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Representative Russell Bennett

95 Lafayette 44, Lewisville, 71845

Representative Russell Bennett
Phone: 870-921-4866
Phone:
District: 22
District:
22
Seniority: 34
Seniority:
34
Occupation: Self-Employed (The Glass Doctor)
Occupation:
Self-Employed (The Glass Doctor)
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1999, 2001
Public Service:
House 1999, 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO INSTALL INTERNET FILTERS OR OBTAIN INTERNET ACCESS CONNECTIVITY FROM A PROVIDER THAT PROVIDES FILTER SERVICES TO LIMIT ACCESS TO MATERIAL THAT IS HARMFUL TO MINORS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 21-8-801 RELATING TO THE RECEIVING OF GIFTS OR COMPENSATION BY PUBLIC SERVANTS.
TO ESTABLISH THE OFFENSE OF CAR-JACKING.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-65-205 PERTAINING TO REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO A CHEMICAL TEST.
REQUESTING THE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON AGRICULTURE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONDUCT A STUDY OF RAPIDLY INCREASING HUNTING LEASE PRICES IN ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO INCLUDE NURSING SCHOOLS AS APPROVED INSTITUTIONS IN THE ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF "FENCE".
AN ACT TO AMMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-4-104 (b)(2).
TO AMEND ARKANSAS' LITTER LAW TO ADJUST THE LEVEL OF FINES AND REQUIRE COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR LITTERING AND DEDICATE FINE MONEY FOR ANTI-LITTERING PROGRAMS.
THE SAFE HAVEN ACT.
AN ACT TO ASSURE WOMEN OF THEIR RIGHT TO RECEIVE ADEQUATE INFORMATION BEFORE TERMINATING A PREGNANCY.
TO CHANGE THE DWI THRESHOLD FROM 0.10% TO 0.08.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT COUNTYWIDE REAPPRAISALS OF PROPERTY ARE COMPLETED ON THE DATE THE COLLECTOR'S BOOKS ARE OPEN FOR COLLECTION ON THE NEWLY APPRAISED VALUE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-26-304 PERTAINING TO ASSESSMENT RATIOS.
AN ACT TO MAKE LONG-TERM CARE AFFORDABLE AND AVAILABLE FOR FACILITY RESIDENTS.
AN ACT TO EXPAND THE DEFINITION OF VICTIM IN THE ARKANSAS CRIME VICTIMS REPARATIONS ACT.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO RAISE AWARENESS CONCERNING PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER AND TO INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER.
TO CREATE WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AN ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM FOR THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; TO ALLOW RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES TO CONVERT TO ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO ENSURE EQUAL GE0GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION BY APPOINTING THE MEMBERS FROM CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC PORT AUTHORITIES IN ARKANSAS TO FUND PUBLIC PORT INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS.
AN ACT TO MANDATE REDUCTIONS IN THE NUMBER OF STATE EMPLOYEES IN ALL STATE AGENCIES, INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE ALL EMPLOYEES OF PROVIDERS OF CARE TO DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED ADULT PERSONS TO PASS CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PAYMENTS TO NURSING FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AN ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON NURSING.
DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES SHALL ABATE CURRENT LOAN BALANCES BY DISSOLVING THE JUVENILE DETENTION REVOLVING LOAN FUND TO JUVENILE DETENTION CENTERS IN INDEPENDENCE, YELL, JEFFERSON, WASHINGTON, AND MILLER COUNTIES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-4-404 TO ALLOW CREDIT FOR JAIL TIME SPENT AWAITING TRANFER TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY PUNISHMENT.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-60-120 TO ELIMINATE OBSOLETE LANGUAGE.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO RAISE AWARENESS CONCERNING PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER AND TO INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT STATE AGENCIES AND OTHER PUBLIC ENTITIES FROM USING TAX DOLLARS TO PURCHASE OR DISTRIBUTE MATERIAL THAT THEY KNOW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN CONTAINS, OR PRESENTS AS FACTUAL, INFORMATION WHICH HAS BEEN PROVEN FALSE OR FRAUDULENT.
TO PROHIBIT AN INCREASE IN CERTAIN TAX RATES OR FEES EXCEPT ON A 3/5 VOTE; TO PREVENT A DECREASE IN ANY TAX RATE EXCEPT ON A MAJORITY VOTE; TO PROHIBIT REMOVING A TAX EXEMPTION EXCEPT ON A 3/5 VOTE.
PROPOSING TO AMEND AMENDMENT 73 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISH TERM LIMITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A NEW RULE TO REQUIRE THE PUBLISHING OF ROLL CALL VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTERNET WEB SITE.
REQUESTING THE JOINT PERFORMANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
RECOGNIZING LUKE MORRIS FOR HIS COURAGE IN RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURIES RECEIVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT ON FEBRUARY 17, AND COMMENDING THE THREE PEOPLE WHO ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND BEGAN LIFE SAVING MEASURES.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 8-7-504(c) AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-7-509(c) AND 15-5-901 TO CLARIFY THE SOURCE OF FUNDING FOR THE REMEDIAL ACTION ACCOUNT IN THE CONSTRUCTION ASSISTANCE REVOLVING LOAN FUND.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS VOLUNTARY CLEANUP ACT TO CHANGE THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PROSPECTIVE PURCHASER AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 20-22-301 TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION AND FIRE CREWS UNDER THEIR DIRECTION OR CONTROL TO OBTAIN WATER FOR SUPPRESSING WILDFIRES.
AN ACT TO ASSURE PERSONS ASCERTAIN BOUNDARY LINES BEFORE CUTTING TIMBER.
TO AUTHORIZE EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT FOR RED RIVER COMMISSION DESIGNEES.
AN ACT REQUIRING MUNICIPALITIES TO MAINTAIN CERTAIN MINIMUM ACCOUNTING RECORDS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO MAINTAIN ACCOUNTING RECORDS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION - PUBLIC PORT INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE ACT TO ENCOURAGE THE COOPERATION OF THE TEA CLIENT WITH THE TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISITANCE PROGRAM.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.