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Representative Horace Hardwick (R)

4 Saddleworth Place, Bentonville, 72712

Representative Horace Hardwick (R)
Phone: 479-271-0656
Phone:
District: 99
District:
99
Seniority: 12
Seniority:
12
Occupation: Retired
Occupation:
Retired
Church Affiliation: Fellowship Bible Church
Church Affiliation:
Fellowship Bible Church
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Board of Trustees Northwest AR Community College, Serving first term in House 2003, 2005, 2007
Public Service:
Board of Trustees Northwest AR Community College, Serving first term in House 2003, 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO PHASE OUT A PORTION OF THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO CONTINUE THE IMPOSITION OF LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
TO PERMIT A RETIRED MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEE TO CONTINUE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE.
EXTENDING INSTANT RUNOFF VOTING TO ALL OVERSEAS VOTERS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ESTABLISH A GROWTH POOL OF POSITIONS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS.
TO ESTABLISH A GROWTH POOL OF POSITIONS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED TWO-YEAR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO PROVIDE UNDERGRADUATE CREDIT FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS COMPLETING ADVANCED PROGRAMS.
THE METHAMPHETAMINE OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT OF 2007.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING MOTORCYCLES, MOTOR-DRIVEN CYCLES, AND MOTORIZED BICYCLES.
AN ACT TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW PERTAINING TO STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE LICENSURE AND INTERNSHIP PROCESS FOR THE ARKANSAS BOARD OF HEARING INSTRUMENT DISPENSERS AND TO INCREASE FEES FOR HEARING INSTRUMENT DISPENSER LICENSES.
TO ALLOW TAX-FREE DISTRIBUTIONS FROM INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT PLANS FOR CHARITABLE PURPOSES AS ADOPTED IN THE FEDERAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
CoSponsor
AN ACT CONCERNING THE TRANSFER OF MUNICIPAL POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICERS FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT STATE AGENCIES FROM CONTRACTING WITH BUSINESSES THAT EMPLOY ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT AN AWARD OF CHILD CUSTODY OR VISITATION TO A SEX OFFENDER EXCEPT UNDER LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT TO IMPROVE SAFETY IN ARKANSAS SCHOOLS AND TO PROVIDE SCHOOLS WITH INFORMATION REGARDING THE ARREST, DETENTION, AND PUNISHMENT OF STUDENTS.
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO EXEMPT DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL FROM SALES AND USE TAX; TO IMPOSE A GALLONAGE TAX ON DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL; TO EXCLUDE BIODIESEL FUEL FROM THE GALLONAGE TAX AND THE SALES AND USE TAX.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INFORMATION READING SERVICES FOR THE BLIND WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STATE SERVICES FOR THE BLIND OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
TO EXEMPT FROM SALES AND USE TAX THE SALE OF PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT SOLD TO MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES.
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTY FOR FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF NONFINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-37-227.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO PROVIDE THAT TAXES ON AVIATION FUEL BE REMITTED DIRECTLY TO THE REGIONAL AIRPORT.
TO PROVIDE THAT ALL REAL PROPERTY ACQUIRED BY A REGIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY IN FEE SIMPLE TITLE FOR AVIATION PURPOSES IS EXEMPT FROM ANNEXATION AND MUNICIPAL REGULATION.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT FUND AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND WEATHERIZATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING IN THIS STATE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE USE OF NEWER, MORE FLEXIBLE PLASTIC PIPE FOR WATER DISTRIBUTION PIPING UNDER CONCRETE SLABS.
TO CLARIFY THAT OTHER PUBLIC ENTITIES MAY OBTAIN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR VEHICLES THAT ARE USED FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES.
CONCERNING THE SALE AND USE OF ROTATING, FLASHING, OR OSCILLATING BLUE LIGHTS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL DOG ATTACK AND TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
TO CREATE A CRIMINAL OFFENSE PROHIBITING SEX OFFENDERS FROM LIVING NEAR VICTIMS OR CONTACTING VICTIMS AND TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT OF 1997.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - BURNS HALL RENOVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - BURNS HALL RENOVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - WORKFORCE TECHNOLOGY CENTER EXPANSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 AND TO ENSURE THAT EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE RECEIVES THE FULL AMOUNT OF FOUNDATION FUNDING.
TO REVISE THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT.
TO FUND PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED BY IMPOSING ADDITIONAL CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO TAXES AND TO INCREASE GENERAL REVENUES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, OR EXPANSION GRANTS TO SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER OF STATE - COUNTY AID AND MUNICIPAL AID APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS AND MAINTENANCE APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - STATEWIDE GRANTS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS APPROPRIATION.
TO EXEMPT COINS, BULLION, AND CURRENCY FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - GRANTS AND STATE AID TO ALL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
TO PERMIT PLACING A SECURITY FREEZE ON A PERSON'S CONSUMER REPORT, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE PLACEMENT AND REMOVAL OF THE SECURITY FREEZE, AND TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF THE RIGHT TO OBTAIN A SECURITY FREEZE.
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT AND THE ARKANSAS MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT OF 2003.
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF USED TEXTBOOKS TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
TO ESTABLISH A HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE NEED-BASED FINANCIAL AID FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES OR THEIR EQUIVALENT FROM LOW INCOME FAMILIES TO BE USED AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
THE INCOME TAX PLEDGE ACT 0F 2007.
TO CREATE THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER LITTER REDUCTION FEE PROGRAM AND TO REDUCE LITTER, FACILITATE BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING, AND REQUIRE LABELING OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS.
TO PERMIT PLACING A SECURITY FREEZE ON A PERSON'S CONSUMER REPORT, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE PLACEMENT AND REMOVAL OF THE SECURITY FREEZE, AND TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF THE RIGHT TO OBTAIN A SECURITY FREEZE.
PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE THAT APPROPRIATION BILLS ARE VALID FOR ONE FISCAL YEAR; TO REQUIRE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MEET IN FISCAL SESSION DURING EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS; AND TO SET LENGTH OF SESSIONS.
REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE CONGRESS TO SECURE OUR NATION S BORDERS AND TO DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION POLICY.
COMMENDING THE MELBOURNE, SALEM, VALLEY VIEW, SEARCY, BENTONVILLE, LAKESIDE, GREENWOOD, CHARLESTON, BURGMAN, AND VALLEY SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICTS ON RECEIVING THE THV GOLDEN APPLE AWARD.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX ON MINI-WAREHOUSE AND SELF-STORAGE RENTAL SERVICES UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
TO EXPAND DRUG COURT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE A DIVISION OF DRUG COURT PROGRAMS WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS; AND TO CREATE THE DRUG COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ADULT AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENT MALTREATMENT ACT.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT NURSING FACILITIES THAT PROVIDE NURSING CARE EXCLUSIVELY UNDER LIFE-CARE FACILITY CONTRACTS FROM THE STATE'S QUALITY ASSURANCE FEE.
TO AMEND SECTIONS OF THE JOINT MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION ACT.
TO REVISE THE MINIMUM WAGE LAW ALLOWANCE FOR GRATUITIES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
TO LIMIT THE SCOPE OF EMINENT DOMAIN POWER TO PROTECT PROPERTY OWNERS RIGHTS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF JUDGE TERRY CRABTREE AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE JUDICIARY AND TO THE PEOPLE OF ARKANSAS.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.

Committees

Committees
Vice Chair: JBC-PERSONNEL