☰ Revisor of Missouri


Chapter 56

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  56.312.  Fee for collection of delinquent taxes and fees — deposit — purpose — unexpended balance to remain in fund. — 1.  Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 50.525 to 50.745, the one-half of the tax collection fee which is designated for the use of the prosecuting or circuit attorney as provided in section 136.150 shall be deposited by the county treasurer into a separate interest-bearing fund to be expended at the direction of the prosecuting attorney as provided in this section.  These funds shall not be budgeted by the governing body of the county or the City of St. Louis, and shall be expended only upon warrants executed by the circuit or prosecuting attorney, directing the treasurer to issue checks thereon.

  2.  The moneys deposited in the fund may be used by the prosecuting or circuit attorney for office supplies, postage, books, training, office equipment, capital outlay, expenses of trial and witness preparation, additional employees for the staff of the prosecuting or circuit attorney, salary supplements for existing employees on the staff of the prosecuting or circuit attorney.

  3.  No prior approval of the expenditures from this fund shall be required by the governing body of the county or the city of St. Louis, nor shall any prior audit or encumbrance of the fund be required before any expenditure is made by the prosecuting or circuit attorney from this fund.  This fund may be audited by the state auditor's office or the appropriate auditing agency.

  4.  If the moneys collected and deposited into this fund are not totally expended annually, then the unexpended balance shall remain in said fund and the balance shall be kept in said fund to accumulate from year to year.


(L. 1986 S.B. 665)

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