2019 bill filing ends, executive committee requests comments on pending legislation
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
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
SB 224 (Luetkemeyer) – Modifies various Supreme Court Rules relating to discovery
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
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
HB 770 (Ross) – Requires a deed conveying real estate to contain certain information
SB 268 (Wieland) – Changes the process by which public notice is required to be published