12.050 - United States may acquire areas of land or water necessary for migratory-bird reservations, when.

Steven Groce, Attorney Advertisement

Consent of the state of Missouri is given to the acquisition by the United States by purchase, gift, devise or lease of such areas of land or water, or of land and water in Missouri as the United States deems necessary for the establishment of migratory-bird reservations in accordance with the act of Congress approved February 18, 1929, entitled "An Act to more effectively meet the obligations of the United States under the migratory-bird treaty with Great Britain by lessening the dangers threatening migratory game birds from drainage and other causes by the acquisition of areas of land and of water to furnish in perpetuity reservations for the adequate protection of such birds; and authorizing appropriations for the establishment of such areas, their maintenance and improvement and for other purposes", (16 U.S.C.A.§ 715 et seq.) reserving, however, to the state of Missouri, full and complete jurisdiction and authority over all such areas not incompatible with the administration, maintenance, protection and control thereof by the United States under the terms of the act of Congress; but acquisition and the operation of any such areas are subject to the approval of the state conservation commission.

(RSMo 1939 § 8971, A.L. 1945 p. 664 § 14, A. 1949 S.B. 1005, A.L. 1957 p. 726)

Prior revision: 1929 § 8315