THANK YOU for supporting the film industry in Missouri.
Update 5/17/19: The 2019 Missouri Legislative Session ended this week. Unfortunately, the Senate and House bills for reinstating Missouri’s film incentive program did not make it through. After the April 24, 2019 debate, HB923 PASSED the Informal Verbal Vote on the House Floor on Wednesday, April 24. A formal push-button vote was not scheduled and so did not take place. Efforts to attach the bill as an amendment to another bill getting through, didn’t gain ground.
While we are disappointed in this outcome, we view the work done this year as progress. We made it farther in both the Senate and House than we have in the past seven years of advocacy. HB923 passed the Informal Verbal Vote in the House, and the House Economic Development Committee nearly unanimously. SB366 passed the Senate Economic Development Committee unanimously. With these wins, we will be in a good position for next year.
Update 4/29/19: HB923 passed review with no discussion in the Fiscal Review Committee hearing that took place at noon today. Next step is the push-button vote (official and final House vote) for HB923 taking place
Monday, April 29, Tuesday, April 30 or Wednesday, May 1 on a date TBD.
Update 4/26/19:Please click here http://bit.ly/HB923vote, to send an email of thanks asking for your Representative’s support in the push-button vote (official and final House vote) for HB923 taking place Monday, April 29 or Tuesday, April 30.
Update 4/24/19: Missouri House ‘Perfection’ floor vote for HB923 took place Wednesday, April 24, passes after lively debate and amendment attachments. The ‘Button-Push’ vote to officially pass the House will occur next Monday or Tuesday. We will send an email action for members on Friday, April 26.
Update 4/2/19: SB366 hearing took place March 26, 2019 and passed 7-0 in Senate Economic Development Committee hearing April 2, 2019. MOMMA members will receive emails with action request as soon as we learn about the potential of a Senate floor vote. Check your inboxes!
Update 3/11/19: HB923 passed 12-1 in House Economic Development Committee Monday, March 10. The bill heads to Rules and Regulations for technical review then goes to Speaker of the House, where we are hopeful for a full house vote on a date TBA. MOMMA members will receive emails with action request as soon as we learn about the Speaker scheduling a floor vote. Check your inboxes!
Update 3/1/19: House Bill 923 has a hearing in front of House Economic Development Committee Monday, March 4. MOMMA members will receive a hearing follow-up email with action request on Tuesday, March 5. Check your inboxes!
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- Ensure that we have your contact information for use during the 2019 Legislative Session. Enter any personal connections to members of the Missouri House, Missouri Senate, Missouri Governor’s Office – CLICK HERE
- Write a letter of support to your representatives
- Download and share these MOMMA One-Sheets:
MO Industry Information and Why Missouri Needs a Film Incentive Program
- Send MOMMA your organization’s logo to add to the supporter section
- DONATE and help us cover costs to lobby for the film incentive
Without a program we miss out on job creation and projects that impact Missouri in the millions. Join us to be a guiding force behind making Missouri competitive for film and television projects.