SB 861
Creates the Task Force on Government Continuity
LR Number:
Last Action:
3/8/2012 - Second Read and Referred S General Laws Committee
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Effective Date:
Emergency clause

Current Bill Summary

SB 861 - The "Task Force on Government Continuity" is established to study the potential impacts on Missouri from, and preparation of the government and the citizens of Missouri for, a potential disruption of the United States government. The task force is charged with studying the following issues:

• Potential effects of the rapid decline of the United States dollar and the ability to quickly provide an alternative currency;

• Potential effects of a situation in which the federal government has no effective power or authority over the people of the United States;

• Potential effects of a constitutional crisis;

• Coordination between the Governor's office, Missouri national guard and any federal military in Missouri;

• Potential effects of a disruption in food distribution; and

• Potential effects of a disruption in energy distribution.

The task force shall submit a report containing recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2012.

This act contains an emergency clause.