98th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Hearing Schedule
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Hearing Date Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Committee:Agriculture Policy
Chair:Houghton, Jay - (Rep-43)
Vice Chair:Hurst, Tom - (Rep-62)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:This is a joint meeting of the Select Committee on Agriculture, the Regular Standing Committee on Agriculture Policy, the Regular Standing Committee on Conservation and Natural Resources, and the Agriculture, Conservations and National Resources Appropriations Committee. Presentations will be made to two former Representatives (Loehner and Guernsey). Dept of Agriculture director, Richard Fordyce; Dr. Scott Brown with the Univ of Mo Agriculture; Presentation from Farm Credit Services.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Appropriations - Agriculture, Conservation, and Natural Resources
Chair:Redmon, Craig - (Rep-4)
Vice Chair:Rone, Don - (Rep-149)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:This is a joint meeting of the Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Appropriations Committee, the Select Committee on Agriculture, the Regular Standing Committee on Agriculture Policy, the Regular Standing Committee on Conservation and Natural Resources Committee. Presentations will be made to two former Representatives (Loehner and Guernsey). Dept. of Agriculture Director, Richard Fordyce; Dr. Scott Brown with the Univ. of MO Agriculture; Presentation from Farm Credit Services.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
Chair:Haefner, Marsha - (Rep-95)
Vice Chair:Wood, David - (Rep-58)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Department updates and review of proposed budgets.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Civil and Criminal Proceedings
Chair:Cornejo, Robert - (Rep-64)
Vice Chair:White, Bill - (Rep-161)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

SB 211 --
Sponsor: Walsh, Gina (Sen-13)
Allows human trafficking victims to participate in the address confidentiality program administered by the Secretary of State
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 368 -- ADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY PROGRAM
Sponsor: Austin, Kevin (Rep-136)
Modifies provisions relating to Address Confidentiality Program
SB 211 --
Sponsor: Walsh, Gina (Sen-13)
Allows human trafficking victims to participate in the address confidentiality program administered by the Secretary of State

Committee:Conservation and Natural Resources
Chair:Anderson, Sonya - (Rep-131)
Vice Chair:Remole, Tim - (Rep-6)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:This is a joint of the Select Committee on Agriculture, the Regular Standing Committee on Agriculture Policy, the Regular Standing Committee on Conservation and Natural resources, and the Agriculture, Conservation, and Natural Resources Appropriations Committee. Presentation will be made to former Representatives (Loehner and Guernsey). Dept. of Agriculture director, Richard Fordyce; Dr. Scott Brown with the University of Missouri; Presentation from Farm Credit Services.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Emerging Issues
Chair:Haahr, Elijah - (Rep-134)
Vice Chair:Cross, Gary L. - (Rep-35)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time:1:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Executive Session.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Allen, Sue - (Rep-100)
Vice Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott - (Rep-158)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time:8:30 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 Thursday, May 07, 2015

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Allen, Sue - (Rep-100)
Vice Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott - (Rep-158)
Date:Thursday, May 07, 2015
Time:8:30 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, May 06, 2015

Committee:Government Efficiency
Chair:Curtman, Paul - (Rep-109)
Vice Chair:Kelley, Mike - (Rep-127)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time:Upon Conclusion of Morning Session
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SCR 38 --
Sponsor: Richard, Ron (Sen-32)
Authorizes independent certified public accountant or certified public accounting firm to conduct an audit of State Auditor's office

***Amended***
Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Frederick, Keith - (Rep-121)
Vice Chair:Morris, Lynn - (Rep-140)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time:Upon Conclusion of Morning Session
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Removed HB 96 and HB 551 Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1072 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Neely, Jim (Rep-008)
Changes the laws regarding investigational drug trials
HB 1100 -- PHYSICIAN CLINICAL PRIVILEGES
Sponsor: Beard, Nathan (Rep-052)
Requires hospitals to disclose whether a physician maintains clinical privileges at the hospital upon request

Hearing Date Monday, May 11, 2015

Committee:Joint Committee on Education
Chair:Romine, Gary - (Sen-03)
Vice Chair:Lair, Mike - (Rep-7)
Date:Monday, May 11, 2015
Time:1:00 PM
Location:Senate Committee Room 1
Note:Agenda: Election of chair and vice chair. Consideration of interim inquires/projects.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Committee:Select Committee on Agriculture
Chair:Reiboldt, Bill - (Rep-160)
Vice Chair:Black, Linda - (Rep-117)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:This is a joint meeting of the Select Committee on Agriculture, the Regular Standing Committee on Agriculture Policy, the Regular Standing Committee on Conservation and Natural Resources, and the Agriculture, Conservations and National Resources Appropriations Committee. Presentations will be made to two former Representatives (Loehner and Guernsey). Dept of Agriculture director, Richard Fordyce; Dr. Scott Brown with the Univ of Mo Agriculture; Presentation from Farm Credit Services.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Thursday, May 07, 2015

Committee:Select Committee on Agriculture
Chair:Reiboldt, Bill - (Rep-160)
Vice Chair:Black, Linda - (Rep-117)
Date:Thursday, May 07, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
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:
SS SB 476 --
Sponsor: Kehoe, Mike (Sen-06)
Modifies provisions relating to the Department of Natural Resources

Hearing Date Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Committee:Select Committee on Commerce
Chair:Zerr, Anne - (Rep-65)
Vice Chair:Lauer, Jeanie - (Rep-32)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time:12:30 or Upon Conclusion of Morning Session, whichever is later
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SS SB 314 -- SHORT-TERM RENTAL MERCHANDISE
Sponsor: Wallingford, Wayne (Sen-27)
Classifies short term rental merchandise as inventory and exempt from property taxes

Hearing Date Thursday, May 07, 2015

Committee:Select Committee on Education
Chair:Lair, Mike - (Rep-7)
Vice Chair:Wood, David - (Rep-58)
Date:Thursday, May 07, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SS SB 366 --
Sponsor: Schmitt, Eric (Sen-15)
Modifies the provisions of the Missouri higher education savings program
HB 436 -- CAMPUS FREE EXPRESSION ACT
Sponsor: Moon, Mike (Rep-157)
Establishes the "Campus Free Expression Act"
HB 408 -- CAMPUS FREE EXPRESSION ACT
Sponsor: Brattin, Rick (Rep-055)
Establishes the "Campus Free Expression Act"
SCS SB 93 --
Sponsor: Emery, Ed (Sen-31)
Creates the Campus Free Expression Act to protect free expression on the campuses of public institutions of higher education
HB 1132 -- SCHOOL FUNDING
Sponsor: Cookson, Steve (Rep-153)
Increases funding under the school funding formula for school districts with an assessed valuation per student that fell within the lowest 10% of all school districts in the 2004-05 school year
HB 1092 -- POSTSECONDARY COURSE OPTIONS
Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Changes the laws regarding postsecondary course options by broadening the definition of schools allowed to cooperate with public high schools to offer those options
HB 653 -- HARRIS-STOWE STATE UNIVERSITY
Sponsor: Gardner, Kimberly (Rep-077)
Modifies provisions relating to the name of state teachers colleges and broadens the degree granting authority of the board of regents of Harris-Stowe State University

Hearing Date Wednesday, May 06, 2015

***Corrected***
Committee:Select Committee on General Laws
Chair:Jones, Caleb - (Rep-50)
Vice Chair:Mathews, Kirk - (Rep-110)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time:Upon Conclusion of Afternoon Session
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:upon conclusion of afternoon session or adjournment; whichever comes first. Note: Hearing Room Change Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 49 -- CRIME VICTIM COMPENSATION
Sponsor: Kirkton, Jeanne (Rep-091)
Adds board certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioners or clinical nurse specialists to the list of medical professionals from whom treatment costs may be compensated
HRB 666 -- OBSOLETE STATUTORY PROVISIONS
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Repeals obsolete, expired, sunset, and terminated statutory sections and portions of sections
HB 896 -- COSMETOLOGY IN NURSING HOMES
Sponsor: Hubrecht, Tila (Rep-151)
Modifies provisions relating to the practice of cosmetology
HB 897 -- NURSING HOME INSPECTIONS
Sponsor: Hubrecht, Tila (Rep-151)
Changes the laws regarding inspections of certain nursing facilities
SCS SB 146 --
Sponsor: Pearce, David (Sen-21)
Modifies provisions of law relating to licensing and certification for speech-language pathologists and audiologists
HB 798 -- SCHOOL DISTRICT ACCOUNTABILITY
Sponsor: Sommer, Chrissy (Rep-106)
Requires school districts to post certain financial information on the district's website for free public access
SS SB 14 -- GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS
Sponsor: Munzlinger, Brian (Sen-18)
Requires all departments and divisions of the state, including statewide offices, to post copies of contracts entered into for the provision of legal services from outside firms on the Missouri Accountability Portal
HCS HJR 38 -- DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME
Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Proposes a constitutional amendment that establishes daylight saving time as new standard time
SCS SB 107 -- PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION
Sponsor: Sater, David (Sen-29)
Authorizes certain boards and commissions under the Division of Professional Registration to issue opinions for educational purposes and modifies laws relating to speech-language pathologists and audiologists
SB 110 -- BOARD OF CURATORS
Sponsor: Schaefer, Kurt (Sen-19)
Modifies the appointment and employment authority of the University of Missouri Board of Curators
HB 1282 -- PRODUCTS SOLD IN STATE CAPITOL
Sponsor: Taylor, Jered (Rep-139)
Requires any product sold in the Missouri state capitol building to be made in the United States
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 204 -- GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS
Sponsor: Curtman, Paul (Rep-109)
Changes the laws regarding the sale of general obligation bonds
HB 605 -- OBSOLETE STATUTORY PROVISIONS
Sponsor: Pierson, Tommie (Rep-066)
Removes obsolete references with respect to the Missouri State Library and state publications
HJR 5 -- GENERAL ASSEMBLY TERM LIMITS
Sponsor: Redmon, Craig (Rep-004)
Proposes a constitutional amendment allowing a member of the General Assembly to serve the 16-year maximum in any proportion in either chamber as long as he or she serves no more than 16 years total
HB 1069 -- MISSOURI QUALITY HOME CARE COUNCIL
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric (Rep-133)
Changes the laws regarding the Missouri Quality Home Care Council
HB 661 -- GEOGRAPHIC NAMES AND LOCAL RECORDS
Sponsor: Ross, Robert (Rep-142)
Changes the laws regarding the Missouri Board on Geographic Names and Local Records Board
HB 633 -- COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENTS
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric (Rep-133)
Changes the laws regarding collaborative practice arrangements between advanced practice registered nurses and physicians
HB 205 -- ACQUIRING STATE ASSETS
Sponsor: Curtman, Paul (Rep-109)
Requires the fleet manager to develop and coordinate a statewide vehicle fleet cost efficiency plan to reduce government vehicle costs
HB 206 -- PUBLIC FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Sponsor: Curtman, Paul (Rep-109)
Establishes the Partnership for Public Facilities and Infrastructure Act
HB 273 -- LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOND ISSUES
Sponsor: Hinson, Dave (Rep-119)
Specifies that the levy rate for certain bond issues be set at the rate needed to meet the bond issue obligation and may be adjusted solely to meet such obligation
SB 214 -- LIENS ON CHATTEL
Sponsor: Pearce, David (Sen-21)
Modifies law relating to liens on chattel
SS#2 SB 386 --
Sponsor: Keaveny, Joseph (Sen-04)
Modifies provisions relating to hemp extract
SS SB 58 --
Sponsor: Dixon, Bob (Sen-30)
Modifies and repeals a number of existing, expired or obsolete committees
SB 113 --
Sponsor: Dixon, Bob (Sen-30)
Updates references to higher education statutes that have been previously repealed
SCS SB 315 --
Sponsor: Dixon, Bob (Sen-30)
Modifies provisions relating to urban school districts
SCR 20 --
Sponsor: Emery, Ed (Sen-31)
Urges the United States Congress to propose the Regulation Freedom Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
SCS SB 38 -- COMMITTEE ON MISSOURI HEALTHNET
Sponsor: Romine, Gary (Sen-03)
Modifies provisions relating to the Joint Committee on MO HealthNet

Hearing Date Thursday, May 07, 2015

Committee:Select Committee on Insurance
Chair:Gosen, Don - (Rep-101)
Vice Chair:Roeber, Rebecca - (Rep-34)
Date:Thursday, May 07, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SS SCS SB 145 --
Sponsor: Pearce, David (Sen-21)
Requires health benefit plans cover diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders
SB 392 --
Sponsor: Wieland, Paul (Sen-22)
Modifies which members of fraternal benefit societies are exempt from insurance agent licensing
SS SB 457 --
Sponsor: Sater, David (Sen-29)
Modifies provisions relating to licensees under the Board of Pharmacy, contracts regarding maximum allowable cost lists used by pharmacy benefit managers, and the dispensing of emergency supply medication

Hearing Date Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Committee:Select Committee on Judiciary
Chair:Austin, Kevin - (Rep-136)
Vice Chair:McGaugh, Joe Don - (Rep-39)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time:5:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:There will be House Committee Subs for SB 199 and SB 141
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 840 -- INJURY OR DEATH TO A SERVICE DOG
Sponsor: Kratky, Michele (Rep-082)
Specifies that any person who causes substantial physical injury or death to a service dog must be ordered to fully compensate for the injury, loss, or replacement of the service dog
SCS SB 109 --
Sponsor: Schaefer, Kurt (Sen-19)
Modifies provisions of law regarding claims against public higher education institutions covered by the State Legal Expense Fund
SB 141 --
Sponsor: Parson, Mike (Sen-28)
Raises the amount the Crime Victims' Compensation Fund can pay to eligible victims and provides that the Public Safety Department can negotiate costs on behalf of victims
SS#2 SCS SB 199, 417 & 42 --
Sponsor: Dixon, Bob (Sen-30)
Creates a cause of action for persons who have been deprived of certain rights and modifies the statute specifying when police officers are justified in using force
SB 200 --
Sponsor: Dixon, Bob (Sen-30)
Modifies provisions related to first degree murder
SB 369 --
Sponsor: Pearce, David (Sen-21)
Authorizes the Governor to convey certain state properties
SB 216 --
Sponsor: Keaveny, Joseph (Sen-04)
Establishes the Missouri Commercial Receivership Act

Committee:Select Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations
Chair:Rehder, Holly - (Rep-148)
Vice Chair:Kelley, Mike - (Rep-127)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time:Upon Adjournment
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 44 -- GENDER PAY EQUALITY GUIDELINES
Sponsor: Webber, Stephen (Rep-046)
Requires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to create best practice guidelines in gender pay equality for state and local government and private businesses
HB 105 -- CREDIT HISTORY USE BY EMPLOYERS
Sponsor: Pace, Sharon (Rep-074)
Prohibits an employer from using a job applicant's personal credit history as a hiring criteria except where the credit history is shown to be directly related to the position sought by the applicant
HB 1361 -- COLLECTIVE BARGAINING UNITS
Sponsor: Mathews, Kirk (Rep-110)
Specifies the representation that collective bargaining units can provide within the bi-state development agency

Committee:Select Committee on Social Services
Chair:Allen, Sue - (Rep-100)
Vice Chair:Haefner, Marsha - (Rep-95)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time:1:30 PM
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:
SCS SB 10 --
Sponsor: Schaaf, Rob (Sen-34)
Modifies provisions relating to health care facility infection reporting
SCS SB 197 --
Sponsor: Brown, Dan (Sen-16)
Modifies provisions relating to the Joint Committee on MO HealthNet
HB 1077 -- PAIN MANAGEMENT CLINICS
Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Requires any pain management clinic not associated with a hospital to be owned by a physician who is board certified in pain management
HB 1177 -- STRUCTURED FAMILY CAREGIVING
Sponsor: Bahr, Kurt (Rep-102)
Allows structured family caregiving as a covered service under MO HealthNet, subject to the approval of federal waivers
HB 1315 -- NEWBORN SCREENING REQUIREMENTS
Sponsor: Roeber, Rebecca (Rep-034)
Expands the newborn screening requirements to include severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)

Hearing Date Thursday, May 07, 2015

Committee:Select Committee on State and Local Governments
Chair:Solon, Sheila - (Rep-31)
Vice Chair:Kolkmeyer, Glen - (Rep-53)
Date:Thursday, May 07, 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:
SS SB 373 --
Sponsor: Libla, Doug (Sen-25)
Creates the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control Fund for the enforcement of liquor and tobacco laws and directs fees from liquor licenses and permits to the fund
SB 497 --
Sponsor: Hegeman, Dan (Sen-12)
Modifies provisions relating to special purpose districts
SB 405 --
Sponsor: Hegeman, Dan (Sen-12)
Raises the outer threshold amount for a county to be eligible to collect a greater percentage of the total taxes collected as a fee
SS SCS SB 87 --
Sponsor: Emery, Ed (Sen-31)
Requires persons who submit petitions for political subdivision audits to reside or own property in the subdivision and allows for signatures to be rescinded

Committee:Select Committee on Utilities
Chair:Berry, T.J. - (Rep-38)
Vice Chair:Crawford, Sandy - (Rep-129)
Date:Thursday, May 07, 2015
Time:9:00 AM
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:
SCR 36 --
Sponsor: Schmitt, Eric (Sen-15)
Discourages the Environmental Protection Agency from promulgating any rule regulating the use of individual propane gas barbecue grills
SCR 24 --
Sponsor: Holsman, Jason (Sen-07)
Urges Congress to call an Article V Convention for the purpose of proposing amendments to the United States Constitution

Hearing Date Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Committee:Trade and Tourism
Chair:Phillips, Don - (Rep-138)
Vice Chair:Justus, Jeffery - (Rep-156)
Date:Wednesday, May 06, 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:
SCR 13 --
Sponsor: Curls, Shalonn (Sen-09)
Declares November 14, 2015, as Neuroblastoma Cancer Awareness Day
SCR 35 --
Sponsor: Schmitt, Eric (Sen-15)
Designates May 13, 2015, as Jump Day
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SCR 13 --
Sponsor: Curls, Shalonn (Sen-09)
Declares November 14, 2015, as Neuroblastoma Cancer Awareness Day
SCR 35 --
Sponsor: Schmitt, Eric (Sen-15)
Designates May 13, 2015, as Jump Day
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