99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Special Committee on Employment Security
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Jeff Pogue, a Republican, represents Dent, Shannon, Oregon, and part of Reynolds Counties (District 143) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2012.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Pogue has been a carpenter by trade for the past 16 years, along with being a local contractor. He still works on the family farm in Salem, where he was born and raised. Rep. Pogue serves in the Missouri National Guard. He also serves as a local church staff pastor.
A 1999 graduate of Salem High School, Rep. Pogue earned an Associate’s degree in General Studies from Southwest Baptist University in 2012, followed by a Bachelor's degree with a dual major in Psychology and Sociology from Southwest Baptist University in 2016.
Born in Rolla, Representative Pogue resides in Salem with his wife and their three children.
Changes the laws regarding jurisdiction ceded to the United States within the Ozark National Scenic Riverways
Changes the laws regarding foreign ownership of agricultural land
Prohibits the state or any of its agencies from enforcing the new veterinary feed directive rules promulgated by the Food and Drug Administration
Changes the laws regarding abortion
Prohibits pharmacies in the state from providing emergency contraceptives over the counter
Prohibits the collection of water, soil, or commodity samples by governmental entities without the written consent of the landowner
Forbids the placement of refugees without the approval of the Missouri General Assembly
Requires all public restrooms, other than single occupancy restrooms, to be gender-divided
Requires the Department of Natural Resources to sell certain lands acquired through environmental settlement funds
Requires all sales, transfers, or other conveyances of lands owned by the state, and acquisition of lands by the state, to be approved by the General Assembly
Changes the laws regarding income tax so that tax rates are reduced if tax revenues exceed the revenues of any of the three previous years
Establishes the Enforce the Laws Act authorizing the General Assembly to file a civil action for relief upon the passage of a resolution finding that the Governor has not taken care to faithfully execute the law
Establishes the "Second Amendment Preservation Act"
Prohibits school districts from collecting biometric information on students without the express written consent of parents or legal guardians
Expands child neglect to include a child that is born with a controlled substance in the child's fluids because the pregnant mother knowingly used a controlled substance before birth
Allows a person authorized to solemnize marriages to refuse to solemnize a marriage which is contrary to the religious beliefs or sincerely held moral convictions of such person
Requires same-day service for driver's license issuance and renewal
Requires the General Assembly to be notified of and approve any requests to purchase land by any state agency
Requires the Department of Natural Resources to offer certain state park property for sale to certain veterans
Modifies provisions relating to school funding
Modifies provisions relating to school funding
Provides that a delivery of a controlled substance is a class A felony if a death results
Requires Missouri taxable income rates be adjusted for inflation
Prohibits the appropriation or expenditure of state revenues for the purpose of creating a gender-neutral environment, unless required by a federal or state court order
Changes the highest income tax rate for individuals to five percent and changes the income tax rate for corporations to five percent
Modifies provisions of law relating to custody of in vitro human embryos
Calls for a special session for the purpose of eliminating property taxes
Urges Congress to repeal the 16th and 17th amendments to the United States Constitution
Submits to Congress a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman
Urges the Board of Public Buildings to remove the metal detectors and security at the entrance of the capitol building
Calls for a special session for the purpose of eliminating the state's involvement in the institution of marriage
Encourages Congress to reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools Act
Proposes a constitutional amendment which would allow an elected official of this state or any of its political subdivisions to be removed from office by recall petition.
Allows both the General Assembly and the people to submit referendums on federal laws
Changes the laws regarding the amount of property tax state entities pay on state lands
Allows both the General Assembly and the people to submit referendums on federal laws.
Proposes a constitutional amendment to limit general revenue appropriations and mandate state income tax rate reductions in certain situations