Tuesday, November 24, 2015

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 24, 2015: Seniors, Families and Children-Related Laws

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews: 

·    Senate Bill 24 modifies provisions of law relating to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Audio: Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City);

Senate Bill 174, a measure that establishes the Missouri Achieving a Better Life Experience Program; Senate Bill 244, which creates the Senior Savings Protection Act; Senate Bill 341, legislation that modifies provisions of law relating to the protection of children and other vulnerable persons; House Bill 343, which establishes a committee to assess the continuation of the Money Follows the Person Demonstration Program in order to help disabled or aging individuals transition from nursing facilities to community settings; House Bill 501, a measure that requires course material relating to sexual education to contain information regarding sexual predators, online predators and the consequences of inappropriate text messaging; and House Bill 1149, which modifies provisions related to the Missouri Division of Youth Services.
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.
 
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The Senate Minute for Nov. 24, 2015: SB 24

Jefferson City — A big part of this year’s legislative session included those measures relating to seniors, families and children. Among these is Senate Bill 24, which modifies provisions of law relating to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor — 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, November 19, 2015

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Nov. 20, 1838


Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews the governor’s biennial address to the Missouri Legislature, delivered on Nov. 20, 1838. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.
 
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This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 19, 2015: Judiciary Laws


Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews: 

·     Senate Bill 321, a measure that allows victims of sexual assault to receive protective orders and modifies the definitions of sexual assault and stalking as they relate to orders of protection (Audio: Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, and Sen. Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors);

·     Senate Bill 141, which raises the amount the Crime Victims' Compensation Fund can pay to eligible victims and provides that the Missouri Department of Public Safety can negotiate costs on behalf of victims; and

·     Senate Bill 340, legislation that changes a reference in a provision of law regarding the determination of heirship.
 
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The Senate Minute for Nov. 17, 2015: SB 321

Jefferson City — The Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee heard several measures this year. Among those that became law is Senate Bill 321, a measure that allows victims of sexual assault to receive protective orders and modifies the definitions of sexual assault and stalking as they relate to orders of protection. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor — Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby — and Sen. Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 12, 2015: Economic Development Laws


Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:

·     Senate Bill 5, a measure that modifies distribution of traffic fines and court costs collected by municipal courts (Audio: Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale; Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City; Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington; and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur);

·     Senate Bill 87, which requires people who submit petitions for political subdivision audits to reside or own property in the subdivision and allows for signatures to be rescinded;

·     Senate Bill 194, legislation that extends the date that a business must commence operations to qualify for a business facility tax credit;

·     Senate Bill 405, which raises the outer threshold amount for a county to be eligible to collect a greater percentage of the total taxes collected as a fee;

·     Senate Bill 497, a measure that modifies provisions relating to special purpose districts; and

·     Senate Bill 539, which allows the county commission, or a county officer designated by the county commission, to provide passport services if the circuit court clerk does not provide the services.

This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.
 
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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The Senate Minute for Nov. 10, 2015: SB 5

Jefferson City — Among this year’s new laws in Missouri are those that relate to economic development, particularly Senate Bill 5, which modifies distribution of traffic fines and court costs collected by municipal courts. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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