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Representative John Payton (R)
P. O. Box 181, Wilburn, 72179
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Phone501-362-5815
Emailjohn.payton@arkansashouse.org
District64
Seniority Number40
OccupationAuctioneer/Car Dealer
Church AffiliationSouthern Baptist
Public ServiceFirst Term House 2013, 2015, 2017
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1362
Act 486
CONCERNING THE RIGHTS OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEE.
 HB1387TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MANDATORY SEAT BELT USE; TO MAKE A VIOLATION OF THE MANDATORY SEAT BELT USE LAW A SECONDARY OFFENSE FOR ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
 HB1419TO AMEND THE UNIFORM MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION, CERTIFICATE OF TITLE, AND ANTITHEFT ACT, § 27-14-101 ET SEQ.
 HB1446TO AMEND CERTAIN DEFINITIONS USED IN THE UNIFORM MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION, CERTIFICATE OF TITLE, AND ANTITHEFT ACT.
 HB1455TO AMEND THE LICENSING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR AUCTIONEERS; AND; TO PROVIDE FOR A FOUR-YEAR AUCTIONEER'S LICENSE.
 HB1586TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW ENACTED BY INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1664TO AMEND THE FEES FOR WASTE TIRES; TO REQUIRE PAYMENT OF WASTE TIRE FEES FOR NEW CAR TIRES; AND TO REQUIRE PAYMENT OF WASTE TIRE FEES BY DEALERS MOUNTING TIRES SOLD AT OTHER LOCATIONS AND FLEET OWNERS.
 HB1825TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS RECEIVING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND WHO WINS A LOTTERY PRIZE SHALL REIMBURSE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
 HR1002RECOGNIZING THE CAREER AND EXCELLENT SERVICE OF MR. LENNON JONES WITH THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
 SB594TO BE KNOWN AS THE TRUE CAMPUS CARRY ACT; AND CONCERNING THE ABILITY TO CARRY A HANDGUN ON A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS BY A PERSON WHO HAS A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE.
 SB642
Act 684
TO ALLOW MEDIGAP COVERAGE, ALSO KNOWN AS MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT INSURANCE, TO BE PURCHASED IN ARKANSAS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO ARE UNDER SIXTY-FIVE (65) YEARS OF AGE; AND TO REQUIRE AN AMENDMENT TO RULE 27.
 SB682TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING DEATH AND PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY CLAIMS UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948.
CoSponsor
 HB1006
Act 431
TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST.
 HB1032
Act 45
THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION FROM DISMEMBERMENT ABORTION ACT.
 HB1033
Act 50
TO AMEND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 2000, ALSO KNOWN AS THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS ACT, TO REDUCE THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAITING LIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1035TO RESTRICT PURCHASES USING FOOD STAMP BENEFITS; AND TO REQUIRE RECIPIENTS OF FOOD STAMPS TO SHOW IDENTIFICATION TO USE FOOD STAMP BENEFITS.
 HB1045
Act 429
CONCERNING CRIMINAL VICTIM NOTIFICATION; AND CONCERNING THE RELEASE OF A PERSON WHO COMMITTED A CRIMINAL ACT AND WAS ADJUDICATED TO HAVE A MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT.
 HB1047
Act 633
TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF VOTER REGISTRATION WHEN VOTING; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
 HB1172
Act 332
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES TARGETING A CURRENT OR FORMER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, FIRST RESPONDER, OR HIS OR HER FAMILY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1198
Act 400
TO ALLOW AN OUT-OF-STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO FOLLOW A VEHICLE INTO ARKANSAS TO INVESTIGATE A FELONY OR THE OPERATION OF A VEHICLE WHILE THE DRIVER IS INTOXICATED, IMPAIRED, OR UNDER THE INFLUENCE.
 HB1222TO CREATE A FOUR-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE AWARDING OF EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS; TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PARENTAL EMPOWERMENT FOR EDUCATION CHOICE ACT OF 2017.
 HB1300TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO PRIORITIZE SPENDING WITH THE DEPARTMENT AND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO FULLY FUND HOME- AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
 HB1361TO AMEND THE GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE OR SEPARATION UNDER THE COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT OF 2001; AND TO ADD EMOTIONAL ABUSE AS A GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE AND SEPARATION UNDER THE COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT OF 2001.
 HB1391TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016 REGARDING LOCAL REGULATIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1399HONOR ARKANSAS VETERANS ACT OF 2017.
 HB1400
Act 740
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO PROHIBIT THE SMOKING OF MARIJUANA IN ANY LOCATION IN ARKANSAS.
 HB1405
Act 734
TO AMEND LAWS RELEVANT TO UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND UNEMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY.
 HB1428
Act 383
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING UNLAWFUL ABORTIONS; TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE OF DENIAL, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF A HEALTH FACILITIES SERVICE LICENSE; AND TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING ABORTION CLINICS.
 HB1466
Act 907
TO ESTABLISH THE STOLEN VALOR ACT.
 HB1512TO REDUCE THE INCOME TAX RATES APPLICABLE TO INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES USING REVENUES DERIVED FROM SALES AND USE TAX FROM SELLERS THAT DO NOT HAVE A PHYSICAL PRESENCE IN THE STATE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1521
Act 330
TO ALLOW COUNTIES TO BURN STORM DEBRIS BASED ON COUNTY-DECLARED DISASTER EMERGENCIES.
 HB1566
Act 603
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING THE DISPOSITION OF FETAL REMAINS.
 HB1697TO AMEND THE DATES OF THE GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION AND PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; TO AMEND THE TIME PERIOD FOR FILING AS A CANDIDATE FOR A PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO AMEND THE TIME FOR THE FISCAL SESSION.
 HB1707TO AMEND THE DATES OF THE GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION AND PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; TO AMEND THE TIME PERIOD FOR FILING AS A CANDIDATE FOR A PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO AMEND THE TIME FOR THE FISCAL SESSION.
 HB1839
Act 617
TO CREATE THE LOCAL FOOD, FARMS, AND JOBS ACT.
 HB1894TO REQUIRE THAT BIRTH CERTIFICATES LIST THE BIOLOGICAL SEX OF AN INDIVIDUAL AS DETERMINED AT BIRTH; AND TO PROHIBIT AMENDMENT OF A BIRTH CERTIFICATE TO CHANGE THE BIOLOGICAL SEX LISTED ON A BIRTH CERTIFICATE.
 HB2057
Act 1097
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SPEED LIMITS.
 HB2098TO REENACT CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW TO PROVIDE THAT MARRIAGE SHALL BE ONLY BETWEEN A MAN AND A WOMAN.
 HJR1001APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
 HJR1016AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT.
 SB244
Act 281
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
 SB7
Act 1108
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ETHICS VIOLATIONS BY CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS; TO PROHIBIT CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS FROM SOLICITING OR ACCEPTING LOANS FROM LOBBYISTS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 19, SECTION 30.
 SJR2APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
 SJR7URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "MARRIAGE".
 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.
 SJR9URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EVERY HUMAN BEING IS ENTITLED TO THE RIGHT TO LIFE.