sex offender registry http://kbia.org en Mo. sex offender registry may be overhauled http://kbia.org/post/mo-sex-offender-registry-may-be-overhauled <p>Letting juveniles seek removal from Missouri's sex offender registry is a target for a possible veto override when lawmakers return to the state Capitol in several weeks.</p><p>Few voted against the legislation, but Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon called the measure overbroad and said it would "reduce public safety and fail to protect the rights of victims." House Speaker Tim Jones said this past week it is "ripe for an override."</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:26:52 +0000 Associated Press 39044 at http://kbia.org Mo. sex offender registry may be overhauled Nixon vetoes changes to Mo. sex offender site http://kbia.org/post/nixon-vetoes-changes-mo-sex-offender-site <p>Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation aimed at keeping the names of people who committed offenses as juveniles off Missouri's public sex offender registry.</p><p>The governor said Wednesday the legislation is too broad and would apply to anyone regardless of the crime that was committed. Nixon says crime victims would have been deprived the chance to be heard before someone's name is removed from the public websites, which are aimed at protecting the public.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 21:41:57 +0000 Associated Press 36458 at http://kbia.org Nixon vetoes changes to Mo. sex offender site Newscast for February 17, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-17-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><div class="card-text"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><ul><li>Governor Nixon to outline new ethics proposal today</li><li>State lawmaker wants limits on sex-offender list</li><li>Missouri congressional map back in state Supreme Court</li></ul></div></div></div></div><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 16:57:22 +0000 Jacob Fenston 9009 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 17, 2012 Lawmaker wants limits on sex-offender list http://kbia.org/post/lawmaker-wants-limits-sex-offender-list <p>A bill in the Missouri House would exempt people convicted of non-contact offenses from having to register with the National Sex Offender Registry.</p><p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 15:16:00 +0000 9001 at http://kbia.org Lawmaker wants limits on sex-offender list