99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
Velda Village Hills
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Utilities, Ranking Minority Member
Professional Registration and Licensing
Special Committee on Urban Issues
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Clem Smith
P.O. Box 210851
St. Louis MO 63121
Rep. Clem Smith, a Democrat, represents parts of St. Louis County (District 85) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2010.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep Smith works as a Refinery Operator and Secretary of the Missouri Democratic Party. He is a member of the International Union of operating Engineers Local 399, the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, and Albert Holman #179 F&AM-PHA. Smith also serves on the Executive Board of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators.
Rep. Smith is a graduate of Clayton High School, and received his bachelor's degree from Columbia College.
Establishes the College Credit Disclosure Act that requires a higher education institution to disclose its unaccredited status to students before enrollment
Changes the laws regarding school accreditation and student transfers
Raises the daily amount a wrongfully imprisoned person may receive from $50 to $128
Allows any registered voter who is eligible to vote in a particular election to do so by absentee ballot without being required to state a reason.
Requires certain police officers to be paid a minimum wage of twenty dollars per hour
Removes the statute of limitations for certain actions regarding child abuse and sexual offenses committed against a child
Strongly urges the U.S. Army to explain chemical testing that occurred in St. Louis in the 1950s and 1960s and requests the federal government to conduct a study on the health effects of such tests