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Representative Jim House (D)

6215 East Huntsville Road, Fayetteville, 72701

Representative Jim House (D)
Phone: 479-466-4326
Phone:
District: 89
District:
89
Seniority: 85
Seniority:
85
Occupation: Retired State Employee / Horseshoer
Occupation:
Retired State Employee / Horseshoer
Veteran: Vietnam
Veteran:
Vietnam
Public Service: First Term in House 2007
Public Service:
First Term in House 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO PROVIDE THAT TAXES ON AVIATION FUEL BE REMITTED DIRECTLY TO THE REGIONAL AIRPORT.
AN ACT TO CHANGE THE LOCATION FOR THE OWNER'S SIGNATURE UPON RECEIPT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE CERTIFICATE OF TITLE FROM THE BACK TO THE FRONT OF THE TITLE.
TO CLARIFY THAT OTHER PUBLIC ENTITIES MAY OBTAIN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR VEHICLES THAT ARE USED FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE FIRE AND VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN HOUSE DISTRICT #89 - PART OF WASHINGTON COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PRESCRIBE LIMITATIONS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN ON MOTORCYCLES.
TO AMEND STATUTES DEALING WITH COUNTY PLANNING BOARDS AND ZONING BOARDS OF ADJUSTMENT.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO REMOVE THE JURISDICTIONAL LIMITATION FOR A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE TO SOLEMNIZE MARRIAGES.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT AN AWARD OF CHILD CUSTODY OR VISITATION TO A SEX OFFENDER EXCEPT UNDER LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS OPTIONS COUNSELING FOR LONG-TERM CARE PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE VISITATION RIGHTS TO STEP-GRANDPARENTS AND FORMER STEP-GRANDPARENTS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
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 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 PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH FUNERAL COSTS FOR NEEDY ARKANSANS AND TO CREATE A BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO STUDY METHODS FOR PROVIDING FUNERAL ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY ARKANSANS.
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 CLARIFY THE STATUTE CONCERNING REGULATION OF UNSANITARY CONDITIONS BY COUNTIES.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON UTILITIES THAT ARE USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND AQUACULTURE EQUIPMENT.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING IN THIS STATE.
TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR FILING INSTRUMENTS WITH A COUNTY RECORDER.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
TO AMEND THE FILING PERIOD FOR INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES FOR MUNICIPAL OFFICE TO MAKE THE FILING PERIOD CONSISTENT WITH ARKANSAS CODE 7-7-103.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE USE OF NEWER, MORE FLEXIBLE PLASTIC PIPE FOR WATER DISTRIBUTION PIPING UNDER CONCRETE SLABS.
TO REQUIRE LANDFILLS TO OFFER STYROFOAM RECYCLING.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE EARLY LITERACY SKILLS OF ARKANSAS CHILDREN BY CREATING A LITERACY SKILLS COMPONENT TO THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND EXTENSION PROGRAM - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT.
TO AUTHORIZE A QUORUM COURT TO REQUIRE CERTAIN LANGUAGE ON DEEDS IN FURTHERANCE OF PLANNING GOALS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE MOBILE LEARNING COMMISSION.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT AND TO CREATE THE TRAUMA SYSTEM REVOLVING TRUST FUND.
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.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - EXPANSION OF STATEWIDE MENTAL HEALTH BEDS IN ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REVISE THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT.
AN ACT TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR ENDORSED CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSES THAT MAY BE TAUGHT ALONG WITH ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES IN HIGH SCHOOLS AND TO REPEAL THE CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSE APPROVAL PANEL.
TO FUND PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED BY IMPOSING ADDITIONAL CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO TAXES AND TO INCREASE GENERAL REVENUES.
TO AUTHORIZE ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION COMMISSIONS TO PURCHASE AND OWN PROPERTY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - STATEWIDE GRANTS FOR 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 ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - COUNTY, DISTRICT AND STATE FAIRS AND FAIR CONSORTIUMS CONSTRUCTION,MAINTENANCE AND INFRASTRUCTURE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
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 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 PROHIBIT CERTAIN SEX OFFENDERS FROM RESIDING NEAR PUBLIC PARKS OR YOUTH CENTERS.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE APPLICATION OF POULTRY LITTER IN ACCORDANCE WITH ESTABLISHED STANDARDS WHILE A MANAGEMENT PLAN IS PENDING.
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.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-6-404 TO ADD A SURCHARGE TO THE FINES FOR LITTERING.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE NEWBORN UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANK FOR POSTNATAL TISSUE AND FLUID.
TO ESTABLISH THE GOVERNOR S COMMISSION ON GLOBAL WARMING; TO DIRECT THE COMMISSION TO STUDY ISSUES RELATED TO GLOBAL WARMING; AND TO ESTABLISH A GLOBAL WARMING POLLUTANT REDUCTION GOAL AND COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIC PLAN.
THE ARKANSAS HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007: TO ENSURE THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATE BY PROVIDING FOR BOND ISSUANCE FOR THE ESSENTIAL INFRASTRUCTURE OF INTERSTATES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE FINANCIAL ASSURANCE TO OPERATE NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
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.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MS. POLLY ANN WOOD CREWS AND IN RECOGNITION OF HER MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HER LOCAL COMMUNITY.
RECOMMENDING THAT FEDERAL FISCAL YEAR 2007 FEDERAL HIGHWAY AND TRANSIT FUNDING LEVELS BE MAINTAINED AS PROVIDED IN SAFETEA-LU.
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO ASSIST THE PEOPLE OF DUMAS, ARKANSAS.
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ESTABLISH A STATE LOTTERY TO HELP FUND COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS AND TEACHER BONUSES IN THIS STATE.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. WOODSON WILLIAM BASSETT, JR., AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. JOHN WILLIAM MURPHY AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE CONGRESS TO SECURE OUR NATION S BORDERS AND TO DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION POLICY.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT NURSING FACILITIES THAT PROVIDE NURSING CARE EXCLUSIVELY UNDER LIFE-CARE FACILITY CONTRACTS FROM THE STATE'S QUALITY ASSURANCE FEE.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH FUNERAL COSTS FOR NEEDY ARKANSANS AND TO CREATE A BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO STUDY METHODS FOR PROVIDING FUNERAL ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY ARKANSANS.
"ARKANSAS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007."
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF BRITTANEY ANN ALLEN AND HER SERVICE TO THE GREAT STATE OF ARKANSAS; IN RECOGNITION OF THE BRITTANEY ANN FOUNDATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE PARENTS TO EDUCATE THEIR CHILDREN ON SAFETY ISSUES.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
ENCOURAGING STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS TO IDENTIFY THEIR INVESTMENTS IN COMPANIES OPERATING IN SUDAN; TO DIVEST INVESTMENTS IN THOSE COMPANIES; AND TO PREVENT FUTURE INVESTMENTS IN THOSE COMPANIES UNTIL THE GENOCIDE HAS ENDED.

Committees

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