SB 1371
Repeals and modifies provisions relating to the duties of the Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development
LR Number:
Last Action:
2/1/2024 - Second Read and Referred S Select Committee on Empowering Missouri Parents and Children Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 0024

Current Bill Summary

SB 1371 - Under this act, several references to the Department of Economic Development now reference the Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development (DHEWD). (Sections 23.295, 160.575, 173.2565, 173.2566, 173.2570, 173.2571, 173.2572, 178.550, 178.585, 186.019, and 288.040).

These provisions are similar to provisions in SB 1217 (2024), in HB 2650 (2024), in SB 580 (2023), and in SB 1195 (2022).

Additionally, the act repeals certain provisions of law relating to the duties of DHEWD, including duties pertaining to the following requirements and programs:

- The Career Readiness Course Task Force (Section 167.910);

- Graduate student teaching assignments (Section 170.012);

- The Missouri Guaranteed Student Loan Program, the State Guaranty Student Loan Fund, and the Lender of Last Resort Revolving Fund (Sections 173.095 to 173.187);

- The Vietnam Veterans Survivors Grant (Section 173.236);

- The Marguerite Ross Barnett Memorial Scholarship (Section 173.262);

- The International Economic Development Exchange Program and corresponding advisory committee (Sections 173.264 and 173.265);

- Higher education faculty hiring practices (Section 173.475);

- The Advantage Missouri Program (Sections 173.775 to 173.796); and

- The Missouri Youth Service and Conservation Corps and the Youth Service and Conservation Corps Fund (Sections 620.552 to 620.574).

The act repeals provisions transferring certain duties relating to workforce development to the Department of Economic Development. (Section 620.010)

Finally, the act modifies the "Show-Me Heroes" "Missouri Heroes Connect Program" administered by DHEWD by removing "Show-Me Heroes" from the name of such program and by repealing the provision that services shall be available to a National Guard serviceperson for up to five years of discharge from deployment. (Section 620.515)

This act is similar to HB 2650 (2024).



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