☰ Revisor of Missouri


Chapter 245

< > Effective - 28 Aug 1939    bottom

  245.035.  Time of corporate existence may be extended. — Whenever the board of supervisors of any district organized under sections 245.010 to 245.280 or any previous enactment of the general assembly of the state of Missouri providing for the organization of levee districts by the circuit courts, finds that the time for which such districts has been incorporated should be extended in order to raise funds to complete "the plan for reclamation", pay for works already completed, pay bonds outstanding and interest thereon, or interest on the same, restore any works or construct new works, such board shall call a meeting of landowners of the district in the same manner as is provided for in section 245.060; the notice shall state the time, place and purpose of such meeting, and that if the majority of acres and mileage as herein provided represented at said meeting be cast in favor of such extension of the district's corporate existence a petition will be presented to the court organizing the district, asking for such extension of time.  Such meeting shall be conducted in the same manner as is provided in section 245.060 for the election of supervisors, except that one member of the board of supervisors shall act as chairman of such meeting and the secretary of the board or his deputy shall act as clerk; and if a majority of the acreage represented at such meeting shall vote in favor of such extension the board of supervisors shall within forty-five days before the next term of the circuit court file a petition with the clerk of said court praying for the extension of the corporate existence of the district, and after the filing of such petition the same proceedings shall be had as is provided for in sections 245.020 and 245.025 relating to articles of association and incorporation of the district.  If such petition be granted by the court, within twenty days thereafter the circuit clerk shall transmit a copy of the decree to the secretary of the board of supervisors, who shall transmit a copy of the same to the secretary of state and to the recorder of deeds of each county having land or other property in the district, who shall file and preserve the same in his office, and for such service he shall receive a fee of one dollar.  In case the court shall find that such extensions should not be allowed, said petition shall be dismissed and the cost incurred in the case be paid by the district.


(RSMo 1939 § 12537)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 10947; 1919 § 4641

---- end of effective  28 Aug 1939 ----

use this link to bookmark section  245.035

Effective dates prior to 1940 may not be the actual effective date. See FAQ 'When do laws become effective?'

Click here for the Reorganization Act of 1974 - or - Concurrent Resolutions Having Force & Effect of Law
In accordance with Section 3.090, the language of statutory sections enacted during a legislative session are updated and available on this website on the effective date of such enacted statutory section. Revisor Home    

Other Information
 Recent Sections Editorials May Be Cited As Tables & Forms Multiple Enact
Repeal & Transfer Definitions End Report

Site changes Pictures Contact

Other Links
Legislative Research Oversight MOLIS
Library MO WebMasters
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
Missouri House