98th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Hearing Schedule
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Hearing Date Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Committee:Agriculture Policy
Chair:Houghton, Jay - (Rep-43)
Vice Chair:Hurst, Tom-(Rep-62)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
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 233 -- FARMING CORPORATION REGISTRATION
Sponsor: Franklin, Diane (Rep-123)
Waives corporate registration report requirements for certain farming corporations
HB 388 -- LIVESTOCK AND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
Sponsor: Hoskins, Denny (Rep-054)
Changes the laws regarding weight limitations for vehicles hauling livestock or agricultural products on state highways and the laws regarding log trucks and tractors
HB 141 -- BEEF COMMODITY MERCHANDISING PROGRAM
Sponsor: Reiboldt, Bill (Rep-160)
Repeals a provision relating to beef commodity merchandising program fees
HB 563 -- LABELING OF MOTOR FUEL PUMPS
Sponsor: Reiboldt, Bill (Rep-160)
Requires the Department of Agriculture to propose a rule regarding renewable fuels and the labeling of motor fuel pumps

Hearing Date Monday, February 02, 2015

***Corrected***
Committee:Appropriations - Agriculture, Conservation, and Natural Resources
Chair:Redmon, Craig - (Rep-4)
Vice Chair:Rone, Don-(Rep-149)
Date:Monday, February 02, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting of the Appropriations Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources and Budget Committee to hear budget presentations from the Department of Agriculture, Department of Conservation, and the Department of Natural Resources Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Committee:Appropriations - Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Bahr, Kurt - (Rep-102)
Vice Chair:Gannon, Elaine-(Rep-115)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:4:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting of the Appropriations Committee on Elementary and Secondary Education and Budget Committee to hear budget presentations from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Committee:Appropriations - General Administration
Chair:Ross, Robert - (Rep-142)
Vice Chair:Justus, Jeffery-(Rep-156)
Date:Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint committee meetings of the Appropriations Committee on General Administration and Select Budget Committee to hear budget presentation from the offices of the Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Auditor, Attorney General, Judiciary, Public Defender, General Assembly. Please note: Hearing may recess and resume upon morning adjournment.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Committee:Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
Chair:Haefner, Marsha - (Rep-95)
Vice Chair:Wood, David-(Rep-58)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Third Party Certification for Welfare Recipients –the Department of Social Services in conjunction with DMH & DHSS to present the current processes to determine eligibility for assistance (Medicaid, TANF, SNAP, Childcare, etc.) and redeterminations. Submission of applications and processing; deadline for processing. Name and explanation of computer systems used to process applications. Redetermine eligibility. Discuss Call Center. Discuss Income, Asset and other eligibility tests. Public Testimony with priority to the listed topics. If you would like to contact the office, please call Linda at 573-751-3762 or email at linda.kerns@house.mo.gov.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Committee:Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
Chair:Haefner, Marsha - (Rep-95)
Vice Chair:Wood, David-(Rep-58)
Date:Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Update on FY 2015 New Decision Items, Federal/State Audit Findings & Disallowances still pending, DSS/DMH/DHSS Service Matrix and Public Testimony. If you would like to contact the office, please call Linda at 573-751-3762 or email at linda.kerns@house.mo.gov
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Thursday, February 05, 2015

Committee:Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
Chair:Haefner, Marsha - (Rep-95)
Vice Chair:Wood, David-(Rep-58)
Date:Thursday, February 05, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:If needed we will meet to complete discussions which were started in earlier meetings this week. If you would like to contact the office, please call Linda at 573-751-3762 or email at linda.kerns@house.mo.gov
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Committee:Appropriations - Higher Education
Chair:Lichtenegger, Donna - (Rep-146)
Vice Chair:Lauer, Jeanie-(Rep-32)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting of the Appropriations Committee on Higher Education and Budget Committee to hear budget presentation from the Department of Higher Education.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Monday, February 02, 2015

Committee:Appropriations - Higher Education
Chair:Lichtenegger, Donna - (Rep-146)
Vice Chair:Lauer, Jeanie-(Rep-32)
Date:Monday, February 02, 2015
Time:2:30 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Presentations by the following institutions: 2:30-2:40 State Technical College of Missouri 2:45-2:55 Southeast Missouri State University 3:00-3:10 University of Central Missouri 3:15-3:25 Missouri Southern State University 3:30-3:50 Community Colleges
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Committee:Appropriations - Higher Education
Chair:Lichtenegger, Donna - (Rep-146)
Vice Chair:Lauer, Jeanie-(Rep-32)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Presentations by the following institutions: 2:00-2:10 Truman State University 2:15-2:25 Harris-Stowe State University 2:30-2:40 Missouri Western State University 2:45-2:55 Northwest Missouri State University 3:00-3:10 Lincoln University 3:15-3:25 Missouri State University 3:30-3:50 University of Missouri System
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Committee:Appropriations - Public Safety and Corrections
Chair:Conway, Kathie - (Rep-104)
Vice Chair:Wilson, Kenneth-(Rep-12)
Date:Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Organizational Meeting
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Monday, February 02, 2015

Committee:Appropriations - Public Safety and Corrections
Chair:Conway, Kathie - (Rep-104)
Vice Chair:Wilson, Kenneth-(Rep-12)
Date:Monday, February 02, 2015
Time:Upon Evening Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting of the Appropriations Committee on Public Safety and Corrections and Budget Committee to hear budget presentations from the Department of Corrections.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Committee:Appropriations - Revenue, Transportation, and Economic Development
Chair:Hough, Lincoln - (Rep-135)
Vice Chair:Basye, Chuck-(Rep-47)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:We are accepting public testimony concerning appropriations for the Departments of Revenue, Transportation, Economic Development, Labor and Insurance at this meeting. If you would like to be on the agenda, please notify Marietta Rutledge at 751-9809 or email her at marietta.rutledge@house.mo.gov
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Committee:Appropriations - Revenue, Transportation, and Economic Development
Chair:Hough, Lincoln - (Rep-135)
Vice Chair:Basye, Chuck-(Rep-47)
Date:Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time:4:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting of the Appropriations Committee on Revenue, Transportation, and Economic Development and Budget Committee to hear budget presentations from the Departments of Economic Development, Insurance, Labor and Industrial Relations.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Monday, February 02, 2015

Committee:Banking
Chair:Crawford, Sandy - (Rep-129)
Vice Chair:Pogue, Jeff-(Rep-143)
Date:Monday, February 02, 2015
Time:2:00 PM
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 524 -- ELECTRONIC RELEASE OF LIENS
Sponsor: Dugger, Tony R (Rep-141)
Allows the Director of the Department of Revenue to adopt rules and regulations allowing specified motor vehicle or trailer lienholders to electronically release a lien
HB 587 -- FEES PAID TO THE DIVISION OF FINANCE
Sponsor: Dugger, Tony R (Rep-141)
Modifies provisions relating to licensing fees paid by entities and persons licensed under the Missouri Sale of Checks Law, credit service organizations, and consumer credit lenders
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 64 -- LOAN FEES
Sponsor: Dugger, Tony R (Rep-141)
Modifies provisions relating to open-end credit fees

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Committee:Children and Families
Chair:Franklin, Diane - (Rep-123)
Vice Chair:Neely, Jim-(Rep-8)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Alyson Campbell, Director of Family Support, Department of Social Services, will provide a brief overview of 2015 issues.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 190 -- PROTECTION OF WOMEN'S HEALTH CARE
Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Changes the laws regarding the protection of women's health care
HB 427 -- REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE
Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Designates the priority for the state with respect to any funding for family planning services
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 124 -- ABORTION
Sponsor: Black, Linda (Rep-117)
Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to create a video that contains all of the information that must be provided to a woman considering an abortion

Hearing Date Monday, February 02, 2015

***Amended***
Committee:Conservation and Natural Resources
Chair:Anderson, Sonya - (Rep-131)
Vice Chair:Remole, Tim-(Rep-6)
Date:Monday, February 02, 2015
Time:Upon Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note: Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 92 -- WATERS OF THE STATE
Sponsor: Miller, Rocky C (Rep-124)
Changes the definition of "waters of the state"
HB 123 -- OFFICIAL STATE GAME ANIMAL
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Designates the white-tailed deer as the official state game animal
HB 119 -- NOTICE TO CEASE FLUORIDATION
Sponsor: Lichtenegger, Donna S. (Rep-146)
Requires a public water system to notify the Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Health and Senior Services, and its customers at least 30 days prior to a vote to cease fluoridation

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Committee:Corrections
Chair:Fitzwater, Paul - (Rep-144)
Vice Chair:Brattin, Rick-(Rep-55)
Date:Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
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:
HB 129 -- INMATE MEDICAL TREATEMENT CHARGES
Sponsor: Brattin, Rick (Rep-055)
Requires all inmates receiving an on-site non-emergency medical examination or treatment from correctional center personnel to be charged 50 cents per visit

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 03, 2015

***Amended***
Committee:Elections
Chair:Entlicher, Sue - (Rep-128)
Vice Chair:Dogan, Shamed-(Rep-98)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:No meal will be provided. Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 250 -- MILITARY AND OVERSEAS VOTERS
Sponsor: Davis, Charlie E (Rep-162)
Allows military and overseas voters to vote in all elections involving federal office, statewide office, statewide legislative office, or statewide initiatives
HB 336 -- ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Authorizes an election authority to accept voter registration applications with electronic signatures under certain conditions
HB 341 -- ETHICS REPORTS FILING
Sponsor: Dugger, Tony R (Rep-141)
Specifies that beginning January 1, 2016, certain elective county offices must file ethics reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission instead of local election authorities
HB 533 -- CANDIDATE FILING DEADLINES
Sponsor: Dugger, Tony R (Rep-141)
Specifies that if a candidate withdraws from an election within two days of the filing deadline, the deadline must be extended
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 30 -- VOTER IDENTIFICATION
Sponsor: Dugger, Tony R (Rep-141)
Requires a person to submit a specified form of photo identification in order to vote in a public election with specified exemptions
HJR 1 -- VOTER IDENTIFICATION
Sponsor: Dugger, Tony R (Rep-141)
Proposes a constitutional amendment specifying that a person seeking to vote in a public election may be required by general law to provide a valid government-issued photo identification
HB 212 -- VACANCY ON A COUNTY COMMISSION
Sponsor: Alferman, Justin (Rep-061)
Specifies procedures regarding how a vacant county commissioner position shall be filled

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Committee:Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Swan, Kathryn - (Rep-147)
Vice Chair:Spencer, Bryan-(Rep-63)
Date:Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time:To be announced
Location:To be announced
Note:Brainstorming session for Education committees.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Monday, February 02, 2015

***Corrected***
Committee:Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Swan, Kathryn - (Rep-147)
Vice Chair:Spencer, Bryan-(Rep-63)
Date:Monday, February 02, 2015
Time:Upon Evening Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note: Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 54 -- CRIMINAL JUSTICE CURRICULUM
Sponsor: Walton Gray, Rochelle W. (Rep-075)
Allows schools to incorporate criminal justice instruction into curriculum
HB 463 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Bahr, Kurt (Rep-102)
Prohibits the payment of professional membership dues of any school administrator or superintendent from the incidental fund or teachers fund of a school district
HB 41 -- SCHOOL FUNDING FORMULA
Sponsor: Wood, David (Rep-058)
Removes portions of the school funding formula that are no longer relevant due to the passage of time
HB 458 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Allen, Sue (Rep-100)
Changes the laws regarding bullying in schools and establishes specific components that a district must include in its antibullying policy
HB 365 -- STUDENT ACCOUNTABILITY ACT
Sponsor: Spencer, Bryan (Rep-063)
Establishes the Student Accountability Act that requires a student score proficient or higher on a state assessment in order to receive a high school academic diploma

Committee:Emerging Issues
Chair:Haahr, Elijah - (Rep-134)
Vice Chair:Cross, Gary L.-(Rep-35)
Date:Monday, February 02, 2015
Time:Upon Evening Adjournment
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:
HB 531 -- LIQUID NICOTINE CONTAINERS
Sponsor: Solon, Sheila (Rep-031)
Requires liquid nicotine products to be sold in child-safe packaging
HB 279 -- SALE OF DRAFT BEER
Sponsor: Cornejo, Robert (Rep-064)
Changes the laws regarding the sale of draft beer
HB 137 -- COMPETITIVE BIDDING FOR FEE OFFICES
Sponsor: McCaherty, John C. (Rep-097)
Changes the laws regarding competitive bidding for a contract license office
HB 120 -- PASSWORD PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT
Sponsor: Davis, Charlie E (Rep-162)
Establishes the Password Privacy Protection Act

Committee:Emerging Issues in Education
Chair:Rowland, Lyle - (Rep-155)
Vice Chair:Gannon, Elaine-(Rep-115)
Date:Monday, February 02, 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 42 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Wood, David (Rep-058)
Establishes a system of school accreditation by building rather than by district and establishes standards for student transfers

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Committee:Employment Security
Chair:Brown, Wanda - (Rep-57)
Vice Chair:Spencer, Bryan-(Rep-63)
Date:Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
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:
HB 615 -- WORKERS' COMPENSATION
Sponsor: Dohrman, Dean A. (Rep-051)
Specifies that unpaid volunteers of a tax-exempt veteran's organization are not subject to the Workers' Compensation Law
HCR 12 -- HOMELAND SECURITY
Sponsor: Cierpiot, Mike (Rep-030)
Encourages the State Attorney General to join a lawsuit against President Barack Obama's immigration policies currently underway in Texas

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Committee:Energy and the Environment
Chair:Miller, Rocky - (Rep-124)
Vice Chair:Marshall, Nick-(Rep-13)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Informational meeting with Public Service Commission
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 600 -- ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS
Sponsor: Korman, Bart (Rep-042)
Specifies that certain improvements of sewer and drinking water installations, repairs, and modifications qualify as energy efficiency improvements for purposes of the Property Assessment Clean
HCR 15 -- CANADIAN OIL SANDS
Sponsor: Roden, Shane (Rep-111)
Calls upon President Obama to support the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline and the permitting for oil production off the northern coast of Alaska
HCR 21 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Miller, Rocky C (Rep-124)
Urges the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw their proposed rule expanding the definition of "waters of the United States"

Hearing Date Monday, February 02, 2015

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Allen, Sue - (Rep-100)
Vice Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott-(Rep-158)
Date:Monday, February 02, 2015
Time:4:30 PM
Location:South Gallery
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HCS HB 259 -- MISSOURI DAIRY REVITALIZATION ACT
Sponsor: Reiboldt, Bill (Rep-160)
Establishes the Missouri Dairy Revitalization Act of 2015
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCS HB 259 -- MISSOURI DAIRY REVITALIZATION ACT
Sponsor: Reiboldt, Bill (Rep-160)
Establishes the Missouri Dairy Revitalization Act of 2015

Committee:Government Efficiency
Chair:Curtman, Paul - (Rep-109)
Vice Chair:Kelley, Mike-(Rep-127)
Date:Monday, February 02, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:Please be prepared to hear any bill referred to the committee.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
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

***Amended***
Committee:Government Oversight and Accountability
Chair:Barnes, Jay - (Rep-60)
Vice Chair:Hurst, Tom-(Rep-62)
Date:Monday, February 02, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note: Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 221 -- CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION REPORTING
Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Specifies that campaign contributions in excess of five hundred dollars must be reported within forty-eight hours of receiving the contribution
HB 225 -- GUBERNATORIAL APPOINTMENTS
Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Prohibits the Governor from making appointments of state legislators to positions in exchange for votes on legislation and requires gubernatorial appointments to make political contribution disclosures
HB 330 -- LOBBYIST GIFT BAN
Sponsor: Barnes, Jay Owen (Rep-060)
Imposes a ban on gifts to elected officials in excess of $30
HB 331 -- PAID POLITICAL CONSULTANTS
Sponsor: Barnes, Jay Owen (Rep-060)
Prohibits a member of the General Assembly from receiving compensation to serve as a political consultant for another member of the General Assembly
HB 228 -- ELECTED OFFICIAL AS A LOBBYIST
Sponsor: Barnes, Jay Owen (Rep-060)
Specifies that certain elected officials must wait at least one year before becoming a lobbyist
HB 226 -- OUT-OF-STATE LOBBYIST EXPENDITURES
Sponsor: Barnes, Jay Owen (Rep-060)
Specifies that all lobbyist expenditures incurred out of state must be reported with 14 days
HB 223 -- EXPENDITURE OF PUBLIC FUNDS
Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Specifies that any advertisement with the name, image, or voice of an elected official shall have a disclaimer stating whether the advertisement is paid for with taxpayer dollars

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Frederick, Keith - (Rep-121)
Vice Chair:Morris, Lynn-(Rep-140)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:5:00 PM
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 90 -- MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION
Sponsor: Berry, T.J. (Rep-038)
Changes the membership of the Mental Health Commission
HB 112 -- HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE ANALYSIS
Sponsor: Franklin, Diane (Rep-123)
Allows various state boards to collaborate with the Department of Health and Senior Services or other entities to collect and analyze workforce data to assess the availability of qualified health care professionals
HB 181 -- MEDICAL RECORDS OF DECEASED PATIENTS
Sponsor: Haahr, Elijah (Rep-134)
Changes the laws regarding medical records of deceased patients

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Committee:Health Insurance
Chair:Hansen, Jim - (Rep-40)
Vice Chair:Morris, Lynn-(Rep-140)
Date:Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:We will be hearing Rep. Rehder's HB 130 on drug monitoring.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 130 -- PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM
Sponsor: Rehder, Holly R (Rep-148)
Establishes the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Act

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Committee:Higher Education
Chair:Cookson, Steve - (Rep-153)
Vice Chair:Dohrman, Dean-(Rep-51)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
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 187 -- STUDENTS IN UNLAWFUL STATUS
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Scott (Rep-158)
Provides that no student in unlawful status in the United States may receive a postsecondary education public benefit

Committee:Local Government
Chair:Hinson, Dave - (Rep-119)
Vice Chair:Wilson, Kenneth-(Rep-12)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:12:00 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:
HB 290 -- STAIRWAY INCLINED LIFTS
Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Exempts any stairway inclined lift owned and operated by a church in the City of Greenfield from safety inspections unless requested by the owner
HB 324 -- SPECIAL ROAD ROCK FUND
Sponsor: Shumake, Lindell F (Rep-005)
Authorizes the counties of the third classification to collect a tax on specified property to pay for road rock on county roads
HB 566 -- PUBLIC SAFETY SALES TAX IN LIBERTY
Sponsor: King, Nick (Rep-017)
Authorizes the City of Liberty to impose, upon voter approval, a sales tax of up to .5% for the purpose of improving the public safety of the city
HB 613 -- DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAX
Sponsor: Crawford, Sandy (Rep-129)
Modifies provisions relating the collection of delinquent real estate taxes
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 125 -- INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONS
Sponsor: Black, Linda (Rep-117)
Specifies that the directors of any industrial development corporation formed by a municipality in St. Francois County may be taxpayers and registered voters in the county
HB 185 -- SECURITY OF AMBULANCE DISTRICT FUNDS
Sponsor: Love, Warren (Rep-125)
Specifies that ambulance district public funds deposited in certain banking institutions are secured

Committee:Pensions
Chair:Walker, Nate - (Rep-3)
Vice Chair:White, Bill-(Rep-161)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:Organizational meeting. Informational presentations by MOSERS, PSRS, LAGERS, MPERS and JCPER
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

***Amended***
Committee:Professional Registration and Licensing
Chair:Burlison, Eric - (Rep-133)
Vice Chair:Sommer, Chrissy-(Rep-106)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:The hearing is at noon or upon morning ajournment, whichever is later. Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 121 -- REQUIREMENTS FOR BREW ON PREMISES
Sponsor: Gosen, Don D (Rep-101)
Requires a brew-on-premises facility to obtain a license from the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco control

Hearing Date Monday, February 02, 2015

Committee:Property, Casualty, and Life Insurance
Chair:Shull, Noel J - (Rep-16)
Vice Chair:Muntzel, Dave-(Rep-48)
Date:Monday, February 02, 2015
Time:Upon 5PM Evening Adjournment
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 100 -- COMMERCIAL PESTICIDE APPLICATORS
Sponsor: Gosen, Don D (Rep-101)
Changes the laws regarding financial responsibility requirements for certified commercial pesticide applicators
HB 391 -- AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE NOTICE
Sponsor: Gosen, Don D (Rep-101)
Changes the notice requirements for automobile insurance cancellations or refusals
HB 592 -- FOREIGN INVESTMENTS
Sponsor: Gosen, Don D (Rep-101)
Modifies provisions relating to foreign investments
HB 50 -- INSURANCE HOLDING COMPANIES
Sponsor: Gosen, Don D (Rep-101)
Changes the requirements for disclosure of information regarding insurance holding companies
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 100 -- COMMERCIAL PESTICIDE APPLICATORS
Sponsor: Gosen, Don D (Rep-101)
Changes the laws regarding financial responsibility requirements for certified commercial pesticide applicators
HB 50 -- INSURANCE HOLDING COMPANIES
Sponsor: Gosen, Don D (Rep-101)
Changes the requirements for disclosure of information regarding insurance holding companies

Committee:Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
Chair:Rhoads, Shawn - (Rep-154)
Vice Chair:Higdon, Galen-(Rep-11)
Date:Monday, February 02, 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 237 -- LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER EVALUATIONS
Sponsor: Parkinson, Mark (Rep-105)
Prohibits law enforcement agencies from considering the number of citations the officer has issued in the officer's employment evaluation
HB 38 -- PEACE OFFICER TRAINING
Sponsor: Pace, Sharon (Rep-074)
Requires a peace officer to attend a training course in diversity and sensitivity and a course that teaches tactics and techniques during situations of unrest and peaceful demonstrations

Committee:Select Committee on Budget
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott-(Rep-158)
Date:Monday, February 02, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting of the Appropriations Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources and Budget Committee to hear budget presentations from the Department of Agriculture, Department of Conservation, and the Department of Natural Resources
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Committee:Select Committee on Budget
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott-(Rep-158)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting of the Appropriations Committee on Higher Education and Budget Committee to hear budget presentation from the Department of Higher Education
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Monday, February 02, 2015

Committee:Select Committee on Budget
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott-(Rep-158)
Date:Monday, February 02, 2015
Time:Upon Evening Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting of the Appropriations Committee on Public Safety and Corrections and Budget Committee to hear budget presentations from the Department of Corrections.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Committee:Select Committee on Budget
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott-(Rep-158)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:4:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting of the Appropriations Committee on Elementary and Secondary Education and Budget Committee to hear budget presentations from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Committee:Select Committee on Budget
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott-(Rep-158)
Date:Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time:4:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting of the Appropriations Committee on Revenue, Transportation, and Economic Development and Budget Committee to hear budget presentations from the Departments of Economic Development, Insurance, Labor and Industrial Relations.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Select Committee on Budget
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott-(Rep-158)
Date:Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint committee meetings of the Appropriations Committee on General Administration and Select Budget Committee to hear budget presentation from the offices of the Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Auditor, Attorney General, Judiciary, Public Defender, General Assembly. Please note potential recess until morning adjournment.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Select Committee on Commerce
Chair:Zerr, Anne - (Rep-65)
Vice Chair:Lauer, Jeanie-(Rep-32)
Date:Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time:5:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Organizational Meeting
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Monday, February 02, 2015

Committee:Special Committee on Security Infrastructure of the Capitol Complex
Chair:Higdon, Galen - (Rep-11)
Vice Chair:Wilson, Kenneth-(Rep-12)
Date:Monday, February 02, 2015
Time:1:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:Portions of the meeting may be closed pursuant to Section 610.021 (18)(19)and (20) Organizational Meeting
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Committee:Trade and Tourism
Chair:Phillips, Don - (Rep-138)
Vice Chair:Justus, Jeffery-(Rep-156)
Date:Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time:8:00 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 88 -- ORGAN DONOR RECOGNITION DAY
Sponsor: Walton Gray, Rochelle W. (Rep-075)
Designates July 3 of each year as "Organ Donor Recognition Day"
HB 149 -- LIQUOR LICENSE FOR CERTAIN BOATS
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Scott (Rep-158)
Allows any person to apply for a liquor license to sell intoxicating liquor on a boat carrying 30 passengers or more
HB 402 -- SAFE BOATING WEEK
Sponsor: Phillips, Don (Rep-138)
Designates the first full week before Memorial Day as "Safe Boating Week"
HB 404 -- PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL WEEK
Sponsor: Phillips, Don (Rep-138)
Designates the week in which May 15 falls as "Missouri's Peace Officers Memorial Week"
HB 361 -- ENGINEER AWARENESS WEEK
Sponsor: Spencer, Bryan (Rep-063)
Designates the third week of February as "Engineer Awareness Week" in Missouri
HB 400 -- EPILEPSY AWARENESS MONTH
Sponsor: Peters, Joshua (Rep-076)
Designates the month of November each year as "Epilepsy Awareness Month"
HCR 18 -- LUCILE BLUFORD DAY
Sponsor: McCann Beatty, Gail Gail (Rep-026)
Recognizes July 1, 2015, as "Lucile Bluford Day" in Missouri in honor of a brave and persistent civil rights activist

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Committee:Transportation
Chair:Kolkmeyer, Glen - (Rep-53)
Vice Chair:Korman, Bart-(Rep-42)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
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:
HB 110 -- TAX CREDITS FOR PORT FACILITIES
Sponsor: McCaherty, John C. (Rep-097)
Authorizes three new tax credits for port facilities
HB 229 -- SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE
Sponsor: McCaherty, John C. (Rep-097)
Allows a person who has been awarded a Korea Defense Service Medal to obtain a special license plate
HB 562 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Davis, Charlie E (Rep-162)
Recognizes certain three-wheeled vehicles as motor vehicles
HB 179 -- VETERAN DESIGNATION
Sponsor: Chipman, Jason (Rep-120)
Allows a retired military member to provide a Veterans' Identification Card issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs in order to receive a veteran designation on his or her drivers license.
HB 553 -- LICENSE PLATES
Sponsor: Pietzman, Randy (Rep-041)
Allows motorcycle license plates to be mounted horizontally or vertically centered as long as the mounting meets the sight requirement

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 04, 2015

***Corrected***
Committee:Utility Infrastructure
Chair:Fraker, Lyndall - (Rep-137)
Vice Chair:Remole, Tim-(Rep-6)
Date:Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time:5:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note: Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 83 -- UTILITY BILL PAYMENT PROGRAM
Sponsor: Curtman, Paul (Rep-109)
Requires a utility to offer to residential customers on a fixed income the opportunity to pay their utility bill on a reasonable schedule that is adjusted for their periodic receipt of income
HB 203 -- ENERGY CONSERVATION FUND
Sponsor: Curtman, Paul (Rep-109)
Establishes the Office of Administration Energy Conservation Fund

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Committee:Veterans
Chair:Davis, Charlie - (Rep-162)
Vice Chair:Lynch, Steve-(Rep-122)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:We will be having several short informational presentations from groups such as the Missouri Veterans Commission and The National Guard and other Veteran/ Military organizations.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 241 -- EMERGENCY VEHICLES
Sponsor: Davis, Charlie E (Rep-162)
Adds vehicles owned and operated by the Civil Support Team of the Missouri National Guard when used during operations involving hazardous materials to the definition of "emergency vehicle"
HCR 20 -- MISSOURI'S MILITARY BASES
Sponsor: Lynch, Steve (Rep-122)
Strongly urges the United States Department of Defense to protect, promote, and leverage Missouri's military bases and agencies

Committee:Ways and Means
Chair:Koenig, Andrew - (Rep-99)
Vice Chair:Moon, Mike-(Rep-157)
Date:Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time:5:00 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 111 -- SALES TAX EXEMPTION
Sponsor: Crawford, Sandy (Rep-129)
Changes the laws regarding sales tax on used manufactured homes
HB 117 -- TAXATION
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric Wayne (Rep-133)
Modifies provisions relating to sales tax on admission or fees to places of amusement and entertainment

Hearing Date Monday, February 02, 2015

Committee:Workforce Standards and Development
Chair:Lant, Bill - (Rep-159)
Vice Chair:Dohrman, Dean-(Rep-51)
Date:Monday, February 02, 2015
Time:12:00 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:
HB 116 -- LABOR ORGANIZATIONS
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric Wayne (Rep-133)
Prohibits an employer from requiring a person to become a member of a labor organization as a condition or continuation of employment
HB 569 -- LABOR ORGANIZATIONS
Sponsor: Lant, Bill H (Rep-159)
Specifies that every individual must be guaranteed the freedom to work without being required to join or pay dues to any labor organization
Accessibility Accommodations are available. Please contact Brad Werner at (573) 751-3022. An advance notice of 48 hours before the scheduled hearing is required. TDD# (573) 751-3969
Notice of the intent to audio or video record all or any portion of a committee proceeding must be given to the Chairman of each committee in advance of the hearing.