99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
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Government Efficiency, Ranking Minority Member
Subcommittee on Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
Joint Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect
Conference Committee on Budget
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 and re-elected in 2018. She was elected by her caucus to serve as the House Minority Floor Leader for the 100th General Assembly.
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
While earning her Bachelor of Social Work degree at Missouri State University, Quade was a legislative intern to four-term state representative for District 132, Charlie Norr.
Quade currently serves as a Board Member for Better Life in Recovery, is a Democratic State Committeewoman and is a member of the League of Women Voters of Southwest Missouri. She also works with the Springfield, MO Community Focus Report, Civic Engagement Team. In 2017, Quade was named one of Springfield Business Journal’s 12 People You Need to Know and in 2018 was awarded SBJ’s 40 under 40.
Quade and her husband, Kevin Waterland, live in Springfield, Missouri. They 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
Changes the crime of unlawful sale, distribution, or purchase of over-the-counter methamphetamine precursor drugs by expanding the crime to include two additional drugs
Requires course materials and instruction relating to human sexuality and sexually transmitted diseases to contain information about sexual harassment, sexual violence, and consent
Modifies provisions relating to personal care assistance services
Requires the department of revenue to establish a process that allows for online renewal of license plates and windshield placards for disabled persons
Establishes the "Enough is Enough Act"
Modifies provisions relating to nursing home administrator license renewals
Urges Congress to pass legislation reinstating net neutrality