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MML and the Missouri School Board Association are currently negotiating with the Missouri Press Association to remove the harmful provisions of this bill.also allows an applicant for building and occupancy permits to hirean engineer or architect to conduct the required inspections of a residential structure.In turn, the committee was hostile toward witnesses in opposition tochanges the law regarding funding of 911 emergency services. Referred to the Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and Environment Committee. MML opposes - Currently, fourth class cities may only sell their interest in a municipally-owned utility when ratified by a two-thirds vote.
This provision would make if difficult for municipalities to consolidate services withneighboring public entities. Lauer, offered a floor amendment to remove the bidding requirement.Finally, the bill repeals provisions that establish procedures to dissolve a municipal government when it fails to remit the revenue collected from certain fines, penalties, and forfeitures more than 20 percent to the Department of Revenue.HCS/HB 1947- Currently, fourth class cities may only sell their interest in a municipally-owned utility when ratified by a two-thirds vote.It also provides that a redevelopment area shall not be found to be blighted without a study conducted by a party other than the municipality and developer which details how the redevelopment area meets the definition of "blighted area".