§ 221.020 Sheriffs to be jailers, exception, Clay County
§ 221.025 Electronic monitoring permitted, when — credit of time against period of …
§ 221.030 Coroner to be jailer, when
§ 221.040 Sheriff and jailer to receive prisoners — penalty for refusal — medical …
§ 221.044 Persons under eighteen may not be confined in adult jails, exceptions — …
§ 221.044 v2 Persons under seventeen may not be confined in adult jails, exceptions — …
§ 221.050 Separation of prisoners
§ 221.060 Prisoners to have certain privileges
§ 221.070 Prisoners liable for cost of imprisonment — certification of outstanding debt.
§ 221.080 County commission to bear certain expenses
§ 221.095 Private jails, defined — reports of possible criminal violations required — …
§ 221.097 Private jails — prisoners to be confined separately, when — health care …
§ 221.102 Canteen or commissary in county jail authorized — revenues to be kept in …
§ 221.105 Boarding of prisoners — amount expended, how fixed, how paid, limit — …
§ 221.111 Delivery or concealment on premises of narcotics, liquor, or prohibited ..
§ 221.120 Medicine and medical attention for prisoners, definitions
§ 221.122 Repayment for medical care to be term of probation, parole or conditional ..
§ 221.125 Suspension of MO HealthNet medical assistance in lieu of termination, when
§ 221.130 Contagious disease — certification of physician — order for removal.
§ 221.150 Shackling of prisoner, how paid
§ 221.160 Criminal costs, how paid
§ 221.170 Prisoners, leave from jail, when — compensation earned on leave, how …
§ 221.230 Jail of another county to be used, when
§ 221.240 Sheriff to take prisoners before circuit court
§ 221.250 Failure of sheriff to comply with section 221.240 — penalty.
§ 221.260 Commitment from another county, expenses, how paid
§ 221.270 Jailer to receive and keep United States prisoners
§ 221.280 Penalty for failure to receive and keep United States prisoners
§ 221.290 United States to pay for use of jails
§ 221.300 Grand jury to visit jail, when
§ 221.310 Humane treatment of prisoners
§ 221.320 Board of visitors — appointment — terms.
§ 221.330 Organization of board
§ 221.340 Duties of board
§ 221.350 Board to make yearly report
§ 221.353 Damage to jail property, class E felony
§ 221.400 Regional jail districts may be established, procedure, contents, holding of ..
§ 221.402 Regional jail districts, powers
§ 221.405 Commission — members, vacancies, budget.
§ 221.407 Regional jail district sales tax authorized, ballot language — special …
§ 221.410 Powers, duties
§ 221.415 Director, duties — salary.
§ 221.420 Use of regional jail, purpose — county may keep its own jail.
§ 221.425 Regional jail district solely liable for its debts — income exempt from …
§ 221.430 District income, distribution upon dissolution
§ 221.500 Construction bids for a minimum security facility — commissioner of …
§ 221.503 MULES to be notified of escape of a dangerous felon from certain jails and ..
§ 221.510 Pending outstanding warrants in MULES and NCIC systems, inquiry conducted, ..
§ 221.515 Jailers authorized to serve arrest warrants on inmates — jailers may carry …

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 221

  • 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.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • 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
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • En banc: In the bench or "full bench." Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases. They are then said to be sitting en banc.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • 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
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • In vacation: includes any adjournment of court for more than one day whenever any act is authorized to be done by or any power given to a court, or judge thereof in vacation, or whenever any act is authorized to be done by or any power given to a clerk of any court in vacation. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and "year" means a calendar year unless otherwise expressed, and is equivalent to the words year of our Lord. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.