In early November, Webb, 38, was charged with seven campaign finance law violations and one count of felony stealing.
Legislators charged with felony crimes almost always eventually resign. At times, resignation from public office seems a part of a plea bargain deal.
State Representative Steve Webb (D-Florissant) is accused of mishandling more than $100,000 in campaign funds, allegedly stealing some of the money to spend on himself.
There was further fallout Monday from a controversy sparked Saturday night when a rodeo clown wearing a mask of President Barack Obama was taunted.
The House Rules Committee passed a measure requesting Chris Koster to seek to overturn a previous U.S. Court District decision.
A Coatings Unlimited Inc. employee, 53-year-old Steve Webb, died in August while working inside an 18-foot-deep vault manhole.