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  49.060.  Vacancy, how certified or filled — inapplicability to constitutional charter counties. — 1.  When a vacancy shall occur in the office of a county commissioner, the vacancy shall at once be certified by the clerk of the commission to the governor.

  2.  If at the time the vacancy occurs there is less than one year remaining in the unexpired term, the vacancy shall be filled as provided in section 105.030, except that the vacancy shall be filled within sixty days.

  3.  If at the time the vacancy occurs there is one year or more remaining in the unexpired term, it shall be the duty of the governor to fill such vacancy within sixty days by appointing, by and with the advice and consent of the senate subject to the provisions of Article IV, Section 51 of the Missouri Constitution, some eligible person to said office who shall discharge the duties thereof until the next general election, at which time a commissioner shall be chosen for the remainder of the term, who shall hold such office until a successor is duly elected and qualified, unless sooner removed.

  4.  This section shall not apply to any county which has adopted a charter for its own government under Article VI, Section 18 of the Missouri Constitution.


(RSMo 1939 § 2477, A.L. 1983 S.B. 219, A.L. 1990 H.B. 1816, A.L. 2018 H.B. 1428)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 2075; 1919 § 2571; 1909 § 4078

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