Jefferson City — Senate Bill 816 seeks to repeal Missouri’s death penalty. The measure was first heard Jan. 19 in the Missouri Senate General Laws and Pensions Committee and voted “do pass” the following week. Senate Bill 816 is now on the Missouri Senate calendar and could be debated at any time. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Paul Wieland, R-Imperial, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.
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