27.010 - Attorney general, election, term of office, begins when — compensation.

Steven Groce, Attorney Advertisement

The attorney general for the state of Missouri shall be elected at each general election at which a governor and other state officers are elected, and his term shall begin at 12:00 noon on the second Monday in January next succeeding his election, and shall continue for four years, or until his successor is elected and qualified.The attorney general shall reside at the seat of government and keep his office in the supreme court building, and receive an annual salary of sixty-five thousand dollars plus any salary adjustment provided pursuant to section 105.005, payable out of the state treasury.The salary shall constitute the total compensation for all duties to be performed by him and there shall be no further payments made to or accepted by him for the performance of any duty now required of him under any existing law.The attorney general shall devote his full time to his office, and, except in the performance of his official duties, shall not engage in the practice of law.

(RSMo 1939 § 12897, A.L. 1943 p. 869 § 1, A. 1949 S.B. 1010, A.L. 1955 p. 573, A.L. 1967 p. 97, A.L. 1977 H.B. 520, A.L. 1980 H.B. 1266, A.L. 1984 S.B. 528, A.L. 1987 H.B. 456)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11272; 1919 § 692; 1909 § 966

Revisor's note:Salary adjustment index is printed, as required by § 105.005, in Appendix E.