99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Representative Ira Anders
Ira Anders
District 021

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Rep. Ira Anders, a Democrat, represents Jackson County (District 21) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2010.

In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Anders is a retired elementary school teacher. He has worked in the Independence School District as a teacher for 28 years, a computer technician for six years and member of the Board of Education for six years.

Rep. Anders is a member of the following organizations: National Frontier Trails Museum, Bingham Waggoner Historical Society, Vaile Mansion Society, KCPT, Missouri and Jackson County Historical Societies, Chicago Alton Depot, National Wildlife Federation, Sierra Club, MADD, Truman Library Institute, Citizens for Effective Leadership, and Missouri NEA-Retired.

Rep. Anders is a 1959 graduate of Moundridge High School and a graduate of Emporia State University with a B.S. and M.S. in Education.

Born April 15, 1942 in Goessel, Kansas, Rep. Anders currently resides in Independence with his wife, Nina. They have two children, Jon and Amy.

Sponsored Bills
Co-sponsored Bills
HB 1713 - (5090H.02C) - Phillips, Don
Modifies provisions relating to the Missouri Adoptee Rights Act
HB 1714 - (5091H.02C) - Phillips, Don
Modifies provisions relating to the rights of adoptees
HB 1725 - (4352H.01I) - Barnes, Jerome
Expands the definition of special victim to include sports officials at a sporting event
HB 1953 - (5656H.01I) - Neely, Jim
Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to develop and disseminate information regarding the bone marrow registry
HB 2100 - (5856H.01I) - Razer, Greg
Modifies provisions relating to complaints filed with the Missouri Commission on Human Rights regarding discrimination based upon a person's sexual orientation or gender identity
HB 2167 - (5411H.01I) - McCreery, Tracy
Prohibits certain individuals from possessing a firearm due to domestic violence and requires police officers to remove firearms at the scene of a domestic violence call
HB 2204 - (5798H.01I) - McCreery, Tracy
Changes the laws regarding consumer products so that certain manufacturers are required to provide repair information to certain individuals and businesses
HB 2644 - (6586H.03I) - Rowland, Rory
Creates new provisions relating to sheltered workshops
HR 6783 - (6828H.02I) - McCann Beatty, Gail
Authorizes the Special Investigative Committee on Oversight to introduce articles of impeachment against Gov. Eric Greitens upon a finding of good cause
Past Legislation