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Senator Denny Altes (R)

8600 Moody Road, Fort Smith, 72903

Senator Denny Altes (R)
Phone: 479-646-8981
Phone:
District: 13
District:
13
Seniority: 22
Seniority:
22
Occupation: Recycling Investments (paper)
Occupation:
Recycling Investments (paper)
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: Vietnam
Veteran:
Vietnam
Public Service: JP District 13 Sebastian County (Quorum Court); House May 1999, 2001, Senate 2003, 2005, 2007, Minority Leader; Asst. Pro Tem
Public Service:
JP District 13 Sebastian County (Quorum Court); House May 1999, 2001, Senate 2003, 2005, 2007, Minority Leader; Asst. Pro Tem


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO REQUIRE MATERIAL HARMFUL TO MINORS TO BE KEPT BEHIND BLINDER RACKS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS REFRIGERATED FOOD CHEMICAL SECURITY TAX CREDIT PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
CONCERNING ELECTIONS FOR DIRECTOR AND MAYOR IN MUNICIPALITIES WITH A CITY ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT.
AN ACT TO MODIFY THE INCENTIVE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS TO SEEK NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS CERTIFICATION.
TO CREATE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY AND SERVICES TO THE DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS ORGANIZATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 18-15-401.
AN ACT TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ALTERNATIVE NEGOTIATED PURCHASING FOR MUNICIPALITIES.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH - PROPERTY ACQUISITION, NEW FACILITY DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT CONCERNING ADMINISTRATIVE RULES THAT IMPACT SMALL BUSINESS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISON OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - HARBOR HOUSE TREATMENT FACILITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ESTABLISH AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS.
TO EXEMPT A PERCENTAGE OF A TAXPAYER'S NET CAPITAL GAIN FROM THE STATE INCOME TAX.
TO CREATE A BACK-TO-SCHOOL TAX-FREE HOLIDAY BY EXEMPTING ITEMS OF CLOTHING FROM SALES AND USE TAX DURING A LIMITED TIME PERIOD.
TO ESTABLISH AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR EDUCATION EXPENSES OF DEPENDENTS.
TO EXEMPT REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT PARTS FOR FARM EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY FROM THE GROSS RECEIPTS AND USE TAX.
AN ACT TO TREAT ALL SPECIAL REVENUES AS GENERAL REVENUES AND AMEND THE PURPOSE FOR THE SPECIAL FUNDS.
TO EXEMPT FROM SALES AND USE TAX THE RETAIL SALE OF RENEWABLE RESOURCE EQUIPMENT.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE THRESHOLD AGE OF CHILDREN PROTECTED UNDER THE OFFENSE OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE FOURTH DEGREE.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR A BUSINESS OR INDIVIDUAL THAT PURCHASES RENEWABLE RESOURCE EQUIPMENT.
AN ACT CONCERNING ANNUAL LEAVE AND SICK LEAVE PAYMENTS FOR CERTAIN FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICE EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT CONCERNING ISSUE ELECTIONS IN CITIES HAVING THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT.
TO CLARIFY WHEN TOWING VEHICLES LICENSED IN OTHER STATES ARE AUTHORIZED TO TOW VEHICLES IN ARKANSAS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF CIVIL PENALTIES BY THE ARKANSAS TOWING AND RECOVERY BOARD.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING NONCONSENT TOWING AND RECOVERY OF VEHICLES.
AN ACT CONCERNING LOCAL OPTION ELECTIONS TO DISALLOW ELECTRONIC GAMES OF SKILL.
AN ACT TO CREATE A SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATH FUND.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY TO SUPPORT A RESEARCH ALLIANCE FOR THE PURPOSES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC OFFICIALS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF OFFICER DANIEL CRUZ MARTINEZ, JR., AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS HEROIC EFFORTS AS A POLICE OFFICER.
Primary Sponsor for House
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE BURDENS OF GOVERNMENTAL REGULATION ON SMALL BUSINESSES AND TO STUDY THE FINANCIAL IMPACT OF AGENCY RULES ON SMALL BUSINESSES.
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT A CITY OF THE FIRST CLASS HAVE A CITY PARK OF AT LEAST ONE THOUSAND ACRES BEFORE BEING ALLOWED TO LEVY AN ADDITIONAL TAX ON THE GROSS RECEIPTS OF HOTELS, RESTAURANTS, AND OTHER SIMILAR BUSINESSES.
TO EXEMPT FROM SALES AND USE TAX THE SALE OF PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT SOLD TO MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT THE GROSS RECEIPTS DERIVED FROM CERTAIN SALES OF EQUIPMENT USED FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE ARKANSAS WIRELESS INFORMATION NETWORK FROM SALES AND USE TAXES.
TO MODIFY ANNEXATION LAW CONCERNING ISLANDS IN SITUATIONS IN WHICH PROPERTY LIES ON A STATE BOUNDARY LINE.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - MARSHAL MUSEUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO FUND PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED BY IMPOSING ADDITIONAL CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO TAXES AND TO INCREASE GENERAL REVENUES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - SUPPORT OF PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATIONS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - FORT SMITH BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISON OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH FACILITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO IMPROVE COMMERCIAL DRIVER SAFETY BY REQUIRING THE REPORTING OF CERTAIN ALCOHOL OR DRUG TEST RESULTS FOR AN EMPLOYEE WHO HOLDS A COMMERCIAL DRIVER S LICENSE AND BY REQUIRING AN EMPLOYER TO OBTAIN A REPORT FROM THE DATABASE.
TO CREATE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY AND SERVICES SOLD BY A NONPROFIT SCHOOL ORGANIZATION FOR SCHOOL FUNDRAISING PURPOSES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-10-103 AND 5-10-104 CONCERNING THE OFFENSES OF MURDER IN THE SECOND DEGREE AND MANSLAUGHTER BASED ON THE AGE OF A CHILD VICTIM.
TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM MOTOR VEHICLE LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE, TO AUTHORIZE THE IMPOUNDMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES OPERATED WITHOUT LICENSE AND REGISTRATION, AND TO PROVIDE PAYMENT FOR TOWING AND SERVICE CHARGES.
TO CREATE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY AND SERVICES SOLD BY A NONPROFIT SCHOOL ORGANIZATION FOR SCHOOL FUNDRAISING PURPOSES.
THE INCOME TAX PLEDGE ACT 0F 2007.
TO ALLOW COUNTIES THE SAME TAX BENEFITS AS MUNICIPALITIES WHEN SELLING ADMISSION TICKETS TO CERTAIN EVENTS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MS. POLLY ANN WOOD CREWS AND IN RECOGNITION OF HER MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HER LOCAL COMMUNITY.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND.
TO CLARIFY THAT DEBT CANCELLATION AGREEMENTS ARE NOT INSURANCE UNDER THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE CODE.
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY EXEMPTING FROM THE STATE SALES TAX ENERGY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY REDUCING THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX ON MINI-WAREHOUSE AND SELF-STORAGE RENTAL SERVICES UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
TO HELP STATES JOIN TOGETHER TO ESTABLISH AN INTERSTATE COMPACT TO REGULATE DESIGNATED INSURANCE PRODUCTS.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE RETIREMENT OR DISABILITY BENEFITS INCOME TAX EXEMPTION.
TO EXPAND DRUG COURT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE A DIVISION OF DRUG COURT PROGRAMS WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS; AND TO CREATE THE DRUG COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE DUTY TO RETREAT PRIOR TO THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE DISTRICT COURT RESOURCE ASSESSMENT BOARD; TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM OF FULL-TIME DISTRICT COURT JUDGES THAT ARE EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; TO CONSOLIDATE CITY COURTS WITH DISTRICT COURTS.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT NURSING FACILITIES THAT PROVIDE NURSING CARE EXCLUSIVELY UNDER LIFE-CARE FACILITY CONTRACTS FROM THE STATE'S QUALITY ASSURANCE FEE.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES - TRUCKING, TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS FIELDS TUITION FORGIVENESS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE MOTOR VEHICLE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT REGARDING FEES CHARGED FOR HANDLING AND PROCESSING THE SALE OR LEASE OF A NEW OR USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
AN ACT TO LEVY AN EXCISE TAX ON SPIRITUOUS LIQUOR AND WINE SOLD IN ARKANSAS.
"ARKANSAS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007."
TO PROVIDE FOR THE QUALIFICATIONS AND REIMBURSEMENT OF PROVIDERS OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE TO INDIGENT PERSONS AND TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR THE ADMISSION OF INDIGENT PERSONS TO MENTAL HEALTH CARE PROGRAMS.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PER DIEM RATE PAYABLE TO A PROGRAM PROVIDER OF INDIGENT MENTAL HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE AND TO REQUIRE ACCREDITATION FOR CERTAIN PROGRAM PROVIDERS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
CONGRATULATING THE WILKINSON FAMILY AND THE FARMERS BANK BOARD OF DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AND STAFF ON ITS CENTENNIAL.
COMMENDING MS. DEENA BURNETT FOR MAKING VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO CITIZENS IN ARKANSAS AND AROUND THE WORLD BY INSPIRING OTHERS TO BUILD A STRONG FOUNDATION OF CHARACTER, CONVICTION, AND COURAGE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE WIN ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE TO ACCEPT CONTRIBUTIONS AND COMMISSION A BUST IN HONOR OF THE LATE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR WINTHROP PAUL ROCKEFELLER.
HONORING THE DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE OF SENATOR JACK CRITCHER.
COMMENDING SENATORS JIM HILL, JIM ARGUE, DAVE BISBEE, AND JACK CRITCHER ON THEIR YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
CoSponsor for House
AN ACT TO DEFINE BULLYING AND TO INCLUDE CYBERBULLYING IN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ANTIBULLYING POLICIES.
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 5-73-121 CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF CARRYING A KNIFE AS A WEAPON.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE RETIREMENT OR DISABILITY BENEFITS INCOME TAX EXEMPTION.
TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF CARE OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS BY CREATING STAFFING STANDARDS FOR THOSE NURSING FACILITIES DESIGNATED OR CERTIFIED AS EDEN ALTERNATIVE OR GREEN HOUSE PROJECT NURSING FACILITIES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 20-10-209 TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR PROGRAMS TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
TO CREATE A CRIMINAL OFFENSE PROHIBITING SEX OFFENDERS FROM LIVING NEAR VICTIMS OR CONTACTING VICTIMS AND TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT OF 1997.
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTIES FOR OBSCENITY OFFENSES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO REVISE THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY TO SUPPORT A RESEARCH ALLIANCE FOR THE PURPOSES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
AN ACT TO CREATE A SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATH FUND.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND.
COMMENDING CIRCUIT JUDGE ROBERT NORMAN WILKINSON UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE BENCH AND FOR HIS DEDICATED AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO SEBASTIAN COUNTY.

Committees

Committees
Chair: ALC-PEER