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Senate Committee meetings
As of (04/18/2019) at 05:11 AM

Committee: Seniors, Families and Children, Senator David Sater, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, April 17
Time:  8:00 A.M.
Room:  Senate Lounge
HCS HB 229 - Swan, Kathy
Make it a rebuttable presumption in a child-custody case that equal parenting time is in the child's best interest.
HB 240 - Schroer, Nick
Create a joint legislative committee on Substance Abuse Prevention.
HCS HB 466 - Wood, David
Require the Social Services Department to seek a federal waiver to expand Medicaid coverage to include "structured family caregiver" under payment for home and community based services.
HB 646 - Rowland, Rory
Require that a hanicapped worker employed at a sheltered workshop who works less than a 38 hour week or six-hour day be paid the corresponding hourly rate of those who are working the required hours for pay.

Amended 1: 4/17/19 7:48 AM
Committee: Appropriations, Senator Dan Hegeman, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, April 17
Time:  Upon Morning Recess
Room:  Rm 117A
HCS HB 1 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations to pay off state debts, primarily bonds.
HCS HB 2 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the Education Department and public schools.
HCS HB 3 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the Higher Education Department, public higher education institutions and student assistance programs.
HCS HB 4 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the Transportation Department and the Revenue Department including tax refunds.
HCS HB 5 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the departments of Transportation, Conservation and Public Safety.
HCS HB 6 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the deparments of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Conservation.
HCS HB 7 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the departments of Economic Development, Insurance and Labor.
HCS HB 8 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the Department of Public Safety.
HCS HB 9 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the Corrections Department.
HCS HB 10 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the Health and Mental Health departments.
HCS HB 11 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the Social Services Department.
HCS HB 12 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for statewide elected officials, legislature and judiciary.
HCS HB 13 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for office rent for various state departments.
OPEN ITEMS LANGUAGE & FLEX The Open Items list will be placed on the MO Senate Web Site on Monday, April 15, 2019. They will be placed under the Committee tab, Standing, Appropriations, hit link to budget notes. There will be no paper copies available at the hearing. Amended 1: Time Change

Committee: Fiscal Oversight, Senator Mike Cunningham, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, April 17
Time:  12:00 p.m. or Upon Morning Recess
Room:  Bingham Conference Room
SB 11 - Cunningham, Mike
Authorize a Medicaid rate recalculation for a nursing facility that incurred capital expenditures in excess of $2,000 per bed.
SCS SB 34 - Riddle, Jeanie
Impose a $1 death certificate fee for a fund for coroner training fund. Require the Health Department prohibit a coroner from attesting to the accuracy of a death certificate if the coroner had not met the legal requirements for training.
SCS SB 184 - Wallingford, Wayne
Various changes in a law providing tax breaks to businesses for job training for new jobs. Let the Economic Development Dept. require a repayment of benefits if a company failed to maintain the new or retrained jobs for at least five years.
SB 282 - Brown, Justin
Authorize the next-of-kin to delegate control for the final disposition of a deceased person. SA 1 would extend to mandatory funeral establishment licensing an outdoor human cremation facility.
SCS SB 465 - Burlison, Eric
Prohibit the Education Department from limiting the reimbursement rate to school districts for early learning program facility lease agreements.

Committee: Gubernatorial Appointments, Senator Dave Schatz, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, April 17
Time:  12:00 p.m.
Room:  Senate Lounge
APPOINTMENTS: John W. Worden, as a member of the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (Rowden) William "Bill" Monroe Abbott, as a member of the Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund Board of Trustees (Bernskoetter) Richard C. Peerson, as a member of the Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund of Trustees (Bernskoetter)

Committee: Health and Pensions, Senator Bob Onder, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, April 17
Time:  12:00pm or Upon Morning Recess
Room:  SCR 1
SB 419 - Riddle, Jeanie
Prohibit a tanning facility from allowing a person under the age of 18 to use a tanning device except under a physician's direction. Current law require the parent of a person less than 17 years of age annually sign a statement authorizing tanning.
SB 435 - White, Bill
Exempt a hospital and the Health Department from reporting care-associted infection rate if the same information is required to be reported by the federal government, but require the Health Department include a link to the federal website with the information.
SB 450 - Williams, Brian
Exempt patients with sickle cell disease from a seven-day limit for prescription of an opioid.
SB 480 - Schupp, Jill
Establish a board in the Health Department to review pregnancy-related deaths.
HB 563 - Wiemann, John
Add to the state government retirement system employees of the Housing Development Commission and the Environmental Improvement and Energy Resources Authority.
HB 829 - Wood, David
Require the state costs of any litigation arising from the medical marijuana constitutional amendment be paid by Health Department with the veterans fund created by the constitutional amendment.

Amended 1: 4/16/19 12:12 PM
Committee: Insurance and Banking, Senator Paul Wieland, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, April 17
Time:  12:00 p.m. or Upon Morning Recess
Room:  SCR 2
HB 1029 - Bondon, Jack
Increase the amount of state funds the Treasurer can invest in linked accounts that generate loans for farming, students, small businesses and other purposes.
HB 815 - Black, John
Restrict an exemption for some credit insurance regulations that are more than 10 years in duration to more than 15 years in duration, in some cases.
SB 417 - White, Bill
Require health carriers (like HMOs) to annually report to the Insurance Department their total medical expenditures (all health reimbursements including prescription drugs) and, separately, their total primary care medical expenditure (exluding drugs and durable equipment).
Executive session may be held on any bill heard by this committee and this may include House Bill 599 and House Bill 757. Amended 1: Changed the time to "12:00 p.m. or upon morning recess" and changed the location from SCR 1 to SCR 2.

Committee: Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment, Senator Wayne Wallingford, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, April 17
Time:  1:00 PM
Room:  Senate Lounge
HCS HB 160 - Knight, Jeff
Let the Public Service Commission approve a sewer or water utility to provide a lower rate for low-income customers.
HB 355 - Plocher, Dean
Change who files with an appeals court an appeal of a Public Service Commission ruling. Under current law, the PSC forwards the appeal. Under this bill. the party appealing the PSC ruling files the appeal directly to the court and pays filing fees.

Corrected: 4/17/19 1:12 PM
Committee: Local Government and Elections, Senator Sandy Crawford, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, April 17
Time:  1:00pm
Room:  SCR 2
HCS HB 269 - Shaul, Dan
Give the Secretary of State subpoena powers to investigate voter fraud and other election offenses.
HB 761 - Pfautsch, Donna
Impose a limit on the fine that can be charged a local government for filing a late annual financial statement with the state auditor.
HCS HB 762 - Wiemann, John
Establish a state database with public access of an expenditures by city governments including vendors and amounts.
Room Correction

Amended 1: 4/16/19 12:50 PM
Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics, Senator Caleb Rowden, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, April 17
Time:  1:00 p.m
Room:  Pershing Gallery
Executive Session Review of Consent Bills. Time changed

Amended 1: 4/17/19 1:16 AM
Committee: Progress and Development, Senator Gina Walsh, Chairwoman
Date:  Thursday, April 18
Time:  8:00 AM
Room:  SCR 1
HCS HB 678 - Patterson, Jon
Exclude from guardianship or conservatorship funds held in an account established under a law for disabled persons.
Amended 1: Date changed of hearing from Wednesday, April 17, 2019 to Thursday, April 18, 2019.

Committee: Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety, Senator Doug Libla, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, April 18
Time:  8:20am
Room:  Senate Lounge
HB 584 - Knight, Jeff
Increase motor vehicle and driving license fees. The driving license fee would increase from $2.50 to $6.00. Legislative staff estimate the measure could generate up to $27 million in additional funds for state transportation.
SB 369 - Brown, Justin
Repeal a requirement to apply for a salvage title for purchase of a salvaged vehicle, but retain the requirement that the seller forward a salvage certificate of title.
HB 575 - Dohrman, Dean
Let a public or private higher education institution designate faculty and staff as campus protection officers who can carry concealed weapons, upon training. The perfected version would ban a public college/university from having a policy banning employees from carrying concealed weapons on campus. It also would authorize dual-credit scholarships for high school students taking community college courses in science, technology, engineering or math.

Committee: Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources, Senator Mike Bernskoetter, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, April 18
Time:  8:30 am
Room:  House Hearing Room 3
The University of Missouri Food and Agriculture Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) will be giving a legislative briefing on their agricultural economy baseline to the House Agriculture Policy Committee and the Senate Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee.

Committee: Appropriations, Senator Dan Hegeman, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, April 18
Time:  8:30 a.m.
Room:  Rm 117A
HCS HB 1 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations to pay off state debts, primarily bonds.
HCS HB 2 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the Education Department and public schools.
HCS HB 3 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the Higher Education Department, public higher education institutions and student assistance programs.
HCS HB 4 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the Transportation Department and the Revenue Department including tax refunds.
HCS HB 5 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the departments of Transportation, Conservation and Public Safety.
HCS HB 6 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the deparments of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Conservation.
HCS HB 7 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the departments of Economic Development, Insurance and Labor.
HCS HB 8 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the Department of Public Safety.
HCS HB 9 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the Corrections Department.
HCS HB 10 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the Health and Mental Health departments.
HCS HB 11 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for the Social Services Department.
HCS HB 12 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for statewide elected officials, legislature and judiciary.
HCS HB 13 - Smith, Cody
Appropriations for office rent for various state departments.
Open Items Language & Flex

Committee: Government Reform, Senator Ed Emery, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, April 18
Time:  8:45 a.m.
Room:  Bingham Conference Room
Executive Session on: SCS HB485; HCS HB1088

Committee: Small Business and Industry, Senator Denny Hoskins, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, April 18
Time:  8:45 a.m.
Room:  SCR 1
SB 199 - Arthur, Lauren
Establish a state program for managing retirement savings accounts for employees of small businesses with fewer than 25 employees.
Please note meeting time of 8:45 a.m.

Committee: Administration, Senator Dave Schatz, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, April 18
Time:  9:00 a.m.
Room:  Room 326
A vote may be taken to hold a closed meeting pursuant to Section 610.022.2 relating to closed meetings and Section 610.021 (3) relating to personnel matters and Section 610.021 (1) relating to legal matters; and section 610.021 (18) and (19) relating to security.

Committee: Fiscal Oversight, Senator Mike Cunningham, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, April 18
Time:  9:00 a.m.
Room:  Bingham Conference Room
SCS HCS HB 225 - Swan, Kathy
Establish a grant program to cover educational costs for lower income persons 25 years of age or older in a program that prepares students to enter an area of occupational shortage as defined by the Higher Education Board. The bill provides that the program must be one that awards "a certificate, degree, or other industry-recognized credential." Funding would be subject to appropriation. One of the governor's two top legislative priorities.
SCS HB 260 - Taylor, Jered
Add an additional fine for illegally pursuing, killing or processing of wild turkey, deer, bear or elk.
HCS HB 469 - Grier, Derek
Various changes in a law providing tax breaks to businesses for job training for new jobs. Let the Economic Development Dept. Require a repayment of benefits, with interest, if a company failed to maintain the new or retrained jobs for at least five years.
HCS HB 677 - Patterson, Jon
Extend the sunset from 2020 to 2030 of a $3 million annual funding for the Kansas City Convention and Sports Complex, which is subject to legislative appropriation.
HCS HB 255 - Fitzwater, Travis
Provide an extra tax break for businesses creating new jobs. Legislative staff estimate the bill and also the HCS would cost the state $25 million in less General Revenue tax income.
SCS HB 547 - Griffith, Dave
Require every circuit court to create a treatment court division to handle cases for substance-abuse offenders or veterans with disorders. Current law makes the special division optional, not mandatory for circuit courts.
SB 414 - Wieland, Paul
Establish a task force to develop a plan for the state to seek a federal waiver/permission to establish the state's own alternative to the federal Alternative Care Act for health insurance.

Committee: Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement
Date:  Monday, April 29
Time:  1:00 pm
Room:  House Hearing Room 4
2nd Quarter Meeting

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