SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1741
92ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES DONNELLY (Sponsor) AND FARES (Co-Sponsor).
Read 1st time April 19, 2004, and copies ordered printed.
STEPHEN S. DAVIS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 70, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to the centralized emergency dispatching system.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 70, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 70.225, RSMo, to read as follows:
70.225. 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 70.600 to the contrary, a centralized emergency dispatching system created by a joint municipal agreement pursuant to section 70.220 existing within a county of the first classification with a charter form of government with more than one million inhabitants, may be considered a political subdivision for the purposes of sections 70.600 to 70.755, and employees of the centralized emergency dispatching system shall be eligible for membership in the Missouri local government employee's retirement system upon the centralized emergency dispatching system becoming an employer as defined in subdivision (11) of section 70.600.
2. Any political subdivision participating in a centralized emergency dispatching system granted membership under subsection 1 of this section, shall be subject to the delinquent recovery procedures under section 70.735 for any contribution payments due the system. Any political subdivision withdrawing from membership shall be subject to payments for any unfunded liabilities existing for its past and current employees. Any political subdivision becoming a new member shall be subject to the same terms and conditions then existing including liabilities in proportion to all participating political subdivisions.