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Representative Tom Courtway

Box 56, Conway, 72033

Representative Tom Courtway
Phone: 501-513-4930
Phone:
District: 45
District:
45
Seniority: 15
Seniority:
15
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House in 1995, 1997, 1999
Public Service:
House in 1995, 1997, 1999


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
THE FAMILY AND CREDITOR RIGHTS IN REVOCABLE TRUSTS ACT.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY ACT.
THE IRA AND SAVINGS INCENTIVE ACT OF 1999.
AN ACT TO PHASE IN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR CAPITAL GAINS; ADOPT ROTH AND EDUCATION IRA PROVISIONS; EXEMPT FROM INCOME TAX $6,000 OF IRA DISTRIBUTION; AND INCREASE DEPENDENT TAX CREDIT.
INCOME TAX TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
UNIFORM STATUTORY FORM POWER OF ATTORNEY ACT.
DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR HEALTH CARE ACT.
ARKANSAS HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 1999.
ARKANSAS DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL EXCISE TAX ACT OF 1999.
TO REGULATE TITLE INSURANCE INSURERS; TO PROVIDE MINIMUM TITLE PLANT STANDARDS.
AN ACT TO LIMIT AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAX INCREASES.
PROVIDES A $300 REAL PROPERTY TAX CREDIT; INCREASES SALES AND USE TAX BY ONE-HALF OF ONE PERCENT.
TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO DECERTIFY UNQUALIFIED PARTICIPANTS RECEIVING BENEFITS UNDER AN INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
TO AUTHORIZE THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY IN THE TWENTIETH (20TH) JUDICIAL DISTRICT TO APPOINT CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AS INVESTIGATORS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 23-39-102 TO ADD LOAN CLOSERS TO THE PERSONS REGULATED UNDER THE ARKANSAS MORTGAGE LOAN COMPANY AND LOAN BROKER ACT.
PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
THE UNIFORM PARTNERSHIP ACT (1996).
TO ESTABLISH AND PROMOTE A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS WITHIN EACH COUNTY OF THE STATE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ARREST OF PERSONS WHO PUMP FUEL AND FAIL TO PAY FOR IT.
CoSponsor
TO PROVIDE THAT REAL PROPERTY SHALL NOT BE REAPPRAISED MORE THAN ONCE EVERY 5 YEARS; TO PROVIDE THAT PROPERTY TAXES SHALL NOT BE REASSESSED AFTER REAPPRAISAL UNTIL ALL PROPERTY HAS BEEN REAPPRAISED.
TO AUTHORIZE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO RETIRE AFTER TWENTY-EIGHT (28) YEARS OF CREDITED SERVICE.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT COMMERCIAL DIAMOND MINING AT THE CRATER OF DIAMONDS STATE PARK.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL NOT MEET ON THE THIRD MONDAY IN JANUARY IN RESPECT TO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND IN OBSERVANCE OF HIS BIRTHDAY
TO INCREASE THE HOMESTEAD TAX REFUND.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS LICENSE PLATES.
TO CREATE A COLLEGE OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PROPERTY TAXPAYER BILL OF RIGHTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ELEGIBILITY REQUIREMENT FOR THE ACADEMIC CHALLNGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; AND TO CLARIFY EXISTING LANGUAGE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 24-11-301 CONCERNING THE APPROPRIATION OF INSURANCE PREMIUM TAXES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SALES TAX ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 20-76-436 TO CLARIFY WHICH ESTATE ASSETS ARE SUBJECT TO RECOVERY.
TO ALLOW SURVIVING SPOUSES OF DECEASED POLICE OFFICERS KILLED WHILE ON DUTY TO APPLY RETROACTIVELY TO RESTORE PRIOR BENEFITS UNDER A POLICE PENSION FUND.
TO LEVY AN ADDITIONAL EXCISE TAX ON MOTOR FUEL AND AN ADDITIONAL TAX ON DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION OF NEW HOME BUYERS IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - FOR THE BILL CLINTON BIRTHPLACE HOME CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO DECLARE THE THIRD FRIDAY IN SEPTEMBER AS ‘POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY’.
TO REQUIRE COUNTY CLERKS TO CHECK AND RECORD THE IDENTITY OF PERSONS WHO PICK UP ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR OTHER PERSONS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE PERTAINING TO THE SALARIES OF MUNICIPAL COURT PERSONNEL.
THE ARKANSAS EARTHQUAKE AUTHORITY ACT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PENALTIES FOR LARGE TRUCKS EXCEEDING SPEED LIMITS.
TO EXPAND THE PROPERTY TAX CREDIT FOR SENIOR CITIZENS TO INCLUDE DISABLED PERSONS.
TO EXEMPT THE FIRST $2,500 OF THE PURCHASE PRICE OF A USED VEHICLE FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX.
TO AUTHORIZE AN ARKANSAS COUNTY BORDERING ANOTHER STATE TO ENTER INTO INTERLOCAL AGREEMENTS WITH A CONTIGUOUS COUNTY OR PARISH IN THE OTHER STATE FOR PURPOSES OF ENFORCING DRUG LAWS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 23-42-106(f) BY DECREASING THE PERIOD OF LIMITATIONS FROM FIVE (5) YEARS TO THREE (3) YEARS.
TO PHASE IN A STATE SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR FOOD AND TO REPEAL THE WORKING TAXPAYER CREDIT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-90-703 TO CHANGE DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO THE CRIME VICTIMS REPARATIONS ACT.
TO ESTABLISH A FILING PROCEDURE FOR FOREIGN BUSINESS TRUSTS.
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STATE AID LOST BY SCHOOL DISTRICTS AFTER COUNTYWIDE REAPPRAISALS OR REASSESSMENTS RESULTING IN A ROLLBACK OF MILLAGE RATES FOR AD VALOREM TAX PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-90-702 AND 16-90-716 TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REPARATIONS TO VICTIMS WHOSE INJURIES ARE CATASTROPHIC AND RESULT IN A TOTAL AND PERMANENT DISABILITY.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAM K. ‘MAC’ MCGEHEE, JR. AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A PROVISION CONCERNING CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS.
COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY INDIANS MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM AND HEAD COACH DICKEY NUTT ON THEIR OUTSTANDING 1998-99 REGULAR SEASON.
TO EXPRESS THE INTENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THAT ALL FORMER MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ARE AUTHORIZED AND ENCOURAGED TO WEAR THEIR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES LAPEL PINS.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL DUCKS UNLIMITED MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW GRANTING SICK LEAVE TO MUNICIPAL FIRE FIGHTERS.
PERFORMANCE-BASED PROGRAM BUDGETING AND STRATEGIC PLANNING PILOT PROGRAM
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
THE EXTENDED JUVENILE JURISDICTION ACT.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE ELECTRIC UTILITY COMPETITION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 11-10-705.