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Senator Gene Jeffress (D)

1483 Ouachita 47, Louann, 71751

Senator Gene Jeffress (D)
Phone: 870-689-3537
Phone:
District: 25
District:
25
Seniority: 19
Seniority:
19
Occupation: Retired School Teacher
Occupation:
Retired School Teacher
Church Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Southern Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1999,2001; Senate 2003, 2005, 2007. 2009
Public Service:
House 1999, 2001; Senate 2003, 2005, 2007. 2009


Bill Title Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
SB116
Act 255
TO CORRECT THE LANGUAGE IN ARKANSAS CODE § 24-11-804 (a)(1). History
SB117
Act 256
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR FORMER MILITARY PERSONNEL TO OBTAIN SERVICE CREDIT IN LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS. History
SB118
Act 257
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR FORMER MILITARY PERSONNEL TO OBTAIN SERVICE CREDIT IN THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB119
Act 258
TO ALLOW THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO RECOVER OVERPAYMENTS THROUGH COURT ACTION. History
SB159 TO AMEND THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB160 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB161 TO AMEND TITLE 24, CHAPTER 4 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB162 TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING MEMBERS BENEFITS UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB163
Act 742
TO AMEND THE CALCULATION OF DEFERRED ANNUITIES, ALLOW EXTRA TIME FOR MEMBERS TO SELECT CONTRIBUTORY SERVICE, INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF REDUCED ANNUITY, AND AMEND THE RETIREMENT MEMBERSHIP OF DISTRICT COURT CLERKS. History
SB164
Act 1200
TO AMEND THE CALCULATIONS FOR BENEFITS AND FOR STRAIGHT LIFE ANNUITY UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB165
Act 743
TO ADJUST THE AMOUNT OF TIME A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM SHALL REMAIN RETIRED BEFORE RETURNING TO COVERED EMPLOYMENT. History
SB166 TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 24 PERTAINING TO RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS. History
SB167 TO AMEND A PORTION OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 24 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB168 TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 24, CHAPTER 7 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB169 TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE PERTAINING TO THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB170
Act 467
TO ALLOW A WAIVER OF PENALTY FOR DELINQUENT EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS. History
SB171 TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE PERTAINING TO THE ARKANSAS JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB172 TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 24, CHAPTER 8 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. History
SB173 TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE PERTAINING TO THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB174 TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 24, CHAPTER 5 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB175 TO AMEND TITLE 24, CHAPTER 6 CONCERNING THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB176 TO AMEND TITLE 24, CHAPTER 10 CONCERNING THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB177
Act 1316
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING MEMBERS BENEFITS UNDER THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB178 TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING MEMBERS BENEFITS UNDER THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS. History
SB179
Act 720
TO INCREASE THE MULTIPLIER USED BY THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO FUND THE INCREASED MULTIPLIER BY AN INCREASE IN THE MEMBER'S CONTRIBUTION. History
SB180
Act 1317
TO AMEND THE EARLY RETIREMENT PROVISIONS UNDER THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB181 TO AMEND THE PREMIUM TAX PROVISIONS UNDER THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB182
Act 1201
TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS TO THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS. History
SB183 TO AMEND THE UNIFORM EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB184 TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS TO THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB185 TO AMEND THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB186
Act 259
TO AMEND THE PREMIUM TAX ALLOCATIONS SO THAT A LOCAL PLAN THAT CONSOLIDATES WITH THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM CONTINUES TO RECEIVE THE SAME AMOUNT IN ADDITION TO OTHER INCOME. History
SB187 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS FIRE AND POLICE PENSION GUARANTEE FUND TO INCLUDE PLANS ADMINISTERED BY THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM WITH A COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT. History
SB188
Act 260
TO CLARIFY WHEN A FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENT IS NEEDED UNDER THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS. History
SB224
Act 1323
TO AMEND THE LUMP-SUM DEATH BENEFIT UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB240
Act 1326
TO INCLUDE THE NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION BONUSES AS SALARY FOR THE PURPOSES OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB335
Act 385
AN ACT TO TO CLARIFY THE PROCESS OF FILLING AN ALDERMANIC VACANCY IN A CITY OF THE FIRST CLASS. History
SB358
Act 1460
TO ALLOW REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR A STUDENT WHO HAS DIFFICULTY WITH SENSORY PROCESSING WHEN TAKING STATE REQUIRED TESTS. History
SB458
Act 999
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - ARKANSAS FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY MODEL FIRE STATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB475
Act 1004
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB550
Act 1050
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB551 THE LIGNITE MINERAL INTEREST LAPSE ACT OF 2009. History
SB552
Act 1051
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - VIOLENCE AND INTERVENTION PROGRAM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB553
Act 1052
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB640 TO CREATE THE RAILROAD MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2009; AND TO ESTABLISH AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR QUALIFIED RAILROAD RECONSTRUCTION OR REPLACEMENT EXPENDITURES. History
SB641
Act 491
CONCERNING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR A PROFESSIONAL BAIL BONDSMAN. History
SB878
Act 683
TO ADD A LAY MEMBER TO THE PROFESSIONAL BAIL BONDSMAN LICENSING BOARD. History
SB879 THE ARKANSAS SURFACE USE AND MINERAL DEVELOPMENT ACCOMMODATION ACT. History
SB880
Act 1478
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE DEFINITIONS REGARDING PRIVATE RESIDENT AND CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS History
SB881 TO DEFINE THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE ARRAY OF COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES FOR AT-RISK, DELINQUENT AND FAMILIES IN NEED OF SERVICES YOUTH. History
SB990 TO INCLUDE HIGH EFFICIENCY ELECTRIC POWER GENERATORS IN THE DEFINITION OF MANUFACTURER FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE PHASE-IN OF THE REDUCED EXCISE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS USED IN MANUFACTURING. History
SCR8 DEFINE THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE ARRAY OF COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES FOR AT-RISK, DELINQUENT, AND FAMILIES-IN-NEED-OF- SERVICES YOUTH. History
CoSponsor
HB1002
Act 606
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT. History
HB1026
Act 389
TO REQUIRE THAT A MAJORITY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION BE EXPERIENCED IN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, AND TRANSPORTATION OF OIL AND GAS. History
HB1265
Act 156
TO RENAME SAU-TECH ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL CENTER TO THE ARKANSAS ENVIRONMENTAL TRAINING ACADEMY. History
HB1357
Act 182
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT. History
HB1371
Act 205
TO ADD AN OFFICER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE TO THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING. History
HB1413 AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR. History
HB1451 AN ACT TO ENSURE AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF ARKANSAS MILK FOR ARKANSAS CONSUMERS; TO STABILIZE AND STIMULATE DAIRY FARMS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO CREATE THE DAIRY STABILIZATION FUND. History
HB1560
Act 834
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS GEOLOGICAL SURVEY - ARKANSAS LIGNITE RESOURCES PILOT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1561
Act 835
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - FOREST RESOURCES COMPLEX AND INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING, RENOVATING, CONSTRUCTING, EQUIPPING AND FURNISHING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1573
Act 452
TO AMEND THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION'S RULES FOR ADMINISTERING THE NATURAL GAS PIPELINE SAFETY ACT OF 1968; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "TRANSPORTATION OF GAS" UNDER THE ARKANSAS NATURAL GAS PIPELINE SAFETY ACT OF 1971. History
HB1580
Act 1175
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION'S MEETINGS, DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION AND CONSERVATION, HEARINGS, ASSESSMENTS, RULES, PERMITS, PLUGGING A WELL, ROYALTY PAYMENTS, AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS. History
HB1601 THE FAIR DISCLOSURE TO EMPLOYERS, INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND OTHERS OF PAYMENTS FOR PHARMACISTS' SERVICES ACT. History
HB1641 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES. History
HB1704 AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR. History
HB1784
Act 1238
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - ARKANSAS ENVIRONMENTAL ACADEMY BUILDINGS EXPANSION AND RENOVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1835 TO INCLUDE EXEMPT WHOLESALE GENERATORS OF ELECTRICITY IN THE DEFINITION OF A MANUFACTURER FOR PURPOSES OF THE REDUCED EXCISE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS USED IN MANUFACTURING. History
HB1932
Act 972
TO ESTABLISH A SYSTEM OF EDUCATION WITHIN THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES. History
HB1953
Act 498
TO ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES BY ALLOWING A TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS. History
HB1959
Act 1307
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS. History
HB2251 TO GRANT THE POWER OF EMINENT DOMAIN TO MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS FOR THE CONDEMNATION OF INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING PLANTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROTECTING JOBS AND PROMOTING INDUSTRIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. History
HCR1009 RECOMMENDING THAT A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF FUNDING FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BE COMMITTED TO COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION OF I-69 IN ARKANSAS. History
SB26
Act 605
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT History
SB309
Act 394
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF ROADS AND HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE BY ADDRESSING ISSUES RELATED TO THE LICENSING OF YOUTHFUL DRIVERS. History
SB349 TO REQUIRE THE BUYER TO REMIT THE ASSESSMENT ON THE SALE OF RICE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSESSMENT'S USE AND CONSIDERATION OF BUYER AND PRODUCER PREFERENCES. History
SB354
Act 433
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES. History
SB394 TO ALLOW PERSONS WITH A BIRTH-THROUGH-KINDERGARTEN TEACHING LICENSE TO TEACH IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL OR EDUCATION SERVICE COOPERATIVE PREKINDERGARTEN AND KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS. History
SB460
Act 769
AN ACT REGARDING STATE FUNDED PHARMACY BENEFIT PLANS. History
SB56
Act 375
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION. History
SB582
Act 562
AN ACT TO LEVY AN ASSESSMENT FEE ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS. History
SB817 TO PROHIBIT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF AN ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICT IF THE RESULTING SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE LARGER THAN ONE THOUSAND SQUARE MILES (1,000 SQ. MI.). History
SB88
Act 436
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS. History
SB91
Act 309
CONCERNING THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMISSION. History
SB913 TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS. History
SB922 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION. History
SB947
Act 1374
THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009. History
SCR12 A RESOLUTION REGARDING TRANSITIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY. History
SJR3 AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH, TRAP, AND HARVEST WILDLIFE. History
SR10 WELCOMING THE RETURN OF FORMER PRESIDENT WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON AND HONORING HIS EXTENSIVE PUBLIC SERVICE AND ACHIEVEMENTS AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. History
SR14 PROCLAIMING MARCH 2009 AS MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH. History

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