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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 Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 30: New Laws

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:
·Senate Bill 391, which would modify provisions relating to agricultural operations, and has been held up by a judge; ·Senate Bill 333 authorizes certain fire protection districts and municipalities to propose a one-half percent sales tax for fire protection; ·Senate Bill 213, which enacts new provisions relating to the nonpartisan state demographer; ·Senate Bill 203 modifies nuisance actions in certain cities and counties; and ·House Bill 126, which would modify provisions relating to abortion, and has also been delayed by a judge.


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 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.


The Missouri Senate Minute for Aug. 27: New Laws

Jefferson City — Most new laws take effect tomorrow (Aug. 28). These include Senate Bill 391, which would modify provisions relating to agricultural operations, and House Bill 126, which modifies provisions relating to abortion.


This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 23: State Pensions

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews two measures that relate to state retirement plans. Both Senate Bill 17 and Senate Bill 185 will become law on Aug. 28.


The Missouri Senate Minute for Aug. 20: Pension Plans

Jefferson City — Senate Bill 17 is set to become law on Aug. 28. The measure modifies provisions relating to public employee retirement systems.


This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 16: Tort Reform

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 7, which modifies provisions of civil procedure regarding joinder and venue, and will become law on Aug. 28.


The Missouri Senate Minute for Aug. 13: Tort Reform

Jefferson City — A new law will address certain parts of Missouri legal statute. Senate Bill 7 modifies provisions of civil procedure regarding joinder and venue.


This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 9: Tax Credits Committee

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the Missouri Senate Interim Committee on Tax Credit Efficiency and Reform, its first hearing and its goals for the coming months.


The Missouri Senate Minute for Aug. 6: Tax Credits Committee

Jefferson City — The Missouri Senate Interim Committee on Tax Credit Efficiency and Reform meets for this first time. The panel expects to meet three more times yet this year.


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 Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 2: Pensions Committee

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the MoDOT and Patrol Employee’s Retirement System Study Committee and its plans for the rest of the year.