100th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Representative Dirk Deaton
Dirk Deaton
District 159

Years Served:
Counties:Newton, McDonald
Representative Dirk Deaton represents McDonald and southern Newton Counties (District 159) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2018.

Prior to his legislative service, Deaton worked for a small Southwest Missouri manufacturer. He is the co-founder of the Noel Betterment Association and a member of the Anderson Betterment Club. Deaton is also a member of the McDonald County Chamber of Commerce, Seneca Area Chamber of Commerce, and past president of the McDonald County Republican Club.

Deaton graduated Magna Cum Laude from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies. He also attended Crowder College and Missouri Southern State University. Deaton was present on the Dean’s List at all three institutions. He also was inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars at Crowder College and Liberty University, respectively.
Sponsored Bills
HB 856 - (0772H.02I)
Changes the laws regarding government-sanctioned businesses
HB 857 - (1557H.01I)
Allows home school students to participate in activities sponsored by a statewide activities association for the public school district in they reside
HB 927 - (1952H.01I)
Creates new provisions relating to student freedom of association
HJR 25 - (1211H.01I)
Modifies provisions for initiative petitions and referendums
Co-sponsored Bills
Past Legislation