Jefferson City — This 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.
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