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

SPONSOR
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
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

COSPONSOR
HB176
Allows fire protection districts in Jefferson County to serve areas that have been annexed into a municipality
HB176 -- (LR# 0807L.01I)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Public Hearing held (H)
HB273
Changes the laws regarding public employee labor organizations
HB273 -- (LR# 0931L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB274
Requires noncertified employees in certain school districts to be appointed and promoted pursuant to local school board rules
HB274 -- (LR# 0930L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
HB382
Changes the laws regarding prevailing wages on public work projects
HB382 -- (LR# 0461L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace 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)
HB398
Requires flashing yellow lights on navigational and regulatory markers on the waters of the state
HB398 -- (LR# 0525L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
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)
HB420
Extends the Senior Rx Program until June 30, 2010
HB420 -- (LR# 1148L.01I)
SENIOR CITIZEN ADVOCACY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB426
Establishes additional protections to prevent workplace violence
HB426 -- (LR# 1098L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB427
Establishes the Workplace Domestic Violence Safety and Education Program Act
HB427 -- (LR# 1099L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB433
Changes the laws regarding telecommunications company regulation
HB433 -- (LR# 1206L.01I)
UTILITIES
Public Hearing held (H)
HB434
Authorizes the Missouri Public Service Commission to approve alternate rate plans submitted by utilities to reflect changes in costs
HB434 -- (LR# 1266L.01I)
UTILITIES
Executive Session held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB458
Creates the Police Chiefs' and Officers' Annuity Fund
HB458 -- (LR# 1102L.02I)
RETIREMENT
Hearing scheduled, Bill not heard (H)
HB476
Prohibits discrimination based upon a person's sexual orientation
HB476 -- (LR# 1167L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB493
Changes the laws regarding the state employee whistleblower law
HB493 -- (LR# 1308L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB498
Changes the laws regarding the crimes of stealing, tampering, and receiving stolen property and requires specific restitution in certain cases
HCS HB 498 -- (LR# 0788L.02P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB500
Changes the laws regarding the transfer of a business and its unemployment experience rate by an employer
Approved SS SCS HCS HB 500 & 533 -- (LR# 1475S.05T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB506
Establishes the Public Service Accountability Act
HB506 -- (LR# 1370L.01I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (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

HB557
Revises the procedures required in law enforcement investigations and establishes the Laboratory Oversight Committee
HB557 -- (LR# 1499L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB566
Limits the amount of interest a title lender can charge on loans
HB566 -- (LR# 1550L.01I)
Referred: Financial Institutions
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)
HB699
Authorizes an individual income tax deduction for income received for military service in a combat zone
HB699 -- (LR# 0857L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Executive Session held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB704
Makes certain employers ineligible for receipt of any state aid or financial incentives if at least 25% of their workforce earn less than the federal poverty level
HB704 -- (LR# 1008L.02I)
Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
HB751
Requires all new signs erected after August 28, 2005, to contain the words "Accessible Parking" instead of "Handicap Parking"
HB751 -- (LR# 1854L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB765
Designates a portion of State Route 367 in St. Louis County from Interstate 270 north to U. S. Highway 67 as the "Debbie Ketterer Memorial Highway"
HB765 -- (LR# 1803L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
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)
HB784
Requires the United States and the Missouri state flags to be flown at half-staff on September 11 of each year
HB784 -- (LR# 2070L.01I)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

HB785
Changes the laws regarding disciplinary action taken against licensed nurses
HB785 -- (LR# 1974L.01I)
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Public Hearing held (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)
HB798
Establishes the Clean American Fuel Board and creates the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Revolving Fund
HB798 -- (LR# 1784L.01I)
AGRICULTURE POLICY
Public Hearing held (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)
HB817
Designates a portion of State Highway 30 in St. Louis County as the "Chief Jerry Buehne Memorial Road"
HB817 -- (LR# 2088L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION
Public Hearing held (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)
HJR9
Proposes a constitutional amendment allowing a simple majority approval for school district bond measures
HJR9 -- (LR# 1029L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education

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