99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Kansas City, Jackson
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Special Committee on Government Oversight
Special Committee on Tourism
Subcommittee on Tax Credit Review
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Jerome Barnes, a Democrat, represents parts of Kansas City and Jackson County (District 28) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2016.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Barnes served in the United States Army for 6 years and retired from the United States Postal Service.
Rep. Barnes enjoys helping his surrounding community, where he serves on the Raytown C-2 school board, the Shepherds Center of Raytown, is a member of the Raytown Area Chamber of Commerce, the Raytown Democrat Association, and the Jackson County University of Missouri Extension Council. He has also enjoyed refereeing football, basketball and volleyball for the past 24 years.
Rep. Barnes studied at the Lexington Attendance Center and Longview Community College.
Born in Mississippi, Rep. Barnes resides in the city of Raytown with his wife of 31 years, Donna, and their three children.
Requires child care facilities to report liability insurance coverage to the Department of Health and Senior Services.
Changes the laws regarding emergency services districts
Increases the required amount of liability insurance for damage to property from $10,000 to $20,000.
Expands the definition of special victim to include sports officials at a sporting event
Allows persons seventy years of age or older to be excused from serving on a petit or grand jury