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Senate Committee meetings
As of (01/24/2021) at 01:30 PM

Amended 2: 1/22/21 3:28 PM
Committee: Ways and Means, Senator Andrew Koenig, Chairman
Date:  Monday, January 25
Time:  1:00 p.m.
Room:  SCR 2
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.

Amended 1: 1/21/21 11:52 AM
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, Senator Tony Luetkemeyer, Chairman
Date:  Monday, January 25
Time:  1:30 P.M.
Room:  SCR 1
SB 53 - Luetkemeyer, Tony
Give Kansas City police the right live outside the city.
* SB 60 - White, Bill
A variety of criminal provisions. Restrict no-knock entrances. Prohibit chokeholds (choke-holds). Restrict use of chemical agents by police. Restrict acquisition of military equipment by police.
* SB 66 - Brattin, Rick
Various unrelated law enforcement provisions. Cut state funds to a local government that cuts law enforcement spending by more than 12 percent. Provide lawsuit exemption for a driver who injures a person blocking traffic in a protest in some cases. Allow lethal force against a protester in an unlawful assembly who attempts to enter private property. Expand crimes against rioting. Deny parole for crimes involving assault of an emergency service worker. Make it a crime to deliberately block traffic in a protest.
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. NOTE LOCATION CHANGE

Committee: Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources, Senator Mike Bernskoetter, Chairman
Date:  Monday, January 25
Time:  2:00 p.m.
Room:  SCR 2
SB 72 - Eslinger, Karla
Designate a week in September "Fox Trotter Week."
SB 40 - Burlison, Eric
Impose requirements before the Natural Resources Department can issue a fine or penalty including a written explanation of the factual basis for the finding of a violation. Impose other restriction on environmental violation fines.
SB 37 - Bernskoetter, Mike
Repeal provisions for the Agriculture Department to regulate anhydrous ammonia. Transfer some powers to the Air Commission. Impose a fee on anhydrous facilities to fund for administering regulation.
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 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.

Amended 1: 1/22/21 10:26 AM
Committee: Professional Registration, Senator Jeanie Riddle, Chairwoman
Date:  Monday, January 25
Time:  2:00pm
Room:  Senate Lounge
SB 9 - Riddle, Jeanie
Expand the authority of the psychologist licensing board to destroy records to include complaints by a persons who have been ordered to be evaluated for mental illness as part of a criminal proceeding.
SB 11 - Schatz, Dave
Regulate and license mechanical contractors.
NOTE: REMOVED SB 8 AND TIME CHANGE. 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.

Amended 1: 1/21/21 12:14 PM
Committee: Appropriations, Senator Dan Hegeman, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, January 26
Time:  8:30 a.m.
Room:  SCR 2
* SB 98 - Hoskins, Denny
Legalize gambling on sports games with fees and various regulatory requirements. Also legalize video lottery devices.
SB 128 - Brown, Justin
Expand how unused prison canteen funds can be used that currently go to a fund to benefit inmates to a fund dedicated to covering canteen costs. Expand use of the funds to include reentry services.
* SB 98 - Hoskins, Denny
Legalize gambling on sports games with fees and various regulatory requirements. Also legalize video lottery devices.
SB 128 - Brown, Justin
Expand how unused prison canteen funds can be used that currently go to a fund to benefit inmates to a fund dedicated to covering canteen costs. Expand use of the funds to include reentry services.
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.

Amended 1: 1/21/21 7:48 AM
Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics, Senator Caleb Rowden, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, January 26
Time:  9:00 a.m.
Room:  Senate Lounge
SCR 2 - Moon
Calls on the Department of Revenue to issue sales tax refunds to certain taxpayers
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: Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety, Senator Justin Brown, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, January 26
Time:  9:00 am
Room:  SCR 1
* SB 38 - Bernskoetter, Mike
Establish various provisions and exemptions for electric-powered bicycles.
SB 49 - Brown, Justin
Prohibit a boat from being anchored within 100 feed of a boat dock, with exceptions.
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: Economic Development, Senator Denny Hoskins, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, January 26
Time:  10:30 a.m.
Room:  Senate Lounge
SB 5 - Wieland, Paul
Extend from August 28, 2023 to August 28, 2030 the expiration of a law that provides tax breaks to businesses adding new jobs in "advanced industrial manufacturing zones" created by port authorities.
SB 36 - Bernskoetter, Mike
Create a fund for improvements to the Capitol complex. Create a tax credit for donations to the Capitol complex improvement fund.
SB 57 - May, Karla
Provide a fund for grants for services in high crime areas to deter criminal behavior.
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.

Amended 1: 1/21/21 3:02 PM
Committee: General Laws, Senator Bill Eigel, Chairman
Date:  Tuesday, January 26
Time:  10:30 AM or upon morning recess
Room:  SCR 1
* SB 26 - Eigel, Bill
Create a separate crime of blocking traffic by a protest. Also establish additional rights for police officers under investigation for disciplinary action. Require a written affidavit of the complaint. Give the police officer the right to have an attorney present during questioning.
* SB 64 - Rehder, Holly
Exempt entities registered with the Health Department that operates a hypodermic syringe program from a law establishing a crime of delivery of drug paraphernalia.
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: Education, Senator Cindy O'Laughlin, Chairwoman
Date:  Tuesday, January 26
Time:  12:00 p.m.
Room:  Senate Lounge
* SB 30 - Cierpiot, Mike
Provide a tax deduction for contributions to a scholarship fund for a child to attend a private school.
SB 33 - Arthur, Lauren
Include in the formula for state funding to public schools a provision to include students enrolled for competency-based credits offered by the district or charter school.
SB 34 - Arthur, Lauren
Establish an alternative for a student to earn credits for a high school degree including passing tests and taking specialized courses. Require the Education Department to develop details of the requirements.
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: 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.

Amended 1: 1/15/21 11:41 AM
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.

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