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Truth, twice.

Today was the first day of bill filing (“prefiling”) for the 2020 Regular Session (100th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session) of the Missouri General Assembly.

Behold, some of the priorities of the republican super majority in the House:

HB 1302
Limits private campground owner liability
Sponsor: Dinkins, Chris (144)
Proposed Effective Date: 8/28/2020
LR Number: 3495H.01I
Last Action: 12/02/2019 – Prefiled (H)
Bill String: HB 1302
Next House Hearing: Hearing not scheduled
Calendar: Bill currently not on a House calendar

This seems like a narrow bill set to benefit a very small number of people. I mean, everyone who knows a private campground owner raise your hands.


Representative Chris Dinkins (r):

Rep. Chris Dinkins, a Republican, represents Iron County and parts of Washington, Wayne and Reynolds Counties (District 144) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first term in a special election February, 2018.

In addition to her legislative duties, Rep. Dinkins is a former public school teacher who still substitutes at local schools throughout the district when called upon. Rep. Dinkins and her husband are small business owners in Reynolds County where they own and operate a campground and float outfitter…