Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 56
Circuit and Prosecuting Attorneys and County Counselors
Section 56.760

August 28, 2013


Prosecutors coordinators training council created--officers, qualifications, terms, meetings, expenses--executive director, appointment, compensation, powers, removal from office.

56.760. The "Prosecutors Coordinators Training Council" is created to be composed of the president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and immediate past president of the Missouri Prosecuting Attorneys Association, duly elected and serving terms pursuant to the bylaws of the association, and of the attorney general or his designee. The president of the Missouri Prosecuting Attorneys Association shall be the chairman and the vice president of the Missouri Prosecuting Attorneys Association shall be the vice chairman of the council. The terms of the members of the council shall be concurrent with their terms as officers of the Missouri Prosecuting Attorneys Association. The term on the council of the attorney general shall be concurrent with the elective term as attorney general of the state. A member of the council shall vacate his position on the council upon termination of his official position as a prosecuting attorney or as attorney general. The council shall establish its own procedures and requirements with respect to quorum, place and conduct of its meetings and other matters. The council shall meet at least four times each year and shall hold meetings when called by the chairman, or, in the absence of the chairman, by the vice chairman, or upon the request of the attorney general, or upon the written request of three members of the council. The members of the council shall serve without compensation but shall be entitled to their actual expenses incurred in attending meetings and in the performance of their duties. The prosecutors coordinators training council shall appoint the executive director of the Missouri office of prosecution services, fix the conditions of his employment and tenure in office, in accordance with the laws of the state of Missouri, and shall be responsible for the efficient discharge of his duties. The attorney general, in addition to participating in the appointment of the executive director and other duties and matters which come before the council, shall have the power, unilaterally, to terminate with cause the employment of the executive director. The attorney general shall also have the power to unilaterally veto the appointment of the executive director. The prosecutors coordinators training council shall fix the salary of the executive director within the total sum of funds available from all sources including, but not limited to, moneys from the Missouri office of prosecution services fund, federal grants, dues, contributions, and gifts. The executive director, with the advice and consent of the prosecutors coordinators training council, shall employ the persons needed to carry out the duties of the office and shall fix their compensation within the total sum of money available from all sources including, but not limited to, moneys from the Missouri office of the prosecution services fund, federal grants, when and if available, dues of the association members, contributions and gifts, and shall fix their conditions of employment and tenure in office, and shall be responsible for the efficient discharge of their duties.

(L. 1981 S.B. 32 3, A.L. 1984 S.B. 601)


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