Monday, August 31, 2015

The Missouri Senate Capitol Briefing for August 2015: Senate Measures Become Law As Committees Carry on Interim Work

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri’s Constitution (Article III, Section 29) states that no law passed by the Missouri General Assembly, except appropriations measures or bills containing an emergency clause, can take effect until 90 days after the Legislature constitutionally adjourns. 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, 2015.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 27, 2015: Committee Hearings

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews two of the committee hearings held this week at the Capitol. The Senate Interim Committee on the Sanctity of Life and the Joint Committee on Education both met this week. We’ve included actualities from the chair of the Senate Interim Committee on the Sanctity of Life, Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia; committee member, Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville; and Joint Committee on Education member, Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Senate Minute for Aug. 25, 2015: Sanctity of Life Committee

Jefferson City — The Senate Interim Committee on the Sanctity of Life spends today (8-25) concluding its hearing from Aug. 13, 2015, with more public hearings possible in the future. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 20, 2015: SB 145

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 145, which will require health benefit plans cover diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. The new law will take effect on Aug. 28, 2015. We’ve included actualities from Sen. David Pearce, R-Warrensburg, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The Senate Minute for Aug. 18, 2015: SB 145

Jefferson CitySenate Bill 145 will require health benefit plans to cover diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. The new law is set to take effect on Aug. 28, 2015. We’ve included actualities from Sen. David Pearce, R-Warrensburg, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by clicking the following link:
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Thursday, August 13, 2015

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 13, 2015: Sanctity of Life Committee

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the second hearing conducted by the Senate Interim Committee on the Sanctity of Life, which met today (8-13). This meeting was devoted to asking questions of state officials. The next hearing is scheduled for Aug. 25, 2015. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis; Sen. Jeanie Riddle, R-Callaway County; and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The Senate Minute for Aug. 11, 2015: Sanctity of Life Committee

Jefferson City — The Senate Interim Committee on the Sanctity of Life will hold its second hearing later this week. The panel was put into place after videos, featuring Planned Parenthood representatives and employees, recently surfaced. The committee’s next hearing will take place at the Capitol on Thursday, Aug. 13, at 1 p.m. We’ve included actualities from Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Thursday, August 06, 2015

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 6, 2015: SB 164

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 164, which will exempt — in bankruptcy proceedings — life insurance proceeds for the burial of a family member, modify insurance foreign investment limits, change the requirements for the valuation of reserves for life insurance and modify provisions regarding qualified spousal trusts. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, and Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Tuesday, August 04, 2015

The Senate Minute for Aug. 4, 2015: SB 164

Jefferson City — Several new laws will take effect later this month. Senate Bill 164 will exempt — in bankruptcy proceedings — life insurance proceeds for the burial of a family member, modify insurance foreign investment limits, change the requirements for the valuation of reserves for life insurance and modify provisions regarding qualified spousal trusts. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, and Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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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
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