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Senator Jack Critcher

P. O. Box 79, Grubbs, 72431

Senator Jack Critcher
Phone: 870-252-3592
Phone:
District: 24
District:
24
Seniority: 31
Seniority:
31
Occupation: Business Owner & Insurance Agent
Occupation:
Business Owner & Insurance Agent
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House in 1995 and 1997; Senate 1999
Public Service:
House in 1995 and 1997; Senate 1999


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO REVISE AND UPDATE THE NORTHEAST ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR BOARD AND TO REMOVE INDEPENDENCE COUNTY FROM THE NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR.
TO ADD NEW FILING EXEMPTIONS TO THE INSURANCE CODE FOR SERVICE CONTRACTS REVIEWED UNDER THE HOLDING COMPANY LAWS, THE MANAGING GENERAL AGENTS LAW, AND OTHER LAWS.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXCLUSION FROM TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($2,500) TO FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($5,000) FOR NEW OR USED MOTOR VEHICLES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-7-226; FOR THE PURPOSE OF MODIFYING THE HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY FEES.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT THE GROSS RECEIPTS DERIVED FROM THE SALE AND REPAIR OF DENTAL APPLIANCES FROM THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 2-20-505 PERTAINING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS RICE RESEARCH AND PROMOTION BOARD.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-4-311 FOR THE PURPOSE OF MODIFYING THE PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING TIMELY REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS FOR AIR PERMITS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-7-518 FOR THE PURPOSE OF MODIFYING THE FEES ON GENERATION OF HAZARDOUS WASTE.
TO WAIVE THE INITIAL LICENSE PLATE FEE FOR C.A.P. MEMBERS WITH MORE THAN THREE (3) YEARS OF SERVICE IN THE CIVIL AIR PATROL.
TO REVISE THE LAW ON THE USE OF CONSUMER REPORTS ON A PERSON'S CREDIT WORTHINESS IN THE UNDERWRITING OF INSURANCE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-64-401(a) TO INCLUDE METHCATHINONE AS A CLASS Y FELONY.
THE SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH INSURANCE PURCHASING GROUP ACT OF 1999.
TO PREVENT THE LOSS OF ANY STATE EQUALIZATION FUNDING WHEN A COMPANY OR INDUSTRIAL PLANT CLOSES RESULTING IN THE LOSS OF ONE HUNDRED (100) OR MORE JOBS.
PERTAINING TO THE TERMINATION OF PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIPS.
TO INCREASE THE MOTOR FUEL AND DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL TAXES; TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX BY 3/8 OF 1%; TO PROVIDE FOR DISTRIBUTION OF THE REVENUES GENERATED BY THE ADDITIONAL TAXES.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE MODEL VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER ACT OF 1993.
THE ARKANSAS INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE POLICYHOLDER PROTECTION ACT.
URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO REMOVE ALL OFFICIAL PROHIBITIONS AND DETERRENTS TO THE SALE OF UNITED STATES RICE TO CUBA.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO CLARIFY THAT BENEFITS FOR TWENTY (20) OR MORE YEARS OF SERVICE UNDER FIRE PENSION FUNDS MAY EXCEED 100% OF THE FINAL SALARY AND TO ALLOW CERTAIN FUNDS TO HIRE INVESTMENT ADVISORS.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURCHASE OF SERVICE CREDIT FOR EMPLOYMENT IN A POLICE-RELATED OR FIRE-RELATED SERVICE POSITION WITH A MUNICIPALITY.
AN ACT TO AMEND PROCEDURES PERTAINING TO SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARDS.
AN ACT TO AMEND CRIMINAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL.
TO REDUCE PUBLICATIONS DISTRIBUTED AND PUBLISHED BY STATE AGENCIES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 21-5-703 TO ALLOW CERTAIN CHILDREN OF DECEASED OR DISABLED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS.
TO EXEMPT THE FIRST $2,500 OF THE PURCHASE PRICE OF A USED VEHICLE FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX.
TO AMEND THE REGULATION OF TELEPHONIC SELLERS BY PROHIBITING CALLER IDENTIFICATION BLOCKING.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO FORGIVE LOANS MADE TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO CONSTRUCT JUVENILE FACILITIES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-21-801 TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINGENT EXPENSE ALLOWANCE AND STAFF OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
REQUESTING CONGRESS TO PROPOSE A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO LIMIT THE NUMBER OF TERMS THAT MAY BE SERVED BY MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE AND THE U.S. SENATE OR TO CALL A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION TO PROPOSE THE SAME.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE FEDERAL CONSTITUTION TO LIMIT THE TERMS OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATORS.
CoSponsor
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL DUCKS UNLIMITED MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES.
REGULATING STATE EMPLOYMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES REGARDING THEIR ENTERING INTO GRANTS, CONTRACTS OR LEASES WITH THE STATE.
PERFORMANCE-BASED PROGRAM BUDGETING AND STRATEGIC PLANNING PILOT PROGRAM
TO EXEMPT THE SALE OF DIGITAL BROADCAST EQUIPMENT TO LICENSED T.V. AND RADIO STATIONS FROM THE ARKANSAS GROSS RECEIPTS TAX.
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
TO ESTABLISH AND PROMOTE A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS WITHIN EACH COUNTY OF THE STATE.
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PRACTICE ACT REVISION OF 1999.
TO LEVY A TAX ON ALL MOTOR VEHICLES HAVING DECLARED GROSS WEIGHTS IN EXCESS OF 73,280 POUNDS.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE BINGO TAX; AND TO TAX ADMISSIONS TO BINGO GAMES.
TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 22-3-1009.
THE EXTENDED JUVENILE JURISDICTION ACT.
LEVIES ADDITIONAL TAXES ON MOTOR FUEL AND DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUELS.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS WHICH HAVE SUFFERED A SIGNIFICANT LOSS OF REVENUES.
URGING CONGRESS TO REMOVE OR RESTRICT THE USE OF TRADE SANCTIONS REGARDING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS AND TO WORK FOR REDUCTION OR ELIMINATION OF TRADE BARRIERS AND SANCTIONS IMPOSED BY OTHER COUNTRIES AGAINST AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS.
TO AMEND THE SENATE RULES TO ADD A PROVISION CONCERNING CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS.
CoSponsor for House
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE TO CLARIFY THE MISSION AND TO MORE SPECIFICALLY DEFINE THE POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION.
TO REQUIRE ANY PERSON DESIRING TO BURN FOREST VEGETATION TO NOTIFY THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION.
RELATING TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY OF ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION PERSONNEL.
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
AN ACT TO REQUIRE ANNUAL AUDITS OR PERFORMANCE OF AGREED UPON PROCEDURES OF WATER AND SEWER SERVICE PROVIDERS.
TO LEVY AN ADDITIONAL EXCISE TAX ON MOTOR FUEL AND AN ADDITIONAL TAX ON DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - FOR THE BILL CLINTON BIRTHPLACE HOME CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
THE FREEDOM OF CHOICE AMONG HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS ACT.
THE ARKANSAS EARTHQUAKE AUTHORITY ACT.
EXPRESSING APPRECIATION TO ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT, UTILITY WORKERS, RELIEF WORKERS, GOVERNMENT WORKERS AND CITIZENS WHO RESPONDED TO AND ASSISTED THE VICTIMS OF THE RECENT TORNADOES THAT RAVAGED THIS STATE.