+ − Contact Information Office Address: 201 West Capitol Avenue Room 130DC Jefferson City, MO + − Committees (6) MO - Retirement (House) Title: member MO - Health Care Policy (House) Title: member MO - Small Business (House) Title: member MO - Urban Issues (House) Title: chair MO - Tax Policy (House) Title: member MO - Appropriations - Transportation and Economic Development (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (17) MO - HB1495 Establishes the Missouri Universal Health Assurance Program to provide a single, publicly financed statewide insurance program for all residents of this state. MO - HB814 Requires the Department of Transportation to study traffic congestion problems in Kansas City on U.S. Highway 71 and its intersections at 52nd, 55th, and 75th streets and develop plans to alleviate them. MO - HB1255 Establishes the Emancipation Day Commission. MO - HB1208 Prevents private employers that receive state funds from using those funds to assist, promote, or deter union organizations. MO - HB890 Establishes a death penalty commission and places a moratorium on executions. MO - HB889 Extends the waste tire fee to January 1, 2011. MO - HB886 Requires a person to be a resident of the City of Kansas City for at least one year in order to be appointed as a police officer in Kansas City. MO - HB813 Allows for the submission of reinstatement fees and forms to any permanent branch or full-time office of the Department of Revenue. MO - HB811 Reauthorizes the Task Force on Trade and Investment. MO - HB815 Removes the $500 loss limit for riverboat casinos. MO - HB891 Establishes the Missouri Minority Business Advocacy Commission. MO - HB892 Requires the Department of Transportation to study traffic congestion problems in Kansas City on U.S. Highway 71 and its intersections at 52nd, 55th, and 75th streets and develop plans to alleviate them. MO - HB1254 Requires used motor vehicle dealers to prominently display buyers guides for the vehicles the dealer sells and to give buyers a copy of the guide when a vehicle is sold. MO - HB922 Allows drivers with suspended or revoked licenses to submit reinstatement fees and forms to any permanent branch office or any full-time or temporary office of the Department of Revenue. MO - HB887 Amends the requirements for licensure of bail bond agents and requires licensure of surety recovery agents. MO - HB812 Allows certain Jackson County taxpayers with hardships to pay property taxes in installments. MO - HB888 Conditions the receipt of state aid for schools on the establishment of alternative education programs. + − Cosponsored Bills (11) MO - HB777 Changes the name of Southwest Missouri State University to Missouri State University. MO - HB1217 Provides that certain retired members of the Kansas City Police Civilian Employees' Retirement System can become special consultants on the problems of retirement, aging, and other matters. MO - HB1262 Establishes employment guidelines for public projects. MO - HB1264 Extends the statute of limitations to five years for arson in the first and second degree and knowingly burning or exploding property. MO - HB1266 Adds certain cancers to the list of diseases presumed incurred during the line of duty for purposes of retirement benefits for firefighters. MO - HB1460 Lowers the minimum age for jury service from 21 to 18. MO - HB1461 Gives civilian review boards the authority to issue subpoenas, administer oaths, and examine witnesses under oath. MO - HB1549 Permits election day voter registration at polling places. MO - HB1563 Requires all hospitals to report to the Department of Health and Senior Services the number of staph infections diagnosed and treated at their facility. MO - HB1572 Requires the Office of Administration to implement the Oversight Review Committee's recommendations on Minority Business Enterprises and Women's Business Enterprises not domiciled in Missouri. MO - HB1631 Removes an outdated reference to the State Training School for Negro Girls and other outdated institutional references.