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Representative John Baine (D)

P. O. Box 10056, El Dorado, 71730

Representative John Baine (D)
Phone: 870-862-2002
Phone:
District: 7
District:
7
Seniority: 46
Seniority:
46
Occupation: Accountant
Occupation:
Accountant
Church Affiliation: United Methodist
Church Affiliation:
United Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Union County Quorum Court 2001-2012; First Term House 2013, 2015
Public Service:
Union County Quorum Court 2001-2012; First Term House 2013, 2015


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DURATION OF PARTICIPATION IN THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN.
TO REQUIRE AN EMPLOYEE OF A NONPROFIT CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION TO REPORT CHILD MALTREATMENT.
CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF A COUNTY QUORUM COURT TO REVISE, ADOPT, AND CODIFY ORDINANCES.
TO AMEND ACT 1298 OF 2013 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS TASK FORCE FOR THE PREVENTION THROUGH EDUCATION OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION OF A QUORUM COURT.
TO INCLUDE AGE AMONG THE FACTORS CONSTITUTING DISCRIMINATION OFFENSES UNDER THE ARKANSAS CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1993.
TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TO WAIVE LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR OPERATORS OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITIES; AND TO AUTHORIZE WITHDRAWAL OF THE WAIVERS FOR JUST CAUSE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SUSPENSION OF JUDGES; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE AUTOMATIC SUSPENSION OF JUDGES WHO ARE CHARGED WITH CERTAIN CRIMES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING JUDICIAL ETHICS; AND TO REQUIRE RECUSAL OF JUDGES WITH CONFLICTS ARISING FROM CERTAIN CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS.
TO REPEAL A PORTION OF THE LAW CONCERNING JUDICIAL DISCIPLINE THAT HAS BEEN HELD UNCONSTITUTIONAL; AND TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION TO THE LAW.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 19, SECTION 31, BY LAW AS PERMITTED BY ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 19, SECTION 31(L).
TO CLARIFY WHO MAY VIEW CONFIDENTIAL RECORDS; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE FIRE PREVENTION ACT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING FIRE PREVENTION.
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT ACT.
CONCERNING THE "JOURNEY" PROVISION IN REGARD TO THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF CARRYING A WEAPON.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO MODIFY THE REGULATION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES BY THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PERMIT A DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE INVESTIGATOR TO DETERMINE A REPORT OF CHILD ABUSE HAS NO MERIT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EXEMPTIONS FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE ARKANSAS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF RETIRED AND FORMER STATE EMPLOYEES.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES BY A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE FILING OF CERTAIN REPORTS WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
TO ESTABLISH THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES PROGRAM.
TO ESTABLISH THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM.
TO CREATE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR PARTS FOR AND REPAIR OF AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY.
TO AMEND THE PAYMENT FOR CLAIMS TO COVERED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES, DESIGNATED BENEFICIARIES, OR SURVIVORS OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.
TO AMEND THE COUNTY APPROPRIATION PROCESS.
TO CREATE THE SUBSTANCE ABUSE REPORTING ACT.
TO CREATE A GOOD SAMARITAN LAW FOR ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS; AND TO PROVIDE PROTECTION TO CERTAIN ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS PROVIDING VOLUNTEER SERVICES.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX APPLICABLE TO CAPITAL GAINS.
CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE CHIEF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OF A JURISDICTION MAKE CERTAIN CERTIFICATIONS CONCERNING THE RECEIPT OR MANUFACTURE OF A FIREARM.
TO CREATE THE 2015 SCHOOL SAFETY ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR PERMITTING OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS, RETURNING MILITARY VETERANS, AND SPOUSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF FORMER NAVY SEAL JEREMY JASON WISE AND SERGEANT FIRST CLASS BENJAMIN BRIAN WISE, AND IN APPRECIATION OF THEIR SERVICE.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR OVERSIGHT OF FOSSIL-FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS; TO REGULATE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS; AND TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL OF THE STATE PLAN BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN CUSTOMER AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RECORDS OF MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITY SYSTEMS FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS OIL AND GAS COMMISSION TO FORM BRINE EXPANSION UNITS CONTAINING ONE OR MORE BRINE PRODUCTION WELLS OR BRINE INJECTION WELLS AND TO CLARIFY THE ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT OF IN-LIEU ROYALTY PAYMENTS.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2015; TO IMPLEMENT MEASURES DESIGNED TO ENHANCE PUBLIC SAFETY AND REDUCE THE PRISON POPULATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE PUBLIC SAFETY TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; TO ALLOW A PUBLIC UTILITY TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY OF CERTAIN ENTITIES; AND TO CLARIFY THE IMPACT OF AN EXEMPTION BY A PUBLIC UTILITY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH REFORM ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

Committees

Committees