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This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 29, 2013: SB 251

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 251, which became law this week. The proposal updates provisions relating to fraud and abuse of electronic benefit transfer, or EBT, cards for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. The measure is one of several that took effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Will Kraus, R-Lee’s Summit, and Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.Click here to listen to the report.You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by visiting the This Week in the Missouri Senate website. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player’s website.

Majority of Senate Bills Become Law on Aug. 28

JEFFERSON CITY – Most of the bills passed by the General Assembly and signed into law by the governor, or allowed to lapse into law, took effect today (8/28). According to Article II, Section 29 of the Missouri Constitution, no law passed by the General Assembly, except appropriations measures or bills containing an emergency clause, can take effect until 90 day after the Legislature constitutionally adjourns on May 30. 

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Majority of Senate Bills Become Law This Month

JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri’s constitution (Article III, Section 29) states that no law passed by the General Assembly, except appropriations measures or bills containing an emergency clause, can take effect until 90 days after the Legislature constitutionally adjourns on May 30. Most of the bills passed by the General Assembly and signed by the governor, or allowed to lapse into law, took effect on Aug. 28. More than 50 of the 62 Senate bills that received executive approval became law on this date.
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The Senate Minute for Aug. 27, 2013: SB 251

JEFFERSON CITY — This week, Senate Bill 251 becomes law. The proposal updates provisions relating to fraud and abuse of electronic benefit transfer, or EBT, cards for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. The measure is one of several that will take effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Will Kraus, R-Lee’s Summit, and Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.Click here to listen to the report.You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by clicking the following link: Senate Minute. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player’s website.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 23, 2013: Medicaid

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the status of the Senate Interim Committee on Medicaid Transformation and Reform, which held the latest in a series of hearings on Aug. 14, 2013, and is expected to have recommendations ready for the full Missouri Senate by Dec. 15, 2013. We’ve included actualities from committee chair Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington; and committee members Sen. Paul LeVota, D-Independence; and Sen. Joseph Keaveny, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.Click here to listen to the report.You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by visiting the This Week in the Missouri Senate website. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player’s website.

The Senate Minute for Aug. 20, 2013: Medicaid

JEFFERSON CITY — The Senate Interim Committee on Medicaid Transformation and Reform held the latest in a series of hearings on Aug. 14, 2013, and is expected to have recommendations ready for the full Missouri Senate by Dec. 15, 2013. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington, and Sen. Paul LeVota, D-Independence, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.Click here to listen to the report.You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by clicking the following link: Senate Minute. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player’s website.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 15, 2013: SB 10

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews one of the economic development measures signed into law this year. Senate Bill 10 creates a tax credit to attract amateur sporting events to the state. The new law will take effect on Aug. 28, 2013. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.Click here to listen to the report.You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by visiting the This Week in the Missouri Senate website. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player’s website.

The Senate Minute for Aug. 13, 2013: SB 10

JEFFERSON CITY — One of the economic development measures signed into law this year is about to take effect. Senate Bill 10 creates a tax credit to attract amateur sporting events to the state. The new law will take effect on Aug. 28, 2013. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.Click here to listen to the report.You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by clicking the following link: Senate Minute. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player’s website.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 8, 2013: SB 75

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 75, which modifies provisions relating to public safety. The measure was Truly Agreed to and Finally Passed on May 16 and signed into law by the governor on July 12, 2013. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Dan Brown, R-Rolla; Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City; Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis; and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.Click here to listen to the report.You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by visiting the This Week in the Missouri Senate website. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player’s website.

Missouri Legislative Update for July 2013

This episode of Missouri Legislative Update highlights several Senate and House bills approved by the governor or allowed to go into effect. Also, the program features several interim committee meetings in Jefferson City and freshman lawmakers share their experience regarding their first legislative session. Plus, Missourinet's Bob Priddy sits down with Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington, and Sen. Joseph Keaveny, D-St. Louis, to discuss the goals of the Senate Interim Committee on Medicaid Transformation and Reform.

Click here to watch the July 2013 edition of Missouri Legislative Update.

The Senate Minute for Aug. 6, 2013: SB 75

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri senators reflect on Senate Bill 75, which modifies provisions relating to public safety. The measure was Truly Agreed to and Finally Passed on May 16, and signed into law by the governor on July 12, 2013. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Dan Brown, R-Rolla, and Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.Click here to listen to the report.You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by clicking the following link: Senate Minute. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player’s website.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 2, 2013: SB 1

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 1, which modifies the law relating to workers’ compensation. Provisions contained within the measure will take effect on Jan. 1, 2014. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Scott T. Rupp, R-Wentzville, and Sen. Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.Click here to listen to the report.You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by visiting the This Week in the Missouri Senate website. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player’s website.