96th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Bills Indexed by Subject
BUSINESS AND COMMERCE


BillSponsor Bill StringDate/Last Action
 Bill Information
HB30Sater, David HB 301/20/2011 Referred: Small Business (H)
  0077L.01I - Allows a law enforcement officer to request that certain property used to secure personal credit loans from pawnbrokers not be sold for 10 days of the request
HB132Still, Mary HB 1323/16/2011 Motion to Do Pass Failed (H)
  0100L.03I - Changes the laws regarding unsecured loans of $500 or less, commonly known as payday loans
HB145Schoeller, Shane HB 1453/2/2011 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  0121L.01I - Requires any entity receiving state funds to publish the name and compensation of each lobbyist employed by the entity and the name and membership dues paid to any other entity
HB206Meadows, Tim HB 2064/12/2011 Referred: International Trade and Job Creation (H)
  0721L.01I - Specifies that a business entity or employer who knowingly hires an illegal immigrant to perform work within the state will be subject to a $50,000 fine in addition to any other penalty provided by law
HB225Brandom, Ellen HB 2252/24/2011 Withdrawn (H)
  0631L.01I - Adds blunt wraps to the list of items in the definition of "drug paraphernalia" as it relates to the regulation of drugs
HB251Cox, Stanley HB 2512/15/2011 Referred: Economic Development (H)
  0598L.01I - Specifies that tax credits for qualified film production projects will expire December 31, 2011
HB258Cox, Stanley HB 2583/3/2011 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  0879L.01I - Prohibits beer brewers or manufacturers from having any interest in the license, business, assets, or corporate stock of a liquor wholesaler with certain exceptions
HB268Lasater, Brent HB 2682/23/2011 Withdrawn (H)
  0628L.01I - Prohibits any person or business from engaging in blasting, excavating, or mining within one mile of a business or residential area
HB281Kelley, Mike HB 2812/2/2011 Referred: Agriculture Policy (H)
  0965L.01I - Changes the laws regarding the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act
HB293Schneider, Vicki HB 2933/3/2011 Referred: Professional Registration and Licensing (H)
  1053L.01I - Removes the provision which specifies that "health spa" does not include certain bona fide nonprofit organizations and prohibits certain health spa contracts from being for more than 12 months
HB345Guernsey, Casey HB 3453/3/2011 Voted Do Pass - Consent (H)
  1024L.01I - Allows the Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority to make loan guarantees to certain agribusinesses under the Agricultural Product Utilization and Business Development Loan Program
HB359Leara, Mike HB 3592/24/2011 Referred: Financial Institutions (H)
  0809L.01I - Establishes the Payday Loan Protection Act regarding unsecured loans of $500 or less, commonly known as payday loans
HB385Faith, Sally HB 3853/8/2011 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  0749L.01I - Extends the expiration date for an income tax credit for a contribution to a pregnancy resource center to August 28, 2023
HB397Diehl, John HB 3973/7/2011 Public Hearing Scheduled, Bill not Heard (H)
  1011L.01I - Changes the laws regarding failure to timely pay a sales representative his or her earned sales commissions
HB405Crawford, Sandy HB 4052/10/2011 Referred: Agriculture Policy (H)
  1015L.01I - Changes the laws regarding the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act
HB438Schupp, Jill HB 4383/9/2011 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  0104L.01I - Repeals the Indoor Clean Air Act and establishes new laws regarding smoking in public places
HB477Webber, Stephen HB 4773/10/2011 Referred: Judiciary (H)
  0573L.01I - Changes the laws regarding complaints filed with the Missouri Commission on Human Rights and makes discrimination based upon a person's sexual orientation an unlawful discriminatory practice
HB479Brown, Michael HB 4794/19/2011 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  0924L.01I - Increases the annual cap on the tax credits certified for qualified film production projects from $4.5 million to $10 million
HB520Schupp, Jill HB 5204/6/2011 Motion to Do Pass Failed (H)
  0106L.01I - Authorizes a sales tax exemption for educational or fitness class fees paid to any health club, athletic club, exercise club, fitness club, or other similar club or facility
HB522Rizzo, John HB 5222/24/2011 Referred: Financial Institutions (H)
  1202L.01I - Changes the laws regarding unsecured loans of $500 or less, commonly known as payday loans, and allows the Attorney General to maintain an action to enforce compliance
HB605Schieffer, Ed HB 6053/3/2011 Referred: Transportation (H)
  1401L.01I - Changes the laws regarding the sales tax collection on motor vehicles by certain motor vehicle dealers
HB644Schieffer, Ed HB 6444/6/2011 Executive Session - No Action Taken
  1273L.01I - Prohibits a person or business from misrepresenting its geographic location by using a fictitious or assumed business name in a telephone directory or advertisement
HB726Kratky, Michele HB 7263/31/2011 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  1520L.03I - Authorizes an income tax credit for certain small businesses who hire a person who is disabled or recently discharged from a correctional facility
HB783Berry, T.J. HB 7834/5/2011 Voted Do Pass (H)
  1533L.03I - Requires $2 from every business registration fee collected by the Secretary of State to be deposited into the Missouri Small Business Development Centers Fund
HB785Riddle, Jeanie HB 7854/13/2011 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  1906L.01I - Specifies that any action to recover damages in a products liability claim must be commenced within 10 years after the date the product that caused the alleged damage was first placed into commerce
HB808Hughes IV, Leonard HB 8084/5/2011 Public Hearing Scheduled, Bill not Heard (H)
  1830L.01I - Requires all food or food products sold in Missouri which are derived from a cloned animal to be labeled indicating that the food is or contains products derived from cloned animals
HB809Hughes IV, Leonard HB 8093/31/2011 Referred: Urban Issues
  1826L.01I - Establishes the Minority Business Enterprise and Women's Business Enterprise Oversight Review Committee to assist these business enterprises in bidding on state contracts
HB831Houghton, Jay HB 8314/20/2011 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  1919L.01I - Establishes the Do-Not-Offer Statewide Registry Act which requires the creation of a database of elderly Missouri residents who object to receiving direct mail marketing
HB833Funderburk, Doug HB 8334/12/2011 Referred: Small Business (H)
  1981L.01I - Specifies that a statement offering a coupon, sales price, rebate, or discount for an alcoholic beverage will be legal in advertising as long as the final retail price is not below the wholesale cost
HB845Curtman, Paul HB 8454/20/2011 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  1952L.02I - Establishes the Family Business Growth Act which allows up to two members of an employer's family to opt out of workers' compensation insurance
HB847Guernsey, Casey HB 8473/16/2011 Referred: Agri-Business (H)
  1909L.01I - Exempts any security issued by an agricultural cooperative corporation operated as an agricultural cooperative association from state security registration requirements under certain conditions
HB850Diehl, John HB 8504/12/2011 Referred: Judiciary (H)
  1549L.01I - Establishes the Missouri Cooperative Associations Act which allows a cooperative to be formed and organized to conduct or promote any lawful business or purpose for the mutual welfare of its members
HB851Cross, Gary L. HB 8514/6/2011 Voted Do Pass (H)
  1968L.01I - Requires the parent or guardian of any person younger than 18 years of age prior to the minor using a tanning device in a tanning facility to appear in person giving consent to the minor's use of the facility
HB858Hampton, Kent HB 8583/29/2011 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  1230L.01I - Prohibits large water users from transporting water withdrawn or diverted from the Southeast Missouri Regional Water District to a location outside the district if it interferes with another major user
HB871Fitzwater, Paul HB 8714/20/2011 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  0777L.02I - Specifies that any state employee performance review, if conducted, must be done by the employer or supervisor
HB885Koenig, Andrew HB 8854/21/2011 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  2024L.01I - Allows a seller to advertise that the required sales tax will be assumed or absorbed into the price of the property sold or the services rendered if the amount of the tax is separately stated
HB890Franz, Ward HB 8903/31/2011 Referred: Financial Institutions (H)
  1947L.01I - Changes the laws regarding unsecured loans of $500 or less, commonly known as payday loans
HB924Nolte, Jerry HB 9244/20/2011 Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
  2067L.01I - Extends the issuance of job retention tax credits and authorizes economic incentives for job retention projects within high-risk metropolitan statistical areas
HB933Schupp, Jill HB 9334/12/2011 Referred: Small Business (H)
  2037L.01I - Requires certain food or food products sold or offered for sale as kosher or kosher for Passover to have a label or symbol affixed to it identifying the person, agency, or entity that certified the product
HB946Guernsey, Casey HB 9464/12/2011 Referred: Agri-Business (H)
  2055L.01I - Changes the laws regarding grain dealers and grain warehouses
HB951Johnson, Delus HB 9514/7/2011 Referred: Economic Development (H)
  2073L.01I - Reduces the corporate income tax rate for a company that creates a specified number of jobs
HB971Johnson, Delus HB 9714/12/2011 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  2114L.02I - Establishes the Missouri Jobs for Education Program
HB975Curtman, Paul HB 9754/12/2011 Referred: Small Business (H)
  1800L.01I - Establishes the Small Business and Entrepreneurial Growth Act to provide assistance for the expansion of certain small businesses
HB977Johnson, Delus HB 9774/12/2011 Referred: Transportation (H)
  2075L.01I - Requires a wholesale motor vehicle auction to provide a title at the time of purchase and changes the laws regarding a licensed dealer's hours of operations and the dealer's official telephone number
HB986Wallingford, Wayne HB 9864/12/2011 Referred: Workforce Development and Workplace Safety (H)
  2017L.01I - Establishes the Missouri Employment Work Pass Program to assist unemployed persons in obtaining employment and to encourage small businesses to hire unemployed persons
HB1013Hughes IV, Leonard HB 10134/12/2011 Referred: Agri-Business (H)
  2141L.01I - Requires any food or food product sold in Missouri which contains a hormone growth substance or any product or by-product of any genetically manipulated material to be labeled with that information
HB1022Nolte, Jerry HB 10224/12/2011 Referred: International Trade and Job Creation (H)
  2103L.01I - Specifies that any person who manufactures an article or a product while using stolen or misappropriated information technology will be deemed to engage in an unfair act under certain specified conditions
HB1028Hough, Lincoln HB 10284/12/2011 Referred: Economic Development (H)
  2154L.01I - Requires the Department of Economic Development to establish the Compete Missouri Training Program
SB31Chappelle-Nadal, Maria SB 313/1/2011 Hearing Cancelled (S)
  0180S.01I - Reduces from 45 to 20 the different types of beer that must be served by certain restaurant bars in order to serve 32 or more ounces of beer for off-premise consumption
SB63Mayer, Robert HCS SB 634/21/2011 Referred: Rules - Pursuant to Rule 25(32)(f) (H)
  0525L.02C - Prohibits large water consumers from taking water outside of the Southeast Missouri Regional Water District if such activity interferes with certain others' use of the water
SB79Justus, Jolie SB 793/17/2011 SCS Reported Do Pass (S)
  0437S.01I - Establishes the Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act
SB93Kraus, Will SB 933/8/2011 Public Hearing Held (S)
  0676S.02I - Waives Secretary of State fees for new businesses and requires business licenses to be issued within sixty days
SB94Munzlinger, Brian SB 942/23/2011 Public Hearing Held (S)
  0653S.01I - Provides loan assistance programs to businesses for energy efficiency improvements
SB95Munzlinger, Brian SB 952/10/2011 SCS Reported Do Pass (S)
  0672S.03I - Modifies the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act
SB158Keaveny, Joseph SB 1583/29/2011 Public Hearing Held (S)
  0489S.02I - Extends the expiration date to December 31, 2015, for certain clean water public notice requirements and clean water permit fees charged by the Department of Natural Resources
SB182Ridgeway, Luann SB 1823/8/2011 Voted Do Pass (S)
  1180S.01I - Expands the amount of employees and functions of the small business regulatory fairness board
SB183Ridgeway, Luann SB 1831/27/2011 Second Read and Referred: General Laws (S)
  1087S.01I - Modifies current law regarding certain prohibited uses of social security numbers to include the partial use of social security numbers
SB217Richard, Ron SB 2173/17/2011 SCS Reported Do Pass (S)
  1218S.01I - Creates state and local sales and use tax exemptions for data storage centers
SB230Ruzicka, Don HCS SCS SB 2305/11/2011 Reported Do Pass (H)
  1320L.06C - Allows the state and political subdivisions to give scrap tires to businesses when the cost is less than other methods of disposal
SB246Lamping, John SB 2463/17/2011 SCS Reported Do Pass (S)
  1248S.02I - Creates a tax credit for investments in technology-based early stage Missouri companies
SB248Parson, Mike SB 2482/16/2011 Public Hearing Held (S)
  1310S.01I - Establishes the Proof of Concept Business Finance Program
SB263Green, Tim SB 2633/8/2011 Public Hearing Held (S)
  1005S.02I - Requires pawnbrokers to photograph anybody selling jewelry, gold, or silver and to complete a form for such transactions
SB279Schmitt, Eric SB 2793/9/2011 SCS Voted Do Pass (S)
  1406S.02I - Provides tax incentives for job creation and retention and capital investment
SB280Purgason, Chuck SCS SB 2803/30/2011 Placed on Informal Calendar
  1537S.02C - Modifies provisions of Missouri tax credit programs in accordance with recommendations made by the Missouri Tax Credit Review Commission Report
SB281Kraus, Will SB 2814/28/2011 Reported Do Pass (S)
  0940S.01I - Requires the cumulative state and local tax rate to be printed on sales receipts
SB287Ridgeway, Luann SB 2873/15/2011 Public Hearing Held (S)
  0441S.01I - Creates a liquor license for wine shops to allow them to serve alcohol on Sundays
SB295Keaveny, Joseph SB 2954/5/2011 Public Hearing Held (S)
  0560S.02I - Amends laws relating to unsecured loans of $500 or less
SB296Schmitt, Eric SB 2963/2/2011 Public Hearing Held (S)
  1370S.01I - Establishes the Compete Missouri Training Program
SB297Munzlinger, Brian SB 2973/15/2011 Public Hearing Held (S)
  0834S.01I - Modifies laws governing how residents of Missouri and other states may purchase rifles and shotguns outside their resident states
SB305Parson, Mike SB 3052/24/2011 Second Read and Referred: Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy, and the Environment (S)
  1492S.01I - Creates record-keeping requirements for certain buyers of plastic bulk merchandising containers
SB317Stouffer, Bill SB 3172/24/2011 Second Read and Referred: Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections (S)
  1590S.01I - Exempts securities issued by agricultural cooperative corporations from state security registration requirements
SB327Richard, Ron SB 3273/3/2011 Second Read and Referred: Agriculture, Food Production, and Outdoor Resources (S)
  1703S.01I - Modifies penalties for multiple violations of air or water pollution laws by recycling companies that convert animal parts into petroleum
SB379Kehoe, Mike SB 3795/9/2011 SCS Voted Do Pass (S)
  1667S.01I - Restricts the time to file a products liability claim and when a manufacturer or seller of a product may be liable
SB383Richard, Ron SB 3833/31/2011 Hearing Cancelled (S)
  1854S.01I - Modifies provisions of law authorizing a sales and use tax exemption for manufacturing
SB390Schmitt, Eric SB 3904/5/2011 Placed on Informal Calendar
  1807S.01I - Authorizes tax incentives to encourage foreign trade
SB399Kraus, Will SB 3994/28/2011 Reported Do Pass (S)
  1818S.01I - Modifies provisions relating to the crime of failure to return leased or rented property
SB401Lamping, John SB 4014/18/2011 Voted Do Pass (S)
  1697S.01I - Modifies the law relating to debt adjusters
SB423Lager, Brad SB 4233/29/2011 Public Hearing Held (S)
  1748S.02I - Modifies various provisions pertaining to the regulation and protection of natural resources
SB424Cunningham, Jane SB 4243/10/2011 Second Read and Referred: General Laws (S)
  1863S.01I - Requires an informal hearing before the Secretary of State in certain instances
SB431Munzlinger, Brian SB 4313/10/2011 Second Read and Referred: Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy, and the Environment (S)
  1894S.01I - Creates a state do-not-mail list for consumers who do not wish to receive solicitations from direct mail marketers