Missouri Constitution Section

Article III
Section 25
November 14, 2016

Limitation on introduction of bills.

Section 25. No bill other than an appropriation bill shall be introduced in either house after the sixtieth legislative day unless consented to by a majority of the elected members of each house or the governor shall request a consideration of the proposed legislation by a special message. No appropriation bill shall be taken up for consideration after 6:00 p.m. on the first Friday following the first Monday in May of each year.

Source: Const. of 1945.

(Amended November 3, 1970)

(Amended November 8, 1988)


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