SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1598
92ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES SHOEMAKER (Sponsor), MUNZLINGER AND BRINGER (Co-sponsors).
Read 1st time March 1, 2004, and copies ordered printed.
STEPHEN S. DAVIS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 135, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to enterprise zones.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 135, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 135.218, to read as follows:
135.218. 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 135.230, to the contrary, any enterprise zone designated in any county of the third classification with a township form of government and with more than thirteen thousand seven hundred but less than thirteen thousand eight hundred inhabitants or designated in any county of the third classification without a township form of government and with more than fifteen thousand seven hundred but less than fifteen thousand eight hundred inhabitants shall not expire before December 31, 2015.
2. In addition to the number of enterprise zones authorized by the provisions of sections 135.200 to 135.270, the department of economic development shall designate one such zone in every county of the third classification without a township form of government and with more than six thousand seven hundred fifty but less than six thousand eight hundred fifty inhabitants. Such designation shall only be made if the area in the county which is to be included in the enterprise zone meets all the requirements of section 135.205.