100th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Monroe, Shelby, Marion
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Joint Committee on Government Accountability
Subcommittee on Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Representative Louis Riggs, a Republican, represents Marion, Shelby and parts of Monroe counties (District 5) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November, 2018.
In addition to his legislative duties, Riggs has served as an educator at Hannibal-LaGrange University for more than 11 years. He is also an attorney.
Riggs is a member of the Clover Road Christian Church. He serves as president of the board of directors of Community Betterment, Inc. and is on the board of directors for Missouri Rural Development Partners. He is the immediate past president and a co-founder of the Northeast Missouri Conservative Club, secretary of the Hannibal Chapter of Missouri Right to Life, and a member of the Marion County Republican Central Committee. He also has worked with the Hannibal Nutrition Center, the Hannibal Free Clinic, and the City of Hannibal Park Board.
A graduate of Hannibal High School, Riggs obtained a bachelor's degree in English from Westminster College and a juris doctorate from the University of Missouri - Columbia.
Born and raised in Hannibal, Riggs resides there today with his wife, Anne, and their two children.
Establishes the "21st Century Missouri Patient Education Task Force"
Establishes the 21st Century Missouri Education Task Force
Modifies provisions relating to the state income tax rates
Establishes the "Jake Beckley Memorial Highway" in Marion County
Designates March 5th of each year as "Iron Curtain Speech Day" in Missouri
Establishes the "Molly Brown Memorial Highway" in Marion County
Designates November 30th of each year as "Mark Twain Day"
Changes the law regarding assignments for benefits of creditors
Urges the Baseball Hall of Fame to induct John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil.