Missouri Constitution

Article IV
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

August 28, 2013

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Sections:
1 Executive power--the governor.
2 Duties of governor.
3 Qualifications of governor.
4 Power of appointment to fill vacancies--tenure of appointees.
5 Commissions of state officers.
6 Commander in chief of militia--authority.
7 Reprieves, commutations and pardons--limitations on power.
8 Concurrent resolutions--duty of governor--exceptions--limitation of
effect.
9 Governor's messages and recommendations to assembly--call of extra
sessions.
10 Lieutenant governor--qualifications, powers and duties.
11(a) Order of succession to governorship, when.
11(b) Governor's declaration of disability, effect of--disability board,
membership, duties--governor to resume office, when--disputed illness,
supreme court to decide.
11(c) Acting as governor not to vacate regular office.
12 Executive department, composition of--elective officials--departments
and offices enumerated.
13 State auditor--qualifications and duties--limitations on duties.
14 Secretary of state--duties--state seal--official register--limitation
on duties.
15 State treasurer--duties--custody, investment and deposit of state
funds--duties limited--nonstate funds to be in custody and invested
by department of revenue--nonstate funds defined.
16 Filing of administrative rules and regulations.
17 Elective state officers--time of election and terms--limitation on
reelection--selection of department heads--removal and qualifications
of appointive officers.
18 Election returns--board of state canvassers--time of meeting and
duties--requirement for election--tie votes.
19 Department personnel--selection and removal--merit system--veterans'
preference.
20 Location of executive and administrative offices.
21 Limitation on changes of salaries--fees, costs.
REVENUE
22 Department of revenue, duties of--director, appointment of.
23 Fiscal year--limitations on appropriations--specification of amount
and purpose.
24 Governor's budget and recommendations as to revenue.
25 Limitation of governor's budget on power of appropriations.
26 Power of partial veto of appropriation bills--procedure--limitations.
27 Power of governor to control rate of and reduce expenditures.
27(a) Budget Reserve Fund established--investment--excess transfer
to general revenue, when.
27(b) Facilities maintenance and review fund created, purpose--state
facilities, defined--transfer of moneys into fund, reduction or
elimination of transfer by governor.
27(B) Facilities maintenance and review fund created, purpose--state
facilities, defined--transfer of moneys into fund, reduction or
elimination of transfer by governor.
28 Treasury withdrawals, how made, certified how--appropriation, period
of.
HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION
29 Highways and transportation commission--qualifications of members and
employees--authority over state highways and other transportation
programs.
30(a) Apportionment of motor vehicle fuel tax--director of revenue
responsible for apportionment--limitation on local fuel taxes--fuel
taxes not part of total state revenues or expenses of state
government.
30(b) Source and application of state road fund--sales tax imposed on sale
of motor vehicles, apportionment, how, use of revenue--distribution
of increases--sales taxes not part of total state revenues or
expenses of state government.
30(c) Transportation programs and facilities, administration of by
commission, use of moneys.
30(d) Prohibition against diverting revenue for non-highway
purposes--severability of provisions--effective date.
31 State highways in municipalities.
32 Apportionment of funds for supplementary state highways.
33 Retirement benefits not changed.
34 Recognition of outstanding bonds--determination, certification and
collection of annual state highway bond tax.
AGRICULTURE
35 Agriculture, department of--director, how appointed--funds to be
provided, how.
36 Forestry and forest fires.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
36(a) Economic development, department of--duties of department--director,
how appointed.
INSURANCE
36(b) Department of insurance, established--director, appointment--office of
consumer affairs to be established within department, duties.
SOCIAL SERVICES
37 Social services, department of--duties of department--director, how
appointed.
MENTAL HEALTH
37(a) Mental health, department of--duties of department--director, how
appointed.
39 Cooperation with federal and other state governments.
CONSERVATION
40(a) Conservation commission, members, qualifications, terms, how
appointed--duties of commission--expenses of members.
40(b) Incumbent members.
41 Acquisition of property--eminent domain.
42 Director of conservation and personnel of commission.
43(a) Sales tax, use for conservation purposes.
43(b) Use of revenue and funds of conservation commission.
43(c) Effective date--self-enforceability.
44 Self-enforceability--enabling clause--repealing clause.
45 Rules and regulations--filing--review.
46 Distribution of rules and regulations.
NATURAL RESOURCES
47 Natural resources, department of--duties of department--director, how
appointed.
47(a) Sales and use tax levied for soil and water conservation and for state
parks--distribution of parks sales tax fund to counties, purpose,
limitation.
47(b) Disbursement of revenue, purposes.
47(c) Provisions self-enforcing, exception--not part of general revenue or
expense of state--effective and expiration dates.
PUBLIC SAFETY
48 Public safety, department of--duties of department--director, how
appointed.
LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
49 Labor and industrial relations, department of--duties--commission
members, how appointed, terms, qualifications.
OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION
50 Administration, office of--commissioner, how appointed.
APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEADS
51 Appointments, how made--failure to confirm, effect of.
HIGHER EDUCATION
52 Higher education, department of established--coordinating board for
higher education established, members, terms, qualifications.
NONDISCRIMINATION IN APPOINTMENTS
53 Discrimination as to race, creed, color or national origin prohibited.
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