Missouri HB830 and SB255 and would legalize industrial hemp for production, and effectively nullify the federal ban.
STATUS: HB830 passed through two committees and moves to the House floor. SB255 must pass through the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee successfully. Take the following action steps to support these important bills.
1. Call your state representative. Strongly, but respectfully urge them to support HB830. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email, so make sure to take a few minutes to call.
Find your legislators’ information here: http://openstates.org/find_your_legislator
2. Call the House Majority Leader, Todd Richardson. Call him, and respectfully urge him to place HB830 on the house perfection calendar. The bill must be placed on the calendar before it can receive a full vote in the state house. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email, so make sure to take a few minutes to call.
His phone number is 573-751-4039
1. Call the Senate Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee Chair, Brian Munzlinger. Strongly, but respectfully urge him to move this important bill forward to a vote in his committee. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email.
2. Call the rest of the committee members. Again, be strong, but respectful. Urge each of them to take action to move the bill forward and vote YES on SB255.
Doug Libla (R) Vice Chair (573) 751-4843
Dan Brown (R) (573) 751-5713
Dan Hegeman (R) (573) 751-1415
Mike Parson (R) (573) 751-8793
David Pearce (R) (573) 751-2272
S. Kiki Curls (D) (573) 751-3158
Jason Holsman (D) (573) 751-6607
– Call Back – any NO or UNDECIDED – in 3-4 days. Make sure to follow-up. If they say YES, be sure to thank them and, if possible, announce their committed YES vote to email and social media contacts. If they say no, politely ask them why. Get the information from them and contact us.
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