SECOND REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 1457

96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 

 

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES CRAWFORD (Sponsor), DUGGER AND ENTLICHER (Co-sponsors).

5413L.01I                                                                                                                                                  D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk


 

AN ACT

To repeal section 54.040, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to county treasurer candidate qualifications.




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


            Section A. Section 54.040, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 54.040, to read as follows:

            54.040. 1. A candidate for county treasurer shall be at least twenty-one years of age and a resident of the state of Missouri and the county in which he or she is a candidate for at least one year prior to the date of the general election for such office. The candidate shall also be a registered voter and shall be current in the payment of all personal and real estate taxes. Upon election to such office, the person shall continue to reside in that county during his or her tenure in office. Each candidate for county treasurer shall also provide to the election authority a copy of a signed affidavit from a surety company authorized to do business in this state indicating that the candidate meets the bond requirements for the office of county treasurer under this chapter.

            2. No sheriff, marshal, clerk or collector, or the deputy of any such officer, shall be eligible to the office of treasurer of any county.