SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1053
96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES LANT (Sponsor), FLANIGAN AND REIBOLDT (Co-sponsors).
4215L.01I D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 290, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to prevailing wages.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 290, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 290.235, to read as follows:
290.235. 1. This section shall be known and may be cited as the "Disaster Area Construction Act". The provisions of this section apply to construction projects that are dedicated to rebuilding or repairing any school facility or any county, city, town, or village structure or infrastructure damaged by a disaster.
2. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, for work done on behalf of a school district, county, city, town, or village located in an area declared to be a disaster area by the governor of the state, a school district or a county, city, town, or village may exempt itself from the provisions of sections 290.210 to 290.340 upon majority vote of the governing body of such school district or county, city, town, or village. If the school district or county, city, town, or village exempts itself from sections 290.210 to 290.340, the school district or county, city, town, or village shall notify the division of labor standards within the department of such exemption.
3. This section shall not apply to a city not within a county or a home rule city with more than four hundred thousand inhabitants and located in more than one county.