99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017
Ex-officio member of all committees of the House
Subcommittee on Appropriations - Education
Subcommittee on Student Debt Relief
Conference Committee on Budget
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Kip Kendrick, a Democrat, represents part of the City of Columbia and Boone County in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2014 and re-elected for a second term in November 2016. Kendrick currently serves as the Minority Whip of the Democrat Caucus and one of the two Intern Coordinators for the House of Representatives.
Kendrick holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Columbia College and a graduate degree in Education Leadership & Policy Analysis from the University of Missouri.
Kendrick is a Board Member to the Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan, was appointed to the Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee, and serves on the Career & Technical Education Advisory Council. Kendrick serves on the Budget Committee, Education Appropriations Subcommittee, Pensions Committee, Consent & House Procedure Committee.
With a long-term history of civic engagement in Columbia, Kendrick comes to the House of Representatives having served as President of Benton-Stephens Neighborhood Association, Chair of the Columbia Neighborhood Leadership Program, a member of the City of Columbia Environment and Energy Commission, and Public Policy Chair for the Association for Persons in Supported Employment for the State of Missouri. Kendrick was named to the Columbia Business Times 20 under 40 class of 2015.
Kendrick's professional resume includes administrative positions with Job Point as an Employment Advisor, with Boone County Family Resources as Support Coordinator, with Columbia College as an Assistant Director of Admissions, and with the University of Missouri School of Journalism as a Study Abroad Advisor.
Kendrick, a native of Monroe City, Missouri, is married to Sarah Kendrick. They have a son, Abram Andrew Kendrick.
Modifies provisions of law relating to ethics
Establishes the "Student Loan Bill of Rights"
Grants authority to the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority to issue loans to refinance certain public or private student loans, education grants, and certain bonds, notes, or other obligations.
Designates a portion of State Highway 163 in Boone County as the "Sherman Brown Jr. Memorial Highway"
Establishes a work-study program within the department of higher education
Proposes a constitutional amendment changing the term limits for statewide elected officials