99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017
Representative Becky Ruth
Representative
Becky Ruth
District 114
Republican

Elected:2014 
Years Served:
Hometown:Festus
Counties:
Capitol Address
Address:MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Room 235BA
Jefferson City MO 65101 
Phone:573-751-4451 
E-Mail:Becky.Ruth@house.mo.gov 
Biography
Rep. Becky Ruth, a Republican, represents part of Jefferson County (District 114) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2014.

In addition to her legislative duties, Rep. Ruth currently works as a real estate agent. She is also a retired teacher and taught at Festus High School.

Rep. Ruth is a 1982 graduate from Festus R-6 High School in Festus, MO. She received her B.A. with teacher certification from the College of the Ozarks.

Rep. Ruth attends Victory Church in Pevely, MO. She currently serves as a State Director for the Jefferson County Board of Realtors. In addition, she is a member of the Jefferson County Parents as Teachers Advisory Board and The Jefferson County Growth Association. In 2009 she was the State President of the Missouri State Teachers Association.
She has received the MSTA Friend of Education Award, The Local and State Legislative Award from the YMCA, and the Friend of Agriculture Award from the MO Farm Bureau.

Born September 27, 1964, Rep. Ruth currently resides in Festus with her Husband, Don. They have four children and four grandchildren.
Sponsored Bills
HB 65 - (0106H.03I)
Establishes the Waterways Trust Fund
HB 66 - (0277S.03C)
Expands the newborn screening requirements to include spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and Hunter syndrome
HB 67 - (0103H.01I)
Specifies that a teacher representative shall be appointed to the State Board of Education
HB 563 - (1041H.02C)
Establishes the First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Act and authorizes a tax deduction for contributions to a savings account dedicated to buying a first home
HB 811 - (1732H.01P)
Allows a port authority to establish an advanced industrial manufacturing zone in an area within the port authority's ownership or control, and allows a port authority to expand or contract the area of an AIM zone by resolution
HB 915 - (1898H.02P)
Designates June 27 of each year as "Post Traumatic Stress Awareness Day" in Missouri
HB 963 - (1969H.01I)
Provides that the supervisor of liquor control shall have the sole authority to approve all labels for keg collars, bottles, and cans for beer that is exclusively produced and sold in the state
HB 1230 - (2359H.01I)
Establishes the First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Act and authorizes a tax deduction for contributions to a savings account dedicated to buying a first home
HCR 27 - (1756H.01I)
Urges the United States Congress to support U.S. Senate Bill S. 89
Co-sponsored Bills
Amendments
Past Legislation