99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
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Special Committee on Tax Policy for Working Families, Chairman
Ways and Means
Special Committee on Small Business
Joint Committee on Tax Policy
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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
Modifies provisions relating to family law proceedings
Allows school districts to implement alternative instruction plans to avoid make-up days
Authorizes a higher limit for the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday on the purchase of new appliances
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
Authorizes Barton County to repeal a property tax in favor of a sales tax dedicated to a hospital district
Authorizes any hospital district to repeal a dedicated property tax in favor of a sales tax
Increases the continuing education reporting period for peace officers from three years to five years
Creates criminal penalties if a petitioner who has been granted a protective order initiates any contact with the respondent of such protective order
Provides that each child enrolled in kindergarten or first grade is to receive a comprehensive vision examination
Allows for limited immunity for statements made while reporting use of force
Prohibits law enforcement from stopping a motorcycle for failing to wear protective headgear
Allows funding under the statewide telecommunications equipment distribution program to be used to provide hearing aids for certain low-income individuals
Designates March 17th as "sleep day" in the Missouri
Requires a seller of real property to disclose in writing to a buyer any abandoned or unplugged wells or cisterns
Allows the family of a pregnant woman to civilly commit her for treatment if she is abusing drugs
Proposes a constitutional amendment that ends the recognition of daylight saving time after 2020