Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 59
County Recorders of Deeds

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August 28, 2013

59.003. Requests for records dated after December 31, 1969 to be made at
original recorder's office.
59.005. Definitions.
59.010. Office created.
59.020. Election--term of office (first, second and third class counties).
59.021. Qualifications when offices of clerk of the court and recorder of
deeds are separate.
59.022. Vacancy when offices of clerk of the court and recorder of deeds are
separate, how filled.
59.040. (Repealed L. 2001 S.B. 288 A)
59.041. Separation of offices of circuit clerk and recorder of deeds (certain
second class counties)--office to be placed on ballot, when.
59.042. Vote required to separate offices of circuit court clerk and recorder
of deeds, when.
59.043. Circuit court clerk elected, when.
59.044. Certain recorders to be paid statutory compensation.
59.050. (Repealed L. 2001 S.B. 288 A)
59.080. Failure to give bond--penalty.
59.090. Circuit clerk to be ex officio recorder, exceptions (fourth class
59.100. Bond.
59.110. Bond of clerk--deposited, recorded (fourth class counties).
59.120. Place of office--record books.
59.130. Seal.
59.140. Seal used by ex officio recorder.
59.150. Administration of oaths.
59.160. Office hours, cities of 300,000 or more population.
59.163. Instruments where recorded or filed in counties of first class
having two recording offices.
59.167. Abstract of instruments in branch offices not required to be kept
(first class counties).
59.170. Branch of Jackson County recorder's office in Kansas City--recording
of documents at county seat of Jackson County permitted.
59.180. County commission to provide office and supplies.
59.200. Recorder or deputy prohibited from making abstracts of title--penalty.
59.210. Accounts audited and settled by county commission.
59.220. Compensation of recorder of deeds (St. Louis City).
59.227. Fees, record of and disposition of (certain first class counties).
59.230. Fees received--reports--deposited where (second class counties).
59.240. Fees to be collected--affidavit required--report, contents of
(second class and certain first class counties).
59.245. Record of conveyances to county assessor (second class and
certain first class counties).
59.250. Accounting of fees collected--annual report--moneys collected
property of county.
59.255. Marginal release of deeds of trust book kept, certain counties.
59.257. Deputy recorders--appointment--qualifications--certain counties.
59.260. Circuit clerk to collect and report fees as recorder, when.
59.270. Deputies--compensation (certain first class counties).
59.290. Deputies--appointment--qualifications--compensation (second class
59.300. Deputies, counties wherein clerk is ex officio
59.310. Documents for recording--page, defined--size of type or
print--signature requirements--recorder's fee.
59.313. Recorder's fees (St. Louis City)--page, defined--size of type
or print--signature requirements.
59.318. Donation for homeless, recording of certain instruments (Jackson
59.319. User fee and an additional fee required to record--collection,
deposit, distribution, use of--state treasurer, commissioner of
administration, secretary of state, duties.
59.320. Fee to be paid before record made, exceptions.
59.321. One dollar filing fee required, used for county employees'
retirement system or general revenue account.
59.330. What shall be recorded--legal description required, when--validity.
59.331. Certain personal identifying information not to be included in certain
documents for recording, exceptions.
59.332. Redaction or removal of sensitive personal identifying information
permitted, when, procedure (Jackson County)
59.335. Bankruptcy, certified copies of papers to be recorded--fees.
59.340. Records to be recorded in separate books by classes.
59.350. Conveyances of personal property recorded, how.
59.380. Land patents recorded.
59.390. Copies of land patents received in evidence.
59.400. Manner of recording.
59.410. Photographic copies deemed recording--to be bound.
59.420. Manner of recording (first class counties and certain cities).
59.430. Certificate on instrument recorded.
59.440. Abstract and index of deeds.
59.450. Index to marriage contracts and certificates.
59.460. Index to officers' commissions and bonds.
59.470. Index to instruments on file.
59.480. Recording of discharges from Armed Forces--definitions--duties of
recorders--certain discharge records open records--disclosure of
records, when.
59.490. (Repealed L. 2003 S.B. 325 A)
59.510. Certified copy of deeds for land in different counties to be
recorded, when.
59.520. Certified copy of record notice to purchasers.
59.530. Force and effect of certified copy.
59.540. United States land patents.
59.550. United States land patents--duties of recorders.
59.560. New abstract and index of deeds, when made--fee.
59.563. Electronic format for documents may be established.
59.565. Electronically transmitted signature valid, when.
59.567. Fees, collection procedure.
59.570. Records rebound, when.
59.580. Records transcribed, when.
59.590. New record books--designation--certification--validity.
59.605. Recorder to furnish assessor with list of mortgages and deeds of
trust (second and certain third class counties).
59.610. Rerecording of conveyances--when--by whom.
59.620. Rerecording--free of charge, when.
59.630. Compensation for rerecording copyist.
59.640. Rerecorded conveyances admissible in evidence.
59.650. Neglect of duty--liability.
59.660. Neglect of duty--penalty.
59.700. Waiver of state's rights of reverter in certain property (Scott
59.800. Additional five dollar fee imposed, when, distribution--fund

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