2005 Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Cooper
Missouri House of Representatives
2005
93rd General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Robert Wayne Cooper

SPONSOR
HB291
Creates the Missouri State Water Patrol Fund consisting of money collected for registering a vessel and increases the fee for a certificate of number
HB291 -- (LR# 0515L.04I)
Laid over (H)
HA 1 ADOPTED

HB599
Changes the laws regarding licensure of professional counselors
HB599 -- (LR# 1622L.01I)
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Public Hearing held (H)
HB600
Requires applicants for licensure as professional counselors, after August 28, 2007, to complete a minimum of three hours of graduate-level course work in diagnostic systems
Approved HB600 -- (LR# 1702L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB723
Allows physicians to jointly negotiate with certain health insurance carriers
HB723 -- (LR# 1947L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
COSPONSOR
HB56
Exempts certain programs established by pharmaceutical companies from providing assistance to patients from certain prohibited financial incentive practices
Approved HCS HB 56 -- (LR# 0254L.04T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB339
Allows law enforcement officers to stop a vehicle for a seat belt violation if it is clearly visible and raises the fine for a violation
HB339 -- (LR# 0163L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB377
Changes the laws regarding transportation including school bus drivers, fee offices, credit for trade-ins, salvage vehicles, repossessed titles, drivers' licenses, and memorial highways
HCS HB 591, 210, 377, 760 & 777 -- (LR# 1610L.11C)
Laid over (H)
HA 1 TO HA 1,AND HA 1, HCS PENDING

HB392
Authorizes a tax credit for contributions to pregnancy resource centers
HB392 -- (LR# 0102L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Executive Session held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB393
Changes the laws affecting claims for damages and their payment and establishes venue in all tort actions
Approved CCS SS SCS HCS HB 393 -- (LR# 1188L.14T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB410
Designates a portion of State Route H in Clay County as the "Richard L. Harriman Highway"
HB410 -- (LR# 1169L.01P)
Second read and referred: Transportation (S)
HB413
Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to offer a vaccination program for first responders deployed to disaster areas as a result of bioterrorism events
Approved HB413 -- (LR# 1150L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB435
Allows for the "Respect Life" special license plate, creates the Alternatives to Abortion Support Fund, and establishes the Respect Life Commission
HB435 -- (LR# 0896L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB457
Prohibits human cloning and the use of public funds and facilities for the purpose of human cloning
HB457 -- (LR# 0534L.01I)
Referred: Rules (H)
HB498
Changes the laws regarding the crimes of stealing, tampering, and receiving stolen property and requires specific restitution in certain cases
HCS HB 498 -- (LR# 0788L.02P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB503
Changes the laws regarding physician assistants
HB503 -- (LR# 1403L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Executive Session held (H)
MOTION TO DO PASS FAILED

HB560
Limits the number of excursion gambling boat licenses which can be issued by the Missouri Gaming Commission to a total of 13 or the number of licenses issued as of January 1, 2012, whichever is less
HCS HB 560 -- (LR# 0644L.05P)
Second read and referred: Ways and Means (S)
HB576
Changes the laws regarding the procedures of the Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board and the procedure for obtaining judicial review of administrative decisions
Approved HCS HB 576 -- (LR# 1303L.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB585
Limits certificate of need to long-term care facilities
HB585 -- (LR# 1141L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB586
Prohibits the use of public funds for health and social services programs to subsidize abortion services
HCS#2 HB 586 -- (LR# 0499L.06C)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

HB591
Changes the laws regarding transportation including school bus drivers, fee offices, credit for trade-ins, salvage vehicles, repossessed titles, drivers' licenses, and memorial highways
HCS HB 591, 210, 377, 760 & 777 -- (LR# 1610L.11C)
Laid over (H)
HA 1 TO HA 1,AND HA 1, HCS PENDING

HB620
Prohibits a physician to whom a patient is referred for diagnosis by another physician from delegating the diagnosis to a nurse or nurse practitioner
HB620 -- (LR# 1729L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS WITH HCA 1

HB639
Establishes the Betty L. Thompson Scholarship Program and authorizes an individual and business tax credit for contributions to certified nonprofit educational charitable organizations
HCS HB 639 -- (LR# 0341L.11C)
Placed on the Informal Perfection Calendar (H)
HB657
Gives hospital medical staff the right of self-governance on certain issues
HB657 -- (LR# 1728L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB674
Prohibits an insurer from changing the coding that a health care provider submitted for services without the permission of the health care provider
HB674 -- (LR# 0575L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB759
Requires health insurers and the Missouri Medicaid Program to provide coverage for services under the First Steps Program
HB759 -- (LR# 1795L.02I)
Referred: Special Committee on General Laws
HB835
Establishes the Office of Missouri Surgeon General within the Department of Health and Senior Services and changes the laws regarding health care providers
HCS HB 835 -- (LR# 2091L.04C)
Returned to Committee of Origin (H)
HB854
Changes the laws regarding job development programs administered by the Department of Economic Development and establishes the Missouri Quality Jobs Program
HCS HB 854 -- (LR# 2104L.05C)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

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)
HB901
Establishes the Missouri State Diabetes Commission to develop a state strategy for the prevention, treatment, and control of diabetes
HB901 -- (LR# 2185L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB905
Prohibits the withholding or withdrawal of nutrition or hydration for a patient without a specific written power of attorney granting the authority
HB905 -- (LR# 2139L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Public Hearing held (H)
HJR12
Proposes a constitutional amendment establishing limits on total state general revenue appropriations
HCS HJR 12 -- (LR# 0932L.02C)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

HJR23
Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring impeachments to be tried by the Senate
HJR23 -- (LR# 1762L.01I)
Relieved from committee

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