99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Hearing Schedule

Hearing Date Monday, January 23, 2017

Committee:Agriculture Policy
Chair:Houghton, Jay - (Rep-43)
Vice Chair:Rone, Don - (Rep-149)
Date:Monday, January 23, 2017
Time:1:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:This will be a joint informational meeting with the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Food Production, and Outdoor Resources.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

***Amended***
Committee:Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Swan, Kathryn - (Rep-147)
Vice Chair:Roeber, Rebecca - (Rep-34)
Date:Monday, January 23, 2017
Time:5:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:30 minutes upon adjournment Correction on bills being heard: will NOT be hearing HB189 but will be HEARING HB253. Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 248 -- STEM CAREER AWARENESS
Sponsor: Fitzwater, Travis (Rep-049)
Establishes a statewide STEM career awareness program
HB 358 -- STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS
Sponsor: Bahr, Kurt (Rep-102)
Requires State Board of Education meetings to be recorded by video and posted on the website of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
HB 441 -- CRONKITE NEW VOICES ACT
Sponsor: Corlew, Kevin (Rep-014)
Establishes the Cronkite New Voices Act
HB 448 -- SUPERINTENDENT
Sponsor: Houghton, Jay (Rep-043)
Prohibits a superintendent from serving on any school board in the state
HB 449 -- STATE FAIR ATHLETIC PRACTICES
Sponsor: Houghton, Jay (Rep-043)
Requires any statewide athletic organization with a public school district as a member to provide coaches for practices at the state fair
HB 468 -- SCHOOL FINANCIAL AUDITS
Sponsor: Cookson, Steve (Rep-153)
Requires school financial audits to contain certain information relating to extracurricular activities within the school district
HB 469 -- HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY CERTIFICATE
Sponsor: Gannon, Elaine (Rep-115)
Modifies the law relating to high school equivalency degree testing
HB 253 -- CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Creates the Career and Technical Education Certification Program

Committee:Ethics
Chair:Cierpiot, Mike - (Rep-30)
Vice Chair:Mitten, Gina - (Rep-83)
Date:Monday, January 23, 2017
Time:Upon Adjournment
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:
HR 74 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Cierpiot, Mike (Rep-030)
Committee on Ethics Rules of Procedure
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HR 74 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Cierpiot, Mike (Rep-030)
Committee on Ethics Rules of Procedure

Committee:Pensions
Chair:Walker, Nate - (Rep-3)
Vice Chair:Pike, Patricia - (Rep-126)
Date:Monday, January 23, 2017
Time:5:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:There will be presentations by MPERS, PSRS/PEERS, MOSERS, LAGERS and possibly CERF
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Special Committee on Litigation Reform
Chair:Lant, Bill - (Rep-159)
Vice Chair:White, Bill - (Rep-161)
Date:Monday, January 23, 2017
Time:1:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Continuation of public hearing on HB 153.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 153 -- EXPERT WITNESSES
Sponsor: Corlew, Kevin (Rep-014)
Modifies provisions relating to expert witnesses
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 95 -- COLLATERAL SOURCE RULE
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Modifies provisions relating to the collateral source rule and provides that parties may introduce evidence of the actual cost, rather than the value, of the medical care rendered
HB 153 -- EXPERT WITNESSES
Sponsor: Corlew, Kevin (Rep-014)
Modifies provisions relating to expert witnesses

Committee:Special Committee on Urban Issues
Chair:Curtis, Courtney Allen - (Rep-73)
Vice Chair:Stacy, Dan - (Rep-31)
Date:Monday, January 23, 2017
Time:5:00 PM or 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 183 -- ST. LOUIS YOUTH VIOLENCE PREVENTION
Sponsor: Franks Jr., Bruce (Rep-078)
Designates June 7th as "St. Louis Youth Violence Prevention Day"

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Education
Chair:Rowland, Lyle - (Rep-155)
Vice Chair:Andrews, Allen - (Rep-1)
Date:Monday, January 23, 2017
Time:5:00PM or Upon Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:We will take public testimony regarding the appropriations for the Department of Higher Education. If you would like to be on the list to testify, please contact Rep. Rowland’s office at (573) 751-2042. A sign in sheet will also be available at the hearing.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Ways and Means
Chair:Curtman, Paul - (Rep-109)
Vice Chair:Eggleston, J. - (Rep-2)
Date:Monday, January 23, 2017
Time:1:00 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 129 -- EXEMPTION FOR DELIVERY CHARGES
Sponsor: Engler, Kevin (Rep-116)
Creates a sales tax exemption for delivery charges on tangible personal property
HB 142 -- PERSONAL PROPERTY DEPRECIATION
Sponsor: Berry, T.J. (Rep-038)
Authorizes telephone companies to elect to have their tangible personal property assessed in accordance with a depreciation schedule

Hearing Date Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Committee:Agriculture Policy
Chair:Houghton, Jay - (Rep-43)
Vice Chair:Rone, Don - (Rep-149)
Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time:12:00 PM or Upon the Conclusion of Morning Session, whichever is earlier
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 83 -- INDUSTRIAL HEMP
Sponsor: Redmon, Craig (Rep-004)
Allows those licensed by the Department of Agriculture to grow and handle industrial hemp
HB 170 -- INDUSTRIAL HEMP
Sponsor: Curtman, Paul (Rep-109)
Allows those licensed by the Department of Agriculture to grow, harvest, and cultivate industrial hemp
HB 327 -- SENIOR FARMERS' MARKET PROGRAM
Sponsor: Morris, Lynn (Rep-140)
Establishes the Missouri Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program to provide low-income seniors with fresh, Missouri-grown produce

Committee:Crime Prevention and Public Safety
Chair:Phillips, Don - (Rep-138)
Vice Chair:Hill, Justin - (Rep-108)
Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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 107 -- DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED
Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Establishes "Toby's Law," which requires any person who has pled guilty to or been found guilty of driving while intoxicated to complete a victim impact program approved by the court.
HB 186 -- SILVER ALERT SYSTEM
Sponsor: Frederick, Keith (Rep-121)
Creates the Silver Alert System to aid in identifying and locating a missing endangered person
HB 37 -- POLICE LINES OR BARRICADES
Sponsor: Higdon, Galen (Rep-011)
Allows law enforcement officers to establish police lines or barricades when certain emergency situations may cause the congregation of persons in public areas
HB 39 -- CRIME AND INSPECTION REPORT TOWING
Sponsor: Higdon, Galen (Rep-011)
Requires a crime inquiry and inspection report for every towing where a law enforcement officer is involved, regardless of whether the towing is initiated by a law enforcement officer or requested by another party

Committee:Economic Development
Chair:Rehder, Holly - (Rep-148)
Vice Chair:Vescovo, Rob - (Rep-112)
Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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 251 -- LABOR ORGANIZATIONS
Sponsor: Taylor, Jered (Rep-139)
Requires authorization for certain labor unions to use dues and fees to make political contributions and requires consent for withholding earnings from paychecks

Committee:Financial Institutions
Chair:Crawford, Sandy - (Rep-129)
Vice Chair:Fraker, Lyndall - (Rep-137)
Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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 292 -- BANK POWERS
Sponsor: Crawford, Sandy (Rep-129)
Changes the laws regarding powers of banks

Committee:Government Efficiency
Chair:Johnson, Delus - (Rep-9)
Vice Chair:Matthiesen, Mark - (Rep-70)
Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time:12:00 PM or Upon Conclusion of Morning Session
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 151 -- REAL ID COMPLIANT LICENSES
Sponsor: Corlew, Kevin (Rep-014)
Requires the Department of Revenue to issue REAL ID compliant driver's licenses unless the applicant requests a license that is not compliant with the REAL ID
HB 26 -- MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION
Sponsor: Christofanelli, Phil (Rep-105)
Requires the department of revenue to offer a three-year motor vehicle registration option for certain vehicles newer than ten years old.

Committee:Insurance Policy
Chair:Engler, Kevin - (Rep-116)
Vice Chair:Wiemann, John - (Rep-103)
Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time:Noon or Upon Morning Adjournment (whichever is later)
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 336 -- LIFE INSURANCE SUICIDE EXCLUSION
Sponsor: Shull, Noel J (Rep-016)
Provides that riders, endorsements, and amendments to life insurance policies may contain suicide exclusions or limitations.
HB 337 -- CORPORATE GOVERNANCE OF INSURANCE
Sponsor: Shull, Noel J (Rep-016)
Establishes the procedures relating to corporate governance.

Committee:Judiciary
Chair:McGaugh, Joe Don - (Rep-39)
Vice Chair:Corlew, Kevin - (Rep-14)
Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time:5:00 PM or Upon 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 32 -- ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING COMMISSION
Sponsor: Cross, Gary L. (Rep-035)
Allows an enrolled agent or certified public accountant to represent a client before the Administrative Hearing Commission in matters relating to an assessment or reassessment of tax
HB 422 -- PROPERTY EXEMPT FROM EXECUTION
Sponsor: Cornejo, Robert (Rep-064)
Changes property that may be exempt from execution
HB 427 -- TRUST INSTRUMENTS
Sponsor: Cornejo, Robert (Rep-064)
Modifies provisions relating to no-contest clauses in trust instruments

Committee:Special Committee on Employment Security
Chair:Brown, Wanda - (Rep-57)
Vice Chair:Hubrecht, Tila - (Rep-151)
Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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 288 -- UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Scott (Rep-158)
Modifies the duration of unemployment compensation, modifies the method to pay federal advances, and raises the fund trigger causing contribution rate reductions
HB 289 -- WORKERS' COMPENSATION
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Scott (Rep-158)
Specifies that beginning January 1, 2018, certain shareholders of S corporations may elect to reject workers' compensation insurance coverage

Committee:Special Committee on Government Oversight
Chair:Brattin, Rick - (Rep-55)
Vice Chair:Moon, Mike - (Rep-157)
Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time:Noon or Upon Adjournment
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 169 -- AUDIT REPORT REVIEW GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Sponsor: Curtman, Paul (Rep-109)
Requires a committee of the House of Representatives to review and issue reports on the audits of any state agency or department conducted by the State Auditor's Office.
HB 275 -- TRANSPORTATION REGULATIONS
Sponsor: Spencer, Bryan (Rep-063)
Prohibits the use of automated traffic enforcement systems, and requires any political subdivision to complete or terminate any automated traffic enforcement contract within one year
HB 136 -- AMATEUR SERVICE COMMUNICATIONS
Sponsor: Spencer, Bryan (Rep-063)
Prohibits private land-use agreements from precluding amateur service communications

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Agriculture, Conservation, Natural Resources, and Economic Development
Chair:Redmon, Craig - (Rep-4)
Vice Chair:Spencer, Bryan - (Rep-63)
Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:We will take public testimony regarding the appropriations for the Department of Agriculture, Department of Conservation, Department of Natural Resources, Department of Economic Development, Department of Insurance & Financial Institutions and Department of Labor. If you would like to be on the list to testify, please contact Rep. Redmon’s office at (573) 751-3644. A sign in sheet will also be available at the hearing.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Education
Chair:Rowland, Lyle - (Rep-155)
Vice Chair:Andrews, Allen - (Rep-1)
Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Department of Higher Education report on performance funding and Higher Education Review task force report. Department of Higher Education public testimony continued if necessary.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - General Administration
Chair:Bahr, Kurt - (Rep-102)
Vice Chair:Taylor, Jered - (Rep-139)
Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:We will take public testimony regarding the appropriations for Public Debt, Office of Administration, Employee Benefits, Leasing, Governor, Lt Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Auditor, Attorney General, Judiciary, Public Defender and the General Assembly. If you would like to be on the list to testify, please contact Rep. Bahr’s office at (573) 751-9768. A sign in sheet will also be available at the hearing.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
Chair:Wood, David - (Rep-58)
Vice Chair:Smith, Cody - (Rep-163)
Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Informational overview by the Department of Health & Senior Services and public testimony on Department of Health & Senior Services and Department of Social Services. If you would like to be on the list to testify, please call Rep. Wood's office at (573) 751-2077. A sign in sheet will also be available at the hearing.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

***Corrected***
Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Public Safety, Corrections, Transportation, and Revenue
Chair:Conway, Kathie - (Rep-104)
Vice Chair:Brown, Cloria - (Rep-94)
Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Organizational meeting and we will take public testimony regarding the appropriations for the Department of Public Safety, Department of Corrections, Department of Transportation and Department of Revenue. If you would like to be on the list to testify, please contact Rep. Conway’s office at (573) 751-2250. A sign in sheet will also be available at the hearing. Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Veterans
Chair:Davis, Charlie - (Rep-162)
Vice Chair:Wilson, Kenneth - (Rep-12)
Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:We will be having an organizational meeting during this time period.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 262 -- 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

Hearing Date Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Frederick, Keith - (Rep-121)
Vice Chair:Morris, Lynn - (Rep-140)
Date:Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Or upon adjournment.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 58 -- PERINATAL CARE
Sponsor: Haefner, Marsha (Rep-095)
Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to establish criteria for levels of maternal and neonatal care designations
HB 226 -- REGIONAL EMS MEDICAL DIRECTORS
Sponsor: Hubrecht, Tila (Rep-151)
Changes the laws regarding the powers and duties of Regional EMS Medical Directors

Committee:Local Government
Chair:Fraker, Lyndall - (Rep-137)
Vice Chair:Hannegan, Tom - (Rep-65)
Date:Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time:12:00 PM or Upon Morning 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:
HB 36 -- SURCHARGES ON RENTAL SERVICES
Sponsor: Lant, Bill (Rep-159)
Authorizes a surcharge on the rental of flotation devices and overnight guest facilities in McDonald County with the proceeds dedicated to emergency and public safety services
HB 69 -- FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT SALES TAX
Sponsor: Cookson, Steve (Rep-153)
Authorizes a sales tax in Ripley County dedicated to the rural fire protection district
HB 247 -- MUNICIPALLY OWNED WATER OR SEWER
Sponsor: Alferman, Justin (Rep-061)
Establishes procedures to the sale of municipally-owned water or sewer systems.
HB 451 -- POPULATION DESIGNATIONS IN STATUTE
Sponsor: Austin, Kevin (Rep-136)
Specifies that a change in population shall not remove a city, county, or political subdivision from the operation of a law
HB 493 -- LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES
Sponsor: Bondon, Jack (Rep-056)
Requires a limited liability company that manages property in Kansas City to file an affidavit that names a person responsible for the property
HB 495 -- PUBLIC SAFETY SALES TAX
Sponsor: Bondon, Jack (Rep-056)
Authorizes a sales tax dedicated to public safety in the city of Peculiar
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 48 -- PUBLIC SAFETY SALES TAX
Sponsor: Lichtenegger, Donna (Rep-146)
Authorizes the City of Jackson to impose a sales tax dedicated to public safety
HB 51 -- CEMETERY TRUST FUNDS
Sponsor: Andrews, Allen (Rep-001)
Authorizes county commissions that oversee cemetery funds to utilize investment managers
HB 87 -- COUNTY SPECIAL ROAD AND BRIDGE TAX
Sponsor: Henderson, Mike (Rep-117)
Revises the definition of counties exempt from certain requirements of the county special road and bridge tax
HB 200 -- COUNTY BUDGETS
Sponsor: Fraker, Lyndall (Rep-137)
Repeals the expiration date on procedures related to county budget shortfalls

Committee:Rules - Administrative Oversight
Chair:Barnes, Jay - (Rep-60)
Vice Chair:Sommer, Chrissy - (Rep-106)
Date:Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time:5:00 or upon adjournment whichever is later
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Organizational Meeting
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Special Committee on Tourism
Chair:Justus, Jeffery - (Rep-156)
Vice Chair:Gannon, Elaine - (Rep-115)
Date:Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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 28 -- DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH
Sponsor: Pike, Patricia (Rep-126)
Designates the month of November as "Diabetes Awareness Month" in Missouri
HB 49 -- PARLIMENTARY LAW MONTH
Sponsor: Roeber, Rebecca (Rep-034)
Designates the month of April as "Parliamentary Law Month"
HB 390 -- "VON WILLEBRAND AWARENESS MONTH"
Sponsor: Vescovo, Rob (Rep-112)
Designates March as "Von Willebrand Awareness Month"

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
Chair:Wood, David - (Rep-58)
Vice Chair:Smith, Cody - (Rep-163)
Date:Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Informational overview by the Department of Social Services. Department of Health & Senior Services and Department of Social Services public testimony continued if necessary.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Transportation
Chair:Reiboldt, Bill - (Rep-160)
Vice Chair:Ruth, Becky - (Rep-114)
Date:Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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 128 -- MEMORIAL HIGHWAY
Sponsor: Davis, Charlie (Rep-162)
Designates a portion of Missouri 249 in Jasper County as the "Edward F Dixon The Third Memorial Highway".
HB 61 -- MEMORIAL HIGHWAY
Sponsor: Alferman, Justin (Rep-061)
Designates a bridge on a portion of State Highway 100 in Franklin County as the "Lyndon Ebker Memorial Bridge".
HB 401 -- POLICE CHAPLAIN LICENSE PLATES
Sponsor: McDaniel, Andrew (Rep-150)
Allows for a special license plate for members of the International Conference of Police Chaplains who have completed the basic certification requirements
HB 85 -- PUBLIC UTILITY VEHICLES
Sponsor: Redmon, Craig (Rep-004)
Adds public utility vehicles to the list of vehicles covered under the "Move Over Law"
HB 115 -- SALE OF LIQUOR IN AIRPORTS
Sponsor: Shull, Noel J (Rep-016)
Modifies provisions relating to the sale of intoxicating liquor at the St. Louis International Airport
Accessibility Accommodations are available. Please contact Greg Sandbothe at (573) 526-0594. 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.