99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Representative Sonya Anderson
Sonya Anderson
District 131

Years Served:
Rep. Sonya Anderson, a Republican, represents part of Greene County, which includes part of Springfield (District 131), in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2012.

In addition to her legislative service, Rep. Anderson has over 20 years of experience in small business and management. She served as a corporate officer for Rose’s Down Home Cleaning, Inc.; as general manager for Ben Steele Properties; and as a recycling coordinator and accounts payable coordinator for Waste Management of Southwest Missouri. Rep. Anderson currently co-owns and operates Show Me Horses and Farrier Service.

Rep. Anderson is an active member of Glidewell Baptist Church. She is on the Board of Directors for Cross Roads Stock Horse Association, Missouri Equine Council and Greater Ozarks Pachyderm Club. Rep. Anderson is also on the Executive Board of Directors for the 7th District Missouri Republican Assembly. She is the founding member of the Multi State Stock Horse Invitational Championship Show

Rep. Anderson is a 1988 graduate from Willard. She attended Southwest Missouri State University.

Rep. Anderson is a 7th generation native of Greene County. She currently resides in Springfield with her husband, Jim. They have two children, Zack and Tyler.
Sponsored Bills
HB 1461 - (5046H.02T)
Modifies provisions relating to the Address Confidentiality Program
HB 1944 - (5463H.02C)
Modifies provisions relating to background checks for foster families
HB 1945 - (4726H.01P)
Modifies provisions relating to the confiscation of animals
HB 1946 - (5059H.01I)
Requires referrals for out-of-state abortions to be accompanied by specified printed materials
HB 2457 - (6393H.05C)
Changes the laws regarding residential dwelling rentals
HB 2491 - (6451H.01I)
Modifies provisions relating to disabled license plates and placards
HB 2519 - (5310H.01I)
Prohibits a sewerage services, water services, or water and sewerage services company from holding an owner of a premises liable for the occupant's delinquent utility payments
HCR 82 - (6080H.01I)
Urges the President and Congress to continue, strengthen, and preserve the North American Free Trade Agreement
Co-sponsored Bills
Past Legislation