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Senator Robert Thompson (D)
414 West Court, Paragould, 72450
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Phone870-239-9581
EmailRobert.Thompson@senate.ar.gov
District20
Seniority Number1
OccupationAttorney
Church AffiliationMethodist
Public ServiceHouse 2005, Senate 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013
BiographyClick to Read
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1121
Act 89
TO REVISE THE STATE BOARD STIPENDS FOR CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS.
 HB1122
Act 90
CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS.
 HB1231CONCERNING SCHOOL SECURITY AND SCHOOL CRISIS RESPONSE TRAINING; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1248
Act 411
TO EXEMPT HOME ADDRESSES AND OTHER PERSONAL CONTACT INFORMATION OF NONELECTED PUBLIC AND SCHOOL EMPLOYEES FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.
 HB1516TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR UTILITIES USED BY PEANUT FACILITIES.
 HB1803TO REQUIRE THAT CONTRACTS FOR NONEMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION BE AWARDED BY COMPETITIVE SEALED PROPOSALS AND SUBMITTED TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB1001CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF TITLE INSURANCE, TITLE INSURANCE PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES, AND TITLE INSURANCE COMPANIES, AGENTS, AND EMPLOYEES.
 SB1002
Act 1263
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, PART 2, CONCERNING STUDENTS WHO OBTAIN A GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE.
 SB110
Act 303
TO CLARIFY THE MEANING OF MANIFEST INJUSTICE AS IT APPLIES TO DECISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM IN CORRECTING ERRORS.
 SB111
Act 304
TO ENSURE THAT THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS COMPLY WITH THE PRUDENT INVESTOR RULE IN THE RENEWAL AND REVIEW PROCESS FOR THE INVESTMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF ASSETS OF THE SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB1112TO RESTORE THE LANGUAGE OF THE ARKANSAS CODE AS IT EXISTED BEFORE PASSAGE ACT 1040 OF 2011 CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
 SB112
Act 109
TO ALLOW THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO ISSUE RULES NECESSARY TO ALIGN WITH THE RULES OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB113
Act 448
TO COMPEL PAYMENT OF DELINQUENT EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS FROM AN ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM EMPLOYER FOR AMOUNTS DUE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB1136
Act 714
TO DESIGNATE PORTIONS OF STATE HIGHWAY 90 IN RANDOLPH AND LAWRENCE COUNTIES AND STATE 93 TO DALTON AS ARKANSAS SCENIC HIGHWAYS.
 SB1137
Act 1045
TO REGULATE DOCUMENTS CONCERNING REAL PROPERTY; TO ALLOW SCRIVENER'S AFFIDAVITS TO CORRECT ERRORS IN INSTRUMENTS AFFECTING REAL PROPERTY.
 SB115
Act 86
TO EXCLUDE FUNDS DISTRIBUTABLE FROM A TRUST ACCOUNT ESTABLISHED BY A STATE-SUPPORTED RETIREMENT SYSTEM FROM THE UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT.
 SB116
Act 555
TO LIMIT THE USE OF A RECIPROCAL SYSTEM'S CALCULATION OF FINAL AVERAGE SALARY FOR AN ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM MEMBER; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB118
Act 44
TO ALLOW A STATE-SUPPORTED RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO REQUIRE AN ORDER TO SUBSTANTIALLY COMPLY WITH THE UNIFORM LEGAL FORM OF A QUALIFIED DOMESTIC RELATIONS ORDER TO PAY BENEFITS; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
 SB119ARKANSAS PRIZE-LINKED SAVINGS ACCOUNT ACT OF 2013.
 SB142TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 24 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT PLANS GENERALLY.
 SB195
Act 174
TO CLARIFY THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM CAN PAY A SURVIVOR BENEFIT TO A MINOR WITHOUT A GUARDIANSHIP REQUIRED.
 SB197
Act 336
CONCERNING THE CORRECTION OF ERRORS ON A MEMBER'S ACCOUNT WHEN THE MEMBER OWES A BALANCE TO THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB219
Act 138
TO AMEND ARTICLE 9 OF THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB378
Act 799
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - GRANTS FOR FLYING SCHOOL MUSEUMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB379
Act 365
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB380
Act 366
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB381
Act 367
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - EMERGENCY SERVICES PROVIDERS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB382
Act 368
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB383
Act 369
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB424
Act 380
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB432
Act 1068
TO CHANGE THE POPULATION RATIO TO SELL VINOUS, SPIRITUOUS, OR MALT LIQUOR OFF-PREMISES.
 SB433
Act 490
CONCERNING PERMANENCY PLANNING HEARINGS.
 SB434
Act 800
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB619
Act 652
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - HEMINGWAY - PFEIFFER MUSEUM AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB742AN ACT FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE - PREPAYMENT OF UCC FEES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
 SB751AN ACT FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE - PREPAYMENT OF UCC FEES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2012-2013 FISCAL YEAR.
 SB928
Act 1042
TO CLARIFY PAYMENT METHODS FOR FEES INVOLVING SECURED TRANSACTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CoSponsor
 HB1295
Act 234
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, PART 2, CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS FROM NET PROCEEDS OF THE LOTTERY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1328
Act 321
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CONTRACTS AND CONTRACT CHANGES; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN BEFORE CHANGES TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDER CONTRACTS ARE MADE.
 HB1485
Act 422
CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF BARRACKS AT A COMMUNITY COLLEGE OR TECHNICAL COLLEGE.
 HB1770
Act 600
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1853
Act 1109
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING RECOUPMENT OF PAYMENTS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB1029TO ENSURE THAT CANDIDATES FOR OFFICE ARE QUALIFIED; TO REQUIRE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR CANDIDATES BEFORE THE ELECTION; AND TO PREVENT CANDIDATES CONVICTED OF CERTAIN CRIMES FROM RUNNING FOR PUBLIC OFFICE.
 SB125
Act 152
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR CONVERTING DIESEL-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND GASOLINE-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES TO MOTOR VEHICLES POWERED BY COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS OR PROPANE GAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB135
Act 1398
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB140
Act 484
THE SAFE SCHOOL INITIATIVE ACT.
 SB207
Act 111
TO AMEND ARTICLE 4A OF THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE AS ADOPTED IN ARKANSAS TO REGULATE CERTAIN REMITTANCE TRANSFERS THAT WOULD OTHERWISE BE UNREGULATED BY EITHER ARTICLE 4A OR THE FEDERAL ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER ACT.
 SB232
Act 452
TO REQUIRE AUTOMATIC ENROLLMENT OF A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE IN A DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN; AND TO PROVIDE OPT-OUT PROVISIONS FOR A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE.
 SB294TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP AWARD AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB33
Act 1294
TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
 SB343TO PREVENT ELECTION MISCONDUCT; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABSENTEE BALLOTS, ASSISTANTS, DESIGNATED BEARERS, AND ADMINISTRATORS; AND TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURES FOR CASTING AND COUNTING OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
 SB66
Act 601
TO IMPROVE EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS BY CREATING DISTRICTS OF INNOVATION.
 SB821
Act 1413
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM PETITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB822
Act 1085
TO INCREASE TRANSPARENCY WITH RESPECT TO INITIATED ACTS; AND TO REQUIRE MORE COMPLETE DISCLOSURE BY BALLOT QUESTION COMMITTEES AND LEGISLATIVE QUESTION COMMITTEES.
 SB825CONCERNING REPORTS FOR SALES AND USE TAXES.
 SB830
Act 1253
TO PROVIDE LIFETIME HUNTING LICENSES AND FISHING LICENSES TO CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS.
 SB997
Act 1173
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SJR2THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
 SR30ENCOURAGING THE SUPREME COURT TO ADOPT TORT REFORMS TO BALANCE THE RIGHTS OF PLAINTIFFS AND DEFENDANTS IN CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROTECT THE STATE'S CITIZENS AND ECONOMIC INTERESTS FROM INEQUITABLE LITIGATION CLAIMS AND DAMAGE AWARDS.