SB 589 Bars felons from holding public office
Sponsor: Nodler
LR Number: 3191S.01I Fiscal Note: 3191-01N.ORG
Committee: Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections
Last Action: 2/15/2010 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee (3191S.02C) Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2010

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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 589 - Persons who commit a felony in Missouri or commit a crime in another jurisdiction that would constitute a felony in Missouri, are barred from qualifying as a candidate for or holding public office. Those serving in the armed forces who commit a military offense and have served a period of incarceration for at least 30 days are also barred.

This act is similar to SB 1245 (2008), SB 165 (2009), SB 253 (2009), HB 613 (2009), SB 14 (2009), and HB 997 (2009).