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Representative Richard Carroll (D)

P. O. Box 5465, North Little Rock, 72119

Representative Richard Carroll (D)
Phone: 501-944-3499
Phone:
District: 39
District:
39
Seniority: 89
Seniority:
89
Occupation: Boilermaker
Occupation:
Boilermaker
Church Affiliation: Catholic
Church Affiliation:
Catholic
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First Term in House 2009
Public Service:
First Term in House 2009


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING CERTIFICATION OF NEW POLITICAL PARTIES AND INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES.
AN ACT TO EXTEND THE THRESHOLD FOR A POLITICAL PARTY TO MAINTAIN ITS CERTIFIED POLITICAL PARTY STATUS TO INCLUDE RECEIVING A PERCENTAGE OF VOTES FOR ANY POSITION SUBJECT TO A STATEWIDE ELECTION.
TO ENSURE THAT HEADLIGHTS OR HEADLAMPS FOR USE ON MOTOR VEHICLES ARE NOT USED OR SOLD IN ARKANSAS IF THEIR BRIGHTNESS OR INTENSITY ARE A SAFETY HAZARD OR OTHERWISE DO NOT COMPLY WITH FEDERAL SPECIFICATIONS.
REQUIRING THE DISPLAY OF INFORMATION AT RETAIL SALES COUNTERS ON THE DANGERS OF SMOKING.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM OF COORDINATED SERVICES TO FACILITATE AND UNITE DIAGNOSTIC, INTERVENTION, AND TRANSITION EFFORTS TO HELP INFANTS AND CHILDREN WITH PERMANENT HEARING LOSS.
AN ACT FOR THE SOUNDSTART APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT TO ENSURE PARTICIPATION BY NEW POLITICAL PARTY CANDIDATES AND INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES IN PUBLICLY FUNDED ELECTION DEBATES.
THE RAILROAD FREIGHT SYSTEM INFRASTRUCTURE CAPACITY EXPANSION ACT.
TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO OFFER A COURSE IN DRIVER EDUCATION.
TO REGULATE THE SALE OF HOME EXTENDED WARRANTY COVERAGE AND HOME SERVICE CONTRACTS TO PROVIDE GREATER CONSUMER PROTECTION.
TO PROVIDE RESIDENTIAL TENANTS RELIEF FROM FORECLOSURE AND EVICTION PROCEEDINGS.
TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE THAT MUST BE MET IN ORDER FOR A PERSON TO BE APPOINTED AS A DIRECTOR OR CHAIR OF A STATE AGENCY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION.
TO REQUIRE THE PERIODIC AND REGULAR TESTING OF THIS STATE'S WATER RESOURCES THAT MIGHT BE AFFECTED BY DRILLING OPERATIONS.
AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO REPEAL THE PROHIBITION AGAINST AN ATHEIST HOLDING ANY OFFICE IN THE CIVIL DEPARTMENTS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS OR TESTIFYING AS A WITNESS IN ANY COURT.
RECOMMENDING THAT CONGRESS AND THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION SUPPORT INCREASED FREIGHT RAIL HAULING CAPACITY.
TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR AN INTERSTATE LIGHT RAIL THAT CONNECTS ARKANSAS TO TEXAS, OKLAHOMA, AND MISSOURI.
RECOMMENDING THAT THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AND ALL STAKEHOLDERS IN THE TRANSPORTATION ARENA WORK TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMERCIAL PORTS.
CoSponsor
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
PAUL'S LAW: TO PROHIBIT DRIVERS OF MOTOR VEHICLES FROM USING HANDHELD WIRELESS TELEPHONES TO ENGAGE IN TEXT MESSAGING.
TO ESTABLISH AN INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
TO INCREASE THE TAX ON CIGARETTES AND CERTAIN TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO PAY THE COMMISSION TO THE STAMP DEPUTIES FOR CERTAIN CIGARETTE TAXES.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT MILITARY RETIRED PAY FROM INCOME TAX.
TO ALLOW THE SPOUSE OF AN ARKANSAS STATE POLICE OFFICER TO PURCHASE THE OFFICER'S SERVICE SHOTGUN.
THE SAFE TRANSPORTATION OF RAILROAD EMPLOYEES BY CONTRACT CARRIERS ACT.
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE DIRECT RELIEF TO ARKANSAS CONSUMERS BY REDUCING THE STATE SALES TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
TO PROVIDE INCREASES OF FINES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES AND VIOLATIONS; TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR COUNTY JAILS; TO AUTHORIZE A LEVY TO DEFRAY THE COST OF INCARCERATING COUNTY PRISONERS; AND TO AUTHORIZE DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS.
TO MODIFY THE AMOUNT OF VOTES REQUIRED TO BE ELECTED TO A MUNICIPAL POSITION WITHOUT A RUNOFF.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES - SMALL MINORITY CONTRACTORS SURETY BONDING AND MENTOR PROTEGE TRAINING PILOT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REDUCE THE STATE PORTION OF THE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
TO AMEND NOTICE PROCEDURES TO VIOLATORS OF MUNICIPAL ORDINANCES CONCERNING UNSANITARY CONDITIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCRAP METAL DEALERS.
TO EXEMPT HEARING AIDS FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PRIVATE WETLAND AND RIPARIAN ZONE CREATION AND RESTORATION INCENTIVES ACT AND TO PROVIDE CONSERVATION TAX CREDITS.
TO AMEND A CIVIL SERVICE STATUTE FOR POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
THE FAIR DISCLOSURE TO EMPLOYERS, INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND OTHERS OF PAYMENTS FOR PHARMACISTS' SERVICES ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 18-15-301 AND TO MODIFY THE PROCEDURES CONCERNING A CERTIFICATE OF CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FOR MUNICIPALLY OWNED ELECTRIC UTILITIES FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
PROHIBITING THE RELEASE OF THE IDENTITIES OR OTHER INFORMATION CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
THE ARKIDS FIRST IMPROVEMENT ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND ENERGY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - STATEWIDE GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION 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 PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION 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 COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION STATEWIDE GRANTS TO VIOLENCE SHELTERS/CRISIS & ADVOCACY CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER - ARKANSAS REAL-TIME SCRAP METAL LOGBOOK EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - STATEWIDE 2-1-1 INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SYSTEM 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 HEALTH - SKIN CANCER EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF VOLUNTEERISM - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO DESIGNATE A PORTION OF HIGHWAY 67 AS ROCK 'N' ROLL HIGHWAY 67.
THE WILDLIFE OBSERVATION TRAILS PILOT PROGRAM.
THE WILDLIFE RECREATION FACILITIES PILOT PROGRAM.
THE ARKANSAS RENEWABLE ENERGY FEED-IN ACT OF 2009.
TO ESTABLISH AN ACADEMIC FACILITIES REVIEW BOARD AND TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR A HEARING ON ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROJECTS.
THE ELECTRIC AUTOCYCLE ACT.
THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY SAVINGS GOALS ACT OF 2009.
TO ADD A FEE ON THE BUYER AT A SALVAGE AUCTION AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEE GOES TO THE INSPECTION AND OVERSIGHT OF AUTO AUCTIONS.
TO REPEAL THE SUNSETTED MOTION PICTURE INCENTIVE ACT OF 1997 AND TO ESTABLISH THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009.
TO ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES BY ALLOWING A TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE METHOD FOR CALCULATING TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ATTENDANCE AT NATIONAL OR REGIONAL CONFERENCES.
THE HERITAGE TRAILS SYSTEM ACT.
TO AMEND EMINENT DOMAIN LAW CONCERNING THE COMPENSATION PAID BY A CONDEMNING ENTITY.
CONCERNING DEATH BENEFITS FOR COVERED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
TO CREATE A BACK-TO-SCHOOL TAX-FREE HOLIDAY BY EXEMPTING ITEMS OF CLOTHING FROM SALES AND USE TAX DURING A LIMITED TIME PERIOD.
TO CREATE THE REFUND ANTICIPATION LOAN ACT.
COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP).
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.
COMMENDING MICHAEL MARION ON HIS SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT OF ALLTEL ARENA IN NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor for Senate
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT
TO REESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON RACIAL PROFILING.
AN ACT TO CREATE "THE ANTONY HOBBS III ACT" AND TO CREATE SCHOOL-BASED AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR AND CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION PROGRAMS.
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT.
AN ACT REGARDING STATE FUNDED PHARMACY BENEFIT PLANS.
AN ACT CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES AND RELATED OFFENSES AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF MOTORISTS ON HIGHWAYS AND ROADS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS BY MAKING THE MANDATORY SEAT BELT LAW A PRIMARY LAW FOR ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
TO INCREASE ACCESS TO POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.

Committees

Committees