99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017
Workforce Development, Vice-Chairman
Rules - Legislative Oversight
Special Committee on Innovation and Technology
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Travis Fitzwater, a Republican, represents parts of Callaway and Cole Counties (District 49) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2014.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Fitzwater has worked in non-profit management as a marketing coordinator and chief operating officer. He’s also started a business, Fitzwater Enterprises, LLC, and worked on staff with a campus ministry teaching students about leadership and faith principles.
Rep. Fitzwater is a board member at the Jefferson City Church of the Nazarene and Chairman of Jefferson City Young Life. He is a member of the Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce, National Rifle Association, Americans for Prosperity, Missouri Society of Association Executives, Missouri Governor’s Student Leadership Forum, Callaway County Young Professionals and Jefferson City Young Republicans. He also is a former member of the Holts Summit Fire Protection District Board.
Rep. Fitzwater earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science, with a focus on International Relations, from Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC.
Rep. Fitzwater was born in Cleveland, OH. He currently resides in Holts Summit with his wife Amy. They have two daughters, Sadie & Eliza.
Establishes a statewide STEM career awareness program
Repeals a provision prohibiting voters from allowing their ballots to be seen
Changes the law relating to net metering
Establishes a language assessment program for children from birth through the age of eight who are deaf or hard of hearing
Establishes adult high schools to be operated by a Missouri nonprofit organization
Changes the definitions of marital and family therapy
Authorizes legal counsel for the Department of Mental Health to have standing in certain hearings involving a person unable to stand trial due to lack of mental fitness
Establishes an advisory committee by the Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to monitor the tracking of language development milestones of certain children
Creates the 47th Judicial Circuit consisting of Callaway and Audrain counties
Changes the laws regarding the Hazardous Waste Commission