☰ Revisor of Missouri


Chapter 78

< > Effective - 28 Aug 1939    bottom

  78.300.  Qualifications of officers and employees — unlawful promises — statement of campaign expenses. — All officers and employees in any such city shall be elected or appointed with reference to their qualifications and fitness and for the good of the public service, and without reference to their political faith or party affiliations.  It shall be unlawful for any candidate for office or any officer in any such city directly or indirectly to give or promise any person or persons any office, position, employment, benefit, or any thing of value, for the purpose of influencing or obtaining the political support, aid or vote of any person or persons.  Every elective officer in any such city shall, within thirty days after qualifying, file with the city clerk, and publish at least once in a daily newspaper of general circulation his sworn statement of all his election and campaign expenses, and by whom such funds were contributed.  Any violations of the provisions of this section shall be a misdemeanor and be ground for removal from office.


(RSMo 1939 § 7070)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 6920; 1919 § 8387

---- end of effective  28 Aug 1939 ----

use this link to bookmark section  78.300

Effective dates prior to 1940 may not be the actual effective date. See FAQ 'When do laws become effective?'

Click here for the Reorganization Act of 1974 - or - Concurrent Resolutions Having Force & Effect of Law
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 End Report

Site changes Pictures Contact

Other Links
Legislative Research Oversight MOLIS
Library MO WebMasters
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
Missouri House