WHEREAS, Executive Order 81-24 adopted a State Training Policy as the official policy of the state; and

WHEREAS, strategies relating to talent management, hiring, and retention have evolved over time; and

WHEREAS, training and employee development programs require flexibility to meet changing needs; and

WHEREAS, the current State Training Policy does not meet contemporary needs; and

WHEREAS, the current State Training Policy has proven to be difficult to implement and overly burdensome thereby creating undue complication and a lack of clarity for state employees.

NOW THEREFORE, I, MICHAEL L. PARSON, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State of Missouri, do hereby rescind Executive Order 81-24 and terminate all authority granted thereunder.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Missouri, in the City of Jefferson, on this 20th day of September, 2019.

[Michael L. Parson's signature]
Michael L. Parson


[Jay Ashcroft's signature]
John R. Ashcroft
Secretary of State

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