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This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 31: HB 126 Signed Into Law

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews House Bill 126, a measure that relates to abortions, and Senate Bill 21, legislation that modifies provisions relating to local sales taxes.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 31, 1953

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 31, 1953, the day former Missouri Supreme Judge — and state representative — Ronnie White was born.



The Missouri Senate Minute for May 28: HB 126 Signed Into Law

Jefferson City — The governor signs House Bill 126, a measure that modifies provisions relating to abortion. An emergency clause in the measure means it became law once it was signed.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 24: Session Review

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews some of the highlights for Missouri Senate leadership, following conclusion of the 2019 legislative session last week.



This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 21, 1899

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 22, 1899, the last day of the Regular Session of the 40th General Assembly.



The Missouri Senate Minute for May 21: Session Review

Jefferson City — Missouri senators are looking back at the 2019 legislative session, which came to a close last Friday. In all, nearly 100 bills were sent to the executive branch this year.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 17: Session Ends

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:


Senate Bill 68, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to workforce development; Senate Bill 83, a measure that would modify provisions relating to the relocation of a child covered by a custody or visitation order; and House Bill 126, which would modify provisions relating to abortion.


The Missouri Senate Minute for May 16: "Heartbeat Bill"

Jefferson City — House Bill 126 would modify provisions relating to abortion. This measure still needs another “yes” vote before it would go to the governor for his consideration.



The Missouri Senate Minute for May 15: Workforce Development to Governor

Jefferson City — Missouri senators send Senate Bill 68 to the executive branch. The measure seeks to modify provisions relating to workforce development. Also, Senate Bill 83 — which would modify provisions relating to the relocation of a child covered by a custody or visitation order — goes to a conference committee.



The Missouri Senate Minute for May 14: GM Proposal

Jefferson City — Discussion continues on the floor of the Missouri Senate over how to help General Motors potentially expand its plant in Wentzville. The answers may be found in either Senate Bill 68 or Senate Bill 184.



This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 14, 1932

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 14, 1932, the day Missouri’s first female, African-American Missouri senator — Gwen Giles — was born.



The Missouri Senate Minute for May 13: Final Week

Jefferson City — The final week of the 2019 legislative session starts today. Session will end at 6 p.m. on Friday.



This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 13, 1807

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 13, 1807, the day Missouri’s territorial Legislature passed an act relating to divorce and alimony.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 10: Budget

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:

Missouri’s operating budget for Fiscal Year 2020; House Joint Resolution 48, 46 and 47, which proposes constitutional amendments regulating the Legislature to limit the influence of partisan or other special interests; and More on a potential expansion proposed by a manufacturer with a Missouri location.


This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 10, 1871

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 10, 1871, the day the Missouri Legislature established Normal School No. 2 in Warrensburg.



The Missouri Senate Minute for May 9: Budget Nears Completion

Jefferson City — Missouri senators prepare to deliver the next budget to the executive branch. The $29.7 billion blueprint, by law, has to be finished by 6 p.m. on May 10.



The Missouri Senate Minute for May 8: Budget Nears Completion

Jefferson City — It only takes one day for the conference committee assigned the task of coordinating the Missouri Senate and Missouri House of Representatives’ versions of the operating budget for Missouri’s next fiscal year.



This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 8, 1884

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 8, 1884, the birth date of Harry S. Truman.



The Missouri Senate Minute for May 7: Redistricting Proposal

Jefferson City — The Missouri Senate Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee hears, and subsequently send to the full Missouri Senate, House Joint Resolution 48, 46 and 47. This resolution proposes constitutional amendments relating to lobbying, redistricting and the sunshine law, and would appear on a future ballot.



This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 7, 1848

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 7, 1848, the day former Missouri lawmaker William Stone was born.



The Missouri Senate Minute for May 6: GM Announcement

Jefferson City — Missouri senators hope General Motors follows through with its announcement and chooses to make improvements at its Wentzville plant. Lawmakers hope this can be accomplished before the 2019 legislative session ends one week from Friday.



This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 5, 1775

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 5, 1775, the day Missouri’s first governor was born.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 3: Priority Legislation

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:

Senate Bill 391, a measure that seeks to modify provisions relating to county health ordinances; House Bill 225, legislation that would modify provisions relating to workforce development ; Senate Bill 224, which would modify various Supreme Court rules relating to discovery; and What’s to come in the remaining two weeks of session.


The Missouri Senate Minute for May 2: Discovery

Jefferson City — Missouri senators give first-round approval to Senate Bill 224, a measure that seeks to modify various Supreme Court rules relating to discovery. Another “yes” vote would send the proposal to the Missouri House of Representatives for its consideration.



This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 2, 1820

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 2, 1820, the day delegates to Missouri’s first constitutional convention were elected.



The Missouri Senate Minute for May 1: Workforce Development

Jefferson City — Missouri senators spend time on House Bill 225, a measure that seeks to measure would modify provisions relating to workforce development. The proposal has been laid over for further discussion.



This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 1, 1899

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 1, 1899, the 84th day of the Regular Session of the 40th General Assembly.