2016 Veto (Override) Session

With Governor Nixon already having the most overridden vetoes at least in modern-day Missouri history––largely because of the veto-proof number of majority Party legislators in both houses––this year’s Veto Session scheduled for September 14 is being closely watched.

Follow along as the Missouri Legislature decides where to place their veto priorities among the following 22 bills:

HB 1414  

Exempts data collected by state agencies under the federal Animal Disease Traceability Program from disclosure under Missouri’s sunshine law

07/08/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


HB 1432     

Requires a hearing to be held within 60 days if a state employee is placed on administrative leave

06/28/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


HB 1474   

Modifies provisions relating to ethics and repeals provisions of law deemed unconstitutional

07/07/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


HB 1631

Requires a person to submit a specified form of photo identification in order to vote in a public election with specified exemptions

07/07/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


HB 1713

Requires the Department of Natural Resources to provide information regarding advanced technologies to upgrade existing lagoon-based wastewater systems to meet any new or existing discharge requirements

06/28/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


HB 1733

Adds vehicles owned and operated by the Civil Support Team of the Missouri National Guard when used during operations involving hazardous materials to the definition of “emergency vehicle”

07/08/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


HB 1763

Changes the laws regarding workers’ compensation large deductible policies issued by an insurer

05/17/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


HB 1870

Changes the laws regarding the Big Government Get Off My Back Act

07/01/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


HB 1891

Prohibits any public employee from being required to pay dues or other fees to a labor organization

03/18/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


HB 1976  

Changes the laws regarding service contracts

07/01/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


HB 2030

Authorizes a tax deduction equal to fifty percent of the capital gain resulting from the sale of employer securities to a certain Missouri stock ownership plans

06/28/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


HB 2237  

Modifies provisions of law regarding University of Missouri extension councils

07/08/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


SB 586

Modifies the definition of “current operating expenditures” and “state adequacy target” for the purposes of state funding and applies the definition of “average daily attendance” to charter schools

05/04/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


SB 591

Modifies provisions relating to expert witnesses

06/28/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


SB 608

Modifies several provisions relating to health care

07/05/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


SB 641

Creates an income tax deduction for payments received as part of a program that compensates agricultural producers for losses from disaster or emergency

06/28/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


SB 656

Modifies provisions relating to county sheriffs, self defense, unlawful use of weapons, and concealed carry permits

06/27/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


SB 844

Modifies provisions relating to livestock trespass liability

06/28/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


SB 847

Modifies provisions relating to the collateral source rule and provides that parties may introduce evidence of the actual cost, rather than the value, of the medical care rendered

06/28/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


SB 867

Contains provisions relating to fire protection, sheltered workshops, assessments of mining property, consolidation of road districts, and property managers

06/23/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


SB 994

Allows the Missouri Wine and Grape Board to oversee and provide any professional or legal services on the distribution of wine to effectuate the Board’s marketing goals

07/01/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon


SB 1025

Exempts instructional classes from sales tax

06/28/2016: Vetoed by Governor Nixon