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The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 28: SB 813

Jefferson City — Missouri senators spend time on Senate Bill 813, a measure that seeks to modify the offense of peace disturbance and allow a civil action against a person who commits the offense of peace disturbance and blocks a highway or access to emergency medical services. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Jeanie Riddle, R-Callaway County, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Feb. 28, 1851

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Feb. 28, 1851, the day the Missouri General Assembly established the Missouri School for the Deaf. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 27: SB 786

Jefferson City — Missouri senators spend time on a measure aimed at changing part of a new law. Senate Bill 786 seeks to make changes to "whistle-blower's" protection for public employees. The measure comes in response to last year’s Senate Bill 43. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, and Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Feb. 27, 1855

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Feb. 27, 1855, the day the Missouri Legislature placed the Missouri School for the Blind under state control. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 26: SCR 41

Jefferson City — Senate Concurrent Resolution 41 would ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution. The resolution awaits action from the Missouri Senate Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, and Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Feb. 26, 1781

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Feb. 26, 1781, the day former Missouri Sen. and Gov. Abraham Williams was born. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Feb. 24, 1870

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Feb. 24, 1870, the day both the College of Agriculture and the School of Mines and Metallurgy were established by the Missouri General Assembly. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Feb. 23: More Priority Legislation

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:
·Senate Bill 590, legislation that seeks to modify the Historic Preservation Tax Credit and create the Capitol Complex and Public Building Preservation tax credits (Audio: Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton);
·Senate Bill 612, a measure that would establish the Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program (Audio: Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City);
·Senate Bill 948, which would require certain MO HealthNet participants to comply with work and community engagement requirements (Audio: Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur); and
·Senate Bill 928, a measure that seeks to modify provisions relating to emergency services health benefit determinations (Audio: Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis, and Sen. Schupp).
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Feb. 23, 1853

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Feb. 23, 1853, the day the Missouri Legislature chartered Westminster College in Fulton. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 22: SB 948

Jefferson City — The Missouri Senate Seniors, Families and Children Committee hears Senate Bill 948, legislation that would require certain MO HealthNet participants to comply with work and community engagement requirements. We’ve included actualities from Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Feb. 22, 1853

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Feb. 22, 1853, the day the Missouri Legislature granted charter to Washington University. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 21: SB 612

Jefferson City — Missouri senators spend time on Senate Bill 612, which would establish the Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program. The measure has been laid over for further discussion. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 20: SB 590

Jefferson City — Senate Bill 590, legislation that seeks to modify the Historic Preservation Tax Credit and create the Capitol Complex and Public Building Preservation tax credits, gets time on the Missouri Senate floor. The measure has been set aside for further talks. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 19: SB 928

Jefferson City — A Missouri senator looks at how much profit insurance providers make under federal law. Senate Bill 928 would modify provisions relating to emergency services health benefit determinations. The Missouri Senate Health and Pensions Committee heard the proposal on Feb. 7. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Feb. 16: More Priority Legislation

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:
·Senate Bill 549, legislation that seeks to reauthorize the Missouri Works Training and Missouri Works programs (Audio: Sen. Jay Wasson, R-Nixa, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton);
·Senate Bill 699, which would modify the Ticket to Work Health Assurance Program (Audio: Sen. Sifton and Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville);
·Senate Bill 722, a measure that would require the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct a study regarding the importation of certain prescription drugs by the state (Audio: Sen. Sater);
·Senate Bill 846, which would require certain health care professionals to complete two hours of suicide prevention training (Audio: Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur); and
·Senate Bill 791, a measure that would make knowingly inciting another to commit suicide second-degree involuntary manslaughter (Audio: Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, and Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester).
This feature report is narrated by Sena…

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Feb. 16, 1995

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Feb. 16, 1995, the date the Missouri Senate was sent House Bill 84, also known as “The Mule Bill.” This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 15: SB 722 and SB 846

Jefferson City — The Missouri Senate Seniors, Families and Children Committee considers Senate Bill 722, legislation that seeks to require the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct a study regarding the importation of certain prescription drugs, and Senate Bill 846, which would require certain health care professionals to complete two hours of suicide prevention training. We’ve included actualities from Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 14: SB 699

Jefferson City — Missouri senators give first-round approval to Senate Bill 699, which would modify the Ticket to Work Health Assurance Program. Another positive vote would send the measure to the Missouri House of Representatives for similar consideration. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, and Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 13: SB 791

Jefferson City — Senate Bill 791, a measure that would make knowingly inciting another to commit suicide second-degree involuntary manslaughter, is heard in the Missouri Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee. The panel has not yet acted on the proposal. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, and Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 12: SB 549

Jefferson City — Missouri senators give first-round approval to Senate Bill 549, legislation that seeks to reauthorize the Missouri Works Training and Missouri Works programs, and could soon be combined with Senate Bill 550. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Jay Wasson, R-Nixa, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Feb. 12, 1853

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Feb. 12, 1853, the day lawmakers chartered Boonville College. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Feb. 11, 1839

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Feb. 11, 1839, the day the University of Missouri was chartered by the state Legislature. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Feb. 9: Evening Discussion Begins

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:
·Senate Bill 564, which would modify provisions relating to public utilities (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur);
·Senate Bill 807 & 577, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to degree offerings at public institutions of higher education (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Jay Wasson, R-Nixa, and Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City); and
·Senate Bill 710, a measure that would define the offense of driving with prohibited blood alcohol or drug content (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton).
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Feb. 9, 1839

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Feb. 9, 1839, the day Missouri started its own public school system. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications' Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 8: SB 564

Jefferson City — Missouri senators spend a night talking about Senate Bill 564, which would modify provisions relating to public utilities. Discussion started just after 7 p.m. yesterday (2/7) and continued past noon today (2/8). We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Feb. 8, 2007

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Feb. 8, 2007, the day former Missouri senator and Lt. Gov. Harriet Woods passed away. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 7: SB 807 & 577

Jefferson City — First-round Missouri Senate approval is given to Senate Bill 807 & 577, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to degree offerings at public institutions of higher education. Another positive vote would send the measure to the Missouri House of Representatives for similar consideration. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Jay Wasson, R-Nixa, and Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 6: SB 710

Jefferson City — The Missouri Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee hears Senate Bill 710, a measure that would define the offense of driving with prohibited blood alcohol or drug content. The panel has not yet acted on the proposal. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 5: SB 826

Jefferson City — A measure dealing with opioid abuse makes its way to the Missouri Senate. Senate Bill 826 seeks to modify provisions relating to the disposal of unused controlled substances, and was given committee approval on Jan. 31. It is now on the Missouri Senate calendar for full discussion. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Feb. 5, 1911

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Feb. 5, 1911, the date marking the destruction of Missouri’s State Capitol. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Feb. 2: Floor Discussion Continues

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:
·Senate Bill 579, legislation that would modify provisions relating to certain crimes against emergency service providers (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Doug Libla, R-Poplar Bluff, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton);
·Senate Bill 567, a measure that seeks to modify provisions relating to tax credits and funds for vulnerable populations (Audio: Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, and Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee Chair, Sen. Dan Brown, R-Rolla);
·Senate Bill 786, which would modify provisions relating to "whistle-blower's" protection for public employees (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, and Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar); and
·Senate Bill 549, legislation that seeks to reauthorize the Missouri Works Training Program, and Senate Bill 550, a measure that would reauthorize the Missouri Works Program (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Jay Wasson, R-Nixa, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis).
This feature repor…

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Feb. 2, 1837

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Feb. 2, 1837, the date the Missouri Senate helped charter the Bank of the State of Missouri. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Feb. 1: SBs 549 and 550

Jefferson City — The Missouri Senate Economic Development Committee takes action on Senate Bill 549, which would reauthorize the Missouri Works Training Program, and Senate Bill 550, which seeks to reauthorize the Missouri Works Program. Both have been voted “do pass” and could be considered by the entire Missouri Senate at any time. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Jay Wasson, R-Nixa, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.