§ 70.010 Certain number of counties may join in performance of common function — …
§ 70.020 Petition for election concerning joint proposal
§ 70.040 Form of ballot
§ 70.050 Certification of election to secretary of state — vote necessary for adoption.
§ 70.060 Commissioner of most populous county to call meeting of all county ..
§ 70.070 Procedure for withdrawal from joint undertaking
§ 70.080 Effect of withdrawal or dissolution
§ 70.090 Additional counties may join county group — procedure.
§ 70.100 Municipalities and political subdivisions authorized to buy surplus ..
§ 70.110 Compliance with provisions of Surplus Property Act of 1944
§ 70.115 Cities and counties may contract with United States government for ..
§ 70.120 Definitions
§ 70.130 County commissions empowered to make agreements with United States
§ 70.140 Political subdivisions shall be notified of agreements
§ 70.150 County treasurer shall present bill
§ 70.160 County treasurer shall disburse money — acceptance construed as approval.
§ 70.170 Political subdivisions authorized to enter into agreements — when.
§ 70.180 Amount of payments — how determined.
§ 70.190 Money received — where deposited.
§ 70.200 Services to property may not be denied
§ 70.210 Definitions
§ 70.220 Political subdivisions may cooperate with each other, with other states, ..
§ 70.225 Emergency dispatching system, eligible for membership in local government ..
§ 70.226 Local public health agencies considered political subdivision, when, what ..
§ 70.227 Metropolitan planning organization considered a political subdivision for ..
§ 70.230 Procedure for exercising power
§ 70.240 Lands may be acquired — how — by whom.
§ 70.250 Method of financing
§ 70.260 Provisions which may be included in the joint contract
§ 70.270 Sovereignty to be retained
§ 70.280 Office of facility taken over may be abolished and duties transferred
§ 70.290 Immunities and liabilities of officers
§ 70.300 Execution of contracts
§ 70.310 Disbursement of funds
§ 70.320 Suits may be brought in circuit courts
§ 70.322 Road equipment, public entity, cemetery or nonprofit organization may ..
§ 70.325 Development and improvement of recreational facilities under agreement by ..
§ 70.327 Kansas-Missouri flood prevention and control compact
§ 70.330 Power of city over 100,000 inhabitants to contract for certain purposes
§ 70.340 Cities may build sewers or levees, how, where
§ 70.350 Power to pay
§ 70.360 Power given to distribute cost
§ 70.370 Compact between Missouri and Illinois — creation and powers of district. …
§ 70.373 Additional powers of bi-state agency
§ 70.375 Tax status of property and bonds of bi-state agency
§ 70.377 Securities as lawful investments
§ 70.378 Power to employ persons to enforce rules — power of personnel, jurisdiction …
§ 70.379 Inclusion of minority and women business enterprises, conditions
§ 70.380 Commissioners of bi-state agency, appointment, qualifications
§ 70.385 Nominees for appointment selected from panel, procedure, panel members ..
§ 70.390 Terms of commissioners
§ 70.400 Vacancies filled, how
§ 70.410 Commissioners to receive expenses only
§ 70.420 Powers and duties of commissioners
§ 70.421 Commissioners may meet by telephone — public meeting.
§ 70.422 Buses, power to purchase and use — lights, color and intensity authorized.
§ 70.427 Certain sections not to limit collective bargaining agreement
§ 70.429 United States Department of Transportation safety rules to apply
§ 70.441 Definitions — provisions to apply in interpreting this section — prohibited …
§ 70.500 Compact between Kansas and Missouri — creation and powers of district — …
§ 70.501 Metropolitan culture commission to be special district
§ 70.503 Sovereign immunity to apply
§ 70.505 Expenses reimbursed
§ 70.507 Countywide sales tax for district — rate — administration and collection — …
§ 70.510 Expiration of compact, when
§ 70.515 Regional investment district compact with Kansas and Missouri
§ 70.520 Regional investment districts deemed special districts
§ 70.525 Sovereign immunity applicable to regional investment district and ..
§ 70.530 Members of the regional investment district commission reimbursed, when
§ 70.535 Countywide sales tax authorized for regional investment districts, rate, ..
§ 70.540 Regional investment district compact expires, when
§ 70.545 Counties and commission may operate under compact if not authorized by ..
§ 70.600 Definitions
§ 70.605 Missouri local government employees’ retirement system created — …
§ 70.610 Election to become an employer, when effective — who covered.
§ 70.615 Other plans prohibited, exceptions
§ 70.620 Prior plan, effect of — discrimination between employees prohibited.
§ 70.621 Political subdivisions may opt to have LAGERS administer prior non-LAGERS ..
§ 70.625 Employees acquired from another subdivision or private business, how handled
§ 70.630 Membership, composition
§ 70.631 Addition of public safety personnel members to the system, how — …
§ 70.635 Member’s termination of employment, effect of — reemployment in system — …
§ 70.638 Elected county officials, may purchase prior service, procedure
§ 70.640 Prior service, membership service and credited service, how computed — …
§ 70.645 Retirement, when eligible — eligibility for option.
§ 70.646 Alternate election, system may provide for, how
§ 70.650 Mandatory retirement age, how determined
§ 70.655 Retirement benefits — program to be selected by governing body — formula …
§ 70.656 Final average compensation, period covered — governing body may elect — …
§ 70.660 Optional retirement, election, when made — benefits, how computed — death …
§ 70.661 Member deceased before retirement, surviving spouse or dependent children ..
§ 70.665 Death of retirant prior to receiving benefits equal to his contributions, ..
§ 70.670 Early retirement, application — requirements — option — benefits, how computed.
§ 70.675 Deferred allowance, requirements, option — contribution withdrawal, effect …
§ 70.676 Vested employee no longer covered by system may be bought out by lump sum ..
§ 70.680 Disability retirement — medical examinations required, when — option.
§ 70.686 Retirant becoming reemployed in the system, effect of
§ 70.690 Member leaving system before eligible for retirement, disposition of his ..
§ 70.695 Rights accrued under sections 70.600 to 70.755 not subject to garnishment, ..
§ 70.697 Member eligible to receive benefits under prosecuting attorneys’ retirement ..
§ 70.700 Assets of system to be in five funds
§ 70.705 Members deposit fund, source, contributions of members, repayment of ..
§ 70.707 Elimination of member contributions, refunding of, procedure
§ 70.710 Employer accumulation fund, created, uses — employer contributions.
§ 70.715 Benefit reserve fund, created, uses
§ 70.720 Casualty reserve fund, created, source of funds, uses
§ 70.722 Allowances and benefits, all payments to be made from benefit reserve fund, ..
§ 70.725 Income-expense fund, created, defined — gifts and bequests — regular …
§ 70.730 Employer’s contributions, how computed
§ 70.735 Political subdivisions delinquent in payments — lien — mandamus — state aid …
§ 70.740 State not to contribute to system, exception
§ 70.745 Board may invest funds
§ 70.746 Board may delegate powers of investment, requirements — liability.
§ 70.747 Board may invest in real estate — limitations.
§ 70.750 Trustees and officers and employees of board, not to have interest in ..
§ 70.755 Assets exempt from certain taxes
§ 70.800 Cities, towns and villages of 400 or more located in St. Louis County to ..
§ 70.815 Political subdivisions and boards of police commissioners of St. Louis and ..
§ 70.820 Authority of peace officers to respond to emergencies outside jurisdiction ..
§ 70.835 Formation of major case squads authorized
§ 70.837 Emergencies — public safety agencies may provide aid to other public safety …
§ 70.840 Citation of law
§ 70.843 State and local government convention sports facility meeting and tourism ..
§ 70.846 Qualifying projects — limitations.
§ 70.849 Security guaranteeing payments of any bonds or indebtedness to fund project ..
§ 70.851 Contracts, leases or subleases to provide rent or fees subject to annual ..
§ 70.853 New net public fiscal benefit, how determined — duties of office of …
§ 70.856 Separate trust funds established for participating counties and cities — …
§ 70.858 Jurisdiction for disputes, circuit court of Cole County
§ 70.859 Definitions — percentage of contracts, construction and concessions to be …
§ 70.875 Definitions
§ 70.877 Multijurisdictional antifraud enforcement group authorized, purpose — …
§ 70.878 Agreement entered into with county of another state, when
§ 70.880 State grants available to defray costs, eligibility
§ 70.890 Rogersville and Springfield to abide by agreement for annexation

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 70

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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
  • General election: means the election required to be held on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday of November, biennially. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • hereafter: means the time after the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day when the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • 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.
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • voter: is used in the laws of this state it shall mean registered voter, or legal voter. See Missouri Laws 1.035
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.