The bill would extend the amount of time between a woman’s doctor visit and her procedure to 72 hours. Missouri now has a 24-hour waiting period.
In this year’s session, there have been signs that some seek to return to an era when policy overrode politics.
Missouri retailers could start selling beer by the bottle under legislation given initial approval in the state Senate.
No action taken in committee
A recent decline in Missouri’s casino revenues is raising questions among lawmakers about the extent to which the state can continue to rely on gambling revenue.
Reining in the expensive Missouri school transfer law could see some changes coming from the state legislature this year.
Students living on college campuses could be required to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis under legislation endorsed by a Missouri Senate committee.
Federal agents would be sent to jail for enforcing some federal gun control laws under legislation endorsed by a Missouri House panel.
Missouri representatives want to give the State Board of Education authority to restrict where students from unaccredited districts can transfer.
The House General Laws Committee was urged to prohibit landlords from restricting firearms on rented property.