351.02 Creating convention facilities authority.

A county may create a convention facilities authority by resolution of the county commissioners, provided that in no case shall the same county create more than one convention facilities authority. A convention facilities authority created pursuant to this section is a body corporate and politic which may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, and has the powers and jurisdiction enumerated in this chapter. The exercise by an authority of the powers conferred upon it shall be deemed to be essential governmental functions of this state but no authority is immune from liability by reason thereof.

Effective Date: 02-20-1986.

Related Legislative Provision: See 133rd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 166, §757.311.