100th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Representative Ann Kelley
Ann Kelley
District 127

Years Served:
Counties:Dade, Barton, Jasper, Cedar
Capitol Address
Address:MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Room 102-BB
Jefferson City MO 65101 
Legislative Assistant:Johanna Henry 
Representative Ann Kelley, a Republican, represents Barton, Dade, and parts of Jasper and Cedar counties (District 127) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2018. Her seat was previously held by her husband, Mike, for eight years.

Prior to her legislative service, Kelley worked as an educator. For 13 years she worked as a middle school English Language Arts teacher with the Lamar School District. She also has owned and operated a licensed daycare.

Kelley is a member of the Chambers of Commerce for Barton County, Sarcoxie, Lockwood, and Greenfield. She also is a member of the NRA, Missouri Farm Bureau, and the Missouri State Teachers Association. Kelley also serves as a board member for the Barton County Ambulance District. Kelley and her husband attend Oakton United Methodist Church.

A graduate of Liberal High School, Kelley attended Missouri Southern State University where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Middle School Science and English. She also obtained a master’s degree in Curriculum and Middle School Reading and Writing from Grand Canyon University.

Born in Joplin, Kelley currently resides in Lamar with her husband. They have a son, Brenden.
Sponsored Bills
HB 205 - (0721H.01I)
Requires insurance companies to cover hearing aids
HB 207 - (0370H.04P)
Allows Missouri driver's license applicants to elect to have a medical alert notation placed on the person's driver's license or nondriver's identification card
HB 221 - (0364H.01I)
Modifies provisions relating to the A+ schools program
HB 222 - (0577H.01I)
Establishes a statewide hearing aid distribution program
HB 281 - (0922H.01I)
Allows school districts to implement alternative instruction plans to avoid make-up days
HB 364 - (0972H.01I)
Modifies provisions relating to a tax deduction for educator expenses
HB 418 - (0386H.01I)
Allows first responders to display local government license plates containing the words "emergency responder" on personal motor vehicles when responding to calls
HB 421 - (1146H.01I)
Exempts certain property acquired during the marriage from marital property
HB 464 - (1205H.01I)
Requires each local school district and charter school to have on file a policy for reading success plans for certain students
HB 556 - (1310H.02I)
Re-establishes the Motorist Insurance Identification Database Program to verify compliance with motor vehicle financial responsibility requirements and changes the laws regarding towing of certain vehicles
HB 590 - (1301H.01I)
Bars certain professionals and entities from being held liable for damages resulting from any lawfully conducted body cavity search
HB 613 - (1390H.01I)
Allows public institutions of higher education to charge differential tuition rates based on program of study
HB 615 - (1406H.01I)
Repeals provisions of the Higher Education Student Funding Act
HB 697 - (1564H.01I)
Changes the law regarding timeshare agreements
HB 753 - (1726H.01I)
Replaces the student representative on the Board of Curators of the University of Missouri with a student curator
HB 754 - (1702H.01I)
Establishes a specialty license plate for the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
HB 755 - (1666H.01I)
Adds new provisions relating to contraceptive coverage
HJR 39 - (1802H.01I)
Proposes a constitutional amendment that establishes daylight saving time as new standard time
Co-sponsored Bills
Past Legislation