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Legislative Updates

The majority of domestic and sexual violence agencies, laws, and public policies benefiting survivors today were started and developed with help from MOCADSV. MOCADSV has been addressing domestic and sexual violence in Missouri for more than 40 years. This overview of Missouri’s domestic and sexual violence laws shows the changes and development of such laws since the Coalition’s beginnings in 1980 and its expansion to a dual domestic and sexual violence coalition in 2006.

MOCADSV Legislative Updates

Follow our priority legislation through our Legislative Updates, which are posted at the end of each month during session. The Missouri legislative session convenes at the beginning of January and concludes mid-May – exact dates change.

Read our published summaries and reports from previous Missouri legislative session in the Legislative Archive.

2023 Legislative Summaries

2022 Legislative Summaries

2021 Legislative Summaries

2020 Legislative Summaries

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