99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
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Children and Families, Chairman
Joint Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect
Joint Committee on Public Assistance
Professional Registration and Licensing
Special Committee on Tourism
Subcommittee on Scope of Practice
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Diane Franklin, a Republican, represents parts of Camden and Laclede counties (District 123) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2010.
In addition to her legislative activities, Rep. Franklin is a fifth-generation farmer. She served on the Camdenton R-III School Board from 1993 to 1999 and served as Board Representative to Lake Career and Technical Center, Parents as Teachers, and the Dorothy Blair Scholarship Fund.
Rep. Franklin is a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association, National Wild Turkey Federation and Missouri Farm Bureau. She is also a member of the Amateur and Missouri Trap Shooting Associations where she was one of four women on the Missouri State Trapshooting Team. She also serves as a board member for the Missouri Youth Sport Shooting Alliance.
An active member of her local church, she is also an involved member of Lake Area, Camdenton and Lebanon Chambers of Commerce, Kiwanis International, and Rotary International. Rep. Franklin has served as both president and vice president of the Lake Masters Area Gardeners.
Rep. Franklin is a graduate of Camdenton RIII schools, a graduate of Ozarks Technical Community College and recipient of their Distinguished Alumni Award. She has also completed course work at Southwest Baptist University and Truman State University.
A Blue Star Mother of America, Rep. Franklin resides in Camdenton, Missouri. She is the mother of two sons and the proud grandmother of two granddaughters and three grandsons.
Modifies provisions relating to reports of child abuse or neglect
Modifies definitions relating to child abuse to specify that persons responsible for the care, custody, and control of a child shall include school personnel
Modifies provisions relating to registered interior designers
Allows for a patient's designation of a caregiver to provide care following discharge from a hospital or ambulatory surgical center
Modifies provisions relating to the Volunteer Health Services Act
Prohibits an individual from participating in the supplemental nutrition assistance program if he or she is delinquent in child support
Modifies provisions relating to the protection of vulnerable persons