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Senate Committee meetings
As of (01/20/2022) at 12:56 PM

Committee: Appropriations, Senator Dan Hegeman, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, January 20
Time:  8:30 am
Room:  SCR 2
* SB 673 - Hough, Lincoln
Require the Labor Department to grant a waiver for repayment of unemployment beneifts incorrectly distributed under COVID-19 benefits.
* SB 709 - Beck, Doug
Require the Labor Department to waive seeking a refund of unemployment beneifts incorrectly distributed under COVID-19 benefits.

Committee: Ways and Means, Senator Andrew Koenig, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, January 20
Time:  8:30 am
Room:  Senate Lounge
SB 701 - Moon, Mike
Repeal the corporate income tax in 2023.
* SB 739 - Eigel, Bill
Add provisions for an additional reduction in the top income tax rate. Legislative staff estimate the measure could cost state revenue collection up to $745.1 million in the first full year of implementation.
SB 735 - Koenig, Andrew
Various provisions dealing with special taxing districts. Exempt food sales from a sales tax imposed some types of districts. Terminate a neighborhood improvement district when improvements for which the district was created are completed. Give a local governing body power to terminate a community improvement district.
Executive Session: SB 649 SJR 33

Committee: Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight, Senator Lincoln Hough, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, January 20
Time:  8:45 a.m.
Room:  SCR 1
SB 772 - May, Karla
Establish a grant program for grants from the Economic Development Department to make grants to local governments seeking to establish community investment corporations, subject to appropriations.
SB 674 - Hough, Lincoln
Establish a program to provide employers grants by the Economic Deelopment Department for enhancing cybersecurity,
Only individuals or organizations testifying in person will be entered into the committee minutes.

Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, Senator Tony Luetkemeyer, Chairman
Date:  Monday, January 24
Time:  2:00 P.M.
Room:  SCR 1
SB 766 - Luetkemeyer, Tony
Extend how long a person can be confined in a jail by a police officer without a warrant from 24 to 48 hours if the offense involves a dangerous felony or deadly weapon.
SB 799 - Hegeman, Dan
Expand the crime of escape from custody to include a crime to include a probation violation.
SB 850 - Bean, Jason
Include under the definition of a "dangerous offender" from which a judge can impose a longer sentence for a person who has been found guilty of a dangerous felony.
Only individuals or organizations testifying in person will be entered into the committee minutes.

Committee: Appropriations, Senator Dan Hegeman, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, January 25
Time:  8:30 am
Room:  SCR 2
Governor's FY 2023 Budget Recommendation Overview

Amended 1: 1/20/22 12:36 PM
Committee: Education, Senator Cindy O'Laughlin, Chairwoman
Date:  Tuesday, January 25
Time:  12:00 p.m. or upon conclusion of General Laws
Room:  Senate Lounge
* SB 648 - Rowden, Caleb
Various provisions to expand virtual school programs and funding for virtual courses.
* SB 657 - Cierpiot, Mike
Make local public school district board members subject to a recall election if a recall petititon is signed by at least 25 percent of those who voted in the last board election.
* SB 662 - Arthur, Lauren
Add provisions for public schools to have programs providing vocational training, employment training and technical education.
* SB 681 - O'Laughlin, Cindy
Require school districts offer a reading program for students in early grades (up to grade 4) who exhibit a reading deficiency.
Note the added bills.

Committee: Appropriations, Senator Dan Hegeman, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, January 26
Time:  8:30 am
Room:  SCR 2
Office of Administration Employee Benefits Public Debt Leasing

Committee: Progress and Development, Senator Jill Schupp, Chairwoman
Date:  Wednesday, January 26
Time:  9:00AM
Room:  SCR 1
SB 718 - Washington, Barbara
Designate the 3rd week of September as "Historically Black Coolege and University Week."
Only individuals or organizations testifying in person will be entered into the committee minutes. Executive Session will be held on SB 710.

Committee: Seniors, Families, Veterans & Military Affairs, Senator Bill White, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, January 26
Time:  10:30am or upon morning adjournment whichever is later
Room:  SCR 1
SB 683 - O'Laughlin, Cindy
Revise a provision approved in 2019 that included related children related to the operator of a child-care facility in the limit of the number of children allowed before the facility must register with the state. Exclude counting children related to the child-care provider.
* SB 737 - Koenig, Andrew
Prohibit donation of fetal tissue from an aborted fetus. Impose restrictions/requirements on disposition of aborted fetus remains.
SB 773 - Williams, Brian
Expand eligibility for the "Ticket to Work" program that allows some persons to buy into Medicaid health care coverage in order to get a job.
SJR 40 - Luetkemeyer, Tony
Expand a property tax exemption for a former prisoner of war to include any military veteran with a total service-connected disability.
Only individuals or organizations testifying in person will be entered into the committee minutes.

Committee: Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight
Date:  Monday, January 31
Time:  2:00 P.M.
Room:  Joint Committee Room-117
-Director Patrick McKenna, MoDOT Annual Report -Pending application(s) for memorial highway and bridge designations -Pending application(s) for specialty license plates procedures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: • Public seating will be socially distanced and therefore very limited. • Audio for committee hearings will be streamed. Links may be found for each committee room at https://www.house.mo.gov

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Senate and House websites for information on COVID-19 procedures, requirements and access options.