99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017
Conservation and Natural Resources, Chairman
Special Committee on Small Business
Subcommittee on Second Amendment Preservation
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Sonya Anderson, a Republican, represents part of Greene County, which includes part of Springfield (District 131), in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2012.
In addition to her legislative service, Rep. Anderson has over 20 years of experience in small business and management. She served as a corporate officer for Rose’s Down Home Cleaning, Inc.; as general manager for Ben Steele Properties; and as a recycling coordinator and accounts payable coordinator for Waste Management of Southwest Missouri. Rep. Anderson currently co-owns and operates Show Me Horses and Farrier Service.
Rep. Anderson is an active member of Glidewell Baptist Church. She is on the Board of Directors for Cross Roads Stock Horse Association, Missouri Equine Council and Greater Ozarks Pachyderm Club. Rep. Anderson is also on the Executive Board of Directors for the 7th District Missouri Republican Assembly. She is the founding member of the Multi State Stock Horse Invitational Championship Show
Rep. Anderson is a 1988 graduate from Willard. She attended Southwest Missouri State University.
Rep. Anderson is a 7th generation native of Greene County. She currently resides in Springfield with her husband, Jim. They have two children, Zack and Tyler.
Imposes civil penalties for poaching certain animals
Changes the laws regarding feral hogs
Requires referrals for out-of-state abortions to be accompanied by specified printed materials
Prohibits a municipality or utility company from holding an owner of a premises liable for the occupant's delinquent utility payments
Changes the laws regarding the confiscation of animals
Changes the laws regarding residential dwelling rentals