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Representative Brandt Smith (R)

3501 Ridgeway Circle, Jonesboro, 72404

Representative Brandt Smith (R)
Phone: 870-351-7459
Phone:
District: 58
District:
58
Seniority: 77
Seniority:
77
Occupation: Associate Professor-American Military University
Occupation:
Associate Professor-American Military University
Church Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Southern Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2015, 2017, Majority Whip 2018
Public Service:
First Term House 2015, 2017, Majority Whip 2018


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION AND THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS.
TO PROHIBIT SANCTUARY POLICIES AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
CONCERNING CRIMINAL VICTIM NOTIFICATION; AND CONCERNING THE RELEASE OF A PERSON WHO COMMITTED A CRIMINAL ACT AND WAS ADJUDICATED TO HAVE A MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT.
CONCERNING BICYCLE SAFETY; AND TO ALLOW BICYCLISTS TO YIELD AT STOP SIGNS AND RED LIGHTS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS RIGHT TO SHOP ACT.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST.
TO RESTRICT PURCHASES USING FOOD STAMP BENEFITS; AND TO REQUIRE RECIPIENTS OF FOOD STAMPS TO SHOW IDENTIFICATION TO USE FOOD STAMP BENEFITS.
TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF VOTER REGISTRATION WHEN VOTING; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATE.
ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE BELONGING TO A MILITARY MEMBER.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS TAX LAW CONCERNING INCOME TAX, SALES AND USE TAXES, AND THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO SUPPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND TO OFFSET DECREASED DEPOSITS FROM TAX REVENUES.
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES TARGETING A CURRENT OR FORMER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, FIRST RESPONDER, OR HIS OR HER FAMILY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY, PUBLIC COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING AND CONCERNING PRIVILEGES ASSOCIATED WITH AN ENHANCED LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO AMEND THE GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE OR SEPARATION UNDER THE COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT OF 2001; AND TO ADD EMOTIONAL ABUSE AS A GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE AND SEPARATION UNDER THE COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT OF 2001.
TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.
CONCERNING A MANUFACTURER'S EXPRESS WARRANTY AGAINST DEFECTIVE ASPHALT ROOF SHINGLES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 98; AND TO BAN USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN FOOD AND DRINK UNLESS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO PROHIBIT THE SMOKING OF MARIJUANA IN ANY LOCATION IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND LAWS RELEVANT TO UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND UNEMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY.
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING UNLAWFUL ABORTIONS; TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE OF DENIAL, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF A HEALTH FACILITIES SERVICE LICENSE; AND TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING ABORTION CLINICS.
TO CREATE THE PERSONAL FINANCE AND JOB READINESS ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE STOLEN VALOR ACT.
TO ALLOW COUNTIES TO BURN STORM DEBRIS BASED ON COUNTY-DECLARED DISASTER EMERGENCIES.
TO LIMIT THE USE OF AN ENGLISH LEARNER'S SCORE ON A STATE-MANDATED ASSESSMENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ACCOUNTABILITY PURPOSES.
TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO ANOTHER PERSON'S PROPERTY.
TO AMEND THE DATES OF THE GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION AND PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; TO AMEND THE TIME PERIOD FOR FILING AS A CANDIDATE FOR A PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO AMEND THE TIME FOR THE FISCAL SESSION.
TO AMEND THE DATES OF THE GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION AND PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; TO AMEND THE TIME PERIOD FOR FILING AS A CANDIDATE FOR A PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO AMEND THE TIME FOR THE FISCAL SESSION.
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN DONATED ITEMS FROM SALES AND USE TAXES.
TO AMEND THE TIME LIMITATIONS FOR TAX ASSESSMENTS, COLLECTIONS, REFUNDS, AND PROSECUTION; AND TO LIMIT THE TIME AVAILABLE FOR A TAX AUDIT.
TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS RECEIVING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND WHO WINS A LOTTERY PRIZE SHALL REIMBURSE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REISSUANCE OF A PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE.
CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY, PUBLIC COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING; AND CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUNS.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT.
HONORING THE 308TH TITAN II STRATEGIC MISSILE WING AND THE RESPONSE TO THE 1980 MISSILE EXPLOSION AT DAMASCUS, ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS TAX LAW CONCERNING INCOME TAX, SALES AND USE TAXES, AND THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO SUPPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND TO OFFSET DECREASED DEPOSITS FROM TAX REVENUES.
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 18-16-101 CONCERNING THE FAILURE TO PAY RENT AND THE REFUSAL TO VACATE UPON NOTICE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 98; AND TO BAN USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN FOOD AND DRINK UNLESS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO CREATE THE WRONGFUL BIRTH CIVIL LIABILITY PROTECTION ACT.
CONCERNING DUAL JUDICIAL DISTRICTS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT LIMITING CONTINGENCY FEES AND AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES; AND CHANGING THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SUPREME COURT REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ALC-PERSONNEL