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Senator Jim Argue (D)

5300 Evergreen Drive, Little Rock, 72205

Senator Jim Argue (D)
Phone: 501-664-8632
Phone:
District: 32
District:
32
Seniority: 2
Seniority:
2
Occupation: Foundation Executive, United Methodist Foundation of Arkansas
Occupation:
Foundation Executive, United Methodist Foundation of Arkansas
Church Affiliation: United Methodist
Church Affiliation:
United Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House in 1991, 1993, 1995, Senate 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007
Public Service:
House in 1991, 1993, 1995, Senate 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPLICATION OF THE EARNINGS LIMITATION TO RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM EMPLOYED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - CONSTRUCTING AND EQUIPPING THE PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE - KANIS SITE LEARNING ASSISTANCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PROVIDE UP TO THREE HUNDRED (300) ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARSHIPS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FREE TUITION AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN OF DISABLED VETERANS.
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO MODIFY THE STATE TEACHER ASSISTANCE RESOURCE PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GEOGRAPHICAL CRITICAL NEEDS MINORITY TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A STANDARDIZED CHART OF ACCOUNTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT FINANCIAL REPORTING TO THE STATE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR IMPROVED TIMELINESS, SECURITY, AND QUALITY OF PUBLIC SCHOOL DATA.
TO AMEND THE TEACHER OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO ENSURE THE QUALITY, SECURITY, VALIDATION, AND TIMELINESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL DATA IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL COMPUTER NETWORK.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR MONTHLY REPORTING OF SELECTED DATA FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL COMPUTER NETWORK.
REQUESTING A STUDY BE CONDUCTED TO DETERMINE THE ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS OF AN EXEMPLARY STATEWIDE TEACHER SUPPORT SYSTEM AND REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR IMPLEMENTATION.
Primary Sponsor for House
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - LITTLE ROCK ZOO IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE - KANIS SITE LEARNING ASSISTANCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ESTABLISH THE GOVERNOR S COMMISSION ON GLOBAL WARMING; TO DIRECT THE COMMISSION TO STUDY ISSUES RELATED TO GLOBAL WARMING; AND TO ESTABLISH A GLOBAL WARMING POLLUTANT REDUCTION GOAL AND COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIC PLAN.
THE CONTINUING ADEQUACY EVALUATION ACT OF 2007.
AN ACT TO ENSURE A RIGOROUS AND EFFICIENT CURRICULUM FOR ARKANSAS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.
REQUESTING A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE NEEDS FOR STATE FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR A SCHOOL DISTRICT'S GROWTH IN AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP, WHAT LEVEL OF FUNDING MAY BE NEEDED, AND ON WHAT BASIS THE STATE SHOULD PROVIDE THE FUNDING.
REQUESTING A STUDY IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP MORE DETAILED, UNIFORM REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR FUND BALANCES AND FUND BALANCES FOR CATEGORICAL FUNDING.
REQUESTING A STUDY TO DETERMINE WHETHER FUNDING FOR INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITATORS SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM FOUNDATION FUNDING AND INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITATORS FUNDED SEPARATELY THROUGH CATEGORICAL FUNDING.
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON EDUCATION STUDY THE IMPACT OF REMOVING PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE FUNDING FROM FOUNDATION FUNDING AND TRANSFERRING THAT OBLIGATION TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT INTERNET SALES INTO ARKANSAS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IF THE PATIENT HAS NOT ACTUALLY CONSULTED A PRESCRIBING PRACTITIONER.
TO UPDATE AND MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE CODE, TO CONFORM THE EXAMINATION OF INSURERS AND OTHER MATTERS TO CURRENT INSURANCE PRACTICES, AND TO ADDRESS VARIOUS OTHER INSURANCE ISSUES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE EDUCATION CODE IN ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6.
AN ACT TO MAKE INFLATION ADJUSTMENTS IN THE AMOUNTS FOR LEGISLATIVE EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT, IN LIEU OF PER DIEM PAYMENTS, AND EXTRA COMPENSATION FOR CHAIRS AND COCHAIRS.
TO AUTHORIZE THE SECTION 529 PLAN REVIEW COMMITTEE TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM TO BE KNOWN AS THE ASPIRING SCHOLARS MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM .
"ARKANSAS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007."
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A GRAIN ASSESSMENT TO PROMOTE GRAIN PRODUCTION THROUGH BIOFUEL INCENTIVES.
AN ACT TO CREATE A SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATH FUND.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY TO SUPPORT A RESEARCH ALLIANCE FOR THE PURPOSES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
COMMEMORATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HISTORIC INTEGRATION OF CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL.
COMMEMORATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HISTORIC INTEGRATION OF CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL.
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.
CoSponsor for House
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 AND TO ENSURE THAT EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE RECEIVES THE FULL AMOUNT OF FOUNDATION FUNDING.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR ENHANCED EDUCATIONAL FUNDING BY SUPPLEMENTING THE AMOUNT OF PER STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE 2007-2008 AND 2008-2009 SCHOOL YEARS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
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.
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON EDUCATION CONDUCT A STUDY TO IDENTIFY BEST PRACTICES AMONG ALTERNATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS IN ARKANSAS AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPLEMENTING THOSE PRACTICES STATEWIDE.
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