99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
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Subcommittee on Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
Joint Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Crystal Quade, a Democrat, represents part of Greene County (District 132) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first term in office in November 2016.
Quade is the former director of chapter services at Care to Learn, a nonprofit organization that addresses the health, hunger and hygiene needs of economically disadvantaged children in several school districts across Missouri. She previously worked as a field representative for Community Blood Center of the Ozarks, as regional field director for Organizing for America and as a U.S. Senate constituent services representative. She was just elected as Co-chair of the House Democratic Caucus.
While earning her Bachelor of Social Work degree at Missouri State University, Crystal was a legislative intern to four-term Representative of the 132nd, Charlie Norr.
Quade currently serves as a Greene County Democratic Committeewoman and is a member of the League of Women Voters of Southwest Missouri and The Kitchen, Inc. She has also worked with the Springfield, MO Community Focus Report, Civic Engagement Team.
Quade and her husband, Kevin Waterland, have three children: Aydin, Naomi, and Alexa.
Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to promulgate regulations consistent with CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain
Modifies provisions relating to the "Hand-up Program" to assist individuals who receive child care subsidy benefits
Changes the laws regarding the dispensing of contraceptives
Authorizes Greene County and any city within the county to, upon voter approval, levy a sales tax dedicated to early childhood education programs
Implements the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement and directs the savings created to certain funds
Allows the ethics commission to open and conduct its own investigation by unanimous vote
Creates new provisions of law related to serving meals to students