99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017
Rules - Legislative Oversight, Chairman
Crime Prevention and Public Safety
Ways and Means
Special Committee on Urban Issues
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Monday-Thursday 7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Rep. Shawn Rhoads, a Republican, represents the majority of Howell County (District 154). He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2012.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Rhoads was a Detective with the West Plain Police Department. As a Detective, he worked as a liaison between the West Plains R-7 school system, the Juvenile Office, Division of Family Services and the police department. During this time, he organized the Shop with a Cop program, served as a member of the HAZMAT team, and was instrumental in the formation of the Child Advocacy Center here in Howell County.
In 2007, Rep. Rhoads was elected to the West Plains R-7 School board. He and his family has been active in coaching mighty mite football, little league baseball, organizing a USAV junior volleyball club and being a host family for the Grizzly volleyball program. He is a member of the Church of Christ in West Plains.
A 1995 graduate of West Plains High School, Rep. Rhoads attended the Missouri Sheriff’s Academy and graduated as a law enforcement officer in 2000.
Born January 18, 1977, in West Plains, Rep. Rhoads currently lives in West Plains with his wife, Jennifer. They have three children: Katie, Kameren, and Jillian.
Changes the laws regarding the resale of event tickets
Removes restrictions on when amber or white lights may be used on motor vehicles and equipment performing work for the department of transportation
Modifies provisions relating to juvenile courts
Prohibits a peer support specialist from disclosing any confidential communication properly entrusted to the counselor by law enforcement and emergency personnel while receiving counseling
Changes the law regarding the uniform wireless communication infrastructure deployment act
Changes the laws regarding dispensations of maintenance medications
Changes the laws regarding property classifications for zoning so that sawmills are classified as agricultural property
Changes the laws regarding the Statutory County Recorder's Fund
Modifies provisions relating to pension forfeiture
Specifies that the supervisor of liquor control, or his or her designee, has the authority to approve or deny all applications for licenses issued under chapter 311
Establishes the Business Premises Safety Act