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  43.030.  Superintendent — qualifications, appointment, powers. — 1.  The superintendent of the Missouri state highway patrol shall be appointed from the uniformed membership of the patrol by the governor by and with the advice and consent of the senate.  The superintendent shall hold office at the pleasure of the governor.  The superintendent shall be a citizen of the United States and a resident taxpaying citizen of this state for a period of three years previous to being appointed as superintendent and shall be at least thirty years of age.  The superintendent shall maintain an office in Jefferson City.

  2.  The superintendent of the Missouri state highway patrol shall:

  (1)  Have command of the patrol and perform all duties imposed on the superintendent and exercise all of the powers and authority conferred upon the superintendent by the provisions of this chapter and the requirements of chapter 650;

  (2)  Within available appropriations, establish an equitable pay plan for the members of the highway patrol and radio personnel taking into consideration ranks and length of service.


(RSMo 1939 § 8348, A.L. 1945 p. 978, A. 1949 H.B. 2164, A.L. 1994 H.B. 1437 & 1148, A.L. 1998 H.B. 1681 & 1342 merged with S.B. 883, A.L. 2007 H.B. 41 merged with H.B. 405)

Effective 5-09-07 (H.B. 405); 8-28-07 (H.B. 41)


Actions of superintendent subject to approval by department of public safety, 650.005

Appointment of superintendent, 650.005

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