Weekly Poll - Senate Legislation

Survey conducted January 30, 2015 - January 31, 2015. 870 likely voters participated in the survey. Survey weighted to match expected turnout demographics for the 2016 General Election. Margin of Error is +/-3.4%. Totals do not always equal 100% due to rounding. Survey conducted by Remington Research Group on behalf of Missouri Scout. There is new legislation in the Missouri State Senate. I will read you a summary of each proposed bill. Please indicate whether you support or oppose the proposed legislation.

 

Q: Senate Bill 3 expands the ban on use of hand-held cell phones while driving. The bill only allows cell phones to be used if the driver is using hands-free mode, which includes the use of a headset. Do you support or oppose expanding the ban on the use of cell phones while driving?

Support...............60%

Oppose................31%

Don't know...........9%

 

Q: Senate Bill 237 prohibits discrimination based upon a person's sexual orientation or gender identity. Discrimination includes housing, employment, and use of public accommodations. Do you support or oppose prohibiting discrimination based upon a person's sexual orientation or gender identity?

Support................50%

Oppose.................35%

Don't know..........14%

 

Q: Senate Bill 63 established the Prescription Drug Monitoring Act. The bill requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to establish and maintain a program to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances. The bill instructs the Department to review prescription information and inform law enforcement if there is reasonable cause to begin an investigation. Do you support or oppose establishing the Prescription Drug Monitoring Act?

Support..............47%

Oppose...............41%

Don't know........12%

 

Q: Under current law, it is a misdemeanor for a property owner to knowingly allow a person under the age of 21 to drink or possess intoxicating liquor or fail to stop a minor from drinking or possessing liquor. New legislation proposed makes this offense a felony. Do you support or oppose changing the law to make it a felony if a property owner knowingly allows minors to drink or fail to stop a minor from drinking?

Support..................37%

Oppose...................54%

Don't know..............9%