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

SPONSOR
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

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)
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

HB779
Establishes the Public Service Accountability Act.
HB779 -- (LR# 2597L.01I)
Referred: Communications, Energy and Technology (H)
HB782
Revises the statutes relating to employment security.
HB782 -- (LR# 2617L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB816
Recognizes and encourages the teaching, study, and learning of American Sign Language.
HB816 -- (LR# 2684L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
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)
HB870
Revises the Sunshine Law to include public meetings using various electronic formats.
HB870 -- (LR# 3226L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB883
Designates a certain portion of Interstate 70 the Submarine Veterans' Highway.
HCS HB 883 -- (LR# 3334L.02C)
SENATE TRANSPORTATION
Executive Session Held (S)
SCS HB 826 AND HCS HB 883 VOTED DO PASS CONSENT
SEE HB 826

HB912
Designates the "George R. "Buzz" Westfall Memorial Highway."
HCS HB 912 -- (LR# 3379L.02C)
Reported Do Pass-Placed on Third Read Consent Calendar (S)
HB945
Changes the requirements for claiming and reporting on economic incentives.
HB945 -- (LR# 2748L.02I)
Referred: Job Creation and Economic Development (H)
HB963
Establishes requirements for written prescriptions for controlled substances.
HB963 -- (LR# 2979L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB985
Revises the statutes regarding the practice of real estate.
Approved HCS HB 985 -- (LR# 3563L.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB996
Changes various statutes relating to annual school bus inspections, regulation of low-speed vehicles, sales of abandoned property by the City of Kansas City, all-terrain vehicles, and bumper heights.
Approved SCS HB 996 AND HB 1142 AND HCS HB 1201 AND HB 1489 -- (LR# 3208S.04T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1046
Establishes the Adult Entertainment Tax Act.
HB1046 -- (LR# 3499L.01I)
Referred: Tax Policy (H)
HB1050
Removes the requirement that persons who do not stop at a weigh station must be determined to be in noncompliance with weight limit provisions in order to be punished.
HB1050 -- (LR# 3093L.01I)
Referred: Transportation and Motor Vehicles (H)
HB1119
Revises various statutes relating to motor vehicles, driver's licenses, emergency vehicles, child restraints, manufactured homes, failure to stop at weigh stations, and rail passenger cars.
HCS HB 1105, 1062, 1111, 1113 & 1119 -- (LR# 3535L.06C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1127
Modifies the formula used for determining health insurance premium costs for state employees in the Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan.
HB1127 -- (LR# 3250L.01I)
Referred: Financial Services (H)
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
HB1185
Provides for workers' compensation benefits.
HB1185 -- (LR# 4126L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB1211
Revises the statutes relating to employees and employment security.
Approved SS#2 SCS HS HCS HB 1268 & 1211 -- (LR# 4224S.18T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1220
Requires a paper audit trail for filing computerized voter systems.
HB1220 -- (LR# 3992L.01I)
ELECTIONS
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1221
Revises the statutes relating to reports of alleged violations made by state employees.
HB1221 -- (LR# 4067L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB1234
Allows the Missouri Public Service Commission to approve assistance programs for low-income customers in obtaining or maintaining access to utility service.
HB1234 -- (LR# 3780L.01I)
COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY, AND TECHNOLOGY
Public Hearing Held (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)
HB1242
Requires four-year colleges or universities to accept transfer credit for college-level courses applicable to an associate of arts degree completed at a public two-year institution.
HB1242 -- (LR# 4005L.02I)
Referred: Education (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)
HB1338
Regulates travel and vacation clubs.
SCS HCS HB 1338 -- (LR# 3949S.04C)
SENATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TOURISM, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Executive Session Held (S)
HB1353
Authorizes a payroll card account.
HB1353 -- (LR# 4294L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB1359
Removes excess fees for Korean War Veterans license plates.
HB1359 -- (LR# 4187L.01I)
Referred: Transportation and Motor Vehicles (H)
HB1363
Requires the Secretary of State to acquire, operate, and maintain an archival office in St. Louis.
Approved HCS HB 1363 -- (LR# 4022L.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1372
Requires that a vehicle's license plate number match the number on the license plate renewal tags.
HB1372 -- (LR# 3885L.01I)
Referred: Transportation and Motor Vehicles (H)
HB1403
Creates additional regulations for amusement rides and rock climbing walls.
Approved SCS HCS HB 1403 -- (LR# 3907S.06T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1428
Revises various statutes relating to medical malpractice insurance.
HB1428 -- (LR# 3712L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (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
HB1459
Requires all television stations in the state to provide real-time captioning of all local news, weather, and sports programming by January 1, 2006.
HB1459 -- (LR# 4431L.01I)
COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY, AND TECHNOLOGY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1470
Revises various statutes relating to stealing, tampering, and receiving stolen property.
HB1470 -- (LR# 4490L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing Held (H)
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)
HB1497
Prohibits the state from contracting with customer call centers that are located outside the United States or with vendors who employ people who are not authorized to work in the United States.
HB1497 -- (LR# 4085L.01I)
COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY, AND TECHNOLOGY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1521
Makes it unlawful to discriminate against a person based on sexual orientation.
HB1521 -- (LR# 2558L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB1534
Authorizes a deferral of taxes on real property owned by citizens who are 62 years of age or older.
HB1534 -- (LR# 4344L.01I)
SENIOR SECURITY
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO NOT PASS

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)
HB1641
Coordinates the benefits for the federal Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003.
HB1641 -- (LR# 4860L.01I)
Referred: Senior Security (H)
HB1686
Authorizes an enterprise zone in the City of St. Ann.
HB1686 -- (LR# 4881L.01I)
Referred: Job Creation and Economic Development (H)
HB1693
Revises the statutes regarding the collection of evidence of a sexual assault and the procedures used in the examination and treatment of victims of sexual assault.
HB1693 -- (LR# 4683L.02I)
Referred: Health Care 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)
HB1745
Requires a valid, current driver's license if used for voter identification purposes.
HB1745 -- (LR# 5048L.01I)
ELECTIONS
Hearing Scheduled, Bill Not Heard (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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