2004 Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Emery
Missouri House of Representatives
2004
92nd General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Edgar G. H. Emery

SPONSOR
HB895
Establishes dissolution procedures for certain road districts in Jasper County.
Approved HCS HB 895 -- (LR# 2487L.04T)
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)
HB1493
Establishes guidelines for water and electric service territorial agreements and the Missouri Public Service Commission's duties regarding the same.
SCS HB 1493 -- (LR# 4021S.05C)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
SA 1, SA 2, ADOPTED/SA 3 AND SCS PENDING

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

HB833
Authorizes an exhibition center and recreational facility district in certain counties; a theater, cultural arts, and entertainment district in St. Charles County; and modifies Community Comeback Act.
Approved SS SCS HCS HB 833 -- (LR# 3240S.06T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB885
Prohibits public institutions or any entity receiving state funds from adopting discrimination policies that exceed state and federal protections against discrimination.
HB885 -- (LR# 2542L.03I)
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND WORKPLACE SAFETY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB911
Requires the equal treatment of science instruction regarding evolution and intelligent design.
HB911 -- (LR# 2770L.03I)
Referred: Special Committee on General Laws
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)
HB915
Defines "next friend" for the purpose of consent to an abortion by a minor.
HB915 -- (LR# 3333L.01I)
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB968
Revises eligibility requirements and benefits for recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families based on the recipient's marital status.
HB968 -- (LR# 3271L.01I)
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB978
Establishes the Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board to serve as a liaison between state agencies and small businesses.
Approved CCS#3 SS HS HCS HB 978 -- (LR# 3116S.10T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB980
Requires certain environmental rules to be based on a regulatory impact report and limits the Department of Natural Resources to issuing permits only to statutory requirements.
Approved SS#2 HCS HB 980 -- (LR# 2513S.04T)
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
HB1083
Allows credit for franchise fees paid by a public utility right-of-way user.
HB1083 -- (LR# 3412L.01I)
COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY, AND TECHNOLOGY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

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)
HB1100
Allows electrical corporations to recover energy costs through fuel adjustment schedules.
HB1100 -- (LR# 3989L.01I)
COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY, AND TECHNOLOGY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

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)
HB1121
Prohibits open alcohol containers in certain vehicles.
HB1121 -- (LR# 3822L.01I)
Referred: Local Government (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

HB1147
Specifies new qualifications for the board of governors of Missouri Southern State University.
HB1147 -- (LR# 3823L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
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)
HB1166
Creates a procedural prerequisite for filing lawsuits for alleged defective residential construction.
HB1166 -- (LR# 3811L.02I)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1171
Facilitates joint municipal utility projects.
Approved HCS HB 1171 -- (LR# 3974L.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1194
Prohibits locating billboards for adult cabarets or sexually oriented businesses within one mile of any state highway and prohibits persons under 21 years of age from installing them.
HB1194 -- (LR# 3498L.01I)
TOURISM AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1241
Provides for predetermination of prudence and ratemaking principles for infrastructure investments by utilities.
HB1241 -- (LR# 3977L.01I)
COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY, AND TECHNOLOGY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1272
Establishes the Missouri Catalog of Assistance Programs to serve as the state's single repository of information on public assistance programs.
HB1272 -- (LR# 3644L.01I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1275
Authorizes the conveyance of various parcels of state property.
Approved SCS HB 1071, 801, 1275 & 989 -- (LR# 3682S.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1296
Allows the State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts to issue provisional and temporary physical therapist licenses.
HB1296 -- (LR# 3876L.01I)
Referred: Professional Registration & Licensing (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

HB1331
Relates to public school facilities and outside use.
HB1331 -- (LR# 4229L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB1337
States that English is the official state language.
HB1337 -- (LR# 4010L.01I)
Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1346
Revises the statutes relating to claims for damages for personal injuries.
HB1346 -- (LR# 4323L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB1362
Authorizes county planning commissions to accept additional forms of security for improvements made to subdivisions in unincorporated areas.
Approved HB1362 -- (LR# 3808L.01T)
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

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)
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

HB1403
Creates additional regulations for amusement rides and rock climbing walls.
Approved SCS HCS HB 1403 -- (LR# 3907S.06T)
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)
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)
HB1496
Allows local school boards to exempt themselves from the Prevailing Wage Law by a majority vote of the board.
HB1496 -- (LR# 4465L.01I)
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND WORKPLACE SAFETY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS 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

HB1513
Provides that all state college and university diplomas contain the words "in the year of our Lord" within the date listed on the diploma.
HB1513 -- (LR# 3913L.03I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB1567
Specifies procedures for gravel removal by noncommercial operators on privately owned land.
HB1567 -- (LR# 4658L.01I)
CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1597
Authorizes rural empowerment zones.
HB1597 -- (LR# 4030L.01I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1607
Adds overgrown or noxious weeds to the conditions for which counties of the first classification can enact an ordinance.
HB1607 -- (LR# 3916L.01I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
HB1613
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
HB1667
Designates the "Mel Hancock Freeway."
HB1667 -- (LR# 4907L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION AND MOTOR VEHICLES
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO NOT PASS

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)
HB1722
Requires the equal treatment of science instruction regarding evolution and intelligent design.
HB1722 -- (LR# 5031L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HCR23
Urges the Governor, the President of the United States, and the United Congress to oppose any effort to allow trucks to enter Missouri without first being inspected at the border of the United States.
HCR23 -- (LR# 4560L.01I)
HOMELAND SECURITY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HJR42
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

HJR50
Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring the election of all supreme court, courts of appeal, circuit court, and associate circuit judges.
HJR50 -- (LR# 2575L.01I)
RULES
Public Hearing Held (H)

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