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  67.601.  Regional convention and visitors commission, appointment — terms, vacancies — limitation on powers of members, when. — 1.  In each constitutional charter city not within a county and each constitutional charter county adjoining such city there is hereby established a "Regional Convention and Visitors Commission", to consist of eleven members, five of whom shall be appointed by the chief executive of the city and six of whom shall be appointed by the chief executive of the county.  Of the members so appointed, two members appointed by the county executive and only two members and one member appointed by the city executive and only one member shall be representatives of the hotel and motel industry, one member appointed by the city executive shall be a representative of the restaurant industry, and one member appointed by the city executive shall be a representative from a major tourist attraction.  Of the members first appointed, two members and only two members appointed by the city executive and two members appointed by the county executive shall be appointed for a term of three years, two members appointed by the city executive and two members appointed by the county executive shall be appointed for a term of two years, and one member appointed by the city executive and two members appointed by the county executive shall be appointed for a term of one year.  Thereafter, each member appointed shall serve a four-year term.  The chief executive of the city and the chief executive of the county shall designate, in alternate years, one of the members appointed by him to be chairman.  All members shall serve without compensation.  Any vacancy shall be filled by the respective chief executive officer.  The commission shall elect its own treasurer, secretary and such other officers as it deems necessary and expedient, and it may make such rules, regulations, and bylaws consistent with sections 67.601 to 67.626 to effectuate its purposes as it deems necessary.

  2.  Any provision of subsection 1 of this section to the contrary notwithstanding, the terms of all members of the regional convention and visitors commission established by subsection 1 of this section shall terminate August 28, 1991.  Thereafter, such regional convention and visitors commission shall consist of eleven members, five of whom shall be appointed by the chief executive of the city with the approval of the governing body of the city, five of whom shall be appointed by the chief executive of the county, and one of whom shall be appointed by the governor from a panel of three nominees submitted jointly by the city executive and the county executive and who shall serve as chairman.  Of the members so appointed not less than three members appointed by the county executive and not less than three members appointed by the city executive* shall be individuals actively engaged in the hotel and motel industry and one member appointed by the city executive shall be a representative of the restaurant industry.  Of the members first appointed, two members appointed by the city executive and two members appointed by the county executive shall be appointed for a term of three years, two members appointed by the city executive and two members appointed by the county executive shall be appointed for a term of two years, and one member appointed by the city executive and one member appointed by the county executive shall be appointed for a term of one year.  Thereafter, each member appointed by the city executive or the county executive shall serve a four-year term.  The member appointed by the governor shall serve a two-year term.  All members shall serve without compensation.  Any vacancy shall be filled by the respective chief executive officer.  The commission shall elect its own treasurer, secretary and such other officers as it deems necessary and expedient, and it may make such rules, regulations and bylaws consistent with sections 67.601 to 67.626 to effectuate its purposes as it deems necessary.

  3.  In the event the state of Missouri or the city or the county fails to make any appropriation or to pay any rents, fees or charges provided in any lease among the regional convention and sports complex authority established by section 67.650 and the state of Missouri, the city and the county, of a facility of such authority with respect to which the regional convention and visitors commission has contracted to provide operations or management services, the member of the regional convention and visitors commission appointed by the governor, if  the state of Missouri has failed to make such appropriation or to pay such rents, fees or charges, and the members of such commission appointed by the chief executive of the city or county, if the city or county, as applicable, has failed to make such appropriation or to pay such rents, fees or charges, shall be disqualified from voting on any matter, action or resolution to come before such commission, and from participating in any of the business of such commission, so long as any such failure continues.  If less than a majority of the members then appointed are thereby qualified to vote, the members that remain qualified to vote shall constitute a quorum and any action of the commission which is approved by a majority of such qualified members shall be binding upon the commission.

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(L. 1984 S.B. 709 § 2, A.L. 1988 S.B. 424, A.L. 1991 S.B. 373)

*Word "members" appears here in original rolls.


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