99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
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Special Committee on Government Oversight, Chairman
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Rick Brattin
P.O. Box 1686
Raymore MO 64083
Rep. Rick Brattin, a Republican, represents Cass County (District 55) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2010.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Brattin owns and operates Brattin Construction. He also served in the United States Marine Corps for six years.
Rep. Brattin attends Abundant Life Baptist Church. He is a member of the NRA, Chamber of Commerce and the NFIB.
Rep. Brattin is a 1999 graduate of Lee’s Summit High School.
Born July 22, 1980 in Harrisonville, Rep. Brattin currently resides there with his wife, Athena. He is the proud father of Mariah, Kayla, Rick III, Garrett, and Hannah.
Eliminates tenure for new employees at public institutions of higher education and specifies information that public institutions of higher education must make available to the public
Modifies provisions regarding municipal court procedure and the revenue collected from certain municipal ordinance violations
Requires all inmates receiving an on-site non-emergency medical examination or treatment from correctional center personnel to be charged fifty cents per visit
Requires each state department to report expenditures to the appropriations committee that oversees the department
Requires all employers and business entities to enroll and actively participate in a federal work authorization program and imposes stricter penalties for employing an unauthorized alien
Implements the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement and dedicates the resulting revenue to the State Road Fund
Changes the law regarding sanctuary policies for municipalities and other political subdivisions
Requires candidates in political subdivision and special district elections to declare a political party.
Increases the penalty for assault on a law enforcement animal
Creates new provisions of law relating to animal chiropractic practitioners
Changes the laws regarding tax increment financing and transportation development districts
Establishes the Freedom to Choose Trash Collection Services Act, which requires voter approval of any contract with mandated haulers of trash collection except in North Kansas City, Kansas City, and St. Louis
Requires the State Board of Mediation to conduct an election to certify the exclusive bargaining representatives of an appropriate collective bargaining unit for certain public employees every two years
Authorizes a property tax exemption for individuals who have owned real property for thirty years and individuals who have owned personal property for ten years