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2022
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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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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