Senator Blake Johnson (R)

P.O. Box 8, Corning, 72422

Senator Blake Johnson (R)
Phone: 870-323-1766
Phone:
District: 20
District:
20
Seniority: 20
Seniority:
20
Occupation: Farmer
Occupation:
Farmer
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: Corning Alderman, Senate 2015, 2017
Public Service:
Corning Alderman, Senate 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW RELATED TO THE RECORDING OF COORDINATES BASED ON THE ARKANSAS COORDINATE SYSTEM 1983; AND TO REPEAL THE PROXIMITY-TO-STATION REQUIREMENT.
TO REQUIRE MAINTENANCE OF FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT INFORMATION FOR THE EFFICIENT OPERATION OF THE 911 EMERGENCY SERVICE SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ADDITIONAL FEE REQUIRED FOR THE REGISTRATION OF A HYBRID VEHICLE.
TO ESTABLISH THE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE CORPORATION SELF-REGULATION ACT OF 2021.
ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS UNIFORM COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE ACT; AND TO DISQUALIFY A DRIVER CONVICTED OF A FELONY INVOLVING A SEVERE FORM OF TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND HYBRID VEHICLES; AND TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN ADDITIONAL FEE BE PAID FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND HYBRID VEHICLES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PENALTIES FOR A VIOLATION OF THE OFFENSE OF RACING A VEHICLE ON A PUBLIC HIGHWAY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TIME FOR COMPLETING AN INVESTIGATION OF SUSPECTED ADULT MALTREATMENT OR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENT MALTREATMENT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING OWNERSHIP AND POSSESSION OF REAL PROPERTY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING ABORTION REPORTING AND INSPECTIONS OF ABORTION FACILITIES; AND TO REQUIRE CERTAIN DOCUMENTATION BE PRESENTED BEFORE PERFORMING AN ABORTION WHEN THE PREGNANCY IS A RESULT OF RAPE OR INCEST.
TO AMEND THE LAW TO ALLOW FOR CONSISTENCY IN OPERATIONS OF A VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT IN AN INCORPORATED TOWN OR A CITY OF THE SECOND CLASS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING COUNTY FINANCIAL RECORDS AND THE FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OF A COUNTY.
TO APPROVE AND CONFIRM THE APPOINTMENT OF MR. RONNIE ROBERTS TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ARKANSAS RURAL ENDOWMENT FUND, INC.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO CLARIFY THAT CERTAIN APPEARANCE FEES ARE NOT COMPENSATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT AND EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT.
TO ESTABLISH THE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE CORPORATION SELF-REGULATION ACT OF 2021.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS NEW MOTOR VEHICLE QUALITY ASSURANCE ACT; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "MOTOR VEHICLE".
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING TRAFFIC ACCIDENT REPORTS FILED WITH THE DIVISION OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TAX LEVIED ON THE SALE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER BY A CONSUMER.
TO AMEND THE ABORTION-INDUCING DRUGS SAFETY ACT.
TO CREATE THE INDEPENDENT TAX APPEALS COMMISSION ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF INSPECTOR GENERAL - INDEPENDENT TAX APPEALS COMMISSION APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE RESOURCE ACT; AND TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE OFFICER, ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLATIONS CITED, AND THE JUDICIAL VENUE WHERE CITATIONS ARE FILED.
TO ENHANCE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN RURAL AREAS OF ARKANSAS; AND TO EXPAND THE OPTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTING AND OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES IN CERTAIN RURAL AREAS.
TO AMEND THE RESTRICTED LIFETIME MASTER ELECTRICIAN LICENSE; AND TO CREATE A RESTRICTED LIFETIME JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN LICENSE.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2001; TO MODIFY THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; AND TO MODIFY NET-METERING FACILITIES FOR JUST COMPENSATION TO ARKANSAS CUSTOMERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING A METHOD AND PROCEDURE FOR VALUATION OF PROPERTY FOR TAXATION PURPOSES UNDER ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 16, § 5; AND TO AMEND THE LAW GOVERNING THE VALUATION PROCEDURES FOR CERTAIN PROPERTY.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY; AND TO AMEND THE PENALTY FOR THE KNOWING REFUSAL OF RIGHT OF ENTRY AND INSPECTION TO DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY PERSONNEL.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AT A RAILROAD CROSSING.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF A COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE NAME OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY; TO ABOLISH THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY; TO AMEND THE BOARD OF ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY MEMBERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION FEE BE PAID FOR ELECTRIC AND HYBRID VEHICLES; AND TO REPEAL THE ADDITIONAL FEE FOR THE REGISTRATION OF HYBRID VEHICLES.
TO CREATE THE WORKFORCE EXPANSION ACT OF 2021.
TO REQUIRE HOLOCAUST EDUCATION BE TAUGHT IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RETIREMENT ELIGIBILITY, NONCONTRIBUTORY MEMBERS, MEMBER CONTRIBUTIONS, AND THE BENEFIT MULTIPLIER UNDER THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO EXEMPT UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS FROM INCOME TAX DURING A CERTAIN TIME PERIOD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE DEFENSE OF A PERSON WITH THE USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE OR DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE.
TO CREATE THE MEDICAL ETHICS AND DIVERSITY ACT.
ESTABLISHING THE PUBLIC SAFETY EQUIPMENT GRANT PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
PROHIBITING PAROLE FOR A PERSON CONVICTED OF THE OFFENSE OF POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY CERTAIN PERSONS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, HERITAGE, AND TOURISM - STATEWIDE MARITIME SULTANA MUSEUM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN FULL-TIME LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
CONCERNING THE USE OF AUDIO MEDIA, VISUAL MEDIA, AND AUDIOVISUAL MEDIA BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, DISPATCH CENTERS, PUBLIC SAFETY ANSWERING POINTS, JAILS, AND DETENTION CENTERS.
TO CREATE THE FAIRNESS IN WOMEN'S SPORTS ACT.
TO CREATE THE GENDER INTEGRITY REINFORCEMENT LEGISLATION FOR SPORTS (GIRLS) ACT; AND TO CREATE A LEGAL CAUSE OF ACTION FOR A VIOLATION OF THE GENDER INTEGRITY REINFORCEMENT LEGISLATION FOR SPORTS (GIRLS) ACT.
TO CREATE THE CRIMINAL OFFENSES OF FERTILITY TREATMENT ABUSE AND FERTILITY TREATMENT FRAUD; AND TO CREATE THE CIVIL ACTION OF CIVIL FERTILITY FRAUD.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING EARLY VOTING; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONEERING; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES RELATED TO VOTING.
CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT AND ALTERATION OF PRECINCT BOUNDARIES, POLLING SITES, AND VOTE CENTERS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS ELECTION LAW.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION TO THE EXAMINATION AND COPYING OF PUBLIC RECORDS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 AND VOTED BALLOTS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF ELECTION LAWS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING ABORTION FACILITIES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY BOOT CAMP.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS STATE CAPITOL AND HISTORICAL MONUMENT PROTECTION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS TUTORING CORPS ACT; TO SUPPORT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A SUSTAINABLE TUTORING PROGRAM IN RESPONSE TO LEARNING LOSS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE "INTRASTATE FIREARMS PROTECTION ACT"; AND TO PREVENT THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT FROM REGULATING THE MANUFACTURE, ASSEMBLY, AND TRADE OF FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION WITHIN THE BORDERS OF ARKANSAS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT; TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN; AND TO PROTECT ALL HUMAN LIFE.
TO CREATE THE CLIMATE REGULATORY ARKANSAS PLUMBING ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROHIBIT THE PROPAGATION OF DIVISIVE CONCEPTS; AND TO REVIEW STATE ENTITY TRAINING MATERIALS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ASPIRE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING CASINO GAMING; AND TO DIRECT DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN NET CASINO GAMING RECEIPTS TAX REVENUES AND NET CASINO GAMING RECEIPTS.
TO CREATE A TAX CREDIT FOR ELIGIBLE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE TO A SPONSOR-GRANTING ORGANIZATION UNDER THE PHILANTHROPIC INVESTMENT IN ARKANSAS KIDS PROGRAM.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERMITTING LIMITS ON AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NONECONOMIC DAMAGES.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
TO REMEMBER SENATOR JIM ARGUE AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO REMEMBER PAUL GREENBERG AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor for House
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO REQUIRE THAT RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS ARE PROTECTED DURING AN EMERGENCY; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE TAX TREATMENT OF CERTAIN LOANS, PAYMENTS, AND EXPENSES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) RELIEF PROGRAMS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CHILD ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT ACT.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE THE ASSESSMENT COORDINATION DIVISION TO ISSUE CERTAIN ANNUAL REPORTS; AND TO PROHIBIT NEW OR UPDATED ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES FROM BECOMING EFFECTIVE UNTIL THEY HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SAVE ADOLESCENTS FROM EXPERIMENTATION (SAFE) ACT.
CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "PERSON" IN THE ARKANSAS CRIMINAL CODE.
TO PROMOTE ARKANSAS VOICES; AND TO COMBAT CANCEL CULTURE AND PROTECT FREEDOM OF SPEECH.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS STUDENT-ATHLETE PUBLICITY RIGHTS ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE HEARING AND APPEAL OF STATE TAX DISPUTES; AND TO PROVIDE CONFORMING CHANGES RELATED TO THE CREATION OF THE INDEPENDENT TAX APPEALS COMMISSION ACT.
TO MODERNIZE AND STRENGTHEN NURSING FACILITY STAFFING STANDARDS AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.
TO CREATE THE CLIMATE REGULATORY ARKANSAS PLUMBING ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL FIREARM BANS WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND CONCERNING STATE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.
TO RECOGNIZE JANUARY 22 AS THE DAY OF TEARS IN ARKANSAS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERMITTING LIMITS ON AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NONECONOMIC DAMAGES.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.

Committees

Committees