Missouri legislature 2013
Lawmakers have passed two measures during the past two years that have sought to reverse the court ruling. Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed both, including the most recent one last month.
The legislation would now add the prosecutor in the location where the offender was committed for treatment to be alerted.
The State Highway Patrol revealed last month that it had obtained a list of concealed weapons permit holders.
Senators discussed the legislation for about eight hours and worked into the night but did not reach a vote.
A federal Social Security fraud investigator is to testify Wednesday before the Senate Appropriations Committee about why he sought a list of Missouri's concealed gun permit holders.
The measure given first-round approval Tuesday would allow riders over the age of 21 to not wear a helmet when traveling.
Senators began debating the legislation Tuesday afternoon, and the discussion was continuing into the evening hours. Earlier this year, the state House endorsed the medical malpractice legislation on a 93-62 vote.
The medication cannot be a controlled substance and pharmacists must notify the patient's doctor when they provide an unauthorized refill.
The Senate version would cap tax credits for the renovation of historic buildings at $70 million annually — about half the current limit.
It would create a joint committee of House and Senate members to look at ways to "transform" the state's Medicaid program.
The measure endorsed on Monday would create new classes of felonies and misdemeanors and give judges more flexibility in sentencing.
Republican lawmakers want to allow sheriffs to print the permits instead of the Revenue Department.
Sex offenders would be grouped into three tiers with each considered to have a different risk of committing another offense.
The bill passed by the Senate would require wage surveys to be split between union and nonunion wages.
House committee wants to keep concealed weapon permits in Revenue Department but agrees with Senate to stop scanning personal documents.
The Senate this week could consider whether to give final approval to a bill cutting income taxes for individuals and businesses while raising the state sales tax.
The Missouri Senate, in an effort to encourage college students to graduate on time, is considering a bill that would require students continuously enroll for a certain number of credit hours each semester to continue receiving state aid.
State senators passed legislation Thursday that would authorize drivers to show digital images of their proof-of-insurance cards to law enforcement officers.
The bill would also protect business owners from liability for any injury or damage that results from allowing guns to be legally carried in cars.
Gov. Jay Nixon released a statement Thursday saying that a sales tax increase would shift the tax burden to seniors and veterans on fixed incomes.