100th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
St. Louis City
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MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Representative Chris Carter, a Democrat, represents parts of St. Louis (District 76) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2018.
In addition to his legislative duties, Carter is the president of CCC, Inc. and Summit Holdings. He attended Ashworth College and served in the U.S. Army.
Carter is the former 27th Ward Committeeman in St. Louis. He serves as chairman of the 4th Senatorial District and treasurer of 76th District, on the boards of the West End Clinic, Prostate Cancer Awareness, 100 Black Men, the Paula J. Carter Foundation and the Mary Grove Child Center. He has received an advocacy award from the St. Louis Mental Health Board, a Distinguished Gentleman Award and the Martin Luther King Tribute Award.
Born in St. Louis, Carter is the son of former Senator Paula Carter. He resides in St. Louis and attends Friendly Temple Church.
Increases the number of hours of continuing education requirements needed for peace officer certification by the POST commission
Establishes the Missouri Parent/Teacher Involvement Act
Requires the state board of education to terminate the transitional school district under certain circumstances
Requires student organizations at public institutions of higher education to appoint one or more members to serve as mandated reporters for purposes of reporting campus domestic violence and sexual assault
Requires certain public schools to offer breakfast after the bell
Modifies the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Fund
Establishes the Education and Job Training Television Broadcasting District Act, which allows St. Louis City and County to levy, upon voter approval, a property tax dedicated to educational television programming
Authorizes a tax credit for contributions to certain public school foundations
Requires districts with a sufficient number of children determined to be gifted to establish special programs for the gifted children
Modifies provisions relating to the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Initiative
Creates the Every Child Can Learn Act to require turnaround options for certain underperforming schools, create personalized learning plans for certain students, address student promotion, and require letter grades for public schools
Establishes two prostate cancer pilot programs to fund screening and treatment services and to provide education to men residing in the state
Requires kindergarten attendance at the start of the school year for children who turn age five at any time during the calendar year
Allows elected officials to be excused from jury duty during their term of office
Reinstates requirements that certain percentages of Lottery Commission contracts and subcontracts be awarded to minority and women owned businesses