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House Committee Meetings
As of (01/28/2021) at 02:32 AM

Hearing Date Thursday, January 28, 2021
Committee:General Laws
Chair:Curtis Trent (133)
Date:Thursday, January 28, 2021 - Upcoming
Time:8:00 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note: procedures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: All entrants to the capitol building will be required to submit to screening questions and physical screening. Members of the public must enter the building using the south entrance. Public seating in committees will be socially distanced and therefore limited. Committee hearings will be streamed. Links may be found at https://www.house.mo.gov.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 85 - Taylor, Jered
Prohibit enforcement of federal rules or laws "infringing on the right to keep or bear arms.
HB 310 - Davidson, Bishop
Declares invalid federal laws, rules or regulations that infringe on the constitutional right to bear arms. Prohibit any state or local government employee from enforcing such federal provisions.
HB 350 - Christofanelli, Phil
Impose regulations and labeling requirements for the sale of products containing kratom. Prohibit local government regulation of kratom.

Committee:Local Government
Chair:Tom Hannegan (65)
Date:Thursday, January 28, 2021 - Upcoming
Time:8:00 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note: procedures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: All entrants to the Capitol Building will be required to submit to screening questions and physical screening. Members of the public must enter the building using the south entrance. Public seating in committees will be socially distanced and therefore limited. Committee hearings will be streamed. Links may be found at https://www.house.mo.gov.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 252 - Fishel, Craig
Authorize Springfield to impose a tax on hotel/motel rooms, upon voter approval, for tourism promotion.
HB 394 - Reedy, Rodger
Allow the cities of Lincoln and Clinton to adopt a sales tax for public safety, upon voter approval.
HB 441 - Falkner, Bill
Impose a limit on the fine that can be charged a local government for filing a late annual financial statement with the state auditor. Add provisions for disincorporate of the political subdivision for failure, but require voter approval.

Committee:Rural Community Development
Chair:Brad Pollitt (52)
Date:Thursday, January 28, 2021 - Upcoming
Time:8:00 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note: procedures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: All entrants to the capitol building will be required to submit to screening questions and physical screening. Members of the public must enter the building using the south entrance. Public seating in committees will be socially distanced and therefore limited. Committee hearings will be streamed. Links may be found at https://www.house.mo.gov.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 351 - Henderson, Mike
Extend to all 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th class counties the power to issue parking and traffic regulations on county property. Currently, only non-charter counties are provided that power.
HB 357 - Baker, Ben
Allow "cottage" food operation exempt from local health regulations to selll food on internet.
HB 378 - Kelley, Ann
Require the front of a slow-moving vehicle to have reflective material at the front of the vehicle when on public roads. Impose a similar requirement for nimal-drawn vehicles on public roads.

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Agriculture, Conservation, Natural Resources, and Economic Development
Chair:Scott Cupps (158)
Date:Thursday, January 28, 2021 - Upcoming
Time:8:00 A.M.
Location:Joint Hearing Room (117)
Note:Organizational meeting of the subcommittee and informational overviews by Department of Agriculture, Department of Conservation, Department of Natural Resources, Department of Economic Development, Department of Commerce & Insurance and Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. Public testimony will be taken regarding the appropriations for the departments listed above. procedures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: All entrants to the Capitol Building will be required to submit to screening questions and physical screening. Members of the public must enter the building using the south entrance. Public seating in committees will be socially distanced and therefore limited. Committee hearings will be streamed live and links may be found online at https://www.house.mo.gov.

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Public Safety, Corrections, Transportation and Revenue
Chair:Sara Walsh (50)
Date:Thursday, January 28, 2021 - Upcoming
Time:8:00 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Organizational meeting of the subcommittee and informational overviews by the Department of Corrections, Department of Public Safety, Department of Transportation and Department of Revenue. Public testimony will be taken regarding the appropriations for the departments listed above. procedures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: All entrants to the Capitol Building will be required to submit to screening questions and physical screening. Members of the public must enter the building using the south entrance. Public seating in committees will be socially distanced and therefore limited. Committee hearings will be streamed live and links may be found online at https://www.house.mo.gov.

Committee:Economic Development
Chair:Derek Grier (100)
Date:Thursday, January 28, 2021 - Upcoming
Time:8:30 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note: procedures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: All entrants to the capitol building will be required to submit to screening questions and physical screening. Members of the public must enter the building using the south entrance. Public seating in committees will be socially distanced and therefore limited. Committee hearings will be streamed. Links may be found at https://www.house.mo.gov.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 249 - Ruth, Becky
Extend from August 28, 2023 to August 28, 2031 the expiration of a law that provides tax breaks to businesses adding new jobs in "advanced industrial manufacturing zones."

Committee:Rules - Administrative Oversight
Chair:J. Eggleston (2)
Date:Thursday, January 28, 2021 - Upcoming
Time:2:50 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 5
Note: procedures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: All entrants to the Capitol building will be required to submit to screening questions and physical screening. Members of the public must enter the building using the south entrance. Public seating in committees will be socially distanced and therefore limited. Committee hearings will be streamed. Links may be found at https://www.house.mo.gov.

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
* HB 784 - Roberts, Lane
Give the House speaker and Senate president pro tem to appoint chamber marshals with power to carry firearms and make arrests. Require five years' prior experience as a law enforcement officer. Insurrection related.
HB 785 - Hicks, Ron
Transfer Capitol Police from the Public Safety Department to a Capitol Police Board of various state officials.

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Education
Chair:Rusty Black (7)
Date:Thursday, January 28, 2021 - Upcoming
Time:upon adjournment
Location:Joint Hearing Room (117)
Note:Informational overview by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. We will take public testimony regarding the appropriations for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. procedures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: All entrants to the Capitol Building will be required to submit to screening questions and physical screening. Members of the public must enter the building using the south entrance. Public seating in committees will be socially distanced and therefore limited. Committee hearings will be streamed live and links may be found online at https://www.house.mo.gov.

Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
Chair:Dirk Deaton (159)
Date:Thursday, January 28, 2021 - Upcoming
Time:1:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Public testimony will be taken regarding the appropriations for the Department of Mental Health, Department of Health & Senior Services and Department of Social Services. procedures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: All entrants to the Capitol Building will be required to submit to screening questions and physical screening. Members of the public must enter the building using the south entrance. Public seating in committees will be socially distanced and therefore limited. Committee hearings will be streamed live and links may be found online at https://www.house.mo.gov.

Hearing Date Friday, January 29, 2021
Committee:Budget
Chair:Cody Smith (163)
Date:Friday, January 29, 2021 - Upcoming
Time:8:45 A.M.
Location:House Chamber
Note:Testimony from various departments on CARES Act and Coronavirus Relief Fund programs and spending. Guest seating will be available in the upper gallery located on the 4th floor. No public testimony will be taken at this hearing. procedures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: All entrants to the Capitol Building will be required to submit to screening questions and physical screening. Members of the public must enter the building using the south entrance. Public seating in committees will be socially distanced and therefore limited. Committee hearings will be streamed live and links may be found online at https://www.house.mo.gov.

Hearing Date Monday, February 1, 2021
Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Mike Stephens (128)
Date:Monday, February 1, 2021 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note:Organizational meeting. procedures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: All entrants to the capitol building will be required to submit to screening questions and physical screening. Members of the public must enter the building using the south entrance. Public seating in committees will be socially distanced and therefore limited. Committee hearings will be streamed. Links may be found at https://www.house.mo.gov.

Committee:Workforce Development
Chair:Mike Henderson (117)
Date:Monday, February 1, 2021 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Upon completion of the public hearing there will be two guest speakers. Dr.Joe Gilgour and Dr. Jeff Pittman - Vision of workforce development. procedures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: All entrants to the Capitol Building will be required to submit to screening questions and physical screening. Members of the public must enter the building using the south entrance. Public seating in committees will be socially distanced and therefore limited. Committee hearings will be streamed. Links may be found at https://www.house.mo.gov.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 384 - Veit, Rudy
Extend from 2021 to 2026 the expiration of a surcharge to employers to cover costs of the Second Injury Fund that covers workers reinjured on the job.

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Committee:Ways and Means
Chair:Wayne Wallingford (147)
Date:Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7
Note: procedures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: All entrants to the capitol building will be required to submit to screening questions and physical screening. Members of the public must enter the building using the south entrance. Public seating in committees will be socially distanced and therefore limited. Committee hearings will be streamed. Links may be found at https://www.house.mo.gov.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 66 - Pike, Patricia
Extend a property tax break for historic vehicles and aircraft older than 24 years to those operating less than 100 hours per year. Current law limits the tax break to those operating less than 50 hours per year.
HB 91 - Taylor, Jered
Extend from January to March when property tax payments are delinquent.

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