85% Bills introduced!
House Bill 752 & House Bill 753 were introduced
2/28/13 by State Rep. Rory Ellinger to reform the 85% law. (The bills are based on our proposal, which can be viewed on the Current Issues page.) To see
the text of these bills, go to http://www.house.mo.gov, and then to Bill Tracking. You can also find your own State Rep on this site.
We Need Your Help:
1. Contact your State Rep and urge him/her to support these bills!
2. Contact House Speaker Tim Jones and ask him to assign HB 752 and 753 to a committee ASAP!
You can e-mail him at Timothy.Jones@house.mo.gov
or phone his office at
MO CURE participated in
Criminal Justice Lobby Day
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
at the Missouri Capitol, where
14 of us lobbied for HB 752 and
HB 753. We also support HB 419, which would provide the possibility of parole for those with LWOP
or extremely long sentences.
See the current issue of our newsletter, Turning Point (Winter 2012-2013) for more information.
Remember, your Representative works for You.
Our taxes pay their salaries.
Our votes keep them in office.
Lobbying your own legislator
has a lot of impact!