April 17, 2003, House Activity Register <
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HB142 --- Sponsor: Dempsey, Tom (018) --- CoSponsor: Wright, Mark (137)
Prohibits regulation of high-speed Internet access by the Public Service Commission.
HCS HB 142 -- (LR# 0755L- 07P)
Third Read and Passed (H)
AYES: 113
NOES: 42
PRESENT: 2
HB143 --- Sponsor: Moore, Danielle (020) --- CoSponsor: Crawford, Larry (117)
Exempts all pension amounts from taxation for taxpayers 65 or older.
HB 0143 -- (LR# 0702L- 01I)
Committee: Tax Policy (H)
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS
HB221 --- Sponsor: Luetkemeyer, Blaine (115) --- CoSponsor: Pearce, David (121)
Revises laws on banking.
SCS HCS HB 221 -- (LR# 0997S- 03T)
House concurs (H)
SCS AS AMENDED ADOPTED
AYES: 142
Truly agreed to and finally passed
AYES: 141
NOES: 15
HB345 --- Sponsor: Cunningham, Jane (086) --- CoSponsor: Lembke, Jim (085)
Creates a tax credit for contributions to scholarship charities.
HCS HB 345 -- (LR# 0649L- 05C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB380 --- Sponsor: Byrd, Richard (094) --- CoSponsor: Luetkemeyer, Blaine (115)
Creates the Uniform Securities Act of 2002 and the Missouri Takeover Bid Disclosure Act.
SCS HCS HB 380 -- (LR# 1406S- 04T)
House concurs (H)
SCS AS AMENDED ADOPTED
AYES: 153
Truly agreed to and finally passed
AYES: 156
NOES: 2
HB385 --- Sponsor: Icet, Allen (084) --- CoSponsor: Cunningham, Jane (086)
Provides for increase in salaries for teachers.
HCS HB 385 -- (LR# 0639L- 03C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB419 --- Sponsor: Willoughby, Philip (033)
Incorporates the Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act into Public Service Commission rules for gas plants.
HB 0419 -- (LR# 1413L- 01I)
Referred: Communications, Energy and Technology (H)
HB420 --- Sponsor: Cooper, Shannon (120) --- CoSponsor: Bearden, Carl (016)
Establishes the Highway Patrol's Trust fund and imposes a surcharge on licenses to fund it.
HB 0420 -- (LR# 0934L- 01I)
Referred: Tax Policy (H)
HB435 --- Sponsor: Engler, Kevin (106) --- CoSponsor: Crawford, Larry (117)
Requires operators of commercial motor vehicles to reduce speed and check that a railroad track is clear of an approaching train.
HCS HB 435 -- (LR# 1616L- 02P)
Third Read and Passed (H)
AYES: 158
NOES: 0
HB447 --- Sponsor: Townley, Merrill M. (112) --- CoSponsor: Sutherland, Mike (099)
Regulates the taking of farmland and easements by eminent domain.
HCS HB 447 -- (LR# 1653L- 06C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB535 --- Sponsor: Threlkeld, Kevin (109)
Designates the gray bat as the official flying mammal of Missouri.
HB 0535 -- (LR# 1540L- 01I)
Referred: Conservation and Natural Resources (H)
HB564 --- Sponsor: Behnen, Bob (002)
Revises professional registration laws.
HS HCS HB 564 -- (LR# 1879L- 04P)
Third Read and Passed (H)
AYES: 147
NOES: 12
Emergency clause defeated (H)
AYES: 13
NOES: 140
PRESENT: 3
HB647 --- Sponsor: Icet, Allen (084) --- CoSponsor: Davis, Cynthia L. (019)
Authorizes tax credits for contributions to pregnancy resource centers.
HB 0647 -- (LR# 1784L- 01I)
Committee: Tax Policy (H)
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS WITH AMENDMENT
HB679 --- Sponsor: Hanaway, Catherine L (087) --- CoSponsor: Parker, Sherman (012)
Enacts and modifies various provisions regarding the state foster care system.
HS HCS HB 679 & 396 -- (LR# 1582L- 06P)
Third Read and Passed (H)
AYES: 144
NOES: 14
PRESENT: 1
HB695 --- Sponsor: Walsh, Regina (069) --- CoSponsor: Yaeger, Patricia (096)
Enacts the Safe Staffing and Quality Care Accountability Acts.
HB 0695 -- (LR# 2012L- 02I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB697 --- Sponsor: Mayer, Robert (159) --- CoSponsor: Jolly, Cathy (045)
Revises various provisions of the sex offender registration statutes.
HB 0697 -- (LR# 1941L- 01I)
Committee: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS
HB701 --- Sponsor: Rupp, Scott T. (013) --- CoSponsor: Byrd, Richard (094)
Provides an exemption from taxes for property involved in structured financing.
HB 0701 -- (LR# 2139L- 01I)
Committee: Tax Policy (H)
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB726 --- Sponsor: Cooper, Shannon (120) --- CoSponsor: Lager, Brad (004)
Establishes the Joint Committee on Tax Policy.
HB 0726 -- (LR# 2189L- 01I)
Committee: Tax Policy (H)
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB735 --- Sponsor: Bruns, Mark J. (113) --- CoSponsor: Wildberger, Edward (027)
Revises firemen's retirement systems.
HB 0735 -- (LR# 1713L- 01I)
Referred: Retirement (H)
HB736 --- Sponsor: Wilson, Vicky Riback (025)
Allows public entities with self-insurance plans to seek reimbursement from a third party for health benefits paid to employees.
HB 0736 -- (LR# 2199L- 01I)
Referred: Financial Services (H)
HB737 --- Sponsor: Wilson, Vicky Riback (025)
Integrity of justice act.
HB 0737 -- (LR# 1898L- 02I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB738 --- Sponsor: Bringer, Rachel (006)
Designates portions of state routes 19 and 154 as the "Short Line Railroad Spur Historic Trail".
HB 0738 -- (LR# 2210L- 02I)
Referred: Transportation and Motor Vehicles (H)
HB739 --- Sponsor: Viebrock, James (134) --- CoSponsor: Dixon, Bob (140)
Removes the two million dollar cap on the special needs child adoption tax credit and eliminates the credit for business entities.
HB 0739 -- (LR# 2203L- 01I)
Referred: Tax Policy (H)
HB740 --- Sponsor: Pratt, Bryan (055) --- CoSponsor: Dougherty, Curt (053)
Requires certain filings of contractors and companies who repair, remove, and close petroleum liquid storage systems.
HB 0740 -- (LR# 2082L- 03I)
Referred: Conservation and Natural Resources (H)
HB741 --- Sponsor: Bearden, Carl (016) --- CoSponsor: Jetton, Rod (156)
Requires certain medical assistance benefit payments to be subject to appropriations.
HB 0741 -- (LR# 2083L- 02I)
Referred: Budget (H)
HB742 --- Sponsor: Jolly, Cathy (045) --- CoSponsor: Meiners, Kate (046)
Revises the definition of "dangerous felony" to include assault of a law enforcement officer or firefighter in the first degree.
HB 0742 -- (LR# 2214L- 01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB743 --- Sponsor: Stevenson, Bryan P. (128)
Revises section describing who can file a small claims petition.
HB 0743 -- (LR# 2215L- 01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB744 --- Sponsor: Jackson, Jack (089)
Establishes the Amusement Ride Safety Fund.
HB 0744 -- (LR# 2216L- 01I)
Referred: Tourism and Cultural Affairs (H)
HB745 --- Sponsor: Stevenson, Bryan P. (128) --- CoSponsor: Bearden, Carl (016)
Revises the calculation of certain existing elements of state school aid.
HB 0745 -- (LR# 2094L- 01I)
Referred: Budget (H)
HB746 --- Sponsor: Guest, Jim (005)
Authorizes certain city councils to set council member salaries by ordinance.
HB 0746 -- (LR# 2219L- 01I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
HB747 --- Sponsor: Cooper, Shannon (120)
Eliminates the two million dollar cap on the tax credits for nonrecurring adoption expenses.
HB 0747 -- (LR# 2218L- 01I)
Referred: Tax Policy (H)
HB748 --- Sponsor: Rupp, Scott T. (013)
Allows school districts to contract with other entities to loan or rent its school buses for purposes other than transporting school children at its discretion.
HB 0748 -- (LR# 2171L- 01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB749 --- Sponsor: Abel, Mark C. (103) --- CoSponsor: Seigfreid, James (026)
Establishes the Missouri Rural Health Initiative and the Missouri Rural Health Services Commission in the Department of Health and Senior Services.
HB 0749 -- (LR# 2124L- 01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB750 --- Sponsor: Donnelly, Margaret (073) --- CoSponsor: Spreng, Michael (076)
Authorizes a deferral of taxes on homesteads owned by senior citizens.
HB 0750 -- (LR# 2220L- 01I)
Read second time (H)
HB751 --- Sponsor: Bruns, Mark J. (113) --- CoSponsor: Jetton, Rod (156)
Exempts active duty military service income from state income tax.
HB 0751 -- (LR# 2212L- 02I)
Introduced and read first time (H)
HCR32 --- Sponsor: Miller, Ronnie (133)
Authorizes the required biennial independent audit of the State Auditor's Office as required in Section 21.760, RSMo.
HCR0032 -- (LR# 2208L- 01I)
Offered (H)
HR1847 --- Sponsor: Miller, Ronnie (133)
Allows the House to employ necessary personnel during the Interim.
HR 1847 -- (LR# 2201L- 02I)
Committee: Administration and Accounts
Public Hearing Held (H)
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS
SB2 --- Sponsor: Russell, John T. (33)
Disqualifies individuals for unemployment compensation for failing or refusing to take a drug test.
SS#2 SS SCS SB 2 -- (LR# 0211S- 11P)
Read second time (H)
SB4 --- Sponsor: Caskey, Harold (31)
Creates the Antiterrorism Fund and Fight Terrorism license plate.
SCS SB 4 -- (LR# 0103S- 02P)
Third Read and Passed with amendments (H)
HCA 1 ADOPTED
AYES: 147
Reported to the Senate with... (H)
SCS AS AMENDED
SB5 --- Sponsor: Caskey, Harold (31)
Revises sentencing laws.
SS SCS SB 5 -- (LR# 0356S- 06P)
Read second time (H)
SB11 --- Sponsor: Kinder, Peter (27)
Establishes a sales tax holiday.
SCS SB 11 -- (LR# 0345S- 02P)
Committee: Tax Policy (H)
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS
SB14 --- Sponsor: DePasco, Ronnie (11)
Revises maximum allowable salary for certain Kansas City police officers.
SB 0014 -- (LR# 0318S- 01T)
Truly agreed to and finally passed
AYES: 150
NOES: 8
SB28 --- Sponsor: Gross, Charles (23)
Specifies calculation of revenue estimates for Governor's recommended budget each fiscal year.
SS SB 28 -- (LR# 0487S- 02P)
Reported to the House and first read (H)
SB30 --- Sponsor: Gross, Charles (23)
Creates a statewide AMBER Alert Program.
HCS SS SCS SB 30 -- (LR# 0038L- 13C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
SB34 --- Sponsor: Loudon, John (07)
Consent for Abortion.
SS SB 34 -- (LR# 0389S- 06P)
Reported Do Pass (H)
SB36 --- Sponsor: Klindt, David (12)
Requires risk assessment and cost-benefit analysis be prepared when certain environmental rules are promulgated.
HCS SS SCS SB 36 -- (LR# 0424L- 18C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
SB38 --- Sponsor: Klindt, David (12)
Creates the "Missouri Biomass Technology Commission".
SCS SB 38 -- (LR# 0445S- 04P)
Reported to the House and first read (H)
SB50 --- Sponsor: Coleman, Maida (05)
Modifies time for election authority to complete verification of initiative or referendum petition signatures.
SB 0050 -- (LR# 0093S- 01T)
Truly agreed to and finally passed
AYES: 155
NOES: 0
SB54 --- Sponsor: Griesheimer, John E. (26)
Changes motor vehicle emissions test for Franklin County residents from annual to biennial.
SB 0054 -- (LR# 0299L- 01T)
Reported Do Pass (H)
SB55 --- Sponsor: Nodler, Gary (32)
Missouri southern state college.
SS#2 SCS SB 55 -- (LR# 0260S- 11P)
Reported Do Pass (H)
SB68 --- Sponsor: Childers, Doyle (29)
Modifies provision regarding refunds of ambulance and fire protection district sales tax.
HCS SB 68 -- (LR# 0405L- 02C)
HCS adopted in House (H)
AYES: 154
NOES: 2
Third Read and Passed (H)
AYES: 158
NOES: 0
Reported to the Senate with... (H)
HCS
SB69 --- Sponsor: Yeckel, Anita (01)
Small businesses.
SCS SB 69 -- (LR# 0450S- 02P)
Referred: Small Business (H)
SB84 --- Sponsor: Cauthorn, John (18)
Allows specific tax credits be taken on a quarterly basis.
HCS SCS SB 84 -- (LR# 0439L- 04C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
SB93 --- Sponsor: Shields, Charles W. (34)
Sales and use tax.
SB 0093 -- (LR# 0324S- 01P)
Committee: Tax Policy (H)
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS
SB130 --- Sponsor: Gross, Charles (23)
Authorizes conveyance of state property along Knaust Road in St. Charles County.
HCS SCS SB 130 -- (LR# 0317L- 05C)
HCS adopted in House (H)
Third Read and Passed (H)
AYES: 156
NOES: 0
Emergency Clause Adopted (H)
AYES: 156
NOES: 0
Reported to the Senate with... (H)
HCS
SB194 --- Sponsor: ( )
Indian tribes may be considered employers.
SCS SB 194 & 189 -- (LR# 0684S- 02T)
Truly agreed to and finally passed
AYES: 157
NOES: 1
SB199 --- Sponsor: Childers, Doyle (29)
Modifies the classification of counties.
SCS SB 199 -- (LR# 0432S- 03P)
Reported to the House and first read (H)
SB218 --- Sponsor: Goode, P. Wayne (13)
Authorizes imposition of lateral sewer service repair fee on certain condominiums.
HCS SCS SB 218 -- (LR# 0811L- 10C)
HCS adopted in House (H)
Third Read and Passed (H)
AYES: 157
NOES: 0
Reported to the Senate with... (H)
HCS
SB232 --- Sponsor: Cauthorn, John (18)
Authorizes conveyance of state property in Thousand Hills State Park.
SB 0232 -- (LR# 0895S- 01T)
Truly agreed to and finally passed
AYES: 152
NOES: 0
SB234 --- Sponsor: Quick, Edward E. (17)
Allows Clay county to open or operate a concession stand at privately operated marinas.
HCS SB 234 -- (LR# 0931L- 02T)
HCS adopted in House (H)
Third Read and Passed (H)
AYES: 156
NOES: 2
Emergency Clause Adopted (H)
AYES: 155
NOES: 3
Reported to the Senate with... (H)
HCS
Senate concurs (S)
HCS ADOPTED
YEAS: 31
Truly agreed to and finally passed
YEAS: 31
NAYS: 0
SB235 --- Sponsor: Quick, Edward E. (17)
Considers the value of a redevelopment area when calculating local indebtedness limit.
SB 0235 -- (LR# 0715S- 01T)
Truly agreed to and finally passed
AYES: 150
NOES: 1
SB239 --- Sponsor: Mathewson, James L. (21)
Authorizes conveyance of National Guard Armory in Sedalia to the Sedalia School District Foundation.
SCS SB 239 -- (LR# 0982S- 04T)
Truly agreed to and finally passed
AYES: 154
NOES: 0
SB243 --- Sponsor: Yeckel, Anita (01)
Creates the State Property Preservation Fund.
SB 0243 -- (LR# 0919S- 01P)
Read second time (H)
SB255 --- Sponsor: Kinder, Peter (27)
PSC jurisdiction of consumer owned electric corporations.
SB 0255 -- (LR# 0896L- 01T)
Truly agreed to and finally passed
AYES: 156
NOES: 1
SB266 --- Sponsor: Shields, Charles W. (34)
Requires the department of mental health to develop a plan to address the needs of persons with developmental disabilities who are on waitlists for services.
HCS SB 266 -- (LR# 1024L- 02C)
HCS adopted in House (H)
Third Read and Passed (H)
AYES: 155
NOES: 0
Reported to the Senate with... (H)
HCS
SB296 --- Sponsor: Griesheimer, John E. (26)
Rule requirements for classifying public schools must be in place for two years prior to implementation.
HS HCS SCS SB 296 -- (LR# 1130L- 07F)
House Substitute offered (H)
HS adopted in House (H)
Third Read and Passed with amendments (H)
HA 1 ADOPTED
AYES: 158
Reported to the Senate with... (H)
HS AS AMENDED
SB303 --- Sponsor: Gibbons, Michael R. (15)
Authorizes licensed ground ambulance services in Saint Louis County to provide critical care ambulance service.
SCS SB 303 -- (LR# 0879S- 04P)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
SB371 --- Sponsor: Foster, Bill I. (25)
MOHELA (Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority) may provide loans for nonsectarian tuition and other costs for certain students.
SB 0371 -- (LR# 0876S- 01T)
Truly agreed to and finally passed
AYES: 152
NOES: 6
SB385 --- Sponsor: ( )
Modifies how taxes are calculated for workers compensation policies with deductible options.
SCS SB 385 -- (LR# 1261S- 03P)
Committee: Financial Services (H)
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS
SB427 --- Sponsor: Bartle, Matt (08)
Uniform Securities Act.
SCS SB 427 -- (LR# 1518L- 04P)
Committee: Financial Services (H)
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS WITH HCA 1
SB438 --- Sponsor: Clemens, Dan (20)
Designates a portion of U.S. Highway 60 as the "Korea Veterans' Memorial Freeway".
SB 0438 -- (LR# 1373S- 01P)
Referred: Tourism and Cultural Affairs (H)
SB481 --- Sponsor: Dolan, Jonathan (02)
Enacts various accountability measures which pertain to the operation of the Department of Transportation.
SS#2 SCS SB 481 -- (LR# 1166S- 20P)
Referred: Transportation and Motor Vehicles (H)
SB555 --- Sponsor: Kinder, Peter (27) --- CoSponsor: Foster, Bill I. (25)
Allows certain aluminum smelters to enter into contracts to purchase energy outside of Public Service Commission oversight.
SS SCS SB 555 -- (LR# 1791S- 09S)
Reported to the House and first read (H)
SB556 --- Sponsor: Kinder, Peter (27)
Modifies various provisions relating to the protection of the elderly.
SS SS SCS SB 556 & 311 -- (LR# 0569S- 30P)
Committee: Special Committee on General Laws
Public Hearing Held (H)
SB686 --- Sponsor: Russell, John T. (33)
Articulates conditions upon which school districts may transfer unrestricted funds.
HCS SCS SB 686 -- (LR# 2010L- 03C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)

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