99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
Representative Jered Taylor
Representative
Jered Taylor
District 139
Republican

Elected:2014 
Years Served:
Hometown:Nixa
Counties:Christian
Capitol Address
Address:MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Room 201-B
Jefferson City MO 65101 
Legislative Assistant:Aly Gatwood 
Phone:573-751-3833 
E-Mail:Jered.Taylor@house.mo.gov 
Biography
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.
Sponsored Bills
HB 1412 - (4812H.01I)
Requires administration of a statewide assessment test for five years before any revisions to the test may be made
HB 1413 - (4637H.01P)
Requires authorization for certain labor unions to use dues and fees to make political contributions and requires consent for withholding earnings from paychecks
HB 1414 - (4633H.01I)
Allows for the slaughter and processing of feral hogs for human consumption at facilities inspected by the USDA or Missouri Department of Agriculture
HB 1873 - (5547H.02C)
Imposes civil penalties for poaching certain animals
HB 1874 - (5529H.01I)
Requires all nonfood items sold in the state capitol to be made in the USA.
HB 1875 - (5531H.01I)
Creates the crime of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree if a person knowingly misuses a narcotic drug while pregnant
HB 1936 - (4644H.02I)
Modifies provisions relating to the concealed carrying of firearms
HB 1937 - (5381H.01I)
Prohibits political subdivisions from regulating the open carry of firearms
HB 2044 - (5769H.01P)
Allows a metropolitan planning organization to be considered a political subdivision for purposes of the Missouri local government employees' retirement system
Co-sponsored Bills
Amendments
Past Legislation