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This Date in Missouri Senate History: Aug. 31, 1920

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Aug. 31, 1920, when Marie Byrum of Hannibal became the first Missouri woman to vote. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Aug. 29: SB 34

Jefferson City — Senate Bill 34 is among the measures that became law on Monday (8/28). The new law modifies and creates new provisions relating to criminal offenses. Among these is creation of the Blue Alert System a reality in Missouri. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.


This Date in Missouri Senate History: Aug. 29, 1933

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Aug. 29, 1933, the day the Missouri General Assembly ratified what would become the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which would end Prohibition. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Aug. 28, 1820

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Aug. 28, 1820, the date elections were held that put Missouri’s first officeholders into place. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 25: Labor Committee

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the Missouri Senate Interim Committee on Labor Reform, which has met for the first time. The topic for the first hearing was prevailing wage. Other subjects could be talked about in future gatherings. We’ve included actualities from committee chair, Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan; Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar; and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Aug. 22: Labor Committee

Jefferson City — The Missouri Senate Interim Committee on Labor Reform meets for the first time. The topic for the first hearing was prevailing wage. Other subjects could be talked about in future gatherings. We’ve included actualities from committee chair, Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 18: SB 66

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 66, which will modify provisions of law relating to workers' compensation. The new law will take effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan; Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton; Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby; and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Aug. 15: SB 66

Jefferson City — Among the measures set to become law later this month is Senate Bill 66, which will modify provisions of law relating to workers' compensation. The new law will take effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 11: New Laws

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews four measures that either have already become, or soon will:
·Senate Bill 8, a proposal that changes the law relating to flashing lights on motor vehicles and equipment (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown);
·Senate Bill 16 exempts delivery charges from sales and use taxes (Audio: Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City);
·Senate Bill 49, a measure that modifies several provisions relating to local sales taxes (Audio: Bill sponsor, Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors); and
·Senate Bill 62 makes changes to different aspects of various pension systems and forfeiture of a pension benefit due to a felony conviction (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby).

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

The Missouri Senate Minute for Aug. 8: SB 8 and SB 16

Jefferson City — Most Missouri laws take effect on Aug. 28. There are exceptions. For instance, Senate Bill 8, a proposal that changes the law relating to flashing lights on motor vehicles and equipment, which became law when it signed by the governor on June 28. Senate Bill 16 exempts delivery charges from sales and use taxes. It will take effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 4: SB 5

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews details of Senate Bill 5, legislation that modifies several provisions relating to abortion, and was sent to the governor as a result of the Second Extraordinary Session of the 99th General Assembly. The measure has since been signed into law, and will take effect in late October. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester; Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors; Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis; and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Aug. 4, 1825

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Aug. 4, 1825, the day Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Abraham J. Williams was sworn in as our state’s third governor. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Aug. 1: SB 5

Jefferson City — Senate Bill 5 is the result of the Second Extraordinary Session of the 99th General Assembly. The measure modifies several provisions relating to abortion and will become law in late October. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester, and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.