FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 540
94TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES LOW (39) (Sponsor), WILDBERGER, MEADOWS, ROORDA, FRAME, LeVOTA, QUINN (9), SCAVUZZO, KUESSNER, RUCKER, WALSH, DONNELLY, HAYWOOD AND SKAGGS (Co-sponsors).
Read 1st time January 23, 2007 and copies ordered printed.
D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 105, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to prohibited acts by appointed public officials.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 105, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 105.455, to read as follows:
105.455. 1. No public official appointed to any office by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate shall directly or indirectly make any contribution to, or hold office in, any political party or political organization or take part in any political campaign during such official's term of office.
2. The letter of transmittal to the senate announcing an appointment of a public official shall include a listing of any contribution, as defined in chapter 130, RSMo, made by the appointee during the two years immediately preceding the appointment.