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Under the Dome: March 23, 2013

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March 23, 2013

NOTE:  This week has been a Legislative Spring Break.  This UTD report is based on

the last week of legislative actions, and the upcoming week’s expectations.

Last Week In Review

ABORTION

HCS HB 457 Sponsored by Representative Tim Jones (R), specifies that anyone providing medical services cannot be required to perform or participate in activities that violate his or her conscience or principles. Perfected in the House on Monday.

SCS SB 84 Sponsored by Senator Rupp (R), provides for the conscience rights of individuals who provide medical services. Voted do pass out of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday.

HB 31 Sponsored by Representative Gatschenberger (R), specifies that the constitutions and laws of the United States and Missouri must protect the rights of an alternatives-to-abortion agency and its officers to freely engage in activities without interference. Voted do pass out of the House Children and Families Committee on Tuesday.

HB 177 Sponsored by Representative Koenig (R), establishes the Abortion-inducing Drugs Safety Act which places restrictions on abortion-inducing drugs. Voted do pass out of the House Health Care Policy Committee on Wednesday.

HB 298 Sponsored by Representative English (D), requires an ultrasound to be conducted and reviewed with the pregnant woman prior to the 24-hour waiting period for an abortion. Voted do pass out of the House Health Care Policy Committee on Wednesday.

HB 400 Sponsored by Representative Riddle (R), establishes requirements for the administration of RU-486 or any other abortion-inducing drug or chemical. Heard in the House Health Care Policy Committee, voted do pass and reported out. then referred to the House Rules Committee on Wednesday.

SB 393 Sponsored by Senator Libla (R), requires an ultrasound to be conducted and reviewed with the pregnant woman prior to the 24-hour waiting period for an abortion. Second read and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

SB 262 Sponsored by Senator Curls (D), prohibits health carriers from denying coverage for a health care service on the basis that the service was provided through telemedicine if the same service would be covered when delivered in person. Voted do pass out of the Senate Small Business Committee on Tuesday, reported out of committee on Thursday.

HCS SS SCS SBs 20, 15 & 19 Sponsored by Senator Dixon (R), modifies provisions of law regarding certain benevolent tax credits. Third read and passed through the House with an emergency clause, reported to the Senate. Truly agreed to and finally passed through the Senate on Wednesday. Delivered to the Governor on Thursday.

SCS SB 126 Sponsored by Senator Sater (R), prohibits any requirement that pharmacies carry a specific drug or device. Reported out of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.

ANIMAL RIGHTS & AGRICULTURE

HCS HB 81 Sponsored by Representative Johnson (R), establishes the Missouri International Agricultural Exchange website to allow Missouri agricultural producers to market Missouri-produced goods to international buyers. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

HB 412 Sponsored by Representative Reiboldt (R), increases the maximum amount for which the Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority may issue a livestock feed and crop input loan guarantee. Perfected by consent in the House on Tuesday.

HB 433 Sponsored by Representative Korman (R), prohibits the Department of Health and Senior Services from inspecting meat processors for criteria already under inspection by the Department of Agriculture or under federal inspection. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

HCS HB 440 Sponsored by Representative Webb (D), allows certain cottage food production operations to sell baked goods from their home without being subject to state health and food laws and regulations. Voted do pass out of the House Professional Registration and Licensing Committee on Monday, referred to the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

HB 542 Sponsored by Representative Love (R), revises the definition of “eggs” as it relates to the regulation of the sale of eggs to include the eggs of a domesticated turkey, duck, goose, or guinea that are intended for human consumption. Perfected by consent in the House on Tuesday.

HCS HB 564 Sponsored by Representative McGaugh (R), changes the laws regarding the crimes of animal neglect and animal abuse and creates the crime of animal trespass. Voted do pass out of the House Agri-Business Committee on Tuesday.

HCS HB 586 Sponsored by Representative Schieffer (D), guarantees the right to conduct and participate in rodeos in this state and prohibits a restriction on the conducting of or participating in rodeos. Perfected by consent in the House on Tuesday.

HB 785 Sponsored by Representative Anderson (R), changes the laws regarding the confiscation of animals. Referred to the House Agriculture Committee on Wednesday.

HB 841 Sponsored by Representative Ross (R), authorizes a tax credit for qualifying milk producers in Missouri. First read in the House on Tuesday, second read on Wednesday.

HB 835 Sponsored by Representative Sommer (R), designates the first week of August each year as Animal Rescue and Adoption Week in Missouri. First read in the House on Tuesday, second read on Wednesday.

HCR 21 Sponsored by Representative Black (D), urges the U.S. Congress to pass a comprehensive Farm Bill. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Monday.

HJR 11 Sponsored by Representative Reiboldt (R), proposes a constitutional amendment affirming the right of farmers and ranchers to engage in modern farming and ranching practices. Second read and referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday.

SB 371 Sponsored by Senator Munzlinger (R), modifies provisions relating to agriculture. Heard in the Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday.

SB 373 Sponsored by Senator Munzlinger (R), modifies fees relating to agricultural weights and measures. Heard in the Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday.

SB 416 Sponsored by Senator Dixon (R), modifies provisions relating to the department of natural resources. Second read and referred to the Senate Energy and the Environment Committee on Wednesday.

SB 417 Sponsored by Senator Lager (R), modifies provisions relating to the Department of Natural Resources. Second read and referred to the Senate Energy and the Environment Committee on Wednesday.

SB 432 Sponsored by Senator Cunningham (R), modifies provisions relating to food preparation for charitable purposes. Second read and referred to the Senate Small Business Committee on Wednesday.

SB 438 Sponsored by Senator Munzlinger (R), allows certain agricultural fees to be used for research outside of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station so long as the research relates to the value and proper use of fertilizer. Second read and referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday.

SJR 22 Sponsored by Senator Parson (R), proposes a constitutional amendment affirming the right of farmers and ranchers to engage in modern farming and ranching practices. Second read and referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday.

SB 329 Sponsored by Senator Brown (R), modifies the definition of eggs. Heard in the Senate Agriculture Committee, and voted do pass on Wednesday, reported out of the committee on Thursday.

HB 103 Sponsored by Representative Kelley (R), allows a municipality to adopt a resolution or ordinance that allows all-terrain and utility vehicles to operate on the streets and highways under its jurisdiction. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Thursday.

SB 342 Sponsored by Senator Parson (R), raises the loan amount available through the Missouri agricultural and small business development authority for livestock feed and crop input from forty thousand to one hundred thousand dollars. Heard in, and voted do pass out of the Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday, reported out of committee on Thursday.

HB 877 Sponsored by Representative Marshall (R), exempts certain animal husbandry practices from the definition of veterinary medicine. Second read in the House on Friday.

HB 880 Sponsored by Representative Guernsey (R), changes the laws regarding boards and commissions within the Department of Natural Resources. Second read in the House on Friday.

HB 881 Sponsored by Representative Guernsey (R), dissolves or changes the laws regarding numerous boards, commissions, and councils within the Depatment of Natural Resources. Second read in the House on Friday.

CRIME

SB 214 Sponsored by Senator Silvey (R), modifies provisions relating to crime. Heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday.

SB 377 Sponsored by Senator Dixon (R), modifies penalties for first degree murder when the person was under the age of 18 at the time of committing the offense. Heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday.

HCS HB 251 Sponsored by Representative Lauer (R), increases, from $2 to $4, the surcharge imposed upon the filing of a civil action that is to be used to provide financial assistance to domestic violence shelters. Voted do pass out of the House Children and Families Committee on Tuesday.

HCS HB 312 Sponsored by Representative Thomson (R), allows the governing board of any state college or university to enforce traffic regulations and general motor vehicle laws on college or university property through campus police officers. Perfected by consent in the House on Tuesday.

HB 336 Sponsored by Representative Hinson (R), specifies that no political subdivision must prohibit any first responder from engaging in any political activity while off duty and not in uniform unless otherwise prohibited by state or federal law. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

HB 557 Sponsored by Representative Ellinger (D), requires all substantiated cases of child abuse and neglect in the central registry to be classified based on risk of future harm to the child. Heard in the House Children and Families Committee on Tuesday.

HCS HB 668 Sponsored by Representative Torpey (R), changes the laws regarding the Safe Place for Newborns Act. Voted do pass out of the House Children and Families Committee on Tuesday.

HB 756 Sponsored by Representative Hubbard (D), establishes a prisoner re-entry program, within the Dept of Corrections, for prisoners who have served their full sentence and locate to St. Louis upon release. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

HB 825 Sponsored by Representative Morgan (D), specifies that any driver operating a motor vehicle on a highway, street, or roadway shall have an affirmative duty to remove accumulated snow or ice and shall be subject to a fine if he or she fails. First read in the House on Monday.  Second read on Tuesday.

SCS SB 36 modifies provisions related to juvenile offenders who have been certified as adults and found guilty in a court of general jurisdiction. First read in the House on Monday, second read on Tuesday.

SB 236 Sponsored by Senator Parson (R), provides that a Highway Patrol fund include money for the maintenance of Highway Patrol vehicles, watercraft, and aircraft and be used for the maintenance of such items. First read in the House on Monday, second read on Tuesday.

HB 108 Sponsored by Representative Kelley (R), specifies that a person commits the crime of false identification if he or she falsely represents or identifies himself or herself as another person to a law enforcement officer. Voted do pass out of the House Crime Committee on Wednesday.

HB 210 Sponsored by Representative Cox (R), changes the laws regarding the Missouri Criminal Code. Public hearing continued on the criminal code overhaul, in the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

HB 738 Sponsored by Representative Lauer (R), adds making a terrorist threat to the list of offenses that school administrators must report. Referred to the House Education Committee on Wednesday.

HB 831 Sponsored by Representative Caleb Jones (R), specifies that a person is guilty of a class A felony if a child dies as a result of injuries sustained from the person’s conduct if the conduct is chargeable as abuse of a child. First read in the House on Monday, second read on Tuesday. Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

HB 839 Sponsored by Representative McManus (D), establishes the Missouri False Claims and Fraud Prevention Act. First read in the House on Tuesday, second read on Wednesday.

HB 847 Sponsored by Representative Gardner (D), establishes provisions relating to civil contempt for failure to appear for debt collection. First read in the House on Tuesday, second read on Wednesday.

SB 409 Sponsored by Senator Keaveny (D), modifies provisions relating to first degree murder. Second read and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

SB 424 Sponsored by Senator Nasheed (D), requires jail employees to report abuse against offenders to the sheriff and makes failure to report a class A misdemeanor. Second read and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

SB 448 Sponsored by Senator Schmitt (R), allows the circuit court of the city of St. Louis to create of a special armed offender docket. Second read and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

SB 482 Sponsored by Senator Nasheed (D), mandates that the City of St. Louis must create a special armed offender docket. Second read and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

HB 442 Sponsored by Representative Hoskins (R), adds professional therapy dog to the definition of “service dog” as it relates to crimes against these animals or crimes of impersonating a disabled person. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Thursday.

HCS HB 468 Sponsored by Representative Higdon (R), gives sheriffs or any other law enforcement officer absolute immunity when conducting service of process at the direction of any court. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Thursday.

HCS HB 505 Sponsored by Representative Haefner (R), changes the laws regarding child abuse and neglect. Voted do pass out of the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday and referred to the House Rules Committee on Thursday.

HB 794 Sponsored by Representative Kolkmeyer (R), expands the Amber Alert System to include missing endangered persons, specifies the criteria for being a missing endangered person, and changes the system’s name to the Amber Alert and Silver Alert System. Referred to the House Crime Committee on Thursday.

DRUGS & ALCOHOL

HB 218 Sponsored by Representative Cox (R), changes the laws regarding the sale and possession of controlled substances. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Wednesday.

HCS HB 285 Sponsored by Representative Pace (D), creates the crime of distribution of a controlled substance near a child care facility. Voted do pass out of the House Urban Issues Committee on Wednesday.

HB 354 Sponsored by Representative Cornejo (R), allows DWI courts to use private probation and parole services for judicial supervision when the Department of Probation and Parole is unable to provide the services. Voted do pass out of the House Corrections Committee on Wednesday.

HB 759 Sponsored by Representative Caleb Jones (R), modifies what is a considered to be a franchise between alcohol wholesalers and suppliers. Heard in the House General laws Committee on Tuesday.

HB 852 Sponsored by Representative Hinson (R), requires ignition interlock devices for all intoxication-related traffic offenses. First read in the House on Wednesday, second read on Thursday.

HB 826 Sponsored by Representative Wood (R), establishes provisions relating to the sale of drug substitutes. First read in the House on Monday, second read on Tuesday.

SCS SB 302 Sponsored by Senator Wasson (R), allows pharmacists to dispense emergency medication without prior authorization from the prescriber. Voted do pass out of the Senate Elections Committee on Monday, reported out of committee on Thursday.

SB 306 Sponsored by Senator Wasson (R), allows the Board of Pharmacy to test the drugs possessed by licensees. Voted do pass out of the Senate Elections Committee on Monday, reported out of committee on Thursday.

SB 365 Sponsored by Senator Parson (R), modifies what is a considered to be a franchise between alcohol wholesalers and suppliers. Heard in the Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday.

SB 412 Sponsored by Senator Kehoe (R), prohibits beer manufacturers and liquor wholesalers from owning certain interests in each other. Second read and referred to the Senate General laws Committee on Wednesday.

SB 467 Sponsored by Senator Schaefer (R), requires the General Assembly to consider youth smoking statistics when appropriating money from the Life Sciences Research Fund. Second read and referred to the Senate General Laws Committee on Wednesday.

EDUCATION

HB 745 Sponsored by Representative Thomson (R), modifies provisions relating to higher education scholarships. Referred to the House Higher Education Committee on Monday.

HB 821 Sponsored by Representative Montecillo (D), modifies various provisions relating to schools. Second read in the House on Monday.

HB 50 Sponsored by Representative Lair (R), changes the laws regarding the classification of a school district as unaccredited and the lapse of the district’s corporate organization. Heard in the House Education Committee on Wednesday.

HCS HB 458 Sponsored by Representative Scharnhorst (R), establishes Bryce’s Law which authorizes a tax credit for donations to a scholarship-granting organization for special needs students if it is not claimed on a federal income tax return. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Wednesday.

HCS HB 470 Sponsored by Representative Barnes (R), allows a student to enroll in a school district other than the student’s school district of residence for the purpose of attending virtual courses or programs. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Wednesday.

HB 736 Sponsored by Representative Scharnhorst (R), authorizes an income tax deduction for tuition, attendance fees, and school supplies purchased for educating a dependent enrolled in a Missouri elementary or secondary school. Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday.

SB 378 Sponsored by Senator Pearce (R), modifies provisions of the A+ Program, Bright Flight Scholarship Program, and the Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program. Heard in the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.

SB 408 Sponsored by Senator Emery (R), modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education. Second read and referred to the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.

SB 426 Sponsored by Senator Nasheed (D), creates a pilot program for support of nonprofit math and science tutoring centers in St. Louis City. Second read and referred to the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.

SB 427 Sponsored by Senator Sifton (D), restricts the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education from including certain data from neglected children and delinquent children in the aggregate data of a school district. Second read and referred to the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.

SB 437 Sponsored by Senator Pearce (R), creates a model for funding the state’s public institutions of higher education. Second read and referred to the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.

SB 450 Sponsored by Senator Justus (D), modifies provisions relating to sexual education, and also removing current provisions prohibiting abortion providers from providing sex education in public schools. Second read and referred to the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.

SB 483 Sponsored by Senator Nasheed (D), establishes alternative procedures for public schools. Second read and referred to the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.

HB 858 Sponsored by Representative English (D), allows school districts to authorize schools to observe moments of silence in individual classrooms. First read in the House on Wednesday, second read on Thursday.

SS SCS SB 125 Sponsored by Senator Nasheed (D), modifies provisions relating to the employment of school personnel in the St. Louis City School District. Perfected in the Senate on Wednesday, third read on Thursday.

SCS SB 258 Sponsored by Senator LeVota (D), reduces the number of members on the Kansas City School District board of education from nine to seven and creates a recall procedure for board members. Voted do pass out of the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday, reported out of committee on Thursday.

ELECTIONS

HB 48 Sponsored by Representative Dugger (R), requires a person to submit a specified form of photo identification in order to vote in a public election with specified exceptions. Voted do pass out of the Senate Elections Committee on Monday.

SCS HJR 5 Sponsored by Representative Dugger (R), allows for photographic identification of voting. Voted do pass out of the Senate Elections Committee on Monday.

HB 307 Sponsored by Representative Riddle (R), exempts fire protection districts in certain counties from the provision specifying that no person holding any lucrative office under this state shall hold the office of director of a fire protection district board. Perfected by consent in the House on Tuesday.

HB 773 Sponsored by Representative Entlicher (R), proposes to change the laws regarding election ballots and audits. Referred to the House Elections Committee on Wednesday.

HB 848 Sponsored by Representative Neth (R), establishes the requirements for early voting. First read in the House on Tuesday, second read on Wednesday.

SB 433 Sponsored by Senator Lamping (R), bars state contract recipients from making certain campaign contributions during the duration of the contract and for two years after completion of such contract. Second read and referred to the Senate Rules Committee on Wednesday.

SB 434 Sponsored by Senator Lamping (R), bars tax credit recipients from making certain campaign contributions for two years. Second read and referred to the Senate Rules Committee on Wednesday.

SB 435 Sponsored by Senator McKenna (D), modifies provisions that disqualify candidates from public office. Second read and referred to the Senate Elections Committee on Wednesday.

SB 470 Sponsored by Senator Rupp (R), modifies the law relating to campaign finance. Second read and referred to the Senate Rules Committee on Wednesday.

SJR 10 Sponsored by Senator Nasheed (D), limits the total service in the General Assembly to sixteen years in any proportion between the Senate and the House of Representatives. Second read and referred to the Senate Rules Committee on Wednesday.

SJR 19 Sponsored by Senator Lager (R), proposes a constitutional amendment to create term limits for all statewide elected officials. Second read and referred to the Senate Rules Committee on Wednesday.

HB 188 Sponsored by Representative Pat Conway (D), allows any registered voter who is eligible to vote in a particular election to do so by absentee ballot without being required to state a reason. Heard in the House Elections Committee on Tuesday, reported out of committee on Thursday.

HB 865 Sponsored by Representative Neely (R), requires the establishment of a death notification system for election authorities in order to remove deceased individuals from voter registration records. First read in the House on Wednesday, second read on Thursday.

SCS SB 2 Sponsored by Senator Rupp (R), requires the Secretary of State to post certain initiative and referendum material on its website. Voted do pass out of the Senate Elections Committee on Monday, reported out of the Committee on Thursday.

SCS SB 82 Sponsored by Senator Schaefer (R), requires the Governor to call a special election if the office of Lieutenant Governor is vacated. Voted do pass out of the Senate Elections Committee on Monday, reported out on Thursday.

SB 170 Sponsored by Senator Chappelle-Nadal (D), allows members of public governmental bodies to cast roll call votes in a meeting if the member is participating via videoconferencing. Voted do pass out of the Senate Elections Committee on Monday, reported out of committee on Thursday.

SB 216 Sponsored by Senator Silvey (R), prohibits political activity restrictions on first responders and modifies current political activity restrictions on the Kansas City Police Department. Perfected in the Senate on Wednesday, third read on Thursday.

FAMILY

HB 248 Sponsored by Representative Ellington (D), increases, from no later than 15 days to no later than 60 days, the time after a child’s birth that the father has to file an action to establish paternity prior to an adoption or to file a notice with the Putative Father Registry. Heard in the House Children and Families Committee on Tuesday.

HB 402 Sponsored by Representative Shumake (R), establishes family intervention orders for the treatment of persons who abuse chemical substances. Heard in the House Children and Families Committee on 2/19, scheduled for an executive session on Tuesday. But due to the time constraints, the committee ran out of time to deal with all the legislation that it had posted to hear.

HB 571 Sponsored by Representative Schupp (D), establishes Nathan’s Law that changes and expands laws regarding licensing requirements for child-care facilities. Referred to the House Children and Families Committee on Wednesday.

SB 452 Sponsored by Senator Justus (D), gives the family courts original jurisdiction to hear guardianship cases. Second read and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

SCS SB 87 Sponsored by Senator Schaaf (R), modifies provisions relating to breast-feeding. Reported out of the Senate Veterans Committee on Thursday.

GAMBLING

HB 805 Sponsored by Representative Walton Gray (D), prohibits publishing of the names of lottery winners without their consent. Referred to the House local Government Committee on Wednesday.

SB 481 Sponsored by Senator Rupp (R), authorizes gaming establishment to provide lines of credit. Second read and referred to the Senate Energy and the Environment Committee on Wednesday.

GOVERNMENT ETHICS

HB 156 Sponsored by Representative Sommer (R), specifies that a recipient of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits who makes an electronic benefit transaction at any casino or gaming establishment will be ineligible for benefits for three years. Heard in the House Children and Families Committee on Tuesday.

HB 279 Sponsored by Representative Hinson (R), specifies that a recipient of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits who makes an electronic benefit transaction at any casino or gaming establishment will be ineligible for benefits for three years. Heard in the House Children and Families Committee on Tuesday.

HCS HB 343 Sponsored by Representative Guernsey (R), changes the laws regarding public assistance benefits. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

HCR 9 Sponsored by Representative Curtman (R), strongly urges the U.S. Congress to pass the Federal Reserve Transparency Act to require a complete audit of the Federal Reserve Bank. Adopted in the House on Tuesday, and first read in the Senate.

SB 267 Sponsored by Senator Nieves (R), specifies how courts may rule in contractual disputes involving the law of other countries and jurisdictional issues involving other countries. Heard in the Senate General Laws Committee on Tuesday.

SB 309 Sponsored by Senator Schaaf (R), prohibits certain types of public benefit corporations from entering into agreements to operate health insurance exchanges. Heard in the Senate Small Business Committee on Tuesday.

SCR 5 Sponsored by Senator Lamping (R), urges the federal government to stop the Affordable Care Act’s disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payment reductions. Reported to the House on Tuesday.

HB 71 Sponsored by Representative Fraker (R), changes the amount a motor vehicle fee office is authorized to collect for certain services. Heard in the House Small Business Committee on Wednesday.

HB 757 Sponsored by Representative Bahr (R), specifies how courts may rule in contractual disputes involving the law of other countries and jurisdictional issues involving other countries. Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

HB 806 Sponsored by Representative Bahr (R), prohibits school districts from requiring a student to use an identification device that uses radio frequency identification technology to transmit certain information. Referred to the House Downsizing Government Committee on Wednesday.

HJR 19 Sponsored by Representative Bahr (R), proposes a constitutional amendment specifying that each citizen has an inherent liberty that includes being able to make decisions regarding lawful health care related services or products. Representative Bahr’s legislation is a constitutional version of ‘Prop C’ which many of you may remember passing with a landslide 70% yes vote. Heard in the House Health Care Policy Committee on Wednesday.

SB 457 Sponsored by Senator Parson (R), bars any state employee’s salary from exceeding the Governor’s. Second read and referred to the Senate Oversight Committee on Wednesday.

SB 473 Sponsored by Senator Lamping (R), modifies Missouri Health Care Freedom Act by prohibiting the state from implementing a health insurance exchange, prohibiting insurers from accepting remuneration that may result in penalties, and prescribing duties of the Attorney General for enforcement of the act. Second read and referred to the Senate Small Business Committee on Wednesday.

HB 42 Sponsored by Representative Rowland (R), prohibits the state and all political subdivisions from adopting or implementing United Nations or international environmental and developmental policies that infringe or restrict private property rights without due process. Reported do pass, and referred to the House Rules Committee on Thursday.

HB 863 Sponsored by Representative Allen (R), requires the State Auditor to perform, on a one-time basis, a comparative audit of at least five, but no more than 10, of the largest state agencies and of each chamber of the General Assembly. First read in the House on Wednesday, second read on Thursday.

SB 265 Sponsored by Senator Nieves (R), prohibits the state and political subdivisions from implementing policies affecting property rights and from entering into certain relationships with organizations. Voted and reported do pass out of the Senate General Laws Committee on Thursday.

SCS SB 226 Sponsored by Senator Schaefer (R), modifies the standards for determining when a person is in need of mental health detention and evaluation. Voted do pass out of the Senate Veterans Committee on Thursday.

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HB 787 Sponsored by Representative Richardson (R), prohibits the Department of Revenue from retaining copies of source documents used to obtain driver’s licenses and nondriver’s licenses. Heard in the House Oversight Committee on Monday.

HB 840 Sponsored by Representative Wanda Brown (R), requires the Department of Revenue to indemnify local fee offices if, during the course of its official duties and pursuant to state law or regulations, the fee office is sued. First read in the House on Tuesday, second read on Wednesday.

HB 818 Sponsored by Representative Robert Ross (R), Specifies that no state agency or department shall construct, enable, maintain, participate in, or develop a database of the number or type of firearms, ammunition, or accessories that an individual possesses.  Referred to the House Downsizing Government Committee on Wednesday.

HB 859 Sponsored by Representative Brattin (R), allows for conversion of concealed carry endorsements to concealed carry permits, eliminates concealed carry endorsements and replaces them with concealed carry permits. First read in the House on Wednesday, second read on Thursday.

IMMIGRATION

SCR 10 Sponsored by Senator Chappelle-Nadal (D), urges Congress to treat immigrants with dignity and respect in changing federal immigration policy. Truly agreed to and finally passed on Wednesday.

PORNOGRAPHY & SEX CRIMES

SB 188 Sponsored by Senator Romine (R), requires local prosecutor to receive copy of petition for conditional release of sexually violent predators. Voted do pass out of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday.

SB 250 Sponsored by Senator Schaaf (R), modifies provisions relating to the crime of possession of child pornography. Heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday.

SJR 15 Sponsored by Senator Schaaf (R), modifies the Constitution to allow for propensity evidence in prosecutions for crimes of a sexual nature involving a victim under the age of eighteen. Heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday.

HB 301 Sponsored by Representative Engler (R), adds the prosecutor of the jurisdiction into which a sexually violent predator is to be released to the list of those who must be served the offender’s petition for conditional release over specified objections. Perfected by consent in the House on Tuesday.

HB 535 Sponsored by Representative Barnes (R), changes the laws regarding sexual offenses against a child. Voted do pass out of the House Children and Families Committee on Tuesday.

HB 830 Sponsored by Representative Caleb Jones (R), modifies provisions relating to criminal offenders participating in Department of Corrections’ 120-day programs and sexual offender assessment programs. First read in the House on Monday, second read on Tuesday.

HB 299 Sponsored by Representative Schieber (R), extends to August 28, 2023, the provisions regarding Internet cyber crime law enforcement task forces and the Cyber Crime Investigation Fund which had expired. Voted do pass out of the House Crime Committee on Wednesday.

HB 462 Sponsored by Representative Phillips (R), changes the requirements for the state sex offender registry. Voted do pass out of the House Crime Committee on Wednesday.

HB 589 Sponsored by Representative Hinson (R), changes the laws regarding sexual offender registration and classification. Heard in the House Crime Committee on Wednesday.

SB 327 Sponsored by Senator Dixon (R), allows certain criminal defendants to be released on electronic monitoring if the county commission agrees to pay the cost of the monitoring. Voted do pass out of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday, reported out of the committee on Thursday.

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

HB 278 Sponsored by Representative Brattin (R), prohibits any state or local governmental entity; public building, park, or school; or public setting or place from banning or restricting the practice, mention, celebration, or discussion of any federal holiday. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Wednesday.

SECOND AMENDMENT

SB 325 Sponsored by Senator Nieves (R), declares the General Assembly’s position on the authority of the federal government, declares as invalid certain federal gun laws, and prohibits the enforcement of such laws. Heard in the Senate General Laws Committee on Tuesday.

HB 732 Sponsored by Representative Hicks (R), prohibits any health care professional, other than a mental health professional from inquiring of any patient whether the patient has any firearms in the home or on the property of the patient. Referred to the House General Laws Committee on Wednesday.

HB 818 Sponsored by Representative Ross (R), specifies that no state agency or department shall construct, enable, maintain, participate in, or develop a database of the number or type of firearms, ammunition, or accessories that an individual possesses. Referred to the House Downsizing Government Committee on Wednesday.

SB 469 Sponsored by Senator Chappelle-Nadal (D), creates the crimes of failing to stop illegal weapon possession, negligent storage of a weapon, and failure to notify a school of weapon ownership. Second read and referred to the Senate General Laws Committee on Wednesday.

SJR 17 Sponsored by Senator Nieves (R), prohibits Missouri state government from recognizing, enforcing, or acting in furtherance of certain actions of the federal government. Second read and referred to the Senate General Laws Committee on Wednesday.

HB 859 Sponsored by Representative Brattin (R), allows for conversion of concealed carry endorsements to concealed carry permits, eliminates concealed carry endorsements and replaces them with concealed carry permits. First read in the House on Wednesday, second read on Thursday.

HB 872 Sponsored by Representative Schatz (R), removes the renewal requirements for concealed carry endorsements making them valid for life if not suspended or revoked. Second read in the House on Friday.

TAXES

HCS HB 194 Sponsored by Representative Diehl (R), authorizes a one-time individual income tax deduction for the purchase of a new home used as the principal residence of the taxpayer for at least two years. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Monday.

HB 823 Sponsored by Representative Kirkton (D), eliminates the state income tax deduction for federal income tax liability beginning January 1, 2015. Second read in the House on Monday.

HB 184 Sponsored by Representative Cox (R), authorizes Pettis County to use revenue from the county’s transient guest tax on salaries. Perfected by consent in the House on Tuesday.

HB 832 Sponsored by Representative Korman (R), proposes a sales tax holiday week for certain products. First read in the House on Monday, second read on Tuesday.

HCR 25 Sponsored by Representative Allen (R), establishes the Joint Interim Committee on St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area Governance and Taxation. Heard in the House General Laws Committee on Tuesday.

SB 26 Sponsored by Senator Kraus (R), modifies laws regarding taxation. Third read and passed through the Senate on Tuesday.

SB 350 Sponsored by Senator Dempsey (R), eliminates the renter’s portion of the Senior Citizens Property Tax Credit and creates the Missouri Senior Services Protection Fund. Reported do pass out of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday.

HB 843 Sponsored by Representative Kirkton (D), changes the laws regarding the Missouri individual income tax. First read in the House on Tuesday, second read on Wednesday.

SS#2 SCS SB 26, 11 &31 Sponsored by Senator Kraus (R), modifies laws regarding taxation. Referred to the Senate Oversight Committee on Monday, reported to the House and first read on Tuesday. Second read on Wednesday.

SB 398 Sponsored by Senator Holsman (D), extends the expiration of an income tax deduction for energy efficiency audits and projects to December 31, 2019. Second read and referred to the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday.

SB 407 Sponsored by Senator Wallingford (R), makes all of an individual’s federal income tax liability deductible on their state taxes. Second read and referred to the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday.

SB 415 Sponsored by Senator Dixon (R), allows Greene County or any city within the county to impose a sales tax, upon voter approval, to fund early childhood education. Second read and referred to the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday.

SB 429 Sponsored by Senator Chappelle-Nadal (D), authorizes the cities of Edmondson and Woodson Terrace to charge a transient guest tax. Second read and referred to the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday.

SB 441 Sponsored by Senator Dempsey (R), creates a transient guest tax exemption for entities providing disaster relief services. Second read and referred to the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday.

SB 447 Sponsored by Senator Brown (R), allows for a local hospital to abolish the current property taxes authorized to fund hospital operations and establish a sales tax for such operations instead. Second read and referred to the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday.

SB 449 Sponsored by Senator Romine (R), creates and phased in personal income deduction for business income. Second read and referred to the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday.

SB 454 Sponsored by Senator Nieves (R), requires county assessors to use a specified single nationally recognized guide to determine the value of a motor vehicle for personal property tax assessment purposes. Second read and referred to the Senate Local Government Committee on Wednesday.

SB 468 Sponsored by Senator Schaefer (R), allows for a local hospital to abolish the current property taxes authorized to fund hospital operations and establish a sales tax for such operations instead. Second read and referred to the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday.

SCS HB 55 Sponsored by Representative Flanigan (R), creates an amnesty program for state taxes due as of December 31, 2013. Reported out of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday.

HB 602 Sponsored by Representative Dohrman (R), changes the laws regarding assessment and levying of property tax. Heard in the House Local Government Committee on Thursday.

HB 643 Sponsored by Representative Muntzel (R), authorizes certain counties to impose a sales tax instead of a property tax for the funding of a county hospital. Heard in the House Local Government Committee on Thursday.

HB 864 Sponsored by Representative Carpenter (D), enacts Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Act, changes individual income tax rates, provides business income deduction, increases cigarette taxes, and decreases federal income tax liability. First read in the House on Wednesday, second read on Thursday.

SB 83 Sponsored by Senator Parson (R), modifies provisions of law relating to taxation of real property. Reported out of the Senate Local Government Committee on Thursday.

SCS SB 174 Sponsored by Senator Parson (R), modifies provisions relating to who is required to collects sales and use tax. Voted do pass out of the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Thursday.

HCS SCS SB 182 Sponsored by Senator Kehoe (R), eliminates local use taxes on motor vehicle sales and modifies local sales taxes. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Tuesday, voted and referred out of committee on Thursday.

SB 261 Sponsored by Senator Rupp (R), requires the State Tax Commission to assign a hearing officer within 60 days of appeals from boards of equalization. Reported out of the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Thursday.

SS#2 SCS SJR 16 Sponsored by Senator Kehoe (R), imposes a ten year temporary one cent sales and use tax for transportation purposes. Debated on the Senate floor on Tuesday, but laid over on the Senate informal calendar. Perfected and referred to the Fiscal oversight Committee on Wednesday, third read on Thursday.

VETERANS

HCR 5 Sponsored by Representative Phillips (R), designates the state of Missouri as a Purple Heart State. Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on Monday.

HB 130 Sponsored by Representative Gosen (R), eliminates the $30 special license plate fee for a biennial Gold Star license plate. Voted do pass out of the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday.

HB 689 Sponsored by Representative Bernskoetter (R), modifies the design of the Operation Enduring Freedom and the Operation Noble Eagle license plates. Heard in the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday.

SB 218 allows for the display of the Honor and Remember flag at all state buildings and state parks. First read in the House on Monday, second read on Tuesday.

HCS HB 309 Sponsored by Representative Solon (R), establishes the Military Veterans and Servicemembers Court Program to provide treatment and intervention to veterans and servicemembers charged or convicted of certain crimes. Voted do pass out of the House Veterans Committee on Wednesday.

HB 702 Sponsored by Representative Englund (D), allows the State Treasurer to make certain information available to the public in order to facilitate the identification of the original owner of military medals deemed to be abandoned property. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Wednesday.

SB 397 Sponsored by Senator Holsman (D), allows motorists to donate $1 to the World War I Memorial Trust Fund to fund the National World War I Memorial in Kansas City and transfers all moneys in the World War II Memorial Trust Fund to the newly established World War I Memorial Trust Fund. Second read and referred to the Senate Veterans Committee on Wednesday.

SB 399 Sponsored by Senator Holsman (D), recognizes the Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial located in Kansas City as the official Korean War Memorial of the state of Missouri. Second read and referred to the Senate Veterans Committee on Wednesday.

SCR 13 Sponsored by Senator Brown (R), urges the Department of Defense to reconsider the reduction and realignment of Army forces at Fort Leonard Wood. Offered in the Senate on Tuesday, referred to the Senate Rules Committee on Wednesday.

HCS HB 114 Sponsored by Representative Davis (R), requires institutions of higher education to award educational credits to a veteran for certain courses that were a part of his or her military training or service. Voted do pass out of the House Veterans Committee on Wednesday, referred to the House Rules Committee on Thursday.

HB 857 Sponsored by Representative Davis (R), creates the “Show Me Heroes Education Fund” dedicated to assist military personnel with tuition benefits. First read in the House on Wednesday, second read and referred to the House Veterans Committee on Thursday.

 

HCR 16 Sponsored by Representative Walton Gray (D), encourages the Missouri Veterans Commission to work with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to address the needs of women veterans and formally honors the heroic service of women veterans. Adopted in the House on Thursday, and reported to the Senate.

HCR 28 Sponsored by Representative Lynch (R), strongly urges the United States Department of Defense to reconsider the reduction and realignment of Army forces at Fort Leonard Wood. Referred to the House Veterans Committee on Tuesday, voted do pass on Thursday.

OTHER

HB 322 Sponsored by Representative Gosen (R), allows the insurance identification card that contains proof of insurance information for a motor vehicle and certain policies and endorsements to be available electronically. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Monday.

HB 822 Sponsored by Representative Kirkton (D), establishes the Missouri Universal Health Assurance Program to provide a publicly financed, statewide insurance program for all residents of this state. Second read in the House on Monday.

SCS SB 143 Sponsored by Senator Walsh (D), allows religious and charitable organizations to file with the Secretary of State instead of the Circuit Court in order to amend charters and convert to a nonprofit corporation. Voted do pass out of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday.

SCS SB 289 & 314 Sponsored by Senator Sifton (D), modifies the provisions which require an applicant’s Social Security number when applying for a professional license renewal. Voted do pass out of the Senate Elections Committee on Monday.

SB 330 Sponsored by Senator Wasson (R), modifies provisions relating to collaborative practice arrangements between a physician and an advanced practice registered nurse by allowing a waiver to the proximity requirement. Voted do pass out of the Senate Elections Committee on Monday.

SB 343 Sponsored by Senator Parson (R), establishes that real estate loans shall be governed only by state and federal law. Heard in the Senate Elections Committee on Monday.

HB 625 Sponsored by Representative Burlison (R), specifies that the geographic proximity requirement in a collaborative practice arrangement may be waived for up to 28 days per year for rural health clinics under specified conditions. Voted do pass out of the House Professional Registration and Licensing Committee on Monday, referred to the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

HB 701 Sponsored by Representative Molendorp (R), establishes the Health Insurance Marketplace Innovation Act of 2013. Heard in the House Insurance Committee on Tuesday.

HCR 30 Sponsored by Representative Dunn (D), recognizes April 15, 2013 as “Jackie Robinson Day” in Missouri in honor of the first African American to play major league baseball. Offered in the House on Tuesday.

SB 234 requires an applicant for a marital and family therapist license to show a master’s or doctoral degree from a Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy accredited program. First read in the House on Monday, second read on Tuesday.

HB 64 Sponsored by Representative Burlison (R), allows a labor organization to obtain a political contribution through an automatic payroll deduction if the employee or member consents to the contribution in writing annually. Perfected in the House on Tuesday, third read and passed through the House on Wednesday.

HB 404 Sponsored by Representative Kathie Conway (R), recognizes psychological stress as an occupational disease for paid police officers of a paid police department certified under Chapter 590 if a direct causal relationship is established. Heard in the House Workforce Development Committee on Wednesday.

HB 406 Sponsored by Representative Wieland (R), requires all employers with more than fifty employees to remit payments to the Family Support Payment Center by electronic means. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Wednesday.

HB 561 Sponsored by Representative Molendorp (R), specifies that if an anatomical gift is medically unsuitable for transplantation or therapy, the gift may be used for research, education, or pass to an appropriate procurement organization. Referred to the House Health Insurance Committee on Wednesday.

HB 724 Sponsored by Representative Kirkton (D), changes the safety requirements for mental health facilities. Referred to the House Health Care Policy Committee on Wednesday.

HB 755 Sponsored by Representative Lynch (R), requires a person conducting a home inspection to be licensed by the Missouri Home Inspectors Board, which is established within the Division of Professional Registration. Referred to the House Professional Registration and Licensing Committee on Wednesday.

HB 837 Sponsored by Representative Fraker (R), requires nonprofit organizations to notify the local public health authority 14 days prior to a fundraising event that is open to the public where potentially hazardous food will be consumed. First read in the House on Tuesday, second read on Wednesday.

HB 866 Sponsored by Representative Hinson (R), creates crimes involving filing spurious and false liens. First read in the House on Wednesday.

HB 868 Sponsored by Representative Pfautsch (R), specifies that no homeowner shall be required to join a homeowner or subdivision association as part of a plan of maintenance for a private road. First read in the House on Wednesday.

HCR 29 Sponsored by Representative Gannon (R), designates March as “Missouri Whole Child Month”. Referred to the House Tourism and Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday.

HJR 28 Sponsored by Representative Marshall (R), proposes a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to work. Referred to the House Workforce Development and Workplace Safety Committee on Wednesday.

SB 406 Sponsored by Senator Wallingford (R), prohibits health carriers from requiring prior authorization for serious and urgent conditions and requires certain health benefit determinations to be made within 4 hours rather than 2 working days. Second read and referred to the Senate Small Business Committee on Wednesday.

SB 414 Sponsored by Senator Dixon (R), modifies provisions relating to the legal defense of indigent persons. Second read and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

SB 428 Sponsored by Senator Sifton (D), creates a Homeless Bill of Rights and prohibits discrimination based on housing status. Second read and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

SB 451 Sponsored by Senator Justus (D), allows a party to petition the court to have civil court records removed from an automated case management system. Second read and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

HCR 19 Sponsored by Representative Rowden (R), strongly urges the continued and increase development and delivery of North American oil to United States refineries, and the approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline project. Adopted in the House on Thursday, and reported to the Senate.

SB 29 Sponsored by Senator Brown (R), requires authorization for certain labor unions to use dues and fees to make political contributions and requires consent for withholding earnings from paychecks. Referred to the Senate Oversight Committee on Tuesday, third read and passed through the Senate on Thursday.

SCS SB 229 Sponsored by Senator Brown (R), modifies provisions relating to the Mental Health Employment Disqualification Registry. Reported out of the Senate Veterans Committee on Thursday.

SCS SB 317 & 319 Sponsored by Senator Romine (R), allows motorists to provide proof of financial responsibility insurance by mobile electronic devices. Heard in the Senate Small Business Committee on Tuesday, voted do pass on Thursday.

 

NEXT WEEK EXPECTATIONS

Public Hearings

Monday, March 25, 2013

Senate Financial & Governmental Organizations and Elections, Senator Jay Wasson, Chairman

Monday, March 25                                                                             2:00 p.m.                                                                          SL

SB 375 – Nieves   Establishes the paper ballot as the official ballot and requires audits before election certification

 

Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, Senator Bob Dixon, Chairman

Monday, March 25                                               Upon Recess or Evening Adjournment                                                        SL

SB 162 – Keaveny   Modifies provisions relating to criminal procedure

HCS HBs 256, 33 & 305 – Jones   Modifies provisions relating to the closure of certain records under the Missouri Sunshine Law

**RE: SB 162 – To Close Hearing Continued From 2/25/13 – No Additional Testimony Necessary**

EXECUTIVE SESSION:  – SB 64 – Dixon   – SB 105 – Brown   – SB 212 – Cunningham   – SB 250 – Schaaf

 

Tuesday, March 26, 2012

 

House Children, Families, and Persons with Disabilities   Grisamore, Jeff – (34)   Bahr, Kurt-(102)

Tuesday, March 26, 2013                                 12:00 PM or upon adjournment                                                                        HR 1

HB 571 —  Schupp, Jill D. Seltzer (088)   Lant, Bill H (159)   Establishes Nathan’s Law that changes the laws regarding licensing requirements for child-care facilities

HB 716 —  Grisamore, Jeff J. (034)   Establishes the “Show-Me Heatlhy Babies Program” as a separate CHIPs program for low-income unborn children

HB 708 —  Grisamore, Jeff J. (034)   Changes the requirements for persons placed on the mental health employee disqualification list

 

Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, Senator Bob Dixon, Chairman

Tuesday, March 26                                               10 Minutes After Morning Recess                                                                   SCR 2

SB 253 – Justus   Modifies provisions relating to criminal law   • Any unfinished topics from 3/12/13 hearing

• Chapter 565 (Crimes Against Persons)   • Chapter 455 (Adult Abuse & Child Abuse Orders)

• Chapter 570 (Weapons Offenses)   • Chapter 569 (Robbery, Arson, Burglary & Related Offenses)

• Chapter 570 (Stealing & Related Offenses)

 

Senate General Laws, Senator Brian Nieves, Chairman

Tuesday, March 26                                                                               3:00 p.m.                                                                               SCR 1

SB 268 – Nieves   Repeals authority for political subdivisions to regulate open carrying of firearms and requires certain local ordinances

incorporate statutory justifications

SB 270 – Nieves  Prohibits state enforcement of provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012

SB 358 – Holsman   Exempts industrial hemp from the list of controlled substances and specifies that it is legal for anyone who has not

been convicted of a drug-related crime to cultivate such hemp

 

House Government Oversight and Accountability   Barnes, Jay – (60)   Parkinson, Mark-(105)

Tuesday, March 26, 2013                                                                 5:00 PM                                                                          HR 5

HB 700 —  Barnes, Jay Owen (060)   Changes the requirements for delivery of health care benefits under the MO HealthNet program

Executive Session will be held on:  HB 787 —  Richardson, Todd (152)  Jones, Timothy (110)   Prohibits the Department of Revenue

from retaining copies of source documents used to obtain driver’s licenses and nondriver’s licenses

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

 

House Workforce Development and Workplace Safety   Lant, Bill – (159)   Fraker, Lyndall-(137)

Wednesday, March 27, 2013                                                            8:00 AM                                                                         HR 5

HB 692 — PREVAILING WAGE REQUIREMENTS    Fitzpatrick, Scott (158)    Lant, Bill H (159)   Repeals the provisions regarding

the prevailing hourly wage requirements and specifies that no person will be paid a prevailing wage with specified exceptions

Thursday, March 28, 2012

Additional Public Hearings to be Announced Daily:  

Visit the Official House and/or Senate Web Sites for Updates

 

LEGISLATIVE CALENDARS

 

Possible Floor Actions In The Chambers Of The Missouri House & Senate

House & Senate Calendars are Updated Daily

Check House & Senate Web Sites for Updates Each Day

http://www.house.mo.gov/DailyCalendar.aspx

http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/pdf-cal/cal.htm

 

 

MISSOURI HOUSE CALENDAR

 

Fortieth Day, Monday, March 25, 2013

HOUSE BILLS FOR PERFECTION – APPROPRIATIONS

 

HB’s 1-13

 

HCS HB 4, Annual Appropriations Budget Bill for Department of Revenue — Rick Stream, Budget Committee Chairman

 

HOUSE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

 

HCS HB 169 —  Diehl (089)           PROSECUTING AND CIRCUIT ATTORNEYS

HB 227 —  Zerr (065)           EQUITY INVESTMENT TAX CREDITS

HB 152 —  Solon (031)           SCHOOL OFFICERS

HB 423 —  Zerr (065)           LAND ASSEMBLAGE TAX CREDIT

HCS HBs 521 & 579 —  Koenig (099)           TAXATION

HB 578 —  Funderburk (103)           SALES AND USE TAXATION

HB 316 —  Phillips (138)           TOURISM SUPPLEMENTAL REVENUE FUND

 

HOUSE BILLS FOR PERFECTION – CONSENT  (Partial List)

 

HB 278 —  Brattin (055)           FEDERAL HOLIDAYS

 

HB 334 —  Dugger (141)           CHILDREN WORKING ON FAMILY FARMS

 

HB 433 —  Korman (042)           MEAT PROCESSOR INSPECTIONS

HCS HB 440 —  Webb (067)           SALE OF COTTAGE FOODS

HB 450 —  Carpenter (015)           MILITARY MEDALLIONS AND MEDALS

 

HOUSE BILLS FOR THIRD READING – CONSENT (Partial List)

HB 301 —  Engler (116)           SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATORS

HCS HB 586 —  Schieffer (041)           RODEOS

MISSOURI SENATE CALENDAR

THIRTY-EIGHTH DAY–MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2013

FORMAL CALENDAR

SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS

SJR 23-Cunningham     Removes duties of the Lieutenant Governor regarding the Missouri Senate

SJR 24-Emery     Replaces income taxes with an increased sales and use tax

 

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

SJR 14-Schaefer, et al, with SCS     Modifies constitutional provisions regarding the right to keep and bear arms

SB 116-Kraus, with SCS     Modifies the law relating to uniformed military and overseas voters

SB 61-Keaveny, with SCA 1     Requires the State Auditor to compare the costs of death penalty cases and first-degree

murder cases in which the death penalty is not sought

SB 178-Schaaf, with SCS     Modifies provisions relating to safety provisions in mental health facilities

SB 252-Kraus     Prohibits the Department of Revenue from retaining copies of source documents used to obtain driver’s

licenses and nondriver’s licenses

SB 222-Lamping     Modifies provisions relating to domestic violence

SB 350-Dempsey     Eliminates the renter’s portion of the Senior Citizens Property Tax Credit and creates the Missouri Senior

Services Protection Fund

SB 262-Curls     Prohibits health carriers from denying coverage for a health care service on the basis that the service was

provided through telemedicine if the same service would be covered when delivered in person

SB 265-Nieves and Cunningham     Prohibits the state and political subdivisions from implementing policies affecting property

rights and from entering into certain relationships with organizations

SB 2-Rupp, with SCS     Modifies the law relating to initiative and referendum petititons

SB 126-Sater, with SCS     Prohibits any requirement that pharmacies carry a specific drug or device

INFORMAL CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

SB 48-Lamping     Modifies provisions relating to the prohibition of racial considerations in adoption proceedings

SB 207-Kehoe, et al, with SCS     Allows electric corporations to recover costs for infrastructure replacement projects

SB 292-Rupp     Allows for a refund for workers’ compensation tax overpayments

CONSENT CALENDAR

SB 302-Wasson, with SCS     Allows pharmacists to dispense emergency medication without prior authorization from the prescriber

SB 330-Wasson     Modifies provisions relating to collaborative practice arrangements between a physician and an advanced practice registered nurse by allowing a waiver to the proximity requirement

SB 188-Romine     Requires local prosecutor to receive copy of petition for conditional release of sexually violent predators

SB 327-Dixon     Allows certain criminal defendants to be released on electronic monitoring if the county commission agrees to pay the cost of the monitoring