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This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 31: New Laws

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews four Missouri Senate measures that are now state law:


·Senate Bill 564, legislation that modifies provisions relating to public utilities (Audio: Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar);
·Senate Bill 954, a measure that allows people found guilty of certain offenses of unlawful use of a weapon to expunge that record (Audio: Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City);
·Senate Bill 884, which modifies provisions relating to taxation (Audio: Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester); and
·Senate Bill 655, legislation that increases the minimum age for marriage from 15 to 16, modifies the sex offender registry system and eliminates the statute of limitations for sexual offenses committed against minors (Audio: Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton).

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


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’ 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’ Dean Morgan.


The Missouri Senate Minute for Aug. 28: New Laws

Jefferson City — Most new Missouri laws take effect on Aug. 28. Among these is Senate Bill 954, a new law that allows people found guilty of certain offenses of unlawful use of a weapon to expunge that record. Other laws — such as Senate Bill 564, which modifies provisions relating to public utilities — took effect upon the governor’s signature, because of an emergency clause contained in the legislation. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar, and Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ 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’ Dean Morgan.


This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 24: Entertainer Tax

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 773, a new law that modifies provisions relating to taxation. This new law will take effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg; Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City; and Sen. John Rizzo, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


The Missouri Senate Minute for Aug. 21: Entertainer Tax

Jefferson City — Missouri’s athletes and entertainers tax is about to be extended. Senate Bill 773 will become law on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 17: Health Care

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews one of Missouri’s newest laws. Senate Bill 718 modifies provisions relating to health care. Due to an emergency clause, this new law took effect when the measure was signed by the governor on July 9. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


The Missouri Senate Minute for Aug. 14: Health Care

Jefferson City — Among Missouri’s newest laws is one that relates to health care. Senate Bill 718 became law on July 9, as soon as the governor signed the measure. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 10: School Transportation

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 687, legislation that modifies provisions relating to student transportation and allocation of school funds. The new law will take effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville; Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis; and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


The Missouri Senate Minute for Aug. 7: School Transportation

Jefferson City — Senate Bill 687 modifies provisions relating to student transportation and allocation of school funds. The new law will take effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ 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’ Dean Morgan.


This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 3: SB 655

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 655, a new law that will increase the minimum age for marriage from 15 to 16 years, modify the sex offender registry system and eliminate the statute of limitations for sexual offenses committed against minors. This new law will take effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, and Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.