99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017
Administration and Accounts, Vice-Chairman
Subcommittee on Agriculture Education
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Tom Hurst, a Republican, represents parts of Osage, Cole, Miller, Phelps, Crawford, Gasconade counties and all of Maries County (District 62). He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2012.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Hurst is an accountant, farmer, auctioneer, business owner, and landlord.
Rep. Hurst has been awarded the National Leadership Award. He is an honorary co-chairman of the Business Council, and member of the Golden Key National Honor Society. He is a member of several originations including: St. Cecilia Church in Meta, Missouri Farm Bureau, Fraternal order of the Eagles, Fraternal order of the Elks, Knights of Columbus, Missouri Cattlemen’s Association, and Osage & Gasconade County 4-H. He served as treasurer of the City of Meta, president of Meta MFA, and vice president/volunteer of the Meta Rural Fire Dept.
A 1984 graduate of Fatima High, Rep. Hurst earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in accounting in 1988 from University of Missouri.
Born February 10, 1966, in Jefferson City, Rep. Hurst currently resides in Meta. He has three children: Macey, Hayden, & Emma.
Changes the laws regarding the final disposition of aborted fetal remains
Abolishes the doctrine of adverse possession in Missouri
Changes the laws regarding foreign ownership of agricultural land
Exempts individuals not paid by lobbyist principals from the registration and reporting requirements of lobbyists
Prohibits a person from transporting a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without the consent required by state law
Authorizes a sales tax in the city of Vienna, upon voter approval, whose revenue is dedicated to public safety
Urges the federal government to rescind the veterinary feed directive regulations that went into effect on January 1, 2017
Urges the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency to prioritize the cases of the 15 Missourians from the Vietnam War whose status remains presumptive finding of death