99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
Caldwell, Ray, Clay, Clinton
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Children and Families, Vice-Chairman
Administration and Accounts
Professional Registration and Licensing
Subcommittee on Scope of Practice
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Jim Neely, a Republican, represents Clinton and Caldwell counties and parts of Clay and Ray (District 8) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2012.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Neely is a physician at Cameron Regional Medical Center. He also is a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the American Legion. In addition, Rep. Neely served on the Cameron School Board from 1995 to 2005.
Rep. Neely is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia and received his D.O. from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences.
He currently resides in Cameron with his wife Sandra.
Allows pharmaceutical companies to communicate off-label treatment uses to health care professionals
Requires spouses of members of the active duty component of the Armed Forces to be given first priority in the processing of all professional licensure applications
Modifies provisions relating to guardianship and conservatorship proceedings
Allows persons with certain serious medical conditions to use medical cannabis
Establishes a pilot program to transfer the authority to inspect nursing homes from the Department of Health and Senior Services to local health departments
Allows any local governing agency to establish a work for restitution program and requires certain nonviolent offenders to participate in and complete the program
Specifies that a parent's obligation to pay child support terminates when the child turns 18 or graduates from high school with certain exceptions
Creates the offense of nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images
Modifies provisions relating to the sexual offender registry