2005 Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Young
Missouri House of Representatives
2005
93rd General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Terry Young

SPONSOR
HB643
Changes the standard for violation of the Sunshine Law by a governmental body from knowingly to negligently
HB643 -- (LR# 1646L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB751
Requires all new signs erected after August 28, 2005, to contain the words "Accessible Parking" instead of "Handicap Parking"
HB751 -- (LR# 1854L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB909
Limits the school superintendent salaries in school districts with boundaries that overlap counties of the third and fourth classification
HB909 -- (LR# 2186L.02I)
ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
Public Hearing held (H)
COSPONSOR
HB26
Renames Southwest Missouri State University as Missouri State University and increases the number of members on the board of governors
HB26 -- (LR# 0202L.01I)
Withdrawn (H)
HB93
Allows certain public employees to form and participate in the actions of labor organizations
HB93 -- (LR# 0399L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB123
Removes the $500 loss limit for gambling and raises the adjusted gross receipts tax for gambling from 20% to 21%
HB123 -- (LR# 0467L.01I)
Referred: Rules (H)
HB169
Closes the drug benefit coverage gap, also known as the "Donut Hole," created by the federal Medicare Modernization Act of 2003
HB169 -- (LR# 0190L.01I)
SENIOR CITIZEN ADVOCACY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB180
Changes the laws regarding military leave for Kansas City police officers and civilian employees
HB180 -- (LR# 0338L.01P)
Returned to Committee of Origin (S)
HB194
Allows a deduction from individual income tax for personal property taxes paid by retired taxpayers and exempts certain income for certain retired residents from income taxation
HB194 -- (LR# 0479L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB195
Adds certain types of cancer to the list of diseases presumed incurred during the line of duty for the purpose of retirement benefits for firefighters
HB195 -- (LR# 0477L.01I)
RETIREMENT
Public Hearing held (H)
HB197
Prohibits a person from employing or subcontracting with an illegal alien on any publicly financed project
HB197 -- (LR# 0472L.01I)
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND WORKPLACE SAFETY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB278
Requires the Department of Mental Health to submit a cost-benefit analysis and a written plan to the appropriate House and Senate appropriations committees before closing or downsizing any facility
HB278 -- (LR# 0904L.02I)
Referred: Children and Families (H)
HB279
Prohibits any entity from preventing a student athlete from competing in or training for any Olympic event
HB279 -- (LR# 0903L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB280
Requires election judges to take voting ballots and equipment to physically disabled voters unable to enter polling places
Approved HB280 -- (LR# 1061L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB285
Changes the name of Southwest Missouri State University to Missouri State University and the membership of its board of governors
HB285 -- (LR# 1118L.01I)
Referred: Higher Education
HB294
Enacts safe staffing and quality care accountability requirements for veterans homes and mental health facilities
HB294 -- (LR# 1011L.01I)
VETERANS
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB307
Requires operators or riders of motorcycles and motortricycles who are under 21 years of age to wear protective headgear
HB307 -- (LR# 0852L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB322
Changes the laws regarding actions for damages for conduct or speech at public hearings or meetings by including actions that cause money damages, including attorney fees and other costs
HB322 -- (LR# 1085L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB372
Requires rebates to be paid within 30 days of submission by the applicant
HB372 -- (LR# 0712L.01I)
SMALL BUSINESS
Public Hearing held (H)
HB384
Creates the Anhydrous Ammonia Additive Fund to reimburse distributors of anhydrous ammonia for the cost of adding red dye to the chemical
HB384 -- (LR# 0792L.01I)
Withdrawn (H)
HB389
Expands the crime of endangering the welfare of a minor to include producing or selling methamphetamine within the residence of a minor
HB389 -- (LR# 1007L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Executive Session held (H)
HB398
Requires flashing yellow lights on navigational and regulatory markers on the waters of the state
HB398 -- (LR# 0525L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB403
Requires the State of Missouri to provide Missouri National Guard personnel called into active duty with a $250,000 term life insurance death benefit
HB403 -- (LR# 1293L.01I)
Referred: Retirement (H)
HB420
Extends the Senior Rx Program until June 30, 2010
HB420 -- (LR# 1148L.01I)
SENIOR CITIZEN ADVOCACY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB430
Creates the Anhydrous Ammonia Additive Fund to reimburse distributors of anhydrous ammonia for the cost of adding red dye to the chemical to prevent methamphetamine production
HCS HB 430 -- (LR# 1361L.03C)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

HB434
Authorizes the Missouri Public Service Commission to approve alternate rate plans submitted by utilities to reflect changes in costs
HB434 -- (LR# 1266L.01I)
UTILITIES
Executive Session held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB436
Creates the crimes of first, second, and third degree abuse of a person receiving mental health services by health care providers
HB436 -- (LR# 0913L.02I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB476
Prohibits discrimination based upon a person's sexual orientation
HB476 -- (LR# 1167L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB490
Establishes an application process for the designation of memorial highways and bridges
HCS HB 490 -- (LR# 1433L.04C)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

HB506
Establishes the Public Service Accountability Act
HB506 -- (LR# 1370L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB507
Reduces by 15% the assessed valuation of real property of individuals 62 years of age or older and freezes the valuation at that level
HB507 -- (LR# 1460L.01I)
SENIOR CITIZEN ADVOCACY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB522
Allows veterans employed in Missouri to not work on Veterans Day without fear of reprisal from their employer under certain conditions
HB522 -- (LR# 0915L.01I)
VETERANS
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB529
Changes the laws regarding medical malpractice liability
HB529 -- (LR# 1537L.01I)
Referred: Insurance Policy
HB532
Exempts all motor vehicles assembled and sold in this state from the state sales and use tax
HCS HB 532 -- (LR# 1049L.04P)
Reported do pass (H)
HB535
Creates the Missouri Military Family Relief Fund which will provide grants to children of Missouri veterans killed while on active duty after September 11, 2001, for tuition for postsecondary education
HB535 -- (LR# 1013L.01I)
VETERANS
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB543
Requires employers to report the number of employees receiving public health program benefits
HB543 -- (LR# 1549L.01I)
Referred: Small Business (H)
HB548
Establishes the rights of persons who utilize service animals
HB548 -- (LR# 1488L.01I)
Referred: Agriculture Policy
HB564
Prohibits law enforcement officers from issuing a citation for a missing license plate tab if a registration check reveals the vehicle is properly registered and the owner indicates the tab has been stolen
HB564 -- (LR# 1498L.01P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB566
Limits the amount of interest a title lender can charge on loans
HB566 -- (LR# 1550L.01I)
Referred: Financial Institutions
HB608
Repeals the laws prohibiting political activity or fund raising by Kansas City police officers
HB608 -- (LR# 0767L.01I)
ELECTIONS
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB637
Changes the laws regarding workers' compensation benefits for certain diseases resulting in exposure to certain occupational hazards
HB637 -- (LR# 1451L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB679
Requires the State Board of Education and local school boards to adopt a policy that encourages effective involvement by parents in support of the education of their children
HB679 -- (LR# 1667L.01I)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

HB698
Eliminates hunting or fishing license or permit fees for active-duty military personnel or National Guard personnel and reserves
HB698 -- (LR# 0859L.02I)
CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Public Hearing held (H)
HB699
Authorizes an individual income tax deduction for income received for military service in a combat zone
HB699 -- (LR# 0857L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Executive Session held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB736
Provides a mechanism for persons who become ineligible for Medicaid benefits on July 1, 2005, to be automatically enrolled in the Senior Rx Program
HB736 -- (LR# 2010L.01I)
SENIOR CITIZEN ADVOCACY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB785
Changes the laws regarding disciplinary action taken against licensed nurses
HB785 -- (LR# 1974L.01I)
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Public Hearing held (H)
HB800
Changes the laws regarding early childhood special education
HB800 -- (LR# 1967L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
HB802
Requires hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers to implement an acuity-based patient classification system
HB802 -- (LR# 1994L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Executive Session held (H)
HB808
Prohibits the Missouri Housing Development Commission from making grants and loans to the City of Kansas City unless certain conditions are met
HB808 -- (LR# 2101L.01I)
Referred: Job Creation and Economic Development (H)
HB859
Allows residents of Missouri to participate in any current or future state program, policy, or practice permitting prescription drugs to be acquired from Canada
HCS HB 859 -- (LR# 1490L.03P)
Perfected (H)
HB880
Establishes the MBE/WBE Oversight Review Committee to assist certified socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses or minority business enterprises in state contracts
HB880 -- (LR# 1832L.01P)
Second Rd/Refer: Pensions, Veteran Affairs & General Law(S)
HB923
Requires health insurance coverage for the cost of human papillomavirus testing as a cervical cancer screening test
HB923 -- (LR# 2170L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HJR9
Proposes a constitutional amendment allowing a simple majority approval for school district bond measures
HJR9 -- (LR# 1029L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
HJR24
Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the Governor from reducing appropriations for elementary, secondary, and higher education
HJR24 -- (LR# 2102L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education

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