100th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
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Insurance Policy, Ranking Minority Member
Joint Committee on the Justice System
Subcommittee 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 the placement of Automated External Defibrillators and staff trained in the operation of such devices on passenger trains, cabooses, locomotive units capable of independent operation, and motorized on-track work
Authorizes any fire protection district in Clay County to impose, upon voter approval, a sales tax dedicated to the fire protection district
Provides that a person may be charged with promoting a suicide attempt or voluntary manslaughter if such person is convicted of abusing certain persons and such conduct significantly contributed to the suicide or suicide attempt
Allows a victim of a physician's actions to attend and present oral testimony or submit a written impact statement at all board meetings and administrative hearings involving investigation and discipline of the physician
Provides that the time frame to file a petition for review of certain decisions shall be calculated as provided under Missouri Supreme Court Rule 44.01(e)
Requires probation officers to report all probation violations
Modifies provisions relating to the administrative procedures for driver's license suspensions and revocations
Changes the laws regarding sales of land so that a sale of 10 or more acres requires a survey
Specifies that the limits on fines for traffic violations shall not apply if the defendant is represented by counsel and negotiated a plea agreement
Modifies provisions of sunshine laws relating to data exchanged on government-issued cell phones
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 provision for closed meetings of governmental bodies
Modifies the law in regards to care of indigent persons
Establishes provisions for net neutrality
Requires individuals who become prior candidates to dissolve their candidate committees
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 provisions relating to campaign finance
Authorizes a waiver for certain property taxes if paid within thirty days of the due date
Modifies the computation of heritage value in condemnation proceedings
Establishes the Sarah Steelman Transparency and Disclosure Act
Extends protections of federal SCRA and USERRA to the Missouri Active Guard Reserves and National Guard serving under executive order by the governor
Modifies provisions relating to ethics
Modifies provisions relating to the offense of driving while intoxicated
Creates new provisions relating to the funding of inaugural activities
Allows a prosecuting or circuit attorney or a law enforcement agency to request an audit if they are conducting an investigation of an offense of theft or fraud by a public servant or an offense of official misconduct
Directs fines from certain municipal ordinances to be distributed annually to the schools of the county in the same manner that proceeds of all penalties, forfeitures, and fines collected for the breach of the penal laws of the state are distributed
Authorizes a property tax rate freeze for certain individuals