99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017
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Consent and House Procedure
Subcommittee on Appropriations - Agriculture, Conservation, Natural Resources, and Economic Development
Subcommittee on Student Debt Relief
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Curtis Trent, a Republican, represents Southwest Springfield and the City of Battlefield in the Missouri House of Representatives. Curtis was elected to his first term in November of 2016.
Curtis is an attorney who practiced in administrative law concerning Social Security Disability. He also served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Missouri’s 7th District Congressman Billy Long.
Curtis grew up on a small farm in Southwest Missouri before attending Missouri State University in Springfield where he graduated summa cum laude with a major in Political Science and a minor in History. Curtis furthered his education at Saint Louis University School of Law and was admitted to the Missouri State Bar after obtaining a law degree.
Curtis is an active member of the Church of Christ and has worked in the Lord’s service as a song leader, prayer leader, and teacher. He is a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, along with many other clubs and community groups.
Changes the laws regarding the Amber Alert System and establishes Hailey's Law
Specifies that any rule promulgated by a state agency that will have a major impact on any persons or entities in the state shall be approved by the General Assembly and the Governor
Establishes the State Capitol Complex Committee
Changes the laws regarding the state merit personnel system
Allows a landlord to change the locks on a premises upon the request of the tenant who provides proof that the tenant or child of the tenant has obtained an ex parte or full order of protection
Allows school districts to display on school property scenes or symbols associated with traditional winter celebrations
Allows certain records to be closed if maintained by fire departments or fire protection districts
Provides that a managed care plan's network is adequate if the health carrier is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care
Requires the state board of education to perform certain duties