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House Committee meetings
As of (02/22/2024) at 03:12 PM

Hearing Date Thursday, February 22, 2024
***Cancelled***
Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - General Administration
Chair:Scott Cupps (158)
Date:Thursday, February 22, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:11:00 AM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Discussion with the Treasurer's Office regarding unclaimed property oversight.

Hearing Date Monday, February 26, 2024
***Amended***
Committee:Health and Mental Health Policy
Chair:Mike Stephens (128)
Date:Monday, February 26, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 6
Note:Added HB 1421 and HB 1873.

HB 2525 -- ADMIINISTRATION OF MEDICATIONS IN LONG-TERM FACILITIES
Sponsor: Stephens, Mike (Rep-128)
Modifies provisions relating to the administration of medications in long-term care facilities
HB 1628 - Wright, Dale
Require health benefit plans include an enrollee's out-of-pocket maximum paid both by the enrollee but also on behalf of the enrollee.
HB 1550 - Sassmann, Bruce
Require water used for the manufacture of ice for human consumption to be from an approved drinking water supply.
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1421 - Stephens, Mike
Expand provisions allowing for telemedicine to audiovisual or audio-only technology. Prohibit limiting the choice by a health care provider.
HB 1873 - Lewis, Patty
Expand provisions allowing for telemedicine to include "third-party corporate platforms" and audiovisual or audio-only technology.
HB 1733 - Amato, Phil
Impose disclosure requirements on referrals to assisted living facilities. Impose restrictions on the facilities providing money to the referral agency.
HB 1953 -- STATE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
Sponsor: Cook, Bennie (Rep-143)
Modifies provisions relating to the "State Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services"

Committee:Rural Community Development
Chair:Rodger Reedy (57)
Date:Monday, February 26, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 1

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2240 -- RURAL WORKFORCE HOUSING
Sponsor: Sharpe, Greg (Rep-004)
Creates an opportunity for entities to establish a workforce housing investment fund
HB 2241 -- MISSOURI COMPOST AWARNESS WEEK
Sponsor: Plank, Adrian (Rep-047)
Designates the first full week in May as "Missouri Compost Awareness Week"
HB 2570 -- SPECIAL ROAD DISTRICTS
Sponsor: Bonacker, Gary (Rep-111)
Changes the law regarding special road districts
HB 2286 -- RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS
Sponsor: Taylor, Tim (Rep-048)
Specifies that certain residency requirements of a city of the fourth classification may be satisfied by certain conditions

Committee:Special Committee on Government Accountability
Chair:Doug Richey (39)
Date:Monday, February 26, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
* HB 1763 - Hicks, Justin
Give the governor power to replace a circuit attorney with special prosecutor. Give the attorney general power to file charges the circuit attorney did not file. St. Louis city related.

Committee:Budget
Chair:Cody Smith (163)
Date:Monday, February 26, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:2:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 3
Note:Office of Administration and Departments presentation regarding the Supplemental House Bill 2016 budget. Public testimony will be taken.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2016 -
Reserved for appropriations.

Committee:Rules - Administrative Oversight
Chair:Rick Francis (145)
Date:Monday, February 26, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:2:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HCS HB 2058 -- LOCAL TAXATION
Sponsor: Keathley, Ben (Rep-101)
Modifies provisions relating to certain special taxing districts
HB 2282 - Lovasco, Tony
Prohibit local government requiring a permit or registration for work done by a non-corporate owner or resident of a detached residence.
HB 2385 -- LOCAL GOVERNMENT ORDINANCES FOR RENTAL PROPERTY
Sponsor: Keathley, Ben (Rep-101)
Prohibits local governments from requiring private property owners to accept Section 8 vouchers
HCS HB 2431 -- PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS
Sponsor: Hovis, Barry (Rep-146)
Modifies provisions relating to the board of trustees for the Missouri Local Government Employees' Retirement System (LAGERS)
HCS HJR 68 - Stacy, Dan
Remove the exemption of Jackson County from a provision requiring charter counties to make the assessor an elected offical. This measure would require all charter county assessors to be elected. Also let the legislature impose additional qualification requirements for a county assessor.
* HCS HJR 86 - Black, John
Require a constitutional amendment placed on the ballot by an initiative petition receive a statewide majority vote as well as a majority vote in half of the state's 34 congressional approval Related to the abortion rights initiative petitions.

Committee:Rules - Regulatory Oversight
Chair:Kurtis Gregory (51)
Date:Monday, February 26, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:2:15 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
* HCS HB 1428 - McGirl, Mike
Increase income limits for residential property tax credits for elderly home owners based on the Consumer Price Index.
HB 1725 - O'Donnell, Michael
Add various provisions for "green bonds" that finance environmental efforts. Require for green bonds issued by local government at least 85 percent of the funds actually be used for environmetal-related efforts.
* HCS HB 1957 - Haffner, Mike
Reduce the amount of Missouri agriculture foreign interests can own from 1 percent to 0.5 percent. Restrict sale of Missouri to foreign businesses in some countries.
HCS HB 2087 -- REIMBURSEMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
Sponsor: O'Donnell, Michael (Rep-095)
Modifies provisions relating to financial transactions
HB 2440 -- DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN REINSURANCE CONTRACTS
Sponsor: Christofanelli, Phil (Rep-104)
Relates to the disposition of certain reinsurance contracts
HCS HBs 2523, 2367 & 2470 -- TRESPASS BY AN ILLEGAL ALIEN
Sponsor: Billington, Hardy (Rep-152)
Modifies and establishes provisions relating to public safety
HCS HBs 2619, 2365, 2448 & 2569 -- EXPENDITURES BY STATE DEPARTMENTS
Sponsor: Smith, Cody (Rep-163)
Prohibits state departments from spending money on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives

Committee:Rules - Legislative Oversight
Chair:Jeff Knight (142)
Date:Monday, February 26, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:2:30 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1837 - McMullen, Aaron
Prohibit a medical facility imposing collection actions for an unpaid bill if the facility was not in compliance with federal price transparency requirements.
HCS HB 2322 - Farnan, Jeff
Various changes in funeral director licensing and in student licenses to practice embalming.
HCS HB 2634 -- HEALTH CARE
Sponsor: Smith, Cody (Rep-163)
Modifies provisions relating to public funding of abortion facilities and affiliates and provisions relating to MO HealthNet providers
* HCS HJR 78 - Coleman, Jeff
Impose requirements on how residental property is assessed for property taxes and impose restrictions on increases. *
HCS HRB 1 -- REVISION BILL
Sponsor: Deaton, Dirk (Rep-159)
Repeals expired, terminated, sunset, and obsolete sections and portions of sections
SCR 23 -- VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM
Sponsor: Schroer, Nick (Sen-02)
Disapproves and suspends the final order of rule making for the proposed amendment to 5 CSR 20-100.230 regarding the Virtual Instruction Program

Committee:Fiscal Review
Chair:Dan Houx (54)
Date:Monday, February 26, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:3:45 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 4

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2430 - McGirl, Mike
Exclude as grounds for increasing the assement of a motor vehicle because of an increase in the estimated value published in the National Auto Dealers Association's publication on used car values.

Committee:Conservation and Natural Resources
Chair:Bruce Sassmann (61)
Date:Monday, February 26, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:4:30 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1673 - Matthiesen, Mark
Expand what can be covered in an investigation by the Natural Resources Department of radio active waste and increase a limit on transfer from the Hazardous Waste Fund.
HJR 87 - Black, John
Establish a constitutional right to hunt and fish.

Committee:Special Committee on Education Reform
Chair:Bishop Davidson (130)
Date:Monday, February 26, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:4:30 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1911 -- TAX CREDIT FOR EDUCATIONAL EXPENSES
Sponsor: Richey, Doug (Rep-039)
Establishes the "Missouri Parental Choice Tax Credit Act" relating to a tax credit for certain educational expenses

***Cancelled***
Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - General Administration
Chair:Scott Cupps (158)
Date:Monday, February 26, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:5:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:Joint Hearing Room (117)
Note:Discussion with the Treasurer's Office regarding unclaimed property oversight.

Hearing Date Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Committee:Subcommittee on Appropriations - General Administration
Chair:Scott Cupps (158)
Date:Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:8:15 A.M.
Location:Joint Hearing Room (117)
Note:Discussion with the Treasurer's Office regarding unclaimed property oversight.

Committee:Local Government
Chair:Bill Falkner (10)
Date:Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:9:00 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2348 -- SALES TAXES
Sponsor: Hovis, Barry (Rep-146)
Modifies provisions relating to the recreation sales tax for certain counties
HB 2571 -- FINANCIAL STATEMENTS OF CERTAIN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Sponsor: McGaugh, Peggy (Rep-007)
Modifies provisions relating to financial statements of certain local governments
HB 2687 -- TRANSIENT GUEST TAXES FOR TOURISM
Sponsor: West, Richard (Rep-102)
Authorizes certain cities to impose transient guest taxes for tourism purposes upon voter approval

Committee:Pensions
Chair:Barry Hovis (146)
Date:Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:10:00 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1722 - Crossley, Aaron
Change the limit of how many retired teachers a school when a public school district can employ retired teachers when there is a shortage of notcertificated employees. Current law is ten percent of noncertificated staff or five employees. This bill would change the limit to 1 percent of the total of certificated and noncertificated employees. *
HB 1980 -- FIREFIGHTER RETIRMENT SYSTEMS
Sponsor: Hinman, Dave (Rep-103)
Allows the board of trustees of "The Firemens' Retirement System of St. Louis City" to act as trustees and administer other pension plans
HB 2469 -- RETIREMENT BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEMS
Sponsor: Anderson, Marlon (Rep-076)
Modifies provisions relating to retirement systems
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1937 - Owen, Bill
Add requirements and restrictions for investment fiduciaries. Prohibit considering non-financial "environmental, social, or governance characteristics."
* HB 1869 - Deaton, Dirk
Prohibit a state or local government retirement retirement system having investments controlled by the People's Republic of China, the Chinese Communist Party or certain other foreign investments. Require divestment of any such existing investments.
HB 2143 -- DIVESTMENT FROM FOREIGNN ADVERSARIES
Sponsor: Seitz, Brian (Rep-156)
Creates the "Foreign Adversary Divestment Act", requiring the state and local government entities to divest from investments in foreign adversaries

Committee:Veterans
Chair:Dave Griffith (60)
Date:Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:10:00 A.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 1
Note:Presentations by Jon Sabala, CPS, Veterans Services Director, Missouri Department of Mental Health and Megan Sievers, Executive Director, Welcome Home.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1494 - Griffith, Dave
Establish custody and decision-making provisions for a child when the child's parent with custodial responsibility has been deployed.
HB 2215 -- ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES FOR VETERANS
Sponsor: Brown, Chris (Rep-016)
Creates provisions relating to alternative therapies for veterans with PTSD and traumatic brain injuries

***Corrected***
Committee:Special Committee on Public Policy
Chair:Terry Thompson (53)
Date:Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:1:00 P.M.
Location:Joint Hearing Room (117)
Note:Time change.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2688 -- HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Sponsor: Myers, Jeff (Rep-042)
Establishes and modifies provisions relating to human trafficking
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1730 - Amato, Phil
Increase the limit on tax credits for contributions to food pantries. Extend the expiration day from the end of 2026 to the end of 2030.
HB 2098 -- EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
Sponsor: Thompson, Terry (Rep-053)
Modifies provisions relating to employment security benefits

Committee:Special Committee on Tax Reform
Chair:Ben Baker (160)
Date:Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:1:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1712 - Schnelting, Adam
Include private higher education institutions in a law providing education grants for National Guard members attending public higher education institutions.
HB 2503 -- LOCAL USE TAXES
Sponsor: Diehl, Dane (Rep-125)
Modifies provisions relating to local use taxes

Committee:Consent and House Procedure
Chair:Sean Pouche (13)
Date:Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:6:00 P.M.
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1533 - Shields, Brenda
Change the education requirements to be a licensed social worker.
HB 1818 - Voss, John
Allow a "post-award negotation" with a successful bidder for a state contract.
HB 1987 -- TRUST AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION
Sponsor: Thompson, Terry (Rep-053)
Modifies the Principal and Income Act to resemble the latest version of the Uniform Fiduciary Income and Principal Act
HB 2063 - Owen, Bill
Require disclosures by a company that provides more than five financial products to businesses.
HB 2083 -- SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Sponsor: Gregory, Kurtis (Rep-051)
Modifies provisions relating to sewage disposal
HB 2280 - Veit, Rudy
Exempt from a law requiring state dentist registration from a corporation providing services in correctional centers.

Committee:Elections and Elected Officials
Chair:Peggy McGaugh (7)
Date:Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:1:00 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2146 -- MISSOURI ETHICS COMMISSION
Sponsor: McGaugh, Peggy (Rep-007)
Modifies provisions relating to the Missouri ethics commission

***Cancelled***
Committee:Special Committee on Election Contests
Chair:Dan Stacy (31)
Date:Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:2:30 PM or upon adjournment of the Elections and Elected Official Committee, whichever is later.
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Committee:General Laws
Chair:Alex Riley (134)
Date:Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:4:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
* HB 1754 - Pollitt, Brad
Give law enforcement power to stop or detain a person to determine if a temporary license plate has expired.
HB 2556 -- HEALTH CARE WORKERS
Sponsor: Hicks, Justin (Rep-108)
Creates provisions relating to the management of violent patients in health care facilities
HR 4055 -- HOMELAND SECURITY
Sponsor: Christofanelli, Phil (Rep-104)
Expresses support for Texas governor Greg Abbott and his actions at the border
HB 2727 -- UNIFORM UNLAWFUL RESTRICTION ON LAND RECORDS ACT
Sponsor: Parker, Cameron (Rep-150)
Establishes the Uniform Unlawful Restrictions in Land Records Act
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 2310 - Parker, Cameron
Increase the number of credit hours from a community college to four-year colleges from 42 hours to 60 hours.

Committee:Special Committee on Tourism
Chair:Brian Seitz (156)
Date:Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:4:30 PM
Location:House Hearing Room 6

HB 2222 -- TINA TURNER DAY
Sponsor: Anderson, Marlon (Rep-076)
Designates November 26th each year as "Tina Turner Day"
HB 2684 -- JOHN DONALDSON DAY
Sponsor: Sharp, Mark (Rep-037)
Designates February twentieth each year as "John Donaldson Day" in Missouri
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1934 -- HISTORIC TRAILS
Sponsor: Wilson, Travis (Rep-106)
Designates "Historical Legacy Trails of Missouri"

Hearing Date Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Committee:Transportation Infrastructure
Chair:Cyndi Buchheit-Courtway (115)
Date:Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:12:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 7

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 2662 -- MEMORIAL HIGHWAY
Sponsor: Sassmann, Bruce (Rep-061)
Designates the "SGT Norbert Overkamp Jr Memorial Highway" in Montgomery County
Executive Session will be held on the following bills:
HB 1451 - Veit, Rudy
Extend the time period to renew an auto windshield from four years to eight years or the physcian's statement.
HB 1459 - Sharpe, Greg
Change the display of the Disabled American Veteran's motor vehicle license plate.
HB 1552 - Sassmann, Bruce
Authorize use of a license plate emblem upon a $25 contribution to the Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation.
HB 1798 -- SPECIAL PERSONALIZED LICENSE PLATES
Sponsor: Copeland, Ron (Rep-120)
Modifies fees for new or reissued special personalized license plates
HB 2091 -- SPECIALTY LICENSE PLATE
Sponsor: O'Donnell, Michael (Rep-095)
Establishes a special license plate for veterans of military operations in both Afghanistan and Iraq

Committee:Higher Education
Chair:Brenda Shields (11)
Date:Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:4:00 PM or upon adjournment (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 5

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HCR 50 -- MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY
Sponsor: Smith, Cody (Rep-163)
Approves the statewide mission designation expansion for Missouri Southern State University

Hearing Date Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Committee:Special Committee on Election Contests
Chair:Dan Stacy (31)
Date:Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:2:30 PM or upon adjournment Election and Elected Officials Committee (whichever is later)
Location:House Hearing Room 6

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:
HB 1534 - Baringer, Donna
Require a candidate for a St. Louis city office provide the election official tax receipts or no-tax-records.

Hearing Date Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Committee:Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight
Chair:
Date:Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - Upcoming
Time:8:00 A.M.
Location:Joint Hearing Room (117)
Note:MoDOT's presentation of their annual repot; Pending applications for Memorial Highway & Bridge Designation Signs, and pending applications for Specialty License Plates.