Mechanical Insulators LMCT Information for Missouri

Political Activism

Missouri State Information

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) is looking to aid in information available to elected officials, Insulators Union Locals and members, contractors and the general public in Missouri.

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On this page, you will find information related to state specific legislation that deals with mechanical insulation and labor, Political Action Committee (PAC) guidelines and information for the state’s federally elected officials.

Missouri's state capitol resides in Jefferson City. Missouri has two chambers. The Senate and the House of Representatives. The Senate has 34 members and the House has 163 members. To run for the Missouri Senate you must be at least 30 years of age, a registered voter of the state for at least three years and a resident of the district for at least one year prior to the election. To run for the House in Missouri you must be at least 24 years of age, a registered voter of the state for at least 2 years prior to the election and a resident of the district for at least one year prior to the election.  Senators serve four year terms and Representatives serve two year terms. Missouri has term limits. Candidates are limited to eight years in both chambers.  Session begins on the first Wednesday after the first Monday in January following the general election. It adjourns by May 30th.

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Bill Information

The following bills are active in the current Legislative Session and pertain to the Mechanical Insulation industry.


MO SB 926

2020

Building Energy Performance Standards

Status: Pending - Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/27/2020

‍Author: Walsh (D)

‍Topics: Climate Change, Climate Change - Emissions Reduction, Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency - Building Codes and Standards

‍Summary: Relates to building energy performance standards.

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MO SB11

2021

Establishes the Missouri Statewide Mechanical Contractor Licensing Act

Status: Pending - Senate Hearing Conducted

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/25/2021

‍Author: Dave Schatz (R)

‍Topics: Contractor Licensing

‍Summary: Would allow a contractor to carry one license for all of the crafts they employ. While this may not apply to our craft, it may apply to our contractors who, are multi-trade employers

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MO HB 500

2021

Establishes the Missouri Statewide Mechanical Contractor Licensing Act

Status: Pending - Referred to Rules - Legislative Oversight Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/27/2021

‍Author: Nick Schroer (R)

‍Topics: Contractor Licensing

‍Summary: Would allow a contractor to carry one license for all of the crafts they employ. While this may not apply to our craft, it may apply to our contractors who, are multi-trade employers.

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MO SB 73

2021

Creates New Provisions Relating to Labor Organizations

Status: Pending - Referred to Senate Committee on General Laws

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/14/2021

‍Author: Jason Bean (R)

‍Topics: Organized Labor; Prevailing Wage

‍Summary: This bill would allow for counties to opt out of state prevailing wage laws after a county wide vote.

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MO SB 118

2021

Creates New Provisions of Law Relating to Labor Organizations

Status: Pending - Referred to Senate Committee on General Laws

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/28/2021

‍Author: Eric Burlison (R)

‍Topics: Organized Labor, Right to Work

‍Summary: This bill proposes the implementation of Right to Work in both the private and public sector. It would apply to all new labor agreements after the effective date.

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MO SB 244

2021

Modifies provisions governing the authorization of the deduction of moneys from the paychecks of public employees for the benefit of public labor organizations

Status: Pending - Referred to Senate Committee on General Laws

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/28/2021

‍Author: Bob Onder (R)

Additional Authors: Carter (R); Bowie (D)

‍Topics: Organized Labor

‍Summary: This act requires any authorization for deduction of money from paychecks to be submitted to the public body employer before such fees may be withheld. Furthermore, the employer shall require clear and compelling evidence that the authorization was freely given.

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MO HB 89

2021

Repeals main provisions relating to wage rates on public works and modifies certain related provisions

Status: Pending - House Second Reading

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/07/2021

‍Author: Jered Taylor (R)

‍Topics: Prevailing Wage

‍Summary: This bill seeks to repeal Prevailing Wage

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MO HB 505

2021

Creates New Provisions Relating to Labor Organizations

Status: Pending - Read Second Time

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/07/2021

‍Author: Don Rone (R)

‍Topics: Organized Labor, Prevailing Wage

‍Summary: This bill would allow for counties to opt out of state prevailing wage laws after a county wide vote.

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MO HB 87

2021

Enacts right-to-work provisions relating to labor organizations and workers

Status: Pending - Read Second Time

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/07/2021

‍Author: Jered Taylor (R)

‍Topics: Right to Work, Organized Labor

‍Summary: This bill seeks to enact Right to Work.

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MO HB 88

2021

Modifies provisions relating to paycheck deductions for public labor organizations

Status: Pending - Read Second Time

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/07/2021

‍Author: Jered Taylor (R)

‍Topics: Organized Labor

‍Summary: This act requires any authorization for deduction of money from paychecks to be submitted to the public body employer before such fees may be withheld. Furthermore, the employer shall require clear and compelling evidence that the authorization was freely given.

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MO HB 354

2021

Modifies provisions relating to unemployment benefits probationary periods

Status: Pending - Read Second Time

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/07/2021

‍Author: Ben Baker (R)

‍Topics: Unemployment Benefits

‍Summary: Requires an employee to be employed for 90 days prior to filing for unemployment.

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MO HB 363

2021

Modifies provisions relating to actions for damages due to exposure to asbestos

Status: Pending - Referred to Special Committee on Litigation Reform

‍Date of Last Action:* 2/11/2021

‍Author: David Gregory (R)

‍Topics: Asbestos, Mesothelioma

‍Summary: Relates to energy, relates to water, relates to savings accounts.

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MO HB 214

2021

Modifies provisions relating to the misclassification of workers

Status: Pending - Second Reading

‍Date of Last Action:* 1/01/2021

‍Author: Justin Hill (R)

‍Topics: Employee Misclassification

‍Summary: Would allow certain contractors to classify their employees as independent contractors.

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Federal Elected Officials

House Representatives & Senators


House of Representatives

1st District:

(Since 2021)

Cori Bush (D)

2nd District:

(Since 2013)

Ann Wagner (R)

3rd District:

(Since 2009)

Blaine Luetkemeyer (R)

4th District:

(Since 2011)

Vicky Hartzler (R)

5th District:

(Since 2005)

Emanuel Cleaver (D)

6th District:

(Since 2001)

Sam Graves (R)

7th District:

(Since 2011)

Billy Long (R)

8th District:

(Since 2013)

Jason Smith (R)

Senators

Roy Blunt (R)

(Since 2011)

Josh Hawley (R)

(Since 2019)

PAC Guidelines

Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Missouri. Please contact the LMCT with specific fund and contribution limit questions.


Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Missouri

Resident Agent Requirement? Yes

Local Bank Requirement? Yes

What type of funds are allowed? Voluntary. 

Registration and reporting requirements for Federal and Out-of-State PACs:

  • Federal PACs that make contributions in Missouri must register with the
    state.
  • Out-of-state PACs must register upon spending more than $1,500, but must
    file Out-of-state Committee Report S-3 prior to the contribution regardless of
    the amount.

Recipient

Regular PAC

Statewide Official: $2,600

Legislative Official: $2,600

Local Candidate: No limit set by state for local elections, though some local municipalities have enacted limits.

PAC: n/a

Political Party: n/a