SB 0275 Revises provisions regarding Missouri Office of Prosecution Services and prosecuting attorneys
LR Number:L0644.07T Fiscal Note:0644-07
Committee:Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action:05/06/99 - Signed by Governor (w/EC) Journal page:
Title:HCS SCS SB 275
Effective Date:EC for certain sections
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HCS/SCS/SB 275 - This act allows any unexpended balances in the Missouri Office of Prosecution Services (MOPS) Fund and Revolving Fund to remain in the respective account and not transfer to General Revenue; names the State Treasurer as custodian of the MOPS Fund; specifies that any interest shall be credited to the MOPS Fund; specifies that no moneys from General Revenue shall be used to fund staff positions for the office; and deletes the provision that the office staff shall consist of "not more than three persons".

Assistant prosecuting attorneys are not required to meet the same qualifications as prosecuting attorneys. The act deletes provisions which are outdated due to demographic changes, and makes other technical revisions to current laws concerning prosecuting attorneys, and clarifies the effective date of full- time prosecutor status in Pettis County.