160.500.  Citation of law — outstanding schools trust fund — commissioner of administration, estimates — state treasurer, duties, transfer of funds. — 1.  Sections 160.500 to 160.538, sections 160.545 and 160.550, sections 161.099 and 161.610, sections 162.203 and 162.1010, section 163.023, sections 166.275 and 166.300, section 170.254, section 173.750, and sections 178.585 and 178.698 may be cited as the “Outstanding Schools Act” and includes provisions relating to reduced class size, the A+ schools program, funding for parents as teachers and early childhood development, teacher training, the upgrading of vocational and technical education, measures to promote accountability and other provisions of those sections.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 160.500

  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020

 2.  There is hereby established in the state treasury the “Outstanding Schools Trust Fund”.  The moneys in the fund shall be available to support only the provisions, reforms and programs referenced in subsection 1 of this section or otherwise contained in this act*.  The fund shall consist of moneys required by law to be credited to such fund and moneys appropriated annually by the general assembly.  Notwithstanding the provisions of section 33.080 to the contrary, moneys in the fund shall not be transferred to the credit of the general revenue fund at the end of the biennium.  All yield, interest, income, increment or gain received from time deposit of moneys in the state treasury to the credit of the fund shall be credited by the state treasurer to the fund.  Of all refunds made of taxes deposited into the fund, the appropriate percentage of any refund shall be paid from the fund or deducted from transfers to the fund.

 3.  The commissioner of administration shall estimate and furnish to the state treasurer the appropriate net increase in the amount of state tax revenues collected and any adjustments to previous estimates pursuant to this act* from the following:  the additional one and one-fourth percent tax on Missouri taxable income collected under subsection 2 of section 143.071; and the reduction of the federal income tax deduction pursuant to subsections 3 and 4** of section 143.171, not including any change in tax collections resulting from any revision of the federal tax code made after January 1, 1993.  The treasurer shall transfer monthly from general revenue an amount equal to the estimate to the outstanding schools trust fund established in subsection 2 of this section.