Statute Defined

  • An act of the legislature which is enacted into a law that declares, proscribes or commands something

  • See also "How a Bill Becomes a Law" at or "The Legislative Process in Missouri" at http//

  • Is published in Missouri by the Joint Committee on Legislative Research in the Revised Statutes of Missouri (RSMo)

  • Statutes that apply to "Nurses" in this state are found in the State of Missouri Nursing Practice Act, Chapter 335, though statutes found in other chapters of the Revised Statutes of Missouri may also apply to the practice of registered professional nurses and licensed practical nurses.