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Representative Joshua Paul Bryant (R)

P.O. Box 718, Rogers, 72757

Representative Joshua Paul Bryant (R)
District: 96
District:
96
Seniority: 98
Seniority:
98
Occupation: Real Estate
Occupation:
Real Estate
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
CONCERNING A CURRENT OR FORMER JUDGE'S ABILITY TO LAWFULLY CARRY A HANDGUN WHERE CARRYING A HANDGUN WOULD OTHERWISE BE PROHIBITED.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING TERMS OF OFFICE OF COUNTY ELECTED OFFICERS TO COINCIDE WITH THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
CONCERNING THE COMPREHENSIVE CRIMINAL RECORD SEALING ACT OF 2013; AND CONCERNING SEALING A FELONY CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE CONVICTION.
CONCERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF THE PUBLIC DEFENDER TO REPRESENT A PERSON WHO IS SUFFERING FROM A MENTAL ILLNESS.
TO AMEND THE DIRECT SHIPMENT OF VINOUS LIQUOR ACT; TO INCLUDE AN ESTABLISHMENT THAT PRODUCES MEAD IN THE DEFINITION OF "SMALL FARM WINERY"; TO ALLOW MEAD SHIPMENT DIRECTLY TO CONSUMERS; AND TO TAX MEAD IN THE SAME MANNER AS WINE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING CAMPAIGN FINANCE; TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING CARRYOVER FUNDS; AND TO ESTABLISH A MINIMUM AMOUNT OF CARRYOVER FUNDS FOR AN OFFICE WITHOUT AN ANNUAL SALARY.
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS COURT SECURITY ACT; AND TO ADDRESS COURTS THAT LACK PROPER SECURITY; TO CREATE THE COURT SECURITY FEE.
CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF REFUSAL TO ASSIST A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER; AND CONCERNING THE REFUSAL TO COMPLY WITH A COURT ORDER.
TO CREATE THE EARN AND LEARN ACT OF 2021; AND TO ALLOW INDIVIDUALS TO WORK AND EARN A PAYCHECK WHILE ALSO FULFILLING LICENSING REQUIREMENTS AND GAINING THE SKILLS TO FILL THE NEEDS OF AN EXPANDING WORKFORCE.
TO CHANGE THE AMOUNT OF SALES AND USE TAX OWED WHEN REPLACING CERTAIN STOLEN PROPERTY.
TO REPEAL THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE TO A PERSON ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF RENTING MOTOR VEHICLES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING FILING AS AN INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS ELECTION LAW; TO ALLOW A CANDIDATE TO WITHDRAW FROM AN ELECTION AT ANY TIME; TO CLARIFY WHEN A CANDIDATE MAY WITHDRAW FROM THE BALLOT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RUNOFF ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING RUNOFF ELECTIONS FOR COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL OFFICERS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS ELECTION LAWS.
TO CREATE THE EARN AND LEARN ACT; AND TO ALLOW INDIVIDUALS TO WORK AND EARN A PAYCHECK WHILE ALSO FULFILLING LICENSING REQUIREMENTS AND GAINING THE SKILLS TO FILL THE NEEDS OF AN EXPANDING WORKFORCE.
CONCERNING VENOUS BLOOD DRAWS IN CONNECTION WITH A CRIMINAL OFFENSE; AND TO AMEND § 5-65-204.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; AND TO AUTHORIZE A PILOT PROGRAM RELATED TO REAL-TIME EMPLOYMENT AND INCOME DATA FOR CERTAIN PUBLIC ASSISTANCE.
TO ESTABLISH A RIGHT OF PRIVACY CONCERNING CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINATION STATUS; TO ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM WITH DISTRIBUTION FROM COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ADDRESS MANDATES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); TO PROVIDE EXEMPTIONS FOR EMPLOYEES FROM MANDATES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH A RIGHT OF PRIVACY CONCERNING CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINATION STATUS; TO ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM FROM COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDS OR AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT OF 2021 FUNDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE EMPLOYEE EXEMPTIONS FROM FEDERAL MANDATES AND EMPLOYER MANDATES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROTECT THE WELFARE OF CHILDREN BY KEEPING THIS PROMISE TO ARKANSAS’S CHILDREN.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST A UTILITY SERVICE PROVIDER.
TO AUTHORIZE NONMANDATORY MULTIYEAR REGISTRATION AND LICENSING BY THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING BOARD.
TO AUTHORIZE THE LICENSURE OF STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT HEATING, VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING, AND REFRIGERATION INSPECTORS; AND TO CORRECT REFERENCES TO THE APPROPRIATE CABINET-LEVEL DEPARTMENT.
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS COURT SECURITY ACT; TO ADDRESS COURTS THAT LACK PROPER SECURITY; TO CREATE THE COURT SECURITY FEE.
AN ACT TO REINSTATE THE BORDER CITY TAX RATE FOR CIGARETTES AND OTHER TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
TO END MANDATORY FACE COVERING REQUIREMENTS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S INSTRUCTION PERMIT BY THE DIVISION OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
TO ESTABLISH A RIGHT OF PRIVACY CONCERNING CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINATION STATUS; TO ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM WITH DISTRIBUTION FROM COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ADDRESS MANDATES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); TO PROVIDE EXEMPTIONS FOR EMPLOYEES FROM MANDATES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE EMPLOYEE EXEMPTIONS FROM FEDERAL MANDATES AND EMPLOYER MANDATES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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 AMOUNT OF THE INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR A TEACHER’S QUALIFIED CLASSROOM INVESTMENT EXPENSE.
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.
THE BACK THE BLUE ACT.
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.
CONCERNING OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM; TO ENSURE A SUSTAINABLE SYSTEM OF HEALTH BENEFITS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE PETITION PROCESS TO BE ON THE BALLOT AS A CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT OR VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES; AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF SIGNATURES REQUIRED TO BE LISTED ON THE BALLOT.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE "ARKANSAS SECOND AMENDMENT LIBERTIES SAFEGUARDS ACT"; TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES AND PUBLIC OFFICERS TO DISREGARD UNCONSTITUTIONAL OVERREACHES OF POWER; AND TO PROTECT THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF ARKANSANS.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
CONCERNING RIOT OFFENSES AND PUBLIC DEMONSTRATION OFFENSES; CONCERNING OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST FIRST RESPONDERS; CONCERNING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROPERTY OFFENSES; AND CONCERNING PROCEDURES UPON ARREST.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE "ARKANSAS EQUAL JUSTICE UNDER THE LAW ACT OF 2021".
TO AFFIRM THE RIGHT OF A MUNICIPALITY TO DECLARE THE MUNICIPALITY A PRO-LIFE CITY.
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.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SAVE ADOLESCENTS FROM EXPERIMENTATION (SAFE) ACT.
TO PROHIBIT TAXPAYER RESOURCE TRANSACTIONS FOR ABORTIONS.
THE BACK THE BLUE ACT.
TO ALLOW REVIEW OF PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; AND TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF A PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDER REVIEW.
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 ENHANCE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN RURAL AREAS OF ARKANSAS; AND TO EXPAND THE OPTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTING AND OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES IN CERTAIN RURAL AREAS.
TO CREATE THE REBOOT PILOT PROGRAM; AND TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT HIRE CERTAIN FORMER OFFENDERS.
CONCERNING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE ON BAIL FOR PERSONS ARRESTED FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING-RELATED OFFENSES.
TO MODERNIZE AND STRENGTHEN NURSING FACILITY STAFFING STANDARDS AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AT A RAILROAD CROSSING.
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.
CONCERNING THE CONSTITUTIONAL AUTHORITY VESTED IN THE PEOPLE, THE STATES, AND THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT.
TO RECOGNIZE JANUARY 22 AS THE DAY OF TEARS IN ARKANSAS.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING EXTRAORDINARY SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO BE KNOWN AS THE "CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND BALLOT INITIATIVE REFORM AMENDMENT".
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 PROVIDING THAT SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, COURT OF APPEALS JUDGES, CIRCUIT JUDGES, AND DISTRICT JUDGES SHALL BE ELECTED ON A PARTISAN BASIS.
TO THANK THE SPOUSES, FAMILIES, AND FRIENDS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR ONGOING SUPPORT AND TO PROCLAIM THE 2021 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FAMILY DAY.
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
CONCERNING FUNDING BASED ON THE AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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 REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO RETURN FINES COLLECTED UNDER § 20-7-101 DURING THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY FOR A FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH RULES, ORDERS, OR DIRECTIVES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE LAWFUL DISPLAY OF A LICENSE PLATE; AND TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION ALLOWING CERTAIN DEVICES TO OBSCURE A LICENSE PLATE.
TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; AND TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF A PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDER REVIEW.
TO PROHIBIT THE REQUIREMENT OF VACCINE PASSPORTS IN ARKANSAS.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING EXTRAORDINARY SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.

Committees

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