97th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Appropriations - General Administration, Vice-Chairman
Administration and Accounts
Appropriations - Public Safety and Corrections
Downsizing State Government
Special Standing Committee on Small Business
Joint Review Committee on Downtown and Rural Economic Stimulus Act
Missouri Sportsman Issue Development
Issue Development Standing Committee on Cowboy Caucus on Agricultural Issues
Interim Committee on Improving Government Responsiveness and Efficiency
Interim Committee on Education
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Chrissy Sommer, a Republican, represents part of St. Charles County (District 106) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected in a special election in November 2011 and took office in January 2012.
Rep. Sommer has over 35 years of experience in the private sector and has served as vice president of accounting, sales, and marketing for her family’s business and managed her husband’s CPA firm and professional office building.
Rep. Sommer has over 35 years of Community Service experience. As a JCI Senator and 10th Degree Jaycee, she served as the St Charles Jaycees President and numerous other positions. As a First Class Girl Scout and Marian Metal Award recipient herself, she has served as an Assistant Leader of Girl Scout Troop 4433 at Harvest Ridge Elementary, Cub Scout Den Leader Troop 971 at Harvest Ridge Elementary and Assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 911 at Harvester Christian Church. She has also served on the United Way Chocolate Wine and Jazz Board and President of the Harvest Ridge PTO. She is on the Board of Advisers for FiveAcres Animal Shelter, a member of the St Charles County Republican Central Committee, a member of the St Charles County Pachyderms, a member of the First Capitol Lions Club, and a member of the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce.
Rep. Sommer is a graduate of Lindbergh High School. She received her associate’s degree in Business Administration from St. Louis Community College at Meramec and received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Business Marketing from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Rep. Sommer lives in St. Charles with her husband, Michael, and their two children.
Establishes the Joint Committee on the Tenth Amendment
Requires specified school-approved sports or activities to be recognized for academic credit for physical education
Establishes the Intrastate Commerce Act, which specifies that all goods produced or manufactured in Missouri and remain in Missouri are not subject to federal law or regulation
Establishes the Missouri Firearms Freedom Act and changes the laws regarding firearms and concealed carry endorsements
Changes the laws regarding the Brain Injury Fund
Establishes the Missouri Firearms Freedom Act and changes the laws regarding firearms
Changes the laws regarding the school funding formula by adding an additional weight for each gifted student to the calculation of the school district's weighted average daily attendance
Requires continuing education training for school board members, with additional training required for members serving districts with provisional accreditation
Requires school boards in unaccredited and provisionally accredited districts to enter into a contract with the State Board of Education to commit to certain interventions
Revises the definition of "service dog" to include animals that provide support or therapeutic functions for individuals with psychiatric or mental disabilities
Requires all House bills and joint resolutions filed in the First Regular Session of a general assembly, unless passed or defeated, to carry over and stand filed in the Second Regular Session
Changes the requirements for a concealed carry endorsement and adds a concealed firearms exemption
Changes the laws regarding unaccredited or provisionally accredited school districts
Requires a $1 surcharge on any county or municipal criminal or traffic violation to be deposited into the Motorcycle Safety Trust Fund