210.580 When the Compact is binding

Compact binding, when. — The compact shall become binding upon the state of Missouri upon legislative enactment of the compact into law by no less than thirty-five of the states.  The initial effective date shall be the later of August 28, 2007, or upon enactment into law by the thirty-fifth jurisdiction*.  Thereafter it shall become effective and binding as to any other compacting state upon enactment of the compact into law by that state.

(L. 1955 p. 675 § 2, A.L. 2007 S.B. 84)

*Revisor’s Note:  On August 26, 2008, Illinois became the thirty-fifth jurisdiction to enact this Compact into law.