Missouri Governor Parson Signs Luetkemeyer’s Court Rules Reform Bill
JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) — The often cumbersome phase of discovery in court cases should proceed more efficiently now that the governor has signed Senate Bill 224 into law. The legislation, sponsored by Missouri State Senator Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, will reduce the time and cost of lawsuits.
Senate Bill 224 reforms the rules for discovery in civil court cases and brings state law more in line with federal practices. The legislation limits the time-consuming and expensive phase of gathering evidence prior to a trial.