SCS/SB 275 - This act modifies the provisions relating to the Missouri Women's Council. New missions for the council are added to initiate programs to assist and support women in all business enterprises, including operating a home-based business and working part-time from home. The council shall also provide information for women to access traditional as well as nontraditional skilled trades. In addition, the council shall add to the list of areas covered in programs, studies, seminars and conferences conducted by the council to include occupational and economic needs, balancing work and family, financial planning, and federal and state procurement opportunities for women.
This act also repeals sections relating to the council preparing a state plan and report to identify and prioritize targeted populations in terms of employment accessibility and geographic regions.
This act is similar to SB 808 (2006).