97th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Special Standing Committee on Corrections, Vice-Chairman
Children, Families, and Persons with Disabilities
Special Standing Committee on Small Business
Missouri Sportsman Issue Development
Issue Development Standing Committee on Workers Freedom
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Rick Brattin
P.O. Box 1686
Raymore MO 64083
Rep. Rick Brattin, a Republican, represents Cass County (District 55) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2010.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Brattin owns and operates Brattin Construction. He also served in the United States Marine Corps for six years.
Rep. Brattin attends Abundant Life Baptist Church. He is a member of the NRA, Chamber of Commerce and the NFIB.
Rep. Brattin is a 1999 graduate of Lee’s Summit High School.
Born July 22, 1980 in Harrisonville, Rep. Brattin currently resides there with his wife, Athena. He is the proud father of Mariah, Kayla, Rick III, Garrett, and Hannah.
Requires all employers and business entities to enroll and actively participate in a federal work authorization program and imposes stricter penalties for employing an unauthorized alien
Adds the option of by firing squad to the manner by which the death penalty may be inflicted
Requires all inmates receiving an on-site non-emergency medical examination or treatment from correctional center personnel to be charged 50 cents per visit
Requires schools teaching the theory of evolution by natural selection to have a policy on parental notification and a mechanism for opting out of the instruction
Requires a person becoming a member of the General Assembly for the first time on or after January 1, 2015, to be covered under a defined contribution retirement plan
Authorizes any school district to designate a teacher or administrator as a school protection officer who may carry concealed firearms after he or she has met specified minimum training requirements
Authorizes an exemption from the motor fuel tax for motor fuel used in watercraft in this state
Requires the issuance of a 30-day temporary nondriver's license in order for the Department of Revenue to verify the identity and citizenship of the applicant
Authorizes Missouri to enter into the multistate Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement, eliminates all state tax credits, phases in a flat income tax rate, and increases the sales and use tax by .25%
Requires statewide elected officials, members of the General Assembly, and judges to be subject to random drug testing
Changes the laws regarding tort liability associated with the concealed carry of firearms
Changes the laws regarding water resources
Requires the State Board of Mediation to conduct an election to certify the exclusive bargaining representatives of an appropriate collective bargaining unit for certain public employees every two years
Requires the written consent of the father of the child before an abortion can be performed, with certain exceptions
Changes the laws regarding workers' compensation insurance premiums
Proposes a constitutional amendment regarding the right of every citizen to possess, purchase, or manufacture ammunition and other parts for fire arms