SB 1010 Modifies Whistleblower Law
Sponsor:Dougherty Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number:3426S.02I Fiscal Note:3426-02
Committee:Financial and Governmental Organization, Veterans' Affairs & Elections
Last Action:03/01/04 - Hearing Conducted S Financial & Governmental Org., Journal page:
Veterans' Affairs & Elections Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 2004
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Current Bill Summary

SB 1010 - This act adds the attorney general and any state official or body charged with investigating such alleged misconduct to those individuals a state employee may discuss the operations of an agency without discipline being brought against them. Further, the act establishes a civil cause of action for violations of Section 105.055, RSMo. The new cause of action would allow for actual damages, litigation expenses and reasonable attorney fees to be imposed.

The act adds harassment to those actions which are prohibited from occurring to an employee who reports a violation of Sections 610.010 to 610.030, RSMo.

Provisions of this act are contained in TAT CCS/SCS/HB 1548.