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Vol. 51, No. 1, May 2015

Missouri State Capitol
Photo by Lee DeBroeck

Missouri Senate Officers

Missouri House Officers

Lawyer Members of 2015 General Assembly  

Senate Roster

House of Representatives Roster   

The Missouri Bar Protest and Dues Refund Procedure


This issue of The Missouri Bar's Legislative Digest summarizes selected bills that have been introduced in the First Regular Session of the 98th General Assembly.

This is a digest of bills and joint resolutions of interest to attorneys, including positions taken by The Missouri Bar Executive Committee regarding bills which are determined to be within the bar's legislative scope. Positions listed herein are with respect to bills as introduced, without consideration of changes which may later occur during the legislative process. Bar-drafted legislative proposals are designated with an asterisk. For further information about a particular bill, please contact the Legislative Counsel.

If you would like a copy of a particular bill, we will obtain it for you, however, we cannot furnish multiple copies of the same bill. Send your request to: Legislative Department, The Missouri Bar, P.O. Box 119, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0119; telephone 573/638-2240.

To see the list of bills on which the Executive Committee of The Missouri Bar Board of Governors has taken a position of "support" or "oppose," and to see any comments shared with legislators regarding those bills, please go to our main website at and click on the "Legislation" link under "Lawyer Resources" in the top banner. The Status of Selected Bills Report may be accessed from this site, in addition to information about bar-drafted legislation and many other helpful resources regarding The Missouri Bar's legislative activities.

Eric Wilson, Legislative Counsel





 First Regular Session

Session Convenes January 7, 2015
Final day for floor action on bills May 15, 2015
Session adjourns sine die May 30, 2015
Final day for signing of bills by Governor July 14, 2015
Effective date of bills enacted and signed  
(without emergency clause and without specific effective date) August 28, 2015

Veto Session

First Wednesday following the second Monday in September September 16, 2015