Revisor Home

Title VII CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES

Chapter 71

previous next Effective - 28 Aug 2005bottom

  71.675.  No class action suits permitted for enforcement or collection of business license taxes imposed on telecommunications companies. — 1.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, no city or town shall bring any action in federal or state court in this state as a representative member of a class to enforce or collect any business license tax imposed on a telecommunications company.  A city or town may, individually or as a single plaintiff in a multiple-plaintiff lawsuit, bring an action in federal or state court in this state to enforce or collect any business license tax imposed on a telecommunications company.

  2.  Nothing in this section shall be construed to preclude any taxpayer from initiating an action in federal or state court as a representative member of a class seeking injunctive relief against the Missouri department of revenue to enforce the imposition, assessment, or collection of the business license tax provided under sections 92.074 to 92.095.

­­--------

(L. 2005 H.B. 209)

(2012) Section's bar on cities and towns serving as class representatives in suits to enforce or collect business license taxes on telecommunications companies violates article V, section 5 requirement that amending a procedural rule of the Supreme Court can only be done in a law limited to that purpose.  State v. Jamison, 357 S.W.3d 589 (Mo.banc).


---- end of effective   28 Aug 2005 ----

use this link to bookmark section  71.675


In accordance with Section 3.090, the language of statutory sections enacted during a legislative session are updated and available on this website on the effective date of such enacted statutory section. Revisor Home    

Other Information
 Recent Sections Editorials May Be Cited As Tables & Forms Multiple Enact
Repeal & Transfer Definitions

Site changes Contact
Other Links
Oversight Library MO WebMasters
Senate
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
MO.gov
House
Missouri House

@13:36:27.5 6