This Week in the Missouri Senate

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May

May 27: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews House Bill 2909, the new congressional redistricting map, which was signed into law last week.
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May 20: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the Second Regular Session of the 101st General Assembly.
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May 13: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews House Joint Resolution 79, a resolution that would let Missouri voters decide on changes to initiative petitions; House Bill 2116, legislation that seeks to establish the “No Patient Left Alone Act”; House Bill 2909, which contains a new congressional redistricting map; and House Bill 2090, a measure that includes a one-time tax rebate for some Missourians.
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May 6: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Missouri’s Fiscal Year 2023 state operating budget; House Bill 1878, legislation that seeks to make changes to some election laws; and House Bills 2502 & 2556, which relates to gaming, and a similar amendment attempted for House Bill 2400.
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April

April 29: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the Missouri Senate version of the Fiscal Year 2023 state operating budget.
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April 22: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews some of the work on the Fiscal Year 2023, supplemental and capital improvements budgets.
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April 15: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 756, a measure that seeks to modify provisions relating to public utilities; Senate Bill 683, legislation that would make changes to rules governing child care; House Joint Resolution 117, which — upon voter approval — would propose a constitutional amendment relating to MO HealthNet; and upcoming Missouri Senate budget discussion.
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April 8: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews House Bill 1552, legislation that would change provisions related to funding for charter schools; Senate Joint Resolution 46, which — upon voter approval — would require all county assessors to be elected; Senate Bill 758, a measure that seeks to modify various provisions relating to bidding procedures for certain public projects for facilities; and what remains for lawmakers this session.
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April 1: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews: Senate Bill 850, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to criminal laws; Senate Bill 726, a measure that would establish “Hypoplastic Left-Heart Syndrome Awareness Day” in Missouri; House Bill 2117, which contains the latest version of the proposed congressional map; and Senate Bills 775, 751 & 640, legislation that would modify provisions relating to sexual offenses.
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March

March 25: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews: Senate Bill 665, legislation that seeks to modify the duration of unemployment benefits based upon the Missouri average unemployment rate; Senate Bill 798, a measure that would establish a “Restaurant Meals Program” as part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; Senate Bill 758, which would modify various provisions relating to bidding procedures for certain public projects for facilities; and remaining legislative priorities.
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March 18: This Week in the Missouri Senate previews: Senate Bill 1181, which would allow an income tax deduction for certain law enforcement officers; Senate Bill 715, legislation that would authorize a property tax credit for certain senior citizens; Senate Bill 647, a proposal that would establish a grievance process for parents and guardians of elementary and secondary school students; Senate Bills 698 & 639, which would modify provisions relating to MO HealthNet services for pregnant and postpartum women; Senate Bill 702 is legislation that seeks to create new provisions relating to COVID-19 vaccination requirements; Senate Bill 973 would establish the “Truth in Medicine Act”; and Senate Bill 695, a measure that seeks to modify various provisions relating to elections.
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March 11: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews: Senate Bills 775, 751 & 640, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to sexual offenses; Senate Bill 745, a measure that would create provisions relating to accounting practices of public utilities; Senate Bill 642 and Senate Bill 686, each of which would create their own version of the Missouri Video Lottery Control Act; and Missouri lawmakers’ responses to Ukraine, including Senate Bill 1233, a measure that seeks to authorize a tax credit for contributions made to refugee resource centers.
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March 4: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bills 698 & 639, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to MO HealthNet services for pregnant and postpartum women; Senate Bill 678, a measure that would modify provisions relating to funding for the Kansas City Police Department; Senate Bill 649, which would reduce the assessment percentage of personal property in St. Charles County; and redistricting.
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February

Feb. 25: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews House Bill 3014, an emergency supplemental budget for the current fiscal year; Senate Bill 660, legislation that seeks to establish the Show-Me Success Diploma Program, the Competency-Based Education Grant Program, the Competency-Based Education Task Force and a competency-based credit system for high school students; Senate Bill 647, a measure that would establish a grievance process for parents and guardians of elementary and secondary school students; Senate Joint Resolution 39, which — upon voter approval — would allow the growth in assessed values to be limited by law; and Senate Joint Resolution 41, which — also upon voter approval — would authorize a freeze on property tax assessments for senior citizens.
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Feb. 18: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews: redistricting; pressing issues; Senate Bill 672, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to the Fast-Track Workforce Incentive Grant program; Senate Joint Resolution 33, which, upon voter approval, would modify provisions relating to taxation; and Senate Bill 641, a measure that would enact provisions relating to continuous insurance coverage of prescription contraceptives.
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Feb. 11: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews House Bill 2117, which addresses congressional redistricting.
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Feb. 4: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews redistricting; Senate Bill 666, legislation that seeks to modify provisions on self-defense; Senate Bill 1106, a measure that would modify provisions relating to funding for housing programs; and Senate Bill 973, which would establish the “Truth in Medicine Act.”
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January 2022

Jan. 28: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews redistricting; Senate Bill 804, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to public transit systems; and Senate Bill 689, a measure that would modify provisions relating to peace officer standards.
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Jan. 21: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews reaction to the governor’s annual budget address; Senate Bill 672, which would modify provisions relating to the Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant program; and Senate Bill 650, legislation that would modify provisions related to charter schools.
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Jan. 14: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Resolution 436, which changes a Missouri Senate operating rule; Senate Bill 678 and Senate Joint Resolution 38, which — upon voter approval — would modify provisions relating to funding for the Kansas City Police Department; redistricting; Senate Bill 702, which seeks to create a new unlawful employment practice; and other legislative priorities for 2022.
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Jan. 7: This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the first week of the 2022 legislative session.
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