98th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Children and Families, Vice-Chairman
Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
Appropriations - Higher Education
Task Force for Examining Statewide Medicaid Delivery Models
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Jim Neely, a Republican, represents Clinton and Caldwell counties and parts of Clay and Ray (District 8) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2012.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Neely is a physician at Cameron Regional Medical Center. He also is a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the American Legion. In addition, Rep. Neely served on the Cameron School Board from 1995 to 2005.
Rep. Neely is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia and received his D.O. from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He also participated in post-baccalaureate studies at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB).
He currently resides in Cameron with his wife Sandra.
Specifies that a parent's obligation to pay child support must terminate when the child turns 18 or graduates from high school unless other circumstances arise that would terminate the obligation
Specifies that every child custody judgment must include a written statement notifying the parties that if a provision of the judgment is violated, the injured party may file a family access motion
Allows a court to order each party to a child custody order to provide the court with an annual report specifying whether the party is in compliance with the order and an accounting of child support payments
Requires the Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration to develop a standard prior authorization form, which all health carriers shall be required to use
Transfers the authority to inspect hotels from the Department of Health and Senior Services to local health departments
Transfers the authority to inspect nursing homes from the Department of Health and Senior Services to local health departments
Requires the court to enter written findings of fact and conclusions of law for matter pertaining to child support and child custody
Establishes a pilot program to transfer the authority to inspect nursing homes from the Department of Health and Senior Services to local health departments
Provides that the state shall not require maintenance of licensure or any form of specialty medical board certification to practice medicine and modifies requirements for physicians
Changes the laws regarding the Cancer Information Reporting System
Allows for the use of medical marijuana to treat serious conditions
Modifies penalty provisions relating to the offense of criminal nonsupport
Requires courts in this state to phase in equipment that allows audio from trials or other court proceedings to be retained for a minimum of one year
Modifies provisions relating to guardianships within the Probate Code