2007 Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Wasson
Missouri House of Representatives
2007
94th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Jay Wasson

SPONSOR
HB117
Authorizes the Missouri Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, and Landscape Architects to impose civil penalties upon persons practicing these professions without a license
HB117 -- (LR# 0700L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB488
Authorizes an income tax credit for up to 50% of the cost to purchase and install idle reduction technology on a class 8 truck
CCS HB 488 -- (LR# 1190L.03S)
Placed on the Informal Third Reading Calendar (H)
HB545
Changes the laws regarding the licensing of pharmacists
HCS HB 545 & 590 -- (LR# 1577L.03P)
SENATE FINANCIAL, GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS, AND ELECTIONS
Public Hearing Held (S)
HB656
Changes the membership of the Advisory Commission for Physical Therapists
HB656 -- (LR# 0665L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Voted Do Pass - Consent (H)
HB775
Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to provide the employee disqualification list to nursing or medical schools to check it against students participating in patient care services
HB775 -- (LR# 2103L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Voted Do Pass - Consent (H)
HB776
Changes the laws regarding the regulation of mixed martial arts, full contact karate, boxing, kickboxing, and wrestling
HB776 -- (LR# 1819L.01I)
Referred: Spec Com on Professional Registration & Licens (H)
HB777
Requires an endowed care cemetery to file an annual report when renewing its license and expands the definition of "funeral establishment" to include crematory
HB777 -- (LR# 2030L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Voted Do Pass - Consent (H)
HB778
Changes the reciprocity provision regarding professional counselors
HB778 -- (LR# 2032L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Voted Do Pass - Consent (H)
HB779
Changes the reciprocity provision regarding marital and family therapists
HB779 -- (LR# 2033L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Voted Do Pass - Consent (H)
HB780
Changes the laws regarding the licensure of certain professionals in the Division of Professional Registration within the Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions, and Professional Registration
Approved CCS SS SCS HCS HB 780 -- (LR# 2034L.10T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
THIS BILL BECOMES EFFECTIVE AUGUST 28, 2007,
EXCEPT FOR SECTIONS 317.001 - 317.019 WHICH HAVE
A JULY 1, 2008 EFFECTIVE DATE

HB829
Changes the laws regarding the professional registration of real estate appraisers
HB829 -- (LR# 2035L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Voted Do Pass - Consent (H)
HB830
Changes the laws regarding the licensing and practice of optometry
HB830 -- (LR# 2031L.02I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB831
Changes the laws regarding the licensing of pharmacists
HB831 -- (LR# 2037L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Voted Do Pass - Consent (H)
HB832
Changes the laws regarding the licensure of nursing home administrators
HB832 -- (LR# 1980L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB833
Changes the laws regarding the licensing of certain professionals
HCS HB 833 -- (LR# 2038L.03C)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HB908
Changes the laws regarding the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement
HB908 -- (LR# 2273L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB987
Changes the laws regarding real estate appraisers and the duties of the Missouri Real Estate Appraisers Commission
HB987 -- (LR# 2476L.01P)
SENATE FINANCIAL, GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS, AND ELECTIONS
Executive Session Held (S)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1072
Requires information regarding promotional programs used to sell any time-share period, plan, or property to be provided to buyers within a reasonable time prior to any scheduled sales presentation
HB1072 -- (LR# 2478L.01I)
Referred: Spec Com on Professional Registration & Licens (H)
HB1157
Requires the licensing of fire sprinkler installer contractors, fire sprinkler installers, and fire sprinkler installer assistants
HB1157 -- (LR# 2092L.01I)
Referred: Spec Com on Professional Registration & Licens (H)
COSPONSOR
HB97
Prohibits automated telephone solicitations relating to political campaigns to individuals on the No-Call List
HB97 -- (LR# 0696L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON UTILITIES
HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
HB352
Increases bonus points for nonprofit organizations bidding on state contracts and specifies an increase in the per diem awarded to sheltered workshops
Approved HB352 -- (LR# 1007L.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB353
Changes the laws regarding fraud and abuse in the Missouri Medicaid Program
HB353 -- (LR# 1169L.01P)
SENATE HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH
Public Hearing Held (S)
HB444
Authorizes an income tax deduction for Social Security and nonprivate retirement benefits received by the elderly, subject to income limits, and for qualified health insurance premiums
Approved SS#2 SCS HCS HB 444, 217, 225, 239, 243, 297, 402 & 172 -- (LR# 0761S.11T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB448
Authorizes a tax credit equal to 100% of the state sales tax paid on any automobile assembled and purchased in Missouri
HCS HB 448 -- (LR# 1176L.03P)
Second Read/Referred: Ways and Means (S)
HB453
Authorizes an income tax credit for donations to food pantries and adds cash, publicly traded stocks and bonds, and real estate as eligible donations for the Residential Treatment Agency Tax Credit
Approved SS HCS HB 453 -- (LR# 0914S.04T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB454
Authorizes the Family Support Division to assist certain elderly individuals who qualify for the federal Food Stamp Program in obtaining supplemental food stamps
HB454 -- (LR# 0915L.01P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB497
Establishes guidelines for the licensure and supervision of physician assistants
Approved HCS HB 497 -- (LR# 1364L.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB621
Allows full deductibility from state income tax of all federal income tax liability
HB621 -- (LR# 0426L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON TAX REFORM
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB636
Authorizes an income tax credit for military retirement benefits
HCS HB 636, 308 & 173 -- (LR# 1482L.03P)
SENATE WAYS AND MEANS
Executive Session Held (S)
VOTED DO PASS

HB669
Prohibits the state or any political subdivision from restricting the lawful possession, transfer, sale, transportation, storage, display, or use of firearms during a declared state of emergency
HCS HB 669 -- (LR# 1615L.02C)
Dropped from Calendar - Rule 44 (H)
HB677
Allows licensed ambulance services, emergency medical response agencies, and not-for-profit organizations which contract for ambulance services to establish peer review committees
HB677 -- (LR# 1428L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB680
Designates Big Bluestem as the official state grass
Approved HB680 -- (LR# 1614L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB683
Changes the laws regarding the requirements for corporate filings
HB683 -- (LR# 1344L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB804
Changes the laws regarding small business tax credits and tax exemptions and establishes the Small Business and Entrepreneurial Growth Act and a Regional Economic Development Initiative
HCS HB 365, 804 & 805 -- (LR# 1225L.04P)
FISCAL REVIEW
Executive Session - No Action Taken
HB805
Changes the laws regarding small business tax credits and tax exemptions and establishes the Small Business and Entrepreneurial Growth Act and a Regional Economic Development Initiative
HCS HB 365, 804 & 805 -- (LR# 1225L.04P)
FISCAL REVIEW
Executive Session - No Action Taken
HB806
Repeals the law currently prohibiting Kansas City police officers from participating in certain political activities
HB806 -- (LR# 1731L.01I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
HB811
Allows an electric utility to trim, remove, or control trees that threaten the safe and reliable operation of electrical service
HCS HB 811 -- (LR# 1931L.05C)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HB818
Establishes the Missouri Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and changes the laws regarding the Missouri Health Insurance Pool and health care insurance
Approved SS#2 SCS HCS HB 818 -- (LR# 1261S.22T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
THIS BILL BECOMES EFFECTIVE AUG 28, 2007, EXCEPT
FOR SECTIONS 143.782, 143.790, 313.321-376.960,
376.964-376.989, 376.1500-376.1532, AND 379.930 -
379.952 WHICH HAVE A JAN 1, 2008 EFFECTIVE DATE

HB845
Requires the Secretary of State to mail a voter registration form to a person who has applied for a resident hunting and fishing permit but is not a registered voter
HCS HB 845 -- (LR# 1774L.06P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB847
Allows for the appointment of a family court commissioner in the 31st Judicial Circuit in Greene County
HB847 -- (LR# 1915L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB848
Authorizes the addition of one circuit court judge in the 31st Judicial Circuit in Greene County
HB848 -- (LR# 1912L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB849
Changes the laws regarding the investigation of Internet sexual crimes against children
HB849 -- (LR# 1896L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB850
Establishes the Disaster Damage Emergency Loan Revolving Fund Program to provide no-interest loans to persons who incur property damage which is not covered by insurance as the result of a disaster
HB850 -- (LR# 1925L.02I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS
Voted Do Pass (H)
HB873
Changes the laws regarding chiropractor education and licensing requirements
HB873 -- (LR# 2159L.01I)
Referred: Spec Com on Professional Registration & Licens (H)
HB891
Authorizes a tax credit for a business employing a disabled worker
HCS HB 891 -- (LR# 1782L.02P)
SENATE WAYS AND MEANS
Reported Do Pass (S)
HB892
Creates the Medal of Freedom to be awarded to any veteran who honorably served in the armed forces at any time since 1990 under certain residency requirements
HCS HB 892 -- (LR# 1937L.02P)
SENATE PENSIONS, VETERANS' AFFAIRS, AND GENERAL LAW
Executive Session Held (S)
VOTED DO PASS

HB910
Designates the smooth chanterelle as the official state mushroom
HB910 -- (LR# 2320L.01P)
Laid Over - Third Reading (H)
HB915
Exempts veterans', service, and fraternal organizations from the two-tenths of one cent tax on each bingo card sold
HB915 -- (LR# 2311L.01P)
FISCAL REVIEW
Reported Do Pass (H)
HB916
Exempts veterans, service, and fraternal organizations from paying the 2% tax on the gross receipts for each bingo pull-tab card sold
HB916 -- (LR# 2312L.01P)
SENATE WAYS AND MEANS
Public Hearing Scheduled, Bill not Heard (S)
HB922
Allows any registered voter who is 70 years of age or older to vote by absentee ballot
HB922 -- (LR# 1781L.01I)
ELECTIONS
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB953
Changes the laws regarding the licensing of social workers
HB953 -- (LR# 2155L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB995
Establishes the Regional Economic Development Initiative which allows tax credits for donations to regional economic development organizations
HCS HB 995 -- (LR# 2399L.02C)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1023
Establishes an advisory board within the Department of Conservation to assist the Conservation Commission
HCS HB 1023 -- (LR# 0935L.02C)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1035
Extends medical assistance through 21 years of age for certain foster children
HB1035 -- (LR# 2495L.01I)
Referred: Special Committee on Family Services (H)
HB1036
Establishes the Board of Private Investigator Examiners in the Division of Professional Registration for the purpose of licensing private investigators
HB1036 -- (LR# 2137L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB1128
Designates the new bridge over the Missouri River on Interstate 29/35 in Kansas City as the "Christopher S. Bond Bridge"
HB1128 -- (LR# 2620L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS
HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
HB1168
Amends Missouri Supreme Court Rule 8.07 to allow members of the General Assembly with at least eight years service to take the Missouri bar examination
HB1168 -- (LR# 2680L.01I)
Referred: Special Committee on General Laws (H)
HB1198
Increases the appropriation amount for small school grants
HB1198 -- (LR# 2626L.02I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education (H)
HB1281
Establishes the St. Louis Neighborhood Schools Improvement Act which specifies the guidelines for establishing and administering a successor school district for the City of St. Louis School District
HB1281 -- (LR# 2715L.02I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON URBAN EDUCATION REFORM
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HJR12
Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring all impeachments to be tried by the Senate
HJR12 -- (LR# 0756L.01I)
Rules - Reported Do Not Pass (H)

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