2% pay increase for state employees
HB 1696 – Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing – Allows grants to organization for services for deaf-blind children and their families, deaf-blind adults, and provide training for support service providers. Grants will be capped at $300,000 annually.
HB 1875 – Establishes the Perinatal Advisory Council – The council will establish criteria for the levels of maternal care and neonatal care for birthing facilities and regional perinatal centers. The goal is to ensure appropriate care for high-risk pregnancies and low birth weight, preterm or at-risk newborns.
HB 1432 – Administrative Leave for State Employees – A hearing must be held within 60 days for an employee of the state, agency of the state, political subdivision of the state, or school district to determine if the employee engaged in misconduct. The hearing must not be continued past 180 days. Written explanation of the reason for the leave must be given to the employee within seven days of being place on the leave.
HB 1649 – Rescue the Forgotten Law – Provides immunity from civil liability for individuals who assist children trapped in motor vehicles. More than 700 children have died from heatstroke in vehicles over the last 20 years in the United States. Missouri ranks 13th among states for the most child vehicular heatstroke deaths.
HB 1830 – Perishable Food Items – Specifies that any person disseminating false information about a perishable food item implying that the item is not safe for consumption will be liable to the food product producer.
HB 2257 – Title Insurance – Allows attorneys, licensed title insurance companies, or agents to prepare maps, drawings, conduct investigation and prepare land/legal descriptions for clients.
TRULY AGREED & FINALLY PASSED
VETOED BY THE GOVERNOR
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HB 1607 – Music Therapy Licensure. Hearing scheduled 3/15/16
HB 1608 - ‘Pill Mill” Regulation. Public Hearing Completed
HB 1609 –Tax Credits and Budget.
HB 1610 – Postsecondary Education. On House Calendar
HB 1611 – School Guidance and Counseling Programs. Voted out of Select Committee on Education
HB 1612 – Career and Technical Education Certificate. Reported to the Senate
HB 1613 – Remedial Education. Reported to the Senate
HB 1614 – Tax Credit for Contributions to School Foundations. Hearing scheduled 3/17/16
HB 1615 – Public Bidding. Voted out of Select Committee on Commerce
HB 1616 – EMS Licensure Interstate Compact. Referred to Health and Mental Health Policy
HB 1645 – Modified Film Tax Credit Program. Committee hearing completed
HB 1646 - Missouri Civics Education. Referred to Senate Education Committee
HB 1667 – Early Childhood and Charter Schools. Voted out of Select Committee on Education
HB 1720 - Teacher Compensation
HB 1785 – Sales and Use Tax. Referred to Local Government
HB 1929 – Veterinary Euthanasia Technicians
HB 1953 – Abortion, Tissue Reports, Clinic Licensing and Inspections. Referred to Children and Families
HB 2043 - Nurse Licensure Compact. Hearing completed
HB 2055 – Child Custody. Hearing completed
HB 2221 – Limits lobbyist gifts, prohibits accepting anything of value in exchange for a vote. Referred to Government Accountability and Oversight
HB 2222 – Imposes 2-year rule for members of General Assembly. Referred to Government Accountability and Oversight
HB 2223 – Anonymous Complaints to Ethics Commission. Referred to Government Accountability and Oversight
HB 2379 – Dyslexia Screening. Hearing scheduled 3/17/16
HB 2396 – Tax Exemption for Out-of-State Income
HB 2428 – School Counselors – Name change. Hearing complete
HB 2593 – Urban Early Childhood Fund.
HJR 79 – Constitutional Amendment establishing contribution limits to federal limits
New bills filed:
HB 2684 – Changes Collaborative Practice Agreements. Filed 3/3/2016
HB 2696 – Creates Educational Savings Plan for K-12 Education Expenses. Filed 3/8/2016
St. Vincent de Paul Grade School – 7th Grade Students with Ms. Patti Heisserer, Ms. Cheryl Hartke, and Mr. Robert Michael.
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