SCS/SBs 991 & SB 645 - This act eliminates, combines, and revises certain state boards, commissions, committees, and councils.
GOVERNOR'S COUNCIL ON DISABILITY
(Section 8.650, 37.735, 37.740, 37.745, 162.1000, 286.001, 286.005, 286.200, 286.205, 286.210)
The Governor's Council on Disability is moved from the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to the Office of Administration.
WORKERS MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
This act eliminates the Workers Memorial Committee, which was to organize a design competition for a memorial on the grounds of the capitol.
JOINT COMMITTEE ON WETLANDS
This act eliminates the Joint Committee on Wetlands.
JOINT COMMITTEE ON COUNTY SALARIES
This act eliminates the Joint Committee on County Salaries, which is required to review county salaries every ten years.
MISSOURI COMMUNITY SERVICE COMMISSION
(Sections 26.600, 26.603, 26.605, 26.607, 26.609, 26.611, 26.614, 207.023, 620.580, 620.582, 620.584, 620.586, 620.588, 620.590, 620.592)
This act codifies the assignment of the Missouri Community Service Commission to the Department of Economic Development. Also, currently, the Missouri Community Service Commission is required to have at least fifteen, but no more than twenty-five voting members. This act reduces the total possible number of voting members to fourteen.
MULTISTATE TAX COMPACT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
(Sections 32.250, 32.260)
This act eliminates the Multistate Tax Compact Advisory Committee.
MISSOURI HEAD INJURY ADVISORY COUNCIL
(Sections 162.1000, 190.176, 192.735, 192.737, 192.739, 192.742, 192.745, 199.001, 199.003, 199.007, 199.009, 199.010, 199.029, 199.031, 199.037, 199.039, 199.041, 199.043, 199.051, 304.028)
This act changes the name of the Missouri Head Injury Advisory Council to the Missouri Brain Injury Advisory Council and codifies the transfer of the Missouri Brain Injury Advisory Council to the Department of Health and Senior Services. The act provides for the decrease of members of the council from twenty-five to fifteen and eliminates the legislative members of the council. Meetings of the full council shall be held four times a year or at the call of the council chairperson.
This act prescribes some additional duties for the department, including promulgating rules to prescribe policies or standards which affect charging and funding of adult brain injury rehabilitation services and reasonable rules relative to the implementation of participant rights for those using rehabilitation services. The department shall also promulgate rules to create a reasonable standard means test to be applied to all programs and services funded by the department. The administration of the renamed Brain Injury Fund is also transferred to the department. This act also provides that services provided by the department shall be directed toward preparation for education or vocational achievement, independent living, and community participation.
These sections are similar to SB 908 (2010).
JOINT COMMITTEE ON URBAN VOLUNTARY SCHOOL TRANSFER PROGRAMS
This act eliminates the Joint Committee on Urban Voluntary School Transfer Programs.
MISSOURI ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION TRUST BOARD
This act reduces the number of members of the board of the Missouri Access to Higher Education Trust by eliminating the two members nominated by the president pro tempore of the Senate and the speaker of the House of Representatives.
VIDEO INSTRUCTIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
This act reduces the number of members of the Video Instructional Development and Educational Opportunity Advisory Committee by eliminating the four legislative members of the committee. The advisory committee shall expire on December 31, 2013.
MISSOURI STATE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT
(Sections 192.350, 192.352, 192.355)
This act eliminates the Missouri State Advisory Council on Pain and Symptom Management within the Department of Health and Senior Services.
MO RX PLAN ADVISORY COMMISSION
(Sections 208.175, 208.792)
This act eliminates the MO Rx Plan Advisory Commission, which provided advice on the benefit design and operational policy of the Missouri Rx plan. The Drug Utilization Review Board is given the power to provide advice on guidelines, policies, and procedures of the Missouri Rx plan.
MO HEALTHNET OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
(Sections 208.195, 208.955)
This act eliminates the advisory committee appointed by the director of the Division of Family Services to provide technical advice regarding medical care for public assistance recipients and makes the MO Healthnet Oversight Committee serve as the medical care advisory committee to the Medicaid director. This act also eliminates the Comprehensive Entry Point System for Long-term Care Subcommittee of the MO Healthnet Oversight Committee.
COORDINATING COUNCIL ON SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION
This act reduces the number of members of the Coordinating Council on Special Transportation within the Department of Transportation by eliminating the four legislative members of the council. The council shall expire on December 31, 2013.
COMMISSION ON THE SPECIAL HEALTH PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL NEEDS OF MINORITY OLDER INDIVIDUALS
(Sections 208.530, 208.533, 208.535, 210.496)
This act eliminates the Commission on the Special Health, Psychological, and Social Needs of Minority Older Individuals.
THOMAS HART BENTON HOMESTEAD MEMORIAL COMMISSION
This act eliminates the Thomas Hart Benton Memorial Commission, which was required to advise the Division of State Parks on the operation of the Thomas Hart Benton Memorial.
This section is similar to SB 645 (2010).
JOINT COMMITTEE TO STUDY FEE RESTRUCTURING FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE GENERATORS
This act eliminates the joint committee required to study fee restructuring for hazardous waste generators and submit a report in December 2004.
LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE COMPACT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
(Sections 260.372, 260.705, 260.720, 260.725, 260.735)
The Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact Advisory Committee is eliminated and the Hazardous Waste Management Commission within the Department of Natural Resources will assume the duties of the committee.
MOTORCYCLE SAFETY PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE
This act eliminates the Motorcycle Safety Program Advisory Committee which was established in the Department of Public Safety to assist in the development and implementation of the motorcycle safety program.
MISSOURI FIRE EDUCATION TRUST FUND BOARD
This act eliminates the Missouri Fire Education Trust Fund which received forty percent of the money from the Fire Education Fund every fiscal year and the seven member board that administered the Missouri Fire Education Trust Fund.
MISSOURI FIRE SAFETY ADVISORY BOARD
(Section 320.094, 320.205)
This act adds two members to the Missouri Fire Safety Advisory Board, one volunteer firefighter and one chief of a volunteer fire protection association. Programs and activities funded by the Fire Education Fund must be approved by the board. The five member Missouri Fire Education Commission that previously approved the programs and activities funded by the Fire Education Fund is eliminated.
INTERIOR DESIGN COUNCIL
This act reduces the number of members on the Interior Design Council by eliminating two of the members who are required to be interior designers.
ACUPUNCTURIST LICENSING COMMITTEE AND THE STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS
(Section 324.475, 324.478, 324.481, 331.030, 331.070)
This act reduces the number of members of the Acupuncturist Advisory Committee from five to three by eliminating the public member of the committee and the member of the committee who also is a member of the board of chiropractic examiners. The Acupuncturist Advisory Committee is renamed the Acupuncturist Licensing Committee. The funds from the Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Acupuncturist Advisory Committee are merged into the new State Board of Chiropractic Examiners and Acupuncturists' Fund.
MISSOURI BOARD OF NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATORS
(Sections 344.060, 660.010)
Currently, the director of the Department of Health and Senior Services appoints the members of the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators. This act gives the governor the authority to appoint the members of the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators, with the advice and consent of the Senate.
STATE BANKING AND SAVINGS AND LOAN BOARD
(Sections 361.070, 361.092, 361.093, 361.094, 361.095, 361.096, 361.097, 361.098, 361.105, 362.040, 362.105, 362.111, 362.325, 369.014, 369.024, 369.144, 369.159, 369.294, 369.299, 369.304, 369.309, 369.314, 369.319, 369.329, 371.060, 371.090, 371.240)
This act combines the State Banking Board and the State Savings and Loan Commission into the State Banking and Savings and Loan Board. This board will have five members, one attorney, two members with at least five years of bank management experience, one member with at least five years of experience managing a savings and loan association, and one member not involved in the administration of a financial institution. The members shall serve six year terms.
The hearing and appeal procedures for determinations dealing with savings and loan associations will be governed by the hearing and appeal process as it currently exists for state banks.
MISSOURI SEED CAPITAL INVESTMENT BOARD
(Sections 620.638, 620.641, 620.644, 620.647, 620.650, 620.653)
This act eliminates the Missouri Seed Capital Investment Board and transfers its duties to the Missouri Technology Corporation.
THE TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
(Sections 622.055, 622.057)
This act eliminates the Transportation Development Commission.
SUICIDE PREVENTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
(Sections 630.910, 630.915, 632.020)
This act eliminates the Suicide Prevention Advisory Committee within the Department of Mental Health and requires the Missouri Advisory Council for Comprehensive Psychiatric Services in the department to develop goals and objectives for suicide prevention, provide oversight for suicide prevention activities, and make information on suicide and mental health intervention models available to community groups implementing suicide prevention plans.
ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON LEAD POISONING
This act eliminates the Advisory Committee on Lead Poisoning which was required to make recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on ways to eliminate and screen for lead poisoning, among other recommendations.
This act provides that any board, commission, council, committee, or joint committee that was created prior to March 17, 2010 and has not held a meeting prior to March 17, 2010 shall cease to exist on August 28, 2010. The department to which a board, commission, council, or committee is assigned, or the joint committee on legislative research, in the case of any joint committee of the general assembly, shall report to the revisor of statutes as to which boards, commission, councils, committees, or joint committees created prior to March 17, 2010, have not met prior to March 17, 2010, and cease to exist. The Crime Laboratory Review Commission, the Criminal Nonsupport Courts Coordinating Commission, the Entrepreneurial Development Council, and the Professional Services Payment Committee continue to exist, even if they have not met before March 17, 2010.