2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 12 - CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
CHAPTER 5 - WATER RESOURCES
ARTICLE 5 - RIVERS AND RIVER BASINS
PART 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 12-5-331 - Duties and powers of department as to development of state's rivers
. Duties and powers of department as to development of state's rivers
(a) The Department of Natural Resources shall negotiate with the proper authorities of the United States from time to time concerning the development of the rivers of Georgia with particular reference to flood control. The department shall be privileged to appear before committees of Congress concerning appropriations for river development, to gather and disseminate information, and to cooperate with the federal and state authorities toward the development of Georgia's rivers.
(b) Such information pertinent to the development of Georgia's rivers as may be obtained by the Department of Natural Resources may be filed from time to time with the Department of Economic Development and, subject to approval of the Governor and the Secretary of State, with the Division of Archives and History.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer