FIRST REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 918

96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 

 

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES SOLON (Sponsor), WETER, TORPEY, MONTECILLO, CIERPIOT, GATSCHENBERGER, MARSHALL, HIGDON AND SCHARNHORST (Co-sponsors).

2066L.02I                                                                                                                                                  D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk


 

AN ACT

To amend chapter 71, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to solid waste collection.




Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:


            Section A. Chapter 71, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 71.692, to read as follows:

            71.692. 1. This section shall be known and may be cited as the "Freedom to Choose Trash Collection Services Act".

            2. To promote and ensure competition for the collection of residential solid waste, no city, town, or village with more than ten thousand inhabitants shall contract with a single-source provider of residential solid waste collection unless such contract is approved by a majority of the voters of the city, town, or village voting on the question.