§ 116.010 Definitions
§ 116.020 Application of laws
§ 116.025 Attorney general sent fair ballot language, when — statement posted at …
§ 116.030 Referendum petition, form — clerical and technical errors to be …
§ 116.040 Initiative petition for law or constitutional amendment, form — clerical …
§ 116.050 Initiative and referendum petitions, requirements
§ 116.060 Initiative and referendum petitions, who may sign — residents of one county …
§ 116.070 Petitioner may sign by mark, procedure
§ 116.080 Qualifications of circulator — affidavit, notarization, penalty.
§ 116.090 Petition signature fraud, penalty
§ 116.100 Filing of petition, procedure
§ 116.110 Signature may be withdrawn, when, how, effect, penalty
§ 116.115 Withdrawal of petition, when — vacation of official ballot title, when.
§ 116.120 Secretary of state to determine sufficiency of form and compliance — …
§ 116.130 Election authorities may be requested to verify signatures either by random ..
§ 116.140 Secretary of state’s authority not to count forged or fraudulent signatures
§ 116.150 Secretary of state to issue certificate of sufficiency of petition, when — …
§ 116.153 Hearing to take public comments — joint committee on legislative research …
§ 116.155 Official summaries and fiscal notes may be included in ballot measures, ..
§ 116.160 Summary statement to be provided by the secretary of state if summary not ..
§ 116.170 Fiscal note and fiscal note summary to be provided by state auditor if not ..
§ 116.175 Fiscal impact of proposed measure — fiscal note, fiscal note summary, …
§ 116.180 Copies of ballot title, fiscal note and fiscal note summary to designated ..
§ 116.185 Identical ballot titles may be changed, how
§ 116.190 Ballot title may be challenged, procedure — who are parties defendant — …
§ 116.195 Costs of court-ordered ballot title change to be paid by the state
§ 116.200 Secretary of state’s decision as to sufficiency of petition may be ..
§ 116.210 Numbering of proposed constitutional amendments
§ 116.220 Labeling of initiative and referendum measures
§ 116.230 Sample ballots to be prepared, form
§ 116.240 Certification to election authorities of notice to be published — contents.
§ 116.250 Publication of legal notice
§ 116.260 Newspapers for publication of text of measures to be designated — measures …
§ 116.270 Publications fund created — payments from fund for what, how made.
§ 116.280 Paper ballots for statewide measures, form
§ 116.290 Printing of copies of statewide measures — to be posted at polling places — …
§ 116.300 Challengers and watchers at polling places, how designated
§ 116.310 Time limited for designating challengers and watchers for polling places ..
§ 116.320 Adoption of measure, vote required — effect of approval of conflicting measures.
§ 116.330 Board of canvassers or governor to issue statement
§ 116.332 Petitions for constitutional amendments, statutory initiative or ..
§ 116.334 Petition approval required, procedure to obtain petition title or summary ..
§ 116.340 Publication of approved measures

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 116

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • County: means any one of the several counties of this state or the city of St. See Missouri Laws 116.010
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Election authority: means a county clerk or board of election commissioners, as established by section Missouri Laws 116.010
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • General election: means the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even-numbered years. See Missouri Laws 116.010
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Official ballot title: means the summary statement and fiscal note summary prepared for all statewide ballot measures in accordance with the provisions of this chapter which shall be placed on the ballot and, when applicable, shall be the petition title for initiative or referendum petitions. See Missouri Laws 116.010
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • 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
  • Statewide ballot measure: means a constitutional amendment submitted by initiative petition, the general assembly or a constitutional convention. See Missouri Laws 116.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Voter: means a person registered to vote in accordance with section Missouri Laws 116.010