HCS HB 28 – Local ordinances due to disaster. Authorizes any county commission, municipality, or fire
protection district to adopt an order or ordinance, including a burn ban order,
regarding its emergency management functions as they relate to a natural or
HB 49 – County budgets. Authorizes
a county to amend its budget to reflect any increases or decreases in revenues
that could not have been estimated or anticipated when the budget was adopted.
HB 57 – Unlawful detention of citizens. Prohibits a state agency or political subdivision or a
member of the Missouri National Guard from knowingly aiding an agency of the
United States armed forces in specified unlawful detention of a citizen.
HB 67 – Local law enforcement jurisdiction. Allows a local law enforcement officer to provide
assistance outside his or her jurisdiction upon the request of or permission
granted by specified law enforcement agencies.
HB 84 – Traffic violation revenue. Changes the laws regarding the requirements of the
governing body of a city, town, or village when its annual revenue from fines
and court costs for traffic violations exceed 35% of its total annual revenue.
HCS HB 128 – Property tax bills. Requires collectors in all counties, except for counties
under township organization, to mail or electronically send property tax bills
30 days before the taxes are delinquent.
HB 138 / SB 137 – Local government budget amendments. Authorizes a
county to amend its budget twice during a fiscal year when there are certain
HCS#2 HB 178 – Local ballot
proposals. Changes the laws regarding a local ballot proposal by a
political subdivision to enact a tax.
HB 189 – Procedure for primary
election ties. Establishes procedures for general elections
following primary elections that have resulted in a tie vote between
candidates for a county office.
HCS HB 235 –County treasurers. Changes
the laws regarding the qualifications for a candidate for county treasurer or
HB 363 – Appointment of acting
county municipal judge. Allows for the appointment of an acting
county municipal court judge on a temporary basis if any judge of a county
municipal court becomes ill or is otherwise unavailable.
HB 370 – Surcharge in municipal
traffic cases. Allows municipalities to assess an additional
surcharge of up to $7 per municipal traffic violation case unless the case has
been dismissed by the court or the court finds the defendant unable to pay the
SB 99 – St. Louis City Public
Administrator. This act will make the St. Louis City public
administrator an appointed position. of any records regarding internal
investigations by law enforcement agencies into the fitness and conduct of a
law enforcement officer or any record regarding a law enforcement officer’s
employment status; allows the closing of any record regarding a police shooting
if it contains the name of the officer who did the shooting, unless the officer
has been charged with a crime as a result of a shooting; prohibits any law enforcement
agency from disclosing the name of any officer who was the shooter or one of
the shooters involved in a police shooting unless the officer has been charged
with a crime as a result of the shooting.
HB 600 / SB 122 / SB 139 / SB 170
– Sunshine Law. Extends the expiration date for the closure of
certain records, meetings and votes relating to operational guidelines and
security systems to December 31, 2017. Among other provisions, requires a
public governmental body to have received evidence that a lawsuit has been
filed or have correspondence from a party stating that litigation will be filed
under certain circumstances before it closes meetings, records and votes due
to “a cause of action”; requires that only members of a public governmental body,
their attorney and staff assistants, and any other person necessary to provide
information needed by or requested by the public governmental body with regard
to the matter being discussed is permitted in a closed meeting.