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More than 160 Measures Delivered to Governor Before Final Gavel Falls for 2013 Legislative Session

JEFFERSON CITY – More than 80 Senate and 80 House bills reached the governor’s desk upon conclusion of the 2013 legislative session, many of which were “truly agreed to and finally passed” this week. The governor also signed several Senate bills during the last week of session that would improve government efficiency (Senate Bills 80 & 191, sponsored by Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington, and Sen. John Lamping, R-Ladue, respectively), streamline reporting requirements for certain financial institutions (Senate Bill 235, sponsored by Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville), help businesses lower their insurance costs (Senate Bill 287, sponsored by Sen. Scott T. Rupp, R-Wentzville), and protect patients who take prescribed medication (Senate Bill 306, sponsored by Sen. Jay Wasson, R-Nixa).

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