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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: 31
Seniority:
31
Occupation: Retired School Teacher
Occupation:
Retired School Teacher
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1999, 2001
Public Service:
House 1999, 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
THE SAFE HAVEN ACT.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-10-106 PERTAINING TO THE UNIFORM DATES FOR THE BEGINNING AND END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR; TO ALLOW A WAVIER OF REQUIREMENTS OF STUDENT TEACHER CONTACT DAYS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 27-51-305 TO REQUIRE ANY MOTOR VEHICLE DRAWING ANOTHER VEHICLE STAY TWO HUNDRED FEET BEHIND ANY OTHER MOTOR VEHICLE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-208(b) TO MAKE GREIVANCE HEARINGS OPEN OR CLOSED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE EMPLOYEE; TO PROVIDE FOR CLOSED HEARINGS FOR TESTIMONY FROM STUDENTS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PUBLISH INFORMATION.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
THE SAFE HAVEN ACT.
DECLARING EACH MARCH AS “MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH”.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO INCLUDE NURSING SCHOOLS AS APPROVED INSTITUTIONS IN THE ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO INSTALL INTERNET FILTERS OR OBTAIN INTERNET ACCESS CONNECTIVITY FROM A PROVIDER THAT PROVIDES FILTER SERVICES TO LIMIT ACCESS TO MATERIAL THAT IS HARMFUL TO MINORS.
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF "FENCE".
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-73-306 TO PERMIT A PERSON TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN INTO A RESTAURANT OR PUBLIC PARK.
AN ACT TO ASSURE WOMEN OF THEIR RIGHT TO RECEIVE ADEQUATE INFORMATION BEFORE TERMINATING A PREGNANCY.
TO AUTHORIZE NONTEACHING SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES WHO ARE PERS MEMBERS TO HAVE SERVICE AFTER JULY 1, 2001 COVERED UNDER THE TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-14-103 TO PROVIDE NO CONTACT ORDERS FOR VICTIMS OF RAPE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 18-45-202 RELATING TO PRIORITY OF LIENS OF VEHICLE REPAIRMEN AND BLACKSMITHS.
AN ACT TO MAKE LONG-TERM CARE AFFORDABLE AND AVAILABLE FOR FACILITY RESIDENTS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION.
TO ESTABLISH A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR PERSONS AWARDED THE DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS AND TO PRESCRIBE REGISTRATION FEES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAAS CODE 14-20-108 PERTAINING TO DUES FOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.
AN ACT AUTHORIZING CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENENACE OF A MONUMENT ON STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS HONORING FIREFIGHTERS WHO HAVE DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
AN ACT TO ENSURE EQUAL GE0GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION BY APPOINTING THE MEMBERS FROM CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC PORT AUTHORITIES IN ARKANSAS TO FUND PUBLIC PORT INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO INCREASE THE COLLECTION FEE ON WORTHLESS CHECKS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A UNIFORM GRADING SCALE FOR NON-TRADITIONAL HIGH SCHOOL COURSES.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTENT TO CONTINUE THE ARKANSAS AMERICAN COLLEGE TEST ASSESSMENT ASSISTANCE PILOT PROGRAM; TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PILOT LOCATIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO EARLY VOTING.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS TO PROVIDE INSTRUCTION IN THE SUBJECTS OF VISUAL ART OR MUSIC FOR ALL STUDENTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE EMERGENCY SECONDARY EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GOVERNOR'S DISTINGUISHED TEACHING SCHOLARS PROGRAM.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PAYMENTS TO NURSING FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO BE KNOWN AS THE “COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT OF 2001”.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE FUNDS RECEIVED BY THE STATE FROM THE MASTER SETTLEMENT WITH TOBACCO COMPANIES AND TO REPEAL INITIATED ACT 1 OF 2000.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-17-108 CONCERNING THE SALARIES OF THE JUDGES AND OTHER PERSONNEL OF THE VARIOUS MUNICIPAL COURTS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A TOLL CALLING PLAN IN EXCHANGES WITH CUSTOMERS WHO ARE UNABLE TO CALL THE COUNTY SEAT WITHOUT MAKING A TOLL CALL.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 18-16-101 CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF REFUSAL TO VACATE UPON NOTICE.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A STUDY TO REVIEW THE EQUITY IN COMPETITION IN HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES; AND TO DETERMINE IF EQUITY OF OPPORTUNITY EXISTS.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH A CALLING PLAN IN THE STATE.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN ESTABLISHING AN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS.
TO ESTABLISH THE DAISY GATSON BATES HOLIDAY COMMITTEE TO DEVELOP AND COORDINATE APPROPRIATE CEREMONIES AND ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-21-303 CONCERNING SCHOOL DISTRICT PURCHASES OF COMMODITIES.
PROPOSING TO AMEND AMENDMENT 73 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISH TERM LIMITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A NEW RULE TO REQUIRE THE PUBLISHING OF ROLL CALL VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTERNET WEB SITE.
REQUESTING THE JOINT PERFORMANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
RECOGNIZING LUKE MORRIS FOR HIS COURAGE IN RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURIES RECEIVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT ON FEBRUARY 17, AND COMMENDING THE THREE PEOPLE WHO ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND BEGAN LIFE SAVING MEASURES.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 20-22-301 TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION AND FIRE CREWS UNDER THEIR DIRECTION OR CONTROL TO OBTAIN WATER FOR SUPPRESSING WILDFIRES.
AN ACT TO ASSURE PERSONS ASCERTAIN BOUNDARY LINES BEFORE CUTTING TIMBER.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC TRANSIT TRUST FUND.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-10-305 TO INCREASE MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES COURT COSTS IN MUNICIPAL, CITY AND POLICE COURTS.
THE EDUCATOR COMPENSATION ACT OF 2001.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM; TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS; AND TO LOWER THE AMOUNT OF THE AWARD.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.
TO EXEMPT NATURAL GAS, LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS, AND ELECTRICITY USED IN POULTRY HOUSES FROM THE ARKANSAS SALES TAX.