97th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Hearing Schedule
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Hearing Date Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Committee:Agriculture Policy
Chair:Reiboldt, Bill - (Rep-160)
Vice Chair:Houghton, Jay-(Rep-43)
Date:Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Farm Credit Service will give a presentation followed by hearing of SB 859.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SB 859 --
Sponsor: Brown, Dan W (Sen-16)
Repeals the sunset provision of the large animal veterinarian student loan program

Hearing Date Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Committee:Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
Chair:Allen, Sue - (Rep-100)
Vice Chair:Torpey, Noel-(Rep-29)
Date:Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time:12:00 PM or upon morning recess, whichever is later
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Oversight Hearing

Hearing Date Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Committee:Budget
Chair:Stream, Rick - (Rep-90)
Vice Chair:Flanigan, Tom-(Rep-163)
Date:Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2021 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Stream, Rick A. (Rep-090)
Appropriates money for supplemental purposes for the Department of Conservation
HCR 50 -- HANNIBAL STORM
Sponsor: Shumake, Lindell F (Rep-005)
Co-Sponsor: Hansen, Jim (Rep-040)
Urgest the Federal Emergency Management Agency to reimburse the city of Hannibal for expenses related to a natural disaster which occurred on May 20, 2013
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SCS SB 723 --
Sponsor: Parson, Mike L (Sen-28)
Raises the cap on the amount of revenue bonds that may be issued and limits the use of funds to renovation of existing buildings
HJR 75 -- STATE APPROPRIATIONS
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric Wayne (Rep-133)
Co-Sponsor: Kelly, Chris S (Rep-045)
Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting state appropriations in any fiscal year from exceeding certain limits
HB 1142 -- TAX AMNESTY
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Co-Sponsor: Allen, Sue (Rep-100)
Authorizes a period of tax amnesty

***Amended***
Committee:Crime Prevention and Public Safety
Chair:Hinson, Dave - (Rep-119)
Vice Chair:Conway, Kathie-(Rep-104)
Date:Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time:5:00 or Upon Afternoon 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 1582 -- FIRST INFORMER BROADCASTERS ACT
Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Co-Sponsor: Remole, Tim (Rep-006)
Establishes certification radio and television broadcasters under the "First Informer Broadcasters Act" in order to prepare for and respond appropriately to an emergency or disaster
HB 2248 -- AMBER ALERT SYSTEM
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric Wayne (Rep-133)
Co-Sponsor: Hough, Lincoln (Rep-135)
Changes the laws regarding the Amber Alert System and establishes Hailey's Law
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SS SCS SB 767 --
Sponsor: Schmitt, Eric (Sen-15)
Allows the creation of a voluntary registry of persons with health-related ailments to assist individuals in case of a disaster or emergency

Committee:Economic Development
Chair:Zerr, Anne - (Rep-65)
Vice Chair:Lauer, Jeanie-(Rep-32)
Date:Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time:5:00 PM or Upon Recess/Adjournment, whichever is later
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Presentation from the Department of Economic Development on The Missouri Partnership.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Cookson, Steve - (Rep-153)
Vice Chair:Barnes, Jay-(Rep-60)
Date:Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time:Upon Evening 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 1619 -- SCHOOL TRANSFERS
Sponsor: Curtis, Courtney Allen (Rep-073)
Provides that the aggregate amount of tuition charged by a receiving school district during a school year shall not exceed ten thousand dollars, per pupil, when a student transfers from an unaccredited dist
HB 1907 -- SCHOOL TRANSFERS
Sponsor: Smith, Clem James (Rep-085)
Co-Sponsor: Pierson, Tommie (Rep-066)
Limits the rate of tuition that a receiving school district can charge when receiving students from unaccredited districts
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SCS SBs 493, 485, 495, 516, 534, 545, 595, 616 & 624 --
Sponsor: Pearce, David B (Sen-21)
Modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education

Hearing Date Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Committee:Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Cookson, Steve - (Rep-153)
Vice Chair:Barnes, Jay-(Rep-60)
Date:Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Public Hearings on HB 1619 and HB 1907 may be continued from previous evening if necessary. Executive Session on SB 493 may be continued from previous evening if necessary.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1619 -- SCHOOL TRANSFERS
Sponsor: Curtis, Courtney Allen (Rep-073)
Provides that the aggregate amount of tuition charged by a receiving school district during a school year shall not exceed ten thousand dollars, per pupil, when a student transfers from an unaccredited dist
HB 1907 -- SCHOOL TRANSFERS
Sponsor: Smith, Clem James (Rep-085)
Co-Sponsor: Pierson, Tommie (Rep-066)
Limits the rate of tuition that a receiving school district can charge when receiving students from unaccredited districts
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SCS SBs 493, 485, 495, 516, 534, 545, 595, 616 & 624 --
Sponsor: Pearce, David B (Sen-21)
Modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education

Committee:Emerging Issues in Agriculture
Chair:Johnson, Delus - (Rep-9)
Vice Chair:Rowland, Lyle-(Rep-155)
Date:Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time:9:00 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:
SB 727 --
Sponsor: Chappelle-Nadal, Maria N. (Sen-14)
Creates a sales and use tax exemption for farm products sold at a farmers' market
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 727 --
Sponsor: Chappelle-Nadal, Maria N. (Sen-14)
Creates a sales and use tax exemption for farm products sold at a farmers' market

Committee:Financial Institutions
Chair:Dugger, Tony - (Rep-141)
Vice Chair:Brown, Wanda-(Rep-57)
Date:Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time:12:00 PM
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:
SS SCS SB 706 --
Sponsor: Cunningham, Mike L (Sen-33)
Prohibits bad faith assertions of patent infringement

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Haefner, Marsha-(Rep-95)
Date:Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 2
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Thursday, April 24, 2014

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Haefner, Marsha-(Rep-95)
Date:Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 2
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Tuesday, April 22, 2014

***Cancelled***
Committee:Judiciary
Chair:Cox, Stanley - (Rep-52)
Vice Chair:Elmer, Kevin-(Rep-139)
Date:Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time:5:00 PM or Immediately Upon Evening Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Committee:Judiciary
Chair:Cox, Stanley - (Rep-52)
Vice Chair:Elmer, Kevin-(Rep-139)
Date:Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time:12:00 PM or Immediately Upon Morning Recess
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:
HR 380 -- ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT
Sponsor: Marshall, Nick A (Rep-013)
Co-Sponsor: Brattin, Rick (Rep-055)
Adopts Articles of Impeachment for Governor Jay Nixon for the issuance of Executive Order 13-14 regarding the filing of a Missouri state combined income tax return by certain same-sex couples
HR 476 -- ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT
Sponsor: Moon, Mike Michael (Rep-157)
Co-Sponsor: Brattin, Rick (Rep-055)
Adopts articles of impeachment against Governor Nixon for failure to issue writs of election to fill vacancies in the General Assembly without delay as required by state law
HR 923 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Brattin, Rick (Rep-055)
Co-Sponsor: Marshall, Nick A (Rep-013)
Adopts articles of impeachment for the Governor based on his failure to discipline or dismiss executive branch employees responsivle for the released of concealed carry endorsement information

Hearing Date Tuesday, April 22, 2014

***Corrected***
Committee:Judiciary
Chair:Cox, Stanley - (Rep-52)
Vice Chair:Elmer, Kevin-(Rep-139)
Date:Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time:5:00 PM or Upon Evening Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note: Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SS SCS SB 491 --
Sponsor: Justus, Jolie L. (Sen-10)
Modifies provisions relating to criminal law
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 499 --
Sponsor: Keaveny, Joseph (Sen-04)
Modifies provision of law relating to qualified spousal trusts

Committee:Rules
Chair:Riddle, Jeanie - (Rep-49)
Vice Chair:Jones, Caleb-(Rep-50)
Date:Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time:Three Hours Following Adjournment
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:
HCS HB 1183 -- OWN RISK AND SOLVENCY ASSESSMENTS
Sponsor: Gosen, Don D (Rep-101)
Establishes the requirements for own risk and solvency assessments in connection with the business of insurance
HB 1486 -- WORKERS COMPENSATION
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Scott (Rep-158)
Co-Sponsor: Miller, Rocky C (Rep-124)
Specifies that beginning January 1, 2015, certain shareholders of S corporations may elect to reject workers compensation insurance coverage
HCS HB 1725 -- RETAIL SALES LICENSEES
Sponsor: Frederick, Keith J (Rep-121)
Removes the requirement that any new business applying for a retail sales license must file a bond with the Department of Revenue, beginning January 1, 2015
HB 1899 -- FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS
Sponsor: Pfautsch, Donna S (Rep-033)
Co-Sponsor: Molendorp, Chris (Rep-056)
Specifies that the fire protection district annexation procedures listed in section 321.322 shall apply to the city of Harrisonville
HCS HB 2049 -- FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT TAX ACT CREDIT
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Scott (Rep-158)
Co-Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Allows certain employers to retain withholding income tax payable by the employer in an amount equal to the federal unemployment tax act credit rate deduction
SCS SB 612 -- NONRESIDENT ENTERTAINER INCOME TAX
Sponsor: Schaaf, Rob O (Sen-34)
Extends allocation of tax revenues from the nonresident entertainer and athlete tax until December 31, 2020
SS SB 673 -- EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
Sponsor: Kehoe, Mike (Sen-06)
Modifies the duration of unemployment compensation the method to pay federal advances, and raises the fund trigger causing contribution rate reductions
HCS SCS SB 716 --
Sponsor: Brown, Dan W (Sen-16)
Requires hospitals to offer flu immunizations to patients 65 years of age or older prior to discharge

Hearing Date Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Committee:Special Standing Committee on Corrections
Chair:Fitzwater, Paul - (Rep-144)
Vice Chair:Brattin, Rick-(Rep-55)
Date:Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time:8:30 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:
SB 796 --
Sponsor: Parson, Mike L (Sen-28)
Establishes a procedure to obtain a marriage license for incarcerated persons
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 796 --
Sponsor: Parson, Mike L (Sen-28)
Establishes a procedure to obtain a marriage license for incarcerated persons

Committee:Special Standing Committee on Emerging Issues in Health Care
Chair:Richardson, Todd - (Rep-152)
Vice Chair:Burlison, Eric-(Rep-133)
Date:Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2152 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Morris, Lynn A (Rep-140)
Co-Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Changes the laws regarding pharmacy benefit managers

Hearing Date Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Committee:Transportation
Chair:Schatz, Dave - (Rep-61)
Vice Chair:Kolkmeyer, Glen-(Rep-53)
Date:Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time:1:30 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:
SB 890 --
Sponsor: Kehoe, Mike (Sen-06)
Creates a rule for determining proper venue in cases alleging a tort in which the plaintiff was first injured in connection with any railroad operations outside the state of Missouri
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 890 --
Sponsor: Kehoe, Mike (Sen-06)
Creates a rule for determining proper venue in cases alleging a tort in which the plaintiff was first injured in connection with any railroad operations outside the state of Missouri
HB 2139 -- MOTOR VEHICLE JUNKING CERTIFICATES
Sponsor: Schatz, Dave (Rep-061)
Changes the laws regarding motor vehicle junking certificates

Committee:Ways and Means
Chair:Koenig, Andrew - (Rep-99)
Vice Chair:Higdon, Galen-(Rep-11)
Date:Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time:5 PM or Upon Adjournment (Whichever is later)
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:
SB 584 --
Sponsor: Dixon, Bob (Sen-30)
Specifies which places of amusement, entertainment, recreation, games, and athletic events must collect sales tax
HB 2255 -- ELECTRICITY AND GAS TAX EXEMPTION
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric Wayne (Rep-133)
Co-Sponsor: Koenig, Andrew (Rep-099)
Authorizes a sales tax exemption for electricity and gas used or consumed and the specified related infrastructure involved in the production or transmission of electricity to customers
HB 2273 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric Wayne (Rep-133)
Co-Sponsor: Neely, Jim W. (Rep-008)
Authorizes a sales tax exemption for drugs used in the treatment of terminal illnesses
HB 2218 -- SALES TAX REFUND CLAIMS
Sponsor: Koenig, Andrew (Rep-099)
Changes the laws regarding sales tax refund claims
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