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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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