Friday, April 24, 2015

This Week in the Missouri Senate for April 24, 2015: Priority Legislation

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:

·       Final Missouri Senate passage of the Fiscal Year 2016 state operating budget (Audio: Senate Appropriations Committee Chair, Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia);

·       Senate Bill 433, which would adopt the “Compact for a Balanced Budget” (Audio: Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City);

·       Senate Bill 145, which would require health benefit plans cover diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders (Audio: Sen. David Pearce, R-Warrensburg, and Sen. Holsman); and

·       Senate Bill 400, which would provide that the state could not require maintenance of licensure or any form of specialty medical board certification to practice medicine (Audio: Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur).

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