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

SPONSOR
HB612
Repeals a provision in law regarding certain bridge protection requirements
HB612 -- (LR# 1703L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

COSPONSOR
HB42
Increases the penalty for possession of pseudoephedrine with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine
HB42 -- (LR# 0267L.01I)
Withdrawn (H)
HB70
Repeals the sunset provision requiring a certain percentage of lottery contracts be awarded to minority businesses
HB70 -- (LR# 0340L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
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)
HB326
Changes the bidding preference bonus points for products manufactured by the blind or in sheltered workshops
HB326 -- (LR# 0514L.01I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Executive Session held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB348
Establishes the Missouri Military Preparedness and Enhancement Commission
Approved HCS HB 348 -- (LR# 0631L.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB365
Allows moneys from the county sheriff's revolving fund to be used to cover the costs associated with the processing of concealed carry endorsements
Approved HCS HB 365 -- (LR# 1193L.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB375
Designates the bridge on State Highway 13 over the Missouri River as "The Congressman Ike Skelton Bridge"
HB375 -- (LR# 1051L.01P)
Perfected (H)
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

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
HB451
Requires signs on selected highways entering Greene County to contain the message: "Welcome to Greene County--Home of Governor Matt Blunt"
HB451 -- (LR# 1432L.01I)
TOURISM
Hearing scheduled, Bill not heard (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

HB492
Repeals the laws creating the Upper White River Basin Watershed Improvement District and removes the requirement that persons be registered to install on-site sewage disposal systems
HB492 -- (LR# 1469L.01I)
CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Executive Session 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)
HB577
Increases from $1,500 to $5,000 per annum the amount that public officials or employees can accept for services or for selling, renting, or leasing property to their political subdivision
Approved HCS HB 577 -- (LR# 0076L.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
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

HB605
Abolishes the community advisory committee of the Missouri Foundation for Health and requires the Governor to make appointments to the foundation's board
HB605 -- (LR# 0938L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB613
Exempts from state and local sales and use taxes all sales of coffins, caskets, burial cases, burial vaults, and clothing used for burial purposes
HB613 -- (LR# 1133L.01I)
Referred: Small Business (H)
HB617
Provides a method for any county which is a member of the Upper White River Basin Watershed Improvement District to opt out and changes the laws regarding well-volume monitoring and sewage disposal systems
Approved SS SCS HB 617 -- (LR# 1630S.09T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB629
Authorizes all municipalities and counties to impose, upon voter approval, a local economic development sales tax
HB629 -- (LR# 1501L.01I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Executive Session held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

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)
HB687
Requires all motor fuel sold in Missouri for use in gasoline-powered vehicles to contain 90% gasoline and 10% fuel ethanol
HB687 -- (LR# 1628L.01I)
AGRICULTURE POLICY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB700
Changes the laws regarding endangerment of individuals at a correctional facility and authorizes the Board of Probation and Parole to charge offenders under their supervision a monthly fee
Approved HB700 -- (LR# 1971L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB711
Requires that all state service contracts awarded after August 28, 2005, must include specifications that employees of contractors or subcontractors be citizens of the United States
HB711 -- (LR# 1642L.01I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Public Hearing held (H)
HB732
Allows local government officials to accept certain methods of payment for taxes and licenses
HB732 -- (LR# 1978L.01I)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Public Hearing held (H)
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
HB779
Authorizes an income tax credit for an amount equal to the applicable percentage of the adjusted purchase price paid to the issuer of a qualified equity investment
HB779 -- (LR# 1809L.01I)
WAYS AND MEANS
Public Hearing held (H)
HB823
Establishes the Model School Wellness Program to create pilot programs in school districts encouraging students to avoid tobacco use, balance their diets, and exercise
HB823 -- (LR# 2048L.02I)
ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
Executive Session held (H)
HB854
Changes the laws regarding job development programs administered by the Department of Economic Development and establishes the Missouri Quality Jobs Program
HCS HB 854 -- (LR# 2104L.05C)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

HB865
Requires Missouri's institutions of higher education to grant a student who is called to active military duty during an academic term a "withdraw passing" or equivalent grade in each enrolled class
HB865 -- (LR# 2160L.01I)
Referred: Veterans
HB913
Requires the reporting of a school district's operating fund balances and other related information
HB913 -- (LR# 2173L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
HB918
Requires the Department of Revenue to stamp the words "SEX OFFENDER" across the driver's license of any person required to register as a sex offender
HB918 -- (LR# 2212L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB957
Allows prosecuting and circuit attorneys and their assistants to carry concealed weapons without a concealed carry endorsement
HB957 -- (LR# 2165L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON GENERAL LAWS
Executive Session held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

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

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Last Updated August 25, 2005 at 12:41 pm