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Representative John Burris (R)
923 West Prospect Avenue, Harrison, 72601
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Phone870-688-6181
Emailburrisforstaterep@gmail.com
District85
Seniority Number98
OccupationLong-Term Replacement Teacher
Church AffiliationBaptist
Public ServiceFirst Term in House 2009
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1146
Act 239
AN ACT TO REQUIRE FIREWORK SALES TO BE AT LEAST FIFTY FEET FROM COMBUSTIBLES AND TO REQUIRE "NO SMOKING" SIGNS AT RETAIL ENTRANCES.
 HB1147
Act 240
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE APPLICATION PERIOD FOR FIREWORK PUBLIC DISPLAY PERMITS FROM TWO DAYS TO FIVE DAYS.
 HB1152
Act 241
AN ACT TO AMEND THE FIREWORK SHOOTER'S LICENSING PERIOD TO START WHEN THE APPLICATION IS APPROVED TO ALLOW FOR A FULL FIVE-YEAR LICENSING PERIOD.
 HB1179TO CHANGE ORIGIN SOURCING UNTIL SUCH TIME AS FEDERAL STREAMLINED SALES TAX LAWS HAVE GONE INTO EFFECT AND TO PROVIDE FOR ORIGIN SOURCING DURING THE INTERVENING TIME PERIOD.
 HB1275THE "RON HENSON EMPLOYER FAIRNESS ACT".
 HB1850TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX CREDIT.
 HB1866AN ACT TO MODERNIZE THE ALLOWANCE FOR FURNISHING BOARD, LODGING, APPAREL, ETC., UNDER THE MINIMUM WAGE LAW.
 HB2161TO PROVIDE THAT POLICE CHIEFS ARE NOT DEPARTMENT HEADS FOR PURPOSES OF ARKANSAS CODE § 14-42-110.
 HB2199TO ENCOURAGE DEGREE AND CERTIFICATE ATTAINMENT FOR ALL ARKANSANS IN POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION.
 HJR1010TO AMEND ARTICLE 2, SECTION 3 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF ARKANSAS CONCERNING EQUALITY BEFORE THE LAW.
 SB344CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE PLANT BOARD.
 SB488
Act 1345
AN ACT FOR THE NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE - CAMPUS CENTER, VARIOUS CAMPUSES, AGRICULTURE/RODEO PROGRAM EXPENSES, AND CAMPUS TOWER ENERGY UPGRADES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CoSponsor
 HB1046THE FREEDOM TO FARM ACT.
 HB1060TO ESTABLISH AN INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
 HB1113
Act 196
THE PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTION BAN ACT.
 HB1119
Act 197
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF THE ROADS AND HIGHWAYS BY LIMITING WIRELESS TELEPHONE USE BY YOUNG DRIVERS.
 HB1238TO CREATE AND FUND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM TRUST FUND.
 HB1245AN ACT TO EXEMPT MILITARY RETIRED PAY FROM INCOME TAX.
 HB1281AN ACT TO REQUIRE ALL PERSONS RECEIVING BENEFITS THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO UNDERGO RANDOM TESTING FOR ILLEGAL DRUGS.
 HB1328TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE GROSS RECEIPTS AND COMPENSATING USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF A NEW OR USED MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER.
 HB1382
Act 209
TO PROVIDE INCREASES OF FINES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES AND VIOLATIONS; TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR COUNTY JAILS; TO AUTHORIZE A LEVY TO DEFRAY THE COST OF INCARCERATING COUNTY PRISONERS; AND TO AUTHORIZE DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS.
 HB1413AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1563TO EXEMPT ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL FROM INCOME TAX ON SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES.
 HB1590TO AMEND THE AMOUNT OF REIMBURSEMENT A COUNTY RECEIVES FROM THE STATE FOR THE CARE AND CUSTODY OF A STATE INMATE HELD IN A COUNTY JAIL.
 HB1610AN ACT TO ALLOW A SALES AND USE TAX CREDIT FOR EXPENSES INCURRED OR FOR THE RETENTION OF A CERTIFIED SERVICE PROVIDER AS THE RESULT OF THE CHANGES MADE DUE TO THE STREAMLINED SALES TAX SOURCING RULES.
 HB1623
Act 1291
PROHIBITING THE RELEASE OF THE IDENTITIES OR OTHER INFORMATION CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEES.
 HB1624
Act 691
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY EXEMPTING FROM THE STATE SALES TAX FUEL AND ENERGY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
 HB1666TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CERTIFICATION OF VOLUNTEER OR RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
 HB1719
Act 883
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1720
Act 884
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1721
Act 885
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1722
Act 886
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND ENERGY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1723
Act 887
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - STATEWIDE GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1724
Act 888
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1725
Act 1297
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1726
Act 889
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1727
Act 890
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1728
Act 891
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1729
Act 892
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1730
Act 893
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1731
Act 894
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1732
Act 895
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1733
Act 896
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1734
Act 1232
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION STATEWIDE GRANTS TO VIOLENCE SHELTERS/CRISIS & ADVOCACY CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1735
Act 979
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1738
Act 897
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER - ARKANSAS REAL-TIME SCRAP METAL LOGBOOK EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1739
Act 898
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - STATEWIDE 2-1-1 INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SYSTEM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1740
Act 899
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1743
Act 902
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - SKIN CANCER EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1775
Act 914
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF VOLUNTEERISM - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1776
Act 915
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1846
Act 686
THE WILDLIFE OBSERVATION TRAILS PILOT PROGRAM.
 HB1847
Act 687
THE WILDLIFE RECREATION FACILITIES PILOT PROGRAM.
 HB1898
Act 434
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO PERMIT STORM COST RESERVE ACCOUNTING FOR ELECTRIC PUBLIC UTILITIES WHEN REQUESTED.
 HB1924
Act 639
TO ADD A FEE ON THE BUYER AT A SALVAGE AUCTION AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEE GOES TO THE INSPECTION AND OVERSIGHT OF AUTO AUCTIONS.
 HB1953
Act 498
TO ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES BY ALLOWING A TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS.
 HB1959
Act 1307
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS.
 HB1996
Act 733
TO INCREASE THE OPPORTUNITY FOR SCHOOL COUNSELORS TO BECOME SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS.
 HB2053TO AMEND EMINENT DOMAIN LAW CONCERNING THE COMPENSATION PAID BY A CONDEMNING ENTITY.
 HB2137TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING USED MOTOR VEHICLE BUYERS PROTECTION, SALVAGE AUCTIONS, AND SALVAGE AUCTION BUYER IDENTIFICATION CARDS.
 HB2263TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR CALCULATING AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADMINISTRATIVE REORGANIZATION OF SMALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
 HCR1005COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP).
 HCR1022TO RESCIND THE PREVIOUS APPLICATION BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES THAT IT CALL A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION TO BALANCE THE PUBLIC DEBT.
 SB28
Act 247
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF THE ROADS AND HIGHWAYS BY LIMITING WIRELESS TELEPHONE USE BY YOUNG DRIVERS.
 SB442
Act 1205
TO CLARIFY THAT THE SALE OF RAW PRODUCTS AT A FARMERS' MARKET WHERE THE RAW PRODUCTS ARE PRODUCED AND SOLD BY THE PRODUCER ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX.
 SB780
Act 679
TO PROVIDE FORFEITURE OF OR DISQUALIFICATION FROM PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT ON CONVICTION OF AN OFFENSE RELATED TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.
 SB817TO PROHIBIT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF AN ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICT IF THE RESULTING SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE LARGER THAN ONE THOUSAND SQUARE MILES (1,000 SQ. MI.).
 SB88
Act 436
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.