2007 Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Muschany
Missouri House of Representatives
2007
94th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Scott Muschany

SPONSOR
HB620
Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to create an additional procedure for teacher certification and mentoring standards for beginning teachers and principals
SCS HCS HB 620 -- (LR# 1235S.06C)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB621
Allows full deductibility from state income tax of all federal income tax liability
HB621 -- (LR# 0426L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON TAX REFORM
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB824
Changes the laws regarding school emergency procedures
HB824 -- (LR# 1930L.01I)
ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
Voted Do Pass (H)
HB827
Requires a child's family support team to consider the educational needs of the child placed in a licensed residential care facility
SCS HCS HB 827 -- (LR# 1986S.05C)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB1290
Changes the laws regarding medical malpractice by revising the definitions of "health care provider" and "health care services"
HB1290 -- (LR# 2013L.02I)
Referred: Judiciary (H)
HCR48
Requests the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission and the Missouri Department of Transportation to reconsider the closing of portions of I-64 during the New I-64 Project
HCR48 -- (LR# 2678L.03I)
Referred: Transportation (H)
COSPONSOR
HB39
Establishes the eligibility requirements of an employed disabled person requesting medical assistance under the federal Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999
SCS HCS HB 39 -- (LR# 0458S.07C)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB60
Creates a presumption in certain circumstances that a person using deadly force has a reasonable fear of death or harm and allows that person immunity in certain circumstances for use of defensive force
HCS HB 189 & 60 -- (LR# 0562L.02P)
SENATE JUDICIARY AND CIVIL AND CRIMINAL JURISPRUDENCE
Executive Session Held (S)
SCS VOTED DO PASS

HB86
Designates the third week in September as "Parent and Family Involvement in Education Week"
HB86 -- (LR# 0572L.01I)
ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
Voted Do Pass - Consent (H)
HB115
Increases the penalty for the crime of institutional vandalism when a person vandalizes any cemetery
HB115 -- (LR# 0250L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB186
Creates the Personal Property Tax Relief Fund and phases out the personal property tax on motor vehicles if taxes were paid timely and funds are appropriated
HB186 -- (LR# 0841L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB262
Makes English the language for all official proceedings in Missouri
HB262 -- (LR# 0495L.01I)
Dropped from Calendar - Rule 44 (H)
HB263
Makes English, upon voter approval, the language for all official proceedings in Missouri
HB263 -- (LR# 0400L.01I)
Dropped from Calendar - Rule 44 (H)
HB307
Authorizes a tax credit for certain elderly and disabled individuals for real property taxes paid
HB307 -- (LR# 1091L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON SENIOR CITIZEN ADVOCACY
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB308
Authorizes an income tax credit for military retirement benefits
HCS HB 636, 308 & 173 -- (LR# 1482L.03P)
SENATE WAYS AND MEANS
Executive Session Held (S)
VOTED DO PASS

HB326
Increases the period of driver's license suspension from 90 days to 180 days for certain first-time, alcohol-related traffic offenses
HB326 -- (LR# 0082L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB346
Increases the cap on the aggregate of certain agricultural tax credits and requires the Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority to develop dairy business planning grants
HCS HB 346 -- (LR# 0902L.02P)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB353
Changes the laws regarding fraud and abuse in the Missouri Medicaid Program
HB353 -- (LR# 1169L.01P)
SENATE HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH
Public Hearing Held (S)
HB355
Allows the Division of Finance to assist financial institutions in preventing transactions involving the use of the financial institution's instruments for online or Internet gambling
HB355 -- (LR# 0560L.01I)
Referred: Special Committee on Financial Institutions (H)
HB406
Changes the laws regarding crime prevention and boating while intoxicated
HCS#2 HB 406 & 726 -- (LR# 0998L.06C)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HB407
Establishes the Uninsured Motorist Stipulation of Benefits Act of 2007 which limits the recovery for non-economic losses by uninsured motorists
HB407 -- (LR# 0655L.01I)
INSURANCE POLICY
HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
HB408
Increases the fine for failure to wear a safety belt from $10 to up to $50 and removes the restrictions on mitigation consideration
HB408 -- (LR# 0695L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB412
Specifies that pharmacies will be immune from liability for refusal to perform, assist, recommend, refer to, or participate in any act or service in connection with any drug or device that causes an abortion
HB412 -- (LR# 0758L.01I)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HB417
Changes the laws regarding teacher certification in finance and establishes guidelines regarding the evaluation of student credentials when transferring into a school district
HCS HB 417 -- (LR# 0230L.03C)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HB421
Prohibits any person who commits the crime of nonsupport of a spouse or child from being admitted on an excursion gambling boat or casino until the arrearage is satisfied
HB421 -- (LR# 1230L.01I)
Referred: Special Committee on Family Services (H)
HB444
Authorizes an income tax deduction for Social Security and nonprivate retirement benefits received by the elderly, subject to income limits, and for qualified health insurance premiums
Approved SS#2 SCS HCS HB 444, 217, 225, 239, 243, 297, 402 & 172 -- (LR# 0761S.11T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB457
Increases the amount of credit allowed under the senior citizen/ disabled person property tax credit program known as circuit breaker and renames it the Senior Citizens' Homestead Tax Relief Act
SCS HCS HB 457 -- (LR# 1084S.03C)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB469
Changes the laws regarding school safety and liability
SCS HCS HB 469 -- (LR# 0861S.05C)
Placed on Informal Calendar (S)
HB498
Establishes the Milton Friedman "Put Parents in Charge" Education Program and authorizes an individual and business tax credit for contributions to certified educational charitable organizations
HB498 -- (LR# 0408L.03I)
Referred: Special Committee on Urban Education Reform (H)
HB506
Authorizes a homestead exemption for the elderly and disabled in St. Louis County
HB506 -- (LR# 0965L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB545
Changes the laws regarding the licensing of pharmacists
HCS HB 545 & 590 -- (LR# 1577L.03P)
SENATE FINANCIAL, GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS, AND ELECTIONS
Public Hearing Held (S)
HB618
Changes the laws regarding Missouri's Good Samaritan Law by granting civil immunity to a person providing services at a free health clinic if they are within the provider's medical field
HB618 -- (LR# 1765L.01I)
Referred: Health Care Policy (H)
HB636
Authorizes an income tax credit for military retirement benefits
HCS HB 636, 308 & 173 -- (LR# 1482L.03P)
SENATE WAYS AND MEANS
Executive Session Held (S)
VOTED DO PASS

HB716
Changes the laws regarding sexual education instruction in public schools and establishes public awareness and services for alternatives to abortion programs
HCS HB 716 -- (LR# 1824L.02C)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HB756
Increases the penalty for littering by requiring at least 40 hours of community service and a $600 restitution payment
HB756 -- (LR# 1723L.01I)
Referred: Crime Prevention and Public Safety (H)
HB771
Establishes the Superintendent Targeted Achievement Record (STAR) Program and requires the total compensation package of school administrators to be reported and made available to the public
HCS HB 771 -- (LR# 1936L.02C)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HB788
Changes the laws regarding public health emergency preparedness
HCS HB 788 -- (LR# 1823L.02C)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HB800
Authorizes corporations or unincorporated associations to prosecute their claims and defenses without the assistance of an attorney
HB800 -- (LR# 1666L.01I)
JUDICIARY
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB803
Authorizes an income tax credit for donations to the Missouri Court Appointed Special Advocates Association
HB803 -- (LR# 1852L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB804
Changes the laws regarding small business tax credits and tax exemptions and establishes the Small Business and Entrepreneurial Growth Act and a Regional Economic Development Initiative
HCS HB 365, 804 & 805 -- (LR# 1225L.04P)
FISCAL REVIEW
Executive Session - No Action Taken
HB805
Changes the laws regarding small business tax credits and tax exemptions and establishes the Small Business and Entrepreneurial Growth Act and a Regional Economic Development Initiative
HCS HB 365, 804 & 805 -- (LR# 1225L.04P)
FISCAL REVIEW
Executive Session - No Action Taken
HB808
Establishes the Betty L. Thompson Scholarship Program
HB808 -- (LR# 0856L.01I)
Perfection Defeated (H)
HA 1 TO HSA 1 FOR HA 4, HSA 1 FOR HA 4, AS AMENDED
AYES: 62
NOES: 96 PRESENT: 1

HB813
Allows the president or chancellor of a state higher education institution to revoke the tenure and discharge a faculty member who receives two negative peer reviews
HB813 -- (LR# 1965L.01I)
Referred: Higher Education (H)
HB816
Authorizes an income tax dependency exemption for stillborn children
HB816 -- (LR# 1901L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HB821
Establishes the Unborn Child Pain Prevention Act relating to the capacity of an unborn child to experience pain during an abortion
HB821 -- (LR# 1739L.01I)
Laid Over (H)
HA 1 PENDING

HB851
Authorizes State Highway Patrol training on federal immigration laws and requires officers to inquire into the legal status of persons placed under arrest
HCS HB 851 -- (LR# 1911L.03P)
SENATE PENSIONS, VETERANS' AFFAIRS, AND GENERAL LAW
Executive Session Held (S)
SCS VOTED DO PASS

HB861
Allows students at two-year or four-year colleges or universities to seek tuition reimbursement for college remedial courses under certain circumstances
HB861 -- (LR# 1854L.01I)
Referred: Higher Education (H)
HB940
Establishes the Teach for Missouri Act which allows for certain teachers who teach in provisionally or unaccredited school districts to receive a stipend to be applied to their student loans
HB940 -- (LR# 2245L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education (H)
HB975
Requires the Governor to submit contract information and the total cost of contracting for services as part of his or her state budget request
HB975 -- (LR# 2077L.01I)
Referred: Special Committee on Government Affairs (H)
HB977
Requires revenue from a tax increase within a tax increment financing district to be used for the taxing purpose only
HB977 -- (LR# 0297L.01I)
Referred: Local Government (H)
HB991
Establishes the Distressed Areas Land Assemblage Tax Credit Act
HB991 -- (LR# 2472L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB1023
Establishes an advisory board within the Department of Conservation to assist the Conservation Commission
HCS HB 1023 -- (LR# 0935L.02C)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1055
Changes the laws regarding sexual education instruction in public schools and establishes public awareness and services for alternatives to abortion programs
Approved HCS HB 1055 -- (LR# 2503L.04T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
HB1067
Specifies that owners and medical managers of automated external defibrillators will not be held liable for civil damages related to their use
HB1067 -- (LR# 2326L.01I)
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB1104
Authorizes an income tax credit for contributions to nonprofit special needs education support organizations
HB1104 -- (LR# 2555L.01I)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
HB1164
Prohibits a utility or affiliate from selling home generators for electrical production unless there are no existing heating, ventilation, or air conditioning providers in the service area
HB1164 -- (LR# 2661L.01I)
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON UTILITIES
Public Hearing Completed (H)
HB1168
Amends Missouri Supreme Court Rule 8.07 to allow members of the General Assembly with at least eight years service to take the Missouri bar examination
HB1168 -- (LR# 2680L.01I)
Referred: Special Committee on General Laws (H)
HB1239
Allows school districts to offer open enrollment by contract if approved by voters
HB1239 -- (LR# 2144L.01I)
Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education (H)
HB1255
Changes from two to five years the cycle for determining the assessed valuation of real property for the purpose of taxation in St. Louis County
HB1255 -- (LR# 2672L.01I)
Referred: Ways and Means (H)
HJR7
Proposes a constitutional amendment establishing English as the language for all official proceedings in Missouri
SCS HJR 7 -- (LR# 0401S.02T)
Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
THIS BILL BECOMES EFFECTIVE 30 DAYS AFTER VOTER
APPROVAL

HJR11
Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting human cloning and authorizing the General Assembly to enact laws regarding health care research
HJR11 -- (LR# 0923L.02I)
Rules - Reported Do Not Pass (H)
HJR12
Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring all impeachments to be tried by the Senate
HJR12 -- (LR# 0756L.01I)
Rules - Reported Do Not Pass (H)
HJR20
Proposes a constitutional amendment establishing limits on the total state general revenue appropriations
HCS HJR 20 -- (LR# 1935L.04C)
Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)

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