Legislative Update 1-11-19

The Missouri General Assembly convened on January 9 for the annual 5 month session.  We will provide weekly updates and urgent calls for action throughout the session.  Below are bills of municipal interest that have been pre-filed. Court Bills HB 67 (Plocher) – allows a court to order credit for time served when an individual […]

2019 Legislative Priorities

Printable PDF Legislative Priorities   2019 Legislative Priorities   Failure to Appear – Senate Bill 5 passed in 2015 prohibits municipal courts from imposing penalties on defendants who fail to appear in court (RSMO 479.360(6)).  Restoration of the authority of municipal courts to induce compliance with bench warrants for the failure to appear is essential to […]