SB 638 Changes the amount of time for which the board of aldermen of a fourth-class city can lengthen the term of the mayor by ordinance
Sponsor: Bray
LR Number: 2525S.02P Fiscal Note: 2525-02
Committee: Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government
Last Action: 4/12/2007 - Referred H Local Government Committee Journal Page: H1085
Title: SCS SB 638 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2007

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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 638 - Currently, the term of office for a mayor of a fourth-class city is two years, unless the board of aldermen pass an ordinance to lengthen the term to four years. This allows the board of aldermen to lengthen the term to three or four years. However, in any city with not less than 20,000 inhabitants in St. Louis County the term of mayor shall be four years.

This act is similar to a provision of CCS/HCS/SS/SCS/SB 22 (2007) & SS/SCS/HB 69 (2007).