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Revisor of Statutes

State Capitol Building

201 West Capitol Ave.

Room 117A

Jefferson City, MO 65101-1556

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Email:     revision@lr.mo.gov

Telephone:  573-751-4223

DISCLAIMER: The Revisor of Statutes and the attorneys on the committee staff work for the Missouri General Assembly and are prohibited from providing the general public with legal advice, legal representation, legal research, interpretations of the law, or applications of the law to specific facts. To understand and protect your legal rights, you should consult your own qualified private attorney regarding all such questions and issues.


The Constitution of Missouri adopted in 1945 established the Joint Committee on Legislative Research to provide assistance to the Missouri General Assembly as directed by law. In 1949, the General Assembly delegated the authority to the committee to prepare and publish the Revised Statutes of Missouri (RSMo). To assist the committee with this responsibility, the General Assembly also directed the committee to appoint the Revisor of Statutes and the committee staff.

The Revisor and the committee staff:

-Edit, publish, and sell the Revised Statutes with subsequent supplements;

-Maintain the official electronic statute database used for drafting legislation each session and preparing and publishing the Revised Statutes;

-Provide a website for electronic delivery of the statutes to the general public;

-Assign statute numbers and arrange statutes in accordance with the numbering system adopted for organizing the Revised Statutes;

-Provide annual publications of the Session Laws of Missouri after each regular and any extraordinary session of the General Assembly;

-Prepare revision bills for introduction in the General Assembly to revise and correct issues or problems that exist in the Revised Statutes;

-Prepare an annual report listing laws that expire, sunset, terminate, or become ineffective;

-Review legislation to identify potential conflicts in bills as they progress toward passage;

-Support the Senate and House legislative drafting offices by answering questions related to bill form, unusual or unique bill drafting issues, and bill title and enacting clauses or other special instructions; and

-Provide confidential assistance relating to legislation or other governmental entities to all members of the General Assembly as requested.

Name Title Email @lr.mo.gov
Russ Hembree Director/Revisor of Statutes Russ.Hembree
Sandy Lueckenhoff Assistant Director/Assistant Revisor Sandy.Lueckenhoff
Greg Swisher Distribution Staff Greg.Swisher
Lois Mumpower Assistant Editor Lois.Mumpower
Cathy Paschal Index Editor/Assistant Editor Cathy.Paschal
Charlotte Neuner Senior Editor Charlotte.Neuner
M. Dewayne Basnett it DeWaYnE.BaSnEtT

Session Begins Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Bills Filing Deadline Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Bills Tabled @ 6PM Friday, May 12, 2023
Adjourns Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Governor Last Date to Sign Saturday, July 15, 2023
Veto Session Begin Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Veto Session Last Day Friday, September 22, 2023
Pre-file Friday, December 1, 2023

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