This Week in the Missouri Senate


Every Friday, Senate Communications offers This Week in the Missouri Senate, a wrap up of the week’s actions that includes audio from floor debate, committee hearings and one-on-one interviews with the senators themselves.

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April

Apr. 12:  

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews House Bill 2634, a measure that seeks to modify provisions relating to public funding of abortion facilities and affiliates, and provisions relating to MO HealthNet providers; Senate Bills 767 & 1342, legislation that would modify provisions relating to marriage; Senate Bill 898, a proposal that would modify provisions relating to public employee retirement systems; Senate Bill 964, which would enact provisions relating to state designations; Senate Bill 763 and Senate Bill 1161, both of which would create provisions relating to expungement.

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Apr. 5:  

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews this week’s Senate Memorial Ceremony; Senate Joint Resolution 78 which — upon voter approval — would modify provisions relating to elections; Senate Bill 739, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to solid waste disposal area permits; what is left to accomplish in session; Senate Bill 801, a measure that would modify provisions relating to child protection; and Senate Bill 890, which would create the "Missing and Murdered African American Women Task Force."

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March

Mar. 29:  

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Joint Resolution 50, which — upon voter approval — would modify provisions relating to taxation; Senate Bills 894 & 825, legislation that would modify provisions relating to the promotion of business development; Senate Bill 984, a proposal that seeks to create the "Intoxicating Cannabinoid Control Act"; and House Bill 1486, a measure that would relates to funding pre-kindergarten in our state.

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Mar. 22:  

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews some of the accomplishments made in the first half of session, including Senate Bills 754, 746, 788, 765, 841, 887 & 861, a measure that seeks to modify provisions relating to public safety; Senate Bill 748, legislation that would modify provisions relating to reimbursement allowance taxes; and Senate Bills 767 & 1342, which would modify provisions relating to the age of marriage.

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Mar. 15:  

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 727, a measure that seeks to create and modify provisions relating to elementary and secondary education; Senate Joint Resolution 76, which — upon voter approval — would modify provisions relating to MO HealthNet; and Senate Bill 1486, legislation that would modify the definition of an unborn child to exclude embryos created through in vitro fertilization, prior to implantation.

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Mar. 8:  

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 818, which seeks to modify provisions relating to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services’ rulemaking authority; Senate Bill 750, legislation that would modify provisions relating to the collection of delinquent property taxes; Senate Bill 964, a measure that seeks to designate Aug. 6 of each year as "Chris Sifford Day" in Missouri; Senate Bill 862, which would modify provisions relating to money held by the Children's Division for the benefit of a child; and sports betting’s chances yet this session.

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Mar. 1:  

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 742, legislation that seeks to authorize tax credits for child care; Senate Bills 754, 746, 788, 765, 841, 887 & 861, a measure that would modify provisions relating to public safety; Senate Joint Resolution 71, which — upon voter approval — would continue costs and fees to support the salaries and benefits of sheriffs, prosecuting attorneys and circuit attorneys; Senate Bill 1039, a measure that would create the Missouri Geospatial Advisory Council; and Senate Bill 727, legislation that seeks to modify provisions of the Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program and authorize charter schools to operate in Boone, St. Charles and St. Louis counties.

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February

Feb. 23:  

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Joint Resolutions 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83, which — upon voter approval — would modify provisions relating to constitutional amendments; Senate Bill 799. legislation seeks to modify provisions relating to motor vehicle assessments; and Senate Bill 978 and Senate Bill 1035, both of which would enact provisions relating to payments for prescription drugs.

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Feb. 16:  

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Joint Resolutions 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83, which — upon voter approval — would make changes to how constitutional amendments could be placed on the ballot in our state.

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Feb. 9:  

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bills 1168 & 810, legislation that would modify provisions relating to public funding of abortion facilities and affiliates, and provisions relating to MO HealthNet providers; Senate Concurrent Resolution 23, which would make a change relating to Missouri’s Virtual Instruction Program; Senate Bill 1051, a measure that would allow the enrollment of nonresident students in public school districts; Senate Bill 1081, legislation that would require public schools to develop cardiac emergency response plans; and other potential issues this session.

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Feb. 2:  

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Joint Resolution 74, which — upon voter approval — would modify the process for approving constitutional amendments; Senate Bill 748, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to reimbursement allowance taxes; and Senate Bill 767 and Senate Bill 1342, both of which would modify rules relating to the age of marriage.

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January

Jan. 26:  

his Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:

 

  • Senate Bill 810, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to eligible MO HealthNet providers;
  • Senate Bill 780, a measure that would modify provisions relating to student enrollment in the Missouri Course Access and Virtual School Program;
  • Senate Bill 861, which would modify provisions relating to expungement;
  • Senate Bill 888, legislation that would modify the Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review Board;
  • Senate Bill 746, a measure that seeks to modify provisions relating to eligibility for parole;
  • Senate Bill 760, which would modify provisions relating to the critical incident stress management program;
  • Sports wagering; and
  • The earnings tax

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Jan. 19:  

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 748, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to reimbursement allowance taxes; Senate Bill 754, a measure that would modify provisions relating to law enforcement animals; Senate Bill 788, which would create the offense of unlawful discharge of a firearm; and Senate Bill 727 and Senate Bill 729, both of which relate to education.

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Jan. 12:  

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 727, a measure that seeks to modify provisions of the Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program; the earnings tax and foreign ownership; the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; and other priorities.

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Jan. 5:  

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the opening days of the Second Regular Session of the 102nd General Assembly.

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