+ − Contact Information Office Address: 201 West Capitol Avenue Room 308 Jefferson City, MO + − Committees (5) MO - Legislative Research Title: Chair MO - Judiciary (House) Title: Member MO - Tobacco Securitization Title: Member MO - Tax Policy Title: Member MO - Government Accountability Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (10) MO - HB1256 Establishes the Secretary of State's Council on Library Development and the guidelines for publishing formats. MO - HB1435 Establishes the Tax Donation Act. MO - HB1346 Revises the statutes relating to claims for damages for personal injuries. MO - HB1369 Requires an affidavit from a similarly licensed professional supporting a cause of action in cases for non-medical claims of professional negligence. MO - HB1072 Provides a regulatory framework for historic shipwreck protection. MO - HB1209 Designates the Hadrosaur dinosaur as the official dinosaur of the State of Missouri. MO - HB1347 Establishes the Secretary of State's Council on Library Development and guidelines for publishing formats. MO - HB1721 Prohibits recovery for damages if the owner or operator of a motor vehicle fails to maintain financial responsibility or if certain public safety offenses are committed. MO - HB1313 Relates to pupil/teacher ratios. MO - HB1314 Changes scholarship requirements for students pursuing teacher education degrees. + − Cosponsored Bills (21) MO - HB777 Changes the name of Southwest Missouri State University to Missouri State University. MO - HB950 Modifies the classification of counties. MO - HB985 Revises the statutes regarding the practice of real estate. MO - HB1174 Establishes a comprehensive children's mental health service system. MO - HB1210 Authorizes an income tax deduction for the value of time spent tutoring in public schools. MO - HB1211 Revises various statutes relating to unemployment insurance benefits. MO - HB1226 Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to offer a vaccination program for first responders deployed to disaster areas as a result of bioterrorism events. MO - HB1304 Revises various statutes relating to claims for damages and the payment of these claims. 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 - HB1367 Establishes the Missouri Homestead Preservation Act. MO - HB1375 Establishes the Agricultural Production Contract Code to place requirements on agricultural production contracts. MO - HB1444 Repeals the current requirement for legislative committees to have resolutions passed authorizing visits to state institutions. MO - HB1480 Creates the Police Chiefs' and Officers' Annuity and Heathcare Fund. MO - HB1482 Prohibits St. Louis City from requiring police officers to reside within the city after seven years of employment. MO - HB1599 Establishes the Joint Committee on Waste, Fraud, and Abuse to make a continuing study and analysis of inefficiencies in state government. MO - HB1648 Excludes certain amounts of Social Security and military retirement benefits from income taxation. MO - HB1702 Authorizes a tax credit for contributions to nonprofit educational assistance programs. MO - HJR39 Proposes a constitutional amendment establishing marriage as only between a man and a woman. MO - HJR51 Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting any state court from imposing any tax or toll road fee or requiring the General Assembly to do so. MO - HJR52 Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the General Assembly from removing certain statutory termination dates absent a two-thirds vote. MO - HJR56 Proposes a constitutional amendment reducing the minimum age requirements for state representatives and senators.