Jason T. Smith

Representative, 8th District Missouri

Name: Jason T. Smith

Office Title: Representative, 8th District Missouri

First Elected: 06/04/2013

Last Elected:

Office Address:

Gender: Male

Family:

Date of Birth: 06/16/1980

Place of Birth: Saint Louis, MO

Home City: Salem, MO

Religion: Assemblies of God


National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Jan. 29, 2014 HR 2642 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 Conference Report Adopted – House
(251 – 166)
Yea
Jan. 28, 2014 HR 7 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act Bill Passed – House
(227 – 188)
Yea
Jan. 16, 2014 HR 3362 Exchange Information Disclosure Act Bill Passed – House
(259 – 154)
Yea
Jan. 13, 2014 HR 3811 Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act of 2014 Bill Passed – House
(291 – 122)
Yea
Jan. 9, 2014 HR 2279 Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2014 Bill Passed – House
(225 – 188)
Yea
Dec. 12, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(332 – 94)
Nay
Dec. 11, 2013 HR 2019 Kids First Research Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(295 – 103)
Yea
Dec. 5, 2013 H Amdt 521 Authorizes Judicial Discretion in Awarding Legal Fees in Patent Lawsuits Amendment Rejected – House
(199 – 213)
Did Not Vote
Dec. 5, 2013 H Amdt 524 Limits Covered Customers to Businesses With Less Than $25 Million in Revenue Amendment Rejected – House
(144 – 266)
Nay
Dec. 5, 2013 HR 3309 Innovation Act Bill Passed – House
(325 – 91)
Yea
Dec. 4, 2013 HR 1105 Small Business Capital Access and Job Preservation Act Bill Passed – House
(254 – 159)
Yea
Nov. 21, 2013 H Amdt 512 Requires Natural Gas Pipeline Applications to Include Certain Information Amendment Rejected – House
(183 – 233)
Nay
Nov. 21, 2013 H Amdt 513 Removes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Permit Issuance Requirement Amendment Rejected – House
(184 – 233)
Nay
Nov. 21, 2013 H Amdt 515 Prohibits the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act from Taking Effect During the Sequester Amendment Rejected – House
(175 – 243)
Nay
Nov. 21, 2013 HR 1900 Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act Bill Passed – House
(252 – 165)
Yea
Nov. 20, 2013 H Amdt 498 Specifies That Certain Fees Do Not Limit the Right to Petition Amendment Rejected – House
(199 – 222)
Nay
Nov. 20, 2013 H Amdt 499 Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to Require Certain Findings for Categorical Exclusions Amendment Rejected – House
(194 – 228)
Nay
Nov. 20, 2013 H Amdt 503 Requires a Report on the Effect of Flooding on Oil and Gas Facilities Amendment Rejected – House
(202 – 221)
Nay
Nov. 20, 2013 H Amdt 504 Appropriates $10 Million to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Amendment Rejected – House
(195 – 226)
Nay
Nov. 20, 2013 H Amdt 507 Specifies the Authority of the Secretary of Interior on the Regulation of Methane Emissions Amendment Rejected – House
(190 – 230)
Nay
Nov. 20, 2013 HR 1965 Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act Bill Passed – House
(228 – 192)
Yea
Nov. 20, 2013 HR 2728 Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act Bill Passed – House
(235 – 187)
Yea
Nov. 15, 2013 HR 3350 Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(261 – 157)
Yea
Nov. 14, 2013 HR 2655 Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(228 – 195)
Yea
Nov. 13, 2013 HR 982 Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(221 – 199)
Yea
Oct. 30, 2013 H J Res 99 Disapproval of the President’s Exercise of Authority to Suspend the Debt Limit Joint Resolution Passed – House
(222 – 191)
Yea
Oct. 30, 2013 HR 992 Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act Bill Passed – House
(292 – 122)
Yea
Oct. 29, 2013 HR 2374 Retail Investor Protection Act Bill Passed – House
(254 – 166)
Yea
Oct. 16, 2013 HR 2775 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(285 – 144)
Nay
Oct. 11, 2013 H J Res 76 National Nuclear Security Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Bill Passed – House
(248 – 176)
Yea
Oct. 10, 2013 H J Res 79 Border Security and Enforcement Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed – House
(249 – 175)
Yea
Oct. 9, 2013 H J Res 90 Federal Aviation Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed – House
(252 – 172)
Yea
Oct. 8, 2013 H J Res 84 Head Start Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed – House
(248 – 168)
Yea
Oct. 7, 2013 H J Res 77 Food and Drug Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed – House
(235 – 162)
Yea
Oct. 4, 2013 H J Res 75 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed – House
(244 – 164)
Yea
Oct. 4, 2013 H J Res 85 Federal Emergency Management Agency Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed – House
(247 – 164)
Yea
Oct. 3, 2013 HR 3230 Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act Bill Passed – House
(265 – 160)
Yea
Oct. 1, 2013 H J Res 70 National Park Service Operations, Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Failed – House
(252 – 176)
Yea
Oct. 1, 2013 H J Res 71 District of Columbia Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Failed – House
(265 – 163)
Yea
Oct. 1, 2013 H J Res 72 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Failed – House
(264 – 164)
Yea
Sept. 30, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(228 – 201)
Yea
Sept. 29, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(248 – 174)
Yea
Sept. 20, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed – House
(230 – 189)
Yea
Sept. 20, 2013 HR 1526 Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act Bill Passed – House
(244 – 173)
Yea
Sept. 18, 2013 H Amdt 463 Amends the Definition of “Strategic and Critical Minerals” Amendment Rejected – House
(187 – 241)
Nay
Sept. 18, 2013 H Amdt 466 Requires Mine Operators to Include the Cost of Cleanup in Financial Insurance Amendment Rejected – House
(191 – 235)
Nay
Sept. 18, 2013 HR 761 National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(246 – 178)
Yea
Sept. 12, 2013 HR 2775 No Subsidies Without Verification Act Bill Passed – House
(235 – 191)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 H Amdt 448 Requires Congressional Approval Prior to Establishing a Tax on Carbon Emissions Amendment Adopted – House
(237 – 176)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 H Amdt 450 Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Amendment Adopted – House
(227 – 185)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 HR 2009 Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(232 – 185)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 HR 367 Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(232 – 183)
Yea
Aug. 1, 2013 H Amdt 450 Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act House Sponsor
Aug. 1, 2013 HR 1582 Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(232 – 181)
Yea
Aug. 1, 2013 HR 2879 Stop Government Abuse Act Bill Passed – House
(239 – 176)
Yea
July 25, 2013 HR 2218 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(265 – 155)
Yea
July 24, 2013 H Amdt 413 Prohibits the National Security Agency from Collecting Records Under the PATRIOT Act Amendment Rejected – House
(205 – 217)
Yea
July 24, 2013 HR 2397 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014 Bill Passed – House
(315 – 109)
Yea
July 23, 2013 H Amdt 375 Prohibits the Use of Funds to Appoint Chaplains Without an Endorsing Agency Amendment Adopted – House
(253 – 173)
Yea
July 17, 2013 HR 2667 Authority for Mandate Delay Act Bill Passed – House
(264 – 161)
Yea
July 17, 2013 HR 2668 Fairness for American Families Act Bill Passed – House
(251 – 174)
Yea
July 11, 2013 HR 2642 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(216 – 208)
Yea
June 28, 2013 HR 2231 Offshore Energy and Jobs Act Bill Passed – House
(235 – 186)
Yea
June 20, 2013 H Amdt 227 Amends the Federal Sugar Program Amendment Rejected – House
(206 – 221)
Yea
June 20, 2013 H Amdt 231 Authorizes States to Require Federal Welfare Work Requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Amendment Adopted – House
(227 – 198)
Yea
June 20, 2013 HR 1947 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 Bill Failed – House
(195 – 234)
Yea
June 19, 2013 H Amdt 176 Restores $20.5 Billion in Appropriations for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Amendment Rejected – House
(188 – 234)
Nay
June 18, 2013 HR 1797 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Bill Passed – House
(228 – 196)
Yea
June 14, 2013 H Amdt 167 Prohibits the Use of Funds for the Transfer or Release of Guantanamo Detainees to Yemen Amendment Adopted – House
(236 – 188)
Yea
June 14, 2013 H Amdt 168 Establishes Framework for the Closing of the Detention Facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by December 1, 2014 Amendment Rejected – House
(174 – 249)
Nay
June 14, 2013 HR 1960 Authorizes Military Sexual Assault Victims to Decide who Determines Their Case Bill Passed – House
(315 – 108)
Yea
June 14, 2013 HR 1960 Authorizes Military Sexual Assault Victims to Decide who Determines Their Case Motion Rejected – House
(194 – 225)
Nay
June 6, 2013 H Amdt 136 Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order Amendment Adopted – House
(224 – 201)
Yea
June 6, 2013 HR 2217 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014 Bill Passed – House
(245 – 182)
Yea
June 5, 2013 H Amdt 121 Delays National Flood Insurance Premiums Increases Amendment Adopted – House
(281 – 146)
Nay
May 16, 2013 HR 2009 Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013 House Co-sponsor

Missouri Key Votes

May 15, 2013 HB 650 Limits Punitive Awards for Lead Exposure from Certain Mines Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(94 – 63)
Did Not Vote

National Key Votes

May 14, 2013 HR 7 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion ActMissouri Key Votes House Co-sponsor
May 14, 2013 SB 125 Amends State Intervention Process For Unaccredited Schools Bill Passed – House
(107 – 49)
Did Not Vote
May 13, 2013 HB 400 Establishes Requirements for the Administration of Abortion-Inducing Drugs Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(115 – 39)
Did Not Vote
May 9, 2013 HB 19 Appropriates Funds for Capitol Renovations Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(111 – 42)
Did Not Vote
May 9, 2013 HB 253 Authorizes Income Tax Cuts Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(103 – 51)
Did Not Vote
May 8, 2013 HB 436 Prohibits the Enforcement of Federal Firearm Regulations Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(116 – 38)
Yea
May 8, 2013 SB 114 Amends Homebrewed Beer and Liquor Distributor Regulations Bill Passed – House
(110 – 48)
Did Not Vote
May 8, 2013 SB 265 Prohibits Compliance with United Nations Agenda 21 Bill Passed – House
(118 – 37)
Yea
May 8, 2013 SB 267 Prohibits the Enforcement of Foreign Laws Bill Passed – House
(109 – 41)
Yea
May 6, 2013 HB 34 Expands Prevailing Wage Requirements for Public Works Projects Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(93 – 64)
Did Not Vote
May 2, 2013 HB 555 Repeals Motorcycle Helmet Law Bill Passed – House
(94 – 63)
Did Not Vote

National Key Votes

 

April 26, 2013 HR 1797 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act House Co-sponsor

Missouri Key Votes

 

April 18, 2013 HB 400 Establishes Requirements for the Administration of Abortion-Inducing Drugs Bill Passed – House
(115 – 39)
Yea
April 18, 2013 HB 436 Prohibits the Enforcement of Federal Firearm Regulations Bill Passed – House
(115 – 41)
Yea
April 11, 2013 HB 533 Authorizes State Employees to Keep Firearms in Vehicles Bill Passed – House
(126 – 25)
Did Not Vote
April 4, 2013 HB 46 Prohibits the Use of Unmanned Aircrafts Bill Passed – House
(87 – 66)
Did Not Vote
March 7, 2013 HJR 4 Increases Representative Term Limits Joint Resolution Passed – House
(121 – 31)
Did Not Vote
Feb. 28, 2013 HB 34 Authorizes School Districts To Opt Out of Prevailing Wage Requirement Bill Passed – House
(89 – 59)
Yea
Feb. 28, 2013 HB 388 Requires School Ratings Based on Student Performance Bill Passed – House
(128 – 23)
Yea
Feb. 28, 2013 HJR 11 Establishes the Constitutional Right to Farm Joint Resolution Passed – House
(110 – 41)
Yea
Feb. 14, 2013 HB 48 Requires Photo Identification for Voting Bill Passed – House
(105 – 48)
Did Not Vote
Feb. 12, 2013 HB 555 Repeals Motorcycle Helmet Law House Co-sponsor
Feb. 11, 2013 HB 533 Authorizes State Employees to Keep Firearms in Vehicles House Co-sponsor

 

Missouri Key Votes

 

 

 

National Key Votes

 

Missouri Key Votes

 

Jan. 22, 2013 HB 253 Authorizes Income Tax Cuts House Co-sponsor
Jan. 17, 2013 HJR 11 Establishes the Constitutional Right to Farm House Co-sponsor
May 18, 2012 SB 749 Authorizes Employers to Exempt Contraception from Healthcare Coverage Conference Report Adopted – House
(105 – 33)
Yea
May 15, 2012 SB 576 Authorizes the Expansion of Charter Schools Bill Passed – House
(99 – 54)
Yea
May 7, 2012 Amdt 1 Rescinds Funding for the Sue Shear Institute Amendment Adopted – House
(93 – 59)
Yea
May 3, 2012 HB 1526 Amends Teacher Dismissal Policies Bill Passed – House
(83 – 76)
Yea
April 26, 2012 HB 1540 Prohibits Employees from Suing Co-Workers for Job Injuries Bill Passed – House
(99 – 47)
Yea
April 19, 2012 HB 1534 Prohibits Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Bill Passed – House
(108 – 44)
Yea
April 19, 2012 HB 1860 Prohibits Undisclosed Recording of Livestock Bill Passed – House
(108 – 32)
Yea
March 29, 2012 HB 1046 Requires Proof of Citizenship for Presidential Candidates Bill Passed – House
(92 – 49)
Yea
March 29, 2012 HB 1541 Provides Exemptions on Participating in Certain Medical Procedures. Bill Passed – House
(113 – 41)
Yea
March 7, 2012 SB 572 Amends Worker’s Compensation Bill Passed – House
(87 – 68)
Yea
Feb. 9, 2012 HB 1104 Requires Photo Identification to Vote Bill Passed – House
(101 – 54)
Yea
Feb. 9, 2012 HB 1219 Workplace Discrimination Amendments Bill Passed – House
(89 – 68)
Yea
Jan. 26, 2012 HB 1534 Prohibits Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act House Co-sponsor
Jan. 26, 2012 HB 1541 Provides Exemptions on Participating in Certain Medical Procedures. House Co-sponsor
Jan. 19, 2012 HJR 43 Limits State Spending Amendment Adopted – House
(105 – 54)
Yea
Jan. 4, 2012 HB 1104 Requires Photo Identification to Vote House Co-sponsor
Oct. 6, 2011 SB 8 Tax Credit Amendments Bill Passed – House
(98 – 48)
Yea
Sept. 23, 2011 HA 1 to SB 7 Prohibits Public Funding for Certain Life Science Research Projects Amendment Rejected – House
(68 – 74)
Yea
Sept. 23, 2011 SB 7 Incentives for Science-Based Businesses Bill Passed – House
(94 – 48)
Nay
Sept. 9, 2011 HB 1 Authority Over the Saint Louis Police Department Bill Passed – House
(123 – 27)
Yea
Sept. 9, 2011 HB 6 Appropriations for Missouri Disaster Relief Bill Passed – House
(127 – 22)
Yea
May 10, 2011 HB 73 Drug Testing Of Welfare Recipients Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(113 – 34)
Yea
May 4, 2011 HB 193 Congressional Redistricting Plan Veto Override Passed – House
(109 – 44)
Yea
April 13, 2011 SB 113 Regulating Animal Care Facilities Bill Passed – House
(85 – 71)
Yea
April 6, 2011 HB 193 Congressional Redistricting Bill Passed – House
(106 – 53)
Yea
March 17, 2011 HB 213 Restrictions on Late-Term Abortions Bill Passed – House
(119 – 38)
Yea
March 10, 2011 HB 167 Driver License Examinations Administered in English Only Bill Passed – House
(102 – 56)
Yea
March 3, 2011 HB 61 Minimum Wage Bill Passed – House
(92 – 60)
Yea
Jan. 13, 2011 HB 213 Restrictions on Late-Term Abortions House Co-sponsor
Jan. 11, 2011 HB 167 Driver License Examinations Administered in English Only House Co-sponsor
Jan. 11, 2011 HR 39 Attorney General Challenge of the Federal Health Care Law Resolution Passed – House
(115 – 46)
Yea
Jan. 5, 2011 HB 73 Drug Testing Of Welfare Recipients House Co-sponsor
July 14, 2010 HB 1 Public Retirement Systems Conference Report Adopted – House
(84 – 53)
Did Not Vote
July 14, 2010 HB 2 Manufacturing Jobs Act Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(101 – 40)
Did Not Vote
June 29, 2010 HB 1 Public Retirement Systems Bill Passed – House
(92 – 54)
Yea
June 29, 2010 HB 2 Manufacturing Jobs Act Bill Passed – House
(125 – 19)
Did Not Vote
May 14, 2010 SB 793 Abortion Law Amendments Bill Passed – House
(114 – 39)
Yea
May 13, 2010 SB 586 Sexually Oriented Business Regulations Bill Passed – House
(118 – 28)
Yea
May 12, 2010 HB 1311 Coverage for Individuals Diagnosed with Autism Conference Report Adopted – House
(144 – 16)
Yea
May 11, 2010 HB 1764 Prohibits Mandatory Participation in a Health Care System Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(108 – 47)
Yea
April 29, 2010 HB 2011 2010-2011 Department of Social Services Budget Conference Report Adopted – House
(93 – 63)
Yea
April 28, 2010 HB 2002 2010-2010 Education Budget Conference Report Adopted – House
(87 – 64)
Yea
April 28, 2010 HB 2003 Higher Education Appropriations Conference Report Adopted – House
(115 – 34)
Yea
April 28, 2010 HB 2010 2010-2011 Department of Mental Health and Department of Health and Senior Serices Budget Conference Report Adopted – House
(85 – 70)
Yea

 

April 1, 2010 HB 1747 Authorizing Horse Slaughterhouses Bill Passed – House
(91 – 61)
Yea
March 31, 2010 HB 1601 St. Louis Police Department Governance Modifications Motion Rejected – House
(66 – 86)
Yea
March 30, 2010 HB 1327 Abortion Regulation Modifications Bill Passed – House
(113 – 37)
Yea
March 17, 2010 Amdt 4 Deleting an Education Foundation Formula Modification Amendment Rejected – House
(73 – 83)
Yea
Jan. 19, 2010 HCR 18 Statement of Opposition to Federal Health Care Proposal Joint Resolution Passed – House
(111 – 46)
Yea
Jan. 12, 2010 HB 1601 St. Louis Police Department Governance Modifications House Co-sponsor
Jan. 6, 2010 HB 1327 Abortion Regulation Modifications House Co-sponsor
Sept. 16, 2009 HB 544 Increasing Legislative Oversight of Federal Funds Veto Override Failed – House
(86 – 71)
Yea
May 14, 2009 SB 291 Education Provision Modifications Bill Passed – House
(110 – 46)
Yea
May 12, 2009 SB 306 State Health Care Expansion Bill Passed – House
(83 – 77)
Yea
May 7, 2009 HB 11 2009-2010 Social Services Budget Conference Report Adopted – House
(87 – 74)
Yea
May 4, 2009 HB 22 Capital Improvements Bill Passed – House
(117 – 42)
Yea
April 30, 2009 SB 71 Income Tax Rate Reduction and Additional Tax Credt Bill Passed – House
(86 – 66)
Yea
April 28, 2009 Amdt 1 Allowing Pharmacists to Refuse to Provide “Abortifacients” Amendment Adopted – House
(115 – 43)
Yea
April 16, 2009 HB 258 Excluding Tipped Employees from Mandatory Minimum Wage Increases Bill Passed – House
(86 – 74)
Yea
April 16, 2009 HB 668 Firearm Regulation Amendments Bill Passed – House
(105 – 50)
Yea
April 16, 2009 HB 795 Minimum Wage and Sales Tax Modifications for Businesses Bill Passed – House
(87 – 70)
Yea
April 16, 2009 HJR 32 Bonds to Fund Higher Education Joint Resolution Passed – House
(131 – 28)
Nay
April 2, 2009 HB 681 Special Elections for Statewide Office Vacancies Bill Passed – House
(94 – 63)
Yea
March 26, 2009 HB 10 2009-10 Health Budget Bill Passed – House
(88 – 66)
Yea
March 26, 2009 HB 11 2009-2010 Social Services Budget Bill Passed – House
(88 – 66)
Yea
March 26, 2009 HB 2 2009-10 Education Budget Bill Passed – House
(92 – 64)
Yea
March 12, 2009 HJR 23 Constitutional State Spending Cap Joint Resolution Passed – House
(82 – 78)
Yea
March 11, 2009 HB 46 Expansion of Abortion Laws Bill Passed – House
(115 – 43)
Yea
Feb. 26, 2009 HB 242 Authorizing Four-Day School Weeks Bill Passed – House
(101 – 60)
Yea
Feb. 11, 2009 HB 681 Special Elections for Statewide Office Vacancies House Sponsor
Feb. 2, 2009 HB 544 Increasing Legislative Oversight of Federal Funds House Sponsor
Jan. 26, 2009 HCR 5 Rejecting Pay Increases for Elected Officials and Judges Resolution Passed – House
(129 – 31)
Yea
Jan. 12, 2009 HB 242 Authorizing Four-Day School Weeks House Co-sponsor
Jan. 7, 2009 HB 191 Law Changes Regarding Taxation House Co-sponsor
Jan. 7, 2009 HB 46 Expansion of Abortion Laws House Co-sponsor
May 16, 2008 HB 1549, 1771, 1395, 2366 Undocumented Immigrants Conference Report Adopted – House
(136 – 12)
Yea
May 16, 2008 SB 1038 Repealing Campaign Contribution Limits Bill Passed – House
(83 – 72)
Yea
May 13, 2008 SB 711 Property Tax Regulations Bill Passed – House
(147 – 6)
Yea
May 7, 2008 HB 2011 2008-2009 Department of Social Services Budget Conference Report Adopted – House
(86 – 63)
Yea
May 7, 2008 HB 2393 Mega-Project Tax Credits Bill Passed – House
(138 – 14)
Yea
May 6, 2008 HB 2010 2008-2009 Department of Mental Health and Department of Health and Senior Services Budget Conference Report Adopted – House
(87 – 63)
Yea
May 5, 2008 HB 2002 2008-2009 Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Budget Conference Report Adopted – House
(88 – 62)
Yea
May 5, 2008 HB 2003 2008-2009 Department of Higher Education Budget Conference Report Adopted – House
(88 – 63)
Yea
April 24, 2008 HB 1851 Minimum Wage and Overtime Pay Changes Bill Failed – House
(68 – 82)
Yea
April 24, 2008 HB 2059 Establishes the Professional Relationships Between Teachers and School Districts Act. Bill Passed – House
(83 – 67)
Yea
April 21, 2008 HB 1831 Prohibiting Coerced Abortion Bill Passed – House
(113 – 33)
Yea
April 21, 2008 HB 2393 Mega-Project Tax Credits Bill Passed – House
(125 – 16)
Yea
April 17, 2008 HJR 71 Sales Tax for Veterans’ Services Joint Resolution Passed – House
(106 – 39)
Yea
April 16, 2008 HB 1066 Teacher Certification Bill Passed – House
(85 – 63)
Yea
April 14, 2008 HJR 49 Appellate Judicial Commissioners Joint Resolution Failed – House
(69 – 83)
Yea
April 10, 2008 HJR 70 State Spending Limit Joint Resolution Passed – House
(84 – 65)
Yea
April 3, 2008 HJR 41 Prohibiting Judges from Imposing Taxes Joint Resolution Passed – House
(82 – 68)
Yea
April 1, 2008 HJR 43 Constitutional Amendment Limiting Property Taxes Amendment Adopted – House
(133 – 19)
Yea
March 27, 2008 HB 2002 2008-2009 Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Budget Bill Passed – House
(90 – 66)
Yea
March 27, 2008 HB 2003 2008-2009 Department of Higher Education Budget Bill Passed – House
(90 – 66)
Yea
March 27, 2008 HB 2010 2008-2009 Department of Mental Health and Department of Health and Senior Services Budget Bill Passed – House
(87 – 66)
Yea
March 27, 2008 HB 2011 2008-2009 Department of Social Services Budget Bill Passed – House
(87 – 62)
Yea
March 6, 2008 HB 1619 Monitoring Prescription Drug Sales Bill Passed – House
(84 – 69)
Yea
March 6, 2008 HB 1779 Regulation of Telecommunications Services Bill Passed – House
(130 – 22)
Yea
March 4, 2008 HA 5 Defining Mifepristone as a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance Amendment Adopted – House Yea
Feb. 25, 2008 HB 1406 Establishment of Drunk Driving Memorial Sign Program Bill Passed – House
(82 – 51)
Yea
Jan. 24, 2008 HB 1851 Minimum Wage and Overtime Pay Changes House Co-sponsor
Jan. 10, 2008 HB 1619 Monitoring Prescription Drug Sales House Co-sponsor
Aug. 23, 2007 HB 2 Extended Transportation Projects Contract Bill Passed – House
(135 – 14)
Yea
Aug. 23, 2007 HCS HB 1 Economic Development Bill Passed – House
(129 – 20)
Yea
May 7, 2007 SS6 SCS SB 389 Higher Education Bill Passed – House
(91 – 64)
Yea
March 1, 2007 HB 269 College Admission of Undocumented Immigrants Bill Passed – House
(120 – 35)
Yea
May 12, 2006 CCS2 HCS SS2 SCS SB 1014 Voter Identification and Poll Regulation Conference Report Adopted – House
(84 – 73)
Yea
May 12, 2006 HJR 55 Salaries and State Pensions for Public Officials Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(115 – 40)
Nay
May 12, 2006 SS2 SCS HCS HB 1456 Unemployment Compensation Changes Bill Passed – House
(90 – 65)
Yea
May 11, 2006 CCS SS HCS HB 1900 Campaign Finance and Lobbying Conference Report Adopted – House
(88 – 67)
Yea
May 4, 2006 HCS SS2 SCS SB 1014 Voter Identification and Poll Regulation Bill Passed – House
(94 – 65)
Yea
April 27, 2006 HCS HB 1814 English as the State’s Official Language Bill Passed РHouse
(122 – 30)
Yea
April 25, 2006 HCS HB 1022 State College and University Appropriations Bill Passed – House
(109 – 47)
Yea
April 24, 2006 HA 1 Education Loans Amendment Rejected – House
(47 – 107)
Nay
April 24, 2006 HB 1619 Franchise Tax Rates Bill Passed – House
(111 – 39)
Yea
April 24, 2006 HB 1910 Public Construction and Labor Requirements Bill Passed – House
(83 – 70)
Yea
April 20, 2006 HB 1864 College Admission of Undocumented Immigrants Bill Passed – House
(119 – 30)
Yea
April 13, 2006 HB 1865 Access Missouri Scholarship Program Bill Passed – House
(84 – 71)
Yea
April 13, 2006 HCS HB 1944 Eminent Domain Bill Passed – House
(154 – 4)
Yea
April 12, 2006 HA 9 Eminent Domain Amendment Rejected – House
(23 – 129)
Nay
April 6, 2006 HB 994 Motorcycle Helmet Requirements Bill Passed – House
(95 – 59)
Yea
April 6, 2006 HJR 39 Prayer in Public Schools Joint Resolution Passed – House
(134 – 19)
Yea
March 13, 2006 CCS SCS HCS HB 1014 Budget Supplements Conference Report Adopted – House
(92 – 63)
Yea
March 1, 2006 HA 3 Health Care Premiums Amendment Amendment Rejected – House
(76 – 82)
Yea
Feb. 23, 2006 HCS HB 1014 Budget Supplements Bill Passed – House
(102 – 49)
Yea
Feb. 21, 2006 SCS SB 578 Funeral Protests Prohibition Bill Passed – House
(139 – 17)
Yea
Jan. 4, 2006 HJR 39 Prayer in Public Schools House Co-sponsor

Profession: Attorney, Real estate agent

Education:
JD, School of Law, Oklahoma City University, 2004
BS, University of Missouri, Columbia, 2001

Political Experience:
Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 8, 2013-present
Won Special Election, United State House of Representatives, District 8, June 4, 2013
Majority Whip, Missouri State House of Representatives, 2011-2013
Representative, Missouri State House of Representatives, 2005-2013
Former Assistant Deputy Majority Whip, Missouri State House of Representatives

Professional Experience:
Attorney
Real Estate Agent
Small Business Owner

Non Legislative Committees:

Current Legislative Committees:
Judiciary, Member
Natural Resources, Member
Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, Member
Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs, Member
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation, Member
Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law, Member
Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, Member

Organization:
Board Member, Court Appointed Special Advocate, present
Member, Cuba Chamber of Commerce, present
Member, Grace Community Church, present
Member, Missouri Farm Bureau, present
Member, Missouri State Bar Association, present
Member, National Rifle Association, present
Board Member, Salem Area Community Betterment Association, present
Member, Salem Chamber of Commerce, present
President, Salem Future Farmers of America Alumni Association, present
Member, Steelville Chamber of Commerce, present

Awards and Publications:

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