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  253.320.  Conditions required in leases — effect of encumbrances of lessee. — Any lease granted under the provisions of sections 253.290 to 253.320 shall be conditioned as follows and also contain such provisions as the attorney general may prescribe:

  (1)  The director of the department of natural resources shall retain the right to enter upon the lands at all times;

  (2)  The director shall control the style of architecture used in construction on the lands, and the quality of materials used in said construction shall be approved by the director of the division of facilities management, design and construction for the state of Missouri, and may control all fees and prices charged to the public as may be required by the director;

  (3)  The director shall inspect and audit the books and records of the lessee at least once every two years;

  (4)  The lessee shall provide such care, maintenance, repair, conservation and improvement of the lands and shall render such services to the public as may be required by the director;

  (5)  The lessee shall keep true and accurate records of his or her receipts and disbursements arising out of the operation of facilities upon the leased lands and shall permit the director to inspect and audit them at all reasonable times;

  (6)  Nothing in sections 253.290 to 253.320 shall be construed as denying the lessees the right to execute mortgages and other evidences of interest in or indebtedness upon their leasehold interest or properties thereon for the purpose of installing, enlarging or improving plant and equipment and extending facilities for the accommodation of the public within said state park; provided, however, that no such mortgage or other encumbrance shall be valid unless authorized and approved by the written order of the director; and further provided that the period for payment of such mortgage or indebtedness shall not extend beyond the lease period, and that no obligation or indebtedness shall incur to the state.


(L. 1959 H.B. 317 § 4, A.L. 1961 p. 236, A.L. 1967 p. 362, A.L. 1981 S.B. 445, A.L. 2014 H.B. 1299 Revision)

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