99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017
Representative Jay Barnes
Jay Barnes
District 060

Years Served:
Hometown:Jefferson City
Rep. Jay Barnes, a Republican, represents Cole County (District 60) 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. Barnes is an attorney with Barnes and Associates. He previously worked as general counsel to Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Michael Gibbons and as a policy counsel and speechwriter for Governor Matt Blunt.

Rep. Barnes is a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Jefferson City. He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Jefferson City Young Professionals, the Missouri Bar Association, the Jefferson City Association of Realtors, and Farm Bureau.

Rep. Barnes is a 1998 graduate of Helias High School. He received his bachelor’s degree and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri - Columbia. While in law school, he won the Ike Skelton Award for earning the best score in his class in Trial Practice.

Born December 27, 1979 in Jefferson City, Rep. Barnes currently resides there with his wife, Jane, and their three children.
Sponsored Bills
HB 325 - (1046H.01I)
Specifies that state employees shall receive 10 consecutive work days of paid leave upon the birth or adoption of a child
HB 543 - (1119H.01I)
Dissolves the Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority on January 1, 2019
HB 544 - (1225H.01I)
Specifies that primary care providers who provide services to MO HealthNet participants after normal business hours are eligible for additional reimbursement
HB 716 - (1542H.02C)
Establishes a Prescription Abuse Registry
HB 761 - (1620H.01I)
Establishes requirements for authorized entities to stock epinephrine auto-injectors for use in emergencies
HB 762 - (1398H.01I)
Allows hospitals to employ dentists and other oral health care providers
HB 828 - (1605H.01I)
Establishes the “Social Innovation Grant Program” to find alternative solutions for serving the state's vulnerable populations
HB 887 - (1224H.03C)
Requires counties and municipalities to establish and maintain a government website
HB 902 - (1639H.01I)
Requires a school board of a district that has been unaccredited for three years to appoint a parent of a student to the board
HB 1077 - (2205H.01I)
Changes provisions of law relating to the public service commission's complaint procedure
HB 1163 - (1670H.01I)
Changes the laws regarding tax credits so that a total limit is placed on all economic development tax credits
HB 1164 - (1711H.01I)
Changes the laws regarding tax credits so that a total limit is placed on all economic development tax credits
Co-sponsored Bills
Past Legislation