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Senator Jake Files (R)
300 Free Ferry Landing, Fort Smith, 72903
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Phone479-648-9216
EmailJake.Files@Senate.ar.gov
District8
Seniority Number8
OccupationReal Estate Developer/Contractor, FFH Construction LLC
Church AffiliationBaptist
Public ServiceHouse 1999, 2001; Senate 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
BiographyClick to Read
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1115
Act 157
TO AUTHORIZE LOCAL JURISDICTIONS TO REVIEW PLUMBING PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS.
 HB1161TO CREATE THE WORKING FAMILIES OPPORTUNITY ACT.
 HB1388TO REQUIRE OUT-OF-STATE SELLERS AND FACILITATORS TO PROVIDE NOTICE TO ARKANSAS PURCHASERS REGARDING TAX DUE ON CERTAIN PURCHASES AND TO REPORT SALES MADE TO ARKANSAS PURCHASERS.
 HB1413
Act 325
TO CREATE THE ALTERNATIVE TO DISCIPLINE ACT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR TREATMENT OF NURSES LICENSED IN ARKANSAS WHO SUFFER FROM IMPAIRMENT.
 HB1772
Act 659
TO IMPROVE THE FAIRNESS OF PROPERTY TAX ADMINISTRATION AND APPEALS.
 HB1867
Act 998
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A TOW VEHICLE LICENSED IN ANOTHER STATE.
 HB1919
Act 605
TO CODIFY THE PROCESS FOR THE REVIEW OF RULES IMPACTING STATE MEDICAID COSTS; AND TO EXEMPT MEDICAL CODES FROM THE RULE-MAKING PROCESS AND LEGISLATIVE REVIEW AND APPROVAL.
 HB1949
Act 655
AN ACT TO CLARIFY PROCEDURES FOR PROVIDING NOTICE OF MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY CHANGES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1950
Act 653
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY CHANGE ACTIONS.
 HB1987
Act 596
TO AMEND THE EFFECTIVE DATE PROVISION OF ACTS 2017, NO. 141, FOR CERTAIN SECTIONS OF THE ACT.
 HB2047TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE ADDITIONAL TAX LEVIED ON DEEDS, INSTRUMENTS, AND WRITINGS; AND TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND.
 HCR1009RECOGNIZING THE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY MR. B.G. HENDRIX TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO NAME THE 616 GARRISON BUILDING IN FORT SMITH IN HIS HONOR.
 SB118
Act 147
TO CLARIFY THAT CERTAIN SECTIONS IN THE ARKANSAS CODE APPLY TO ALL MEDICAL SCHOOLS IN THE STATE.
 SB119TO CREATE THE WORKING FAMILIES OPPORTUNITY ACT.
 SB140TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF SALES AND USE TAX RATHER THAN USE TAX ON SALES BY CERTAIN REMOTE SELLERS.
 SB178TO DELAY THE INCLUSION OF A SCORE ON THE WRITING PORTION OF THE ACT ASPIRE ASSESSMENT IN A DETERMINATION OF THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF A STUDENT, PUBLIC SCHOOL, OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
 SB236TO ESTABLISH A SMALL BUSINESS RETIREMENT PROGRAM IN ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB278
Act 471
TO PROVIDE TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR SOLDIERS AND AIRMEN OF THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD.
 SB417
Act 614
TO AMEND THE TAX REBATE FOR QUALIFIED MANUFACTURERS OF BEER AND MALT BEVERAGES.
 SB532TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION OF A MUNICIPALITY.
 SB545CONCERNING THE CERTIFICATION OF A BARTENDER AT AN EVENT.
 SB548CREATING THE ARKANSAS FALSE CLAIMS ACT; AND CONCERNING THE SUBMISSION OF FALSE CLAIMS TO THE STATE OR A LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
 SB582TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ALLOCATION OF ENROLLMENT POSITIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE.
 SB603TO PROVIDE NECESSARY MEDICAID FUNDING TO COVER INCREASES IN COSTS INCURRED BY RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES AND ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB604TO ESTABLISH THE MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT ADEQUACY COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE FOR REGULAR REVIEWS OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT METHODOLOGIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB605
Act 705
CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF HIGHWAY REVENUE INTEREST INCOME; AND TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR REGIONAL INTERMODAL FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION-RELATED RESEARCH.
 SB608TO SUNSET CERTAIN SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS.
 SB662
Act 1069
TO ALLOW CERTAIN YOUTH GROUPS TO USE PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS OR PROPERTY TO PROVIDE SERVICES AT TIMES OTHER THAN INSTRUCTIONAL TIME; AND TO ALLOW CERTAIN YOUTH GROUPS TO SPEAK TO STUDENTS DURING SCHOOL HOURS.
 SB663TO CLARIFY THAT AN ACCOMMODATIONS INTERMEDIARY IS REQUIRED TO COLLECT AND REMIT THE SALES TAX AND TOURISM TAX DUE ON ARRANGEMENTS THE ACCOMMODATIONS INTERMEDIARY MAKES FOR THE SALE OR USE OF AN ACCOMMODATION.
 SB664
Act 704
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF INTEREST INCOME EARNED ON HIGHWAY REVENUES.
 SB681TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE, RENEWAL, AND REPLACEMENT OF A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO PROMOTE AND SUPPORT CYCLING IN ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
 HB1137
Act 493
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATE.
 HB1147
Act 131
ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE BELONGING TO A MILITARY MEMBER.
 HB1162
Act 141
TO AMEND ARKANSAS TAX LAW CONCERNING INCOME TAX, SALES AND USE TAXES, AND THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO SUPPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND TO OFFSET DECREASED DEPOSITS FROM TAX REVENUES.
 HB2042
Act 890
TO CLARIFY PROVISIONS CONCERNING REAL ESTATE LICENSE EXEMPTIONS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE INVESTIGATION OF COMPLAINTS BY THE ARKANSAS REAL ESTATE COMMISSION.
 HJR1016AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT.
 HR1018ENCOURAGING THE EXPANSION OF UNITED STATES ROUTE 49 NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR TO IMPROVE ACCESSIBILITY AND CREATE ECONOMIC PROSPERITY.
 SB115
Act 78
TO CREATE THE TAX REFORM AND RELIEF ACT OF 2017; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB120TO AMEND ARKANSAS TAX LAW CONCERNING INCOME TAX, SALES AND USE TAXES, AND THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO SUPPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND TO OFFSET DECREASED DEPOSITS FROM TAX REVENUES.
 SB244
Act 281
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
 SB253
Act 393
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB266
Act 366
TO AUTHORIZE A COMMUNICATION IMPEDIMENT DESIGNATION AND DECAL DUE TO A MEDICAL CONDITION.
 SB341
Act 540
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPOINTMENTS TO CERTAIN BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES.
 SB511
Act 881
TO AMEND THE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TAX PROCEDURE ACT.
 SCR7RECOGNIZING BASS REEVES AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
 SJR6AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT IN PERSON.
 SJR8A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT LIMITING CONTINGENCY FEES AND AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES; AND CHANGING THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SUPREME COURT REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE.
 SR22TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY.