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Representative George French

190 Tracy Drive, Monticello, 71655

Representative George French
Phone: 870-367-2804
Phone:
District: 82
District:
82
Seniority: 31
Seniority:
31
Occupation: Retired Educator
Occupation:
Retired Educator
Church Affiliation: Church of Christ
Church Affiliation:
Church of Christ
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1997, 1999
Public Service:
House 1997, 1999


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE MUNICIPAL POLICE OFFICERS TO ENFORCE THE LAWS REGARDING WATERCRAFT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 26-80-101(b) RELATING TO DOCUMENTATION OF THE AMOUNT OF REVENUES PRODUCED BY THE UNIFORM RATE OF AD VALOREM TAX.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN SALES OF MACHINERY OR EQUIPMENT AND RELATED ATTACHMENTS USED FOR THE HARVESTING OF TIMBER SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM THE ARKANSAS GROSS RECEIPTS TAX AND THE ARKANSAS COMPENSATING TAX.
TO SEPARATE THE OFFICES OF SHERIFF AND TAX COLLECTOR IN LINCOLN COUNTY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - REYNOLDS FOUNDATION GRANTS STATE MATCH APPROPRIATION FOR THE 1999-2001 BIENNIUM.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING AMUSEMENT DEVICES.
AN ACT TO ALLOW MEMBERS OF THE STATE APPRENTICESHIP COMMITTEE TO RECEIVE A FIFTY DOLLAR ($50) STIPEND FOR ATTENDING MEETING.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING AMUSEMENT DEVICES.
TO PROVIDE AN ACT TO LICENSE AND REGULATE CHECK-CASHING AND DEFERRED PRESENTMENT OPTION BUSINESSES.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR PUBLIC ACCESS TO AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW A PERSON WITH A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE TO CARRY ANY HANDGUN HE OR SHE CHOOSES.
TO AUTHORIZE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO RETIRE AFTER TWENTY-EIGHT (28) YEARS OF CREDITED SERVICE.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RICE RESEARCH AND PROMOTION ACT.
AN ACT TO ENCOURAGE THE DONATION OF FIRE CONTROL OR FIRE RESCUE EQUIPMENT TO THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION FOR USE BY THE COMMISSION OR FOR DISTRIBUTION TO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-51-503 PERTAINING TO THE TAX CREDIT FOR DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED CHILDREN
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE TO CLARIFY THE MISSION AND TO MORE SPECIFICALLY DEFINE THE POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION.
TO REQUIRE ANY PERSON DESIRING TO BURN FOREST VEGETATION TO NOTIFY THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION.
RELATING TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY OF ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION PERSONNEL.
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
AN ACT FOR EDUCATION WHICH CREATES PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR PROVIDING A FALSE ADDRESS FOR PURPOSES OF PUBLIC SCHOOL ENROLLMENT IN AN UNAUTHORIZED SCHOOL DISTRICT..
AMENDING A.C.A. § 6-17-106 TO PROVIDE THAT INSULT OR ABUSE OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE WHILE THE EMPLOYEE IS PERFORMING REGULAR OR ASSIGNED SCHOOL RESPONSIBILITIES IS A MISDEMEANOR.
TO CREATE A COLLEGE OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ELEGIBILITY REQUIREMENT FOR THE ACADEMIC CHALLNGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; AND TO CLARIFY EXISTING LANGUAGE.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE TAKING OF FERAL HOGS; TO AMEND CERTAIN SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE PERTAINING TO LIVESTOCK RUNNING AT LARGE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF 1993.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - FOR THE BILL CLINTON BIRTHPLACE HOME CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CREATE THE CRIME OF VIDEO VOYEURISM.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 21-5-703 TO ALLOW CERTAIN CHILDREN OF DECEASED OR DISABLED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE CATFISH INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF WORLD WAR II VETERAN, KOREAN WAR VETERAN, VIETNAM VETERAN, AND PERSIAN GULF VETERAN LICENSE PLATES.
AN ACT TO DECLARE THE THIRD FRIDAY IN SEPTEMBER AS ‘POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY’.
THE FREEDOM OF CHOICE AMONG HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS ACT.
TO PREEMPT LOCAL UNITS OF GOVERNMENT FROM FILING LAWSUITS AGAINST FIREARM AND AMMUNITION MANUFACTURERS FOR DAMAGES FROM THE LAWFUL SALE OF FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION TO THE PUBLIC.
THE ARKANSAS EARTHQUAKE AUTHORITY ACT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PENALTIES FOR LARGE TRUCKS EXCEEDING SPEED LIMITS.
TO PROVIDE THAT GENETICALLY MODIFIED SEEDS SOLD IN ARKANSAS MUST BE CERTIFIED BY THE STATE PLANT BOARD.
TO AUTHORIZE AN ARKANSAS COUNTY BORDERING ANOTHER STATE TO ENTER INTO INTERLOCAL AGREEMENTS WITH A CONTIGUOUS COUNTY OR PARISH IN THE OTHER STATE FOR PURPOSES OF ENFORCING DRUG LAWS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-90-703 TO CHANGE DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO THE CRIME VICTIMS REPARATIONS ACT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ENSURING QUALITY UPGRADED INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR YOUTH PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 5-73-103 TO PROHIBIT PERSONS ADJUDICATED JUVENILE DELINQUENTS FROM OWNING OR POSSESSING FIREARMS.
DECLARING ‘JOHNNY CASH DAY' IN ARKANSAS AND HONORING JOHNNY CASH AS A NATIVE ARKANSAN.
EXTENDING CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF ALAN McELROY.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE FEDERAL CONSTITUTION TO LIMIT THE TERMS OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATORS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAM K. ‘MAC’ MCGEHEE, JR. AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO DESIGNATE THE MEMBERS’ PRIVATE WORK AREA OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AS A ‘NON-SMOKING AREA’.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A PROVISION CONCERNING CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS.
RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE LOG-A-LOAD-FOR-KIDS CAMPAIGN.
COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY INDIANS MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM AND HEAD COACH DICKEY NUTT ON THEIR OUTSTANDING 1998-99 REGULAR SEASON.
TO EXPRESS THE INTENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THAT ALL FORMER MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ARE AUTHORIZED AND ENCOURAGED TO WEAR THEIR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES LAPEL PINS.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL INDIVIDUAL SCHOOL PERFORMANCE REPORTS AND FOR DISTRIBUTION OF THE REPORTS TO ALL PARENTS OR GUARDIANS OF CHILDREN ENROLLED IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL DUCKS UNLIMITED MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS CAMPAIGN AND ETHICS LAWS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
REGULATING STATE EMPLOYMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES REGARDING THEIR ENTERING INTO GRANTS, CONTRACTS OR LEASES WITH THE STATE.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW GRANTING SICK LEAVE TO MUNICIPAL FIRE FIGHTERS.
TO REQUIRE THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS BE IN SUBSTANTIAL COMPLIANCE WITH PROVISIONS OF THE TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL ACT.
PERFORMANCE-BASED PROGRAM BUDGETING AND STRATEGIC PLANNING PILOT PROGRAM
TO CHANGE THE NORMAL RETIREMENT AGE FOR LOPFI TO PERMIT RETIREMENT AT ANY AGE WITH 28 YEARS OF SERVICE.
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
TO ESTABLISH AND PROMOTE A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS WITHIN EACH COUNTY OF THE STATE.
TO AMEND THE STATE BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR FORESTERS ACT.
THE EXTENDED JUVENILE JURISDICTION ACT.