99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
Representative Rory Rowland
Representative
Rory Rowland
District 029
Democrat

Elected:2015 
Years Served:
Hometown:Independence
Counties:Kansas City, Jackson
Capitol Address
Address:MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Room 109-F
Jefferson City MO 65101 
Legislative Assistant:Stephanie Bias 
Phone:573-751-3623 
E-Mail:Rory.Rowland@house.mo.gov 
Biography
Rep. Rory Rowland, a Democrat, represents parts of Jackson County and Kansas City (District 29) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He regards President Harry S. Truman as his political inspiration for being a public servant. He was elected in a special election in November 2015.

In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Rowland started Rowland Consulting, where he speaks to business groups all over the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. He previously served as President of two credit unions in the Kansas City area.

Rep. Rowland and his family attend St. Mark’s Catholic Church, where he has served on the Finance Committee for 20 years.

Rep. Rowland has an MBA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Rep. Rowland currently resides in Independence, with his wife Tedi. They have lived there for 34 years and have raised four children who have all attended school in the Independence School District.
Sponsored Bills
HB 1889 - (4535H.02I)
Modifies provisions relating to financial interest statements
HB 2363 - (5632H.01I)
Prohibits certain settlement agreements that contain confidentiality agreements
HB 2541 - (6469H.01I)
Modifies provisions relating to sheltered workshop payments
HB 2644 - (6586H.03I)
Creates new provisions relating to sheltered workshops
HB 2684 - (4272H.01I)
Changes the compensation a juror may receive from $6 to $27
HB 2685 - (4567H.01I)
Allows law enforcement officers to enforce the seat belt law as a stand-alone offense
HB 2686 - (4568H.01I)
Repeals provisions of law relating to state preemption for the field of regulating the use of hand-held electronic wireless communications devices in motor vehicles
HB 2687 - (4269H.01I)
Prohibits public entities from contracting with Chinese entities that are under FBI investigation or have been investigated by the FBI for intellectual property theft.
HB 2688 - (4270H.01I)
Requires public school buses to be operated by human drivers
HB 2729 - (6803H.01I)
Changes the minimum amounts of automobile liability insurance required
HB 2732 - (4570H.01I)
Prohibits the use of a hand-held wireless communications device for texting by drivers of any age
HCR 107 - (4268H.01I)
Urges the General Assembly to place photos of future generations in the composite photo each year to remind the lawmakers of why they ran for office
HCR 108 - (6456H.01I)
Urges a commitment to equal rights for people with cognitive disabilities to access technology and information
Co-sponsored Bills
Amendments
Past Legislation