SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1163
96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES SOLON (Sponsor), FISHER, KORMAN, WYATT, HIGDON, KLIPPENSTEIN, LEARA, NOLTE, DENISON AND ROWLAND (Co-sponsors).
4061L.01I D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 71, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to solid waste collection.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 71, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 71.692, to read as follows:
71.692. 1. This section shall be known and may be cited as the "Freedom to Choose Trash Collection Services Act".
2. To promote and ensure competition for the collection of residential solid waste, no city, town, or village shall contract for a mandated hauler or for mandated haulers of residential solid waste collection services unless such contract is approved by a majority of the voters of the city, town, or village voting on the question.
3. This section shall not apply to any city of the third classification with more than four thousand but fewer than four thousand five hundred inhabitants and located in any county of the first classification with more than two hundred thousand but fewer than two hundred sixty thousand inhabitants, any home rule city with more than four hundred thousand inhabitants and located in more than one county, or any city not within a county.