SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1736
93RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES AVERY (Sponsor), WILDBERGER, LEMBKE, NOLTE, SILVEY, FAITH, PARKER, SMITH (14), JOHNSON (47), WRIGHT (137), SCHNEIDER, STEVENSON, KRAUS, NANCE, McGHEE AND BIVINS (Co-sponsors).
Read 1st time February 9, 2006 and copies ordered printed.
STEPHEN S. DAVIS, Chief Clerk
To repeal section 105.510, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to public officers and employees.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Section 105.510, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 105.510, to read as follows:
105.510. Employees, except [police, deputy sheriffs, Missouri state highway patrolmen,] Missouri national guard, all teachers of all Missouri schools, colleges and universities, of any public body shall have the right to form and join labor organizations and to present proposals to any public body relative to salaries and other conditions of employment through the representative of their own choosing. No such employee shall be discharged or discriminated against because of his exercise of such right, nor shall any person or group of persons, directly or indirectly, by intimidation or coercion, compel or attempt to compel any such employee to join or refrain from joining a labor organization, except that the above excepted employees have the right to form benevolent, social, or fraternal associations. Membership in such associations may not be restricted on the basis of race, creed, color, religion or ancestry.