2005 Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Cooper
Missouri House of Representatives
2005
93rd General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Nathan Cooper

SPONSOR
HB110
Imposes a minimum term of imprisonment for offenders who have plead guilty to or been found guilty of a crime of violence against a child or an elderly person
HB110 -- (LR# 0539L.01I)
SENIOR CITIZEN ADVOCACY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB111
Authorizes an individual income tax deduction for military retirement benefits
HB111 -- (LR# 0537L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB112
Requires that members of the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission and the State Board of Mediation serve 50% of a term before becoming eligible for retirement benefits
HB112 -- (LR# 0538L.01I)
RETIREMENT
Public Hearing held (H)
HB126
Changes the laws regarding the unauthorized reproduction of films and recordings
HB126 -- (LR# 0204L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB156
Creates the crime of committing a terrorist act
HB156 -- (LR# 0536L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB185
Establishes a scholarship program for the survivors of veterans killed or injured in action after September 11, 2001
SS HCS#2 HB 94 & 185 -- (LR# 0069S.07S)
Reported to the House with... (S)
SS

HB304
Establishes the Energy Efficiency Implementation Act
HB304 -- (LR# 1210L.01I)
UTILITIES
Hearing continued (H)
HB385
Designates the new Mississippi River bridge on Interstate 70 in St. Louis as the "Ronald Wilson Reagan Memorial Bridge"
HB385 -- (LR# 1208L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION
Public Hearing held (H)
HB386
Designates February 6 as "Ronald Reagan Day" in Missouri
HB386 -- (LR# 1207L.01I)
TOURISM
Executive Session held (H)
FAILED DO PASS

HB480
Changes the laws regarding the reporting and investigating of deaths by coroners and medical examiners
HB480 -- (LR# 1480L.01I)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB558
Requires all deputy coroners and coroner assistants to register with the Missouri Coroners and Medical Examiners Association after being appointed but prior to beginning their duties
HB558 -- (LR# 1216L.01I)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Public Hearing held (H)
HB575
Allows circuit court clerks to retain any fees collected for processing passport applications
HB575 -- (LR# 1594L.01I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
HB605
Abolishes the community advisory committee of the Missouri Foundation for Health and requires the Governor to make appointments to the foundation's board
HB605 -- (LR# 0938L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB712
Revises the crime of assault on a law enforcement officer or emergency personnel to include probation and parole officers and requires records of a parolee to be transferred when assigned to a new officer
HB712 -- (LR# 1982L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB713
Extends the expiration date of the transfer of jet fuel sales tax into the State Aviation Trust Fund and increases air control tower funding
HB713 -- (LR# 1855L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB714
Changes the laws regarding change of venue in criminal cases to allow the sheriffs of the counties involved to make an agreement as to which county should house the defendant
HB714 -- (LR# 1674L.02I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HB715
Expands the crime of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree by making it a crime to sell, manufacture, or attempt to manufacture methamphetamine in the home of a child under the age of 17
HB715 -- (LR# 1972L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB716
Expands the crime of endangering the welfare of a child in the second degree by making it a crime to violate certain drunk driving laws while a child under the age of 17 is in the vehicle
HB716 -- (LR# 1973L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB917
Expands the membership of the Community Service Commission to include the Lieutenant Governor or his or her designee
HB917 -- (LR# 2214L.01I)
Referred: Special Committee on General Laws
HB948
Changes the laws regarding elections
HCS HB 948 -- (LR# 2207L.03C)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

HCR17
Recognizes February 14, 2005, as Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day in Missouri.
HCR17 -- (LR# 1431L.01I)
Adopted (H)
HJR5
Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the Governor from reducing appropriations for free public schools
HJR5 -- (LR# 0597L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
HR282
Recognizes February 14, 2005, as Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day in Missouri.
HR282 -- (LR# 1328L.01I)
Referred: Rules (H)
COSPONSOR
HB173
Creates the Classroom Trust Fund
HB173 -- (LR# 0606L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
HB238
Requires Labor and Industrial Relations Commission and State Board of Mediation members to serve two years to be eligible for retirement benefits under ALJLAP
HB238 -- (LR# 0211L.01I)
RETIREMENT
Public Hearing held (H)
HB330
Prohibits the use of public funds for health and social services programs to subsidize abortion services
HB330 -- (LR# 0818L.01I)
Referred: Children and Families (H)
HB348
Establishes the Missouri Military Preparedness and Enhancement Commission
Approved HCS HB 348 -- (LR# 0631L.03T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB393
Changes the laws affecting claims for damages and their payment and establishes venue in all tort actions
Approved CCS SS SCS HCS HB 393 -- (LR# 1188L.14T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB412
Authorizes an individual income tax deduction for certain military retirement benefits received by a taxpayer
HB412 -- (LR# 1062L.02I)
Returned to Committee of Origin (H)
HB435
Allows for the "Respect Life" special license plate, creates the Alternatives to Abortion Support Fund, and establishes the Respect Life Commission
HB435 -- (LR# 0896L.01I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
HB457
Prohibits human cloning and the use of public funds and facilities for the purpose of human cloning
HB457 -- (LR# 0534L.01I)
Referred: Rules (H)
HB485
Standardizes the due date of county budget estimates for all counties other than those of the first classification
HB485 -- (LR# 0579L.01I)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO NOT PASS

HB551
Changes the laws regarding electrical service to annexed areas and allows the Missouri Public Service Commission to determine electric service area boundaries
HB551 -- (LR# 1470L.01I)
Referred: Utilities
HB576
Changes the laws regarding the procedures of the Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board and the procedure for obtaining judicial review of administrative decisions
Approved HCS HB 576 -- (LR# 1303L.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State
HB586
Prohibits the use of public funds for health and social services programs to subsidize abortion services
HCS#2 HB 586 -- (LR# 0499L.06C)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

HB632
Changes the laws regarding bicycle safety
HB632 -- (LR# 1463L.01I)
TRANSPORTATION
Executive Session held (H)
HCS VOTED DO PASS

HB639
Establishes the Betty L. Thompson Scholarship Program and authorizes an individual and business tax credit for contributions to certified nonprofit educational charitable organizations
HCS HB 639 -- (LR# 0341L.11C)
Placed on the Informal Perfection Calendar (H)
HB655
Changes the laws regarding the funding for four-year, public institutions of higher education and certain agreements for doctoral and professional programs
HB655 -- (LR# 1814L.01I)
Referred: Higher Education
HB658
Modifies the eligibility requirements for the agricultural product utilization contributor tax credit
HB658 -- (LR# 1835L.01I)
AGRICULTURE POLICY
Executive Session held (H)
VOTED DO PASS

HB675
Changes the laws regarding ambulatory medical treatment centers
HB675 -- (LR# 0602L.02I)
Referred: Professional Registration & Licensing (H)
HB793
Adds Khat to the list of schedule I controlled substances
HB793 -- (LR# 2028L.01I)
CRIME PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Hearing held (H)
HB854
Changes the laws regarding job development programs administered by the Department of Economic Development and establishes the Missouri Quality Jobs Program
HCS HB 854 -- (LR# 2104L.05C)
Reported do pass (H)
NO TIME LIMIT FOR DEBATE

HB865
Requires Missouri's institutions of higher education to grant a student who is called to active military duty during an academic term a "withdraw passing" or equivalent grade in each enrolled class
HB865 -- (LR# 2160L.01I)
Referred: Veterans
HB950
Creates the Governor's Security Division within the State Highway Patrol
HB950 -- (LR# 2219L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HJR11
Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring Senate confirmation of Missouri Supreme Court and Court of Appeals nominees
HJR11 -- (LR# 0493L.01I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HJR23
Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring impeachments to be tried by the Senate
HJR23 -- (LR# 1762L.01I)
Relieved from committee

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Last Updated August 25, 2005 at 12:41 pm