2009 Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Parkinson
Missouri House of Representatives
2009
95th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Mark A. Parkinson

SPONSOR
HB348
Authorizes a state income tax deduction for school supplies and books purchased for home schooling a child
HB348 -- (LR# 0717L.01I)
TAX REFORM
Voted Do Pass (H)
HB349
Allows persons who are permanently disabled to apply to the Department of Revenue to have a notation indicating that status on his or her driver's or nondriver's license
HB349 -- (LR# 0029L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION
Voted Do Pass (H)
HB350
Makes it a crime for a person to conceal, harbor, or shelter from detection any alien knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that the alien has entered or remained in the country illegally
HCS HB 350 -- (LR# 0718L.02C)
Referred: Rules - Pursuant to Rule 25(32)(f) (H)
HB351
Requires any person who is found guilty of or pleads guilty or nolo contendere to a felony in this state on or after August 28, 2009, to serve a minimum prison term of 85% of his or her court sentence
HB351 -- (LR# 0716L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB385
Requires the Driver License Bureau within the Department of Revenue to establish a database of next of kin persons for use in emergency situations
HB385 -- (LR# 0861L.02I)
PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB625
Exempts personal and residential property owned by certain taxpayers 65 years of age or older from increases in assessed valuation and limits increases in their personal and property tax
HB625 -- (LR# 0719L.02I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB779
Allows any person to purchase or sell any slot machine for operation at the residence of the owner if the slot machine is not operated for gambling purposes
HB779 -- (LR# 1929L.01I)
Perfection Defeated (H)
HB801
Exempts political subdivisions from paying taxes levied by the state or other political subdivisions
HB801 -- (LR# 1899L.01I)
Referred: Tax Reform (H)
HB833
Requires information from reports made to the state literacy hotline regarding students who have dropped out of school to be made available electronically with personal-identity information withheld
HB833 -- (LR# 2010L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education (H)
HB977
Establishes the Annual Sportsman Sales Tax Holiday Act which authorizes an annual state sales and use tax exemption on purchases of certain outdoor sportsman equipment
HB977 -- (LR# 2051L.03I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB1009
Requires the Official State Manual to be made avaiable for distribution only in an electronic format on compact discs with exceptions
HB1009 -- (LR# 2386L.01I)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
COSPONSOR
HB47
Grants a parent the right to request a reimbursement of a portion of real estate taxes paid based on moneys expended by the parent for private or home schooling of his or her unemancipated minor children
HB47 -- (LR# 0179L.01I)
TAX REFORM
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB84
Changes the procedure by which a substitute for a bill may be adopted
HB84 -- (LR# 0047L.01I)
Placed on the Informal Perfection Calendar (H)
HB95
Changes the laws regarding co-payments for prescription drugs and establishes regulations regarding pharmacy benefit managers
HCS HB 95 -- (LR# 0461L.02P)
Referred: Fiscal Review (H)
HB107
Allows a "LEGION OF MERIT" special license plate for any person who has been awarded this military service award
HB107 -- (LR# 0430L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION
Voted Do Pass (H)
HB108
Requires all public governmental bodies to make and retain a verbatim audio recording of any closed meeting
HB108 -- (LR# 0428L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB111
Allows unclaimed cremated remains of veterans to be collected by a veterans' service organization for the purpose of internment under certain circumstances
Approved SCS HCS HB 111 -- (LR# 0668S.04T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB152
Expands the DNA profiling system by requiring any person 17 years of age or older who is arrested for certain crimes to provide a biological sample for the purpose of DNA profiling analysis
Approved SS HCS HB 152 -- (LR# 0344S.05T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB158
Increases the limit in small claims court from $3,000 to $5,000
HB158 -- (LR# 0425L.01I)
SPECIAL STANDING COMMITTEE ON GENERAL LAWS
Voted Do Pass (H)
HB170
Establishes the Business Premises Safety Act
SCS HB 170 -- (LR# 0772S.03C)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB171
Exempts, in the absence of a written contract to the contrary, a tenant from rent payments when his or her residence is destroyed by an act of God
Vetoed SCS HB 171 -- (LR# 0773S.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB172
Exempts water systems operated by churches or other houses of worship from certain rules governing well construction
HB172 -- (LR# 0774L.01I)
ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT
HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
HB186
Prohibits any person who commits the crime of nonsupport of a spouse or child from being admitted on an excursion gambling boat or casino until the arrearage is satisfied
HB186 -- (LR# 0707L.01I)
Referred: Special Standing Committee on General Laws (H)
HB188
Prohibits the use of school funds to purchase alcoholic beverages
HB188 -- (LR# 0884L.01I)
Referred: Special Standing Committee on General Laws (H)
HB203
Prohibits any agreement between a health insurance carrier and a licensed health care provider from containing provisions which place certain restrictions on the provider
HB203 -- (LR# 0463L.01I)
Referred: Special Standing Committee on Health Insurance (H)
HB226
Specifies that no pharmacy can be required to perform, assist, recommend, refer to, or participate in any act or service resulting in an abortion and it will be immune from liability for refusing to do so
HB226 -- (LR# 0841L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Voted Do Pass (H)
HB244
Adds prosecuting attorneys, assistant prosecuting attorneys, circuit attorneys, and assistant circuit attorneys to the list of individuals who are exempt from the concealed carry permit requirements
HCS HB 244 -- (LR# 0569L.02C)
Referred: Rules - Pursuant to Rule 25(32)(f) (H)
HB250
Changes the laws regarding the use of land
Approved SCS HCS HB 250 -- (LR# 0210S.06T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB270
Authorizes one set of "PURPLE HEART" license plates free of charge to any person who has been awarded the medal and exempts certain motor vehicles of veterans from all personal property taxes
HB270 -- (LR# 0944L.01I)
VETERANS
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB303
Prohibits health insurers from discriminating against any willing provider in the geographic region of the health benefit plan
HB303 -- (LR# 0462L.01I)
HEALTHCARE TRANSFORMATION
Motion to Do Pass Failed (H)
HB315
Exempts landlords from liability for loss or damage to a tenant's property upon the enforcement of a judgment granting possession under certain circumstances
HB315 -- (LR# 1167L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB316
Changes the laws regarding the Open Meetings and Records Law, commonly known as the Sunshine Law
SCS HCS HB 316 -- (LR# 0419S.07C)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB349
Allows persons who are permanently disabled to apply to the Department of Revenue to have a notation indicating that status on his or her driver's or nondriver's license
HB349 -- (LR# 0029L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION
Voted Do Pass (H)
HB359
Allows the Highways and Transportation Commission to enter into more than three design-build highway project contracts
Approved SS SCS HCS HB 359 -- (LR# 1170S.06T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB381
Requires the Department of Revenue to award fee office contracts by a competitive bidding process and give perference to specified tax exempt entities and to political subdivisions
Approved SS HCS HB 381 -- (LR# 0365S.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB393
Changes the laws regarding hotline calls reporting child abuse and neglect to the Children's Division within the Department of Social Services
HB393 -- (LR# 0593L.01I)
SPECIAL STANDING COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB458
Establishes regulations regarding pharmacy benefit managers
HB458 -- (LR# 1178L.04I)
SPECIAL STANDING COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION & LICENSING
Motion to Do Pass Failed (H)
HB501
Requires the Division of Special Education to develop a program to provide ombudsman services to children and families regarding special education programs and services
HB501 -- (LR# 0080L.02I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB503
Requires Missouri state employees to be compensated an amount equal to the difference between their military compensation and their state salary when called up for certain active military duty
HB503 -- (LR# 0177L.02I)
VETERANS
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB506
Requires the Governor to issue an annual proclamation designating the first week of March as "Math, Engineering, Technology and Science (METS) Week"
Approved SCS HB 506 -- (LR# 1384S.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB510
Establishes requirements for private jails and brings them under the same guidelines and penalties as county and city jails
HB510 -- (LR# 1288L.02I)
CORRECTIONS AND PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
HB511
Expands the crime of assault of a law enforcement officer, emergency personnel, or probation and parole officer in the first, second, or third degree to include highway workers in construction or work zones
HB511 -- (LR# 1289L.01I)
Referred: Public Safety (H)
HB522
Changes the laws regarding workers' compensation and the Second Injury Fund
HCS HB 522 -- (LR# 0760L.04C)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HB544
Changes the laws regarding the oversight of public funds and access to the dome of the State Capitol
SCS HB 544 -- (LR# 0733S.02T)
Failed to Pass over Veto (H)
HB545
Revises the Missouri individual income tax rate schedule and dependency exemption and increases the federal tax deduction for the individual income tax
HCS HB 64 & 545 -- (LR# 0337L.03P)
Second Read/Referred: Ways and Means (S)
HB562
Extends from three to five years the time period that a concealed carry endorsement will be valid
HB562 -- (LR# 1267L.01I)
Referred: Special Standing Committee on General Laws (H)
HB596
Authorizes school districts to enter into design-build contracts for construction projects costing more than $1 million
HB596 -- (LR# 0761L.01I)
ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
Voted Do Pass (H)
HB664
Reduces the personal property tax annually on qualifying motor vehicles including recreational and historic motor vehicles until no personal property tax is imposed beginning January 1, 2013
HB664 -- (LR# 1358L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB681
Requires special elections to fill vacancies in the offices of Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Auditor, State Teasurer, and United States Senator
HCS HB 681 -- (LR# 1769L.02C)
Referred: Governmental Accountability and Fisc Oversight (S)
HB684
Limits the increase in the assessed valuation on residential real property to the percentage of increase in the federal Consumer Price Index in the previous year until the residence is sold or transferred
HB684 -- (LR# 1731L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB690
Requires all public firearms ranges owned and operated by the State of Missouri or its agencies to allow the use of B-27 targets
HB690 -- (LR# 1269L.01I)
Referred: Agri-Business (H)
HB695
Establishes the Joint Committee on Ballot Statements to prepare and review ballot summary statements for all initiative petitions and referendums
HB695 -- (LR# 0912L.03I)
ELECTIONS
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB696
Requires Missouri driver's examinations to be administered in English
HB696 -- (LR# 1734L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION
Voted Do Pass (H)
HB753
Prohibits any unlawful detainer action to be taken against a tenant until at least 10 business days after the date of written notification of the foreclosure sale of the property
Approved SCS HCS HB 836 & 753 -- (LR# 2038S.06T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB799
Changes the laws regarding unlawful discriminatory practices in employment
HCS HB 799 -- (LR# 1559L.02C)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HB802
Increases the adjusted gross income required for an owner-occupier to qualify for assistance from the Missouri Housing Development Commission under the Neighborhood Assistance Act
Approved HB802 -- (LR# 1626L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB814
Establishes the Fair Tax Act of 2009 which replaces the state individual and corporate income tax and the estate tax with a fair tax based on all new retail sales and services
HB814 -- (LR# 0893L.01I)
TAX REFORM
HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
HB825
Prohibits the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District from imposing fees for storm water management services on property not served by the district
HCS HB 825 -- (LR# 1469L.02C)
Referred: Rules - Pursuant to Rule 25(32)(f) (H)
HB859
Reduces from three to one the number of required copies that must be filed and kept in the clerk's office of building or technical codes adopted by counties, fire protection districts, and municipalities
Approved HB859 -- (LR# 1946L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB863
Establishes the Child Witness Protection Act regarding certain children 17 years of age or younger who are testifying in specified judicial proceedings
Approved HCS HB 863 -- (LR# 1247L.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB864
Requires the regulation of nonintoxicating beer in the same manner as intoxicating liquor
HB864 -- (LR# 2023L.01I)
SPECIAL STANDING COMMITTEE ON GENERAL LAWS
HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
HB940
Establishes the Missouri False Claims Act
HB940 -- (LR# 2054L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB948
Requires window stickers instead of license plate tabs to show current motor vehicle registration
HB948 -- (LR# 1149L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB949
Requires the Department of Social Services to test applicants and recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits for the illegal use of controlled substances
HB949 -- (LR# 2326L.01I)
Referred: Spec Standing Committee on Children & Families (H)
HB958
Changes the laws regarding taxation
HCS HB 958 -- (LR# 2275L.04P)
SENATE WAYS AND MEANS
Executive Session Held (S)
VOTED DO NOT PASS

HB959
Establishes a procedure by which a school district or an initiative petition may place the issue of open enrollment by contract before the voters of the district
HB959 -- (LR# 0594L.01I)
ELECTIONS
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB960
Allows public school students to attend a public school district other than the school district of his or her residence under specified conditions
HB960 -- (LR# 0595L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education (H)
HB961
Specifies that claimants for unemployment benefits will be disqualified for waiting week credit and benefits if they provided false information on an employment application
HB961 -- (LR# 0580L.03I)
SPECIAL STANDING COMMITTEE ON WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT & WORKPLACE SAFETY
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB963
Changes the laws regarding assessed valuation of residential real property
HB963 -- (LR# 1696L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB1015
Eliminates local earnings and profits taxes beginning in 2016
HB1015 -- (LR# 2303L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB1026
Establishes the Missouri Electrical Industry Licensing Board to regulate and license electrical contractors
HB1026 -- (LR# 2199L.01I)
SPECIAL STANDING COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION & LICENSING
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB1028
Changes the laws regarding energy and the environment
HCS HB 978 & 1028 -- (LR# 1693L.04P)
Second Rd/Refer: Government Accountability &Fisc Oversght(S)
HB1029
Establishes the Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act and the Missouri Science and Innovation Authority
HB1029 -- (LR# 2330L.01I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB1036
Gives priority consideration to charter schools wanting to purchase or lease any real or personal property owned by the St. Louis City School District for use by the charter school
HB1036 -- (LR# 1455L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education (H)
HB1040
Prohibits school boards from placing restrictive covenants in deeds of real property that prohibit its use as a school and nullifies any existing restrictive covenants
HB1040 -- (LR# 2366L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB1099
Requires the Governor to call a special election to fill a vacancy in the office of Senator of the United States
HB1099 -- (LR# 2450L.01I)
Referred: Elections (H)
HB1126
Renames the portion of Interstate 70 in St. Louis City to the Illinois state line from the "Mark McGwire Highway" to the "Jack Buck Memorial Highway"
HB1126 -- (LR# 2397L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB1166
Designates August 28 as "Sherman Thompson Parker Day" in honor of the former state representative
HB1166 -- (LR# 2522L.01I)
Referred: Tourism (H)
HB1183
Creates the MO HealthNet Trust Fund and authorizes a checkoff box on the Missouri individual and corporate tax income forms for donations to the fund
HB1183 -- (LR# 0684L.02I)
Referred: Healthcare Transformation (H)
HB1188
Establishes the Fair Influence in Government Act which prohibits the use of public funds for lobbying purposes
HB1188 -- (LR# 2301L.01I)
Referred: Elections (H)
HCR45
Opposes any federal infringement on citizens' right to keep and bear arms under the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution
HCR45 -- (LR# 2456L.01I)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HCR51
Urges Chrysler to maintain and increase current manufacturing levels in Missouri
HCR51 -- (LR# 2492L.01I)
Refer: Spec Stand Com on Workforce Dev & Workplace Safety(H)
HJR9
Proposes a constitutional amendment changing the laws regarding elections and voting rights
HCS HJR 9 -- (LR# 0770L.05C)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HJR10
Proposes a constitutional amendment increasing the number of Governor-appointed citizens serving on the Appellate Judicial Commission and the number of candidates nominated for vacancies
HCS HJR 10 -- (LR# 0771L.04C)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HJR11
Proposes a constitutional amendment guaranteeing a citizen's First Amendment right to pray on public property and reaffirming a citizen's right to choose any or no religion
HJR11 -- (LR# 0895L.01P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HJR28
Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring all impeachments to be tried by the Senate
HJR28 -- (LR# 0890L.01I)
Referred: Special Standing Committee on General Laws (H)
HJR37
Proposes a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to vote by secret ballot for all public offices, initiatives and referendums, and any authorizations or designations regarding employee representation
HJR37 -- (LR# 2344L.01P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
SA 1 PENDING

HJR38
Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the expenditure of public funds for abortion services, human cloning, or certain human research
HJR38 -- (LR# 2391L.01I)
Referred: Spec Standing Committee on Children & Families (H)
HJR39
Proposes a constitutional amendment increasing the number of years that a person can be elected to serve in any one house of the General Assembly and in both houses of the General Assembly
HJR39 -- (LR# 2375L.01I)
Referred: Elections (H)

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