99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017
Children and Families, Vice-Chairman
Administration and Accounts
Professional Registration and Licensing
Subcommittee on Scope of Practice
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 currently resides in Cameron with his wife Sandra.
Requires spouses of members of the active duty component of the Armed Forces to be given first priority in the processing of all professional licensure applications
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 penalty provisions relating to the offense of criminal nonsupport
Allows any local governing agency to establish a work for restitution program and requires certain nonviolent offenders to participate in and complete the program
Establishes a pilot program to transfer the authority to inspect nursing homes from the Department of Health and Senior Services to local health departments
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 no school board shall suspend a pupil out of school for an act or acts of truancy
Allows persons with certain serious medical conditions to use medical cannabis
Modifies provisions relating to guardianship and conservatorship proceedings
Changes the laws regarding managed care under the MO HealthNet program
Creates the offense of nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images
Limits a modifiable maintenance order to the duration of the marriage
Requires the establishment of a death notification system for election authorities in order to remove deceased individuals from voter registration records
Provides family access motion fees shall be waived by the court unless the court finds there has been compliance with the order of custody, visitation, or third-party custody
Modifies the definition of tattoo
Modifies provisions relating to the sexual offender registry
Requires 20% of all fees an attorney charges for his or her services to be deposited into a fund that will be used to provide financial support for certain recipients
Prohibits elected federal officials from receiving any benefits under a retirement plan accrued as an elected state official once vested in a federal retirement plan
Changes the laws regarding child support
Changes the laws regarding maintenance orders