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Chapter 238

< > Effective - 30 May 1990, see footnote    bottom

  238.335.  Condemnation, subject to commission approval — procedures — relocation expenses to be paid, how. — 1.  The commission is authorized to condemn lands for the corporation in the name of the state of Missouri, upon prior approval by the commission as to the necessity for the taking, the description of the parcel, and the interest taken in that parcel.

  2.  If condemnation becomes necessary, the commission shall act for the corporation under chapter 523 and may condemn a fee simple or other interest in land.

  3.  Whenever a corporation undertakes any project which results in the acquisition of real property or in any person or persons being displaced from their homes, businesses, or farms, the commission shall act for the corporation to provide relocation assistance and to make relocation payments to such displaced persons and to do such other acts and follow such procedures as would be necessary to comply with the federal Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, as amended.

  4.  The corporation after prior notice to the owner may enter upon private property to survey and determine the most advantageous route and design.  The corporation shall be liable for all damages done to the property by such inspection.

  5.  Any person who involuntarily transfers any interest in land to a corporation which becomes insolvent and comes under the jurisdiction of a court may reacquire that property by paying to the corporation the total amount of the condemnation award for that parcel, plus simple interest at the statutory rate from the date of taking on the amount of that award, if the project will not be completed by either the corporation or the commission.


(L. 1990 S.B. 479 & 649 § 24)

Effective 5-30-90

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