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Representative Jay Richardson (D)

P.O. Box 4403, Fort Smith, 72914

Representative Jay Richardson (D)
Phone:
Phone:
District: 78
District:
78
Seniority: 87
Seniority:
87
Occupation: Business Development
Occupation:
Business Development
Church Affiliation: Non-Denominational
Church Affiliation:
Non-Denominational
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2019
Public Service:
First Term House 2019


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO REPEAL THE INSTALLMENT FEE FOR AN INSTALLMENT PAYMENT TOWARDS A COURT-ORDERED FINE.
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM REGARDING INTRASTATE DISTRICT EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS FRANCHISE PRACTICES ACT; AND TO CLARIFY CHOICE OF LAW CLAUSES IN A FRANCHISE AGREEMENT.
TO REGULATE THE LENGTH OF A RAILROAD TRAIN OPERATED ON A MAIN LINE OR BRANCH LINE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO RECOGNIZE MAYOR GEORGE MCGILL FOR HIS ACCOMPLISHMENT AND SERVICE TO THE STATE.
TO CONGRATULATE THE FORT SMITH NORTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS AND BOYS BASKETBALL TEAMS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE AD VALOREM TAX FUND TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION.
CONCERNING BICYCLE SAFETY; TO ALLOW BICYCLISTS TO YIELD AT STOP SIGNS AND RED LIGHTS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF BICYCLES, ELECTRIC BICYCLES, AND ANIMALS ON PUBLIC ROADS.
TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION AND FOR THE DEVELOPMENT, IMPROVEMENT, AND EXPANSION OF RIVER TRANSPORTATION RESOURCES WITHIN THE MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO ELIMINATE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS, AND SEMITRAILERS.
TO ALLOW FOR EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME; TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF TIME FOR RECESS; AND TO CONSIDER SUPERVISION DURING UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME AS INSTRUCTIONAL.
CONCERNING THE IMPOSITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY ON A DEFENDANT WITH A SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS.
TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, VAPOR PRODUCTS, ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS, E-LIQUID PRODUCTS, AND CIGARETTE PAPERS TO A PERSON UNDER TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE.
TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS BY WHICH RECORDS OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES ARE AUTOMATICALLY REMOVED AFTER A CERTAIN PERIOD OF TIME; AND CONCERNING THE RECORDS OF A PERSON'S CRIMINAL HISTORY.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; AND TO DEVELOP A NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM.
TO ALLOW EXCESS FOOD DISTRIBUTION BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO A STUDENT WHO IS ENROLLED IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL.
TO CREATE THE TRUE GRIT TRAIL.
TO END CHILD MARRIAGE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT FOR MARRIAGE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MILITARY SERVICE AND VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES; AND TO ALLOW THE ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS LITTER REDUCTION AND DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING ACT; TO REQUIRE THE LABELING OF DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINERS SOLD IN ARKANSAS; TO ESTABLISH THE DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING PROGRAM.
TO REQUIRE A STATE-SUPPORTED TWO-YEAR OR FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO DESIGNATE FROM AMONGST CURRENT STAFF MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION A HOMELESS AND FOSTER STUDENT LIAISON.
TO AMEND THE DEATH CERTIFICATE REGISTRATION PROCESS FOR THE SIGNATURE OF THE MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OF DEATH.
TO PROVIDE FOR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES THAT ADDRESS THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES; TO PROVIDE FOR IMMEDIATE AND ONGOING REGULAR REVIEWS OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES AND METHODOLOGIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE COMPREHENSIVE CRIMINAL RECORD SEALING ACT OF 2013.
TO RECOGNIZE THE AMERICAN LEGION DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS AND CELEBRATE THE ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY OF THE DEPARTMENT.
TO RECOGNIZE THAT ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN IS A SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM; TO COMMEND THE IMPORTANT WORK BEING DONE TO COMBAT THE PROBLEM; AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 11, 2019, AS “CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER DAY”.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROHIBIT SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE.
TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE NINETY-SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO REQUEST A SECTION OF HIGHWAY 22 BE DESIGNATED "TRUE GRIT TRAIL".
TO COMMEND ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC. FOR OVER 100 YEARS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE.
TO THANK THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR ONGOING SUPPORT AND TO PROCLAIM THE 2019 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FAMILY DAY.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO BE KNOWN AS THE "PAROLE EQUITY ACT.
TO REQUIRE A STUDY AND ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS AND PROCESSES OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
CONCERNING LEGISLATION PROPOSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF STATE HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION.
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR FAMILY SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
TO AUTHORIZE AND EXPEDITE NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS TO THE LITTLE ROCK NINE MEMORIAL ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2; AND TO AMEND THE LAW WITH RESPECT TO AWARDS GRANTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2.
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.

Committees

Committees