Friday, April 29, 2011

This Week in the Missouri Senate for April 29, 2011: Major Legislation

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews four major proposals, all of which received floor time this week, including:

  • Senate Bill 161, which contains new provisions regarding modifications to the laws relating to the dog breeding industry (Audio: Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, and Sen. Jolie Justus, D-Kansas City);
  • House Bill 193, which would change the composition of congressional districts in Missouri based on the 2010 Census (Audio: Sen. Scott T. Rupp, R-Wentzville, and Sen. Ryan McKenna, D-Crystal City);
  • House Bill 116, a comprehensive economic development measure regarding the authorization and regulations pertaining to certain state tax credits in the state (Audio: Sen. Chuck Purgason, R-Caulfield, and Sen. Timothy Green, D-Spanish Lake);
  • House Bill 73 and 47 in the Senate. The measure would create the “TANF Child Protection and Drug Free Home Act” requiring drug testing for certain work-eligible Temporary Assistance of Needy Families applicants and recipients (Audio: Sen. Jason Crowell, R-Cape Girardeau, and Senate Minority Floor Leader Victor Callahan, D-Independence).

This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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