Revisor Home

Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

 Chapter 572

previous next Effective - 01 Jan 1979, see footnotebottom

  572.090.  Gambling houses, public nuisances — abatement. — 1.  Any room, building or other structure regularly used for any unlawful gambling activity prohibited by this chapter is a public nuisance.

  2.  The attorney general, circuit attorney or prosecuting attorney may, in addition to all criminal sanctions, prosecute a suit in equity to enjoin the nuisance.  If the court finds that the owner of the room, building or structure knew or had reason to believe that the premises were being used regularly for unlawful gambling activity, the court may order that the premises shall not be occupied or used for such period as the court may determine, not to exceed one year.

  3.  Appeals shall be allowed from the judgment of the court as in other civil actions.

­­--------

(L. 1977 S.B. 60)

Effective 1-01-79


---- end of effective   01 Jan 1979 ----

use this link to bookmark section  572.090


In accordance with Section 3.090, the language of statutory sections enacted during a legislative session are updated and available on this website on the effective date of such enacted statutory section. Revisor Home    

Other Information
 Recent Sections Editorials May Be Cited As Tables & Forms Multiple Enact
Repeal & Transfer Definitions

Site changes Contact
Other Links
Oversight Library MO WebMasters
Senate
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
MO.gov
House
Missouri House

 40