99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
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Elections and Elected Officials, Ranking Minority Member
Subcommittee on Mandatory Minimums
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Representative Stacey Newman, a Democrat, represents parts of St. Louis County (District 87) in the Missouri House of Representatives. The district includes the municipalities of Clayton, Richmond Heights, Maplewood and smaller portions of Brentwood and Webster Groves. Representative Newman was elected in a special election in November of 2009.
Prior to her service in the Missouri House, Representative Newman was employed as a political consultant. She served as a founder and the executive director of Harriett’s List, a statewide political action committee honoring the legacy of Harriett Woods, former Missouri Lt. Governor. Previously she served as the executive director of the Missouri Women’s Coalition and the women’s vote director for both the Missouri Democratic Party and Democratic National Committee. She also was employed as a flight crew member with Trans World Airlines from 1979 to 1992.
Representative Newman has served on the board of directors of PROMO PAC, the statewide equality group; the Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies, University of Missouri – St. Louis; Missouri Progressive Vote Coalition; the National Women’s Political Caucus of Metropolitan St. Louis; Central Reform Congregation and Congregation Temple Israel. She is a member of the National Women’s Legislative Lobby.
Representative Newman graduated from Washington High School in Kansas City, Kansas. She received two undergraduate degrees in both fine arts and education from Emporia State University. Rep. Newman taught speech and theatre at the American School in London, England following graduation.
Born August 20, 1954 in Kansas City, Kansas, Representative Newman currently resides in Richmond Heights with her husband, Burt. She has a daughter, Sophie, two sons Andrew and Ben and three grandchildren.
Requires the department of labor and industrial relations to establish the Equal Pay Commission
Establishes the Compassionate Assistance for Rape Emergencies (CARE) Act
Creates the offense of making a threat to the security of a public building or public school
Establishes extreme risk protection orders and gun violence seizure warrants, and prohibits certain persons involved in domestic violence from possessing a firearm
Requires that all sales or transfers of firearms be processed through a licensed firearms dealer
Prohibits persons from selling, delivering, or transferring to a person under 18 years of age firearm ammunition or accessories
Specifies that a person commits the offense of endangering the welfare of a child if he or she fails to secure a firearm
Changes the law relating to absentee voting and advanced voting in Missouri.
Modifies provisions relating to human sexuality and sexually transmitted disease education
Establishes guidelines a person must follow to purchase a firearm in the state of Missouri and provides that certain entities selling firearms, ammunition, or accessories, or those who train individuals in firearm use, are ineligible to receive state funds or tax credits
Establishes a women's health services program
Modifies provisions relating to unlawful discriminatory practices
Changes the laws regarding abortion
Modifies provisions relating to abortion
Repeals the provision requiring abortion facility physicians to have staff privileges at a hospital
Prohibits the transfer of certain types of weapons and accessories
Creates provisions requiring permits to purchase firearms
Repeals the provision stating that it is the intent of the General Assembly to grant the right to life to all humans, born and unborn
Requires all insurance plans to cover contraceptives at no cost to the individual
Requires all insurance plans to cover postpartum services at no cost to the individual
Requires all insurance plans to cover abortion services at no cost to the individual
Prohibits an employer from taking an adverse employment action based on an employee's reproductive health care decision
Establishes the Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act
Requires counties to establish civilian review boards and modifies provisions relating to civilian review boards
Establishes the Women's Right to the Pill Act
Requires a pharmacy to fill a valid and lawful prescription for any FDA-approved drug or device to prevent pregnancy including emergency contraceptives without delay
Requires organizations that provide pregnancy-related services to provide medically accurate information regarding reproductive health options in order to receive state funding
Modifies provisions relating to medically accurate information provided to a woman prior to an abortion
Changes the laws regarding the disclosure of health care services
Establishes the "Save Our Kids Act"
Condemns and disapproves of hate groups