2019 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXXV - Civil Procedure and Limitations
Chapter 514 - Costs (Civil Cases)
Section 514.190 Suits by state, adjudication of costs.
Effective 28 Aug 1949
514.190. Suits by state, adjudication of costs. — In suits upon obligations, bonds, or other specialties, or on contracts, express or implied, made to or with the state, or the governor thereof, or any other person, to the use of the state, or to a county, or the use of a county, and not brought on the relation or in behalf or for the use of any private person, if the plaintiff shall recover any debt or damages, costs shall also be recovered as in other cases; but if such plaintiff suffer a discontinuance, or suit be dismissed, or non prossed, or if a verdict shall be found in favor of the defendant, he shall recover his costs.
(RSMo 1939 § 1419, A. 1949 H.B. 2122)
Prior revisions: 1929 § 1255; 1919 § 1707; 1909 § 2276