CHILDREN AND MINORS
Missouri House of Representatives
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CHILDREN AND MINORS

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HB 1076 --- Sponsor: Relford, Randall H.
Revises requirements for promotion of elementary pupils based on reading ability and requires schools to give additional reading instruction to certain students; revises other education laws.
HB 1130 --- Sponsor: Schilling, Mike
Prohibits incarceration of minors with adults.
HB 1140 --- Sponsor: Ward, Dan
Exempts certain child support payments from state income tax.
HB 1141 --- Sponsor: Ward, Dan
Creates dependent care tax credit for noncustodial parents.
HB 1146 --- Sponsor: Bonner, Dennis
Creates the crime of leaving a child unattended in a motor vehicle.
HB 1150 --- Sponsor: Troupe, Charles Quincy
Requires health insurers to offer contraceptive coverage to enrollees at no charge or on a formulary.
HB 1153 --- Sponsor: Troupe, Charles Quincy
Changes amount state will pay for institutionalization of children.
HB 1163 --- Sponsor: Gross, Charles
Prohibits operators of gambling boats from providing child care services for persons other than their own employees.
HB 1168 --- Sponsor: Crawford, Larry --- CoSponsor: Reinhart, Annie
Makes it a felony to sell or attempt to sell a child.
HB 1169 --- Sponsor: Gross, Charles
Changes certain sexual offenses.
HB 1191 --- Sponsor: Linton, William C.
Limits the psychiatric evaluation of students.
HB 1192 --- Sponsor: Linton, William C.
Limits access to student records.
HB 1208 --- Sponsor: Fitzwater, Rodger
Creates a good cause exception for removal of a guardian upon dissolution of marriage.
HB 1212 --- Sponsor: Chrismer, Rich --- CoSponsor: Pryor, Charles R.
Prohibits the acquisition, receipt, sale or transfer of fetal tissue, organs or body parts of a fetus or unborn child.
HB 1222 --- Sponsor: May, Brian H. --- CoSponsor: O'Toole, James P.
Changes provisions of the law requiring registration of sexual offenders.
HB 1230 --- Sponsor: Long, Beth L.
Requires the Division of Child Support Enforcement to maintain a toll free information line.
HB 1233 --- Sponsor: Ostmann, Cindy
Changes law regarding juvenile certification as adults.
HB 1234 --- Sponsor: Ostmann, Cindy --- CoSponsor: Williams, Deleta
Prohibits female genital mutilation.
HB 1240 --- Sponsor: Smith, Philip --- CoSponsor: Gaw, Steve
Changes certain computer crimes and creates and revises certain crimes.
HB 1258 --- Sponsor: Lograsso, Don
Requires only persons under twenty-one years of age to wear motorcycle helmets.
HB 1260 --- Sponsor: Rizzo, Henry C.
Requires the Division of Family Services to make child abuse records available to two additional groups and waives their sovereign immunity in certain cases.
HB 1279 --- Sponsor: Thompson, Betty L. --- CoSponsor: Gunn, Russell
Allows school districts to have truant officers and creates penalty for allowing truants to loiter on business premises.
HB 1299 --- Sponsor: Hanaway, Catherine L
Creates a state income tax credit for contributions to qualified scholarship charities beginning in tax year 2001.
HB 1309 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Requires child care facilities to be accredited by national accrediting agencies before being exempt from licensing requirements because they are operated by religious organizations.
HB 1310 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Requires the Oversight Division of the Committee on Legislative Research to prepare a child impact statement for all introduced bills, except appropriation bills.
HB 1314 --- Sponsor: Hoppe, Thomas
Establishes a Youth Smoking Prevention Commission to award grants for smoking prevention programs using tobacco settlement funds.
HB 1319 --- Sponsor: Patek, Jewell
Requires the department of health to provide Internet access to certain child care provider and facility records.
HB 1324 --- Sponsor: Green, Timothy P.
Allows for the sanctioning of a child care license for violation of any local law.
HB 1377 --- Sponsor: Green, Timothy P.
Allows both business size and the absence of listed negative factors to be included in determinations of penalties for violations of child labor standards.
HB 1387 --- Sponsor: Lakin, Scott
Increases the fine for subsequent violations of child passenger restraint systems from twenty-five to one hundred dollars.
HB 1393 --- Sponsor: Scheve, May --- CoSponsor: Days, Rita D.
Establishes a Children's Trust Fund home visitation program for parents under the age of twenty-one with newborns.
HB 1405 --- Sponsor: Scheve, May --- CoSponsor: McClelland, Emmy L.
Ensures timely payments of early childhood screening reimbursements to school districts.
HB 1417 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick --- CoSponsor: Wilson, Vicky Riback
The Division of Family Services may request an extension of foster care beyond a child's eighteenth birthday for good cause.
HB 1419 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick --- CoSponsor: Troupe, Charles Quincy
Revises foster care reimbursement rate and child abuse reporting, authorizes counties to establish children's services councils, and establishes Court-appointed Special Advocates Fund.
HB 1420 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Enacts the Children's Product Safety Act.
HB 1421 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Revises the statutory provisions regarding relocation of a child following dissolution of marriage.
HB 1425 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick --- CoSponsor: Troupe, Charles Quincy
Revises foster care reimbursement rate and child abuse reporting, authorizes counties to establish children's services councils, and establishes Court-appointed Special Advocates Fund.
HB 1433 --- Sponsor: Hoppe, Thomas --- CoSponsor: Hosmer, Craig
Regulates the sale of tobacco products.
HB 1472 --- Sponsor: Smith, Philip --- CoSponsor: Gaw, Steve
Changes the distribution of juvenile information among state entities.
HB 1489 --- Sponsor: Kennedy, Harry --- CoSponsor: Stokan, Lana Ladd
Adds varicella and hepatitis A to the list of required immunizations for children and narrows the scope of practice of emergency medical technicians.
HB 1534 --- Sponsor: Patek, Jewell
Establishes a pilot school uniform project in one school district.
HB 1538 --- Sponsor: Dolan, Jonathan
Includes philosophical beliefs as a basis for refusing child immunizations.
HB 1594 --- Sponsor: Loudon, John
Includes interference with visitation in the crime of interference with custody.
HB 1610 --- Sponsor: Reinhart, Annie
Changes compulsory school attendance age from sixteen to eighteen.
HB 1652 --- Sponsor: Hoppe, Thomas --- CoSponsor: Hosmer, Craig
Regulates the sale of tobacco products.
HB 1657 --- Sponsor: Hanaway, Catherine L
Limits Internet access in public libraries.
HB 1664 --- Sponsor: Scheve, May --- CoSponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Revises various child protection laws.
HB 1667 --- Sponsor: Bennett, Jon --- CoSponsor: Hartzler, Vicky
Allows courts to issue restraining orders against certain persons less than eighteen years of age.
HB 1700 --- Sponsor: Howerton, Jim --- CoSponsor: Kreider, Jim
Creates income tax credits for day care for individuals and employers.
HB 1712 --- Sponsor: McKenna, Ryan Glennon --- CoSponsor: Wagner, Wes
Adds the Jefferson County child assessment centers to the list of centers eligible for funding through the Department of Social Services.
HB 1741 --- Sponsor: Rizzo, Henry C.
Changes certain sexual offenses against children.
HB 1758 --- Sponsor: Hegeman, Daniel J.
Gives school districts the discretion to allow early entrance into kindergarten.
HB 1776 --- Sponsor: Sallee, Mary Lou
Prohibits the court from awarding child visitation to a parent who has not had any meaningful contact with the child in the last thirty-six months.
HB 1785 --- Sponsor: Auer, Ron --- CoSponsor: May, Brian H.
Changes the mandatory school attendance age to seventeen.
HB 1788 --- Sponsor: Auer, Ron --- CoSponsor: Carter, Paula J.
Establishes the families in education incentive grant program.
HB 1822 --- Sponsor: Scott, Delbert --- CoSponsor: Gross, Charles
Prohibits registered sex offenders from serving as sports coaches and referees.
HB 1833 --- Sponsor: Levin, David --- CoSponsor: Pouche, Fred
Increases the dependency deduction to two thousand four hundred dollars.
HB 1837 --- Sponsor: Patek, Jewell
Revises child relocation statute to repeal 1998 revisions of the statute.
HB 1839 --- Sponsor: Backer, Gracia Y. --- CoSponsor: Kissell, Don R.
Creates the crime of unlawful drug transactions with a child.
HB 1840 --- Sponsor: Froelker, James V.
Requires custodial orders to permit all parents access to the child's health insurance provider.
HB 1851 --- Sponsor: Graham, Chuck --- CoSponsor: Overschmidt, Francis S.
Governs the use of minors for enforcement of the liquor laws.
HB 1858 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Allows for the emancipation of minors in certain circumstances.
HB 1865 --- Sponsor: Fraser, Barbara
Allows adult siblings to register with the Division of Family Services' adoption registry and allows biological parents to consent to disclosure of identifying information at the time of registry.
HB 1884 --- Sponsor: Riley, Terry
Increases the mandatory school attendance age to seventeen.
HB 1910 --- Sponsor: Hollingsworth, Katherine
Provides for a proportional reduction in state-funded child care assistance for persons whose income or assets exceed the prescribed limits.
HB 1920 --- Sponsor: Tudor, Bill --- CoSponsor: Blunt, Matt
Creates an affirmative duty to stop serious harm to a child.
HB 1935 --- Sponsor: Monaco, Ralph A. --- CoSponsor: Boucher, Bill
Amends various statutes regarding the release and destruction of child abuse information obtained by the Division of Family Services.
HB 1943 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick --- CoSponsor: Troupe, Charles Quincy
Revises foster care reimbursement rate and child abuse reporting, authorizes counties to establish children's services councils, and establishes Court-appointed Special Advocates Fund.
HB 1946 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Modifies the restrictions for placing a child for adoption.
HB 1954 --- Sponsor: Wilson, Vicky Riback --- CoSponsor: Campbell, Marsha
Creates the Family and Community Investment Trust
HB 1959 --- Sponsor: Lakin, Scott
Eliminates the statute of limitations on sexual offenses.
HB 1962 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick --- CoSponsor: Troupe, Charles Quincy
Revises foster care reimbursement rate and child abuse reporting, authorizes counties to establish children's services councils, and establishes Court-appointed Special Advocates Fund.
HB 1968 --- Sponsor: Hendrickson, Carl
Creates a parent/child privilege.
HB 1980 --- Sponsor: Hartzler, Vicky --- CoSponsor: Champion, Norma
Provides scholarships to certain former foster children who are adopted or have a legal guardian appointed after age thirteen.
HB 1981 --- Sponsor: Hartzler, Vicky --- CoSponsor: Gross, Charles
Expedites termination of parental rights and adoption cases.
HB 1985 --- Sponsor: Myers, Peter --- CoSponsor: Chrismer, Rich
Allows community notification regarding registered sex offenders, based on assessment of danger.
HB 1987 --- Sponsor: Rizzo, Henry C. --- CoSponsor: Gaw, Steve
Changes certain sexual offenses against children.
HB 2000 --- Sponsor: Luetkenhaus, Bill
Waives the Division of Family Services' sovereign immunity for cases of child abuse under their supervision which result in death or serious injury.
HB 2046 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Permits each county or city not within a county to establish a child care resources and referral agency.
HB 2058 --- Sponsor: Reid, Michael J --- CoSponsor: Hartzler, Vicky
Enacts the Reading Instruction Act.
HB 2077 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Establishes an incremental increase in the reimbursement rate for facilities that provide residential treatment services to children in the custody of DFS.
HB 2094 --- Sponsor: Lakin, Scott
Creates income tax credits for day care.
HB 2099 --- Sponsor: Gaskill, Sam --- CoSponsor: Secrest, Patricia K.
Prohibits persons less than eighteen years of age from possessing tobacco products.
HB 2109 --- Sponsor: Kennedy, Harry
Expands the application of the tax credit available for net expenditures made for the participation of students in a sponsorship and mentoring program.
HB 2116 --- Sponsor: Wilson, Vicky Riback --- CoSponsor: McLuckie, Steve
Prohibits institutions of higher education from providing certain student information to parents, except with student consent.
HB 2121 --- Sponsor: Boucher, Bill
Requires programs receiving certain Gaming Commission Fund grants through DESE or DSS to be licensed pursuant to chapter 210, RSMo.
HB 2131 --- Sponsor: Akin, W. Todd --- CoSponsor: Backer, Gracia Y.
Permits the expungement of certain criminal records.
HB 2134 --- Sponsor: Gibbons, Michael R.
Permits parents to leave their newborns at a medical facility without fear of prosecution for abandonment of such child.
HB 2145 --- Sponsor: Barry, Joan --- CoSponsor: Scheve, May
Adopts mandatory health assessments for public school students.
HB 2146 --- Sponsor: Linton, William C.
Creates an income tax credit for parents of children determined by an institution of higher learning to be reading at their grade level.
HB 2148 --- Sponsor: Merideth III, Denny J.
Establishes an office of deaf education.
HB 2156 --- Sponsor: Patek, Jewell
Adds the cohabitation or intended cohabitation of a parent as a relevant factor for the court to consider when determining child custody.
HB 2167 --- Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick
Removes the requirement of motorcycle helmets for those twenty-one years of age or older.
HB 2170 --- Sponsor: Gaskill, Sam
Moves mandatory age for starting school down to age five.
HCR 6 --- Sponsor: Abel, Mark C.
Establishes a committee to study the phenomenon of school-age children who are prescribed behavior control medication.
HCR 7 --- Sponsor: Gambaro, Derio L.
Supports the Covenant House's Children's Bill of Rights.
HCR 8 --- Sponsor: Patek, Jewell
Urges the U.S. Congress to enact legislation regarding the disciplinary provisions of IDEA.
SB 539 --- Sponsor: Bentley, Roseann
Establishes grant program for improving mathematics instructions.
SB 554 --- Sponsor: Singleton, Marvin
Increases penalties for possession of child pornography.
SB 570 --- Sponsor: Ehlmann, Steven E
Allows excursion gambling boats to offer licensed child care services to employees only.
SB 584 --- Sponsor: Bentley, Roseann
Establishes grant program for improving mathematics instructions.
SB 592 --- Sponsor: Yeckel, Anita
Authorizes state income tax credit for cash contributions to school tuition organizations.
SB 595 --- Sponsor: Bland, Mary
Creates income tax credits for employers and individuals paying for or providing day care.
SB 597 --- Sponsor: Steelman, Sarah G.
Creates the "Parenting Alternatives Law" to promote adoption as an alternative parenting option.
SB 602 --- Sponsor: Maxwell, Joe
Revises various child protection laws.
SB 603 --- Sponsor: Wiggins, Harry
Creates Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.
SB 646 --- Sponsor: Johnson, Sidney
Enacts the dedication to donation act.
SB 660 --- Sponsor: Bland, Mary
Establishes pilot program of Urban Early Compulsory School Attendance.
SB 681 --- Sponsor: Russell, John T.
Allows suspension of TANF to families of children who do not attend school.
SB 690 --- Sponsor: Bland, Mary
School districts may create after-school and summer educational programs for at-risk youth.
SB 722 --- Sponsor: Caskey, Harold
Relating to visitation rights.
SB 734 --- Sponsor: Stoll, Steve
Relating to the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.
SB 751 --- Sponsor: Clay, Jr., William L.
Birth and Adoption Unemployment Compensation Program.
SB 757 --- Sponsor: Maxwell, Joe
Revises various child protection laws.
SB 758 --- Sponsor: Maxwell, Joe
Revises laws relating to computer crimes.
SB 766 --- Sponsor: Sims, Betty
Revises alternative school laws.
SB 798 --- Sponsor: Ehlmann, Steven E
Requires the state to award one week of additional vacation time to state employees who participate in mentoring programs for children.
SB 811 --- Sponsor: Singleton, Marvin
Increases parental liability for certain acts of children.
SB 830 --- Sponsor: Caskey, Harold
Allows Division of Youth Services to issue arrest warrants for certain offenders.
SB 905 --- Sponsor: House, Ted
Allows parents to object to required immunizations for their children based on philosophical beliefs.
SB 927 --- Sponsor: Bentley, Roseann
Establishes grant program for improving mathematics instructions.
SB 941 --- Sponsor: DePasco, Ronnie
Revises certain sexual offenses involving children.
SB 951 --- Sponsor: Scott, John E.
Raises compulsory attendance age to 17 years.
SB 979 --- Sponsor: Kenney, Bill
Modifies domestic violence law.
SB 993 --- Sponsor: Maxwell, Joe
Creates the Child Support Assurance Program.
SB 1006 --- Sponsor: Yeckel, Anita
Revises child custody relocation notice provisions.
SB 1027 --- Sponsor: Sims, Betty
Allows additional health care professionals to provide certain dental treatments to children.
SB 1046 --- Sponsor: Sims, Betty
Recorder shall not issue marriage license to person less than 17 to anyone 21 or older.
SB 1063 --- Sponsor: Maxwell, Joe
Creates the Family and Community Investment Trust in order to strengthen community support systems for Missouri's families.
SB 1077 --- Sponsor: Clay, Jr., William L.
Prohibits institutions of higher education from providing certain student information to parents.
SJR 51 --- Sponsor: Flotron, Jr., Francis E.
Creates Tobacco Settlement Trust Fund and Alternatives to Abortion Fund.
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