98th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Hearing Schedule
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Hearing Date Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Committee:Appropriations - Public Safety and Corrections
Chair:Conway, Kathie - (Rep-104)
Vice Chair:Wilson, Kenneth-(Rep-12)
Date:Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Time:Upon Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Overview of Healthcare for inmates in the Missouri prison system.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Committee:Civil and Criminal Proceedings
Chair:Cornejo, Robert - (Rep-64)
Vice Chair:White, Bill-(Rep-161)
Date:Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 45 -- CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATIONS
Sponsor: Lant, Bill (Rep-159)
Specifies that a child abuse or neglect investigation may be extended if requested by local law enforcement
HB 309 -- TYRONE L. THOMPSON LAW
Sponsor: Hubbard, Penny (Rep-078)
Designates provisions requiring peace officers' employment records to be available to hiring law enforcement agencies as the "Tyrone L. Thompson Law"
HB 335 -- VEXATIOUS LITIGATION
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Establishes procedures concerning vexatious litigations
HB 931 -- INVASION OF PRIVACY
Sponsor: Wilson, Kenneth (Rep-012)
Expands the crime of invasion of privacy to include the use of a drone to photograph, film, videotape, produce, or otherwise create an image of another person without his or her consent
HB 1176 -- INTOXICATION-RELATED OFFENSES
Sponsor: Jones, Caleb (Rep-050)
Modifies provisions relating to intoxication-related offenses

Committee:Emerging Issues
Chair:Haahr, Elijah - (Rep-134)
Vice Chair:Cross, Gary L.-(Rep-35)
Date:Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Time:1:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HJR 20 -- GENERAL ASSEMBLY TERM LIMITS
Sponsor: Butler, Michael (Rep-079)
Proposes a constitutional amendment allowing anyone elected to the General Assembly after November 1, 2016, to serve up to 12 years in any one house and up to 24 years total in the General Assembly
HB 1080 -- FIREARMS
Sponsor: Hicks, Ron (Rep-107)
Allows concealed firearms to be carried on public transportation systems
HB 883 -- FIREARM DISCHARGE
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Establishes the offense of unlawful discharge of a firearm across a property line
HB 1203 -- FIREARMS
Sponsor: Hill, Justin (Rep-108)
Specifies lawful owners of firearms may transport or store the firearms in locked, privately-owned motor vehicles
HB 1061 -- KNIFE REGULATION
Sponsor: Brown, Wanda (Rep-057)
Changes the definition of "knife" for purposes of Chapter 571, weapons offenses
HB 1250 -- FIREARMS
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric (Rep-133)
Allows any person to carry a concealed firearm anywhere that isn't expressly prohibited by law
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1183 -- HEMP EXTRACT
Sponsor: Jones, Caleb (Rep-050)
Changes the laws regarding hemp extract
HB 939 -- TICKET PURCHASER PROTECTIONS
Sponsor: McCreery, Tracy (Rep-088)
Prohibits ticket vendors from selling restricted tickets for entertainment event
HB 1247 -- SEXUAL OFFENDERS
Sponsor: Lant, Bill (Rep-159)
Specifies that for the purposes of prohibiting a sexual offender from being near a child care facility, "child care facility" with include any licensed child care facility or is subject to state regulation
HB 1318 -- BINGO
Sponsor: Brown, Wanda (Rep-057)
Modifies provisions relating to requirements for the operation of a bingo game
HB 1330 -- RENTAL AGREEMENT SECURITY DEPOSIT
Sponsor: Cross, Gary L. (Rep-035)
Specifies that a landlord and tenant can include a provision in the rental agreement regarding agreed upon fees for certain cleaning services
HB 964 -- ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
Sponsor: Bahr, Kurt (Rep-102)
Modifies provisions relating to the joint committee on administrative rules
HJR 41 -- STATE DOWNSIDE COMMISSION
Sponsor: Jones, Caleb (Rep-050)
Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing a downsizing state government commission

Committee:Employment Security
Chair:Brown, Wanda - (Rep-57)
Vice Chair:Spencer, Bryan-(Rep-63)
Date:Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Time:9:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 337 -- WORKERS COMPENSATION
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Modifies provisions related to employer requirements for employee benefits

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Allen, Sue - (Rep-100)
Vice Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott-(Rep-158)
Date:Wednesday, April 01, 2015 - Adjourned
Time:9:30 AM
Location:South Gallery
Note:Executive Session on bill(s) referred to the committee.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 675 -- COMMERCIAL ZONE IN CITY OF COLUMBIA
Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Changes the laws regarding motor vehicle height and weight limits in certain city commercial zones
HCS HJR 34 -- STATE APPROPRIATIONS
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric (Rep-133)
Proposes a constitutional amendment to limit general revenue appropriations and mandate state income tax rate reductions in certain situations

Hearing Date Thursday, April 02, 2015

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Allen, Sue - (Rep-100)
Vice Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott-(Rep-158)
Date:Thursday, April 02, 2015
Time:9:30 AM
Location:South Gallery
Note:Executive Session on bill(s) referred to the committee.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Wednesday, April 01, 2015

***Corrected***
Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Frederick, Keith - (Rep-121)
Vice Chair:Morris, Lynn-(Rep-140)
Date:Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Time:Upon Morning Recess or Noon, whichever is later
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Location subject to change if a hearing room becomes available. Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1014 -- STORE-AND-FORWARD TECHNOLOGY
Sponsor: Frederick, Keith (Rep-121)
Establishes the criteria for the use of asynchronous store-and-forward technology in the practice of telehealth
HB 922 -- MENTAL HEALTH RECORDS
Sponsor: Wood, David (Rep-058)
Specifies that certain mental health records may be disclosed to individuals designated by the Department of Mental Health as Community Mental Health Liaisons
HB 932 -- STEP THERAPY FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
Sponsor: Allen, Sue (Rep-100)
Changes the laws regarding step therapy for prescription drugs
HB 1190 -- HOSPITAL MEDICAL STAFF PRIVILEGES
Sponsor: Neely, Jim (Rep-008)
Prohibits any hospital from denying medical staff privileges for any health care professional if the privileges were not lost due to misconduct

Committee:Health Insurance
Chair:Hansen, Jim - (Rep-40)
Vice Chair:Morris, Lynn-(Rep-140)
Date:Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1013 -- FAIR INDIVIDUAL HEALTH PRICING ACT
Sponsor: Eggleston, J. (Rep-002)
Establishes the Fair Individual Health Pricing Act
HB 1243 -- HEALTH EXCHANGE NAVIGATOR LICENSING
Sponsor: English, Keith (Rep-068)
Requires that an applicant for a navigator license must take an exam created by the Department of Insurance and submit to a criminal background check
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 816 -- PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM
Sponsor: Engler, Kevin (Rep-116)
Establishes the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Act

Hearing Date Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Committee:Higher Education
Chair:Cookson, Steve - (Rep-153)
Vice Chair:Dohrman, Dean-(Rep-51)
Date:Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Time:Upon Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1165 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Brattin, Rick (Rep-055)
Specifies information that public institutions of higher education must make available
HB 1254 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Lichtenegger, Donna (Rep-146)
Changes the law by adding virtual institutions to the "Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program"
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 82 -- STUDENT FAVORITISM HIGHER EDUCATION
Sponsor: Mims, Bonnaye (Rep-027)
Requires public institutions of higher education to adopt policies on student favoritism
HB 408 -- CAMPUS FREE EXPRESSION ACT
Sponsor: Brattin, Rick (Rep-055)
Establishes the "Campus Free Expression Act"
HB 436 -- CAMPUS FREE EXPRESSION ACT
Sponsor: Moon, Mike (Rep-157)
Establishes the "Campus Free Expression Act"

Hearing Date Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Committee:Select Committee on Agriculture
Chair:Reiboldt, Bill - (Rep-160)
Vice Chair:Black, Linda-(Rep-117)
Date:Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Time:12:30 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 375 -- AGRICULTURE
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Changes the laws regarding agriculture
HB 1058 -- CLEAN WATER LAW
Sponsor: Miller, Rocky (Rep-124)
Modifies provisions of the Missouri clean water law
HB 955 -- NATURAL RESOURCES
Sponsor: Ross, Robert (Rep-142)
Changes the laws regarding natural resources

Committee:Select Committee on Commerce
Chair:Zerr, Anne - (Rep-65)
Vice Chair:Lauer, Jeanie-(Rep-32)
Date:Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Time:Upon Conclusion of Afternoon Session
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 389 -- REOCCURRING BUSINESS TAXES
Sponsor: Hoskins, Denny (Rep-054)
Requires the Department of Revenue to implement a system enabling certain businesses to pay reoccurring taxes or fees in one transaction per month
HB 520 -- INTERNSHIP TAX CREDIT
Sponsor: Hicks, Ron (Rep-107)
Creates a tax credit for an employer that hires a student majoring in the field of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics for an internship
HB 892 -- MISSOURI WORKS PROGRAMS
Sponsor: Shumake, Lindell (Rep-005)
Requires a qualified company in the Missouri Works Program to reimburse full-time employees for 50% of their health insurance premiums whether provided by the company or a third party
HB 1070 -- OFFICE OF MILITARY ADVOCATE
Sponsor: Davis, Charlie (Rep-162)
Creates the office of military advocate to advocate for military services and military bases in Missouri

Hearing Date Thursday, April 02, 2015

***Corrected***
Committee:Select Committee on Commerce
Chair:Zerr, Anne - (Rep-65)
Vice Chair:Lauer, Jeanie-(Rep-32)
Date:Thursday, April 02, 2015
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:Moved from South Gallery to HR 4 Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1305 -- REGULATORY IMPROVEMENT COMMISSION
Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Establishes the regulatory improvement commission to evaluate and provide recommendations for modification, consolidation, or repeal of regulations
HB 1312 -- TAX CREDIT CLASSIFICATION
Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Requires the department of economic development to classify tax credits as either directly or indirectly benefiting the state

Committee:Select Committee on Education
Chair:Lair, Mike - (Rep-7)
Vice Chair:Wood, David-(Rep-58)
Date:Thursday, April 02, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Public Testimony on HB 383 and HB1110 will be accepted from 8:00-8:15am. Comments are to be limited to the necessity of term limits, not length.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 383 -- STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TERM LIMITS
Sponsor: Montecillo, Genise (Rep-092)
Establishes term limits for State Board of Education members
HB 1110 -- STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TERM LIMITS
Sponsor: Dohrman, Dean (Rep-051)
Establishes term limits for State Board of Education members
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1083 -- PSYCHOLOGIST ACCREDITATION
Sponsor: Leara, Mike (Rep-096)
Provides that a degree in a program accredited by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System meets various psychologist licensure requirements
HB 696 -- MISSOURI MANUAL PUBLICATION
Sponsor: Fraker, Lyndall (Rep-137)
Changes the laws regarding the printing of the Missouri Manual
HB 921 -- LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON DYSLEXIA
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric (Rep-133)
Creates the "Legislative Task Force on Dyslexia" and requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to employ a dyslexia specialist and develop professional development programs for school staff
HB 1023 -- SCHOOL QUALITY INDICATORS
Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Specifies school quality indicators that the state board of education must consider when classifying public schools

Committee:Select Committee on Financial Institutions and Taxation
Chair:Dugger, Tony - (Rep-141)
Vice Chair:Brown, Cloria-(Rep-94)
Date:Thursday, April 02, 2015
Time:9:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HJR 9 -- PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR MILITARY
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric (Rep-133)
Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing an exemption from property tax for certain property of active-duty military personnel stationed outside the country
HB 101 -- TAX EXEMPTION FOR UTILITIES
Sponsor: Redmon, Craig (Rep-004)
Changes the laws regarding sales and use tax exemptions for utilities used or consumed in the preparation of food
HB 411 -- INCOME TAX DEDUCTION
Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Authorizes a one-time income tax deduction to a taxpayer for the cost of the construction or $5,000, whichever is less, of a storm shelter that was made in Missouri
HB 444 -- VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER DEDUCTION
Sponsor: English, Keith (Rep-068)
Authorizes a tax deduction for volunteer firefighters
HB 759 -- SALES TAX REFUND CLAIMS
Sponsor: Koenig, Andrew (Rep-099)
Changes the laws regarding sales tax refund claims
HB 630 -- KANSAS CITY RETIREMENT SYSTEM
Sponsor: Leara, Mike (Rep-096)
Changes the laws regarding credit for military service for members of the Police Retirement System of Kansas City and the Civilian Employees' Retirement System of the Police Department of Kansas City
HB 940 -- STATE EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT BENEFITS
Sponsor: Jones, Caleb (Rep-050)
Changes the laws regarding the calculation of retirement benefits for specified new state employees
HB 1086 -- PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT
Sponsor: Lair, Mike (Rep-007)
Modifies provisions relating to the teacher and school employee retirement systems
HB 1087 -- STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PROGRAM
Sponsor: Bernskoetter, Mike (Rep-059)
Increases the allowable monthly amount to be credited to each participant's state employee deferred compensation account from up to $75 to up to $100
HB 1134 -- STATE EMPLOYEE HEALTH CARE INCENTIVE
Sponsor: Bernskoetter, Mike (Rep-059)
Modifies provisions relating to state employee health care

Hearing Date Wednesday, April 01, 2015

***Amended***
Committee:Select Committee on General Laws
Chair:Jones, Caleb - (Rep-50)
Vice Chair:Mathews, Kirk-(Rep-110)
Date:Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Time:Upon Conclusion of Morning Session
Location:South Gallery
Note:adding HB 634 Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HJR 24 -- TERM LIMITS FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS
Sponsor: Cierpiot, Mike (Rep-030)
Proposes a constitutional amendment that imposes a 2-term limitation on all statewide elected officials
HJR 4 -- VOTE REQUIRED TO AMEND CONSTITUTION
Sponsor: Haahr, Elijah (Rep-134)
Proposes a constitutional amendment to change the vote required to pass a constitutional amendment from a majority vote to sixty percent of the votes cast
HB 519 -- ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE
Sponsor: Vescovo, Rob (Rep-112)
Requires state employers to suspend pay or charge annual or sick leave if employees are placed on administrative leave for more than fifteen days
HB 583 -- LANDLORD TENANT ACTIONS
Sponsor: Cross, Gary L. (Rep-035)
Specifies that an individual who has been evicted from a rental property must have written permission from the owner of the property to be on the premises in the future
HB 671 -- LICENSURE OF PHYSICIANS
Sponsor: Frederick, Keith (Rep-121)
Removes the examination restrictions for licensure of physicians which limit the number of times the examination can be taken to three and the time for passage of the examination to seven years
HB 1063 -- STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX COMMITTEE
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Scott (Rep-158)
Establishes the State Capitol Complex Committee
HCR 38 -- HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Sponsor: Haahr, Elijah (Rep-134)
Creates the Human Trafficking Task Force
HB 634 -- PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric (Rep-133)
Establishes guidelines for the regulation of occupations and professions not regulated by the Division of Professional Registration
HB 683 -- CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
Sponsor: Koenig, Andrew (Rep-099)
Specifies that the state must not require any form of maintenance of licensure, specialty board certification, or maintenance certification to practice medicine within the state
HB 1042 -- DESIGN-BUILD CONTRACTS
Sponsor: Korman, Bart (Rep-042)
Modifies provisions related to design-build contracts
HB 884 -- COUNTY HOSPITAL INVESTMENTS
Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Specifies certain county hospitals may invest up to 15% of their funds in mutual funds

Hearing Date Thursday, April 02, 2015

Committee:Select Committee on General Laws
Chair:Jones, Caleb - (Rep-50)
Vice Chair:Mathews, Kirk-(Rep-110)
Date:Thursday, April 02, 2015
Time:9:00 AM
Location:South Gallery
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 137 -- COMPETITIVE BIDDING FOR FEE OFFICES
Sponsor: McCaherty, John (Rep-097)
Changes the laws regarding competitive bidding for a contract license office
HB 618 -- DISPOSITION OF A DEAD HUMAN BODY
Sponsor: Fraker, Lyndall (Rep-137)
Changes the laws regarding the right to choose and control the final disposition of a dead body
HB 619 -- DISINTERMENT OF HUMAN REMAINS
Sponsor: Fraker, Lyndall (Rep-137)
Changes the laws regarding who may authorize the disinterment of human remains

Committee:Select Committee on Insurance
Chair:Gosen, Don - (Rep-101)
Vice Chair:Roeber, Rebecca-(Rep-34)
Date:Thursday, April 02, 2015
Time:Upon Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 198 -- PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE
Sponsor: Morris, Lynn (Rep-140)
Prohibits a health carrier or health benefit plan from denying coverage for dispensing drugs prescribed for the treatment of chronic illnesses to synchronize the refilling of prescriptions for a patient
HB 781 -- TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY
Sponsor: Gosen, Don (Rep-101)
Changes the laws regarding transportation network company insurance
HB 816 -- PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM
Sponsor: Engler, Kevin (Rep-116)
Establishes the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Act
HB 1243 -- HEALTH EXCHANGE NAVIGATOR LICENSING
Sponsor: English, Keith (Rep-068)
Requires that an applicant for a navigator license must take an exam created by the Department of Insurance and submit to a criminal background check

Hearing Date Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Committee:Select Committee on Judiciary
Chair:Austin, Kevin - (Rep-136)
Vice Chair:McGaugh, Joe Don-(Rep-39)
Date:Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Time:5:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 356 -- PROBATION AND PAROLE
Sponsor: Jones, Caleb (Rep-050)
Requires the Board of Probation and Parole to deliver an answer within two weeks of holding a hearing
HB 571 -- LANDLORD TENANT ACTIONS
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric (Rep-133)
Removes the limitation that landlords must only demand a security deposit in an amount less than two months' rent
HB 734 -- CHILD PROTECTION
Sponsor: Haefner, Marsha (Rep-095)
Prohibits visual or aural recordings or photographs of a minor who is alleged to be a victim of child abuse to be shared with any person who is not required by law to have the recordings or photographs
HB 807 -- QUALIFIED SPOUSAL TRUSTS
Sponsor: Cornejo, Robert (Rep-064)
Changes the definition and requirements for a qualified spousal trust

Committee:Select Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations
Chair:Rehder, Holly - (Rep-148)
Vice Chair:Kelley, Mike-(Rep-127)
Date:Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Time:5:00 PM or Upon Adjournment, whichever is later
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 195 -- PREVAILING WAGES
Sponsor: Love, Warren (Rep-125)
Changes the laws regarding the prevailing hourly rate of wages
HB 461 -- EMPLOYEE RECLASSIFICATION ACT
Sponsor: Bahr, Kurt (Rep-102)
Establishes the Employee Reclassification Act

Hearing Date Thursday, April 02, 2015

***Cancelled***
Committee:Select Committee on Social Services
Chair:Allen, Sue - (Rep-100)
Vice Chair:Haefner, Marsha-(Rep-95)
Date:Thursday, April 02, 2015
Time:11:00 AM or upon adjournment, whichever is later
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Select Committee on Social Services
Chair:Allen, Sue - (Rep-100)
Vice Chair:Haefner, Marsha-(Rep-95)
Date:Thursday, April 02, 2015
Time:12:30 PM or upon adjournment, whichever is later
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 867 -- MEDICAL SCHOOL STUDENTS SCREENING
Sponsor: Frederick, Keith (Rep-121)
Establishes an online survey for the screening of medical students for risk of depression and the reporting of the prevalence of at-risk medical students using nonidentifying aggregate totals
HB 1047 -- NONCUSTODIAL PARENT STATE DEBT
Sponsor: Zerr, Anne (Rep-065)
Establishes a pilot program allowing noncustodial parents to reduce the amount of state debt owed
HB 1066 -- INFECTION REPORTING
Sponsor: Allen, Sue (Rep-100)
Changes the laws regarding health care facility infection reporting
HJR 44 -- BONDS FOR VETERANS' HOMES
Sponsor: Shumake, Lindell (Rep-005)
Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing $50 million in bonds for veterans homes
HR 910 -- AID AND ATTENDANCE PENSION PROGRAM
Sponsor: Hill, Justin (Rep-108)
Urges the U.S. Congress to oppose the proposed new regulations of the Department of Veterans Affairs for the Aid & Attendance Pension Program

Committee:Select Committee on State and Local Governments
Chair:Solon, Sheila - (Rep-31)
Vice Chair:Kolkmeyer, Glen-(Rep-53)
Date:Thursday, April 02, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 67 -- ELECTIONS
Sponsor: Dugger, Tony (Rep-141)
Modifies provisions related to elections
HB 692 -- ELECTIONS
Sponsor: Entlicher, Sue (Rep-128)
Modifies provisions related to committees of political parties
HB 1039 -- PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY FILING FEES
Sponsor: Dugger, Tony (Rep-141)
Allows established political parties to set the filing fee for presidential candidates in an amount up to $10,000
HB 322 -- CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS
Sponsor: Shumake, Lindell (Rep-005)
Allows law enforcement agencies to perform a criminal record review for open records for the purpose of hiring any political subdivision employee
HB 530 -- FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT BOARD
Sponsor: Roden, Shane (Rep-111)
Prohibits ambulance and fire protection district board members from being hired by the board within twelve months of serving on the board
HB 741 -- MUNICIPAL DISINCORPORATION
Sponsor: Burns, Bob (Rep-093)
Establishes procedures to allow certain cities to disincorporate
HB 812 -- ST. LOUIS COUNTY SALES TAX
Sponsor: Leara, Mike (Rep-096)
Modifies provisions relating to the St. Louis County pool tax formula
HB 981 -- COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Specifies that any county commissioner who serves on another board or commission must be permitted to vote on all matters without causing a conflict of interest
HB 994 -- POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS
Sponsor: Bondon, Jack (Rep-056)
Requires a person who submits a petition for a political subdivision audit to reside or own property in the subdivision and allows for signatures to be rescinded
HB 164 -- OPERATION OF CERTAIN TRUCKS
Sponsor: Kolkmeyer, Glen (Rep-053)
Repeals a provision prohibiting certain trucks from being driven in the far left-hand lane of certain highways
HB 536 -- MID-AMERICA PORT COMMISSION
Sponsor: Redmon, Craig (Rep-004)
Specifies that the Mid-America Port Commission must have one commissioner appointed by the Governor and two elected from the county commissions of the commission's jurisdiction from specific port authorities
HB 1002 -- OWNERSHIP OF MOTOR VEHICLES
Sponsor: Berry, T.J. (Rep-038)
Modifies provisions relating to the ownership of motor vehicles
HB 218 -- LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES
Sponsor: Wilson, Kenneth (Rep-012)
Allows any sheriff or deputy sheriff to assist another county's law enforcement when requested and specifies that the assisting county is responsible for all expenses and liability
HB 538 -- NALOXONE PRESCRIPTIONS
Sponsor: Lynch, Steve (Rep-122)
Allows physicians to prescribe naloxone to any individual to administer, in good faith, to another individual suffering from an opiate-induced drug overdose
HB 702 -- FAIR FARE PASSENGER SAFETY ACT
Sponsor: Higdon, Galen (Rep-011)
Establishes the Fair Fare Passenger Safety Act of 2015 that prohibits any person operating a motor vehicle for compensation and transporting passengers from using a hand-held wireless device
HB 762 -- SUNSHINE LAW
Sponsor: Higdon, Galen (Rep-011)
Specifies information acquired by law enforcement via a dashboard camera or a body camera must be inaccessible to the general public
HB 868 -- REGIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
Sponsor: Rhoads, Shawn (Rep-154)
Modifies provisions related to emergency medical services

Committee:Select Committee on Utilities
Chair:Berry, T.J. - (Rep-38)
Vice Chair:Crawford, Sandy-(Rep-129)
Date:Thursday, April 02, 2015
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Reconsideration of HCS for HB1084
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 923 -- STATE ENERGY PLAN
Sponsor: Miller, Rocky (Rep-124)
Requires state energy plans developed by the Division of Energy to be approved by the General Assembly
HB 1084 -- SULFUR DIOXIDE AIR QUALITY
Sponsor: Miller, Rocky (Rep-124)
Relating to sulfur dioxide ambient air quality monitoring

Hearing Date Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Committee:Trade and Tourism
Chair:Phillips, Don - (Rep-138)
Vice Chair:Justus, Jeffery-(Rep-156)
Date:Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Time:9:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1313 -- MEET IN MISSOURI ACT
Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Establishes the Meet in Missouri Act to attract national conventions to Missouri

Committee:Utility Infrastructure
Chair:Fraker, Lyndall - (Rep-137)
Vice Chair:Remole, Tim-(Rep-6)
Date:Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Time:5:00 PM or Upon Adjournment, whichever is later
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 1279 -- RENEWABLE POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENTS
Sponsor: Kidd, Bill (Rep-020)
Establishes a renewable power purchase agreement program
HB 824 -- WATER SERVICE TERMINATION
Sponsor: Korman, Bart (Rep-042)
Allows a water utility company to terminate water service for non-payment of a bill
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 956 -- RATEMAKING FOR GAS CORPORATIONS
Sponsor: Fraker, Lyndall (Rep-137)
Modifies provisions relating to gas corporations
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