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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: 89
Seniority:
89
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
Public Service:
Union County Quorum Court 2001-2012; First Term House 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND CERTAIN LEGISLATIVE POWERS OF A COUNTY QUORUM COURT.
CONCERNING WHO HAS THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE AN ARREST IN THIS STATE.
TO UPDATE THE CURRENT LIST OF WHICH FULL-TIME LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MAY MAKE AN ARREST.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING QUORUM COURT COMMITTEE MEETINGS.
TO REQUIRE WHOLESALERS TO REPORT CERTAIN INFORMATION TO THE ARKANSAS TOBACCO CONTROL BOARD; AND TO PROTECT INFORMATION IN THE REQUIRED REPORT FROM DISCLOSURE.
CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TOBACCO PRODUCTS TAX ACT OF 1977; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES.
TO REDUCE TAXES BY INCREASING THE STANDARD DEDUCTION.
TO CREATE STATUTORY CHARITABLE IMMUNITY FOR CHURCHES OR OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND THE EQUITY INVESTMENT INCENTIVE ACT OF 2007.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS PURCHASED BY A STATE ENTITY AND USED FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES.
CONCERNING THE SHARING OF CERTAIN INVESTIGATORY INFORMATION BY AUTHORIZED ENTITIES; AND AMENDING A PORTION OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM AN INITIATED ACT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS TASK FORCE FOR THE PREVENTION THROUGH EDUCATION OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE; AND TO STUDY "ERIN'S LAW".
TO AMEND THE DELTA GEOTOURISM INCENTIVE ACT OF 2007.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. BOBBY GENE NEWMAN AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
CONGRATULATING THE NORPHLET LADY LEOPARDS AS THE 2013 2A GIRLS BASKETBALL STATE CHAMPIONS WITH A 35-0 SEASON.
SUPPORTING THE MODERNIZATION OF THE FEDERAL TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT OF 1976.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - ARKANSAS FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY DORMITORY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - GRANTS TO BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CoSponsor
TO EXTEND THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR PERMITTING THE RECREATIONAL USE OF LAND TO A LANDOWNER WHO PERMITS THE FREE USE OF THE LANDOWNER’S PROPERTY FOR FLYING AND LANDING AIRCRAFT.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR CANINE LAW ENFORCEMENT UNITS.
AMENDING BATTERY IN THE SECOND DEGREE TO REFLECT WHEN INJURY TO ANOTHER PERSON OCCURS AS A RESULT OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED.
TO CREATE THE PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE ACT; AND TO REGULATE PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS FOR PUBLIC FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE.
TO AMEND THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT.
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CONTRACTS AND CONTRACT CHANGES; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN BEFORE CHANGES TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDER CONTRACTS ARE MADE.
TO ALLOW CERTAIN NONRESIDENTIAL BUSINESS CONSUMERS TO OPT OUT OF UTILITY-SPONSORED ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS AND MEASURES AND DIRECT THEIR OWN ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS AND MEASURES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MAKE AVAILABLE TO CERTAIN OFFICIALS THE REGISTRY AT THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER THAT LISTS ALL PERSONS WHO WERE ADJUDICATED TO HAVE A MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT OR WERE INVOLUNTARILY COMMITTED.
TO ESTABLISH PRE-ADJUDICATION PROBATION PROGRAMS.
TO CLARIFY THE AMOUNT AND PAYMENT OF FEES FOR SHERIFFS IN CONNECTION WITH CIVIL AND CRIMINAL CASES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COMMUNITY SERVICE AND NONPROFIT SUPPORT - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE ACT OF 2005 CONCERNING THE AUTHORIZATION AND ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR AND IN SUPPORT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT.
TO AUTHORIZE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES AND THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN CONNECTION WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ADJUST THE INCOME LEVELS SUBJECT TO CERTAIN INCOME TAX RATES; AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO USE THE LOW-INCOME TAX TABLES.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE PROMULGATION OF WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ASSIST NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO ALLOW NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO PURCHASE SURPLUS PUBLIC COMMODITIES.
TO EXTEND CERTAIN PAROLE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN ACT 570 OF 2011 TO INMATES WHO WERE CONVICTED BEFORE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ACT.
TO ENCOURAGE THE PRESERVATION OF RIGHTS GUARANTEED BY THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS.
TO HONOR THE CAMDEN FAIRVIEW CARDINAL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM FOR THEIR 2012 UNDEFEATED SEASON, CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
TO CONGRATULATE THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY RED WOLVES FOOTBALL TEAM FOR WINNING BACK-T0-BACK SUN BELT CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS AND THE 2013 GODADDY.COM BOWL.
TO ENCOURAGE THE GOVERNOR TO CONSIDER THE GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF THE PRODUCTION OF RELEVANT COMMODITIES WHEN APPOINTING MEMBERS TO AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND PROMOTION BOARDS.
TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL ADVANCEMENT OF ARKANSAS WOMEN BY ENCOURAGING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS DEVELOPED BY INTERIM STUDY PROPOSAL 2011-032.
CONGRATULATING THE JUNCTION CITY HIGH SCHOOL DRAGONS FOOTBALL TEAM.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO REQUIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES TO PAY COMPARABLE REIMBURSEMENT TO PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, AND PHYSICIANS.
TO ADDRESS THE PROTECTION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY.
TO ALLOW FOR TEMPORARY LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR PERMITTING OF SPOUSES OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS; AND TO ALLOW FOR EXPEDITED PROCESSING OF THEIR APPLICATIONS FOR LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR PERMITTING.
CONCERNING CHILD CUSTODY PRESUMPTIONS IN DIVORCE CASES.
TO ENSURE THAT VULNERABLE CITIZENS RECEIVE MEDICATIONS FOR LIFE-ALTERING ILLNESS; AND TO CREATE THE CONTINUITY OF CARE ACT OF 2013.

Committees

Committees