98th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
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Government Efficiency, Vice-Chairman
Select Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations, Vice-Chairman
Select Committee on Education
Ways and Means
Workforce Standards and Development
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Rep. Mike Kelley, a Republican, represents Barton, Dade, part of Jasper and part of Cedar Counties (District 127) in the Missouri House of Representatives.
Mike belongs to the NRA and is an NRA certified pistol instructor. He also belongs to the Barton County, Lockwood and Greenfield chambers of commerce. Rep. Kelley is a member of Rotary International and a past local chapter president. He attends Oakton United Methodist Church.
Rep. Kelley has been honored with many awards, including: Friend of Agriculture, Friend of Manufacturing, ACU Conservative, Administration of Justice and Liberty Standard. Rep. Kelley became the Chair of the Special Committee on Tax Policy in 2016. Elected to the house: 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016.
Rep. Kelley was born in Lamar and graduated from Lamar High School in 1993. He currently resides in Lamar with his wife Ann, son, Brenden, and Vera their exchange daughter (Ukraine).
Establishes "Toby's Law", which requires any person who has pled guilty to or been found guilty of driving while intoxicated to complete a victim impact program approved by the court
Changes the laws regarding the withholding tax filing requirements for certain small businesses
Increases the allowed cost of new appliances exempted from state sales tax during the Show-Me Green sales tax holiday
Authorizes an earned income tax credit in Missouri
Creates the First Informer Broadcasters Act
Modifies provisions relating to family law proceedings
Requires a convicted sex offender to be told of his or her obligation to register as a sex offender both prior to release or discharge and at the time of adjudication
Changes the laws regarding the death penalty
Specifies that a person commits the crime of false identification if he or she falsely represents or identifies himself or herself as another person to law enforcement
Requires the Missouri Supreme Court to conduct a review of all death penalty cases within 30 days and to set a date for execution to occur within 60 days of its review being completed
Prohibits law enforcement from stopping a motorcycle for failing to wear protective headgear
Exempts any stairway inclined lift owned and operated by a church in the City of Greenfield from safety inspections unless requested by the owner
Authorizes a one-time income tax deduction to a taxpayer for the cost of the construction or $5,000, whichever is less, of a storm shelter that was made in Missouri
Removes the current ban on carrying concealed firearms in higher education institutions, but allows institutions to ban concealed firearms under certain conditions
Provides that in instances where THC is identified in a driver's blood in quantities of 5 ng/ml or higher, there is a permissible inference that the defendant was driving under the influence of THC
Authorizes Barton County to repeal a property tax in favor of a sales tax dedicated to hospital district
Establishes the option of a nondriver's license that is in compliance with the federal Real ID Act of 2005
Requires cameras in special-needs classrooms
Modifies penalty provisions relating to the use of firearms
Exempts from attachment and execution a person's right to receive a local public assistance benefit
Increases the continuing education reporting period for peace officers from three years to five years.
Allows school districts to implement alternative instruction plans to avoid make-up days
Proposes a constitutional amendment that establishes daylight saving time as new standard time