SB 1271 Modifies provisions relating to the public administrator of St. Louis City
Sponsor: Kennedy Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 5311S.01I Fiscal Note: 5311-01
Committee: Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government
Last Action: 4/2/2008 - Voted Do Pass S Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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Current Bill Summary

SB 1271 - This act requires the City of St. Louis to provide suitable furnishings for the public administrator and the city supply commission shall purchase necessary supplies for the public administrator. Such supplies shall be approved by the comptroller. All necessary expenses incurred by the public administrator of St. Louis City shall, upon his or her requisition, be approved by the comptroller and paid out of the city treasury.

The public administrator of St. Louis City, with the approval of the majority of the circuit judges of the circuit court in St. Louis City, shall employ necessary deputies and fix their salaries. Such compensation cannot exceed the annual rate of compensation fixed by the board of aldermen. For additional duties imposed by this act, the public administrator shall act as trustee or successor trustee when so appointed by the circuit court or the probation division of the circuit court.

This act is similar to a provision of SS/SCS/HB 1711 (2008) & HB 2367 (2008).