98th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2016
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Consumer Affairs, Vice-Chairman
Children and Families
Workforce Standards and Development
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.
Changes the laws regarding water resources
Limits the types of products that may be purchased with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits
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 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
Requires all inmates receiving an on-site non-emergency medical examination or treatment from correctional center personnel to be charged 50 cents per visit
Provides that any college athlete on scholarship who refuses to play for a reason unrelated to health shall have his or her scholarship revoked
Changes provisions relating to the use of force when defending persons
Changes the laws regarding semitrailer registration requirements
Authorizes a tax exemption for firearms and ammunition
Specifies that firearms and ammunition in a foster parent's home may be stored in the same locked container as long as it is inaccessible to children
Establishes procedures that require each state department to submit a budget analysis reporting on all expenditures to the appropriations committee which oversees the department
Prohibits any public school student from accessing certain facilities that do not correspond to his or her sex unless the student and a staff person are the only persons inside the facility
Changes the laws regarding reports required after the performance of an abortion
Changes the laws regarding development projects to require the approval of the county
Allows the Missouri Vocational Enterprise to sell products online
Allows owners of property in a residential subdivision to file a petition seeking to have their subdivision excluded from the fire protection district
Changes the laws regarding tort liability associated with the concealed carry of firearms
Proposes a constitutional amendment that would require the department of transportation to meet certain funding requirements before spending state revenues or appropriated moneys