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State Rep. Michael Johnson (D-Kansas City) speaks on the Missouri House floor in Jefferson City on April 4, 2022 (file photo courtesy of Tim Bommel at House Communications)

Missouri legislation aims to help students who want to pursue careers in insurance

State Rep. Michael Johnson (D-Kansas City) speaks on the Missouri House floor in Jefferson City on April 4, 2022 (file photo courtesy of Tim Bommel at House Communications)

Legislation requiring career and technical education programs to offer courses leading to insurance certification will be voted on Wednesday by a Missouri House committee in Jefferson City.

State Rep. Michael Johnson (D-Kansas City) is an insurance agent. The Missouri Insurance Coalition and the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents back Johnson’s bill.

The bill would require the Missouri career and technical education programs to offer courses leading to insurance licensing and certification by 2024. The three-page bill is House Bill 1719.

 

 

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