1982 MISSOURI ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OPINIONS

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Opinion Date Topic Summary
1-82 Feb 22 Opinion letter to Paul R. Ahr, Ph.D., M.P.A.
2-82     Withdrawn
6-82 July 8 DRUGS.
MEDICINE.
PRESCRIPTIONS.
PRACTICE OF MEDICINE.
PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS.
PHARMACISTS.
ANTITRUST.
A physician who requires that his patient accept drugs dispensed by the physician and refuses to provide the patient a prescription for such drugs which can be filled at a pharmacy of the patient's choice may be in violation of the Missouri Antitrust Law and Section 334.100.2(5), RSMo Supp. 1981; a physician who instructs or requires a patient to use a pharmacy in which the physician has a financial interest to fill a drug prescription may be in violation of the Missouri Antitrust Law and Section 334.100.2(5), RSMo Supp. 1981; a physician may not delegate to any person other than a licensed physician or pharmacist the preparation or dispensing of a prescription drug, but may allow an unlicensed person to prepare and affix, under his supervision, the label for such prescription; and a physician may not prescribe a drug by its brand or trade name and then dispense a therapeutically equivalent generic drug in a container labeled with the brand or trade name.
7-82 Jan 14 STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
INVESTMENT OF STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FUNDS.
The Board of Trustees of the Missouri State Employees' Retirement System may invest the funds of the system in the common stock of any corporation organized under the laws of the United States, or of any state, which has a good earnings growth but elects not to pay a cash dividend, subject to the limitations in Section 379.080.1, RSMo Supp. 1981, on the amount of stock purchased, which are enumerated in the body of this opinion. The Board of Trustees of the Missouri State Employees' Retirement System may also invest in the common stock of any solvent corporation organized under the laws of any territory or possession of the United States, or of the District of Columbia, or of Canada or any Canadian province, subject to the requirements expressed in Section 376.305, RSMo 1978, which are also enumerated in the body of this opinion. Both of the above permissible investments are subject to the prudent man rule regarding investments by trustees as expressed in Missouri court decisions.
8-82 Jan 26 Opinion letter to Mary-Jean Hackwood
9-82 Oct 12 BIDS.
CONTRACTS.
INSURANCE.
SCHOOLS.
Pursuant to Section 67.150, RSMo Supp. 1981, and with specific reference to the types of insurance authorized by that section: All renewals of presently existing insurance contracts of political subdivisions must be competitively bid. A political subdivision need not rebid its insurance contracts annually; a political subdivision may not enter into a contract that would create an indebtedness in excess of the revenue and income for the current year plus any unencumbered balances from previous years. Any proposed material modification of an insurance contract requires that the contract be rebid. A political subdivision may accept only those bids which meet the specifications established by the political subdivision. The determination of the "lowest and best" bid properly lies within the discretion of the authorities of the political subdivision.
10-82 Oct 8 AIR CONSERVATION COMMISSION.
CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES.
COUNTY COURTS.
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
STATE PROPERTY.
A city or county holding a certificate of authority from the Missouri Air Conservation Commission may adopt ordinances or resolutions to regulate emissions from state-owned air contaminant sources, may adopt ordinances or resolutions which require the state to obtain a permit prior to enlarging a state-owned air pollution source, may adopt ordinances or resolutions which authorize the inspection of state-owned air contaminant sources, and may by ordinance or resolution require emission inventories from and source testing of state-owned air contaminant sources.
13-82 Sept 29 CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES.
COUNTY COURTS.
LANDFILLS.
NATURAL RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF.
SOLID WASTES.
A second class county may, pursuant to Sections 260.215.2 and 260.215.4, RSMo, adopt a reasonable ordinance or regulation regarding the location of landfills within the unincorporated areas of the county, without becoming responsible for the requirements placed on cities and counties by Section 260.215.1. In the adoption of such an ordinance or regulation, the county court must follow the procedures outlined in Section 260.215.4. Such an ordinance or regulation, if adopted by the county, would be applicable to a third class city which proposes to locate a landfill in the unincorporated areas of the county.
14-82 Mar 25 CITY-COUNTY LIBRARIES.
LIBRARY DISTRICTS.
INDEBTEDNESS.
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW.
A city-county library district organized under Chapter 182, RSMo, may borrow short term funds for operating expenses.
15-82 Nov 9 Opinion letter to The Honorable Larry Mead
16-82 Feb 25 Opinion letter to The Honorable Clarence H. Heflin
17-82 Feb 1 MOBILE HOMES.
REAL ESTATE BROKERS.
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
A person who sells or offers for sale four or more mobile homes in any consecutive twelve-month period must register with the Public Service Commission as a dealer, pursuant to Chapter 700, RSMo 1978, regardless of whether such person owns the mobile homes he or she sells or whether such person merely acts as an agent for a mobile home owner who wishes to sell only one mobile home.
18-82 Dec 23 Opinion letter to The Honorable James F. Antonio
20-82 Mar 4 CLEAN WATER COMMISSION.
WATER POLLUTION.
PERMITS.
NATURAL RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF.
Section 204.051.3, RSMo 1978, does not allow the issuance of general permits as contemplated under 40 CFR 122.59. Section 204.051.3 does allow the issuance of general permits as provided in Clean Water Commission regulation 10 CSR 20-6.010. Sections 204.006 to 204.141, RSMo 1978, provide adequate authority to enforce any general permit issued pursuant to state law.
21-82 Sept 27 AMBULANCE DISTRICTS.
CITIES, TOWNS & VILLAGES.
COUNTY COURT.
JAILS.
PRISONERS.
Cities or counties must provide necessary medical care for persons in their legal custody. Such cities and counties are responsible for the initial payment for necessary medical services when such payment is required prior to medical care being provided. Ambulance services are not required to furnish prisoners non-emergency transportation.
22-82 Mar 22 HANCOCK AMENDMENT.
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW.
STATE REVENUES.
The proceeds received by the state in fiscal year 1981 from general obligation bonds issued by it constitute neither general nor special revenues of the state and are to be excluded from computations of total state revenue under Article X, Sections 16 to 24, Missouri Constitution.
23-82 Apr 5 DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH.
MENTAL HEALTH.
TAXATION.
The Department of Mental Health may discharge persons from its placement program pursuant to discharge procedures and criteria established in Chapters 632 and 633, RSMo Supp. 1981. An individual who meets the criteria for placement in a placement program but not the criteria for admission to facility hospitalization may not be transferred from the former to the latter. The department may not continue to serve persons in a placement program who do not qualify for such treatment.
24-82 Mar 25 DIVISION OF INSURANCE.
WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
SECOND INJURY FUND.
OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION:
The Office of Administration must pay a workers' compensation assessment assessed by the director of the Division of Insurance pursuant to Section 287.730, RSMo 1978, the Office of Administration must file a return with the director of the Division of Insurance similar to that required by Section 287.710, RSMo Supp. 1981, and the Office of Administration is required to pay the Second Injury Fund assessment established in Section 287.715, RSMo 1978.
25-82 Oct 8 COMPENSATION.
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW.
OFFICERS.
STATE TAX COMMISSION.
Pursuant to the provisions of Article VII, Section 13, Missouri Constitution, no member of the State Tax Commission was entitled to the increase in compensation provided for such members under House Bill 841 or House Committee Substitute for House Bill 77, 79th General Assembly, First Regular Session, until he assumed a new term of office.
26-82 Feb 1 CITIES, TOWNS, AND VILLAGES.
RECREATION AND RECREATIONAL GROUNDS.
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW.
RELIGION.
An incorporated village may construct recreational facilities such as outdoor basketball or tennis courts with village funds and may lease property for this purpose from a church or not-for-profit civic organization.
28-82 Dec 13 AIRCRAFT TAXATION.
COMPENSATION.
COUNTIES.
COUNTY COLLECTORS.
TAXATION.
UTILITIES.
Utility and aircraft taxes are local taxes within the provisions of Section 52.260, RSMo, and are subject to the collection fee provided for therein. Such fees, when collected by a second class county collector who is paid a salary, must be paid to the county treasury pursuant to Section 50.350, RSMo.
29-82 Oct 25   Opinion letter to The Honorable James F. Antonio
30-82 Oct 18 GOVERNOR.
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
MILITARY.
ADJUTANT GENERAL.
NATIONAL GUARD.
An executive order of the governor is required to direct the organization of the Missouri reserve military force.
31-82 Jan 14 AMBULANCE DISTRICTS.
ANNEXATION ELECTIONS.
ELECTION EXPENSE AND EXPENDITURES.
COUNTY COURT.
COUNTY ELECTIONS.
Sections 115.063, RSMo 1978, and 115.065, RSMo Supp. 1981, require that the costs of an election for annexation of land to an ambulance district be borne by the county court which submits the question to the voters pursuant to Section 190.070, RSMo 1978.
33-82 Feb 26 CART (COUNTY AID ROAD TRUST FUND).
SPECIAL ROAD DISTRICTS.
ROAD AND BRIDGES.
COUNTIES.
A county court, pursuant to a plan adopted in accordance with Section 231.441, RSMo, may require special road districts to provide matching funds in actual dollars or otherwise, in order to receive CART funds from the county in which the special road district is located.
34-82 Feb 18 Opinion letter to The Honorable Vernon E. Bruckerhoff
36-82 Jan 21 SOLID WASTE.
CITY-COUNTY AGREEMENTS.
CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES.
COUNTIES.
One or more cities and/or counties may enter into a contract for solid waste collection and for operation of a solid waste disposal facility. Cities and/or counties may not form a corporation to contract for and operate a solid waste disposal facility and may not jointly issue bonds to construct a solid waste processing facility.
38-82 Jan 14 PEACE OFFICERS.
POLICE TRAINING.
CRIMINAL COSTS.
CRIMINAL FEES.
COUNTY FUNDS.
County funds generated by the collection of fees for violations of the general criminal laws of the state, pursuant to Section 590.140.1, RSMo 1978, may not be used to train municipal police officers.
39-82 Jan 7 COUNTY CLERKS.
FOURTH CLASS CITIES.
ASSESSMENT BOOKS.
FEES.
The county clerk of a third class county must deliver to the mayor of any fourth class city within the county which does not elect an assessor a certified abstract from his assessment books of all property within the city subject to taxation by the state and the assessed value thereof and must perform this service without charge.
40-82 Apr 26 COUNTY SHELTERED WORKSHOPS.
COUNTY LAND.
INDEBTEDNESS.
The board of directors of a sheltered workshop or residence facility may hold title to property. Such a board does not have authority to borrow money to purchase property and construct facilities.
41-82 Jan 7 Opinion letter to The Honorable Travis Morrison
42-82 Jan 14 Opinion letter to Edward D. Daniel
43-82 May 13 Opinion letter to The Honorable Hardin Cox
44-82 May 24 DRUGS.
MEDICINE.
PRESCRIPTIONS.
PHARMACISTS.
PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS.
(1) A licensed pharmacist may permit an unlicensed person to perform all steps incident to compounding, dispensing, labeling, and selling prescription drugs at retail, provided that the unlicensed person acts at all times in the presence of the licensed pharmacist and under his direct supervision.

(2) A licensed pharmacist need not personally perform the selection from bulk inventory of the type, strength, and dosage of the drug prescribed, but must personally inspect and verify the accuracy and completeness of the label affixed to the prescription drug container and must verify the correctness of the contents of the drug container, before it is delivered or sold to the patient at retail.

(3) A physician may only allow an unlicensed person to prepare and affix, under his supervision, the label required by law to a medication he dispenses, and must personally perform all other aspects of the compounding and dispensing of his own prescription medications.

(4) The dispensing physician must personally perform the selection from inventory of the type, strength, and dosage of the drug he prescribed; he must personally verify the accuracy and completeness of the contents of the label affixed to the patient's prescription container; and he must personally verify that the drug in the prescription container is in fact the drug indicated upon the prescription label.
45-82 June 22 MISSOURI HOUSING DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION.
STATE AUDITOR.
COMMISSIONER OF ADMINISTRATION.
REORGANIZATION ACT.
STATE AGENCY.
MERIT SYSTEM.
STATE PURCHASES.
TRAVEL EXPENSE AND ALLOWANCES.
The Missouri Housing Development Commission may contract for independent auditing or accounting services without the approval of the state auditor; MHDC is not subject to the rules and regulations concerning travel and subsistence expenses promulgated by the Office of Administration pursuant to Section 33.090, RSMo 1978, MHDC is not subject to the state purchasing act, Chapter 34, RSMo 1978; MHDC may enter into contracts with independent accounting and auditing personnel and may pay its executive director a salary higher than that specified in the Department of Consumer Affairs, Regulation and Licensing departmental plan; MHDC employees must be appointed through the merit system in accordance with (and with the exceptions noted in) Section 6, Appendix B(1), RSMo 1978.
46-82 Dec 6 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW.
HANCOCK AMENDMENT.
PROPERTY TAX.
REASSESSMENT.
TAX LEVY.
TAXATION - TAX RATE.
Section 137.073, RSMo Supp. 1982 , does not violate the provisions of Article X, Section 22(a), Missouri Constitution, unless the operation of such statute is less restrictive than the operation of Article X, Section 22(a).
47-82 Mar 19 STATE CONTRACTS.
DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH.
The Department of Mental Health under Section 630.640, RSMo Supp. 1981, must require vendors receiving Department funds through contract to utilize Section 8 housing assistance payments (14 U.S.C. § 1437f) before using state funds. However, because county or St. Louis City funds derived through Section 205.968, RSMo 1978 et seq., and philanthropic funds such as those received from the United Way or other fund raising activities, are not “public assistance benefits” for purposes of Section 630.640, RSMo Supp. 1981, the Department of Mental Health may not require such vendors to utilize these moneys before charging the state for client services.
48-82 Apr 27 CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS.
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
CRIMINAL LAW.
INFORMATIONS.
INDICTMENTS.
ARRAIGNMENT.
The time limits prescribed in Section 545.780, RSMo 1978, (1) do not apply to felony cases pending in associate circuit court awaiting preliminary hearings, (2) do apply to misdemeanor cases pending in associate circuit court awaiting trial, and (3) do not apply to ordinance violations where convictions have been obtained in the city’s municipal court and thereafter appealed to associate circuit court.
51-82 Feb 25 Opinion letter to Dr. Arthur L. Mallory
53-82 Apr 5 Opinion letter to John A. Pelzer
56-82 Mar 16 SENATE.
FILING.
CANDIDATES.
REDISTRICTING.
REAPPORTIONMENT.
Where state senatorial districts have not been established by reapportionment for one year next before the general election, under Article III, Section 6, Missouri Constitution, a candidate for the office of state senator must have resided for one year next before the day of election in some portion of any former district or districts from which the new district shall have been taken.
58-82 Feb 25 Opinion letter to The Honorable James C. Kirkpatrick
59-82 Apr 15 Opinion letter to The Honorable William Steinmetz
61-82 Mar 25 Opinion letter to Dr. Arthur L. Mallory
62-82 Mar 22 SPECIAL BUSINESS DISTRICT.
CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES.
A petition by property owners to establish a special business district under Section 71.794, RSMo, cannot limit the authority of the district to levy taxes pursuant to Section 71.800, RSMo, although the district is not required to levy such taxes.
63-82 Mar 16   Opinion letter to Fred A. Lafser
63a-82 Oct 28 Addendum to Opinion letter to Fred A. Lafser
65-82 Apr 23 PROFESSIONAL CORPORATIONS.
CORPORATIONS.
Persons engaged in professions or occupations other than those delineated in Section 356.020(2) may not form professional corporations under Chapter 356.
67-82 Oct 28 SCHOOLS.
SCHOOL AID.
SCHOOL BOARDS.
SCHOOL DISTRICTS
A school district which provides only an elementary school program is not authorized to begin a ninth grade for its resident ninth grade students, and such district is not entitled to state aid under Section 163.031, RSMo 1978, for the ninth grade students attending such unauthorized ninth grade program.
70-82 June 7 Opinion letter to Dr. Arthur L. Mallory
72-82 Nov 18 CHILD LABOR.
LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.
The federal Fair Labor Standards Act pre-empts the Missouri Child Labor Law, Chapter 294, RSMo, to the extent, if any, that the Missouri Child Labor Law is in conflict with the intent and policy of the federal Act. However, the Fair Labor Standards Act was not intended by Congress to prohibit state regulation of child labor by occupying the whole field in this area, but instead leaves the states free to enact laws either more restrictive to employers or more favorable to employees. The state is also free to regulate in any manner it deems proper any areas exempted from the coverage of the Fair Labor Standards Act, or any subject areas not falling within the Act's definition of “commerce”.
73-82 Nov 18 STATE AUDITOR.
STATE COLLEGES.
RULES AND REGULATIONS.
AUDITING.
AUDITS.
Southwest Missouri State University is not required to obtain the approval of the State Auditor prior to entering into a contract for audit services with a private accounting or auditing firm.
74-82 June 21 INSURANCE.
HEALTH INSURANCE.
HEALTH BENEFITS.
DIVISION OF INSURANCE.
DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH.
HEALTH SERVICE CORPORATIONS.
Insurance companies and health services corporations issuing health insurance policies or contracts in this state are required to offer, as an optional coverage under such policies or contracts, benefits for residential and nonresidential treatment programs for alcoholism, chemical dependency and drug addiction.
77-82     Withdrawn
79-82 Aug 9 SCHOOLS.
SCHOOL FUNDS.
TEACHERS FUND.
SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
SCHOOL BOARDS.
Moneys received from the Fair Share Fund pursuant to Senate Committee Substitute for House Committee Substitute for House Bills Nos. 1548 and 1543 should be placed to the credit of the teacher's fund as provided in Section 165.011, RSMo 1978. There is no requirement that the money received from the Fair Share Fund be spent for teachers' salaries in the fiscal year in which it was appropriated.
80-82 July 30 APPORTIONMENT.
REAPPORTIONMENT.
SENATORIAL DISTRICTS.
SENATORIAL REDISTRICTING.
POLITICAL COMMITTEES.
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW.
The senatorial districts defined by the Judicial Commission Senate Plan, filed November 16, 1981, are to be used in determining senatorial district committees for the purpose of selecting party state committee members.
81-82 Aug 12 REDISTRICTING.
WARDS-WARD LINES.
COUNTY COMMITTEE.
POLITICAL COMMITTEES.
The terms of office of incumbent members of the political party committees in the City of St. Louis are not affected by subsequent changes in ward boundary lines, and such persons continue to represent their wards as constituted at the time of their election.
82-82 Dec 30 PUBLIC SCHOOL RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SICK LEAVE PAYMENTS AND SICK LEAVE.
RETIRED STATE EMPLOYEES.
The Public School Retirement System of Missouri is required under Section 104.601, RSMo Supp. 1902, to allow creditable service for unused sick leave in calculating retirement benefits for those members employed by agencies of the State of Missouri other than institutions of higher learning, but the provisions of that section do not apply to those members who are not employed by a state agency. In calculating the retirement benefits for such members, The Public School Retirement System of Missouri is required under Section 104.601 to include any creditable service for unused accumulated sick leave in addition to the creditable service for actual services, and the allowance of such unused sick leave credit may not be deferred to the period following the date of last services.
84-82 Dec 21 STATE AUDITOR.
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE.
CONFIDENTIAL RECORDS.
CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION.
The State Auditor does not have the right to inspect individual income, corporate income, and withholding tax returns, and other documents and information described in Section 32.057, filed with the Department of Revenue, unless the inspection of such documents is necessary to the proper performance of his constitutional duty to postaudit the accounts of the Department of Revenue or to the proper performance of his constitutional duty to establish appropriate accounting systems for the Department of Revenue.
85-82 Nov 15 STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
LEGISLATORS.
A member of the General Assembly is a member of the Missouri State Employees' Retirement System pursuant to the provisions of Sections 104.310(25) and 104.330.1, RSMo Supp. 1982. As such, a member of the General Assembly may serve as an elected member of the board of trustees of the Missouri State Employees' Retirement System pursuant to Section 104.450, RSMo 1978.
87-82 Oct 18 LICENSES.
PRIVATE WATCHMEN.
PRIVATE POLICE.
BOARD OF POLICE COMMISSIONERS.
ST. LOUIS BOARD OF POLICE COMMISSIONERS.
The provisions of Sections 57.117 and 85.005 do not require that a person licensed as a watchman pursuant to Section 84.340 be a resident of the State of Missouri in order to qualify as a licensee.
88-82 Aug 5 Opinion letter to The Honorable James C. Kirkpatrick
90-82 Aug 17 COUNTY HOSPITALS.
COUNTY COURT.
GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS.
REVENUE BONDS.
BONDS.
The amendment of Section 205.190, RSMo Supp. 1981, by House Bill 1069, Second Regular Session, 81st General Assembly, which provides for the office of treasurer of the county hospital board of trustees, does not affect the duty of the county treasurer with respect to general obligation bonds issued under Section 205.160, RSMo, but does place the responsibility for funds received from the issuance of revenue bonds and for revenue collected for payment of principal and interest, under Section 205.161, RSMo Supp. 1981, in the treasurer of the county hospital board of trustees.
91-82 Dec 2 STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
RETIRED STATE EMPLOYEES.
MEDICAL CARE PLAN.
Section 104.515.12, RSMo Supp. 1982 , provides that the state shall contribute $1.50 per month to the Missouri State Medical Care Plan for each individual employed as a special consultant by the Board of Trustees of the Missouri State Employees' Retirement System.
92-82 Aug 25 Opinion letter to The Honorable Leary G. Skinner
93-82 Aug 25 CLAY COUNTY.
COUNTY COMMITTEE.
POLITICAL COMMITTEES.
SENATORIAL DISTRICTS.
Representation of Clay County on the senatorial district committees for districts 12 and 17 is governed by Section 115.619.4, and the phrase “ward or township” as used in that section includes a “committee district” established in Clay County pursuant to Section 115.607.4.
95-82 Sept 10 Opinion letter to Honorable James C. Kirkpatrick
96-82 Nov 8 ARRESTS.
CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES.
POLICE.
POLICE RECORDS.
SUNSHINE LAW.
RECORDS
A municipality in a first class county having a charter form of government may transmit arrest records to the county law enforcement agency pursuant to Section 66.200, RSMo 1978, prior to the closing of such arrest records pursuant to the requirements of Sections 610.100 and 610.105, RSMo Supp. 1982 . A municipality in a first class county having a charter form of government may not transmit arrest records to the county law enforcement agency, if prior to the transmittal, the arrest record is closed as required by Sections 610.100 and 610.105, RSMo Supp. 1982.
97-82 Dec 10 ELECTION EXPENSE.
ELECTIONS.
SECRETARY OF STATE.
OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION.
COSTS OF ELECTIONS.
COMMISSIONER OF ADMINISTRATION.
The Commissioner of Administration is responsible for the administration of the State Election Subsidy Fund, established pursuant to Section 115.077.5, RSMo Supp. 1982.
99-82 Dec 20 COMMISSIONER OF ADMINISTRATION.
OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION.
STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
State Travel Regulations, 1 CSR 10-11.010, do not apply to the employees of the Missouri State Employees' Retirement System.
102-82 Dec 20 FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS.
HANCOCK AMENDMENT.
TAXATION.
Upon consolidation of two existing fire protection districts pursuant to Section 321.460, RSMo 1978, the consolidated district may levy as a matter of right only those taxes which had been previously approved by the voters of both of the former fire protection districts prior to consolidation.
118-82 Dec 20 CHIROPODIST.
PODIATRIST.
PHYSICIAN OF THE FOOT.
A chiropodist, podiatrist or physician of the foot, under Section 330.010.2, RSMo 1978, may perform surgical treatment of the ailments of the human foot when a general anesthetic has been administered by a person licensed to administer anesthetics.
122-82 Dec 14 HANCOCK AMENDMENT.
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW.
COUNTIES.
County hospital charges may be increased without voter approval. Such charges do not constitute taxes, licenses or fees within the meaning of Article X, Section 22 (a) of the Missouri Constitution.
132-82 Dec 21 Opinion letter to John A. Pelzer