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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: 51
Seniority:
51
Occupation: Professor
Occupation:
Professor
Church Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Southern Baptist
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
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
CONCERNING FORMER MILITARY VEHICLES; TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE FOR A FORMER MILITARY VEHICLE.
TO CREATE THE MEDICAL CONSCIENCE PROTECTION ACT.
TO ALLOW THE TREASURER OF STATE TO TRANSFER FUNDS BY DIRECT DEPOSIT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PROCUREMENT OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONSULTING SERVICES; AND TO PROHIBIT COMPETITIVE BIDDING FOR DRONE AERIAL DATA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.
TO ENCOURAGE LAW ENFORCEMENT TO SUSPEND CONTACT AND OUTREACH WITH THE COUNCIL ON AMERICAN-ISLAMIC RELATIONS.
TO CLARIFY GUN RIGHTS.
CoSponsor
TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF A PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE.
TO REDUCE THE COSTS OF CONCEALED CARRY LICENSURE AND FIREARM OWNERSHIP.
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PRACTICE OF OPTOMETRY"; AND TO MODERNIZE THE PRACTICE OF OPTOMETRY.
TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR A MANDATORY COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT FOR AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE TO HAVE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO ELIMINATE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS, AND SEMITRAILERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PUBLICATION OF THE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT OF THE COUNTY.
TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS TO BE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
TO ALLOW FOR EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME; TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF TIME FOR RECESS; AND TO CONSIDER SUPERVISION DURING UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME AS INSTRUCTIONAL.
TO CREATE A UNIFORM SECURITY PROTOCOL FOR CERTAIN ARKANSAS PUBLIC EVENTS; AND TO CREATE A COMMITTEE TO STUDY AND RECOMMEND SECURITY PROTOCOLS FOR CERTAIN PUBLIC EVENTS.
TO CREATE THE CHERISH ACT; AND TO PROHIBIT ABORTIONS AFTER EIGHTEEN (18) WEEKS' GESTATION EXCEPT IN A MEDICAL EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE PERINATAL PALLIATIVE CARE INFORMATION ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ADOPTION PROCESS WHEN A LICENSED CHILD PLACEMENT AGENCY IS NOT USED; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO REQUIRE REPORTS UNDER THE TRANSFORMATION AND EFFICIENCIES ACT OF 2019 INCLUDING SAVINGS REPORTS.
REQUIRING TRAINING OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OVERDOSE AND THE ROLE OF NALOXONE.
TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS BY WHICH RECORDS OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES ARE AUTOMATICALLY REMOVED AFTER A CERTAIN PERIOD OF TIME; AND CONCERNING THE RECORDS OF A PERSON'S CRIMINAL HISTORY.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; AND TO DEVELOP A NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM.
TO ESTABLISH A FARM TO SCHOOL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM; AND TO CREATE THE POSITION OF A FARM TO SCHOOL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR WITHIN THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS' SAFETY, HEALTH, AND WELLNESS; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE WITH RESPECT TO PUBLIC SCHOOL NURSES.
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN INFORMATION PERTAINING TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER FROM THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND CONCERNING PUBLIC RECORD WEBSITES.
TO REQUIRE COOPERATION BETWEEN CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES REGARDING SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY.
TO PROMOTE THE PURCHASE OF HEALTHY PRODUCTS WITH SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM BENEFITS.
TO PROVIDE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL IMMUNITY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO MAKE REPORTS TO THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE IN GOOD FAITH.
TO ENSURE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAS ADEQUATE INFORMATION TO MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS ON HIGHWAY FUNDING BEFORE EACH REGULAR SESSION AND EACH FISCAL SESSION.
TO CREATE THE EGG PROVIDER PROTECTION ACT.
TO CREATE THE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR ABLE-BODIED ADULTS ACT OF 2019.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF TRAFFICKING; AND TO CREATE AN OFFENSE FOR THE UNLAWFUL SOLICITATION FOR THE RELINQUISHMENT OF PARENTAL RIGHTS.
CONCERNING A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SCOPE OF WHERE A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY CARRY AND POSSESS A HANDGUN.
CONCERNING WHAT CONSTITUTES CRIMINALLY INJURIOUS CONDUCT UNDER THE ARKANSAS CRIME VICTIMS REPARATIONS ACT.
TO CONGRATULATE THE LITTLE ROCK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY WARRIORS FOOTBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2018 CLASS 5A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
TO RECOGNIZE THAT ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN IS A SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM; TO COMMEND THE IMPORTANT WORK BEING DONE TO COMBAT THE PROBLEM; AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 11, 2019, AS “CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER DAY”.
TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE NINETY-SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN LIFE PROTECTION ACT; AND TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN.
TO REDUCE THE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN; AND TO REDUCE THE FEE TO RENEW A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR A MANDATORY COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT FOR AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE TO HAVE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY.
TO CREATE THE DOWN SYNDROME DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT.
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING ABORTION FACILITIES AND ABORTION REPORTING; TO AMEND THE BORN-ALIVE INFANT PROTECTION LAWS; AND TO REQUIRE AN ADDITIONAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT UNDER THE WOMAN'S RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT.
TO AMEND THE TAXABLE WAGE BASE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS BY CERTAIN PHYSICIANS AND HEALTHCARE FACILITIES FOR ABORTION COMPLICATIONS.
TO PROHIBIT UNLAWFUL FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION OF A MINOR; TO CREATE AWARENESS PROGRAMS CONCERNING AND STATISTICAL TRACKING OF UNLAWFUL FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE A STUDY AND ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS AND PROCESSES OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
CONCERNING LEGISLATION PROPOSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF STATE HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION.
TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.

Committees

Committees