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  94.600.  Definitions. — The following words, as used in sections 94.600 to 94.655, mean:

  (1)  "City", any city not within a county, any city of over four hundred thousand inhabitants wholly or partially within a first class county, and any first class county operating under a charter form of government and having a population of over nine hundred thousand inhabitants;

  (2)  "City transit authority", a commission or board created by city charter provision or by ordinance of a city, and which operates a public mass transportation system;

  (3)  "City utilities board", a board or commission created by city charter provision or by ordinance of a city, which controls and operates city-owned utilities including a public mass transportation system;

  (4)  "Director of revenue", the director of revenue of the state of Missouri;

  (5)  "Interstate transportation authority", any political subdivision created by compact between this state and another state, which is a body corporate and politic and a political subdivision of both contracting states, and which operates a public mass transportation system;

  (6)  "Interstate transportation district", that geographical area set forth and defined in the particular compact between this state and another state;

  (7)  "Person", an individual, corporation, partnership, or other entity;

  (8)  "Public mass transportation system", a transportation system or systems owned and operated by an interstate transportation authority, a municipality, a city transit authority, or a city utilities board, employing motor buses, rails or any other means of conveyance, by whatsoever type or power, operated for public use in the conveyance of persons, mainly providing local transportation service within an interstate transportation district or municipality;

  (9)  "Transportation purposes", financial support of a public mass transportation system including, but not limited to, the development and operation of bus, para-transit, and fixed-rail and light-rail transit systems; the construction, reconstruction, repair and maintenance of streets, roads and bridges within a municipality; the construction, reconstruction, repair and maintenance of airports owned and operated by municipalities; the acquisition of lands and rights-of-way for streets, roads, bridges and airports; and planning and feasibility studies for streets, roads, bridges, and airports.  "Bridges" shall include bridges connecting a municipality with another municipality either within or without the state, with an unincorporated area of the state, or with another state or an unincorporated area thereof.  Notwithstanding the other provisions of this subdivision, in first class counties operating under a charter form of government and having a population of over nine hundred thousand inhabitants, transportation purposes shall mean financial support of a public mass transportation system; the construction, reconstruction, repair and maintenance of streets, roads and bridges which are a part of a county-urban road system established by the governing body of the county; the acquisition of lands and rights-of-way for streets, roads and bridges for a county-urban road system established by the governing body of the county; planning and feasibility studies for streets, roads and bridges for a county-urban road system; and rapid transit purposes; and "bridges" shall include those county-urban road system bridges connecting a municipality with another municipality either within or without the state, with an unincorporated area of the state, or with another state or an unincorporated area thereof.

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(L. 1973 H.B. 65 § 1, A.L. 1983 1st Ex. Sess. H.B. 9, A.L. 1991 S.B. 34, A.L. 2008 S.B. 1131)


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