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Chapter 71

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  71.020.  Changing name of town. — Whenever a petition, signed by the voters of any city, incorporated town or incorporated village of this state, equal in number to one-half of those who voted for the officers therein at the last election, shall be presented to the corporate authorities of such city, town or village, praying that the name of such city, town or village may be changed, it shall be lawful for such corporate authorities to make such change in the manner herein provided.


(RSMo 1939 § 7322, A.L. 1978 H.B. 971)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 7171; 1919 § 8620; 1909 § 9508

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