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Missouri lawmakers OK end to printing laws, state info

Thursday, May 13, 2010 | 7:36 p.m. CDT

JEFFERSON CITY — Finding a printed copy of Missouri's laws may soon become more difficult.

Legislators gave final approval Thursday to a bill repealing a requirement to print Missouri's statutes every 10 years and send free copies to law schools, courts, lawmakers and libraries.

The bill also repeals a requirement to print 40,000 copies of the official state manual every two years. The manual, known as the Blue Book, lists government officials and election results.

Both publications would be available online. And some paper copies might still exist.

The legislation now goes to Gov. Jay Nixon.

A spokeswoman for Secretary of State Robin Carnahan said the office could choose to print some copies of the official state manual but hasn't yet decided whether to do so.

 


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