SB 210
Creates a number of official state designations, a memorial highway, and the Missouri Historical Theater program
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Last Action:
7/11/2019 - Signed by Governor
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August 28, 2019
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Current Bill Summary

HCS/SS/SB 210 - This act makes a number of official designations.

The pawpaw tree is designated as the state fruit tree of Missouri.

This provision is identical to HB 1454 (2018).

This act designates the Missouri "Show Me" tartan as the official tartan of the state of Missouri.

This provision is identical to HB 501 (2019) and is similar to HB 1968 (2018).

The hellbender salamander, also known as the snot otter or lasagna lizard, is designated as the official endangered species for the state of Missouri.

This provision is identical to SB 408 (2019) and HB 407 (2019).

This act establishes the designation of "Missouri Historical Theater".

Under this act, the Missouri State Council on the Arts is required to administer the Missouri historical theater program as specified in the act. The Council shall determine which theaters should receive the state historical theater designation by considering whether or not the theater is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, whether the theater produces a minimum of three shows open to the public each year, the extent to which the theater contributes to tourism in Missouri, the extent to which the theater promotes the arts in the community and the state, and whether the theater has been operational for at least 50 years.

The Council shall, each year, provide a list of theaters that have achieved such designation to the Division of Tourism.

This provision is identical to HCS/HB 266 (2019).

The St. Louis Blues are designated as the official state hockey of Missouri.

Finally, this act designates the portion of State Highway P from Dove Nest Lane continuing east to State Highway M in St. Charles County as "Waylon Jennings Memorial Highway".