House Bill 1389, the Missouri Infrastructure Investment Act, sponsored by Rep. Nick King was approved by the House Select Committee on Commerce this week. The Act rewards infrastructure investment by manufacturers and their suppliers by expanding the current Auto Manufacturing Jobs Act to all manufacturing industries. AIM thanks Rep. King for his strong efforts on behalf of this AIM priority bill that builds on AIM’s success with the original Act that was limited at Governor Nixon’s request to automotive manufacturing and suppliers.
Also, an important bill that would enforce arbitration agreements between employers and at-will employees advanced from the Select Committee on Labor on a 7-3 vote. House Bill 1718, sponsored by Rep. Kevin Corlew, is also a top priority for Associated Industries of Missouri this session.
Both bills will advance to the House floor for further consideration.