2004 Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Hobbs
Missouri House of Representatives
2004
92nd General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Steve Hobbs

SPONSOR
HB1086
Expands the teaching prohibition for noncertified teachers to include prekindergarten.
HB1086 -- (LR# 3501L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB1326
Authorizes counties to establish regional recreational districts on certain undeveloped properties.
HB1326 -- (LR# 3807L.01I)
Referred: Conservation and Natural Resources (H)
HB1361
Allows the governing body of each contracting municipality in a joint municipal utility commission to vote on whether or not the commission should issue bonds rather than having the citizens vote on the matter.
HB1361 -- (LR# 3504L.01I)
COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY, AND TECHNOLOGY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1362
Authorizes county planning commissions to accept additional forms of security for improvements made to subdivisions in unincorporated areas.
Approved HB1362 -- (LR# 3808L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1607
Adds overgrown or noxious weeds to the conditions for which counties of the first classification can enact an ordinance.
HB1607 -- (LR# 3916L.01I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
COSPONSOR
HB844
Establishes the Open Contracting Act to prohibit public agencies from imposing certain labor requirements as a condition of performing public works.
HB844 -- (LR# 3350L.01P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB869
Amends various provisions regarding the licensure of veterinarians.
Approved HB869 -- (LR# 3267L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB881
Authorizes an income tax deduction for any income received by active duty military service personnel in a combat zone.
HB881 -- (LR# 2982L.01I)
Reported Do Pass (H)
HB937
Allows for a special license plate for members of Optimist International.
HB937 -- (LR# 3489L.01I)
SENATE TRANSPORTATION
Executive Session Held (S)
VOTED DO PASS W/SCA 1

HB956
Designates big bluestem grass as the official grass of the State of Missouri.
HB956 -- (LR# 3451L.01I)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB959
Establishes the Higher Education Deposit Program, revises other statutes relating to banking, and revises the crime of identity theft.
Approved CCS#2 SCS HCS HB 959 -- (LR# 3502L.08T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB965
Clarifies immunity from civil liability for certain landowners.
HB965 -- (LR# 3237L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB969
Establishes guidelines for corporate income tax on intangible property.
HB969 -- (LR# 3592L.01P)
SENATE GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND FISCAL OVERSIGHT
Hearing Scheduled Bill Not Heard (S)
HB978
Establishes the Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board to serve as a liaison between state agencies and small businesses.
Approved CCS#3 SS HS HCS HB 978 -- (LR# 3116S.10T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1032
Removes the cap on the special needs adoption tax credit and changes the administration of the tax credit to the Children's Division within the Department of Social Services.
HB1032 -- (LR# 3427L.01I)
TAX POLICY
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS AS AMENDED

HB1036
Clarifies that sovereign immunity applies to school districts.
HB1036 -- (LR# 3626L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1037
Establishes the Dental Carve-Out Act of 2004 to implement a process for providing dental benefits to public assistance recipients.
HB1037 -- (LR# 2483L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB1038
Requires drivers older than 75 years of age to take the complete examination every two years.
HB1038 -- (LR# 2538L.01I)
Referred: Transportation and Motor Vehicles (H)
HB1039
Eliminates the duplicate filing of campaign finance disclosure reports with a local election authority if the report is filed electronically with the Missouri Ethics Commission.
HB1039 -- (LR# 2537L.01I)
ELECTIONS
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1052
Makes it a class A misdemeanor for any unauthorized person to possess or sell a device used to change a traffic control signal.
HB1052 -- (LR# 2813L.02I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1055
Revises the statutes relating to sexual offenses, assault on law enforcement officers, and the payment of restitution for criminal offenses.
Approved CCS SS HCS HB 1055 -- (LR# 3722L.06T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1061
Requires that eligible state employees be paid for overtime hours worked unless the employee requests compensatory time off at the applicable overtime rate.
HB1061 -- (LR# 3247L.01I)
Referred: Budget (H)
HB1070
Authorizes boards of education of school districts to adopt an emergency preparedness plan to address the use of school resources in an emergency.
Approved HB1070 -- (LR# 3500L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1077
Repeals certain statutes that are expired, terminated, or no longer effective.
HB1077 -- (LR# 3825L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1085
Requires certain entities taking property under eminent domain procedures to declare the intended use of the property.
HCS HB 1085 -- (LR# 3654L.03C)
Laid Over (H)
HA 1, HA 2, HSA 1 FOR HA 4, HA 5 ADOPTED/ HS AS
AMENDED, HA 6 PENDING

HB1096
Requires providers of telecommunications services transmiting communications over a company's telecommunications facilities to transmit the phone number of the party initiating the communication.
HB1096 -- (LR# 3747L.01I)
COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY, AND TECHNOLOGY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1101
Increases the campaign disclosure report late filing fees in general election years.
HB1101 -- (LR# 3758L.01I)
ELECTIONS
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1105
Revises various statutes relating to motor vehicles, driver's licenses, emergency vehicles, child restraints, manufactured homes, failure to stop at weigh stations, and rail passenger cars.
HCS HB 1105, 1062, 1111, 1113 & 1119 -- (LR# 3535L.06C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1108
Allows for a special license plate for members of the National Rifle Association.
HB1108 -- (LR# 3527L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION AND MOTOR VEHICLES
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1119
Revises various statutes relating to motor vehicles, driver's licenses, emergency vehicles, child restraints, manufactured homes, failure to stop at weigh stations, and rail passenger cars.
HCS HB 1105, 1062, 1111, 1113 & 1119 -- (LR# 3535L.06C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1120
Requires hospitals and birth centers to provide parents with information on shaken baby syndrome.
HB1120 -- (LR# 2536L.01I)
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1123
Prohibits the production of specialized license plates until at least 250 applications for a specific plate have been received by the Department of Revenue.
HCS HB 1123 -- (LR# 3298L.02C)
SENATE TRANSPORTATION
Executive Session Held (S)
SCS HCS HB 928 AND HCS HB 1123 AND HCS HB 1280
VOTED DO PASS CONSENT. SEE HB 928

HB1139
Revises the statutes relating to tax credits for the adoption of special needs children.
HB1139 -- (LR# 3320L.01I)
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1151
Prohibits individuals from engaging or participating in human cloning.
HB1151 -- (LR# 2865L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1152
Revises the crime of making a terroristic threat and creates the crimes of threatening the use of a weapon of mass destruction and computer dissemination of information to promote a terrorist act.
HCS HB 1152 -- (LR# 2489L.04P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB1153
Increases the penalty for various drug crimes when the substance was placed in close proximity to a child under 17 years of age.
HB1153 -- (LR# 2490L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1164
Establishes valuation schedules for depreciable tangible personal property owned by businesses.
HB1164 -- (LR# 3070L.01I)
Referred: Tax Policy (H)
HB1166
Creates a procedural prerequisite for filing lawsuits for alleged defective residential construction.
HB1166 -- (LR# 3811L.02I)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1174
Establishes a comprehensive children's mental health service system.
HB1174 -- (LR# 3955L.02I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1176
Adds a penalty for the release of a pathogen or disease in or near an animal facility.
HB1176 -- (LR# 4062L.01I)
AGRICULTURE
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1177
Revises various statutes relating to concentrated animal feeding operations.
Vetoed SCS HCS HB 1177 -- (LR# 3783S.06T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1182
Revises various statutes relating to incentive tax credits.
Approved CCS SS SCS HCS HB 1182 -- (LR# 4015S.05T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1193
Revises the statutes relating to notaries public.
Approved SCS HS HB 1193 -- (LR# 3253S.06T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1203
Requires school board approval of tax increment financing plans for areas with residential or multi-family properties.
HB1203 -- (LR# 3409L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB1210
Authorizes an income tax deduction for the value of time spent tutoring in public schools.
HB1210 -- (LR# 3270L.01I)
TAX POLICY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1211
Revises the statutes relating to employees and employment security.
Approved SS#2 SCS HS HCS HB 1268 & 1211 -- (LR# 4224S.18T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1238
Modifies the requirements for issuance of certificates of guaranty for loans under the Agriculture Business Development Loan Program.
HB1238 -- (LR# 4099L.01I)
AGRICULTURE
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1268
Revises the statutes relating to employees and employment security.
Approved SS#2 SCS HS HCS HB 1268 & 1211 -- (LR# 4224S.18T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1269
Changes procedures for printing all session laws and the distribution of the Revised Statutes of Missouri.
HB1269 -- (LR# 3717L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1271
Creates a minimum pay scale for certain corrections personnel.
HB1271 -- (LR# 4092L.01I)
CORRECTIONS AND STATE INSTITUTIONS
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1276
Allows moneys in the Natural Resources Protection Fund to be used to fund programs that encourage alternative energy sources.
HB1276 -- (LR# 4061L.01I)
CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1277
Creates task forces for restructuring solid and hazardous waste fees and allows in-state waste facilities receiving out-state waste to pay fees and taxes for out-of-state facilities.
SS SCS HCS HB 1277 -- (LR# 4213S.13S)
Reported to the House with... (S)
SS AS AMENDED

HB1278
Revises various statutes relating to health insurance.
SCS HCS HB 1278 -- (LR# 3304S.08C)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
SCS, SS/SCS AND SA 2 PENDING

HB1279
Allows hand fishing for catfish and carp in June and July.
HB1279 -- (LR# 4191L.02I)
CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1291
Prohibits a lender of a residential mortgage from requiring a borrower to purchase homeowners' insurance coverage in an amount exceeding the replacement value of the improvement and contents.
Approved HB1291 -- (LR# 4123L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1293
Revises various statutes relating to special needs child adoption tax credits, pregnancy resource centers, alternatives to abortions, and the Respect Life Commission.
HB1293 -- (LR# 3938L.01I)
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1302
Modifies the calculation for the Medicaid per diem reimbursement rate for nursing homes.
HB1302 -- (LR# 3492L.02I)
Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1304
Revises various statutes relating to claims for damages and the payment of these claims.
Vetoed CCS SS#2 SS SCS HS HCS HB 1304 -- (LR# 3380S.19T)
Veto override failed (G)
AYES: 97
NOES: 62

HB1305
Creates notice provisions, reporting requirements, public market rates, and presumptions for the Department of Insurance and entities providing medical malpractice and professional negligence insurance.
CCS SCS HCS HB 1305 -- (LR# 4174L.10S)
Third Read and Passed (H)
AYES: 130
NOES: 26

HB1329
Allows the court to impound the vehicle or vehicles owned by a person convicted of driving while intoxicated or with excessive blood alcohol content.
HB1329 -- (LR# 2525L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1330
Requires probation officers to notify law enforcement of a sex offender's new address if the offender intends to change residence and to notify the offender of the duty to register.
HB1330 -- (LR# 4297L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1336
Extends immunity from civil liability to owners of land next to certain dedicated trail systems.
HB1336 -- (LR# 3940L.02I)
JUDICIARY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1337
States that English is the official state language.
HB1337 -- (LR# 4010L.01I)
Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1346
Revises the statutes relating to claims for damages for personal injuries.
HB1346 -- (LR# 4323L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB1358
Allows for the broader delegation of duties to dental assistants.
HB1358 -- (LR# 4305L.01I)
Referred: Professional Registration & Licensing (H)
HB1367
Establishes the Missouri Homestead Preservation Act.
HB1367 -- (LR# 4176L.01I)
SENIOR SECURITY
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1380
Removes the multiplier for the proration factor for career ladder entitlement under the school foundation formula.
HCS HB 1380 -- (LR# 3537L.02C)
Laid Over (H)
HB1397
Establishes an advisory committee for workers' compensation.
HB1397 -- (LR# 4370L.02I)
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND WORKPLACE SAFETY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1402
Revises the statutes relating to the Sunshine Law.
HB1402 -- (LR# 4476L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON GENERAL LAWS
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1403
Creates additional regulations for amusement rides and rock climbing walls.
Approved SCS HCS HB 1403 -- (LR# 3907S.06T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1417
Requires that one voting member of the board of curators of certain state institutions of higher education be a student.
HB1417 -- (LR# 3118L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB1424
Establishes the Uniform Athlete Agent Act.
HB1424 -- (LR# 4145L.01I)
Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1435
Establishes the Tax Donation Act.
HB1435 -- (LR# 4206L.01I)
TAX POLICY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1444
Repeals the current requirement for legislative committees to have resolutions passed authorizing visits to state institutions.
Approved HB1444 -- (LR# 4504L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1453
Enacts and modifies various provisions regarding the state foster care system.
Approved CCS SS SCS HS HCS HB 1453 -- (LR# 2427L.15T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1455
Allows the Department of Natural Resources to use an independent contractor to expedite the review of construction permits for air contaminant sources when the permit applicant agrees.
HB1455 -- (LR# 4489L.01I)
CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1456
Authorizes a transient guest tax for tourism purposes and infrastructure improvements in the cities of Marston, Matthews, Concordia, and Steele.
Approved SCS HCS HB 1456 AND HB 824 -- (LR# 4192S.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1457
Requires the Department of Natural Resources to notify permit holders who fail to file required reports before the department may fine or penalize, with some exceptions.
HB1457 -- (LR# 3952L.01I)
Referred: Conservation and Natural Resources (H)
HB1480
Creates the Police Chiefs' and Officers' Annuity and Healthcare Fund.
HCS HB 1480 -- (LR# 3616L.06C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1496
Allows local school boards to exempt themselves from the Prevailing Wage Law by a majority vote of the board.
HB1496 -- (LR# 4465L.01I)
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND WORKPLACE SAFETY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1498
Allows certain private vocational and technical schools to receive A+ reimbursements.
HB1498 -- (LR# 4577L.01I)
EDUCATION
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO NOT PASS

HB1507
Deems certain financial investment records and documents submitted to the Department of Agriculture and the Missouri Agriculture and Small Business Development Authority to be closed records.
HB1507 -- (LR# 4008L.01I)
AGRICULTURE
Hearing Scheduled, Bill Not Heard (H)
HB1546
Creates the Ground Water Protection Fund and restricts information the Department of Natural Resources can divulge about contractors.
HB1546 -- (LR# 4696L.01I)
AGRICULTURE
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1548
Requires that eligible state employees be paid for overtime hours worked unless the employee requests compensatory time off and revises the statutes relating to the whistleblower laws.
Approved CCS SCS HB 1548 -- (LR# 4700S.04T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1567
Specifies procedures for gravel removal by noncommercial operators on privately owned land.
HB1567 -- (LR# 4658L.01I)
CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1570
Restricts the ability of health insurers to change the diagnosis and treatment codes entered by providers, prohibits insurers from charging providers to participate, and requires advance notice of fee changes.
HB1570 -- (LR# 4052L.01I)
FINANCIAL SERVICES
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1571
Requires semiannual payments of real and personal property taxes.
HB1571 -- (LR# 3815L.01I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
HB1589
Authorizes the issuance of certain revenue bonds by the University of Missouri.
HB1589 -- (LR# 4507L.02I)
Referred: Special Committee on Bonding Authority (H)
HB1599
Establishes the Joint Committee on Government Accountability to make a continuing study and analysis of inefficiencies in state government.
Approved SCS HS HB 1599 -- (LR# 4678S.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1600
Provides that concealed carry endorsements on drivers' licenses expire three years from the date of the certificate of qualification issued by the county sheriff of the applicant's residence.
HB1600 -- (LR# 4856L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1661
Provides that members of the School for the Deaf Board of Advisors be appointed by the Commissioner of Education.
HB1661 -- (LR# 4024L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB1667
Designates the "Mel Hancock Freeway."
HB1667 -- (LR# 4907L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION AND MOTOR VEHICLES
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO NOT PASS

HB1671
Authorizes the president of any public university in this state to present financial commitments on behalf of the university to fund an endowed life sciences research chair academic position.
HCS HB 1671 -- (LR# 4197L.04C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1702
Authorizes a tax credit for contributions to nonprofit educational assistance programs.
HCS HB 1702 -- (LR# 4997L.02C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1734
Authorizes public notices to be published in certain newspapers.
HB1734 -- (LR# 5029L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON GENERAL LAWS
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1750
Modifies the salary of members of the General Assembly for Fiscal Year 2005.
HB1750 -- (LR# 4277L.01I)
Referred: Budget (H)
HCR12
Designates Miss Missouri as an official hostess for the State of Missouri.
HCR12 -- (LR# 3450L.01T)
Approved by Governor (G)
HJR45
Proposes a constitutional amendment restricting the use of transportation revenue.
HJR45 -- (LR# 3624L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION AND MOTOR VEHICLES
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS AS AMENDED

HJR50
Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring the election of all supreme court, courts of appeal, circuit court, and associate circuit judges.
HJR50 -- (LR# 2575L.01I)
RULES
Public Hearing Held (H)

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