99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
Jackson, Kansas City
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Special Committee on Tourism, Ranking Minority Member
Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement
Ways and Means
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
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.
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Requires the Department of Public Safety to develop human trafficking hotline posters
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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
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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
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Authorizes a tax credit for the establishment of a grocery store in a food desert
- (4440H.01I) -
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
- (5017H.01I) -
Changes the laws regarding lobbyist expenditures
- (4378H.01I) -
Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to promulgate regulations consistent with CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain
- (4071H.01I) -
Prohibits the practice of requiring peace officers to issue a specific number of citations within a designated period of time
- (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
- (4174H.01I) -
Authorizes a tax credit for senior citizen property owners
- (4300H.01I) -
Establishes the Student Accountability Act that gives those students with certain scores on an assessment a notation on their high school diploma
- (4307H.01I) -
Increases the penalties for the offense of animal abuse
- (5132H.01I) -
Modifies various provisions relating to degree offerings at public institutions of higher education
- (4869H.02I) -
McCann Beatty, Gail
Modifies provisions related to protections for whistleblowers and payments out of the state legal expense fund
- (5038H.01I) -
Reauthorizes and modifies a tax credit for film projects
- (5281H.03I) -
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
- (5856H.01I) -
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