99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
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Special Committee on Innovation and Technology
Ways and Means
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Alan Jerome Gray, a Democrat, represents parts of St. Louis County (District 75) 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. Gray has worked with Lucent Technologies as an Installation Technician. He has also worked for the Missouri Department of Transportation. Prior to that, Rep. Gray served his country in the United States Marine Corps.
Rep. Gray is a union member and belongs to the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). He is a member of Victory Outreach Ministries, and attends Christ Our Redeemer AME Church with his wife. Rep. Gray is a former track coach and Assistant Boy Scout Leader.
Rep. Gray graduated from Southwest High school, and attended St. Louis Community College.
Born in St. Louis, Rep. Gray continues to reside there with his wife, former State Representative Rochelle Walton Gray. They have two children.
Changes the laws regarding street light maintenance district elections
Creates subdistricts within certain school districts
Changes the laws regarding the use of credit information when underwriting insurance contracts and prohibits insurers from taking adverse actions based on a person's credit report or insurance score
Specifies that a state employee who works 10 hour days and 40 hours per week cannot be required to take two hours of vacation leave for paid holidays
Modifies the penalties permitted for certain traffic and traffic-related offenses
Prohibits third and fourth class cities in St. Louis County from imposing a fee for a false alarm to which the police department responds if it is the alarm user's first false alarm in a twelve-month period
Establishes a Council for Community Education within the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Establishes in the Department of Public Safety a "Task Force on Police Officer Presence in Schools and Communities"
Establishes the "Task Force To Study Community-Based Policing"
Establishes the Community Relations Training Program for Peace Officers
Establishes the "Joint Committee on Police Practices"
Requires certain disclosures by a person applying for a position as a peace officer
Requires peace officers to complete a module to determine if they are culturally competent
Establishes in the Department of Public Safety a "Task Force on Civilian Review Boards"
Establishes a board for review of officer-involved deaths
Modifies the provision allowing law enforcement officers to use deadly force in certain circumstances and establishes a task force on the use of force
Establishes a program on police officer presence in schools and communities within the Department of Public Safety