Thursday, December 31, 2009

Text of Tilley ethics bill posted

The text of HB 1482, sponsored by House Majority Leader Steve Tilley, R-Perryville, has been posted on the Missouri House of Representatives website.

The legislation would eliminate gifts to legislators from lobbyists and would prohibit elected officials from serving as political consultants.

Of the bill's 38 co-sponsors, only one, Rep. Kevin Wilson, R-Neosho, is from the Joplin area.

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