March 18, 2021 — Bills of Interest for the Association and its Member Newspapers

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Missouri Press Association’s lobbying partner, Lathrop GPM has compiled information current as of today, March 18, on all the legislation being considered during this year’s Legislative Session that is of special concern to you, our members.

Each bill listed below has the latest information on the legislation’s progress through the House or Senate and their respective committees.

Please look this list over and if you have any questions or would like more information, feel free to contact MPA Executive Director Mark Maassen at 573-449-4167, ext. 308, or via email at mmaassen@mopress.com; or Legislative Director Doug Crews at rdcrews@socket.net

Note: *** denotes bills needing close following and attention.

SENATE BILLS

SB 27 (Crawford, R-Buffalo) – Under current law, a county clerk may transmit in the form of a warrant the amount due for a grant, salary, pay, and expenses to the county treasurer. This act provides that, upon request, the county treasurer shall have access to any financially relevant document in the possession of any county official for the purposes of processing a warrant. Third read and passed by Senate, 3-4-2021. Second reading in House, 3-8-2021

SB 129 (Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville) – Under current law, a person commits the offense of unlawful posting of certain information over the internet if he or she knowingly posts the name, home address, Social Security number, or telephone number of any person on the internet intending to cause great bodily harm or death, or threatening to cause great bodily harm or death to such person. Such offense is a Class C misdemeanor. This act modifies the current offense by adding “any other personally identifiable information” and further provides that if a person knowingly posts the name, home address, Social Security number, telephone number, or any other personally identifiable information of any law enforcement officer, or an immediate family member of a law enforcement officer, he or she shall be guilty of a Class E felony. Voted Do Pass in Senate Judiciary Committee, 2-8-2021

SB 149 (Onder, R-Lake St. Louis) – This act modifies and creates several new provisions relating to the initiative and referendum process, including creating the Secretary of State’s Petition Publications Fund. The purpose of the Petition Publications Fund is to pay any refunds to persons submitting petitions that become certified and to also pay publication expenses incurred in submitting statewide ballot measures to the voters. On Formal Calendar, Senate Bills for Perfection, 3-11-2021

*** SB 214 (Hough, R-Springfield) – This act adds individually identifiable customer usage and billing records for residential customers of a municipally owned utility, unless the records are requested by the customer or authorized for release by the customer, to the list of records that may be closed under the Sunshine Law. A municipally owned utility shall make available to the public a commercial customer’s name, billing address, location of service, and dates of service provided for any commercial service account. The bill’s language is supported by the Missouri Press Association. Referred to Senate Commerce Committee, 1-28-2021

*** SB 272 (Mosley, D-Florissant) – This act prohibits the State Lottery Commission, any employee of the State Lottery, and any organization contracted with the State Lottery from publishing identifying information of any person who wins the state lottery. Hearing canceled 3/9/2021, Senate General Laws Committee. Hearing likely 3-23-2021.

SB 324 (Hegeman, R-Cosby) – Currently, county commissions are required to advertise and obtain bids on most expenditures of $6,000 or more. SB 324 raises the threshold from $6,000 to $12.000 for these expenditures. Referred to Senate Local Gov Committee, 2-4-2021

SB 325 (Hegeman, R-Cosby) – This act provides that all public notices required to be published in a newspaper shall also be posted on a website established and maintained by MPA, at no additional cost to any person or entity responsible for directing the notice be published. When any such notice is required to be published more than once, the newspaper may not charge for the second and successive insertions of the notice at a rate greater than 85 percent of the newspaper’s regular local classified advertising rate. This legislation was also introduced in 2020 and 2019, supported by Missouri Press Association. Referred to Senate General Laws Committee, 2-4-2021

SB 365 (Wieland, R-Imperial) – allows a county assessor, upon request of a taxpayer, to send personal property tax lists and notices in electronic form. Voted Do Pass-Consent, Senate Local Govt. Committee, 3-10-2021.

*** SB 408 (Wieland, R-Imperial) — This act modifies the notice requirements required to be made by the State Treasurer for purposes of disposing of unclaimed property, and would allow the State Treasurer to use any method of notification to owners of the property. Currently, notice must be published in a newspaper of general circulation once a week for two successive weeks within 240 days of receiving notice of property that is presumed to be abandoned. Newspaper notice could be eliminated under this legislation. Hearing conducted 3-2-2021, Senate Gen Laws Committee. Executive session likely on 3-23-2021.

SB 409 (Koenig, R-Manchester) — This act creates provisions relating to the disclosure of personal information to the Missouri Ethics Commission and establishes the Personal Privacy Protection Act prohibiting the Ethics Commission from disclosing or requiring the disclosure of personal information, as defined in the act. Specifically, except as otherwise required by the campaign finance laws, the Commission is prohibited from: · Requiring any individual to provide the Commission with personal information or otherwise compel the release of such personal information; · Requiring any entity exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code to provide the Commission with personal information or otherwise compel the release of personal information; or · Releasing, publicizing, or otherwise publicly disclosing personal information in possession of the Commission. Penalties for violation. Referred to Senate Rules Committee, 2-25-2021.

SB 429 (Brown, R-Rolla) — Where there are allowable fees of less than $5 for records requests under Chapter 43 or Chapter 610, RSMo, the State Highway Patrol is authorized to charge a minimum fee of $5. The superintendent of the Highway Patrol may increase the minimum fee by $1 every other year, but the minimum fee must not exceed $10. If a person requesting records fails to remit all fees within 30 days of the Highway Patrol requesting payment of the fees for the records, the records request will be considered withdrawn. Voted Do Pass, Senate Transportation Committee, 3-9-2021.

*** SB 433 (Wieland, R-Imperial) modifies and creates new provisions relating to legal notices. SB 433 modifies the requirements for the publication of statewide ballot measures by the Secretary of State to be in conformity with the current Missouri Constitution, or as amended in the future. SB 433 also modifies the unclaimed property notice requirements required to be made by the State Treasurer. The bill allows the State Treasurer to use any method he or she deems appropriate and consistent with the intent to notify the owners of the property. Also, under current law, many legal notices are required to be published by a public body or an organization regulated by the state in a newspaper of general circulation within a particular area. SB 433 provides that publication of legal notice by a public body or an organization regulated by the state shall be considered to have been met if it is posted on the Legal Notices Website required to be established and maintained by the Office of Administration, pursuant to this act. Referred to Senate Committee on Gen Laws, 2-25-2021.

*** SB 434 (Washington, D-Kansas City) – Establishes the “Cronkite New Voices Act” to strengthen freedom of the press rights of college and high school students. Voted Do Pass, Senate Progress & Development Committee, 3-10-2021.

SB 464 (Koenig, R-Manchester) — This act establishes the Personal Privacy Protection Act prohibiting public agencies, as defined in the act, from disclosing or requiring the disclosure of personal information, as defined in the act. Specifically, public agencies are prohibited from: · Requiring any individual to provide the public agency with personal information, as defined in the act, or otherwise compel the release of such personal information; · Requiring any entity exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code to provide the public agency with personal information or otherwise compel the release of personal information; · Releasing, publicizing, or otherwise publicly disclosing personal information in possession of a public agency; or · Requesting or requiring a current or prospective contractor or grantee with the public agency to provide the public agency with a list of entities exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code to which it has provided financial or nonfinancial support. The act contains various exceptions to these prohibitions. Referred to Senate Govt. Accountability & Fiscal Oversight Committee, 2-25-2021.

*** SB 498 (Hough, R-Rolla) – Public contracts, purchasing by Office of Administration. Under current law, state departments are given authority to purchase products and services related to information technology not in excess of $150,000. This act modifies that by removing authority from the state departments and instead giving that purchasing authority to the Commissioner of Administration. The act furthermore modifies the conditions under which the Commissioner of Administration may delegate its procurement authority in relation to the use of the single feasible source rule. Currently, the Commissioner may delegate its procurement authority to an individual department, provided that each instance of single feasible source purchasing authority in excess of $5,000 must be specifically delegated by the Commissioner. This act raises that threshold to $10,000. Referred to Senate Govt. Accountability & Fiscal Oversight Committee, 3-4-2021.

*** SB 530 (Crawford, R-Buffalo) – Public contracts, purchasing by O.A. The act transfers certain provisions relating to public works contracts from chapter 34 to chapter 8. The act also modifies provisions relating to purchases of information technology. Under current law, state departments are given authority to purchase products and services related to information technology not in excess of $150,000. This act modifies that by removing authority from the state departments and instead giving that purchasing authority to the Commissioner of Administration. The act furthermore modifies the conditions under which the Commissioner of Administration may delegate its procurement authority in relation to the use of the single feasible source rule. Currently, the Commissioner may delegate its procurement authority to an individual department, provided that each instance of single feasible source purchasing authority in excess of $5,000 must be specifically delegated by the Commissioner. This act raises that threshold to $10,000. Referred to Senate Govt. Accountability & Fiscal Oversight Committee, 3-4-2021.

*** SB 547 (Hoskins, R-Warrensburg) – Failure of public governmental bodies not submitting annual financial statements. Hearing conducted 3/10/2021 in Senate Local Govt Committee.

*** SB 594 (Moon, R-Halltown). Currently, notice to sell defaulted property must be made in the classified section of a newspaper in the jurisdiction. This bill allows newspaper notice OR allows the seller to advertise in any other commercially reasonable manner. The advertisement is commercially reasonable if at least three independent bidders arrive at the sale. Referred 3-11-2021 to Senate General Laws Committee.

Reviewed thru SB 630

HOUSE BILLS

*** HB 27 (Walsh, R-Ashland) – Modifies chapter 610 (Sunshine Law) requirements for meeting notices and minutes of open meetings. Scheduled for hearing 3-22-2021 in House Special Comm. On Govt. Accountability.

HB 29 (Walsh, R-Ashland) – Adds all public employee retirement systems and quasi-governmental entity employee salaries to the government accountability portal. Reported Do Pass, House Rules Admin. Oversight Comm., 3-08-2021.

HB 59 (Schnelting, R-St. Charles) – This bill specifies that, if a law enforcement officer notifies any county official that the officer wants his or her personal information redacted from the electronic records maintained by the county, then the county official must not disclose the home address or personal information of the law enforcement officer. And, the bill creates the offense of unlawful posting of personally identifying information over the internet if a person knowingly posts the name, home address, Social Security number and other personal information of any law enforcement officer with the intent to cause great bodily harm or death to the officer. Penalties levied. Third read and passed by House, 2-22-2021. Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee, 3-11-2021.

HB 146 (DeGroot, R-Ellisville) – Limits access to certain court records on CASENET, except for court personnel, law enforcement agencies, judges, prosecutors, a defendant’s attorney, or any other person needing access to such record if deemed necessary by the court. Not yet referred to House committee, 3-12-2021.

HB 174 (Ellebracht, D-Liberty) – Modifies provisions of the Sunshine Law relating to social media pages of a public governmental body or its members; electronic mail, text messaging, direct or private messaging through social media accounts of a member; and access to public records to members of the public in usable electronic formats. Not yet referred to House committee, 3-12-2021.

*** HB 177 (Ellebracht, D-Liberty) – Allows closure of meetings of a public governmental body when the discussion topic includes evacuation and lockdown procedures for a building owned or leased by the public governmental body or software or surveillance companies that secure access to such buildings, the public disclosure of which would threaten public safety. Reported Do Pass, House Rules Admin. Oversight Committee, 3-2-2021. Placed on H Informal Calendar, 3-8-2021.

HB 189 (Ellebracht, D-Liberty) – Requires any charitable organization in Missouri that accepts donations, monetary or otherwise, to make publicly available its tax returns from the most recent tax year.  Not yet referred to House committee, 3-12-2021.

*** HB 201 (McGirl, R-Potosi) – Adds corrections officers, members of the general assembly to the list of persons (parole officers, federal pretrial officers, peace officers, judges, or a member of the person’s immediate family) whose motor vehicle and driver’s license records are to be kept confidential. Third read and passed by House, 3-11-2021. Reported to the Senate, 3-11-2021.

*** HB 271 (Wiemann, R-O’Fallon) – Establishes the “Missouri Local Government Expenditure Database.” Third read and passed by House, 2-18-2021. Referred to Senate Local Govt. Committee, 3-11-2021.

HB 323 (Hill, R-Lake St. Louis) – Prohibits any political subdivision or special district to automatically renew any contract without taking a definite action to renew the contract, and no contract shall be renewed earlier than three months prior to the expiration of the contract. Reported Do Pass, House Rules Admin. Oversight Committee, 3-4-2021.

*** HB 362 (DeGroot, R-Ellisville) – Modifies provisions of the Sunshine Law. The bill would close email addresses and telephone numbers submitted to a public governmental body by persons or entities for the sole purpose of receiving electronic or other communications including, but not limited to, newsletters, notifications, advisories, and alerts. This bill allows a public governmental body to close records of utility usage and bill records for customers of public utilities unless the customer requests them or authorizes their release. This bill allows a public governmental body to close records related to security and evacuation procedures, including software or surveillance companies that secure the building, for public governmental property. The bill requires the custodian of records at a public governmental body to post notice 72 hours prior to a request for records that the body will be closed for an extended period beyond normal hours of operation. Third read and passed by House, 2-18-2021. Referred to Senate Governmental Accountability & Fiscal Oversight Committee, 3-11-2021.

*** HB 381 (McGaugh, R-Carrollton) – Requires a condensed county financial statement to be published in local newspapers in counties of the first, second, third, or fourth classification. Missouri Press Association supports the bill language. Voted Do Pass, House Elections Committee, 3-10-2021. Referred to House Rules Admin. Oversight Committee, 3-11-2021.

*** HB 402 (Mosley, D-Florissant) – Prohibits the Missouri State Lottery Commission, the state lottery or any employee of the state lottery to release or publish the name of any person who wins the state lottery. Hearing completed, 3-4-2021, House Gen Laws Committee. Executive session likely, House Gen Laws Committee, 3-22-2021.

HB 428 (Proudie, D-Kinloch) – Requires peace officers to wear body cameras during interactions with members of the public. The Department of Public Safety is to develop guidelines, including the retention and release of data recorded by body cameras, and access to the data recorded by body cameras. The guidelines developed by the department shall be in compliance with section 610.100.  Not yet referred to House committee, 3-12-2021.

*** HB 441 (Falkner, R-St. Joseph) – Modifies provisions relating to political subdivisions filing annual financial reports with the state auditor, with penalty provisions. Voted Do Pass, 2-8-2021, House Local Govt. Committee. Voted Do Pass, House Rules, Admin. Oversight Committee, 3-11-2021.

HB 444 (McGirl, R-Potosi) – Modifies provisions relating to orders of county commissions and county health center boards and requires public notices in newspapers. Voted Do Pass on 2-2-2021, then Recommitted to House Special Committee on Small Business, 2-11-2021.

*** HB 480 (Christofanelli, R-St. Peters) – Establishes the “Cronkite New Voices Act” to strengthen freedom of the press rights of college and high school students. Referred to House Committee on Elem. & Secondary Ed, 1-28-2021.

*** HB 512 (Lovasco, R-O’Fallon) – Modifies provisions for expenditure of public funds on printed matter. No contribution or expenditure of public funds on printed matter shall be made directly by any officer, employee, director, board member, or agent of any state department, political subdivision, or special district to advocate for, support, oppose, or provide education on any ballot measure, any matter pending before the general assembly, or any candidate for public office. It shall not be a violation of this section for a state department, political subdivision, or special district to publish the full text of a proposed ballot measure or the ballot language approved by the secretary of state if that ballot measure is scheduled to appear on the ballot within 60 days of the publication. The committee amended the bill: HB 512 now also modifies the unclaimed property notice requirements required to be made by the State Treasurer. The bill allows the State Treasurer to use any method he or she deems appropriate and consistent with the intent to notify the owners of the property.  Reported Do Pass by House Downsizing State Govt. Committee, 3-1-2021. Referred to House Rules-Admin. Oversight Committee, 3-1-2021.

HB 590 (Houx, R-Warrensburg) – Requires all public officials to maintain a direct phone number and email address for the purposes of constituent contact. The phone number and email address shall be made available on the website and social media pages of the government entity to which the public official is appointed, elected, or installed. Not yet referred to House committee, 3-12-2021.

HB 616 (Rogers, D-Kansas City) – Establishes a “Task Force on Body-Worn Cameras” to include 23 members. One member representing the Missouri Sunshine Coalition and one member representing the news media would serve on the task force. Not yet referred to House committee, 3-12-2021.

*** HB 657 (Trent, R-Springfield) — Adds individually identifiable customer usage and billing records for residential customers of a municipally owned utility, unless the records are requested by the customer or authorized for release by the customer, to the list of records that may be closed under the Sunshine Law. A municipally owned utility shall make available to the public a commercial customer’s name, billing address, location of service, and dates of service provided for any commercial service account. This bill requires that when a public governmental body holds a meeting exclusively online, the nature of the cause justifying the departure from normal requirements must be stated in the meeting minutes. Also, any meeting held in-person and not closed to the public must be conducted in a manner that allows for physical inperson public attendance. A public governmental body may also close records if the records are related to email addresses and telephone numbers submitted to a public governmental body by individuals or entities for the sole purpose of receiving electronic or other communications. This bill allows a public governmental body to close records related to security and evacuation procedures, including software or surveillance companies that secure the building, for public governmental property. The bill requires the custodian of records at a public governmental body to post notice 72 hours prior to a request for records that the body will be closed for an extended period beyond normal hours of operation. Third read and passed by House, 3-1-2021. Reported to Senate and first read, 3-1-2021.

HB 714 (Rowland, D-Independence) – Limits potential foreclosure actions of the primary residence of a person 65 years of age after certain property tax increases. Not yet referred to House committee, 3-12-2021.

*** HB 764 (Andrews, R-Grant City) — Currently, to legally qualify as a newspaper to publish public notices, a newspaper must have been published regularly for a period of three years; or must be the successor newspaper to a defunct newspaper that begins publication no later than 30 days after the termination of the prior newspaper. HB 764 reduces the time period of regular publication from three years to one year and increases the time period from 30 days to 90 days within which a successor newspaper must begin publication. The bill also allows a newspaper that has been purchased or newly established by another newspaper that satisfies these conditions to qualify. Voted Do Pass, House Emerging Issues Committee, 2-9-2021. Referred to House Committee on Rules-Administrative Oversight, 2-10-2021.

HB 808 (Reedy, R-Windsor) — Under current law, a county clerk may transmit in the form of a warrant the amount due for a grant, salary, pay, and expenses to the county treasurer. This act provides that, upon request, the county treasurer shall have access to any financially relevant document in the possession of any county official for the purposes of processing a warrant. Not yet referred to House committee, 3-12-2021.

HB 826 (Baker, R-Neosho) – Limits the fine amount for a political subdivision failing to submit an annual financial statement to the state auditor. Not yet referred to House committee, 3-12-2021.

HB 902 (Lovasco, R-O’Fallon) — Currently, an arrest record is eligible for expungement if the subject of the arrest has no prior or subsequent misdemeanor or felony convictions. This bill repeals that provision. Also, currently, when a court issues an order of expungement, each entity possessing records listed in the order is required to close any relevant record in its possession. Under this bill, each entity will be required to destroy any record listed in the order. Referred to House Judiciary Committee, 3-8-2021.

HB 904 – (Ruth, R-Festus) Where there are allowable fees of less than $5 for records requests under Chapter 43 or Chapter 610, RSMo, the State Highway Patrol is authorized to charge a minimum fee of $5. The superintendent of the Highway Patrol may increase the minimum fee by $1 every other year, but the minimum fee must not exceed $10. If a person requesting records fails to remit all fees within 30 days of the Highway Patrol requesting payment of the fees for the records, the records request will be considered withdrawn. Voted Do Pass, House Public Safety Committee, 3-2-2021. Referred to House Committee on Rules-Legislative Oversight, 3-2-2021.

*** HB 926 (McGaugh, R-Carrollton) — modifies and creates new provisions relating to legal notices. HB 926 modifies the requirements for the publication of statewide ballot measures by the Secretary of State to be in conformity with the current Missouri Constitution, or as amended in the future. HB 926 also modifies the unclaimed property notice requirements required to be made by the State Treasurer. The bill allows the State Treasurer to use any method he or she deems appropriate and consistent with the intent to notify the owners of the property. Public hearing complete, 2-9-2021. House Emerging Issues Committee. Has not been exec’ed by committee.

HB 998 (DeGroot, R-Ellisville) – establishes the Police Use-of-Force Transparency Act of 2021, requiring each law enforcement agency in the state to submit local data about use-of-force incidents involving police officers annually to the FBI and to the state’s attorney general. The attorney general shall make the data available to the public, and the data will be considered an open record under the Sunshine Law. Reported Do Pass by House Rules-Administrative Oversight Committee, 3-4-2021.

HB 1030 (Taylor, R-Nixa) — establishes the Personal Privacy Protection Act prohibiting public agencies, as defined in the act, from disclosing or requiring the disclosure of personal information, as defined in the act. Specifically, public agencies are prohibited from: · Requiring any individual to provide the public agency with personal information, as defined in the act, or otherwise compel the release of such personal information; · Requiring any entity exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code to provide the public agency with personal information or otherwise compel the release of personal information; · Releasing, publicizing, or otherwise publicly disclosing personal information in possession of a public agency; or · Requesting or requiring a current or prospective contractor or grantee with the public agency to provide the public agency with a list of entities exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code to which it has provided financial or nonfinancial support. The act contains various exceptions to these prohibitions. Reported Do Pass by House Special Committee on Government Accountability, 3-9-2021.

*** HB 1127 (Hudson, R-Cape Fair) modifies the authority of the Office of Administration as it pertains to purchasing products and services relating to information technology. (1) Authorizes the Commissioner of OA to purchase products and services related to information technology instead of departments to purchase. It also requires the Commissioner to post notices of such proposed purchases on the online bidding/vendor registration system maintained by OA instead of departments; and (2) Changes the required amount of a single feasible source purchasing authority, that the Commissioner must specifically delegate, to being in excess of $10,000 instead of $500,000. Public hearing completed 3-8-2021 by House Gen Laws Committee.

*** HB 1135 (Hardwick, R-Waynesville). Currently, notice to sell defaulted property must be made in the classified section of a newspaper in the jurisdiction. This bill allows newspaper notice OR allows the seller to advertise in any other commercially reasonable manner. The advertisement is commercially reasonable if at least three independent bidders arrive at the sale. Hearing held 3-8-2021, House Emerging Issues Committee.

*** HB 1209 (Morse, R-Dexter) – changes the laws regarding financial reports by political subdivisions. Currently, political subdivisions that fail to submit the required annual financial statement to the State Auditor are fined $500 a day. This bill reduces the fine to an amount of not more than 10 percent of the total sales and use tax revenue of the fiscal year for which the annual financial statement was not filed for municipalities with fewer than 3,500 inhabitants. Hearing scheduled for 3-25-2021, House Local Govt. Committee.

HB 1262 (Person, D-Ferguson) — requires the Department of Public Safety to develop, operate, and maintain a searchable database that is accessible to the public and that contains arrest reports. Not yet referred to House committee, 3-12-2021.

HB 1272 (Davis, R-Kansas City) – prohibits law enforcement agencies from setting policies redacting certain information from public records unless such information is protected from disclosure under state law. Not yet referred to House committee, 3-12-2021.

HB 1313 (Butz, D-St. Louis) – modifies provisions for the Missouri Ethics Commission. Not yet referred to House committee, 3-12-2021.

*** HB 1345 (Cupps, R-Shell Knob) — modifies and creates new provisions relating to legal notices. HB 1345 modifies the requirements for the publication of statewide ballot measures by the Secretary of State to be in conformity with the current Missouri Constitution. HB 1345 also modifies the unclaimed property notice requirements required to be made by the State Treasurer. The bill allows the State Treasurer to use any method he or she deems appropriate and consistent with the intent to notify the owners of the property. Bill is same as HB926. Hearing scheduled for 3-22-2021, House Gen Laws Committee.

HB 1359 (Basye, R-Rocheport) – requires associations organized to benefit members of school boards to comply with provisions of the Missouri Sunshine Law relating to meetings, records, and votes. Referred to House Elementary & Secondary Ed Committee, 3-4-2021.

HB 1405 (Fogle, D-Springfield) – prohibits the use of public monies to enable self-destructing message technology use by officials and staff or employees of public governmental bodies. Sunshe persons are also prohibited from using their personally owned devices to conduct public business using such messaging technology. Not yet referred to House committee, 3-12-2021.

HB 1433 (Lovasco, R-O’Fallon) – changes the laws regarding foreclosure by requiring the delinquent taxes of single-family residences be collected through wage garnishment. Not yet referred to House committee, 3-12-2021.

Reviewed thru HB 1449

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