2005 Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Meiners
Missouri House of Representatives
2005
93rd General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Kate Meiners

SPONSOR
HB122
Imposes an adult entertainment tax
HB122 -- (LR# 0466L.01I)
Withdrawn (H)
HB123
Removes the $500 loss limit for gambling and raises the adjusted gross receipts tax for gambling from 20% to 21%
HB123 -- (LR# 0467L.01I)
Referred: Rules (H)
HB124
Requires a child to be at least eight years old, four feet six inches in height, and 65 pounds in weight to ride as a passenger on a motorcycle
HB124 -- (LR# 0081L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB125
Requires eye protection for motorcycle or motortricycle operators
HB125 -- (LR# 0079L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB449
Specifies that the sales tax exemption for converting a vehicle to handicapped accessible includes vehicles modified before purchase
HB449 -- (LR# 0795L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Executive Session held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB450
Allows people to take an opened bottle of wine out of a restaurant and transport it in a vehicle
SCS HB 450 -- (LR# 0929S.04C)
Reported to the House with... (S)
SCS

COSPONSOR
HB114
Extends the expiration date of the Kansas City transportation sales tax to December 31, 2015
Approved HB114 -- (LR# 0207L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB164
Changes the laws regarding unsecured loans of $500 or less, sometimes referred to as "pay day loans," and allows the Attorney General to maintain an action to enforce compliance
HB164 -- (LR# 0396L.01I)
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Public Hearing held (H)
HB168
Prohibits the cloning of a human being
HB168 -- (LR# 0189L.01I)
Referred: Rules (H)
HB177
Allows the chief law enforcement officer of a county to maintain a web page on the Internet providing information about registered sexual offenders including their picture
HB177 -- (LR# 0509L.01I)
Reported do pass (H)
NOT CONSENT/NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

HB187
Allows the Department of Social Services to establish and implement an advertising campaign to recruit adoptive and foster parents
HB187 -- (LR# 0366L.03I)
Referred: Children and Families (H)
HB188
Revises the crime of assault of a law enforcement officer or emergency personnel in the first, second, or third degree by adding prosecutors and circuit attorneys and their assistants
HB188 -- (LR# 0639L.02I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB193
Imposes a $2 surcharge on dissolution of marriage cases for deposit in the Child Advocacy Center Fund to provide financial support for child advocacy centers
HB193 -- (LR# 0473L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB194
Allows a deduction from individual income tax for personal property taxes paid by retired taxpayers and exempts certain income for certain retired residents from income taxation
HB194 -- (LR# 0479L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB195
Adds certain types of cancer to the list of diseases presumed incurred during the line of duty for the purpose of retirement benefits for firefighters
HB195 -- (LR# 0477L.01I)
RETIREMENT
Public Hearing held (H)
HB196
Expands the crime of arson and extends the statute of limitation on arson from three to five years
SCS HB 196 -- (LR# 0474S.02C)
Reported to the House with... (S)
SCS

HB197
Prohibits a person from employing or subcontracting with an illegal alien on any publicly financed project
HB197 -- (LR# 0472L.01I)
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND WORKPLACE SAFETY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB198
Requires fiduciaries of insurers who use credit scoring in underwriting to annually submit their personal credit score to the Department of Insurance
HB198 -- (LR# 0471L.01I)
Referred: Insurance Policy
HB199
Regulates print, radio, and television advertising as well as phone bank usage during election campaigns
HB199 -- (LR# 0476L.01I)
Withdrawn (H)
HB278
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
HB278 -- (LR# 0904L.02I)
Referred: Children and Families (H)
HB279
Prohibits any entity from preventing a student athlete from competing in or training for any Olympic event
HB279 -- (LR# 0903L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB280
Requires election judges to take voting ballots and equipment to physically disabled voters unable to enter polling places
Approved HB280 -- (LR# 1061L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB290
Allows a law enforcement officer to remove any firearm found at the scene of an alleged act of domestic violence and brings Missouri into complaince with the federal Violence Against Women Act
HB290 -- (LR# 0864L.01I)
Withdrawn (H)
HB294
Enacts safe staffing and quality care accountability requirements for veterans homes and mental health facilities
HB294 -- (LR# 1011L.01I)
VETERANS
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB295
Requires all children enrolling in kindergarten, first grade, or a Head Start program to receive a vision examination
HB295 -- (LR# 0446L.02I)
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Public Hearing held (H)
HB298
Changes the laws regarding the telemarketing No-Call List
HB298 -- (LR# 0480L.01I)
Referred: Utilities
HB346
Imposes an additional fine and license suspension for failing to yield the right-of-way when the violation results in injury or death
HB346 -- (LR# 0457L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB389
Expands the crime of endangering the welfare of a minor to include producing or selling methamphetamine within the residence of a minor
HB389 -- (LR# 1007L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Executive Session held (H)
HB390
Revises unlawful transactions with a child by making it a crime to sell or rent a video game to a child when the video game has been rated mature or adults only by the Entertainment Software Rating Board
HB390 -- (LR# 1006L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB392
Authorizes a tax credit for contributions to pregnancy resource centers
HB392 -- (LR# 0102L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Executive Session held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB393
Changes the laws affecting claims for damages and their payment and establishes venue in all tort actions
Approved CCS SS SCS HCS HB 393 -- (LR# 1188L.14T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB398
Requires flashing yellow lights on navigational and regulatory markers on the waters of the state
HB398 -- (LR# 0525L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB400
Establishes the Dental Carve-Out Act of 2005 to implement a process for providing dental benefits to public assistance recipients
HCS HB 400 -- (LR# 0214L.02P)
SENATE PENSIONS, VETERANS' AFFAIRS, AND GENERAL LAW
Public Hearing held (S)
HB403
Requires the State of Missouri to provide Missouri National Guard personnel called into active duty with a $250,000 term life insurance death benefit
HB403 -- (LR# 1293L.01I)
Referred: Retirement (H)
HB411
Allows the hiring of a retired teacher to work between 550 and 800 hours without losing his or her benefits under the Public School Retirement System
HB411 -- (LR# 1237L.01I)
RETIREMENT
Public Hearing held (H)
HB435
Allows for the "Respect Life" special license plate, creates the Alternatives to Abortion Support Fund, and establishes the Respect Life Commission
HB435 -- (LR# 0896L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB440
Requires that one voting member of the board of curators of certain state institutions of higher education be a student
HCS HB 440 -- (LR# 1315L.05P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB457
Prohibits human cloning and the use of public funds and facilities for the purpose of human cloning
HB457 -- (LR# 0534L.01I)
Referred: Rules (H)
HB476
Prohibits discrimination based upon a person's sexual orientation
HB476 -- (LR# 1167L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB509
Allows a person to legally transport an open bottle of wine from a restaurant or winery under certain circumstances
HB509 -- (LR# 1427L.01I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
HB516
Repeals the death penalty
HB516 -- (LR# 1465L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB535
Creates the Missouri Military Family Relief Fund which will provide grants to children of Missouri veterans killed while on active duty after September 11, 2001, for tuition for postsecondary education
HB535 -- (LR# 1013L.01I)
VETERANS
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB564
Prohibits law enforcement officers from issuing a citation for a missing license plate tab if a registration check reveals the vehicle is properly registered and the owner indicates the tab has been stolen
HB564 -- (LR# 1498L.01P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB566
Limits the amount of interest a title lender can charge on loans
HB566 -- (LR# 1550L.01I)
Referred: Financial Institutions
HB586
Prohibits the use of public funds for health and social services programs to subsidize abortion services
HCS#2 HB 586 -- (LR# 0499L.06C)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

HB608
Repeals the laws prohibiting political activity or fund raising by Kansas City police officers
HB608 -- (LR# 0767L.01I)
ELECTIONS
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB637
Changes the laws regarding workers' compensation benefits for certain diseases resulting in exposure to certain occupational hazards
HB637 -- (LR# 1451L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB639
Establishes the Betty L. Thompson Scholarship Program and authorizes an individual and business tax credit for contributions to certified nonprofit educational charitable organizations
HCS HB 639 -- (LR# 0341L.11C)
Placed on the Informal Perfection Calendar (H)
HB643
Changes the standard for violation of the Sunshine Law by a governmental body from knowingly to negligently
HB643 -- (LR# 1646L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB673
Extends the expiration date for the licensure restrictions of specialized health care facilities to August 28, 2008
HB673 -- (LR# 1799L.01I)
Referred: Professional Registration & Licensing (H)
HB675
Changes the laws regarding ambulatory medical treatment centers
HB675 -- (LR# 0602L.02I)
Referred: Professional Registration & Licensing (H)
HB679
Requires the State Board of Education and local school boards to adopt a policy that encourages effective involvement by parents in support of the education of their children
HB679 -- (LR# 1667L.01I)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

HB683
Changes the income eligibility guidelines for receiving child care subsidy benefits
HB683 -- (LR# 1323L.02I)
Referred: Children and Families (H)
HB724
Requires certain group health insurance companies to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of infertility
HB724 -- (LR# 0543L.01I)
Referred: Insurance Policy
HB739
Makes certain persons convicted of homicide eligible for parole and requires periodic reviews by the Board of Probation and Parole
HB739 -- (LR# 2034L.01I)
Referred: Corrections and Public Institutions
HB770
Gives patients the right to receive copies of all medical and laboratory test results ordered or authorized by a health care provider
HB770 -- (LR# 1636L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB790
Changes the laws regarding the litigation of damages for failure to wear a safety belt
HB790 -- (LR# 1372L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB797
Changes the procedures used in the examination and treatment of victims of sexual offenses
HB797 -- (LR# 1997L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB800
Changes the laws regarding early childhood special education
HB800 -- (LR# 1967L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
HB801
Establishes the Missouri Alternatives to Abortion Program in either or both the Department of Social Services or the Department of Health and Senior Services
HB801 -- (LR# 2060L.01I)
Referred: Children and Families (H)
HB802
Requires hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers to implement an acuity-based patient classification system
HB802 -- (LR# 1994L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Executive Session held (H)
HB808
Prohibits the Missouri Housing Development Commission from making grants and loans to the City of Kansas City unless certain conditions are met
HB808 -- (LR# 2101L.01I)
Referred: Job Creation and Economic Development (H)
HB832
Provides that any restrictive real estate convenant included in an association's governing document will be removed by the board of directors of that association
HB832 -- (LR# 2047L.01P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB837
Authorizes a tax credit for employers who hire certain high school students for summer jobs
HB837 -- (LR# 1644L.01I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Public Hearing held (H)
HB859
Allows residents of Missouri to participate in any current or future state program, policy, or practice permitting prescription drugs to be acquired from Canada
HCS HB 859 -- (LR# 1490L.03P)
Perfected (H)
HB880
Establishes the MBE/WBE Oversight Review Committee to assist certified socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses or minority business enterprises in state contracts
HB880 -- (LR# 1832L.01P)
Second Rd/Refer: Pensions, Veteran Affairs & General Law(S)
HB921
Authorizes local governing bodies to adopt an option for making a partial payment of property taxes by December 31 with the balance due at the end of the following February
HB921 -- (LR# 2115L.01I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
HB923
Requires health insurance coverage for the cost of human papillomavirus testing as a cervical cancer screening test
HB923 -- (LR# 2170L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HJR7
Proposes a constitutional amendment to increase legislative term limits from eight to 12 years and the term of office for representatives from two to four years
HJR7 -- (LR# 0448L.01I)
ELECTIONS
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO NOT PASS

HJR9
Proposes a constitutional amendment allowing a simple majority approval for school district bond measures
HJR9 -- (LR# 1029L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
HJR24
Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the Governor from reducing appropriations for elementary, secondary, and higher education
HJR24 -- (LR# 2102L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education

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