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  429.070.  Lien in case of licensed or leased property. — 1.  Every building, erection, improvement and plant erected or constructed, and all materials, fixtures, engines, boilers, pumps, belting, pulleys, shafting, machinery and other personal property furnished, or placed on licensed or leased lots or lands shall, regardless of whether or not the owner of the license or lease has the right thereunder to remove the same or other personal property from such licensed or leased premises during or at the end of the term thereof, be held for the debt contracted for on account of the same and also the licensed interest or leasehold term for such lot and land on which the same is placed or erected.

  2.  Every mechanic, person or corporation who shall erect or construct any building, plant, improvement, or erection, or who shall furnish any material, fixture, engine, boiler, pump, belting, pulley, shafting, machinery or other personal property upon either licensed or leased lots or lands under or by virtue of any contract or account with the owner or proprietor of the license or lease or with his or its agent, or without a contract if ordered by a city, town, village or county having a charter form of government to abate the conditions that caused a structure on that property to be deemed a dangerous building under local ordinances pursuant to section 67.410, upon complying with the provisions of sections 429.010 to 429.340, shall have a lien upon such building, plant, improvement, erection, and also upon such materials, fixtures, engines, boilers, pumps, belting, pulleys, shafting, machinery and such other personal property and also upon the license or lease on such lots or lands to the full extent of the number of acres or lots held under such license or lease by the owner thereof, and regardless of whether or not the owner of such license or lease has the right thereunder to remove either during or at the end of the term thereof such building, plant, improvement, erection, materials, fixtures, engines, boilers, pumps, belting, pulleys, shafting or machinery or other personal property thereon.

  3.  Every mechanic, person or corporation who shall do or perform any work or labor upon or repair any fixture, engine, boiler, pump, belting, pulley, shafting, machinery or other personal property belonging to a licensee or lessee and located upon either licensed or leased lots shall have for his work or labor done in repairing such personal property of the lessee or licensee, a lien upon such fixtures, engines, boilers, pumps, belting, pulleys, shafting, machinery or other personal property belonging to the lessee.

  4.  In case the licensee or lessee shall have forfeited his license or lease, the purchaser of the buildings, plants, erections, improvements, materials, fixtures, engines, boilers, pumps, belting, pulleys, shafting, machinery or other personal property and licensed interest or leasehold term or so much thereof as remains unexpired under the provisions of sections 429.010 to 429.340 shall be held to be the assignee of such licensed interest or leasehold term and as such shall be entitled to pay to the licensor or lessors all arrears of rents or other money, interest and costs due under said license or lease unless the licensor or lessor shall have regained possession of the licensed, or leasehold land, or obtained judgment for the possession thereof on account of the noncompliance by the licensee or lessee with the terms of the license or lease prior to the commencement of the buildings, erections, plants, or improvements erected or constructed prior to the time the materials, fixtures, engines, boilers, pumps, belting, pulleys, shafting, machinery or other personal property is furnished, or placed thereon, in which case the purchaser of the buildings, erections, plants, improvements, materials, fixtures, engines, boilers, pumps, belting, pulleys, shafting, machinery or other personal property shall have the right to remove the same within sixty days after the purchase thereof, and the owner of the ground shall receive the rent due to him payable out of the proceeds of the sale, according to the terms of the license or lease, down to the time of removing the building, erections, plants, improvements, materials, fixtures, engines, boilers, pumps, belting, pulleys, shafting, machinery or other personal property.

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(RSMo 1939 § 3550, A. 1949 S.B. 1120, A.L. 1992 H.B. 1434 & 1490)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 3160; 1919 § 7220; 1909 § 8216


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