Defending traditional families

Under the Dome: February 22, 2014

NEXT WEEK EXPECTATIONS

Public Hearings of Interest

(not a complete listing)

Monday, February 24, 2014

 

 

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

Monday, February 24, 2014                                                             12:00 PM                                                                                              HR 7

 

HB 1880 – NOTITLE   Barnes, Jay Owen (060)   Repeals the provision requiring an automatic administrative hearing after an applicant or recipient of temporary assistance for needy families benefits tests positive for a controlled substance

HB 1864 — PUBLIC BENEFITS FRAUD   Brown, Wanda (057)    Barnes, Jay Owen (060)   Requires the Department of Social Services to implement an automated process to ensure applicants applying for benefit programs are eligible for such programs

HB 1861 — PUBLIC BENEFIT ASSISTANCE    Brown, Wanda (057)    Barnes, Jay Owen (060)   Specifies that public assistance benefit recipients who make electronic benefit transfer transactions exclusively outside the state for a period of 90 days shall have their benefits suspended

HB 1879 – NOTITLE    Barnes, Jay Owen (060)   Establishes a SNAP food stamps pilot project to encourage purchases of fresh fruit and vegetables

HB 1213 — PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS    Guernsey, Casey L (002)   Changes the laws regarding public assistance benefits

 

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

Monday, February 24, 2014                                                             12:00 PM                                                                                              HR 5

 

HB 1770 — LABOR ORGANIZATIONS    Burlison, Eric Wayne (133)    Jones, Timothy (110)   Prohibits employers from requiring persons to become members of a private labor organization as a condition of employment

HB 1772 — FREEDOM TO WORK ACT   Rehder, Holly R (148)    White, Bill E. (161)   Creates the Freedom to Work Act

 

 

House Crime Prevention and Public Safety                                Hinson, Dave – (119)   Conway, Kathie-(104)

Monday, February 24, 2014                             5:00 or Upon Afternoon Adjournment                                                                           HR 6

 

HB 1596 — CORPORATE SECURITY ADVISORS

HB 1707 — COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRAFFIC CONTROL

HB 1726 — SHERIFF SALARY COMPENSATION

 

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:

HB 1203 — REVENGE PORNOGRAPHY   Engler, Kevin P (116)   Creates the crime of revenge pornography

HB 1522 — SECURITY THREATS

HB 1577 — ASSAULT OF AN ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER   Solon, Sheila (031)   Redmon, Craig (004)   Expands the crime of assault of a law enforcement officer in the first, second, and third degrees to include the assault of an animal control officer

 

 

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

Monday, February 24                          6:00 P.M. or Upon Evening Adjournment (whichever is later)                   Senate Lounge

 

SB 710 – Walsh   Provides that aggravated stalking includes purposely accessing or attempting to access the address of a participant of the address confidentiality program

SB 745 – Munzlinger   Modifies the provisions regarding concealed carry permits

SB 790 – Dixon   Modifies penalties for first degree murder when the person was under the age of 18 at the time of committing the offense

SB 732 – Keaveny   Modifies provisions relating to criminal procedure

 

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

House Veterans                   Davis, Charlie – (162)          Solon, Sheila-(31)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014                                                             8:00 AM                                                                                                HR 1

 

HB 1766 — MILITARY MEDALLIONS AND MEDALS   Carpenter, Jon (015)   Davis, Charlie E (162)  Authorizes the issuance of a military medallion, medal, and certificate to certain veterans who served in specified conflicts regardless of whether they are or ever were legal Missouri residents

 

 

Senate Seniors, Families and Pensions, Senator John Lamping, Chairman

Tuesday, February 25                                                                          8:00 AM                                                                              SCR-1

 

SB 675 – Kehoe   Allows political subdivisions to assign operation of a retirement plan to the Missouri Local Government Employees’ Retirement system

SB 796 – Parson   Establishes a procedure to obtain a marriage license for incarcerated persons

SB 802 – Dixon   Extends certain time periods for when child abuse and neglect investigations and determinations shall be made by the Children’s Division

 

 

House Elections                  Entlicher, Sue – (128)          Neth, Myron-(17)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014                                                             8:15 AM                                                                                                HR 5

 

HB 1902 – NOTITLE    Dugger, Tony R (141)   Changes the presidential primary election from February to April

HB 1611 — VOTER REGISTRATION    McGaugh, Joe Don (039)   Requires a person registering to vote to use the person’s legal name as it appears on a birth certificate or as changed by marriage or court order

HB 1566 — TIE VOTES IN PRIMARY ELECTIONS    Muntzel, Dave E. (048)    Love, Warren (125)   Establishes procedures for general elections following primary elections that have resulted in a tie vote between candidates for a county office

HB 1255 — ABSENTEE BALLOT VOTING REQUIREMENTS   Newman, Stacey (087)   Mayfield, John A (020)   Allows certified participants in the Address Confidentiality Program to vote absentee

 

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:

HB 1902 – NOTITLE   Dugger, Tony R (141)   Changes the presidential primary election from February to April

 

 

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

Tuesday, February 25, 2014                                                             12:00 PM                                                                                              HR 1

 

HB 1781 — JURY DUTY  Morgan, Judy (024)    Kratky, Michele (082)   Allows a breast-feeding mother to be excused from jury duty

HB 1806 — CHILD CARE PROVIDERS  Torpey, Noel (029)   Changes the laws regarding child care providers who receive state or federal funds for providing child care services in the home

HB 1813 — MISSOURI YOUTH FUNDS  Curtis, Courtney Allen (073)   Establishes the Missouri Youth Funds Legislative Oversight Committee to ensure that all youth funds in the state are operated efficiently and effectively

HB 1835 — BLIND PENSION BENEFITS   Haahr, Elijah (134)    Jones, Caleb (050)   Specifies that recipients of blind pension benefits with no usable vision shall be exempt from the 5-year vision re-examination requirement

 

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:

HB 1130 — CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT    Roorda, Jeff C (113)    Colona, Mike J (080)   Prohibits the denial of mental health care and treatment for children who are alleged victims of abuse or neglect and requires guardians ad litem to have training in child abuse and neglect

HB 1460 — PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS    Roorda, Jeff C (113)    Rizzo, John J. (019)   Requires a person who has reasonable cause to believe that the conduct of a pharmacist or health care professional is illegal and could cause serious injury to make a report to specified authorities

HB 1698 — ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES   Ellington, Brandon (022)    Mims, Bonnaye (027)   Revises the definition of “liquor store” as it applies to the provisions regarding temporary assistance for needy families benefits

 

 

House General Laws         Jones, Caleb – (50)               Richardson, Todd-(152)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014                                                             12:00 PM                                                                                              HR 3

 

HB 1258 – ETHICS   Rowden, Caleb (044)   Richardson, Todd (152)  Changes the laws regarding gifts by lobbyists, reporting requirements for campaign donations, and members of the general assembly serving as lobbyists within 2 years of being in office

HB 1260 — ETHICS AND LOBBYING   Jones, Caleb (050)   Jones, Timothy (110)   Changes the laws regarding ethics and lobbying

HB 1267 – ETHICS   Cornejo, Robert (064)  Changes the laws regarding ethics

HB 1340 – ETHICS   McManus, Kevin (036)  Changes provisions relating to ethics, conflicts of interest, lobbying, and campaign finance

HB 1350 — MISSOURI STATUTES   Richardson, Todd (152)  Changes the laws regarding the publishing of Missouri statutes

HB 1440 — LOBBYING AND CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE   Dunn, Randy (023)  Changes provisions relating to lobbying and campaign finance disclosure law

HB 1618 — MOTORCYCLE SALES ON SUNDAY   Jones, Caleb (050)   Schieber, Ronald (014)   Allows for the sale of motorcycles on Sundays in Platte County and Jackson County

HB 1632 — VACANCIES IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY   Parkinson, Mark (105)   Remole, Tim (006)   Changes the laws regarding vacancies in certain public offices

HB 1665 — RELATED TO BOOKING PHOTOGRAPHS   Jones, Caleb (050)    Barnes, Jay Owen (060)   Requires a person publishing an arrest booking photograph on his or her internet website to remove such photograph upon the request of the individual whose photograph was published

HJR 41 — GENERAL ASSEMBLY TERM LIMITS   Neth, Myron J (017)  Proposes a constitutional amendment allowing a member of the General Assembly to serve the 16-year maximum in any proportion in either chamber as long as he or she serves no more than 16 years total

HJR 49 — GENERAL ASSEMBLY TERM LIMITS   Butler, Michael (079)  Proposes a constitutional amendment allowing anyone elected to the General Assembly after November 1, 2014, to serve up to 12 years in any one house and up to 24 years total in the General Assembly

HJR 50 — GENERAL ASSEMBLY TERM LIMITS   Gatschenberger, Chuck William (108)  Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting a person from serving more than 16 years in the General Assembly in any proportion split between the House of Representatives and the Senate

HJR 63 — GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEMBERSHIP   Lichtenegger, Donna S. (146)   Swan, Kathryn (147)   Proposes a constitutional amendment changing term limits for members of the General Assembly to three four-year terms for senators and three four-year terms for representatives

HJR 70 — TERM LIMITS    Jones, Caleb (050)  Modifies the election of the Secretary of State and State Treasurer and places term limits on all statewide officials

 

 

House Health Insurance                   Molendorp, Chris – (56)      Lichtenegger, Donna-(146)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014                                                             12:00 PM                                                                                              HR 5

 

HB 1493 — HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE   Stream, Rick A. (090)  Requires all health insurance carriers and health benefit plans to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders

HB 1668 – NOTITLE   Allen, Sue (100)   Flanigan, Tom (163)  Changes the requirements for licensure of health insurance navigators

HB 1712 — INSURANCE PROVIDERS   Molendorp, Chris (056)  Exempts life insurance producers of policies or annuities with face amounts of $15,000 or less for funeral or burial expenses from continuing education requirements for insurance producers

 

 

House Transportation      Schatz, Dave – (61)             Hough, Lincoln-(135)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014                                                             12:00 PM                                                                                              HR 7

 

HB 1802 — MEMORIAL HIGHWAY DESIGNATION  Roorda, Jeff C (113)   McCaherty, John C. (097)  Designates a portion of Interstate 55 as the “Police Officer Steven Jarvis Memorial Highway”

HB 1424 — LICENSE PLACES   Parkinson, Mark (105)   Hicks, Ron (107)  Specifies that motor vehicles licensed in Missouri shall only have one license plate. An owner whose motor vehicle has a front license plate shall surrender the plate to the Department of Revenue

HB 1517 — LEMON LAW   Cornejo, Robert (064)  Adds motorcycles and mopeds to Missouri’s Lemon Law

HB 1572 — MOTORCYCLE SAFETY TRUST FUND   Cornejo, Robert (064)  Adds a motorcycle registration surcharge of $5 to be deposited in the Motorcycle Safety Trust Fund for motorcycle safety programs

HB 1398 — SAME DAY ISSUANCE OF DRIVER LICENSES   Ellington, Brandon (022)   Smith, Clem James (085)   Requires same-day service for driver’s license issuance and renewal, prior to January 2, 2016

 

 

Senate General Laws, Senator Brian Nieves, Chairman

Tuesday, February 25                                                                          3:00                                                                                                        SCR1

 

SB 619 – Nieves   Specifies how courts may rule in contractual disputes involving the law of other countries and jurisdictional issues involving other countries

SB 705 – Lager   Restricts the sale of certain bonds by political subdivisions with a credit rating of “A” or higher and allows the treasurer to assist political subdivisions with indebetedness

 

 

House Special Standing Committee on Investigating Rising Cost of Propane   Funderburk, Doug – (103)   Houghton, Jay-(43)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014                                                             5:00 PM                                                                                                                HR 3

Note:      Organizational Meeting

 

 

House Ways and Means                   Koenig, Andrew – (99)         Higdon, Galen-(11)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014                             Upon Adjournment or 5:00 PM, which ever is later                                                     HR 1

 

HB 1688 — INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RATES   Burlison, Eric Wayne (133)    Fitzpatrick, Scott (158)   Changes the laws regarding state income tax by exempting all income below the poverty line from tax

HB 1453 — INCOME TAXATION   Hoskins, Denny (054)    Koenig, Andrew (099)   Changes the laws regarding taxation

HB 1269 — INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RATES   Curtman, Paul (109)    Kelley, Mike (127)   Eliminates the various individual income tax rate brackets and imposes a tax rate of 6% on Missouri taxable income greater than 106% of the official poverty line for the taxable year

HB 1809 — INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR TUITION   Curtis, Courtney Allen (073)  Authorizes an income tax deduction for 100% of the tuition paid for up to the last 30 hours required to complete an associate or bachelor degree from a public two-year or four-year college

 

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:

HB 1048 — INCOME TAX CREDIT LIMITATIONS    Miller, Rocky C (124)   Allows a taxpayer to claim a credit or refund of tax overpayment when the Department of Revenue examines the taxpayer’s return after the period of limitations for the claim expires

HB 1194 — DONATIONS TO FOOD PANTRIES   Schieffer, Ed L. (041)   Raises the fiscal year cap on the tax credit for donations to food pantries from $1.25 million to $2 million

HB 1475 — FUEL TAX EXEMPTION FOR WATERCRAFT  Brattin, Rick (055)    Wilson, Kenneth (012)   Authorizes an exemption from the motor fuel tax for motor fuel used in watercraft in this state

 

 

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

House Special Standing Committee on Corrections                 Fitzwater, Paul – (144)        Brattin, Rick-(55)

Wednesday, February 26, 2014                                                       8:00 AM                                                                                                HR 5

 

HB 1567 — ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES   Spencer, Bryan (063)   Guernsey, Casey L (002)   Requires any state agency that assesses or imposes a monetary or disciplinary administrative penalty to implement procedures that provide information on the internet regarding the administrative appeal

HB 1754 — INCAPACITATED INMATES   Walton Gray, Rochelle W. (075)   Allows certain inmates who become physically or mentally disabled, infirm, incompetent, or incapacitated to be released on parole if they are eligible for specified federal medical or financial benefits

HB 1791 — CONVEYANCE OF STATE PROPERTY   Fitzwater, Paul (144)    Hampton, Kent (150)   Authorizes the Governor to convey specified state properties

HB 1792 — STATE PROPERTY EASEMENTS   Fitzwater, Paul (144)   Fraker, Lyndall D (137)   Specifies that an act by the General Assembly is not required to authorize certain grants or conveyances of an easement to use state property

 

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:

HB 1090 — DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS EMPLOYEES    McCaherty, John C. (097)    Diehl, John J (089)   Allows any Department of Corrections employee who has accrued overtime hours to use those hours as compensatory leave time

 

 

House Utilities                     Funderburk, Doug – (103)                  Schatz, Dave-(61)

Wednesday, February 26, 2014                                                       8:00 AM                                                                                                HR 7

 

HB 1622 — INTERSTATE PROJECT JURISDICTION   Fitzpatrick, Scott (158)    Lant, Bill H (159)   Specifies that the Public Service Commission shall lack jurisdiction over certain electrical facilities

HB 1774 — EMINENT DOMAIN POWER OF UTILITIES   Fitzpatrick, Scott (158)   Lant, Bill H (159)  Changes the laws regarding eminent domain powers of utility providers in certain counties

HB 1651 — ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE BYLAWS   Fraker, Lyndall D (137)  Allows members of electric cooperatives to participate in certain meetings by mail or electronic means

HB 1795 — NET METERING    Berry, T.J. (038)    McNeil, Margo G. (069)   Modifies provisions relating to the Net Metering and Easy Connection Act

 

 

House Health Care Policy                               Frederick, Keith – (121)       Franklin, Diane-(123)

Wednesday, February 26, 2014                                                       12:00 PM                                                                                              HR 6

 

HB 1375 — RECEIPT OF FAMILY PLANNING FUNDS   Cox, Stanley (052)    Muntzel, Dave E. (048)   Requires any organization, institution, or facility which performs abortions to make an annual accounting of all funds received pursuant to Title X of the federal Public Health Service Act

HB 1745 – NOTITLE   Walton Gray, Rochelle W. (075)    Pace, Sharon (074)   Establishes the Sickle Cell Standing Committee to study and make recommendations regarding the impact of sickle cell disease on urban communities

HB 1779 – NOTITLE    Riddle, Jeanie (049)    Kirkton, Jeanne M (091)   Allows advanced practice registered nurses in collaborative practice arrangements to make certain decisions regarding patient restraints

 

 

House Judiciary                                 Cox, Stanley – (52)   Elmer, Kevin-(139)

Wednesday, February 26, 2014                                                       12:00 PM                                                                                              HR 1

 

HB 1149 — FAILING TO YIELD THE RIGHT-OF-WAY   Hicks, Ron (107)    Mayfield, John A (020)   Increases the penalties for the offense of failing to yield the right-of-way and the time period that the court may order the suspension of a person’s driving privilege for the offense

HB 1243 — CRIMES BY SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATORS    Black, Linda (117)    English, Keith A (068)   Creates criminal penalties for acts of violence committed by a sexually violent predator while in a secure facility operated by the Department of Mental Health

HB 1737 — ADMINISTRATIVE RULES   Burlison, Eric Wayne (133)    Rizzo, John J. (019)   Authorizes the Department of Corrections to promulgate rules to administer the death penalty

HB 1612 – GARNISHMENTS   McGaugh, Joe Don (039)   Modifies provisions relating to the garnishment process in Missouri

HB 1775 — ST. LOUIS COUNTY COURTHOUSE SECURITY    Colona, Mike J (080)    Hodges, Steve Stephen (149)   Requires the St. Louis County Bar Association to conduct research to establish a more safe and efficient method for attorneys and circuit clerk employees to enter county courthouses

 

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:

HB 1492 — TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS   Lichtenegger, Donna S. (146)    Swan, Kathryn (147)   Allows for drug use or convictions to be considered in determining parental fitness in termination of parental rights proceedings

HB 1231 — ORDERS OF PROTECTION    Cox, Stanley (052)   Changes the laws regarding judicial procedures

 

 

Senate Education, Senator David Pearce, Chairman

Wednesday, February 26                                                                   3:00 p.m.                                                                                Senate Lounge

 

SB 795 – Lager   Repeals the prohibition on a quality rating system for early childhood education that is not established through Missouri statute

SB 538 – Keaveny   Allows school districts and charter schools to receive state aid for children ages three to five who are eligible for free and reduced lunch and are participating in the district’s or charter school’s pre-kindergarten program

SB 539 – Keaveny   Allows school districts and charter schools to receive state aid for children ages three to five participating in the district’s or charter school’s pre-kindergarten program

SB 522 – Emery   Allows students to enroll in another school district or charter school for purposes of attending virtual courses or programs

 

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Additional Public Hearings to be Announced

(Publicly Posted on the Third Floor Bulletin Boards of Their Respective Chambers.)


 

House & Senate Floor Calendars to Start This Week

Calendars for Full Chamber Debates Updated Daily

 

House Bill Calendar

 

Twenty-Sixth Day, Monday, February 24, 2014

 

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS FOR PERFECTION

 

HCS HJR 56 — Handler: Richardson(152)           PARENTAL RIGHTS

HCS HJR 47 — Handler: Cox(052)           PHOTO IDENTIFICATION TO VOTE

 

HOUSE BILLS FOR PERFECTION – APPROPRIATIONS

 

HB 2014 — Handler: Stream(090)           APPROPRIATIONS BILL

 

HOUSE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

 

HB 1191 — Handler: Miller(124)           POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS

HB 1198 — Handler: Funderburk(103)           MUNICIPAL UTILITY POLES

HB 1219 — Handler: Dugger(141)           ABSENTEE BALLOTS

HCS HB 1349 — Handler: Richardson(152)           COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES

HB 1454 — Handler: Swan(147)           COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE

HCS HBs 1310 & 1236 — Handler: Torpey(029)           ANGEL INVESTMENT INCENTIVE ACT

HCS HBs 1307 & 1313 — Handler: Elmer(139)           WAITING PERIOD FOR ABORTIONS

HB 1652 — Handler: Funderburk(103)           ACCESS TO RAILROAD RIGHT-OF-WAYS

HB 1073 — Handler: Dugger(141)           VOTER IDENTIFICATION

HCS HB 1192 — Handler: Miller(124)           CONSENT FOR ABORTION FOR MINORS

HB 1268 — Handler: Curtman(109)           INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RATES

HCS HB 1557 — Handler: Hinson(119)           AUTOMATED TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT

HCS HB 1089 — Handler: McCaherty(097)           BRING JOBS HOME ACT

HB 1092 — Handler: Lant(159)           CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATIONS

HB 1173 — Handler: Burlison(133)           STATUTORY CAUSE OF ACTION CLAIMS

HCS HB 1261 — Handler: Pfautsch(033)           TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS

HB 1390 — Handler: Thomson(001)           FUNDING FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

HB 1495 — Handler: Torpey(029)           EARLY STAGE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

HCS HB 1501 — Handler: Zerr(065)           LAND ASSEMBLAGE TAX CREDIT

 

HOUSE BILLS FOR PERFECTION – REVISION

 

HCS HRB 1298 — Handler: Flanigan(163)           OBSOLETE AND EXPIRED STATUTES

HCS HRB 1299 — Handler: Flanigan(163)           EXECUTIVE BRANCH REORGANIZATIONS

 

HOUSE BILLS FOR PERFECTION – CONSENT

 

HCS HB 1079 — Handler: Gosen(101)           INSURANCE DOCUMENTS

HB 1087 — Handler: Crawford(129)           MEMORIAL BRIDGE DESIGNATION

HB 1141 — Handler: Love(125)           MEMORIAL HIGHWAY DESIGNATION

HCS HB 1201 — Handler: Engler(116)           SURFACE MINING OPERATIONS

HB 1222 — Handler: Dugger(141)           HIGHWAY DESIGNATION

HB 1238 — Handler: Hinson(119)           COURT FEES

HB 1361 — Handler: Gosen(101)           DOMESTIC SURPLUS LINES INSURERS

HCS HB 1376 — Handler: Cox(052)           SECURED TRANSACTIONS

HCS HB 1510 — Handler: Allen(100)           MAMMOGRAMS

HCS HB 1523 — Handler: Dugger(141)           MANAGEMENT OF TRUSTS AND FUNDS

HB 1110 — Handler: Rowland(155)           MEMORIAL BRIDGE DESIGNATION

HB 1359 — Handler: Flanigan(163)           VENDORS AT CERTAIN STATE FACILITIES

HCS HBs 1646 & 1515 — Handler: Jones(110)           TAX CREDITS

HCS HB 1426 — Handler: Diehl(089)           PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION

HCS HB 1296 — Handler: Koenig(099)           PAYMENT OF SALES TAX

HB 1496 — Handler: Reiboldt(160)           BEEF COMMODITY MERCHANDISING PROGRAM

 

HOUSE BILLS FOR THIRD READING – CONSENT

 

HCS HB 1044 — Handler: Leara(096)           MISSOURI LOCAL GOVERNMENT RETIREMENT

HB 1081 — Handler: McCaherty(097)           PAPERLESS DOCUMENTS AND FORMS ACT

HCS HB 1085 — Handler: McCaherty(097)           DISCLOSURE OF LIBRARY RECORDS

HB 1126 — Handler: Dugger(141)           ANNEXATION ELECTIONS

HB 1136 — Handler: Dugger(141)           ELECTIONS

HB 1197 — Handler: Elmer(139)           TURNER SYNDROME AWARENESS MONTH

HB 1206, E.C. — Handler: Wilson(012)           PUBLIC UNIVERSITY PROPERTY TRANSFERS

HCS HB 1217 — Handler: Dugger(141)           PUBLIC PENSION BENEFITS

HB 1270 — Handler: Lant(159)           CREDIT CARD CONTRACT DISCLOSURES

HB 1301 — Handler: Neth(017)           KANSAS CITY POLICE RETIREMENT

HB 1468 — Handler: Dohrman(051)           VETERANS’ TAX-EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS

HB 1616 — Handler: Muntzel(048)           COUNTY HOSPITAL TRUSTEES

 

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

 

HCR 4 — Handler: English(068)              OIL PRICES

HCR 5 — Handler: English(068)           CANADIAN OIL

HCS HCR 7 — Handler: Curtman(109)           FEDERAL RESERVE BANK

HCR 11 — Handler: Walton Gray(075)           WOMEN VETERANS

HCS HCR 13 — Handler: Dohrman(051)           A-10 THUNDERBOLT

 

 

Missouri State Senate

 

TWENTY-SIXTH DAY–MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014

 

FORMAL CALENDAR

 

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS

 

1. SCS for SB 529-Wallingford     Modifies the Missouri Public Prompt Payment Act and the law relating to public works projects

2. SCS for SB 664-Brown     Modifies the authority of the Clean Water Commission

 

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

 

1. SB 491-Justus and Dixon, with SCS     Modifies provisions relating to criminal law

2. SB 543-Munzlinger     Modifies provisions relating to agricultural land values for property tax purposes

3. SB 567-Chappelle-Nadal, with SCS     Modifies provisions relating to adult day care programs

4. SB 525-Cunningham and Silvey     Modifies provisions relating to food preparation for charitable purposes

5. SB 561-Munzlinger     Creates a permit for hobby manufacturers of fireworks

6. SB 666-Schmitt, with SCS     Creates an income tax credit equal to 0.75% of the value of a taxpayer’s residential real property

7. SJR 45-Silvey, with SCS     Prohibits the Governor from controlling the rate of expenditures of, and withholding funds from, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the payment of public debt

8. SJR 42-Schmitt     Establishes a permanent Joint Committee on Administrative Rules to review the promulgation of rules by state agencies

9. SB 735-Brown, with SCS     Establishes causes for which a campground owner can remove a person from a campground and a penalty for failure to leave

10. SB 504-Munzlinger     Requires state agencies to post proposed rules, summaries, and fiscal notes on their websites

11. SB 575-Dixon     Repeals a number of expired or obsolete committees

12. SB 643-Rupp, with SCS     Modifies provisions regarding the publishing of the Missouri statutes by the Revisor of Statutes

13. SB 612-Schaaf, with SCS     Extends allocation of tax revenues from the nonresident entertainer and athlete tax until December 31, 2019

 

INFORMAL CALENDAR

 

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

 

SBs 509 & 496-Kraus, with SCS & SA 1 (pending)     Modifies provisions relating to income taxes

SB 518-Sater, with SCS, SA 2 & SA 1 to SA 2 (pending)     Extends MO HealthNet managed care statewide for only the current managed care populations

SB 519-Sater, with SS & SA 1 (pending)     Amends the current waiting period for having an abortion from 24 hours to 72 hours

SB 530-Libla, with SCS (pending)     Allows for drug use or convictions to be considered in determining parental fitness in termination of parental rights proceedings

SB 663-Munzlinger, with SCS     Requires health benefit plans to establish equal out of pocket costs for covered oral and intravenously administered chemotherapy medications

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

 

SB 606-Dixon     Repeals a statute that requires certain persons to be licensed as an insurance agent

SB 573-Munzlinger, with SCS     Authorizes Shelby and Monroe Counties to collect a property tax to pay for road rock on county roads

SB 729-Romine, with SCS     Creates a tax credit for donations to Innovation Campuses

SB 635-Silvey and Holsman, with SCS     Prohibits issuance of certain incentives to business relocating from certain counties in Kansas if Kansas enacts a similar prohibition

SB 734-Cunningham     Allows members of electric cooperative to participate in certain meetings by mail or electronic means

SB 600-Sater     Removes additional fee for issuance of Gold Star license plates

 

RESOLUTIONS

 

SCR 35-Holsman    Establishes the Joint Committee on Missouri’s Energy Future and Fuel Sources

 


     

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Last Week In Review

 

ABORTION

HB 1103 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. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Thursday.

 

HB 1192 Sponsored by Representative Miller (R), requires both custodial parents or the guardian of a minor to be notified prior to the performance of an abortion on their minor child. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

 

HCS HB 1252 Sponsored by Representative Haahr (R), changes the laws regarding custody and visitation rights of a father who attempted to coerce the mother of his child to obtain an abortion. Voted do pass out of the House Elections Committee on Wednesday.

 

HB 1845 Sponsored by Representative Anderson (R), changes the requirements for parental consent for a minor to have an abortion. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1846 Sponsored by Representative Cox (R), changes the laws regarding the enforcement of abortion laws. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1848 Sponsored by Representative Newman (D), establishes disclosure regulations for entities that provide pregnancy-related services or solicits patrons with offers to provide prenatal sonography, pregnancy tests, or pregnancy options counseling. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1934 Sponsored by Representative Black (D), requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to create a video that contains all the information required to be provided to a woman considering an abortion. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

ANIMAL RIGHTS & AGRICULTURE

HCS HB 1302 Sponsored by Representative Remole (R), specifies that Missourians have the right to heat their homes and businesses using wood-burning furnaces, stoves, fireplaces, and heaters. Voted do pass out of the House Tourism and Natural Resources Committee on Thursday.

 

HB 1326 Sponsored by Representative Guernsey (R), establishes the Missouri Dairy and Agriculture Education Act. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Thursday.

 

HB 1435 Sponsored by Representative Johnson (R), authorizes a state and local sales and use tax exemption for specified farm products sold at farmers’ markets. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Thursday.

 

HB 1496 Sponsored by Representative Reiboldt (R), repeals a provision regarding beef commodity merchandising program fees. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1684 Sponsored by Representative Fitzwater (R), changes the laws regarding the tax credit for a Missouri wood energy producer by extending it until June 30, 2020, and limiting the amount of all credits to $3 million in any fiscal year. Voted do pass out of the House Agricultural Policy Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1660 Sponsored by Representative Lauer (R), allows third and fourth class counties to adopt building codes upon a voter approval and exempts agricultural structures from building codes in those counties. Heard  in the House Local Government Committee on Thursday.

 

HB 1727 Sponsored by Representative Love (R), prohibits any state agency from excluding any specific species of livestock through the agricultural or environmental permitting process. Voted do pass out of the House Agricultural Policy Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1836 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 Emerging Issues in Agriculture Committee on Monday.

 

HB 1852 Sponsored by Representative Hicks (R), allows a person on foot and without a firearm to retrieve a hunting dog on private land without permission of the owner. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1918 Sponsored by Representative Dugger (R), prohibits any alien or foreign business from owning or having an interest in agricultural land, with certain exceptions. First read in the House on Wednesday. Second read on Thursday.

 

HCS HCR 20 Sponsored by Representative Reiboldt (R), requests the U.S. Congress to urge the USDA and EPA to approve 2,4-D tolerant crops to allow Missouri farmers fair access to needed advancements in agriculture. Voted do pass out of the House Agricultural Policy Committee on Tuesday.

 

SB 591 Sponsored by Senator Sater (R), repeals a provision relating to beef commodity merchandising program fees. Referred to the House Agriculture Policy Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 671 Sponsored by Senator Sater (R), extends the equine activity liability waiver to livestock activities. Heard in the Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 727 Sponsored by Senator Chappelle-Nadal (D), creates a sales and use tax exemption for farm products sold at a farmers’ market. Voted do pass out of the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Thursday.

 

SB 803 Sponsored by Senator Justus (D), allows third and fourth class counties to adopt building codes upon a voter approval and exempts agricultural structures from county building codes. Second read and referred to the Senate Local Government Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 814 Sponsored by Senator Brown (R), reauthorizes the wood energy producers tax credit and caps the amount of tax credits available under the program each fiscal year. Second read and referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on Thursday.

 

SS SCR 22 Sponsored by Senator Cunningham (R) urges the National Park Service to not take action on the Ozark National Scenic Riverways general management plan, and for the Department of the Interior to negotiate the return of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways to the state. Adopted in the Senate on Thursday.

 

SJR 29 Sponsored by Senator Munzlinger (R), modifies the membership composition and terms of service of the commissioners on the Conservation Commission. Heard in the Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday.

 

CRIME

HB 1123 Sponsored by Representative Gosen (R), prohibits the operation of a moving motor vehicle while wearing a head-mounted optic display and increases the penalty for the crime of texting while driving. Heard in the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1216 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. Heard in the House Crime Committee on Monday.

 

HB 1256 Sponsored by Representative Kratky (D), prohibits drivers of non-commercial vehicles from text messaging while operating a moving vehicle unless the device being used is equipped with technology allowing for voice-recognition hands-free text. Heard in the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1282 Sponsored by Representative English (D), prohibits anyone from sending, reading, or writing a text message while operating a motor vehicle. Heard in the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1316 Sponsored by Representative Ellinger (D), prohibits anyone, regardless of age, from sending, reading, or writing a text or electronic message while operating a noncommercial moving motor vehicle on any highway in this state. Heard in the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1522 Sponsored by Representative Newman (D), creates the offense of making a threat to the security of a building or a public school. Heard in the House Crime Committee on Monday.

 

HB 1557 Sponsored by Representative Hinson (R), specifies that any person found to have committed a traffic violation based solely on evidence obtained from an automated traffic enforcement system shall have no points assessed on his or her license. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1560 Sponsored by Representative Cox (R), changes the laws regarding penalties for first degree murder when the person is under 18 years of age at the time the offense was committed. Heard in the House Crime Committee on Monday.

 

HB 1577 Sponsored by Representative Solon (R), expands the crime of assault of a law enforcement officer in the first, second, and third degrees to include the assault of an animal control officer. Heard in the House Crime Committee on Monday.

 

HB 1855 Sponsored by Representative Kelley (R), requires the Missouri Supreme Court to conduct is review of all death penalty cases within 30 days and to set a date for execution to occur within 60 days of its review being completed. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1860 Sponsored by Representative Roorda (D), creates the Missouri Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Act. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1896 Sponsored by Representative Hough (R), creates the crime of causing an injury to a first responder. First read in the House on Tuesday. Second read in the House on Wednesday.

 

HB 1951 Sponsored by Representative McGaugh (R), requires the state auditor to conduct an analysis of the cost of administering the death penalty. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

HB 1964 Sponsored by Representative Schupp (D), prohibits all drivers, regardless of age, from text messaging while operating a moving vehicle unless the device being used is equipped with technology allowing for voice-recognition hands-free texting. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

SB 608 Sponsored by Senator Holsman (D), prohibits the gathering of intelligence about a person unless there is evidence of criminal activity and requires warrants to search curbside garbage that is awaiting collection. Heard in the Senate Progress and Development Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 746 Sponsored by Senator Munzlinger (R), exempts violations of traffic laws enforced by automated traffic enforcement systems from the mandatory driver’s license point system. Heard in the Senate Transportation Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 775 Sponsored by Senator Walsh (D), abolishes the death penalty and provides that any person sentenced to death before August 28, 2014 must be sentenced to life imprisonment without parole. Second read in the Senate on Wednesday.

 

SB 776 Sponsored by Senator Nieves (R), requires sheriffs to be notified prior to the service of a warrant and be present when warrants are served. Second read and referred to the Senate General Laws Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 790 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. Second read and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 792 Sponsored by Senator Parson (R), raises the amount the Crime Victims’ Compensation Fund can pay to eligible victims and provides that the Public Safety Department can negotiate costs on behalf of victims. Second read and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 793 Sponsored by Senator Dixon (R), modifies provisions relating to criminal procedure. Second read and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 804 Sponsored by Senator Schaaf (R), modifies rulemaking provisions relating to executions, prohibits use of paper money to buy execution drugs, and bars certain people from being members of execution teams. Second read and referred to the Senate Progress and Development Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 807 Sponsored by Senator LeVota (D), expands the list of criminal offenses eligible for expungement and specifies that courts close petitions and hearings for expungements of certain suspended sentences. Second read and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.

 

SB 879 Sponsored by Senator Sifton (R), requires every individual who is 17 years old or older and arrested for any felony offense to provide a biological sample for DNA profiling. First read in the Senate on Tuesday.

 

SB 889 Sponsored by Senator Parson (R) requires the state to pay the cost of incarceration and electronic monitoring of criminal defendants found guilty of felony offenses. First read in the Senate on Tuesday.

 

SB 898 Sponsored by Senator Schaefer (R) allows the Department of Corrections to determine the manner of executions rather than requiring executions be by lethal gas or injection. First read in the Senate on Wednesday.

 

SCR 29 Sponsored by Senator Wallingford (R), establishes a Juvenile Justice Task Force. Voted do pass out of the Senate Rules Committee on Tuesday. Adopted on Thursday.

 

DRUGS & ALCOHOL

HCS HB 1051 Sponsored by Representative Rhoads (R), adds certain substances to the list of controlled substances. First read in the Senate on Monday.

 

HB 1058 Sponsored by Representative Higdon (R), creates the Alcohol and Tobacco Control Trust Fund to be used to support the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control’s enforcement of liquor and tobacco laws. First read in the Senate on Monday.

 

HB 1133 Sponsored by Representative Sponsored by Representative Engler (R) (R), establishes the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Act. First read in the Senate on Monday.

 

HB 1266 Sponsored by Representative Cornejo (R), allows certain licensed beer merchants to sell thirty-two ounces to seventy ounces of draft beer to customers in certain containers filled on the premises for consumption off the premises. Voted do pass out of the House General Laws Committee on Thursday.

 

HB 1461 Sponsored by Representative Roorda (D), adds one active member of the Missouri Deputy Sheriff’s Association to the Missouri Sheriff Methamphetamine Relief Taskforce (MoSMART). Heard in the House Crime Committee on Monday.

 

HB 1698 Sponsored by Representative Ellington (D), revises the definition of “liquor store” as it applies to the provisions regarding temporary assistance for needy families benefits. Heard in the House Children and Families Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1787 Sponsored by Representative Cox (R), changes the laws regarding methamphetamine precursor drugs. Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1790 Sponsored by Representative Gosen (R), changes the laws regarding the advertisement of alcohol prices or discounts. Referred to the House General Laws Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1880 Sponsored by Representative Barnes (R), repeals the provision requiring an automatic administrative hearing after an applicant or recipient of temporary assistance for needy families benefits tests positive for a controlled substance. Second read in the House on Wednesday.

 

HB 1892 Sponsored by Representative Marshall (R), changes the insurance coverage requirements for a motor vehicle liability insurance policy issued to a person with one or more convictions for a driving- while-intoxicated offense. First read in the House on Tuesday. Second read in the House on Wednesday.

 

HB 1916 Sponsored by Representative Webber (D), permits permanent legal residents to obtain liquor licenses. First read in the House on Wednesday.

 

SB 786 Sponsored by Senator Schmitt (R), modifies provisions relating to intoxicating liquor manufactured for personal or family use. Second read and referred to the Senate Local Government Committee on Wednesday.

 

EDUCATION

HB 1170 Sponsored by Representative Butler (D), establishes the Missouri Parent/Teacher Involvement Act. Heard in the House Education Committee on Wednesday.

 

HB 1704 Sponsored by Representative Curtis (D), establishes the Missouri Tuition Equity Act. Heard in the House General Laws Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1705 Sponsored by Representative Curtis (D), allows students at two-year or four-year colleges or universities to seek tuition reimbursement for college remedial courses under certain circumstances. Heard in the House Higher Education Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1767 Sponsored by Representative Bahr (R), requires school districts to develop or revise policies on early high school graduation. Referred to the House Education Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1780 Sponsored by Representative Swan (R), adds virtual courses to the postsecondary courses that can be offered to high school students participating in dual enrollment classes. Referred to the House Education Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1783 Sponsored by Representative Morgan (D), requires children in the City of St. Louis and Kansas City school districts to enroll in a school by the age of five. Referred to the House Education Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1784 Sponsored by Representative Morgan (D), creates the Missouri Tuition Equity Act. Referred to the House Higher Education Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1809 Sponsored by Representative Curtis (D), authorizes an income tax deduction for 100% of the tuition paid for up to the last 30 hours required to complete an associate or bachelor degree from a public two-year or four-year college. Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1818 Sponsored by Representative Dohrman (R), requires election of members of the State Board of Education to be based on residence in state congressional districts. Referred to the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1823 Sponsored by Representative Berry (R), allows students to enroll in another school district or charter school for purposes of attending virtual courses or programs. Referred to the House Education Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1843 Sponsored by Representative Cookson (R), raises teacher minimum salary for the 2015-16 school year, subject to appropriation. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1847 Sponsored by Representative Sommer (R), requires school boards in unaccredited and provisionally accredited districts to enter into a contract with the state board of education to commit to certain interventions. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1856 Sponsored by Representative Kelley (R), requires the State Board of Education to classify the public schools as either unaccredited, provisionally accredited, accredited, or accredited with distinction. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1868 Sponsored by Representative Stream (R), modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education. Referred to the House Education Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1869 Sponsored by Representative Stream (R), contains provisions relating to charter schools. Referred to the House Education Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1870 Sponsored by Representative Dunn (D), establishes the Missouri Tuition Equity Act, which requires a Missouri higher education institution that receives state funding to recognize certain students as a Missouri resident for tuition purposes. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1871 Sponsored by Representative Dunn (D), establishes the Missouri Early Childhood Education Act which allows children four and five years of age to attend early childhood programs under certain circumstances. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1873 Sponsored by Representative Guernsey (R), establishes the Missouri Student Data Protection Act. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1894 Sponsored by Representative Frederick (R), requires unaccredited and provisionally accredited school districts to give charter schools the first option in buying or leasing vacant or unused school buildings within the district. Second read in the House on Wednesday.

 

HB 1895 Sponsored by Representative Englund (D), modifies the percentage for reimbursement for schools offering virtual coursework. First read in the House on Tuesday. Second read in the House on Wednesday.

 

HB 1904 Sponsored by Representative Clem Smith (D), changes the laws regarding school course materials and instruction relating to human sexuality and sexually transmitted diseases. First read in the House on Wednesday. Second read on Thursday.

 

HB 1905 Sponsored by Representative Bahr (R), prohibits the payment of professional membership dues of any school administrator or superintendent from the incidental fund or teachers fund of a school district and places limits on superintendent salaries. First read in the House on Wednesday. Second read on Thursday.

 

HB 1907 Sponsored by Representative Clem Smith (D), limits the rate of tuition that a receiving school district can charge when receiving students from unaccredited districts. First read in the House on Wednesday. Second read on Thursday.

 

HB 1911 Sponsored by Representative Montecillo (D), requires course materials relating to sexual education to contain information regarding sexual predators, online predators, and the consequences of inappropriate text messaging. First read in the House on Wednesday. Second read on Thursday.

 

HB 1919 Sponsored by Representative Guernsey (R), modifies provisions relating to high school equivalency examinations. First read in the House on Wednesday. Second read on Thursday.

 

HB 1940 Sponsored by Representative Dunn (D), modifies provisions related to the use of physical force in the defense of a person. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

HB 1957 Sponsored by Representative Schupp (D), allows school districts and charter schools to receive state aid for children ages three to five who are eligible for free and reduced lunch and are participating in a district-operated pre-kindergarten programs. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

HB 1958 Sponsored by Representative Schupp (D), allows school districts to receive state aid for children ages three to five participating in a district-operated pre-kindergarten program. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

SB 494 Sponsored by Senator Pearce (R), requires the Joint Committee on Education to conduct a study of the Bright Flight Scholarship, Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program, and the A+ Schools Program. Voted do pass out of the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.

 

SCS SBs 493, 485, 495, 516, 534, 545, 595, 616 & 624 modifies provisions relating to student transfers, school accreditation, and charter schools. Voted do pass out of the Senate Education Committee on Thursday.

 

SB 699 Sponsored by Senator Pearce (R), grants the Coordinating Board for Higher Education responsibility to enter into agreements for interstate reciprocity regarding the delivery of postsecondary distance education. Heard in the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 701 Sponsored by Senator Lager (R), allows school districts to share a superintendent who possesses a valid Missouri’s superintendent’s license. Heard in the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 782 Sponsored by Senator Romine (R), allows an individual with certification from the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence to obtain teacher certification in elementary education. Second read and referred to the Senate Elections Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 795 Sponsored by Senator Lager (R), repeals the prohibition on a quality rating system for early childhood education that is not established through Missouri statute. Second read and referred to the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 798 Sponsored by Senator Emery (R), modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education standards and assessments. Second read and referred to the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 815 Sponsored by Senator Pearce (R), modifies the duties of the State Board of Education and requires the board to promulgate rules regarding student data accessibility. Second read and referred to the Senate Education Committee on Thursday.

 

ELECTIONS

HB 1073 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 exemptions. Voted and reported do pass out the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1136 Sponsored by Representative Dugger (R), changes the laws regarding elections. Perfected in the House on Thursday.

 

HB 1776 Sponsored by Representative Colona (D), allows an individual at a general election to vote a straight party line ticket by voting for all candidates of the same political party with a single punch or mark. Referred to the House Elections Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1805 Sponsored by Representative Caleb Jones (R), repeals the provisions that prohibit specified state employees from being a candidate for public office and changes the laws regarding the political activities of state employees. Referred to the House Elections Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1884 Sponsored by Representative McGaugh (R), modifies the gubernatorial appointment process for acting directors and the process for filling vacancies in certain state public offices. First read in the House on Tuesday. Second read on Wednesday.

 

HB 1902 Sponsored by Representative Dugger (R), changes the presidential primary election from February to April. First read in the House on Tuesday. Second read in the House on Wednesday. Referred to the House Elections Committee on Thursday.

 

HB 1931 Sponsored by Representative Curtis (D), encourages citizens to participate in the Primary Election Day and the General Municipal Election Day. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

HB 1936 Sponsored by Representative Dugger (R), changes the primary election day from August to June. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

HJR 47 Sponsored by Representative Cox (R), proposes a constitutional amendment specifying that general law may require a person to provide valid government-issued photo identification in order to vote in person in an election. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

 

HJR 57 Sponsored by Representative Barnes (R), proposes a constitutional amendment relating to the duties of the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules. Heard in the House General Laws Committee on Tuesday.

 

HJR 77 Sponsored by Representative Marshall (R), proposes a constitutional amendment changing the laws regarding sessions of the General Assembly. First read in the house on Tuesday. Second read in the House on Wednesday.

 

HJR 79 Sponsored by Representative Schupp (D), proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting a person from serving more than 16 years in the General Assembly in any proportion split between the House of Representatives and the Senate. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

SB 488 Sponsored by Senator Lager (R), bars members of the General Assembly from acting as paid political consultants and imposes a two year cooling off period before members may become lobbyists. Heard in the Senate Rules Committee on Tuesday.

 

SCS SB 623 Sponsored by Senator Nieves (R), establishes the paper ballot as the official ballot and requires audits before election certification. Voted do pass out of the Senate Elections Committee on Monday.

 

SB 781 Sponsored by Senator LeVota (D), modifies the law relating to election authorities. Second read referred to the Senate Elections Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 813 Sponsored by Senator LeVota (D), modifies the membership and functions of the Ethics Commission and imposes campaign contribution limits. Second read and referred to the Senate Rules Committee on Thursday.

 

SB 892 Sponsored by Senator Kraus (R), changes the presidential primary election date from February to April. First read in the Senate on Wednesday.

 

SB 893 Sponsored by Senator Kraus (R), moves the date of the State primary election from August to June. First read in the Senate on Wednesday.

 

SB 901 Sponsored by Senator Holsman (D), creates a method for publicly financing election campaigns for legislative and statewide candidates and caps contributions to political party committees. First read in the Senate on Wednesday.

 

SJR 39 Sponsored by Senator Dixon (R), changes the procedures for the redistricting of the state Senate and House of Representatives districts. Heard in the Senate Elections Committee on Monday.

 

FAMILY

HB 1092 Sponsored by Representative Lant (R), changes the deadline for the Children’s Division within the Department of Social Services to complete a child abuse or neglect investigation from 30 days to 30 business days. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Thursday.

 

HB 1205 Sponsored by Representative Wilson (R), requires the Missouri Bar Association to develop a form petition for the appointment of a guardian for a minor child in uncontested cases. Heard in the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

 

HB 1347 Sponsored by Representative Haahr (R), allows home school students to participate in Missouri State High School Activities Association activities for the public school district in which they reside. Heard in the House Education Committee on Wednesday.

 

HB 1488 Sponsored by Representative Bahr (R), specifies that parental liberty regarding the upbringing, education, and care of children is a fundamental right not subject to infringement without demonstrating a governmental interest of the high. Heard in the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

 

HB 1570 Sponsored by Representative Bahr (R), changes various provisions regarding breast-feeding. Voted do pass out of the House Children and Families Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1781 Sponsored by Representative Morgan (D), allows a breast-feeding mother to be excused from jury duty. Referred to the House Children and Families Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1788 Sponsored by Representative Cox (R), changes the laws regarding adoptions. Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1806 Sponsored by Representative Torpey (R), changes the laws regarding child care providers who receive state or federal funds for providing child care services in the home. Referred to the House Children and Families Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1807 Sponsored by Representative Solon (R), changes the laws regarding newborn screening tests. Referred to the House Emerging Issues in Health Care Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1831 Sponsored by Representative Fitzpatrick (R), allows a child care facility incorporated as an LLC to qualify for the exemption for related children. Referred to the House Small Business Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1849 Sponsored by Representative Conway (R), changes the requirements for retention of substantiated and unsubstantiated reports on the child abuse and neglect registry. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1857 Sponsored by Representative Webber (D), allows the court to order that an alleged child victim may tesitfy in court proceedings via live, closed-circuit video under certain circumstances. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1962 Sponsored by Representative Schupp (D), revises the definintion of “child-care worker” as it relates to the Family Care Safety Act and requires child-care workers to submit to fingerprinting for comparison by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

SB 502 Sponsored by Senator Schaaf (R), modifies provisions relating to breast-feeding. Voted do pass out of the Senate Veterans Committee on Thursday.

 

SCS SB 520 Sponsored by Senator Sater (R), modifies the law relating to leave time for state employees who are adoptive and foster parents. Third read and passed through the Senate on Thursday.

 

SS SCS SB 532 Sponsored by Senator Nasheed (D), modifies provisions relating to educational and medical consent provided by relative caregivers. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

SCS SB 720 Sponsored by Senator Justus (D), adds new requirements for state-funded child care providers. Voted do pass out of the Senate Seniors, Families and Pensions Committee on Tuesday.

 

SB 712 Sponsored by Senator Walsh (D), creates a right to unpaid leave for employees that are affected by domestic violence. Heard in the Senate Seniors, Families and Pensions Committee on Tuesday.

 

SB 802 Sponsored by Senator Dixon (R), extends certain time periods for when child abuse and neglect investigations and determinations shall be made by the Children’s Division. Second read and referred to the Senate Seniors, Families and Pensions Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 827 Sponsored by Senator Keaveny (D), prohibits the use of corporal punishment and the use of spanking to discipline students in public and private schools. Second read and referred to the Senate Progress and Development Committee on Thursday.

 

SB 873 Sponsored by Senator Brown (R), modifies provisions relating to background checks for the purpose of child placement. First read in the Senate on Monday.

 

GAMBLING

HJR 65 Sponsored by Representative Gardner (D), proposes a constitutional amendment that would allow money from the lottery proceeds fund to be appropriated to public early childhood institutions. Referred to the House Education Committee on Tuesday.

 

SB 741 Sponsored by Senator Rupp (R), authorizes gaming establishment to provide lines of credit. Voted do pass out of the Senate Small Business Committee on Tuesday.

 

SB 788 Sponsored by Senator Brown (R), authorizes charities to utilize sweepstakes terminal devices on their premises. Second read and referred to the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday.

 

GOVERNMENT ETHICS

HB 1368 Sponsored by Representative Bahr (R), prohibits the use of a global positioning system or other technology to monitor the mileage traveled by a motor vehicle in order to impose any mileage tax. Voted do pass out of the House Downsizing State Government Committee on Thursday.

 

HB 1426 Sponsored by Representative Diehl (R), enacts provisions relating to the disclosure of personal identifying information during a disaster or emergency. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1647 Sponsored by Representative Moon (R), prohibits the state and political subdivisions from implementing policies affecting property rights and from entering into certain relationships with organizations. Heard in the House Downsizing Government Committee on Thursday.

 

HB 1851 Sponsored by Representative Harris (D), changes provisions relating to ethics, conflicts of interest, lobbying, and campaign finance. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1861 Sponsored by Representative Wanda Brown (R), specifies that public assistance benefit recipients who make electronic benefit transfer transactions exclusively outside the state for a period of 90 days shall have their benefits suspended. Second read in the House on Monday. Referred to the House Oversight Committee on Thursday.

 

HB 1864 Sponsored by Representative Wanda Brown (R), requires the Department of Social Services to implement an automated process to ensure applicants applying for benefit programs are eligible for such programs. Second read in the House on Monday. Referred to the House Oversight Committee on Thursday.

 

HB 1880 Sponsored by Representative Barnes (R), repeals the provision requiring an automatic administrative hearing after an applicant or recipient of temporary assistance for needy families benefits tests positive for a controlled substance. First read in the House on Tuesday. Referred to the House Oversight Committee on Thursday.

 

HB 1886 Sponsored by Representative Marshall (R), requires the Office of Administration to install and maintain audio and visual recordings of the capitol office entrances for specified elected officials. First read in the House on Tuesday. Second read in the House on Wednesday.

 

HB 1887 Sponsored by Representative Marshall (R), changes the laws regarding blighted areas and the use of eminent domain. First read in the House on Tuesday. Second read in the House on Wednesday.

 

HB 1889 Sponsored by Representative Marshall (R), requires a nonprofit corporation that solicits contributions or gifts from the public to provide, upon request, the name and any compensation paid by the corporation to any board member or officer. Second read in the House on Wednesday.

 

HB 1925 Sponsored by Representative Ross (R), prohibits any state agency or department from engaging in biometric analysis of photographs and digital data. First read in the House on Wednesday. Second read on Thursday.

 

HB 1926 Sponsored by Representative Ross (R), establishes the Fair Influence in Government Act which prohibits the use of public funds for lobbying purposes. First read in the House on Wednesday. Second read on Thursday.

 

HB 1927 Sponsored by Representative Ross (R), modifies provisions related to certain boards of record control. First read in the House on Wednesday. Second read on Thursday.

 

HB 1954 Sponsored by Representative Schupp (D), prohibits members of the General Assembly from becoming lobbyists until one full regular session of the General Assembly has both convened and adjourned after the member leaves office. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

HB 1955 Sponsored by Representative Schupp (D), imposes campaign contribution limits. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

HCR 7 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. Voted and reported do pass out of the house Rules Committee on Tuesday.

 

HCR 29 Sponsored by Representative Scharnhorst (R), submits to Congress a proposed federal balanced budget amendment to the United States Constitution. First read in the House on Tuesday. Second read in the House on Wednesday.

 

HJR 62 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. Heard in the House Health Care Policy Committee on Wednesday.

 

HJR 72 Sponsored by Representative Richardson (R), proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the Governor from reducing any payment of public debt and requiring notification to the General Assembly when he or she makes specified payment changes of appropriations. Perfected in the House on Tuesday. Referred to the House Fiscal Review Committee on Wednesday, and third read and passed through the House on Thursday.

 

SS SB 498 Sponsored by Senator Schaefer (R), creates a private cause of action against navigators for unlawful release of private identifying information and requires health insurance navigators be bonded for purposes of paying any judgments awarded. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

SB 508 Sponsored by Senator Parson (R), requires that an applicant for a navigator license must take an exam created by the Department of Insurance and submit to a criminal background check. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

SB 546 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 and prescribing duties of the Attorney General for enforcement of the act. Voted do pass out of the Senate Small Business Committee on Tuesday.

 

SB 618 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. Heart in the Senate General Laws Committee on Tuesday.

 

SB 780 Sponsored by Senator LeVota (D), allows constitutional charter cities that have 100,000 or more inhabitants to enact certain types of ordinances. Second read and referred to the Senate Local Government Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 797 Sponsored by Senator Nieves (R), prohibits voluntary roadside checkpoints established by law enforcement for the collection of breath, blood, or saliva samples except for sobriety checkpoints. Second read and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

 

SB 819 Sponsored by Senator Wallingford (R), enacts multiple provisions to protect the privacy of individuals from government intrusion. Second read and referred to the Senate Oversight Committee on Thursday.

 

SB 823 Sponsored by Senator Dixon (R), provides that public employees are ineligible for retirement benefits if found guilty of certain crimes. Second read and referred to the Senate Seniors, Families and Pensions Committee on Thursday.

 

SJR 25 Sponsored by Senator Lager (R), grants the General Assembly the power to limit by statute jury awards of noneconomic damages. Voted do pass out of the Senate Small Business Committee on Tuesday.

 

SJR 26 Sponsored by Senator Lager (R), amends the Constitution to limit general revenue appropriations and mandate state income tax rate reductions in certain situations. Heard in the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Thursday.

 

HOMOSEXUALITY

HB 1820 Sponsored by Representative Morgan (D), changes the laws regarding bullying in schools. Referred to the House Education Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1858 Sponsored by Representative Webber (D), changes the laws regarding complaints filed with the Missouri Commission on Human Rights regarding discrimination based upon a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1930 Sponsored by Representative Engler (R), changes the laws regarding unlawful discriminatory employment practices as they relate to the Missouri Human Rights Act. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

PORNOGRAPHY & SEX CRIMES

HB 1545 Sponsored by Representative Haefner (R), creates the offense of unlawful internet communication with a minor. Heard in the House Crime Committee on Monday.

 

HB 1786 Sponsored by Representative Kelly (D), modifies provisions relating to the reporting of sexual abuse in schools. Referred to the House Education Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1878 Sponsored by Representative Barnes (R), specifies that incest shall be an aggravating factor in all sexual offenses. First read in the House on Tuesday, second read on Wednesday.

 

HB 1906 Sponsored by Representative Schieber (R), extends to August 28, 2024, the provisions regarding Internet cyber crime law enforcement task forces and the Cyber Crime Investigation fund which has expired and removes the appropriation for the fund. First read in the House on Wednesday. Second read on Thursday.

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

HB 1439 Sponsored by Representative Funderburk (R), changes various provisions relating to firearms. Heard in the House General Laws Committee on Tuesday. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Thursday.

 

HB 1903 Sponsored by Representative Newman (D), expands the crime of unlawful possession of a firearm and authorizes the court to order relinquishment of firearms in certain circumstances. First read in the House on Tuesday. Second read in the House on Wednesday.

 

SCS SB 613 Sponsored by Senator Nieves (R), modifies provisions relating to firearms. Do to the controversy created by certain national groups, SB613 went under a series of procedural votes where the perfection voted was reconsidered, and Senator Nasheed’s amendment was removed and then SB613 was “Re-Perfected” on Monday. Third read and passed through the Senate on Thursday.

 

SB 778 Sponsored by Senator Nieves (R), modifies provisions relating to firearms. Second read in the Senate and referred to the Senate General Laws Committee on Wednesday.

 

SCS SJR 36 Sponsored by Senator Schaefer (R) modifies constitutional provisions regarding the right to keep and bear arms. Perfected in the Senate on Monday. Voted do pass out of the Senate Oversight Committee on Wednesday, third read and passed on Thursday.

 

TAXES

HCS HB 1253 & 1297 Sponsored by Representative Berry (R), changes the laws regarding taxation by reducing the tax on corporate business income and business income for certain tax entities. Perfected in the House, and referred to the House Fiscal Review Committee on Wednesday. Third read and passed through the House on Thursday.

 

HB 1268 Sponsored by Representative Curtman (R), changes the individual income tax brackets to adjust for inflation. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

 

HCS HB 1295 Sponsored by Representative Koenig (R), changes the laws regarding income tax. Perfected in the House, and referred to the Fiscal Review Committee on Wednesday. Third read and passed through the House on Thursday.

 

HB 1296 Sponsored by Representative Koenig (R), allows a seller to advertise that the required sales tax will be assumed or absorbed into the price of the property sold or the services rendered if the amount of the tax is separately stated. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1455 Sponsored by Representative Hoskins (R), changes the laws regarding burdens of proof for the director of revenue in ascertaining tax liability of a taxpayer. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Thursday.

 

HB 1865 Sponsored by Representative Redmon (R), modifies provisions of law relating to sales and use tax exemptions for utilities used or consumed in the preparation of food. Second read in the House on Monday.

 

HB 1888 Sponsored by Representative Marshall (R), specifies that any issue to increase any tax, license, fee, or levy requiring voter approval under Article X of the Missouri Constitution must be placed on the ballot only on the general election day. First read in the House on Tuesday. Second read in the House on Wednesday.

 

HB 1915 Sponsored by Representative Webber (D), changes the laws regarding property tax assessments for certain wind energy devices. First read in the House on Wednesday.

 

HB 1924 Sponsored by Representative Korman (R), authorizes a sales tax holiday week for products that are made in the USA. First read in the House on Wednesday.

 

HB 1967 Sponsored by Representative Koenig (R), changes the laws regarding taxation. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

HJR 76 Sponsored by Representative Diehl (R), proposes a constitutional amendment limiting any increase in the merchants’ and manufacturers’ replacement tax, allowing local governing bodies to reduce the rate and eliminating the tax in 2019. Referred to the House Ways and Means on Tuesday.

 

HJR 80 Sponsored by Representative Koenig (R), proposes a constitutional amendment that changes the laws regarding taxes by phasing out the income tax and replacing it with a sales tax. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

SB 693 Sponsored by Senator Parson (R), exempts motor vehicles older than ten years from the sales tax on titling. Voted do pass out of the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Thursday.

 

SB 806 Sponsored by Senator LeVota (D), eliminates the deduction for federal income tax liability and raises the personal exemption from $2,100 to $21,100. Second read and referred to the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Thursday.

 

SB 829 Sponsored by Senator Kraus (R), removes a requirement that certain entities must meet for the burden of proof to be put on the Director of Revenue in tax liability disputes. Second read and referred to the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Thursday.

 

SB 881 Sponsored by Senator Sifton (R), authorizes the Department of Revenue to seek administrative garnishment orders and specifies the procedure for a certificate of lien for delinquent use taxes. First read in the Senate on Tuesday.

 

SB 897 Sponsored by Senator Wallingford (R), extends the authority for regional jail districts to impose a sales tax from September 30, 2015, to September 30, 2027. First read in the Senate on Wednesday.

 

VETERANS

HB 1125 Sponsored by Representative Dugger (R), allows a person with a physical disability or a member of the armed forces on active duty filing a declaration of candidacy by certified mail to designate a representative for the ballot order random drawing. Delivered to the Governor on Tuesday.

 

HB 1372 Sponsored by Representative Cox (R), prohibits protest activities at funeral services. Heard in the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

 

HB 1710 Sponsored by Representative Davis (R), establishes the Missouri National Guard Foundation Fund and authorizes a designation of tax refunds to the fund. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Wednesday.

 

HB 1913 Sponsored by Representative Webber (D), requires an employer to permit a veteran receiving medical treatment or care at a veterans’ facility or by order of the Veterans Administration to be given leave without pay to receive the treatment. First read in the House on Wednesday. Second read on Thursday.

 

HB 1914 Sponsored by Representative Webber (D), requires a Missouri state employee to be compensated an amount equal to the difference between his or her military compensation and state salary when the military leave of absence exceeds 120 hours. First read in the House on Wednesday. Second read on Thursday.

 

HB 1933 Sponsored by Representative Burns (D), authorizes the issuance of a medallion, medal, and certificate to veterans who served in certain wars. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

HCR 11 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. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

 

HJR 48 Sponsored by Representative Solon (R), proposes a constitutional amendment requiring the State Lottery Commission to develop and sell a Veterans Lottery Ticket with proceeds to go to the Veterans Commission Capital Improvement Trust Fund

 

SB 600 Sponsored by Senator Sater (R), removes additional fee for issuance of Gold Star license plates. Voted do pass out of the Senate Transportation Committee on Wednesday.

 

OTHER

HB 1099 Sponsored by Representative Burlison (R), specifies that no person as a condition or continuation of employment can be required to engage in or cease engaging in specified labor organization practices. Voted do pass out of the House Workforce Development Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1770 Sponsored by Representative Burlison (R), prohibits employers from requiring persons to become members of a private labor organization as a condition of employment. Referred to the House Workforce Development Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1772 Sponsored by Representative Rehder (R), creates the Freedom to Work Act. Referred to the House Workforce Development Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1777 Sponsored by Representative Colona (D), allows an employee who is injured on the job to select his or her own health care provider to cure and relieve the effects of the injury at the expense of the employer. Heard in the House Insurance Policy Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1877 Sponsored by Representative Black (D), changes the laws regarding the retail sale of propane gas. Second read in the House on Tuesday.

 

HB 1897 Sponsored by Representative Kolkmeyer (R), modifies provisions of law relating to the Missouri propane gas commission. First read in the House on Tuesday. Second read in the House on Wednesday.

 

HB 1943 Sponsored by Representative Webber (D), changes the prohibition on restricting the celebration of federal holidays to allow for the imposition and enforcement of reasonable regulations to protect the public’s health and safety. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

HB 1965 Sponsored by Representative Schupp (D), requires certain food or food products sold or offered for sale as kosher or kosher for Passover to have a label or symbol affixed to it identifying the person, agency, or entity that certified the product. First read in the House on Thursday.

 

HCR 23 Sponsored by Representative Hodges (D), urges the Environmental Protection Agency to increase flexibility with regard to regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants. Referred to the House Utilities on Tuesday.

 

HJR 78 Sponsored by Representative Marshall (R), proposes a constitutional amendment specifying that the right of an individual to work cannot be denied or abridged on account of his or her membership or lack of it in any labor organization or labor union. First read in the House on Tuesday. Second read in the House on Wednesday.

 

SB 817 Sponsored by Senator Sifton (R), establishes the Missouri Immunization Registry. Second read and referred to the Senate Veterans Committee on Thursday.