Environmental Rights

HB 271

What it does: Prohibits any municipality from regulating or banning disposable plastic bag use
Status: Read twice
Contact:
TBD

Gun Reform

SB 39

What it does: Allows the concealed carry of firearms on public transportation systems and the transporting of non-functioning or unloaded firearms on public buses
Status:
Voted DO PASS by Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety Committee; up for perfection in Senate
Contact:
Your State Senator

HB 82

What it does: Specifies that lawful owners of firearms may transport or store the firearms in locked, privately-owned motor vehicles
Status:
Read twice
Contact:
TBD

SB 121

What it does: Allows concealed carry in theme parks, daycares, polling places, etc.
Status:
Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety Committee
Contact:
Senator Doug Libla, Committee Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-4843
Senator Gary Romine, Committee Vice-Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-4008
Senator S. Kiki Curls - Email or Call (573) 751-3158

HB 641

What it does: Allows the concealed carry of firearms on public transportation systems and the transporting of non-functioning or unloaded firearms on public buses
Status: Referred to General Laws Committee
Contact:
Senator Bill Eigel, Committee Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-1141
Senator Doug Libla, Committee Vice-Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-4843
Senator John Rizzo - Email or Call (573) 751-3074

HB 643

What it does: Allows the concealed carry of firearms on public transportation systems and the transporting of non-functioning or unloaded firearms on public buses
Status: Referred to General Laws Committee
Contact:
Senator Bill Eigel, Committee Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-1141
Senator Doug Libla, Committee Vice-Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-4843
Senator John Rizzo - Email or Call (573) 751-3074

HB 258

What it does: Allows the concealed carry of firearms into churches, and allows schools and other organizations to authorize concealed carry on their premises
Status: Referred to General Laws Committee
Contact: Senator Bill Eigel, Committee Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-1141
Senator Doug Libla, Committee Vice-Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-4843
Senator John Rizzo - Email or Call (573) 751-3074

Immigration and Refugee Rights

SB 64

What it does: Prohibits Sanctuary City policies, and refuses state grant funding to any municipality with formal or informal sanctuary city policies
Status:
Hearing Results Pending
Contact:
Senator Bill Eigel, Committee Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-1141
Senator Doug Libla, Committee Vice-Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-4843
Senator John Rizzo - Email or Call (573) 751-3074

HB 607

What it does: Prohibits undocumented individuals who are convicted of a crime from being sentenced to probation and requires them to serve their entire sentence of jail time
Status:
Read twice
Contact:
TBD

LGBTQIA+ Rights

HB 203

What it does: Specifies that parents have a fundamental right to determine a child’s upbringing, education, and care without government interference - which means officials cannot step in to stop dangerous things such as conversion therapy
Status: Read twice
Contact: TBD

Religious Freedom

HB 267

What it does: Allows Bible-based/Hebrew Scripture-based elective courses in public schools, but does not allow electives for the study of other religious texts
Status:
Referred to Special Committee on Student Accountability
Contact:
Rep. Bryan Spencer, Committee Chair - Email or Call 573-751-1460 
Rep. Herman Morse, Vice-Chair - Email or Call 573-751-1494 
Rep. Ingrid Burnett, Ranking Minority Member - Email or Call 573-751-3310 

Reproductive Rights

HB 126

What it does: Requires a fetal heartbeat test and prohibits abortion if a heartbeat is found
Status: Public Hearing with Children and Families Committee - Tuesday, February 12 @ 8 AM in House Hearing Room 1
Contact: Rep. Sheila Solon, Committee Chair - Email or Call 573-751-3666
Rep. Jim Neely, Vice-Chair - Email or Call 573-751-0246 
Rep. Sarah Unsicker, Ranking Minority Member - Email or Call 573-751-1285 

HB 127

What it does: Requires both custodial parents to be made aware of a minor’s abortion
Status: Public Hearing with Children and Families Committee - Tuesday, February 12 @ 8 AM in House Hearing Room 1
Contact:
Rep. Sheila Solon, Committee Chair - Email or Call 573-751-3666
Rep. Jim Neely, Vice-Chair - Email or Call 573-751-0246 
Rep. Sarah Unsicker, Ranking Minority Member - Email or Call 573-751-1285 

HB 339

What it does: Establishes the "Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act", which limits the amount of time a person can have an abortion and has no rape/incest exception
Status:
Public Hearing with Children and Families Committee - Tuesday, February 12 @ 8 AM in House Hearing Room 1
Contact:
Rep. Sheila Solon, Committee Chair - Email or Call 573-751-3666
Rep. Jim Neely, Vice-Chair - Email or Call 573-751-0246 
Rep. Sarah Unsicker, Ranking Minority Member - Email or Call 573-751-1285 

HB 680

What it does: Establishes the "Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act", which limits the amount of time a person can have an abortion and has no rape/incest exception
Status:
Public Hearing with Children and Families Committee - Tuesday, February 12 @ 8 AM in House Hearing Room 1
Contact:
Rep. Sheila Solon, Committee Chair - Email or Call 573-751-3666
Rep. Jim Neely, Vice-Chair - Email or Call 573-751-0246 
Rep. Sarah Unsicker, Ranking Minority Member - Email or Call 573-751-1285 

HB 431

What it does: Prohibits a person from transporting a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without the minor’s parental consent
Status:
Referred to Children and Families Committee
Contact:
Rep. Sheila Solon, Committee Chair - Email or Call 573-751-3666
Rep. Jim Neely, Vice-Chair - Email or Call 573-751-0246 
Rep. Sarah Unsicker, Ranking Minority Member - Email or Call 573-751-1285 

SB 106

What it does: Requires both custodial parents to be made aware of a minor’s abortion
Status: Pending Hearing Results
Contact: Senator David Sater, Committee Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-1480
Senator Cindy O’Laughlin, Committee Vice-Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-7985
Senator Karla May - Email or Call (573) 751-3599

SB 110

What it does: Requires doctors providing abortions to inform patients that they can have fetal remains buried/cremated at their own cost, and can request a death certificate, in addition to many other legally required and politically charged rhetoric
Status:
Referred to Health and Pensions Committee
Contact:
Senator Bob Onder, Committee Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-1282
Senator Andrew Koenig, Committee Vice-Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-5568
Senator Jason Holsman - Email or Call (573) 751-6607

SB 139

What it does: Requires a fetal heartbeat test and prohibits abortion if heartbeat is found
Status: Referred to Health and Pensions Committee
Contact:
Senator Bob Onder, Committee Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-1282
Senator Andrew Koenig, Committee Vice-Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-5568
Senator Jason Holsman - Email or Call (573) 751-6607

SB 279

What it does: Establishes the "Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act", which limits the amount of time a person can have an abortion and has no rape/incest exception
Status:
Referred to Health and Pensions Committee
Contact:
Senator Bob Onder, Committee Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-1282
Senator Andrew Koenig, Committee Vice-Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-5568
Senator Jason Holsman - Email or Call (573) 751-6607

HB 789

What it does: Outlaws abortion, including in cases of rape and incest
Status:
Introduced
Contact:
TBD

Student Rights

HB 442

What it does: Requires public colleges to allow any invited speaker to speak on campus, even if they are racist, homophobic, etc.
Status:
Read twice
Contact:
TBD

Voter Rights

HB 26

What it does: Establishes closed primaries, which require voters to be registered with a major party to participate in the primary election
Status:
Pending Hearing Results
Contact:
Rep. Dan Shaul, Committee Chair - Email or Call 573-751-2504
Rep. Peggy McGaugh, Committee Co-Chair - Email or Call 573-751-1468 
Rep. Judy Morgan, Ranking Minority Member - Email or Call 573-751-4485 

SB 109

What it does: Establishes closed primaries, which require voters to be registered with a major party to participate in the primary election
Status:
Referred to Local Government and Elections Committee
Contact:
Senator Sandy Crawford, Committee Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-8793
Senator David Sater, Committee Vice-Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-1480
Senator John Rizzo - Email or Call (573) 751-3074

Vulnerable Population Rights

HB 474 & 475

What it does: Permanently disqualifies an individual from receiving TANF or SNAP benefits after their third purchase of prohibited items using benefits
Status:
Referred to Children and Families Committee
Contact:
Rep. Sheila Solon, Committee Chair - Email or Call 573-751-3666
Rep. Jim Neely, Committee Vice-Chair - Email or Call 573-751-0246 
Rep. Sarah Unsicker, Ranking Minority Member - Email or Call 573-751-1285

Worker Rights

HB 259

What it does: Establishes “Right-to-Work” practices that have repeatedly been voted down by Missourians
Status:
Read twice
Contact:
TBD

SB 63

What it does: Establishes “Right-to-Work” practices that have repeatedly been voted down by Missourians
Status:
Referred to Government Reform Committee
Contact:
Senator Ed Emery, Chairman - Email or Call (573) 751-2108
Senator Cindy O’Laughlin, Vice Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-7985
Senator Karla May - Email or Call (573) 751-3599

SB 157

What it does: Requires someone to work at an organization for 90 days in order to request unemployment, rather than the current requirement of 28 days
Status:
Referred to Small Business and Industry Committee
Contact:
Senator Denny Hoskins, Chairman - Email or Call (573) 751-4302
Senator Paul Wieland, Vice Chair - Email or Call (573) 751-1492
Senator Lauren Arthur - Email or Call (573) 751-5282

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