Missouri Politics

New Missouri laws to take effect Jan. 1

Twelve overridden vetoes to become law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Several new laws will take effect Sunday, many that were originally vetoed by Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

The following bills were vetoed by the governor, and those vetoes were overridden by the Missouri legislature.

  • SB 656 will modify provisions relating to county sheriffs, self defense, unlawful use of weapons and concealed carry permits
  • HB 2030 authorizes a tax deduction equal to 50 percent of the capital gain resulting from the sale of employer securities to a certain Missouri stock ownership plans
  • HB 1414 exempts data collected by state agencies under the federal Animal Disease Traceability Program from disclosure under Missouri's sunshine law 
  • HB 1432 limits use of administrative leave in state agencies
  • SB 844 modifies provisions relating to livestock trespass liability 
  • SB 1025 exempts instructional classes from sales tax 
  • SB 641 creates an income tax deduction for payments received as part of a program that compensates agricultural producers for losses from disaster or emergency 
  • HB 1713 requires the Department of Natural Resources to provide information regarding advanced technologies to upgrade existing lagoon-based wastewater systems to meet any new or existing discharge requirements 
  • HB 1763 changes the laws regarding workers' compensation large deductible policies issued by an insurer
  • HB 1976 changes the laws regarding service contracts 
  • SB 608 changes provisions of law relating to health care 
  • SB 994 changes the laws regarding alcohol 

The 99th General Assembly is scheduled to begin Jan. 4. 

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