Missouri House endorses bill targeting United Nations agreement

04/29/2014 7:01 AM

04/29/2014 7:01 AM

Missouri House members have approved legislation barring state or local officials from adopting policies that infringe upon private property rights and are traceable to Agenda 21.

Agenda 21 is a nonbinding resolution adopted in 1992 by the United Nations that encouraged sustainable development. Its title is a reference to the 21st century, and it encourages changes in global consumption, management and conservation practices.

The House approved the measure 99-46 on Monday, moving it to the Senate.

Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed the same legislation last year. The Senate approved a veto override, but the effort fell short of the necessary two-thirds majority in the House.


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