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This Week in the Missouri Senate for the Week of July 25: SB 588

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 588, which modifies provisions relating to petitions for the expungement of criminal records. The new law will take effect on Jan. 1, 2018. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, and Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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The Senate Minute for July 26: SB 588

Jefferson City — Certain parts of a person’s criminal record can soon be taken away. Senate Bill 588 makes changes relating to petitions for the expungement of criminal records. The new law will take effect on Jan. 1, 2018. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, and Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

To download the script (.docx) and/or the audio file (.mp3), please click here.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for the Week of July 18: SB 607

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 607, one of three Senate proposals that was allowed to take effect without the governor’s signature. The new law modifies provisions relating to public assistance programs, and will take effect on Aug. 28. 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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The Senate Minute for July 19: SB 607

Jefferson City — Among the measures not signed into law — but allowed to take effect without the governor’s signature — is Senate Bill 607, which will modify provisions relating to public assistance programs. The new law will take effect on Aug. 28. 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.

To download the script (.docx) and/or the audio file (.mp3), please click here.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for the Week of July 11: HB 1631

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews House Bill 1631, which would require a person to show photo identification in order to vote. The measure has been vetoed by the executive branch and could be the subject of a veto override when the Legislature returns to Jefferson City for the annual veto session in September. We’ve included actualities from bill handler, Sen. Will Kraus, R-Lee’s Summit; Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City; Sen. Rob Schaaf, R-St. Joseph; and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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The Senate Minute for July 12: HB 1631

Jefferson City — House Bill 1631 would require a person to show photo identification in order to vote. The measure was vetoed by the executive branch on July 7. House Bill 1631 could be taken up at the annual veto session, which is set to start on Sept. 14. We’ve included actualities from bill handler, Sen. Will Kraus, R-Lee’s Summit, and Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

To download the script (.docx) and/or the audio file (.mp3), please click here.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for the Week of July 4: SB 656

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 656, a measure that seeks to modify provisions relating to county sheriffs, self-defense, unlawful use of weapons and concealed carry permits. The proposal was vetoed by the executive branch on June 27. The annual veto session is set for Sept. 14. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown; Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton; and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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The Senate Minute for July 5: SB 656

Jefferson City — The executive branch vetoes Senate Bill 656, which seeks to modify provisions relating to county sheriffs, self-defense, unlawful use of weapons and concealed-carry permits. When lawmakers return to Jefferson City for the annual veto session in September, this measure could be considered for a veto override. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

To download the script (.docx) and/or the audio file (.mp3), please click here.