Summary of the Introduced Version of the Bill
HB 1781 -- Candidates for Public Office
Currently, if a successful candidate or the treasurer of his
candidate committee fails to file the disclosure reports which
are required under Chapter 130, RSMo, he or she cannot take
office or file for any office in a subsequent election until the
reports are filed. This bill specifies that if any successful
candidate, the treasurer of each of the successful candidate’s
existing committees, or any successful candidate who is or has
served as the treasurer or deputy treasurer of any committee
fails to file the required reports, he or she cannot take office
or file for any office until the reports are filed and all fees
assessed by the Missouri Ethics Commission are paid.
The bill contains an emergency clause.
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