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House Committee Meetings
As of (01/19/2020) at 04:53 AM

Hearing Date Tuesday, January 21, 2020


Committee:Children and Families
Chair:Solon, Sheila - (Rep-9)
Vice Chair:Neely, Jim - (Rep-8)
Date:Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5

* HB 1306 - Neely, Jim
Lower the sales tax for feminine hygiene products and diapers to the same level as food.
HB 2065 -- TAXATION OF FEMININE PRODUCTS
Sponsor: Mitten, Gina (Rep-083)
Changes the laws regarding the taxation of feminine hygiene products and diapers
HB 1727 - Wilson, Ken
Raise from seven to 12 years below which a child is required to wear a life vest while on a boat or wading or swimming in navigable public waters
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1411 - Solon, Sheila
Repeal a ten-year deadline for lawsuit seeking damages for sexual assalt against a minor.

Committee:Downsizing State Government
Chair:Taylor, Jered - (Rep-139)
Vice Chair:Pietzman, Randy - (Rep-41)
Date:Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6

* HB 1256 - Walsh, Sara
Repeal a requirement for having proof of paying county property taxes to get a motor vehicle license.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1526 - Houx, Dan
Repeal authorization for a a Missouri State Archives-St. Louis Trust Fund and transfer any money in the fund to the state General Revenue Fund.
HB 1631 - Deaton, Dirk
Create a joint committee on convening a state constitutional convention.
HB 1632 - Porter, Jeff
Allow a liquor wholesaler or manufacturer to donate distilled spirits to a charitable or religious organization. Current law limits the right to beer, wine or brandy.

Committee:Local Government
Chair:Hannegan, Tom - (Rep-65)
Vice Chair:Fishel, Craig - (Rep-136)
Date:Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1698 - Henderson, Mike
Authorize commissions in all non-charter counties to adopt ordinances involving use of county property including traffic and parking. Currently only the provisions covers only 1st, 2nd and 4th class counties.
HB 1700 - Fishel, Craig
Authorize Springfield to seek voter approval for a tax on hotel and motel rent to finance tourism efforts.
HB 1933 - Wiemann, John
Establish a state database with public access of an expenditures by city governments including vendors and amounts.

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Education
Chair:Black, Rusty - (Rep-7)
Vice Chair:Shields, Brenda - (Rep-11)
Date:Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time:12:00 PM
Location:Joint Hearing Room (117)
Note:Informational overview by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. We will take public testimony regarding the appropriations for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development. If you would like to be on the list to testify, please contact Rep. Rusty Black’s office at (573) 751-2917. A sign in sheet will also be available at the hearing.

Committee:Rules - Administrative Oversight
Chair:Rehder, Holly - (Rep-148)
Vice Chair:Solon, Sheila - (Rep-9)
Date:Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time:1:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCS HB 2046 - Grier, Derek
Various provisions to recognize professional licenses granted in other states.
HCS HB 1511 - Lynch, Steve
Give the a non-Missouri military spouse rights to pracitice in a profession for which the spouse is licensed in another state.

Committee:Joint Task Force on Radiologic Technologist Licensure
Chair:Swan, Kathryn - (Rep-147)
Vice Chair:Brown, Richard - (Rep-27)
Date:Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time:5:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 2
Note:Continued discussion of recommendations.

Committee:Corrections and Public Institutions
Chair:Roden, Shane - (Rep-111)
Vice Chair:Hansen, Jim - (Rep-40)
Date:Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time:6:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1296 - Dinkins, Chris
Ban two-way communication devices from prisons and jails, except those possessed by law enforcement or jail employees.
HB 1696 - Henderson, Mike
Authorize the transfer or sale of state land in St. Francios County.

Committee:Crime Prevention and Public Safety
Chair:Wilson, Kenneth - (Rep-12)
Vice Chair:McDaniel, Andrew - (Rep-150)
Date:Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time:6:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1488 - Bromley, Bob
Require a person convicted of drunken driving to complete a victim impact program approved by the court.
HB 1342 - Roberts, Lane
Provide a defense for failing to issue an arrest warrant if there are "exigent circumstances" involving various misdemeanor motor vehicle offenses.

***Amended***
Committee:Judiciary
Chair:Gregory, David - (Rep-96)
Vice Chair:DeGroot, Bruce - (Rep-101)
Date:Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time:6:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Added HB 2140 Amended

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
* HB 1435 - Houx, Dan
Earmark $1 of the fee for a death certificate for a training program for corners. A number of other changes involving death investigations.
HB 2049 - Coleman, Mary
Exempt an insurance policy from having to cover an arbitration agreement unless the insurance company has agreed in writing to the agreement.
* HB 1873 - Gregory, David
Create a separate felony crime for vehicle hijacking.
HB 2140 -- CONTESTING CREATION OF A TRUST
Sponsor: Gregory, David (Rep-096)
Allows a party to demand a trial by jury to determine if a trust is void because the creation of the trust was induced by fraud, duress, or undue influence
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
* HB 1604 - Hicks, Ron
Repeal the requirement that St. Louis city police live within the city, so long as the primary residence is within one-hour response time of the city.

Committee:Pensions
Chair:Pike, Patricia - (Rep-126)
Vice Chair:Black, Rusty - (Rep-7)
Date:Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time:6:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1467 - Pike, Patricia
Various changes in the local government retirement system. Allow a two percent or six percent contribution. Current law allows only a four percent contribution, if any. Add provisons if some employees are Social Security and others are not.
HB 1934 - Wiemann, John
Exempt the the employees of the School Retirement System board from a provision that makes beneficiaries of the system closed records.

Committee:Utilities
Chair:Fitzwater, Travis - (Rep-49)
Vice Chair:Kidd, Bill - (Rep-20)
Date:Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time:6:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2094 -- WATER AND SEWER INFRASTRUCTURE ACT
Sponsor: Bondon, Jack (Rep-056)
Creates the Missouri Water and Sewer Infrastructure Act

***Amended***
Committee:Special Committee on Homeland Security
Chair:Hicks, Ron - (Rep-102)
Vice Chair:Kidd, Bill - (Rep-20)
Date:Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time:6:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Added HB 1741. Amended

HB 1366 - Ellebracht, Mark
Expand exemptions to the open meetings and public records laws to include building evacuation and lock down proceedures as well as sofrware or surveillance companies that secure access to government buildings.
* HB 1737 - 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.
HB 2120 -- WATER SAFETY AND SECURITY
Sponsor: Kidd, Bill (Rep-020)
Establishes provisions relating to water safety and security
HB 1741 - Hicks, Ron
Create a "Law Enforcement Terrorism-Prevention Activity Commission" in the Public Safety Department.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1521 - Hicks, Ron
Transfer Capitol Police from the Public Safety Department to the state State Capitol Commission.

Hearing Date Wednesday, January 22, 2020


Committee:Elections and Elected Officials
Chair:Shaul, Dan - (Rep-113)
Vice Chair:McGaugh, Peggy - (Rep-39)
Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1600 - Simmons, John
Various election law provisions. Add information required for a provision ballot and give the secretary of state subpoena power to investigate provision ballots. Specify that party filing fees paid to the secretary of state be paid directly to the party treasurer.
HB 1655 - Kelly, Hannah
Various changes in state records handled by the Secretary of State. Require the original "rolls" of measures passed by the legislature be open for public inspection, not just copies. Require constitutional amendments be online. Change when death records are transmitted by the state registrar to the state archives from older than 50 years to older than 25 years.
* HJR 63 - Remole, Tim
Require constitutional amendments get eight percent of voters in every Missouri county and initiative petitions get five percent in every county. Require the petition identify the individual or group sponsoring the measure and make that person or group subject to campaign finance disclosure laws.
HJR 79 - Schnelting, Adam
Increase the vote required for passage of a constitutional amendment from a simple majority to 60 percent of the votes cast.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1434 - Richey, Doug
Redact the names and employers of dependent children under age 21 from the personal financial interest filings required of some government officials.
HB 1640 - Taylor, Jered
Extend the expiration date of various fees charged by the secretary of state.
HB 1787 - 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. Prohibit appointment to a vacant elective office who is delinquent in income or property taxes. Require proof of not being delinquent.

Committee:Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Basye, Chuck - (Rep-47)
Vice Chair:Bailey, Dottie - (Rep-110)
Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
* HB 1568 - Bailey, Dottie
Impose restrictions on secluding or restraining a student in a public school. Require a written report on the details of the seclusion or restraint by anyone who witnessed it, including other students. Require notification of the student's parents within 24 hours.
HB 1347 - Baker, Ben
Prohibit local government from using public funds to support or oppose an issue before the legsilature, politicial candidate or ballot measure.
HB 1317 - Sommer, Chrissy
Require a school district establish a program for gifted children if three percent or more of the district's students are gifted and their development requires such programs, with an exception for smaller districts. Current law allows gifted-student programs, but does not require it.
HB 1636 - Porter, Jeff
Let a public school with a four-day school week open in August -- earlier than allowed for other schools.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1540 - Basye, Chuck
Ban school districts from prohibiting a parent from recording meetings involving the federal Disabilities Education Act.
* HB 1559 - Remole, Tim
Exempt private schools operated by religious organizations from the state minimum wage.

Committee:Special Committee on Small Business
Chair:Andrews, Allen - (Rep-1)
Vice Chair:Falkner, Bill - (Rep-10)
Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1806 - Moon, Mike
Provide a sales tax refund to businesses charged with payment of extra sales taxes paid between 2005 and 2015 based on an audit by the department.
HB 1969 - Griesheimer, Aaron
Let a landlord enter and take possession of the premises without a court order if the tenant is more than 45 days delinquent in paying rent.

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - General Administration
Chair:Trent, Curtis - (Rep-133)
Vice Chair:Hudson, Brad - (Rep-138)
Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Informational overview by the Office of Administration and Office of the Public Defender. Statewide elected officials are welcome to attend and present, or may defer their overview presentation to a later date with the Budget Committee, concurrent with their budget presentation. We will take public testimony regarding the appropriations for Public Debt, Office of Administration, Employee Benefits, Leasing, Governor, Lt Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Auditor, Attorney General, Judiciary, Public Defender and the General Assembly. If you would like to be on the list to testify, please contact Rep. Trent’s office at (573) 751-0136. A sign in sheet will also be available at the hearing.

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Public Safety, Corrections, Transportation and Revenue
Chair:Walsh, Sara - (Rep-50)
Vice Chair:Roberts, Lane - (Rep-161)
Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:8:00 AM
Location:Joint Committee Hearing Room
Note:Informational overview by the Department of Corrections, Department of Public Safety, Department of Transportation and Department of Revenue. Public testimony will be taken regarding the appropriations for the departments listed above. If you would like to be on the list to testify, please contact Rep. Walsh’s office at (573) 751-2134. A sign in sheet will also be available at the hearing.

Committee:Ways and Means
Chair:Sommer, Chrissy - (Rep-106)
Vice Chair:Christofanelli, Phil - (Rep-105)
Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
* HB 1894 - Schroer, Nick
Provide automatic review by the county equalization board for an reassessment higher than 3 percent. Impose the burden of truth on the assessor. Require annual reports by county assessors to the state Tax Commission on property assessments as well as bank-owned and foreclosed property in the county.
HJR 85 - Coleman, Jeff
Allow state law to limit reassessment increases for residential property.
HB 1860 - Coleman, Jeff
Implement a constitutional amendment, if approved, to limit increases in property tax assessment.
HB 1584 - Knight, Jeff
Require the ballot language for authorization of a local sales tax indicate that the tax will be imposed on both local sales as well as sales by out--of-state sellers.
HB 1895 - Falkner, Bill
Impose a tax on sales to Missourians by out-of-state seller, if the gross receipts of the seller exceeds $100,000 in a year or there are 200 or more separate transactions.

Committee:Agriculture Policy
Chair:Rone, Don - (Rep-149)
Vice Chair:Francis, Rick - (Rep-145)
Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
* HB 1752 - Spencer, Bryan
Prohibit local government adopting an ordinance or rule that prohibits working animals in commerce including entertainment and transportation.
HB 1795 - Deaton, Dirk
Allow a landowner or landowner agent to use a night vision device or thermal imaging device to hunt for feral hogs.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1335 - Kelley, Ann
Allow the sale of raw milk (not pasteurized) by stores and restaurants, with a warning label.
HB 1348 - Baker, Ben
Allow "cottage" food operation exempt from local health regulations to selll food on internet.

Committee:Insurance Policy
Chair:Shull, Noel J - (Rep-16)
Vice Chair:Muntzel, Dave - (Rep-48)
Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
* HB 1693 - Rehder, Holly
Establish a statewide system to monitor drug prescriptions of controlled narcotics. Create a statewide database of the prescriptions. Allow the Health Department to provide information to police without a subpoena.

Committee:Veterans
Chair:Griffith, Dave - (Rep-60)
Vice Chair:O'Donnell, Michael - (Rep-95)
Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1716 - Morse, Herman
Designate August 19 as Honor Guard Appreciation Day.
HB 1473 - Griffith, Dave
Create a special auto license plate for for a contribution to the Central Missouri Honor Flight.
HB 1566 - Burnett, Ingrid
A technical correction in language defining a surviving spouse of a military veteran who had been a state employee under a statute dealing with state government workers.
HB 1485 - Rehder, Holly
Require the Veterans Commission to provide a monthly voucher for room and board to an eligible veteran as an alternative to residing in a veterans' home.

Committee:Budget
Chair:Smith, Cody - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Wood, David - (Rep-58)
Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Joint Hearing Room (117)
Note:Organizational meeting, public hearing to follow.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
* HB 1664 - Richey, Doug
Various changes in state funding for public schools requirements. Add a requirement for a public district to pay a charter school with district students in the charter school. Require charter schools to report provide an independent audit of pupil residency, enrollment and attendance.

Committee:Special Committee on Aging
Chair:Morris, Lynn - (Rep-140)
Vice Chair:Morse, Herman - (Rep-151)
Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:6:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
* HB 1387 - Murphy, Jim
Authorize a long-term care resident or resident's representative to have live video and/or audio monitoring of the resident.
* HB 1482 - McDaniel, Andrew
Allow a long-term care facility to permit live video and/or audio monitoring of the resident. The original version of the bill does not give the resident or guardian the right to require live monitoring.

***Amended***
Committee:Workforce Development
Chair:Swan, Kathryn - (Rep-147)
Vice Chair:Henderson, Mike - (Rep-117)
Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:6:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:Removed HB 2038. Amended

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1454 - Schroer, Nick
Require the Veterans Affairs Commmission collect and place on it's website seek business organizations organizations that have job opportunities and are interested in hiring veterans.

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
Chair:Wood, David - (Rep-58)
Vice Chair:Patterson, Jonathan - (Rep-30)
Date:Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Time:30 minutes upon adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Presentation from the Department of Social Services on the application process and procedures for public assistance and an update on the FSD call center.

Hearing Date Thursday, January 23, 2020


Committee:Budget
Chair:Smith, Cody - (Rep-163)
Vice Chair:Wood, David - (Rep-58)
Date:Thursday, January 23, 2020
Time:8:15 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Budget presentation from the Department of Transportation.

Committee:Task Force on Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment
Chair:Schroer, Nick - (Rep-107)
Vice Chair:Luetkemeyer, Tony - (Sen-34)
Date:Thursday, January 23, 2020
Time:1:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is earlier)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Discussion on Mental Health.

Hearing Date Monday, January 27, 2020


Committee:Conservation and Natural Resources
Chair:Remole, Tim - (Rep-6)
Vice Chair:Pietzman, Randy - (Rep-41)
Date:Monday, January 27, 2020
Time:6:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1804 - Pietzman, Randy
Require the Natural Resources Department to have staff to assist small businesses seeking permits from the department.
HB 1694 - Anderson, Sonya
Require the Natural Resources Department to include on its website an interactive map of hazardous waste sites. Require sites to post an informational sign and warning at the entrance.
HB 1292 - Dinkins, Chris
Allow a landowner or landowner agent to use a night vision device or thermal imaging device to hunt for feral hogs.
HB 1711 - Remole, Tim
Expand the lawsuit protection for packaged food by charitable organizations to include food in a sealed package at room temperature for "usefully long shelf life" that normally would be stored refreigerated.

Hearing Date Tuesday, January 28, 2020


Committee:Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight
Chair:
Date:Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Time:8:00 AM
Location:Joint Hearing Room (117)
Note:Report from Director McKenna of MODOT. Report on specialty plate application from Department of Revenue. Report on highway naming application from MODOT.

Committee:Special Committee on Homeland Security
Chair:Hicks, Ron - (Rep-102)
Vice Chair:Kidd, Bill - (Rep-20)
Date:Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Time:6:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:General informational meeting on topics including school safety and aerial surveillance. Representatives from multiple homeland security related organizations will be present to speak.

Hearing Date Wednesday, January 29, 2020


Committee:Special Committee on Urban Issues
Chair:Proudie, Raychel - (Rep-73)
Vice Chair:Patterson, Jonathan - (Rep-30)
Date:Wednesday, January 29, 2020
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 1586 - Washington, Barbara
Provide a tax credit for having an agricultural plot, facility or community-run garden in a lower-income urban area.