Senate Graveyard

These are bills which have been brought to the floor, debated, with some opposition and then laid over to the informal calendar.  Remember just because something looks dead, it’s never dead in the Missouri legislature, it’s just waiting to be resurrected…  I’ll also try to keep track of the main player responsible for it be ditched.


SB 491 (Sens. Jolie Justus and Bob Dixon) – criminal code – killed by Governor Jay Nixon.

SB 501 (Sen. Joe Keaveny) – trustee-attorney privilege – killed by Sen. Kurt Schaefer.

SB 518 (Sen. David Sater sponsor) – expanding managed care – killed by Sen. Rob Schaaf.

SB 519 (Sen. David Sater sponsor) – abortion wait period – killed by Sen. Jolie Justus.

SB 543 (Sen. Brian Munzlinger) – capping ag land tax increase – killed by many.

SB 589 (Sen. Dan Brown) – tort caps – killed by Sen. Scott Sifton.

SB 599 (Sen. Will Kraus) – license plate reader regulations – killed by Sen. Jason Holsman.

SB 712 (Sen. Gina Walsh) – day off work for domestic violence victims – killed by Sen. Doug Libla.

SB 790 (Sen. Bob Dixon) – penalty for murder change.


Originally in March 28 MOScout.