Thursday, August 25, 2016

This Week in the Missouri Senate for the Week of Aug. 22: New Laws

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews some of the new laws that are set to take effect on Aug. 28. Some of these include: 

·       Senate Bill 579, which modifies provisions relating to infection reporting of health care facilities and telehealth services (Audio: Sen. Rob Schaaf, R-St. Joseph, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis);

·       Senate Bill 578, a measure that allows certain circuits to appoint an additional court marshal, authorizes an additional judge in certain circuits, excludes firearms from bankruptcy and establishes the Missouri Commercial Receivership Act;

·       Senate Bill 905, legislation that changes the effective date of the repeal and enactment of certain provisions of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act; and

·       Senate Concurrent Resolution 50, which designates the month of September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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