Quarry blast at Delta Companies - Poplar Bluff facility.
INTERIM REPORT II
Vetoed Bills Report
On August 28, 2015 - All Truly Agreed and Finally Passed bills that have not been vetoed by the Governor will become law. Eighteen of the 135 TAFP bills have been vetoed. To date, two vetoes have already been overridden by both the House and the Senate (HB63 and SB24), while one has been overridden by the House (HB150). Veto session is scheduled for September 16, 2015.
HB42 -- Changes the laws regarding elementary and secondary education (School Transfer Law) http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB42&year=2015&code=R
Governor's Veto Letter: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/rpt/HB42vl.pdf
HB63 -- Changes the laws regarding persons seeking public office -- prohibits school superintendents to be candidates for a school board if previously employed by the school district - Veto Overridden
Governor's Veto Letter: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/rpt/HB63vl.pdf
HB116 -- Prohibits an employer from requiring a person to become a member of a labor organization as a condition or continuation of employment. http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/sumpdf/HB0116T.pdf
Governor's Veto Letter : http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/rpt/HB116vl.pdf
HB150 -- Modifies the duration of unemployment compensation, the method to pay federal advances, and raises the fund trigger causing contribution rate reductions -- reduces the maximum unemployment benefits from 20 weeks to 13 weeks, reduces benefits with an offset for severance pay received by the employee, and ties benefits to state unemployment rate - Veto Overridden by House
Governor's Veto Letter: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/rpt/HB150vl.pdf
HB326 -- Specifies that each defined benefit pension plan must establish a board member education program -- changes board member education requirements to only apply to boards with defined benefit pension plans.
Governor's Veto Letter: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/rpt/HB326vl.pdf
HB618 -- Changes the laws regarding the disposition of human remains, dis-interments, cemeteries, death certificate process, and electronic vital records.
Governor's Veto Letter: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/rpt/HB618vl.pdf
HB629 -- Changes the laws regarding public retirement systems for Kansas City Police, Kansas City Public Schools and St. Louis Public Schools.
Governor's Veto Letter: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/rpt/HB629vl.pdf
HB722 -- Changes the laws regarding prohibited ordinances by political subdivisions that impose a ban, fee or tax on paper or plastic bags. In addition, it prohibits a political subdivision from establishing a minimum wage rate or employee benefits that exceed federal or state requirements.
Governor's Veto Letter: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/rpt/HB722vl.pdf
HB799 -- Changes the laws regarding judicial circuits, including a $10 surcharge in criminal proceedings for a Justice Center Fund.
Governor's Veto Letter: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/rpt/HB799vl.pdf
HB878 -- Specifies that the Department of Public Safety must have the authority to commission corporate security advisors and establishes procedures to do so.
Governor's Veto Letter: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/rpt/HB878vl.pdf
HB1022 -- Authorizes a return of premiums paid by insureds if insured makes no reportable claim.
Governor's Veto Letter: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/rpt/HB1022vl.pdf
HB1098 -- Changes the laws by lowering the capital requirements for out-of-sate trust companies (interstate reciprocity).
Governor's Veto Letter: http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills151/rpt/HB1098vl.pdf
SB20 -- Creates a sales and use tax exemption for materials and utilities used by commercial laundries
SB24 -- Modifies provision of law relations to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Welfare Reform Act) -- Veto Overridden
SB67 -- Modifies the law regarding certain court surcharges, municipal and circuit court procedures, and procedures for landlord tenant cases.
SB142 -- Requires DNR to take certain actions when submitting certain plans with the EPA.
SB224 -- Requires US citizenship or permanent resident status to be eligible for reimbursements from A+ Schools Program.
SB345 -- Increases consumer loan fees.
For all 2015 TAFP bills: http://www.house.mo.gov/billreport.aspx?select=evergroupcode:1
For 2015 TAFP bill summaries: http://www.house.mo.gov/pr/TAFP2015.pdf
For 2015 legislative highlights: http://www.semissourian.com/blogs/swan/entry/62473/
IN THE DISTRICT
Thank you to Ric Neubert, President and Don Rosenbarger, Vice-President (Delta Companies) for hosting southeast Missouri legislators at their Poplar Bluff facilities. Tours of the quarry, asphalt, and concrete facilities (including an explosive display) added a hands-on approach to learning about their complex and varied business products/services! We are fortunate to have the home office of this outstanding company located in Cape! www.deltacos.com
Many thanks to the Kiwanis Club of Cape Girardeau and the League of Women Voters of Southeast Missouri for the invitation to present a 2015 legislative update.
And, it is always a pleasure to share the workings of our Missouri General Assembly with Leadership Cape!
Congratulations to Jerry Ford for being honored s the recipient of the Southeast Missourian 2015 Spirit of America Award. Jerry has served our community and our state as a state representative, lobbyist for the disabled, talented musician, and business owner. Congrats, Jerry!
Thank you for your contributions to our state and our community!