99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Hearing Schedule

Hearing Date Monday, February 20, 2017

Committee:Budget
Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott - (Rep-158)
Vice Chair:Alferman, Justin - (Rep-61)
Date:Monday, February 20, 2017
Time:1:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Budget presentation from the Department of Economic Development (Department of Labor & Industrial Relations continued, if needed).
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 103 -- REGULATION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
Sponsor: Swan, Kathryn (Rep-147)
Establishes the Controlled Substance Abuse Prevention Fund
HB 267 -- STATE DEPARTMENTS BUDGETS
Sponsor: Brattin, Rick (Rep-055)
Establishes a policy that requires each state department to submit a budget analysis that reports expenditures to the appropriations committee that oversees the department

Committee:Elementary and Secondary Education
Chair:Swan, Kathryn - (Rep-147)
Vice Chair:Roeber, Rebecca - (Rep-34)
Date:Monday, February 20, 2017
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 257 -- ACCELERATION FOR CERTAIN STUDENTS
Sponsor: Pfautsch, Donna (Rep-033)
Requires each school district to establish a policy allowing acceleration for certain students
HB 695 -- PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Sponsor: Pfautsch, Donna (Rep-033)
Allows students to satisfy the physical education requirement for high school graduation by participating in two sports within the same school year
HB 310 -- SUPERINTENDENT CONTRACTS
Sponsor: Vescovo, Rob (Rep-112)
Requires superintendents and assistant superintendents to be employed by school districts only by written contracts
HJR 29 -- STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Sponsor: Dohrman, Dean (Rep-051)
Proposes a constitutional amendment to reduce the terms of office for members of the state board of education from eight-year terms to four-year terms
HB 675 -- STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Sponsor: Dohrman, Dean (Rep-051)
Reduces terms of office for members of the state board of education from eight years to four years and prohibits members from serving more than eight years on the board
HB 67 -- STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Sponsor: Ruth, Becky (Rep-114)
Specifies that a teacher representative shall be appointed to the State Board of Education
HB 670 -- GIFTED EDUCATION
Sponsor: Sommer, Chrissy (Rep-106)
Requires any district with a state-approved gifted education program to have a process that allows parents or guardians to appeal a determination that their child does not qualify for gifted services

Committee:Pensions
Chair:Walker, Nate - (Rep-3)
Vice Chair:Pike, Patricia - (Rep-126)
Date:Monday, February 20, 2017
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 782 -- PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS RETIREMENT
Sponsor: Rowland, Lyle (Rep-155)
Modifies provisions relating to the prosecuting attorneys and circuit attorneys' retirement system
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 80 -- EMPLOYER RETIREMENT PLANS
Sponsor: Vescovo, Rob (Rep-112)
Changes the laws regarding employee welfare and retirement plans to require certain employers to provide a summary annual report
HB 304 -- PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT
Sponsor: Pike, Patricia (Rep-126)
Modifies provisions relating to the teacher and school employee retirement systems
HB 305 -- SCHOOL EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS
Sponsor: Pike, Patricia (Rep-126)
Modifies provisions relating to the teacher and school employee retirement systems
HB 561 -- PROSECUTING AND CIRCUIT ATTORNEYS
Sponsor: Walker, Nate (Rep-003)
Changes the laws regarding the retirement system for prosecuting and circuit attorneys

Committee:Rules - Administrative Oversight
Chair:Barnes, Jay - (Rep-60)
Vice Chair:Sommer, Chrissy - (Rep-106)
Date:Monday, February 20, 2017
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HR 403 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Schroer, Nick (Rep-107)
Urges the United States Senate to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch as Justice to the Supreme Court of the United States
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HR 403 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: Schroer, Nick (Rep-107)
Urges the United States Senate to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch as Justice to the Supreme Court of the United States

Committee:Rules - Legislative Oversight
Chair:Rhoads, Shawn - (Rep-154)
Vice Chair:Dogan, Shamed - (Rep-98)
Date:Monday, February 20, 2017
Time:2:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCS HBs 90 & 68 -- NARCOTICS CONTROL ACT
Sponsor: Rehder, Holly (Rep-148)
Establishes the Narcotics Control Act
HCS HBs 339 & 714 -- TORT CLAIMS
Sponsor: DeGroot, Bruce (Rep-101)
Modifies provisions relating to tort claims
HB 459 -- PRODUCTS LIABILITY CIVIL ACTIONS
Sponsor: Kolkmeyer, Glen (Rep-053)
Repeals certain provisions relating to products liability civil actions
HB 461 -- MISJOINED PARTIES
Sponsor: Kolkmeyer, Glen (Rep-053)
Amends Supreme Court Rules 52.05 and 52.06 for the purpose of severing parties who are misjoined in a civil action
HB 462 -- INTERVENTION IN A TORT ACTION
Sponsor: Kolkmeyer, Glen (Rep-053)
Amends Supreme Court Rule 52.12 for the purpose of prohibiting a person from intervening in a tort action if jurisdiction and venue cannot be established independently
HB 463 -- ESTABLISHMENT JURISDICTION & VENUE
Sponsor: Kolkmeyer, Glen (Rep-053)
Amends Supreme Court Rule for the purpose of providing that joinder and intervention cannot establish jurisdiction or venue if jurisdiction and venue cannot be established independently
HCS HB 460 -- CIVIL PROCEEDINGS
Sponsor: Kolkmeyer, Glen (Rep-053)
Modifies provisions relating to civil proceedings
HCS HB 452 -- ACTION AGAINST HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
Sponsor: Austin, Kevin (Rep-136)
Modifies definitions of “employee” and “physician employee” in actions against health care providers for personal injury or death
HCS HB 586 -- PEER SUPPORT SPECIALISTS
Sponsor: Rhoads, Shawn (Rep-154)
Prohibits a peer support specialist from disclosing any confidential communication properly entrusted to the counselor by law enforcement and emergency personnel while receiving counseling

Committee:Special Committee on Litigation Reform
Chair:Lant, Bill - (Rep-159)
Vice Chair:White, Bill - (Rep-161)
Date:Monday, February 20, 2017
Time:1:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 598 -- CONTINGENCY FEE CONTRACTS
Sponsor: Cornejo, Robert (Rep-064)
Limits contingency fees a private attorney may receive from contingency fee contracts with the state
HB 890 -- PUNITIVE DAMAGES
Sponsor: Mathews, Kirk (Rep-110)
Creates and modifies provisions relating to punitive damage awards

Committee:Ways and Means
Chair:Curtman, Paul - (Rep-109)
Vice Chair:Eggleston, J. - (Rep-2)
Date:Monday, February 20, 2017
Time:1:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 627 -- TAX CREDIT FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
Sponsor: Kidd, Bill (Rep-020)
Authorizes a tax credit for senior citizen property owners
HB 828 -- SOCIAL INNOVATION GRANT PROGRAM
Sponsor: Barnes, Jay (Rep-060)
Establishes the “Social Innovation Grant Program” to find alternative solutions for serving the state's vulnerable populations
HJR 27 -- TAX EXEMPTION FOR DISABLED VETERANS
Sponsor: Carpenter, Jon (Rep-015)
Proposes a constitutional amendment exempting from taxation real and personal property owned by a veteran with a total service-connected disability

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 21, 2017

***Amended***
Committee:Agriculture Policy
Chair:Houghton, Jay - (Rep-43)
Vice Chair:Rone, Don - (Rep-149)
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time:12:00 PM or upon the conclusion of morning session (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note: Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HCR 15 -- CUBAN TRADE RESTRICTIONS
Sponsor: Love, Warren (Rep-125)
Urges Congress to remove the trade restrictions with Cuba
HCR 29 -- VETERINARY FEED DIRECTIVES
Sponsor: Hurst, Tom (Rep-062)
Urges the federal government to rescind the veterinary feed directive regulations that went into effect on January 1, 2017
HB 719 -- ZONING CLASSIFICATIONS
Sponsor: Rhoads, Shawn (Rep-154)
Changes the laws regarding property classifications for zoning so that sawmills are classified as agricultural property

***Amended***
Committee:Budget
Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott - (Rep-158)
Vice Chair:Alferman, Justin - (Rep-61)
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Budget presentations from the Attorney General, Department of Higher Education and the Department of Natural Resources. Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 858 -- STATE LEGAL EXPENSE FUND
Sponsor: McCann Beatty, Gail (Rep-026)
Requires the Attorney General to submit a monthly report to the General Assembly detailing all activity concerning the State Legal Expense Fund, including payments from and deposits to such fund

Committee:Children and Families
Chair:Franklin, Diane - (Rep-123)
Vice Chair:Neely, Jim - (Rep-8)
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment, whichever is later.
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 174 -- ALTERNATIVES-TO-ABORTION AGENCIES
Sponsor: Hubrecht, Tila (Rep-151)
Provides protections for alternatives-to-abortion agencies
HB 260 -- FOSTER CHILD KINSHIP PLACEMENT
Sponsor: Brown, Cloria (Rep-094)
Allows kinship placements for foster children
HB 326 -- ABORTION
Sponsor: Miller, Rocky (Rep-124)
Changes the laws regarding consent for a minor to obtain an abortion
HJR 18 -- AFFIRMING LIFE
Sponsor: Moon, Mike (Rep-157)
Proposes a constitutional amendment regarding the right to life

Committee:Consent and House Procedure
Chair:Pfautsch, Donna - (Rep-33)
Vice Chair:Muntzel, Dave - (Rep-48)
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 256 -- LIGHTS FOR TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES
Sponsor: Rhoads, Shawn (Rep-154)
Removes restrictions on when amber or white lights may be used on motor vehicles and equipment performing work for the department of transportation
HCS HB 258 -- PUBLIC FUNDS
Sponsor: Pfautsch, Donna (Rep-033)
Modifies the law regarding the Missouri accountability portal
HB 281 -- NUISANCE ABATEMENT ORDINANCES
Sponsor: Rowland, Lyle (Rep-155)
Authorizes St. Francois and Taney counties to enact nuisance abatement ordinances
HCS HB 569 -- COMPASSIONATE MEDICAL EDUCATION ACT
Sponsor: Frederick, Keith (Rep-121)
Establishes the Show-Me Compassionate Medical Education Act
HB 664 -- VEHICLE LIGHT SOURCES
Sponsor: Korman, Bart (Rep-042)
Modifies provisions relating to vehicle lighting equipment

Committee:Crime Prevention and Public Safety
Chair:Phillips, Don - (Rep-138)
Vice Chair:Hill, Justin - (Rep-108)
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 294 -- IMMUNITY FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
Sponsor: Lynch, Steve (Rep-122)
Provides certain immunities for persons who seek medical assistance for a drug overdose
HB 232 -- OFFICER-INVOLVED DEATHS
Sponsor: Dogan, Shamed (Rep-098)
Requires law enforcement agencies to have a written policy regarding the investigation of officer-involved deaths
HB 645 -- RETIRED PEACE OFFICERS
Sponsor: Phillips, Don (Rep-138)
Allows retired police officers to return to work when a disaster or emergency has been proclaimed by the governor or there is a national disaster
HB 697 -- AMBER ALERT SYSTEM
Sponsor: Trent, Curtis (Rep-133)
Changes the laws regarding the Amber Alert System and establishes Hailey's Law

Committee:Economic Development
Chair:Rehder, Holly - (Rep-148)
Vice Chair:Vescovo, Rob - (Rep-112)
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 389 -- DATA STORAGE CENTERS
Sponsor: Berry, T.J. (Rep-038)
Authorizes municipalities to establish technology business facility projects and authorizes tax exemptions for such projects
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 44 -- PREVAILING WAGE LOW INCOME HOUSING
Sponsor: White, Bill (Rep-161)
Prohibits the Missouri Housing Development Commission from requiring a prevailing hourly wage to be paid to a contractor on a project for a housing tax credit if it is in a Governor-declared disaster area
HB 104 -- PREVAILING WAGE
Sponsor: Love, Warren (Rep-125)
Repeals provisions relating to prevailing wages on public works

Committee:General Laws
Chair:Cornejo, Robert - (Rep-64)
Vice Chair:Mathews, Kirk - (Rep-110)
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time:4:00 PM or upon afternoon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Access to the Capitol Building after 5:00 p.m. will be available through the Senate East entrance.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 348 -- BINGO
Sponsor: Brown, Wanda (Rep-057)
Changes the laws regarding the requirements for the operation of a bingo game
HB 608 -- RESIDENTIAL DWELLING RENTALS
Sponsor: Anderson, Sonya (Rep-131)
Changes the laws regarding residential dwelling rentals
HB 632 -- RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENT
Sponsor: Franklin, Diane (Rep-123)
Changes the laws regarding property assessment so that property used as both a residence and transient housing is assessed only as residential property
HB 884 -- STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX COMMITTEE
Sponsor: Trent, Curtis (Rep-133)
Establishes the State Capitol Complex Committee
HJR 10 -- BINGO GAME MANAGEMENT
Sponsor: Brown, Wanda (Rep-057)
Proposes a constitutional amendment to reduce the amount of time a person is required to be a member of an organization in order to participate in the management of a bingo game
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 380 -- MUNICIPAL COURTS
Sponsor: Plocher, Dean (Rep-089)
Changes and creates provisions relating to minor traffic violations in municipal court
HB 535 -- MOTORCYCLE HELMETS
Sponsor: Roden, Shane (Rep-111)
Specifies that only motorcycle riders under the age of eighteen operating with a motorcycle training permit shall wear a helmet and requires all other riders who wish to ride without a helmet to show proof of health insurance
HB 571 -- FEES FOR EXPLOSIVES USE
Sponsor: Engler, Kevin (Rep-116)
Modifies fees for explosive use.
HB 578 -- SEXUAL ASSAULT KIT TRACKING SYSTEM
Sponsor: Lichtenegger, Donna (Rep-146)
Establishes a statewide sexual assault kit tracking system
HB 588 -- MOTORCYCLE HELMETS
Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Prohibits law enforcement from stopping a motorcycle for failing to wear protective headgear

Committee:Government Efficiency
Chair:Johnson, Delus - (Rep-9)
Vice Chair:Matthiesen, Mark - (Rep-70)
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time:12:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 45 -- BLANKET LIABILITY BOND STATE WORKERS
Sponsor: White, Bill (Rep-161)
Requires the Commissioner of Administration to procure a blanket bond or crime insurance policy to protect the state against loss from the acts or omissions of any state-compensated person within the judiciary
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 210 -- DRIVER'S LICENSE RENEWAL
Sponsor: Wiemann, John (Rep-103)
Allows for an extension of time to renew driver's licenses for persons employed or engaged in business outside of the United States and for college students attending school outside the state of Missouri
HB 220 -- RESIDENCE ADDRESS DRIVERS LICENSE
Sponsor: Moon, Mike (Rep-157)
Establishes a residence address exemption for certain driver's license applicants

***Amended***
Committee:Insurance Policy
Chair:Engler, Kevin - (Rep-116)
Vice Chair:Wiemann, John - (Rep-103)
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time:12:00 PM or upon morning adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 4
Note:HB 741 will be heard at a future date Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 716 -- PRESCRIPTION ABUSE REGISTRY
Sponsor: Barnes, Jay (Rep-060)
Establishes a Prescription Abuse Registry
HB 611 -- LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE RATES
Sponsor: Carpenter, Jon (Rep-015)
Requires long-term care insurers to file their premium rates with the Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration and annual rate increases over 10% to be approved by director
HB 341 -- LIFE INSURANCE SUICIDE EXCLUSION
Sponsor: Shull, Noel J (Rep-016)
Allows life insurers to exclude or restrict payment of increased or additional benefits for deaths resulting from suicide occurring within one year from the date of increase
HB 345 -- MARKET CONDUCT EXAMINATIONS
Sponsor: Shull, Noel J (Rep-016)
Specifies that if it is determined that an insurance company should pay interest, it should not exceed nine percent

Committee:Judiciary
Chair:McGaugh, Joe Don - (Rep-39)
Vice Chair:Corlew, Kevin - (Rep-14)
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time:4:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Hearing will begin with executive session.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 303 -- RECORDER OF DEEDS AND FALSE FILINGS
Sponsor: Mathews, Kirk (Rep-110)
Establishes the offense of filing false documents with the Recorder of Deeds
HB 623 -- FAILURE TO APPEAR
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Prohibits the fine collection center from taking an individual's drivers' license for failure to appear for a traffic violation
HB 875 -- IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICES
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Provides that an employment exemption variance for persons required to have an ignition interlock device shall not be granted to a person who controls an entity that owns an employer-owned vehicle
HB 839 -- JURY SERVICE FOR GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Sponsor: Mitten, Gina (Rep-083)
Allows current members of the General Assembly who are summoned for jury service during a legislative session to obtain an extension not to exceed six months for such service
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 144 -- HEALTH CARE DECISION MAKER ACT
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Establishes the "Designated Health Care Decision-Maker Act"
HB 178 -- LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT
Sponsor: Reiboldt, Bill (Rep-160)
Creates a new penalty for persons who leave the scene of an accident when a death has occurred
HB 431 -- STATE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY
Sponsor: Bahr, Kurt (Rep-102)
Changes the laws regarding the state sexual offender registry and its requirements
HB 573 -- SETTLEMENTS OF TORT CLAIMS
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Establishes requirements for certain settlement offers of tort claims which must be accepted within a specified period of time

Committee:Special Committee on Employment Security
Chair:Brown, Wanda - (Rep-57)
Vice Chair:Hubrecht, Tila - (Rep-151)
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 81 -- WORKER'S COMPENSATION
Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (Rep-039)
Modifies provisions related to employer requirements for employee benefits
HB 264 -- EMPLOYMENT OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS
Sponsor: Brattin, Rick (Rep-055)
Requires all employers and business entities to enroll and actively participate in a federal work authorization program and imposes stricter penalties for employing an unauthorized alien

Committee:Special Committee on Government Oversight
Chair:Brattin, Rick - (Rep-55)
Vice Chair:Moon, Mike - (Rep-157)
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time:Noon or upon adjournment, whichever is later
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 864 -- REGULATORY ACCOUNTABILITY ACT
Sponsor: Trent, Curtis (Rep-133)
Specifies that any rule promulgated by a state agency that will have a major impact on any persons or entities in the state shall be approved by the General Assembly and the Governor
HB 923 -- REAL ESTATE DISCLOSURES
Sponsor: Kelley, Mike (Rep-127)
Requires a seller of real property to disclose in writing to a buyer any abandoned or unplugged wells or cisterns
HB 821 -- LANDS ACQUIRED THROUGH SETTLEMENTS
Sponsor: Ross, Robert (Rep-142)
Requires the Department of Natural Resources to sell certain lands acquired through environmental settlement funds
HB 548 -- ETHICS
Sponsor: Curtman, Paul (Rep-109)
Enacts provisions relating to the use of public funds for lobbying activities

***Amended***
Committee:Veterans
Chair:Davis, Charlie - (Rep-162)
Vice Chair:Wilson, Kenneth - (Rep-12)
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note: Amended
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 582 -- MILITARY INCOME TAX DEDUCTION
Sponsor: Ross, Robert (Rep-142)
Allows an individual to deduct income earned through active military duty, the National Guard, or reserve components of the Armed Forces of the United States from their Missouri adjusted gross income
HB 794 -- MISSOURI VETERANS' COMMISSION
Sponsor: Walker, Nate (Rep-003)
Changes the law regarding the Missouri veterans' commission
HB 805 -- COMBAT DECORATION LICENSE PLATE
Sponsor: Basye, Chuck (Rep-047)
Changes the law regarding Combat Decoration License Plates
HB 817 -- DISPLAY OF THE POW/MIA FLAG
Sponsor: Henderson, Mike (Rep-117)
Specifies that all state properties that currently have a flagpole shall fly the POW/MIA flag
HB 850 -- MILITARY COMPLAINTS
Sponsor: Davis, Charlie (Rep-162)
Changes the law regarding military complaints against a commanding officer
HB 871 -- MISSOURI MILITARY CODE
Sponsor: Davis, Charlie (Rep-162)
Changes the law regarding the Missouri military code
HB 880 -- DISABLED VETERAN CONTRACT PREFERENCE
Sponsor: Davis, Charlie (Rep-162)
Changes the law regarding preference given to disabled veterans with state and political subdivision contracts

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Committee:Budget
Chair:Fitzpatrick, Scott - (Rep-158)
Vice Chair:Alferman, Justin - (Rep-61)
Date:Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time:8:00 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Budget presentations from the Governor and the Department of Elementary & Secondary Education.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Frederick, Keith - (Rep-121)
Vice Chair:Morris, Lynn - (Rep-140)
Date:Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time:12:00 PM or upon conclusion of morning session (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 123 -- MISSOURI RIGHT TO SHOP ACT
Sponsor: Frederick, Keith (Rep-121)
Establishes the "Missouri Right to Shop Act"
HB 125 -- RIGHT TO SHOP ACT
Sponsor: Frederick, Keith (Rep-121)
Establishes the "Right to Shop Act" to allow state employees to obtain cost estimates for health care services
HB 455 -- STRUCTURED FAMILY CAREGIVING
Sponsor: Bahr, Kurt (Rep-102)
Allows structured family caregiving as a covered service under MO HealthNet, subject to the approval of federal waivers
HB 691 -- MO HEALTHNET BENEFITS
Sponsor: Korman, Bart (Rep-042)
Requires the Department of Social Services to request a waiver to require certain MO HealthNet participants to be Missouri residents for 6 months before receiving benefits
HB 854 -- VOLUNTEER HEALTH CARE SERVICES
Sponsor: Franklin, Diane (Rep-123)
Allows health care providers to contract with the Department of Health and Senior Services to provide volunteer health care services to uninsured and underserved individuals

Committee:Higher Education
Chair:Lichtenegger, Donna - (Rep-146)
Vice Chair:Dohrman, Dean - (Rep-51)
Date:Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time:12:00 PM or upon morning adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 733 -- STUDENT LODGING
Sponsor: Chipman, Jason (Rep-120)
Prohibits public institutions of higher education from requiring students to live on campus, except for first-year freshman who may be required to live in campus housing for their first year
HB 814 -- CURRICULUM TRANSPARENCY ACT
Sponsor: Chipman, Jason (Rep-120)
Establishes the "Curriculum Transparency Act"
HB 832 -- HIGHER EDUCATION WEBSITES
Sponsor: Chipman, Jason (Rep-120)
Requires public institutions of higher education to post certain information on their public websites.

Committee:Local Government
Chair:Fraker, Lyndall - (Rep-137)
Vice Chair:Hannegan, Tom - (Rep-65)
Date:Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time:12:00PM or upon morning adjournment
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:We will hold Executive Session before Public Hearing
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

HB 154 -- PROPERTY ASSESSMENT LIMIT ELDERLY
Sponsor: Corlew, Kevin (Rep-014)
Establishes a limit on residential property assessment increases for the elderly and disabled who own and live in their principal residence proportional to the increase of their Social Security benefit
HB 905 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: DeGroot, Bruce (Rep-101)
Prohibits villages, towns, and cities from regulating dogs in a breed-specific manner
HB 925 -- NOTITLE
Sponsor: McCaherty, John (Rep-097)
Establishes the Manufactured Home and Mobile Home Residency Law
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 568 -- PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICTS
Sponsor: Tate, Nate (Rep-119)
Changes the laws regarding the board of trustees of a consolidated public library district
HB 629 -- PORT AUTHORITY EXPENDITURES
Sponsor: Miller, Rocky (Rep-124)
Changes the laws regarding port authorities procuring professional services
HB 752 -- KANSAS CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
Sponsor: Corlew, Kevin (Rep-014)
Allows the Kansas City Police Department chief of police to appoint a lieutenant colonel to be responsible for homeland security matters
HB 791 -- NUISANCE CLAIMS
Sponsor: Redmon, Craig (Rep-004)
Specifies that commercial motor vehicle operation on certain designated routes in accordance with a municipal ordinance shall not be deemed a nuisance or evidence of a nuisance.

Committee:Rules - Administrative Oversight
Chair:Barnes, Jay - (Rep-60)
Vice Chair:Sommer, Chrissy - (Rep-106)
Date:Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time:5:00 PM or upon afternoon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 52 -- ROAD DISTRICTS
Sponsor: Andrews, Allen (Rep-001)
Changes the law regarding special road district commissioner qualifications
HCS HB 122 -- PHYSICIANS SPORTS MEDICINE SERVICES
Sponsor: Frederick, Keith (Rep-121)
Modifies provisions regarding physicians providing sports medicine services
HCS HB 199 -- OFFICE OF COUNTY TREASURER
Sponsor: Fraker, Lyndall (Rep-137)
Changes the laws regarding qualifications of county treasurers
HCS HB 247 -- MUNICIPALLY OWNED WATER OR SEWER
Sponsor: Alferman, Justin (Rep-061)
Establishes procedures relating to municipally owned utilities
HB 248 -- STEM CAREER AWARENESS
Sponsor: Fitzwater, Travis (Rep-049)
Establishes a statewide STEM career awareness program
HB 355 -- HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS
Sponsor: Bahr, Kurt (Rep-102)
Prohibits a property owners' association from preventing a property owner from placing political signs on his or her property
HB 401 -- POLICE CHAPLAIN LICENSE PLATES
Sponsor: McDaniel, Andrew (Rep-150)
Allows for a special license plate for members of the International Conference of Police Chaplains who have completed the basic certification requirements
HCS HB 441 -- CRONKITE NEW VOICES ACT
Sponsor: Corlew, Kevin (Rep-014)
Establishes the Cronkite New Voices Act
HB 558 -- BOAT PASSENGERS
Sponsor: Ross, Robert (Rep-142)
Exempts certain types of vessels from provisions prohibiting passengers from riding in certain areas of a motorboat
HB 587 -- SEVEN-DIRECTOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS
Sponsor: Redmon, Craig (Rep-004)
Modifies the bonding requirement for the treasurer of a seven-director school district
HB 599 -- A+ SCHOOLS PROGRAM
Sponsor: Hansen, Jim (Rep-040)
Modifies the A+ Schools Program by removing the requirement that the student's attendance of public high school occur in the three years immediately prior to graduation

Committee:Utilities
Chair:Miller, Rocky - (Rep-124)
Vice Chair:Plocher, Dean - (Rep-89)
Date:Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time:5:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 243 -- REVENUE STABILIZATION MECHANISM
Sponsor: Davis, Charlie (Rep-162)
Allows utility companies to establish periodic rate adjustments outside of general rate proceedings
HB 656 -- UNIFORM WIRELESS COMMUNICATION
Sponsor: Rhoads, Shawn (Rep-154)
Changes the law regarding the uniform wireless communication infrastructure deployment act

Hearing Date Thursday, February 23, 2017

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Haefner, Marsha - (Rep-95)
Vice Chair:Vescovo, Rob - (Rep-112)
Date:Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time:8:30 AM
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Executive Session will be held on any matter referred to the committee.
Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.
Accessibility Accommodations are available. Please contact Greg Sandbothe at (573) 526-0594. An advance notice of 48 hours before the scheduled hearing is required. TDD# (573) 751-3969
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