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Pratt, Eric R.

Senate 2013-Present (District 55)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Scott

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 1/23/1964
Birth Place: ,
Birth County:
Birth Country:
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Prior Lake
Occupation (when first elected): Banking Risk Management, U.S. Bancorp

EDUCATION

Prior Lake High School; Secondary;
University of Colorado; B.A.; Economics
University of St. Thomas; M.B.A.; Business Administration and Finance

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

School Board/Administration: Prior Lake-Savage School District (Chairman, Treasurer); 2000 to 07/2012

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Tina
Children: Two children: Cameron (Cam, son), Samantha (Sammi, daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Special Legislative Concerns: economic growth, education and budget

His family moved to Prior Lake in 1978.

Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota, The Directory, 2013-2014.

Total Days Served: 2265

SESSIONS SERVED

91st Legislative Session (2019-2020) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 55
Elected: 11/8/2016
Residence: Prior Lake
Term of Office: 1/3/2017 to 1/5/2021
Counties Represented: Scott
Occupation: Banking Risk Management, U.S. Bancorp
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
  • Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
  • Finance
  • Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy (Chair)
  • Rules and Administration
Leadership Position: Assistant Majority Leader

90th Legislative Session (2017-2018)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 55
Elected: 11/8/2016
Residence: Prior Lake
Term of Office: 1/3/2017 to 1/5/2021
Counties Represented: Scott
Occupation: Banking Risk Management, U.S. Bancorp
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
  • E-12 Finance
  • E-12 Policy (Chair)
  • Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
  • Rules and Administration
  • Taxes
Leadership Position: Assistant Majority Leader
Leadership Position: Majority Whip

89th Legislative Session (2015-2016) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 55
Elected: 11/6/2012
Residence: Prior Lake
Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/2/2017
Counties Represented: Scott
Occupation: Banking Risk Management, U.S. Bancorp
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2015 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Commerce
  • Finance: E-12 Policy and Budget Division
  • Finance: Higher Education and Workforce Development Policy and Budget Division
  • Finance: Subcommittee on Equity
  • Finance: Transportation and Public Safety Policy and Budget Division

88th Legislative Session (2013-2014)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 55
Elected: 11/6/2012
Residence: Prior Lake
Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/2/2017
Counties Represented: Scott
Occupation: Banking Risk Management, U.S. Bancorp
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2013 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Commerce
  • Education
  • Finance: Higher Education and Workforce Development Division
  • Finance: Transportation and Public Safety Division
  • Higher Education and Workforce Development
  • Transportation and Public Safety
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