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House Committee meetings
As of (03/01/2024) at 12:35 AM

Hearing Date Monday, March 4, 2024
Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Mike Stephens (128)
Date:Monday, March 4, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 6

HB 1627 - Wright, Dale
Various requirements on pharmacy benefits managers. Impose requirements on generic prescription substitutions. Restrict reimbursements to pharmacies below a pharmacy's actual costs for a prescription. Prohibit restricting a person's choice of a pharmacy.
HB 2458 - Dinkins, Chris
Add additional requirements including training requirements for an ambulance service licenses.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2525 -- ADMIINISTRATION OF MEDICATIONS IN LONG-TERM FACILITIES
Sponsor: Stephens, Mike (Rep-128)
Modifies provisions relating to the administration of medications in long-term care facilities
HB 1628 - Wright, Dale
Require health benefit plans include an enrollee's out-of-pocket maximum paid both by the enrollee but also on behalf of the enrollee.

Committee:Rural Community Development
Chair:Rodger Reedy (57)
Date:Monday, March 4, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2669 -- MISSOURI WATER
Sponsor: Diehl, Dane (Rep-125)
Prohibits the division of geology and land survey of the department of natural resources from disclosing to the public any individually identifiable user information contained within water user registration documents

Committee:Special Committee on Government Accountability
Chair:Doug Richey (39)
Date:Monday, March 4, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
* HB 1560 - Cook, Bennie
Various welfare (TANF & SNAP) benefit restrictions. Impose temporary benefit loss for various violations. Prohibit using a benefit card at an ATM to get cash or to purchase pornography. TANF is Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. SNAP is Supplemental Nutrition Assistance *

Committee:Special Committee on Homeland Security
Chair:Adam Schnelting (69)
Date:Monday, March 4, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HCR 41 -- HOMELAND SECURITY
Sponsor: Gregory, Kurtis (Rep-051)
Urges the Governor to send Missouri National Guard members to the state of Texas in protection of the borders of the United States
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
* HB 1570 - Strickler, Kemp
Make it a misdemeanor crime to attach a tracking device on a motor vehicle without consent from all of the vehicle's owners, with exceptions.

Committee:Rules - Administrative Oversight
Chair:Rick Francis (145)
Date:Monday, March 4, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:2:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
* HCS HB 1447 - Lewis, Ed
Increase the minimum salary for public school teachers. Create a fund for the increases. Various other provisions providing financial incentives for teachers.
* HCS HB 1692 - Sparks, Justin
Create a crime of fleeing in a motor vehicle an effort avoid being stopped by police if the persons operates the vehicle at high speed or in any matter risks or causes injury or death to another person.
* HCS HB 1900 - Proudie, Raychel
Prohibit educational institutions from discriminating against students based on a hair styles associated with race, excluding schools controlled by religious organizations.
HB 2065 - Owen, Bill
Expand local government powers to collect delinquent land taxes. Expand cities that can have land banks. A land bank acquires real estate abandoned or forclosed for failure to pay tax taxes on the property and then can sell the real estate.
HCS HBs 2183 & 2529 -- CHILD CARE
Sponsor: Hausman, Wendy (Rep-065)
Modifies and establishes provisions relating to child care
HB 2227 - Kelly, Hannah
Require the Children's Division to determine if a child in custody by the division is eligible for benefits from a variety of governmental and private sources.
HCS HB 2310 - Parker, Cameron
Increase the number of credit hours from a community college to four-year colleges from 42 hours to 60 hours.
HCS HB 2541 -- ELECTRIC UTILITIES
Sponsor: Hurlbert, Josh (Rep-008)
Creates provisions relating to electric utilities

Committee:Rules - Legislative Oversight
Chair:Jeff Knight (142)
Date:Monday, March 4, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:2:30 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCS HB 1413 - Stacy, Dan
Require that a driving license or non-driving license issued by the Revenue Department include a "distinguishing mark" of U.S. citizenship.
HCS HB 1630 - Pouche, Sean
Expand minimum salary requirements for circuit court clerks.
HB 1713 - Schnelting, Adam
Include a signing bonus in a provision providing a tax deduction for income for the military.
* HCS HB 1946 - Shields, Brenda
Require public schools adopt policies on school safety and emergency operations. Require the Education Department to adopt standards on traumatic blood loss.
HB 2142 - Baker, Ben
Expand a tax break for federal grants to expand broadband access in Missouri. Legislative staff estimate the measure would cut state General Revenue by $4.2 million in the first year of implementation.
HCS HB 2612 -- TECHNOLOGY IN SCHOOLS
Sponsor: Byrnes, Tricia (Rep-063)
Establishes an educational technology impact advisory council to review the use of technology in schools
HCS HBs 2626 & 1918 -- MO HEALTHNET COVERAGE OF HEARING-RELATED DEVICES
Sponsor: Parker, Cameron (Rep-150)
Provides for MO HealthNet coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants
HCS HBs 2628 & 2603 -- ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
Sponsor: Baker, Ben (Rep-160)
Modifies provisions relating to electronic communications
HCS HCR 36 -- VETERANS WEEK OF SERVICE
Sponsor: Barnes, Jerome (Rep-028)
Designates the week of November 4-11, 2024 as "Veterans Week of Service"

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Dan Houx (54)
Date:Monday, March 4, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:3:45 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCS HB 1706 - Myers, Jeff
Require EMTs and paramedics undertake five hours training on sex and human trafficking every five years. Increase the maximum age for of the crime of sexual inticement of a minor from 15 to 17 years. Impose $5,000 fee for various sex offenses to go to a fund for sex-trafficking programs.

Committee:Rules - Regulatory Oversight
Chair:Kurtis Gregory (51)
Date:Monday, March 4, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:4:30 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
* HCS HB 1480 - Christ, Brad
Provide a tax credit to qualifying manufacturing companies for capital investments in Missouri.
* HCS HB 1481 - Christ, Brad
Effectively return control of the St. Louis police department from the city to a board of police comissioners named by the governor.
HCS HB 1483 - Christ, Brad
Expand the limit on tax credits for amateur and collegiate sporting event costs. *
HB 1516 - Murphy, Jim
Prohibit any city from imposing an earnings tax on workers who are not residents of the city.
HCS HB 2153 - Burger, Jamie
Require a Natural Resources Department permt to export water in Missouri to outside the state.
HB 2240 -- RURAL WORKFORCE HOUSING
Sponsor: Sharpe, Greg (Rep-004)
Creates an opportunity for entities to establish a workforce housing investment fund
* HB 2274 - Smith, Travis
Phase out the corporate income tax *

Committee:Special Committee on Election Contests
Chair:Dan Stacy (31)
Date:Monday, March 4, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:4:30 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1534 - Baringer, Donna
Require a candidate for a St. Louis city office provide the election official tax receipts or no-tax-records.

***Amended***
Committee:Special Committee on Small Business
Chair:Chris Brown (16)
Date:Monday, March 4, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:4:30 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note:Removed HB 2681.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2787 -- RESTRICTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENTS ENACTMENT
Sponsor: Keathley, Ben (Rep-101)
Establishes the "Uniform Restrictive Employment Agreement Act"
HB 2796 -- PROTECTING MISSOURI'S ECONOMY DURING SHUTDOWN ORDER
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim (Rep-094)
Establishes the "Protecting Missouri's Small Businesses Act", which changes the law regarding businesses closed because of a shutdown order
HB 2874 -- PROTECTING MISSOURI'S ECONOMY DURING A SHUTDOWN ORDER
Sponsor: Seitz, Brian (Rep-156)
Establishes the "Protecting Missouri's Small Businesses Act, which changes the law regarding businesses closed because of a shutdown order
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCR 42 -- MISSOURI AND TAIWAN JOINT RESOLUTION
Sponsor: Morse, Herman (Rep-151)
Celebrates the sister-state relationship between Missouri and Taiwan
HCR 47 -- URGES CONGRESS TO PROHIBIT SANCTUARY CITIES
Sponsor: Morse, Herman (Rep-151)
Urges Congress to pass legislation prohibiting sanctuary cities

Committee:Conservation and Natural Resources
Chair:Bruce Sassmann (61)
Date:Monday, March 4, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:6:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 6

HB 1554 - Sassmann, Bruce
Require the Natural Resources Department to allocate at least ten percent of state or federal funds to the Rock Island State Park to be allocated to "adjacent landowner concerns" including safety and security.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1673 - Matthiesen, Mark
Expand what can be covered in an investigation by the Natural Resources Department of radio active waste and increase a limit on transfer from the Hazardous Waste Fund.

Hearing Date Tuesday, March 5, 2024
***Amended***
Committee:Local Government
Chair:Bill Falkner (10)
Date:Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:8:00 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Removed HB 2377, and added HB 2695, HB 2731 and HB 2784.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2756 -- PROPERTY ASSESSMENT CLEAN ENERGY ACT
Sponsor: O'Donnell, Michael (Rep-095)
Modifies provisions of the "Property Assessment Clean Energy Act"
HB 2376 -- SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
Sponsor: Pouche, Sean (Rep-013)
Allows marriages to be solemnized by the recorder of deeds or the deputy recorder under the supervision of the recorder of deeds
HB 2695 -- TRANSIENT GUEST TAX
Sponsor: Byrnes, Tricia (Rep-063)
Authorizes a transient guest tax for general revenue purposes in Wentzville upon voter approval
HB 2731 -- COUNTY SALES TAX FOR HOSPITAL SERVICES
Sponsor: Diehl, Dane (Rep-125)
Authorizes a county sales tax for supporting the operations of hospital services in Bates County upon voter approval
HB 2784 -- TRANSIENT GUEST TAXES FOR TOURISM PURPOSES
Sponsor: Francis, Rick (Rep-145)
Modifies provisions governing transient guest taxes for tourism in Ste. Genevieve County
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1564 - Kelley, Ann
Expand the purposes for which Lamar Heights can seek voter approval for a sales tax from capital improvements to include emergency services and public safety.

Committee:Veterans
Chair:Dave Griffith (60)
Date:Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:8:00 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1490 - Griffith, Dave
Prohibit receiving compensation for assisting an individual involving veteran benefits, with exceptions.
HB 1494 - Griffith, Dave
Establish custody and decision-making provisions for a child when the child's parent with custodial responsibility has been deployed.
HB 2215 -- ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES FOR VETERANS
Sponsor: Brown, Chris (Rep-016)
Creates provisions relating to alternative therapies for veterans with PTSD and traumatic brain injuries
HB 1830 - McMullen, Aaron
Legalize use of psilocybin for PTSD treatment with other requirements.
HB 1988 - Amato, Phil
Set a $200 limit on costs covered National Guard for military honor guards for deceased veterans.

Committee:Elections and Elected Officials
Chair:Peggy McGaugh (7)
Date:Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 PM or upon morning recess (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2777 -- TRAINING STANDARDS FOR CORONERS
Sponsor: Voss, John (Rep-147)
Modifies provisions relating to the training standards for coroners
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HJR 104 - Baker, Ben
Essentially would prohibit ranked voting. Restrict a person from voting for more than one candidate for an office. Require every voting machine produce a paper record.

Committee:Special Committee on Innovation and Technology
Chair:Chad Perkins (40)
Date:Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 PM or upon morning recess (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
* HB 1618 - Seitz, Brian
Provide rights for a repair provider to obtain information and software updates from the manufacturer of digital electronic equipment including embedded software. Specifically includes motor vehicles.
* HB 2573 - Schwadron, Adam
Allow civil lawsuit damages for being subject to an "intimate digital depiction." The bill is named "The Taylor Sift Act." She was subjected to a pornographic digital created image posted on internet.

***Cancelled***
Committee:Special Committee on Election Contests
Chair:Dan Stacy (31)
Date:Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:2:30 PM or upon adjournment Election and Elected Officials Committee (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Committee:Consent and House Procedure
Chair:Sean Pouche (13)
Date:Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:4:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCS HB 1504 - Bangert, Gretchen
Authorize campaign committees to use debit and credit cards for expenditures and to receive contributions by credit cards.
HCS HB 2286 -- RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS
Sponsor: Taylor, Tim (Rep-048)
Specifies that certain residency requirements of a city of the fourth classification may be satisfied by certain conditions
HB 2570 -- SPECIAL ROAD DISTRICTS
Sponsor: Bonacker, Gary (Rep-111)
Changes the law regarding special road districts

Committee:General Laws
Chair:Alex Riley (134)
Date:Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:4:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2672 -- CEMETERIES
Sponsor: West, Richard (Rep-102)
Modifies provisions relating to cemeteries
HB 1551 - Sassmann, Bruce
Include trees as "farm products" under the Uniform Commercial Code imposing various requirements on commercial activities.
HB 1452 - Veit, Rudy
Various provisions for handling a subpoena issued for a Missouri party by a court in another state, U.S. territory or Indian nation. Impose requirements on a subpoena from outside Missouri.
HB 2727 -- UNIFORM UNLAWFUL RESTRICTION ON LAND RECORDS ACT
Sponsor: Parker, Cameron (Rep-150)
Establishes the "Uniform Unlawful Restrictions in Land Records Act"
HB 2693 -- FIREARM DISPOSAL
Sponsor: Lovasco, Tony (Rep-064)
Modifies provisions relating to the disposal of firearms
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1986 - Thompson, Terry
Increase state funding for various local planning commissions.
HB 2314 -- STATE CONTRACTS FOR CERTAIN SERVICES
Sponsor: Brown, Donnie (Rep-149)
Creates provisions for master agreements between the office of administration for architecture, engineering, or land-surveying

Committee:Healthcare Reform
Chair:Kent Haden (43)
Date:Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:4:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 1

HB 1925 -- RURAL HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL GRANT PROGRAM
Sponsor: Morse, Herman (Rep-151)
Establishes a grant program for health care professionals working and residing in rural counties
HB 2808 -- HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
Sponsor: Haden, Kent (Rep-043)
Modifies provisions relating to health care facilities
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2413 - Peters, Tara
Repeal a requirement for a notice sent to a patient about a mammography adverse results.

Hearing Date Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Committee:Government Efficiency and Downsizing
Chair:Jim Murphy (94)
Date:Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:8:00 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2328 -- PUBLICATION OF PUBLIC NOTICES
Sponsor: Casteel, David (Rep-097)
Modifies the process by which public notice is required to be published
HB 2060 - Keathley, Ben
Prohibit local government from regulating tobacco products or alternative nicotine products including vapor products.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2206 -- MEETINGS OF GOVERNING BODIES OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS
Sponsor: West, Richard (Rep-102)
Establishes general requirements for meetings of governing bodies of political subdivisions
HB 1489 - Griffith, Dave
Remove a requirement that a notice sent to a recipient of the Blind Pension Fund must be certified mail. Allow just regular mail delivery. Allow electronic delivery if requested by the recipient.
HB 1553 - Sassmann, Bruce
Exempt from the public records law records of camping, lodging or reservations at state parks or historic sites.

Committee:Special Committee on Public Policy
Chair:Terry Thompson (53)
Date:Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:Joint Hearing Room (117)

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
* HB 1650 - Christensen, Mazzie
Expand the defintion the crime of sexually oriented businesses and include drag performances.
HB 2780 -- COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS
Sponsor: Hicks, Justin (Rep-108)
Modifies provisons that relate to commercial transactions
HB 2688 -- HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Sponsor: Myers, Jeff (Rep-042)
Establishes and modifies provisions relating to human trafficking
HJR 132 - Hausman, Wendy
Impose a life sentence for conviction of sexual trafficking of a child.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2267 -- INSURANCE COVERAGE OF PHARMACY SERVICES
Sponsor: Peters, Tara (Rep-122)
Creates provisions relating to insurance coverage of pharmacy services
* HB 1807 - Gregory, Kurtis
Prohibit public schools from requiring students or staff to have COVID-19 vaccinations or gene therapy.

***Amended***
Committee:Transportation Infrastructure
Chair:Cyndi Buchheit-Courtway (115)
Date:Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Added HB 1802.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2636 -- RAILROAD CROSSINGS
Sponsor: Dinkins, Chris (Rep-144)
Specifies the drivers shall stop at railroad crossings for any on-track equipment in addition to trains
HB 2304 -- COMMERCIAL DRIVING PRIVILEGES
Sponsor: Knight, Jeff (Rep-142)
Requires the department of revenue to access the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse to verify commercial driver's license applicant eligibility
HB 2096 - Bromley, Bob
Allow the Revenue Department to issue motor vehicle license tabs covering five years, if the vehicle is less than five years old.
HB 2097 -- BIENNIAL MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION
Sponsor: Bromley, Bob (Rep-162)
Modifies the motor vehicle biennial registration option so that model year is not taken into consideration
HB 1527 - Buchheit-Courtway, Cyndi
Lower the tax assessment to five percent of value for motor vehicles ten years or older used for non-commercial purposes. Include them in the designation of historic vehicles.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1802 - Copeland, Ron
Lower the speed limit of a county road from 50 miles per hour to 40 miles per hour if the county commission has not marked the road with speed limit signs.

Hearing Date Monday, March 11, 2024
Committee:Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement
Chair:Barry Hovis (146)
Date:Monday, March 11, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 P.M.
Location:Joint Hearing Room (117)
Note:Election of Chair and Vice Chair; Presentation of the 2024 JCPER Annual Report for Plan Year 2022; Quarterly Investment Reporting; Legislative Update; MAPERS *A vote may be taken to close the meeting pursuant to section 610.021(3), RSMo and section 610.021(13), RSMo relating to personnel matters.*

Hearing Date Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Committee:Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight
Chair:
Date:Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:8:00 A.M.
Location:Joint Hearing Room (117)
Note:MoDOT's presentation of their annual repot; Pending applications for Memorial Highway & Bridge Designation Signs, and pending applications for Specialty License Plates.