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Bills Vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon in 2016

SCS HB 1414Houghton, Jay GOVERNOR VETOED: OVERRIDDEN 
Restrict disclosure by the state of any information collected under a voluntary government reporting program with agricultural producers of animal health or environmental protection data.
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SS HB 1432Vescovo, Rob GOVERNOR VETOED: OVERRIDDEN 
Require a hearing within 30 days for a government employee placed on administrative leave.
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SCS HCS HB 1474Dugger, Tony GOVERNOR VETOED 
Repeal various campaign finance law provisions that the legislature accidently duplicated. Legislative staff say the repealed sections were held to be unconstitutional. No motion was made in the legislature's veto session to override the governor's veto.
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SS HB 1631Alferman, Justin GOVERNOR VETOED: OVERRIDDEN 
Require a photo ID to vote. Would require voter approval of a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a photo ID to vote. The state Supreme Court struck down the old law requiring a photo ID to vote, finding that the legislature did not have constitutional authority to require it.
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SCS HCS HB 1713Remole, Tim GOVERNOR VETOED: OVERRIDDEN 
Require the Natural Resources Department advise any entity providing wastewater services to a community served by a lagoon of options to meet discharge requirements. Require the entity to conduct analysis of the options and the cost of each option.
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SS HB 1733Davis, Charlie GOVERNOR VETOED 
Add vehicles owned by the civil support team of the National Guard from laws governing emergency vehicles. The final legislative version includes other unrelated transportation issues by allowing two trucks to tailgate if using a automated wireless connection communication system. The bill also would repeal motorcycle helmet requirements for some motorized tricycles and allow longer buses on highways and changing the penalty for leaving the scene of an accident. The House defeated the motion to override the governor's veto.
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HB 1763Gosen, Don GOVERNOR VETOED: OVERRIDDEN 
Establish separate provisions for handling settlements and claims involving large deductible policies under the Workers' Compensation program that assures medical coverage for workers injured on the job. Establish requirements for such policies. Require large deductible policy claims be handled by the guaranty association.
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HB 1870Hoskins, Denny GOVERNOR VETOED 
Establish another five-year freeze on various user fees and agency rules not approved by the legislature. Also establish another five year period for a tax break for small businesses creating new jobs. The Senate defeated the House-passed motion to override the governor's veto.
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SS HCS HB 1891Rehder, Holly GOVERNOR VETOED 
Require a union for government workers to get written permission to withhold from earnings. The House voted to override the governor's veto, but the override motion failed in the Senate by one vote.
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SCS HB 1976Gosen, Don GOVERNOR VETOED: OVERRIDDEN 
Expand the types of coverage that are covered under a law providing requirements on automobile repair coverage. The final legislative version includes unrelated provisions involving new restrictions on towing companies and repealing helmet requirements for autocycles with roofs.
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SCS HCS HB 2030Hoskins, Denny GOVERNOR VETOED: OVERRIDDEN 
Provide an income tax deduction for capital gains realized from the sale of securities in some types of Missouri corporations. Legislative staff estimate the bill ultimately would reduce state tax collections by more than $10 million per year.
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HB 2237Rowden, Caleb GOVERNOR VETOED 
Let University of Missouri county extension councils borrow money, but provide it does not constitute a debt of the university. No motion was made in the legislature's veto session to override the governor's veto.
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SCS SB 586Wasson, Jay GOVERNOR VETOED: OVERRIDDEN 
Lower the legal minimum for legislative appropriations to local public schools that the legislature has failed to meet for several years.
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SCS SB 591Parson, Mike GOVERNOR VETOED 
Impose restrictions on who can testify as an expert witness in a trial. Prohibit an expert witness in a criminal trial from stating an opinion as to whether the defendant had the mental capacity to be held responsible for the crime. No motion was made in the legislature's veto session to override the governor's veto.
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    CCS SB 608Sater, David GOVERNOR VETOED: OVERRIDDEN 
    Require Medicaid to charge a $8 copay fee for a hospital emergency room visit that did not involve a medical emergency. Authorize other provider fees. Allow a provider to impose a fee for a missed appointment. The final legislative version includes issues not involving Medicaid including pallative care, physical therapy, vaccinations, hospital construction, nurse licensing and requirements for hospitals to provide an estimate of treatment costs to a patient upon request.
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    SB 641Schatz, Dave GOVERNOR VETOED: OVERRIDDEN 
    Provide an income tax deduction for payments recieved from various government programs covering agricultural losses from a disaster or emergency going back to 2014. Legislative staff estimate the bill could cost up to 18 million in lost taxes in the 2017 fiscal year. The administration's Budget Office estimated a $51.5 million loss for the prior years covered by the bill.
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    CCS SB 656Munzlinger, Brian GOVERNOR VETOED: OVERRIDDEN 
    Allowing carrying concealed weapons without a permit or training. Expand the "stand your ground" provisions allowing use of force by a property owner against an intruder to include a person authorized to be on the property. The original bill was limited to prohibiting extra fees for costs involved with a concealed weapons permit such as costs for criminal background checks.
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    SB 844Parson, Mike GOVERNOR VETOED: OVERRIDDEN 
    Require a finding of negligence by the owner of livestock for damages caused by loose livestock.
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    SS SB 847Emery, Ed GOVERNOR VETOED 
    Restrict in a medical liability lawsuit award to the actual cost of medical treatment rather than the value of the treatment necessary because of the negligence. Subtract any insurance coverage from the actual damages award. No motion was made in the legislature's veto session to override the governor's veto.
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    CCS SB 867Sater, David GOVERNOR VETOED 
    Establish provisions for consolidation of road districts within a county. The House-amended HCS became an omnibus local government bill with a number of unrelated issues incluing raising local sales taxes upon voter approval. No motion was made in the legislature's veto session to override the governor's veto.
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    CCS SB 994Munzlinger, Brian GOVERNOR VETOED: OVERRIDDEN 
    Allow the sale of liquor through mobile devices like cell phones at stadiums. The measure contains other liquor-related provisions that are unrelated to the subject of the original bill. The original bill simply would have expanded the power of the Missouri Wine and Grape Board to include providing professional and legal services for wine marketing promotion.
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    SB 1025Kraus, Will GOVERNOR VETOED: OVERRIDDEN 
    Exempt from the sales tax membership, training or class fees various types of recreational places such as gyms and dance studios. Legislative staff put the tax-revenue loss for the state "Unknown, could exceed $100,000." The governor puts the cost at $8 million in lost taxes for the state and another $8 million for local government in the same fiscal year.
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    SCR 46Schmit, Eric GOVERNOR VETOED: OVERRIDDEN 
    A resolution to suspend Health Department rules setting wage requirements for personal care attendants.
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