Friday, February 24, 2017

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Feb. 24: Priority Legislation

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:

·    Senate Bill 37 and 244, a measure that would allow the Missouri Department of Revenue to issue Real ID-compliant driver's licenses and identification cards (Audio: Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City);

·    Senate Bill 74, legislation that seeks to establish a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program in Missouri (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Rob Schaaf, R-St. Joseph);

·    Senate Bill 113, which would modify the law relating to discharge of employees under workers' compensation statutes (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors); and

·    Senate Bill 457, a measure that would remove certain roads from the responsibility of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission and direct certain sales and use tax funds into the state road fund (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, and Sen. Holsman).

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