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Senate Committee meetings
As of (02/18/2018) at 11:12 AM

Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, Senator Bob Dixon, Chairman
Date:  Monday, February 19
Time:  2:00 P.M.
Room:  Senate Lounge
SB 809 - Koenig, Andrew
Require dismissal of a malpractice lawsuit against a medical provider 180 days after the two-year time limit for filing a lawsuit has passed, in some cases. Impose a similar dismissal requirement after the time limit for a wrongful death lawsuit.
SB 858 - Curls, Kiki
Various changes in child abuse investigations. Expand when the Family Services can accept a report of an alleged violation to include if either the alleged perpetrator or child is in Missouri. Allow accepting a report of a child in Missouri of an incident that occurred in another state. Let the division share records and information involving child-abuse investigations with agencies in other states.
SB 976 - Sifton, Scott
Authorize the prosecuting attorney to appoint a panel to investigate homicides involving domestic violence and issue a report.
SB 983 - Dixon, Bob
Various criminal law changes. Increase penalties for some intoxication-related traffic offenses. Expand privacy invasion to view partially nude images of a person without consent. Various other penalty changes involving drunken boating, drug trafficking, etc.
SRB 975 - Dixon
Repeals expired, ineffective, and obsolete statutory provisions
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Professional Registration, Senator Jeanie Riddle, Chairwoman
Date:  Monday, February 19
Time:  2:00 PM
Room:  SCR 1
SB 745 - Sater, David
Increase the limit on the number of full-time advanced-practice nurses with whom a physician can have a collaborative practice agreement from three to five. Repeal a 28-day limit in a calendar year that the geographic proximity requirement can be the nurse can waived for the nurse to practice in a rural clinic.
SB 824 - Cunningham, Mike
Various provisions dealing with nurse licensing. Expand provisions that constitute misconduct to include "failure to maintain professional boundaries" with a patient or former patient, violating privacy rights, causing emotional harm to the patient. Expand provisions for the Nursing Board to develop a program for identifying and treating nurses with substance abuse problems.
SB 926 - Riddle, Jeanie
Regulate and license radiology technologists.
SB 931 - Riddle, Jeanie
Allow emergency medical technicians licensed in other states to practice in Missouri if the state is a member of a compact recognizing other state licenses.
SB 950 - Munzlinger, Brian
Authorize granting a dental permit for a teacher at an accredited dental school or program.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Corrected: 2/16/18 11:02 AM
Committee: Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources, Senator Brian Munzlinger, Chairman
Date:  Monday, February 19
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Room:  SCR 2
Executive Session on SB 817 (Munzlinger), SB 823 (Schatz) and SB 866 (Kehoe) Executive Session may follow on any bill heard by this committee Corrected to change start time from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Amended 1: 2/15/18 12:17 PM
Committee: Ways and Means, Senator Wayne Wallingford, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, February 20
Time:  8:00am
Room:  SCR 1
SB 887 - Rowden, Caleb
Provide an income tax deduction for contributions to a fund to purchase a home for the first time.
SJR 31 - Eigel, Bill
Limit the growth of state spending. Eliminate the lowest tax bracket when the state reaches the limit for the cash operating fund financed by unspent revenue or lower the tax rate if there is only one bracket. *
SJR 33 - Eigel, Bill
Require legislative approval before any state agency can implement a program confering a state benefit.
Removed SB 836 and added SB 887 Executive Session may follow.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Insurance and Banking, Senator Paul Wieland, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, February 20
Time:  8:01 a.m.
Room:  Senate Lounge
SB 879 - Wieland, Paul
Require a health benefit program allow enrollment of a pregnant person at any time after the woman became pregnant.
SB 982 - Wieland, Paul
Change the definition of emergency medical conditions in requirements for utilization review by health carriers for health-cost coverage. Define emergency medical condition if a person would believe immediate medical care is required, regardless of the final diagnosis.
SB 805 - Crawford, Sandy
Allow a child under custody of the Children's Services Division who are at least 16 years of age to open a bank savings or checking account.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Appropriations, Senator Dan Brown, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, February 20
Time:  8:30 a.m.
Room:  SCR 2
TOPIC: Department of Mental Health Department of Health & Senior Services
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics, Senator Mike Kehoe, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, February 20
Time:  9:00am
Room:  Senate Lounge
SCR 30 - Wallingford
Establishes the Joint Committee on Solid Waste Management District Operations
SCR 43 - Munzlinger
Urges the Missouri Public Service Commission to reaffirm state policies relating to natural gas hedging
SCR 41 - Schupp
Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution
SJR 27 - Holsman, Jason
Prohibit legislators, their staff and families from accepting any expenditure from a lobbyist.
Committee will also review consent bill(s).
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Local Government and Elections, Senator Dan Hegeman, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, February 20
Time:  10:00am
Room:  Senate Lounge
SB 798 - Wallingford, Wayne
Various changes involving public libraries. Make legislators ex-officio members of the Council on Library Development. Require the state library maintain an electronic repository of state publications for public access. Repeal or simplify various provisions for public libraries to maintain state publications.
SB 827 - Sater, David
Prohibit charging for a birth, death or marriage certificate requested by the Children's Services Division on behalf of a child under the juvenile court jurisdiction.
SB 885 - Rowden, Caleb
Add Centralia to the list of towns that can impose a sales tax for public safety upon voter approval.
SB 657 - Hegeman, Dan
Enhance provisons for county authority to require clearing of brush on private property.
SB 935 - Hegeman, Dan
Expand a requirement for a newly elected water district board member to complete six hours of training to impose the requirement every time a board member is elected -- in order to get attendance fees and other compensation.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Small Business and Industry, Senator Doug Libla, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, February 20
Time:  10:15AM or Upon Morning Recess
Room:  SCR 1
SB 601 - Schatz, Dave
Repeal a limit on some Workers' Compensation coverage payments to health care providers. Repeal a provision that the fees be the same as provided to a private person or health insurance carrier.
SB 700 - Sifton, Scott
Expand provisions against gender discrimination in pay.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Economic Development, Senator Jay Wasson, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, February 20
Time:  12:00 p.m.
Room:  Senate Lounge
SB 701 - Sifton, Scott
Adjust the maximum tax credits that can be awarded for historic building preservation on the basis of the increase in the Consumer Price Index.
SB 859 - Koenig, Andrew
Impose limits on tax increment finance projects that provide tax breaks for developers. Repeal some provisions allowing TIFs in non-blighted areas. Require an outside third party study be included in the finding that an area for a TIF actually is blighted. Repeal provisions for TIFs to be in areas with defective street layouts, obselete platting, or site improvements deterioration.
SB 936 - Eigel, Bill
Various changes in tax increment finance districts that provide tax breaks to developers. Expand the power of ambulance and fire districts to prevent diversion of their property taxes to TIF developers.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Amended 1: 2/16/18 2:39 PM
Committee: Education, Senator Gary Romine, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, February 20
Time:  12:00 noon
Room:  SCR 1
SB 949 - Emery, Ed
Require school districts to offer a reading intervention program for students in early grades (up to grade 3) who exhibit a reading deficiency.
SB 682 - Munzlinger, Brian
Allow students in virtual schools to get financial aid assistance from the Access Missouri Program.
SB 788 - Nasheed, Jamilah
Require sex education courses in public schools include teaching about sexual harassment and sexual violence.
SB 990 - Hegeman, Dan
Let a community college board submit to on the ballot having the junior college become part of a local school board. Current law provides that the issue can be submitted to voters only by the local school board of a petition signed by ten percent of the district's voters.
Added SB 990
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Amended 1: 2/15/18 1:34 PM
Committee: Government Reform, Senator Caleb Rowden, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, February 21
Time:  8:00 AM
Room:  SCR 1
SB 732 - Sifton, Scott
Exempt from bankruptcy attachment a bodily injury payment of the debtor or a person for whom the debtor is a dependent.
SB 841 - Munzlinger, Brian
Expand to all intoxicating liquor a current requirement that malt beverages sold to a retail outlet for resale physically come from a licensed wholesaler.
SJR 28 - Hegeman, Dan
Let a non-partisan court selection panel submit as many names as it wants to the governor for a judicial vacancy. Currently, a nominating panel is limited to submitting three names.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Appropriations, Senator Dan Brown, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, February 21
Time:  9:00 a.m.
Room:  SCR 2
TOPIC: Department of Social Services
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement
Date:  Monday, March 5
Time:  3:00pm
Room:  HHR 5
1st Quarter Meeting Presentation of 2018 Annual Report

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