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SB 29 - Prohibits the Automatic Withdrawal of Union Fees for Public Employees - Key Vote

Missouri Key Votes

Charlie Davis voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits the Automatic Withdrawal of Union Fees for Public Employees

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (85-69) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Automatic Withdrawal of Union Fees for Public Employees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the automatic withdrawal and use of union fees for public employees without yearly written authorization.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits funds from being withheld from the earnings of any public employee for the purpose of paying fees to a public labor organization without annual written authorization by the public employee (Sec. A).
  • Requires the written authorization form for the withholding of fees to contain certain details including, but not limited to, the amount to be withheld and a disclaimer that the authorization is voluntary (Sec. A).
  • Prohibits any public labor organization from using fees paid by a public employee to make political contributions without annual written authorization by the public employee (Sec. A). 
  • Requires public labor organizations to keep copies of written authorizations and records of collected and transferred fees (Sec. A).
  • Specifies that the provisions of this bill do not apply to first responders or any labor organization that represents first responders (Sec. A).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (24-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Automatic Withdrawal of Union Fees for Public Employees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the automatic withdrawal and use of union fees for public employees without yearly written authorization.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits funds from being withheld from the earnings of any public employee for the purpose of paying fees to a public labor organization without annual written authorization by the public employee (Sec. A).
  • Requires the written authorization form for the withholding of fees to contain certain details including, but not limited to, the amount to be withheld and a disclaimer that the authorization is voluntary (Sec. A).
  • Prohibits any public labor organization from using fees paid by a public employee to make political contributions without annual written authorization by the public employee (Sec. A). 
  • Requires public labor organizations to keep copies of written authorizations and records of collected and transferred fees (Sec. A).
  • Specifies that the provisions of this bill do not apply to first responders or any labor organization that represents first responders (Sec. A).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits the Automatic Withdrawal of Union Fees for Public Employees

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