99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
Dade, Barton, Jasper, Cedar
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Special Committee on Tax Policy for Working Families, Chairman
Joint Committee on Tax Policy
Special Committee on Small Business
Ways and Means
Special Committee to Improve the Care and Well-being of Young People
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Mike Kelley, a Republican, represents Barton, Dade, part of Jasper and part of Cedar Counties (District 127) in the Missouri House of Representatives.
Mike belongs to the NRA and is an NRA certified pistol instructor. He also belongs to the Barton County, Lockwood and Greenfield chambers of commerce. Rep. Kelley is a member of Rotary International and a past local chapter president. He attends Oakton United Methodist Church.
Rep. Kelley has been honored with many awards, including: Friend of Agriculture, Friend of Manufacturing, ACU Conservative, Administration of Justice and Liberty Standard. Rep. Kelley became the Chair of the Special Committee on Tax Policy in 2016. Elected to the house: 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016.
Rep. Kelley was born in Lamar and graduated from Lamar High School in 1993. He currently resides in Lamar with his wife Ann, son, Brenden, and Vera their exchange daughter (Ukraine).
Establishes "Toby's Law," which requires any person who has pled guilty to or been found guilty of driving while intoxicated to complete a victim impact program approved by the court
Authorizes an earned income tax credit in Missouri
Establishes a reading intervention program for K-3 students with reading deficiencies
Prohibits law enforcement from stopping a motorcycle for failing to wear protective headgear
Modifies provisions relating to family law proceedings
Allows free birth certificates to be provided to Children's Division and the Division of Youth Services of behalf of children under juvenile court jurisdiction
Requires a convicted sex offender to be told of his or her obligation to register as a sex offender both prior to release or discharge and at the time of adjudication
Modifies provisions relating to the termination of parental rights
Allows school districts to implement alternative instruction plans to avoid make-up days
Designates June 3 as Clubfoot Awareness Day
Modifies the standard for acting in self-defense or defense of another when asserting battered spouse syndrome
Specifies that a ward's income is separate from a guardian's income and that a ward's income is not to be included in the calculation of a guardian's income
Allows Missouri driver's license applicants to elect to have a medical alert notation placed on the person's driver's license
Modifies provisions relating to the appointment of a successor guardian or conservator
Establishes a statewide hearing aid distribution program for low-come individuals
Requires first-time offenders of certain dangerous felonies to serve a minimum of 50% of their sentence
Specifies that no defendant shall be allowed a change of venue as a matter of right