UPDATE: 5/30/2023 - SB 500 died, it failed to be scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee before the session ended on 5/30/2023
UPDATE: 3/23/2023 - SB 500 was referred to the Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee on 3/23/2023.
SB 500 was introduced on 1/17/2023. This bill is sponsored by Senator Bill Eigel.
SB 500 establishes an application of a statewide grand jury to investigate circumstances of wrong-doing relating to vaccinations against COVID-19 and issue indictments. In such application, the Governor or Attorney General shall state that the convening of a statewide grand jury is necessary because of the need to investigate any wrongdoing relating to vaccinations against COVID-19. The application shall specify for which counties the statewide grand jury is to be convened. The prosecuting attorneys of such counties shall receive notice from the Supreme Court that such application was submitted. Within 10 days of receipt of the application, the court shall issue an order granting the request. The statewide grand jury shall have the power to inquire into wrongdoing relating to vaccinations against COVID-19. Such power shall include the power to subpoena and initiate civil and criminal contempt proceedings. Finally, the statewide grand jury shall have the power to issue an indictment against a person and the Attorney General shall be authorized to prosecute such person.
https://www.senate.mo.gov/23info/BTS_Web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&BillID=1453478 - text, status and history of SB 500