2004 Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Meiners
Missouri House of Representatives
2004
92nd General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Kate Meiners

SPONSOR
HB1046
Establishes the Adult Entertainment Tax Act.
HB1046 -- (LR# 3499L.01I)
Referred: Tax Policy (H)
HB1466
Removes the $500 gambling loss limit and increases taxes from 20% to 21%.
HB1466 -- (LR# 4136L.01I)
Referred: Tax Policy (H)
COSPONSOR
HB777
Changes the name of Southwest Missouri State University to Missouri State University.
HCS HB 777 -- (LR# 2533L.03P)
Third Read and defeated (H)
AYES: 73
NOES: 83
PRESENT: 3

HB786
Requires certain sexual offenders ordered to participate in treatment to successfully complete that treatment and to follow all directives of the treatment program provider.
HB786 -- (LR# 2761L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB787
Repeals the Board of Probation and Parole's authority to convert consecutive sentences to concurrent and clarifies that a convicted person is sentenced according to the law at the time of sentencing.
HB787 -- (LR# 2747L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB816
Recognizes and encourages the teaching, study, and learning of American Sign Language.
HB816 -- (LR# 2684L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB825
Changes the name of Missouri Western State College to Missouri Western State University.
HB825 -- (LR# 2906L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB846
Revises the statutes relating to child custody and visitation when a parent is a sexual offender.
HB846 -- (LR# 2507L.01I)
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB861
Adds commercial passenger transport vehicles and railroad passenger cars that are stopped to load or unload passengers to the list of vehicles which may use flashing warning signals.
HB861 -- (LR# 3288L.01I)
Referred: Transportation and Motor Vehicles (H)
HB893
Authorizes a tax credit for contributions to pregnancy resource centers.
HB893 -- (LR# 2767L.01I)
TAX POLICY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB901
Creates the Fund for the Reduction of Alcohol-Related Problems.
HB901 -- (LR# 3280L.01I)
TAX POLICY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB918
Recognizes certain diseases as occupational diseases for peace officers.
HB918 -- (LR# 3316L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB920
Prohibits any entity from preventing a student athlete from competing in or training for any Olympic event.
HB920 -- (LR# 3423L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB921
Requires that motor vehicle headlamps be in use during inclement weather and makes the violation an infraction with a $10 fine and no court costs.
HB921 -- (LR# 3286L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION AND MOTOR VEHICLES
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB936
Requires health insurance coverage for children's hearing aids.
HB936 -- (LR# 3242L.01I)
FINANCIAL SERVICES
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB945
Changes the requirements for claiming and reporting on economic incentives.
HB945 -- (LR# 2748L.02I)
Referred: Job Creation and Economic Development (H)
HB966
Revises the definition of "motor vehicle" as it relates to motor vehicle time sales.
HB966 -- (LR# 2872L.01I)
Referred: Transportation and Motor Vehicles (H)
HB988
Increases the number of county political party committee members in Jackson County.
Approved HCS HB 988 -- (LR# 2618L.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1053
Increases the punishment for possession of child pornography, adds it to the offenses for which a sex offender must register, and adds it to crimes used in defining a persistent or predatory offender.
HB1053 -- (LR# 3689L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1067
Authorizes the charging of vehicle-related fees and fines to personal property tax bills.
HB1067 -- (LR# 2942L.01I)
TAX POLICY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1089
Limits the disclosure of nonpublic personal health information.
HB1089 -- (LR# 3737L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB1104
Regulates the removal of a tenant's property by a landlord.
HB1104 -- (LR# 2934L.02I)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Hearing Scheduled, Bill Not Heard (H)
HB1116
Excludes from tax increment financing projects certain transportation sales taxes in Kansas City.
HB1116 -- (LR# 3704L.01I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1123
Prohibits the production of specialized license plates until at least 250 applications for a specific plate have been received by the Department of Revenue.
HCS HB 1123 -- (LR# 3298L.02C)
SENATE TRANSPORTATION
Executive Session Held (S)
SCS HCS HB 928 AND HCS HB 1123 AND HCS HB 1280
VOTED DO PASS CONSENT. SEE HB 928

HB1129
Makes it a crime to burn a cross with the intent to intimidate any person or group of persons.
Approved HCS HB 1074 & 1129 -- (LR# 3897S.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1151
Prohibits individuals from engaging or participating in human cloning.
HB1151 -- (LR# 2865L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1201
Revises law regarding disposal of damaged vehicles to require that ordinances contain certain specific provisions.
HCS HB 1201 -- (LR# 3243L.02C)
SENATE TRANSPORTATION
Executive Session Held (S)
SCS HCS HB 996 AND HB1142 AND HCS HB 1201 AND
HB 1489 VOTED DO PASS. SEE HB 996

HB1217
Revises the statutes relating to the St. Louis and Kansas City Police Retirement Systems.
Approved SCS HB 1217 -- (LR# 3988S.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1218
Provides that certain retired members of the Kansas City Police Retirement System receive an equalizing cost-of-living adjustment in addition to the member's base pension and cost-of-living adjustments.
HB1218 -- (LR# 3987L.01I)
RETIREMENT
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1224
Removes the term "commercial" from sections dealing with interior designers.
HB1224 -- (LR# 3895L.01I)
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1236
Revises the statutes relating to payday loans including language allowing the Attorney General to maintain an action to enforce compliance.
HB1236 -- (LR# 3982L.01I)
Referred: Financial Services (H)
HB1239
Exempts motor vehicles manufactured and sold in Missouri from state sales tax.
HB1239 -- (LR# 2809L.02I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1251
Revises the law on prior and persistent intoxication-related traffic offenses.
HB1251 -- (LR# 3694L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1262
Establishes employment guidelines for public projects.
HB1262 -- (LR# 3327L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB1263
Creates a check-off on state income tax return forms for contributions to the Child Advocacy Center Fund.
HB1263 -- (LR# 3613L.01I)
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1264
Extends the statute of limitations to five years for arson in the first and second degree and knowingly burning or exploding property.
HB1264 -- (LR# 3896L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1265
Regulates print, radio, and television advertising and phone bank usage during campaigns.
HB1265 -- (LR# 3496L.01I)
ELECTIONS
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1266
Adds certain cancers to the list of diseases presumed incurred during the line of duty for purposes of retirement benefits for firefighters.
HB1266 -- (LR# 3692L.01I)
Referred: Retirement (H)
HB1293
Revises various statutes relating to special needs child adoption tax credits, pregnancy resource centers, alternatives to abortions, and the Respect Life Commission.
HB1293 -- (LR# 3938L.01I)
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1298
Brings the State of Missouri into compliance with the federal Violence Against Women Act.
HB1298 -- (LR# 2925L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1307
Includes unborn children in the definition of "children" who are eligible to participate in the Children's Health Insurance Program.
HB1307 -- (LR# 3410L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB1319
Revises provisions governing candidate filing dates in Kansas City.
HB1319 -- (LR# 4082L.01I)
ELECTIONS
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1323
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.
HB1323 -- (LR# 3685L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB1344
Revises the crime of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree by adding persons who operate vehicles while intoxicated or drugged when there is a person under 17 years of age in the vehicle.
HB1344 -- (LR# 4347L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1366
Allows for the reimbursement of one year's registration fee paid for biennial plates when plates are returned before one year has passed.
HB1366 -- (LR# 4311L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION AND MOTOR VEHICLES
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1403
Creates additional regulations for amusement rides and rock climbing walls.
Approved SCS HCS HB 1403 -- (LR# 3907S.06T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1417
Requires that one voting member of the board of curators of certain state institutions of higher education be a student.
HB1417 -- (LR# 3118L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB1429
Increases the Medicaid reimbursement for health care providers over the next five fiscal years.
HB1429 -- (LR# 4480L.01I)
Referred: Budget (H)
HB1430
Increases, from 12% to 24% annually, the interest charges that health insurers may be assessed for late payment of claims and shortens the time within which insurers must respond to filed claims.
HB1430 -- (LR# 4481L.01I)
Referred: Financial Services (H)
HB1443
Establishes the Missouri Emergency Response Personnel Strike Prevention and Arbitration Act.
HB1443 -- (LR# 4152L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB1444
Repeals the current requirement for legislative committees to have resolutions passed authorizing visits to state institutions.
Approved HB1444 -- (LR# 4504L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1471
Authorizes the conveyance of the Felix Building in Jackson County to the Truman Medical Center.
HCS HB 1471 -- (LR# 4498L.02C)
SENATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TOURISM, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Executive Session Held (S)
SCS HB 1613 AND HB 1445 AND HB 1454 AND HB 1462
AND HCS HB 1471 AND HB 1608 AND HB 1612 AND
HB 1635 VOTED DO PASS. SEE HB 1613

HB1474
Specifies that state contracts for services require that only United States citizens or federally authorized persons be employed.
HB1474 -- (LR# 4540L.01I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1480
Creates the Police Chiefs' and Officers' Annuity and Healthcare Fund.
HCS HB 1480 -- (LR# 3616L.06C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1481
Revises the Adoption Awareness Law by allowing the establishment of an advertising campaign to recruit adoptive and foster parents.
HB1481 -- (LR# 3326L.03I)
Referred: Children and Families (H)
HB1563
Enacts the Missouri Hospital Infection Control Act of 2004.
HS HCS HB 1477 & 1563 -- (LR# 3864L.07P)
SENATE AGING, FAMILIES, MENTAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Executive Session Held (S)
SCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1580
Revises the statutes relating to prevailing wages on public works.
HB1580 -- (LR# 3531L.02I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB1585
Revises the crime of assault of a law enforcement officer or emergency personnel in the second and third degree.
HB1585 -- (LR# 4346L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1618
Revises the statutes relating to the crimes of assault of a law enforcement officer or emergency personnel in the first, second, and third degree by adding security officers.
HB1618 -- (LR# 4752L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1654
Requires health insurance coverage for fertility treatments.
HB1654 -- (LR# 3285L.02I)
Referred: Financial Services (H)
HB1684
Authorizes a tax credit for taxpayers installing qualified net metering units.
HB1684 -- (LR# 4908L.01I)
Referred: Tax Policy (H)
HB1702
Authorizes a tax credit for contributions to nonprofit educational assistance programs.
HCS HB 1702 -- (LR# 4997L.02C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1726
Requires the prosecuting attorney who prosecuted the original criminal case to represent the state in any court hearing to determine probation, parole, or other alternative sentencing.
HB1726 -- (LR# 5037L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1739
Modifies the Missouri Small Business Health Reinsurance Program.
HB1739 -- (LR# 4903L.01I)
SMALL BUSINESS
Public Hearing Held (H)
HJR44
Proposes a constitutional amendment to allow school districts to pass bond issues by a simple majority vote.
HJR44 -- (LR# 3278L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)

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