§ 388.010 Railroad corporation defined
§ 388.020 Chapter to govern
§ 388.030 Who may form corporation — articles of association — where filed
§ 388.040 Articles of association, when filed — incorporation fee
§ 388.050 Copy of articles of association, evidence, when
§ 388.060 Corporate powers to cease, when
§ 388.070 Election of directors — terms of office
§ 388.100 Directors to appoint officers
§ 388.110 Ineligibility for office
§ 388.120 Penalty for violation of section 388.110
§ 388.130 Furnishing of supplies prohibited, when
§ 388.140 Transportation certificates may be issued — effect of
§ 388.150 Subscription for certificates, how taken — certificates to issue, when
§ 388.160 Certificates issued jointly or severally
§ 388.170 Certificates shall draw interest and be assignable
§ 388.180 Correct record of certificates issued to be kept — shall show what
§ 388.190 Interest account with stockholders to be kept
§ 388.200 Persons holding stock in fiduciary capacity not liable as stockholders
§ 388.210 General and additional powers
§ 388.220 Amendment of articles of incorporation — method
§ 388.230 Capital stock may be reduced, when and how
§ 388.240 Reorganization manager may adopt amendments to charters — certificates of ..
§ 388.250 Trustees or receivers — rights and powers
§ 388.260 Railroad company may own and operate equipment for aerial transportation
§ 388.270 May own and operate motor vehicles
§ 388.280 Companies may contract with each other
§ 388.290 Companies may consolidate, when
§ 388.300 Aiding other railroads to form connection — terms
§ 388.310 Liability of companies for debts after sale — consolidation — lease — ..
§ 388.320 Power to construct roads, connect with, intersect or cross other lines — ..
§ 388.330 Shall file profile maps, when
§ 388.340 Extension of lines — other roads, how acquired — assent of majority of ..
§ 388.350 Extensions and branches authorized — procedure — fees
§ 388.360 Maps of extensions and branch routes to be filed, where — notice to landowners
§ 388.370 Right-of-way — how secured
§ 388.380 Right-of-way through state, county or city lands
§ 388.390 Title to lands of persons not sui juris, how acquired
§ 388.400 Title to school lands, how acquired
§ 388.410 Lands for depot purposes, how condemned
§ 388.420 May take material for construction, when and how
§ 388.430 Roadbed may be changed — gauge
§ 388.440 Right of trustees to change roadbed or roadline and to acquire right-of-way
§ 388.450 Bridges over navigable streams in state — how constructed by railroads
§ 388.460 Union stations — construction corporations — who may construct
§ 388.470 Powers of such corporation or railroad company
§ 388.480 Formation of corporation to build line from county seat to railroad or river
§ 388.490 Powers and duties of such corporation
§ 388.500 Interurban railroads — powers of company
§ 388.510 Foreign and nonresident railroad companies, license required — penalty
§ 388.600 Railroad police authorized
§ 388.605 Application, contents, how made, fee
§ 388.610 Director of department of public safety to appoint — commissions, oath, ..
§ 388.615 Identification filed with director of department of public safety
§ 388.620 Identification to be carried
§ 388.625 Railroad police, powers of
§ 388.630 Arrested persons, how treated
§ 388.635 Railroad police, how compensated
§ 388.640 License as peace officer required
§ 388.645 Termination of appointment, procedure
§ 388.655 Powers, where exercised
§ 388.660 Investigations, how limited

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 388 - Railroad Corporations

  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • 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
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Guardian: if used in a section in a context relating to property rights or obligations, means conservator of the estate as defined in chapter 475. See Missouri Laws 1.020
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  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Place of residence: means the place where the family of any person permanently resides in this state, and the place where any person having no family generally lodges. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.