98th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Hearing Schedule

Hearing Date Monday, April 20, 2015

***Amended***
Committee:Banking
Chair:Crawford, Sandy - (Rep-129)
Vice Chair:Pogue, Jeff - (Rep-143)
Date:Monday, April 20, 2015
Time:1:00 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:
SCS SB 345 --
Sponsor: Wasson, Jay (Sen-20)
Increases fees imposed by the Director of the Division of Finance
SB 524 --
Sponsor: Cunningham, Mike (Sen-33)
Modifies provisions relating to contractual fees charged by certain financial institutions
SB 244 --
Sponsor: Schmitt, Eric (Sen-15)
Creates the Senior Savings Protection Act
HB 935 -- BONDING REVIEW BOARD
Sponsor: Green, Alan (Rep-067)
Establishes the Bonding Review Board to determine whether sufficient financial assets exist to back individual sureties and to rate providers of individual sureties
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SCS SB 345 --
Sponsor: Wasson, Jay (Sen-20)
Increases fees imposed by the Director of the Division of Finance
SB 524 --
Sponsor: Cunningham, Mike (Sen-33)
Modifies provisions relating to contractual fees charged by certain financial institutions
SB 244 --
Sponsor: Schmitt, Eric (Sen-15)
Creates the Senior Savings Protection Act

Committee:Civil and Criminal Proceedings
Chair:Cornejo, Robert - (Rep-64)
Vice Chair:White, Bill - (Rep-161)
Date:Monday, April 20, 2015
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:
HB 280 -- BLANKET LIABILITY BOND
Sponsor: White, Bill (Rep-161)
Requires the Commissioner of Administration to procure a blanket bond or crime insurance policy to protect the state against loss from the acts or omissions of any state-compensated person within the judiciary
HB 281 -- ADOPTION PROCEEDINGS
Sponsor: White, Bill (Rep-161)
Requires a checklist form to be completed prior to finalizing an adoption which verifies that all documents and procedures have been submitted, followed, and reviewed by the judge
HB 289 -- FAMILY LAW PROCEEDINGS
Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Modifies provisions related to family law proceedings
HB 840 -- INJURY OR DEATH TO A SERVICE DOG
Sponsor: Kratky, Michele (Rep-082)
Specifies that any person who causes substantial physical injury or death to a service dog must be ordered to fully compensate for the injury, loss, or replacement of the service dog
HB 998 -- ANIMAL ABUSE
Sponsor: Sommer, Chrissy (Rep-106)
Changes the laws regarding animal abuse

Committee:Conference Committee on Budget
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Date:Monday, April 20, 2015
Time:Upon Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Conference Committee Meeting on House Appropriations Bills SCS HCS HB 2, SCS HCS HB 3, SCS HCS HB 4, SCS HCS HB 5, SCS HCS HB 6, SCS HCS HB 7, SCS HCS HB 8, SCS HCS HB 9, SCS HCS HB 10, SCS HCS HB 11 SS SCS HCS HB 12, SCS HCS HB 13
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Conservation and Natural Resources
Chair:Anderson, Sonya - (Rep-131)
Vice Chair:Remole, Tim - (Rep-6)
Date:Monday, April 20, 2015
Time:Upon Conclusion of Afternoon Session
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 763 -- DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION
Sponsor: Houghton, Jay (Rep-043)
Prohibits the Conservation Commission and the Department of Conservation from engaging in prohibited conduct with a connected not-for-profit corporation
HB 833 -- STATE FORESTRY
Sponsor: Ross, Robert (Rep-142)
Establishes the Forestry Management Consortium to review and prescribe management plans for forest lands owned by the Department of Conservation
SS SCR 25 --
Sponsor: Munzlinger, Brian (Sen-18)
Establishes the Missouri Wildlife Revitalization Task Force

***Corrected***
Committee:Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Swan, Kathryn - (Rep-147)
Vice Chair:Spencer, Bryan - (Rep-63)
Date:Monday, April 20, 2015
Time:Upon Conclusion of Afternoon Session
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note: Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 961 -- CAREER LADDER PROGRAM
Sponsor: Cookson, Steve (Rep-153)
Limits school district participation in the career ladder program to accredited districts
HB 532 -- GIFTED EDUCATION FUNDING
Sponsor: Sommer, Chrissy (Rep-106)
Changes the laws regarding the school funding formula by adding an additional weight for each gifted student to the calculation of the school district's weighted average daily attendance
HB 448 -- MOMENT OF SILENCE IN SCHOOLS
Sponsor: English, Keith (Rep-068)
Allows a school district to authorize its schools to observe a moment of silence in individual classrooms
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SCS SB 172 --
Sponsor: Romine, Gary (Sen-03)
Requires the State Board of Education to establish minimum graduation requirements for a career and technical education high school certificate
HB 991 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Shaul, Dan (Rep-113)
Specifies power of the state auditor to audit statewide athletics associations and adds an athletics or activities association to the "public governmental body" definition in the Sunshine Law

Committee:Emerging Issues
Chair:Haahr, Elijah - (Rep-134)
Vice Chair:Cross, Gary L. - (Rep-35)
Date:Monday, April 20, 2015
Time:Upon Conclusion of Afternoon Session
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:
SCS SCR 26 --
Sponsor: Dempsey, Tom (Sen-23)
Creates the Human Trafficking Task Force
SCR 17 --
Sponsor: Hegeman, Dan (Sen-12)
Urges schools, little league and recreational programs, law enforcement, and prosecutors to do all they can to put an end to threats and assaults on sports officials
SB 214 --
Sponsor: Pearce, David (Sen-21)
Modifies law relating to liens on chattel
SB 110 --
Sponsor: Schaefer, Kurt (Sen-19)
Modifies the appointment and employment authority of the University of Missouri Board of Curators
HJR 49 -- BINGO
Sponsor: Brown, Wanda (Rep-057)
Proposes a constitutional amendment reducing the amount of time a person has been a bona fide member of an organization to participate in the management, conduct, or operation of a bingo game

Committee:Emerging Issues in Education
Chair:Rowland, Lyle - (Rep-155)
Vice Chair:Gannon, Elaine - (Rep-115)
Date:Monday, April 20, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 1083 -- PSYCHOLOGIST ACCREDITATION
Sponsor: Leara, Mike (Rep-096)
Provides that a degree in a program accredited by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System meets various psychologist licensure requirements
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1262 -- SCHOOLS FOR THE SEVERELY DISABLED
Sponsor: Hubrecht, Tila (Rep-151)
Establishes a committee to examine the schools for the severely disabled
HB 1293 -- YOUTH SUICIDE AWARENESS EDUCATION
Sponsor: Lauer, Jeanie (Rep-032)
Establishes policies and training for youth suicide awareness and prevention in schools

Committee:Government Efficiency
Chair:Curtman, Paul - (Rep-109)
Vice Chair:Kelley, Mike - (Rep-127)
Date:Monday, April 20, 2015
Time:2:30 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:
HRB 666 -- OBSOLETE STATUTORY PROVISIONS
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Repeals obsolete, expired, sunset, and terminated statutory sections and portions of sections

Committee:Property, Casualty, and Life Insurance
Chair:Shull, Noel J - (Rep-16)
Vice Chair:Muntzel, Dave - (Rep-48)
Date:Monday, April 20, 2015
Time:Upon Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Executive Session on SB164 may be held the same day.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SB 164 --
Sponsor: Sifton, Scott (Sen-01)
Exempts in bankruptcy up to fifteen thousand dollars of life insurance proceeds for the burial of a spouse, parent or child

Committee:Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
Chair:Rhoads, Shawn - (Rep-154)
Vice Chair:Higdon, Galen - (Rep-11)
Date:Monday, April 20, 2015
Time:Upon Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 161 -- OPERATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES
Sponsor: Gosen, Don (Rep-101)
Prohibits all drivers, regardless of age, from text messaging while operating of a moving motor vehicle and increases the penalty for the crime of texting while driving
HB 450 -- TEXT MESSAGING WHILE DRIVING
Sponsor: English, Keith (Rep-068)
Prohibits anyone from sending, reading, or writing a text message while operating a motor vehicle

***Corrected***
Committee:Select Committee on Judiciary
Chair:Austin, Kevin - (Rep-136)
Vice Chair:McGaugh, Joe Don - (Rep-39)
Date:Monday, April 20, 2015
Time:3:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:The HCS has been distributed electronically and hard copies delivered to your mailbox. Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SS SCS SB 5 --
Sponsor: Schmitt, Eric (Sen-15)
Modifies distribution of traffic fines and court costs collected by municipal courts

***Amended***
Committee:Select Committee on Social Services
Chair:Allen, Sue - (Rep-100)
Vice Chair:Haefner, Marsha - (Rep-95)
Date:Monday, April 20, 2015
Time:1:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Added HB 1268. Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 254 -- WORLD WAR I MUSEUM
Sponsor: Kraus, Will (Sen-08)
Changes the fund contribution necessary to receive a "God Bless America" motor vehicle license plate
HB 977 -- TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE
Sponsor: Eggleston, J. (Rep-002)
Prohibits temporary assistance for needy families (TANF) benefit cards from being used at ATMs or to access cash, and limits the items which may be purchased with TANF benefits
HB 1090 -- ELECTRONIC TRACKING SYSTEM
Sponsor: Morris, Lynn (Rep-140)
Changes the laws regarding an electronic tracking system for certain home- and community-based providers
HB 1111 -- SMART SNACKS NUTRITION STANDARDS
Sponsor: Dohrman, Dean (Rep-051)
Modifies state provisions regarding the federal Smart Snacks Nutrition Standards program
HB 1268 -- EARLY CHILDHOOD HEALTH AND EDUCATION
Sponsor: Berry, T.J. (Rep-038)
Establishes the Early Childhood Health and Education Act
HB 617 -- HEALTH CARE TRANSPARENCY
Sponsor: Frederick, Keith (Rep-121)
Requires hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers to report prices for most common procedures

Committee:Workforce Standards and Development
Chair:Lant, Bill - (Rep-159)
Vice Chair:Dohrman, Dean - (Rep-51)
Date:Monday, April 20, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 544 -- SOCIAL NETWORKING WEBSITES
Sponsor: McCann Beatty, Gail (Rep-026)
Prohibits employers from requiring current or prospective employees to provide specified information to gain access to the employee's account or profile on a social networking website
HB 1361 -- COLLECTIVE BARGAINING UNITS
Sponsor: Mathews, Kirk (Rep-110)
Specifies the representation that collective bargaining units can provide within the bi-state development agency

Hearing Date Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Committee:Agriculture Policy
Chair:Houghton, Jay - (Rep-43)
Vice Chair:Hurst, Tom - (Rep-62)
Date:Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time:12:30 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:This is a joint meeting of the Regular Standing Committee on Agriculture Policy, the Select Committee on Agriculture Policy, the Regular Standing Committee on Conservation and Natural Resources, and the Agriculture, Conservations, and Natural Resources Appropriations Committee. Ronald Plain will be giving a presentation on agriculture finance.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Appropriations - Agriculture, Conservation, and Natural Resources
Chair:Redmon, Craig - (Rep-4)
Vice Chair:Rone, Don - (Rep-149)
Date:Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time:12:30 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting of the Regular Standing Committee on Agriculture Policy, the Select Committee on Agriculture Policy, the Regular Standing Committee on Conservation and Natural Resources, and the Agriculture, Conservations, and Natural Resources Appropriations Committee. Ronald Plain will be giving a presentation on agriculture finance.
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, April 21, 2015
Time:Upon Conclusion of Morning Session
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Probation and Parole caseload function and funding.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Children and Families
Chair:Franklin, Diane - (Rep-123)
Vice Chair:Neely, Jim - (Rep-8)
Date:Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time:Upon morning recess or 12:00 noon, whichever is later.
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Upon morning recess or 12:00 noon, whichever is later.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SCS SB 322 --
Sponsor: Dempsey, Tom (Sen-23)
Raises the MO HealthNet asset limits for disabled persons
SB 256 --
Sponsor: Sater, David (Sen-29)
Establishes a pilot program allowing noncustodial parents to reduce the amount of state debt owed
SCS SB 341 --
Sponsor: Riddle, Jeanie (Sen-10)
Establishes procedures for reports of juveniles with problem sexual behavior

Committee:Conference Committee on Budget
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Date:Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Conference Committee Meeting on House Appropriations Bills SCS HCS HB 2, SCS HCS HB 3, SCS HCS HB 4, SCS HCS HB 5, SCS HCS HB 6, SCS HCS HB 7, SCS HCS HB 8, SCS HCS HB 9, SCS HCS HB 10, SCS HCS HB 11 SS SCS HCS HB 12, SCS HCS HB 13
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Conservation and Natural Resources
Chair:Anderson, Sonya - (Rep-131)
Vice Chair:Remole, Tim - (Rep-6)
Date:Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time:12:30 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting of the Regular Standing Committee on Conservation and Natural Resources, the Regular Standing Committee on Agriculture Policy, the Select Committee on Agriculture, and the Agriculture, Conservation, and Natural Resources Appropriations Committee. Ronald Plain will be giving a presentation on agriculture finance.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Elections
Chair:Entlicher, Sue - (Rep-128)
Vice Chair:Dogan, Shamed - (Rep-98)
Date:Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time:8:15 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 287 -- ABSENTEE VOTING
Sponsor: Conway, Pat (Rep-010)
Allows any registered voter who is eligible to vote in a particular election to do so by absentee ballot without being required to state a reason
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 287 -- ABSENTEE VOTING
Sponsor: Conway, Pat (Rep-010)
Allows any registered voter who is eligible to vote in a particular election to do so by absentee ballot without being required to state a reason
HB 1016 -- 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
HB 1157 -- POLITICAL PARTY CANDIDATES
Sponsor: Dogan, Shamed (Rep-098)
Allows a candidate to file for candidacy in more than one political party primary
HB 1204 -- GENERAL ASSEMBLY VACANCIES
Sponsor: Chipman, Jason (Rep-120)
Specifies that the Governor must, within 30 days, issue a writ of election to supply a vacancy in either house of the General Assembly

Committee:Energy and the Environment
Chair:Miller, Rocky - (Rep-124)
Vice Chair:Marshall, Nick - (Rep-13)
Date:Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SCS SB 445 --
Sponsor: Romine, Gary (Sen-03)
Requires owners of a coal-fired electric generating source to develop an ambient air quality monitoring or modeling network
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SCS SB 445 --
Sponsor: Romine, Gary (Sen-03)
Requires owners of a coal-fired electric generating source to develop an ambient air quality monitoring or modeling network

Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Frederick, Keith - (Rep-121)
Vice Chair:Morris, Lynn - (Rep-140)
Date:Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time:Upon Conclusion of Afternoon Session or 5 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:
SB 82 --
Sponsor: Chappelle-Nadal, Maria (Sen-14)
Requires long-term care facilities to be encouraged to institute policies facilitating familial involvement in the well-being and support of its residents
SS SCS SB 122 --
Sponsor: Walsh, Gina (Sen-13)
Establishes a Health Care Directives Registry
SCR 12 --
Sponsor: Wasson, Jay (Sen-20)
Establishes the Missouri Multiple Sclerosis Task Force
HB 1177 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Bahr, Kurt (Rep-102)
Allows structured family caregiving as a covered service under MO HealthNet, subject to the approval of federal waivers

***Amended***
Committee:Higher Education
Chair:Cookson, Steve - (Rep-153)
Vice Chair:Dohrman, Dean - (Rep-51)
Date:Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
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 687 -- THEOLOGY DEGREE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Scott (Rep-158)
Specifies that any benefits afforded to students enrolled at an institution of higher education must be afforded to students enrolled at a theological or divinity school
HB 905 -- HIGHER EDUCATION TUITION
Sponsor: Curtis, Courtney Allen (Rep-073)
Prohibits a higher education institution from charging a Missouri resident who is a full-time student a tuition rate that exceeds the amount charged when the student first enrolled for the next five years
SCS SB 224 --
Sponsor: Romine, Gary (Sen-03)
Requires a student to be a United States citizen or permanent resident in order to be eligible to receive reimbursements from the A+ Schools Program
HB 1092 -- POSTSECONDARY COURSE OPTIONS
Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Changes the laws regarding postsecondary course options by broadening the definition of schools allowed to cooperate with public high schools to offer those options

Committee:Pensions
Chair:Walker, Nate - (Rep-3)
Vice Chair:White, Bill - (Rep-161)
Date:Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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:
SCS SB 300 --
Sponsor: Silvey, Ryan (Sen-17)
Modifies provisions relating to the Police Retirement System of Kansas City and the Civilian Employees' Retirement System of the Police Department of Kansas City

Committee:Professional Registration and Licensing
Chair:Burlison, Eric - (Rep-133)
Vice Chair:Sommer, Chrissy - (Rep-106)
Date:Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time:12:30 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:
SCS SB 107 --
Sponsor: Sater, David (Sen-29)
Authorizes certain boards and commissions under the Division of Professional Registration to issue opinions for educational purposes and modifies laws relating to speech-language pathologists and audiologists
SCS SB 146 --
Sponsor: Pearce, David (Sen-21)
Modifies provisions of law relating to licensing and certification for speech-language pathologists and audiologists
SB 458 --
Sponsor: Sater, David (Sen-29)
Modifies laws regarding the renewal of licenses issued by the Board of Pharmacy
SCS SB 499 --
Sponsor: Wasson, Jay (Sen-20)
Modifies laws regarding professional land surveyors
HB 1213 -- AMATEUR UNARMED COMBAT COMPETITIONS
Sponsor: English, Keith (Rep-068)
Establishes provisions regulating amateur unarmed combat competitions
HB 790 -- REGISTRATION OF HAIR BRAIDERS
Sponsor: Dogan, Shamed (Rep-098)
Establishes Hair Braiding Freedom Act
HB 1319 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Messenger, Jeffrey (Rep-130)
Establishes the Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics Practice Act
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SCS SB 107 --
Sponsor: Sater, David (Sen-29)
Authorizes certain boards and commissions under the Division of Professional Registration to issue opinions for educational purposes and modifies laws relating to speech-language pathologists and audiologists
SCS SB 146 --
Sponsor: Pearce, David (Sen-21)
Modifies provisions of law relating to licensing and certification for speech-language pathologists and audiologists
SCS SB 499 --
Sponsor: Wasson, Jay (Sen-20)
Modifies laws regarding professional land surveyors

Committee:Select Committee on Agriculture
Chair:Reiboldt, Bill - (Rep-160)
Vice Chair:Black, Linda - (Rep-117)
Date:Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time:12:30 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Joint meeting of the Regular Standing Committee on Agriculture Policy, the Select Committee on Agriculture, the Regular Standing Committee on Conservation and Natural Resources, and the Agriculture, Conservations and Natural Resources Appropriations Committee. Ronald Plain will be giving a presentation on agriculture finance.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Transportation
Chair:Kolkmeyer, Glen - (Rep-53)
Vice Chair:Korman, Bart - (Rep-42)
Date:Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time:12:30 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 272 --
Sponsor: Riddle, Jeanie (Sen-10)
Changes the laws regarding motor vehicle height and weight limits in certain city commercial zones
SS SCS SB 278 --
Sponsor: Schatz, Dave (Sen-26)
Modifies provisions relating to registration of certain motor vehicles
SB 318 --
Sponsor: Cunningham, Mike (Sen-33)
Designates the "Billy Yates Highway" in Ripley County
SB 446 --
Sponsor: Schupp, Jill (Sen-24)
Removes additional fee equal to the fee charged for personalized license plates for subsequent sets of special Purple Heart license plates
SCS SB 456 --
Sponsor: Kehoe, Mike (Sen-06)
Modifies provisions relating to the ownership of motor vehicles
HB 1198 -- STATE ROAD FUND
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric (Rep-133)
Specifies that no appropriation from general revenue to the Department of Transportation will be expended if the department has spent funds from the State Road Fund for the same or like purposes
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 272 --
Sponsor: Riddle, Jeanie (Sen-10)
Changes the laws regarding motor vehicle height and weight limits in certain city commercial zones
SS SCS SB 278 --
Sponsor: Schatz, Dave (Sen-26)
Modifies provisions relating to registration of certain motor vehicles
SB 318 --
Sponsor: Cunningham, Mike (Sen-33)
Designates the "Billy Yates Highway" in Ripley County
SB 446 --
Sponsor: Schupp, Jill (Sen-24)
Removes additional fee equal to the fee charged for personalized license plates for subsequent sets of special Purple Heart license plates
SCS SB 456 --
Sponsor: Kehoe, Mike (Sen-06)
Modifies provisions relating to the ownership of motor vehicles
HB 1198 -- STATE ROAD FUND
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric (Rep-133)
Specifies that no appropriation from general revenue to the Department of Transportation will be expended if the department has spent funds from the State Road Fund for the same or like purposes
HB 102 -- HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION
Sponsor: Redmon, Craig (Rep-004)
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
HB 995 -- MOTOR FUEL TAX
Sponsor: English, Keith (Rep-068)
Increases the tax imposed on motor fuel from 17 cents per gallon to 19 cents per gallon
HB 1266 -- ALTERNATIVE FUEL DECAL FEE
Sponsor: Korman, Bart (Rep-042)
Modifies provisions relating to the alternative fuel decal fee for plug-in electric hybrid vehicles

Committee:Ways and Means
Chair:Koenig, Andrew - (Rep-99)
Vice Chair:Moon, Mike - (Rep-157)
Date:Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time:5:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SCS SB 18 --
Sponsor: Kraus, Will (Sen-08)
Requires the Department of Revenue to notify sellers if there is a change in sales tax law interpretation
SCR 29 --
Sponsor: Onder, Bob (Sen-02)
Urges the President and Congress to repeal the federal excise tax on medical devices
SCS SB 336 --
Sponsor: Kraus, Will (Sen-08)
Modifies provision relating to income tax withholdings on employee's tips
HB 693 -- ELECTRICAL ENERGY AND GAS
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric (Rep-133)
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 1306 -- SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION
Sponsor: Gosen, Don (Rep-101)
Creates an exemption for sales of aircraft to nonresidents
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1015 -- STATE SALES TAX RATE REDUCTION
Sponsor: English, Keith (Rep-068)
Reduces the state sales tax by .1% if the total amount of net state revenue collected has increased in each of the three previous fiscal years by $75 million
HB 1296 -- EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT
Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Authorizes an earned income tax credit
SS SCS SB 174 --
Sponsor: Schmitt, Eric (Sen-15)
Establishes the Missouri Achieving a Better Life Experience Program

Hearing Date Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Committee:Civil and Criminal Proceedings
Chair:Cornejo, Robert - (Rep-64)
Vice Chair:White, Bill - (Rep-161)
Date:Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 765 -- MISSOURI COMMERCIAL RECEIVERSHIP ACT
Sponsor: Jones, Caleb (Rep-050)
Establishes the Missouri Commercial Receivership Act
HB 1124 -- FAMILY LAW CASES RESPONSIVE PLEADING
Sponsor: Beard, Nathan (Rep-052)
Specifies that a responsive pleading must be filed in any motion to modify a child support, spousal maintenance, or child custody judgment
SCS SB 109 --
Sponsor: Schaefer, Kurt (Sen-19)
Modifies provisions of law regarding claims against public higher education institutions covered by the State Legal Expense Fund
SB 216 --
Sponsor: Keaveny, Joseph (Sen-04)
Establishes the Missouri Commercial Receivership Act
SCS SB 340 --
Sponsor: Pearce, David (Sen-21)
Changes an intersectional reference in a provision of law regarding the determination of heirship

Committee:Conference Committee on Budget
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Date:Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Conference Committee Meeting on House Appropriations Bills SCS HCS HB 2, SCS HCS HB 3, SCS HCS HB 4, SCS HCS HB 5, SCS HCS HB 6, SCS HCS HB 7, SCS HCS HB 8, SCS HCS HB 9, SCS HCS HB 10, SCS HCS HB 11 SS SCS HCS HB 12, SCS HCS HB 13
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Corrections
Chair:Fitzwater, Paul - (Rep-144)
Vice Chair:Brattin, Rick - (Rep-55)
Date:Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 708 -- DETENTION OF JUVENILES
Sponsor: Hicks, Ron (Rep-107)
Prohibits juveniles certified as adults to stand trial to be detained in an adult jail prior to sentencing or disposition of the case
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 344 -- EARLY PAROLE OF GERIATRIC INMATES
Sponsor: Lair, Mike (Rep-007)
Authorizes the early parole of certain offenders over the age of 65

Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Frederick, Keith - (Rep-121)
Vice Chair:Morris, Lynn - (Rep-140)
Date:Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time:Upon Conclusion of Morning Session or noon, whichever is later
Location:Legislative Library
Note:Location subject to change if a hearing room becomes available.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SCS SB 10 --
Sponsor: Schaaf, Rob (Sen-34)
Modifies provisions relating to health care facility infection reporting
SS SCS SB 26 --
Sponsor: Sater, David (Sen-29)
Establishes requirements for authorized entities to stock epinephrine (EPI) auto-injectors for use in emergencies
SCS SB 119 --
Sponsor: Brown, Dan (Sen-16)
Modifies provisions of law regarding the Prescription Drug Repository Program
SCS SB 230 --
Sponsor: Romine, Gary (Sen-03)
Specifies eligible health care providers and originating sites for the provision of telehealth services
HB 1077 -- PAIN MANAGEMENT CLINICS
Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Requires any pain management clinic not associated with a hospital to be owned by a physician who is board certified in pain management
HB 1315 -- NEWBORN SCREENING REQUIREMENTS
Sponsor: Roeber, Rebecca (Rep-034)
Expands the newborn screening requirements to include severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)

***Amended***
Committee:Trade and Tourism
Chair:Phillips, Don - (Rep-138)
Vice Chair:Justus, Jeffery - (Rep-156)
Date:Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note: Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SB 276 --
Sponsor: Walsh, Gina (Sen-13)
Designates the third Thursday in November as the "Great American Smokeout Day"
SB 277 --
Sponsor: Walsh, Gina (Sen-13)
Designates the month of November as "Epilepsy Awareness Month"
SCR 14 --
Sponsor: Schaefer, Kurt (Sen-19)
Recognizes the third Monday in June as Ride to Work Day in Missouri
SCR 15 --
Sponsor: Riddle, Jeanie (Sen-10)
Designates March as women veterans' month
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