SJR 34
Requires the Senate to try all impeachments except for the impeachment of the Governor, which shall be tried by the Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court
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5/16/2014 - S Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SJR 34-Emery
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Upon voter approval

Current Bill Summary

SJR 34 - This proposed constitutional amendment, if approved by the voters, would require that all impeachments be tried by the Senate, rather than before the Missouri Supreme Court. When the Governor is being tried, the Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court shall preside. No person shall be convicted without a two-thirds vote of all Senators present.

This amendment is identical to SJR 9 (2013) and HJR 82 (2010).