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  *56.265.  Compensation of prosecuting attorneys — training program, attendance required, when, expenses, compensation — definition, prosecuting attorney to include circuit attorney (noncharter counties). — 1.  The county prosecuting attorney in any county, other than in a chartered county, shall receive an annual salary computed using the following schedule, when applicable.  The assessed valuation factor shall be the amount thereof as shown for the year immediately preceding the year for which the computation is done.

  (1)  For a full-time prosecutor the prosecutor shall receive compensation equal to the compensation of an associate circuit judge;

  (2)  For a part-time prosecutor:


Assessed Valuation Amount
$18,000,000 to 40,999,999 $37,000
41,000,000 to 53,999,999 38,000
54,000,000 to 65,999,999 39,000
66,000,000 to 85,999,999 41,000
86,000,000 to 99,999,999 43,000
100,000,000 to 130,999,999 45,000
131,000,000 to 159,999,999 47,000
160,000,000 to 189,999,999 49,000
190,000,000 to 249,999,999 51,000
250,000,000 to 299,999,999 53,000
300,000,000 or more 55,000


  2.  Two thousand dollars of the salary authorized in this section shall be payable to the prosecuting attorney only if the prosecuting attorney has completed at least twenty hours of classroom instruction each calendar year relating to the operations of the prosecuting attorney's office when approved by a professional association of the county prosecuting attorneys of Missouri unless exempted from the training by the professional association.  The professional association approving the program shall provide a certificate of completion to each prosecuting attorney who completes the training program and shall send a list of certified prosecuting attorneys to the treasurer of each county.  Expenses incurred for attending the training session may be reimbursed to the county prosecuting attorney in the same manner as other expenses as may be appropriated for that purpose.

  3.  As used in this section, the term "prosecuting attorney" includes the circuit attorney of any city not within a county.

  4.  The prosecuting attorney of any county which becomes a county of the first classification during a four-year term of office or a county which passed the proposition authorized by subsection 1 of section 56.363 shall not be required to devote full time to such office pursuant to section 56.067 until the beginning of the prosecuting attorney's next term of office or until the proposition otherwise becomes effective.

  5.  The provisions of section 56.066 shall not apply to full-time prosecutors who are compensated pursuant to subdivision (1) of subsection 1 of this section.


(L. 1987 S.B. 65, et al. § 3, A.L. 1988 S.B. 431, A.L. 1993 S.B. 250, A.L. 1995 H.B. 424, A.L. 1997 S.B. 11, A.L. 1998 S.B. 819, A.L. 1999 S.B. 275, A.L. 2014 S.B. 672)

*Revisor's Note: This section was declared unconstitutional in Calzone v. Koster, et al., see 2016 annotation below.

(2016) Provisions of S.B. 672 from 2014 declared unconstitutional as violating the single subject rule of Article III, § 23; under the facts presented, those provisions cannot be severed and the bill is unconstitutional in its entirety.  Calzone v. Koster, et al., Case No. 15AC-CC00247 (Cole County Cir. Ct., Feb. 9, 2016).

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