99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Special Committee on Government Oversight, Chairman
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Rep. Rick Brattin, a Republican, represents Cass County (District 55) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2010.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Brattin owns and operates Brattin Construction. He also served in the United States Marine Corps for six years.
Rep. Brattin attends Abundant Life Baptist Church. He is a member of the NRA, Chamber of Commerce and the NFIB.
Rep. Brattin is a 1999 graduate of Lee’s Summit High School.
Born July 22, 1980 in Harrisonville, Rep. Brattin currently resides there with his wife, Athena. He is the proud father of Mariah, Kayla, Rick III, Garrett, and Hannah.
Requires all employers and business entities to enroll and actively participate in a federal work authorization program and imposes stricter penalties for employing an unauthorized alien
Prohibits an employer from requiring a person to become a member of a labor organization as a condition or continuation of employment
Eliminates tenure for new employees at public institutions of higher education and specifies information that public institutions of higher education must make available to the public
Establishes a policy that requires each state department to submit a budget analysis that reports expenditures to the appropriations committee that oversees the department
Requires all inmates receiving an on-site non-emergency medical examination or treatment from correctional center personnel to be charged 50 cents per visit
Changes the laws regarding abortion
Allows the Coordinating Board for Higher Education to authorize community colleges to offer baccalaureate degrees
Requires that all school restrooms, locker rooms, and shower rooms accessible for use by multiple students shall be designated for and used by male or female students only
Prohibits municipalities from imposing certain requirements on construction industry employers
Changes the law regarding sanctuary policies for municipalities
Changes the laws regarding the detachment of property from one city and concurrent annexation into another city
Changes the laws regarding tax credits so that tax credits are nontransferable
Changes the laws regarding tax increment allocation redevelopment
Specifies that no gifts shall be given to medical practitioners
Modifies provisions relating to minor traffic violations
Implements the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement and dedicates the resulting revenue to the State Road Fund
Changes the laws regarding the terms of office for certain local officials
Changes the law regarding city clerks
Allows farm equipment to travel on state highways during harvest and planting seasons after dark so long as such equipment has appropriate lighting
Urges Congress to require health care providers to publish pricing information for health care services
Authorizes a property tax exemption for individuals who have owned real property for thirty years and individuals who have owned personal property for ten years