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  12.027.  United States to have concurrent jurisdiction over crimes and offenses in certain national parks and historic sites. — 1.  Concurrent legislative jurisdiction over crimes and offenses under the laws of the state is ceded to the United States over and within all the lands and lands acquired after August 28, 1996, dedicated to national park purposes in the following tracts:

  (1)  The George Washington Carver National Monument;

  (2)  The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial National Historic Site;

  (3)  The Wilson's Creek National Battlefield;

  (4)  The Harry S Truman National Historic Site; and

  (5)  The Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site.

  2.  The concurrent jurisdiction ceded by subsection 1 of this section* is vested upon acceptance by the United States by and through its appropriate officials and shall continue so long as the lands within the designated areas are dedicated to park purposes.

  3.  The governor is hereby authorized and empowered to execute all proper conveyances in the cession herein granted, upon request of the United States by and through its appropriate officials.

  4.  The state of Missouri retains concurrent jurisdiction, both civil and criminal, with the United States over all lands affected by the provisions of this section.

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(L. 1982 H.B. 1768 § 1, A.L. 1983 H.B. 745, A.L. 1996 H.B. 1248)

*Words "of this section" do not appear in original rolls.


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