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Representative Buddy Blair

500 N. 18th Street, Fort Smith, 72901

Representative Buddy Blair
Phone: 479-494-0474
Phone:
District: 65
District:
65
Seniority: 29
Seniority:
29
Occupation: College Instructor Retired
Occupation:
College Instructor Retired
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House in 1981,1983,1985,1987,1989,1991,1993, 2003,
Public Service:
House in 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 2003,


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT CONCERNING CRUELTY TO ANIMALS AND RELATED OFFENSES; AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH - THE FULLERTON AND VINES BUILDINGS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE EMPLOYMENT OF AN ELECTION COORDINATOR BY THE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE MARTIN LUTHER KING PARK IN SEBASTIAN COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTY FOR THE OFFENSE OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS COMMITTED AGAINST DOGS, CATS, OR HORSES ONLY.
AN ACT CONCERNING CHALLENGES TO A CANDIDATE'S QUALIFICATIONS TO HOLD OFFICE OR APPEAR ON A BALLOT.
TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE WESTERN ARKANSAS STATE PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS/IAFF LOCAL S-24 OF THE 188TH FIRE DEPARTMENT, ARKANSAS AIR NATIONAL GUARD, FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 14 OF ARTICLE 19 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ESTABLISH A STATE LOTTERY.
REAFFIRMING ARKANSAS SUPPORT OF THE PRINCIPLE OF SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO PROVIDE A TAX EXEMPTION FOR A MUNICIPAL AIRPORT THAT ALSO QUALIFIES AS A BORDER CITY AIRPORT.
CoSponsor
AN ACT CONCERNING DIRECT READ ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES AND VOTER VERIFIED PAPER TRAILS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GIFT OF LIFE ACT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PARTICIPATE IN GOVERNMENT.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PERSONNEL POLICY LAW FOR CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES TO MAKE IT MORE CONSISTENT WITH THE PERSONNEL POLICY LAW FOR CERTIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCE MANUFACTURING BASE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO WESTERN ARKANSAS COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE PROTECTION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS' CUSTOMERS AND EMPLOYEES.
TO PROVIDE FOR A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR QUALIFIED MUSEUMS.
LONG TERM CARE RESIDENT PROTECTION ACT OF 2005.
AN ACT TO CONTINUE THE SUPPLEMENTAL MIXED DRINK TAX OF FOUR PERCENT (4%) FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES.
AN ACT TO AMEND DATING RELATIONSHIPS AND DOMESTIC ABUSE LAWS.
AN ACT TO CREATE NEW INCENTIVES TO ENCOURAGE CERTAIN NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO LOCATE IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO PROHIBIT INTERFERENCE WITH STUDENT- LED AND STUDENT-INITIATED PRAYERS AT PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNCTIONS WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ALLOW BINGO AND RAFFLES TO BE CONDUCTED BY CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ADOPT LAW REGULATING AND TAXING CHARITABLE BINGO AND RAFFLES.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROHIBIT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM INCREASING ANY EXISTING TAXES OR APPROVING ANY NEW TAX EXCEPT UPON THE VOTE OF THREE-FIFTHS (3/5) VOTE OF THE TOTAL MEMBERSHIP OF EACH HOUSE.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CHILD DEATH REVIEW PANEL.
AN ACT TO RECOGNIZE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TEACHERS AS ELIGIBLE TO TEACH IN THE PREKINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE SIX (PREK-6) CLASSROOM.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY AND DEFINE THE SCOPE OF ACT 1285 OF 2003.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE THIRD SATURDAY IN JUNE AS JUNETEENTH INDEPENDENCE DAY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - TO THE CITY OF FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS FOR CAROL ANN CROSS PARK GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT JUVENILES WHO WERE SIXTEEN (16) OR SEVENTEEN (17) YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME THE OFFENSE WAS COMMITTED FROM RECEIVING THE DEATH PENALTY.
AN ACT TO BE KNOWN AS THE MERCURY SWITCH REMOVAL ACT OF 2005 .
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE RENTAL VEHICLE TAX.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF DR. FAY W. BOOZMAN AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.

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