Legal Profession and Practice of Law

HB1452 - Establishes the "Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act"
Sponsor: Rep. Rudy Veit (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
03/12/2024 
H - Voted Do Pass

HB1453 - Creates the "Change of Venue for Capital Cases Fund" to reimburse a county that receives a capital case from another county for costs associated with the sequestering of jurors
Sponsor: Rep. Rudy Veit (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1456 - Repeals and establishes provisions relating to alternative dispute resolution
Sponsor: Rep. Rudy Veit (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1457 - Modifies provisions relating to the compensation of jurors
Sponsor: Rep. Rudy Veit (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1458 - Gives circuit courts of the respective county where a limited liability company is registered the authority to decree dissolution of the company.
Sponsor: Rep. Rudy Veit (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1535 - Modifies the offense of unlawful possession of a firearm to include any minor possessing a firearm on public property
Sponsor: Rep. Donna Baringer (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1539 - Imposes a judgment of restitution in the amount of five thousand dollars for human trafficking offenses and establishes the "Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation Fund"
Sponsor: Rep. Jeff Coleman (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
02/01/2024 
H - Superseded by HB 1706

HB1545 - Modifies provisions relating to minimum sentences
Sponsor: Rep. Bill Allen (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
03/14/2024 
H - Voted Do Pass as substituted

HB1588 - Establishes the "Seventh Amendment Preservation Act"
Sponsor: Rep. Doug Clemens (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1608 - Makes county prosecutors state employees
Sponsor: Rep. Dean Van Schoiack (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1638 - Provides that a grandparent shall be given priority if it is in the best interest of the child to be placed in the custody of a third party
Sponsor: Rep. Marlene Terry (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1703 - Establishes provisions relating to the refiling of cases dismissed by a court
Sponsor: Rep. David Tyson Smith (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1718 - Establishes provisions relating to the removal of certain court records from automated case management systems
Sponsor: Rep. Bill Falkner (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/24/2024 
H - Public hearing completed

HB1763 - Establishes and modifies provisions relating to prosecuting and circuit attorneys
Sponsor: Rep. Justin Hicks (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
05/01/2024 
H - Placed on Informal Calendar

HB1766 - Modifies provisions relating to evidentiary collection kits
Sponsor: Rep. Justin Hicks (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1780 - Abolishes the death penalty and specifies that any person sentenced to death must be sentenced to life imprisonment without parole
Sponsor: Rep. Chad Perkins (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1783 - Establishes provisions relating to information or evidence of innocence of a convicted person
Sponsor: Rep. Chad Perkins (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/11/2024 
H - Referred to House Committee on Judiciary

HB1785 - Establishes the "Uniform Public Expression Protection Act"
Sponsor: Rep. Chad Perkins (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1796 - Abolishes municipal courts
Sponsor: Rep. Ian Mackey (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1838 - Repeals the expiration date of funding of basic civil legal services for certain persons
Sponsor: Rep. David Evans (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/24/2024 
H - Public hearing completed

HB1868 - Modifies provisions relating to the admissibility of statements made by certain persons
Sponsor: Rep. Doug Richey (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1885 - Modifies provisions relating to guardian ad litem fees
Sponsor: Rep. Patty Lewis (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1886 - Modifies provisions relating to judicial proceedings
Sponsor: Rep. Rudy Veit (R)
Progress: Chamber 2: Filed
Last Action:
05/06/2024 
S - Superseded by HB 2064

HB1904 - Modifies the offense of abuse or neglect of a child
Sponsor: Rep. Josh Hurlbert (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/30/2024 
H - Public hearing completed

HB1949 - Modifies provisions relating to trial procedures for murder in the first degree
Sponsor: Rep. Ian Mackey (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB1954 - Modifies provisions relating to certain privileged information
Sponsor: Rep. Bennie Cook (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/31/2024 
H - Public hearing completed

HB2033 - Modifies provisions relating to the appointing of certain persons in court proceedings
Sponsor: Rep. Jim Murphy (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB2095 - Creates a special surcharge in civil cases for construction of a new courthouse in the twenty-third judicial circuit
Sponsor: Rep. Renee Reuter (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/23/2024 
H - Public hearing completed

HB2122 - Establishes the" Uniform Collaborative Law Act"
Sponsor: Rep. Ian Mackey (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB2129 - Creates provisions relating to attorney's fees for certain civil actions brought against political subdivisions
Sponsor: Rep. Ian Mackey (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB2194 - Modifies provisions relating to workers' compensation administrative law judges and repeals the position of chief legal counsel
Sponsor: Rep. Rudy Veit (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/24/2024 
H - Public hearing completed

HB2299 - Modifies provisions relating to mandatory minimum sentences
Sponsor: Rep. Bennie Cook (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB2303 - Modifies provisions relating to the discovery of certain evidence by child victims or witnesses
Sponsor: Rep. Rudy Veit (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB2312 - Modifies provisions governing the compensation of prosecuting attorneys in counties of the third classification
Sponsor: Rep. Donnie Brown (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB2382 - Modifies provisions relating to funding for the office of state public defender
Sponsor: Rep. David Evans (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
02/01/2024 
H - Referred to House Committee on Judiciary

HB2389 - Modifies provisions relating to pleadings
Sponsor: Rep. Jay Mosley (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB2390 - Establishes provisions relating to time frames for issuance of orders or judgments by courts
Sponsor: Rep. Jay Mosley (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB2428 - Establishes provisions relating to the licensing of attorneys
Sponsor: Rep. Michael Davis (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB2468 - Modifies provisions relating to trial procedures for murder in the first degree
Sponsor: Rep. Bishop Davidson (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
04/09/2024 
H - Voted Do Pass

HB2495 - Requires that a guardian ad litem who is appointed to a child to have an ethical obligation to that child
Sponsor: Rep. Ann Kelley (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
03/26/2024 
H - Voted Do Pass

HB2855 - Modifies provisions relating to county prosecuting attorneys
Sponsor: Rep. Barry Hovis (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
05/01/2024 
H - Committee hearing cancelled - House-Crime Prevention and Public Safety - 5/2/24 - 8:30 am - HR 7

HB2920 - Modifies provisions relating to county prosecuting attorneys
Sponsor: Rep. Adrian Plank (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HB2931 - Establishes the Uniform Collaborative Law Act
Sponsor: Rep. Rudy Veit (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HJR117 - Proposes a constitutional amendment that modifies a provision relating to the right of trial by jury
Sponsor: Rep. Jay Mosley (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Filed
Last Action:
05/17/2024 
H - Referred to House committee on General Laws

HR3921 - Grants use of the House Chamber for swearing in of attorneys on Friday, April 26, 2024, and Friday, September 27, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Rep. David Evans (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/24/2024 
H - Reported Do Pass

SB765 - Establishes a conviction review unit
Sponsor: Sen. Brian Williams (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/24/2024 
S - Superseded by SB 754

SB771 - Modifies provisions relating to self-defense
Sponsor: Sen. Rick Brattin (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/09/2024 
S - Referred to Senate Committee on General Laws

SB783 - Modifies provisions relating to self-defense
Sponsor: Sen. Jason Bean (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/09/2024 
S - Referred to Senate Committee on General Laws

SB801 - Modifies provisions relating to child protection
Sponsor: Sen. Travis Fitzwater (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
03/26/2024 
S - Placed on Informal Calendar

SB831 - Modifies provisions relating to statutes of limitations
Sponsor: Sen. Bill Eigel (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/11/2024 
S - Referred to Senate Committee on Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence

SB841 - Modifies provisions relating to funding for the Office of the Public Defender
Sponsor: Sen. Lauren Arthur (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/24/2024 
S - Superseded by SB 754

SB853 - Modifies provisions relating to statutes of limitations
Sponsor: Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
04/15/2024 
S - Hearing Conducted

SB897 - Modifies provisions relating to judicial proceedings
Sponsor: Sen. Curtis Trent (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
04/29/2024 
S - Voted Do Pass as substituted

SB946 - Repeals the expiration date for the Basic Civil Legal Services Fund
Sponsor: Sen. Holly Thompson Rehder (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
04/15/2024 
S - Reported Do Pass

SB968 - Modifies provisions relating to use of marijuana by family court participants
Sponsor: Sen. Barbara Washington (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/25/2024 
S - Referred to Senate-Health and Welfare

SB977 - Prohibits the funding of legal actions by foreign individuals and legal entities
Sponsor: Sen. Curtis Trent (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/25/2024 
S - Referred to Senate Committee on Insurance and Banking

SB987 - Provides that parties or attorneys in a civil action with a jury shall not make reference to specific dollar amounts or ranges of awards for noneconomic damages
Sponsor: Sen. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/25/2024 
S - Referred to Senate Committee on Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence

SB1040 - Modifies provisions relating to legal representation for certain court proceedings involving children
Sponsor: Sen. Steven Roberts (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
03/26/2024 
S - Removed from Senate Hearing Agenda - Senate-Health and Welfare - 3/27/24 - 10:00 am - SCR 1

SB1096 - Establishes provisions relating to alternative dispute resolution
Sponsor: Sen. Steven Roberts (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
02/19/2024 
S - Voted Do Pass

SB1115 - Modifies provisions relating to criminal laws
Sponsor: Sen. Nick Schroer (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
02/05/2024 
S - Voted Do Pass as substituted

SB1148 - Repeals provisions relating to the caseload of public defenders
Sponsor: Sen. Steven Roberts (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/25/2024 
S - Referred to Senate Committee on Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence

SB1169 - Modifies provisions relating to jury instructions for the offense of murder in the first degree
Sponsor: Sen. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/25/2024 
S - Referred to Senate Committee on Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence

SB1174 - Modifies provisions relating to a tax credit for contributions to certain child advocacy organizations
Sponsor: Sen. Tracy McCreery (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/25/2024 
S - Referred to Senate Committee on Economic Development and Tax Policy

SB1189 - Modifies provisions relating to prosecuting attorneys, including classification as state employees and the transfer of the Prosecuting Attorneys and Circuit Attorneys' Retirement System to the Missouri State Employees' Retirement System
Sponsor: Sen. Karla Eslinger (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/25/2024 
S - Referred to Senate Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs

SB1203 - Establishes provisions relating to transparency of school staff training, instructional, and curricular materials
Sponsor: Sen. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
04/04/2024 
S - Voted Do Pass

SB1223 - Modifies provisions relating to rights of certain crime victims
Sponsor: Sen. Lauren Arthur (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/25/2024 
S - Referred to Senate Committee on Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence

SB1266 - Modifies provisions relating to pretrial witness protection programs
Sponsor: Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
03/25/2024 
S - Reported Do Pass as substituted

SB1271 - Creates provisions relating to informants in criminal proceedings
Sponsor: Sen. Nick Schroer (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
01/25/2024 
S - Referred to Senate Committee on Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence

SB1379 - Modifies provisions relating to funding for the Office of the Public Defender
Sponsor: Sen. Lauren Arthur (D)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
03/25/2024 
S - Reported Do Pass

SB1505 - Establishes provisions relating to the unlawful merchandising practices in the advertising of legal services
Sponsor: Sen. Karla Eslinger (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
03/07/2024 
S - Referred to Senate Committee on Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence

SB1509 - Modifies Supreme Court Rule 52.08 relating to class actions
Sponsor: Sen. Curtis Trent (R)
Progress: Chamber 1: Referred to Committee
Last Action:
05/06/2024 
S - Hearing Conducted