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Senator Jake Files (R)

300 Free Ferry Landing, Fort Smith, 72903

Senator Jake Files (R)
Phone: 479-650-6899
Phone:
District: 13
District:
13
Seniority: 28
Seniority:
28
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1999, 2001; Senate 2011
Public Service:
House 1999, 2001; Senate 2011
Biography: Jake Files.pdf
Biography:


Bill Title Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
SB160
Act 199
CONCERNING THE WITHHOLDING OF AN ELECTED OFFICIAL'S SALARY AND BENEFITS UPON THE SUSPENSION OF A REQUIRED PROFESSIONAL LICENSE OR REGISTRATION. History
SB206
Act 98
TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO REVIEW ADMINISTRATIVE RULES TO ENSURE THE USE OF RESPECTFUL LANGUAGE REGARDING DISABILITIES. History
SB269 TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY EXEMPTING FROM THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX FUEL AND ENERGY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB331 TO CLARIFY THE EXEMPTION FROM SALES AND USE TAX FOR REPLACEMENTS OF MANUFACTURING MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT THAT IMPROVE, MODERNIZE, AND EXPAND EXISTING FACILITIES AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB332
Act 585
TO EXPEDITE ADMINISTRATIVE TAX APPEALS AND PROMOTE ACCESS TO JUSTICE. History
SB351
Act 785
TO ALLOW DELINQUENT TAXES, PENALTY, AND INTEREST OWED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO BE PAID FROM THE PROCEEDS OF TAX DELINQUENT LAND SALES. History
SB377
Act 788
TO AMEND MOTOR FUEL, DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL, AND LIQUIFIED GAS SPECIAL FUEL PROVISIONS AND TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION TO ALLOW DISCLOSURE OF MOTOR FUEL TAX INFORMATION TO BONDING COMPANIES. History
SB635
Act 679
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - UNITED STATES MARSHALS MUSEUM GRANT PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR. History
SB636
Act 865
TO CLARIFY THE CIVIL JURISDICTION, PENALTIES, AND SCOPE OF THE REAL ESTATE LICENSE LAW AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS. History
SB637
Act 866
REGARDING THE FORFEITURE OF CONVEYANCES AND THE RESTITUTION TO VICTIMS OF CERTAIN CRIMES. History
SB638
Act 1134
CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF SERVICE SINKS IN CERTAIN BUILDINGS. History
SB639
Act 712
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB658
Act 680
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB683
Act 684
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - REGIONAL INTERMODAL FREIGHT FACILITIES AND OPERATIONS GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB717 TO REQUIRE CERTAIN LICENSEES OF THE HVACR LICENSING BOARD TO ACQUIRE AND MAINTAIN GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE. History
SB738
Act 1001
TO TRANSFER RESPONSIBILITY FOR COLLECTION OF SALES AND USE TAXES TO SELLERS ENGAGING IN THE BUSINESS OF SELLING TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY AND SERVICES IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. History
SB772
Act 799
TO INCLUDE OTHER MEDIA IN SHIELD PROVISIONS REGARDING DISCLOSURE OF SOURCES. History
SB874 TO EXCLUDE FROM THE TERM "EMPLOYMENT" SERVICES PERFORMED BY INDIVIDUALS IN PRIVATE HOMES FOR ELDERLY, INFIRM, OR DISABLED INDIVIDUALS WHEN THE PERSON WAS REFERRED BY A HOME-CARE REFERRAL SERVICE. History
SB875
Act 734
TO AMEND CERTAIN DEFINITIONS USED IN THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT ACT. History
SB876
Act 735
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ACT TO INCLUDE NATURAL GAS PUBLIC UTILITIES; TO ALLOW BIOFUEL TO SATISFY THE PUBLIC UTILITY'S ENERGY EFFICIENCY OR CONSERVATION GOALS. History
SB953 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING QUALITY REVIEWS REQUIRED BY THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY. History
SB969 TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PERSONS MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR PAROLE. History
SB975
Act 1238
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE TRANSMISSION OF ELECTION INFORMATION. History
SJR5 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING FINANCIAL REFORM FOR COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES. History
SR1 TO HONOR THE UNITED STATES MARSHALS AND THEIR ROLE IN ARKANSAS HISTORY AND TO SUPPORT THE UNITED STATES MARSHALS MUSEUM IN FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS. History
SR21 TO ENCOURAGE THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT THE MAINTENANCE, FUNDING, AND COMPLETION OF THE TWELVE-FOOT CHANNEL ON THE ARKANSAS RIVER. History
SR27 TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE C.A.L.L. IN ARKANSAS FOR ITS ACHIEVEMENTS AND SERVICES TO THE CHILDREN OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS IN THE FOSTER CARE SYSTEM.        History
CoSponsor
HB1056
Act 736
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO (2) OR MORE DEPENDENTS. History
HB1061
Act 204
THE ATHLETE AGENT REFORM ACT OF 2011. History
HB1118
Act 1166
TO ESTABLISH AN INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS AND TO ESTABLISH AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1137 TO EXEMPT FROM SALES AND USE TAX THE ARKANSAS-OKLAHOMA REGIONAL EDUCATION AND PROMOTION ASSOCIATION, INC. History
HB1151
Act 13
TO ALLOW AN ON-DUTY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OR A PERSON PERFORMING AN OFFICIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT FUNCTION TO OPERATE AN ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE ON A PUBLIC STREET OR HIGHWAY. History
HB1222
Act 15
TO CLARIFY THE DEPARTMENTS OF THE SEBASTIAN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT. History
HB1397 TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY EXEMPTING FROM THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX FUEL AND ENERGY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1450 THE ARKANSAS CARBON DIOXIDE STORAGE ACT. History
HB1496
Act 265
TO CONFORM THE SALVAGE AUCTION BUYER'S IDENTIFICATION CARD LAW TO THE COMMERCE CLAUSE OF ARTICLE 1, § 8 OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION. History
HB1615
Act 877
TO ESTABLISH A REAL ESTATE LICENSEE'S RESPONSIBILITIES DURING A REAL ESTATE RELATIONSHIP. History
HB1728 AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK. History
HB1795
Act 883
TO REGULATE EXEMPTIONS OF THE REAL ESTATE LICENSING LAW. History
HB1868 TO CLARIFY THE EFFECT OF EXPUNGED OR SEALED CONVICTIONS OR GUILTY PLEAS UPON REAL ESTATE BROKER AND SALESPERSON LICENSING. History
HB1895
Act 910
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT; TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR MAJOR UTILITY FACILITIES; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS. History
HB1898
Act 828
TO KEEP ARKANSAS COMPETITIVE BY PROMOTING FUNDING FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE LEVY OF LOCAL SALES AND USE TAXES TO FUND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS. History
HB1901
Act 1039
TO AMEND PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS AND PROVIDE RESOURCES FOR EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB2064 TO GRADUALLY REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON UTILITIES THAT ARE USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND AQUACULTURE EQUIPMENT. History
HB2187 TO REGULATE EXEMPTIONS OF THE REAL ESTATE LICENSING LAW. History
HB2202
Act 1200
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE PUBLIC INTEGRITY OF CERTAIN REGULATORY AGENCIES. History
SB113 AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER. History
SB134
Act 19
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT FEE LEVIED ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS. History
SB157 AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TEST NEGATIVE FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE. History
SB194
Act 48
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. History
SB207
Act 334
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB209 AN ACT TO REQUIRE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, A GED, OR ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES TOWARD A GED WHILE RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. History
SB221
Act 303
THE ARKANSAS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY ACT. History
SB274
Act 753
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER. History
SB275
Act 754
TO DECREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB276
Act 755
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB333
Act 336
REGARDING THE AMOUNT IN CONTROVERSY IN A CIVIL ACTION AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB359
Act 197
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN WATER SYSTEMS TO MAINTAIN A LEVEL OF FLUORIDE TO PREVENT TOOTH DECAY. History
SB404
Act 639
TO INCREASE THE ADDITIONAL FEE FOR FIREFIGHTER LICENSE PLATES TO FIVE DOLLARS ($5.00) AND HAVE THE FUNDS REMITTED TO THE ARKANSAS FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL BOARD; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB559
Act 516
TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSFERABILITY OF CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS AND DETERMINATION LETTERS AMONG VARIOUS OPERATIONAL SECTIONS OF A SINGLE SERVICE PROVIDER. History
SB593
Act 861
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK. History
SB709 AN ACT TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE REFORM ACCOUNTABILITY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB720
Act 762
TO REGULATE THE ISSUANCE OF A BROKER'S PRICE OPINION BY A REAL ESTATE LICENSEE. History
SB740
Act 1002
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS. History
SB750
Act 570
TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY AND SLOW CORRECTIONS GROWTH. History
SB855
Act 1240
TO ALLOW AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER APPOINTED AS A RESERVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO ADMINISTER BLOOD ALCOHOL TESTS AND TO OPERATE A DEVICE TO DETECT EXCESSIVE SPEEDING. History
SB894 TO PROVIDE SCHOOL DISTRICTS THE CHOICE OF HOLDING SCHOOL ELECTIONS ON THE SAME DATE AS GENERAL ELECTIONS OR IN SEPTEMBER; TO AMEND RELATED PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING THE TERM OF SERVICE FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS. History
SB97 TO PROTECT RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION. History
SB970 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING EMINENT DOMAIN. History
SJR4 THE TAXPAYERS' PROTECTION AMENDMENT. History
SR37 RECOGNIZING THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY AND THE BEST INTEREST OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PROMOTE RELATIONSHIPS WITH TURKISH PEOPLE. History
SR7 COMMENDING MISS ALYSE EADY ON HER SELECTION AS MISS ARKANSAS 2010. History
SR8 COMMENDING MISS ALYSE EADY ON HER SELECTION AS MISS ARKANSAS 2010 AND AS 1ST RUNNER-UP IN THE MISS AMERICA 2011 PAGEANT. History

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