2023 BAR-INITIATED LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS – COMMITTEE SUBMISSIONS FOR REVIEW AND COMMENT


CARRYOVER PROPOSALS

 

On July 15, 2022, The Missouri Bar Board of Governors voted to permit the remaining 2022 Bar-initiated legislative proposals (2022-06 and 2022-07) to be carried over as 2023 Bar-initiated legislative proposals, upon request of the chair(s) of the originating committee. 

 

Legis. Proposal 2023-01

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Proposed by Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Originally approved by the Board of Governors on November 20, 2020; reapproved on July 16, 2021

 

HB 2660 (2022) – Representative Rudy Veit (R – Wardsville) 

SB 1148 (2022)– Senator Steven Roberts (D – St. Louis City) 

 

Legis. Proposal 2023-02

ASSIGNMENTS FOR BENEFIT OF CREDITORS

Proposed by Bankruptcy Creditor-Debtor Rights Committee

Originally approved by the Board of Governors on November 20, 2020; reapproved on July 16, 2021

 

HB 1020 (2021) – Representative Louis Riggs (R – Hannibal)       

SB 524 (2021) – Senator Bill White (R – Joplin)

 

Not introduced during the 2022 Regular Session

 

 

NEW PROPOSALS

 

Pursuant to the Procedures Relating to Bar-Initiated Legislative Proposals, the following preliminary legislative proposals shall be published for a thirty-day period for review and comment by members of The Missouri Bar and other relevant stakeholders prior to approval of the final proposals by the division or committee members and submission to the Board of Governors for consideration and final action. 

 

Legis. Proposal 2023-03

ELECTRONIC WILLS AND ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS

Proposed by Probate & Trust Division

Chapter 474, RSMo

Endorsed by committee on 11/16/2021, submitted on 11/16/2021.

 

Please review the DRAFT PROPOSAL and submit your COMMENTS.

 

Legis. Proposal 2023-04

ATTORNEY FEES – CIVIL ACTIONS / AGENCY PROCEEDINGS

Proposed by Administrative Law Committee

§ 536.085, RSMo

Endorsed by committee on 5/5/2021, submitted on 5/5/2021.

 

Please review the DRAFT PROPOSAL and submit your COMMENTS.

 

Legis. Proposal 2023-05

TRUST SITUS

Proposed by Probate & Trust Division

§ 456.1-108, RSMo

Endorsed by committee on 5/5/2021, submitted on 5/5/2021.

 

Please review the DRAFT PROPOSAL and submit your COMMENTS.

 

Legis. Proposal 2023-06

MISSOURI (UNIFORM) FIDUCIARY INCOME & PRINCIPAL ACT

Proposed by Probate & Trust Division

Chapter 469, RSMo

Endorsed by committee on 5/5/2021, submitted on 5/5/2021.

 

Please review the DRAFT PROPOSAL and submit your COMMENTS.

 

Legis. Proposal 2023-07

ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS EXECUTED DURING STATE OF EMERGENCY

Proposed by Probate & Trust Division

Chapter 474, RSMo

Endorsed by committee on 11/16/2021, submitted on 11/16/2021.

 

Please review the DRAFT PROPOSAL and submit your COMMENTS.

 

Leg. Proposal 2023-08

QUALIFIED SPOUSAL TRUSTS

Proposed by Probate & Trust Division

§ 456.950, RSMo

Endorsed by committee on 5/5/2021, submitted on 5/5/2021.

 

Please review the DRAFT PROPOSAL and submit your COMMENTS.