§ 81.010 Certain cities and towns declared cities and towns under special charter
§ 81.013 Amendment of charter, procedure
§ 81.020 Special charter cities may take census, when
§ 81.030 Census, how taken — false return, misdemeanor (fourth class cities, special …
§ 81.040 Street and sidewalk commissioner (special charter cities under 10,000)
§ 81.050 Election and terms of officers (cities of 1,000 and less than 3,000)
§ 81.060 Notice of claim for damages on account of injury shall be given, when ..
§ 81.070 Election of certain officers (cities of 3,000 to 10,000), exceptions
§ 81.075 Officers — elections (cities attaining 3,000 to 10,000 after grant of …
§ 81.080 Extension of limits, how — inclusion of another city, procedure (cities of …
§ 81.090 Establishment and maintenance of city jail (cities of 10,000 or less)
§ 81.100 Authorization for commitment of prisoners (cities of 10,000 or less)
§ 81.110 Construction of jail — bond (cities of 10,000 or less).
§ 81.120 Construction of levees — bond (cities of 10,000 or less).
§ 81.130 Farming lands, exclusion — procedure (cities of 20,000 or less).
§ 81.140 Election and appointment of certain officers — tenure (cities of 10,000 to …
§ 81.150 Election of aldermen — tenure (cities of 10,000 to 30,000).
§ 81.160 Enactment of ordinances — additional power (cities of 10,000 to 30,000).
§ 81.170 Condemnation of private property (cities of 10,000 to 30,000)
§ 81.180 Acquired property — management, regulation (cities of 10,000 to 30,000).
§ 81.190 Acquisition of property — regulation of business (cities of 10,000 to 30,000).
§ 81.195 Officers, terms (cities of 30,000 to 250,000 in certain counties)
§ 81.200 Extension of limits (cities of 20,000 and less than 250,000)
§ 81.210 Changes of wards by ordinance (cities of 20,000 and less than 250,000)
§ 81.220 Notice of proposed change — when to take effect (cities of 20,000 and less …
§ 81.230 Disposition of acquired territory — qualified voters (cities of 20,000 and …
§ 81.240 Change not to be made, when (cities of 20,000 and less than 250,000)
§ 81.250 Numbering wards — territory (cities of 20,000 and less than 250,000).
§ 81.260 Election of aldermen (cities of 20,000 and less than 250,000)
§ 81.270 Change in wards not to affect aldermen (cities of 20,000 and less than ..
§ 81.280 Elective officers — terms — appointment — offices combined — section to be …

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 81

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • voter: is used in the laws of this state it shall mean registered voter, or legal voter. See Missouri Laws 1.035
  • Ward: if used in a section in a context relating to the property rights and obligations of a person, means a protectee as defined in Missouri Laws 1.020