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Senate Committee meetings
As of (03/30/2017) at 07:14 PM

Committee: Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety, Senator Dave Schatz, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, March 30
Time:  8:00 AM
Room:  Senate Lounge
SB 297 - Hummel, Jacob
Require every boat operated by the Water Patrol be equipped with an automated external debrillator. Impose various electrical safety and wiring requirements for boat docks and marinas.
SB 369 - Rowden, Caleb
Extend a law requiring criminal background checks of school bus drivers to include municipal bus drivers if the city has a contract to provide bus service for schools. Specifically authorize school districts to contract municipalities for bus services.
SB 483 - Holsman, Jason
Expand a law on when a driver must stop when a train is approaching a road crossing to include "other on-track equipment."
SB 498 - Nasheed, Jamilah
Establish a partnership with St. Louis, city schools and police by which an absent student can be taken to a non-profit organization for mentoring.
SB 474 - Schatz, Dave
Narrow an exemption from complying with an ignition interlock device order after a drunken driving conviction. Current law allows an exemption for driving an employer-owned vehicle unless the person partially owns the vehicle. This bill would further prohibit the exemption if the person controls an entity that owns the employer-owned vehicle.
HB 700 - Cookson, Steve
Designate a portion of Highway 25 in Stoddard and Dunklin counties the Narvel Felts Highway.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Veterans and Military Affairs, Senator Wayne Wallingford, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, March 30
Time:  8:00am
Room:  SCR 1
HB 850 - Davis, Charlie
Require that any complaint filed by a member of the National Guard submitted to an officer be forwarded to the adjutant general. Current law provides the complaint can be forwarded either to the adjutant general or the governor.
HB 871 - Davis, Charlie
Change the name of the collective name for National Guard from the Missouri "reserve military force" to "state defense force."
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Local Government and Elections, Senator Dan Hegeman, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, March 30
Time:  9:45am
Room:  Bingham Conference Room
Executive Session
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Amended 1: 3/30/17 5:04 PM
Committee: Joint Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect, Senator Jeanie Riddle, Chairwoman
Date:  Monday, April 3
Time:  12:00 PM
Room:  SCR 2
Presentations by: Emily van Schenkhof - Deputy Director of Missouri KidsFirst Tim Decker - Director of Missouri Children's Division

Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, Senator Bob Dixon, Chairman
Date:  Monday, April 3
Time:  1:00pm
Room:  Senate Lounge
SB 462 - Sifton, Scott
Adopt a mutli-state compact for recognizing psychologist licenses from other states in the compact for telemedicine or shotr-term practice.
SB 520 - Emery, Ed
Repeal a provision prohibiting a municipal court from charging court costs for a defendant judged indigent. Raise the maximum fine the court can assess for a minor traffic violation.
SB 509 - Dixon, Bob
Imposea 14-day limit for the state paying counties for jailing persons charged with some non-violent crimes.
SB 511 - Dixon, Bob
Authorize the prosecuting attorney to appoint a panel to investigate homicides involving domestic violence and issue a report.
SB 512 - Dixon, Bob
Various criminal law changes. Let Conservation Department agencies enforce littering laws. Expand a court surcharge on drug charges. Impose an extra fee for class E felonies. Change various crime penalties.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources, Senator Brian Munzlinger, Chairman
Date:  Monday, April 3
Time:  2:00 pm
Room:  SCR 2
HB 175 - Reiboldt, Bill
Prohibit local government from regulating the labeling, cultivation or other use of fertilizers, seeds or soil conditioners.
HB 327 - Morris, Lynn
Require the Health Department to apply for a federal grant to establish a program to provide low-income elderly with fresh farm products.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Professional Registration, Senator Jeanie Riddle, Chairwoman
Date:  Monday, April 3
Time:  2:00 P.M.
Room:  SCR 1
SB 492 - Hegeman, Dan
Various provisions dealing with motor vehicle dealers. Raise the bond requirement. Require a license application include a phone number an email address where the applicant can be reached during business hours.
HCS HB 316 - Pike, Patricia
Various changes in psychologist licensing. Expand the requirement for supervised professional experience to include internships, preinterships and postdoctoral experiences.
HCS HB 122 - Frederick, Keith
Expand an exemption to a law restricting Missouri licensed physicians to practice in other states where they are not licensed. Expand the exemption to include providing sports medicine to a team outside the state.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Insurance and Banking, Senator Paul Wieland, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, April 4
Time:  8:32 a.m.
Room:  Senate Lounge
HB 587 - Redmon, Craig
Require one rather than two surety bonds by the treasurer of seven-director school districts.
SB 450 - Wieland, Paul
Various changes in pre-need funeral contract requirements.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Corrected: 3/30/17 12:35 PM
Committee: Appropriations, Senator Dan Brown, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, April 4
Time:  9:00 a.m.
Room:  SCR 2
HCS HB 14 - Fitzpatrick, Scott
Emergency and supplemental appropriations for the remaining months of the 2017 fiscal year that runs until June 20, 3017.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Small Business and Industry, Senator Doug Libla, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, April 4
Time:  9:00AM
Room:  SCR 1
EXECUTIVE SESSION

Committee: Economic Development, Senator Jay Wasson, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, April 4
Time:  12:00 p.m. or Upon Noon Recess
Room:  Senate Lounge
HB 680 - Fitzwater, Paul
Require the Education Department to grant a license to a non-profit organization to operate three high schools to serve adults in specific areas including St. Louis city, Boone County, Butler County and/or Christian County.
HB 1045 - Haahr, Elijah
Extend from the end of 2017 to the end of 2025 authority for the secretary of state to charge a $5 fee for trademark and similar filings to fund a technology fund in the secretary of state's office.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Education, Senator Gary Romine, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, April 4
Time:  12:00 noon
Room:  SCR 1
HB 253 - Swan, Kathy
Require the state Board of Education to establish requirements for a career and technical education certificate.
HCS HB 441 - Corlew, Kevin
Restrict a public school from censoring or interferring with the content provided by a "student journalist" for a school-sponsored media outlet.
HB 248 - Fitzwater, Travis
Establish a program for grants to increase career awareness among students about jobs in science, technology, engineering and math, subject to appropriations.
HCS HB 631 - Redmon, Craig
Allow a two-year license endorsement for a school bus driving license.
Executive Session: HB94 - Rep. Lauer

Amended 1: 3/30/17 1:34 PM
Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics, Senator Mike Kehoe, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, April 4
Time:  1:00pm
Room:  Senate Lounge
SCR 18 - Wallingford
Urges the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency to prioritize resolving the cases of the 15 Missourians from the Vietnam War
HCS HCR 19 - Shull
Authorizes the issuance of public bonds for half of the financing of a new conservatory building at UMKC
HCS HB 884 - Trent, Curtis
Create a committee to have control over the Capitol complex composed of the governor, House speaker and Senate president pro tem (or designated representative). Require committee approval for any action involving the property or buildings.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Government Reform, Senator Ed Emery, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, April 5
Time:  8:00 AM
Room:  SCR 1
HCS HB 452 - Austin, Kevin
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.
SB 519 - Emery, Ed
Declare that Missouri reserves the right of taxation involving any Missouri land transferred to the federal government. Require legislative approval to transfer land to the federal government. Repeal a law ceding federal jurisdiction for dealing with crimes at various national parks and historic sites in Missouri.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Seniors, Families and Children, Senator David Sater, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, April 5
Time:  8:00 A.M.
Room:  Senate Lounge
SB 523 - Sater, David
Require any applicant seeking funds for providing child care must approve that the results of a criminal background check by the Health Department shall be provided to the Social Services Department.
HB 262 - Sommer, Chrissy
Include a psychiatric service dog under a law providing access rights for various types of service animals.
HCS HB 270 - Evans, Jean
Increase the minimum age required to get a marriage license from 15 years to 17 years of age.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Health and Pensions, Senator Rob Schaaf, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, April 5
Time:  9:00 a.m.
Room:  SCR 1
HB 58 - Haefner, Marsha
Require the Health Department set standards for neonatal and maternal services at birthing hospitals.
SB 495 - Riddle, Jeanie
Impose restrictions on Health Department rules on medical facilities involving stroke and other emergency medical conditions.
SB 456 - Rowden, Caleb
Restrict a health care services payer from limiting coverage for various types of disabilities.
HCS HB 304 - Pike, Patricia
Establish teacher retirement changes for a retired school employee who becomes divorced and the retired teacher retains the full retirement benefits under the divorce.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Joint Committee on Education, Senator Gary Romine, Chairman
Date:  Monday, May 1
Time:  12:30 P.M.
Room:  SCR 2
1. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) will present a draft state response to the Federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) 2. Election of JCED Chair and Co-Chair 3. Discuss possible JCED interim projects
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW

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