Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 577
Public Safety Offenses
Section 577.160

August 28, 2013


Swimming pools, use of life jackets, definitions.

577.160. 1. As used in sections 577.160 and 577.161, the following words mean:

(1) "Swimming pool", any artificial basin of water which is modified, improved, constructed or installed for the purpose of public swimming, and includes: pools for community use, pools at apartments, condominiums, and other groups of associations having five or more living units, clubs, churches, camps, schools, institutions, Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A. parks, recreational areas, motels, hotels and other commercial establishments. It does not include pools at private residences intended only for the use of the owner or guests;

(2) "Person", any individual, group of individuals, association, trust, partnership, corporation, person doing business under an assumed name, county, municipality, the state of Missouri, or any political subdivision or department thereof, or any other entity;

(3) "Life jacket", a life jacket, life vest or any other flotation device designed to be worn about the body to assist in maintaining buoyancy in water.

(L. 1987 S.B. 100 1)


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