Missouri Alert: Legalize Industrial Hemp Farming, Support HB701, HB830 & SB255

Missouri HB701, HB830, and SB255 would legalize industrial hemp for production. Take the following important action steps to support these bills.

STATUS: HB701 is in the House Emerging Issues Committee, HB830 is in the House Economic Development and Business Attraction and Retention Committee, and SB255 is in the Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee. The bills must pass through their committees successfully before they can receive full votes.

FOR HB701

1. Call the House Emerging Issues Committee Chair, Elijah Haahr. Strongly, but respectfully urge him to move this important bill forward to a vote in his committee. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email.
573-751-2210

2. Call the rest of the committee members. Again, be strong, but respectful. Urge each of them to take action to move the bill forward and vote YES on HB701.

Gary Cross (R) Vice Chair 573-751-1459

Jack Bondon (R) 573-751-2175

Jim Hansen (R) 573-751-4028

Ron Hicks (R) 573-751-1470

Jeremy Lafaver (D) 573-751-2437

Bill Lant (R) 573-751-9801

Tom McDonald (D) 573-751-9851

Dave Muntzel (R) 573-751-0169

Sharon Pace (D) 573-751-4726

Caleb Rowden (R) 573-751-1169

Anne Zerr (R) 573-751-3717

FOR HB830

1. Call the House Economic Development and Business Attraction and Retention Committee Chair, Caleb Rowden. Strongly, but respectfully urge him to move this important bill forward to a vote in his committee. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email.
573-751-1169

2. Call the rest of the committee members. Again, be strong, but respectful. Urge each of them to take action to move the bill forward and vote YES on HB830.

Kevin Corlew (R) Vice Chair 573-751-3618

Kevin Austin (R) 573-751-0232

Nathan Beard (R) 573-751-9774

Michael Butler (D) 573-751-6800

Shamed Dogan (R) 573-751-4392

Randy Dunn (D) 573-751-0538

Jim Hansen (R) 573-751-4028

Delus Johnson (R) 573-751-3666

Michele Kratky (D) 573-751-4220

Donna Lichtenegger (R) 573-751-6662

Donna Pfautsch (R) 573-751-9766

John Rizzo (D) 573-751-3310

FOR SB255

1. Call the Senate Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee Chair, Brian Munzlinger. Strongly, but respectfully urge him to move this important bill forward to a vote in his committee. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email.

(573) 751-7985

2. Call the rest of the committee members. Again, be strong, but respectful. Urge each of them to take action to move the bill forward and vote YES on SB255.

Doug Libla (R) Vice Chair (573) 751-4843

Dan Brown (R) (573) 751-5713

Dan Hegeman (R) (573) 751-1415

Mike Parson (R) (573) 751-8793

David Pearce (R) (573) 751-2272

S. Kiki Curls (D) (573) 751-3158

Jason Holsman (D) (573) 751-6607

Call Back – any NO or UNDECIDED – in 3-4 days.   Make sure to follow-up. If they say YES, be sure to thank them and, if possible, announce their committed YES vote to email and social media contacts. If they say no, politely ask them why. Get the information from them and contact us.

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