HB0566I-Introduced Bill Text
FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 566
89TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE TREADWAY.
Read 1st time February 5, 1997 and 1000 copies ordered printed.
ANNE C. WALKER, Chief Clerk
Relating to school bus drivers, with penalty provisions and an effective date.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section 1. The director of the department of revenue shall establish a central depository
system which shall maintain and store notifications received pursuant to section 2 of this
act concerning certain bus drivers. The notification shall consist of the names of bus
drivers reported pursuant to section 2 of this act and any other information the director
finds necessary to properly maintain a central depository or administer sections 1 to 3 of
Section 2. Any employer of a person licensed pursuant to section 302.272, RSMo, to
operate a school bus, as that term is defined in section 301.010, RSMo, shall notify the
director of the department of revenue within ten days of discovering that the person has
failed to pass any drug, alcohol or chemical test administered pursuant to the requirements
of any federal or state law, rule or regulation regarding the operation of a school bus. The
notification shall consist of the person's name and any other relevant information required
by the director. The director shall determine the manner in which the notification is made.
Any employer, or any officer of an employer, who knowingly fails to comply with the
notification requirement of this section or who knowingly provides a false notification shall
be guilty of an infraction.
Section 3. If the director of the department of revenue receives notification of a failed
drug, alcohol or chemical test pursuant to section 2 of this act and the director makes a
determination that such test was failed, then the director shall suspend the school bus
permit, issued pursuant to section 302.272, RSMo, of such person for a period of one year
from the date the determination is made. Any person who operates a school bus, as defined
in section 301.010, RSMo, after having the person's permit suspended pursuant to this
section shall be punished in accordance with section 302.321, RSMo.
Section A. Sections 1 to 3 of this act shall become effective on January 1, 1998.
Return to the
Missouri House of Representatives