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House Committee Meetings
As of (02/26/2020) at 02:13 PM

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 26, 2020


***Amended***
Committee:Elections and Elected Officials
Chair:Shaul, Dan - (Rep-113)
Vice Chair:McGaugh, Peggy - (Rep-39)
Date:Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - In Progress
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Added HB 1761. Amended

* HJR 109 - Simmons, John
Change the language of the provision giving the legislature power to require a government-issued photo ID to vote. The Supreme Court struck down a 2016 law requiring a photo ID.
HB 2368 - McGaugh, Peggy
Increase the bond required for a county recorder of deeds from $1,000 to $5,000. Require a candidate for recorder provide an affidavit to the election authority that the candidate is able to satisfy the bond requirement.
HB 1761 - McGaugh, Peggy
Remove the requirement to provide a reason for voting by absentee ballot.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
* HB 1639 - Taylor, Jered
Establish a closed primary system in which only persons who register as affiliated with a party can vote in that primary.
* HJR 102 - Simmons, John
Increase the requirement for signatures to get a state constitutional amendment on the ballot. Require signatures from eight percent of voters in two-thirds of congressional districts to two-thirds of the state's 163 state legislative districts.
HB 2298 - Carpenter, Jon
Repeal a prohibition on a voter allowing the voter's ballot to be seen with the intent of showing how the person voted. Essentially would allow a selfie showing the voter holding the voter's ballot.

Committee:Special Committee on Small Business
Chair:Andrews, Allen - (Rep-1)
Vice Chair:Falkner, Bill - (Rep-10)
Date:Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - In Progress
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1

HB 1878 - Billington, Hardy
Require the manufacturer of a heating, ventilation or air conditioning unit provide a purchase with a warranty for the product for at least one year.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
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.
HB 2267 - Eggleston, J.
Require an independent review of disputes in workers' compensation claims that covers workers injured on the job.

***Amended***
Committee:Ways and Means
Chair:Sommer, Chrissy - (Rep-106)
Vice Chair:Christofanelli, Phil - (Rep-105)
Date:Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - In Progress
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Added HB 1907. Amended

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2349 - Coleman, Mary
Expand a tax credit for contributions to domestic violence shelters to include contributions to a nonprofit organization with the exclusive purpose to support such shelters.
HB 2036 - Patterson, Jon
Provide a tax credit for a physician or physician assistant who provides community-based instruction in various medical topics.
HB 1588 - Washington, Barbara
Provide a tax credit for purchase from a relative a home the city has determined is blighted.
HJR 74 - Washington, Barbara
Freeze the assessment of residental property if it is in a subdivision immediately adjacent to a subdivision that is getting a tax abatement.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1907 - Christofanelli, Phil
Change the classification of stationary petroleum and gas proproperties from real property to personal property.

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 26, 2020
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 26, 2020
Time:12:00 PM or upon morning recess (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HCR 78 -- USDA INVESTIGATION
Sponsor: Knight, Jeff (Rep-129)
Urges the Secretary of the USDA to investigate the August 9, 2019, fire at the Tyson beef processing plant in Holcomb, Kansas, for market manipulation
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1406 - Love, Warren
Limit the misdemeanor offense of animal tresspass on another person's property to cover tresspass only by livestock.
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.
HB 2321 - Knight, Jeff
Limit the state Tax Commission from increasing productivity values of agricultural land for property tax assessment no higher than two percent from the prior value or more than eight percent higher than the lowest value in the past ten years.

***Corrected***
Committee:Insurance Policy
Chair:Shull, Noel J - (Rep-16)
Vice Chair:Muntzel, Dave - (Rep-48)
Date:Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time:12:00 PM or upon morning recess (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:Public hearing on HB 2311 will be continued. Corrected

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2311 - Haffner, Mike
Prohibit a "provider-based" health facility for charging a fee for use of a facility, with some exceptions.
* HB 1974 - Morris, Lynn
Prohibit a health insurance plan impose any financial penalty for choosing a particular provider covered by the plan.
HB 1444 - Helms, Steve
Require that any insurance plan providing coverage for air ambulance services cover the entire state.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1647 - Muntzel, Dave
Expand provisions by which insurance producers can get continuing education credits for licensing requirements.
HB 1648 - Muntzel, Dave
Various changes and requirements involving various types of auto insurance plans involving multiple insurance companies. Exempt some members from a member insurer from liability, in some circustances

Committee:Professional Registration and Licensing
Chair:Ross, Robert - (Rep-142)
Vice Chair:Helms, Steve - (Rep-135)
Date:Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time:12:00 PM or upon recess (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5

HB 1869 - Gregory, David
Expand the power of a physical therapist to evaluate and begin treatment of a patient without a prescription or referral from a health care provider.
HB 2304 - Christofanelli, Phil
Authorize pharmacists to first pre-exposure medication for HIV without a prescription from a physician.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1870 - Gregory, David
Exempt a certified public account from continuing education requirements for any year the CPA is serving in the legislature.
HB 2095 - Shawan, Jeff
Allow the awrd of an "accreditation candidate status" to meet the educational requirement to be licensed as a speech pathologist or audiologist.
HB 2300 - Coleman, Jeff
Repeal the 2023 expiration date of provisions imposing requirements for peer review of licensed "design professions" including architects and land surveyors.

Committee:Special Committee on Career Readiness
Chair:Chipman, Jason - (Rep-120)
Vice Chair:Tate, Nate - (Rep-119)
Date:Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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 2387 - Riggs, Louis
Create a task force on "21st-Century Missouri Education."
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
* HB 1994 - Basye, Chuck
Require the Education Department collect every year information including the most in-demand jobs in the state including starting salary and education required for such jobs. Also collect average cost of colleges and vocational schools. Then require the information be provided to every public school for distriution to guidance counselors.
HB 1774 - Baker, Ben
Require both private and public higher education institutions provide information to prospective students including rankings assigned by systems of instituitonal accountability, average academic costs, employment potential and job placement of students.

Committee:Veterans
Chair:Griffith, Dave - (Rep-60)
Vice Chair:O'Donnell, Michael - (Rep-95)
Date:Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Presentation by Daniel P. Slawski, MD of Guardian Hills Veterans Healing Center.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCR 83 -- BUDDY CHECK 22 DAY
Sponsor: Gannon, Elaine (Rep-115)
Establishes the Buddy Check 22 Day to promote awareness of suicide risks in the military

***Amended***
Committee:General Laws
Chair:Plocher, Dean - (Rep-89)
Vice Chair:Taylor, Jered - (Rep-139)
Date:Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time:4:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Removed HB 2056. Amended

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1874 - Gregory, David
A number of changes in the law governing public notaries. Add provisions for eletronic records.
HB 1690 - Grier, Derek
Authorize a method for on-line notarization of documents.
* HB 1748 - Allred, Vic
Prohibit a private or public higher education institution from prohibiting a student athlete from earning compensation for use of the student's name, image or likeness rights. Prohibit the NCAA from preventing a student from participating in intercollegiate athletics for earning such compensation.
* HB 1901 - Hicks, Ron
Allow concealed weapons permit owners to carry concealed weapons on transportation systems including buses and trains, with exceptions.
* HB 1722 - Schnelting, Adam
Allow concealed weapons permit owners to carry concealed weapons on public transportation systems including buses and trains, with exceptions.
* HB 1680 - Basye, Chuck
Expand the crime of defacing a firearm to include removing the manufacture's serial number of other identification mark required by law. Raise the penalty from a misdemeanor to a felony.
* HB 1522 - Shawan, Jeff
Automatically reduce the top income tax rate ever year. Impose a tax on college endowments and fetal organ sales. Legislative staff estimate the bill could cost the state up to $129 million in lower taxes for General Revenue when fully implemented.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1563 - Mosley, Jay
Prohibit the Lottery Commission or its workers from publishing the names or addresses of lottery winners.
HB 2305 - Ruth, Becky
Change the membership of the Medicaid drug utilization review board.
* HB 2116 - Porter, Jeff
Make it a misdemeanor crime to transmit a false information about the the originating telephone number in a contact with involving a voice call or text message.
HB 2173 - Schnelting, Adam
Change throughout state laws referring to "marriage" or "married" to "contract of domestic union."

Committee:Rules - Administrative Oversight
Chair:Rehder, Holly - (Rep-148)
Vice Chair:Solon, Sheila - (Rep-9)
Date:Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time:4:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCS HB 1335 - Kelley, Ann
Allow the sale of raw milk (not pasteurized) by stores and restaurants, with a warning label.
HB 1442 - Helms, Steve
Prohibit professional licensing boards from using license fees for the purpose of offering continuing education classes.
HCS HB 1999 - Black, Rusty
Various changes in the public school teacher's retirement system. Legislative staff describe the bill as "cleanup language."
HCR 60 -- MISSOURI CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION
Sponsor: Griffith, Dave (Rep-060)
Urges the Missouri Congressional delegation to support and lead efforts to pass legislation for the declassification of POW/MIA records
HCR 71 -- JAYCEES DAY
Sponsor: Sommer, Chrissy (Rep-106)
Designates January 21 as Jaycees Day in Missouri
HB 2249 - Basye, Chuck
Create a motor vehicle special license plate for holders of the military meritorious service medal.
HCS 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.
HCS HB 1558 - Evans, David
Add grandparents to persons for whom a background check is required to be appointed a guardian or conservator.
HB 1666 - Stevens, Martha
Require the Agriculture Department to apply for federal Government a grant to expand the WIC food program to cover pregnant and postpartum women, infants and children under five years of age who are at nutritional risk.
HB 1288 - Pike, Patricia
Include mental health care among the areas in which a minor can enter a contract, under some circumstances.
* HB 1733 - Christofanelli, Phil
Provide tax credits for contributions to an association that funds the private, private or home-school educational costs of a student.
HCS HB 2315 - Wright, Dale
Authorize the sale or transfer of a tract of state real estate in Ste. Genevieve County to the National Park Service.
HCS HB 2111 - Anderson, Sonya
Restrict when an impounded animal can be sterilized unless medically necessary. Require proper care for an impounded animal. Add provisions governing when the owner of an impounded animal can be charged for care for care.
HB 2241 - Gregory, David
Prohibit cities from enacting ordinances that regulate specific breeds of dogs, but allow ordinances that are not breed specific, except a "vicious dog order."
HB 1654 - Sommer, Chrissy
Designate January 21 Jaycees Day.
HB 2082 - Eslinger, Karla
Designate a week in September the Fox Trotter Week.
HCS HB 1995 - Morris, Lynn
Provide eight hours of continuing education credit for a dental license for eight hours of volunteer dental work, with a maximum of 24 credit hours.
HCS HB 2171 - Helms, Steve
Expand a tax credit for adoption of a special needs child to cover adoption of any child. Provide a tax credit to an employer that has provided financial support for adoption by an employee. Legislative staff estimate the measure could cost nearly $2 million per year in state tax collections.
HCS HB 2216 - Coleman, Mary
Various unrelated provisions dealing with children. Repeal a restriction of a child adoption tax credit to cover just special needs children. Require the Social Services Department to identify and serve homeless children. Require individualized service plans by the department for children. Establish system for matching Health Department birth records with Social Services Department records of parental rights termination or some child-abuse convictions.
HCS HB 1891 - Schroer, Nick
Regulate and license mechanical contractors.

***Cancelled***
Committee:Special Committee on Government Oversight
Chair:Ross, Robert - (Rep-142)
Vice Chair:Schroer, Nick - (Rep-107)
Date:Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time:1:15 or upon adjournment of Professional Registration Commitee (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Testimony from the Office of Administration and License Applicants in regards to the license process.

***Amended***
Committee:Special Committee on Urban Issues
Chair:Proudie, Raychel - (Rep-73)
Vice Chair:Patterson, Jonathan - (Rep-30)
Date:Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time:4:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Added HB 2110 Amended

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1381 - Washington, Barbara
Designate a week in September as Historically Black College and University Week.
HB 1399 - Price, Wiley
Designate March 6th Dred an Harriet Scott Day.
HB 2110 - Pierson, Tommie
Provide tax credits to grocery stories in lower income areas where there are not near-by full-service grocery stories for residents.

Hearing Date Thursday, February 27, 2020


Committee:Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Basye, Chuck - (Rep-47)
Vice Chair:Bailey, Dottie - (Rep-110)
Date:Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1345 - Baker, Ben
Authorize publiac schools to offer courses on the Bible, Hebrew scriptures, the New Testament or the Old Testament of the Bible.
* HB 1961 - Schroer, Nick
Require each school district to designate at least one school protection officer. Require a school protection officer be present in each school building during school hours when students are present.
* HB 2068 - Fitzwater, Travis
Provide a tax deduction for contributions to a scholarship fund for private school by a child of lower income parents or guardians of the child.
HB 2435 - Swan, Kathy
Expand the "visiting scholar" certificate that allows person with a professional background to teach in a public school. Include those filling vacancies "in hard-to-staf f public schools or hard-to-fill subject areas.

Committee:Special Committee on Tourism
Chair:Justus, Jeffery - (Rep-156)
Vice Chair:Gannon, Elaine - (Rep-115)
Date:Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Annual report presented by the Missouri Division of Tourism.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1880 - Tate, Nate
Designate a day in May Celiac Awareness Day.
HB 1881 - Tate, Nate
Designate a Friday in May Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
HB 2352 - Aldridge, Rasheen
Designate April as Limb Loss Awareness Month.

Committee:Transportation
Chair:Ruth, Becky - (Rep-114)
Vice Chair:Tate, Nate - (Rep-119)
Date:Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HCB 11 -- MEMORIAL HIGHWAYS
Sponsor: Ruth, Becky (Rep-114)
Enacts provisions relating to the designation of memorial highways
HB 2444 - Ruth, Becky
Allow lower, prorated fees for fleet vehicle title registration based on the month the plates were ordered.
HB 2371 - Bromley, Bob
Repeal a provision as to when a license for a motor vehicle must be renewed to the year the vehicle was manufactured. It effectively limits the first license to one year if the purchase year odd-or-even year does not match the odd-or-even manufacture date. Effectively, this bill would assure that that the first license for a purchased vehicle will cover two years.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2423 - Riggs, Louis
Designate a portion of Highway 36 in Marion County the Mark Twain Memorial Highway.
HB 2424 - Riggs, Louis
Designate a portion of Highway 36 in Marion County the George Poage Memorial Highway.
HB 2121 - Dinkins, Chris
Establish priorities for the Revenue Department to award fee office contracts including being a resident of the state, of the county where the office would be located and will provide at least 75 percent of the proceeds to charity. Fee offices are privately owned offices that provide some Revenue Department services for a fee to the office.
HB 1641 - Taylor, Jered
Expand the definition of an autocycle to allow it to be without a steering wheel or pedals that exempts them from registration or defines specific fees.
HB 1541 - Basye, Chuck
Expand the law allowing a right-hand turn when a stop-light is showing red if there lane is free to include making a left turn from a one-way street.

Committee:Financial Institutions
Chair:Bondon, Jack - (Rep-56)
Vice Chair:DeGroot, Bruce - (Rep-101)
Date:Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time:9:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1555 - DeGroot, Bruce
Various changes in a law passed in 2010 authorizing municipalities to establish clean energy development boards with power to issue bonds.
HB 2461 - Bondon, Jack
Establish requirements for a family trust company.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2205 - Bondon, Jack
Various changes in life care contract reserve funds. Allow investiment of the funds. Current law require the finds be liquid.

Committee:Special Committee on Criminal Justice
Chair:Dogan, Shamed - (Rep-98)
Vice Chair:Evans, David - (Rep-154)
Date:Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time:9:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1657 - Proudie, Raychel
Exempt requests to law enforcement or emergency services for assistance from public nuisance charges.

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Houx, Dan - (Rep-54)
Vice Chair:Gregory, David - (Rep-96)
Date:Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time:9:30 AM
Location:South Gallery

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCS HB 1683 - Wood, David
Establish an Alzheimer's State Plan Task Force. HA 1 transfers the Aging Division from the Social Services Dept. to the Health Dept.

Committee:Task Force on Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment
Chair:Schroer, Nick - (Rep-107)
Vice Chair:Luetkemeyer, Tony - (Sen-34)
Date:Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time:12:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Discussion on treatment options within healthcare facilities in Missouri.

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Public Safety, Corrections, Transportation and Revenue
Chair:Walsh, Sara - (Rep-50)
Vice Chair:Roberts, Lane - (Rep-161)
Date:Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time:upon adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Appropriation Subcommittee Markup

Hearing Date Monday, March 2, 2020


Committee:Subcommittee on Health Care Reform
Chair:Helms, Steve - (Rep-135)
Date:Monday, March 2, 2020
Time:11:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Discussion on Medicaid Funding.

Committee:Workforce Development
Chair:Swan, Kathryn - (Rep-147)
Vice Chair:Henderson, Mike - (Rep-117)
Date:Monday, March 2, 2020
Time:12:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1884 - Lynch, Steve
Increase from 28 days to 90 days of employment before the Employment Security Division can charge the include the employee's salary in the state payroll amount charged for the fund that finances unemployment compensation.
HB 2202 - Shields, Brenda
Various child care licensing law changes. Repeal a requirement a license be renewed every two years. Legislative staff describe other changes as updates.
* HB 2203 - Shields, Brenda
Expand the definition of child care facilities that must be licensed to those serving three or more children under age of two and summer camps. Expand facilities that are exempt from the licensing requirements including summer camps and nursery schools.

Hearing Date Monday, March 16, 2020


Committee:Joint Committee on Education
Chair:Dohrman, Dean - (Rep-51)
Date:Monday, March 16, 2020
Time:12:00 PM
Location:Joint Hearing Room (117)
Note:Co-Chair Election and Presentation/Discussion on General Education Requirements.