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Representative Garry L. Smith (D)

600 Ouachita 31, Camden, 71701

Representative Garry L. Smith (D)
Phone: 870-574-1792
Phone:
District: 7
District:
7
Seniority: 30
Seniority:
30
Occupation: Self-Employed/Cattle Farmer/Plumbing-Electrical
Occupation:
Self-Employed/Cattle Farmer/Plumbing-Electrical
Church Affiliation: Assembly of God
Church Affiliation:
Assembly of God
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: District 1 Ouachita County Justice of the Peace; Harmony Grove School Board; First Term in House 2009, 2011
Public Service:
District 1 Ouachita County Justice of the Peace; Harmony Grove School Board; First Term in House 2009, 2011


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO EXEMPT SALES AND USE TAX ON THE MANUFACTURER'S OR DEALER'S REBATE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO EXCLUDE FROM THE ARKANSAS VETERINARY PRACTICE ACT THE SERVICES OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY AND TO ALLOW THE PRACTICE OF ACUPUNCTURE, CHIROPRACTIC, AND DENTISTRY ON VARIOUS FARM ANIMALS UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A VETERINARIAN.
CONCERNING COMMITTEES OF THE STATE PLANT BOARD.
TO CLARIFY THAT A PERSON OR OTHER ENTITY WITHOUT A TOWING LICENSE MAY TOW A VEHICLE THAT IT OWNS; TO MAKE OTHER CHANGES FOR CLARITY AND CONSISTENCY.
TO EXEMPT EQUINE HUSBANDRY, MASSAGE, FARRIERY, TEETH FLOATING, TRAINING, ETC. FROM THE VETERINARY PRACTICE ACT AND TO ESTABLISH A CERTIFIED EQUINE DENTAL PRACTITIONER.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION - ARKANSAS DOCTORATE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR.
CONCERNING THE ANNUAL VACATION OF FIRE DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES.
TO PREVENT HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS AND DEATH IN CHILDREN WHO PARTICIPATE IN PEE-WEE ATHLETICS.
TO EXEMPT EQUINE HUSBANDRY, EQUINE MASSAGE, EQUINE FARRIERY, EQUINE TEETH FLOATING, AND EQUINE TRAINING FROM THE VETERINARY PRACTICE ACT; TO ESTABLISH A CERTIFIED EQUINE DENTAL PRACTITIONER.
TO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION OF THE SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE CIRCUIT COURTS TO ORDER MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR THE CHILDREN OF INCARCERATED ADULTS.
TO AMEND THE ENERGY CONSERVATION ENDORSEMENT ACT OF 1977.
FOR A STUDY OF LIGNITE AND THE FUNDING OF LIGNITE RESEARCH.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CAPITAL GAINS REDUCTION ACT OF 2011.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SALES OF REAL PROPERTY UNDER JUDICIAL DECREES AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
TO DECREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO (2) OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF A QUALIFYING DIAGNOSIS THAT ESTABLISHES CATEGORICAL ELIGIBILITY FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SERVICES.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT COTTAGE FOOD OPERATIONS, FARMERS' MARKETS, AND OTHER SIMILAR FOOD SALES ENTITIES FROM PERMITS REQUIREMENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE A SALES TAX HOLIDAY FOR CLOTHING, CLOTHING ACCESSORIES OR EQUIPMENT, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, SCHOOL ART SUPPLIES, AND SCHOOL INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL
REGARDING TRAINING AND INSTRUCTION BY THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING.
AN ACT TO ELIMINATE A GROWING EPIDEMIC IN THE PURCHASE OF PSEUDOEPHEDRINE AND SIMILAR DRUGS.
THE ARKANSAS CARBON DIOXIDE STORAGE ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER - ARKANSAS REAL-TIME SCRAP METAL LOGBOOK EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION STATEWIDE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF VOLUNTEERISM - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY CAMP COUCHDALE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - STATEWIDE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND ENERGY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - STATE FAIR AND LIVESTOCK SHOW GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT- LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CONCERNING MINIMUM TRAINING STANDARDS FOR 911 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATION CENTER PERSONNEL.
TO EXEMPT HORSESHOEING, TRAINING, SEMEN SERVICES, SELLING MEDICINES FOR TREATMENT OF ANIMAL DISEASES, AND NONSURGICAL ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION FROM THE ARKANSAS VETERINARY MEDICAL PRACTICE ACT.
CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW POLITICAL PARTIES.
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT; TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR MAJOR UTILITY FACILITIES; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE PUBLIC INTEGRITY OF CERTAIN REGULATORY AGENCIES.
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
A TEMPORARY ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR STATE HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES AND COUNTY AND CITY ROADS, BRIDGES AND OTHER SURFACE TRANSPORTATION WITH STATE REVENUES SECURING FOUR-LANE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND IMPROVEMENT BONDS
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF BISHOP WALLACE JOHNSON AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT FEE LEVIED ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TEST NEGATIVE FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
THE ARKANSAS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY ACT.
TO MODIFY THE QUARTERLY PAYMENT SCHEDULE FOR ROYALTIES ON ADDITIONAL SUBSTANCES DECLARED BY THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION TO BE PROFITABLY EXTRACTED FROM BRINE.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
REGARDING SUBSTANCES IN SCHEDULE I AND SCHEDULE VI AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY AND SLOW CORRECTIONS GROWTH.
CREATE A STUDY TO EXPLORE HOW TO USE THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION, RURAL SERVICES, PUBLIC AGENCIES, AND PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS IN ADDRESSING QUALITY OF LIFE ISSUES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN UNDERSERVED AREAS.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO AMENDMENT NO. 73, SECTION 2 TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO LIMIT THE TOTAL NUMBER OF YEARS A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY SERVE.

Committees

Committees