FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 69
97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES KELLEY (127) (Sponsor), DAVIS, BAHR, SPENCER, REMOLE, GATSCHENBERGER AND BLACK (Co-sponsors).
0564L.01I D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 537, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to certain court actions against correctional facilities.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 537, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 537.082, to read as follows:
537.082. In court actions against jails, correctional centers, detention centers, juvenile detention centers or any other type of correctional facility or their employees, whether public or private, as the result of the death, by suicide, of any person confined therein, the standard of proof shall be gross negligence.