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House Committee Meetings
As of (04/25/2018) at 03:13 AM

Committee:Rules - Administrative Oversight
Chair:Barnes, Jay - (Rep-60)
Vice Chair:Sommer, Chrissy - (Rep-106)
Date:Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time:5:00 PM or upon the conclusion of afternoon session (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCS HB 1524 - Neely, Jim
Let a drug manufacturer promote off-lable use of a drug, product or device.
HCS HB 2088 - Frederick, Keith
Remove trade secret protection and other circumstances under which an employment contract clause to not compete is enforceable.
HCS HB 2293 - Franklin, Diane
Require a hospital or surgical center to provide a patient (or patient guardian) the opportunity to designate a caregiver who can make decisions and get medical information about the patient. Require contacting the caregiver prior to discharge.
HB 2507 - Dogan, Shamed
Prohibit state or local law enforcement or prosectors from transferring to the federal government seized property unless the value is more than $50,000.
HB 2568 - Haefner, Marsha
Require drug wholesalers to make monthly reports on sales and deliveries in Missouri to Attorney General.
HCS HR 4839 -- US CONGRESS & I-70
Sponsor: Cornejo, Robert (Rep-064)
Urges the House of Representatives to recommend that any House Committee addressing proposals regarding the rebuilding of I-70 consider the integration of elements designed to promote the state’s natural beauty by protecting the visual and scenic qualities of Missouri roadways.
HCR 87 -- HEDGING OF NATURAL GAS
Sponsor: Black, Rusty (Rep-007)
Urges the Public Service Commission to reaffirm the state's policy of encouraging electrical corporations to act in consumers' best interests through prudent hedging of natural gas and other fuels.
HCS SB 659 - Hegeman, Dan
Increase from $1,400 to $3,000 per connection the maximum grant the Natural Resources Department can provide to public water and sewer systems.
HCS SS SB 782 - Cunningham, Mike
Impose an August 2024 expiration of various fees, bonds or assessments Established under various statutes for the Natural Resources Dept. involving hazardous waste. Under current law, only the department's authority to revise the fees expires in 2024.

Committee:Special Committee on Small Business
Chair:Andrews, Allen - (Rep-1)
Vice Chair:Wilson, Kenneth - (Rep-12)
Date:Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SB 891 - Kehoe, Mike
Designate a week in October as "Buy Missouri Week."

Committee:Special Committee on Tourism
Chair:Justus, Jeffery - (Rep-156)
Vice Chair:Gannon, Elaine - (Rep-115)
Date:Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SCR 36 --
Sponsor: Munzlinger, Brian (Sen-18)
Designates the month of August as Shingles Awareness and Prevention Month

***Amended***
Committee:Utilities
Chair:Miller, Rocky - (Rep-124)
Vice Chair:Plocher, Dean - (Rep-89)
Date:Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Adding SCR 43 Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2449 - Redmon, Craig
Require approval from all "proper governmental authorities," presumably in the area, provide consent before Public Service Commission approval for consturction of a utility facility. Current law require consent only of the "proper" municipal authorities.
SCR 43 --
Sponsor: Munzlinger, Brian (Sen-18)
Urges the Missouri Public Service Commission to reaffirm state policies relating to natural gas hedging
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SCS SB 598 - Riddle, Jeanie
Require the Transportation Department to establish a corridor for utility facilities at least 12 feet wide along state highways.
HB 2289 - Higdon, Galen
Prohibit a sewage district or city sewage service from charging a higher rate for those living outside the city than charged within those in the city. Curren law specifically allows higher rates for non-city residents.
SCR 43 --
Sponsor: Munzlinger, Brian (Sen-18)
Urges the Missouri Public Service Commission to reaffirm state policies relating to natural gas hedging

***Corrected***
Committee:Special Investigative Committee on Oversight
Chair:Barnes, Jay - (Rep-60)
Vice Chair:Phillips, Don - (Rep-138)
Date:Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE. THIS IS STILL A CLOSED MEETING pursuant to HR 5565 and Article III, Section 18 of the Missouri Constitution Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Conservation and Natural Resources
Chair:Anderson, Sonya - (Rep-131)
Vice Chair:Remole, Tim - (Rep-6)
Date:Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SB 706 - Riddle, Jeanie
Extend from December 2018 to 2023 the expiration date of a $0.50 fee for purchase of a lead-acid battery that helps fund the Hazardous Waste Fund.

Committee:Transportation
Chair:Reiboldt, Bill - (Rep-160)
Vice Chair:Ruth, Becky - (Rep-114)
Date:Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SCS SB 1050 - Schatz, Dave
Various unrelated transportation issues involving local transportation bond funds, requiring the Transportation Department to provide utility corridors, naming a portionof a highway, autocycle registration and flashing lights on highway mainteance trucks Also would allow trucks to tailgate if using a system that coordinates breaking between the trucks. The governor vetoed a similar bill in 2016, HB 1733.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SCS SB 1050 - Schatz, Dave
Various unrelated transportation issues involving local transportation bond funds, requiring the Transportation Department to provide utility corridors, naming a portionof a highway, autocycle registration and flashing lights on highway mainteance trucks Also would allow trucks to tailgate if using a system that coordinates breaking between the trucks. The governor vetoed a similar bill in 2016, HB 1733.
SB 919 - Libla, Doug
Extend from 90 days to one year how long after military employment various driving license requirements are waived for former military. Limit the waiver for a motorcycle riding training course completion to get a motorcycle driving license to cover up to one year after completition of the course. Current law does not indicate any limit on how far back the course was taken.

Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Frederick, Keith - (Rep-121)
Vice Chair:Morris, Lynn - (Rep-140)
Date:Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time:12:00 PM or upon conclusion of morning session (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2367 - May, Karla
Let a local health department establish a facility for providing hypodermic syringes and where drug users can self-administer pre-obtained drugs.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2433 - Washington, Barbara
Require a long-term care facility to have at least one who has been trained in suicide assessment, treatment and management.
HB 2463 - Stephens, Mike
Change the definition of emergency medical conditions in requirements for utilization review by health carriers for health-cost coverage. Define emergency medical condition if a person would believe immediate medical care is required, regardless of the final diagnosis.
HB 2509 - Hannegan, Tom
Define types of mental illnesses at the time of a murder that exempts the offender from facing the death penalty. Expand trial rights of the charged person to raise mental health issues.
HB 2611 - Smith, Cody
Repeal a requiring that a report of inspection deficiences of a residental facility be sent by certified mail by the Mental Health Department. Extend the deadline for a reinspection from 55 days to 60 days.

***Amended***
Committee:Higher Education
Chair:Lichtenegger, Donna - (Rep-146)
Vice Chair:Dohrman, Dean - (Rep-51)
Date:Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time:12:00 PM or upon conclusion of Morning Session (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note: Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SCS SB 807 - Wasson, Jay
Let junior/community colleges offer BA degrees, if authorized by the Higher Education Coordinating Board.

***Amended***
Committee:Local Government
Chair:Dogan, Shamed - (Rep-98)
Vice Chair:Hannegan, Tom - (Rep-65)
Date:Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time:12:00 PM or upon conclusion of morning session (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Added SB568 Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SS SB 704 - Hegeman, Dan
Wording changes in various local government provisions. Legislative staff describe the changes as "technical corrections." The Senate perfected version includes a variety of other unrelated provisions covering education, transportation partnerships, full-time prosecutors, county planning around a National Guard site, prosecuting attorney retirement, school transportation in an urban district, and more.
SS SB 568 - Cunningham, Mike
Establish provisions by which a county salary commission can raise the salary of the county commissioner or sheriff.

Committee:Rules - Legislative Oversight
Chair:Rhoads, Shawn - (Rep-154)
Vice Chair:Houx, Dan - (Rep-54)
Date:Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time:12:00 PM or upon conclusion of morning session (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCR 102 -- BALLOT MEASURE ELECTION DATE
Sponsor: Rehder, Holly (Rep-148)
Specifies that the election date for the ballot measure regarding SB 19 passed by the General Assembly in 2017, shall be August 7, 2018
HJR 80 - Christofanelli, Phil
Increase the size of the vote required to approve a state constitutional amendment from a majority to 60 percent of the vote.
HCS SB 581 - Libla, Doug
Repeal a requirement that security deposits held by a landlord be place in a bank, credit union or a depository institution insured by the federal government. Also repeal a ban on commingling deposits with other funds.
SCS SB 787 - Curls, Kiki
Require the Health Department to apply for a federal grant to establish a program to provide low-income elderly with fresh farm products.
HCS SB 800 - Libla, Doug
Expand who can a petitition to a juvenile court can be filed regarding termination of parental rights or adoption consent including a court-appointed guardian for a child or a private attorney who has filed a petition for adoption. Repeal a section on notarizing or having witness signatures for a written consent in such petitions. Repeal a provision that such a petitition does not become effective until the child is at least 48 hours old.
HCS HB 1658 - Basye, Chuck
Prohibit health insurance limiting coverage for treatment of physical, cognitive, emotional, mental or developmental disability because of a disability. Also expand the program providing services for children with special health care needs to include a cognitive, emotional, mental or developmental disability. Current law limits the program to a physical disability.
HCS HB 1725 - Barnes, Jerome
Include sports officials under a definition of a "special victim" for which the penalty for assault is higher.
HCS HB 1856 - Trent, Curtis
Impose, with some exceptions, work or work-program requirements for Medicaid eligibility that provides health care costs for the lower income.
HCS HB 2302 - McGee, DaRon
Make it a crime to discharge a firearm within a municipality, with exceptions.
HB 2549 - Morse, Herman
Let a judge consider assigning a criminal defendant to roadsise cleanup as a condition for probation.

Committee:Professional Registration and Licensing
Chair:Ross, Robert - (Rep-142)
Vice Chair:Helms, Steve - (Rep-135)
Date:Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time:12:30 PM or upon conclusion of morning session (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SB 796 - Koenig, Andrew
Include a doctoral degree program accredited by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System to meet the degree requirements to get a license as a psychologist. The Senate added suicide training provisons for various health care professionals and an interstate compact for recognition of psychologists licensed in other states.
HB 2670 - Morris, Lynn
Include drug outsourcers and third-party logisitics providers in state laws regulating drug suppliers.
HB 2107 - Cornejo, Robert
Establish a state certificate for roofing contractors.
HB 2331 - Houx, Dan
Give the Insurance Department power to require roofing contractors pass a test and pay a fee to administer the test.



Hearing Date Thursday, April 26, 2018
Committee:Special Committee on Homeland Security
Chair:Higdon, Galen - (Rep-11)
Vice Chair:Kidd, Bill - (Rep-20)
Date:Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:Testimony pertaining to homeland security. Pursuant to Article III, Section 18 of the Missouri Constitution, and 610.021 (10), (19), (20) and (21) RSMO., portions of the meeting may be closed.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SS SB 586 - Holsman, Jason
Create a joint legislative committee on disaster preparedness.

***Corrected***
Committee:Joint Committee on Legislative Research - Personnel Subcommittee
Chair:
Date:Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time:8:15 AM
Location:Room 117A (Legislative Research)
Note:Personnel meeting. The meeting will be closed pursuant to Section 610.021(3). Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Corrections and Public Institutions
Chair:Roden, Shane - (Rep-111)
Date:Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time:9:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 1579 - Franks, Bruce
Make mandatory good-time credit for a prison inmate that now is discretionary upon recommendation of the prison's superitendent superintendent. Require the Corrections Department adopt rules for earning good-time credit. Lower a life-sentence without parole to either 50 or 30 years (with good-time credit earned) depending on when the sentence began.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1556 - Neely, Jim
Let local government establish a work program as an alternative for court-ordered restitution of a criminal convict, with some exceptions.
HB 2198 - Neely, Jim
Require the death penalty by gas or lethal injection be in a manner that allows a consenting inmate to donate organs.

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Haefner, Marsha - (Rep-95)
Vice Chair:Smith, Cody - (Rep-163)
Date:Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time:9:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.


Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SS HB 1291 - Henderson, Mike
Fix the language that a provision that exempts St. Francois County from a requirement to spend 25 percent of the county road and bridge tax in cities located in the county. The current law identifies St. Francois County as a 2nd class county, but it has since become a first class county.
SS HB 1291 - Henderson, Mike
Fix the language that a provision that exempts St. Francois County from a requirement to spend 25 percent of the county road and bridge tax in cities located in the county. The current law identifies St. Francois County as a 2nd class county, but it has since become a first class county.
HB 1858 - Christofanelli, Phil
Require the Revenue Department to operate a website that displays tax information and mapping of districts that impose taxes.
HCS SCS SB 894 - Libla, Doug
Establish a program for grants for teacher professional development relating to computer science, subject to appropriations. Require the Education Department adopt a policy allowing a student to get one math, science or practical arts credit for a computer science course.
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