This video produced, by the Missouri Bar, explains how the MO Nonpartisan Court Plan works. It explores the rich history that inspired Missourians to be the first in the nation to adopt the system.
MACDL’s Amicus Committee responds to requests for assistance by members involved in issues of general bar interest in the appellate courts of Missouri.
Legislative Session- 1/7/15- 5/15/15.
HEARINGS OF INTEREST
Week of Mar. 2-6
House-Civil and Criminal Proceedings Committee
3/4- 12:00pm- HR 1
HB 302- Increases the penalties for the offense of failing to yield the right-of-way and the time period that the court may order the suspension of a person's driving privilege for the offense.
3/4- 8:00am- HR 5
HB 978 - Requires the Board of Probation and Prole to authorize the release of any offender who is incarcerated on August 28, 2015 and who is serving a life sentence without parole for marijuana offenses.
Senate-Agri/Food Production/Outdoor Resources
3/4- 1:30pm- SCR1
SB 386 - Modifies provisions relating to hemp extract.
Senate-Judiciary Civil/Criminal Jurisprudence
3/9- 2:00pm- SCR 1
SB 91- Modifies laws relating to public defenders.
2014 Criminal Code Revisions with effective date of 2017
Follow this link for bill text - SB 491
POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE
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