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2019 bill filing ends, executive committee requests comments on pending legislation

Summary

This week marked the deadline for members of the Missouri General Assembly to introduce legislation for the 2019 Regular Session.

This week marked the deadline for members of the Missouri General Assembly to introduce legislation for the 2019 Regular Session. This year, legislators have filed approximately 1,844 bills and joint resolutions. For a complete list of introduced House bills and joint resolutions, click here. For a complete list of introduced Senate bills and joint resolutions, click here. The list of selected bills reviewed by the Board of Governors or Executive Committee and any positions taken on those bills will be available on The Missouri Bar website under “Bar Input on Selected Bills,” which will be updated regularly throughout the remainder of session.

The Executive Committee is seeking additional input from members of The Missouri Bar on the bills listed below. If you would like to provide comments, particularly substantive and technical comments, please submit them by email to the government relations department at govrel@mobar.org. Please note the bill number(s) in the subject line of your email. All commentators will remain anonymous. In some instances, useful substantive or technical comments may be forwarded to the bill sponsor for informational purposes. If you do not wish for your comments to be forwarded to the bill sponsor, please indicate this in your email.

Judicial Administration and Court Operations

HB 67 (Plocher) – Modifies provisions relating to municipal courts

SB 270 (White) – Increases the Statewide Court Automation Fund court fee from $7 to $25

SB 392 (Wieland) – Authorizes municipal courts to operate a case management system

HB 547 (Griffith) – Requires each judicial circuit to establish a veterans’ treatment court

SBs 12 & 123 (Cunningham & White) / HB 746 (Wilson) – Allows certain appointed persons who serve court orders to collect the charge for such service for deposit into the Deputy Sheriff Salary Supplementation Fund

Constitutional Law

SJR 2 and SB 9 (Emery) – Requires the Senate, beginning January 1, 2021, to try all impeachments and modifies what constitutes grounds for impeachmentClick here for SCS SJR 2 and here for SCS SB 9SJR 3 (Hegeman) – Provides that a nonpartisan judicial commission shall submit to the governor a list of all qualified nominees, rather than a list of three nominees, to fill a judicial vacancy in a court under the nonpartisan court plan

Civil Procedure

SB 7 (Emery) / HB 231 (Kolkmeyer) – Modifies provisions of civil procedure regarding joinder and venueClick here for the perfected version of SB 7 (SS#2 SB 7)

SB 224 (Luetkemeyer) – Modifies various Supreme Court Rules relating to discovery

SB 484 (Hoskins) / HB 519 (Schroer) – Establishes the Litigation Financing Consumer Protection Act

SB 504 (Crawford) / HB 550 (Christofanelli) – Establishes the Consumer Legal Funding Model Act

Criminal Law

SB 22 (Nasheed) – Modifies Missouri Supreme Court Rules relating to discovery in criminal cases

HB192 (DeGroot) – Modifies provisions relating to the payment of fines by offenders

HB 591 (Schroer) – Establishes provisions relating to limited access to certain criminal records

Family and Juvenile Law / Guardianship

HB 42 (Burnett) / SB 395 - Rizzo - Modifies provisions relating to a child's right to counsel

SB 88 (Libla) – Modifies provisions of law relating to guardians ad litem

SB 230 (Crawford) – Modifies provisions relating to venue in guardianship and conservatorship proceedings

Notarization and Notaries Public

SB 409 (Wieland) – Provides processes for the recorder of deeds to record electronic documents and procedures for remote online notarization

SB 140 (Koenig) / HB 495 (Gregory) – Modifies the law relating to notaries public

Property Law

SB 286 (Hough) / HB 919 (Evans) – Creates new provisions relating to the partition of property

HB 770 (Ross) – Requires a deed conveying real estate to contain certain information

Public Notice

SB 268 (Wieland) – Changes the process by which public notice is required to be published

SB 250 (Koenig) / HB 686 (Schroer) – Modifies provisions relating to the publication of notice of the sale of real estate