43.390. 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection 1 of section 43.025, there is hereby created within the Missouri state highway patrol a "Division of Water Patrol".
2. The superintendent of the Missouri state highway patrol shall appoint a director of the division of water patrol who shall be responsible for the operation of the division.
3. The superintendent of the Missouri state highway patrol may assign highway patrol members under the superintendent's command to serve in the division of water patrol on a permanent or temporary basis.
4. All officers assigned to the division of water patrol shall be vested with the powers prescribed in sections 306.165, 306.167, and 306.168.
5. All salaries, expenses, and other costs relating to the assignment of Missouri state highway patrol members to the division of water patrol shall be paid within the limits of appropriations from general revenue, the Missouri state water patrol* fund established in section 306.185, or from such other funding as may be authorized by the general assembly.
(L. 2010 H.B. 1868)
*"Missouri state water patrol" changed to "water patrol division" by 306.010, 2010.
Missouri General Assembly