Missouri Legislative Resources
501c3 - Lobbying Guidelines
2021 Legislative Committee:
Dave Beal (Chair)
MORA Approved Policies:
Maintaining the Yard Waste Landfill Ban
Preservation of the Solid Waste Management Fund
75% Diversion Goal
2021 Legislative Session - Ended 5/14!
The TAFP document contains a summary of bills “Truly Agreed and Finally Passed” that will make the way to the Governor’s desk for signature.
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A total of 2,264 bills were filed this year. Only 70 passed, including the budget bills. That’s a passage rate of just 3%. In a normal year, about 9% of the filed bills pass.
2021 Final Weekly Report
MO House of Representatives - Committee Oversight Structure
HB138 - Requires the department of natural resources to assist permit applicants throughout the permitting process
HB227 - Repeals the state prohibition of local governments regulating paper and plastic bags (MORA's Position: In favor)
HB446 - Modifies provisions relating to solid waste management.
HB631 - Establishes procedures relating to land use permits for historic landfills in St. Louis County.
HB720 - Authorizes tax credits for urban farms located in a food desert. We have supported such legislation in the past.
HB749 - Regulates the sale of returnable containers
HB775 - To repeal sections 260.225, 260.273, 260.325, and 260.335, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof four new sections relating to solid waste management and recycling
HCR26 - Establishes the Joint Committee on Solid Waste Management District Operations
HCR39 - Expresses the sentiments of the Missouri Legislature over prospective federal legislation that would amend portions of the Fair Labor Standards Act
HB1338 - Establishes procedures relating to land use permits for historic landfills
SB82 - Authorizes a tax credit for urban farms located in a food desert
SB24 - Reduces the personal property assessment rate from 33.3% to 0.001% over five years
SB40 - Modifies provisions relating to the Department of Natural Resources (MORA's Position: Opposed)
SB64 - Modifies provisions of law relating to certain distributors of hypodermic needles
SB208 - Modifies provisions relating to the management of hazardous waste
SB227 - Allows, rather than requires, the Department of Economic Development to recapture certain tax incentives
Missouri Solid Waste Advisory Board - Annual Report for the 2020 Calendar Year