98th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Representative Nate Walker
Representative
Nate Walker
District 003
Republican

Elected:2012 
Years Served:
Hometown:Kirksville
Counties:
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Biography
Representative Nate Walker, a Republican, represents the City of Kirksville, the western part of Adair County, all of Sullivan, Putnam and Mercer Counties (District 3) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected in 2012 and previously in the Missouri House of Representatives for the 12th District from 1981 – 1985.

Representative Walker has had a varied and diversified professional career having been involved in business, farming, community service, economic development, journalism, real estate and politics. He is a licensed realtor and works as a Realtor Associate for Heritage House Realty, Inc. in Kirksville, MO. His professional and vocational experiences include: former service in the Missouri General Assembly as 12th District State Representative; owner, publisher and editor of the La Plata Home Press; raising cattle and working on the family farm in Macon County; serving North Missouri in downtown, community and economic development; and working on national, state and regional transportation and traffic safety issues. Besides his service in the MO General Assembly Representative Walker is a farmer and realtor.

Representative Walker holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Journalism and a Master of Science Degree in Regional and Community Affairs from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He has also done post graduate studies at Duke University at Durham, North Carolina and at the Haus Rissen Institute of International Politics and Economics in Hamburg, Germany.

Representative Walker is involved and active in many community organizations, charities and activities which include: Kirksville First Christian Church; Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce; Past Chairman of the Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee; Chairman of the Highway 63 Alternate Route Traffic Safety Commission; Kirksville Rotary Club; Kirksville Arts Association; Kirksville Regional Economic Development, Inc. (K-REDI), Adair Masonic Lodge #366 AF & AM; El Kadir Shrine Club; Ararat Shrine; National Rifle Association; Ducks Unlimited; Macon County Historical Society; Macon County Flywheel & Collectable Club, Inc.; Macon Area Chamber of Commerce; and the Macon Elks.

Representative Walker resides in Kirksville. He is the father of two sons: Madison Belt Walker and Samuel Preston Belt Walker.
Sponsored Bills
HB 1420 - (4571H.01I)
Changes the laws regarding school employee retirement to reinstate a certain retirement allowance rate
HB 1421 - (4623H.01P)
Modifies the definition of "political subdivision" as it relates to its cooperation with other political subdivisions to include county sheltered workshop boards
HB 1422 - (4564H.01P)
Specifies that a state employee who works 10-hour days and 40 hours per week cannot be required to take two hours of vacation leave for paid holidays
HB 1423 - (4628H.01I)
Prohibits texting by all persons operating a moving vehicle upon the highways of this state
HB 1424 - (4629H.01I)
Allows persons to be stopped by law enforcement solely for failure to wear a safety belt
HB 1425 - (4625H.01I)
Allows camping trailers more than twenty-five years old to be permanently registered and to be issued historic trailer license plates
HB 1426 - (4590H.01I)
Modifies provisions relating to eminent domain
HB 1527 - (4635H.01I)
Changes the laws regarding public safety officers who are eligible for a survivor's and disabled employee's educational grant and the disbursement of any unpaid workers compensation into his or her estate
HB 1964 - (5138H.02P)
Changes the laws regarding public safety officers who are eligible for a survivor's and disabled employee's educational grant and the disbursement of any unpaid workers compensation into his or her estate
Co-sponsored Bills
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Past Legislation