2010 Mississippi Code
Chapter 31 - Mississippi Multimedia Pollution Prevention Act.
49-31-43 - Duties of task force; election of chairman; meetings; administration; compensation.

§ 49-31-43. Duties of task force; election of chairman; meetings; administration; compensation.

(1)  The Task Force on Recycling has the following duties: 

(a) Undertake a statistical and qualitative examination of the benefits of recycling in Mississippi; 

(b) Develop a comprehensive plan to recycle household items; 

(c) Report to the Mississippi State Legislature by December 31, 2004, with a system to allow counties and municipalities to collect items to be recycled. 

(2)  The Chairman for the task force shall be elected by its membership. The task force shall convene by August 1, 2004. The task force shall meet and conduct business at least quarterly. All meetings of the task force will be open to the public, with opportunities for public comment provided on a regular basis. Notice of all meetings shall be given as provided in the Open Meetings Act and appropriate notice also shall be given to all persons so requesting of the date, time and place of each meeting. 

(3) (a)  The task force is assigned to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality for administrative purposes only. 

(b) Membership in the task force shall be voluntary. No member of the task force shall be compensated or reimbursed with state funds for the discharge of duties associated with this task force. 

Sources: Laws, 2004, ch. 536, § 4, eff from and after July 1, 2004.

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