97th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Hearing Schedule

Hearing Date Thursday, April 17, 2014

***Cancelled***
Committee:Crime Prevention and Public Safety
Chair:Hinson, Dave - (Rep-119)
Vice Chair:Conway, Kathie-(Rep-104)
Date:Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time:9:30 AM
Location:South Gallery
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Downsizing State Government
Chair:Curtman, Paul - (Rep-109)
Vice Chair:Kelley, Mike-(Rep-127)
Date:Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

SCS SB 623 --
Sponsor: Nieves, Brian D (Sen-26)
Establishes the paper ballot as the official ballot and requires audits before election certification
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HR 1016 -- CONSOLIDATION OF DEPARTMENTS
Sponsor: Curtman, Paul (Rep-109)
Strongly encourages the Executive Branch to adopt true statewide standards and strategies across all departments and institutions of higher education to consider stronger collaboration with the state
HCS HB 1257 -- ROADBLOCK DATA COLLECTION
Sponsor: Wilson, Kenneth (Rep-012)
Prohibits any member of the state highway patrol or local law enforcement agency or employee of the national highway traffic safety administration from collecting breath, blood, or saliva for research purposes
SCS SJR 27 --
Sponsor: Schaaf, Rob O (Sen-34)
Provides that the people shall be secure in their electronic communications and data
HB 2050 -- STATE VEHICLE FLEET
Sponsor: Curtman, Paul (Rep-109)
Co-Sponsor: Dohrman, Dean A. (Rep-051)
Requires the fleet manager to develop and coordinate a statewide vehicle fleet cost efficiency plan to reduce government vehicle costs

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Haefner, Marsha-(Rep-95)
Date:Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 2
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCS HB 1336 -- INSURANCE HOLDING COMPANIES
Sponsor: Gosen, Don D (Rep-101)
Co-Sponsor: Black, Linda (Rep-117)
Changes the requirements for disclosure of information regarding insurance holding companies
HCS HB 1689 -- EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Co-Sponsor: Wright, John (Rep-047)
Changes the laws regarding early childhood education programs
HCS HB 2125 -- PUBLIC HEALTH
Sponsor: Franklin, Diane (Rep-123)
Co-Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Changes the laws regarding public health
HCS HB 1250 -- STUDENT ASSESSMENT
Sponsor: Wood, David David (Rep-058)
Co-Sponsor: Berry, T.J. (Rep-038)
Establishes guidelines for statewide student assessments
HCS HJR 90 -- EARLY VOTING
Sponsor: Dugger, Tony R (Rep-141)
Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring the establishment of a six-week early voting period for all elections except local, special district, and municipal elections
HCS HB 2271 -- EARLY VOTING
Sponsor: Dugger, Tony R (Rep-141)
Changes the laws regarding elections
HB 1998 -- VETERINARIAN STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM
Sponsor: Jones, Caleb (Rep-050)
Repeals the sunset provision of the large animal veterinarian student loan program
HB 1906 -- CYBER CRIME LAW ENFORCEMENT FORCES
Sponsor: Schieber, Ronald (Rep-014)
Extends to August 28, 2024, the provisions regarding Internet cyber crime law enforcement task forces and the Cyber Crime Investigation fund which has expired and removes the appropriation for the fund
HB 1174 -- LEGAL TENDER
Sponsor: Curtman, Paul (Rep-109)
Specifies that certain capital gains income from the exchange of gold and silver is exempt from Missouri adjusted gross income and changes the laws regarding nonbank depositories
HB 1865 -- SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION
Sponsor: Redmon, Craig (Rep-004)
Co-Sponsor: Fitzwater, Paul (Rep-144)
Modifies provisions of law relating to sales and use tax exemptions for utilities used or consumed in the preparation of food

Committee:General Laws
Chair:Jones, Caleb - (Rep-50)
Vice Chair:Richardson, Todd-(Rep-152)
Date:Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time:9:00 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 1226 -- LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOND ISSUE
Sponsor: Hinson, Dave A (Rep-119)
Specifies that the levy rate for certain bond issues be set at the rate needed to meet the bond issue obligation and may be adjusted solely to meet such obligation
SB 812 --
Sponsor: Parson, Mike L (Sen-28)
Requires the Department of Economic Development to open an office in Israel
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1554 -- REGISTERED LOBBYISTS
Sponsor: Montecillo, Genise (Rep-092)
Requires any registered sexual offender required to file a Lobbyist Registration Statement to disclose to the Missouri Ethics Commission that he or she is required to register as a sexual offender
HB 2188 -- BALDRIDGE NATIONAL QUALITY AWARD
Sponsor: Muntzel, Dave E. (Rep-048)
Co-Sponsor: Jones, Caleb (Rep-050)
Authorizes a tax deduction for small busineses that have received the Baldrige National Quality Award
HB 2272 -- PUBLIC CONTRACT BIDDING
Sponsor: Jones, Caleb (Rep-050)
Allows certain nonprofits to be included as minority business enterprises and women's business enterprises for public contract bidding preferences
HJR 63 -- GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEMBERSHIP
Sponsor: Lichtenegger, Donna S. (Rep-146)
Co-Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Proposes a constitutional amendment changing term limits for members of the General Assembly to three four-year terms for senators and three four-year terms for representatives
SCS SB 639 --
Sponsor: Brown, Dan W (Sen-16)
Requires mammography facilities to provide to patients certain information regarding breast density
SB 656 --
Sponsor: Kraus, Will G (Sen-08)
Modifies the live fire exercise and testing requirements for a concealed carry permit
SS SB 745 --
Sponsor: Munzlinger, Brian L (Sen-18)
Modifies the provisions regarding sheriffs and other law enforcement officers, weapons, and concealed carry permits
SCR 29 --
Sponsor: Wallingford, Wayne Wayne (Sen-27)
Establishes a Juvenile Justice Task Force
SCS SB 672 --
Sponsor: Parson, Mike L (Sen-28)
Modifies provisions relating to prosecuting attorneys
SB 693 --
Sponsor: Parson, Mike L (Sen-28)
Exempts motor vehicles older than ten years from the sales tax on titling
SS SB 741 --
Sponsor: Rupp, Scott T (Sen-02)
Authorizes gaming establishment to provide lines of credit

Committee:Local Government
Chair:Gatschenberger, Chuck - (Rep-108)
Vice Chair:Schieber, Ronald-(Rep-14)
Date:Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time:9:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1738 -- COURT COSTS
Sponsor: Mims, Bonnaye (Rep-027)
Co-Sponsor: Hubbard, Penny (Rep-078)
Allows Kansas City to impose an additional five dollars in court costs for each municipal ordinance violation case for the restoration, maintenance, and upkeep of the municipal courthouse

***Corrected***
Committee:Professional Registration and Licensing
Chair:Burlison, Eric - (Rep-133)
Vice Chair:Elmer, Kevin-(Rep-139)
Date:Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time:11:30 AM or Upon Morning Adjournment
Location:North Gallery
Note: Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Rules
Chair:Riddle, Jeanie - (Rep-49)
Vice Chair:Jones, Caleb-(Rep-50)
Date:Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time:Upon Morning 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:
HCS#2 HB 1062 -- DISABILITY SERVICES
Sponsor: Grisamore, Jeff J. (Rep-034)
Changes the laws regarding services for individuals with disabilities
HB 1157 -- STUDENT DATA PRIVACY
Sponsor: Lair, Mike (Rep-007)
Requires the State Board of Education within the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to adopt a rule regarding student data accessibility
HCS HB 1309 -- BRAIN INJURY FUND
Sponsor: Sommer, Chrissy (Rep-106)
Co-Sponsor: Allen, Sue (Rep-100)
Changes the laws regarding the Brain Injury Fund
HCS HB 1344 -- RESERVATION OF RIGHTS
Sponsor: Gosen, Don D (Rep-101)
Co-Sponsor: Wieland, Paul (Rep-112)
Establishes rights of an insurer to present reservation of rights to insured without breaching insurance contract, to defend against loss prior to garnishment, and to refuse to enter contracts to limit recovery
HCS HB 1478 -- PROTECTION OF WOMEN'S HEALTH CARE
Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Co-Sponsor: Jones, Timothy (Rep-110)
Changes the laws regarding the protection of women's health care
HCS HB 1639 -- TEACHER CERTIFICATES
Sponsor: Funderburk, Doug (Rep-103)
Co-Sponsor: Jones, Timothy (Rep-110)
Allows a teacher who obtains certification on the basis of the American Board for Certification of Teaching Excellence to be granted a Missouri elementary teaching certificate
HCS HB 1743 -- PROPERTY
Sponsor: Funderburk, Doug (Rep-103)
Adds aviation activities to the definition of "recreational use"
HCS HB 1898 -- PERINATAL CARE
Sponsor: Bahr, Kurt (Rep-102)
Co-Sponsor: May, Karla (Rep-084)
Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to develop standards for all levels of hospital perinatal care
HCS HB 1935 -- MUNICIPAL COURT COSTS
Sponsor: Austin, Kevin (Rep-136)
Changes an incorrect intersectional reference to allow municipalities to adopt an ordinance to impose court costs for automation of its municipal court and allows the City of Springfield to provide for additional court costs for a courthouse
HB 1993 -- FUNERAL PROCESSIONS
Sponsor: Bernskoetter, Mike (Rep-059)
Repeals provisions of law mandating that a funeral procession be identified by an identifying insignia.
HB 2070 -- VENUE FOR CERTAIN INJURIES
Sponsor: Hough, Lincoln (Rep-135)
Co-Sponsor: Richardson, Todd (Rep-152)
Specifies that if a plaintiff was first injured in a foreign country in connection with a railroad operations, venue must be in the county where the defendant corporation's registered agent is located
HCS HB 2078 -- ELECTRICAL CORPORATION RATE RECOVERY
Sponsor: Funderburk, Doug (Rep-103)
Allows electrical corporations to recover prudently incurred transmission expenses and government-mandated property taxes
HCS HB 2131 -- PROFESSIONAL LICENSING
Sponsor: Elmer, Kevin A (Rep-139)
Co-Sponsor: Korman, Bart (Rep-042)
Modifies provisions of law regarding professional licensing of architects, professional engineers, professional land surveyors, and professional landscape architects.
HCS HB 2141 -- COMPRESSED AND LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS
Sponsor: Diehl, John J (Rep-089)
Modifies measurement standards and tax rates for compressed and liquefied natural gas as a motor fuel
HCS HCR 45 -- STATE EMPLOYEE WAGES
Sponsor: Bernskoetter, Mike (Rep-059)
Reauthorizes the Joint Interim Committee on State Employee Wages
SB 523 -- RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION
Sponsor: Emery, Ed G H (Sen-31)
Prohibits school districts from requiring a student to use an identification device that uses radio frequency identification technology to transmit certain information
SCS SB 529 -- MISSOURI PUBLIC PROMPT PAYMENT ACT
Sponsor: Wallingford, Wayne Wayne (Sen-27)
Modifies the Missouri Public Prompt Payment Act and the law relating to public works projects
HCS SB 600 -- VETERANS
Sponsor: Sater, David D (Sen-29)
Removes additional fee for issuance of Gold Star license plates
HCS SS SB 694 -- PAYDAY LOANS
Sponsor: Cunningham, Mike L (Sen-33)
Modifies the law relating to payday loans
SB 718 -- LABOR ON PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS
Sponsor: Richard, Ron F (Sen-32)
Allows for volunteer labor on public works projects
SCS SJR 36 -- RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS
Sponsor: Schaefer, Kurt (Sen-19)
Modifies constitutional provisions regarding the right to keep and bear arms
HB 2099 -- COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE
Sponsor: Franklin, Diane (Rep-123)
Co-Sponsor: Burlison, Eric Wayne (Rep-133)
Establishes the Joint Interim Committee on Health Care Workforce Development
HB 2155 -- STATE EMPLOYEE MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT
Sponsor: Scharnhorst, Dwight (Rep-098)
Establishes the state employee mileage reimbursement rate as 90% of the federal rate
HCS SB 606 -- PREPAID LEGAL SERVICES PLAN
Sponsor: Dixon, Bob (Sen-30)
Repeals a statute that requires certain persons to be licensed as an insurance agent

Committee:Tourism and Natural Resources
Chair:Phillips, Don - (Rep-138)
Vice Chair:Houghton, Jay-(Rep-43)
Date:Thursday, April 17, 2014
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:
SS SCR 22 --
Sponsor: Cunningham, Mike L (Sen-33)
Urges the National Park Service to not take action on the Ozark National Scenic Riverways general management plan, and for the Department of the Interior to negotiate the return of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways to the state
HB 2192 -- COMMUNITY CENTER DISTRICT TAX
Sponsor: Neth, Myron J (Rep-017)
Creates a .5 percent sales tax in Clay county through the creation of a recreational and community center district to be used to fund new and existing community centers
SCS SB 735 --
Sponsor: Brown, Dan W (Sen-16)
Establishes Duty to inform campground guests of campground policies and establishes causes for which a campground owner can remove a person from a campground and a penalty for failure to leave
SCR 17 --
Sponsor: Wallingford, Wayne Wayne (Sen-27)
Establishes the Joint Committee on Solid Waste Management District Operations
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 527 --
Sponsor: Wallingford, Wayne Wayne (Sen-27)
Designates each March 27th as "Medical Radiation Safety Awareness Day"
HB 1607 -- MASTER GARDERNERS' WEEK
Sponsor: Schieffer, Ed L. (Rep-041)
Co-Sponsor: Hurst, Tom (Rep-062)
Designates the second week of March as "Master Gardeners' Week" in Missouri

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

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.

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

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

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
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