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Representative Jonathan Barnett (R)

1980 Highway 412 West, Siloam Springs, 72761

Representative Jonathan Barnett (R)
Phone: 479-524-6254
Phone:
District: 87
District:
87
Seniority: 9
Seniority:
9
Occupation: General Contractor
Occupation:
General Contractor
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: 1974-1977 Siloam Springs City Council; First Term in House 2009 Asst. Speaker Pro Tem, 2011, 2013
Public Service:
1974-1977 Siloam Springs City Council; First Term in House 2009 Asst. Speaker Pro Tem, 2011, 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
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 ENHANCE SAFE PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS NATURAL GAS PIPELINE SAFETY ACT OF 1971.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS UNDERGROUND FACILITIES DAMAGE PREVENTION ACT.
CONCERNING KNIFE REGULATION.
TO AMEND THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
TO REVISE AND EXTEND THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION TO ENTER INTO DESIGN-BUILD CONTRACTS.
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM TO AUTHORIZE USE OF MOTORIZED SCOOTERS WITHIN STATE PARKS; AND TO DEFINE MOTORIZED SCOOTERS
TO REQUIRE MOTORISTS TO MOVE OVER FOR AN AUTHORIZED VEHICLE DISPLAYING A FLASHING OR WARNING LIGHT AT THE SCENE OF A STOP.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEE" FOR ARKANSAS STATE CLAIMS COMMISSION DEATH BENEFITS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTORS COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS LAWS CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND THE APPROVAL AND REVIEW PROCESS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL CONTRACTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING CANDIDATES FOR MUNICIPAL OFFICES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE SEVERANCE TAX; TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION AND DEDICATION OF CERTAIN SEVERANCE TAX REVENUES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE COMPETITIVE BID PROCESS FOR CERTAIN CONTRACTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND THE PROCUREMENT PROCESS FOR CONTRACTS ENTERED INTO BY PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
AMEND THE ARKANSAS HIGHWAY REVENUE DISTRIBUTION LAW TO REFLECT THE ADOPTION OF AMENDMENT 91 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE TEXT OF AMENDMENT 91 BE PRINTED IN THE ARKANSAS CODE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING BOARD.
TO AMEND THE STATE AID LAW CONCERNING HIGHWAY REVENUES FOR LOCAL AID.
TO PROVIDE FOR ARKANSAS WINE COUNTRY TRAIL SIGNS AT STATE WELCOME CENTERS AND TOURIST INFORMATION CENTERS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTORS COMMITTEE; AND TO AMEND THE NAME OF THE RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTORS COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE COST OF WORK REQUIRING A CONTRACTOR'S LICENSE.
TO PERMIT THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO TRANSFER LAND IN FEE SIMPLE WHEN RIGHT OF WAY IS TRANSFERRED TO A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO DISABLED VETERANS.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT TO CONTINUE TO ASSESS FEES.
RECOGNIZING THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN AND THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PROMOTE RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE AZERBAIJANI PEOPLE.
TO ENCOURAGE AND SUPPORT THE COMPLETION, FUNDING, AND MAINTENANCE OF A TWELVE-FOOT DEEP CHANNEL FOR NAVIGATION ALONG THE ARKANSAS RIVER.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO LIMIT THE INCREASE IN GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES FROM YEAR TO YEAR; AND TO CREATE A NEXUS BETWEEN THE AMOUNT OF GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES AND THE GROWTH OF THE STATE DISPOSABLE PERSONAL INCOME.
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PREVAILING WAGE LAW AND TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
CONCERNING THE FILING PERIOD FOR CITY OFFICES IN A CITY ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT.
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MONEY IN THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND; AND TO ELIMINATE THE GRANT PROGRAM UNDER THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND ACT.
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.
TO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO ALLOW PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY DESIGNED TO PROTECT AND ENFORCE STATE LAW ON THE CAMPUS.
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 AMEND THE PROVISIONS FOR PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY IN THE ARKANSAS BETTER CHANCE PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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 BE KNOWN AS THE PERMITTED OPEN CARRY ACT.
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR WORKING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES TO REMAIN IN THE WORKFORCE; AND TO REMOVE THE EARNED INCOME LIMIT ON MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY FOR WORKING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
TO PROMOTE LOCAL MILK PRODUCTS; TO ALLOW THE INCIDENTAL SALE OF WHOLE MILK THAT IS NOT PASTEURIZED; AND TO ALLOW THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH TO MAKE RULES FOR THE SALES.
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.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REMOVE PROOF OF FREEDOM FROM CONTROL FROM THE EXCEPTIONS TO THE DEFINITION OF EMPLOYEE FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
THE ARKANSAS SECOND AMENDMENT LIBERTIES SAFEGUARDS ACT.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING APPEALS TO A COUNTY COURT FROM A COUNTY EQUALIZATION BOARD; AND TO PROHIBIT A COUNTY COURT CLERK FROM CHARGING A FEE FOR FILING AN APPEAL FROM A COUNTY EQUALIZATION BOARD.
TO REMOVE FROM THE GOVERNOR'S DISASTER EMERGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES THE POWER TO SUSPEND OR LIMIT THE SALE, DISPENSING, OR TRANSPORTATION OF FIREARMS.
TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION IN ARKANSAS.
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 GRADUALLY DEDICATE OVER TEN YEARS GENERAL REVENUES FROM CERTAIN SALES AND USE TAXES FOR CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION,AND MAINTENANCE OF STATE HIGHWAYS, COUNTY ROADS,AND CITY STREETS WHEN CERTAIN CONDITIONS ARE MET.
TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF OWNERS OF, AND APPLICANTS FOR, CONCEALED HANDGUN CARRY LICENSES; TO EXEMPT THE NAME AND CORRESPONDING ZIP CODE OF THE APPLICANT, LICENSEE, OR PAST LICENSEE FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE PROOF OF IDENTITY WHEN VOTING AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A VOTER IDENTIFICATION CARD.
TO PERMIT THE ELECTRONIC DISPLAY OF PROOF OF MOTOR VEHICLE LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PROOF OF INSURANCE AND REGISTRATION PURPOSES.
TO RE-CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ADDRESS THE PROTECTION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ENERGY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS TO FUND LOANS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS, RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS, AND WATER CONSERVATION IMPROVEMENTS.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER - NORTHWEST - SPORTS MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

Committees

Committees