Various changes in a law providing financial protection for the disabled and elderly. Allow a broker or investiment advisor to notify the Healt Dept. and Securities Commissoner of financial explotation of a person covered by the law. Extend the power of the Securities Comissoner and Health Dept. to enter an order to refuse disbursement of the person's funds.
Impose restrictions on motorized bicycles and scooters. Impose speed limits and restrict usage on sidewalks. Impose parking restrictions. Require providers have insurance coverage.
The Senate Committee on Insurance and Banking may go into Executive Session and may vote on Senate Bill 698, Senate Bill 797, Senate Bill 779 and Senate Bill 669. ************ Hearing Canceled ***************
APPOINTMENTS: Gregory E. Hoberock, Republican, as a member of the University of Missouri Board of Curators (Schatz) Robin R. Wenneker, Independent, as a member of the University of Missouri Board of Curators (Rowden) Stephen Korte, as a member of the Amber Alert System Oversight Committee (O'Laughlin) John Clark Hemeyer, Democrat, as a member of the State Lottery Commission (O'Laughlin) Philip J. Christofferson, Democrat, as a member of the Truman State University Board of Governors (Koenig) *Please note time change
Impose work, education or community service participation to receive Medicaid health care coverage for persons between ages 19 to 64, with exceptions. Prohibit health insurance refusing coverage for pre-existing conditions.
Expand the minimum amount of money that must be in a separate Tourism Division fund that is funded by general revenue. Repeal a law that effectively phased out the transfers. Extend a special sales tax on tourism oriented goods.
Legalize gambling on sports games with fees and various regulatory requirements. Legislative staff report the Gaming Commission estimates the bill would raise state revenue by about $35 million per year. Gambling revenue is earmarked for specific areas, mostly education.
Various changes in solid waste management districts. Reduce the maximum percentage of funds that can be allocated to solid waste planning. Repeal a requirement for the Natural Resources Dept. to conduct random sample audits of district grants.
Require that at least 50 percent of qualified voters have cast a vote for a state local government tax or fee increase to be approved. Effectively would defeat a proposal if less than qualified voters had cast their votes, regardless of the percentage of those who actually voted.