99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017
General Laws, Vice-Chairman
Professional Registration and Licensing
Rules - Administrative Oversight
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Kirk Mathews, a republican, represents southwest St. Louis County including Eureka and parts of Wildwood, and parts of eastern Franklin County including most of Pacific (District 110) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November of 2014.
In 1997 Rep. Mathews started a healthcare company that grew over 14 years to employ physicians in 19 different states. During that time, he authored a book on recruiting hospitalists and served on the Public Policy Committee of the Society of Hospital Medicine, the professional society that represents the nation’s 42,000 hospitalists. Since selling the company in 2011, Rep. Mathews joined a real estate business that serves the St. Louis area.
Rep. Mathews and his wife of 34 years live in Pacific, Missouri and are members of Genesis Church Eureka. They have four children.
Rep. Mathews has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and an MBA, both from Northwest Missouri State University where he was a decorated athlete.
Specifies the representation that collective bargaining units can provide within the bi-state development agency
Enacts provisions relating to transportation network companies
Establishes the offense of filing false documents
Authorizes the city of Eureka, Town & County and Bellefontaine Neighbors to levy a sales tax, upon voter approval, whose revenue is dedicated to public safety
Creates and modifies provisions relating to punitive damages
Creates licensure requirements for a statewide electrical contractor's license
Creates and modifies provisions relating to punitive damage awards
Establishes the “Social Innovation Grant Program” to find alternative solutions for serving the state's vulnerable populations
Changes the laws regarding hotel license fees by imposing limits to the rates a city may levy
Authorizes a property tax exemption for the homestead of disabled veteran or first responder