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Representative Jack Fortner (R)

343 MC 4016, Yellville, 72687

Representative Jack Fortner (R)
Phone: 870-656-7664
Phone:
District: 99
District:
99
Seniority: 52
Seniority:
52
Occupation: Retired Businessman
Occupation:
Retired Businessman
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
Public Service: Justice of the Peace, Airport Board, Planning Board, First Term House 2017
Public Service:
Justice of the Peace, Airport Board, Planning Board, First Term House 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ANTIQUE MOTOR VEHICLE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
CONCERNING THE TAXATION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY LEASED BY THE STATE OR A LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
TO AMEND THE PERMANENT AUTOMOBILE LICENSING ACT OF 1967; AND TO AUTHORIZE A CERTIFICATION OF NONOPERATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EYESIGHT TEST REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE SPECIAL ANNUAL FEE FOR A TROUT SPECIAL PERMIT; TO AUTHORIZE AN INCREASE FOR THE SPECIAL ANNUAL FEE FOR A TROUT SPECIAL PERMIT AND THE FEE FOR A LIFETIME TROUT STAMP AND LIFETIME COMBINATION TROUT AND STATE DUCK STAMP.
CoSponsor
TO REDUCE THE COSTS OF CONCEALED CARRY LICENSURE AND FIREARM OWNERSHIP.
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO ELIMINATE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS, AND SEMITRAILERS.
TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS TO BE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
TO ALLOW FOR CASINO GAMING IN POPE COUNTY, JOHNSON COUNTY, OR CONWAY COUNTY; TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 100; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; AND TO DEVELOP A NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM.
TO ALLOW EXCESS FOOD DISTRIBUTION BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO A STUDENT WHO IS ENROLLED IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL.
CONCERNING A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SCOPE OF WHERE A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY CARRY AND POSSESS A HANDGUN.
TO RECOGNIZE THAT ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN IS A SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM; TO COMMEND THE IMPORTANT WORK BEING DONE TO COMBAT THE PROBLEM; AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 11, 2019, AS “CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER DAY”.
COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS CHAPTER OF THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION AND PROCLAIMING FEBRUARY 26, 2019, AS ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS DAY.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO REDUCE THE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN; AND TO REDUCE THE FEE TO RENEW A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ALC-PEER
Alternate: ALC-PERSONNEL
Alternate: ALC-REVIEW