97th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Hearing Schedule

Hearing Date Thursday, April 24, 2014

Committee:Agriculture Policy
Chair:Reiboldt, Bill - (Rep-160)
Vice Chair:Houghton, Jay-(Rep-43)
Date:Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time:Upon Morning Adjournment
Location:North Gallery
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 859 --
Sponsor: Brown, Dan W (Sen-16)
Repeals the sunset provision of the large animal veterinarian student loan program

Committee:Downsizing State Government
Chair:Curtman, Paul - (Rep-109)
Vice Chair:Kelley, Mike-(Rep-127)
Date:Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time:8:05 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 1381 -- CHILDREN'S SERVICES OVERSIGHT
Sponsor: Peters, Joshua (Rep-076)
Creates the Joint Committee on Children's Services Oversight to review laws and policies, study problems, develop a comprehensive policy, and review contracted services
SCS SRB 714 --
Sponsor: Lager, Brad K (Sen-12)
Repeals a number of expired, ineffective and obsolete statutes
SS SB 575 --
Sponsor: Dixon, Bob (Sen-30)
Modifies and repeals a number of existing, expired or obsolete committees as well as creating the new Joint Committee on Judiciary and Justice
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SCS SB 623 --
Sponsor: Nieves, Brian D (Sen-26)
Establishes the paper ballot as the official ballot and requires audits before election certification

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

***Cancelled***
Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Haefner, Marsha-(Rep-95)
Date:Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time:Upon Morning Adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

***Amended***
Committee:General Laws
Chair:Jones, Caleb - (Rep-50)
Vice Chair:Richardson, Todd-(Rep-152)
Date:Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time:9:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Amended: Removed HB 2186 from hearing. Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2260 -- NOTARIES PUBLIC
Sponsor: McCann Beatty, Gail Gail (Rep-026)
Changes the laws regarding notaries public
SB 907 --
Sponsor: Richard, Ron F (Sen-32)
Allows the Carthage School District to transfer unrestricted funds from the incidental to the capital projects funds to complete student safety-related projects
HB 2180 -- HUMAN RIGHTS ACT
Sponsor: Zerr, Anne F. (Rep-065)
Modifies the time after which a person may bring a civil action under the Human Rights Act
SB 992 --
Sponsor: Dempsey, Tom (Sen-23)
Makes the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate voting members of the Board of Public Buildings
SS SCS SB 774 --
Sponsor: Dempsey, Tom (Sen-23)
Modifies provisions relating to tax increment financing in St. Louis, St. Charles, and Jefferson Counties
SS SCS SB 841 --
Sponsor: Wasson, Jay M (Sen-20)
Modifies provisions relating to alternative nicotine or vapor products

Committee:Joint Committee on Legislative Research
Chair:Lager, Brad - (Sen-12)
Vice Chair:Flanigan, Tom-(Rep-163)
Date:Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Fiscal Note Recommendations. Some portions of the meeting may be closed pursuant to Section 610.021.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

***Amended***
Committee:Rules
Chair:Riddle, Jeanie - (Rep-49)
Vice Chair:Jones, Caleb-(Rep-50)
Date:Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time:Upon Morning Adjournment
Location:South Gallery
Note:Executive Session will be held on HCS SCS SBs 493, 485, 495, 516, 534, 545, 595, 616, & 624, pending referral Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1111 -- SCHOOL FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS
Sponsor: Rowland, Lyle E. (Rep-155)
Excuses a school district from specified financial requirements in fiscal years in which the school is underfunded
HB 1142 -- TAX AMNESTY
Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Co-Sponsor: Allen, Sue (Rep-100)
Authorizes a period of tax amnesty
HB 1152 -- CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE DISTRIBUTION
Sponsor: Pace, Sharon (Rep-074)
Co-Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Creates the offense of distribution of a controlled substance near a child care facility
HCS HB 1200 -- PUBLIC RECORDS
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric Wayne (Rep-133)
Co-Sponsor: Jones, Timothy (Rep-110)
Requires a public governmental body the provides information as required under the Open Meetings and Records Law to keep records of the release and provide them to the Office of Attorney General upon request
HCS HB 1247 -- A+ PROGRAM
Sponsor: Wood, David David (Rep-058)
Co-Sponsor: Miller, Rocky C (Rep-124)
Requires the Department of Higher Education to develop a procedure for dual credit course tuition and fee reimbursement for students who qualify for the A+ Program
HCS HBs 1258 & 1267 -- ETHICS
Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Co-Sponsor: Richardson, Todd (Rep-152)
Changes the laws regarding gifts by lobbyists, reporting requirements for campaign donations, and members of the general assembly serving as lobbyists within 2 years of being in office
HCS HB 1346 -- SEXUAL OFFENSES
Sponsor: Conway, Kathie (Rep-104)
Establishes "Carrie's Law" that creates the crime of sexual exploitation by a person of highter authortity.
HCS HB 1425 -- FULL-DAY KINDERGARTEN
Sponsor: Montecillo, Genise (Rep-092)
Requires DESE to develop a process that rewards districts that provide full-day kindergarten for MSIP purposes
HCS HB 1448 -- JUDICIAL PROCEDURES
Sponsor: Cox, Stanley (Rep-052)
Changes the laws regarding judicial procedures
HCS HB 1488 -- PROTECTION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
Sponsor: Bahr, Kurt (Rep-102)
Co-Sponsor: Spencer, Bryan (Rep-063)
Specifies that parental liberty to direct the upbringing, education, and care of his or her children is a fundamental right not subject to infringement without demonstrating a compelling governmental interest
HCS HB 1492 -- TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
Sponsor: Lichtenegger, Donna S. (Rep-146)
Co-Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Changes the laws regarding the termination of parental rights
HB 1544 -- STREAMING OF LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS
Sponsor: Rowden, Caleb (Rep-044)
Co-Sponsor: Torpey, Noel (Rep-029)
Requires each session, joint session, and committee meeting of the House of Representatives and the Senate that is held in the Capitol building to be broadcast on the internet via audio and video live stream
HB 1548 -- POLITICAL ACCOUNTABILITY
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Establishes the Political Accountability in Campaigning Act
HB 1562 -- UNLAWFUL USE OF A WEAPON
Sponsor: Kratky, Michele (Rep-082)
Co-Sponsor: McDonald, Tom J (Rep-028)
Specifies that a person commits the crime of unlawful use of a weapon if he or she possesses a firearm while also knowingly in possession of a specified amount of a controlled substance
HB 1563 -- INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS
Sponsor: Kratky, Michele (Rep-082)
Co-Sponsor: Butler, Michael (Rep-079)
Authorizes an income tax credit for certain small businesses who hire a person who is disabled or who was recently discharged from a correctional facility
HCS HB 1564 -- RENTAL PROPERTY TAX CREDIT
Sponsor: Kratky, Michele (Rep-082)
Co-Sponsor: Butler, Michael (Rep-079)
Authorizes an income tax credit for certain costs incurred in the renovation of a taxpayer's rented dwelling or residence
HCS HB 1634 -- COMPENSATION OF WARRANTY REPAIRS
Sponsor: Hough, Lincoln (Rep-135)
Changes the laws regarding the Motor Vehicle Franchise Practices Act
HB 1668 -- HEALTH INSURANCE NAVIGATORS
Sponsor: Allen, Sue (Rep-100)
Co-Sponsor: Flanigan, Tom (Rep-163)
Changes the requirements for licensure of health insurance navigators
HB 1737 -- ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
Sponsor: Burlison, Eric Wayne (Rep-133)
Co-Sponsor: Rizzo, John J. (Rep-019)
Authorizes the Department of Corrections to promulgate rules to administer the death penalty
HB 1766 -- MILITARY MEDALLIONS AND MEDALS
Sponsor: Carpenter, Jon (Rep-015)
Co-Sponsor: Davis, Charlie E (Rep-162)
Authorizes the issuance of a military medallion, medal, and certificate to certain veterans who served in specified conflicts regardless of whether they are or ever were legal Missouri residents
HCS HB 1807 -- NEWBORN SCREENING TESTS
Sponsor: Solon, Sheila (Rep-031)
Co-Sponsor: Allen, Sue (Rep-100)
Changes the laws regarding newborn screening tests
HCS HB 1823 -- VIRTUAL SCHOOLS
Sponsor: Berry, T.J. (Rep-038)
Allows students to enroll in another school district or charter school for purposes of attending virtual courses or programs
HB 2053 -- PUBLIC FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Sponsor: Curtman, Paul (Rep-109)
Co-Sponsor: Jones, Timothy (Rep-110)
Establishes the Partnership for Public Facilities and Infrastructure Act
HB 2219 -- BREAK TIME FOR NURSING MOTHERS
Sponsor: Peters, Joshua (Rep-076)
Co-Sponsor: Carpenter, Jon (Rep-015)
Establishes the Supporting Working Moms Act of 2014 to require an employer to provide reasonable break time for nursing mothers
HCS SCS SB 492 -- HIGHER EDUCATION
Sponsor: Pearce, David B (Sen-21)
Requires the cooperative development of a university resource allocation model that incorporates performance funding for public four-year institutions of higher education and State Technical College of Missouri
HCS SB 504 -- ELECTRONIC POSTING OF PROPOSED RULES
Sponsor: Munzlinger, Brian L (Sen-18)
Requires state agencies to post proposed rules, summaries, and fiscal notes on their websites
HCS SS SB 525 -- FOOD PREPARATION
Sponsor: Cunningham, Mike L (Sen-33)
Modifies provisions relating to food preparation and production
SCS SB 526 -- WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIMS DATABASE
Sponsor: Cunningham, Mike L (Sen-33)
Requires the Division of Workers' Compensation to develop and maintain a workers' compensation claims database
SB 610 -- CONSUMER PROTECTIONS
Sponsor: Parson, Mike L (Sen-28)
Extends consumer protections against predatory business practices by contractors to owners of commercial properties
SB 628 -- PUBLIC UNIVERISTY PROPERTY TRANSFERS
Sponsor: Schaaf, Rob O (Sen-34)
Removes the expiration date on the authority of certain public higher education institutions to transfer real property, except in fee simple, without General Assembly authorization
HCS SB 662 -- SALES TAX LAW CHANGES NOTIFICATION
Sponsor: Kraus, Will G (Sen-08)
Requires the Department of Revenue to notify affected sellers of certain decisions modifying sales tax law
HCS SCS SB 723 -- REVENUE BONDS
Sponsor: Parson, Mike L (Sen-28)
Raises the cap on the amount of revenue bonds that may be issued and limits the use of funds to renovation of existing buildings
SS SB 741 --
Sponsor: Parson, Mike L (Sen-28)
Authorizes gaming establishment to provide lines of credit
HCR 48 -- MISSOURI RIVER
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Co-Sponsor: Reiboldt, Bill (Rep-160)
Strongly urges the Army Corps of Engineers to not proceed with the Jameson Island project unless excavated soil is deposited outside the meander belt and not into the Missouri River
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
SCR 29 -- Juvenile Justice Task Force
Sponsor: Wallingford, Wayne Wayne (Sen-27)
Establishes a Juvenile Justice Task Force

Committee:Special Standing Committee on Small Business
Chair:Torpey, Noel - (Rep-29)
Vice Chair:Cross, Gary L.-(Rep-35)
Date:Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time:9:00 AM
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 777 --
Sponsor: Nieves, Brian D (Sen-26)
Extends a sales tax exemption for replacement parts to aircraft
SCS SB 635 --
Sponsor: Silvey, Ryan A (Sen-17)
Prohibits issuance of certain incentives to business relocating from certain counties in Kansas if Kansas enacts a similar prohibition

Committee:Tourism and Natural Resources
Chair:Phillips, Don - (Rep-138)
Vice Chair:Houghton, Jay-(Rep-43)
Date:Thursday, April 24, 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:
HCR 49 -- MISSOURI SAFE BOATING WEEK
Sponsor: Phillips, Don (Rep-138)
Designates the week of May 18th - 24th "Missouri Safe Boating Week"
SCR 20 -- Mesothelioma Awareness
Sponsor: Walsh, Gina M (Sen-13)
Recognizes every September 26th as Mesothelioma Awareness Day
HB 2252 -- SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICTS
Sponsor: Fitzpatrick, Scott (Rep-158)
Co-Sponsor: Anderson, Sonya M (Rep-131)
Changes the laws regarding solid waste management districts

Hearing Date Monday, April 28, 2014

***Corrected***
Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Flanigan, Tom - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Haefner, Marsha-(Rep-95)
Date:Monday, April 28, 2014
Time:1:30 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 2
Note: Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.
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