100th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
St. Louis City, St. Louis
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Judiciary, Ranking Minority Member
Rules - Administrative Oversight
Joint Committee on Administrative Rules
Joint Committee on the Justice System
Joint Committee on Legislative Research
Joint Committee on Legislative Research - Revision Subcommittee
Subcommittee on Litigation Reform
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Representative Gina Mitten (D-83) represents portions of St. Louis City and St. Louis County. Ms. Mitten graduated summa cum laude from University of Missouri-St. Louis. She is a 2001 recipient of the American Mock Trial Association’s National All American Attorney award. In 2005, Ms. Mitten received her Juris Doctor degree from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was a primary editor of the Journal of Law and Policy and recipient of the Don Sommers Prize for Professional Responsibility (ethics).
Before joining the House of Representatives, Representative Mitten was a member of the Richmond Heights City Council from 2004-2012. She also served on the St. Louis County Municipal League’s legislative affairs committee (2005-2010) and was a voting member of the Clayton/Richmond Heights Joint Study Committee (2005-2006). Ms. Mitten has been an ardent supporter of the Maplewood Richmond Height School District for more than fifteen years, and served on its Building Corporation from 2007 to 2018.
In addition to her legislative duties, Representative Mitten is an attorney, focusing her practice on civil litigation and domestic relations.
Changes the laws regarding public nuisance
Provides for the expansion of MO HealthNet services beginning January 1, 2020
Requires legislative lobbyists and legislative liaisons to complete sexual harassment training offered by the Missouri Ethics Commission
Establishes the Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Care Facilities Act
Changes the laws regarding the taxation of feminine hygiene products and diapers
Removes a provision regarding the preparing of a plan by the Director of the State Public Defender System to establish district offices
Requires a peace officer to provide an oral advisement and obtain written consent for a voluntary search of a person not under arrest or the person's effects or vehicle
Modifies provisions relating to unlawful discriminatory practices
Creates the offense of sexual conduct in the course of public duty
Modifies provisions relating to leave from employment for victims of domestic violence
Modifies provisions regarding qualified spousal trusts