Nearly a full month of hearings wrapped up Monday into a Missouri Senate bill that would revise the state’s criminal code, but it may already be too late to get the bill to the Governor’s desk this year.
A Missouri Senate panel is beginning work on an effort to overhaul the state's criminal code.
The legislation is the work of a Missouri Bar panel that began meeting five years ago to give the code its first makeover since the 1970s.
The measure would create new classes of felonies and misdemeanors and give judges more flexibility in sentencing.
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