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  135.326.  Definitions. — As used in sections 135.325 to 135.339, the following terms shall mean:

  (1)  "Business entity", person, firm, a partner in a firm, corporation or a shareholder in an S corporation doing business in the state of Missouri and subject to the state income tax imposed by the provisions of chapter 143, or a corporation subject to the annual corporation franchise tax imposed by the provisions of chapter 147, or an insurance company paying an annual tax on its gross premium receipts in this state, or other financial institution paying taxes to the state of Missouri or any political subdivision of this state under the provisions of chapter 148, or an express company which pays an annual tax on its gross receipts in this state pursuant to chapter 153;

  (2)  "Handicap", a mental, physical, or emotional impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, whether the impairment is congenital or acquired by accident, injury or disease, and where the impairment is verified by medical findings;

  (3)  "Nonrecurring adoption expenses", reasonable and necessary adoption fees, court costs, attorney fees, and other expenses which are directly related to the legal adoption of a special needs child and which are not incurred in violation of federal, state, or local law;

  (4)  "Special needs child", a child for whom it has been determined by the children's division, or by a child-placing agency licensed by the state, or by a court of competent jurisdiction to be a child:

  (a)  That cannot or should not be returned to the home of his or her parents; and

  (b)  Who has a specific factor or condition such as ethnic background, age, membership in a minority or sibling group, medical condition, or handicap because of which it is reasonable to conclude that such child cannot be easily placed with adoptive parents;

  (5)  "State tax liability", any liability incurred by a taxpayer under the provisions of chapter 143, chapter 147, chapter 148, and chapter 153, exclusive of the provisions relating to the withholding of tax as provided for in sections 143.191 to 143.265 and related provisions.


(L. 1987 S.B. 402 § 2, A.L. 1995 H.B. 414, A.L. 1999 H.B. 316, et al., A.L. 2014 H.B. 1299 Revision)

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