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Representative Gene Jeffress

1483 Ouachita 47, Louann, 71751

Representative Gene Jeffress
Phone: 870-689-3537
Phone:
District: 38
District:
38
Seniority: 59
Seniority:
59
Occupation: School Teacher
Occupation:
School Teacher
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1999
Public Service:
House 1999


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO ALLOW A PERSON WITH A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE TO CARRY ANY HANDGUN HE OR SHE CHOOSES.
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE CAPITAL GAINS TAX FOR TAXABLE YEAR 1999 AND TO ABOLISH THE TAX FOR TAXABLE YEARS THEREAFTER.
AN ACT CONCERNING RESIDENTIAL TELEPHONE SALES COLLECTION PRACTICES.
TO AUTHORIZE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO RETIRE AFTER TWENTY-EIGHT (28) YEARS OF CREDITED SERVICE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER-DISASTER ASSISTANCE GRANTS SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION
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 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.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PENALTIES FOR THE OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE DURING PERIOD OF LICENSE SUSPENSION.
AN ACT TO RESTRICT CREDIT CARD SOLICITATION ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES.
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 TO PHASE IN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR CAPITAL GAINS; ADOPT ROTH AND EDUCATION IRA PROVISIONS; EXEMPT FROM INCOME TAX $6,000 OF IRA DISTRIBUTION; AND INCREASE DEPENDENT TAX CREDIT.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS LICENSE PLATES.
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.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-42-206 PERTAINING TO THE PETITION OF NOMINATION FOR ALDERMEN.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF HAND-HELD LASER POINTERS TO MINORS.
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 REGULATE THE OPERATION OF PERSONAL WATERCRAFT.
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 REPEAL ARKANSAS 2-40-827 WHICH WOULD HAVE SUNSET THE EQUINE INFECTIOUS ANEMIA LAW ON AUGUST 1, 2000; TO REVISE VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE EQUINE INFECTIOUS ANEMIA LAW.
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’.
TO PROVIDE THAT INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR ELECTIVE ABORTIONS REQUIRE AN OPTIONAL RIDER AND ADDITIONAL PREMIUM.
THE FREEDOM OF CHOICE AMONG HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS ACT.
TO REQUIRE COUNTY CLERKS TO CHECK AND RECORD THE IDENTITY OF PERSONS WHO PICK UP ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR OTHER PERSONS.
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 TECHNICAL CAREERS STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM.
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.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS CONVICTED OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER SHALL NOT BE GRANTED FURLOUGHS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.
AN ACT CONCERNING TAMPERING WITH COURT RECORDS.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING AMUSEMENT DEVICES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-90-702 AND 16-90-716 TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REPARATIONS TO VICTIMS WHOSE INJURIES ARE CATASTROPHIC AND RESULT IN A TOTAL AND PERMANENT DISABILITY.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 5-73-103 TO PROHIBIT PERSONS ADJUDICATED JUVENILE DELINQUENTS FROM OWNING OR POSSESSING FIREARMS.
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’.
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.
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 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 PROVIDE THAT NONPROBATIONARY STATUS TEACHERS MAY ONLY BE TERMINATED OR FACE CONTRACT NONRENEWAL FOR REASONABLE CAUSE.
TO AMEND THE STATE BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR FORESTERS ACT.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE OUACHITA RIVER COMMISSION, TO CREATE OUACHITA RIVER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS; TO CREATE THE OUACHITA RIVER WATERWAYS PROJECT TRUST FUND.
THE EXTENDED JUVENILE JURISDICTION ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-62-103 PERTAINING TO THE COMPENSATION OF EXCEPTIONALLY QUALIFIED ACADEMIC AND NONACADEMIC PERSONNEL.
THE PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS ACT.