hb2137p-Perfected Bill Text
SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 2137
91ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE CRUMP.
Read 1st time March 11, 2002, and 1000 copies ordered printed.
Read 2nd time March 12, 2002, and referred to the Committee on Miscellaneous Bills and Resolutions, March 19, 2002.
Reported from the Committee on Miscellaneous Bills and Resolutions, April 23, 2002, with recommendation that the bill Do Pass.
Taken up for Perfection May 1, 2002. Bill ordered Perfected and printed.
TED WEDEL, Chief Clerk
To repeal section 54.261, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to compensation for county
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Section 54.261, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 54.261,
to read as follows:
54.261. 1. The county treasurer in counties of the first classification, not having a charter form of government and
containing a portion of a city with a population of three hundred thousand or more, and in counties of the second, third and
fourth classifications of this state, shall receive as compensation for services performed by the treasurer an annual salary
based upon the assessed valuation of the county. The provisions of this section shall not permit or require a reduction, nor
shall require an increase, in the amount of compensation being paid for the office of treasurer on January 1,  2002.
2. The amount of salary based upon assessed valuation shall be computed according to the following schedule:
$ 18,000,000 to 40,999,999 [$21,460] $29,000
41,000,000 to 53,999,999 [22,200] 30,000
54,000,000 to 65,999,999 [23,680] 32,000
66,000,000 to 85,999,999 [25,160] 34,000
86,000,000 to 99,999,999 [26,640] 36,000
100,000,000 to 130,999,999 [28,120] 38,000
131,000,000 to 159,999,999 [29,600] 40,000
160,000,000 to 189,999,999 [30,340] 41,000
190,000,000 to 249,999,999 [30,710] 41,500
250,000,000 to 299,999,999 [31,820] 43,000
300,000,000 or more [33,300] 45,000
3. Two thousand dollars of the salary authorized in this section shall be payable to the treasurer only if the treasurer has
completed at least twenty hours of classroom instruction each calendar year relating to the operations of the treasurer's
office when approved by a professional association of the county treasurers or county collectors of Missouri unless
exempted from the training by the professional association. The professional association approving the program shall
provide a certificate of completion to each treasurer who completes the training program and shall send a list of certified
treasurers to the county commission of each county. Expenses incurred for attending the training session may be
reimbursed to the county treasurer in the same manner as other expenses as may be appropriated for that purpose.
4. The county treasurer in any county, other than a county of the first classification having a charter form of government or
a county of the first classification not having a charter form of government and not containing any part of a city with a
population of three hundred thousand or more, shall not, except upon two-thirds vote of all the members of the
commission, receive an annual compensation in an amount less than the total compensation being received for the office of
county treasurer in the particular county for services rendered or performed on the date the salary commission votes.
5. In the event of a vacancy in the office of treasurer in any county except a county of the first classification with a charter
form of government, when there is no deputy treasurer, the county commission shall appoint a qualified acting treasurer
until such time as the vacancy is filled by the governor pursuant to section 105.030, RSMo.
Missouri House of Representatives