Senator Lee called the meeting to order.
Senator Gardner protested the meeting due to the weather. He noted concerns about public participation and safety.
Senator Lee, sponsor, explained SB 136, concerning an expansion of the pilot program in the Division of Youth Services. He explained that the pilot program is a trauma responsive facility and referenced the Missouri Youth Services Institute (Attachment A). The bill would extend the current program, as well as create another one in a facility to be determined.