99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
Caldwell, Ray, Clay, Clinton
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Special Committee to Improve the Care and Well-being of Young People, Chairman
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
Extends the time by which a case management plan must be developed for a child entering foster care
Specifies that no investigation is required for a death that occurs under hospice care
Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to develop and disseminate information regarding the bone marrow registry
Modifies provisions relating to maintenance orders
Changes the laws regarding hate crimes by adding offenses motivated by the victim's political affiliation
Allows a court to reduce a sentence for the offense of armed criminal action under certain circumstances
Allows a court to reduce a life without parole sentence to a sentence of life with eligibility for parole in certain circumstances
Requires lethal injections to be administered in a manner that allows consenting inmates to donate organs
Changes the laws regarding managed care under the MO HealthNet program
Requires insurance companies to cover fertility preservation procedures for insureds with a cancer diagnosis.
Creates the Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation Prevention Act
Modifies provisions relating to persons under protective custody