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Vol. 47, No. 2, August 2011

08-2011 CoverLegislative Officers, Lawyer Members of 2011 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 all bills passed during the Second Regular Session of the 96th General Assembly. Appropriations bills have been omitted. The Digest s published twice during each regular session of the Missouri General Assembly and made available to all members of The Missouri Bar.

This issue contains:

  1. Topical index of bills.
  2. Directory of legislative officers, lawyer-legislators and members of the General Assembly.
  3. Summaries of bills Truly Agreed To and Finally Passed during the 2011 session. Bar-drafted legislative proposals are designated with an asterisk. Positions on other bills determined to be within the bar's legislative scope tken by The Missouri Bar's Executive Committee are noted.  Positions noted are generally with respect to all bills as introduced without consideration of changes that may have occurred in the legislative session.
  4. Information about The Missouri Bar Protest and Dues Refund Procedure.
  5. The Governor's action is indicated after the summary of each bill. All bills enacted by the 2011 session and not vetoed by the Governor become effective August 28, 2011, 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, click here and select the desired information.

To view the text of a particular bill, use the bill link provided and 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, but 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.

Catherine J. Barrie, Senior Legislative Counsel 

The editors gratefully acknowledge reliance on House and Senate bill summaries prepared by the Research Staff of the Missouri House of Representatives and used with permission.

First Regular Session

Veto Session

First Wednesday following the second Monday in September

September 14, 2011