SECOND REGULAR SESSION
SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR
HOUSE BILL NO. 1707
93RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Reported from the Committee on Economic Development, Tourism and Local Government, April 12, 2006, with recommendation that the Senate Committee Substitute do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.
TERRY L. SPIELER, Secretary.
To repeal sections 59.170 and 193.065, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to local officials.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Sections 59.170 and 193.065, RSMo, are repealed and two new sections enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as sections 59.170 and 193.065, to read as follows:
59.170. The recorder of deeds for Jackson County, Missouri, shall open an office at Kansas City, in which [shall] may be recorded [all] deeds, deeds of trust, mortgages and other instruments affecting real property situated [in range thirty-three] in that county, and in which [shall] may be filed or filed for record all financing statements and other instruments or statements incidental thereto affecting personal property, fixtures, or other collateral [as to which it is the proper place, or one of the proper places, to file or to file for record as provided by law]. Deeds, deeds of trust, mortgages, and other instruments affecting real property, and financing statements and other instruments incidental thereto affecting personal property, fixtures, or other collateral may also be recorded or filed for record at the recorder's office located at the county seat of any county with a charter form of government and with more than six hundred thousand but fewer than seven hundred thousand inhabitants.
193.065. The state registrar may appoint local registrars, each of whom shall be a person employed by an official county or city health agency except as otherwise herein provided. Each local registrar shall be authorized under the provisions of section 193.255 and subsection 2 of section 193.265 to issue certifications of death records. A local registrar, with the approval of the state registrar, may appoint deputies to carry out some or all of the responsibilities of the local registrar as provided in sections 193.005 to 193.325 or the regulations promulgated pursuant thereto. The local registrars shall immediately report to the state registrar violations of sections 193.005 to 193.325 or the regulations promulgated pursuant thereto. In any city not within a county, the state registrar shall appoint the recorder of deeds for such city as the local registrar.