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HOUSE CalendarSixty-Sixth Day, Monday, May 12, 2014

 

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS FOR PERFECTION

HCS HJR 62 —  Bahr(102)           HEALTH CARE FREEDOM

HJR 70 —  Jones(050)           TERM LIMITS

 

HOUSE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

HB 1821 —  Diehl(089)           RETIREMENT BENEFITS FOR PROSECUTORS

HB 1342 —  Scharnhorst(098)           TRANSACTIONS OF GAMING ESTABLISHMENT

HCS HB 1350 —  Richardson(152)           MISSOURI STATUTES

HCS HB 1116 —  Hicks(107)           DOGS RUNNING AT LARGE

HCS HB 1662 —  Richardson(152)           MO HEALTHNET MANAGED CARE SERVICES

HB 1474 —  Brattin(055)           SCHOOL PROTECTION OFFICERS

HCS HB 1967 —  Koenig(099)           TAXATION

HCS#2 HB 1153 —  Pace(074)           CREDIT HISTORY USE BY EMPLOYERS

HB 1314 —  Frederick(121)           HEALTH CARE FREEDOM ACT

HCS HB 1484 —  Korman(042)           CONTRACTOR RETAINAGE

HB 1541 —  Hubbard(078)           ACCESS TO INCARCERATED PARENTS

HCS HB 1583 —  Berry(038)           MISSOURI TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION

HCS HB 1728 —  Love(125)           PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS

HB 2070 —  Hough(135)           VENUE FOR CERTAIN INJURIES

HCS HB 2078 —  Funderburk(103)           ELECTRICAL CORPORATION RATE RECOVERY

HCS HB 2131 —  Elmer(139)           PROFESSIONAL LICENSING

HB 2155 —  Scharnhorst(098)           STATE EMPLOYEE MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT

HCS HB 1054 —  Barnes(060)           FOSTER CARE AND ADOPTION

HCS HB 1056 —  Johnson(009)           MISSOURI BUSINESS RECRUITERS ACT

HCS HB 1183 —  Gosen(101)           OWN RISK AND SOLVENCY ASSESSMENTS

HCS HB 1478 —  Swan(147)           PROTECTION OF WOMEN’S HEALTH CARE

HB 1486 —  Fitzpatrick(158)           WORKERS COMPENSATION

HB 1543 —  Hinson(119)           MEMORIAL BRIDGE DESIGNATION

HCS HB 1725 —  Frederick(121)           RETAIL SALES LICENSEES

HCS HB 1743 —  Funderburk(103)           PROPERTY

HCS HB 1935 —  Austin(136)           MUNICIPAL COURT COSTS

HCS HB 1949 —  Thomson(001)           HIGHER EDUCATION TRAINING

HCS HB 1990 —  Fitzwater(144)           MEMORIAL HIGHWAY DESIGNATION

HB 1993 —  Bernskoetter(059)           FUNERAL PROCESSIONS

HCS HB 2049 —  Fitzpatrick(158)           FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT TAX ACT CREDIT

HB 2099 —  Franklin(123)           COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE

HB 1142 —  Flanigan(163)           TAX AMNESTY

HB 1152 —  Pace(074)           CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE DISTRIBUTION

HCS HB 1200 —  Burlison(133)           PUBLIC RECORDS

HCS HB 1247 —  Wood(058)           A+ PROGRAM

HCS HBs 1258 & 1267 —  Rowden(044)           ETHICS

HCS HB 1448 —  Cox(052)           JUDICIAL PROCEDURES

HB 1668 —  Allen(100)           HEALTH INSURANCE NAVIGATORS

HCS HB 1807 —  Solon(031)           NEWBORN SCREENING TESTS

HCS HB 1823 —  Berry(038)           VIRTUAL SCHOOLS

HB 1976 —  Spencer(063)           AUTOMATED TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT

HB 2053 —  Curtman(109)           PUBLIC FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE

HB 2219 —  Peters(076)           BREAK TIME FOR NURSING MOTHERS

HB 1111 —  Rowland(155)           SCHOOL FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS

HCS HB 1488 —  Bahr(102)           PROTECTION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

HCS HB 1492 —  Lichtenegger(146)           TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

HCS HB 1540 —  Fitzwater(144)           DISARMING A PEACE OFFICER

HB 1737 —  Burlison(133)           ADMINISTRATIVE RULES

HCS HB 1842 —  Frederick(121)           ASSISTANT PHYSICIANS

HCS HB 2209 —  Molendorp(056)           HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE

HB 1065 —  Grisamore(034)           SHOW-ME HEALTHY BABIES PROGRAM

HCS HB 1309 —  Sommer(106)           BRAIN INJURY FUND

HB 1347 —  Haahr(134)           SCHOOL ACTIVITY PARTICIPATION

HCS HB 1364 —  Bahr(102)           RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS

HB 1544 —  Rowden(044)           STREAMING OF LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS

HB 1562 —  Kratky(082)           UNLAWFUL USE OF A WEAPON

HCS HB 1634 —  Hough(135)           COMPENSATION OF WARRANTY REPAIRS

HCS HB 1639 —  Funderburk(103)           TEACHER CERTIFICATES

HCS HB 1734 —  Fraker(137)           WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIMS

HCS HB 1845 —  Anderson(131)           CONSENT FOR ABORTION FOR A MINOR

HB 1899 —  Pfautsch(033)           FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS

HCS HB 2038 —  Hicks(107)           INTERNSHIP TAX CREDIT

HCS HB 2112 —  Gatschenberger(108)           POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS

HCS HB 2188 —  Muntzel(048)           BALDRIGE NATIONAL QUALITY AWARD

HB 1188 —  Elmer(139)           WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION ACT

HCS HB 1257 —  Wilson(012)           ROADBLOCK DATA COLLECTION

HCS HB 1344 —  Gosen(101)           RESERVATION OF RIGHTS

HB 1548 —  McGaugh(039)           POLITICAL ACCOUNTABILITY

HCS HB 1640 —  Reiboldt(160)           MISSOURI LIVESTOCK MARKETING LAW

HCS HB 1894 —  Frederick(121)           VACANT PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS

HB 2136 —  Austin(136)           SECOND INJURY FUND

HCS HB 2272 —  Jones(050)           PUBLIC CONTRACT BIDDING

HCS HB 1846 —  Cox(052)           ABORTION

HCS HB 2050 —  Curtman(109)           STATE VEHICLE FLEET

HCS HB 1171 —  Butler(079)           ECONOMIC-EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP ACT

 

HOUSE BILLS FOR THIRD READING

HB 1770 —  Burlison(133)           LABOR ORGANIZATIONS

HCS HB 2118 —  Cox(052)           MISSOURI ELECTRICAL LICENSING BOARD

 

HOUSE BILLS FOR THIRD READING – CONSENT

HB 1568 —  Frederick(121)           EMERGENCY USE OF EPINEPHRINE

 

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

HCR 8 —  Richardson(152)           RIVERWAYS

HCR 16 —  Guernsey(002)           LAND VALUES

HCR 27 —  May(084)           W.C. HANDY WEEK

 

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS FOR THIRD READING

SCS SJR 27 —  Curtman(109)           ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND DATA

 

SENATE BILLS FOR THIRD READING

SB 652 —  Funderburk(103)           RAILROAD RIGHT-OF-WAYS

SCS SB 613 —  Funderburk(103)           2ND AMENDMENT PRESERVATION ACT

SB 766 —  Mitten(083)           UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE

SS SB 745 —  Jones(050)           LAW ENFORCEMENT

SB 628, E.C. —  Wilson(012)           PUBLIC UNIVERISTY PROPERTY TRANSFERS

HCS SB 656, E.C. —  Jones(050)           FIREARMS

SB 718 —  Davis(162)           LABOR ON PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS

HCS SCS SB 723 —  Stream(090)           REVENUE BONDS

HCS SCS SB 492 —  Thomson(001)           HIGHER EDUCATION

SB 601 —  Funderburk(103)           ENERGY EFFICIENCY TAX DEDUCTION

SS SCS SB 767 —  Diehl(089)           HEALTH-RELATED ALIMENT REGISTRY

SB 907 —  Flanigan(163)           CARTHAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT FUNDS

HCS SB 504 —  Rowden(044)           ELECTRONIC POSTING OF PROPOSED RULES

HCS SCS SB 567 —  Swan(147)           ADULT DAY CARE PROGRAMS

HCS SB 615 —  Austin(136)           JUDICIAL PROCEDURES

SCS SBs 638 & 647 —  Engler(116)           BENEVOLENT TAX CREDITS

HCS SB 727 —  Johnson(009)           FARMERS’ MARKET

HCS SB 773, E.C. —  Spencer(063)           PUBLIC SAFETY

SS SB 782 —  Funderburk(103)           TEACHER CERTIFICATION

SB 500 —  Kelly(045)           WILLS AND TRUSTS

HCS SB 508 —  Molendorp(056)           HEALTH INSURANCE

HCS SB 584, (Fiscal Review 5/7/14) —  Burlison(133)           TAXATION

SS SCS SB 593 —  Dugger(141)           POLITICAL SUBDIVISION ELECTIONS

HCS SB 607 —  Hough(135)           SALES TAX FOR PUBLIC SAFETY

SCS SB 623, (Fiscal Review 5/7/14) —  McGaugh(039)           ELECTIONS

HCS SCS SB 664, (Fiscal Review 5/7/14) —  Miller(124)           NATURAL RESOURCES

SCS SB 729 —  Lauer(032)           INNOVATION CAMPUS TAX CREDIT ACT

SB 734 —  Fraker(137)           ELECTRICAL COOPERATIVE MEMBER VOTING

SCS SB 735 —  Miller(124)           CAMPGROUNDS

HCS SS SB 758 —  McManus(036)           HEALTH CARE

SCS SB 785 —  Miller(124)           BOATING SAFETY IDENTIFICATION CARDS

HCS SB 794 —  Smith(085)           INSURANCE REGULATION

HCS SCS SB 809 —  Elmer(139)           ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS, AND SURVEYORS

SS SCS SB 841 —  Rowden(044)           NICOTINE OR VAPOR PRODUCTS

HCS SCS SB 852 —  Rhoads(154)           PUBLIC SAFETY

HCS SB 605, (Fiscal Review 5/8/14) —  Haahr(134)           HIGHER EDUCATION

HCS SB 660 —  Swan(147)           REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE

SCS SB 731 —  Colona(080)           NUISANCE ORDINANCES AND ACTIONS

HCS SS#2 SB 754, (Fiscal Review 5/8/14) —  Flanigan(163)           HEALTH CARE

 

HOUSE BILLS WITH SENATE AMENDMENTS

SCS HB 1190, as amended —  Kelley(127)           EMERGENCY UTILITY RESPONSE PERMITS

SCS HCS HB 1779 —  Riddle(049)           ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES

SS SCS HCS HB 1124 —  Kolkmeyer(053)           OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES

SS SCS HCS HBs 1735 & 1618 —  Cierpiot(030)           MOTORCYCLE SALES ON SUNDAY

SCS HB 1092, as amended —  Lant(159)           CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATIONS

SCS HCS HRB 1299 —  Flanigan(163)           EXECUTIVE BRANCH REORGANIZATIONS

SCS HB 1791, as amended, E.C. —  Fitzwater(144)           CONVEYANCE OF STATE PROPERTY

SCS HCS HB 1217, as amended, E.C. —  Dugger(141)           PUBLIC PENSION BENEFITS

SS SCS HB 1270 —  Lant(159)           CREDIT CARD CONTRACT DISCLOSURES

SS SCS HB 1411 —  Cross(035)           PARENTAL CONSENT

SCS HB 1866 —  Schatz(061)           MEMORIAL HIGHWAY DESIGNATION

SCS HCS HB 1410, as amended —  Cross(035)           LANDLORD TENANT ACTIONS

 

BILLS IN CONFERENCE

CCR SCS SB 612, HA 1, HA 2, HA 3, HA 4 & HA 5, E.C. —  Hoskins(054)           NONRESIDENT ENTERTAINER INCOME TAX

HCS SCS SBs 493, 485, 495, 516, 534, 545, 595, 616, & 624, as amended, E.C. —  Stream(090)           ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION

CCR HCS SCS SB 672, as amended —  Jones(050)           POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS

HCS SCS SB 716, as amended —  Scharnhorst(098)           PUBLIC HEALTH

SS SCS HCS HB 1439, as amended, E.C. —  Funderburk(103)           FIREARMS

SS SCS HB 1490, as amended, E.C. —  Bahr(102)           ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION

HCS SB 662, as amended, E.C. —  Koenig(099)           SALES TAX LAW CHANGES NOTIFICATION

HCS SB 693, as amended —  Jones(050)           TAXATION

HCS SB 614, as amended —  Cox(052)           COURT COSTS

HCS SB 621, as amended —  Cox(052)           JUDICIAL PROCEDURES

 

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

SS SCR 22 —  Ross(142)           Ozark Riverways

 

 

Missouri State Senate

 

SENATESIXTY-SIXTH DAY–MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014

 

FORMAL CALENDAR

 

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

HCS for HJR 75     Amends the Constitution to limit general revenue appropriations and mandate state income tax rate reductions in certain situations

 

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS

1. SS for SCS for SB 666-Schmitt (In Fiscal Oversight)     Creates an income tax credit equal to 0.75% of the value of a taxpayer’s residential real property

2. SS for SCS for SB 850-Munzlinger (In Fiscal Oversight)     Modifies provisions relating to agriculture including farmers’ markets

3. SS for SB 538-Keaveny (In Fiscal Oversight)     Modifies provisions relating to state funding for education

 

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

1. SB 858-Kraus     Modifies provisions relating to income taxes

2. SB 669-Schaaf     Designates “jumping jacks” as the official exercise of the state of Missouri

3. SB 821-Schaefer     Adds a motorcycle registration surcharge of five dollars to be deposited in the motorcycle safety trust fund

4. SB 823-Dixon, et al, with SCS     Provides that public employees are ineligible for retirement benefits if found guilty of certain crimes

5. SB 973-Brown     Allows the office of the Child Advocate to intervene on behalf of a child during judicial proceedings

6. SB 815-Pearce, with SCS     Modifies the duties of the State Board of Education and requires the board to promulgate rules regarding student data accessibility

7. SBs 798 & 514-Emery, with SCS     Modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education standards and assessments

8. SB 865-Nieves     Modifies provisions relating to dogs

9. SB 619-Nieves, with SCS     Specifies how courts may rule in contractual disputes involving the law of other countries and jurisdictional issues involving other countries

10. SB 531-Nasheed     Modifies the minimum wage laws

11. SB 820-Schaefer     Modifies the formula for determining how much money certain tobacco product manufacturers who are not participating in the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement receive back from escrow funds

 

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

1. HB 1073-Dugger, et al (Kraus) (In Fiscal Oversight)     Establishes photo identification requirements for voting

2. HCS for HBs 1861 & 1864, with SCS (Munzlinger) (In Fiscal Oversight)     Modifies provisions relating to public assistance

3. HCS for HB 1326, with SCS (Kehoe) (In Fiscal Oversight)     Modifies provisions relating to agriculture

4. HCS for HB 1336, with SCS (Wasson) (In Fiscal Oversight)     Modifies insurance holding company regulation, expands the power of the director of the department of insurance to examine insurance holding company systems, and establishes the requirements for own risk and solvency assessments in connection with the business of insurance

5. HJR 48-Solon, et al (Wallingford) (In Fiscal Oversight)     Requires the development of a Veterans Lottery Ticket with proceeds going to the Veterans’ Commission Capital Improvements Trust Fund

6. HCS for HB 1371, with SCS (Justus) (In Fiscal Oversight)     Modifies provisions relating to criminal law

7. HB 1865-Redmon, et al, with SCS (Libla) (In Fiscal Oversight)     Creates a state sales and use tax exemption for food preparation and specifies a method of allocating interstate income for corporate income taxes

8. HCS for HB 1075 (Kehoe) (In Fiscal Oversight)     Exempts certain items from qualifying as unclaimed property

9. HB 2079-Funderburk (Lager)     Modifies provisions relating to terminations of water services

10. HB 1454-Swan, et al (Lager)     Modifies the application timeline for substantial modification of a wireless support structure from 90 to 120 days

11. HCS for HB 1689, with SCS (Pearce)     Modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education

12. HB 1553-Dohrman, et al, with SCS (Pearce)     Modifies provisions relating to political subdivisions

13. HB 1539-Kelley (127), et al, with SCS (Dixon)     Modifies provisions related to corporate security advisors, self defense, and concealed carry permits

14. HCS for HB 1231, with SCS (Dixon)     Modifies various provisions of law relating to the administration of justice

15. HCS for HB 1831, with SCS (Schmitt)     Allows a child care facility incorporated as an LLC to qualify for the exemption for related children

16. HCS for HBs 1179 & 1765, with SCS (Dixon)     Modifies provisions relating to sales and use taxes and motor fuel taxes

17. HB 1707-Conway (Kehoe)     Allows the board of trustees of any community college district to establish regulations to control vehicular traffic on campus and modifies requirements for college police officers

18. HB 2163-Riddle (Kehoe)     Changes the laws regarding motor vehicle height and weight limits in certain city commercial zones

19. HB 1693-Barnes     Establishes a process for taking savings bonds as unclaimed property

 

 

INFORMAL CALENDAR

 

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

SB 490-Lager and Kehoe, with SCS     Modifies the law relating to public policy exceptions to the at-will employment doctrine

SB 494-Pearce, with SS (pending)     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

SB 501-Keaveny     Provides that a trustee and the attorney shall be afforded the protections granted under attorney-client privilege

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

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

SB 550-Sater, with SCS     Provides that public employees are ineligible for retirement benefits if found guilty of certain crimes

SB 553-Emery, with SCS, SS for SCS & SA 1 (pending)     Modifies the electronic system requirement for certain home-and community-based providers

SB 555-Nasheed, with SS & SA 1 (pending)     Imposes campaign contribution limits and bans certain lobbyist gifts

SB 566-Sifton     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

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

SB 578-Kraus     Modifies the membership of the county political party committees in Jackson County

SB 589-Brown, with SCS, SA 2 & SA 1 to SA 2 (pending)     Modifies provisions of law relating to civil actions for damages

SB 617-Parson, with SCS, SS for SCS & SA 1 (pending)     Establishes rights of insurers to present reservation of rights to insured without breaching insurance contract, to defend against loss prior to garnishment, and to refuse to enter contracts to limit recovery

SB 634-Parson, with SCS     Modifies the title insurance law with respect to the performance of escrow, settlement, or closing services by title insurers, agencies, and agents

SB 641-Emery     Modifies the definition of ultimate user under the controlled substances chapter to include a person’s immediate family regardless of whether they live in the same household

SB 644-LeVota     Modifies the time period for fiscal notes to analyze on proposed legislation

SB 659-Wallingford, with SCS     Modifies provisions of law regarding the scope of practice and licensing procedures for advanced practice registered nurses

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

SB 671-Sater     Extends the equine activity liability waiver to livestock activities

SB 712-Walsh, with SCS & SS for SCS (pending)     Creates a right to unpaid leave for employees that are affected by domestic violence who are involved in legal proceedings

SB 724-Parson     Modifies the law relating to the filing of fraudulent financing statements with the Secretary of State and real property documents with recorders of deeds

SB 739-Romine, with SCS, SS for SCS, SA 1 & SA 1 to SA 1 (pending)     Modifies provisions relating to the MO HealthNet program

SB 755-Wallingford     Creates the Missouri Electrical Industry Licensing Board and licensure requirements for a statewide electrical contractor’s license

SB 762-Schaefer, with SCS     Limits the release of data collected by automobile event data recorders

SB 769-Pearce, with SCS     Requires health benefit plans cover diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders

SB 770-Wallingford, with SCS     Modifies provisions relating to inspection of abortion facilities

SBs 787 & 804-Justus, with SCS     Creates the Capital Sentencing Procedures and Protocols Commission

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 814-Brown     Reauthorizes the wood energy producers tax credit and caps the amount of tax credits available under the program each fiscal year

SB 819-Wallingford, with SCS     Enacts multiple provisions to protect the privacy of individuals from government intrusion

SB 830-Parson     Provides that defendants in tort actions shall only be held severally liable and not jointly

SBs 836 & 800-Munzlinger, with SCS     Allows the Governor to convey certain state properties

SB 846-Richard     Provides that an attorney shall not collect a contingency of more than a specified percentage of damages

SB 848-LeVota, with SCS     Requires the Department of Higher Education to establish a reimbursement procedure through the A+ Program for a student’s portion of fees for dual enrollment courses

SB 875-Sater, with SCS     Modifies the notice required to public assistance recipients regarding appeals of adverse actions

SB 887-Schaefer     Requires each public institution of higher education to annually report the institution’s administrative costs as a percent of its operating budget

SB 888-Parson, with SCS     Modifies provisions relating to evidence of financial responsibility for certified commercial pesticide applicators

SB 912-Wasson and Justus, with SCS (pending)     Modifies provisions relating to the Missouri Technology Corporation and creates a tax credit for donations to it

SB 919-Justus     Modifies the time after which a person may bring a civil action under the Human Rights Act

SB 966-Lager     Modifies the law relating to the ethical behavior of public officials and lobbyists

SJR 25-Lager, with SS, SA 2 & SA 1 to SA 2 (pending)     Grants the General Assembly the power to limit by statute jury awards of noneconomic damages

SJR 26-Lager, with SS & SA 1 (pending)     Amends the Constitution to limit general revenue appropriations and mandate state income tax rate reductions in certain situations

SJR 34-Emery     Requires the Senate to try all impeachments except for the impeachment of the Governor, which shall be tried by the Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court

SJR 42-Schmitt, with SS (pending)     Establishes a permanent Joint Committee on Administrative Rules to review the promulgation of rules by state agencies

 

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HCS for HB 1044, with SCS (Lamping)     Allows political subdivisions to assign operation of a retirement plan to LAGERS and modifies various provisions relating to the administration of public retirement plans

HB 1126-Dugger and Entlicher, with SCS & SA 6 (pending) (Kraus)     Modifies provisions relating to annexation elections, elections in third and fourth class cities, and Jackson County political party committees

HCS for HB 1156 (Pearce)     Establishes a committee to assess the Money Follows the Person Demonstration Program regarding senior and disabled persons

HB 1173-Burlison, et al, with SA 1 & SA 1 to SA 1 (pending) (Brown)     Establishes a statutory cause of action, replacing the common law action, for damages against a health care provider for personal injury arising out of the rendering of or failure to render health services

HCS for HB 1189, with SCA 1 (Kehoe)     Requires DESE to develop a high school graduation policy that allows agriculture or career and technical education courses to satisfy certain subject-specific graduation requirements

HCS for HB 1192, with SCS (Brown)     Modifies the abortion parental consent provision and add protections for alternatives to abortion agencies

HCS for HB 1204, with SCS (Lager)     Establishes the Preserving Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act to prohibit the use of a drone or other aircraft to gather information with certain exceptions

HCS for HB 1261 (Kraus)     Changes the laws regarding audits for transportation development districts

HCS for HB 1295, with SCS (Kraus)     Creates a business income deduction, reduces the rate of tax on corporate income, and reduces the frequency certain employers must file withholding taxes

HCS for HB 1296, with SCS (Kraus)     Modifies provision relating to corporate income taxes and advertisement of assumption of sales tax

HCS for HB 1302, with SCS (Lager)     Modifies provisions relating to the Department of Natural Resources

HCS for HBs 1307 & 1313, with SCS, SA 2 & point of order (pending) (Sater)     Amends the current waiting period for having an abortion from 24 hours to 72 hours

HB 1388-Cornejo, et al, with SCS (Schaefer)     Prohibits government entities from obtaining the location information of an electronic device without a warrant, subpoena, or court order and using such information as evidence

SCS for HB 1390-Thomson, et al, as amended (Pearce) (In Fiscal Oversight)     Modifies provisions relating to the authorization for funding and administrative processes in higher education

HB 1430-Jones (110), et al (Schaaf)     Provides for the conscience rights of individuals who provide medical services

HB 1455-Hoskins and Fraker (Kraus)     Modifies provisions relating to burden of proof in tax liability cases

HB 1468-Dohrman, et al, with SCS (Pearce)     Modifies the law relating to workers’ compensation

HB 1495-Torpey and Hicks, with SCS & SS#2 for SCS (pending) (Dixon)     Creates a new program for disbursing grants through Early Stage Business Development Corporations

HCS for HB 1501, with SS (pending) (Schmitt)     Changes the laws regarding the Distressed Area Land Assemblage Tax Credit Act

HB 1506-Franklin, et al (Brown)     Provides that the Department of Economic Development shall disburse development grants to rural regional development groups

HCS for HB 1514, with SCS (Parson)     Establishes a procedure to obtain a marriage license for incarcerated persons or military persons who are out of the state or country

HCS for HB 1557 (Munzlinger)     Specifies violations based only on automated traffic enforcement systems shall have no driver’s license points assessed, allows heavy trucks to drive in all left-hand lanes of Missouri highways, requires MODOT to issue emergency utility response permits following a disaster

HB 1617-Rehder, et al, with SCS, SS#2 for SCS, SA 1 & SA 2 to SA 1 (pending) (Brown)     Requires authorization for certain labor unions to use dues and fees to make political contributions and withhold earnings from paychecks to pay dues

HB 1651-Fraker (Cunningham)     Allows members of electric cooperatives to participate in certain meetings by mail or electronic means

HCS for HB 1685 (Schaaf)     Allows physicians to prescribe certain investigational drugs, biological products, or devices to certain eligible terminally ill patients

HCS for HB 1918 (Lager), with SA 1 (pending)     Modifies provisions relating to foreign ownership of agricultural land

HCS for HB 1937, with SCS (Munzlinger)     Modifies provisions relating to agriculture

HB 2028-Peters, et al (Schmitt)     Designates the month of November each year as “Epilepsy Awareness Month”

HCS for HJR 47, with SA 1 & SA 1 to SA 1 (pending) (Kraus)     Proposes a constitutional amendment specifying that general law may require a person to provide government-issued photo identification in order to vote in person in an election

HJR 72-Richardson, et al (Silvey)     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

HCS for HJR 90, with SCS (pending) (Kraus)     Establishes advance voting

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

HCS for HB 1510 (Brown)     Requires mammography facilities to provide patients certain information regarding dense breast tissue

 

SENATE BILLS WITH HOUSE AMENDMENTS

SCS for SB 526-Cunningham, with HA 1, HA 2, HA 3, as amended, HA 4, as amended, HA 5 & HA 6     Requires the Division of Workers’ Compensation to develop and maintain a workers’ compensation claims database

SB 859-Brown, with HCS     Modifies provisions relating to agriculture

 

BILLS IN CONFERENCE AND BILLS CARRYING REQUEST MESSAGES

SCS for SBs 493, 485, 495, 516, 534, 545, 595, 616 & 624-Pearce, with HCS, as amended     Modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education

SCS for SB 612-Schaaf, with HA 1, HA 2, HA 3, HA 4 & HA 5     Extends allocation of tax revenues from the nonresident entertainer and athlete tax until December 31, 2020

SB 614-Dixon, with HCS, as amended     Modifies the county description of Jefferson County in provisions of law which allow the county to prosecute certain violations in a county municipal court and provisions of law regarding judicial personnel

SB 621-Dixon, with HCS, as amended     Modifies various provisions of law regarding garnishments, criminal procedure, prosecutors’ retirement system, judicial resources, court surcharges, and crime prevention

SB 662-Kraus, with HCS, as amended     Requires the Department of Revenue to notify affected sellers of certain decisions modifying sales tax law

SCS for SB 672-Parson, with HCS, as amended (Senate adopted CCR and passed CCS)     Modifies provisions relating to businesses, political subdivisions, fire sprinklers, investments, hair braiding, garnishments, asphalt shingles, and Sunday sales

SB 693-Parson, with HCS, as amended     Modifies provisions relating to taxation, fire sprinklers and merchandising practices

SCS for SB 716-Brown, with HCS, as amended     Modifies provisions relating to public health

HCS for HB 1439, with SS for SCS, as amended (Nieves)     Modifies provisions relating to firearms

HB 1490-Bahr, et al, with SS for SCS, as amended (Emery)     Requires the State Board of Education to convene work groups to develop new academic performance standards

 

RESOLUTIONS

HCR 9-Cookson, et al (Libla)     Urges the National Park Service to not take action on the Ozark National Scenic Riverways general management plan

HCS for HCR 13 (Pearce)     Urges the United States Air Force to retain the A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft fleet

HCS for HCR 25 (Wallingford)     Recognizes the month of February as “Oral Health Awareness Month” and that good oral health is critical to good overall health

HCR 29-Scharnhorst     Requests a federal balanced budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and requests the U.S. Congress to submit the proposed Amendment to the states for ratification

HCR 30-Franklin, et al (Romine)     Urges the Environmental Protection Agency to reject any federal fossil fuel emission regulations that would have the effect of removing coal as a viable fuel source

HCS for HCR 38 (Sater)     Urges Congress to decrease the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate water quality and the use of coal and wood as energy sources

HCS for HCR 45 (Kehoe)     Reauthorizes the Joint Interim Committee on State Employee Wages

 

     

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Last Week In Review

 

ABORTION

SCS HB 1132 Sponsored by Representative Engler (R), modifies provisions relating to certain benevolent tax credits. Truly agreed to and finally passed on Wednesday.

 

HCS 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 and 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 Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday. Reported  to the Senate floor on Tuesday.

 

SCS HCS HBs 1307 & 1313 Sponsored by Representative Elmer (R), changes the minimum waiting period before a woman can have an abortion from 24 hours to 72 hours. Debated on the Senate floor for several hours, before being placed on the Senate informal calendar on Tuesday.

 

SCS SBs 638 & 647 Sponsored by Senator Romine (R), modifies provisions relating to benevolent tax credits. Referred to the House Fiscal Review Committee on Monday. Heard and voted do pass on Wednesday.

 

HCS SB 660 Sponsored by Senator Sponsored by Senator Wallingford (R), (R),modifies provisions relating to reproductive health care. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Wednesday.

 

ANIMAL RIGHTS & AGRICULTURE

SS SCS HCS HB 1124 Sponsored by Representative Kolkmeyer (R), changes the laws regarding “all-terrain vehicles,” “recreational off-highway vehicles,” and “utility vehicles”. Third read and passed through the Senate on Wednesday.

 

SCS HCS HB 1302 Sponsored by Representative Remole (R), specifies that Missourians have the right to heat their homes and businesses using Sponsored by Representative Wood (R),-burning furnaces, stoves, fireplaces, and heaters. Reported do pass out of the Senate

Committee on Tuesday.

 

SCS HCS HB 1326 Sponsored by Representative Guernsey (R), establishes the Missouri Dairy and Agriculture Education Act of 2014. Referred to the Senate Oversight Committee on Monday.

 

SCS 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. Reported to the Senate floor on Tuesday.

 

HCS HB 1918 Sponsored by Representative Dugger (R), changes the laws regarding the foreign ownership of agricultural land. Voted do pass out of the Senate Commerce Committee, and reported to the Senate floor on Tuesday. Debated on the Senate floor before being placed on the senate informal calendar on Wednesday.

 

HCS HB 1937 Sponsored by Representative McGaugh (R), changes the definition of recreational use for purposes of landowner liability. Heard and voted do pass out of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday. Reported to the Senate floor on Tuesday.

 

HCS SB 584 Sponsored by Senator Dixon (R), modifies provisions relating to taxation. Referred to the House Fiscal Review Committee on Wednesday.

 

HCS SB 506 Sponsored by Senator Munzlinger (R), modifies provisions relating to agriculture. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Wednesday.

 

HCS SB 591 Sponsored by Senator Sater (R), modifies provisions relating to agriculture. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Monday. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

 

HCS SS SCS SB 707 Sponsored by Senator Wasson (R), modifies the definitions of “all-terrain vehicle,” “recreational off-highway vehicle,” and “utility vehicle”. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

 

HCS SB 727 Sponsored by Senator Chappelle-Nadal (D), creates a sales and use tax exemption for farm products sold at a farmers’ market and creates a pilot program for SNAP benefits to be used at farmers’ markets. Referred to the Fiscal Review Committee on Monday, voted and reported do pass on Wednesday.

 

HCS SB 859 Sponsored by Senator Brown (R), modifies provisions relating to agriculture. Third read and passed through the House on Monday.

 

CRIME

HCS HB 1231 Sponsored by Representative Cox (R), modifies various provisions relating to judicial procedures, the Criminal Justice Agency, prosecutors’ retirement system, promulgation of rules concerning the death penalty, application for a driver’s license, and certain crimes and civil immunities. Heard and voted do pass out of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday. Reported to the Senate floor on Thursday.

 

SCS HCS HB 1371 Sponsored by Representative Cox (R), changes the laws regarding the Missouri Criminal Code. Reported do pass out of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, voted do pass on Thursday.

 

HB 1372 Sponsored by Representative Cox (R), modifies the offense of unlawful funeral protests. Truly agreed to and finally passed on Wednesday.

 

SCS HCS HB 1665 & 1335 Sponsored by Representative Caleb Jones (R), 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. Heard in the Senate General Laws Committee and voted do pass on Tuesday.

 

HB 1707 Sponsored by Representative Conway (R), allows the board of trustees of any community college district to establish regulations to control vehicular traffic on campus and modifies requirements for college police officers. Heard and voted do pass out of the Senate Transportation Committee on Wednesday. Reported to the Senate floor on Thursday.

 

HCS HB 2116 Sponsored by Representative Torpey (R), changes the laws regarding public safety. Heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday.

 

HCS SB 696 Sponsored by Senator Sponsored by Senator Schaefer (R), (R), increases the penalties and driver license suspension periods for those who fail to yield the right-of-way in certain instances. Voted do pass out of the House General Laws Committee on Tuesday. Voted and reported do pass out of House General Laws Committee, and referred to the Rules Committee on Wednesday.

 

DRUGS & ALCOHOL

SCS HCS HB 1304 Sponsored by Representative Gosen (R), expands the types of packages in which malt liquor may be sold pursuant to a permit for the sale of malt liquor in the original package. Heard and voted do pass out of the Senate Local Government Committee on Wednesday.

 

HB 1615 Sponsored by Representative Fitzpatrick (R), provides a liquor license for boats carrying 30 or more passengers and repeals a law allowing liquor licenses on boats carrying 45 or more passengers on Table Rock Lake. Voted do pass out of the Senate Local Government Committee on Wednesday.

 

HCS SCS SB 530 Sponsored by Senator Libla (R), allows for alcohol or drug use or related convictions to be considered in determining parental fitness in termination of parental rights proceedings. Truly agreed to and finally passed on Thursday.

 

HCS SB 786 Sponsored by Senator Schmitt (R), modifies provisions relating to intoxicating liquor manufactured for personal or family use. Heard in the House General Laws Committee on Monday. Heard in the House General Laws Committee on Monday, referred to the House Rules Committee on Wednesday. Voted and reported do pass on Thursday.

 

SS SCS SB 841 Sponsored by Senator Wasson (R), modifies provisions relating to alternative nicotine or vapor products. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Monday.

 

EDUCATION

HCS HB 1250 Sponsored by Representative Wood (R), modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education. Heard in the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.

 

HCS HB 1389 Sponsored by Representative Thomson (R), grants the Coordinating Board for Higher Education responsibility to enter into agreements for interstate reciprocity regarding the delivery of postsecondary distance education. Truly agreed to and finally passed on Wednesday.

 

SS SCS HB 1490 Sponsored by Representative Bahr (R), changes the laws regarding academic performance and learning standards in elementary and secondary education. House requests conference on Tuesday, House Conferees appointed on Wednesday.

 

SCS HCS HB 1689 Sponsored by Representative Swan (R), modifies provisions relating to early childhood education programs. Voted do pass out of the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday. Reported to the Senate floor on Thursday.

 

HCS SCS SBs 493, 485, 495, 516, 534, 545, 595, 616 & 624 Sponsored by Senator Pearce (R), modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education (school transfer). House sends to conference committee on Tuesday, Conferees appointed on Wednesday.

 

SS SB 538 Sponsored by Senator Keaveny (D), modifies provisions relating to state funding for education. Referred to the Senate Oversight Committee on Monday. Voted do pass on Tuesday.

 

HCS SB 605 Sponsored by Senator Dixon (R), modifies provisions relating to higher education. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Wednesday. Referred to Fiscal Review 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. Heard and voted do pass out of the Senate Oversight Committee on Monday.

 

HB 1136 Sponsored by Representative Dugger (R) modifies numerous provisions relating to elections. Third read and passed through the Senate on Wednesday. Truly agreed to and finally passed on Thursday.

 

HJR 47 Sponsored by Representative Cox (R),proposes a constitutional amendment specifying that general law may require a person to provide government-issued photo identification in order to vote in person in an election. Debated on the senate floor before placed on the senate informal calendar on Wednesday.

 

SCS HCS HJR 90 Sponsored by Representative Dugger (R), proposes a constitutional amendment requiring the establishment of a six-week early voting period for all elections except local, special district, and municipal elections. Reported to the Senate floor 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 and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Monday. Referred to the House Fiscal Review Committee on Wednesday.

 

SCS SB 892 Sponsored by Senator Kraus (R), changes the presidential primary election date from February to March. Truly agreed to and finally passed on Monday.

 

HCS SJR 30 Sponsored by Senator Dixon (R), authorizes the Lieutenant Governor to make certain gubernatorial appointments if the Governor fails to make an appointment within ninety days of a vacancy in the position. Voted do pass out of the House General Laws Committee on Thursday.

 

FAMILY

SCS 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. Third read and passed through the Senate and reported to the House on Monday.

 

SS SCS HB 1411 Sponsored by Representative Cross (R), requires an annual in-person parental consent for a minor younger than 17 to use a tanning device in a tanning a facility. Third read and passed through the Senate on Wednesday.

 

HCR 19 Sponsored by Representative Gannon (R), recognizes March 2014 as “Missouri Whole Child Month”. Adopted in the House on Thursday.

 

HCS SCS SB 680 Sponsored by Senator Curls (D), modifies the eligibility requirements for food stamp assistance. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Tuesday. Voted and reported do pass on Wednesday.

 

HCS SCS SB 869 Sponsored by Senator Schmitt (R), suspends or redirects adoption subsidy payments in certain cases involving child abuse and neglect. Heard in the House General Laws Committee on Monday. Heard in the House General Laws Committee on Monday; voted do pass on Tuesday, reported do pass on Wednesday.

 

HCS SCS SB 873 Sponsored by Senator Brown (R), modifies provisions relating to background checks for the purpose of child placement. Heard in the House General Laws Committee on Monday. Voted do pass on Tuesday, reported do pass, and referred to the House Rules Committee on Wednesday.

 

SCR 29 Sponsored by Senator Wallingford (R), establishes a Juvenile Justice Task Force. Adopted in the House on Tuesday.

 

GOVERNMENT ETHICS

HB 1113 Sponsored by Representative Peters (D), allows a person 60 years of age or older to renew a nondriver’s identification without being physically present at the license bureau under specified conditions. Voted do pass out of the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday.

 

HB 1157 Sponsored by Representative Lair (R), requires the State Board of Education to adopt a rule regarding student data accessibility. Second read and referred to the Senate Education Committee on Monday.

 

SCS HCS HB 1204 Sponsored by Representative Wilson (R), establishes the Preserving Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act that prohibits the use of drones or other unmanned aircrafts to gather evidence or other information with specified exceptions. Reported to the Senate floor on Tuesday.

 

SCS HB 1388 Sponsored by Representative Cornejo (R), requires a search warrant for a government entity to obtain location information of an electronic device. Placed on the Senate informal calendar on Wednesday.

 

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 Senate

Committee and voted do pass on Tuesday.

 

SCS HCS HBs 1861 & 1864 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; requires the Department of Social Services to establish a pilot program to allow SNAP participants to purchase fresh produce at farmers markets. Referred to the Senate Oversight Committee on Monday. Voted do pass on Tuesday.

 

HCS HCR 41 Sponsored by Representative Moon (R), applies to Congress for the calling of a convention to propose certain amendments to the United States Constitution which place limits on the federal government. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Wednesday. Voted and reported do pass on Thursday.

 

HCR 53 Sponsored by Representative Curtman (R), strongly urges the United States Congress to continue investigating the September 11, 2012, terrorist attacks on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Offered in the House on Thursday.

 

HCS HJR 75 Sponsored by Representative Burlison (R), proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting state appropriations in any fiscal year from exceeding certain limits. Perfected in the House on Monday. First read in the Senate on Wednesday.

 

HCS 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. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Thursday.

 

HCS SB 508 Sponsored by Senator Parson (R), modifies licensing requirements for health insurance exchange navigators; modifies Sponsored by Representative Cross (R),-section references in SCHIP program and modifies requirements for issuance of excepted benefit plans. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Monday.

 

SS SCS SB 599 Sponsored by Senator Kraus (R), restricts the storage and use as evidence of data collected through automated license plate reader systems by government entities. Heard in the House Oversight Committee on Monday.

 

PORNOGRAPHY & SEX CRIMES

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. Voted do pass out of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday.

 

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

HCS HB 1303 Sponsored by Representative Haahr (R), creates the Missouri Student Religious Liberties Act. Truly agreed to and finally passed on Wednesday.

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

SS SCS HCS HB 1439 Sponsored by Representative Funderburk (R), establishes the Second Amendment Preservation Act and changes the laws regarding firearms. Senate requests conference on Tuesday, Conferees appointed on Wednesday.

 

SCS HB 1539 Sponsored by Representative Kelley (R), modifies provisions related to corporate security advisors, public school students and weapons, self defense, unlawful use of weapons, and concealed carry permits. Voted do pass out of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday. Reported to the Senate floor on Thursday.

 

HB 2126 Sponsored by Representative McGaugh (R), specifies that an individual who is occupying private property under the authority of the property owner shall be permitted to use deadly force in certain situations. Heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday.

 

SS SB 745 Sponsored by Senator Munzlinger (R), modifies the provisions regarding sheriffs and other law enforcement officers, weapons, and concealed carry permits. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Fiscal Review Committee on Wednesday.

 

SCS SJR 36 Sponsored by Senator Schaefer (R), modifies constitutional provisions regarding the right to keep and bear arms. Third read and passed through the House on Tuesday. Truly agreed to and finally passed on Wednesday.

 

TAXES

SS SCS HB 1504 Sponsored by Representative Zerr (R), exempts certain taxes from tax increment financing capture. Third read and passed through the Senate on Wednesday, third read and passed on Wednesday.

 

HB 1684 Sponsored by Representative Fitzwater (R), modifies provisions relating to tax credits and property taxation. Heard in the Senate Local Government Committee on Wednesday.

 

SCS HCS HBs 1179 & 1765 Sponsored by Representative Burlison (R), changes the laws regarding sales and use taxes and the motor fuel tax and authorizes a sales and use tax exemption on the sale of a used manufactured home. Reported to the Senate floor on Thursday.

 

HCR 29 Sponsored by Representative Scharnhorst (R), submits to Congress a proposed federal balanced budget amendment to the United States Constitution. Voted do pass out of the Senate Rules Committee on Tuesday. Reported to the Senate floor on Thursday.

 

SS#3 SCS SBs 509 & 496 Sponsored by Senator Kraus (R), modifies provisions relating to income taxes. Senate overrides Governor Nixons’ Veto on Monday. House overrides veto on Tuesday morning.

 

HCS SB 584 Sponsored by Senator Dixon (R), modifies provisions relating to taxation. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Tuesday.

 

HCS SB 662 Sponsored by Senator Kraus (R), requires the Department of Revenue to notify affected sellers of certain decisions modifying sales tax law. Third read and passed through the House, and sent to conference committee on Tuesday.

 

HCS SB 693 Sponsored by Senator Parson (R), exempts motor vehicles older than ten years from the sales tax on titling. Third read and passed through the House, and reported to the Senate on Wednesday. Sent to conference committee on Thursday.

 

HCS SCS SB 777 Sponsored by Senator Nieves (R), modifies provisions relating to tax incentives, sales tax exemptions, retail sales licenses, penalties for ordinance violations, and economic development. Voted do pass out of the House Small Business Committee on Wednesday.

 

HCS SS SCS SB 774 Sponsored by Senator Dempsey (R), modifies provisions relating to tax increment financing. Referred to the House Rules Committee on Wednesday.

 

SCS SB 829 Sponsored by Senator Kraus (R), modifies provisions relating to burden of proof in tax liability cases. Heard in the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday.

 

VETERANS

HCS HB 1082 Sponsored by Representative McCaherty (R), allows a person who has been awarded a Korea Defense Service Medal to obtain a special license plate. Voted do pass out of the House Transportation 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. Referred to the Senate Oversight Committee on Monday. Voted do pass on Tuesday.

 

HCS SCS SB 630 Sponsored by Senator Wallingford (R), allows representatives of military candidates and candidates with disabilities to draw numbers to establish ballot order. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Thursday.

 

HCS SB 631 Sponsored by Senator Sponsored by Senator Wallingford (R), (R),allows military and overseas voters to register to vote after the general deadline in certain circumstances. Voted do pass out of the House Elections Committee on Tuesday.

 

SCR 43 Sponsored by Senator Sater (R), designates the Vietnam Veterans Memorial which is to be built on the College of the Ozarks Campus in Point Lookout, Missouri as the official Vietnam War Memorial of the State of Missouri.  Reported to the Senate floor on Tuesday. Adopted in the Senate on Wednesday.

 

OTHER

HB 1573 Sponsored by Representative Lauer (R), changes the laws regarding 911 emergency communications services. Heard in the Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday.

 

SS #2 SCS HB 1617 Sponsored by Representative Rehder (R), requires authorization for certain labor unions to use dues and fees to make political contributions and requires consent for withholding earnings from paychecks. Debated on the Senate floor for several hours before being placed on the informal calendar on Tuesday.

 

HCS HB 1655 Sponsored by Representative Burlison (R) exempts motorcyclists age 21 and older from wearing a helmet when operating a motorcycle or motortricycle and creates a special license plate for the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks. Heard in the Senate Transportation Committee on Wednesday.

 

HCS SS#2 SB 754 Sponsored by Senator Sater (R), modifies provisions relating to pharmacy including the MO RX Prescription Drug Program. Voted and reported do pass out of the House Rules Committee on Wednesday.

 

 

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