100th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
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Health and Mental Health Policy
Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Becky Ruth, a Republican, represents part of Jefferson County (District 114) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2014.
In addition to her legislative duties, Rep. Ruth currently works as a real estate agent. She is also a retired teacher and taught at Festus High School.
Rep. Ruth is a 1982 graduate from Festus R-6 High School in Festus, MO. She received her B.A. with teacher certification from the College of the Ozarks.
Rep. Ruth attends Victory Church in Pevely, MO. She currently serves as a State Director for the Jefferson County Board of Realtors. In addition, she is a member of the Jefferson County Parents as Teachers Advisory Board and The Jefferson County Growth Association. In 2009 she was the State President of the Missouri State Teachers Association.
She has received the MSTA Friend of Education Award, The Local and State Legislative Award from the YMCA, and the Friend of Agriculture Award from the MO Farm Bureau.
Born September 27, 1964, Rep. Ruth currently resides in Festus with her Husband, Don. They have four children and four grandchildren.
Modifies the Model Traffic Ordinance with respect to signals indicating the approach of a train
Changes provisions regarding the age limit for contestants in mixed martial arts events
Allows school districts to implement a plan of alternative methods of instruction to avoid make-up days
Modifies provisions relating to the leasing or renting of motor vehicles
Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to develop a voluntary nonopioid directive form to allow a person to refuse the administration or prescription of opioids
Requires a court to notify a school of any change in custody
Designates September 9th as "Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Awareness Day"
Authorizes the execution of a financing agreement with the State Highways and Transportation Commission to provide funds appropriated on an annual basis from General Revenue Fund revenues to the State Road Fund for payment of the debt service on state road bonds