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Previously: Election Results: 117th Legislative District (November 5, 2014)

A bill, pre-filed today by Representative Linda Black (r):

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 367 [pdf]

98TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE BLACK.

1002H.01I D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk

AN ACT

To amend chapter 701, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to on-site sewage disposal system requirements.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:

Section A. Chapter 701, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 701.200, to read as follows:

701.200. 1. For purposes of this section, the following terms shall mean:

(1) “On-site sewage disposal system”, the same meaning as defined in section 701.025;

(2) “Religious organization”, a church, synagogue, mosque, or other entity that has or would qualify for federal tax-exempt status as a nonprofit religious organization under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code.

2. Any on-site sewage disposal system of a building or facility owned by a religious organization and used for a religious purpose that does not serve a school or day-care facility shall be exempt from all rules relating to on-site sewage disposal systems unless such system is determined to present a threat to groundwater or public health.

3. Notwithstanding this section or any provision of law to the contrary, no religious organization shall be required to replace, change, upgrade, or otherwise be compelled to alter an existing on-site sewage disposal system installed prior to August 28, 2015, unless such system is determined to present a threat to groundwater or public health.

[emphasis in original]

Maybe it doesn’t flow down hill.