99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
Representative Courtney Allen Curtis
Representative
Courtney Allen Curtis
District 073
Democrat

Elected:2012 
Years Served:
Hometown:Ferguson
Counties:St. Louis
Capitol Address
Address:MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Room 135-BB
Jefferson City MO 65101 
Legislative Assistant:Chiquita Simmons 
Phone:573-751-0855 
E-Mail:Courtney.Curtis@house.mo.gov 
Biography
State Representative Courtney Allen Curtis (D), District 73, represents St. Louis North County in the Missouri House. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2012 and re-elected in November 2014. He currently serves on the following Committees: Appropriations - Health, Mental Health and Social Services, Ways and Means and Government Oversight and Accountability.

After winning his first House seat, Rep. Curtis soon became the President of the Freshman Democratic Caucus and Chair of the Freshman Bipartisan Issues Committee. Because of his commitment to ensuring and improving access to a quality higher education in Missouri, he was also named 2013’s Associated Students of the University of Missouri Legislator of the year.

At the University of Missouri, Rep. Curtis led initiatives to encourage minority students to increase their presence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. In April 2014, Rep. Curtis established the not for profit organization North County Forever. The Organization’s objective is to end poverty, strife and to build a sustainable community in North County.

A native of St. Louis North County, Rep. Curtis is a 1999 graduate of McCluer Senior High School in Florissant. In addition to the University of Missouri, he also attended Columbia College. Rep. Curtis, born on April 12, 1981, currently lives in Ferguson.

Sponsored Bills
HB 2371 - (6312H.01I)
Specifies penalties for school superintendents who fail to attend hearings of the general assembly after receiving official invitations
HB 2464 - (6330H.01I)
Establishes the "Equity in Higher Education Funding Program"
HB 2465 - (6399H.01I)
Changes the definition of the state adequacy target in the school foundation formula
HB 2473 - (5938H.01I)
Authorizes the Department of Natural Resources to acquire certain property in Kinloch, Missouri for the establishment of a state park
HB 2474 - (5796H.02I)
Establishes the Urban Education Institute
HB 2475 - (6000H.01I)
Authorizes a tax credit for taxpayers whose pensions are reduced for certain reasons
HB 2476 - (5794H.01I)
Modifies provisions relating to the sunshine law.
HB 2477 - (5791H.01I)
Modifies provisions relating to the children's services funds
HB 2478 - (6396H.01I)
Modifies provision for municipal and school board elections.
HB 2489 - (5941H.01I)
Changes the laws regarding controlled substances by removing marijuana's classification as a controlled substance
HB 2514 - (6505H.01I)
Modifies provisions relating to industrial hemp
HB 2515 - (6417H.01I)
Prohibits public institutions of higher education from subjecting video game competitors to institutional or athletic organizational rules regarding student athletes
HB 2516 - (6398H.02I)
Allows the public service commission to offer a lower rate to low-income senior citizens when a rate increase is projected to give a public utility a profit increase of more than one hundred million dollars.
HB 2517 - (5953H.02I)
Changes the laws regarding the offenses of harassment and sexual abuse by changing the penalty for law enforcement officers who commit the offenses in an official capacity
HB 2588 - (6649H.01I)
Modifies provisions of law relating to campaign finance
HB 2606 - (6634H.01I)
Specifies that an internship is considered employment under the Missouri Human Rights Act
HB 2740 - (6588H.01I)
Requires employers of first responders to provide employee assistance programs
HB 2741 - (5817H.01I)
Provides that students who report an incident of sexual assault to law enforcement or to an institution of higher education shall not be subject to discipline or other consequences for violations of any drug or alcohol policy of the institution
HB 2742 - (6791H.01I)
Modifies provisions relating to the protection of vulnerable persons
HB 2743 - (6728H.01I)
Requires the Governor to issue an executive order to implement the remedies recommended in the 2014 Disparity Study regarding utilization levels of minorities and women-based enterprises in state-awarded contracts
HB 2744 - (6493H.01I)
Changes the law regarding the consolidation of certain political subdivisions
HB 2745 - (6663H.01I)
Establishes the St. Louis Airport Oversight Commission
HB 2746 - (6512H.01I)
Prohibits the possession, sale, and consumption of intoxicating liquor in the state of Missouri
HCR 109 - (6725H.01I)
Encourages the United States Department of Education to provide certain federal funding to the states
HJR 86 - (5942H.01I)
Proposes a constitutional amendment to decriminalize the possession and consumption of marijuana by a person twenty-one years of age or older
Co-sponsored Bills
Amendments
Past Legislation