HB1650I-Introduced Bill Text
SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1650
89TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE DeMARCE.
Read 1st time February 2, 1998 and 1000 copies ordered printed.
ANNE C. WALKER, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 195, RSMo, relating to drugs and controlled substances by adding thereto one
new section relating to cooperation in drug enforcement between bordering counties.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 195, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as
section 195.507, to read as follows:
195.507. 1. A county bordering another state and any political subdivision within such
county may enter into agreement with the political subdivisions in such other state's
contiguous county pursuant to section 70.220, RSMo, to form a multijurisdictional
enforcement group for the enforcement of drug and controlled substance laws and work in
cooperation pursuant to sections 195.501 to 195.511.
2. Such other state's law enforcement officers may be deputized as officers of the political
subdivisions of this state participating in an agreement pursuant to subsection 1 of this
section, and shall be deemed to have met all requirements of peace officer training and
certification pursuant to chapter 590, RSMo, for the purposes of conducting investigations
and making arrests in this state pursuant to the provisions of section 195.505, provided
such officers have satisfied the applicable peace officer training and certification standards
in force in such other state.
3. Such other state's law enforcement officers shall have the same powers and immunities
when working under an agreement pursuant to subsection 1 of this section as if working
under an agreement with another political subdivision in Missouri pursuant to section
4. A multijurisdictional enforcement group formed pursuant to this section is eligible to
receive state grants to help defray the costs of its operation pursuant to the terms of section
5. The provisions of subsections 2, 3, and 4 of this section shall not be in force unless such
other state has provided or shall provide legal authority for its political subdivisions to
enter into such agreements and to extend reciprocal powers and privileges to the law
enforcement officers of this state working pursuant to such agreements.
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