SB345 - Relating to property maintenance codes
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HCS/SB 345 - This act changes current law to address certain
WEED REMOVAL - This act allows the City of St. Peters to order
weeds or trash to be removed after notice has been sent or posted
on the property. Currently only Kansas City, the City of St.
Louis and any city, town or village located in St. Louis County
may remove weeds or trash in this manner. If the weeds or trash
are not removed within five days, the marshal or other designated
city official may have the weeds or trash removed and bill the
owner or owners of the property or the agents of the owner or
owners. (Section 71.285)
This portion of the act is identical to TAT HB 410 (2001).
WEED ERADICATION - This act requires persons, corporations, state
commissions, state agencies, county commissions, township boards,
school boards, drainage boards, railroad companies, governing
bodies of incorporated cities, other transportation companies,
and persons supervising state-owned lands to control the spread
of and eradicate by methods approved by the Department of
Agriculture cut-leaved teasel (Dipsacus laciniatus) and common
teasel (Dipsacus fullonum).
The act also requires them to control the spread of kudzu
vine (Pueraria lobata) by methods recommended by the Department
of Conservation in conjunction with the University of Missouri
Extension Service. All of these are designated as noxious and
dangerous weeds to agriculture. (Section 263.232)
This portion of the act is contained in TAT HB 473 (2001).
PUBLIC NUISANCE - This act also allows Kansas City to enact
ordinances to protect property from nuisance and maintenance code
violations. Such violations are punishable by a fine not greater
than $1000.00 or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months, or both.
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES - Expands property that must be filed
with the Kansas City clerk by Limited Liability Companies to
include unoccupied real property. (Section 347.048)
This portion of the act is contained in TAT HS/HCS/SB 288
JULIA SOMMER GRUS