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Senate Committee meetings
As of (01/28/2021) at 02:32 AM

Committee: Gubernatorial Appointments, Senator Dave Schatz, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, January 27
Time:  10:30 a.m.
Room:  Senate Lounge
APPOINTMENTS: Dale Hadry Roberts, as a member of the State Board of Mediation (Rowden) Celeste Cramer, as a member of the Missouri Workforce Development Board (Moon) Stacie M. Scrivner, as a member of the Missouri Dental Board (Moon) Samuel Adams, as a member of the State Board of Mediation (Williams) Meghan M. Arnold, Republican, as a member of the State Board of Podiatric Medicine (Eigel) Dr. Stacia R. Bradley Brown, Independent, as a member of the Lincoln University Board of Curators (Razer) Dan E. Cranshaw, Democrat, as a member of the Missouri Development Finance Board (Razer) Tony Bryan, as a member of the Missouri Workforce Development Board (Onder) Danny P. Chadakhtzian, Independent, as a member of the Missouri Housing Development Commission (Koenig) Brian Gerau, Republican, as a member of the Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority (Rehder) Mary Meyer Keyes, as a member of the Children's Trust Fund Board (Hough) Lisa K. Norton, Independent, as a member of the Missouri Western State University Board of Governors (Hegeman) Robert D. (Bob) Wollenman, Republican, as a member of the Missouri Western State University Board of Governors (Hegeman) 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 by health professionals. Members of the public must enter the building using the carriage entrance. - Public seating in committees will be socially distanced and therefore very limited. No overflow space will be available. - Committee hearings will be streamed. Links may be found at www.senate.mo.gov for each committee room.

Committee: Seniors, Families, Veterans & Military Affairs, Senator Bill White, Chairman
Date:  Wednesday, January 27
Time:  10:30am or upon morning adjournment whichever is later
Room:  SCR 1
SB 78 - Beck, Doug
Require a Natual Guard members who register for various state agencies be offered an interview for a job.
* SB 124 - Hough, Lincoln
Add vapor products to the laws governing tobacco products. Raise the minimum age for purchase of a vaping product from 18 to 21 years of age.
SB 120 - White, Bill
Various provisions for military families in Missouri. Declare November "Military Family Month." Require sgate agency website data collection include questions on military service. Designate a public school a Purple Star Campus it it has staffer to deal with military-connected student issues.
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.senate.mo.gov/hearingsschedule/hrings.htm • Written testimony will be allowed in lieu of in person oral testimony. Witnesses must register and may upload any written testimony at https://www.senate.mo.gov/senatewitnesssystem/ • All submissions must be received one hour prior to the hearing and may not exceed five pages in length.

Committee: Local Government and Elections, Senator Sandy Crawford, Chairwoman
Date:  Wednesday, January 27
Time:  12:00 p.m.
Room:  SCR 1
SB 27 - Crawford, Sandy
Give the county treasurer power to access any county documents the treasurer deems relevant to the treasurer's duties.
SB 160 - Crawford, Sandy
Authorize the cities of Clinton and Lincoln to seek voter approval for a sales tax for public safety.
SB 47 - Hough, Lincoln
Authorize Springfield to impose a sales tax on hotel/motel rentals, upon voter approval, for capitol improvements. Authorize Greene County or any city in the county to impose a sales tax for early childhood education.
SB 123 - Hough, Lincoln
Give local government broad authority to impose additional sales taxes, upon voter approval.
SB 62 - Williams, Brian
Change the bonding requirements for county deed recorders. Raise the minimum bond the commission can set from not less than $1,000 to not less than $5,000. *
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.senate.mo.gov/hearingsschedule/hrings.htm • Written testimony will be allowed in lieu of in person oral testimony. Witnesses must register and may upload any written testimony at https://www.senate.mo.gov/senatewitnesssystem/ • All submissions must be received one hour prior to the hearing and may not exceed five pages in length.

Committee: Government Accountability and Fiscal Oversight, Senator Lincoln Hough, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, January 28
Time:  8:15 a.m.
Room:  SCR 1
* SB 87 - Hegeman, Dan
Add tougher penalties and enforcement powers by the Gaming Commission involving illegal gambling devices at bars and other locations.
SB 114 - Bernskoetter, Mike
Codify into law the governor's 2019 reorganization of state agencies and names.
* SB 63 - Rehder, Holly
Establish a statewide system to monitor drug prescriptions of controlled narcotics. Create a statewide database of the prescriptions. In 2020, a similar measure died from Senate filibuster on the last day of the legislative session.
Executive Session may be at 9:00 a.m. or upon adjournment of committee. procedures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: • Public seating in committees will be socially distanced and therefore very limited. No overflow space will be available. • Committee hearings will be streamed. Links may be found at www.senate.mo.gov for each committee room. • The public is encouraged to submit written testimony in lieu of in person oral testimony due to the limited public seating available. • Written testimony may be submitted in lieu of in person testimony via email to GAFO@senate.mo.gov. All submissions must be received one hour prior to the hearing and may not exceed five pages.

Committee: Appropriations, Senator Dan Hegeman, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, January 28
Time:  8:30 a.m.
Room:  SCR 2
Governor's FY 2022 Budget Recommendation Overview 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.senate.mo.gov/hearingsschedule/hrings.htm • Written testimony will be allowed in lieu of in person oral testimony. Witnesses must register and may upload any written testimony at https://www.senate.mo.gov/senatewitnesssystem/ • All submissions must be received one hour prior to the hearing and may not exceed five pages in length.

Hearing Canceled: 1/27/21 2:29 PM
Committee: Administration, Senator Dave Schatz, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, January 28
Time:  10:30 a.m.
Room:  Senate Lounge
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.

Hearing Canceled: 1/27/21 9:52 AM
Committee: Ways and Means, Senator Andrew Koenig, Chairman
Date:  Thursday, January 28
Time:  8:30
Room:  Senate Lounge
SB 22 - Koenig, Andrew
Impose limits on tax increment finance projects that provide tax breaks for developers. Require an area meet the requirement for a dilapidated area if the proposed TIF is in a retail area. Restrict TIFs in flood plains.
SB 24 - Eigel, Bill
Impliment a phased reducation on the percentage of true value of personal property for taxation, ultimately to 0.001 percent of true value. Current law sets the assessment to 33 percent of true value.
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.senate.mo.gov/hearingsschedule/hrings.htm • Written testimony will be allowed in lieu of in person oral testimony. Witnesses must register and may upload any written testimony at https://www.senate.mo.gov/senatewitnesssystem/ • All submissions must be received one hour prior to the hearing and may not exceed five pages in length.

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