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Representative James Ratliff (D)
P. O. Box 791, Imboden, 72434
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Phone501-454-5200
Emailjamesratliff3468@gmail.com
District60
Seniority Number49
OccupationFarmer/Retired Agriculture Teacher
Church AffiliationBaptist
Public ServiceQuorum Court; House 2011, 2013
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1076TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATIVE CONSOLIDATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
 HB1230
Act 128
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR REPORTING SCHOOL DISTRICT COURSE OFFERINGS.
 HB1260
Act 228
TO SIMPLIFY THE ACCESSIBILITY OF DATA ON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT WEBSITES.
 HB1413
Act 430
TO REGULATE THE LIABILITY OF LIVESTOCK OWNERS, LIVESTOCK ACTIVITY SPONSORS, LIVESTOCK FACILITIES, AND LIVESTOCK AUCTION MARKETS WITH RESPECT TO LIVESTOCK ACTIVITIES.
 HB1516TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR UTILITIES USED BY PEANUT FACILITIES.
 HB1761
Act 1278
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE TRUST FUND.
 HB2024
Act 591
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE PLANT BOARD.
 HB2061
Act 1007
TO AUTHORIZE FOR CREATION AND ISSUANCE AN ARKANSAS FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA ASSOCIATION MOTOR VEHICLE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
 HR1053IN SUPPORT OF PRAYER IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB1002
Act 1263
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, PART 2, CONCERNING STUDENTS WHO OBTAIN A GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE.
CoSponsor
 HB1003TO CREATE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR BALE WRAP USED FOR COTTON.
 HB1020
Act 84
TO EXTEND THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR PERMITTING THE RECREATIONAL USE OF LAND TO A LANDOWNER WHO PERMITS THE FREE USE OF THE LANDOWNER’S PROPERTY FOR FLYING AND LANDING AIRCRAFT.
 HB1039
Act 1441
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR UTILITIES USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AQUACULTURE AND HORTICULTURE EQUIPMENT.
 HB1100
Act 72
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
 HB1218TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1234
Act 1450
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1237
Act 168
CONCERNING TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR CANINE LAW ENFORCEMENT UNITS.
 HB1264
Act 229
AMENDING THE NUMBER OF DAYS IN WHICH A PERSON MUST FILE AN ANSWER IN A GARNISHMENT PROCEEDING.
 HB1265
Act 230
AMENDING THE FORM OF NOTICE REQUIRED WHEN A SMALL ESTATE IS DISTRIBUTED WITHOUT ADMINISTRATION.
 HB1275
Act 292
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING NOTICE OF AN APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT A RETAIL BUSINESS.
 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.
 HB1478
Act 1104
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF “FERAL HOG”; TO REGULATE THE CAPTURING, KILLING, AND TRANSPORTING OF FERAL HOGS; AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR RELEASING HOGS INTO THE WILD.
 HB1485
Act 422
CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF BARRACKS AT A COMMUNITY COLLEGE OR TECHNICAL COLLEGE.
 HB1537THE SALVAGE VEHICLE CONSUMER SAFETY AND DISCLOSURE ACT.
 HB1538TO EXEMPT THE CAPITOL HILL APARTMENT BUILDING FROM THE ELEVATOR SAFETY LAW.
 HB1591
Act 727
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1592
Act 728
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1593
Act 729
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1594
Act 730
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1595
Act 987
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1596
Act 731
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1597
Act 732
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1598
Act 988
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1599
Act 733
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1600
Act 734
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1601
Act 735
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1602
Act 736
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1603
Act 737
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1604
Act 738
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1605
Act 739
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1606
Act 740
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COMMUNITY SERVICE AND NONPROFIT SUPPORT - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1607
Act 741
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1608
Act 742
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1609
Act 743
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1610
Act 744
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1611
Act 745
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 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.
 HB1822
Act 1158
TO ALLOW A COUNTY SHERIFF TO ISSUE DEBIT CARDS TO RELEASED INMATES IN ORDER TO CLEAR THE INMATE'S COMMISSARY TRUST ACCOUNT.
 HB1832
Act 1474
THE NEW MARKETS JOBS ACT OF 2013.
 HB1838
Act 585
TO ENHANCE COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS AND POSTSECONDARY COMPLETION IN ARKANSAS.
 HB1870
Act 1476
TO AUTHORIZE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES AND THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN CONNECTION WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1929
Act 954
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE PROMULGATION OF WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB2031
Act 1020
TO ASSIST NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO ALLOW NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO PURCHASE SURPLUS PUBLIC COMMODITIES.
 HR1006 RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
 HR1011TO CONGRATULATE THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY RED WOLVES FOOTBALL TEAM FOR WINNING BACK-T0-BACK SUN BELT CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS AND THE 2013 GODADDY.COM BOWL.
 HR1012TO ENCOURAGE THE GOVERNOR TO CONSIDER THE GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF THE PRODUCTION OF RELEVANT COMMODITIES WHEN APPOINTING MEMBERS TO AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND PROMOTION BOARDS.
 HR1024TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL ADVANCEMENT OF ARKANSAS WOMEN BY ENCOURAGING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS DEVELOPED BY INTERIM STUDY PROPOSAL 2011-032.
 SB101
Act 276
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS VIDEO SERVICE ACT; 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.
 SB277
Act 342
TO REQUIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES TO PAY COMPARABLE REIMBURSEMENT TO PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, AND PHYSICIANS.
 SB294TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP AWARD AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB332
Act 517
TO AMEND THE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION RATE FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
 SB360TO RE-CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB377
Act 364
TO REVISE NOTIFICATION AND STORAGE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES.
 SB425
Act 557
TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF STATE FUNDING TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS BASED ON 98% OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT ASSESSMENT FOR THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX.
 SB65
Act 1227
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB791
Act 1411
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS.
 SB830
Act 1253
TO PROVIDE LIFETIME HUNTING LICENSES AND FISHING LICENSES TO CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS.
 SB933TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE A TAX CREDIT FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS.
 SR10 RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.