JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — 2021 is still nearly a month away, but Missouri lawmakers are already looking ahead to the new year.
Bill pre-filing is underway in Jefferson City, with a long list of potential laws growing even longer. Some of the filings revisit issues debated in the past, including a statewide prescription drug monitoring program.
State Senator Bill White of Joplin says addressing Covid-19 liability issues is his top priority.
State Representative Ann Kelley from Lamar is sponsoring a bill to address licensing substitute teachers.
The state legislature will reconvene on January 6.