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House Committee Meetings
As of (04/26/2017) at 12:12 PM

***Amended***
Committee:Budget
Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott - (Rep-158)
Vice Chair:Alferman, Justin - (Rep-61)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - Recess
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Annual Review of State Tax Credits continued if necessary. Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
SS SB 22 - Chappelle-Nadal, Maria
Establish a program by which homeowners near of the potentially radioactive West Lake Landfill in St. Louis County could sell their homes to the state Natural Resources Department. Require a seller of property contaminated by radioactive material disclose that information to a buyer or rentor in writing.

Committee:Conservation and Natural Resources
Chair:Anderson, Sonya - (Rep-131)
Vice Chair:Remole, Tim - (Rep-6)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - Adjourned
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SS SB 35 - Cunningham, Mike
Require 60-day advance public notice to the local legislator and a public hearing before the Office of Administration can purchase land for a state agency

Committee:Economic Development
Chair:Rehder, Holly - (Rep-148)
Vice Chair:Vescovo, Rob - (Rep-112)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time:1:45 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:Or one hour after morning recess
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 387 - Messenger, Jeffrey
Earmark some state tax money to a fund to recruit retirees from other states to move to Missouri.
SS SB 124 - Wasson, Jay
Prevent an local government from losing a power granted by state law for local government of a certain population range if local government's population grows or falls outside that range. Currently, only St. Louis City can retain the statuatory power if its population falls below the population range.

***Cancelled***
Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Haefner, Marsha - (Rep-95)
Vice Chair:Vescovo, Rob - (Rep-112)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time:12:00 PM or upon morning adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:South Gallery
Note:Room may change.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

***Amended***
Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Frederick, Keith - (Rep-121)
Vice Chair:Morris, Lynn - (Rep-140)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time:12:00 PM or upon conclusion of morning session (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Added HB 1153 Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1021 - Brattin, Rick
Prohibit a drug manufacturer or wholesaler from providing anything of value to a health care provider.
SB 501 - Sater, David
Simply add the phrase "by protocol" to a law that requires a pharmacist to administer vaccines in accordance with CDC guidelines.
HB 1153 - Crawford, Sandy
Impose restrictions on Health Department rules on medical facilities involving stroke and other emergency medical conditions.

Committee:Higher Education
Chair:Lichtenegger, Donna - (Rep-146)
Vice Chair:Dohrman, Dean - (Rep-51)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time:12:00 PM or upon conclusion of morning session (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Presentations from the following Higher Education institutions: University of Central Missouri, Missouri Western State University and Northwest Missouri State University.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Local Government
Chair:Fraker, Lyndall - (Rep-137)
Vice Chair:Hannegan, Tom - (Rep-65)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time:12:00 PM or upon conclusion of morning session (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:We will hold Executive Session before Public Hearing.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

SB 405 - Hegeman, Dan
Let Clay and Jefferson counties establish a board to oversee central dispatching of emergency services if the county did not imlement a state law establishing such a board as part of a phone service tax to fund emergency phone services.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SCS SB 112 - Schatz, Dave
Expand a consolidated public library district commission to include a member from a city library district joining the consolidated district if the city district's county is not part of the consolidated district.
SB 146 - Romine, Gary
Change the legal description of a county that is exempted from a law requiring a portion of the county special road and bridge tax be spent within cities in the county. Legislative staff describe the bill as correcting the description of St. Francois County.
HB 1210 - Lichtenegger, Donna
Change the authority of a county commission to regulate use of county property from non-charter counties to counties of any classification.
HB 1079 - Mathews, Kirk
Impose a 5 percent limit in how much of an increase can be imposed in any one year on the license tax for hotels and motels. Also restrict the license tax or fee to no more than 0.8 percent of the hotel/motel''s gross revenue, with exceptions.

***Corrected***
Committee:Pensions
Chair:Walker, Nate - (Rep-3)
Vice Chair:Pike, Patricia - (Rep-126)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time:12:00 PM
Location:North Gallery
Note: Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 394 - Romine, Gary
Allow restoration of full teacher retirement benefits for a retired teacher who becomes divorced who had elected to take reduced benefits in return for extending benefits to the spouse.

Committee:Professional Registration and Licensing
Chair:Ross, Robert - (Rep-142)
Vice Chair:Helms, Steve - (Rep-135)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time:12:30 PM or upon morning 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:
HB 1154 - Lauer, Jeanie
Impose regulations and require regulation for employer organizations that hire workers to provide work for other companies under a professional employer agreement.

***Amended***
Committee:Rules - Administrative Oversight
Chair:Barnes, Jay - (Rep-60)
Vice Chair:Sommer, Chrissy - (Rep-106)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time:5:00 PM or Upon Adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Adding HJR 35. Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SS SB 10 - Wasson, Jay
Provide a tax break to a business that new jobs created in an area of economic distress with low wages.
HCS SCS SB 11 - Wasson, Jay
Clarify that statute providing the the loan agreement power granted to cities for industrial development projects is limited only to the power to loan the the municipality's facilities -- not to borrow money with loans.
HCS SB 30 - Sater, David
Establish provisions for consolidation of road districts within a county.
SCS SB 93 - Curls, Kiki
Shorten the length of the initial terms of the Kansas City School Board elected to positions that recently were changed.
HCS SB 95 - Sater, David
Repeal the July 2016 expiration of a now-expired law that authorizes counties to reduce their budgets during the budget year when there is a decline in revenues.
SB 222 - Riddle, Jeanie
Declare that under laws setting requirements for motor vehicle and other vehicle lights, a multple-diode light is operating operating property if at least 75 percent of the diodes are operating property.
HCS SB 283 - Hegeman, Dan
Changes in special road district commission membership. Allow members from outside the district if the member lives within the county. Cease holding voter elections for commission members if there have not been candidates in the past two elections.
SB 296 - Hummel, Jacob
Repeal a provision letting a St. Louis City employee remain in the city's retirement system after becoming a city police officer rather than having to transfer to the police retirement system. But still exempt a city airport police officer from having to become members of the police retirement system.
HCS SB 302 - Wieland, Paul
Expand the area for which a port authority can provide tax breaks for businesses creating new jobs.
SCS SB 322 - Wieland, Paul
Declare a portion of I55 in Jefferson County the "USMA Cadet Thomas M. Surdyke Memorial Highway."
SB 503 - Munzlinger, Brian
Require the state 911 Service Oversight Committee to designate a coordinator to oversee statewide 911 operations.
HJR 35 - Plocher, Dean
Extend term limits for service in any one chamber from eight years to 12 years, but retain a 16-year limit for service in both chambers.

***Corrected***
Committee:Rules - Legislative Oversight
Chair:Rhoads, Shawn - (Rep-154)
Vice Chair:Dogan, Shamed - (Rep-98)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time:Upon Conclusion of Morning Session
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:Changing location to HR 4. Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SS SB 31 - Emery, Ed
Restrict in a medical malpractice liability lawsuit award to the actual cost of medical treatment rather than the value of the treatment necessary because of the negligence. A similar bill, SB 847, was vetoed by the governor in 2016.
HCS SS SB 34 - Cunningham, Mike
Make it a felony for an illegal foreigner removed from the country to reenter and be found in Missouri.
SCS SB 82 - Dixon, Bob
Various changes in the functions of the Joint Committee on Legislative Research. Eliminate providing free copies of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to legislators, courts, prosecuting attorneys and sheriffs.
HCS SCS SB 139 - Sater, David
Establish a program under the Pharmacy Board to promote medication safety and prevent prescription drug overdose.
HCS SCS SB 237 - Rowden, Caleb
Expand a definition of who is covered in a law providing limits in medical practice lawsuits from "physician employee" who works for a hospital to include any "employee" who works for a health care provider.
SCS SB 279 - Kraus, Will
Include additional military IDs that can be used to prove identify for a state driving license or ID.
HCS SB 488 - Kehoe, Mike
Authorize transfer or sale of state properties in Independence, St. Louis, Jefferson Cityt and Mack's Creek.
HB 772 - Miller, Rocky
Add an exemption from the limit on tax breaks to businesses that create new jobs for projects that create more than 15,000 new jobs with an annual wage of more than $75,000.
HCS HB 388 - Messenger, Jeffrey
Require health insurance accept any medical provider willing to meeting the terms for participation. Adds other provisions to prohibit insurance discrimination against medical providers.
HCS HB 360 - Newman, Stacey
Make it a crime to make a false reports that causes a public school to take security actions.
HCS SCS SB 421 - Rizzo, John
Convey various state real estate properties in Jackson County to Independence.
HCS SS SB 160 - Sater, David
Establish a "bill of rights" for foster children. Require the Childrens Division attempt to place a child with relatives.
HCS SCS SB 161 - Sater, David
Establish a commission to organize the bicentennial celebration of the exploration of the Ozarks by Hwenry Schoolcraft in 1819.

Committee:Special Committee on Small Business
Chair:McCaherty, John - (Rep-97)
Vice Chair:Andrews, Allen - (Rep-1)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time:5:00 PM or upon afternoon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

SCS SB 404 - Hegeman, Dan
Allow direct shipment of alcohol to a Missourian without having to purchase the liquor from a liquor store in person.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 18 - Kraus, Will
Waive various business and organization filing fees charged by the Secretary of State if the majority shareholder, officer or director is a military veteran.

Committee:Transportation
Chair:Reiboldt, Bill - (Rep-160)
Vice Chair:Ruth, Becky - (Rep-114)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - Adjourned
Time:8:00 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:
SB 225 - Schatz, Dave
Extend the maximum length of a bus from 45 feet to 60 feert if it is an "articulated bus" comprised of two sections joined together by a flexible joint.
SCS SB 355 - Romine, Gary
Extend a law authorizing highway signs for educational institutions and various nearby attractions to include two-year colleges and technical and professional schools.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SB 225 - Schatz, Dave
Extend the maximum length of a bus from 45 feet to 60 feert if it is an "articulated bus" comprised of two sections joined together by a flexible joint.
SCS SB 355 - Romine, Gary
Extend a law authorizing highway signs for educational institutions and various nearby attractions to include two-year colleges and technical and professional schools.

***Cancelled***
Committee:Utilities
Chair:Miller, Rocky - (Rep-124)
Vice Chair:Plocher, Dean - (Rep-89)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time:5:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Workforce Development
Chair:Lauer, Jeanie - (Rep-32)
Vice Chair:Fitzwater, Travis - (Rep-49)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - Adjourned
Time:9:00 AM
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:
SCS SB 240 - Schatz, Dave
Regulate and license electrical contractors.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SCS SB 240 - Schatz, Dave
Regulate and license electrical contractors.



Hearing Date Thursday, April 27, 2017
Committee:Budget
Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott - (Rep-158)
Vice Chair:Alferman, Justin - (Rep-61)
Date:Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Annual review of State Tax Credits continued if necessary.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Haefner, Marsha - (Rep-95)
Vice Chair:Vescovo, Rob - (Rep-112)
Date:Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement
Chair:Schaaf, Rob - (Sen-34)
Vice Chair:Walker, Nate - (Rep-3)
Date:Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time:9:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:2nd quarter meeting.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Judiciary
Chair:McGaugh, Joe Don - (Rep-39)
Vice Chair:Corlew, Kevin - (Rep-14)
Date:Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time:Upon Adjournment
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:
SCS SB 88 - Brown, Dan
Extend to veterinarians a law requiring a medical malpractice suit be brought within two years.

Committee:Special Committee on Government Oversight
Chair:Brattin, Rick - (Rep-55)
Vice Chair:Moon, Mike - (Rep-157)
Date:Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time:9:30 AM
Location:South Gallery
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
SCR 21 --
Sponsor: Wallingford, Wayne (Sen-27)
Supports the adoption of the rules and procedures adopted by the Assembly of State Legislatures

Committee:Special Committee on Homeland Security
Chair:Higdon, Galen - (Rep-11)
Vice Chair:Kidd, Bill - (Rep-20)
Date:Thursday, April 27, 2017
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.

***Corrected***
Committee:Subcommittee on Boards and Commissions
Chair:Taylor, Jered - (Rep-139)
Date:Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time:1:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Possible public testimony from the following: Committee for Professional Counselors State Committee of Marital and Family Therapists State Committee of Dietitians State Committee for Social Workers State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors Missouri Health Insurance Pool Missouri Pet Spay/Neuter Fund Board Missouri Propane Safety Commission Missouri Quality Home Care Council Missouri State Park Advisory Board Missouri State Unemployment Council Missouri Task Force on Prematurity and Infant Mortality Missouri Task Force on the Prevention of Infant Abuse and Neglect Professional Services Payment Committee Special Health, Psychological and Social Needs of Minority Older Individuals Commission State Banking Board and Savings and Loan Board State Environmental Improvement and Energy Resources Authority Task Force on The Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children Unmarked Human Burial Consultation Committee Corrected
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.



Hearing Date Monday, May 1, 2017
Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Haefner, Marsha - (Rep-95)
Vice Chair:Vescovo, Rob - (Rep-112)
Date:Monday, May 1, 2017
Time:1:30 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Joint Committee on Education
Chair:Romine, Gary - (Sen-03)
Vice Chair:Wood, David - (Rep-58)
Date:Monday, May 1, 2017
Time:12:30 PM
Location:Senate Committee Room 2
Note:1. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) will present a draft state response to the Federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). 2. Elections of JCED Chair and Co-Chair 3. Discuss possible JCED interim projects.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Rules - Legislative Oversight
Chair:Rhoads, Shawn - (Rep-154)
Vice Chair:Dogan, Shamed - (Rep-98)
Date:Monday, May 1, 2017
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Please be prepared to take action on any bill referred to committee. Thank you.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.



Hearing Date Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Committee:Children and Families
Chair:Franklin, Diane - (Rep-123)
Vice Chair:Neely, Jim - (Rep-8)
Date:Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (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:
SB 195 - Koenig, Andrew
Let a parent delegate powers over a child for up to one year. Require a background check by community service program of those who the household where a child is going to be placed.

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Haefner, Marsha - (Rep-95)
Vice Chair:Vescovo, Rob - (Rep-112)
Date:Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:Room subject to change.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Rules - Legislative Oversight
Chair:Rhoads, Shawn - (Rep-154)
Vice Chair:Dogan, Shamed - (Rep-98)
Date:Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Time:Upon Conclusion of Morning Session
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Please be prepared to take action on any bill referred to committee. Thank you.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.



Hearing Date Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Committee:Rules - Legislative Oversight
Chair:Rhoads, Shawn - (Rep-154)
Vice Chair:Dogan, Shamed - (Rep-98)
Date:Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time:Upon Conclusion of Morning Session
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Please be prepared to take action on any bill referred to committee. Thank you.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.



Hearing Date Monday, May 8, 2017
Committee:Rules - Legislative Oversight
Chair:Rhoads, Shawn - (Rep-154)
Vice Chair:Dogan, Shamed - (Rep-98)
Date:Monday, May 8, 2017
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Please be prepared to take action on any bill referred to committee. Thank you.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.



Hearing Date Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Committee:Rules - Legislative Oversight
Chair:Rhoads, Shawn - (Rep-154)
Vice Chair:Dogan, Shamed - (Rep-98)
Date:Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Time:Upon Conclusion of Morning Session
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Please be prepared to take action on any bill referred to committee. Thank you.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.



Hearing Date Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Committee:Rules - Legislative Oversight
Chair:Rhoads, Shawn - (Rep-154)
Vice Chair:Dogan, Shamed - (Rep-98)
Date:Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time:Upon Conclusion of Morning Session
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Please be prepared to take action on any bill referred to committee. Thank you.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.



Hearing Date Thursday, June 8, 2017
***Cancelled***
Committee:Rules - Legislative Oversight
Chair:Rhoads, Shawn - (Rep-154)
Vice Chair:Dogan, Shamed - (Rep-98)
Date:Thursday, June 8, 2017
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Please be prepared to take action on any bill referred to committee. Thank you.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.


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