HB 293 – Administrative appeals. Requires any state agency that
assesses or imposes an administrative penalty to implement procedures that provide
information detailing the administrative appeal process, so an individual
wishing to appeal an administrative penalty will have the information
HB 432 / SB 294 – Public Service Commission intervention.
the Missouri Public Service Commission to intervene in federal administrative,
regulatory, and judicial hearings on behalf of the state. The commission has
historically intervened in such matters, but is currently prevented from doing
so by a federal court injunction stating that current state law is insufficient
to properly authorize the commission to intervene in federal matters.
HB 590 / HB 659 – Unlicensed professionals. Authorizes a person to engage in the
practice of specified professions without being licensed if he or she does not
hold himself or herself out as being licensed. Specific professions include
interior designers, barbers, cosmetologists and cosmetology school operators.
SCS SB 69 – Administrative child support orders. Modifies provision relating to
administrative child support orders. Specifically, this act allows
administrative hearing officers from the Department of Social Services to set
aside or correct administrative child support decisions or orders and proposed
administrative modifications of a judicial order under certain conditions.
SB 70 – Missouri Ethics Commission. Modifies the operations and
procedures of the Missouri Ethics Commission. Among other provisions, this
legislation repeals the 6 year limitation for service as the Director of the
Commission; makes commission filings timely if postmarked not later than
midnight of the deadline date (changed from postmarked the day before the
filing deadline); shortens the threshold for a special investigator to submit a
report to the commission from within 120 days of receipt of a complaint to
within 90 days; allows determinations that violations have occurred, other than
referrals for criminal prosecution, to be appealed de novo to the Circuit Court
of Cole County.
SCS SB 106 – Educational and licensing credits for military courses. Requires higher education institutions
to accept credits for military courses if the courses meet certain standards;
requires that military members with health-related professional licenses or
certificated that are in good standing when entering active duty will remain in
good standing while on active duty; allows military service, if satisfactory to
the professional licensing boards, to be applied toward qualifications to
receive a license or certificate from the board.
SB 255 – ALJ Review Committee. Removes the Director of the Division
of Workers’ Compensation as a member of the Administrative Law Judge Review