Senators supported the override 24-6 on Wednesday. It fell short of the needed two-thirds majority in the House, where legislators supported the override 107-53.
Missouri senators have voted to override a veto of legislation barring state or local officials from adopting policies infringing upon private property rights and traceable to Agenda 21.
The measure took aim at “Agenda 21,” a nonbinding UN agreement signed by 178 nations that encourages sustainable development.
The bill cleared the House 118-37 on Wednesday and passed the Senate earlier this year. It now goes to Gov. Jay Nixon.
The legislation bars Missouri state or local officials from adopting policies outlined in a 1992 United Nations document that could affect private property rights.
A Missouri House committee has endorsed legislation barring state or local officials from adopting policies stemming from a United Nations document promoting “sustainable development.”
A resolution approved 20 years ago by the United Nations is raising concern among some, that governments will begin taking property from private citizens.