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

SPONSOR
HB927
Limits the increase on the assessment of real property owned by taxpayers who are 65 years of age or older.
HB927 -- (LR# 3195L.01I)
SENIOR SECURITY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB928
Revises various statutes relating to intermediate driver's licenses, regulating the authority for commercial motor vehicles, and specialized license plate restrictions.
Approved SCS HCS HB 928 AND HCS HB 1123 AND HCS HB 1280 -- (LR# 3463S.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB929
Raises victims' ages in several sexual offense statutes.
HB929 -- (LR# 2952L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB930
Adds a Consumer Price Index adjustment to hold-harmless school districts' school aid.
HB930 -- (LR# 3196L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB931
Revises various statutes relating to crime.
HCS HB 1243, 1094 & 931 -- (LR# 4055L.02C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB932
Authorizes the Board of Fund Commissioners to issue bonds for waste water pollution control, rural water and sewer projects, and storm water control plans.
HB932 -- (LR# 2953L.01I)
Reported do pass (S)
HB933
Regulates the disclosure of environmental audit reports.
HB933 -- (LR# 3346L.01I)
CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1069
Revises the statutes relating to the Board of Trustees of the St. Louis Police Retirement System and certain retirement benefits.
HCS HB 1069 -- (LR# 3687L.03C)
Laid Over (H)
HCR17
Urges the United States Congress to immediately repeal the Government Pension Offset and Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act.
HCR17 -- (LR# 3911L.01I)
SENIOR SECURITY
Public Hearing Held (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

HB844
Establishes the Open Contracting Act to prohibit public agencies from imposing certain labor requirements as a condition of performing public works.
HB844 -- (LR# 3350L.01P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB857
Authorizes the construction and maintenance of toll road facilities, contingent upon passage of a constitutional amendment.
HB857 -- (LR# 3407L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION AND MOTOR VEHICLES
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB881
Authorizes an income tax deduction for any income received by active duty military service personnel in a combat zone.
HB881 -- (LR# 2982L.01I)
Reported Do Pass (H)
HB896
Establishes the Missouri State Park Board.
HB896 -- (LR# 3302L.01I)
CORRECTIONS AND STATE INSTITUTIONS
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB902
Requires certificates of value to be filed with the county assessor's office.
HB902 -- (LR# 2922L.01I)
Referred: Tax Policy (H)
HB903
Provides for increases in the senior citizen/disabled person property tax credit and renames it the Senior Citizens' Homestead Tax Relief Act.
HCS HB 1467 & 903 -- (LR# 4567L.02C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB914
Permits a pregnant woman to determine the final disposition of human fetal remains.
HB914 -- (LR# 3210L.02I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB935
Requires the State Board of Education to encourage the adoption of service-learning programs and projects among school districts.
HB935 -- (LR# 2479L.01I)
EDUCATION
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB953
Authorizes the Governor to appoint the chair and vice chair of the Highways and Transportation Commission.
HB953 -- (LR# 2554L.01I)
Referred: Transportation and Motor Vehicles (H)
HB957
Establishes a War on Terror survivors scholarship program.
HCS HB 957 -- (LR# 2478L.02T)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB969
Establishes guidelines for corporate income tax on intangible property.
HB969 -- (LR# 3592L.01P)
SENATE GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND FISCAL OVERSIGHT
Hearing Scheduled Bill Not Heard (S)
HB1000
Prohibits the use of public funds for health and social services programs to subsidize abortion services.
HB1000 -- (LR# 2968L.02I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1040
Establishes policies for education accountability.
SCS HCS HB 1040 AND HCS HB 1041 -- (LR# 3701S.08C)
Laid Over (H)
MOTION REFUSING TO ADOPT SCS AS AMENDED, AND
REQUESTING THE SENATE TO RECEDE OR GRANT
CONFERENCE,PENDING

HB1041
Revises various statutes relating to teachers and other school personnel.
HCS HB 1041 -- (LR# 3702L.02C)
SENATE EDUCATION
Executive Session Held (S)
SCS HCS HB 1040 AND HCS HB 1041 VOTED DO PASS
SEE HB 1040

HB1047
Authorizes certain city councils to establish council member salaries by ordinance.
Approved HB1047 -- (LR# 2893L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1055
Revises the statutes relating to sexual offenses, assault on law enforcement officers, and the payment of restitution for criminal offenses.
Approved CCS SS HCS HB 1055 -- (LR# 3722L.06T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1073
Creates the crime of unlawful distribution of prescription medication without a prescription in school.
HB1073 -- (LR# 3458L.02I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1074
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
HB1084
Authorizes customer-specific pricing for DS-1 related retail telecommunications services.
HB1084 -- (LR# 3751L.01I)
COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY, AND TECHNOLOGY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1085
Requires certain entities taking property under eminent domain procedures to declare the intended use of the property.
HCS HB 1085 -- (LR# 3654L.03C)
Laid Over (H)
HA 1, HA 2, HSA 1 FOR HA 4, HA 5 ADOPTED/ HS AS
AMENDED, HA 6 PENDING

HB1091
Requires a countywide election after a favorable municipal election to approve gambling boats in cities located within a county.
HB1091 -- (LR# 3763L.01I)
ELECTIONS
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1094
Revises various statutes relating to crime.
HCS HB 1243, 1094 & 931 -- (LR# 4055L.02C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1095
Allows members of the State Highway Patrol to become candidates for and members/directors of school boards.
HB1095 -- (LR# 3745L.01I)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

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

HB1149
Designates a bridge over a portion of Interstate 44 in Phelps County as the "Trooper Mike L. Newton Memorial Bridge."
Approved HB1149 -- (LR# 3506L.01T)
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)
HB1162
Eliminates the option for public administrators to be compensated by fees.
HB1162 -- (LR# 3075L.01I)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Executive Session Held (H)
ACTION POSTPONED

HB1210
Authorizes an income tax deduction for the value of time spent tutoring in public schools.
HB1210 -- (LR# 3270L.01I)
TAX POLICY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

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
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)
HB1248
Prohibits governmental bodies from employing inmates or people with criminal records in any position where they would have access to personal records containing certain identifying information.
HB1248 -- (LR# 3419L.01I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
HB1249
Changes the requirements for filing complaints concerning certain campaign finance disclosure reports.
HB1249 -- (LR# 3789L.01I)
ELECTIONS
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

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)
HB1302
Modifies the calculation for the Medicaid per diem reimbursement rate for nursing homes.
HB1302 -- (LR# 3492L.02I)
Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1303
Provides for telecommunications pricing flexibility.
HB1303 -- (LR# 3749L.01I)
COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY, AND TECHNOLOGY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1304
Revises various statutes relating to claims for damages and the payment of these claims.
Vetoed CCS SS#2 SS SCS HS HCS HB 1304 -- (LR# 3380S.19T)
Veto override failed (G)
AYES: 97
NOES: 62

HB1305
Creates notice provisions, reporting requirements, public market rates, and presumptions for the Department of Insurance and entities providing medical malpractice and professional negligence insurance.
CCS SCS HCS HB 1305 -- (LR# 4174L.10S)
Third Read and Passed (H)
AYES: 130
NOES: 26

HB1328
Establishes the Missouri High Voltage Electrical Industry Licensing Board.
HB1328 -- (LR# 3985L.01I)
COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY, AND TECHNOLOGY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1337
States that English is the official state language.
HB1337 -- (LR# 4010L.01I)
Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1358
Allows for the broader delegation of duties to dental assistants.
HB1358 -- (LR# 4305L.01I)
Referred: Professional Registration & Licensing (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
HB1367
Establishes the Missouri Homestead Preservation Act.
HB1367 -- (LR# 4176L.01I)
SENIOR SECURITY
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1374
Allows for the "Respect Life" special license plate, creates the Alternative to Abortion Support Fund, and establishes the Respect Life Commission.
HB1374 -- (LR# 4031L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION AND MOTOR VEHICLES
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1380
Removes the multiplier for the proration factor for career ladder entitlement under the school foundation formula.
HCS HB 1380 -- (LR# 3537L.02C)
Laid Over (H)
HB1385
Creates the crime of abuse of authority over a child.
HB1385 -- (LR# 4069L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1386
Revises the statute on persistent and predatory sexual offenders.
HB1386 -- (LR# 4071L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1387
Adds pornography and obscenity offenses to the list of offenses for which a person must register as a sexual offender.
HB1387 -- (LR# 4072L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1388
Changes failing to register as a sex offender from a class A misdemeanor to a class D felony for the first offense and a class D felony to a class C felony for the second or subsequent offense.
HB1388 -- (LR# 4073L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1389
Makes it a crime for a sexual offender to establish residency within 1,000 feet of a public or private school or child care facility.
HB1389 -- (LR# 4074L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1390
Requires persons committed to a county jail who are convicted to pay the cost per diem for each day they were in the county jail.
HB1390 -- (LR# 4081L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1391
Revises the crimes of escape from commitment and escape or attempted escape from custody to include detained, held, or committed sexually violent predators.
HB1391 -- (LR# 4179L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1392
Requires the State Highway Patrol to maintain a one page web site on the Internet which includes links to all sex offender registry web sites maintained by any county in the state.
HB1392 -- (LR# 4340L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1393
Creates a $1 surcharge in criminal cases payable to the sheriff for expenses of maintaining a web site of registered sex offenders and requires the sheriff to establish and maintain the web site.
HB1393 -- (LR# 4341L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1394
Revises the statutes relating to sex offender registration to allow the chief law enforcement official of a county to charge fees for registration and changes in registration.
HB1394 -- (LR# 4278L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1397
Establishes an advisory committee for workers' compensation.
HB1397 -- (LR# 4370L.02I)
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND WORKPLACE SAFETY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1404
Allows the court to issue direct payment orders to parties in child custody or dissolution proceedings for the payment of guardian ad litem fees.
HB1404 -- (LR# 4395L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1411
Provides for the cash redemption of gift certificates and promotional premiums, coupons, or agreements.
HB1411 -- (LR# 2687L.03I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON GENERAL LAWS
Public Hearing Held (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
HB1449
Allows for additional special license plates.
Approved HCS HB 1449 -- (LR# 3926L.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1453
Enacts and modifies various provisions regarding the state foster care system.
Approved CCS SS SCS HS HCS HB 1453 -- (LR# 2427L.15T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1455
Allows the Department of Natural Resources to use an independent contractor to expedite the review of construction permits for air contaminant sources when the permit applicant agrees.
HB1455 -- (LR# 4489L.01I)
CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1456
Authorizes a transient guest tax for tourism purposes and infrastructure improvements in the cities of Marston, Matthews, Concordia, and Steele.
Approved SCS HCS HB 1456 AND HB 824 -- (LR# 4192S.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1457
Requires the Department of Natural Resources to notify permit holders who fail to file required reports before the department may fine or penalize, with some exceptions.
HB1457 -- (LR# 3952L.01I)
Referred: Conservation and Natural Resources (H)
HB1462
Authorizes the conveyance of various state property.
Approved SCS HB 1613 AND HB 1445 AND HB 1454 AND HB 1462 AND -- (LR# 4726S.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1477
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

HB1479
Prohibits St. Louis City from requiring peace officers to live within the city limits after they have been employed as a peace officer for four consecutive years.
HB1479 -- (LR# 4472L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1498
Allows certain private vocational and technical schools to receive A+ reimbursements.
HB1498 -- (LR# 4577L.01I)
EDUCATION
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO NOT PASS

HB1517
Provides that students who are expelled for acts of violence not be counted as drop-outs for accreditation purposes for the Missouri School Improvement Program.
HB1517 -- (LR# 4630L.01I)
EDUCATION
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1535
Creates a form for all verified pleadings under Chapter 452, RSMo.
HB1535 -- (LR# 4374L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1562
Revises the senior citizen/disabled person property tax credit known as circuit breaker.
HB1562 -- (LR# 4401L.01I)
SENIOR SECURITY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1616
Revises requirements for the publication of administrative rules.
Approved HB1616 -- (LR# 4447L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1617
Makes it unlawful to obstruct a securities investigation or administrative proceeding and allows the securities commissioner to conduct investigations and promulgate rules.
Approved CCS HCS HB 1617 -- (LR# 4518L.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1629
Requires passenger seat belts on every school bus beginning with the 2004-2005 school year and creates the School Bus Seat Belt Fund to help school districts pay for the seat belts.
HB1629 -- (LR# 4795L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB1666
Allows for a special license plate for supporters of the American Heart Association with the "Go Red For Women" emblem.
HB1666 -- (LR# 4926L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION AND MOTOR VEHICLES
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1667
Designates the "Mel Hancock Freeway."
HB1667 -- (LR# 4907L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION AND MOTOR VEHICLES
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO NOT PASS

HB1669
Increases the tax deduction for long-term care insurance from 50% to 100% of premiums paid and requires certain state agencies to implement strategies to increase awareness of the tax deduction.
HB1669 -- (LR# 4906L.02I)
Referred: Tax Policy (H)
HB1671
Authorizes the president of any public university in this state to present financial commitments on behalf of the university to fund an endowed life sciences research chair academic position.
HCS HB 1671 -- (LR# 4197L.04C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1677
Prohibits a state agency or child-placing agency from placing a child with a person who is in a sexual relationship with someone other than a spouse.
HB1677 -- (LR# 4932L.01I)
Referred: Children and Families (H)
HB1702
Authorizes a tax credit for contributions to nonprofit educational assistance programs.
HCS HB 1702 -- (LR# 4997L.02C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1715
Designates the "Korean War Veterans Association Memorial Highway."
HB1715 -- (LR# 4949L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION AND MOTOR VEHICLES
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HJR34
Proposes a constitutional amendment allowing the construction of toll road facilities.
HJR34 -- (LR# 3361L.01I)
Referred: Transportation and Motor Vehicles (H)
HJR38
Proposes a constitutional amendment establishing marriage as only between a man and a woman.
HS HCS HJR 39,38,42 & 47 -- (LR# 2555L.04P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
SA 2, SSA 1/SA 2 AND SA 1 TO SSA 1/SA 2 PENDING

HJR39
Proposes a constitutional amendment establishing marriage as only between a man and a woman.
HS HCS HJR 39,38,42 & 47 -- (LR# 2555L.04P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
SA 2, SSA 1/SA 2 AND SA 1 TO SSA 1/SA 2 PENDING

HJR40
Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the Governor from reducing appropriations for education.
HJR40 -- (LR# 2774L.01I)
Referred: Budget (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)
HJR47
Proposes a constitutional amendment establishing marriage as only between a man and a woman.
HS HCS HJR 39,38,42 & 47 -- (LR# 2555L.04P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
SA 2, SSA 1/SA 2 AND SA 1 TO SSA 1/SA 2 PENDING

HJR48
Proposes a constitutional amendment guaranteeing a citizen's right to pray.
HJR48 -- (LR# 4153L.01I)
Referred: Rules (H)
HJR49
Proposes a constitutional amendment establishing an appropriations growth limit.
HJR49 -- (LR# 3958L.01I)
BUDGET
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HJR51
Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting any state court from imposing any tax or toll road fee or requiring the General Assembly to do so.
HJR51 -- (LR# 4397L.01I)
Referred: Transportation and Motor Vehicles (H)
HJR52
Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the General Assembly from removing certain statutory termination dates absent a two-thirds vote.
HJR52 -- (LR# 4047L.02I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)

Return to the Missouri House of Representatives
Last Updated November 4, 2004 at 11:20 am