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9/9 – Missouri House Approves Six Pieces of Legislation
Jefferson City – Members of the Missouri House of Representatives gave approval to six pieces of legislation Friday. The House gave initial approval to the bills Friday morning and returned in the afternoon to give final approval in order to send the bills to the Senate for consideration.

Bills now moving to the Senate include:

HB 1, sponsored by Rep. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, that would allow the City of St. Louis to establish and maintain a municipal police force completely under the city's authority. The House passed HB 1 by a vote of 123-27.

HB 2, sponsored by Rep. Tom Flanigan, R-Carthage, that would change the laws regarding the collection of moneys owed to the state. The House passed HB 2 by a vote of 150-0.

HB 3, sponsored by Rep. Tony Dugger, R-Hartville, that would change the laws regarding presidential elections. The House passed HB 3 by a vote of 147-2.

HB 5, sponsored by Rep. Bill White, R-Joplin, that would change the laws regarding the assessment of commercial real property destroyed by a natural disaster. The House passed HB 5 by a vote of 149-0.

HB 6, sponsored by Rep. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, that would appropriate money for the purpose of matching Federal Emergency Management Agency expenditures due to natural disasters in the state of Missouri in 2011 for the period ending June 30, 2012. The House passed HB 6 by a vote of 127-22.

HB 7, sponsored by Rep. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, that would establish the Joint Committee on Disaster Funding. The House passed HB 7 by a vote of 129-22.
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