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Representative Denny Altes (R)

8600 Moody Road, Fort Smith, 72903

Representative Denny Altes (R)
Phone: 479-646-8981
Phone:
District: 76
District:
76
Seniority: 25
Seniority:
25
Occupation: Contractor/Developer
Occupation:
Contractor/Developer
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: Vietnam
Veteran:
Vietnam
Public Service: JP District 13 Sebastian County (Quorum Court); House May 1999, 2001; Senate 2003,2005,2007,2009; House 2011, 2013
Public Service:
JP District 13 Sebastian County (Quorum Court); House May 1999, 2001; Senate 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009; House 2011, 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ESTABLISH AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR EDUCATION EXPENSES OF DEPENDENTS.
TO EXEMPT REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT PARTS FOR FARM EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY FROM THE GROSS RECEIPTS AND USE TAX.
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS TO INCLUDE DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS FOR SALES AND USE TAX PURPOSES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CAPITAL GAINS REDUCTION ACT OF 2013.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE FAIR HOUSING EDUCATION PROGRAM.
TO REVISE THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO DISABLED VETERANS.
AN ACT TO INCLUDE HOMEMADE SALSA AMONG COTTAGE FOODS EXEMPT FROM REGULATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
AN ACT TO LICENSE NATUROPATHIC PRACTITIONERS.
TO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ADOPT CURRICULUM STANDARDS FOR AN ACADEMIC STUDY OF THE BIBLE COURSE AS DIRECTED BY THIS ACT.
TO PROMOTE MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT FOR ALLEGED CHILD SEX OFFENDERS AND THE VICTIM.
CONCERNING THE USE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT REPORT FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES; TO REGULATE THE RELEASE OF MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT REPORTS.
CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES TO CONDUCT REEMPLOYMENT INTERVIEWS TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
TO REQUIRE EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION FUND.
TO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO ENACT THE REUSABLE SHOPPING BAG ACT; TO PROHIBIT A STORE FROM PROVIDING A SINGLE-USE CARRYOUT BAG TO A CUSTOMER; AND TO ENCOURAGE THE USE OF REUSABLE BAGS.
TO PROTECT CERTAIN WATER SYSTEMS AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN CITIES FROM CHEMICAL ADDITIVE REQUIREMENTS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE CONSUMER CHOICE IN THE INSTALLATION OF SMART METER GATEWAY DEVICES
TO CLARIFY THE PROCESS FOR FILING AND FINALIZING ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS OF DETERMINATIONS BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH AND THE BOREHAM LIBRARY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO EXEMPT HEARING AIDS FROM THE REQUIREMENT THAT PROSTHETIC DEVICES BE PRESCRIBED BY A PHYSICIAN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION IF CERTAIN CONDITIONS ARE MET.
TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PROSTHETIC DEVICE BE PRESCRIBED BY A PHYSICIAN.
MAKING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN AND OTHER WEAPONS IN CERTAIN PLACES.
REGARDING TRAINING THAT A CONSTABLE IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE AS DEVELOPED BY THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING.
TO ADDRESS REQUIREMENTS A CONSTABLE HAS TO MEET IN ORDER TO CONDUCT CERTAIN DUTIES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS INCOME TAX LAWS; TO REDUCE THE ARKANSAS INCOME TAX; AND TO REDUCE INCENTIVES, CREDITS, AND DEDUCTIONS RELATED TO THE INCOME TAX.
CONCERNING THE NUMBER OF TOWNSHIPS PER COUNTY SERVED BY A CONSTABLE.
RESTRICTING A QUORUM COURT FROM REDUCING THE NUMBER OF TOWNSHIPS IN A COUNTY.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO AMENDMENT NO. 73, SECTION 2, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO LIMIT THE TOTAL NUMBER OF YEARS A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY SERVE.
CoSponsor
TO PROVIDE FOR JURISDICTIONAL COOPERATION REGARDING ARRESTS, SEARCHES, AND SEIZURES BY FEDERAL EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION.
TO LIMIT THE INCREASE IN GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES FROM YEAR TO YEAR; AND TO CREATE A NEXUS BETWEEN THE AMOUNT OF GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES AND THE GROWTH OF THE STATE DISPOSABLE PERSONAL INCOME.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW TO PERMIT A REWARD TO A STATE EMPLOYEE WHEN A COMMUNICATION UNDER THE ARKANSAS WHISTLE-BLOWER ACT RESULTS IN A SAVINGS OF STATE FUNDS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE ROLE OF PHARMACISTS WITH REGARD TO AND TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR IDENTIFYING PURCHASERS OF EPHEDRINE, PSEUDOEPHEDRINE, OR PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE.
ESTABLISHING THE HUMAN TRAFFICKING ACT OF 2013; CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR CANINE LAW ENFORCEMENT UNITS.
TO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO ALLOW PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY DESIGNED TO PROTECT AND ENFORCE STATE LAW ON THE CAMPUS.
TO PROTECT A LAST VOTE; TO ALLOW A VOTE CAST BY ABSENTEE BALLOT BEFORE THE DEATH OF A VOTER TO BE COUNTED; AND TO REPEAL A PORTION OF THE ABSENTEE BALLOT LAW.
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CONTRACTS AND CONTRACT CHANGES; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN BEFORE CHANGES TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDER CONTRACTS ARE MADE.
TO REAFFIRM AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS FOR PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY IN THE ARKANSAS BETTER CHANCE PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE PERMITTED OPEN CARRY ACT.
TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION 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 HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS 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 COMMUNITY SERVICE AND NONPROFIT SUPPORT - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT 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 FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REMOVE PROOF OF FREEDOM FROM CONTROL FROM THE EXCEPTIONS TO THE DEFINITION OF EMPLOYEE FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
THE ARKANSAS SECOND AMENDMENT LIBERTIES SAFEGUARDS ACT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REMOVE FROM THE GOVERNOR'S DISASTER EMERGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES THE POWER TO SUSPEND OR LIMIT THE SALE, DISPENSING, OR TRANSPORTATION OF FIREARMS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE; TO IMPROVE EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS'S ISOLATED SCHOOL AREAS; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE PARENTAL CHOICE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE PROMULGATION OF WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ASSIST NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO ALLOW NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO PURCHASE SURPLUS PUBLIC COMMODITIES.
TO AMEND DEFINITIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD TUITION INCENTIVE PROGRAM
TO PROVIDE AUTHORITY FOR ADDITIONAL STUDENT ABSENCES FOR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS BETWEEN GRADES ELEVEN AND TWELVE FOR COMPLETION OF BASIC TRAINING.
TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD TO UTILIZE READINESS CENTER RENTAL INCOME FOR EXPENSE RECOVERY AND UNIT MORALE, WELFARE, AND RECREATION EVENTS.
TO REGULATE PROCEDURES FOR SALES OF TAX-DELINQUENT LANDS; TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF THE LAND COMMISSIONER TO ACCEPT AND REJECT BIDS.
THE ARKANSAS FIREARMS FREEDOM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
TO ENCOURAGE THE GOVERNOR TO CONSIDER THE GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF THE PRODUCTION OF RELEVANT COMMODITIES WHEN APPOINTING MEMBERS TO AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND PROMOTION BOARDS.
TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF GENERAL WILLIAM DARBY; TO RECOGNIZE HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNITED STATES ARMY RANGERS; AND TO SUPPORT THE DARBY LEGACY PROJECT TO ERECT A STATUE IN HIS HONOR IN CISTERNA PARK, FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS VIDEO SERVICE ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE PROOF OF IDENTITY WHEN VOTING AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A VOTER IDENTIFICATION CARD.
TO REQUIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES TO PAY COMPARABLE REIMBURSEMENT TO PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, AND PHYSICIANS.
TO RE-CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ADDRESS THE PROTECTION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - U.S. MARSHAL MUSEUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO IMPROVE EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS BY CREATING DISTRICTS OF INNOVATION.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 89 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE INTEREST RATE LIMIT ON LOAN CONTRACTS PURSUANT TO SECTION 11 OF AMENDMENT 89 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO GIVE COUNTY LAW LIBRARY BOARDS DISCRETION IN THE DISPOSAL OF CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY.
THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.

Committees

Committees
Vice Chair: ENERGY - JOINT