Ozark Radio News: MO bills missed out on this session include death penalty, gender discrimination

(Jefferson City) – Most of the bills introduced in the Missouri Legislature this year didn’t go as far as supporters would have hoped.
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Senate Bill 816 would have repealed the death penalty in Missouri. Senator Paul Wieland (R-Imperial) presented his measure to the Senate General Laws and Pensions Committee on January 19:

Meanwhile, Senate Bill 653 would have banned gender discrimination in the Show-Me State. The measure was heard in the Senate Progress and Development Committee, on which Sen. Jill Schupp (D-Creve Coeur) serves, on January 27:

Both bills made it out of committee, but were not heard on the Senate floor.

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