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House Committee Meetings
As of (01/28/2022) at 06:59 PM

Hearing Date Monday, January 31, 2022
Committee:Budget
Chair:Cody Smith (163)
Date:Monday, January 31, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Budget presentation from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Committee:Crime Prevention
Chair:Lane Roberts (161)
Date:Monday, January 31, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2439 - Hovis, Barry
Increase the hours for licensing police officer licensing from 470 hours to at least 600 hours. Also expand grouns for license discipline action to include criminal conviction in any country or a positive test for a controlled sentence.
* HB 2032 - Lewis, Ed
Create a crime of enabiling sexual exploitation of a child, patronizing sexual performance by a child and patronizing prostitution of a child.
HB 2307 - Coleman, Jeff
Impose an extra $5,000 fine for a human trafficking conviction to go to a fund rehabilitation and education programs involving human trafficking, subject to appropriation.
HJR 114 - Coleman, Jeff
Exclude human trafficking fines from a provision that allocates distribution of fines to public schools.

Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Mike Stephens (128)
Date:Monday, January 31, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 7

HB 1677 - Wright, Dale
Require annual reports by the company managing pharmacy benefits for state government's employee health care coverage.
HB 2462 - Burger, Jamie
Designate April 16 as "Missouri Donate Life Day."
HB 2355 - Andrews, Allen
Create an advsory committee on time-critical care for trauma, stroke and heart attack. Various changes in time-critical care.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2356 - McDaniel, Andrew
Designate October 1 "Biliary Artesia Awareness Day."
HB 1629 - Morse, Herman
DesignateJune as "Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month."

Committee:Workforce Development
Chair:Mike Henderson (117)
Date:Monday, January 31, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:1:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 1

HB 2171 - Francis, Rick
Require before graduation that public school student develop plans for after graduation, with exceptions.
* HB 2202 - Fitzwater, Travis
Require public schools have at least one computer science course.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2090 - Griffith, Dave
Allow biweekly salary payments to state government employees. Current law limits payments to semimonthly or monthly installments.
HB 2325 - Patterson, Jonathan
Require the Higher Education Department establish a program for a workforce diploma and pay private organizations for providing training for credits earned in the program.

Committee:Higher Education
Chair:Brenda Shields (11)
Date:Monday, January 31, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:1:30 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1724 - Hudson, Brad
Prohibit a public higher education institution from discriminating against student religious organizations.

Committee:Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight
Chair:
Date:Monday, January 31, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:2:00 P.M.
Location:Joint Hearing Room (117)
Note:Committee agenda: -Director Patrick McKenna, MoDOT Annual Report -Pending application(s) for memorial highway and bridge designations -Pending application(s) for specialty license plates

Committee:Rules - Administrative Oversight
Chair:J. Eggleston (2)
Date:Monday, January 31, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:3:45 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCS HB 1590 - Fitzwater, Travis
Require that five percent of state contracts be awarded to businesses that have been in operation less than five years.
* HB 1637 - Schwadron, Adam
Create a misdemeanor crime of mail theft from taking mail from a person's mailbox or premises. Make any subsequent offense a felony.
HB 1738 - Dogan, Shamed
Change the designation of a portion of I70 in the St. Louis area from the "David Dorn Memorial Highway" to the "Captain David Dorn Memorial Highway."
HCS HJR 79 - Henderson, Mike
Expand the percentage for a constitutional amendment ballot issue petition from eight to ten percent and require they be U.S. citizens registered to vote in Missouri. Require a two-thirds approval by state voters for a constitutional amendment placed on the ballot by an initiative petition. The HCS removed the two-thirds approval requirement, leaving it to a simple majority.

***Amended***
Committee:Conservation and Natural Resources
Chair:Randy Pietzman (41)
Date:Monday, January 31, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Removed HJR 82

HJR 106 - Dinkins, Chris
Create a state constitutional right to hunt and fish, subject to the Conservation Commission constitutional powers.
HB 1898 - Knight, Jeff
Repeal provisions for the Agriculture Department to regulate anhydrous ammonia. Transfer some powers to the Air Conservation Commission. Impose a fee on anhydrous facilities to fund for administering regulation.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HJR 107 - Dinkins, Chris
Switch the Conversation Commission from members nominated by the governor to members elected by state voters from each of the state's congressional districts.

***Corrected***
Committee:General Laws
Chair:Curtis Trent (133)
Date:Monday, January 31, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
* HB 1462 - Schnelting, Adam
Allow concealed weapons permit owners to carry concealed weapons on public transportation systems including buses and trains, with exceptions.
* HB 1660 - Hicks, Ron
Allow those with concealed weapons permits to carry concealed weapons on transportation systems including buses and trains, with exceptions.
HB 1689 - Hardwick, Bill
Expand where a notice must be published prior to sale of abandoned property in a self-storage facility to "The manner...deemed commercially resonable." Repeal current law that requires the notice to be published in the classified section of a newspaper.
* HB 2369 - Hurlbert, Josh
Essentially require public schools to allow home-schooled students to participate in high school athletic teams and other extracurricular activities.
* HB 1856 - Baker, Ben
Require public schools provide extra credit for extended learning opportunities in out-of-classroom experiences.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2143 - Kalberloh, Jim
Allow a county commission use cemetery trust funds for maintenance of the cemetery if the cemetery's trust fund does not generate sufficient income for maintenance.
HB 2289 - Andrews, Allen
Ease requirements for a newspaper to be eligible for advertising of public notices by government. Reduce how long the paper must have been published from three years to one year.
HB 2310 - McDaniel, Andrew
Designate July 2 as "Mormon War Remembrance Day."

Committee:Special Committee on Urban Issues
Chair:Raychel Proudie (73)
Date:Monday, January 31, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:6:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Public informational hearing with the Office of Administration will follow executive session.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
* HB 1743 - Dogan, Shamed
Prohibit in public and private schools discrimination based on hair texture or hair styles such as braids.
HB 2185 - Proudie, Raychel
Prohibit educational institutions from discriminating in financial assistant based on a student's race or hair styles, excluding religious institutions.

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Committee:Elections and Elected Officials
Chair:Dan Shaul (113)
Date:Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:8:00 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 6

HJR 65 - Billington, Hardy
Toughen requirements to get an constitutional initiative on the ballot. Require the petition be signed by eight percent of voters in every congressional district. Current law requires eight percent in just two-thirds of Missouri's congressional districts.
* HJR 91 - Eggleston, J.
Require legislative approval to place on the statewide ballot any constitutional amendment approved by an initiative petition.
HJR 74 - Lewis, Ed
Increase the vote required to approve a constitutional amendment from a majority of votes cast to two-thirds of the votes cast.
* HJR 85 - Lewis, Ed
Increase the number of signatures required on a petition to place a constitutional amendment on the ballot. Current law requires eight percent of legal voters in two-thirds of congressional districts. This proposal would require ten percent in every congressional district.
HJR 112 - Plocher, Dean
Require that if a constitutional amendment submitted to voters is approved by a two-thirds vote, have the amendment take effect 30 days after the election.
HJR 113 - Plocher, Dean
Require any initiative petition placed on the ballot state the funding source of the proposal. Prohibit the funds "stand as appropriated."
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
* HJR 102 - Evans, David
Increase the percentage of signatures required for get a constitutional amendment or referendum on the ballot from eight to ten percent of all 8 congressional districts (rather than 2/3rds currently required). Require a two-thirds vote to approve an initiative rather than a majority. Restrict who can collect signatures to Missouri residents and require filing of proof of Mo. residency 60 days before circulation of the petition.
* HJR 70 - Davidson, Bishop
Toughen the requirement for passage of a constitutional amendment placed on the ballot by an initiative approval. Require a majority of registered voters to have voted on the issue. Currently only a majority of those voting on the amendment is required.

***Amended***
Committee:Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Chuck Basye (47)
Date:Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:8:00 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Added HB 1721

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
* HB 1814 - Pollitt, Brad
Establish provisions for authorizing a primary or secondary student to transfer to another school district, with exceptions.
HB 1804 - Veit, Rudy
Allow some school districts to have board members be elected by and represent subdistricts. Applies to seven-director districts and urban districts.
* HB 2428 - Dogan, Shamed
Prohibit a school from requiring a teacher or student to discuss public policy issues without the teacher's or student's consent. Prohibit requiring teaching various racial issues.
* HB 1933 - Basye, Chuck
Require school districts adopt a curriculum on the civil rights era.
HB 2359 - Basye, Chuck
Expand the information that must be reported on the state's online Accountability Portal involving local government compensation of employees.
HB 1721 - Shields, Brenda
Provide additional state funding for a school district that enters into an agreement with another district to share a superintendent.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1585 - Murphy, Jim
Require the Education Department to develop a course on responsible use of social media that public schools would be required to teach.
* HB 1750 - Basye, Chuck
Let at least five percent of registered voters in a school district file a petition with a school board to put an item be added to the board's meeting agenda. Give power for a private person to sue a public official for failing to perform a duty imposed on various laws governing public education. Allow the suit to seek injunctive relief, damages and attorney fees.
* HB 1903 - Christofanelli, Phil
Various provisions to expand virtual school programs. Require the Education Department pay a virtual school program 100 percent of it's average pre-student expenditure for each full-time equivalent student.

Committee:Budget
Chair:Cody Smith (163)
Date:Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:8:15 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Budget presentation from the Department of Social Services – Support Divisions, Family Support Division, Children's Division and Division of Youth Services.

Committee:Public Safety
Chair:Shane Roden (111)
Date:Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:8:30 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1687 - Hardwick, Bill
Name a portion of Highway 17 in Pulaski County the "Chief of Police Ferman R Raines Memorial Highway."
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1656 - Hicks, Ron
Prohibit any local government from requiring a government employee reside in a specific jurisdiction, with exceptions.
HB 2381 - Roden, Shane
Change the training requirement for a medical emergency dispatcher.
HB 2193 - Toalson Reisch, Cheri
Establish reemployment rights for a member of Missouri Task Force One who concludes an active duty assignment with the task force.
HB 1994 - Richey, Doug
Increase the minimum amount of city funds that must be appropriated to the Kansas City Police Department.
HB 1986 - Brown, Chris
Expand tax revenues collected by Kansas City that are included in a requirement on how much of the revenues must be allocated to the police department. Legislative staff describe it as a clarification.

Committee:Agriculture Policy
Chair:Don Rone (149)
Date:Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:9:00 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1875 - Haffner, Mike
Provide tax credits for production of biodiesel fuel.
HB 1695 - Gregory, Kurtis
Establish a tax credit for the sale of ethanol motor fuel.
HB 2387 - Gregory, David
Cut the fee assessment of soybean producers for the Commodity Merchandising Fund.

Committee:Corrections and Public Institutions
Chair:Andrew McDaniel (150)
Date:Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1478 - Dinkins, Chris
Authorize the Natural Resources to transfer a tract of land in Iron County to the Transportation Department.
HB 1972 - Copeland, Ron
Authorize the Natural Resources Department to sell or transfer ownership of land along the Eleven Point River and other properties in Oregon County.
HB 2483 - Dinkins, Chris
Authorize the Natural Resources Department to sell or transfer ownership of land along the Eleven Point River and other properties in Oregon County.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2088 - Grier, Derek
Provide work-for-time credits for persons on probation, parole or conditional release.
HB 1597 - Busick, Danny
Authorize the sale or transfer of state property in Kirksville to the Kirksville school district.

***Amended***
Committee:Insurance
Chair:John Wiemann (103)
Date:Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Removed HB 1978 and added HB 1700.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1700 - Roberts, Lane
Expand a requirement that health insurance for dietary treatment (phenylketonuria) for children less than six years of age. Require coverage even the food products have low protein, but are not the sole source of nurishment for the patient.
HB 2145 - Murphy, Jim
Repeal an an alternative provision for smaller insurance companies from a requirement that deals with minimum reserves required to cover claims.
HB 2168 - Porter, Jeff
Provide recognition of consent to terms for an insurance policy delivered by internet or to mobile device, but allow the person to subsequently withdraw consent.

Committee:Administration and Accounts
Chair:Jason Chipman (120)
Date:Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:1:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:Discussion and voting on changes to the House Policy Handbook

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1600 - Chipman, Jason
Repeal a requiring a legislative resolution to keep legislative employees on the payroll after a session adjourns.
* HB 2372 - Chipman, Jason
Repeal a provision that makes most of the spaces in the House parking garage available to state employees when the legislature is not in session. Replace the provision with giving the legislature control over both House and Senate garages all year.
HR 3268 -- HOUSE EMPLOYEES
Sponsor: Chipman, Jason (Rep-120)
Allows the House of Representatives to employ such employees as necessary between May 13, 2022, and January 4, 2023, to perform the duties of the House

Committee:Veterans
Chair:Dave Griffith (60)
Date:Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:4:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2308 - Atchison, Darrell
Change the designated name of the "Veterans Memorial Bridge" in Ripley County to the "Ripley County Veterans Memorial Bridge."
HB 2475 - Stephens, Mike
Designate a bridge Polk County "WWII Henry Archie Black Memorial Bridge.

***Amended***
Committee:Emerging Issues
Chair:Jonathan Patterson (30)
Date:Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:4:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later).
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Added HB 2366

* HB 2412 - Dogan, Shamed
Establish a requirement for restitution payment to a convicted prisoner subsequently found innocent.
* HB 2474 - Hicks, Ron
Establish a requirement for restitution payment to a convicted prisoner subsequently found innocent.
HB 2366 - Shields, Brenda
Require a school district provide a program for gifted students if three percent or more of the students are identified as gifted and require services beyond ordinarily provided services.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
* HB 2000 - Schwadron, Adam
Require school districts to adopt a curriculum the Education Department would be required to develop for one unit of instruction on the Holocaust.

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Committee:Pensions
Chair:Patricia Pike (126)
Date:Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:8:00 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1984 - Hovis, Barry
Limit the term of an active-employee on the Transportation Department and Highway Patrol retirement board to four years -- the same limit as other members.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2114 - Black, Rusty
Expand how much a retired teacher can earn by being re-employed. Current law limits the pay to 60 percent of the minimum teacher's salary set by law.
HB 2234 - Black, Rusty
Various changes in state government retirement system. Legislative staff describe it as "cleanup language."

Committee:Budget
Chair:Cody Smith (163)
Date:Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:8:15 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Budget presentations from the Attorney General, Department of Agriculture and the American Rescue Plan Act.

Hearing Date Thursday, February 3, 2022
Committee:Local Government
Chair:Bill Falkner (10)
Date:Thursday, February 3, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:8:00 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1606 - McGaugh, Peggy
Require all counties to publish an annual financial statement in a newspaper. The current requirement covers only some non-charter counties. Various other changes in county financial statements.
HB 1918 - Hovis, Barry
Allow trustees of reorganized common sewer districts to receive attendance fees.
* HB 2419 - Kidd, Bill
Add two restrictions on county asessors. Prohibit requiring the sales price of property. Prohibit entry onto a landowners land without permission.
HB 2291 - Reedy, Rodger
Authorize the cities of Clinton and Lincoln to seek voter approval for a sales tax for public safety.
HB 2218 - O'Donnell, Michael
Various requirements and restrictions on foreclosure of vacant land in St. Louis city.

Committee:Budget
Chair:Cody Smith (163)
Date:Thursday, February 3, 2022 - Upcoming
Time:8:15 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Budget presentations from the Governor, Department of Commerce & Insurance and the Department of Labor & Industrial Relations.

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