Section and Committee Legislative Positions



Section and Committee Legislative Positions

Sections and Committees are authorized to take positions on their own behalf pursuant to Article 12.2 of the MSBA bylaws.  Legislative action of a section or committee shall remain valid for the duration of the legislative biennium in which it was adopted.

 



Section and committee positions for the 2019-2020 legislative biennium:


Elder Law Section:
Resolved that the Elder Law Section supports the creation of an assisted living license that replaces housing with services registration for those entities choosing to operate as an assisted living establishment and the creation of a dementia care unit certification for those providers offering dementia care, for the purposes of providing greater protection and clarity for consumers and providers as well as balanced administrative oversight based on level of assessed need.

Tax Law Section:
Resolved that the Tax Law Section opposes language in Article 13 of the House Omnibus Tax Bill (HF2125) that allows the Department of Revenue to assess tax during a period when the taxpayer cannot file a claim for refund.