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2022
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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April
08,
2022
| 11:39 AM America/Chicago
HOUSE SENDS $46.5 BILLION PROPOSED BUDGET TO SENATEThis week, the House adopted its $46.5 billion version of the Fiscal Year 2023 state operating budget, more than a billion dollars lower than the $47.3 billion executive budget submitted by Governor ...
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April
01,
2022
| 12:28 PM America/Chicago
CONGRESSIONAL REDISTRICTING IMPASSE, HOUSE PREPARES BUDGET FOR FLOOR CONSIDERATIONAs it enters the final six weeks of session, the General Assembly continues to lag behind its usual legislative pace.  Eighty to ninety percent of the legislation passe...
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March
25,
2022
| 10:49 AM America/Chicago
GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESUMES LEGISLATIVE WORKHaving taken its traditional mid-session break, the General Assembly reconvened on Monday, March 21, 2022.  By the end of the week, the House perfected and third read a number of bills, sending an additional t...
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March
11,
2022
| 11:48 AM America/Chicago
GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONCLUDES FIRST HALF OF SESSIONBoth chambers of the General Assembly reconvened on Monday, March 7, 2022, and adjourned on Thursday, March 10, 2022.  The legislature will be out next week for its traditional spring break. Disruptions...
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March
04,
2022
| 12:21 PM America/Chicago
BILL FILING CLOSES IN GENERAL ASSEMBLYTuesday, March 1, 2022, was the deadline for members of the General Assembly to introduce legislation (without special leave).  Legislators have introduced 2,253 bills and joint and concurrent resolutions.  To da...
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February
25,
2022
| 11:24 AM America/Chicago
GENERAL ASSEMBLY PASSES, GOVERNOR SIGNS SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET BILLBoth houses of the General Assembly reconvened on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, having taken off Monday in observance of Pres. Washington’s Birthday.  The primary action of the week was le...
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February
18,
2022
| 12:14 PM America/Chicago
ANOTHER LEGISLATIVE WEEK SHORTENED BY WEATHER Projections of more winter weather prompted the House and Senate to conclude their legislative week early, canceling committee hearings and sessions on Thursday.  The Senate had extended its legislative w...
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February
11,
2022
| 11:29 AM America/Chicago
GENERAL ASSEMBLY COMPLETES FIFTH FULL WEEK OF SESSIONIn a tale of two chambers, the House conducted its regularly scheduled business this week, while a thirty-one-hour filibuster on congressional redistricting stalled floor activity in the Senate.  A...
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February
04,
2022
| 11:13 AM America/Chicago
SHORT WEEK IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY Monday (1/31/2022) marked the beginning of a short legislative week.  Based on weather forecasts, both the House and Senate cancelled all activity for Wednesday (2/2) and Thursday (2/3), and floor activity on Tuesday wa...
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January
28,
2022
| 11:10 AM America/Chicago
HOUSE COMMITTEES REVIEW BUDGET, SENATE TALKS CONGRESSIONAL REDISTRICTING Monday (1/24/2022) kicked off the third full week of the legislative session.  Having passed congressional redistricting legislation last week, the House is moving forward with ...
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January
21,
2022
| 11:09 AM America/Chicago
HOUSE SENDS CONGRESSIONAL MAP TO SENATE, GOVERNOR OUTLINES PROPOSED BUDGETAfter the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, both chambers of the General Assembly reconvened on Tuesday (1/18/2022) for the second full week of session. ...
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January
14,
2022
| 09:02 AM America/Chicago
GENERAL ASSEMBLY COMPLETES FIRST FULL WEEK OF LEGISLATIVE SESSIONThe General Assembly has concluded its first full week of session (1/10 – 1/14/2022), with preliminary action in several areas. As a reminder, to review bills of interest, organized by ...
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January
07,
2022
| 10:30 AM America/Chicago
GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONVENESAt noon on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, each chamber of the 101st General Assembly convened for the Second Regular Session.  After conducting routine organizational business on Wednesday and Thursday, the House adjourned for t...
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2021
October
27,
2021
| 07:15 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar annually recognizes lawmakers making significant contributions to legislation that affects the administration of justice and the integrity of the judiciary. This year, five legislators are being recognized for key roles in securing f...
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August
27,
2021
| 10:29 AM America/Chicago
The General Assembly will reconvene on Sept. 15 to consider vetoed bills and line item vetoes in appropriations bills. The Missouri Bar’s 2021 Legislative Digest will be published on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, and summarize new laws enacted and legislat...
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July
09,
2021
| 13:31 PM America/Chicago
Gubernatorial Actions on Truly Agreed Legislation To date, Governor Parson has signed 48 out of 70 pieces of legislation: 29 regular bills, 18 appropriations bills, and 1 concurrent resolution.  This week, he signed legislation relating to taxation, ...
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June
25,
2021
| 09:21 AM America/Chicago
Gubernatorial Actions on Truly Agreed LegislationOn May 25, 2021, the General Assembly presented all remaining Truly Agreed legislation to Gov. Mike Parson for consideration and action. Since June 15, 2021, Parson has signed an additional five pieces...
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June
18,
2021
| 13:21 PM America/Chicago
Gubernatorial Actions on Truly Agreed Legislation On May 25, 2021, the General Assembly presented all remaining Truly Agreed legislation to Governor Parson for consideration and action.  To date, Governor Parson has signed ten pieces of legislation: ...
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June
11,
2021
| 13:18 PM America/Chicago
On May 25, 2021, the General Assembly presented all remaining Truly Agreed legislation to Governor Parson for consideration and action. The deadline for gubernatorial action will be June 30, for appropriations bills, and July 14, for regular legislat...
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June
04,
2021
| 13:13 PM America/Chicago
On May 25, 2021, the General Assembly presented all remaining Truly Agreed legislation to Governor Parson for consideration and action. The deadline for gubernatorial action will be June 30, for appropriations bills, and July 14, for regular legislat...
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May
28,
2021
| 13:10 PM America/Chicago
On May 25, 2021, the General Assembly presented all remaining Truly Agreed legislation to Governor Parson for consideration and action. The deadline for gubernatorial action will be June 30, for appropriations bills, and July 14, for regular legislat...
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May
21,
2021
| 12:31 PM America/Chicago
Consideration of bills for the First Regular Session of the 101st General Assembly concluded at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 14, 2021. Those bills approved in the final weeks of session are currently being enrolled and engrossed, before they are signed b...
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May
14,
2021
| 12:28 PM America/Chicago
Today (Friday) marks the last day for the General Assembly to consider legislation. The legislative day that began on Thursday stretched into the early morning hours of Friday. Legislative action has moved in fits and starts, as conference committees...
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May
07,
2021
| 12:25 PM America/Chicago
Only one full week remains in the 2021 Regular Session for consideration of bills.  Today marks the deadline to complete the Fiscal Year 2022 budget.  In accordance with Article III, section 25 of the Missouri Constitution, no appropriation bill can ...
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April
30,
2021
| 15:59 PM America/Chicago
Article III, section 25 of the Missouri Constitution states that no appropriation bill shall be taken up for consideration after 6:00 p.m. on the first Friday following the first Monday in May (May 7); likewise, section 20(a) of the Missouri Constitu...
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