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Opinion Letter No. 149-89

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August 17, 1990

The Honorable Roy D. Blunt
Secretary of State
State Capitol Building
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Dear Secretary Blunt:

 You have submitted to us a statement of purpose prepared pursuant to Section 116.334, RSMo 1986. The statement which you have submitted is as follows:

Shall there be enacted a Missouri statute to establish a Natural Streams System made up of specific Missouri streams, tributaries and related lands; - to be regulated and protected through creation of a Natural Streams Commission and through adoption of management plans and regulations-developed with local input-that maintain existing lawful uses while regulating the future use of the System by prohibiting activities such as the construction of dams and the use of certain motorized vehicles; -and by establishing fees for certain System users with revenue from those fees used to help finance administration of this act?

 See our Opinion Letter No. 140-89.

 We approve the legal content and form of the proposed statement. Under the provisions of Section 116.334, the approved statement of purpose, unless altered by a court, is the petition title for the measure circulated by the petition and the ballot title if the measure is placed on the ballot.

Very truly yours,

William L. Webster
Attorney General

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