Friday, February 27, 2015

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Feb. 27, 2015: Floor Debate and Committee Hearings

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:

·      Senate Bill 24, which would modify provisions of law relating to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance programs (Audio: Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Paul LeVota, D-Independence);

·       Senate Bill 1, which would modify provisions relating to elementary and secondary education;

·       Senate Bill 174, which would create the “Missouri Achieving a Better Life Experience Program” (Audio: Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale);

·       Senate Bill 82, which would require the Department of Health and Senior Services to strongly encourage all long-term care facilities to institute policies that will facilitate familial involvement in the well-being and support of its residents (Audio: Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City); and

·       Senate Bill 199 and Senate Bill 42, both of which would which would repeal a provision that allows a law enforcement officer to use deadly force in certain instances (Audio: Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis).

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