SB 0469 Changes operational control of the St. Louis International Airport
LR Number:0334S.02I Fiscal Note:0334-02
Committee:Pensions and General Laws
Last Action:05/18/01 - S Inf Calendar S Bills for Perfection Journal page:
Effective Date:Varies
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Current Bill Summary

SB 469 - Under this act, The Missouri-St. Louis Metropolitan Airport Authority is given the responsibility for operation of the Lambert-St.Louis International Airport as of January 1, 2004. The existing Airport Authority members' terms will have expired by the time the authority assumes responsibility for operation of the airport in 2004. The City of St. Louis shall continue to own the airport. The members of the Authority shall represent St. Louis City and St. Louis, Jefferson, Franklin and St. Charles Counties on the basis of population, one member for each 130,000 residents. The authority shall honor all bonds, debts and employee pension plans of the former airport authority. This act also states that the City of St. Louis may continue taxing businesses conducting activities within its airport.

This act is similar to SB 624 (2000).