One week after the legislative session began, Missouri House Speaker Dean Plocher announced the committee positions the members of the House will hold for the 102nd General Assembly.

Plocher said the chairs, vice chairs, and committee members he selected are positioned to best utilize their knowledge and expertise to positively impact the policymaking process.

Among his selections, State Rep. Jeff Knight, a Republican from Lebanon, will chair the House Rules – Legislative Oversight Committee while state Rep. Hannah Kelly, a Republican from Mountain Grove, will take over as chair for both the House Ethics Committee and the House Children and Families Committee. State Rep. Bill Hardwick, a Republican from Waynesville, will lead the House Emerging Issues Committee and state Rep. Alex Riley, R-Springfield, will chair the House General Laws Committee.

A complete list of all committee assignments can be found online at