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      RS 14:315     


§315.  Mississippi River, stopping outlets or bayous prohibited; reopening; penalty

A.  No person shall stop any outlet or natural bayou of the Mississippi River.  If any outlet or natural bayou is closed, the opening of it may be ordered by the state engineer at any time.

B.  Whoever violates this Section shall be fined not less than one thousand dollars nor more than ten thousand dollars and shall be liable for all expenses necessary for the reopening of the bayou or outlet.

C.  This Section shall not apply to bayous already closed, or that may be hereafter opened by crevasses.

Acts 2014, No. 791, §7.

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