Gov. Nixon vetoes bill to repeal Missouri helmet law
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed Senate Bill 202, legislation that would have repealed Missouri's helmet law for motorcycle riders. In vetoing the bill, Gov. Nixon cited two primary concerns: the significantly increased health care costs that could have resulted from the repeal, and the safety of Missouri's motorcycle riders.
- Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 542, relating to the state treasurer;
- House Bill 373, relating to the general educational development revolving fund;
- House Bill 306, relating to certain hotel and motel taxes; and
- House Committee Substitute for House Bill 89, relating to traffic violations.