Missouri Criminal Code

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Lawmakers Urge Nixon to Sign Criminal Code Revamp

Nixon has expressed concern the bill would do too much at one time and could contain mistakes.


Missouri Bill Seeks Overhaul of Criminal Laws

The proposed overhaul of the state’s criminal laws runs to nearly 600 pages. It would mark the first major update of the Missouri Criminal Code since 1979.


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Mo. Lawmakers Move to Reduce Prison Population

Missouri’s Senate has voted to create non-prison alternatives for non-violent probation and parole violators.


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