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  620.511.  Board established, purpose, meetings, members, terms, compensation for expenses. — 1.  There is hereby established the "Missouri Workforce Development Board", formerly known as the Missouri workforce investment board, and hereinafter referred to as "the board" in sections 620.511 to 620.513.

  2.  The purpose of the board is to provide workforce investment activities, through statewide and local workforce investment systems, that increase the employment, retention, and earnings of participants, and increase occupational skill attainment by participants, and, as a result, improve the quality of the workforce, reduce welfare dependency, and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the state of Missouri.  The board shall be the state's advisory board pertaining to workforce preparation policy.

  3.  The board shall meet the requirements of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, hereinafter referred to as the "WIOA", P.L. 113-128, as amended.  Should another federal law supplant the WIOA, all references in sections 620.511 to 620.513 to the WIOA shall apply as well to the new federal law.

  4.  Composition of the board shall comply with the WIOA.  Board members appointed by the governor shall be subject to the advice and consent of the senate.  Consistent with the requirements of the WIOA, the governor shall designate one member of the board to be its chairperson.

  5.  Each member of the board shall serve for a term of four years, subject to the pleasure of the governor, and until a successor is duly appointed.  In the event of a vacancy on the board, the vacancy shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment and said replacement shall serve the remainder of the original appointee's unexpired term.

  6.  Of the members initially appointed to the WIOA, formerly known as the WIA, board, one-fourth shall be appointed for a term of four years, one-fourth shall be appointed for a term of three years, one-fourth shall be appointed for a term of two years, and one-fourth shall be appointed for a term of one year.

  7.  WIOA board members shall receive no compensation, but shall be reimbursed for all necessary expenses actually incurred in the performance of their duties.

  8.  The department may include on its website a list of the names of the members of the board, including the names of members of local workforce development boards, along with information on how to contact such boards.


(L. 2007 1st Ex. Sess. H.B. 1, A.L. 2018 S.B. 975 & 1024 Revision, A.L. 2019 S.B. 68)

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