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HB 1604 - Repeals the Residency Requirement for Municipal Police Forces - Missouri Key Vote

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Title: Repeals the Residency Requirement for Municipal Police Forces

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Title: Repeals the Residency Requirement for Municipal Police Forces

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that removes the residency requirement for officers on municipal police forces.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits a local governmental unit from requiring as a condition of employment that any currently employed or prospective law enforcement officers reside within any jurisdictional limit (Sec. A).

  • Specifies that if a local governmental unit has a residency rule or requirement for law enforcement officers in effect on or before August 28, 2020, the residency rule will not be enforced (Sec. A).

  • Authorizes a local governmental unit to impose a residency rule or requirement on law enforcement officers, but specifies that the rule or requirement be no more restrictive than requiring such personnel to reside within a one-hour response time (Sec. A).

  • Specifies that the provisions of this act do not apply to the Missouri state highway patrol (Sec. A).

  • Specifies that no employee of a city not within a county will be required as a condition of employment to reside within city limits (Sec. A).

  • Defines “local governmental unit” as any city, village, town, county, township, or the board of police or board the board of police commissioners (Sec. A).

Title: Repeals the Residency Requirement for Municipal Police Forces

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