Friday, August 11, 2017

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

Jefferson CityThis 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.