Governor Parson Signs 15 Bills

Highlights Leadership of Jay Ashcroft, Secretary of State and Eric Schmitt, State Treasurer

July 5, 2018 

Today, Governor Parson signed 15 bills, including Senate Bill (SB) 592 sponsored by Senator Dan Hegeman and SB 644 sponsored by Senator Mike Cunningham.

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft led the effort on SB 592 working to revise, streamline, and update Missouri’s election laws. Additionally, Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt played a key role on SB 644 working to strengthen the consumer protection law related to unclaimed property.

“It is great to work alongside other statewide office holders like Jay Ashcroft and Eric Schmitt to better serve Missourians,” said Governor Parson. “We appreciate Secretary Ashcroft’s continued leadership working to make sure our elections are clean, fair, and accurate. Also, we would like to thank Treasurer Schmitt for playing a key role in strengthening consumer protection.”

The following bills were signed today:

SB 592:           Omnibus Elections

SB 608:           Business Premises Liability

SB 644:           Unclaimed Property

SB 707:           Vehicle Sales

SB 743:           Omnibus Elementary and Secondary Education

SB 769:           Financial Transactions by Public Entities

SB 568:           Salaries for Certain Public Officials

SB 708:           Auto Liability Coverage

SB 773:           Taxation

SB 892:           Omnibus Retirement

HB 1291:        Omnibus Local Government

HB 1516:        MO HealthNet Reimbursement for Chiropractic Services

HB 1953:        Bone Marrow Registry

HB 2129:        Organ Donor Education

HCR 70:         Christopher Harris Day