SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1946
97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES BRATTIN (Sponsor) AND BROWN (Co-sponsor).
5925H.01I D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapters 247 and 256, RSMo, by adding thereto two new sections relating to the regulation of water resources.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapters 247 and 256, RSMo, are amended by adding thereto two new sections, to be known as sections 247.680 and 256.720, to read as follows:
247.680. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, if a water main of a public water supply district, commercial water supplier, or municipal water utility needs to be extended in order for a residential property owner to connect water service lines from the residential property to the water main, the property owner shall not be charged or liable for more than fifty percent of the cost of extending the water main the minimum feasible distance necessary for the property owner to establish a connection to the water main and shall not be charged or liable for the cost of any additional extension of the water main beyond that point of connection.
256.720. No rule, regulation, order, or ordinance of any political subdivision shall apply to prevent a property owner from constructing a private domestic well if the construction is allowed under state law.