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2023
February
03,
2023
| 10:24 AM America/Chicago
LEGISLATIVE FLOOR DEBATE BEGINS IN EARNESTGeneral AssemblyBoth chambers of the General Assembly reconvened on Monday, January 30, 2023.  The Senate has perfected three bills, which must be third read to be sent to the House for consideration:  SS SCS...
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February
02,
2023
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, former Rep. Wes Rogers, Rep. Rudy Veit, and Sen. Barbara Ann Washington received the 2022 Legislative Awards for their significant contributions to legislation affecting the administration of justice and the integrity of the ju...
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January
27,
2023
| 10:32 AM America/Chicago
General AssemblyThe General Assembly reconvened on Monday, January 23, 2023, for a full legislative week.  Floor action consisted of routine matters, as committees in both chambers heard legislation previously identified by House and Senate leadershi...
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January
20,
2023
| 10:35 AM America/Chicago
General AssemblyBoth chambers reconvened on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, following the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, for a shorter legislative week, including a joint session to hear Governor Parson’s State of the State Address. Legisl...
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January
13,
2023
| 12:27 PM America/Chicago
The first full legislative week of the 2023 Regular Session was primarily dominated by organizational matters. The Senate and the House of Representatives have each approved the procedural rules for their respective chambers, including the reorganiza...
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January
06,
2023
| 12:35 PM America/Chicago
Opening Day  At noon on Wednesday, January 4, 2023, both legislative chambers convened for the First Regular Session of the 102nd General Assembly. Representative Dean Plocher (R - Des Peres) and Senator Caleb Rowden (R - Columbia) were formally elec...
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January
05,
2023
| 14:43 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri General Assembly is now in session, meaning your state representatives and senators are hard at work considering introduced legislation. With thousands of bills being proposed and moving through the legislative process, it can be difficu...
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2022
December
09,
2022
| 11:21 AM America/Chicago
2022 Legislative Digest, December IssueThe Legislative Digest is made available each year as a service to all members of The Missouri Bar.  It provides summaries of legislation that was Truly Agreed To and Finally Passed during the legislative sessio...
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November
11,
2022
| 11:52 AM America/Chicago
2022 Ballot MeasuresMissouri voters approved three of the five measures appearing on the November general election ballot.  Pursuant to section 2(b) of article XII of the Constitution of Missouri, the amendments approved by the voters shall take effe...
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October
21,
2022
| 11:24 AM America/Chicago
Five ballot measures (four proposed constitutional amendments and one question on a constitutional convention) will appear on the November general election ballot.    Pursuant to section 116.180, RSMo, the Secretary of State certifies the official ba...
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October
07,
2022
| 10:35 AM America/Chicago
The First Extraordinary Session of the Second Regular Session concluded on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, as both chambers adjourned sine die, having passed two bills: SS SCS SBs 3 & 5 (Hough) – Relating to income taxHCS HB 3 (Pollitt) – Relating to agric...
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September
30,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
The Board of Governors of The Missouri Bar has approved two 2022 Bar-initiated legislative proposals for carryover to the 2023 legislative session. In addition, divisions and committees of The Missouri Bar have submitted six preliminary legislative p...
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September
23,
2022
| 12:20 PM America/Chicago
Veto SessionThe General Assembly reconvened at noon on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, pursuant to the Art. III, Sec. 32 of the Constitution of Missouri.  The House of Representatives received the veto messages from the governor and adjourned until th...
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September
09,
2022
| 09:51 AM America/Chicago
Wednesday, Sept.14, 2022, will mark the beginning of the veto session.  At this time, members of both chambers will convene to consider those bills or line items vetoed by Governor Parson.  An outline and summaries are included below.  A vote of two-...
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September
02,
2022
| 09:42 AM America/Chicago
On Aug. 22, 2022, Gov. Mike Parson issued a proclamation calling for an extraordinary session of the General Assembly to make income tax cuts and extend key agriculture tax credit programs for a minimum of six years. The session was scheduled to conv...
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July
29,
2022
| 10:09 AM America/Chicago
The General Assembly will reconvene on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, for its annual session to reconsider vetoed bills.  The governor has communicated his intent to call an extraordinary session of the General Assembly to consider broad changes to s...
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July
22,
2022
| 10:02 AM America/Chicago
The General Assembly will reconvene on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, for its annual session to reconsider vetoed bills.  The governor has communicated his intent to call an extraordinary session of the General Assembly to consider broad changes to s...
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July
15,
2022
| 09:29 AM America/Chicago
Civil procedure, civil litigation, and tort law highlights...
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July
08,
2022
| 13:17 PM America/Chicago
The 2022 regular legislative process (with the exception of a September veto session) was concluded two weeks before the constitutional deadline.  The General Assembly finished floor consideration of bills on Friday, May 13, 2022, having Truly Agreed...
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July
01,
2022
| 11:12 AM America/Chicago
This final week of June included a great deal of legislative action, as Governor Parson signed thirty bills.  Pursuant to the constitution, the governor has forty-five days from the adjournment of the General Assembly to act on those regular bills pr...
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June
24,
2022
| 08:59 AM America/Chicago
On Friday, June 24, 2022, Governor Parson and Attorney General Schmitt issued a proclamation and an opinion, respectively, notifying the Missouri Revisor of Statutes that the Supreme Court of the United States overruled Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (197...
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June
17,
2022
| 09:55 AM America/Chicago
Missouri Bar Legislative Update for June 17, 2022 On June 11, 2022, Governor Parson signed legislation relating to eminent domain.  On June 16, 2022, the governor signed six additional Truly Agreed bills relating to public retirement systems, higher ...
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June
10,
2022
| 10:16 AM America/Chicago
On June 7, 2022, Governor Parson signed seven of the pending Truly Agreed bills into law.  The bills cover a disparate range of topics from professional licensing to gaming to commercial activities.  Below are general summaries of this recently enact...
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June
03,
2022
| 09:21 AM America/Chicago
On May 18, 2022, the General Assembly presented all remaining Truly Agreed To and Finally Passed (TAFP) legislation to Governor Parson for consideration and action.  Pursuant to the constitution, the governor will have forty-five days from when the G...
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May
20,
2022
| 12:52 PM America/Chicago
Those bills passed by the General Assembly prior to the constitutional deadline of Friday, May 13, 2022, have been enrolled and engrossed, signed by the presiding officers of the Senate and the House on May 18, 2022, and presented to the governor for...
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May
13,
2022
| 09:45 AM America/Chicago
Today (Friday, May 13, 2022) marks the last day in the 2022 regular session for the General Assembly to consider legislation.  Only one chamber of the legislature will be in session today, since the Senate has adjourned until Wednesday, May 18, 2022....
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May
06,
2022
| 12:33 PM America/Chicago
SEVEN DAYS REMAIN FOR CONSIDERATION OF BILLS IN 2022 REGULAR SESSIONBarring unexpected developments today, the General Assembly will have adopted a Fiscal Year 2023 state operating budget exceeding $45 billion.  Most of the day will be consumed by ea...
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April
29,
2022
| 10:20 AM America/Chicago
TWO WEEKS REMAIN FOR CONSIDERATON OF BILLSThe General Assembly has two weeks remaining for floor consideration of legislation (Friday, May 13, 2022), and it must approve a state budget for Fiscal Year 2023 by Friday, May 6, 2022. Current Legislative ...
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April
22,
2022
| 12:10 PM America/Chicago
SENATE COMPLETES COMMITTEE MARK-UP OF BUDGET BILLS, HOUSE APPROVES $1 BILLION INCOME TAX CREDIT PLANBoth chambers of the General Assembly reconvened on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.  Notable actions this week included the Senate Appropriations Committee c...
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April
15,
2022
| 10:07 AM America/Chicago
SENATE PREPARES FOR COMMITTEE MARK-UP OF BUDGET BILLSThe General Assembly will observe an Easter break on Monday and both chambers will not convene until Tuesday, April 19, 2022.  The House version of the Fiscal Year 2023 state operating budget has b...
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