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Title XI EDUCATION AND LIBRARIES

Chapter 174

Effective - 28 Aug 2014, 2 histories bottom

  174.450.  Board of governors to be appointed for certain public institutions of higher education, qualifications, terms — change in congressional districts, effect of. — 1.  Except as provided in subsection 2 and subsection 6 of this section, the governing board of the University of Central Missouri, Missouri State University, Missouri Southern State University, Missouri Western State University, and of each other public institution of higher education which, through the procedures established in subdivision (8) or (9) of section 173.030, is charged with a statewide mission shall be a board of governors consisting of eight members, composed of seven voting members and one nonvoting member as provided in sections 174.453 and 174.455, who shall be appointed by the governor of Missouri, by and with the advice and consent of the senate.  No person shall be appointed a voting member who is not a citizen of the United States and who has not been a resident of the state of Missouri for at least two years immediately prior to such appointment.  Not more than four voting members shall belong to any one political party.  The appointed members of the board of regents serving on the date of the statutory mission change shall become members of the board of governors on the effective date of the statutory mission change and serve until the expiration of the terms for which they were appointed.  The board of regents of any such institution shall be abolished on the effective date of the statutory mission change, as prescribed in subdivision (8) or (9) of section 173.030.

  2.  The governing board of Missouri State University, a public institution of higher education charged with a statewide mission in public affairs, shall be a board of governors of ten members, composed of nine voting members and one nonvoting member, who shall be appointed by the governor, by and with the advice and consent of the senate.  The nonvoting member shall be a student selected in the same manner as prescribed in section 174.055.  At least one but no more than two voting members shall be appointed to the board from each congressional district, and every member of the board shall be a citizen of the United States, and a resident of this state for at least two years prior to his or her appointment.  No more than five voting members shall belong to any one political party.  The term of office of the governors shall be six years, except as provided in this subsection.  The term of office for those appointed hereafter shall end January first in years ending in an odd number.  For the six voting members' terms that expired in 2011, the successors shall be appointed in the following manner:

  (1)  Of the five voting members' terms that expired on August 28, 2011, one successor member shall be appointed, or the existing member shall be reappointed, to a term that shall expire on January 1, 2013;

  (2)  Of the five voting members' terms that expired on August 28, 2011, two successor members shall be appointed, or the existing members shall be reappointed, to terms that shall expire on January 1, 2015;

  (3)  Of the five voting members' terms that expired on August 28, 2011, two successor members shall be appointed, or the existing members shall be reappointed, to a term that shall expire on January 1, 2017; and

  (4)  For the voting member's term that expired on January 1, 2011, the successor member shall be appointed, or the existing member shall be reappointed, to a term that shall expire on January 1, 2017.  

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Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, nothing in this section relating to a change in the composition and configuration of congressional districts in this state shall prohibit a member who is serving a term on August 28, 2011, from completing his or her term.

  3.  If a voting member of the board of governors of Missouri State University is found by unanimous vote of the other governors to have moved such governor's residence from the district from which such governor was appointed, then the office of such governor shall be forfeited and considered vacant.

  4.  Should the total number of Missouri congressional districts be altered, all members of the board of governors of Missouri State University shall be allowed to serve the remainder of the term for which they were appointed.

  5.  Should the boundaries of any congressional districts be altered in a manner that displaces a member of the board of governors of Missouri State University from the congressional district from which the member was appointed, the member shall be allowed to serve the remainder of the term for which the member was appointed.

  6.  The governing board of Missouri Southern State University shall be a board of governors consisting of nine members, composed of eight voting members and one nonvoting member as provided in sections 174.453 and 174.455, who shall be appointed by the governor of Missouri, by and with the advice and consent of the senate.  No person shall be appointed a voting member who is not a citizen of the United States and who has not been a resident of the state of Missouri for at least two years immediately prior to such appointment.  Not more than four voting members shall belong to any one political party.

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(L. 1995 S.B. 340 § 1 subsec. 1, A.L. 1999 S.B. 218, A.L. 2003 S.B. 55, A.L. 2005 S.B. 98, A.L. 2006 S.B. 650, A.L. 2011 H.B. 174, A.L. 2012 H.B. 1042 merged with S.B. 563, A.L. 2014 H.B. 1389)


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