96th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Interim Committee On Government Bidding and Contracting, Vice-Chairman
Appropriations - Public Safety and Corrections
International Trade and Job Creation
Downsizing State Government
Interim Committee on Government Oversight and Accountability
Special Standing Committee on Government Oversight and Accountability
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Rep. Sheila Solon represents Eastern Jackson County including Blue Springs, Lake Tapawingo and Lee's Summit (District 31) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2010 and re-elected to her second term in 2012.
Rep. Solon serves as vice chair of the Veterans committee. She is a also a member of Local Government, Urban Issues and Transportation committees.
In addition to her legislative duties, Rep. Solon is an Account Coordinator with Parlux Fragrances. She also served for three years on the Blue Springs City Council and as Mayor Pro Tem.
Rep. Solon has nine years of service on the Blue Springs Planning Commission, including several as chair. She also has served as chairman of the Development Advisory Commission, chairman of the Comprehensive Plan Review Commission, and chairman of the Multi-Family Task Force Commission. In addition, she has served on the Board of Zoning and Adjustment, Charter Review Committees, City Area Plan Committee, Capital Improvements Committees, Bond Task Force Committee and the Citizen’s Police Academy. She also has served on the Blue Springs School District Citizens Advisory Council and was a PTA President at Cordill-Mason Elementary.
Rep. Solon is a member of the Blue Springs’ First United Methodist Church. She serves on the Hospitality Committee and is a member of the United Methodist Women.
Rep. Solon resides in Blue Springs with her husband, Charlie Solon. They have two children. Their daughter, Lindsey, teaches first grade at James Walker Elementary in Blue Springs. Their son, Spencer, is an engineering student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Requires a health benefit plan to establish equal out-of-pocket requirements for an oral anticancer medication and an intravenously administered cancer medication
Establishes the Senior's Retirement Protection Act which specifies that up to $125,000 of the value of the primary residence of certain elderly persons will be exempt from attachment or execution
Requires an excursion boat licensee to pay an additional admission fee equal to 50% of the required fee to be deposited into the Veterans Commission Capital Improvement Trust Fund
Increases the annual amount of moneys to be transferred from the Gaming Commission Fund to the Veterans' Commission Capital Improvement Trust Fund
Requires a city or political subdivision which intends to expand solid waste collection services into certain areas to put the intent to a vote of the people in the expanded area
Establishes the Freedom to Choose Trash Collection Services Act which requires voter approval of any contract with mandated haulers of trash collection except in North Kansas City, Kansas City, and St. Louis
Changes the job retention provisions in the Missouri Quality Jobs Act
Requires a political subdivision to hold a public hearing on the issuance of any bond that has a pledge of future appropriations securing the bond's debt service before issuing the bond
Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring the State Lottery Commission to develop and sell a Veterans Lottery Ticket to support the Veterans Commission Capital Improvement Trust Fund
Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring the State Lottery Commission to develop and sell electronic pull-tab cards to support the Veterans' Commission Capital Improvements Trust Fund