May 20, 2019 •
Missouri Legislature Adjourns Sine Die
The first regular session of the 100th General Assembly adjourned May 17 at 6 p.m. after four months in session.
Several lobbying bills were introduced, including House Joint Resolution 48 which made its way to the Senate Fiscal Oversight Committee.
The committee voted do not pass on May 13. The bill would have banned all lobbyist gifts to lawmakers instead of the current $5 maximum limit.
Similarly, House Bill 1199 was introduced to amend the definition of a lobbyist principal to add an entity with authority to direct the lobbyists’ activities. The bill made its way through the Legislative Oversight Committee but did not pass either chamber.
The General Assembly is scheduled to reconvene on January 15, 2020.
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