98th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Bills Indexed by Subject
CHILDREN AND MINORS

BillSponsor Bill StringDate/Last Action
 Bill Information
HB1370Miller, Rocky HB 13704/19/2016 Executive Session Held (S)
  4109H.01P - Changes the laws regarding consent for a minor to obtain an abortion
HB1372Miller, Rocky HB 13721/12/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  4805H.01I - Specifies that if the Children's Division concludes that a child abuse or neglect hotline report is unsubstantiated, it shall refer the report to the local prosecuting attorney
HB1383English, Keith HB 13834/12/2016 Referred: Select Committee on Education
  4674H.01I - Expands the A+ Schools Program to graduates of any high school that meets the program requirements
HB1384English, Keith HB 13844/12/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4673H.01I - Allows school districts to discipline students for cyberbullying that occurs off campus
HB1387Roeber, Rebecca HCS HB 13874/21/2016 Executive Session Held (S)
  4487H.02P - Expands the newborn screening requirements to include severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)
HB1433Koenig, Andrew SCS HCS HB 14335/4/2016 Placed on Informal Calendar
  4450S.04C - Establishes the Supporting and Strengthening Families Act
HB1461Butler, Michael HB 14611/6/2016 Withdrawn (H)
  4388H.01I - Establishes a pilot program allowing noncustodial parents to reduce the amount of state debt owed
HB1450Wood, David HB 14504/12/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  4622H.01I - Prohibits a foster parent from smoking in the presence of a foster child under his or her care
HB1451Wood, David SCS HCS HB 14515/11/2016 Placed on Informal Calendar
  4351S.05C - Modifies provisions relating to charter schools
HB1496Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 14964/12/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  4292H.01I - Requires the juvenile court to consider school attendance in lieu of the juvenile being detained or fined for misdemeanor violations, violating an ordinance, or as a condition of probation
HB1505Vescovo, Rob HB 15055/13/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  4729H.01I - Limits the out-of-pocket legal expenses for adopting a child to $500
HB1525Ellington, Brandon HB 15254/12/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  4209H.01I - Removes the statute of limitations for certain actions to recover damages regarding child abuse and sexual offenses committed against a child and allows prosecutions for child abuse to be commenced at any time.
HB1488Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 14884/12/2016 Referred: Corrections
  4297H.01I - Allows incarcerated parents to petition the court to delegate visitation time and access to a family member or other person with a close and substantial relationship to the parent's minor child
HB1549Neely, Jim HB 15491/14/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  4374H.01I - Specifies that a parent's obligation to pay child support must terminate when the child turns 18 or graduates from high school unless other circumstances arise that would terminate the obligation
HB1550Neely, Jim SS#2 SCS HCS HB 15507/1/2016 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  4372S.06T - Specifies that every child custody judgment must include a written statement notifying the parties that if a provision of the judgment is violated, the injured party may file a family access motion
HB1551Neely, Jim HB 15511/20/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4369H.01I - Allows a court to order each party to a child custody order to provide the court with an annual report specifying whether the party is in compliance with the order and an accounting of child support payments
HB1562Haahr, Elijah HCS HB 15626/22/2016 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  4162H.02T - Expands the crime of sexual trafficking to include advertising a child participating in a commercial sexual act
SB618Hicks, Ron HCS SCS SB 6185/9/2016 Reported Do Pass (H)
  4658H.08C - Modifies provisions relating to the detention and shackling of juvenile offenders and detention and shackling of pregnant offenders
HB1583Allen, Sue SCS HCS HB 15836/3/2016 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  4821S.04T - Changes the laws regarding bullying in schools and establishes specific components that a district must include in its antibullying policy
HB1589Koenig, Andrew SCS HCS HBs 1589 & 23075/9/2016 Executive Session Scheduled
  4452S.05C - Authorizes a tax credit for donations to a fund established for the provision of scholarships to foster care children
HB1599Phillips, Don SCS HCS HB 15997/1/2016 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  4581S.04T - Establishes procedures for an adopted person to obtain a copy of his or her original birth certificate
HB1614Swan, Kathryn HCS HB 16143/29/2016 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  4809H.02C - Authorizes a tax credit for contributions to school foundations
HB1618McCaherty, John HCS HB 16183/31/2016 Second read and referred: Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy, and the Environment
  4520H.02P - Modifies provisions relating to security freezes on credit reports and allows parents and guardians to place security freezes on their children's credit report
HB1620Kelley, Mike HB 16205/10/2016 Reported Do Pass (S)
  4876H.01P - Modifies provisions relating to family law proceedings
HB1629Cookson, Steve HB 16294/7/2016 Referred: Select Committee on Judiciary
  5078H.01I - Increases the penalty for knowingly allowing minors to drink or possess alcohol or failing to stop a minor from drinking or possessing alcohol and establishes provisions relating to powdered alcohol
HB1641Hicks, Ron HB 16414/13/2016 HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
  4925H.01I - Modifies provisions relating to the detention of persons under the age of seventeen in adult facilities
HB1642Hicks, Ron HB 16421/28/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  4921H.01I - Requires a court to order an evaluation by the Division of Youth Services to determine whether dual jurisdiction of both the criminal and juvenile codes is appropriate for the juvenile offender
HB1649Haahr, Elijah SCS HCS HB 16497/1/2016 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  4153S.03T - Establishes the Rescue the Forgotten law to provide immunity from civil liability for persons who render assistance to children trapped in motor vehicles
HB1662Spencer, Bryan HB 16625/13/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  4067H.01I - Changes the laws regarding adoptions
HB1663Spencer, Bryan HB 16635/13/2016 Referred: Transportation
  4039H.01I - Prohibits any person under the age of 18 from operating a motorcycle or motortricycle without protective headgear
HB1667Swan, Kathryn HB 16672/18/2016 Reported Do Pass (H)
  4826H.02I - Specifies that charter schools become eligible to receive state funding for early childhood education at the same time as the district in which they are located becomes eligible
HB1680Solon, Sheila HB 16802/10/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  4488H.02I - Provides immunity from civil liability for persons who render assistance to children trapped in motor vehicles
HB1682Frederick, Keith SCS HB 16827/5/2016 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  4902S.03T - Establishes the Medical Practice Freedom Act which prohibits state licensure of physicians, chiropractors, optometrists, and dentists to be conditioned on participation in any public or private health insurance
HB1689Chipman, Jason HB 16894/12/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  4740H.02I - Creates the offense of smoking in a motor vehicle if there is a person under the age of eighteen present in the motor vehicle
HB1693Chipman, Jason HB 16931/12/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  4726H.01I - Makes it a class D felony until December 31, 2016, and a class E felony beginning January 1, 2017, if a person drives while intoxicated while a person under 18 is present in the vehicle
HB1696Rowland, Lyle SCS HCS HB 16966/14/2016 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  4300S.03T - Requires the Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to provide grants to organizations that provide services to deaf-blind persons
SB801Franklin, Diane HCS SS SCS SB 8015/12/2016 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  5327H.05C - Establishes the Supporting and Strengthening Families Act
SB804Cornejo, Robert HCS SCS SB 8045/4/2016 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  4274H.03C - Modifies laws relating to criminal judicial proceedings
HB1755Bahr, Kurt HB 17553/10/2016 Reported Do Pass (H)
  4258H.01I - Specifies that parental liberty to direct the upbringing, education, and care of his or her children is a fundamental right not subject to infringement without demonstrating a compelling governmental interest
HB1758Davis, Charlie HB 17581/14/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  5157H.01I - Modifies provisions relating to the housing of a convicted sex offender in a homeless shelter that was in existence prior to a school or child care facility being built within 1000 feet of it
HB1797Zerr, Anne HB 17971/5/2016 Withdrawn (H)
  4906H.01I - Establishes a pilot program allowing noncustodial parents to reduce the amount of state debt owed
HB1806Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 18064/12/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  5109H.01I - Requires community service in lieu of a fine for certain traffic offenses for defendants eighteen years of age or younger
HB1807Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 18074/12/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  4294H.01I - Requires community service in lieu of a fine for certain traffic offenses for defendants twenty-one years of age or under
HB1812Hicks, Ron HB 18121/28/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  5161H.01I - Changes the definition of "adult" to a person 18 years of age or older and "child" to a person under 18 years of age for purposes of juvenile court jurisdiction
HB1831McGaugh, Joe Don HB 18313/3/2016 Reported Do Pass (H)
  5284H.01I - Allows for the inclusion of respite in the orders for the management of the estate of protectees and dependents for purposes of guardianships
HB1875Haefner, Marsha HCS HB 18753/29/2016 Second read and referred: Senate Veterans' Affairs and Health
  5335H.02P - Establishes the Perinatal Advisory Council and requires the council to establish standards for all neonatal and maternal levels of birthing hospital care
HB1876Haefner, Marsha HB 18761/20/2016 Referred: Health and Mental Health Policy
  5258H.01I - Allows the Department of Social Services to contract with pediatric care networks to provide MO HealthNet benefits for medically complex children
HB1877Wood, David SS HCS HB 18776/15/2016 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  5404S.05T - Changes the laws regarding the child abuse and neglect central registry and the reentry of children previously released from Children's Division custody
HB1884Ellington, Brandon HB 18843/8/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4102H.01I - Increases the time after a child's birth that the father has to file an action to establish paternity prior to an adoption or to file a notice with the Putative Father Registry
HB1888Dogan, Shamed HB 18884/4/2016 Motion to Do Pass Failed (H)
  5465H.01I - Establishes education savings accounts
HB1903Taylor, Jered HB 19031/28/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  5373H.01I - Creates the crime of abuse of an unborn child for a person who illegally uses narcotic drugs while pregnant
HB1905Newman, Stacey HB 19055/13/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  4119H.01I - Establishes programs and services to increase preventative health care services in the state
HB1915Kidd, Bill HB 19152/16/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5194H.02I - Establishes "Simon's Law" which changes the laws regarding life-sustaining or nonbeneficial treatment policies of health care facilities
HB1954Dohrman, Dean HB 19545/13/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  5422H.01I - Changes the laws regarding the federal Smart Snacks Nutrition Standards program
HB1965Zerr, Anne HB 19652/25/2016 Reported Do Pass (H)
  5418H.01I - Establishes a pilot program allowing noncustodial parents to reduce the amount of state debt owed
HB1968Anderson, Sonya HB 19682/16/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5046H.01I - Changes the laws regarding consent for a minor to have an abortion
HB1995Cornejo, Robert HCS HB 19952/11/2016 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  5212H.03C - Modifies provisions relating to judicial proceedings
HB2053Butler, Michael HB 20534/12/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  5670H.01I - Establishes a pilot program allowing noncustodial parents to reduce the amount of state debt owed
HB2055Swan, Kathryn HB 20552/16/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5302H.01I - Changes the laws regarding child custody arrangements
HB2076Carpenter, Jon HB 20765/13/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  4061H.01I - Allows adoption records to be released after 100 years from the date of the adoption
HB2084Corlew, Kevin HB 20843/3/2016 Referred: Select Committee on Judiciary
  5413H.03I - Modifies provisions relating to first degree murder
HCR66Hubrecht, Tila HCR 665/11/2016 Public Hearing Scheduled, Bill not Heard (S)
  5472H.01I - Urges all educational institutions to provide information to students and parents about meningococcal disease and available vaccines
HCR67Hubrecht, Tila HCR 673/14/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4172H.01I - Encourages Congress to give states flexibility in their use of federal funds to support early childhood education
HB2092Chipman, Jason HB 20925/13/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  4743H.02I - Allows visual and aural recordings of verbal and nonverbal statements of a child under 14 who witnessed an offense to be admissible under certain circumstances
HB2127Hurst, Tom HB 21275/2/2016 Voted Do Pass (H)
  5500H.01I - Prohibits a person from transporting a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without the consent required by state law
HB2146Beard, Nathan HB 21464/26/2016 Public Hearing Held (S)
  4250H.01P - Requires the court to allow visitation between the parents of a minor who has been appointed a guardian and the minor if the court finds it in the best interests of the minor
HB2202Haefner, Marsha SCS HCS HB 22025/4/2016 Placed on Informal Calendar
  5024S.04C - Modifies provisions relating to records of victims of sexual offenses and creates provisions relating to records of minor victims of sexual offenses in the possession of child assessment centers or hospitals
HB2207Curtis, Courtney Allen HB 22075/13/2016 Referred: Special Committee on Urban Issues
  5674H.01I - Changes the laws regarding youth
HB2219Brattin, Rick HB 22191/28/2016 Referred: Emerging Issues
  5317H.01I - Specifies that firearms and ammunition in a foster parent's home may be stored in the same locked container as long as it is inaccessible to children
HB2246Barnes, Jay HB 22461/28/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  5925H.01I - Modifies provisions regarding sexual offenses against children
HB2262Jones, Caleb HB 22623/3/2016 Reported Do Pass (H)
  5719H.01I - Requires the court to make findings of fact when the court orders that a juvenile shall be restrained during court proceedings
HB2280Newman, Stacey HB 22805/13/2016 Referred: Elections
  5616H.01I - Establishes a procedure for voter pre-registration for persons ages 15 to 18
HB2343Mitten, Gina HB 23435/13/2016 Referred: Health and Mental Health Policy
  4458H.01I - Changes the laws regarding eligibility for MO HealthNet benefits
HB2352Morgan, Judy HB 23524/18/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5816H.01I - Requires children in the City of St. Louis and Kansas City school districts to enroll in a school by the age of five
HB2355Lant, Bill SS HB 23556/15/2016 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  6106S.02T - Establishes the Missouri State Juvenile Justice Advisory Board
HB2357Curtis, Courtney Allen HB 23574/18/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  6093H.01I - Changes the laws regarding certain Children's Services Funds
HB2388Fitzwater, Paul HCS HB 23883/30/2016 Laid Over (H)
  5965H.02C - Changes provisions of law related to youth sports brain injury prevention
HB2390Kirkton, Jeanne HB 23905/13/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  5936H.02I - Eliminates mandatory life sentences for convictions of murder in the first degree if committed by a person 17 years of age or under at the time of the commission of the crime
HB2439Hubbard, Penny HB 24394/18/2016 Public Hearing Scheduled, Bill not Heard (H)
  6241H.01I - Establishes a pilot program to increase the visitation rights of children with incarcerated parents
HB2460Neely, Jim HB 24604/27/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  6277H.01I - Requires the court to enter written findings of fact and conclusions of law for matter pertaining to child support and child custody
HB2465Jones, Caleb HB 24653/30/2016 Voted Do Pass (H)
  4454H.01I - Repeals certain sections regarding the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act
HB2481Pfautsch, Donna HB 24814/28/2016 Reported Do Pass (H)
  6381H.01I - Designates the month of February as "Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month"
HB2492Brown, Cloria HB 24925/2/2016 HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
  6230H.01I - Allows kinship placements for foster children
HB2500Newman, Stacey HB 25005/13/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  6185H.02I - Specifies that a person commits the offense of endangering the welfare of a child if he or she fails to secure a dangerous or deadly weapon
HJR94McNeil, Margo HJR 945/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6441H.02I - Proposes a constitutional amendment guaranteeing children a right to an adequately and equitably funded public school
HB2547Hubrecht, Tila HB 25473/10/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  6457H.01I - Removes a minor's ability to contract based on implied consent of the parent or guardian for the minor to live independently
HB2549Newman, Stacey HB 25495/13/2016 Referred: Emerging Issues
  6394H.01I - Prohibits persons from selling, delivering, or transferring to a person under 18 years of age firearm ammunition or accessories
HB2552Kirkton, Jeanne HB 25524/20/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  6462H.01I - Prohibits restraints to be used on offenders during the 2nd or 3rd trimester of pregnancy or for 48-hours post delivery unless extraordinary circumstances exist
HB2558McCaherty, John HB 25585/2/2016 HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
  6444H.01I - Changes the laws regarding custody of in vitro human embryos
HB2570Hill, Justin HB 25703/30/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  6507H.01I - Changes the training requirements for child care providers and school teachers and staff regarding identifying signs of possible child abuse
HB2571Dunn, Randy HB 25715/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6486H.01I - Establishes the Missouri Early Childhood Education Act which allows children four and five years of age to attend early childhood programs under certain circumstances
HB2578Kirkton, Jeanne HB 25784/12/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  5080H.01I - Prohibits the sale of baby crib bumper pads
HB2583Haefner, Marsha HB 25833/30/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  6551H.01I - Changes the laws regarding children in foster care
HB2584Morris, Lynn HB 25845/13/2016 Referred: Health and Mental Health Policy
  6545H.01I - Establishes a voluntary replacement alternative program for children's vaccines which do not contain human DNA content
HB2593Swan, Kathryn HB 25934/25/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  6569H.01I - Excludes funds designated by taxpayers in an urban district as local early childhood education funds from the local tax revenue calculation used to provide funding to certain charter schools
HB2605Lauer, Jeanie HB 26054/28/2016 Executive Session Held (S)
  6576H.01P - Changes the laws regarding children in foster care
HJR98Moon, Mike HCS HJR 985/12/2016 Second read and referred: Senate Seniors, Families, and Children
  6592H.02P - Proposes a constitutional amendment regarding the right to life
HB2606Anderson, Sonya HB 26063/31/2016 Action Postponed (H)
  6578H.03I - Prohibits school bus stops from being placed within 500 feet of a registered sexual offender
HJR99Burlison, Eric HJR 995/13/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  6552H.01I - Proposes a constitutional amendment relating to parental rights
HB2624Lant, Bill HB 26245/2/2016 Voted Do Pass (H)
  6629H.01I - Changes the laws regarding the precedence of orders entered by a juvenile court
HB2636Haefner, Marsha HB 26363/30/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  6562H.01I - Establishes the Missouri Child Protection Registry
HB2640Curtis, Courtney Allen HB 26405/13/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  5510H.01I - Prohibits a community children's services fund from transferring any funds to the state or certain cities
HB2641Curtis, Courtney Allen HB 26413/3/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  6650H.01I - Allows Children's Services Funds to be used to fund juvenile delinquency prevention programs
HB2692Neely, Jim HB 26923/30/2016 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  6751H.01I - Modifies penalty provisions relating to the offense of criminal nonsupport
HB2802Mathews, Kirk HB 28024/26/2016 Referred: Select Committee on Education
  6882H.01I - Allows home school students to participate in the Missouri State High School Activities Association activities for the public school district in which they reside
HB2806Newman, Stacey HB 28065/13/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  6861H.01I - Establishes the Missouri Family Leave Act
HB2813Fitzwater, Travis HB 28135/13/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  6880H.01I - Establishes the Deaf Child's Bill of Rights