Bill Text: MO HB1359 | 2014 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Authorizes the Missouri State Capitol Commission and the Office of Administration to enter into contracts for events held at the State Capitol and the Missouri State Penitentiary historic site

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2014-09-10 - Reported to The Senate (S) [HB1359 Detail]

Download: Missouri-2014-HB1359-Enrolled.html





5368H.01T                                                                                         2014                                                                                                         



To repeal section 8.007, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to contracts for the sale of certain items at events held in state-owned buildings.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:

            Section A. Section 8.007, RSMo, is repealed and two new sections enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as sections 8.007 and 34.425, to read as follows:

            8.007. 1. The commission shall:

            (1) Exercise general supervision of the administration of sections 8.001 to 8.007;

            (2) Evaluate and approve capitol studies and improvement, expansion, renovation, and restoration projects to be paid for with funds appropriated from the state capitol commission fund;

            (3) Evaluate and recommend courses of action on the restoration and preservation of the capitol, the preservation of historical significance of the capitol and the history of the capitol;

            (4) Evaluate and recommend courses of action to ensure accessibility to the capitol for physically disabled persons;

            (5) Advise, consult, and cooperate with the office of administration, the archives division of the office of the secretary of state, the historic preservation program within the department of natural resources, the division of tourism within the department of economic development and the historical society of Missouri in furtherance of the purposes of sections 8.001 to 8.007;

            (6) Be authorized to cooperate or collaborate with other state agencies and not-for-profit organizations to publish books and manuals concerning the history of the capitol, its improvement or restoration;

            (7) Before each September first, recommend options to the governor on budget allocation for improvements or restoration of the capitol premises;

            (8) Encourage, participate in, or conduct studies, investigations, and research and demonstrations relating to improvement and restoration of the state capitol it may deem advisable and necessary for the discharge of its duties pursuant to sections 8.001 to 8.007;

            (9) Hold hearings, issue notices of hearings and take testimony as the commission deems necessary; and

            (10) Initiate planning efforts, subject to the appropriation of funds, for a centennial celebration of the laying of the capstone of the Missouri state capitol.

            2. Notwithstanding any provision of sections 8.110, 8.320 and 34.030, and any rule or regulation promulgated pursuant to authority granted by such sections, to the contrary, the commission shall have the sole authority to enter into one or more contracts with vendors for the sale of items and food and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages at events held in the state capitol commemorating anniversaries of the state capitol and the state of Missouri. Such contracts shall comply with state contract provisions contained in chapter 34. The provisions of this subsection shall expire on December 31, 2024.

            3. The "State Capitol Commission Fund" is hereby created in the state treasury. Any moneys received from sources other than appropriation by the general assembly, including from private sources, gifts, donations and grants, shall be credited to the state capitol commission fund and shall be appropriated by the general assembly.

            [3.] 4. The provisions of section 33.080 to the contrary notwithstanding, moneys in the second capitol commission fund shall not be transferred and placed to the credit of the general revenue fund. Moneys in the state capitol commission fund shall not be appropriated for any purpose other than those designated by the commission.

            [4.] 5. The commission is authorized to accept all gifts, bequests and donations from any source whatsoever. The commission may also apply for and receive grants consistent with the purposes of sections 8.001 to 8.007. All such gifts, bequests, donations and grants shall be used or expended upon appropriation in accordance with their terms or stipulations, and the gifts, bequests, donations or grants may be used or expended for the preservation, improvement, expansion, renovation, restoration and improved accessibility and for promoting the historical significance of the capitol.

            [5.] 6. The commission may copyright or obtain a trademark for any photograph, written work, art object, or any product created of the capitol or capitol grounds. The commission may grant access or use of any such works to other organizations or individuals for a fee, at its sole discretion, or waive all fees. All funds obtained through licensing fees shall be credited to the capitol commission fund in a manner similar to funds the commission receives as gifts, donations, and grants. The funds shall be used for repairs, refurbishing, or to create art, exhibits, decorations, or other beautifications or adornments to the capitol or its grounds.

            34.425. The commissioner of administration shall have the sole authority to enter into one or more contracts with vendors for the sale of items and food and alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages at events held in the Missouri state penitentiary historic site located in Jefferson City. The commissioner of administration may permit a vendor to subcontract all or a portion of such services. Such contracts shall comply with state contract provisions contained in this chapter. The provisions of this section shall expire on December 31, 2024.





Speaker of the House




President Pro Tem of the Senate