99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Representative T.J. Berry
Representative
T.J. Berry
District 038
Republican

Elected:2010 
Years Served:
Hometown:Kearney
Counties:
Capitol Address
Address:MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Room 205
Jefferson City MO 65101 
Phone:573-751-2238 
E-Mail:TJ.Berry@house.mo.gov 
District Address
Address:Rep. T.J. Berry
P.O. Box 512

Kearney MO  64060 
Phone:816-665-6323 
Fax:  
E-Mail:mostaterep35@yahoo.com 
Biography
Rep. T.J. Berry, a Republican, represents part of Clay County (District 38) in the Missouri House of Representatives.

T.J. has been a lifelong Clay County resident. He started his educational experience in the Liberty School district and concluded it at UCM.

Life has taken T.J. on the path of entrepreneurism. His first business was started while at UCM and he has gone on to successfully start and run three additional businesses. In 2010 he successfully ran for the Missouri House of Representatives and has served the last 7 years.

As a Representative he has served on numerous committees including economic development and small business. He has chaired the House Utilities Committee and currently chairs the House Committee on Innovation and Technology.
Outside the capitol T.J. has volunteered for many organizations. The one he is most engaged with is the Missouri Technology Corporation. He has sat on the board of directors for the last 5 years. In that 5 years he has been a part of investing over 30 million dollars into the lifeblood of entrepreneurism.

At home T.J. resides with the light of his life, Shelly. The two have been married for 31 years.
Sponsored Bills
HB 62 - (0126H.01I)
Changes the laws regarding marriage and replaces marriage licenses with contracts of domestic union
HB 63 - (0117H.01I)
Authorizes a tax credit for student loan payments resulting from STEM degrees
HB 64 - (0112H.01I)
Authorizes a sales tax exemption for items used in the production or transmission of electricity to customers
HB 134 - (0122H.01I)
Allows electrical corporations to recover certain costs through the rate case process
HB 135 - (0116H.01I)
Repeals the provisions that allow the use of the death penalty in Missouri
HB 142 - (0625H.03P)
Authorizes telephone companies to elect to have their tangible personal property assessed in accordance with a depreciation schedule
HB 143 - (0191H.01I)
Extends the sunset date of the Manufacturing Jobs Act
HB 145 - (0113H.01I)
Changes the laws regarding the Net Metering and Easy Connection Act
HB 146 - (0190H.01I)
Establishes the Manufacturing Infrastructure Investment Act, which allows certain businesses to retain withholding taxes
HB 306 - (0941H.02P)
Enacts a regulatory scheme for weigh station and inspection site bypass services
HB 389 - (1048H.01I)
Authorizes municipalities to establish technology business facility projects and authorizes tax exemptions for such projects
HB 693 - (1484H.01I)
Requires trucks and motor vehicles subject to inspection to be physically weighed on truck scales and prohibits the use of electronic weigh station bypass systems
HB 918 - (1928H.01I)
Requires the actuary for each public employee retirement plan to use certain assumptions when performing the plan's actuarial valuation
HB 947 - (1803H.01I)
Changes the law regarding the Office of Administration and the Missouri data exchange
HB 1198 - (2271H.01I)
Enacts new provisions of law relating to professional employer organizations
HCR 13 - (1320H.01I)
Applies to the United States Congress to call a convention for the exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America that will restore free and fair elections
Co-sponsored Bills
Amendments
Past Legislation