100th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Assistant Majority Floor Leader
Gentry, De Kalb, Harrison, Daviess
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Ex-officio member of all committees of the House
Subcommittee on Internet Taxation, Chairman
Ways and Means
Joint Committee on Tax Policy
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. J. Eggleston, a Republican, represents Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, and Harrison counties (District 2) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2014. In 2018, Rep. Eggleston was elected by his peers to serve as Assistant Majority Floor Leader.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Eggleston is a small business owner in his district. Prior to being elected to the Missouri House of Representatives, Rep. Eggleston grew up on a farm in DeKalb County MO, and was a software engineer in Silicon Valley from 1987-1992. He currently owns a consumer electronics small business he founded in 1994.
Rep. Eggleston is a graduate of Maysville High School in Maysville, MO, and later received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Engineering Technology. Born in DeKalb County, MO, Rep. Eggleston currently resides near Maysville with his wife, Cathie. They have two children.
In 2018, Rep. Eggleston donated a kidney to help his wife and two strangers, and remains an active advocate for organ donation to save the lives of those with health issues.
Modifies provisions relating to the organ donor registry
Repeals the requirement that all motor vehicles must obtain an inspection before the vehicle may be licensed
Modifies provisions for temporary assistance to needy families and supplemental nutrition assistance programs.
Modifies provisions related to the collection and retention of fees by certain motor vehicle licensing offices
Establishes Simplified Remote Sales Tax provisions
Creates provisions relating to the location and operation of wind turbines
Establishes the Missouri Rural Workforce Development Act