99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Hearing Schedule

Hearing Date Wednesday, January 17, 2018

***Cancelled***
Committee:Special Committee on Small Business
Chair:Andrews, Allen - (Rep-1)
Vice Chair:Wilson, Kenneth - (Rep-12)
Date:Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time:5:00 p.m. or upon adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
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 17, 2018 - Adjourned
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:Possible Executive Session
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1375 -- POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS AWARENESS DAY
Sponsor: Ruth, Becky (Rep-114)
Designates June 27 of each year as "Post Traumatic Stress Awareness Day" in Missouri.
HB 1247 -- DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH
Sponsor: Pike, Patricia (Rep-126)
Designates the month of November as "Diabetes Awareness Month" in Missouri.

Hearing Date Monday, January 22, 2018

Committee:Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Swan, Kathryn - (Rep-147)
Vice Chair:Roeber, Rebecca - (Rep-34)
Date:Monday, January 22, 2018
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
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 1420 -- EARLY LEARNING QUALITY PROGRAM
Sponsor: Pfautsch, Donna (Rep-033)
Extends the sunset on the early learning quality assurance report program
HB 1663 -- GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING PROGRAMS
Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Allows school districts to establish comprehensive guidance and counseling programs for students attending school in the district
HCR 57 -- MISSOURI SCHOOL COUNSELING WEEK
Sponsor: Burnett, Ingrid (Rep-019)
Designates February 5-9, 2018, as Missouri School Counseling Week
HB 1669 -- DISTRIBUTION OF STATE SCHOOL AID
Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Excludes funds designated by taxpayers in an urban district as local early childhood education funds from the local tax revenue calculation used to provide funding to charter schools

Committee:Special Committee on Urban Issues
Chair:Curtis, Courtney Allen - (Rep-73)
Vice Chair:Stacy, Dan - (Rep-31)
Date:Monday, January 22, 2018
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
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 1620 -- DISTRIBUTORS OF HYPODERMIC NEEDLES
Sponsor: Rehder, Holly (Rep-148)
Exempts health care entities registered with the Department of Health and Senior Services that distribute hypodermic needles or syringes from the crime of unlawful delivery of drug paraphernalia

Committee:Special Committee on Litigation Reform
Chair:Lant, Bill - (Rep-159)
Vice Chair:White, Bill - (Rep-161)
Date:Monday, January 22, 2018
Time:1:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 1578 -- CIVIL PROCEDURE
Sponsor: Kolkmeyer, Glen (Rep-053)
Modifies provisions relating to civil procedure in tort claims
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1512 -- ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS
Sponsor: Corlew, Kevin (Rep-014)
Changes the Uniform Arbitration Act regarding agreements between employers and at-will employees
HB 1645 -- DAMAGES RELATED TO ABESTOS
Sponsor: DeGroot, Bruce (Rep-101)
Modifies provisions relating to actions for damages due to exposure to asbestos

Committee:Special Committee on Tax Policy for Working Families
Chair:Kelley, Mike - (Rep-127)
Vice Chair:Kidd, Bill - (Rep-20)
Date:Monday, January 22, 2018
Time:1:00 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 1357 -- EARNED INCOME CREDIT
Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Authorizes an earned income tax credit in Missouri

Committee:Rules - Legislative Oversight
Chair:Rhoads, Shawn - (Rep-154)
Vice Chair:Houx, Dan - (Rep-54)
Date:Monday, January 22, 2018
Time:3:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1484 -- RELATING TO BINGO
Sponsor: Brown, Wanda (Rep-057)
Changes the laws regarding the requirements for the operation of a bingo game
HB 1769 -- FILING FALSE DOCUMENTS
Sponsor: Mathews, Kirk (Rep-110)
Establishes the offense of filing false documents
HJR 59 -- RELATING TO BINGO
Sponsor: Brown, Wanda (Rep-057)
Proposes a constitutional amendment to reduce the amount of time a person is required to be a member of an organization in order to participate in the management of a bingo game
HB 1504 -- NATIONAL GUARD TRAINING CENTERS
Sponsor: Reiboldt, Bill (Rep-160)
Requires certain counties to adopt ordinances regulating land use around National Guard training centers.

Hearing Date Tuesday, January 23, 2018

***Amended***
Committee:Children and Families
Chair:Franklin, Diane - (Rep-123)
Vice Chair:Neely, Jim - (Rep-8)
Date:Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note: Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1798 -- LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT MILESTONES
Sponsor: Fitzwater, Travis (Rep-049)
Establishes an advisory committee to monitor the tracking of language development milestones of children who are deaf or hard of hearing
HB 1868 -- HEARING AID DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM
Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Establishes a statewide hearing aid distribution program for low-come individuals
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1383 -- ABORTION
Sponsor: Miller, Rocky (Rep-124)
Changes the laws regarding consent for a minor to obtain an abortion
HB 1630 -- MARRIAGE LICENSES
Sponsor: Evans, Jean (Rep-099)
Changes the laws regarding marriage licenses

Committee:Consent and House Procedure
Chair:Pfautsch, Donna - (Rep-33)
Vice Chair:Muntzel, Dave - (Rep-48)
Date:Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HR 4928 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Roberts, Steven (Rep-077)
Changes House Rule 94 to allow for proxy voting if a member is absent due to active military duty
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1481 -- INSURANCE HOLDING COMPANIES
Sponsor: Wiemann, John (Rep-103)
Repeals a provision relating to certain exemptions for insurance holding companies.
HB 1838 -- CONVEYANCE OF STATE PROPERTY
Sponsor: Bernskoetter, Mike (Rep-059)
Authorizes the conveyance of certain state property
HR 4928 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Roberts, Steven (Rep-077)
Changes House Rule 94 to allow for proxy voting if a member is absent due to active military duty

Committee:Crime Prevention and Public Safety
Chair:Phillips, Don - (Rep-138)
Vice Chair:Hill, Justin - (Rep-108)
Date:Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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 1378 -- HAILEY'S LAW
Sponsor: Trent, Curtis (Rep-133)
Changes the laws regarding the Amber Alert System and establishes Hailey's Law
HB 1548 -- TAMPERING WITH A JUDICIAL OFFICER
Sponsor: Alferman, Justin (Rep-061)
Changes the laws regarding the offense of tampering with a judicial officer by expanding the offense to include tampering with law enforcement officers
HB 1558 -- PRIVATE SEXUAL IMAGES
Sponsor: Neely, Jim (Rep-008)
Creates the offense of nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images
HB 1456 -- EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION SERVICES
Sponsor: Lauer, Jeanie (Rep-032)
Changes the laws regarding 911 emergency communication services
HB 1859 -- MUTUAL AID AGREEMENTS
Sponsor: Rhoads, Shawn (Rep-154)
Allows law enforcement agencies to assist other law enforcement agencies
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1355 -- RETIRED PEACE OFFICERS
Sponsor: Phillips, Don (Rep-138)
Allows retired police officers to return to work when a disaster or emergency has been proclaimed by the governor or there is a national disaster
HB 1600 -- FAIR FARE PASSENGER SAFETY ACT
Sponsor: Higdon, Galen (Rep-011)
Establishes the Fair Fare Passenger Safety Act that prohibits any person operating a motor vehicle for compensation from using a hand-held wireless device
HB 1649 -- LAW ENFORCEMENT ANIMALS
Sponsor: Cornejo, Robert (Rep-064)
Modifies provisions relating to the injuring or killing of law enforcement animals.

Committee:Financial Institutions
Chair:Fraker, Lyndall - (Rep-137)
Vice Chair:Shaul, Dan - (Rep-113)
Date:Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Time:12:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
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 1251 -- FORCLOSURE PROCEEDS
Sponsor: Plocher, Dean (Rep-089)
Changes the laws regarding foreclosure proceeds
HB 1796 -- FIRST-TIME HOME BUYER SAVINGS ACT
Sponsor: Ruth, Becky (Rep-114)
Establishes the First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Act and authorizes a tax deduction for contributions to a savings account dedicated to buying a first home
HB 1879 -- PUBLIC ENTITY FINANCES
Sponsor: Fraker, Lyndall (Rep-137)
Changes the laws regarding financial transactions by public entities

Committee:Government Efficiency
Chair:Johnson, Delus - (Rep-9)
Vice Chair:Matthiesen, Mark - (Rep-70)
Date:Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Time:12:00 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 1443 -- TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE NEEDY FAMILIES
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 that may be purchased with TANF benefits
HB 1608 -- FISCAL NOTE AUDITS
Sponsor: Kelly, Hannah (Rep-141)
Specifies that legislative research will compare the actual fiscal note of all bills Truly Agreed and Finally Passed by the General Assembly with the final fiscal note provided prior to passage
HB 1846 -- SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE
Sponsor: Cornejo, Robert (Rep-064)
Requires the Department of Social Services to assign individuals receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to a work program

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Public Safety, Corrections, Transportation, and Revenue
Chair:Conway, Kathie - (Rep-104)
Vice Chair:Brown, Cloria - (Rep-94)
Date:Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Informational overview by the Department of Corrections and continued overview by the Department of Public Safety, Department of Transportation, Department of Revenue, Lottery and State Tax Commission, if needed. Public testimony will be taken regarding the appropriations for Department of Corrections, Department of Public Safety, Department of Transportation and Department of Revenue. If you would like to be on the list to testify, please call Rep. Conway's office at (573) 751-2250. We will also have a sign in sheet at the hearing.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Hearing Date Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Committee:Conservation and Natural Resources
Chair:Anderson, Sonya - (Rep-131)
Vice Chair:Remole, Tim - (Rep-6)
Date:Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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 1841 -- YOUTH HUNTING
Sponsor: Houghton, Jay (Rep-043)
Requires a hunter at least six years of age but less than 15 years of age to hunt in the immediate presence of an adult hunter with a valid hunter education certificate card
HB 1873 -- POACHING
Sponsor: Taylor, Jered (Rep-139)
Imposes civil penalties for poaching certain animals
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1607 -- LEAD-ACID BATTERY FEE
Sponsor: Korman, Bart (Rep-042)
Extends the termination date of the fee imposed on sales of lead-acid batteries

***Corrected***
Committee:Subcommittee on Ports
Chair:Ruth, Becky - (Rep-114)
Date:Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:This committee meeting is being held in order to discuss updates on the Port AIM Zones. Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Utilities
Chair:Miller, Rocky - (Rep-124)
Vice Chair:Plocher, Dean - (Rep-89)
Date:Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Time:5:00 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 1800 -- PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Sponsor: Miller, Rocky (Rep-124)
Changes provisions of law relating to the public service commission's complaint procedure
HB 1991 -- WIRELESS FACILITIES INFRASTRUCTURE
Sponsor: Rhoads, Shawn (Rep-154)
Modifies provisions relating to wireless facilities and related infrastructure
HB 1998 -- COMPREHENSIVE STATE EMERGENCY PLAN
Sponsor: Bondon, Jack (Rep-056)
Creates guidelines for reviewing the comprehensive state energy plan.
HB 2041 -- COAL COMBUSTION RESIDUALS
Sponsor: Fitzwater, Travis (Rep-049)
Allows the Department of Natural Resources to promulgate rules for the management and closure of coal combustion residual surface impoundments and landfills
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1691 -- PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Sponsor: Miller, Rocky (Rep-124)
Modifies the appeal procedure for decisions by the public service commission
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.