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St. Louis Board of Aldermen: New Board Bills 11/18/2016 (195-197)

November 18, 2016 Board of Aldermen, Featured No Comments
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Three (3) Board Bills will be introduced at today’s meeting of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen, see the agenda here.

Two of the three have been in the news the last few days:

  • B.B.#195 – Krewson – An ordinance for the public health and welfare, prohibiting possession of assault weapons as defined herein; and containing a savings clause, a severability clause, and an emergency clause.
  • B.B.#196 – Krewson – An ordinance for the public health and welfare, requiring unattended firearms in motor vehicles to be stored in a locked condition; requiring stolen guns to be reported to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, to establish that a rebuttable presumption exists that a firearm in a vehicle is the property of the driver of said vehicle; and containing a savings clause, a severability clause, and an emergency clause.
  • B.B.#197 – Davis/Roddy – An Ordinance Approving the Redevelopment Plan for the St. Louis Midtown 353 Redevelopment Area submitted by St. Louis Midtown Redevelopment Corporation; and containing a severability clause and an emergency clause.

The meeting begins at 10am, it can be watched online here.

Next week the Board of Aldermen office will be closed Thursday & Friday (24th-25th). Here’s the upcoming schedule from the bottom of today’s agenda:

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2016 – OFFICE CLOSED (THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY)
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2016 – OFFICE CLOSED (THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY)
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2ND & 9TH 2016 – FULL BOARD MEETINGS – ALDERMEN/STAFF PHOTOS
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2016 – LAST MEETING BEFORE WINTER HOLIDAY BREAK
MONDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2016 – OFFICE CLOSED (CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY)

MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2017 – OFFICE CLOSED (NEW YEARS DAY HOLIDAY)
FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2017 – FULL BOARD MEETINGS RESUME
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017 – LAST FULL BOARD BEFORE SPRING RECESS
MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017 – SINE DIE (LAST MEETING OF THE 2015-2016 SESSION)

Thus, the full Board of Aldermen will meet on the following dates after today:

  • December 2016: 2, 9, 16
  • January 2017: 6, 13, 20, 27
  • February 2017: 3, 10

I’m not familiar enough to know the last date new legislation can be introduced this session. Partisan primaries are held on March 7th, the general election to confirm the Democratic nominee is April 4th.

— Steve Patterson

 

 

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