SB 780
Allows constitutional charter cities that have 100,000 or more inhabitants to enact certain types of ordinances
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Last Action:
2/19/2014 - Second Read and Referred S Jobs, Economic Development and Local Government Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2014

Current Bill Summary

SB 780 - Under current law, Kansas City may enact ordinances for various specified purposes that carry penalties of up to $1,000 fines and imprisonment for up to a year. Kansas City may also enact an ordinance requiring industrial users of publicly owned treatment works to comply with pretreatment standards that carries a fine of $1,000 to $5,000.

This act provides the same authority to enact ordinances to all cities with a population of 100,000 or more, which includes the cities of Columbia, Springfield, Independence, and St. Louis.

This provision was in the truly agreed to and finally passed CCS/SCS/HB 1553 (2014).