99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
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Consent and House Procedure
Special Committee to Improve the Care and Well-being of Young People
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Representative Patricia Pike, a Republican, represents Vernon and a majority of Bates County (District 126) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2014, succeeding her husband, Randy W. Pike in office. She was re-elected in November 2016 for a second term.
Rep. Pike is the daughter of Lela Geraldine and William Dudley Long Jr, a World War II Navy Veteran. She grew up helping her parents on their family farm, involved in 4-H and many other community activities. She is a graduate of Adrian High School and received Bachelor’s, Master’s Degrees and Advanced Counseling Certification from the University of Central Missouri.
She retired in 2014 after 36 years as a High School Guidance Counselor, Family and Consumer Science Teacher and Parents as Teachers Coordinator. As an educator, she also taught dual credit coursework through Metropolitan Community College, served as an ACT test center coordinator, wrote and administered the A+ grant program, sponsored many students in national and state FCCLA events, and served as a consumer education in-service coordinator for teachers in the mid-western United States.
In addition to her legislative duties, she is a business and farm owner, parent and grandparent. Rep Pike is active in her district with Chambers of Commerce, library board, civic and service organizations. She is a member of the Adrian United Methodist Church, Missouri Cattlemen Association, Missouri Farm Bureau and the NRA. For several years, she has been a White House volunteer at the annual Easter Egg Roll in Washington DC.
Requires the Department of Public Safety to develop human trafficking hotline posters
Designates the month of November as "Diabetes Awareness Month" in Missouri.
Adds powdered alcohol to provisions relating to intoxicating liquor
Creates new provisions relating to school librarians
Prohibits the sale of baby crib bumper pads
Changes the laws regarding taxation of aircraft
Prohibits out-of-network providers from billing enrollees when the health care services are performed at an in-network facility.