SJR 10 Proposes a constitutional amendment modifying who presides over impeachment trials
Sponsor: Lembke
LR Number: 0874L.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight
Last Action: 1/27/2009 - Second Read and Referred S Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight Committee Journal Page: S192
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: upon voter approval

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SJR 10 - This constitutional amendment, if approved by voters, would require that all impeachments be tried by the Missouri Senate. A two-thirds vote of all senators present would be required to convict. The chief justice of the Missouri Supreme Court would preside over any impeachment trial of the Governor.

This amendment is similar to HJR 28 (2009).