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Representative Denny Altes

8600 Moody Road, Fort Smith, 72903

Representative Denny Altes
Phone: 479-646-8922
Phone:
District: 14
District:
14
Seniority: 66
Seniority:
66
Occupation: Recycler (paper)
Occupation:
Recycler (paper)
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Justice of the Peace (Quorum Court); House May 199
Public Service:
Justice of the Peace (Quorum Court); House May 199


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-55-211 TO BROADEN THE BORDER TAX RATE IMPLEMENTED BY ARKANSAS CODE 26-55-210.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 19-8-104 TO PROVIDE THAT COUNTIES MAY INVEST PUBLIC FUNDS IN UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT BONDS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT ADMISSIONS AND FEES PAID TO COUNTY-OWNED GOLF COURSES ARE EXEMPT FROM SALES TAX.
AN ACT TO CHANGE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-6-609 AND 8-6-610 TO CHANGE THE RECYCLING GRANTS REPORTING PERIOD TO THE STATE FISCAL YEAR; TO CLARIFY THE REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS OF RECYCLING GRANT RECIPIENTS.
TO REVISE THE ALLOWANCE OR CREDIT AGAINST MINIMUM WAGE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 27-50-308(a) TO INCLUDE DRIVING A VEHICLE IN EXCESS OF NINETY MILES PER HOUR IN THE DEFINITION OF RECKLESS DRIVING.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR EDUCATION EXPENSES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-57-802 TO MAKE IT CONSISTENT WITH ARKANSAS CODE 26-57-803.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 8, CHAPTER 10, SUBCHAPTER 3, PERTAINING TO THE LOCATION OF NEW MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES WITHIN THIS STATE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 11-10-705 PERTAINING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY CONTRIBUTIONS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND 28-13-103 TO SIMPLIFY THE PROCESS BY WHICH THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES RECOUPS COSTS FOR DECEASED PERSONS WHO RECEIVED NURSING CARE PAID FOR BY THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 20-10-1205 TO PROTECT PROPERTY AND PERSONAL AFFAIRS OF RESIDENTS OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE.
AN ACT TO SIMPLIFY THE WASTE TIRE PROGRAM.
PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE HIGHWAY COMMISSION; TO REDUCE THE LENGTH OF TERMS FOR MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNOR APPOINTS THE DIRECTOR OF HIGHWAYS.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO INCLUDE NURSING SCHOOLS AS APPROVED INSTITUTIONS IN THE ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO INSTALL INTERNET FILTERS OR OBTAIN INTERNET ACCESS CONNECTIVITY FROM A PROVIDER THAT PROVIDES FILTER SERVICES TO LIMIT ACCESS TO MATERIAL THAT IS HARMFUL TO MINORS.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PHASE-IN ON THE AMOUNT OF GROSS RECEIPTS AND USE TAXES OWED FOR THE PURCHASE OF A USED VEHICLE.
AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTED OFFICIALS WHO COMMIT A FELONY.
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF "FENCE".
AN ACT TO AMMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-4-104 (b)(2).
EXEMPTS FOOD FROM STATE SALES TAX; INCREASES STATE SALES AND USE TAX BY FIFTY-TWO HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT (.52%).
TO AMEND ARKANSAS' LITTER LAW TO ADJUST THE LEVEL OF FINES AND REQUIRE COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR LITTERING AND DEDICATE FINE MONEY FOR ANTI-LITTERING PROGRAMS.
THE SAFE HAVEN ACT.
AN ACT TO LIMIT THE WRITING OF PRESCRIPTIONS FOR RU-486 TO PHYSICIANS WHO MEET CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR IMPROPER PRESCRIBING OF RU 486.
TO PROVIDE A ONE-YEAR GRACE PERIOD BETWEEN THE END OF AN ASSESSMENT PERIOD AND THE BEGINNING OF THE NEXT ASSESSMENT PERIOD.
TO CHANGE THE DWI THRESHOLD FROM 0.10% TO 0.08.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-36-103 TO MAKE THEFT OF AMMONIA USED TO MANUFACTURE METHAMPHETAMINE A CLASS B FELONY.
AN ACT TO LEVY A QUALITY ASSURANCE FEE.
AN ACT TO MAKE LONG-TERM CARE AFFORDABLE AND AVAILABLE FOR FACILITY RESIDENTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO CONTROL THE SALE AND POSSESSION OF EPHEDRINE, PSEUDOEPHEDRINE, NORPSEUDOEPHEDRINE AND PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR THE ISSUANCE OR RENEWAL OF DRIVER LICENSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CREEKMORE PARK TENNIS CENTER IN FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CREATE WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AN ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM FOR THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; TO ALLOW RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES TO CONVERT TO ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO ENSURE EQUAL GE0GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION BY APPOINTING THE MEMBERS FROM CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITY OF FORT SMITH - MARTIN LUTHER KING PARK COMMUNITY CENTER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO MANDATE REDUCTIONS IN THE NUMBER OF STATE EMPLOYEES IN ALL STATE AGENCIES, INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 20-22-708 TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION, SALE OR USE OF BOTTLE ROCKETS.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PAYMENTS TO NURSING FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AN ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON NURSING.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE TASK FORCE ON METHAMPHETAMINE.
TO ALLOW THE SAME BORDER TAX RATE FOR TERRITORY ANNEXED BEFORE OR AFTER FEBRUARY 1, 1973 TO A BORDER CITY, INCORPORATED TOWN, OR PLANNED COMMUNITY.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT STATE AGENCIES AND OTHER PUBLIC ENTITIES FROM USING TAX DOLLARS TO PURCHASE OR DISTRIBUTE MATERIAL THAT THEY KNOW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN CONTAINS, OR PRESENTS AS FACTUAL, INFORMATION WHICH HAS BEEN PROVEN FALSE OR FRAUDULENT.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A NEW RULE TO REQUIRE THE PUBLISHING OF ROLL CALL VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTERNET WEB SITE.
RECOGNIZING LUKE MORRIS FOR HIS COURAGE IN RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURIES RECEIVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT ON FEBRUARY 17, AND COMMENDING THE THREE PEOPLE WHO ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND BEGAN LIFE SAVING MEASURES.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 27-35-203(c) TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE WEIGHT ON FRONT OR STEERING AXLES OF VEHICLES.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE CERTAIN COUNTIES TO LEVY A SALES AND USE TAX TO PROVIDE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TO OR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF A COMMUNITY COLLEGE THAT WILL BE MERGED INTO A FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE ACT TO ENCOURAGE THE COOPERATION OF THE TEA CLIENT WITH THE TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISITANCE PROGRAM.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.
TO REQUIRE A FIRST-TIME APPLICANT FOR A USED MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER'S LICENSE TO ATTEND AN EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR BEFORE LICENSURE.