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Representative Russ Hunt

P. O. Box 200, Searcy, 72145

Representative Russ Hunt
Phone: 501-268-3055
Phone:
District: 68
District:
68
Seniority: 93
Seniority:
93
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1999
Public Service:
House 1999


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR MEDICALLY NECESSARY FOODS AND FOOD PRODUCTS FOR INHERITED METABOLIC DISEASES.
PROVIDES A THREE (3) YEAR PERIOD FOR ILLEGAL EXACTION CLAIMS; ADOPTS THE VOLUNTARY PAYMENT RULE FOR CONSTITUTIONAL CLAIMS.
TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF ‘TURNPIKE PROJECTS’ TO EXCLUDE EXISTING FEDERAL INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS FROM THE TOLL PROJECTS AUTHORIZED BY TOLL ROAD LAWS.
AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE AUCTIONEER'S LICENSING ACT.
CLARIFIES THAT THE LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT MUST BE ALLOCATED AMONG PARTNERS OR SUBCHAPTER S SHAREHOLDERS IN THE SAME MANNER AS INCOME AND LOSSES ARE DISTRIBUTED.
REVISES THE MINIMUM GROSS INCOME LEVELS AT WHICH VARIOUS TAXPAYERS ARE REQUIRED TO FILE ARKANSAS INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RETURNS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 25-19-105 REGARDING THE EXAMINATION AND COPYING OF PUBLIC RECORDS UNDER THE ARKANSAS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE ALL OPERATORS OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO STOP WHEN A PARATRANSIT BUS IS LOADING OR UNLOADING PASSENGERS.
TO DIRECT THE WORKERS’ HEALTH AND SAFETY DIVISION OF THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COMMISSION TO DEVELOP AND ESTABLISH A VOLUNTARY DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE PROGRAM.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 17-52-103 PERTAINING TO APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION; ARKANSAS CODE 17-52-104 PERTAINING TO CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRATION; TO CREATE AN ADVISORY BOARD.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF THE ARKANSAS AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAM AND TRUST FUND TO BE ADMINISTERED BY ADFA AND REPEAL OTHER AFFORDABLE HOUSING LAWS.
REQUESTING THE HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON EDUCATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF INSTITUTING YEAR-ROUND SCHOOL FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS OR INSTITUTING ALTERNATIVE SESSIONS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN ORDER TO EXTEND THE SCHOOL YEAR.
REQUESTING THE HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON EDUCATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF TEACHING ARTS AND MUSIC IN PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.
REQUESTING THE HOUSE INTERIM COMMITTEE ON CITY, COUNTY AND LOCAL AFFAIRS AND THE SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEE ON CITY, COUNTY AND LOCAL AFFAIRS STUDY RECYCLING, LITTER REDUCTION AND RELATED ISSUES.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO ALLOW A PERSON WITH A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE TO CARRY ANY HANDGUN HE OR SHE CHOOSES.
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE CAPITAL GAINS TAX FOR TAXABLE YEAR 1999 AND TO ABOLISH THE TAX FOR TAXABLE YEARS THEREAFTER.
TO REPORT THE USE OF STATE FUNDS TO OPPOSE OR SUPPORT A BALLOT MEASURE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-51-503 PERTAINING TO THE TAX CREDIT FOR DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED CHILDREN
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL NOT MEET ON THE THIRD MONDAY IN JANUARY IN RESPECT TO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND IN OBSERVANCE OF HIS BIRTHDAY
THE IRA AND SAVINGS INCENTIVE ACT OF 1999.
AN ACT TO PHASE IN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR CAPITAL GAINS; ADOPT ROTH AND EDUCATION IRA PROVISIONS; EXEMPT FROM INCOME TAX $6,000 OF IRA DISTRIBUTION; AND INCREASE DEPENDENT TAX CREDIT.
TO INCREASE THE HOMESTEAD TAX REFUND.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS LICENSE PLATES.
TO CREATE A COLLEGE OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PROPERTY TAXPAYER BILL OF RIGHTS.
TO ESTABLISH THE CRIME OF CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF BODY ARMOR.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF HAND-HELD LASER POINTERS TO MINORS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE ANNUAL AUDITS OR PERFORMANCE OF AGREED UPON PROCEDURES OF WATER AND SEWER SERVICE PROVIDERS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AN INTERNET USE POLICY FOR SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ELEGIBILITY REQUIREMENT FOR THE ACADEMIC CHALLNGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; AND TO CLARIFY EXISTING LANGUAGE.
TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT-EAST TO THE SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT AND THE NAME OF THE SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT-WEST TO THE TWENTY-THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
TO RESTRICT MANDATED COSTS ON LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.
TO ALLOW THE MAYOR TO SERVE ON THE ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE NONPARTISAN ELECTION OF JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT AND JUDGES OF THE COURT OF APPEALS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR NONPARTISAN ELECTION OF CIRCUIT JUDGE, CHANCERY JUDGE, CIRCUIT-CHANCERY JUDGE, AND MUNICIPAL JUDGE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF WORLD WAR II VETERAN, KOREAN WAR VETERAN, VIETNAM VETERAN, AND PERSIAN GULF VETERAN LICENSE PLATES.
AN ACT TO DECLARE THE THIRD FRIDAY IN SEPTEMBER AS ‘POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY’.
THE FREEDOM OF CHOICE AMONG HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS ACT.
TO PREEMPT LOCAL UNITS OF GOVERNMENT FROM FILING LAWSUITS AGAINST FIREARM AND AMMUNITION MANUFACTURERS FOR DAMAGES FROM THE LAWFUL SALE OF FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION TO THE PUBLIC.
AN ACT TO PERMIT PUBLIC ENTITIES TO ACCEPT DIGITAL CHECK IMAGES.
AN ACT TO ALLOW REPORTS OF AGREED UPON PROCEDURES FOR SECOND CLASS CITIES.
TO ABOLISH THE ARKANSAS HEALTH RESOURCES COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PENALTIES FOR LARGE TRUCKS EXCEEDING SPEED LIMITS.
TO EXPAND THE PROPERTY TAX CREDIT FOR SENIOR CITIZENS TO INCLUDE DISABLED PERSONS.
AN ACT CONCERNING IMMUNITY FOR YEAR 2000 COMPUTER ERRORS.
TO AUTHORIZE AN ARKANSAS COUNTY BORDERING ANOTHER STATE TO ENTER INTO INTERLOCAL AGREEMENTS WITH A CONTIGUOUS COUNTY OR PARISH IN THE OTHER STATE FOR PURPOSES OF ENFORCING DRUG LAWS.
THE QUALITY EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ACT.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING AMUSEMENT DEVICES.
TO REPEAL CERTAIN OBSOLETE STATUTES THAT HAVE BEEN SUPERSEDED BY REGULATIONS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-90-702 AND 16-90-716 TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REPARATIONS TO VICTIMS WHOSE INJURIES ARE CATASTROPHIC AND RESULT IN A TOTAL AND PERMANENT DISABILITY.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 5-73-103 TO PROHIBIT PERSONS ADJUDICATED JUVENILE DELINQUENTS FROM OWNING OR POSSESSING FIREARMS.
AN ACT CONCERNING GUN SAFETY EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS.
EXPRESSING APPRECIATION TO ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT, UTILITY WORKERS, RELIEF WORKERS, GOVERNMENT WORKERS AND CITIZENS WHO RESPONDED TO AND ASSISTED THE VICTIMS OF THE RECENT TORNADOES THAT RAVAGED THIS STATE.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAM K. ‘MAC’ MCGEHEE, JR. AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO DESIGNATE THE MEMBERS’ PRIVATE WORK AREA OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AS A ‘NON-SMOKING AREA’.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A PROVISION CONCERNING CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS.
COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY INDIANS MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM AND HEAD COACH DICKEY NUTT ON THEIR OUTSTANDING 1998-99 REGULAR SEASON.
TO EXPRESS THE INTENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THAT ALL FORMER MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ARE AUTHORIZED AND ENCOURAGED TO WEAR THEIR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES LAPEL PINS.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL DUCKS UNLIMITED MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS CAMPAIGN AND ETHICS LAWS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
REGULATING STATE EMPLOYMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES REGARDING THEIR ENTERING INTO GRANTS, CONTRACTS OR LEASES WITH THE STATE.
PERFORMANCE-BASED PROGRAM BUDGETING AND STRATEGIC PLANNING PILOT PROGRAM
TO EXEMPT THE SALE OF DIGITAL BROADCAST EQUIPMENT TO LICENSED T.V. AND RADIO STATIONS FROM THE ARKANSAS GROSS RECEIPTS TAX.
TO CHANGE THE NORMAL RETIREMENT AGE FOR LOPFI TO PERMIT RETIREMENT AT ANY AGE WITH 28 YEARS OF SERVICE.
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
TO ESTABLISH AND PROMOTE A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS WITHIN EACH COUNTY OF THE STATE.
TO SUBSTITUTE ACCREDITATION SURVEYS BY THE JOINT COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR STATE LICENSING SURVEYS FOR HOSPITALS WHICH ARE ACCREDITED.
THE EXTENDED JUVENILE JURISDICTION ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKIDS FIRST PROGRAM TO PROVIDE HEALTH CARE FOR CHILDREN UP TO TWO HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY GUIDELINE.
TO ESTABLISH A VOLUNTARY PROGRAM FOR DRUG FREE WORKPLACES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 11-10-705.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO REVISE THE JUDICIAL ARTICLE.

Committees