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Chapter 260

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  260.035.  Powers of authority — authority employee membership in state employees' retirement system. — 1.  The authority is hereby granted and may exercise all powers necessary or appropriate to carry out and effectuate its purposes pursuant to the provisions of sections 260.005 to 260.125, including, but not limited to, the following:

  (1)  To adopt bylaws and rules after having held public hearings thereon for the regulation of its affairs and the conduct of its business;

  (2)  To adopt an official seal;

  (3)  To maintain a principal office and such other offices within the state as it may designate;

  (4)  To sue and be sued;

  (5)  To make and execute leases, contracts, releases, compromises, and other instruments necessary or convenient for the exercise of its powers or to carry out its purposes;

  (6)  To acquire, construct, reconstruct, enlarge, improve, furnish, equip, maintain, repair, operate, lease, finance, and sell equipment, structures, systems, and projects and to lease the same to any private person, firm, or corporation, or to any public body, political subdivision, or municipal corporation.  Any such lease may provide for the construction of the project by the lessee;

  (7)  To issue bonds and notes as hereinafter provided and to make, purchase, or participate in the purchase of loans or municipal obligations and to guarantee loans to finance the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, enlargement, improvement, furnishing, equipping, maintaining, repairing, operating, or leasing of a project;

  (8)  To invest any funds not required for immediate disbursement in obligations of the state of Missouri or of the United States or any agency or instrumentality thereof, or in bank certificates of deposit; provided, however, the foregoing limitations on investments shall not apply to proceeds acquired from the sale of bonds or notes which are held by a corporate trustee pursuant to section 260.060;

  (9)  To acquire by gift or purchase, hold and dispose of real and personal property in the exercise of its powers and the performance of its duties hereunder;

  (10)  To employ managers and other employees and retain or contract with architects, engineers, accountants, financial consultants, attorneys, and such other persons, firms, or corporations who are necessary in its judgment to carry out its duties, and to fix the compensation thereof;

  (11)  To receive and accept appropriations, bequests, gifts, and grants and to utilize or dispose of the same to carry out its purposes pursuant to the provisions of sections 260.005 to 260.125;

  (12)  To engage in research and development with respect to pollution control facilities and solid waste or sewage disposal facilities, water facilities, resource recovery facilities, and the development of energy resources;

  (13)  To collect rentals, fees, and other charges in connection with its services or for the use of any project hereunder;

  (14)  To sell at private sale any of its property or projects to any private person, firm, or corporation, or to any public body, political subdivision, or municipal corporation, on such terms as it deems advisable, including the right to receive for such sale the note or notes of any such person to whom the sale is made.  Any such sale shall provide for payments adequate to pay the principal of and interest and premiums, if any, on the bonds or notes issued to finance such project or portion thereof.  Any such sale may provide for the construction of the project by the purchaser of the project;

  (15)  To make, purchase, or participate in the purchase of loans to finance the development and marketing of:

  (a)  Means of energy production utilizing energy sources other than fossil or nuclear fuel, including, but not limited to, wind, water, solar, biomass, solid waste, and other renewable energy resource technologies;

  (b)  Fossil fuels and recycled fossil fuels which are indigenous energy resources produced in the state of Missouri, including coal, heavy oil, and tar sands; and

  (c)  Synthetic fuels produced in the state of Missouri;

  (16)  To insure any loan, the funds of which are to be used for the development and marketing of energy resources as authorized by sections 260.005 to 260.125;

  (17)  To make temporary loans, with or without interest, but with such security for repayment as the authority deems reasonably necessary and practicable, to defray development costs of energy resource development projects;

  (18)  To collect reasonable fees and charges in connection with making and servicing its loans, notes, bonds and obligations, commitments, and other evidences of indebtedness made, issued or entered into to develop energy resources, and in connection with providing technical, consultative, and project assistance services in the area of energy development.  Such fees and charges shall be limited to the amounts required to pay the costs of the authority, including operating and administrative expenses, and reasonable allowance for losses which may be incurred;

  (19)  To enter into agreements or other transactions with any federal or state agency, any person and any domestic or foreign partnership, corporation, association, or organization to carry out the provisions of sections 260.005 to 260.125;

  (20)  To sell, at public or private sale, any mortgage and any real or personal property subject to that mortgage, negotiable instrument, or obligation securing any loan;

  (21)  To procure insurance against any loss in connection with its property in such amounts, and from such insurers, as may be necessary or desirable;

  (22)  To consent to the modification of the rate of interest, time of payment for any installment of principal or interest, or any other terms, of any loan, loan commitment, temporary loan, contract, or agreement made directly by the authority;

  (23)  To make and publish rules and regulations concerning its lending, insurance of loans, and temporary lending to defray development costs, along with such other rules and regulations as are necessary to effectuate its purposes.  No rule or portion of a rule promulgated under the authority of sections 260.005 to 260.125 shall become effective unless it has been promulgated pursuant to the provisions of section 536.024;

  (24)  To borrow money to carry out and effectuate its purpose in the area of energy resource development and to issue its negotiable bonds or notes as evidence of any such borrowing in such principal amounts and upon such terms as shall be determined by the authority, and to secure such bonds or notes by the pledge of revenues, mortgages, or notes of others as authorized by sections 260.005 to 260.125.

  2.  The authority shall develop a hazardous waste facility if the study required in section 260.037* demonstrates that a facility is economically feasible.  The facility, which shall not include a hazardous waste landfill, may be operated by any eligible party as specified in this section.  The authority shall begin development of the facility by July 1, 1985.

  3.  All employees of the authority shall be eligible for membership in the Missouri state employees' retirement system, subject to all provisions in chapters 104 and 105 applicable to the system.


(L. 1972 H.B. 1041 § 7, A.L. 1980 2d Ex. Sess. H.B. 5, et al., A.L. 1982 S.B. 506, A.L. 1983 H.B. 528, A.L. 1985 H.B. 807, A.L. 1995 S.B. 3, A.L. 2019 S.B. 17 merged with S.B. 185)

*Section 260.037 was repealed by S.B. 613 Revision, 2007.


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