99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
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Subcommittee on Appropriations - General Administration, Vice-Chairman
Special Committee on Government Oversight
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Jered Taylor, a Republican, represents western Christian County (District 139) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2014, and was re-elected in 2016.
Prior to his legislative duties, Rep. Taylor worked as a Field Representative for Congressman Billy Long. He also worked in retail management for six years.
Rep. Taylor has actively served his community by mentoring elementary students, working on Habitat for Humanity projects, fundraising for the Multiple Sclerosis 150 mile bike ride, and working as an Emergency Medical Technician.
A graduate of Hannibal High School, Rep. Taylor obtained a B.S. in Administration of Justice from Hannibal-LaGrange University. While at Hannibal-LaGrange, he was a member of Phi Beta Delta, a community service fraternity. He was also elected as the Student Body President.
Rep. Taylor currently resides in Nixa with his wife and three daughters. He and his family are members of Jefferson Avenue Baptist Church in Springfield.
Requires administration of a statewide assessment test for five years before any revisions to the test may be made
Requires authorization for certain labor unions to use dues and fees to make political contributions and requires consent for withholding earnings from paychecks
Allows for the slaughter and processing of feral hogs for human consumption at facilities inspected by the USDA or Missouri Department of Agriculture
Imposes civil penalties for poaching certain animals
Requires all nonfood items sold in the state capitol to be made in the USA.
Creates the crime of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree if a person knowingly misuses a narcotic drug while pregnant
Modifies provisions relating to the concealed carrying of firearms
Prohibits political subdivisions from regulating the open carry of firearms
Allows a metropolitan planning organization to be considered a political subdivision for purposes of the Missouri local government employees' retirement system