Friday, May 13, 2011

This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 13, 2011: Session Ends

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews some of the legislation debated during the final week of the 2011 legislative session, including:

  • Reaction to passage of the Fiscal Year 2012 budget (Audio: Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, and Sen. Robin Wright-Jones, D-St. Louis);
  • Senate Joint Resolution 2 and Senate Bill 3, which would put early voting and voter ID on a future ballot (Audio: Sen. Bill Stouffer, R-Napton, and Sen. Timothy Green, D-Spanish Lake);
  • House Bill 697, which specifies any administrative rule proposed, adopted or amended by a state agency after Aug. 28, 2011, must automatically terminate six years after its effective date (Audio: Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, and Sen. Green);
  • House Bill 294, which would modify laws regarding firearms, ammunition and concealed carry endorsements (Audio: Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, Sen. Green and Sen. Joseph Keaveny, D-St. Louis); and
  • Senate Bill 187, which would modify laws regarding nuisances and junkyards (Audio: Sen. Brad Lager, R-Savannah).

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

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