99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Ways and Means, Vice-Chairman
Rules - Legislative Oversight
Subcommittee on Agriculture Education
Special Investigative Committee on Oversight
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.
Prohibits temporary assistance for needy families (TANF) benefit cards from being used at ATMs or to access cash, and limits the items that may be purchased with TANF benefits
Repeals the requirement that all motor vehicles must obtain an inspection before the vehicle may be licensed
Prohibits the use of public funds for any stadium if twenty-nine other states adopt similar statutes
Modifies provisions relating to non-election successions in certain political subdivisions
Increases the membership of the Highways and Transportation Commission to eight commissioners
Changes the laws regarding rates charged by health care providers
Modifies provisions relating to landowners' obligation to control brush adjacent to county roads
Requires health carriers and health care providers to establish and participate in comparable health care service incentive programs
Modifies provisions relating to institutional performance measures for institutions of higher education
Changes the laws regarding income tax