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House Committee Meetings
As of (02/19/2019) at 03:11 PM

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Committee:Children and Families
Chair:Solon, Sheila - (Rep-9)
Vice Chair:Neely, Jim - (Rep-8)
Date:Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1

HB 474 - Eggleston, J.
Prohibit the use of welfare benefit cards at ATM machines for cash. Expand prohibitions on using benefit cards for purchase of items such as porn, alcohol and tobacco.
HB 254 - Morris, Lynn
Prohibit a maintenance order in a divorce case from exceeding the length of the marriage.
HB 540 - Hannegan, Tom
Impose additional notification requirements of a medical provider who has made more than five referrals per year for abortions outside Missouri. Impose specific requirements for the required risk evaluation. Retain a copy of of the evaluation with the patient's medical record and snd a copy to the Health Department, but wich exclusion of any personal identifying information.
HB 664 - Unsicker, Sarah
Establish a board in the Health Department to review pregnancy-related deaths.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 487 - Solon, Sheila
Let pharmacists dispense oral contraceptives without a doctor's prescription.
HB 680 - Coleman, Mary
Prohibit abortion of a fetus that has reached the age 22 weeks after the woman's last menstral period, with some exceptions. The bill defines that at the age after which the fetus can feel pain.
HB 339 - Schnelting, Adam
Prohibit abortion of a fetus that has reached the age 22 weeks after the woman's last menstral period, with some exceptions. The bill defines that at the age after which the fetus can feel pain.
HB 126 - Schroer, Nick
Prohibit an abortion if a heartbeat can be detected in the fetus. Require a doctor to test for heartbeat before an abortion can be performed.

Committee:Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Roeber, Rebecca - (Rep-34)
Vice Chair:Basye, Chuck - (Rep-47)
Date:Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 739 - Miller, Rocky
Require a school district to provide information about abusive behavior toward by a former employee against student to another public school that inquires about the former employee. Require prior to hiring a former employee contact the school which previously employed the person.
HB 763 - Remole, Tim
Exempt private schools operated by religious organizations from the state minimum wage.
HB 604 - Henderson, Mike
Establish requirements for schools determined by the Education Department to be in need of improvement. Require such a school to establish a comittee to hire an "independent school turnaround expert" to help draft a plan for changes.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 478 - Christofanelli, Phil
Provide tax credits for contributions to an association that funds the private, private or home-school educational costs of a student.

Committee:Pensions
Chair:Pike, Patricia - (Rep-126)
Vice Chair:Black, Rusty - (Rep-7)
Date:Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 7

SB 17 --
Sponsor: Romine, Gary (Sen-03)
Exempts any person retired and receiving a retirement allowance from PSRS and employed by a public community college from current law relating to retirement allowance restrictions
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 723 - Hicks, Ron
llow motorcycles and motorized bicycles to operate on the shoulder of state limited access highways and interstates when traffic has slowed to below 30 miles per hour.

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
Chair:Wood, David - (Rep-58)
Vice Chair:Patterson, Jonathan - (Rep-30)
Date:Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Appropriation Subcommittee Markup

Committee:Corrections and Public Institutions
Chair:Roden, Shane - (Rep-111)
Vice Chair:Hansen, Jim - (Rep-40)
Date:Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time:9:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 813 - Veit, Rudy
Authorize the sale or transfer of state government land in Cole County to the Heartland Port Authority of Central Missouri.

Committee:Consent and House Procedure
Chair:Pfautsch, Donna - (Rep-33)
Vice Chair:Schroer, Nick - (Rep-107)
Date:Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HR 457 -- CHAMBER USE
Sponsor: Bailey, Dottie (Rep-110)
Grants use of the House Chamber to Eureka High School, Lafayette High School, and Marquette High School on February 25, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for presentation of the Glory Awards
HR 471 -- CHAMBER USE
Sponsor: Bailey, Dottie (Rep-110)
Grants use of the House Chamber to LaSalle Springs Middle School, Wildwood Middle School, and Rockwood Valley Middle School on April 8, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for presentation of the Glory Awards
HR 552 -- CHAMBER USE
Sponsor: Grier, Derek (Rep-100)
Grants use of the House Chamber to St. Joseph School of Manchester on May 6, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for presentation of the Glory Awards
HR 207 -- CHAMBER USE
Sponsor: Sauls, Robert (Rep-021)
Grants Missouri Girls State the use of the House Chamber on June 26, 2019, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
HR 458 -- CHAMBER USE
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim (Rep-094)
Grants use of the House Chamber to Bernard Middle School, Margaret Buerkle Middle School, St. Francis of Assisi School, Oakville Middle School, Queen of All Saints School, St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Washington Middle School, Assumption School, and St. Catherine Laboure School on April 29, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for presentation of the Glory Awards
HR 353 -- CHAMBER USE
Sponsor: Veit, Rudy (Rep-059)
Grants use of the House Chamber to the Missouri Association of Electric Cooperatives on Thursday, July 18, 2019, from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HR 457 -- CHAMBER USE
Sponsor: Bailey, Dottie (Rep-110)
Grants use of the House Chamber to Eureka High School, Lafayette High School, and Marquette High School on February 25, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for presentation of the Glory Awards
HR 471 -- CHAMBER USE
Sponsor: Bailey, Dottie (Rep-110)
Grants use of the House Chamber to LaSalle Springs Middle School, Wildwood Middle School, and Rockwood Valley Middle School on April 8, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for presentation of the Glory Awards
HR 552 -- CHAMBER USE
Sponsor: Grier, Derek (Rep-100)
Grants use of the House Chamber to St. Joseph School of Manchester on May 6, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for presentation of the Glory Awards
HR 207 -- CHAMBER USE
Sponsor: Sauls, Robert (Rep-021)
Grants Missouri Girls State the use of the House Chamber on June 26, 2019, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
HR 458 -- CHAMBER USE
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim (Rep-094)
Grants use of the House Chamber to Bernard Middle School, Margaret Buerkle Middle School, St. Francis of Assisi School, Oakville Middle School, Queen of All Saints School, St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Washington Middle School, Assumption School, and St. Catherine Laboure School on April 29, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for presentation of the Glory Awards
HR 353 -- CHAMBER USE
Sponsor: Veit, Rudy (Rep-059)
Grants use of the House Chamber to the Missouri Association of Electric Cooperatives on Thursday, July 18, 2019, from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Committee:Local Government
Chair:Hannegan, Tom - (Rep-65)
Vice Chair:Fishel, Craig - (Rep-136)
Date:Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1

HB 532 - Rone, Donald
Add the town of Portageville to the cities that can impose a sales tax for law enforcement, upon voter approval.
HB 762 - Wiemann, John
Establish a state database with public access of an expenditures by city governments including vendors and amounts.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 761 - Pfautsch, Donna
Impose a limit on the fine that can be charged a local government for filing a late annual financial statement with the state auditor.
HB 821 - Solon, Sheila
Include St. Joseph in a law authorizing some cities to operate land bank agencies to acquire donations of unused land and to sell the real estate.

Committee:Rules - Legislative Oversight
Chair:Miller, Rocky - (Rep-124)
Vice Chair:Christofanelli, Phil - (Rep-105)
Date:Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCS HB 469 - Grier, Derek
Various changes in a law providing tax breaks to businesses for job training for new jobs. Let the Economic Development Dept. require a repayment of benefits, with interest, if a company failed to maintain the new or retrained jobs for at least five years.
HCS HB 462 - Shields, Brenda
Create a tax credits for businesses providing teacher "externships."
HB 114 - Pietzman, Randy
Require a person convicted of first degree child molestation to be subject to electronic monitoring while in the process of relocating to a different county or St. Louis city. But suspend the monitoring requirement once the person has moved.
HB 219 - Wood, David
Extend the expiration date of ticket to work that provides health care coverage for lower disabled workers from August 28, 2019 to August 28, 2025.
HCS HB 333 - Shaul, Dan
Exempt interest from federal reserve bank deposits from state income taxation.
HB 438 - Chipman, Jason
Various county election law changes. Require a person be at least 21 to run for county offices. For some offices, the requires the candidates be above the age of 21.
HCS HB 678 - Patterson, Jon
Exclude from guardianship or conservatorship funds held in an account established under a law for disabled persons.
HCS HB 743 - Fishel, Craig
Restrict a public school from censoring or interferring with the content provided by a "student journalist" for a school-sponsored media outlet.

Committee:Special Committee on Student Accountability
Chair:Spencer, Bryan - (Rep-63)
Vice Chair:Morse, Herman - (Rep-151)
Date:Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 572 - Dinkins, Chris
Require publich schools to include hunter safety instruction in a physical education course.
HB 267 - Baker, Ben
Let public schools offer elective courses on the Bible or Hebrew scriptures.
HCR 13 -- RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION
Sponsor: Trent, Curtis (Rep-133)
Encourages high schools to offer elective courses on the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 572 - Dinkins, Chris
Require publich schools to include hunter safety instruction in a physical education course.
HB 267 - Baker, Ben
Let public schools offer elective courses on the Bible or Hebrew scriptures.
HCR 13 -- RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION
Sponsor: Trent, Curtis (Rep-133)
Encourages high schools to offer elective courses on the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament
HB 169 - Gannon, Elaine
Require public schools to teach appropriate online behavior.
HB 456 - Neely, Jim
Allow a school district to include on a diploma an "endorsement" that the student had demonstrated in science, technology, engineering and math. Set standards for gett the endorsement.
HB 507 - Sommer, Chrissy
Create a council named by the governor to study various school-safety issues.
HB 631 - Rone, Donald
Establish a system for a parent to enter into an agreement with an alternative provider to provide special needs education services for a special needs child in a public school.

***Amended***
Committee:Professional Registration and Licensing
Chair:Ross, Robert - (Rep-142)
Vice Chair:Helms, Steve - (Rep-135)
Date:Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time:12:30 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Time changed to 12:30 PM. Added HB 410 and HB 472. Amended

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 628 - Coleman, Jeff
Restrict dentists from prescribing long-acting or extended-release opioids for treatment of acute pain by dentists, with exceptions.
HB 66 - Pike, Patricia
Repeal a provision providing Missouri licensing for a psychologist licensed in another state that is a signatory of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Board's reciprocity agreement. The bill would retain two other provisions for reciprocity licensing.
HB 667 - Helms, Steve
Allow importantion of prescription drugs from foreign countries. Require a pharmacy in a foreign country to be licensed in the U.S. if it is licensed in its home country under standards comparable to Missouri's. Allow distribution in Missouri from a drug provider in another country if the license standards of the provider are comparable to Missouri's.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 349 - Hannegan, Tom
Exempt the practice of shampooing from the requirement for licensing as a cosmetologist or barber.
HB 257 - Stephens, Mike
Let the Pharmacy Board enter into a voluntary compliance agreement with a licensee, but make the agreement a public record.
HB 410 - Gregory, David
Let a physical therapist evaluate and begin treatment of a patient without a prescription or referral from a health care provider.
HB 472 - Grier, Derek
Prohibit a licensing board from refusing to grant a license solely because of a prior criminal crime unrelated to the licensed occupation. Also require various licensing board grant a license a license to a person who completed 8th grade, completed an approved apprenticeship and passed an examination deemed appropriate by the licensing agency.

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - General Administration
Chair:Trent, Curtis - (Rep-133)
Vice Chair:Hudson, Brad - (Rep-138)
Date:Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Appropriation Subcommittee Markup

Committee:Joint Committee on Disaster Preparedness and Awareness
Chair:
Date:Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time:5:00 PM
Location:SCR 1
Note:Review of Table of Contents Presentation by State Emergency Management Agency Director Ron Walker, SEMA's structure and capabilities ****NOTE: This hearing will be in the Capitol, SCR1, and not off site at SEMA

***Amended***
Committee:Judiciary
Chair:Gregory, David - (Rep-96)
Vice Chair:DeGroot, Bruce - (Rep-101)
Date:Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time:6:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Removed HB 106. Amended

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 229 - Swan, Kathy
Make it a rebuttable presumption in a child-custody case that equal parenting time is in the child's best interest.
HB 495 - Gregory, David
A number of changes in the law governing public notaries. Add provisions for eletronic records.
HB 519 - Schroer, Nick
Establish requirements and consumer protections in a contract with a lawyer in a consumer lawsuit. Require state registration of consumer lawsuit funding services.
HB 550 - Merideth, Peter
Establish requirements and consumer protections in a contract with a lawyer in a consumer lawsuit. Require state registration of consumer lawsuit funding services.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 547 - Griffith, Dave
Require every circuit court to create a treatment court division to handle cases for substance-abuse pffemders or veterans with disorders. Current law makes the special division optional, not mandatory for circuit courts.
HB 437 - Chipman, Jason
Require a health care provider notify the Children's Division if a birth mother or new born infant tests positive high blood alcohol content or presence of some controlled substance or illegal drugs within eight hours after birth.
HB 231 - Kolkmeyer, Glen
Define venue for lawsuits involving insurance companies. For a Missouri company, define it as the county where it's registered office is maintained, but make venue the county of the person insured if the lawsuit involves benefit or rights under an insurance contact. Also change venue for uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage.

***Corrected***
Committee:Utilities
Chair:Fitzwater, Travis - (Rep-49)
Vice Chair:Kidd, Bill - (Rep-20)
Date:Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time:2:30 PM or upon conclusion of Professional Registration (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Time change. Corrected

HB 287 - Kidd, Bill
Exclude electric vehicle charging stations not operated by a electric company under provisions dealing with regulation of electric utilities by the Public Service Commission.
HB 633 - Bondon, Jack
Various changes in water utility rate provisions. Create a seperate rate increase for infrastructure improvements. Require any infrastructure increase submitted to the Public Service Commission generate at least $1 million.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 160 - Knight, Jeff
Let the Public Service Commission approve a sewer or water utility to provide a lower rate for low-income customers.
HB 220 - Andrews, Allen
Include wind farms under the property-tax category of an electric company's local property which is assessed by local asessors.
HB 355 - Plocher, Dean
Change who files with an appeals court an appeal of a Public Service Commission ruling. Under current law, the PSC forwards the appeal. Under this bill. the party appealing the PSC ruling files the appeal directly to the court and pays filing fees.

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 20, 2019
***Amended***
Committee:Elections and Elected Officials
Chair:Shaul, Dan - (Rep-113)
Vice Chair:McGaugh, Peggy - (Rep-39)
Date:Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Removed HB 922 from Executive Session. Amended

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 922 - Taylor, Jered
Establish a closed primary system in which only persons who register as affiliated with a party can vote in that primary.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 26 - Stacy, Dan
Establish a closed primary system in which only persons who register as affiliated with a party can vote in that primary.
HB 269 - Shaul, Dan
Give the Secretary of State subpoena powers to investigate voter fraud and other election offenses.

Committee:Special Committee on Small Business
Chair:Andrews, Allen - (Rep-1)
Vice Chair:Falkner III, Bill - (Rep-10)
Date:Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 272 - Shaul, Dan
Switch responsibility for support staff for the Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board from the Economic Development Department to the Secretary of State.
HB 278 - Andrews, Allen
Change how some notices to employers by the Employment Security Division must be delivered from "personally or by registered mail" to "certified mail." Include making the address to be "the last known address" of the employer.

***Corrected***
Committee:Subcommittee on Internet Taxation
Chair:Eggleston, J. - (Rep-2)
Date:Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Changed time to 8:00 AM. Discussion on Internet Sales Tax and the Wayfair decision. Corrected

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Agriculture, Conservation, Natural Resources, and Economic Development
Chair:Kelly, Hannah - (Rep-141)
Vice Chair:Sharpe, Greg - (Rep-4)
Date:Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Appropriation Subcommittee Markup

Committee:Agriculture Policy
Chair:Rone, Don - (Rep-149)
Vice Chair:Francis, Rick - (Rep-145)
Date:Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 107 - Sommer, Chrissy
Include a psychiatric service dog under a law providing access rights for various types of service animals. Also expands various rights for service dogs.
HB 270 - Shaul, Dan
Authorize a civil fine by the Agriculture Department for violation of egg violations up to $500 for each day the violation continues.
HB 559 - Spencer, Bryan
Prohibit local government adopting an ordinance or rule that terminates a job of working animals in commerce including entertainment. Establish a right to utilize working animals.
HB 587 - Rone, Donald
Repeal a law regulating treated timber and requiring treated timber producers to have a license.

Committee:Ethics
Chair:Eggleston, J. - (Rep-2)
Vice Chair:Mitten, Gina - (Rep-83)
Date:Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:Portions of this meeting may be closed under the authority of Article III, Section 18 of the Missouri Constitution, House Rule 37, House Resolution 137, and RSMo 610.021 (3).

Committee:Special Committee on Career Readiness
Chair:Chipman, Jason - (Rep-120)
Vice Chair:Tate, Nate - (Rep-119)
Date:Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 221 - Kelley, Ann
Expand the A+ scholarship program to include dual-credit and dual-enrollment courses by a high school student taking courses at a college. Shorten the years of attendance in a Missouri high school before graduation required for the program from three to two years.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 592 - Trent, Curtis
Ipose restrictions and requirements on public schools providing student identifiable information to a private business contracting with the school. Prohibit such a business from putting advertising targeting students on its website or online services.
HCR 18 -- PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND JROTC
Sponsor: Spencer, Bryan (Rep-063)
Urges public schools to institute JROTC in their schools

Committee:Veterans
Chair:Basye, Chuck - (Rep-47)
Vice Chair:Griffith, Dave - (Rep-60)
Date:Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 810 - Sommer, Chrissy
Extend rights including employment and discrimination rights under a federal law to all active members of the National Guard members with more than 30 days of service or called into active duty by the governor. Require a school district to allow remote registration of a child if one of the parents is being relocated to Missouri under military orders. Add rights for in-state tuition at public higher education institutions.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 715 - Lynch, Steve
Repeal the sunset for a program that provided higher education grants to the spouses and children of injured or deceased veterans who served during a time of war.
HCR 9 -- MEMORIAL MONUMENT
Sponsor: Justus, Jeffery (Rep-156)
Recognizes the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument at College of the Ozarks as the official Gold Star Families Memorial Monument of Missouri
HCR 16 -- CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL GHOST ARMY
Sponsor: Dohrman, Dean (Rep-051)
Urges Congress to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Ghost Army of World War II

Committee:Special Committee on Government Oversight
Chair:Ross, Robert - (Rep-142)
Vice Chair:Schroer, Nick - (Rep-107)
Date:Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:12:30 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Continuing discussion with Department of Revenue

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Education
Chair:Black, Rusty - (Rep-7)
Vice Chair:Shields, Brenda - (Rep-11)
Date:Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Appropriation Subcommittee Markup

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Public Safety, Corrections, Transportation and Revenue
Chair:Walsh, Sara - (Rep-50)
Vice Chair:Roberts, Lane - (Rep-161)
Date:Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Appropriation Subcommittee Markup

Committee:General Laws
Chair:Plocher, Dean - (Rep-89)
Vice Chair:Taylor, Jered - (Rep-139)
Date:Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:6:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Informational presentation from the Deputy Director of the Missouri Gaming Commission, Tim McGrail.

HB 829 - Wood, David
Require the state costs of any litigation arising from the medical marijuana constitutional amendment be paid by Health Department with the veterans fund created by the constitutional amendment.
HB 626 - Ruth, Becky
Various changes in regulation of vehicle leasing copanies. Impose an annual fee. Require surety bond of $100,000. Allow special license plates for rental vehicles, at an extra fee.
HB 686 - Schroer, Nick
Allow web-based notification rather than newspaper advertising notice prior to the foreclosure sale of real estate.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 35 - Stacy, Dan
Shorten the deadline for a business to inform a person of a data breach of information from "without unreasonable delay" to within 30 days.
HB 612 - Coleman, Jeff
Transfer the State Council on the Arts from the Economic Development Department to the lieutenant governor.

Committee:Special Committee on Aging
Chair:Morris, Lynn - (Rep-140)
Vice Chair:Morse, Herman - (Rep-151)
Date:Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:6:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6

HB 675 - McDaniel, Andrew
Authorize a long-term care resident or resident's representative to have live video and/or audio monitoring of the resident.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 317 - Barnes, Jerome
Exempt a person 70 years of age or older from having to serve on a court jury.
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.
HB 466 - Wood, David
Require the Social Services Department to seek a federal waiver to expand Medicaid coverage to include "structured family caregiver" under payment for home and community based services.

Hearing Date Thursday, February 21, 2019
Committee:Special Committee on Criminal Justice
Chair:Dogan, Shamed - (Rep-98)
Vice Chair:Evans, David - (Rep-154)
Date:Thursday, February 21, 2019
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 80 - Hill, Justin
Prohibit a person on probation or parole from being required to take an alcohol or drug test unless the offense involved either alcohol or a controlled substance. Shorten the time of probation by one month the time for each month of compliance.
HB 195 - Neely, Jim
Expand a law designed to protect elderly from financial exploitation of their investments. Include financal advisers who can refuse to disburse from the account of an elderly person or who suffering from some types of disabilities if the adviser believes an attempt of financial explitation is happening.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 444 - Dogan, Shamed
Prohibit a local or state law enforcement agency from entering into an agreement with a federal agency or task force for transfer of seized property unless it exceeds $100,000 in currency.

***Amended***
Committee:Transportation
Chair:Ruth, Becky - (Rep-114)
Vice Chair:Tate, Nate - (Rep-119)
Date:Thursday, February 21, 2019
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Added HJR 17 Amended

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HCR 26 -- TRANSPORTATION FUNDING
Sponsor: Ruth, Becky (Rep-114)
Authorizes the execution of a financing agreement with the State Highways and Transportation Commission to provide funds appropriated on an annual basis from General Revenue Fund revenues to the State Road Fund for payment of the debt service on state road bonds
HJR 17 - Messenger, Jeffrey
Allocate any new motor fuel license fees approved by the legislature in 2019 or 2020 to various transportation purposes.

Committee:Budget
Chair:Smith, Cody - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Wood, David - (Rep-58)
Date:Thursday, February 21, 2019
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 423 - Shaul, Dan
Authorize, with taxes, video lottery machines at truck stops, fraternal organizations, bars and other places licensed to sell liquor.
HB 682 - Allred, Vic
Authorize video lottery terminals. Require a license and impose state regulation on operation of the terminals.

Hearing Date Monday, February 25, 2019
Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Stephens, Mike - (Rep-128)
Vice Chair:Morris, Lynn - (Rep-140)
Date:Monday, February 25, 2019
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Guest speaker: Dr. Williams (Director of Health and Senior Services)

HB 654 - Neely, Jim
Require an HMO or other type of health carrier provide a provider who applied to be credentialed or re-credentialed by the carrier be retroactively reimbursed for services provided during the application period.
HB 492 - Henderson, Mike
Prohibit a health coverage plan from restricting methods of reimbursement to a provider such as a credit card payment, which requires the provider pay a fee.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 450 - Eggleston, J.
Require the Health Department provide for a person who registers as an organ donor a sticker that could be applied to the back of the driving license if the license does not already have an organ donor indication.

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Committee:Special Committee on Urban Issues
Chair:Franks Jr., Bruce - (Rep-78)
Vice Chair:Proudie, Raychel - (Rep-73)
Date:Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time:6:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 96 - Green, Alan
Create a state Office of Equal Opportunity to assist workforce diversity programs in other agencies and make an annual report to the governor on diversity efforts.
HB 168 - Rehder, Holly
Exempt entities registered with the Health Department that deals with hypodermic syringes from a law establishing a crime of delivery of drug paraphernalia.
HB 297 - Hicks, Ron
Prohibit cities from enacting ordinances that regulate specific breeds of dogs, but allow ordinances that are not breed specific.
HB 692 - Bosley, LaKeySha
Raise the daily payment given to a felony inmate subsequently found innocent by DNA analysis from $50 per day to $100 per day.

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