☰ Revisor of Missouri


Chapter 378

< > Effective - 01 Jan 1993, see footnote bottom

  378.605.  Operation, purpose — laws and rules, power to adopt. — 1.  A society shall operate for the benefit of members and their beneficiaries by:

  (1)  Providing benefits as specified in section 378.616; and

  (2)  Operating for one or more social, intellectual, educational, charitable, benevolent, moral, fraternal, patriotic or religious purposes for the benefit of its members, which may also be extended to others.  Such purposes may be carried out directly by the society, or indirectly through subsidiary corporations or affiliated organizations.

  2.  Every society shall have the power to adopt laws and rules for the government of the society, the admission of its members and the management of its affairs.  It shall have the power to change, alter, add to or amend such laws and rules and shall have such other powers as are necessary and incidental to carrying into effect the objects and purposes of the society.


(L. 1992 S.B. 831)

Effective 1-01-93

---- end of effective  01 Jan 1993 ----

use this link to bookmark section  378.605

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

@05:40:44.0 28 :(