A state Democratic leader says her party is split on overriding Governor Nixon's veto of a bill that would remove over 500 current sex offenders from the registry. KMOX's Brendan Cullerton has more on the legislature's support for revised sex offender laws.
Wrap: Assistant House Minority Leader Gail Beatty says her party is split on a measure that has overwhelming republican support.
The bill would take offenders who committed sexual crimes as Juveniles off the registry after they become adults.
Beatty says she likes the concept of the bill, but is worried about potential side-effects.
|Description: "There is some concern that possibly there may be a loophole that may let some violent offenders out."|
Governor Nixon says bill would take Juveniles convicted of forcible child rape off the list.
Bill supporters say juveniles who have consensual sex with other minors should not be punished as adults.
Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Brendan Cullerton, newsradio 1120, KMOX.