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Chapter 196

< > Effective - 03 Feb 2012, 2 histories, see footnote    bottom

  *196.1115.  Board's powers, duties and limitation on expenditures. — 1.  The moneys appropriated to the life sciences research board that are not distributed by the board in any fiscal year to a center for excellence or a center for excellence endorsed program pursuant to section 196.1112, if any, shall be held in reserve by the board or shall be awarded on the basis of peer review panel recommendations for capacity building initiatives proposed by public and private not-for-profit academic, research, or health care institutions or organizations, or individuals engaged in competitive research in targeted fields consistent with the provisions of sections 196.1100 to 196.1130.

  2.  The life sciences research board may, in view of the limitations expressed in section 196.1130:

  (1)  Award and enter into grants or contracts relating to increasing Missouri's research capacity at public or private not-for-profit institutions;

  (2)  Make provision for peer review panels to recommend and review research projects;

  (3)  Contract for support services;

  (4)  Lease or acquire facilities and equipment;

  (5)  Employ administrative staff; and

  (6)  Receive, retain, hold, invest, disburse or administer any moneys that it receives from appropriations or from any other source.

  3.  The Missouri technology corporation, established under section 348.251, shall serve as the administrative agent for the life sciences research board.

  4.  The life sciences research board shall utilize as much of the moneys as reasonably possible for building capacity at public and private not-for-profit institutions to do research rather than for administrative expenses.  The board shall not in any fiscal year expend more than two percent of the total moneys appropriated to it and of the moneys that it has in reserve or has received from other sources for its own administrative expenses for appropriations equal to or greater than twenty million dollars; three percent for appropriations less than twenty million dollars but equal to or greater than fifteen million dollars; four percent for appropriations less than fifteen million dollars but equal to or greater than ten million dollars; five percent for appropriations less than ten million dollars; provided, however, that the general assembly by appropriation from the life sciences research trust fund may authorize a limited amount of additional moneys to be expended for administrative costs.


(L. 2003 H.B. 688, A.L. 2011 1st Ex. Sess. S.B. 7)

Effective:  see contingency, section 348.280

*Revisor's Note:  This section was declared unconstitutional in Missouri Roundtable for Life, Inc. v. State, 396 S.W.3d 348 (Mo.banc).

(2013) Provisions of S.B. 7 from First Extraordinary Session in 2011 are unconstitutional; section B of act as codified in section 348.280 is a violation of the single subject requirement of Article III, Section 23 and remaining provisions of bill could not be severed.  Missouri Roundtable for Life, Inc. v. State, 396 S.W.3d 348 (Mo.banc).

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