Missouri State Senate

Senate Summaries on House Bills


HB 1 - (Truly Agreed) - Appropriations money for the Board of Fund Commissioners.
HB 2 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the State Board of Education and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
HB 3 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Department of Higher Education and the several divisions.
HB 4 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Department of Revenue and the Department of Transportation.
HB 5 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Office of Administration, the Dept. of Transportation, the Dept. of Public Safety and the Chief Executive's office and the several divisions and programs thereof
HB 6 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Department of Agriculture, Department of Natural Resources, Department of Conservation, and the several divisions.
HB 7 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Department of Economic Development, Department of Insurance, and Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.
HB 8 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Department of Public Safety.
HB 9 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Department of Corrections and the several divisions.
HB 10 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Department of Mental Health, the Board of Public Buildings, the Department of Health and Senior Services.
HB 11 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for the expenses, grants, and distributions of the Department of Social Services and the several divisions.
HB 12 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Chief Executive's Office and Mansion.
HB 13 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for planning, expenses, and for capital improvements.
HB 14 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for supplemental purposes for the several departments and offices of state government.
HB 15 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for capital improvements and other purposes for the several departments of state government and the divisions and programs thereof.
HB 18 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for capital improvement projects involving the maintenance, repair, replacement, and improvement of state buildings and facilities.
HB 19 - (Truly Agreed) - To appropriate money for planning, expenses, and for captial improvements including but not limited to major additions and renovations, new structures, and land improvements or acquistions.
HB 33 - (Truly Agreed) - Designates the North American Bullfrog as the official state amphibian
HB 36 - Changes the laws regarding midwives and the practice of midwifery
HB 40 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies the requirements for board of director members for an industrial development corporation in county of the second classification
HB 43 - (Truly Agreed) - Designates a portion of U. S. Highway 160 from State Route 76 to State Route 125 as the "Rick Harmon Memorial Highway"
HB 47 - (Truly Agreed) - Requires trustees of consolidated public library district to reside within the library district
HB 48 - Establishes a sales tax for museums and tourism in Independence and creates the process for putting a lien for taxes owed to the St. Charles County Convention and Sports Facilities Authority.
HB 49 - Modifies provisions regarding early release of prisoners
HB 53 - Designates one highway and three bridge after prominent Missourians
HB 56 - (Truly Agreed) - Allows pharmaceutical companies to rebate portions of copayments to multiple sclerosis patients without violating anti-kickback and anti-rebate laws
HB 58 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies provisions relating to political subdivisions
HB 64 - (Truly Agreed) - Extends the sales tax holiday and amends provisions allowing political subdivisions to opt out of the sales tax holiday
HB 69 - (Truly Agreed) - Allows insurance companies to invest capital, reserves, and surplus in preferred or guaranteed stocks
HB 91 - Modifies the law for tax increment financing when dealing with redevelopment ares, plans, and projects
HB 94 - Establishes a tutition grant program for children and spouses of certain deceased military members
HB 100 - Changes the laws regarding the regulation of abortions
HB 108 - Allows insureds or enrolles to pay customary retail price of a prescription drug if the retail price is lower than the health carrier's copay
HB 114 - (Truly Agreed) - Extends the Kansas City mass transportation sales tax until 2015
HB 116 - (Truly Agreed) - Establishes the rights of persons who utilize service dogs
HB 119 - (Truly Agreed) - Requires continuation of life insurance benefits for state employees and retirees who are called to military service in times of active armed warfare
HB 127 - (Truly Agreed) - Limits the number of attendance fees that fire protection district board members can receive
HB 135 - Modifies eligibility for the BUILD program, creates the Missouri quality jobs program and raises the T.I.F. and MODESA caps, and modifies the sales tax holiday
HB 155 - (Truly Agreed) - Designates a portion of State Highway E in McDonald County as the "Albert Brumley Memorial Highway"
HB 163 - (Truly Agreed) - Extends the application deadline for Korean Conflict and World War II medallions, medals, and certificates
HB 174 - (Truly Agreed) - Authorizes revocation of a real estate license for persons convicted of certain felonies and defines exclusive brokerage agreements
HB 180 - Changes the laws regarding military leave for Kansas City police officers and civilian employees
HB 186 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies provisions affecting county government
HB 192 - Reinstates the waste tire fee
HB 196 - Modifies provisions relating to arson, burning, and exploding
HB 205 - Prohibits the disclosure of Social Security numbers on child support checks, correspondence, and documents
HB 208 - Requires the filing of an affidavit in suits against licensed professionals
HB 209 - (Truly Agreed) - Authorizes the simplified municipal telecommunications business license tax
HB 215 - (Truly Agreed) - Allows Warrensburg to annex areas along the road or highway up to 2.5 miles from the existing city boundary
HB 219 - (Truly Agreed) - Designates a room in the Missouri State Archives as the "Alex M. Petrovic Reading Room"
HB 229 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies the Homestead Exemption Tax Credit
HB 230 - Prohibits a person from claiming both the circuit breaker income tax credit and the homestead property tax exemption credit
HB 232 - (Truly Agreed) - Increases the fees health care providers can charge for copying a patient's health care record
HB 236 - (Truly Agreed) - Designates the National Guard armory located in Pierce City as the "Lawrence A. Witt National Guard Armory"
HB 243 - (Truly Agreed) - Designates a portion of U. S. Highway 63 in Phelps County as the "Korean War Veterans Association Memorial Highway"
HB 248 - (Truly Agreed) - Allows lenders of motor vehicle time sale loans to collect a fee in advance for permitting the debtor to defer monthly loan payments
HB 258 - (Truly Agreed) - Repeals the requirement that school districts conduct an annual census of children with disabilities who reside in the school district
HB 260 - (Truly Agreed) - Authorizes the Governor to convey state property located in Cole County to the Cole County Regional West Fire District
HB 261 - (Truly Agreed) - Creates two new retirement benefit options in the Local Government Employees' Retirement System (LAGERS)
HB 269 - Creates a cause of action for injury to emergency personnel caused by the tortious actions of another person
HB 276 - (Truly Agreed) - Allows special education laws to comply with the recent reauthorization of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
HB 280 - (Truly Agreed) - Requires election judges to take voting ballots and equipment to physically disabled voters unable to enter polling places
HB 286 - Establishes the Emancipation Day Commission
HB 297 - (Truly Agreed) - Renders several alterations to the state's education policy
HB 320 - Revises procedures for lapse of school districts and institutes a School Wellness Pilot Program
HB 321 - Creates the Assistive Technology Trust Fund and places requirements upon the Assistive Technology Advisory Council
HB 323 - (Truly Agreed) - Recodifies the laws regarding the Police Retirement System of Kansas City and the Civilian Employees' Retirement System of the Police Department of Kansas City
HB 334 - Changes the laws regarding the Missouri State Employees' Retirement System (MOSERS)
HB 342 - (Truly Agreed) - Authorizes the Cass County Commission to seek a board of election commissioners
HB 343 - Designates the presiding commissioner in Cass County as the county budget officer
HB 344 - Modifies provisions about county health centers and nursing home districts
HB 345 - (Truly Agreed) - Prohibits the Cass County Commissioner and County Highway Engineer on the county planning board from voting
HB 347 - Creates a process to resolve disputes arising out of alleged construction defect for residential property
HB 348 - (Truly Agreed) - Creates the Missouri Military Preparedness and Enhancement Commission
HB 353 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies provisions relating to crime
HB 361 - Exempts traffic violation cases from the $15 surcharge used for the DNA profiling analysis of convicted felons
HB 362 - Requires expunged records to be confidential
HB 365 - (Truly Agreed) - Allows moneys from the county sheriff's revolving fund to be used for expenses with concealed carry endorsements
HB 379 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies compensation for certain employees of the divisions of finance and credit unions
HB 388 - (Truly Agreed) - Makes certain Department of Insurance records nonpublic
HB 393 - (Truly Agreed) - Changes the laws affecting claims for damages and their payment and establishes venue in all tort actions
HB 394 - Modifies law regarding medical malpractice insurance and malpractice associations
HB 395 - (Truly Agreed) - Extends the power to sell and convey all or part of the district's property to cities owning waterworks systems to all public water supply
HB 397 - Adds certified nurse practitioners to the list of health care providers authorized to issue a physician's statement for the purpose of obtaining a disabled license plate
HB 400 - Establishes the Dental Carve-Out Act of 2005 to implement a process for providing dental benefits to public assistance recipients
HB 402 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies provisions regarding licensing of podiatrists
HB 410 - Designates a portion of State Route H in Clay County as the "Richard L. Harriman Highway"
HB 413 - (Truly Agreed) - Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to offer a vaccination program for first responders deployed to disaster areas as a result of bioterrorism events
HB 417 - Establishes the Uninsured Motorist Stipulation of Benefits Act of 2005, allows insurers to claim self-audit privilege, and allows insurers to intervene to determine matters of coverage
HB 422 - (Truly Agreed) - Authorizes the Governor to convey state property in Mississippi County to the City of Charleston
HB 423 - Designates a portion of state highway M as the "Trooper Robert Kolilis Memorial Highway" and a portion of U.S. Highway 54 as the "Trooper Ross S. Creach Memorial Highway"
HB 431 - (Truly Agreed) - Allows certain buildings in Springfield eligible to receive the sales and income tax increment of MODRESA
HB 437 - (Truly Agreed) - Authorizes a tax check-off for contributions to the Missouri Military Family Relief Fund
HB 440 - Extends voting rights to a student curator or governing board member of various higher education institutions
HB 441 - (Truly Agreed) - Creates restrictions regarding the sale of products containing ephedrine and pseudoephedrine
HB 443 - (Truly Agreed) - Alters provisions regarding the Public School Retirement System
HB 445 - (Truly Agreed) - Allows municipal ordinances to incorporate by reference, state statutes about vehicle equipment regulations
HB 448 - (Truly Agreed) - Increases the maximum amount of compensation payable to St. Louis police officers
HB 450 - Modifies provisions relating to wine
HB 453 - (Truly Agreed) - Authorizes the Governor to convey state property located in Phelps County to the City of St. James
HB 455 - (Truly Agreed) - Eliminates the current requirement that only landowners living within the watershed district can be elected to serve as trustees of the watershed district
HB 456 - Eliminates a grand jury's duty to examine public buildings and report on their condition
HB 461 - (Truly Agreed) - Requires all assessors to use a method of valuing business personal property according to State Tax Commission rule
HB 462 - (Truly Agreed) - Changes the laws regarding suicide prevention
HB 468 - Modifies the linked deposit program and other duties of the State Treasurer
HB 473 - Allows school districts to convene a committee of their board in order to rule on pupil residency waiver requests
HB 474 - Allows insurance companies to intervene in certain civil actions to determine coverage obligations
HB 479 - (Truly Agreed) - Authorizes the disincorporation of a regional recreational district in Clay County upon the request of the district
HB 486 - (Truly Agreed) - Removes prohibition on service providers being related to sexual offender probationers when only one is in the area
HB 487 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies numerous provisions relating to motor vehicles, including background checks on school bus drivers, issuance of motor vehicle titles, and driver licenses
HB 498 - Changes the laws regarding stealing, tampering, and stolen property and requires specific restitution in certain cases
HB 500 - (Truly Agreed) - Changes the laws regarding the transfer of a business and its unemployment experience rate by an employer
HB 513 - (Truly Agreed) - Designates a portion of State Highway 370 in St. Louis and St. Charles counties as the "Officer Scott Armstrong Memorial Highway"
HB 515 - (Truly Agreed) - Amends provisions relating to tourism community enhancement districts
HB 518 - Enacts various motor vehicle and highway safety provisions including primary seat belt enforcement, child safety restraint and enhanced penalties for highway work zone violations
HB 524 - (Truly Agreed) - Repeals the requirement that lobbyists report on legislation they are supporting or opposing
HB 525 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies numerous provisions regarding lobbying and campaign finance disclosure
HB 528 - Authorizes the ultimate vendor, delivering bulk sales of gasoline to a certified farmer, to make a claim for a refund of the motor fuel tax at the time of delivery
HB 530 - (Truly Agreed) - Students may receive foreign language credit in public education institutions for sign language classes
HB 531 - (Truly Agreed) - Authorizes the Governor to convey state property in Green County to the Greater Ozarks Association for Retarded Citizens
HB 539 - Grants school districts the right to include hiring incentives
HB 560 - Places limits on the number of excursion gambling boat licenses that may be issued
HB 563 - (Truly Agreed) - Allows a court to reinstate and extend the life of drainage and levee districts up to five years after lapse of its corporate charter
HB 564 - Allows person to receive two sets of two license plate tabs per year at no cost when replacing stolen tabs and prohibits issuance of ticket for stolen tabs
HB 567 - (Truly Agreed) - Changes the deadline for filing exception to a condemnation commissioners' report
HB 568 - (Truly Agreed) - Changes the laws regarding the protection of children
HB 576 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies the laws regarding the Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board and the procedures necessary for obtaining judicial review of administrative decisions
HB 577 - (Truly Agreed) - Raises the amount of money political subdivision officers may accept for performing services for (or selling property to) their political subdivision
HB 592 - Requires jackpots over $1,200 won by self-excluded problem gamblers be deposited into the Compulsive Gamblers Fund
HB 596 - (Truly Agreed) - Allows employers to provide or contract for health insurance at reduced rates for employees who do not use tobacco products
HB 600 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies education requirements for professional counselors
HB 606 - Repeals the three child limit and modifies the death benefit to surviving spouses in police pension systems
HB 617 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies the inclusion of certain counties within watershed improvement districts
HB 618 - (Truly Agreed) - Exempts members assigned to the Division of Drug and Crime Control from the cap on the total number of officers and adds Missouri Capitol Police vehicles to the definition of "emergency vehicle"
HB 630 - (Truly Agreed) - Allows a not-for-profit corporation to apply for reinstatement if forfeited after 1978 for failure to file an annual report
HB 631 - (Truly Agreed) - Authorizes the Governor to convey land to Manchester United Methodist Church in exchange for another parcel of land
HB 638 - (Truly Agreed) - Removes the requirement that the chief executive of the urban public library district be a qualified librarian
HB 640 - Makes it a criminal offense to send certain unsolicited e-mail messages
HB 649 - Provides a fifty percent income tax credit for property tax payments made by elderly and disabled people
HB 665 - Modifies a number of provisions regarding professional registration
HB 678 - (Truly Agreed) - Outlines various provisions regarding uncertificated shares of stock and shareholder remedies
HB 681 - (Truly Agreed) - Renames the Office of Advocacy and Assistance for the Elderly to the Office of Advocacy and Assistance for Senior Citizens
HB 684 - Creates new provisions and makes modifications to certain statutes relating to the DNA profiling system
HB 685 - (Truly Agreed) - Authorizes the Board of Governors of Southwest Missouri State University to convey land located in Howell County and Springfield
HB 688 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies provisions for the continuance of judicial proceedings for members of the General Assembly
HB 697 - Revises the law on motor vehicle emissions inspections
HB 700 - (Truly Agreed) - Changes the law regarding correctional employees and Board of Probation and Parole
HB 707 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies authority of Division of Finance over banks and other financial institutions
HB 738 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies procedure for licensure as a real estate appraiser
HB 743 - (Truly Agreed) - Authorizes the Governor to convey state property located in Madison County to the United States government for forestry purposes
HB 789 - Exempts sales made to or by civic and charitable organizations including for sales outside their civic and charitable activities and functions from sales tax
HB 824 - (Truly Agreed) - Changes various environmental regulations
HB 827 - Modifies the eligibility requirements of an employed disabled person requesting medical assistance under the federal Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999
HB 832 - Requires that restrictive real estate covenants included in an association's governing document must be removed
HB 863 - Establishes the Downtown Revitalization Preservation Program for economic development
HB 866 - (Truly Agreed) - Increases the penalties for those who engage in fraudulent actions with respect to an insurance transaction
HB 880 - Establishes the MBE/WBE Oversight Review Committee
HB 972 - (Truly Agreed) - Modifies laws relating to crime
HCR 1 - Authorizes the State of the Judiciary address.
HCR 2 - Authorizes the State of the State address
HCR 9 - Urges the United States Congress to immediately repeal the Government Pension Offset and Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act
HCR 10 - Schedules the State of the State of Transportation.
HCR 11 - Encourages the Missouri Congressional Delegation to end the abuse of tort laws against the firearms industry.
HCR 15 - Urges the Governor, the U.S. President, and the U.S. Congress to oppose efforts to allow trucks to enter Missouri without prior inspection at the United States border
HCR 20 - (Truly Agreed) - Declares October fifteenth of each year to be "Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day"
HCR 23 - Directs the Comprehensive Cancer Action Plan for Missouri be posted annually on the Missouri state Internet website homepage.
HCR 24 - Encourages a mandated high school course in personal finance economics
HJR 16 - Proposes a constitutional amendment extending the parks and soils sales tax to 2016 and resubmitting the measure every 10 years

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