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      RS 56:1682     


§1682.  Office of state parks; purpose

The office of state parks is hereby authorized and directed to have as its purpose service to the people of Louisiana and their visitors by:

(1)  Preserving and protecting natural areas of unique or exceptional scenic value.  

(2)  Establishing and operating parks that provide recreational use of natural resources and facilities for outdoor recreation in natural surroundings.  

(3)  Portraying and interpreting plant and animal life, geology, and all other natural features and processes included in the various state parks.

(4)  Preserving, protecting, and portraying historic and scientific sites of statewide importance.  

(5)  Performing functions of the state relating to outdoor recreation development and trails, as provided in part by Chapter 7 of this Title.  

Acts 1980, No. 827, §1.  Amended by Acts 1982, No. 329, §2, eff. July 18, 1982.  

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