petitionJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander announced Wednesday an initiative petition that would revise Missouri statutes is open for public comment. Specifically, the petition aims to amend Chapter 393 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri.

Before circulating a petition for signatures, Missouri law requires groups to get approval from the Secretary of State’s office. The Secretary’s office then has 23 days after approval to draft ballot summary language for the petition.

Kander is offering a 30-day public comment period on Petition 2016-088, originally submitted by Mike Grimes. Missourians can provide comment by clicking here.