Ordinance 71608

Ballot Measure on the Retail Sales of Non-Medical Marijuana Made in the City of St. Louis

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This bill contains a ballot measure calling for and providing for the holding of an election in the City of St. Louis on April 4, 2023, for the purpose of submitting to the qualified voters of the City of St. Louis a proposal to impose an additional sales tax for three percent (3%) on the retail sales of adult use non-medical marijuana made in the City of St. Louis, as authorized by Amendment Three of the Missouri Constitution; directing the City Clerk to provide notice of the election; proving for the notice of election as provided by law and the manner of voting thereat; providing the publication of this ordinance; and continuing an Emergency Clause. This bill will have the positive effect of allowing the voters to decide if the sales tax revenue may be collected as allowed by Missouri Constitution.


Session: 2022-2023

Board Bill Number: 139

Primary Sponsors: Brandon Bosley

Effective: 01/23/2023


Tom Oldenburg, Laura Keys, President Megan E Green

Legislative History

Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 12/09/2022

    First Reading

    Bill text was introduced (294.86 KB PDF).

  • 12/09/2022

    Referred to a Committee

    The bill was assigned to the Ways and Means Committee.

  • 12/12/2022

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was passed out of committee with a recommendation of do pass during the Ways and Means Committee hearing.

  • 12/13/2022

    Second Reading

  • 01/13/2023


    The bill was passed.

  • 01/20/2023


    The bill was engrossed during the Engrossment, Rules, Resolutions and Credentials Committee.

  • 01/20/2023

    Third Reading

    The bill was passed.

  • 01/20/2023

    Delivered to Mayor

  • 01/23/2023

    Mayor Returns Bill

    The bill was approved.

  • 01/23/2023

    Delivered to Register

  • 01/24/2023

    Register Returns Notice with Ordinance Number

    Register returns ordinance number 71608. Effective date is 01/23/2023

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