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

SPONSOR
HB127
Limits to one per calendar week the number of attendance fees that fire protection district board members can receive
Approved HB127 -- (LR# 0075L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB128
Revises the School Foundation Formula
HB128 -- (LR# 0098L.01I)
Referred: Special Committee on Education Funding
HB129
Adds a Consumer Price Index inflation adjustment to the state aid amount for hold-harmless school districts
HB129 -- (LR# 0280L.02I)
Referred: Special Committee on Education Funding
HB130
Establishes conditions under which certain entities that are in noncompliance with environmental regulations are protected from administrative, civil, and criminal penalties
HB130 -- (LR# 0279L.01I)
CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Public Hearing held (H)
HB460
Modifies special motion to dismiss in strategic litigation against public participation
HB460 -- (LR# 1275L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB627
Authorizes the Board of Fund Commissioners, in addition to amounts authorized prior to August 28, 2005, to issue bonds for grants and loans under Article III of the Missouri Constitution
HB627 -- (LR# 1509L.01I)
Referred: Budget (H)
HB816
Revises the definition of "eligible owner" to include property held in trust for purposes of the Missouri Homestead Preservation Act
HB816 -- (LR# 2067L.01I)
SENIOR CITIZEN ADVOCACY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB927
Requires board members of fire protection districts to attend educational training on their duties
HB927 -- (LR# 2189L.01I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
HCR9
Urges the United States Congress to immediately repeal the Government Pension Offset and Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act.
HCR9 -- (LR# 0159L.01I)
Adopted (S)
YEAS: 33
NAYS: 0

HCR22
Urges the United States Congress to establish a domestic energy policy that will ensure an adequate supply of natural gas which will reduce natural gas prices in the United States.
HCR22 -- (LR# 1688L.01I)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

HR530
Grants use of the House Chamber for presentation of Glory Awards on Monday, April 11, 2005, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
HR530 -- (LR# 1627L.01I)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

COSPONSOR
HB26
Renames Southwest Missouri State University as Missouri State University and increases the number of members on the board of governors
HB26 -- (LR# 0202L.01I)
Withdrawn (H)
HB97
Creates the crime of allowing an open house party or having an open house party without taking steps to prevent minors from purchasing, possessing, or consuming nonintoxicating beer, liquor, or drugs
HB97 -- (LR# 0239L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB103
Requires governing boards at state colleges and universities to take a roll-call vote on school policy matters
HB103 -- (LR# 0150L.01I)
HIGHER EDUCATION
Public Hearing held (H)
HB144
Defines "next friend" as used in the laws regarding consent to an abortion by a minor
HB144 -- (LR# 0694L.01I)
Referred: Children and Families (H)
HB148
Changes the laws regarding workers' compensation
HCS HB 148 -- (LR# 0343L.04C)
Referred: Rules pursuant to Rule 25(26)(f) (H)
HB172
Allows school superintendents to convene hearings within 15 working days of a pupil's request to register in certain instances
HB172 -- (LR# 0605L.01I)
ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
Public Hearing held (H)
HB173
Creates the Classroom Trust Fund
HB173 -- (LR# 0606L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
HB192
Reimposes the waste tire fee and requires the Department of Natural Resources to give preference to contract bids for waste tire cleanups from Missouri vendors
SCS HCS HB 192 -- (LR# 0502S.05C)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB220
Establishes a tuition grant program for children of members of the military who were killed in the line of duty
HB220 -- (LR# 0679L.01I)
HIGHER EDUCATION
Public Hearing held (H)
HB228
Allows Missouri residents to deduct from their taxable income 100% of all non-reimbursed amounts paid for long-term care insurance premiums
HB228 -- (LR# 0863L.01I)
SENIOR CITIZEN ADVOCACY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB229
Changes the application procedures for the Missouri Homestead Preservation Act for the elderly and disabled
Approved SCS HB 229 -- (LR# 0794S.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB230
Prohibits a person from claiming both the circuit breaker income tax credit and the homestead property tax exemption credit
HB230 -- (LR# 0793L.01P)
SENATE WAYS AND MEANS
Public Hearing held (S)
HB235
Requires a certificate of value to be recorded at the time of sale of property
HB235 -- (LR# 0911L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Public Hearing held (H)
HB243
Designates a portion of U. S. Highway 63 in Phelps County as the "Korean War Veterans Association Memorial Highway"
Approved HB243 -- (LR# 0450L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB244
Revises the crime of assault of a law enforcement officer or emergency personnel in the first, second, or third degree by adding jailers
HB244 -- (LR# 0761L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB247
Changes the laws regarding child passenger restraints and safety belts
HB247 -- (LR# 0365L.03I)
Withdrawn (H)
HB252
Allows adult siblings to register with the Children's Division adoption registry and allows biological parents to consent to the disclosure of identifying information at the time of registry
HB252 -- (LR# 0637L.01I)
Referred: Children and Families (H)
HB264
Freezes tuition rates from the time undergraduates enter a Missouri public college until they graduate
HB264 -- (LR# 0542L.01I)
HIGHER EDUCATION
Hearing scheduled, Bill not heard (H)
HB285
Changes the name of Southwest Missouri State University to Missouri State University and the membership of its board of governors
HB285 -- (LR# 1118L.01I)
Referred: Higher Education
HB328
Prohibits public institutions that receive state funds from adopting a discrimination policy that exceeds current federal protections against discrimination
HB328 -- (LR# 0819L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
HB329
Allows parents or legal guardians of 16 to 18-year-old children to choose to have the compulsory school attendance and work certificate laws apply to their children
HB329 -- (LR# 0824L.01I)
ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB330
Prohibits the use of public funds for health and social services programs to subsidize abortion services
HB330 -- (LR# 0818L.01I)
Referred: Children and Families (H)
HB339
Allows law enforcement officers to stop a vehicle for a seat belt violation if it is clearly visible and raises the fine for a violation
HB339 -- (LR# 0163L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB348
Establishes the Missouri Military Preparedness and Enhancement Commission
Approved HCS HB 348 -- (LR# 0631L.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB363
Requires the Board of Probation and Parole to supervise persons who fail to register as a sex offender
HB363 -- (LR# 1069L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB373
Changes the qualifications for and the amount of credit allowed under the senior citizen/disabled person property tax credit, commonly known as circuit breaker
HB373 -- (LR# 1259L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Executive Session held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB377
Changes the laws regarding transportation including school bus drivers, fee offices, credit for trade-ins, salvage vehicles, repossessed titles, drivers' licenses, and memorial highways
HCS HB 591, 210, 377, 760 & 777 -- (LR# 1610L.11C)
Laid over (H)
HA 1 TO HA 1,AND HA 1, HCS PENDING

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
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)
HB404
Removes building owners from responsibility and liability for an occupant's sewerage service bill
HB404 -- (LR# 1083L.02I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
HB416
Authorizes an individual income tax deduction for certain military retirement benefits received by a taxpayer
HB416 -- (LR# 1221L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Public Hearing held (H)
HB418
Changes the laws regarding highway construction and work zones, passing zones, highway lane usage, and child passenger restraints
SS SCS HCS HB 518, 288, 418 & 635 -- (LR# 1262S.10F)
Laid over (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

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)
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)
HB491
Establishes the Missouri State Park Board which is responsible for the Historical Marker Program
HCS HB 491 -- (LR# 1389L.02C)
Laid over (H)
PART 1, PART 2 AND PART 3 OF HCS
PENDING

HB497
Clarifies the powers of the Land Reclamation Commission to regulate mining
HB497 -- (LR# 0171L.02I)
CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Executive Session held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB517
Expands the membership of the Highways and Transportation Commission from six to eight members
HB517 -- (LR# 1462L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB556
Adopts the Nurse Licensure Compact
HB556 -- (LR# 0939L.02I)
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Public Hearing held (H)
HB560
Limits the number of excursion gambling boat licenses which can be issued by the Missouri Gaming Commission to a total of 13 or the number of licenses issued as of January 1, 2012, whichever is less
HCS HB 560 -- (LR# 0644L.05P)
Second read and referred: Ways and Means (S)
HB571
Exempts certain counties from the prevailing wage requirement
HB571 -- (LR# 1584L.01I)
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND WORKPLACE SAFETY
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB572
Changes the definition of "adult" to a person 18 years of age or older and "child" to a person under 18 years of age in Chapter 211, RSMo, pertaining to juvenile courts
HB572 -- (LR# 0966L.01I)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT

HB576
Changes the laws regarding the procedures of the Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board and the procedure for obtaining judicial review of administrative decisions
Approved HCS HB 576 -- (LR# 1303L.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB585
Limits certificate of need to long-term care facilities
HB585 -- (LR# 1141L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

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

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)
HB641
Changes the laws regarding police reports of alcohol-related traffic offenses and the notification of license suspensions or revocation hearings
HB641 -- (LR# 1354L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB697
Changes the laws regarding motor vehicle emissions testing
HCS HB 697 -- (LR# 0696L.02P)
SENATE TRANSPORTATION
Public Hearing held (S)
HB698
Eliminates hunting or fishing license or permit fees for active-duty military personnel or National Guard personnel and reserves
HB698 -- (LR# 0859L.02I)
CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Public Hearing held (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

HB759
Requires health insurers and the Missouri Medicaid Program to provide coverage for services under the First Steps Program
HB759 -- (LR# 1795L.02I)
Referred: Special Committee on General Laws
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)
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)
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)
HB915
Authorizes municipalities in St. Louis County to impose a local sales tax to improve public safety
HB915 -- (LR# 2158L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Public Hearing held (H)
HB972
Changes the laws regarding crime
Approved SS#2 SCS HCS HB 972 -- (LR# 2161S.10T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HJR4
Proposes a constitutional amendment replacing the Highways and Transportation Commission with a Director of Transportation
HJR4 -- (LR# 0364L.01I)
Withdrawn (H)
HJR6
Proposes a constitutional amendment to replace the Highways and Transportation Commission with a Director of Transportation
HJR6 -- (LR# 0710L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HJR11
Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring Senate confirmation of Missouri Supreme Court and Court of Appeals nominees
HJR11 -- (LR# 0493L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HJR12
Proposes a constitutional amendment establishing limits on total state general revenue appropriations
HCS HJR 12 -- (LR# 0932L.02C)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

HJR23
Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring impeachments to be tried by the Senate
HJR23 -- (LR# 1762L.01I)
Relieved from committee

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