Vol. 51, No. 2, August 2015
Missouri State Capitol
Photo by Lee DeBroeck
Missouri Senate Officers
Missouri House Officers
Lawyer Members of 2015 General Assembly
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 were truly agreed to and finally
passed in the first regular session of the 98th General Assembly. The Digest is made available to all Missouri Bar members.
This issue contains:
- Topical index of bills. Please be aware that many bills pertain to more than one subject and may be listed under
numerous headings. Also, similar provisions are often included in more than one bill.
- Directory of legislative officers, lawyer-legislators and members of the General Assembly.
- Summaries of bills Truly Agreed To and Finally Passed during the 2015 session. Bar-drafted legislative proposals
are designated with an asterisk. These summaries are prepared by the Research Staff of the Missouri House of
Representatives and are used by permission.
- Information about The Missouri Bar Protest and Dues Refund Procedure.
The Governor’s action is indicated after the summary of each bill. All bills enacted by the 2015 session and not vetoed
by the Governor become effective August 28, 2015, except those having emergency clauses which become effective when
signed by the Governor, and those having specific operative dates.
To access a summary of the Governor's actions, including veto letters, connect via the Internet to governor.mo.gov/actions/ and select the desired information.
To view the text or summary of a particular bill, connect via the Internet to the Missouri General Assembly home
page at www.moga.mo.gov and select Bill Search. Then search for the bill number, select Full Bill Text, and then select
the Truly Agreed To and Finally Passed version.
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) 638-2230.
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 www.mobar.org, click on the "Lawyer Resources" link, and then click on the "Legislation" link. The
Bar Impact on Selected Bills may be accessed from this site, in addition to information about bar-drafted legislation, the
online version of the Legislative Digest and other helpful resources regarding The Missouri Bar's legislative activities.
Eric Wilson, Legislative Counsel
98th GENERAL ASSEMBLY
First Regular Session
||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
|First Wednesday following the second Monday in September
||September 16, 2015