Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 118 -- Civil Air Patrol

Sponsor:  Schaaf

This bill specifies the situations in which the Civil Air Patrol
may be activated and states that the patrol may be used to
support National Guard missions in support of civil authorities
and to support state agencies which have established agreements
with the patrol.

Activation requests must be made to the commanding officer of the
Civil Air Patrol, Missouri Wing.  Prior to its activation, the
commanding officer or the Adjutant General must apply for federal
mission status and funding.  If a mission of the patrol is
granted federal mission status and assigned an accompanying
federal mission number, the operation will be paid for by the
federal government and members of the patrol will be considered
federal employees for the purpose of tort claims arising from the

If an operation is not granted federal mission status, the state
will pay for the mission using funds appropriated from the state
agency which requested the participation of the patrol.  In this
case, members of the patrol will be considered state employees
for the purpose of tort claims and workers' compensation claims.

These provisions apply to any Civil Air Patrol personnel and
aircraft from any state that are flying missions for Missouri
state agencies.

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Missouri House of Representatives
94th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Last Updated July 25, 2007 at 11:18 am