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FIRST REGULAR SESSION

[TRULY AGREED TO AND FINALLY PASSED]

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

HOUSE BILL NO. 552

92ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

1916S.03T                                                                                          2003


 

AN ACT

To repeal section 488.429, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to law library funds.





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


            Section A. Section 488.429, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 488.429, to read as follows:

            488.429. 1. Moneys collected pursuant to section 488.426 shall be payable to the judges of the circuit court, en banc, of the county from which such surcharges were collected, or to such person as is designated by local circuit court rule as treasurer of said fund, and said fund shall be applied and expended under the direction and order of the judges of the circuit court, en banc, of any such county for the maintenance and upkeep of the law library maintained by the bar association in any such county, or such other law library in any such county as may be designated by the judges of the circuit court, en banc, of any such county; provided, that the judges of the circuit court, en banc, of any such county, and the officers of all courts of record of any such county, shall be entitled at all reasonable times to use the library to the support of which said funds are applied.

            2. In any county of the first classification without a charter form of government and with a population of at least two hundred thousand, such fund may also be applied and expended for that county's or circuit's family services and justice fund.

            3. In any county of the third classification without a township form of government and with more than forty thousand eight hundred but less than forty thousand nine hundred inhabitants, in any county of the third classification without a township form of government and with more than forty thousand four hundred but less than forty thousand five hundred inhabitants, in any county of the third classification without a township form of government and with more than thirteen thousand four hundred but less than thirteen thousand five hundred inhabitants, in any county of the third classification without a township form of government and with more than thirteen thousand five hundred but less than thirteen thousand six hundred inhabitants, in any county of the third classification without a township form of government and with more than twenty-three thousand two hundred fifty but less than twenty-three thousand three hundred fifty inhabitants, in any county of the third classification without a township form of government and with more than eleven thousand seven hundred fifty but less than eleven thousand eight hundred fifty inhabitants, in any county of the third classification without a township form of government and with more than thirty-seven thousand two hundred but less than thirty-seven thousand three hundred inhabitants, in any county of the fourth classification with more than fifty-five thousand six hundred but less than fifty-five thousand seven hundred inhabitants, or in any county of the first classification with more than ninety-three thousand eight hundred but less than ninety-three thousand nine hundred inhabitants, such fund may also be applied and expended for courtroom renovation and technology enhancement in those counties.