Summary of the House Committee Version of the Bill

HCS#2 SCS SB 778 -- CONVEYANCES OF STATE PROPERTY

SPONSOR:  Pearce (McGhee)

COMMITTEE ACTION:  Voted "do pass" by the Committee on
Corrections and Public Institutions by a vote of 11 to 0.

This substitute extends the expiration date from August 28, 2011,
to August 28, 2017, for the provision which allows the board of
governors and the board of regents of certain state universities
to convey or transfer real property for fair market value, except
in fee simple, without authorization from the General Assembly.

The substitute also authorizes the Governor to convey:

(1)  State property located at the Veterans Home in Cape
Girardeau County to the City of Cape Girardeau, as well as a
permanent easement and a temporary construction easement;

(2)  State property located at the Missouri Lottery Headquarters
in Jefferson City to owners of certain private property for the
purpose of vacating an easement;

(3)  State property in Cole County known as the Church Farm
Bottoms;

(4)  State property at the Western Missouri Mental Health Center
located in Kansas City in Jackson County;

(5)  State property and an easement in Nodaway County to the City
of Maryville.  The property is a state-owned airplane hanger
located at the Maryville Airport used by the National Guard;

(6)  State property located at the South East Missouri Mental
Health Center located in the City of Farmington in St. Francois
County;

(7)  State property located at the New Ballwin Mental Health
Group Home located in St. Louis County;

(8)  State property located at the Warden's Residence at the
Boonville Correctional Center in the City of Boonville in Cooper
County;

(9)  State property located in Franklin County;

(10)  State property located at the Sunrise State School located
in the City of Marshfield in Webster County; and

(11)  State property located at the Nevada Habilitation Center in
the City of Nevada in Vernon County.  A lease-purchase option for
a portion of the property is included.

The substitute contains an emergency clause for the provisions
regarding the conveyance of the state properties.

FISCAL NOTE:  No impact on state funds in FY 2011, FY 2012, and
FY 2013.

PROPONENTS:  Supporters say that the bill is needed to allow the
board of governors and the board of regents of certain state
universities to continue leasing property.

Testifying for the bill were Senator Pearce; and Missouri Western
State University.

OPPONENTS:  There was no opposition voiced to the committee.

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