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BULLET St. Louis City Ordinance 69489

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BOARD BILL NO. [13] 08

INTRODUCED BY ALDERMAN PHYLLIS YOUNG, CRAIG N. SCHMID, TAMMIKA HUBBARD, CHRISTINE INGRASSIA, KENNETH ORTMANN, THOMAS A. VILLA, ALFRED WESSELS, JR., CAROL HOWARD, JENNIFER FLORIDA, MARLENE DAVIS, JOE VACCARO, SCOTT OGILVIE, SHANE COHN, FRANK WILLIAMSON, CHRIS CARTERLYDA KREWSON, LEWIS REED, ANTONIO D. FRENCH JEFFREY BOYD

An Ordinance adopted pursuant to the terms and conditions of the recently approved Proposition A voter initiative, accepting local control and responsibility for the City's police department.

WHEREAS, on November 6, 2012, a majority of the voters of the State of Missouri approved Proposition A, which enables the City of St. Louis to establish a locally controlled, municipal police department in place of the existing, state-controlled St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department ("Police Department"); and

WHEREAS, Section 84.344.4 of the Revised Missouri Statutes provides that the City must, before establishing a municipal police department, adopt an ordinance accepting responsibility, ownership, and liability as successor-in-interest for contractual obligations, indebtedness, and other lawful obligations of the board of police commissioners of the Police Department; and

WHEREAS, the City has determined that it would be in the best interest of the City to create a municipal police force pursuant to the terms and provisions Proposition A.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF ST. LOUIS AS FOLLOWS:
Pursuant to the terms and provisions of Section 84.344.4 of the Revised Missouri Statutes, the City hereby accepts responsibility, ownership, and liability as successor-in-interest for contractual obligations, indebtedness, and other lawful obligations of the board of police commissioners of the Police Department, effective September 1, 2013 or on such later date as may be established in subsequent City legislation.

Legislative History
1ST READING REF TO COMM COMMITTEE COMM SUB COMM AMEND
04/26/2013
2ND READING FLOOR AMEND FLOOR SUB PERFECTN PASSAGE
ORDINANCE VETOED VETO OVR SIGNED BY MAYOR
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