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Senator Jon Fitch

R.R. 1, Hindsville, 72738

Senator Jon Fitch
Phone: 479-789-2608
Phone:
District: 26
District:
26
Seniority: 4
Seniority:
4
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 CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "HOMESTEAD" FOR PURPOSES OF CERTIFICATION OF THE AMOUNT OF PROPERTY TAX REDUCTION.
TO CHANGE MEMBERSHIP ON THE L.P. GAS BOARD AND TO CLARIFY AND SIMPLIFY THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THE VARIOUS CLASSES OF PERMITS FOR L.P. GAS DEALERS.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE ASSETS TEST FOR CHILDREN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAID.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 20-10-213 TO REDEFINE THE TERM LONG TERM CARE FACILITY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 25-16-904 TO INCLUDE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND AND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF.
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 14-21-108 RELATING TO PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES OF CHECKS FOR COUNTY GOVERNMENTS.
TO EXTEND THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON PUBLIC WORKS CONSTRUCTION BONDS TO ONE (1) YEAR.
THE CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2001
TO REQUIRE LIVESTOCK SHOWS AND FAIR ASSOCIATIONS TO FILE A LISTING OF EXPENDITURES WITH THE LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT DEATHS OF HOSPICE FACILITY RESIDENTS BE IMMEDIATELY REPORTED TO THE APPROPRIATE CORONER.
AN ACT REQUIRING MUNICIPALITIES TO MAINTAIN CERTAIN MINIMUM ACCOUNTING RECORDS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO MAINTAIN ACCOUNTING RECORDS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - WATERWAYS COMMISSION GRANTS FOR PORT DEVELOPMENT AND IMPROVEMENTS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO SET UNIFORM BIDDING REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC WORKS.
TO DEFINE AND CLARIFY THE TYPE OF REPORTS ACCEPTABLE FOR COVERAGE UNDER THE SELF-INSURED FIDELITY BOND PROGRAM.
TO CLARIFY THE GUIDELINES AND FORMAT OF PRIVATE MUNICIPAL AUDITS.
TO SET FORTH CERTAIN ETHICAL GUIDELINES AND PROHIBITIONS FOR EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATORS, EMPLOYEES, AND BOARD MEMBERS.
TO DIRECT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF REGULATIONS REGARDING SELF-CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS BY PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL ENTITIES.
TO DIRECT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF REGULATIONS REGARDING THE DISPOSITION OF PUBLIC PROPERTY BY PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL ENTITIES.
TO INCLUDE TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN THE ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION COMMISSION ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-20-112 PERTAINING TO COUNTY GROSS RECEIPTS TAX ON HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS RETAIL PRICE COMPARISON ACT.
TO CLARIFY THE APPLICATION OF THE ARKANSAS FRANCHISE PRACTICES ACT.
AN ACT TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY.
AN ACT TO EXPAND THE APPLICATION OF TITLE 26, CHAPTER 75, SUBCHAPTER 7 OF ARKANSAS, CODE TO INCLUDE TOURIST ATTRACTIONS.
TO CREATE THE CHOICE IN HEALTH CARE ACT.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE BACKGRAOUND CHECKS ON ALL EMPLOYEES OF LICENSED MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS OF HIGH EXPLOSIVES IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE LAW TO PROVIDE THAT CABINS AND COTTAGES MAY PROVIDE A COMPLIMENTARY BOTTLE OF WINE TO THEIR GUESTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERTAINING TO THE SELECTION OF THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS HIGHWAY COMMISSION.
Primary Sponsor for House
AN ACT TO EXPAND THE PERMITTED SECURITY FOR PUBLIC FUNDS HELD BY BANKS.
TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF "USED MOTOR VEHICLES, EQUIPMENT, AND MACHINERY" EXEMPTED FROM THE COUNTY GOVERNMENT PURCHASING LAW.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF MEDICAL SERVICES - MEDICAID IN-HOME CARE SERVICES REIMBURSEMENT RATE INCREASE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2001-2003 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - HOME DELIVERED MEALS FOR THE ELDERLY CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CLARIFIES THE AUTHORITY OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION OVER EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PROGRAMS.
CoSponsor
TO INCREASE THE LUMP-SUM DEATH BENEFITS FOR ACTIVE AND RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO PROVIDE AN INCREASE IN THE ADDITIONAL MONTHLY BENEFIT FOR ALL RETIREES IN THE TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ELECTRIC CONSUMER CHOICE ACT OF 1999.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 17-84-304 PERTAINING TO INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS FOR HEARING INSTRUMENT DISPENSERS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ELDERLY CARE TAX.
THE INFORMED CONSENT ACT OF 2001.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR CRIMINAL OFFENSES COMMITTED BECAUSE OF THE VICTIM'S RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, ETHNICITY, ANCESTRY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER, OR DISABILITY.
TO AMEND VARIOUS LAWS CONCERNING THE EXCISE TAX ON TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
AN ACT PROVIDING MINUMUN STANDARDS AND LICENSING GUIDELINES FOR TITLE INSURANCE AGENTS AND TITLE INSURANCE PLANTS.
REQUIRES MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES TO NEGOTIATE IN LIEU-OF-TAX PAYMENTS WHEN NEGOTIATING A CONTRACT FOR SALE OF PROPERTY OR LEASE OF PROPERTY TO A PRIVATE FOR PROFIT ENTITY.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION - PUBLIC PORT INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.
AN ACT TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FOR PERSONS OVER 65.
CoSponsor for House
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-26-1902 RELATING TO THE FREQUENCY OF COUNTY REAPPRAISALS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-13-2203 TO CREATE A NEW CIRCUIT-CHANCERY JUDGESHIP IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC PORT AUTHORITIES IN ARKANSAS TO FUND PUBLIC PORT INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE ALL EMPLOYEES OF PROVIDERS OF CARE TO DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED ADULT PERSONS TO PASS CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS.
TO PROHIBIT A PERSON FROM PROFITING FROM SPONSORSHIP OF AN INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM, OR CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT WHICH PROPOSES THE SALE OF COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL PROPERTY.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AN ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON NURSING.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN ESTABLISHING AN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.