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  *50.820.  Statement, how published — duties of state auditor (certain first class counties). — 1.  The statement required by section 50.815 shall be set in the standard column width measure which will take the least space and the publisher shall file two proofs of publication with the county commission and the commission shall forward one proof to the state auditor and shall file the other in the office of the commission.  The county commission shall not pay the publisher until proof of publication is filed with the commission and the state auditor notifies the commission that proof of publication has been received and that it complies with the requirements of this section.

  2.  The statement shall be spread on the record of the commission and for this purpose the publisher shall be required to furnish the commission with at least two copies of the statement which may be pasted on the record.

  3.  The state auditor shall notify the county treasurer immediately of the receipt of the proof of publication of the statement.  After the first day of April of each year the county treasurer shall not pay or enter for protest any warrant for the pay of any of the county commission until notice is received from the state auditor that the required proof of publication has been filed.  Any county treasurer paying or entering for protest any warrant for any commissioner of the county commission prior to the receipt of such notice from the state auditor shall be liable therefor on his official bond.

  4.  The state auditor shall prepare sample forms for financial statements required by section 50.815 and shall mail the same to the county clerk of each county of the first class not having a charter form of government in this state, but failure of the auditor to supply such forms shall not in any way excuse any person from the performance of any duty imposed by this section or by section 50.815.  If any county officer fails, neglects, or refuses to comply with the provisions of this section or section 50.815 he shall, in addition to other penalties provided by law, be liable on his official bond for dereliction of duty.


(L. 1973 H.B. 669)

*Revisor's Note:  This section is reprinted in accordance with section 3.066.  H.B. 1606, 2022, was declared unconstitutional (see 2023 annotation below), rendering the repeal and reenactment of this section ineffective.

(2023) The inclusion of Section 67.2300 in H.B. 1606 from 2022 declared unconstitutional as violating the single subject rule of Article III, § 23 of the Missouri Constitution.  The remaining provisions of H.B. 1606 could not be severed and the bill is declared invalid in its entirety.  Byrd, et al. v. State of Missouri, et al., Case No. SC100045 (Mo.banc, Dec. 19, 2023).

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