Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 701
State Standards
Section 701.033

August 28, 2014

Department of health and senior services--powers and duties--rules, procedure.

701.033. 1. The department shall have the power and duty to:

(1) Promulgate such rules and regulations as are necessary to carry out the provisions of sections 701.025 to 701.059;

(2) Cause investigations to be made when a violation of any provision of sections 701.025 to 701.059 or the on-site sewage disposal rules promulgated under sections 701.025 to 701.059 is reported to the department;

(3) Enter at reasonable times and determining probable cause that a violation exists, upon private or public property for the purpose of inspecting and investigating conditions relating to the administration and enforcement of sections 701.025 to 701.059 and the on-site sewage disposal rules promulgated under sections 701.025 to 701.059;

(4) Authorize the trial or experimental use of innovative systems for on-site sewage disposal, after consultation with the staff of the Missouri clean water commission, upon such conditions as the department may set;

(5) Provide technical assistance and guidance to any other administrative authority in the state on the regulation and enforcement of standards for individual on-site sewage disposal systems, at the request of such other administrative authority, or when the department determines that such assistance or guidance is necessary to prevent a violation of sections 701.025 to 701.059.

2. No rule or portion of a rule promulgated under the authority of sections 701.025 to 701.059 shall become effective unless it has been promulgated pursuant to the provisions of section 536.024.

(L. 1986 H.B. 1101 ยง 5, A.L. 1993 S.B. 52, A.L. 1994 S.B. 446, A.L. 1995 S.B. 3, A.L. 2004 H.B. 1433, A.L. 2011 H.B. 89)

Effective 7-11-11


Nonseverability clause, 640.099

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