98th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Representative Brandon Ellington
Representative
Brandon Ellington
District 022
Democrat

Elected:2011 
Years Served:
Hometown:Kansas City
Counties:
Biography
Representative Brandon Ellington, a Democrat, represents part of Jackson County and Independence (District 22) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was first elected to the House in a special election in November 2011.

Rep. Ellington is a 1999 graduate of Paseo High School in Kansas City. He also attended Penn Valley University and the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Rep. Ellington is actively involved in the community by working with food pantries, starting neighborhood cleanup programs, mentorship programs, elderly assist programs, community outreach programs, and coaching youth in basketball. He is the cofounder of Voices of the People, We The People and serves as president of I Am My Brother’s Keeper. Also he is a member of G.Y.R.L.

Ellington is dedicated to being an advocate for the underprivileged and disenfranchised.

Rep. Ellington, who lives in Kansas City, was born on November 18, 1980.
Sponsored Bills
HB 73 - (0580L.01I)
Increases the state minimum wage to $10.25 per hour
HB 74 - (0581L.01I)
Requires the Department of Corrections to perform specified actions to improve the ability of working inmates to obtain employment upon release from incarceration
HB 75 - (0578L.01I)
Requires uniformed law enforcement officers to wear a video camera while on duty to record any interaction between a law enforcement officer and a member of the public and to preserve the recordings for 30 days
HB 76 - (0577L.01I)
Requires uniformed law enforcement officers to wear a video camera while on duty to record any interaction between a law enforcement officer and a member of the public and to preserve the recordings for 30 days
HB 77 - (0579L.01I)
Allows certain small businesses to be eligible to claim any state tax credit, deduction, and other exemption from tax that specified corporations are allowed to claim
HB 166 - (0688L.01I)
Allows marijuana convictions to be expunged for certain persons contingent upon the passage of a constitutional amendment or other statutory enactment legalizing marijuana
HB 167 - (0683L.01I)
Removes the statute of limitation for certain actions to recover damages regarding child abuse and sexual offenses committed against a child and allows prosecutions for child abuse to be commenced at any time
HB 168 - (0680L.01I)
Requires all food and food products sold in Missouri that are or contain genetically modified products to be labeled indicating that the food is or contains genetically modified products
HB 169 - (0682L.01I)
Establishes the Economic Development Grant Program to be used to reopen a closed manufacturing factory
HB 170 - (0686L.01I)
Specifies that a person applying for state employment, public assistance, or state housing assistance cannot be required to disclose any prior nonviolent felony plea or conviction with certain exceptions
HB 171 - (0679L.01I)
Increases, from 15 days to 60 days, the time after a child's birth that the father has to file an action to establish paternity prior to an adoption or to file a notice with the Putative Father Registry
HB 172 - (0677L.01I)
Establishes the Malcolm X Day Commission to organize activities and events in honor of the civil rights leader
HB 173 - (0685L.01I)
Designates May 19 as "Malcolm X Observation Day" in Missouri
HB 174 - (0681L.01I)
Establishes the Missouri Supporting Families Income Tax Holiday Act which allows an exemption from state withholding taxes for state employees in a specified month determined by the Department of Revenue
HB 886 - (2071L.01I)
Authorizes a state and local sales and use tax exemption for items purchased at a prison canteen or commissary
HB 887 - (2070L.01I)
Designates May 19 of each year as "El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz Observation Day" in Missouri
HB 888 - (2067L.01I)
Requires same-day service for driver's license issuance and renewal, prior to January 2, 2017
HB 967 - (2068L.01I)
Requires any criminal justice entity conducting eyewitness identifications to adopt specific procedures for conducting photo and live lineups that meet specified requirements
HB 968 - (2069L.01I)
Revises the definition of "liquor store" as it applies to the provisions regarding temporary assistance for needy families benefits
HB 969 - (1956L.01I)
Creates provisions relating to racial profiling, searches and seizures, and traffics stops from law enforcement officers
HB 970 - (2066L.01I)
Repeals the provision allowing the Board of Probation and Parole to charge an offender an intervention fee
HB 971 - (2103L.01I)
Requires uniformed law enforcement officers to wear a video camera while on duty to record any interaction between a law enforcement officer and a member of the public and to preserve the recordings for a minimum of 30 days.
HB 972 - (2065L.01I)
Modifies provisions authorizing a one-time expungement of certain criminal records including a conviction for any nonviolent crime, misdemeanor, or nonviolent drug violation
HB 973 - (2074L.01I)
Requires a peace officer to obtain written consent prior to conducting a consensual search of a vehicle
HB 974 - (2075L.01I)
Requires the Department of Public Safety to create a law enforcement identification numbering system to track complaints against officers from one agency to another agency
HB 975 - (1816L.01I)
Repeals the authorization for licensure of assistant physicians
HJR 15 - (0689L.01I)
Proposes a constitutional amendment legalizing marijuana use for persons 21 years of age or older
HJR 17 - (0819L.01I)
Proposes a constitutional amendment repealing the authorization for convening of grand juries
Co-sponsored Bills
Amendments
Past Legislation