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House Hourly Updates: Veto Session Edition

  

House adjourned.

Announcements

8:00 to 9:00 p.m.

SB 656

Rep. Eric Burlison moves THAT CCS HCS SB 656 BE PASSED, THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Bill originally passed with 114 votes and 12 absent.
  • Nixon has opposed this omnibus gun bill because it would allow permitless concealed carry, something he says would make Missourians less safe.
  • Burlison called the 2nd Amendment the most important right.
  • Rep. Kim Gardner, the next circuit attorney in St. Louis called passage of the bill “the perfect storm.” She said it would lower standard to use deadly force to a lower standard than for police officers and the military.
  • When Rep. Paul Curtman followed Gardner, he was booed for calling her remarks “nonsensical ramblings.” He spoke passionately, saying “We either have the right or we don’t have the right.”
  • House moves the previous question.
  • House overrides the veto 112-41

Messages from the Senate

SB 641

Rep. Reiboldt moves THAT SB 641 BE PASSED, THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Bill originally passed with 97 votes. 10 were absent and 3 voted present.
  • The bill creates an income tax deduction for payments received as part of a program that compensates agricultural producers for losses from disaster or emergency
  • House overrides the veto 112-38.

SB 994

Rep. Alferman moves THAT CCS HCS SB 994 BE PASSED THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Bill originally passed with 129 votes.
  • House overrides the veto 116-34.

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

SB 656

Rep. Eric Burlison moves THAT CCS HCS SB 656 BE PASSED, THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Bill originally passed with 114 votes and 12 absent.
  • Nixon has opposed this omnibus gun bill because it would allow permitless concealed carry, something he says would make Missourians less safe.
  • Burlison called the 2nd Amendment the most important right.
  • Rep. Kim Gardner, the next circuit attorney in St. Louis called passage of the bill “the perfect storm.” She said it would lower standard to use deadly force to a lower standard than for police officers and the military.When Rep. Paul Curtman followed Gardner, he was booed for calling her remarks “nonsensical ramblings.” 

7:00 p.m.

SB 608

Rep. Sue Allen moves THAT CCS#2 HCS SS SB 608 BE PASSED, THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR  THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Bill originally passed with 92 votes with 23 absent
  • This in an omnibus bill that modifies provisions relating to health care
  • Nixon wrote that the bill would punish those on Medicaid by imposing fees and penalties
  • House overrides veto of SB 608 110-45

House in recess until 6:30 p.m.

3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

HB 1976

Rep. Denny Hoskins moves THAT SCS HCS HB 1976 BE PASSED, THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Bill originally passed 122-29.
  • The bill modifies provisions relating to motor vehicle services
  • The House overrides the veto 110-44.

Messages from the Senate

SB 1025

Rep. Andrew Koenig moves THAT SB 1025 BE PASSED, THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • The bill originally passed 137-7.
  • The bill exempts instructional classes from sales tax.
  • The House votes to override 124-31

SB 844

Rep. Joe Don McGaugh moves that SB 844 BE PASSED, THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Bill originally passed 111-33 with 17 absent.
  • The bill modifies provisions relating to livestock trespass liability
  • The House overrides the veto 114-40

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

HB 1713 (continued)

Rep. Tim Remole moves THAT SCS HCS HB 1713 BE PASSED,  THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Bill originally passed with 113 votes.
  • The bill modifies provisions relating to regulation of water systems
  • Nixon vetoed the bill over changes to the clean water commission, saying the change would shift the balance of power away from public interest.
  • While the bill had a number of provisions, most of those went into effect with other bills. The remaining provision, the change to the commission, was what Nixon objected to.
  • Rep. Tracy McCreery said the provision wasn’t properly vetted, it didn’t get a hearing and got through on a voice vote.
  • Rep. Joe Don McGaugh said the bill is necessary because the commission has taken away the voice of agriculture.
  • House overrides the veto 111-46

HB 1414

Rep. Jay Houghton moves THAT SCS HB 1414 BE PASSED, THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Bill originally passed with 111 votes, 10 absent.
  • The bill prohibits certain agricultural data from being subject to public disclosure laws.
  • House overrides the veto 111-46

HB 1870

Rep. Denny Hoskins moves THAT HB 1870 BE PASSED, THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Bill originally passed 131-18.
  • The “Government get off my back bill” it modifies provisions relating to the collection of moneys by public entities
  • Nixon vetoed because it would remove portions of the E-Verify program.
  • House overrides by a vote of 113-43.

HB 1432

Rep. Rob Vescovo moves THAT SS#2 SCS HCS HB 1432 BE PASSED, THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR  THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Bill originally passed 118-22 with 22 absent.
  • The bill modifies the law relating to administrative leave for public employees
  • Nixon objected to a “one size fits all” approach to paid administrative leave and said it would make it more difficult for public entities to take disciplinary action against employees “engaged in malfeasance.”
  • The House votes to override the veto 113-42

HB 1976

Rep. Denny Hoskins moves THAT SCS HCS HB 1976 BE PASSED, THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Bill originally passed 122-29.
  • The bill modifies provisions relating to motor vehicle services

1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

HB 2030 (continued)

Rep. Denny Hoskins moves THAT SCS HCS HB 2030 BE PASSED, THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Bill originally passed the House 128-14 with 20 members absent.
  • It would create a tax deduction for employee stock ownership plans.
  • After some light debate, Hoskins renews his motion.
  • HB 2030 overridden 119-38.

HB 1733

Rep. Charlie Davis moves THAT SS HB 1733 BE PASSED, THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Bill originally passed 107-42.
  • Nixon vetoed this bill because of objections to a program that would authorize a pilot program for coupling of tractor trailers to increase fuel efficiency.
  • HB 1733 veto sustained 100-57.

HB 1763

Rep. Noel Shull moves THAT HB 1763 BE PASSED, THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Changes the laws regarding workers’ compensation large deductible policies issued by an insurer
  • Passed 155-0
  • Shull says Nixon vetoed because of a typo but he says that the bill can be remedied by changing ensured to insured.
  • HB 1763 overridden 129-34

HB 1713

Rep. Tim Remole moves THAT SCS HCS HB 1713 BE PASSED,  THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Bill originally passed with 113 votes.
  • The bill modifies provisions relating to regulation of water systems
  • Nixon vetoed the bill over changes to the clean water commission, saying the change would shift the balance of power away from public interest.
  • While the bill had a number of provisions, most of those went into effect with other bills. The remaining provision, the change to the commission, was what Nixon objected to.
  • Rep. Tracy McCreery said the provision wasn’t properly vetted, it didn’t get a hearing and got through on a voice vote.

12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

HB 1631

Rep. Justin Alferman Alferman moves that THAT SS#2 SCS HB 1631 BE PASSED, THE OBJECTIONS OF THE GOVERNOR THERETO NOTWITHSTANDING

  • Alferman reminds the body that the state will pay for an ID, will pay for source documentation and that voters can sign affidavit swearing they don’t have an ID and can still voet.
  • “This bill protects the right to vote without placing excessive regulations on the voting process,” Alferman quotes Koster.
  • Rep. Mike Colona and Alferman debate over the relevance of the HD 78 re-election case. Colona, who represented Rep. Penny Hubbard in the case and said it’s apples and oranges compared to what the HB 1631 would do.