99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017
Representative Joshua Peters
Representative
Joshua Peters
District 076
Democrat

Elected:2013 
Years Served:
Hometown:St. Louis
Counties:
Capitol Address
Address:MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Room 130 DC
Jefferson City MO 65101 
Phone:573-751-7605 
E-Mail:Joshua.Peters@house.mo.gov 
District Address
Address:Rep. Joshua Peters
6085 West Florissant Ave.

St. Louis MO  63136 
Phone:314-389-1400 
Fax:  
Biography
Representative Joshua Peters represents portions of north Saint Louis City (District 76) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to the Missouri House in a special election held April 5, 2013.

In 2010, he graduated magna cum laude from Lincoln University, where he also became a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, The National Political Honor Society and served as President of the Student Government Association.

He served on the staff of United States Representative William Lacy Clay, Jr. for three years and then was appointed by President Barack Obama as a Confidential Assistant to the Under Secretary of Education.

Representative Peters serves as a local board member of the United States Selective Service System, as well as the Board of Directors for People’s Community Action Corporation.

Representative Peters is currently a member of the Cathedral Basilica Parish of St. Louis, Rotary International, and Congressional Black Associates.

Born August 25 in the City of St. Louis, he currently resides there.
Sponsored Bills
HB 167 - (0527H.01I)
Increases the state minimum wage to $15 per hour
HB 168 - (0709H.01I)
Establishes the "Missouri Promise Act"
HB 417 - (0818H.01I)
Prohibits a health insurer and any wellness program associated with a health insurer from sharing with an employer of an insured information relating to such insured’s usage of contraceptives
HB 418 - (0874H.01I)
Designates January 5th of each year as “Kappa Alpha Psi Day” in Missouri
HB 419 - (0731H.01I)
Requires the Department of Corrections, or its contracted vendors, to purchase beef or vegetable products grown or produced in Missouri
HB 420 - (0569H.01I)
Establishes the Food Deserts Act, which makes loans available to grocery stores in food deserts
HB 421 - (0567H.01I)
Authorizes an income tax exemption for residents who are at least seventy years old
HB 668 - (1476H.01I)
Allows the sheriff of the city of St. Louis to appoint deputies and assistants without the approval of a majority of the circuit judges of the circuit court of such city
HB 801 - (1206H.02I)
Designates the .44-caliber Smith and Wesson revolver as the official state hand gun of Missouri
HB 802 - (1688H.01I)
Requires licensed chiropractors to be reimbursed for the provision of MO HealthNet services
HB 978 - (1981H.01I)
Prohibits the Department of Mental Health from contracting with providers that operate methadone treatment programs
Co-sponsored Bills
Amendments
Past Legislation