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Chapter 241

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  241.291.  Mississippi and Missouri River islands to conservation commission or park board, exceptions — to county, when. — 1.  Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 241.290 to 241.340, all lands belonging to the state, not otherwise appropriated, which have been formed by the formation of islands in the Missouri and Mississippi rivers within this state are hereby granted and transferred to the Missouri conservation commission for wildlife purposes.  If the commission certifies that such islands have no present or potential value for wildlife use or recreation involving wildlife species, the islands shall then be transferred to the state park board for recreational purposes.  If the park board certifies that the islands are of no present or potential value for recreational purposes, they shall be transferred to the respective counties in which they are located.

  2.  All islands formed in the Missouri and Mississippi rivers within this state after September 28, 1971, are the property of the state, and shall pass to the conservation commission or the state park board for wildlife or recreational purposes respectively in the same manner as provided in subsection 1 of this section for islands already formed, and if certified by both the conservation commission and the park board as having no value for wildlife or recreational purposes, they shall pass to the counties in which they are located, for the purpose and subject to the power of survey and sale, as provided in sections 241.291, 241.309 and 241.311.


(L. 1971 H.B. 140 §§ 1, 2)

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