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Senator Jon Fitch

R.R. 1, Hindsville, 72738

Senator Jon Fitch
Phone: 501-789-2608
Phone:
District: 26
District:
26
Seniority: 11
Seniority:
11
Occupation: Farmer and Cattleman
Occupation:
Farmer and Cattleman
Church Affiliation: Episcopal
Church Affiliation:
Episcopal
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House in 1979, 1981 and 1983; Senate in 1985, 1987
Public Service:
House in 1979, 1981 and 1983; Senate in 1985, 1987


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO ALLOW CERTAIN TOURIST ATTRACTIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN AN ADJOINING CITY’S ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION TAX.
TO CREATE A FINANCIAL INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR TRAVEL AGENTS, TOUR OPERATORS, TOUR BROKERS, AND GROUP LEADERS TO PROMOTE MOTORCOACH TRAVEL.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CALCULATION OF TRANSPORTATION AID FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
AN ACT TO PERMIT SHERIFFS OR FORMER SHERIFFS WHO BECAME MEMBERS OF THE APERS UNDER ACT 846 OF 1995 TO PURCHASE SERVICE AS SHERIFF PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ACT.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION ACT.
TO AMEND THE UNFAIR CIGARETTE SALES ACT.
THE INMATE HOUSING COST ACT.
TO PERMIT COUNTIES TO USE COUNTY AID FUNDS TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN CERTAIN SIDEWALKS AND TRAFFIC SIGNALS.
TO PROHIBIT THE PLACING OF SCHOOL ELECTION ISSUES ON THE NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION BALLOT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF COUNTY TURNBACK REVENUES BASED ON THE MOST RECENT FEDERAL OR DECENNIAL CENSUS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-14-811 PERTAINING TO PAYMENT OF COUNTY JUDGES' SALARIES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-52-107 RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF OFF-ROAD FUEL TAX.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE SECTION 27-2-103 TO PROVIDE LIMITED EXEMPTIONS FOR CERTAIN TRANSPORTERS OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS.
THE CIGARETTE FAIR TRADE AND COMMERCE ACT.
TO RESTRUCTURE THE ELECTRIC UTILITY INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS AND PROVIDE CONSUMER CHOICE IN THE SUPPLY OF RETAIL ELECTRICITY.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE ELECTRIC UTILITY COMPETITION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAX DIVISION OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION SHALL ONLY REQUIRE TELEPHONE COMPANIES TO PROVIDE INFORMATION NECESSARY FOR THE TAX DIVISION TO PERFORM ITS DUTIES REGARDING TELEPHONE COMPANIES.
THE ARKANSAS CONSUMER MOTOR VEHICLE LEASING ACT.
TO PROVIDE A RIGHT TO AN ESTIMATE; A DISCLOSURE OF CONSUMER RIGHTS; AND A RIGHT TO AN ITEMIZED INVOICE FOR AUTOMOTIVE REPAIRS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 27-14-2303, REGARDING SALVAGE TITLES; TO CLARIFY THE APPLICABILITY OF THE SALVAGE TITLE LAW; TO PROVIDE A REMEDY FOR AGGRIEVED PURCHASERS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 15, CHAPTER 75, REGARDING THE LIQUIFIED GAS PETROLEUM BOARD.
Primary Sponsor for House
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE ANNUAL AUDITS OR PERFORMANCE OF AGREED UPON PROCEDURES OF WATER AND SEWER SERVICE PROVIDERS.
AN ACT TO PERMIT PUBLIC ENTITIES TO ACCEPT DIGITAL CHECK IMAGES.
AN ACT TO ALLOW REPORTS OF AGREED UPON PROCEDURES FOR SECOND CLASS CITIES.
TO ABOLISH THE ARKANSAS HEALTH RESOURCES COMMISSION.
CoSponsor
REGULATING STATE EMPLOYMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES REGARDING THEIR ENTERING INTO GRANTS, CONTRACTS OR LEASES WITH THE STATE.
TO ENCOURAGE TEACHERS TO PARTICIPATE IN AND COMPLETE NBPTS CERTIFICATION BY AUTHORIZING THE DEPT. OF EDUCATION TO PAY FULL TUITION AND INCENTIVE BONUSES.
PERFORMANCE-BASED PROGRAM BUDGETING AND STRATEGIC PLANNING PILOT PROGRAM
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
TO SUBSTITUTE ACCREDITATION SURVEYS BY THE JOINT COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR STATE LICENSING SURVEYS FOR HOSPITALS WHICH ARE ACCREDITED.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TOURISM DEVELOPMENT ACT.
THE EXTENDED JUVENILE JURISDICTION ACT.
TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO COMMERCIAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSES AND RESTRICTED PERMIT PROVISIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-62-103 PERTAINING TO THE COMPENSATION OF EXCEPTIONALLY QUALIFIED ACADEMIC AND NONACADEMIC PERSONNEL.
TO AMEND SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE PERTAINING TO THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF ACUPUNCTURE AND RELATED TECHNIQUES.
LEVIES ADDITIONAL TAXES ON MOTOR FUEL AND DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUELS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKIDS FIRST PROGRAM TO PROVIDE HEALTH CARE FOR CHILDREN UP TO TWO HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY GUIDELINE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GATEWAY ALTERNATIVE LEARNING SCHOOL APPROPRIATION FOR THE 1999-2001 BIENNIUM.
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.
CoSponsor for House
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURAL ENHANCEMENT PROMOTION GROUP.
TO DESIGNATE THE FIRST FRIDAY IN MARCH OF EACH YEAR AS ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE RECOGNITION DAY.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO PROVIDE THE POSTING AND TRESPSS LAWS."
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 REQUIRE ALL PERSONS COMMITTED TO THE COMMON JAIL OF THE COUNTY TO PAY THEIR EXPENSES WHILE DETAINED.
TO AMEND THE MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT REVENUE BOND LAW.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE FINANCING OF TOURISM ENTERPRISES BY THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY, TO CLARIFY CERTAIN SECTIONS OF ACT 1062 OF 1985, ACT 340 OF 1985, AND ACT 487 OF 1995.
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.
AN ACT TO COORDINATE THE STATE'S YEAR 2000 COMPLIANCE EFFORTS.