and navigation districts including within their boundaries a city containing 75,000 population or more, according to the preceding or any future Federal census, for the purpose of making improvements for navigation, and for the purpose of acquiring the wharf and dock properties, assets and facilities of such city within its boundaries by assuming the outstanding indebtedness of such properties, and for all other purposes stated in Section 59, Article 16, of the Constitution, such districts to be known as port and navigation districts, which may or may not include within their boundaries and limits districts and municipal corporations of any kind, or part thereof, or a portion of existing navigation districts created under Section 52, of Article 3, of the Constitution, which districts shall be governmental agencies and bodies politic and corporate, with such powers of government essential to the accomplishment of such purposes; providing this act shall be cumulative; providing a savings clause.

Author: Jack B. Brooks
Coauthor: Otis Lee | Miller B. Walker

Special Districts & Authorities--Navigation & Ports

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