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Senate Committee meetings
As of (04/22/2018) at 02:05 PM

Committee: Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources, Senator Brian Munzlinger, Chairman
Date:  Monday, April 23
Time:  2:00 p.m.
Room:  SCR 2
HCS HB 1973 - Wiemann, John
Restrict various provisions in a water pollution law. Make it a violation only if an action actually causes water pollution. Current law makes it unlawful to be "reasonably certain" that an action would cause pollution. Exclude agricultural storm water and return flows from agriculture irrigation from provisions dealing with a water contaminant source.
HB 2102 - Rhoads, Shawn
Include sawmills under the definition as agricultural property that are exempt from some local zoning provisions.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, Senator Bob Dixon, Chairman
Date:  Monday, April 23
Time:  2:00 P.M.
Room:  Senate Lounge
HB 1296 - Kelley, Mike
Require a person convicted of drunken driving undergo a victim impact program approved by the court.
HB 1633 - Corlew, Kevin
Restrict when a judge must instruct a jury about lesser included offenses in a criminal case. Restrict judicial review of a conviction on the basis that the defense did not request lesser included offenses instructions. Relates to Keith Meiners v. Mo. in which the state Supreme Court rejected overturning a murder conviction because the defendant's attorney did not request the judge for instructions on a lessor-included offense possibility (manslaughter rather than 2nd degree murder).
HB 2026 - Wilson, Ken
Allow an inmate on probation or parole to be housed with offenders held on criminal charges. HA 1 imposes standards on the Corrections Department in handling pregnant offenders.
HB 2562 - Austin, Kevin
Establish special courts to address substance use by defendants charged with criminal offenses.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Professional Registration, Senator Jeanie Riddle, Chairwoman
Date:  Monday, April 23
Time:  2:00 PM
Room:  SCR 1
HB 2231 - Ross, Robert
Repeal a requirement for three letters of reference to be licensed as a land surveyor.
HB 2221 - Franklin, Diane
Repeal a provision for verification prior experience to get an interior designer license.
HB 1629 - Evans, Jean
Include a doctoral degree program accredited by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System to meet the degree requirements to get a license as a psychologist. The amended House version includes adoption of a mutli-state compact for recognizing psychologist licenses from other states
HB 1419 - Haefner, Marsha
Require two hours of suicide assessment and treatment for obtaining various medical licenses.
HB 1516 - Wiemann, John
Expand Medicaid coverage to include chiropractic services.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Fiscal Oversight, Senator Mike Cunningham, Chairman
Date:  Monday, April 23
Time:  2:45 p.m.
Room:  Pershing Conference Room
SS SB 982 - Wieland, Paul
Change the definition of emergency medical conditions in requirements for utilization review by health carriers for health-cost coverage. Define emergency medical condition if a person would believe immediate medical care is required, regardless of the final diagnosis.
PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics, Senator Mike Kehoe, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, April 24
Time:  9:00am
Room:  Senate Lounge
SCR 35 - Hegeman
Designates November 2018 as Diabetes and Cardiovascular Awareness Month
SCR 48 - Eigel
Strongly urges the U.S. Congress to propose the State Powers Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
SCR 52 - Emery
Recognizes the societal harms brought by pornography and the need for education, prevention, research, and policy change
HCR 70 - Franks
Declares youth violence as a public health epidemic and declares June 7th as "Christopher Harris Day" in Missouri
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Local Government and Elections, Senator Dan Hegeman, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, April 24
Time:  12:00pm
Room:  Senate Lounge
HB 1646 - Eggleston, J.
Various other changes in brush control powers of counties. Include brush interfering with traffic as part of the county's responsibility. Make the costs for clearing brush on private property part of the property part of the property tax assessment. Current law makes it a lien on the property.
HB 2208 - Curtman, Paul
Phase out use of paperless voting machines in favor of paper ballots.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Small Business and Industry, Senator Doug Libla, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, April 24
Time:  Noon or Upon Morning Recess
Room:  SCR 1
HB 1874 - Taylor, Jered
Require products sold in the state Capitol be made in the United States.
SB 1089 - Wallingford, Wayne
Give the Workers' Compensation Division more powers over a self-insurance plan that has been deemed insolvement. Workers' Compensation coverages medical and injury costs for workers injured on the job. Establish provisions for a third-party administrator.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Economic Development, Senator Jay Wasson, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, April 24
Time:  1:00 p.m.
Room:  Senate Lounge
HB 2039 - Fraker, Lyndall
Create a Missouri Route 66 Centennial Commission to sponsor events celebrating the highway's centennial.v
HB 2255 - Korman, Bart
Let a business that hires as an intern a college student majoring in science, technology, math or engineering education have up to $10,000 of its tax liability transferred to a state program supporting such internships.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Seniors, Families and Children, Senator David Sater, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, April 25
Time:  8:00 A.M.
Room:  Senate Lounge
HB 1499 - Dogan, Shamed
Allow a Medicaid recipient who was prescribed a long-acting, reversible contraceptive to transfer it to another Medicaid recipient.
HB 1620 - Rehder, Holly
Exempt entities registered with the Health Department that deals with hypodermic syringes from a law establishing a crime of delivery of drug paraphernalia.
HCS HB 1667 - Swan, Kathy
Make it a rebuttable presumption in a child-custody case that equal parenting time is in the child's best interest.
HCS HB 2105 - Frederick, Keith
Various provisions dealing with opioid addiction and prescription. Create a program for collecting and disposing of unused opioid prescriptions. Develop an information campaign on opioid use and dangers. HA 1 would establish a state prescription drug abuse registry available to health care providers of persons who register themselves.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW ON ANY BILL HEARD BY THIS COMMITTEE

Committee: Joint Committee on Education, Rep. David Wood, Chairman
Date:  Monday, April 30
Time:  12 noon
Room:  HHR 6
1. Election of Chair and Co-Chair 2. Outgoing Member Recognition 3. Discussion of Interim Activities
EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY FOLLOW

Committee: Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement
Date:  Monday, April 30
Time:  2:00pm
Room:  HHR 5
2nd Quarter Meeting

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