The smartphone era could spare Missouri motorists from digging through their glove boxes for their insurance cards.
The legislation bars Missouri state or local officials from adopting policies outlined in a 1992 United Nations document that could affect private property rights.
State lawmakers are worry about them getting hurt on the gridiron, but not everyone is for a government-as-nanny-state.
The days of changing clocks twice a year could come to an end under a proposal pending in the Missouri Legislature.
The measure was approved by the Senate’s transportation committee last week and has been placed on the Senate’s debate calendar.
State Rep. La Shawn Ford, who last year passed a bill keeping employers from asking employees for their usernames and passwords, is now sponsoring a bill to do the same for students.
A Missouri House committee has endorsed legislation barring state or local officials from adopting policies stemming from a United Nations document promoting “sustainable development.”
The measure endorsed today would also divert a person’s lottery prizes and income tax refunds to pay for jail debts.
“We shouldn’t have to wait a full semester to get rid of a bad teacher,” Sen. Jamilah Nasheed said.
In the wake of the Jerry Sandusky trial, Missouri legislators are continuing to debate what defines a criminal in sexual abuse cases.