99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
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Insurance Policy, Ranking Minority Member
Joint Committee on Justice System
Special Committee on Litigation Reform
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Mark Ellebracht, a Democrat, represents parts of Clay County, including parts of Liberty, Pleasant Valley, Kansas City, and Claycomo (District 17) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2016.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Ellebracht is an attorney. He previously served one tour as a non-commissioned officer in the United States Army (1999-2003). He also has worked as a cement mason.
Rep. Ellebracht is an Eagle Scout, and a graduate of Liberty Senior High School. He earned a B.A. from William Jewell College, and obtained his J.D. from the University of Missouri School of Law.
Rep. Ellebracht currently resides in Liberty.
Requires individuals who become prior candidates to dissolve their candidate committees
Prohibits lobbyists from making expenditures on behalf of public officials for more than five years
Modifies the restrictions on sexual offenders regarding Halloween
Specifies that the limits on fines for traffic violations shall not apply if the defendant is represented by counsel and negotiated a plea agreement
Specifies that attorneys shall only be prohibited from serving as special prosecutors in counties where they represent criminal defendants if a conflict is found after a hearing
Establishes the offense of failure to identify
Modifies provisions relating to ethics
Exempts permanently disabled persons from the requirement that a physician's statement be provided each time a disabled license plate or windshield placard is renewed.
Establishes provisions for net neutrality
Modifies provisions of sunshine laws relating to data exchanged on government-issued cell phones.
Specifies that guardian ad litem fees shall not be automatically waived in certain civil actions
Modifies provisions relating to campaign finance
Requires driver's license applicants who have never held a driver's license to complete a driver's education program approved by the Missouri highways and transportation commission
Modifies provision for closed meetings of governmental bodies.