With just a day left to take action, Gov. Jay Nixon has signed three more pieces of legislation.
Nixon signs human trafficking bill
People convicted of human trafficking in Missouri will face longer maximum sentences under a bill signed by Gov. Jay Nixon.
The legislation addresses convictions for trafficking for slavery, forced labor or sexual exploitation and abuse through forced labor. Those crimes now carry maximum sentences of 15 years in prison.
Updated 5:37 p.m. to reflect implications of other bill signings regarding human trafficking and domestic violence.
According to a press release, Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon has signed 6 bills into law this afternoon.
Here's a roundup of some of the issues addressed by some of the laws, followed by a full list of those signed below:
Drug testing for some welfare recipients (HB 73)
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