SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 980
88TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE FARNEN.
Read 1st time January 4, 1996 and 1000 copies ordered printed.
DOUGLAS W. BURNETT, Chief Clerk
To repeal section 172.070, RSMo 1994, relating to curators' attendance
at board meetings, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section
relating to the same subject.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri,
Section A. Section 172.070, RSMo 1994, is repealed and one new
section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 172.070,
to read as follows:
172.070. [If any curator shall remove from the district
in which he resided at the time of his appointment, or shall fail
to attend any annual, semiannual or regularly called meeting of
the board, of which meeting he shall have had due notice, his
office shall become at once vacant, unless such absence shall
be caused by sickness or some accident preventing his arrival
at the time and place appointed for the meeting of the board of
curators; and] 1. The curators shall establish such
bylaws as they shall deem appropriate for their attendance at
2. If a curator is found by unanimous vote of the other curators
to have moved such curator's residence from the district from
which such curator was appointed or to have violated a bylaw as
authorized by subsection 1 of this section, then the office of
such curator shall be vacant.
3. If a vacancy shall occur by death, resignation, or from
any other cause, the governor shall, without delay, upon being
informed of the fact by the secretary of the board of curators,
fill such vacancy by appointment; and the person so appointed
shall serve until the next regular meeting of the general assembly,
and until [his] such curator's successor
is appointed and qualified.