184.840. 1. A district may receive and use funds for the purposes of planning, designing, constructing, reconstructing, maintaining and operating a museum, conducting educational programs in connection therewith for any public purpose which is reasonably connected with the museum and for any other purposes authorized by sections 184.840 to 184.880. Such funds may be derived from any funding method which is authorized by sections 184.800 to 184.880 and from any other source, including but not limited to funds from federal sources, the state of Missouri or an agency thereof, a political subdivision of the state or private sources.
2. The general assembly may annually for a period of twenty years after July 7, 1997, make appropriations from general revenue to a district which is created pursuant to the provisions of sections 184.800 to 184.880.