Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 171
School Operations
Section 171.181

August 28, 2013


Preference given Missouri products in making purchase--certain seven-director school districts, board member selling to district prohibited, exceptions, penalty.

171.181. In making purchases, the school board, officer, or employee of any school district shall give preference to all commodities, manufactured, mined, produced or grown within the state and to all firms, corporations or individuals doing business as Missouri firms, corporations, or individuals, when quality and price are approximately the same; provided, however, that any board member, officer or employee of a seven-director school district, any portion of which is located in a first class county, selling or providing such commodities to the school district shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor and shall forfeit his position with the school district and provided further that any board member, officer or employee of a seven-director school district, any portion of which is located in a county of the second, third or fourth class, selling or providing such commodities to the school district except as provided in sections 105.450 to 105.458 shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor and shall forfeit his position with the school district.

(L. 1963 p. 200 11-18 and p. 340 165.157, A.L. 1989 H.B. 493)

(Source: RSMo 1959 165.157)


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