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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: 16
Seniority:
16
Occupation: Construction and Investments
Occupation:
Construction and Investments
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; 2009
Public Service:
JP District 13 Sebastian County (Quorum Court); House May 1999, 2001, Senate 2003, 2005, 2007, Minority Leader; Asst. Pro Tem; 2009
Biography: Denny Altes.pdf
Biography:


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO TREAT ALL SPECIAL REVENUES AS GENERAL REVENUES AND AMEND THE PURPOSE FOR THE SPECIAL FUNDS.
TO ESTABLISH AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR EDUCATION EXPENSES OF DEPENDENTS.
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 PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR A PARENT WHO CHOOSES TO STAY AT HOME WITH HIS OR HER YOUNG CHILD.
TO MODIFY THE INCENTIVE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS TO SEEK NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS CERTIFICATION.
TO PROVIDE OPTIONS FOR THE AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY TO USE MORE FUEL-EFFICIENT VEHICLES TO REDUCE COSTS
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE THRESHOLD AGE OF CHILDREN PROTECTED UNDER THE OFFENSE OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE FOURTH DEGREE.
TO REQUIRE RECIPIENTS OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE TO UNDERGO RANDOM DRUG TESTING AS A CONDITION OF CONTINUED ELIGIBILITY AND REQUIRE A RECIPIENT WHO FAILS A RANDOM DRUG TEST TO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE A TREATMENT PROGRAM.
TO REQUIRE A CHEMICAL TEST OF THE BLOOD, BREATH, OR URINE OF THE DRIVER INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT IN WHICH DEATH HAS OCCURRED OR IS LIKELY TO OCCUR.
TO EXEMPT THE CASH SURRENDER VALUE OF A LIFE INSURANCE POLICY FROM THE CLAIMS OF CREDITORS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS REFRIGERATED FOOD CHEMICAL SECURITY TAX CREDIT PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
TO EXEMPT A PERCENTAGE OF A TAXPAYER'S NET CAPITAL GAIN FROM THE STATE INCOME TAX.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES.
TO PROVIDE THAT MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT REPORTS SHALL NOT BE USED FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES FOR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE ACCIDENT.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT TO EMPLOYEES THAT DONATE UNUSED LEAVE TIME TO THE CATASTROPHIC LEAVE BANK PROGRAM OR THE FEDERAL EMPLOYEE LEAVE TRANSFER PROGRAM.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO NOTIFY VEHICLE OWNERS THAT MOTOR VEHICLES WILL NOT BE REGISTERED OR RENEWED UNTIL ALL OUTSTANDING WARRANTS HAVE BEEN DISPOSED OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAW.
TO CREATE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY AND SERVICES TO THE DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS ORGANIZATION.
TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH TO ALLOW THE USE OF A HARVESTED RAINWATER SYSTEM FOR A NONPOTABLE PURPOSE.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH - BOREHAM LIBRARY FACILITY UPGRADE, RENOVATION AND EXPANSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR UTILITIES USED BY MANUFACTURERS IN THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS.
TO DISALLOW THE RENEWAL OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE UNTIL ALL OUTSTANDING WARRANTS HAVE BEEN DISPOSED OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAW.
TO EXEMPT REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT PARTS FOR FARM EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY FROM THE GROSS RECEIPTS AND USE TAX.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - ALCOHOL ABUSE REHABILITATION AND TREATMENT CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO EXEMPT FROM SALES AND USE TAX THE RETAIL SALE OF RENEWABLE RESOURCE EQUIPMENT.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR A BUSINESS OR INDIVIDUAL THAT PURCHASES RENEWABLE RESOURCE EQUIPMENT.
TO AMEND THE STATUTE REGARDING VICTIM RESTITUTION.
TO AMEND TITLE 6 RELATED TO PUBLIC SCHOOL FINANCE.
TO ESTABLISH AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS.
TO RESCIND THE PREVIOUS APPLICATION BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES THAT IT CALL A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION TO BALANCE THE PUBLIC DEBT.
TO AFFIRM THE RIGHTS OF ALL STATES INCLUDING ARKANSAS BASED ON THE PROVISIONS OF THE NINTH AND TENTH AMENDMENTS TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
Primary Sponsor for House
CONCERNING OFFICERS IN A CITY ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT.
TO PROVIDE OPTIONS FOR THE AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY TO USE MORE FUEL-EFFICIENT VEHICLES TO REDUCE COSTS.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT MILITARY RETIRED PAY FROM INCOME TAX.
CONCERNING COUNTY RECORDERS.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH - PROPERTY ACQUISITION, NEW FACILITY DESIGN, LIBRARY CONSTRUCTION AND PARKING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES BY ALLOWING A TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS.
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 DISCOURAGE THE FILING OF FRIVOLOUS INSURANCE CLAIMS; TO PROMOTE INFORMED DECISIONS FOLLOWING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
CLAIMING STATES' RIGHTS UNDER THE TENTH AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
TO RESCIND THE PREVIOUS APPLICATION BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES THAT IT CALL A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION TO BALANCE THE PUBLIC DEBT.
CoSponsor
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF ROADS AND HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE BY ADDRESSING ISSUES RELATED TO THE LICENSING OF YOUTHFUL DRIVERS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
AN ACT REGARDING STATE FUNDED PHARMACY BENEFIT PLANS.
TO PROVIDE FORFEITURE OF OR DISQUALIFICATION FROM PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT ON CONVICTION OF AN OFFENSE RELATED TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.
TO ALLOW THE ISSUANCE OF A REGULAR LICENSE PLATE TO A PERSON WHO QUALIFIES FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A MILITARY SERVICE OR VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE AT THE SAME FEE REQUIRED FOR THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT GENERAL OMNIBUS BILL TO UPDATE AND MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE LAWS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY FOR SECTION 20 OF THIS ACT.
TO PROHIBIT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF AN ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICT IF THE RESULTING SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE LARGER THAN ONE THOUSAND SQUARE MILES (1,000 SQ. MI.).
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON UTILITIES USED BY A MANUFACTURER.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
CONCERNING THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMISSION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009.
A RESOLUTION REGARDING TRANSITIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY.
TO RECOGNIZE FEBRUARY 6 AS "RONALD REAGAN DAY".
AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH, TRAP, AND HARVEST WILDLIFE.
WELCOMING THE RETURN OF FORMER PRESIDENT WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON AND HONORING HIS EXTENSIVE PUBLIC SERVICE AND ACHIEVEMENTS AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
CoSponsor for House
PAUL'S LAW: TO PROHIBIT DRIVERS OF MOTOR VEHICLES FROM USING HANDHELD WIRELESS TELEPHONES TO ENGAGE IN TEXT MESSAGING.
TO ESTABLISH AN INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
THE PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTION BAN ACT.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE LONG-TERM CARE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ACT.
TO CREATE AND FUND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM TRUST FUND.
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
THE FAIR DISCLOSURE TO EMPLOYERS, INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND OTHERS OF PAYMENTS FOR PHARMACISTS' SERVICES ACT.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO PERMIT STORM COST RESERVE ACCOUNTING FOR ELECTRIC PUBLIC UTILITIES WHEN REQUESTED.
TO REQUIRE GROUP ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE ASSOCIATIONS TO REGISTER WITH THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER.
TO INCLUDE SPECIFIED DISEASE, HOSPITAL INDEMNITY, OR OTHER LIMITED BENEFIT HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES AND TO REVISE PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINING PREMIUM RATES FOR A CLOSED BLOCK OF BUSINESS.
TO PROHIBIT UNFAIR METHODS OF COMPETITION AND UNFAIR OR DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES BY SELLERS OF PREPAID FUNERAL BENEFITS CONTRACTS.
TO PROHIBIT ABUSES IN THE REPLACEMENT OF LIFE INSURANCE.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A POST-DOCTORAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING GRANT PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND ACT OF 2007.

Committees

Committees
Vice Chair: ALC-PEER