99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
Representative Richard Brown
Richard Brown
District 027

Years Served:
Hometown:Kansas City
Counties:Jackson, Kansas City
Capitol Address
Address:MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Room 109-G
Jefferson City MO 65101 
Legislative Assistant:Donna Gentzsch 
Rep. Richard Brown, a Democrat, represents parts of Jackson County, including part of Kansas City (District 27) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2016.

Prior to his legislative duties, Rep. Brown was a public school teacher for twenty-three years.

Rep. Brown is a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and the NAACP. He also attends the Concord Fortress of Hope Church.

Rep. Brown graduated from Southeast High School in 1981. He earned his Bachelor’s degree and Master of Arts in 1986 and 1996 from the University of Central Missouri and is currently pursuing his master of science at Webster University.

Rep. Brown was born in Ft. Riley, Kansas. He currently resides in Kansas City with his wife, Regina.

Sponsored Bills
Co-sponsored Bills
HB 1246 - (4337H.02I) - Pike, Patricia
Requires the Department of Public Safety to develop human trafficking hotline posters
HB 1255 - (4836H.01I) - Schroer, Nick
Requires children under the age of 18 to be prosecuted for most criminal offenses in juvenile courts unless the child is certified as an adult
HB 1277 - (4214H.01I) - Beck, Doug
Repeals the law that specifies that a person cannot be required to become or refrain from becoming a member of or paying dues to a labor organization as a condition or continuation of employment
HB 1278 - (4645H.01I) - Beck, Doug
Authorizes a tax credit for the establishment of a grocery store in a food desert
HB 1283 - (4440H.01I) - Conway, Pat
Allows any registered voter who is eligible to vote in a particular election to do so by absentee ballot without being required to state a reason
HB 1303 - (5017H.01I) - Alferman, Justin
Changes the laws regarding lobbyist expenditures
HB 1310 - (4378H.01I) - Quade, Crystal
Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to promulgate regulations consistent with CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain
HB 1323 - (4071H.01I) - Roberts, Steven
Prohibits the practice of requiring peace officers to issue a specific number of citations within a designated period of time
HB 1334 - (4773H.01I) - Walker, Cora Faith
Specifies that if federal funds are not appropriated for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the General Assembly shall fund the program
HB 1362 - (4174H.01I) - Kidd, Bill
Authorizes a tax credit for senior citizen property owners
HB 1385 - (4300H.01I) - Spencer, Bryan
Establishes the Student Accountability Act that gives those students with certain scores on an assessment a notation on their high school diploma
HB 1418 - (4307H.01I) - Burnett, Ingrid
Increases the penalties for the offense of animal abuse
HB 1465 - (5132H.01I) - Cookson, Steve
Modifies various provisions relating to degree offerings at public institutions of higher education
HB 1515 - (4869H.02I) - McCann Beatty, Gail
Modifies provisions related to protections for whistleblowers and payments out of the state legal expense fund
HB 1661 - (5038H.01I) - Swan, Kathryn
Reauthorizes and modifies a tax credit for film projects
HB 1796 - (5281H.03I) - Ruth, Becky
Establishes the First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Act and authorizes a tax deduction for contributions to a savings account dedicated to buying a first home
HB 2100 - (5856H.01I) - Razer, Greg
Modifies provisions relating to complaints filed with the Missouri Commission on Human Rights regarding discrimination based upon a person's sexual orientation or gender identity
Past Legislation