Rule 62. Stay of Proceedings to Enforce a Judgment

Rule 62.06. Stay in Favor of the State or Agency Thereof

When an appeal is taken by the state, a county, a municipal corporation, or an officer or agency thereof acting in its behalf, the judgment may be stayed in the court’s discretion. If the court grants a stay, no stay or cost bond or other security shall be required from the appellant. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the bond or other security for a government officer shall not be waived pursuant to this subsection except to the extent the governmental entity is financially responsible if the appeal is unsuccessful. [As amended July 1, 1979, and by order entered January 23, 1986, effective August 1, 1986.]

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