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Legislation passed in the 2019 general legislative session and signed by Gov. Parson took effect and became new Missouri law on August 28 (unless otherwise noted). MCADSV’s public policy team oversaw priority legislation successfully pass, and kept harmful legislation from moving forward. Hou... Read More
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The Missouri General Assembly adjourned its 2019 legislative session on May 17 after a last week of Senate filibusters prevented final votes on several bills of interest to MCADSV. Legislators passed a total of 101 bills, including two MCADSV priority bills that passed during the final days of the s... Read More
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Several MCADSV priority bills received broad, bipartisan support and advanced during April. This included legislation to increase housing rights for domestic and sexual violence victims by allowing them to terminate leases—a measure that was passed unanimously by the Missouri Senate and was ad... Read More
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Several MCADSV priority bills gained momentum and support during March, and the Fiscal Year 2020 state budget passed the House with no funding reductions in grant programs for domestic and sexual violence services. Two long-sought measures advanced during the month when committees passed bills that ... Read More
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A domestic violence homicide incident in Kansas City highlights that Missouri lawmakers should continue to work on bipartisan efforts to close loopholes that currently allow abusers to possess firearms when an Order of Protection is in effect. For more than 20 years, MCADSV has supported replicating... Read More
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The 2018 legislative session of the Missouri General Assembly convened on January 3. MCADSV will, as always, continue its mission-focused public policy advocacy in a non-partisan manner. January was National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month, and Sex Trafficking Awareness month in Misso... Read More
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Legislation passed in 2017 by the Missouri General Assembly and signed into law by Gov. Eric Greitens took effect August 28. MCADSV's publication, New 2017 Missouri Law, details the provisions in different areas of law most of interest to advocates working to prevent and end domestic violence, sexua... Read More
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After passing the fewest number of bills in almost 20 years, the Missouri General Assembly adjourned its 2017 legislative session on Friday, May 12. Only 54 bills, six resolutions and the Fiscal Year 2018 state budget bills were “truly agreed and finally passed” by Missouri lawmakers... Read More
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