HB 1171 -- MISSOURI RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
COMMITTEE ACTION: Voted "do pass by consent" by the Committee
on Agri-Business by a vote of 11 to 0, 1 present.
This bill changes the sunset date for the Missouri Rural
Economic Development Council, from June 30, 2000, to June 30,
FISCAL NOTE: No impact on state funds.
PROPONENTS: Supporters say that the Rural Economic Assistance
Program has been an extremely successful program and needs to be
Testifying for the bill were Representative Tate; Lieutenant
Governor Roger Wilson; and Missouri Department of Economic
OPPONENTS: There was no opposition voiced to the committee.
Roland Tackett, Research Analyst