Proposed Rule – STC proposes to adopt the Supreme Court Rules as to Discovery

October 29th, 2019

12 CSR 30-3.030 Discovery

PURPOSE:  This rule establishes the methods to be used by a party to a proceeding before the commission to obtain discovery and enforcement of discovery.


(1) Parties may obtain all available discovery in the same manner as the Missouri Supreme Court rules provide for civil actions in circuit court. The Commission and its Hearing Officers may, by order, enforce discovery for cause shown by the same methods, terms and conditions as provided by the Missouri Supreme Court rule in civil actions in the circuit court, except as may otherwise be required by law.


AUTHORITY: sections 138.430 and 536.073, RSMo 2016 and Article X, section 14, Mo. Const. 1945.


PUBLIC COST:  This proposed rule will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.


PRIVATE COST:  The proposed rule will not cost private entities more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate. 


NOTICE TO SUBMIT COMMENTS:  Anyone may file a statement in support of or in opposition to this proposed amendment with the Administrative Secretary, State Tax Commission of Missouri, PO Box 146, Jefferson City, MO  65102-0146.  To be considered, comments must be received within thirty (30) days after publication of this notice in the Missouri Register.  No public hearing is scheduled. 

The Proposed Rule was published in the Missouri Register: