Here’s the full and complete text of House Bill 150, whose sponsor is representative Holland
HOUSE BILL NO. 150
1 AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT FOR ALL OFFICIAL PURPOSES WITHIN THE
2 STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE BODY OF WATER LOCATED DIRECTLY SOUTH OF
3 HANCOCK, HARRISON AND JACKSON COUNTIES SHALL BE KNOWN AS THE “GULF
4 OF AMERICA”; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES
5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
6 SECTION 1. For all official purposes within the State of
7 Mississippi, the body of water that is located directly south of Hancock,
8 Hancock, Harrison and Jackson Counties shall be known as the “Gulf
9 of America.”
10 SECTION 2: This act shall take effect and be in force from
11 and after July 1, 2012.
But seriously: What does Rep. Holland have against the Mississippi Sound?