98th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Hearing Schedule

Hearing Date Monday, February 8, 2016

Committee:Appropriations - Revenue, Transportation, and Economic Development
Chair:Hough, Lincoln - (Rep-135)
Vice Chair:Basye, Chuck - (Rep-47)
Date:Monday, February 8, 2016
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Department Testimony from Economic Development; Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration; and Labor and Industrial Relations
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2007 -- APPROPRIATIONS BILL
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Appropriates money for the departments of Economic Development; Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration; and Labor and Industrial Relations

Committee:Banking
Chair:Crawford, Sandy - (Rep-129)
Vice Chair:Pogue, Jeff - (Rep-143)
Date:Monday, February 8, 2016
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 2397 -- FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANKS
Sponsor: Hough, Lincoln (Rep-135)
Changes the laws regarding federal home loan banks
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1721 -- CREDIT UNION SUPERVISORY COMMITTEES
Sponsor: Dugger, Tony (Rep-141)
Changes the laws regarding credit union supervision so that audits are consistent with federal standards
HB 2125 -- SAVINGS PROMOTIONS PLANS
Sponsor: Fitzwater, Travis (Rep-049)
Authorizes financial institutions to offer savings promotion plans

Committee:Conservation and Natural Resources
Chair:Anderson, Sonya - (Rep-131)
Vice Chair:Remole, Tim - (Rep-6)
Date:Monday, February 8, 2016
Time:2:00 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 1738 -- WATER RESOURCES
Sponsor: Brattin, Rick (Rep-055)
Changes the laws regarding water resources
HB 2047 -- STATE PARKS
Sponsor: Houghton, Jay (Rep-043)
Allows certain individuals to use all terrain vehicles and golf carts on the Katy Trail on certain days

Committee:Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Swan, Kathryn - (Rep-147)
Vice Chair:Spencer, Bryan - (Rep-63)
Date:Monday, February 8, 2016
Time:5:00 PM or 15 Minutes Upon Evening Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Superintendent from Richland will presenting.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 2241 -- BILL OF RIGHTS IN SCHOOLS
Sponsor: Dohrman, Dean (Rep-051)
Requires coursework addressing the Bill of Rights in secondary schools and in college and university introductory courses in American government and American history
HB 1750 -- PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE IN SCHOOLS
Sponsor: Roden, Shane (Rep-111)
Specifies that the Pledge of Allegiance must be recited at least once per school day in schools supported by public funds
HB 1871 -- SCHOOL FINANCING AUDITS
Sponsor: Cookson, Steve (Rep-153)
Requires school financial audits to contain certain information relating to extracurricular activities within the school district
HB 1888 -- EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS
Sponsor: Dogan, Shamed (Rep-098)
Establishes education savings accounts
HJR 59 -- SCHOOL DISTRICT BONDED INDEBTEDNESS
Sponsor: Lauer, Jeanie (Rep-032)
Proposes a constitutional amendment regarding when and the amount that a school district in a first classification charter county can become indebted
HB 1928 -- 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 st
HB 2123 -- MISSOURI COURSE ACCESS PROGRAM
Sponsor: Spencer, Bryan (Rep-063)
Establishes the Missouri Course Access Program
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1602 -- VACANCIES ON SCHOOL BOARDS
Sponsor: Ruth, Becky (Rep-114)
Changes the laws regarding the appointment of school board members in the event of vacancies
HB 1667 -- EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Specifies that charter schools become eligible to receive state funding for early childhood education at the same time as the district in which they are located becomes eligible

Committee:Emerging Issues
Chair:Haahr, Elijah - (Rep-134)
Vice Chair:Cross, Gary L. - (Rep-35)
Date:Monday, February 8, 2016
Time:Upon 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 1428 -- SERVICE DOGS
Sponsor: Sommer, Chrissy (Rep-106)
Revises the definition of "service dog" to include animals that provide support or therapeutic functions for individuals with psychiatric or mental disabilities
HB 1447 -- LOCAL SALES TAX MOTOR VEHICLES
Sponsor: Redmon, Craig (Rep-004)
Changes the laws regarding the imposition of local sales taxes on the titling of motor vehicles, trailers, boats, or outboard motors purchased from non-licensed Missouri dealers
HB 1632 -- VACANCIES IN COUNTY OFFICES
Sponsor: Alferman, Justin (Rep-061)
Specifies that vacancies occurring in the office of county commissioner shall be filled within 60 days, with the appointment subject to the advice and consent of the senate
HB 2330 -- TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES
Sponsor: Mathews, Kirk (Rep-110)
Establishes a regulatory system for Transportation Network Companies
HB 1900 -- PRODUCTS SOLD IN THE STATE CAPITOL
Sponsor: Taylor, Jered (Rep-139)
Requires any product sold in the Missouri state capitol building to be made in the United States
HB 1811 -- BREED SPECIFIC DOG LEGISLATION
Sponsor: Hicks, Ron (Rep-107)
Authorizes villages, towns, and cities to prohibit dogs from running at large or to regulate dogs otherwise if the regulations are not breed specific

Committee:Emerging Issues in Education
Chair:Rowland, Lyle - (Rep-155)
Vice Chair:Gannon, Elaine - (Rep-115)
Date:Monday, February 8, 2016
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 1943 -- ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
Sponsor: Wood, David (Rep-058)
Changes the laws regarding elementary and secondary education
HB 2238 -- EQUIVALENCY DEGREE TESTING
Sponsor: Gannon, Elaine (Rep-115)
Modifies provisions relating to high school equivalency examinations
HB 1792 -- SCHOOL SAFETY
Sponsor: Lauer, Jeanie (Rep-032)
Adds making a terrorist threat and statutory rape to the list of offenses that school administrators must report
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1943 -- ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
Sponsor: Wood, David (Rep-058)
Changes the laws regarding elementary and secondary education

Committee:Property, Casualty, and Life Insurance
Chair:Shull, Noel J - (Rep-16)
Vice Chair:Muntzel, Dave - (Rep-48)
Date:Monday, February 8, 2016
Time:5PM or 15 After 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 2257 -- TITLE INSURANCE
Sponsor: Jones, Caleb (Rep-050)
Modifies title insurance law with respect to the performance of escrow, settlement, or closing services by title insurers, agencies, and agents
HB 1976 -- SERVICE CONTRACTS
Sponsor: Gosen, Don (Rep-101)
Changes the laws regarding service contracts
HB 2150 -- UNCLAIMED LIFE INSURANCE BENEFIT ACT
Sponsor: Gosen, Don (Rep-101)
Requires life insurance companies to compare policies, annuities, and accounts against a death master file for potential matches and to either pay beneficiaries or remit unclaimed benefits to state treasurer
HB 2194 -- RENEWAL OF INSURANCE POLICIES
Sponsor: Gosen, Don (Rep-101)
Changes the laws regarding insurance policy renewal so that insurers are no longer required to nonrenew when transferring a policy to an affiliate

***Amended***
Committee:Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
Chair:Rhoads, Shawn - (Rep-154)
Vice Chair:Higdon, Galen - (Rep-11)
Date:Monday, February 8, 2016
Time:Upon Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Removing HB 1935. Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2066 -- CORPORATE SECURITY ADVISORS
Sponsor: Hill, Justin (Rep-108)
Amends laws relating to corporate security advisors
HB 1936 -- SHERIFFS ASSISTING IN OTHER COUNTIES
Sponsor: Wilson, Kenneth (Rep-012)
Allows sheriffs and deputies to assist in other counties throughout the state
HB 1371 -- MOTORCYCLE HELMETS
Sponsor: Miller, Rocky (Rep-124)
Modifies motorcycle helmet law
HB 1657 -- MOTORCYCLE HELMETS
Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Prohibits law enforcement from stopping a motorcycle for failing to wear protective headgear
HB 1930 -- REPORTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENT
Sponsor: Franklin, Diane (Rep-123)
Modifies provisions relating to domestic violence and uniform crime reporting

Committee:Select Committee on Budget
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott - (Rep-158)
Date:Monday, February 8, 2016
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting with the Appropriations Committee - Economic Development, Insurance, Labor/Industrial Relations to hear presentations from the Departments of Economic Development, Insurance, Labor/Industrial Relations.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Select Committee on Judiciary
Chair:Cornejo, Robert - (Rep-64)
Vice Chair:White, Bill - (Rep-161)
Date:Monday, February 8, 2016
Time:Upon Adjournment
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 585 --
Sponsor: Wasson, Jay (Sen-20)
Divides the Thirty-Eighth Judicial Circuit and creates a new Forty-Sixth Judicial Circuit

***Corrected***
Committee:Special Committee on Urban Issues
Chair:Curtis, Courtney Allen - (Rep-73)
Vice Chair:Ellington, Brandon - (Rep-22)
Date:Monday, February 8, 2016
Time:1:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Upon Adjournment of Session Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2327 -- URBAN EDUCATION INSTITUTE
Sponsor: Curtis, Courtney Allen (Rep-073)
Establishes the Urban Education Institute, a joint program between Lincoln University and Harris-Stowe State University to address the urban education crisis
HCR 90 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Walton Gray, Rochelle (Rep-075)
Designates August 1-7, 2016, as "Minority Organ Donor Awareness Week" in Missouri
HCR 91 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Walton Gray, Rochelle (Rep-075)
Designates May 15, 2016, as "American Red Cross Minority Blood Drive Day" in Missouri
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2327 -- URBAN EDUCATION INSTITUTE
Sponsor: Curtis, Courtney Allen (Rep-073)
Establishes the Urban Education Institute, a joint program between Lincoln University and Harris-Stowe State University to address the urban education crisis
HCR 90 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Walton Gray, Rochelle (Rep-075)
Designates August 1-7, 2016, as "Minority Organ Donor Awareness Week" in Missouri
HCR 91 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Walton Gray, Rochelle (Rep-075)
Designates May 15, 2016, as "American Red Cross Minority Blood Drive Day" in Missouri

Committee:Workforce Standards and Development
Chair:Lant, Bill - (Rep-159)
Vice Chair:Dohrman, Dean - (Rep-51)
Date:Monday, February 8, 2016
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 1931 -- PREVAILING WAGE
Sponsor: Love, Warren (Rep-125)
Repeals provisions relating to prevailing wages on public works
HB 1718 -- ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS
Sponsor: Corlew, Kevin (Rep-014)
Changes the Uniform Arbitration Act regarding agreements between employers and at-will employees

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Committee:Agriculture Policy
Chair:Houghton, Jay - (Rep-43)
Vice Chair:Hurst, Tom - (Rep-62)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:12:30 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:
HCR 60 -- TRADE RESTRICTIONS WITH CUBA
Sponsor: Love, Warren (Rep-125)
Urges Congress to remove the trade restrictions with Cuba
HCR 79 -- AGRICULTURE
Sponsor: Korman, Bart (Rep-042)
Opposes legislative or regulatory actions that are not based on sound science that may restrict the use of modern agricultural technologies

Committee:Appropriations - Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Bahr, Kurt - (Rep-102)
Vice Chair:Gannon, Elaine - (Rep-115)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:DESE Follow Up.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Appropriations - General Administration
Chair:Ross, Robert - (Rep-142)
Vice Chair:Justus, Jeffery - (Rep-156)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting with Appropriations Committee - General Administration to hear presentation from the Governor, Attorney General, Auditor, Secretary of State, Lt. Governor, Treasurer, Public Defender and Judiciary. Committee may recess and reconvene at 4:00pm for additional presentations, if needed.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Appropriations - Public Safety and Corrections
Chair:Conway, Kathie - (Rep-104)
Vice Chair:Wilson, Kenneth - (Rep-12)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:2:00 PM
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 2008 -- APPROPRIATIONS BILL
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Appropriates money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Department of Public Safety
HB 2009 -- APPROPRIATIONS BILL
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Appropriates money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Department of Corrections

Committee:Children and Families
Chair:Franklin, Diane - (Rep-123)
Vice Chair:Neely, Jim - (Rep-8)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:The Committee on Children and Families will convene its hearing at noon or upon morning adjournment, whichever occurs later.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 1822 -- ADOPTION RECORDS
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Authorizes the release of certain adoption records to the adopted adult or the adopted adult's lineal descendants
HB 1965 -- STATE DEBT NONCUSTODIAL PARENTS
Sponsor: Zerr, Anne (Rep-065)
Establishes a pilot program allowing noncustodial parents to reduce the amount of state debt owed
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1370 -- ABORTION
Sponsor: Miller, Rocky (Rep-124)
Changes the laws regarding consent for a minor to obtain an abortion
HB 1599 -- ADOPTEE RIGHTS ACT
Sponsor: Phillips, Don (Rep-138)
Establishes procedures for an adopted person to obtain a copy of his or her original birth certificate

Committee:Consumer Affairs
Chair:Parkinson, Mark - (Rep-105)
Vice Chair:Brattin, Rick - (Rep-55)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:5:00 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:
HB 1382 -- NONCITIZEN DRIVING LICENSE
Sponsor: English, Keith (Rep-068)
Specifies that if this state issues a driver's license to an illegal alien, the license must have a distinguishing mark signifying the driver as a noncitizen

Committee:Economic Development and Business Attraction and Retention
Chair:Rowden, Caleb - (Rep-44)
Vice Chair:Corlew, Kevin - (Rep-14)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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:
HCR 94 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Hummel, Jacob (Rep-081)
Urges the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to remain in St. Louis by building a new facility in the city
HB 2302 -- MISSOURI ANGEL INVESTMENT ACT
Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Establishes the Missouri Angel Investment Incentive Act
HB 2321 -- ADVANCED INDUSTRIES ACT
Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Establishes the Missouri Advanced Industries Acceleration Act
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2190 -- REOCCURRING BUSINESS TAXES
Sponsor: Hoskins, Denny (Rep-054)
Establishes procedures that allow certain businesses to remit one monthly payment to the Department of Revenue for taxes and fees owed to multiple local jurisdictions
HB 1989 -- WATERWAYS TRUST FUND
Sponsor: Ruth, Becky (Rep-114)
Establishes the "Waterways Trust Fund"
HB 2322 -- TAX INCREMENT FINANCING
Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Changes the law regarding tax increment financing
HB 1389 -- MANUFACTURING INFRASTRUCTURE
Sponsor: King, Nick (Rep-017)
Establishes the Manufacturing Infrastructure Investment Act, which allows certain businesses to retain withholding taxes

***Amended***
Committee:Elections
Chair:Entlicher, Sue - (Rep-128)
Vice Chair:Dogan, Shamed - (Rep-98)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note: Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2198 -- TAX ELECTIONS
Sponsor: Curtman, Paul (Rep-109)
Provides that elections to approve the imposition of, or increase in, a tax, license, fee, or levy shall only be held on the general election day or the primary election day designated in Section 115.121
HB 1380 -- ELECTION PROCEDURES
Sponsor: English, Keith (Rep-068)
Specifies that election challengers may remain present at polling places until all votes are counted, certification forms completed, and equipment delivered to the proper election authority
HJR 88 -- TERM LIMITS
Sponsor: Kidd, Bill (Rep-020)
Proposes a constitutional amendment that imposes a two-year limitation on all statewide elected officials
HB 2448 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Conway, Pat (Rep-010)
Modifies provisions relating to the state's responsibility for election costs

Committee:Energy and the Environment
Chair:Miller, Rocky - (Rep-124)
Vice Chair:Marshall, Nick - (Rep-13)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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:
HCR 72 -- NUCLEAR WASTE DEPOSITORIES
Sponsor: Fitzwater, Travis (Rep-049)
Urges the federal government to establish and develop a site for the permanent siting and development of a federal nuclear waste repository
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1804 -- STATE ENERGY PLANS
Sponsor: Miller, Rocky (Rep-124)
Specifies that the Division of Energy shall review and update, if necessary, the Missouri Comprehensive State Energy Plan
HCR 69 -- CLEAN POWER PLAN
Sponsor: Miller, Rocky (Rep-124)
Encourages the attorney general to take all necessary legal actions regarding EPA's final Clean Power Plan to prevent unlawful obligations being imposed on states and others

***Amended***
Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Frederick, Keith - (Rep-121)
Vice Chair:Morris, Lynn - (Rep-140)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:5:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note: Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1876 -- MEDICALLY COMPLEX CHILDREN
Sponsor: Haefner, Marsha (Rep-095)
Allows the Department of Social Services to contract with pediatric care networks to provide MO HealthNet benefits for medically complex children
HB 1994 -- PALLIATIVE CARE
Sponsor: Cornejo, Robert (Rep-064)
Establishes the Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Council and the Palliative Care Consumer and Professional Information and Education Program
HB 2217 -- OPTOMETRIST VISION INSURANCE
Sponsor: Morris, Lynn (Rep-140)
Prohibits a health carrier or other insurer that writes vision insurance from requiring an optometrist to provide services or materials at a discount that are not covered and reimbursed under the
HB 2402 -- REGULATION OF HOSPITALS
Sponsor: Bondon, Jack (Rep-056)
Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to promulgate regulations for the construction and renovation of hospitals which include certain standards

Committee:Higher Education
Chair:Cookson, Steve - (Rep-153)
Vice Chair:Dohrman, Dean - (Rep-51)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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 1716 -- VIRTUAL EDUCATION
Sponsor: Lichtenegger, Donna (Rep-146)
Changes the laws by adding virtual institutions to the "Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program"
HB 1984 -- DUAL ENROLLMENT
Sponsor: McDaniel, Andrew (Rep-150)
Directs the coordinating board for higher education to develop policies for concurrent enrollment in public two-year and four-year institutions of higher education
HB 1985 -- TRANSFER OF ACADEMIC CREDIT
Sponsor: McDaniel, Andrew (Rep-150)
Requires MDHE to establish a website with information about transferability of post-secondary academic credit
HB 2179 -- HIGHER EDUCATION BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Sponsor: Rone, Don (Rep-149)
Modifies provisions relating to membership qualifications for governing boards of public institutions of higher education

***Corrected***
Committee:Joint Committee on Education
Chair:Wood, David - (Rep-58)
Vice Chair:Romine, Gary - (Sen-03)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:4 pm or Upon Conclusion of Afternoon Session whichever is later
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Department of Elementary and Secondary Education ESSA Presentation and Department of Higher Education Coordinated Plan for Higher Education Presentation Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

***Amended***
Committee:Local Government
Chair:Hinson, Dave - (Rep-119)
Vice Chair:Wilson, Kenneth - (Rep-12)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:Upon Conclusion of Morning Session
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Please note we are adding one more bill to hear. Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1394 -- PENALTY REFUND COUNTY COLLECTECTOR
Sponsor: King, Nick (Rep-017)
Specifies additional circumstances that allow the county collector of revenue to waive or refund any penalty or interest added to a tax bill
HB 1561 -- ST. LOUIS COUNTY SALES TAX
Sponsor: Leara, Mike (Rep-096)
Changes the laws regarding the distribution of sales taxes among certain areas of St. Louis County
HB 1684 -- MUNICIPAL CONSOLIDATION
Sponsor: Fitzwater, Travis (Rep-049)
Allows certain cities, towns, or villages that have entered into one or more intergovernmental agreements related to municipal services to consolidate
HB 1686 -- MUNICIPLE DISINCORPORATION
Sponsor: Burns, Bob (Rep-093)
Establishes procedures to allow certain cities to disincorporate
HB 1695 -- NUISANCE ABATEMENT ORDINANCES
Sponsor: Rowland, Lyle (Rep-155)
Adds Taney County to the list of counties authorized to enact nuisance abatement ordinances
HB 1789 -- PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR STAFF
Sponsor: Rone, Don (Rep-149)
Changes the laws regarding public administrators to require the county to provide a staff if the public administrator handles at least fifty cases
HB 1911 -- LOCAL GOVERNMNET BOND ISSUE
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
HB 2113 -- REGIONAL JAIL DISTRICT SALES TAX
Sponsor: Eggleston, J. (Rep-002)
Extends the expiration date on the authority of the commission of a regional jail district to submit a ballot proposal imposing a sales tax
HB 2114 -- BARTON COUNTY SALES TAX
Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Authorizes Barton County to repeal a property tax in favor of a sales tax dedicated to hospital district
HB 2188 -- EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
Sponsor: Hough, Lincoln (Rep-135)
Authorizes Greene County, or any city within the county, to impose a sales tax, upon voter approval, to fund early childhood education
HB 2299 -- ST. LOUIS COUNTY TAX
Sponsor: Burns, Bob (Rep-093)
Authorizes a retail sales tax in St. Louis County to fund county law enforcement
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1393 -- PUBLIC SAFETY SALES TAX
Sponsor: King, Nick (Rep-017)
Authorizes the City of Liberty to impose, upon voter approval, a sales tax up to .5% for the purpose of improving the public safety of the city
HB 1650 -- PROPERTY ASSESSMENT INCREASES
Sponsor: Corlew, Kevin (Rep-014)
Establishes a limit on residential property assessment increases for the elderly and disabled who own and live in their principal residence proportional to the increase of their Social Security benefit
HB 1675 -- VACANCIES IN COUNTY ELECTED OFFICES
Sponsor: Muntzel, Dave (Rep-048)
Allows the county commission to immediately appoint persons to county elected offices to fill vacancies that have occurred to serve until the governor makes an appointment
HB 2139 -- COUNTY HOSPITAL INVESTMENTS
Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Specifies certain county hospitals may invest up to 15% of their funds in mutual funds
HB 2180 -- ROAD DISTRICT CONSOLIDATION
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Scott (Rep-158)
Allows for consolidation of road districts within a county

Committee:Pensions
Chair:Walker, Nate - (Rep-3)
Vice Chair:White, Bill - (Rep-161)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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:
HB 1420 -- PUBLIC SCHOOL RETIREMENT SYSTEM
Sponsor: Walker, Nate (Rep-003)
Changes the laws regarding school employee retirement to reinstate a certain retirement allowance rate
HB 1780 -- PUBLIC SCHOOL RETIREMENT SYSTEM
Sponsor: Fitzwater, Paul (Rep-144)
Specifies that school teacher and employee retirement allowances must not exceed 2.55% of the member's final average salary for each year of service if the member's service is 31 years or more
HB 1443 -- LOCAL GOVERNMENT RETIREMENT
Sponsor: Leara, Mike (Rep-096)
Modifies provisions relating to the Missouri local government employees' retirement system

Committee:Professional Registration and Licensing
Chair:Burlison, Eric - (Rep-133)
Vice Chair:Sommer, Chrissy - (Rep-106)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:Or upon adjournment of morning session.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 2034 -- PROPERTY
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Specifies that attorneys and title insurers shall not be prohibited from preparing real estate drawings or legal descriptions
HB 2328 -- PHYSICAL THERAPY LICENSURE COMPACT
Sponsor: Davis, Charlie (Rep-162)
Adopts the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1465 -- COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE ARRANGEMENTS
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric (Rep-133)
Changes the laws regarding collaborative practice arrangements between advanced practice registered nurses and physicians

Committee:Select Committee on Budget
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott - (Rep-158)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting with the Appropriations Committee - General Administration to hear presentations from the Governor, Attorney General, Auditor, Secretary of State, Lt. Governor, Treasurer, Public Defender and Judiciary.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

***Amended***
Committee:Transportation
Chair:Kolkmeyer, Glen - (Rep-53)
Vice Chair:Korman, Bart - (Rep-42)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:12:30 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note: Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 1732 -- AUTOCYCLES
Sponsor: Davis, Charlie (Rep-162)
Recognizes certain three-wheeled vehicles as motor vehicles
HB 2044 -- OVERTAKING A BICYCLE
Sponsor: Davis, Charlie (Rep-162)
Changes the laws regarding the distance to be maintained when overtaking a bicycle
HB 2075 -- ABANDONED PROPERTY
Sponsor: Spencer, Bryan (Rep-063)
Specifies that abandoned property reports required to be signed by law enforcement must be signed by a law enforcement officer with jurisdiction over the location form which the abandoned property was towed
HB 1564 -- OUTDOOR ADVERTISING
Sponsor: Love, Warren (Rep-125)
Allows individuals to place signage on their property, regardless of the intervening land
HB 1988 -- THREE-WHEELED VEHICLES
Sponsor: White, Bill (Rep-161)
Modifies the definition of "motor vehicle" to include certain three-wheeled vehicles
HB 1787 -- DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Sponsor: Rone, Don (Rep-149)
Requires MoDot district engineers to submit quarterly to county commissions in counties of the third classification a proposed maintenance work list for road projects located in the county
HB 2380 -- SPECIAL PERSONALIZED LICENSE PLATES
Sponsor: Kolkmeyer, Glen (Rep-053)
Allows owners of personal motor vehicles and owners of commercial motor vehicles licensed in excess of twelve thousand pounds to apply for special personalized license plates
HB 2345 -- VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY TESTING PROGRAM
Sponsor: Kolkmeyer, Glen (Rep-053)
Authorizes the highways and transportation commission to promulgate rules to implement a connected vehicle technology testing program
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1400 -- CAMPING TRAILER LICENSE PLATES
Sponsor: Shumake, Lindell (Rep-005)
Allows camping trailers more than twenty-five years old to be permanently registered and be issued historic trailer license plates
HB 1425 -- LICENSING OF CAMPERS AND TRAILERS
Sponsor: Walker, Nate (Rep-003)
Allows camping trailers more than twenty-five years old to be permanently registered and to be issued historic trailer license plates
HB 1464 -- MOTORCYCLE HELMETS
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric (Rep-133)
Exempts motorcyclists 21 years of age or older from wearing a helmet when operating a motorcycle or motortricycle if they have the appropriate health insurance coverage
HB 1745 -- SEMITRAILER REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT
Sponsor: Brattin, Rick (Rep-055)
Changes the laws regarding semitrailer registration requirements
HB 1761 -- BOAT MANUFACTURES AND DEALERS
Sponsor: Miller, Rocky (Rep-124)
Modifies laws relating to boat dealer inspections and renewals
HB 1788 -- HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION
Sponsor: Rone, Don (Rep-149)
Increases the membership of the Highways and Transportation Commission to seven commissioners and requires new appointees to be residents of different Department of Transportation districts

Committee:Veterans
Chair:Davis, Charlie - (Rep-162)
Vice Chair:Lynch, Steve - (Rep-122)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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:
HCR 96 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Plocher, Dean (Rep-089)
Urges Congress to enact the "Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015"
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCR 96 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Plocher, Dean (Rep-089)
Urges Congress to enact the "Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015"

Committee:Ways and Means
Chair:Koenig, Andrew - (Rep-99)
Vice Chair:Moon, Mike - (Rep-157)
Date:Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:5:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 1434 -- TAX INCREMENT FINANCING COMMISSION
Sponsor: Koenig, Andrew (Rep-099)
Establishes additional rules and procedures for certain counties' tax increment financing commission
HB 1600 -- TAX INCREMENT FINANCING
Sponsor: Shaul, Dan (Rep-113)
Establishes additional rules and procedures for certain counties' tax increment financing commission
HB 1605 -- EARNED INCOME CREDIT
Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Authorizes an earned income tax credit
HJR 56 -- 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
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2108 -- ELECTRONIC FILING OF FORM W-2
Sponsor: Alferman, Justin (Rep-061)
Changes the laws regarding tax returns to require certain employers to file electronically
HB 1589 -- TAX CREDIT
Sponsor: Koenig, Andrew (Rep-099)
Authorizes a tax credit for donations to a fund established for the provision of scholarships to foster care children

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 10, 2016

***Amended***
Committee:Appropriations - Agriculture, Conservation, and Natural Resources
Chair:Redmon, Craig - (Rep-4)
Vice Chair:Rone, Don - (Rep-149)
Date:Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Appropriation Mark-up for HB 2006 - Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2006 -- APPROPRIATIONS BILL
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Appropriates money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Department of Agriculture, Department of Natural Resources, and Department of Conservation

***Amended***
Committee:Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
Chair:Haefner, Marsha - (Rep-95)
Vice Chair:Wood, David - (Rep-58)
Date:Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Mark-up Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2010 -- APPROPRIATIONS BILL
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Appropriates money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Department of Mental Health, Board of Public Buildings, and Department of Health and Senior Services
HB 2011 -- APPROPRIATIONS BILL
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Appropriates money for the expenses, grants, and distributions of the Department of Social Services

***Amended***
Committee:Appropriations - Higher Education
Chair:Lichtenegger, Donna - (Rep-146)
Vice Chair:Lauer, Jeanie - (Rep-32)
Date:Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Appropriation Mark-up for HB 2003 Higher Education Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2003 -- APPROPRIATIONS BILL
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Appropriates money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Department of Higher Education

Committee:Corrections
Chair:Fitzwater, Paul - (Rep-144)
Vice Chair:Brattin, Rick - (Rep-55)
Date:Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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 2453 -- LAND CONVEYANCE
Sponsor: Johnson, Delus (Rep-009)
Authorizes the conveyance of certain state properties
HB 2283 -- CORRECTIONS HAZARDOUS DUTY PAY
Sponsor: McCaherty, John (Rep-097)
Requires certain employees of the Department of Corrections to receive hazardous duty pay
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1622 -- SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY
Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Requires a convicted sex offender to be told of his or her obligation to register as a sex offender both prior to release or discharge and at the time of adjudication

Committee:Select Committee on Commerce
Chair:Zerr, Anne - (Rep-65)
Vice Chair:Lauer, Jeanie - (Rep-32)
Date:Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time:5:00 PM
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 1418 -- TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS
Sponsor: Pfautsch, Donna (Rep-033)
Changes the laws regarding audits of transportation development districts
HB 2030 -- STOCK OWNERSHIP TAX DEDUCTION
Sponsor: Hoskins, Denny (Rep-054)
Authorizes a tax deduction equal to fifty percent of the capital gain resulting from the sale of employer securities to a certain Missouri stock ownership plans
HB 2225 -- REDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS TAX CREDITS
Sponsor: Leara, Mike (Rep-096)
Changes the laws regarding redevelopment of abandoned property to authorize tax credits for the redevelopment of certain former automobile manufacturing plants in St. Louis County

Committee:Select Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations
Chair:Rehder, Holly - (Rep-148)
Vice Chair:Kelley, Mike - (Rep-127)
Date:Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time:Upon Conclusion of Afternoon Session
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:5:00 p.m. or upon conclusion of afternoon session.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1540 -- EMPLOYER RETIREMENT PLANS
Sponsor: Vescovo, Rob (Rep-112)
Changes the laws regarding employee welfare and retirement plans to require certain employers to provide a summary annual report
HB 1756 -- EMPLOYEE RECLASSIFICATION ACT
Sponsor: Bahr, Kurt (Rep-102)
Establishes the Employee Reclassification Act

Committee:Select Committee on Rules
Chair:Engler, Kevin - (Rep-116)
Vice Chair:Pfautsch, Donna - (Rep-33)
Date:Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time:Upon Conclusion of Afternoon Session or 5:00 PM, whichever time is later
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:
SCS SCR 43 --
Sponsor: Richard, Ron (Sen-32)
Establishes the Joint Committee on Capitol Improvements
HB 1421 -- COUNTY SHELTERED WORKSHOPS
Sponsor: Walker, Nate (Rep-003)
Modifies the definition of "political subdivision" as it relates to its cooperation with other political subdivisions to include county sheltered workshop boards
HB 1546 -- YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION
Sponsor: Lauer, Jeanie (Rep-032)
Establishes policies and training for youth suicide awareness and prevention in schools
HB 1556 -- SECURITY OF AMBULANCE DISTRICT FUNDS
Sponsor: Love, Warren (Rep-125)
Specifies that ambulance district public funds deposited in certain banking institutions are secured
HB 1530 -- UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS
Sponsor: Brown, Wanda (Rep-057)
Modifies the law relating to unemployment compensation benefits
HB 1709 -- PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT
Sponsor: Lair, Mike (Rep-007)
Modifies provisions relating to the teacher and school employee retirement systems

Committee:Trade and Tourism
Chair:Phillips, Don - (Rep-138)
Vice Chair:Justus, Jeffery - (Rep-156)
Date:Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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 2101 -- 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 2183 -- PARLIAMENTARY MONTH
Sponsor: Roeber, Rebecca (Rep-034)
Designates April as "Parliamentary Month"
HR 69 -- LADDER SAFETY AWARENESS DAY
Sponsor: LaFaver, Jeremy (Rep-025)
Designates April 26 as Senior Citizen Ladder Safety Awareness Day in Missouri
HCR 77 -- MAYA ANGELOU DAY
Sponsor: Gardner, Kimberly (Rep-077)
Designates April 4 of each y ear as Maya Angelou Day of Recognition in Missouri
HCR 89 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Walton Gray, Rochelle (Rep-075)
Designates September 18-24, 2016, as "Sickle Cell Awareness Week" in Missouri

Hearing Date Thursday, February 11, 2016

Committee:Appropriations - Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Bahr, Kurt - (Rep-102)
Vice Chair:Gannon, Elaine - (Rep-115)
Date:Thursday, February 11, 2016
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 2002 -- APPROPRIATIONS BILL
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Appropriates money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the State Board of Education and Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Hearing Date Monday, February 15, 2016

Committee:Appropriations - General Administration
Chair:Ross, Robert - (Rep-142)
Vice Chair:Justus, Jeffery - (Rep-156)
Date:Monday, February 15, 2016
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Mark-Up
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2001 -- APPROPRIATIONS BILL
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Appropriates money to the Board of Fund Commissioners
HB 2005 -- APPROPRIATIONS BILL
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Appropriates money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Office of Administration, Department of Transportation, and Department of Public Safety
HB 2012 -- APPROPRIATIONS BILL
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Appropriates money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of statewide elected officials, the Judiciary, Office of the State Public Defender, and General Assembly
HB 2013 -- APPROPRIATIONS BILL
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Appropriates money for real property leases and related services

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Committee:Joint Committee on Education
Chair:Wood, David - (Rep-58)
Vice Chair:Romine, Gary - (Sen-03)
Date:Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Time:7:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:University of Missouri President, Chancellor and Board of Curators
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Thursday, February 18, 2016

Committee:Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement
Chair:Leara, Mike - (Rep-96)
Vice Chair:Schaaf, Rob - (Sen-34)
Date:Thursday, February 18, 2016
Time:9:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 2
Note:1st Quarter Meeting *Portions of the meeting may be closed pursuant to Section 610.021, RSMo.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.
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