2004 Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Baker
Missouri House of Representatives
2004
92nd General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Brian Baker

SPONSOR
HB978
Establishes the Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board to serve as a liaison between state agencies and small businesses.
Approved CCS#3 SS HS HCS HB 978 -- (LR# 3116S.10T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB982
Allows parents or legal guardians of 16 to 18 year-olds to choose to have the compulsory school attendance and work certificate laws apply to their children.
HB982 -- (LR# 3117L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB983
Makes is a class A misdemeanor for a person under 21 years of age to be under the influence of a controlled substance.
HB983 -- (LR# 3120L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Hearing Scheduled, Bill Not Heard (H)
HB984
Revises the minor in possession law by also making it a misdemeanor to be under the influence of intoxicating liquor.
HB984 -- (LR# 3119L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1065
Adds Cass County to the list of counties which assess a surcharge of $10 in all criminal cases.
HB1065 -- (LR# 3787L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1066
Adds Cass County to the list of counties which are authorized to assess a $45 civil case surcharge for a courthouse restoration fund.
HB1066 -- (LR# 3786L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1417
Requires that one voting member of the board of curators of certain state institutions of higher education be a student.
HB1417 -- (LR# 3118L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB1508
Provides that emblem-use fees received by the Kansas City Chiefs be forwarded to the Chiefs' Children's Fund, a not-for-profit organization established to benefit Kansas City area children in need.
Approved HB1508 -- (LR# 4516L.01T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HCR16
Urges the members of the Missouri Congressional Delegation to support funding for Kansas City SmartPort, Inc.
HCR16 -- (LR# 4223L.01I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HCR23
Urges the Governor, the President of the United States, and the United Congress to oppose any effort to allow trucks to enter Missouri without first being inspected at the border of the United States.
HCR23 -- (LR# 4560L.01I)
HOMELAND SECURITY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HJR42
Proposes a constitutional amendment establishing marriage as only between a man and a woman.
HS HCS HJR 39,38,42 & 47 -- (LR# 2555L.04P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
SA 2, SSA 1/SA 2 AND SA 1 TO SSA 1/SA 2 PENDING

COSPONSOR
HB799
Allows covenant marriages in Missouri.
HB799 -- (LR# 2460L.02I)
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB885
Prohibits public institutions or any entity receiving state funds from adopting discrimination policies that exceed state and federal protections against discrimination.
HB885 -- (LR# 2542L.03I)
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND WORKPLACE SAFETY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB914
Permits a pregnant woman to determine the final disposition of human fetal remains.
HB914 -- (LR# 3210L.02I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB915
Defines "next friend" for the purpose of consent to an abortion by a minor.
HB915 -- (LR# 3333L.01I)
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB952
Revises various statutes relating to the Highways and Transportation Commission, the Kansas City commerical zone, disincorporation of a road district, eminent domain, and the Department of Transportation.
SS SCS HCS HB 946, 1106 & 952 -- (LR# 3521S.11F)
Reported to the House with... (S)
SS AS AMENDED

HB969
Establishes guidelines for corporate income tax on intangible property.
HB969 -- (LR# 3592L.01P)
SENATE GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND FISCAL OVERSIGHT
Hearing Scheduled Bill Not Heard (S)
HB985
Revises the statutes regarding the practice of real estate.
Approved HCS HB 985 -- (LR# 3563L.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1000
Prohibits the use of public funds for health and social services programs to subsidize abortion services.
HB1000 -- (LR# 2968L.02I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1036
Clarifies that sovereign immunity applies to school districts.
HB1036 -- (LR# 3626L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1037
Establishes the Dental Carve-Out Act of 2004 to implement a process for providing dental benefits to public assistance recipients.
HB1037 -- (LR# 2483L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB1040
Establishes policies for education accountability.
SCS HCS HB 1040 AND HCS HB 1041 -- (LR# 3701S.08C)
Laid Over (H)
MOTION REFUSING TO ADOPT SCS AS AMENDED, AND
REQUESTING THE SENATE TO RECEDE OR GRANT
CONFERENCE,PENDING

HB1041
Revises various statutes relating to teachers and other school personnel.
HCS HB 1041 -- (LR# 3702L.02C)
SENATE EDUCATION
Executive Session Held (S)
SCS HCS HB 1040 AND HCS HB 1041 VOTED DO PASS
SEE HB 1040

HB1067
Authorizes the charging of vehicle-related fees and fines to personal property tax bills.
HB1067 -- (LR# 2942L.01I)
TAX POLICY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1077
Repeals certain statutes that are expired, terminated, or no longer effective.
HB1077 -- (LR# 3825L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1078
Revises various statutes relating to juveniles.
HB1078 -- (LR# 2461L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1079
Authorizes the Cass County Commission to impose a civil fine for violation of county rules, regulations, or ordinances.
HB1079 -- (LR# 3788L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1091
Requires a countywide election after a favorable municipal election to approve gambling boats in cities located within a county.
HB1091 -- (LR# 3763L.01I)
ELECTIONS
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1102
Amends certain policies with regard to the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) testing.
HB1102 -- (LR# 4006L.01I)
EDUCATION
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1103
Gives juvenile courts jurisdiction over children who violate laws dealing with the possession or use of tobacco.
HB1103 -- (LR# 3741L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1116
Excludes from tax increment financing projects certain transportation sales taxes in Kansas City.
HB1116 -- (LR# 3704L.01I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1120
Requires hospitals and birth centers to provide parents with information on shaken baby syndrome.
HB1120 -- (LR# 2536L.01I)
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1151
Prohibits individuals from engaging or participating in human cloning.
HB1151 -- (LR# 2865L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1166
Creates a procedural prerequisite for filing lawsuits for alleged defective residential construction.
HB1166 -- (LR# 3811L.02I)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1173
Amends the computation of state aid for schools by modifying the requirements for the summer school add-on.
HB1173 -- (LR# 3330L.01I)
EDUCATION
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1174
Establishes a comprehensive children's mental health service system.
HB1174 -- (LR# 3955L.02I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1190
Establishes the Coordinating Board for Early Childhood within the Children's Services Commission.
HB1190 -- (LR# 3830L.01I)
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1194
Prohibits locating billboards for adult cabarets or sexually oriented businesses within one mile of any state highway and prohibits persons under 21 years of age from installing them.
HB1194 -- (LR# 3498L.01I)
TOURISM AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1201
Revises law regarding disposal of damaged vehicles to require that ordinances contain certain specific provisions.
HCS HB 1201 -- (LR# 3243L.02C)
SENATE TRANSPORTATION
Executive Session Held (S)
SCS HCS HB 996 AND HB1142 AND HCS HB 1201 AND
HB 1489 VOTED DO PASS. SEE HB 996

HB1203
Requires school board approval of tax increment financing plans for areas with residential or multi-family properties.
HB1203 -- (LR# 3409L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB1224
Removes the term "commercial" from sections dealing with interior designers.
HB1224 -- (LR# 3895L.01I)
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1231
Modifies the formula for the lapse of moneys in the Department of Insurance Dedicated Fund to general revenue.
HB1231 -- (LR# 3969L.01I)
FINANCIAL SERVICES
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1268
Revises the statutes relating to employees and employment security.
Approved SS#2 SCS HS HCS HB 1268 & 1211 -- (LR# 4224S.18T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1290
Authorizes income tax check-off boxes for certain chronic illness charities.
Approved SCS HS HCS HB 1290 -- (LR# 3857S.11T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1304
Revises various statutes relating to claims for damages and the payment of these claims.
Vetoed CCS SS#2 SS SCS HS HCS HB 1304 -- (LR# 3380S.19T)
Veto override failed (G)
AYES: 97
NOES: 62

HB1305
Creates notice provisions, reporting requirements, public market rates, and presumptions for the Department of Insurance and entities providing medical malpractice and professional negligence insurance.
CCS SCS HCS HB 1305 -- (LR# 4174L.10S)
Third Read and Passed (H)
AYES: 130
NOES: 26

HB1307
Includes unborn children in the definition of "children" who are eligible to participate in the Children's Health Insurance Program.
HB1307 -- (LR# 3410L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB1313
Relates to pupil/teacher ratios.
HB1313 -- (LR# 3918L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB1314
Changes scholarship requirements for students pursuing teacher education degrees.
HB1314 -- (LR# 3917L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB1320
Excludes new taxes imposed after a tax increment financing ordinance is established from being used for tax increment financing projects.
HB1320 -- (LR# 3757L.01I)
Referred: Tax Policy (H)
HB1339
Revises various statutes relating to informed consent for abortion.
HS HB 1339 -- (LR# 3297L.05P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
SA 1 PENDING

HB1344
Revises the crime of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree by adding persons who operate vehicles while intoxicated or drugged when there is a person under 17 years of age in the vehicle.
HB1344 -- (LR# 4347L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1367
Establishes the Missouri Homestead Preservation Act.
HB1367 -- (LR# 4176L.01I)
SENIOR SECURITY
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1380
Removes the multiplier for the proration factor for career ladder entitlement under the school foundation formula.
HCS HB 1380 -- (LR# 3537L.02C)
Laid Over (H)
HB1381
Requires the General Assembly to support certain veterans' programs approved by the Executive Director of the Missouri Veterans Commission through appropriations.
HB1381 -- (LR# 4372L.01I)
HOMELAND SECURITY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1382
Creates the Veterans' Historical Education Trust Fund.
HB1382 -- (LR# 4427L.01I)
TAX POLICY
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS AS AMENDED

HB1397
Establishes an advisory committee for workers' compensation.
HB1397 -- (LR# 4370L.02I)
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND WORKPLACE SAFETY
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1402
Revises the statutes relating to the Sunshine Law.
HB1402 -- (LR# 4476L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON GENERAL LAWS
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1418
Makes it a class B misdemeanor for a person to allow a minor to possess alcohol or drugs on that person's property.
HB1418 -- (LR# 4348L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB1453
Enacts and modifies various provisions regarding the state foster care system.
Approved CCS SS SCS HS HCS HB 1453 -- (LR# 2427L.15T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1467
Provides for increases in the senior citizen/disabled person property tax credit and renames it the Senior Citizens' Homestead Tax Relief Act.
HCS HB 1467 & 903 -- (LR# 4567L.02C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1503
Establishes the Business Use Incentives for Small Businesses Program.
HB1503 -- (LR# 4552L.01I)
JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1513
Provides that all state college and university diplomas contain the words "in the year of our Lord" within the date listed on the diploma.
HB1513 -- (LR# 3913L.03I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB1517
Provides that students who are expelled for acts of violence not be counted as drop-outs for accreditation purposes for the Missouri School Improvement Program.
HB1517 -- (LR# 4630L.01I)
EDUCATION
Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1571
Requires semiannual payments of real and personal property taxes.
HB1571 -- (LR# 3815L.01I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
HB1572
Requires the Office of Administration to implement the Oversight Review Committee's recommendations on Minority Business Enterprises and Women's Business Enterprises not domiciled in Missouri.
HB1572 -- (LR# 4573L.02I)
Reported Do Pass-Placed on Third Read Consent Calendar (S)
HB1574
Creates penalties for certain uses of cellular or other wireless devices in polling places.
HB1574 -- (LR# 4243L.01I)
ELECTIONS
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB1599
Establishes the Joint Committee on Government Accountability to make a continuing study and analysis of inefficiencies in state government.
Approved SCS HS HB 1599 -- (LR# 4678S.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1629
Requires passenger seat belts on every school bus beginning with the 2004-2005 school year and creates the School Bus Seat Belt Fund to help school districts pay for the seat belts.
HB1629 -- (LR# 4795L.01I)
Referred: Education (H)
HB1666
Allows for a special license plate for supporters of the American Heart Association with the "Go Red For Women" emblem.
HB1666 -- (LR# 4926L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION AND MOTOR VEHICLES
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB1667
Designates the "Mel Hancock Freeway."
HB1667 -- (LR# 4907L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION AND MOTOR VEHICLES
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO NOT PASS

HB1671
Authorizes the president of any public university in this state to present financial commitments on behalf of the university to fund an endowed life sciences research chair academic position.
HCS HB 1671 -- (LR# 4197L.04C)
HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
HJR39
Proposes a constitutional amendment establishing marriage as only between a man and a woman.
HS HCS HJR 39,38,42 & 47 -- (LR# 2555L.04P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
SA 2, SSA 1/SA 2 AND SA 1 TO SSA 1/SA 2 PENDING

HJR40
Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the Governor from reducing appropriations for education.
HJR40 -- (LR# 2774L.01I)
Referred: Budget (H)
HJR45
Proposes a constitutional amendment restricting the use of transportation revenue.
HJR45 -- (LR# 3624L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION AND MOTOR VEHICLES
Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS AS AMENDED

HJR47
Proposes a constitutional amendment establishing marriage as only between a man and a woman.
HS HCS HJR 39,38,42 & 47 -- (LR# 2555L.04P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
SA 2, SSA 1/SA 2 AND SA 1 TO SSA 1/SA 2 PENDING

HJR48
Proposes a constitutional amendment guaranteeing a citizen's right to pray.
HJR48 -- (LR# 4153L.01I)
Referred: Rules (H)
HJR49
Proposes a constitutional amendment establishing an appropriations growth limit.
HJR49 -- (LR# 3958L.01I)
BUDGET
Executive Session Held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HJR50
Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring the election of all supreme court, courts of appeal, circuit court, and associate circuit judges.
HJR50 -- (LR# 2575L.01I)
RULES
Public Hearing Held (H)
HJR51
Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting any state court from imposing any tax or toll road fee or requiring the General Assembly to do so.
HJR51 -- (LR# 4397L.01I)
Referred: Transportation and Motor Vehicles (H)
HJR52
Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the General Assembly from removing certain statutory termination dates absent a two-thirds vote.
HJR52 -- (LR# 4047L.02I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)

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