hb0846p-Perfected Bill Text
FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 846
90TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE CARTER.
Read 1st time February 10, 1999, and 1000 copies ordered printed.
Read 2nd time February 11, 1999 and referred to the Committee on Governmental Organization
and Review, February 16, 1999.
Reported from the Committee on Governmental Organization and Review, February 24, 1999,
with recommendation that the bill Do Pass by Consent.
Perfected by Consent March 29, 1999. Bill ordered Perfected and printed.
ANNE C. WALKER, Chief Clerk
To repeal section 630.405, RSMo Supp. 1998, relating to purchase of services by the state, and to
enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Section 630.405, RSMo Supp. 1998, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu
thereof, to be known as section 630.405, to read as follows:
630.405. 1. The department may purchase services for patients, residents or clients from private
and public vendors in this state with funds appropriated for this purpose.
2. Services that may be purchased may include prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment,
habilitation, rehabilitation, transportation and other special services for persons affected by
mental disorders, mental illness, mental retardation, developmental disabilities or alcohol or drug
3. The commissioner of administration, in consultation with the director, shall promulgate rules
establishing procedures consistent with the usual state purchasing procedures [under] pursuant
to chapter 34, RSMo, for the purchase of services [under] pursuant to this section. The
commissioner may authorize the department to purchase any technical service which, in [his] the
commissioner's judgment, can best be purchased direct [under] pursuant to chapter 34, RSMo.
The commissioner shall cooperate with the department to purchase timely services appropriate to
the needs of the patients, residents or clients of the department.
4. The commissioner of administration may promulgate rules for a waiver of chapter 34,
RSMo, bidding procedures for the purchase of services for patients, residents and clients
with funds appropriated for that purpose if, in the commissioner's judgment, such services
can best be purchased directly by the department.
5. No rule or portion of a rule promulgated [under] pursuant to the authority of this section
shall become effective unless it has been promulgated pursuant to the provisions of [section
536.024] chapter 536, RSMo.
Missouri House of Representatives