Truly Agreed to and Finally Passed Bills
HB 850 – Changes the law regarding military complaints against a commanding officer in the National Guard
Currently, a member of the National Guard may file a complaint against his or her commanding officer with the Governor or the Adjutant General. This bill limits the filing of a complaint to the Adjutant General.
HB 1194 – Prohibits political subdivisions from requiring a minimum wage that exceeds the requirements of state law
This bill provides that no political subdivision shall require an employer to provide an employee a minimum or living wage, or employment benefits that exceed state law, rules, or regulations. Sections 290.500 to 290.530, RSMo, preempt and nullify all political subdivision ordinances in effect or later enacted relating to these provisions.
HCB 3 – Modifies provisions relating to funds for vulnerable senior citizens
This bill requires the State Treasurer to deposit $35.4 million into the Senior Services Protection Fund on or before September 1, 2017. This bill authorizes, by June 30, 2018, the Commissioner of Administration to make a one-time fund sweep of all unexpended balances from all fees, funds and moneys from whatsoever source received by any department, board, bureau, commission, institution, official or agency of the state government by virtue of any law or rule or regulation made in accordance with any law, excluding the Senior Services Protection Fund; all funds received and disbursed by the state on behalf of counties, cities, towns, and villages; any unexpended balance as may remain in any fund authorized, collected and expended by virtue of the provisions of the constitution of this state; all funds for the payment of interest and principal for any bonded indebtedness; funds created in order to receive and disburse federal funds; all funds used to fund elementary and secondary education under the foundation formula; any fund for which at least 70% of moneys is derived from an appropriation of general revenue; any professional or occupational fund created under Chapters 324 to 346; and all hospital, nursing home, pharmacy, and ambulance Federal Reimbursement Allowance (FRA) funds. The provisions of this bill expire on July 1, 2018.