SB 0158 Creates the State Board of Public Records
LR Number:0192S.01I Fiscal Note:0192-01
Committee:Financial and Governmental Organization, Veterans' Affairs & Elections
Last Action:03/17/03 - Hearing Scheduled, Not Heard S Financial & Govt. Journal page:
Organ., Veterans' Affairs & Elections Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 2003
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SB 158 - This act creates the "State Board of Public Records" (Board). The Board is located in the Office of Administration and develops recommendations to monitor compliance of Missouri's Sunshine Law (Chapter 610, RSMo). The Board has subpoena power to view all records. The Board will also determine if a central office dealing with citizen's complaints is necessary.

The Board is comprised of seven members to be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. No more than four members may be of the same political party. Board members will not receive compensation, but will be reimbursed for necessary and actual expenses.