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House Committee Meetings
As of (04/20/2019) at 08:11 AM

Hearing Date Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Committee:Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Roeber, Rebecca - (Rep-34)
Vice Chair:Basye, Chuck - (Rep-47)
Date:Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time:9:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SS SB 218 - Hoskins, Denny
Authorize the Education Department to establish a pilot program to provide agriculture education in elementary schools.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 206 - Arthur, Lauren
Raise from $15,000 to $50,000 pubic school contract above which the must be be advertised in local newspapers before being awarded.
HB 696 - Hicks, Ron
Let a business that hires as an intern a college student majoring in science, technology, math or engineering education have up to $10,000 of its tax liability transferred to a state program supporting such internships.

Committee:Children and Families
Chair:Solon, Sheila - (Rep-9)
Vice Chair:Neely, Jim - (Rep-8)
Date:Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time:9:45 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 971 - Richey, Doug
Make it a crime to cause the death of a child born alive from an abortion or to recklessly cause the death of a child born alive. Current law makes it a crime only if the death was caused "with intent to do so."
SCS SB 101 - Riddle, Jeanie
Establish a statewide program to provide financial assistance for purchase of hearing aides by the low income.
SCS SB 83 - Cunningham, Mike
Provision information that must be provided to a parent when another person with custody over the child plans to relocate a child. The additional information would inform the parent of the right to file a motion to prevent the relocation.

Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Stephens, Mike - (Rep-128)
Vice Chair:Morris, Lynn - (Rep-140)
Date:Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time:10:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 247 - Neely, Jim
Establish standards and requirements for managed care companies providing Medicaid coverage.
HB 710 - Morris, Lynn
Various provisions expanding the powers of assistant physicians. Add provisions by which an assistant physician can become a licensed physician. Let them enter into collaborative practice agreement with a registered nurse.
SB 275 - Sater, David
Restrict dentists from prescribing long-acting or extended-release opioids for treatment of acute pain by dentists. Impose limits on prescriptions for acute pain by dentists.
SCS SB 45 - Hoskins, Denny
Prohibit health insurance limiting coverage for treatment of physical, cognitive, emotional, mental or developmental disability caused by the disability.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 653 - Neely, Jim
Require health insurance cover diagnosing or assessing the extent the mental conditition is affect the person. Prohibit any conditions or preapproval requirement for coverage.
HCR 36 -- ALS AWARENESS DAY
Sponsor: Busick, Danny (Rep-003)
Designates the month of May each year as ALS awareness month
HB 1235 - Stephens, Mike
Require the Medicaid reimbursement by a managed care company to a hospital not in the company's network at least 100 percent of the Medicaid fee-for-service fee.
HB 659 - Shields, Brenda
Require the Social Services and Mental Health department apply for a federal Medicaid waiver to provide coverage for persons under age 18 years with both a physical and developmental disability who meet the financial eligibility criteria in the waiver.

***Amended***
Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Houx, Dan - (Rep-54)
Vice Chair:Gregory, David - (Rep-96)
Date:Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time:10:45 AM
Location:South Gallery
Note:Added HCB 1, HCB 2, HB 1237, and HB 1099 Amended

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCS HB 326 - Schroer, Nick
Regulate and license mechanical contractors.
HB 337 - Swan, Kathy
Transfer five percent of the premium tax collected on insurance companies to a fund fund for services for the elderly through area agencies on the aging.
HCS HB 548 - Eggleston, J.
Phase in lower income tax rates. Extend the sales tax to online sales by out-of-state businesses that are delivered to Missouri. Legislative staff estimate the HCS version of the bill utlimately could cost the state more than $80 million in FY 2022.
HB 637 - Shawan, Jeff
Various changes in a law passed in 2016 (HB 1941) that authorizes, regulates and taxes fantasy sports gambling. Impose annual licensing fees. Provide a right to delay paying winnings for up to 15 days if the perator believes the player engaged in fraud.
HCB 1 -- CONVEYANCE OF STATE PROPERTY
Sponsor: Roden, Shane (Rep-111)
Modifies provisions relating to the conveyance of certain state property
HCB 2 -- CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Sponsor: Dogan, Shamed (Rep-098)
Modifies provisions relating to criminal justice
HB 1237 - Fitzwater, Travis
A couple of Natural Resources Department funding changes. Let the department spend money from a grantor or donor without legislative appropriations. Limit the requirement to advertise bids for park concessions only if the expected annual gross receipts will be $25,000 or more. The House added provisions authorizing sale of various property of the Natural Resources Department and park land.
HCS HB 1099 - Griesheimer, Aaron
Allow any public higher education institution to enter into long-term concession agreements with a private developer.

Committee:Workforce Development
Chair:Swan, Kathryn - (Rep-147)
Vice Chair:Henderson, Mike - (Rep-117)
Date:Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time:11:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 68 - Hough, Lincoln
Let the Education Department include on its website the members of and contact information for the Missouri Workforce Development Board and local workforce boards.

Committee:Downsizing State Government
Chair:Taylor, Jered - (Rep-139)
Vice Chair:Pietzman, Randy - (Rep-41)
Date:Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 101 - Green, Alan
Allow the Revenue Department to charge an extra fee for meeting the REAL ID driving license requirements.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1168 - Taylor, Jered
Require computerized work verification for hours billed for any state agency professional or technical service contract in excess of $100,000.
SCS SB 219 - Hoskins, Denny
Repeal the power of the Board of Accountancy to charge a fee for oversight of peer reviews. Specific the specific information the board can obtain for peer review.

***Amended***
Committee:Judiciary
Chair:Gregory, David - (Rep-96)
Vice Chair:DeGroot, Bruce - (Rep-101)
Date:Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Added HB 248 Amended

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 619 - Shawan, Jeff
Increase the penalty eor resisting arrest from an A misdemeanor to an E felony.
HB 1041 - Evans, David
Authorize a trustee to distribute property from one trust to one or more second trusts.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCS HB 115 - Remole, Tim
Expand an exemption from Workers' Compensation coverage of workers for some non-profit organizations to include the organizations' board members. Workers' Compensation covers medical costs and losses for workers injured on the job.
HB 262 - Taylor, Jered
Various changes in terms and retention of administrative law judges for the Workers' Compensation Division. Shorten the period of time after which a judge is subject to a retention vote by the Administrative Law Judge Review Committee.
HB 248 - Schroer, Nick
Various changes in terms and retention of administrative law judges for the Workers' Compensation Division. Shorten the period of time after which a judge is subject to a retention vote by the Administrative Law Judge Review Committee.

Committee:Professional Registration and Licensing
Chair:Ross, Robert - (Rep-142)
Vice Chair:Helms, Steve - (Rep-135)
Date:Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time:6:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 851 - Stephens, Mike
Authorize the Pharmacy Board to approve pilot projects involving remote dispensing of medication outside of a licensed pharmacy.
SB 204 - Riddle, Jeanie
Various change is psychologist licensing. Repeal an exemption from the application fee if the application is denied.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 377 - Kelly, Hannah
Require personal-care venders have bi-annual, face-to-face home visits to monitor and assess the quality of care provided.
HB 770 - Ross, Robert
Require a real estate deed include who prepared the property description.
HB 931 - Ross, Robert
Require an administrative rule to include a "fiscal note" of estimated costs. Require the secretary of state to email information to parties who have registered to be notified. Set a three business-day deadline to publish proposed rule information on the secretary of state's website.
HB 1238 - Miller, Rocky
Exempt a non-profit organization from requirements to be licensed to practice as an architect, engineer, land surveyor or landscape architect.
SB 36 - Riddle, Jeanie
Provide a liability lawsuit protection for real estate agents who fail to provide information about the size or improvements of property for sale, unless the agent knew the information was false.

Committee:Special Committee on Homeland Security
Chair:Hicks, Ron - (Rep-102)
Vice Chair:Kidd, Bill - (Rep-20)
Date:Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 893 - Rowland, Rory
Prohibit government agencies for purchasing goods from any Chinese company under investigation by the Intellectual Property Rights Unit of the FBI for theft of intellectual property. Assigned to committee May 18 when there were less than four weeks left in the legislative session.
HB 1155 - Hicks, Ron
Give electric utilities the right to seek rate hikes from the Public Service Commission "to improve electricity resilience at critical facilities" such as hospitals, military facilities and transportation facilities. Assigned to committee May 18 when there were less than four weeks left in the legislative session.
HB 1255 - Hicks, Ron
Create a commission on law enforcement terrorism prevention composed of law enforcement officials. Give the commissionj power to spend 25% of any grant the state gets from the U.S. Homeland Security Department. Assigned to committee May 18 when there were less than four weeks left in the legislative session.
HCR 11 -- FALUN GONG PRACTITIONERS
Sponsor: Morris, Lynn (Rep-140)
Urges the United States government to condemn the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners

***Amended***
Committee:Utilities
Chair:Fitzwater, Travis - (Rep-49)
Vice Chair:Kidd, Bill - (Rep-20)
Date:Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Added HB 717 and HB 955. Amended

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SCS SB 330 - Brown, Justin
Create a special auto license plate for those who pay an annual fee to the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives.
SCR 5 --
Sponsor: Wallingford, Wayne (Sen-27)
Establishes the Joint Committee on Solid Waste Management District Operations
HB 717 - Miller, Rocky
Expand a law requiring competitive bidding for energy cost-savings contracts. Expand the type of projects covered. Assigned to committee May 18 when there were less than four weeks left in the legislative session.
HB 955 - McCreery, Tracy
Seeks to exempt some sewer line fees from the Hancock provision of the state Constitution restricting fee increases without voter approval. Legislative staff say it effects only sewer districts in Jefferson County, St. Louis County and St. Louis city. Assigned to committee May 18 when there were less than four weeks left in the legislative session.

Hearing Date Wednesday, April 24, 2019
***Amended***
Committee:Crime Prevention and Public Safety
Chair:Wilson, Kenneth - (Rep-12)
Vice Chair:McDaniel, Andrew - (Rep-150)
Date:Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Added HB 369 Amended

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SCS SB 363 - Riddle, Jeanie
Establish a state system with access to the "National Rap Back" database information to forward to schools and other entities that provide care or services to children, the elderly or disabled and entities that license others to provide care or placement services.
HB 954 - Knight, Jeff
Create a crime of trespass of a "critical infrastructure facility" such as piple lines, railroad facilities, etc.
HB 369 - Kolkmeyer, Glen
Expand an exemption from liability lawsuits for donated fire-protection equipment to a fire department to include such donations to any company or organization and to a fire-training academy. Repeal restrictions on equipment covered by the exemption. Assigned to committee May 18 when there were less than four weeks left in the legislative session.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SS SB 145 - Burlison, Eric
Require the Amber alert system for missing children be integrated into the state's law enforcement records system.
HB 37 - Walsh, Sara
Extend the surcharge on court criminal cases for a DNA profiling fund. Expand the cases covered by the $60 fee.

Committee:Elections and Elected Officials
Chair:Shaul, Dan - (Rep-113)
Vice Chair:McGaugh, Peggy - (Rep-39)
Date:Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 6

HB 28 - Stacy, Dan
Require voting be by ranked choice for local elections. If no candidate gets a majority of the first-choice votes, continue a process by eliminating the candidate with the fewest first-choice votes until someone gets a majority. If that does not produce someone with the resulting majority, use another process of ranked choices to select a winner. In 2017 a similar bill (HB 856) was reported out "Do Not Pass" by the H Elections Committee. After three days without a motion, under House rules the bill was tabled.
SS SJR 14 - Luetkemeyer, Tony
Limit all statewide elected officials to two four-year terms. Alter legislative term limits from no more than eight years in any one chamber to a total limit of 16 years in the General Assembly. The legisltive term limit change was removed in the SS, limiting the measure to imposing a two-term limit for all the statewide elected officials.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 29 - Stacy, Dan
Restrict application for an absentee ballot be distributed only by an election authority -- rather than delivered by another person. Require a photo copy of the applicant's voter ID if the application is not made in person (such as by mail).
HB 974 - Trent, Curtis
Various changes in polling place election judges. Give the each major political party in the jurisdiction power to provide the election authority with names of election judge candidates. Provide that a judge does not have to reside in the jurisdiction.
HB 1107 - McGaugh, Peggy
Require a driving license or non-driving ID include an indication if the person is a U.S. citizen. Also revise a requirement that some candidates for public office sign an affidavit that the candidate is delinquent in tax payments by declaring the avvidavit be made under penalty of perjury if false.

Committee:Ways and Means
Chair:Sommer, Chrissy - (Rep-106)
Vice Chair:Christofanelli, Phil - (Rep-105)
Date:Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1133 - Allred, Vic
Reduce the number of income tax rates from ten to two.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 704 - Gregory, David
Provide that a property tax refund include the same interest rate provided for state income tax refunds. Current law bases the interest rate that the county collector gets.
SB 87 - Wallingford, Wayne
Extend from 2019 to 2024 the option to donate a portion of an income tax refund to a pediatric cancer research fund.
SCS SB 174 - Crawford, Sandy
Exempt interest from federal reserve bank deposits from state income taxation. Legislative staff estimate the bill would cost the state between $54,285 to $117,143 in the first year of implementation.

Committee:Budget
Chair:Smith, Cody - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Wood, David - (Rep-58)
Date:Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3

SB 185 - Wallingford, Wayne
Include employees of the Housing Development Commission under one of the retirement systems for state government workers.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 17 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations to appropriate for FY 2020 unexpended balances for capital improvement projects approved for FY 2010.
HB 18 - Smith, Cody
Appopriations state government building maintenance.
HB 19 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for new state buildings, additions or rennovations.
HB 1053 - Smith, Cody
Extend the sunset of various federal reimbursement allowances from Sept. 20, 2019 to Sept. 20, 2021. FRA is a mechanism by which the state imposes a tax on health care providers to get a higher Medicaid federal payment which then is returned back to the providers.

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Houx, Dan - (Rep-54)
Vice Chair:Gregory, David - (Rep-96)
Date:Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time:9:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Committee:Agriculture Policy
Chair:Rone, Don - (Rep-149)
Vice Chair:Francis, Rick - (Rep-145)
Date:Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time:12:00 PM or upon morning recess (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 684 - Love, Warren
Limit the misdemeanor offense of animal tresspass on another person's property to cover tresspass only by livestock.
HB 1209 - Knight, Jeff
Require the Agriculture Department publish on its website a scorecard of criteria for a solar-energy site claiming it is pollinator-friendly (such as to bees).

Committee:Higher Education
Chair:Dohrman, Dean - (Rep-51)
Vice Chair:Gannon, Elaine - (Rep-115)
Date:Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time:12:00 PM or upon morning recess (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 198 - Kendrick, Kip
Establish a work-study program in the Higher Education Department and a fund to match salaries for the jobs of students in the program, subject to appropriation. Assigned to committee May 18 when there were less than four weeks left in the legislative session.
HB 613 - Kelley, Ann
Let a public higher education institution charge different tuition rates based on the program of study. Assigned to committee May 18 when there were less than four weeks left in the legislative session.
HB 1019 - Murphy, Jim
Expand the a law that limits public higher education tuition increases to include fees and to cover graduate student fees and tuition.
HB 1121 - Swan, Kathy
Give Southeast Missouri State University power to a statewide mission in visual arts, performing arts, computer science and cybersecurity. Assigned to committee May 18 when there were less than four weeks left in the legislative session.
HCR 35 -- BINGE DRINKING STUDY
Sponsor: Hicks, Ron (Rep-102)
Urges the University of Missouri System to study whether there is a correlation or causation between alcohol sales at collegiate stadiums and binge drinking

Committee:Veterans
Chair:Basye, Chuck - (Rep-47)
Vice Chair:Griffith, Dave - (Rep-60)
Date:Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time:12:00 PM or upon morning recess (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 306 - White, Bill
Establish various rights for National Guard members called into duty. Require a school district to allow remote registration of a child if one of the parents is being relocated to Missouri under military orders. Require that for a child of a parent in the military, that the determination for eligibility of in-state tuition at a public higher education institution be made at the time of acceptance in the school.

Committee:Conservation and Natural Resources
Chair:Remole, Tim - (Rep-6)
Vice Chair:Pietzman, Randy - (Rep-41)
Date:Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time:6:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 84 - Cunningham, Mike
Extend from 2020 to 2025 a fee charged surface mining permits usd to fund the Geology Divison of the Natural Resources Department to process and distribute "geologic and hydrologic resource informatn."
SB 202 - Romine, Gary
Distribute mining royalties collected from the U.S. Interior for mining located on federal land be distributed to the counties where the mining occurred. Require counties allocate the money among specific county functions.
HB 460 - Dinkins, Chris
Distribute mining royalties collected from the U.S. Interior for mining located on federal land be distributed to the counties where the mining occurred. Require counties allocate the money among specific county functions.

Committee:Local Government
Chair:Hannegan, Tom - (Rep-65)
Vice Chair:Fishel, Craig - (Rep-136)
Date:Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time:6:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5

SCS SB 108 - Koenig, Andrew
Impose limits on tax increment finance projects that provide tax breaks for developers. Require an area meet the requirement for a dilapidated area if the proposed TIF is in a retail area. Require an outside third party study be included in the finding that an area for a TIF meets requirements for a TIF.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 397 - White, Bill
Extend from five years to 15 years the time limit after the president declares a disaster area that a petition can be filed by residents to establish a museum district.
HB 949 - McGaugh, Peggy
Provide an option for county annual financial reports to be published on a county website rather than a newspaper.
HB 823 - Francis, Rick
Provide a sales tax exempt for purchase of building supplies for construction of unattahced single-family residences in Perry County. Terminate the tax exemption after five years.

Committee:Special Committee on Aging
Chair:Morris, Lynn - (Rep-140)
Vice Chair:Morse, Herman - (Rep-151)
Date:Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time:6:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 177 - Washington, Barbara
Require a long-term care facility have at least one staff person trained in suicide assessment, treatment and management. Assigned to committee May 18 when there were less than four weeks left in the legislative session.

Hearing Date Thursday, April 25, 2019
***Corrected***
Committee:Joint Committee on Administrative Rules
Chair:Schroer, Nick - (Rep-107)
Vice Chair:Wallingford, Wayne - (Sen-27)
Date:Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time:8:30 AM
Location:SCR 2
Note:8 CSR 30-3.010 - Applicable Wage Rates for Public Works Projects, Department of Industrial Relations - Division of Labor Standards - Prevailing Wage Law Rules **A portion of this meeting may be closed pursuant to §610.021 (3) RSMo. Corrected

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Houx, Dan - (Rep-54)
Vice Chair:Gregory, David - (Rep-96)
Date:Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time:9:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Hearing Date Monday, April 29, 2019
Committee:Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement
Chair:Pike, Patricia - (Rep-126)
Vice Chair:Koenig, Andrew - (Sen-15)
Date:Monday, April 29, 2019
Time:1:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:2nd Quarter Meeting.

Hearing Date Monday, May 6, 2019
Committee:Joint Committee on Education
Chair:Romine, Gary - (Sen-03)
Vice Chair:Dohrman, Dean - (Rep-51)
Date:Monday, May 6, 2019
Time:12:30 PM
Location:SCR 2
Note:1. Election of JCED Chair and Co-Chair 2. Department of Higher Education Presentation: Designation of Educational Programs in Response to High Industry Need. 3. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education: Administration and Implementation of Missouri Computer Science Learning Standards 4. Interim Project Discussion

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