100th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Ripley, Wayne, Butler, Carter
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Jefferson City MO 65101
Representative Jeff Shawan, a Republican, represents all of Carter and Ripley counties, and parts of Butler and Wayne counties (District 153) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2018.
Prior to joining the legislature, Shawan was a business owner in Missouri and Texas for more than 20 years. He also served as Emergency Management Director for Butler County.
Shawan has done volunteer work with the Red Cross, and worked as the shelter director at the Black River Coliseum to help provide shelter to those in need during the 2017 flood
Shawan is a lifetime patron member of the NRA.
He attended high school and Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff.
Born in Cape Girardeau, Shawan currently lives in Poplar Bluff with his wife, Christy. They have three children.
Modifies the penalties for the offense of resisting arrest
Requires child supports orders established or modified by the Family Support Division to be available on an automated case management system
Modifies provisions relating to fantasy sports contests
Establishes the Silica Claims Priorities Act
Expands the definition of "dangerous dog" for the purposes of committing the offense of keeping a dangerous dog
Modifies provisions relating to dealer license plates