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 Updates:
Weekly Report: February 19, 2021
Live Link: https://fastdemocracy.com/shared-bills/?sharing-bill-list-id=KpMPWhq6FHrg
MO House of Representatives - Committee Oversight Structure
2021 Bills of Interest:
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
HB1338 - Establishes procedures relating to land use permits for historic landfills
SB82 - Authorizes a tax credit for urban farms located in a food desert
SB40 - Modifies provisions relating to the Department of Natural Resources (MORA's Position: Opposed) Update 3/1/2021: Out of committee, and on Senate calendar.
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