Representative Rick Beck (R)

1091 Dutton Mountain Road, Center Ridge, 72027

Representative Rick Beck (R)
Phone: 501-912-1441
Phone:
District: 65
District:
65
Seniority: 33
Seniority:
33
Occupation: Electrical Engineer
Occupation:
Electrical Engineer
Church Affiliation: Catholic
Church Affiliation:
Catholic
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2015, 2017
Public Service:
First Term House 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SALES TAX REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS; AND TO ALLOW THE SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR ISOLATED SALES TO APPLY AT SPECIAL EVENTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE ON A STATE HIGHWAY.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION AND CONSERVATION; AND TO CLARIFY THE ALLOCATION OF PRODUCTION AND COST FOLLOWING AN INTEGRATION ORDER.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF HIGHWAY REVENUE INTEREST INCOME; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FUTURE TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH FUND AND THE TRANSPORTATION-RELATED GRANT PROGRAM.
CONCERNING ELECTION EXPENSES FOR THE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS AND THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; AND TO PROHIBIT THE ACCEPTANCE OF FUNDS, GRANTS, AND GIFTS.
TO CELEBRATE THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF ARKANSAS SKY OBSERVATORIES.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ALTERNATE RETIREMENT PLANS.
CONCERNING THE USE OF AUDIO MEDIA, VISUAL MEDIA, AND AUDIOVISUAL MEDIA BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, DISPATCH CENTERS, PUBLIC SAFETY ANSWERING POINTS, JAILS, AND DETENTION CENTERS.
TO AUTHORIZE UTILITIES TO RECOVER THE COST OF RESTORATION OF DAMAGES AND EXTRAORDINARY NATURAL GAS, FUEL, OR PURCHASED POWER COSTS CAUSED BY STORMS THROUGH SECURITIZATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW REGARDING STATE EMISSION PLANS FOR FOSSIL-FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS.
CONCERNING THE IDENTIFICATION OF COST SAVINGS BY CABINET-LEVEL DEPARTMENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW TO ALLOW A MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY TO FINANCE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH STORMS AND RELATED PERILS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO IDENTIFY PAID ADVERTISEMENTS FUNDED BY TAXPAYER FUNDS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ADVERTISING USING THE IMAGE OR VOICE OF AN ELECTED OFFICIAL.
TO NAME THE VISITORS CENTER IN PETIT JEAN STATE PARK; AND TO HONOR DR. T.W. HARDISON.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VERIFICATION OF PROVISIONAL BALLOTS; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX LAWS; AND TO PROVIDE A COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT FOR THE STANDARD DEDUCTION.
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR WATER USED BY A POULTRY FARM; AND TO REQUIRE THE ADOPTION OF RELATED RULES.
TO CREATE A STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT; TO TRANSFER AUTHORITY OVER MEAT INSPECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE ADDITIONAL FUNDING USED FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE "ARKANSAS EQUAL JUSTICE UNDER THE LAW ACT OF 2021".
TO REQUIRE THE ASSESSMENT COORDINATION DIVISION TO ISSUE CERTAIN ANNUAL REPORTS; AND TO PROHIBIT NEW OR UPDATED ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES FROM BECOMING EFFECTIVE UNTIL THEY HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO PROHIBIT THE STATE FROM MANDATING A VACCINE OR IMMUNIZATION FOR CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); TO GOVERN REQUIREMENTS FOR A VACCINE OR IMMUNIZATION FOR CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "PERSON" IN THE ARKANSAS CRIMINAL CODE.
TO PROMOTE ARKANSAS VOICES; AND TO COMBAT CANCEL CULTURE AND PROTECT FREEDOM OF SPEECH.
TO DESIGNATE THE OFFICIAL STEAM LOCOMOTIVE OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO PROVIDE GUIDELINES ON HOW REBATES ARE OFFERED BY A PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURER THAT SELLS INSULIN IN THIS STATE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ABSENTEE BALLOTS; TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SPOILED BALLOTS.
TO CREATE THE REBOOT PILOT PROGRAM; AND TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT HIRE CERTAIN FORMER OFFENDERS.
TO CREATE THE RELIGIOUS VIEWPOINT ANTIDISCRIMINATION ACT.
REQUIRING THE ESTABLISHMENT OR UTILIZATION OF A SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO PROVIDE ADVICE AND TO STUDY INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ARKANSAS CASINO GAMING AMENDMENT OF 2018.
CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL FIREARM BANS WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND CONCERNING STATE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.
TO RECOGNIZE JANUARY 22 AS THE DAY OF TEARS IN ARKANSAS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO BE KNOWN AS THE "CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND BALLOT INITIATIVE REFORM AMENDMENT".
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERMITTING LIMITS ON AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NONECONOMIC DAMAGES.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE THAT LOTTERY PROCEEDS MAY BE USED TO FUND OR PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS TO ARKANSAS CITIZENS ENROLLED IN VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL SCHOOLS AND TECHNICAL INSTITUTES.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO REPEAL THE EXCEPTION TO THE PROHIBITION OF SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE.
TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF REESTABLISHING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE PEOPLE OF THE CHEROKEE NATION WEST AND THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT.
TO ENCOURAGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS AND THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO APPROVE THE KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE, ALLOW NEW LEASES, AND REMOVE BARRIERS TO FUTURE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION FEE BE PAID FOR ELECTRIC AND HYBRID VEHICLES; AND TO REPEAL THE ADDITIONAL FEE FOR THE REGISTRATION OF HYBRID VEHICLES.
CONCERNING FUNDING BASED ON THE AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RETIREMENT ELIGIBILITY, NONCONTRIBUTORY MEMBERS, MEMBER CONTRIBUTIONS, AND THE BENEFIT MULTIPLIER UNDER THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO ENSURE THAT BUSINESSES ARE NOT PENALIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR THE BEHAVIOR OF THEIR PATRONS OR CUSTOMERS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE MEDICAL ETHICS AND DIVERSITY ACT.
ESTABLISHING THE PUBLIC SAFETY EQUIPMENT GRANT PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING EARLY VOTING; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONEERING; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES RELATED TO VOTING.
CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT AND ALTERATION OF PRECINCT BOUNDARIES, POLLING SITES, AND VOTE CENTERS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS ELECTION LAW.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION TO THE EXAMINATION AND COPYING OF PUBLIC RECORDS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 AND VOTED BALLOTS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF ELECTION LAWS.
TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948; TO REVISE THIRD-PARTY LIABILITY IN THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW; AND TO MODIFY THE PROCESS FOR REQUESTING A HEARING.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS STATE CAPITOL AND HISTORICAL MONUMENT PROTECTION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE DUTIES OF MEMBERS OF A COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; AND TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF COUNTY EMPLOYEES DESIGNATED AS ELECTION OFFICIALS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; TO AMEND HOW COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TAKE THE OATH; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERMITTING LIMITS ON AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NONECONOMIC DAMAGES.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.

Committees

Committees