99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Representative Bill Lant
Bill Lant
District 159

Years Served:
Counties:Newton, McDonald
Capitol Address
Address:MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Room 300
Jefferson City MO 65101 
Legislative Assistant:Elaine Meller 
Home Address
Address:Rep. Bill Lant
845 Elk River Rd

Pineville MO  64856 
District Address
Address:Rep. Bill Lant
845 Elk River Rd.

Pineville MO  64856 
Rep. Bill Lant, a Republican, represents Newton and McDonald Counties (District 159) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2010.

Prior to his legislative duties, Rep. Lant owned and operated Lant’s Feed & Farm Supply, and worked as a salesman and account executive for ABF Freight Systems.

Rep. Lant has served as a deacon and Sunday school director and teacher and is currently a member of Racine Christian Church. He has served as President of the Seneca R-7 school district, where he has been a board member since 2008 and is a former board member of the Redings Mill Fire Department.

Rep. Lant is a 1964 graduate of Collinsville High School in Illinois. Rep. Lant received his A.A. from Jasper County Junior College and attended Pittsburg State University.

Born January 18, 1947 in Evansville, Indiana, Rep. Lant currently resides in Pineville with his wife, Jane. They have three children, William, Stephen and Craig. Rep. Lant is a descendent of the 12th President of the United States, Zachary Taylor.
Sponsored Bills
HB 1270 - (4057H.01I)
Allows any county to vote to exempt political subdivisions and public institutions of higher education engaged in the construction of public works wholly within the county from the prevailing wage law
HB 1271 - (4122H.01I)
Establishes the School Construction Act, which exempts construction and maintenance work done for certain school districts from the prevailing wage requirement upon the school board's approval
HB 1272 - (4223H.01I)
Allows public bodies to opt out of prevailing wage laws for the construction of public works projects that are $750,000 or less
HB 1728 - (5313H.01I)
Modifies provisions relating to juvenile courts
Co-sponsored Bills
Past Legislation