Miscellaneous- Pro-life issues, uninsured motorists, child custody , film tax credit program.
Meanwhile, as chair of the “Legislative Task Force on Dyslexia” (HB2379 that became law in August), I will continue to work with the group in making recommendations to the state regarding dyslexia.
HB97 – Establishes a visiting scholar’s certificate of license to teach in regional educational partnerships, such as Pathways to Prosperity and CAPs programs.
HB98 – Authorizes a tax credit for contributions to qualified organizations that meet the hunger, health, and hygiene needs of schoolchildren (such as our chapter of Care to Learn).
HB99 – Requires businesses bidding on work for publicly funded projects to submit statements showing the entity owes no taxes.
HB100 – Enacts the Recognition of EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact (REPLICA). (Similar to the interstate Nurse Compact Licensure that recognizes nursing licensure across state lines as a member of the compact).
HB101 – Specifies that all new and existing tax credits shall be approved by the General Assembly as part of the budget process.
HB102 – Requires the Department of Elementary & Secondary Education to recognize qualified music therapists for the purpose of providing certain services to children.
HB103 – Establishes the “Controlled Substance Abuse Prevention Fund” which allows the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs to collect and use their subscriber fees to address prescription drug abuse.
HB187 – Encourages and recognizes school districts that establish an academic and career counseling program in cooperation with parents and the local community.
HB189 – Creates an educational savings plan for K-12 educational expenses. (Very similar to the current college savings plan).
HB253 - Creates the Career and Technical Education Certification program.
HB254 – Addresses local early childhood education funds in the revenue calculation for charter schools in urban districts.
2017 INAUGURAL SCHEDULE
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St. Peter’s Church
Honor our Missouri Heroes
South Capitol Steps (outdoors)
Formation of the Troops
North Steps of the Capitol (outdoors)
Receiving Line with the Governor and First Lady
Capitol Plaza Hotel
Salute to Service Inaugural Ball
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