FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 404
93RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES GOODMAN (Sponsor), RUESTMAN, PEARCE, BIVINS,
MUNZLINGER, WOOD, DAUS, SATER, JOHNSON (47), KRATKY AND WASSON (Co-sponsors).
Read 1st time February 1, 2005 and copies ordered printed.
STEPHEN S. DAVIS, Chief Clerk
To repeal section 250.140, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to sewerage systems.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Section 250.140, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 250.140, to read as follows:
250.140. 1. Sewerage services or water and sewerage services combined shall be deemed to be furnished to [both] the occupant [and owner] of the premises receiving such service and the city, town [or], village, or sewer district rendering such services shall have power to sue the occupant [or owner, or both,] of such real estate in a civil action to recover any sums due for such services, plus a reasonable attorney's fee to be fixed by the court.
2. [If the occupant of the premises receives the billing,] Any notice of termination of service shall be sent to both the occupant and owner of the premises receiving such service, if such owner has requested in writing to receive any notice of termination and has provided the entity rendering such service with the owner's business addresses.