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Senator Jim Argue

5300 Evergreen Drive, Little Rock, 72205

Senator Jim Argue
Phone: 501-664-8632
Phone:
District: 15
District:
15
Seniority: 13
Seniority:
13
Occupation: Foundation Executive, United Methodist Foundation
Occupation:
Foundation Executive, United Methodist Foundation
Church Affiliation: United Methodist
Church Affiliation:
United Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House in 1991, 1993, 1995, Senate 1997, 1999, 2001
Public Service:
House in 1991, 1993, 1995, Senate 1997, 1999, 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ELDERLY CARE TAX.
TO CLARIFY AN EXEMPTION FOR TRADE AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS FROM LICENSURE BY THE STATE BOARD OF PRIVATE CAREER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE SCHOOL REPORT CARD ACT; TO AMEND THE SCHOOL PERFORMANCE REPORT ACT; TO CHANGE THE ISSUANCE DATE OF THE SCHOOL PERFORMANCE ACT.
TO REVISE THE VOTING MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS POLLUTION CONTROL AND ECOLOGY COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT.
TO PROHIBIT CONFLICTS OF INTEREST BY THE FAMILIES OF MEMBERS OF STATE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS AND PROVIDE THE ETHICS COMMISSION WITH AUTHORITY TO INVESTIGATE VIOLATIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-418 TO PERMIT THE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TO EXTEND THE NORMAL HOURS FOR VOTING DURING EARLY VOTING.
TO PROVIDE THAT REPORTS OF CONTRIBUTIONS REQUIRED FOR CANDIDATES FOR OFFICE OTHER THAN SCHOOL DISTRICT, TOWNSHIP, MUNICIPAL, OR COUNTY OFFICE SHALL ONLY BE FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
TO PROTECT CONSUMERS INVOLVED IN ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS FROM DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES.
AN ACT TO INCLUDE CLASSROOM TEACHERS AT THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND AND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF IN THE SALARY SCHEDULE SET FORTH FOR TEACHERS AT OTHER PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO PROHIBIT TRACEABLE BALLOTS.
ENDORSING THE "READ ACROSS AMERICA" PROGRAM.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO PROVIDE THAT REPORTS OF CONTRIBUTIONS SHALL ONLY BE FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND TO REQUIRE THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO POST REPORTS OF CONTRIBUTIONS ON ITS OFFICIAL WEBSITE.
PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ENSURE THE SECRECY OF INDIVIDUAL VOTES IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS BY REPEALING THE PROVISIONS OF AMENDMENT 50, §3.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ELECTRIC CONSUMER CHOICE ACT OF 1999.
TO AMEND THE INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT TO AUTHORIZE PUBLIC AGENCIES TO CREATE CONSOLIDATED WATERWORKS SYSTEMS; TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 25-20-104.
TO ESTABLISH A TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STURCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE ASSETS TEST FOR CHILDREN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAID.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER SCHOOL LAW TO CHANGE THE FACILITY DESCRIPTION, FUNDING METHOD, NOTICE REQUIREMENTS, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE PROGRAM TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO CHANGE THE FINANCIAL NEEDS CRITERIA; TO CHANGE THE CONTINUING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; AND TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF TUITION.
THE EDUCATOR COMPENSATION ACT OF 2001.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM; TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS; AND TO LOWER THE AMOUNT OF THE AWARD.
TO CLARIFY AMENDMENT 79 TO THE CONSTITUTION TO CLARIFY THE YEAR FOR WHICH THE ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION SHALL BE COMPARED AGAINST.
TO PROVIDE FOR ELECTRONIC UPDATES REFLECTING THE MARKET VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY FOR ANNUAL REAPPRAISALS.
AN ACT TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FOR PERSONS OVER 65.
CoSponsor for House
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-62-101 REGARDING CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE EMERGENCY SECONDARY EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM; TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS; AND TO LOWER THE AMOUNT OF THE AWARD.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GOVERNOR'S DISTINGUISHED TEACHING SCHOLARS PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN ESTABLISHING AN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS.
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 ESTABLISH THE CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEE MINIMUM SALARY ACT.