Military Law

HB 57 – Unlawful detention of citizens. Prohibits a state agency or political subdivision or a member of the Mis­souri National Guard from knowingly aiding an agency of the United States armed forces in specified unlawful detention of a citizen.

HB 73 / HB 88 – Drug courts and veterans treatment courts. Changes who may be accepted by a drug court and allows a circuit court to establish a veterans treatment court to dispose of a case stemming from substance abuse or mental illness of a current military member or a veteran. In scope. Support concept of drug courts; Support special docket for veterans.

HB 113 / SS SCS SB 116 – Uniformed Military Voters Act. Establishes the Uniformed Military Voters Act. Among other provisions, allows a covered voter to register to vote while overseas and to request ballots using state of federal applications; creates procedures for registration and com­munication with election authorities.

HCS HB 114 – Educational credits for military training. Requires institutions of higher education to award edu­cational credits to a veteran for certain courses that were a part of his or her military training or service, where the courses meet the standards of the American Council of Education or equivalent standards.

HB 148 / SB 110 – Custody and visitation for deploying parents. Establishes the custody and visitation rights of a deploying military parent. In scope. Support concept of special procedures to protect due process for deployed parents while preserving judicial discretion to protect the best interest of the child.

HCS HB 159 – Allows an exemption from the proof of residency or domicile requirement to register a child for school whose parent or guardian is serving on specified active duty military orders.

HCS HB 168 / HCS SCS SB 117 – Residency for veterans. Allows an individual who is separating from the military to have resident student status for admission and tuition purposes at a public institution of higher education under specified circumstances.

HCS HBs 309 & 73 – Military Veterans and Servicemembers Court Program. Establishes the Military Veterans and Ser­vicemembers Court Program to provide treatment and intervention to veterans and service members charged or convicted of certain crimes.

HB 355 – Hunting permits for military. Exempts active duty military personnel from the hunter education and safety training and course requirements for issuance of a hunting permit by the Department of Conservation.

HJR 3 – Property tax exemption for military. Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing an exemption for certain property from personal property tax for active-duty military personnel stationed outside the country.

SCS SB 106 – Educational and licensing credits for military courses. Requires higher education institutions to accept credits for military courses if the courses meet certain standards; requires that military members with health-related professional licenses or certificated that are in good standing when entering active duty will remain in good standing while on active duty; allows military service, if satisfactory to the professional licensing boards, to be applied toward qualifications to receive a license or certificate from the board.

SCS SB 118 – Veterans Treatment Courts. Authorizes the creation of veterans treatment courts. In scope. Support special docket for veterans.


Index of Bills by Subject Matter

  • CCS - Conference Committee Substitute
  • HB - House Bill
  • HCS - House Committee Substitute
  • HS - House Substitute
  • HJR - House Joint Resolution
  • SB - Senate Bill
  • SCS - Senate Committee Substitute
  • SS - Senate Substitute
  • SJR - Senate Joint Resolution
  • * - Missouri Bar Committee-Drafted Legislation

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