99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
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Special Committee on Litigation Reform
Special Committee on Tax Policy for Working Families
Special Committee to Improve the Care and Well-being of Young People
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Capitol Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Representative Kevin Corlew, a Republican, represents parts of southeast Platte County and southwest Clay County, in the Kansas City metro area known as the Northland. Communities in District 14 include Kansas City, Riverside, Northmoor, Lake Waukomis, Houston Lake, and Platte Woods. Representative Corlew was elected to his first two-year term in November 2014.
In addition to his legislative duties, Representative Corlew is an attorney. His practice involves business litigation at a law firm in Kansas City. Before going to law school, he worked as a church youth director, where he led ministries for junior high, senior high, and college students.
Representative Corlew graduated from high school in North Platte, Nebraska. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia College-Chicago, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Nebraska College of Law. Right after law school, Representative Corlew worked for two years as a judicial law clerk for a judge on the Nebraska Supreme Court.
Representative Corlew and his wife, Amy, have three children. They live in Kansas City and attend Tiffany Fellowship Church.
Before serving in the Missouri General Assembly, Representative Corlew served as a member of the Board of Education for North Kansas City Schools. He also served on the board and as the chairperson for his homeowners association. He is a member of Rotary and is active in several local chambers of commerce and economic development councils.
Changes the Uniform Arbitration Act regarding agreements between employers and at-will employees
Establishes a limit on residential property assessment increases for the elderly and disabled who own and live in their principal residence proportional to the increase of their Social Security benefit
Modifies provisions of law relating to campaign finance
Modifies provisions relating to criminal offenses
Authorizes, upon voter approval, a sales tax dedicated to public safety in the city of Riverside and certain other cities
Establishes the Cronkite New Voices Act
Changes the base annual compensation ranges for certain police officers
Changes the law regarding the crime of false reports and creates civil liability for the crime in certain situations
Specifies that a new circuit judge may be added when a new jail or law enforcement center is constructed in the 6th circuit
Modifies provisions relating to bidding on construction projects authorized by school districts
Changes the law regarding certain criminal offenses
Modifies provisions relating to the A+ schools program
Modifies provisions relating to termination of parental rights and consent to adoption petitions in juvenile courts
Prohibits arbitration agreements from being confidential and nondisclosable if the claims apply to certain offenses or discrimination or harassment based upon any protected status
Modifies provisions relating to driver's licenses compliant with the federal REAL ID Act
Modifies provisions relating to conservatorships
Modifies provisions relating to guardianships
Proposes a constitutional amendment to authorize the highways and transportation commission to impose and collect tolls on bridges and highways in metropolitan areas for the purpose of managing congestion.