Terms Used In Missouri Laws 351.045

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020

In case it may become necessary for any corporation formed for the purposes stated in section 351.040 hereof to take or appropriate any lands or easements, including easements of light and air of persons or corporations for approaches, viaduct, and bridge structures and approaches thereto, road, foot or wagon ways of such bridge corporation, and the owners of said property cannot agree with said corporation upon the proper compensation to be paid; or in case the owner is incapable of contracting, unknown or a nonresident of the state, then the said property may be taken by said bridge corporation in the same manner that is provided for by law in relation to the appropriation and valuation of lands taken for telegraph, macadamized, graded, plank and railroad purposes.