100th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
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General Laws, Chairman
Joint Committee on Administrative Rules
Special Committee on Urban Issues
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Representative Dean Plocher, a Republican, represents part of St. Louis County (District 89) in the Missouri House of Representatives. The district includes the municipalities of Chesterfield, Country Life Acres, Crystal Lake Park, Des Peres, Frontenac, Huntleigh, Kirkwood, Ladue and Town & Country. Rep. Plocher was elected in a Special Election in November, 2015.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Plocher is a practicing attorney, managing his own law firm in Clayton, Missouri. Prior to becoming a member of the House, Rep. Plocher served as a Municipal Judge in the 21st Judicial Circuit and served on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges Association.
Rep. Plocher is a graduate of Ladue Horton Watkins High School. He received his B.A. in Political Science and minor in Classical Civilizations from Middlebury College. Following Middlebury, Rep. Plocher worked in the financial management industry for Franklin Resources, Inc. He earned his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law where he also was awarded a Certificate in International and Comparative Law.
Born in St. Louis, Rep. Plocher is married with two children.
Modifies provisions relating to municipal courts
Changes the law regarding the financial protection of vulnerable populations
Modifies provisions for appealing orders and decisions of the public service commission
Modifies provisions relating to alcohol
Modifies provisions of the Motor Vehicle Franchise Practices Act
Modifies the amount a court may assess for court costs for minor traffic violations
Modifies provisions for filling vacancies in public office
Prohibits political subdivisions from requiring a home inspection before the sale of residential property
Extends the amount of time available for taxpayers to file for a refund for certain tax overpayments
Modifies provisions for telecommunications taxes
Modifies term limits for state officials and members of the general assembly
Proposes a constitutional amendment relating to campaign finance and lobbyist gifts
Modifies the voter approval requirement for constitutional amendments
Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring ballots to merge or dissolve cities or counties only be approved if those cities or counties approve the ballot