The Fulton State Hospital is Missouri’s only maximum-security psychiatric facility and the oldest public mental health facility west of the Mississippi River.
Lawmakers for years have debated proposals that would make helmets optional.
The bill would allow use of a cannabis extract by people whose epilepsy is not relieved by other types of treatments.
Missouri has passed a bill that will allow motorcyclists ages 21 and above to go without wearing helmets on the road.
He says there are no federal solutions to many problems confronting governments.
The proposal calls for spending at least $200 million on a new state mental health facility in Fulton.
Missouri House members plan to advance legislation that seeks to address a student transfer law requiring unaccredited school systems to pay for students who want to attend better-performing schools in nearby districts.
With only weeks left in the legislative session, senators considered a House-passed bill that would nullify any federal attempt to limit gun ownership in Missouri.
An early voting initiative petition is prompting a Missouri lawmaker to propose another version that could lead to voters deciding between competing plans.
The Missouri House approved legislation Thursday aimed at shielding gyms, fitness centers and others from sales taxes, with lawmakers contending the state’s tax laws have been applied in ways never intended.