99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017
General Laws, Chairman
Special Committee on Litigation Reform
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Robert Cornejo, a Republican, represents St. Charles and Lincoln counties (District 64). He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2012.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Cornejo is an attorney and is now a member of the law firm Kespohl and Cornejo, LLC.
In 2004, Robert interned for U.S. Senator Jim Talent's St. Louis office. He is an active member in his church, Zion Lutheran Church in Harvester.
A 2001 graduate of Hazelwood Central, Rep. Cornejo graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in Political Science with a second major in International Business. In 2008, Rep. Cornejo earned his J.D. from University of Missouri- School of Law.
Born in St Louis County, Rep. Cornejo currently lives in St. Peters with his wife. They have a son and two daughters.
Changes property that may be exempt from execution
Modifies provisions relating to the injuring or killing of law enforcement animals
Modifies provisions relating to the Missouri Sunshine Law
Creates provisions relating to the registration of roofing contractors
Modifies provisions of the Line of Duty Compensation Act to establish a hierarchy for distribution of survivors benefits received under the Act
Modifies provisions relating to trust instruments
Modifies provisions relating to the publication of notice of the sale of real estate
Modifies provisions relating to physician referrals to physical therapists
Modifies provisions relating to sales of intoxicating liquor
Repeals provisions prohibiting wholesalers licensed to sell intoxicating liquor and wine containing alcohol in excess of five percent by weight from giving retailers discounts based on quantity of merchandise sold.
Provides that certain state regulations relating to the advertising of alcohol are null and void and of no force or effect
Increases the penalties for the offense of failing to yield the right-of-way and the time period the court may order the suspension of a person's driving privilege for the offense
Limits contingency fees a private attorney may receive from contingency fee contracts with the state
Prohibits the waiver of guardian ad litem fees in certain civil actions
Abrogates the findings in IBM Corporation v. Director of Revenue 491 S.W.3d 535 (Mo. banc 2016)