Missouri Constitution Section

Article VI
Section 26a
November 14, 2016

Limitation on indebtedness of local governments without popular vote.

Section 26(a). No county, city, incorporated town or village, school district or other political corporation or subdivision of the state shall become indebted in an amount exceeding in any year the income and revenue provided for such year plus any unencumbered balances from previous years, except as otherwise provided in this constitution.

Source: Const. of 1875, Art. X, § 12 (Adopted November 2, 1920).


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