Missouri - HB515

Changes the law relating to the prohibition on expenditure of public funds to support or oppose candidates and certain measures

Introduced

December 14, 2020

Description

Prohibits Board members and employees from using public funds or district property to advocate for or oppose ballot issues or issues before the general assembly. Employees can be designated as liaisons to communicate with members of the general assembly. The district, Board member and district employees can be sued by any Missouri resident for a civil penalty and attorney’s fees.

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Commentary

Passed Downsizing State Government and Rules Committees

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