99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
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Rules - Administrative Oversight, Vice-Chairman
Professional Registration and Licensing
Special Committee on Homeland Security
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Chrissy Sommer, a Republican, represents part of St. Charles County (District 106) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected in a special election in November 2011 and took office in January 2012.
Rep. Sommer has over 35 years of experience in the private sector and has served as vice president of accounting, sales, and marketing for her family’s business and managed her husband’s CPA firm and professional office building.
Rep. Sommer has over 35 years of Community Service experience. As a JCI Senator and 10th Degree Jaycee, she served as the St Charles Jaycees President and numerous other positions. As a First Class Girl Scout and Marian Metal Award recipient herself, she has served as an Assistant Leader of Girl Scout Troop 4433 at Harvest Ridge Elementary, Cub Scout Den Leader Troop 971 at Harvest Ridge Elementary and Assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 911 at Harvester Christian Church. She has also served on the United Way Chocolate Wine and Jazz Board and President of the Harvest Ridge PTO. She is on the Board of Advisers for FiveAcres Animal Shelter, a member of the St Charles County Republican Central Committee, a member of the St Charles County Pachyderms, a member of the First Capitol Lions Club, and a member of the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce.
Rep. Sommer is a graduate of Lindbergh High School. She received her associate’s degree in Business Administration from St. Louis Community College at Meramec and received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Business Marketing from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Rep. Sommer lives in St. Charles with her husband, Michael, and their two children.
Revises the definition of "service dog" to include animals that provide support or therapeutic functions for individuals with psychiatric or mental disabilities
Requires public schools to post certain financial information online for public access
Requires any district with a state-approved gifted education program to have a process that allows parents or guardians to appeal a determination that their child does not qualify for gifted services
Requires districts with a sufficient number of children determined to be gifted to establish special programs for the gifted children
Changes the due date for registering motor vehicles, and changes penalties for failing to meet such requirements
Changes the laws regarding state agencies and departments by requiring the posting of information online that is published physically and making available the online submission of applications, forms, and payments
Modifies provisions relating to solid waste management
Modifies provisions regarding service dogs
Modifies the exclusions from "lucrative office or employment" for senators and representatives holding employment other than their elected office.
Proposes a constitutional amendment to extend the due date of real and personal property taxes to the last weekday of February