+ − Contact Information Office Address: 201 West Capitol Avenue Room 400 Jefferson City, MO + − Committees (4) MO - Gaming and Wagering Title: chair MO - Corrections and State Institutions (House) Title: member MO - Local Government (House) Title: chair MO - Urban Issues (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (22) MO - HB775 Establishes additional tax increment financing guidelines. 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 - HB800 Establishes the Missouri Rx Card Program to provide prescription drug discounts to certain Medicare-eligible and uninsured Missouri residents. MO - HB867 Revises the base annual compensation for certain police officers. MO - HB1643 Revises the statutes relating to temporary police military leave. MO - HB776 Changes the limits on the amounts of certain campaign contributions. MO - HB975 Revises certain statutes governing land trusts in charter counties. MO - HB1292 Revises certain statutes relating to birth and death records. MO - HB796 Permits the refund of incorrectly collected sales taxes upon fulfillment of certain requirements. MO - HB778 Discontinues certain tax credits for certain economic development projects. MO - HB897 Changes certain calculations in the state aid for schools formula. MO - HB834 Revises various statutes relating to property insurance. MO - HB1218 Provides that certain retired members of the Kansas City Police Retirement System receive an equalizing cost-of-living adjustment in addition to the member's base pension and cost-of-living adjustments. MO - HB1379 Requires certain nonviolent offenders to participate in community-based substance abuse treatment programs. MO - HB1446 Requires project plans and specifications for the construction, repair, or renovation of governmental facilities to be available for public distribution. MO - HB943 Changes the name of residential care facilities to assisted living facilities. MO - HB795 Places additional qualifications on members of boards of equalization. MO - HB898 Establishes the Prescription Drug Repository Program in the Department of Health and Senior Services to provide prescription drugs to low-income Missouri residents. MO - HB1186 Authorizes temporary and special licenses for caterers to serve or sell liquor. MO - HB1412 Authorizes an annual audit of the Jackson County public administrator's pooled account conservatorship system. MO - HB1116 Excludes from tax increment financing projects certain transportation sales taxes in Kansas City. MO - HB1225 Authorizes municipalities to accept escrows secured with cash or irrevocable letters of credit as security for utility installation in subdivisions. + − Cosponsored Bills (18) MO - HB1534 Authorizes a deferral of taxes on real property owned by citizens who are 62 years of age or older. MO - HB1037 Establishes the Dental Carve-Out Act of 2004 to implement a process for providing dental benefits to public assistance recipients. MO - HB1268 Revises the statutes relating to employment security. MO - HB1305 Creates notice provisions, reporting requirements, public market rates, and presumptions for the Department of Insurance and entities providing medical malpractice and professional negligence insurance. MO - HB1204 Limits the Certificate of Need Program to long-term care facilities. MO - HB1367 Establishes the Missouri Homestead Preservation Act. MO - HB1304 Revises various statutes relating to claims for damages and the payment of these claims. MO - HB1602 Clarifies that excavation of minerals or fill dirt for the purpose of construction projects does not require the obtaining of mining permits. MO - HB1174 Establishes a comprehensive children's mental health service system. MO - HB1039 Eliminates the duplicate filing of campaign finance disclosure reports with a local election authority if the report is filed electronically with the Missouri Ethics Commission. MO - HJR33 Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing any county to adopt a charter form of government. MO - HB1460 Lowers the minimum age for jury service from 21 to 18. MO - HB1498 Allows certain private vocational and technical schools to receive A+ reimbursements. MO - HB1475 Exempts the owner of property from lawsuits for an occupant's past due water and sewer service bills. MO - HB1471 Authorizes the conveyance of the Felix Building in Jackson County to the Truman Medical Center. MO - HB1080 Revises the statute on penalties for failure to yield at an intersection by adding surcharges and suspensions under certain circumstances. MO - HB1290 Authorizes income tax check-off boxes for certain chronic illness charities. MO - HB1668 Authorizes the creation of a theater, cultural arts, and entertainment district in St. Charles County.