2006 Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Whorton
Missouri House of Representatives
2006
93rd General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Legislation Sponsored by Rep. James Whorton

SPONSOR
HB976
Allows military veterans to present a valid military service record noting honorable discharge as proof of lawful presence for the purpose of obtaining a driver's permit or license
HB976 -- (LR# 3048L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION
Public hearing completed (H)
HB977
Authorizes the at-large election of board of aldermen members in certain cities of the fourth class
Approved SCS HCS HB 977 -- (LR# 3038S.04T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB1081
Requires purchasers of all-terrain vehicles to be treated in the same manner as motor vehicles for the purpose of transfer, titling, perfection of liens, and the collection of all taxes and fees
HB1081 -- (LR# 3448L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Voted do pass (H)
HB1445
Requires all diesel fuel sold after January 1, 2008, to contain at least 2% biodiesel fuel oil by volume
HB1445 -- (LR# 3562L.03I)
AGRICULTURE POLICY
Voted do pass (H)
HB1446
Allows the Department of Agriculture to exempt the Department of Transportation from the requirement regarding the use of B-20 biodiesel fuel in Department of Transportation vehicles and equipment
HB1446 -- (LR# 4593L.01P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HJR44
Proposes a constitutional amendment exempting from taxation one motor vehicle of any active-duty military personnel under certain conditions
HJR44 -- (LR# 4347L.01I)
Rules - Reported do pass (H)
COSPONSOR
HB978
Establishes the Vietnam War Medallion Program
Approved SCS HCS HB 978 -- (LR# 3153S.04T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB982
Changes the laws regarding disciplinary action taken against licensed nurses
HB982 -- (LR# 3056L.01I)
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
HCS voted do pass (H)
HB985
Establishes the Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2006 and requires certification of trade associations for the purpose of providing health insurance to their members
HB985 -- (LR# 3054L.01I)
Referred: Small Business (H)
HB987
Authorizes a physician assistant or an advanced practice nurse to prescribe a schedule V controlled substance under the collaborative practice agreement
HB987 -- (LR# 3235L.01I)
Referred: Professional Registration & Licensing (H)
HB988
Allows a physician assistant or an advanced practice nurse to issue a physician's statement for disabled license plates and placards under the collaborative practice agreement
HB988 -- (LR# 3246L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB1000
Adds certified nurse practitioners to the list of health care providers authorized to issue a physician's statement for the purpose of obtaining a disabled license plate
HB1000 -- (LR# 3331L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB1027
Requires all gasoline sold in Missouri after January 1, 2008, to be an ethanol-blend containing at least 10% fuel ethanol
Approved CCS SCS HCS HB 1270 & 1027 -- (LR# 3181L.14T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB1032
Authorizes a court to order the sale of firearms and ammunition used in the commission of a crime
HB1032 -- (LR# 3230L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON GENERAL LAWS
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1038
Authorizes an advanced practice registered nurse to prescribe a controlled substance listed in schedule II, III, IV, or V under the collaborative practice agreement
HB1038 -- (LR# 3058L.01I)
Referred: Professional Registration & Licensing (H)
HB1047
Authorizes a physician assistant or an advanced practice nurse to prescribe, administer, and dispense a controlled substance containing ephedrine and pseudoephedrine
HB1047 -- (LR# 3418L.01I)
Referred: Professional Registration & Licensing (H)
HB1067
Requires persons arrested for the manufacture or distribution of drugs to appear before a judge prior to being released on bond
HB1067 -- (LR# 3564L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB1073
Exempts motor fuel used in school buses from motor fuel tax when driven to transport students for educational purposes
HB1073 -- (LR# 3340L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Voted do pass (H)
HB1085
Allows certain health insurance plans to be available as a state-qualified health coverage option for purposes of the federal health coverage tax credit
HB1085 -- (LR# 3703L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Public hearing scheduled, Bill not heard (H)
HB1087
Creates notice and reporting requirements, public market rates, and presumptions for the Department of Insurance and entities providing medical malpractice and professional negligence insurance
HB1087 -- (LR# 3749L.01I)
Referred: Insurance Policy (H)
HB1088
Allows enrollees to pay the lower of the copayment assigned by the health maintenance organization or health insurer or the usual and customary retail price of the prescription drug
HB1088 -- (LR# 3699L.01P)
SEE COMMENTS
MOTION TO 3RD READ AND PASS WITHDRAWN

HB1089
Provides insurance coverage for phase II clinical trials for cancer treatment
HCS HB 1089 -- (LR# 3696L.03C)
Rules - Reported do pass (H)
HB1090
Establishes the Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Quality Assurance Act of 2006 and requires credentialing of sonographers and vascular technologists
HB1090 -- (LR# 3698L.02I)
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
HCS voted do pass (H)
HB1102
Authorizes an advance practice nurse to prescribe a controlled substance listed in schedule II, III, IV, or V under the collaborative practice agreement
HB1102 -- (LR# 3150L.01I)
Referred: Professional Registration & Licensing (H)
HB1103
Changes the laws regarding defensive use of force
HCS HB 1461, 1375, 1110 & 1103 -- (LR# 4370L.09P)
SENATE JUDICIARY AND CIVIL AND CRIMINAL JURISPRUDENCE
Executive Session held (S)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1104
Allows rural empowerment zones to exist in any county with 12,500 or fewer residents
HB1104 -- (LR# 3319L.01I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1105
Exempts military personnel on active duty and their spouses from being required to renew their driver's licenses while they are stationed outside the United States
HB1105 -- (LR# 3447L.01P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB1108
Requires a person who commits sexual crimes against children younger than 12 years of age to serve a minimum of three years in prison before being placed on probation or parole
HB1108 -- (LR# 3577L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1115
Expands liability protection for school employees and volunteers
HB1115 -- (LR# 3687L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON GENERAL LAWS
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1118
Allows for the deployment of health care professionals licensed, registered, or certified in this or any adjoining state in an emergency and provides them immunity from civil damages
SCS#2 HB 1118 -- (LR# 3724S.05C)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB1121
Allows Missouri residents to deduct from their taxable income 100% of all non-reimbursed amounts paid for long-term care insurance premiums
HCS HB 1145,1359 & 1121 -- (LR# 3429L.02P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB1122
Allows a deduction from individual income tax for real property taxes paid by retired taxpayers and exempts certain income for certain retired residents from income taxation
HB1122 -- (LR# 3488L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB1123
Changes the laws regarding workers' compensation benefits for certain diseases resulting in exposure to certain occupational hazards
HB1123 -- (LR# 3483L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB1124
Changes the laws regarding the notification requirements for the continuation of child support when a child is attending a higher education institution
HB1124 -- (LR# 3494L.01I)
Referred: Children and Families (H)
HB1125
Requires manufacturers of certain toxic household products to add an aversion agent to the product as a poison prevention measure and establishes the Poison Prevention Task Force to provide oversight
HB1125 -- (LR# 3492L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB1126
Imposes a $2 surcharge on dissolution of marriage cases for deposit in the Child Advocacy Center Fund which is created to provide financial support for child advocacy centers
HB1126 -- (LR# 3489L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB1127
Changes the laws regarding the release of personal information to unauthorized persons
HB1127 -- (LR# 3493L.01I)
Referred: Financial Institutions (H)
HB1128
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
HB1128 -- (LR# 3490L.01I)
RETIREMENT
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1130
Requires professional fundraisers to maintain certain records for a period of three years
HB1130 -- (LR# 3484L.01I)
Referred: Small Business (H)
HB1131
Changes the laws regarding telephone solicitations
HB1131 -- (LR# 3487L.01I)
Referred: Utilities (H)
HB1137
Establishes the Clean American Fuel Board and creates the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Revolving Fund
SCS HCS HB 1137 -- (LR# 3328S.03C)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB1149
Changes the laws regarding the regulation of water
Approved SCS#2 HCS HB 1149 -- (LR# 3774S.07T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB1153
Changes the membership of the Elevator Safety Board
SCS HCS HB 1153 -- (LR# 3236S.06C)
Returned to Committee of Origin (S)
HB1203
Expands the crime of property damage in the first degree to include knowingly damaging another person's motor vehicle while making entry to steal the vehicle or something within the vehicle
HB1203 -- (LR# 3809L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1255
Requires operators or riders of motorcycles and motortricycles who are younger than 21 years of age to wear protective headgear
HB1255 -- (LR# 3962L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1264
Requires developers to comply with tax increment financing agreements
HB1264 -- (LR# 3587L.01I)
Referred: Job Creation and Economic Development (H)
HB1269
Changes the laws regarding the licensing and registration of certain professionals and establishes requirements for eye examinations for children in public schools
HCS HB 1660 & 1269 -- (LR# 4803L.03C)
Dropped from calendar - Rule 43 (H)
HB1272
Changes the preference requirements for Missouri businesses in letting state purchasing contracts
HB1272 -- (LR# 4000L.02I)
Referred: Job Creation and Economic Development (H)
HB1273
Revises the adjustment in state aid to public schools based on fluctuations in summer school or gifted program attendance
HCS HB 1273 & 1136 -- (LR# 3753L.02C)
Rules - Reported do pass (H)
HB1275
Requires the State Board of Education to establish a virtual public school by July 1, 2007
HCS HB 1275 -- (LR# 4219L.02C)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
SA 1, SA 3 ADOPTED/SS, SA 4 PENDING

HB1293
Creates the Missouri Uniform Communications Act for Homeland Security, requires certain purchases to meet certain standards, and requires the Governor to submit a homeland security spending report
HB1293 -- (LR# 3585L.01I)
Referred: Veterans (H)
HB1299
Requires notification of a landowner and local law enforcement agency prior to a private entity entering onto property to investigate the use of genetically modified organism agricultural products
HB1299 -- (LR# 3034L.02I)
Referred: Agriculture Policy (H)
HB1336
Requires the Department of Revenue to award fee office contracts with a priority given to school districts and charitable organizations over individuals in a competitive bid process
HB1336 -- (LR# 4163L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB1345
Increases the limit in small claims court from $3,000 to $5,000
HB1345 -- (LR# 3405L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB1347
Requires students at public institutions of higher education to take certain American history courses
HCS HB 1347 -- (LR# 3402L.03P)
Second read and referred: Education (S)
HB1349
Establishes the Family Farms Act which allows small farmers who have obtained a loan for the purchase of breeding livestock a waiver of the interest payments for the first year
SCS HCS HB 1349 -- (LR# 3481S.05C)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB1354
Increases the property tax relief for the senior citizens' program known as circuit breaker
HB1354 -- (LR# 3865L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB1365
Prohibits the Missouri Development Finance Board from granting tax credits or loan guarantees to professional athletic teams or sports authorities
HB1365 -- (LR# 4333L.02I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB1371
Establishes the Missouri Worker's Freedom Act which prohibits employers from requiring employees to participate in communications regarding the employer's opinions on religious or political matters
HB1371 -- (LR# 3783L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB1374
Changes the restrictions regarding the liability of a landowner who invites or permits persons to use the land for recreational purposes to include state-administered recreational access programs
Approved HCS HB 1617 & 1374 -- (LR# 4832L.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB1380
Establishes the Missouri Public-Private Partnerships Transportation Act to allow a private partner to finance, develop, and/or operate a toll bridge between Illinois and Missouri in St. Louis
Approved SCS HCS HB 1380 -- (LR# 4083S.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB1387
Authorizes the State Highway Patrol to investigate any suspected violations of criminal law by the Missouri Gaming Commission
HB1387 -- (LR# 4121L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB1388
Establishes the Missouri Health Profession Shortage Planning Commission to develop recommendations regarding the health profession workforce
HB1388 -- (LR# 3721L.04I)
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND WORKPLACE SAFETY
HCS voted do pass (H)
HB1390
Requires board members of ambulance districts to complete educational training on their duties
HB1390 -- (LR# 4011L.01I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
HB1396
Allows for a special license plate for members of the Disabled American Veterans
HB1396 -- (LR# 4009L.02I)
TRANSPORTATION
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1398
Changes the laws regarding military facilities and personnel
HB1398 -- (LR# 3297L.03I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
HCS voted do pass (H)
HB1399
Establishes a priority among family members for the release of any information, records, or documents regarding a person who has died
HB1399 -- (LR# 4234L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB1400
Adds cases dealing with the placement of a child in adoption and foster care to the types of cases given priority for expedited proceedings
HB1400 -- (LR# 4259L.01I)
Referred: Children and Families (H)
HB1401
Provides whistle-blower protections for persons reporting Medicaid fraud
HB1401 -- (LR# 4292L.02I)
JUDICIARY
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1407
Changes the process for registering securities
HB1407 -- (LR# 4032L.01I)
SENIOR CITIZEN ADVOCACY
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1420
Changes the laws regarding the regulation of state and private mental health facilities
HB1420 -- (LR# 3886L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB1421
Establishes the Safe Staffing and Quality Care Accountability Act for Veterans Homes and the Safe Staffing and Quality Care Accountability Act for Mental Health Facilities
HB1421 -- (LR# 3884L.01I)
Referred: Veterans (H)
HB1423
Changes the definition of "security" in the laws regulating securities so that the sale of variable annuities will be regulated by the Secretary of State
HB1423 -- (LR# 3670L.01P)
Second Rd/Refer: Financial, Governmental Org, & Election (S)
HB1425
Designates the Table Rock Lake bridge on Highway 39 in the City of Shell Knob as the "State Senator Larry Gene Taylor Memorial Bridge"
HB1425 -- (LR# 4078L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB1426
Establishes the Wholesale Water and Sewer Authority Act which allows for the creation of a wholesale water and sewer authority as a political subdivision of the state
HB1426 -- (LR# 4052L.01I)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1427
Authorizes the Secretary of State to waive fees and other penalties when a corporation is dissolved for failure to file its annual report due to military service
Approved HB1427 -- (LR# 4229L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB1434
Changes the laws regarding the registration of a trademark
HB1434 -- (LR# 4434L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB1436
Allows an adopted person at least 18 years old to receive a certified copy of his or her original birth certificate
HB1436 -- (LR# 4363L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1443
Changes the laws regarding criminal securities fraud and sets a minimum penalty when committed against the elderly or disabled
HB1443 -- (LR# 3917L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1449
Prohibits the state from requiring a substitute or part-time teacher employed within one year of the teacher's retirement to be subject to a background check by a school district
Approved SCS HCS HB 1449 -- (LR# 4369S.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB1451
Allows for virtual visitation with a child for the noncustodial parent and custodial parent during times when the child is with the other parent
HB1451 -- (LR# 4291L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1455
Changes the maximum funding allowed for the Utilicare Stabilization Fund from $5 million to $10 million
HB1455 -- (LR# 4492L.01I)
Referred: Utilities (H)
HB1461
Changes the laws regarding defensive use of force
HCS HB 1461, 1375, 1110 & 1103 -- (LR# 4370L.09P)
SENATE JUDICIARY AND CIVIL AND CRIMINAL JURISPRUDENCE
Executive Session held (S)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1462
Allows residential and business cell phone numbers to be added to the telemarketing No-Call List
HB1462 -- (LR# 4282L.02I)
Referred: Utilities (H)
HB1469
Allows the lowest in-state bidder for a state purchasing contract the opportunity to match the lowest out-of-state bid
HB1469 -- (LR# 4013L.01I)
Referred: Job Creation and Economic Development (H)
HB1470
Prohibits a person from charging a veteran's immediate family a fee for copying the veteran's death certificate if the copies are to be used to file for or access benefits
HB1470 -- (LR# 4570L.01I)
VETERANS
Voted do pass (H)
HB1489
Makes the use of a wireless electronic recording device in a polling place an election offense
HB1489 -- (LR# 4079L.01I)
ELECTIONS
HCS voted do pass (H)
HB1501
Increases the penalty for identity theft
HB1501 -- (LR# 4340L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1524
Allows a corporation to biennially file its corporate registration report with the Secretary of State
HB1524 -- (LR# 4288L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1533
Prohibits, prior to January 1, 2007, the use of eminent domain and the granting of tax abatements for property in a tax increment financing project for which eminent domain has been utilized
HB1533 -- (LR# 4109L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB1534
Provides funding for umbilical cord blood banks and non-fetal human stem cell research
HCS HB 1534 -- (LR# 4428L.02P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB1546
Authorizes a sales tax exemption on the purchase of coffins, caskets, burial vaults, or other funeral merchandise
HB1546 -- (LR# 4374L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB1547
Creates the crime of aggravated fraudulent transmission of multiple commercial e-mail messages and changes the laws regarding unsolicited commercial e-mail
HB1547 -- (LR# 4023L.02I)
Referred: Utilities (H)
HB1548
Allows residential and business cell phone numbers to be added to the telemarketing No-Call List
HB1548 -- (LR# 4391L.01I)
UTILITIES
HCS voted do pass (H)
HB1549
Changes the laws regarding commercial motor vehicles, outdoor advertising, vacating roads, log trucks, proof of lawful presence, driver's licenses, all-terrain vehicles, and vehicle weight limits
HCS HB 1340, 1549, 1918 & 1998 -- (LR# 3732L.06C)
Rules - Reported do pass (H)
HB1552
Allows homeless veterans to use the post office box or voice mail address of a charitable or religious organization on applications for state or federal assistance
Approved HCS HB 1552 -- (LR# 4420L.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB1553
Establishes the Missouri Blasting Safety Act
HB1553 -- (LR# 4358L.01I)
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
HCS voted do pass (H)
HB1557
Prohibits a person from intentionally smelling or inhaling the fumes of or inducing or aiding another person in the use or sale of specified solvents
HB1557 -- (LR# 3826L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1566
Requires employers to pay employees equal wages for equal work regardless of employee's gender
HB1566 -- (LR# 4526L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB1574
Exempts military pay of active-duty military personnel from income tax
HB1574 -- (LR# 4203L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB1576
Establishes a quality rating system for child care facilities, early childhood programs, and before and after school care programs
HB1576 -- (LR# 3712L.02I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education (H)
HB1586
Prohibits consumer reporting agencies from determining a consumer's credit risk score based on the number of inquiries posted on a consumer's credit file
HB1586 -- (LR# 4619L.01I)
Referred: Financial Institutions (H)
HB1587
Requires sheriffs to immediately issue a permit to acquire handguns to anyone who possesses a valid concealed carry permit if the person had not undergone any change in status to make him or her ineligible
HB1587 -- (LR# 4422L.01I)
Referred: Special Committee on General Laws (H)
HB1594
Exempts military retirement benefits from state income tax
HB1594 -- (LR# 4525L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB1599
Changes the laws regarding health insurance coverage for formulas and products used in the treatment of inherited metabolic diseases
HB1599 -- (LR# 4631L.02I)
INSURANCE POLICY
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1604
Creates the crimes of obtaining or using telephone or cellular phone call logs with the intent to deceive or defraud and purchasing, selling, or obtaining call logs without a person's consent
HB1604 -- (LR# 4743L.01I)
Referred: Utilities (H)
HB1605
Repeals the laws that provide certain utilities the opportunity to apply for alternate rate schedules under a variety of circumstances
HB1605 -- (LR# 4801L.01I)
Referred: Utilities (H)
HB1606
Requires that all state service contracts awarded after August 28, 2006, must include specifications that employees of contractors or subcontractors be citizens of the United States
HB1606 -- (LR# 4653L.01I)
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND WORKPLACE SAFETY
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1639
Prohibits the Governor from using his or her emergency powers to confiscate firearms or revoke a permit to carry any firearm
HB1639 -- (LR# 4327L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON GENERAL LAWS
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1640
Requires all animal-driven vehicles to be equipped with conspicuity reflective tape across the entire length of the rear of the vehicle
HB1640 -- (LR# 4533L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1691
Establishes the Women's Preventive Health Services Program within the Department of Health and Senior Services
HB1691 -- (LR# 4774L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB1694
Requires the State of Missouri to provide Missouri National Guard personnel called into active duty with a $250,000 term life insurance death benefit
HB1694 -- (LR# 4167L.01I)
Referred: Retirement (H)
HB1704
Exempts individuals who are 65 years of age or older from the lawful presence requirements for the renewal of driver's licenses, permits, or nondriver's licenses
HB1704 -- (LR# 4969L.01I)
Laid over (H)
HCA 1 ADOPTED

HB1709
Requires the removal of all emergency lights, sirens, and decals designating a vehicle as an emergency vehicle prior to selling or consigning the vehicle unless it is sold to another safety agency
HB1709 -- (LR# 4700L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1730
Changes the laws regarding water pollution
HCS HB 1730 -- (LR# 4976L.04C)
Rules - Reported do pass (H)
HB1751
Revises the laws regarding concealable firearms
HCS HB 1751 -- (LR# 5123L.05C)
Rules - Reported do pass (H)
HB1752
Specifies that no business can prohibit the storage of firearms and other weapons in a locked employee-owned vehicle
HB1752 -- (LR# 4910L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON GENERAL LAWS
Public hearing scheduled, Bill not heard (H)
HB1754
Establishes the Associate Degree Transfer Incentive Scholarship Program to provide scholarships to Missouri students who transfer to a four-year institution of higher education
HB1754 -- (LR# 3290L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AND FINANCE
Public hearing scheduled, Bill not heard (H)
HB1761
Changes the laws regarding surface mining and gravel excavation
HCS HB 1761 -- (LR# 4540L.04C)
Laid over (H)
HCS PENDING

HB1762
Exempts a person who presents proof of permanent disability from the United States Veterans Administration from the four-year certification requirement for renewal of disabled license plates
Approved SCS HCS HB 1762 -- (LR# 5105S.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB1782
Establishes the Missouri Economic Development Code
HB1782 -- (LR# 5106L.01I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
HCS voted do pass (H)
HB1787
Establishes the Guard at Home Program to assist the spouse of an active-duty National Guard or reservist with immediate needs and employment to prevent the family from falling into poverty
Approved SCS HCS HB 1787 -- (LR# 5137S.07T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
WITH EMERGENCY CLAUSE, THIS BILL BECOMES EFFECTIVE
06/13/2006.

HB1795
Changes the laws regarding public school retirement systems
HB1795 -- (LR# 4906L.01I)
Referred: Retirement (H)
HB1817
Prohibits the Governor from using his or her emergency powers to confiscate firearms or revoke a permit to carry any firearm
HB1817 -- (LR# 5095L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON GENERAL LAWS
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1820
Authorizes an income tax deduction for tuition paid to a Missouri public institution of higher education
HB1820 -- (LR# 3579L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AND FINANCE
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1833
Designates the crayfish as the official state invertebrate
HB1833 -- (LR# 5275L.01P)
SEE COMMENTS
MOTION TO 3RD READ AND PASS WITHDRAWN

HB1834
Establishes the Advisory Council for the Education of Gifted Children to provide advice and consultation regarding educational programs and activities for gifted children
HB1834 -- (LR# 4603L.02I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education (H)
HB1845
Allows the Missouri Veterans Commission to issue $1 million annually in matching grants for veterans' service officer programs
HB1845 -- (LR# 5233L.01I)
VETERANS
HCS voted do pass (H)
HB1847
Modifies the proration factor for the school foundation formula
HB1847 -- (LR# 4968L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education (H)
HB1890
Requires fuel ethanol and qualified biodiesel producers to be residents of Missouri to qualify for certain production incentive grants
HB1890 -- (LR# 5306L.01I)
AGRICULTURE POLICY
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1895
Revises the crime of stealing any animal to include any animal considered livestock
HB1895 -- (LR# 5342L.01I)
AGRICULTURE POLICY
HCS voted do pass (H)
HB1905
Authorizes the Family Support Division to assist certain elderly individuals who qualify for the federal Food Stamp Program in obtaining supplemental food stamps
HB1905 -- (LR# 5254L.01P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB1907
Designates a portion of Interstate 44 in St. Louis County as the "Trooper Ralph Tatoian Memorial Highway"
HB1907 -- (LR# 5221L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION
Public hearing completed (H)
HB1918
Changes the laws regarding commercial motor vehicles, outdoor advertising, vacating roads, log trucks, proof of lawful presence, driver's licenses, all-terrain vehicles, and vehicle weight limits
HCS HB 1340, 1549, 1918 & 1998 -- (LR# 3732L.06C)
Rules - Reported do pass (H)
HB1944
Changes the laws regarding the use of eminent domain
Approved CCS SS SCS HCS HB 1944 -- (LR# 4100S.24T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB1946
Requires the City of St. Louis to report to the Children's Division when students younger than 17 years of age incur 15 or more absences
HB1946 -- (LR# 4318L.01I)
Rules - Reported do pass (H)
HB1954
Changes the laws regarding damages to an animal facility for which criminal penalties are imposed
HB1954 -- (LR# 5278L.01I)
Referred: Agriculture Policy (H)
HB1958
Requires New Madrid County to distribute the general county sales tax revenue in a certain proportion between the county and its cities, towns, and villages
HB1958 -- (LR# 5523L.01I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
HB1959
Authorizes the City of St. Louis to impose a sales tax of up to 0.5% for the operation of public safety departments
HB1959 -- (LR# 5431L.01I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
HB1988
Designates the white-tailed deer as the official state game animal
HB1988 -- (LR# 5575L.01P)
SEE COMMENTS
MOTION TO 3RD READ AND PASS WITHDRAWN

HB2003
Establishes the Missouri Middle Class Tax Cut Act
HB2003 -- (LR# 4986L.02I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB2024
Prohibits human cloning
HB2024 -- (LR# 4789L.01I)
Referred: Children and Families (H)
HB2073
Requires the development of caseload standards for the departments of Health and Senior Services and Mental Health
HB2073 -- (LR# 5604L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Public hearing completed (H)
HB2082
Requires hospitals to compile and post daily staffing information in patient care areas of each unit of the hospital
HB2082 -- (LR# 5582L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB2098
Changes the laws regarding the investigation of fraud and abuse in Missouri's Medicaid Program
HB2098 -- (LR# 5623L.02I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB2108
Removes the rate adjustment outside of a general rate proceeding
HB2108 -- (LR# 5579L.01I)
Referred: Special Committee on Energy and Environment (H)
HCR13
Resolves that voluntary prayer in public schools, religious displays on public property, and the recognition of a Christian God are not a coalition of church and state.
HCR13 -- (LR# 4572L.02I)
Dropped from calendar - Rule 43 (H)
HJR35
Proposes a constitutional amendment exempting veterans' organizations from property tax
HJR35 -- (LR# 3140L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Voted do pass (H)

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