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Representative John Burris (R)

923 West Prospect Avenue, Harrison, 72601

Representative John Burris (R)
Phone: 870-688-6181
Phone:
District: 85
District:
85
Seniority: 52
Seniority:
52
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First Term in House 2009, 2011, Minority Leader 2011
Public Service:
First Term in House 2009, 2011, Minority Leader 2011


Bill Title Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
HB1626 AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM - ARKANSAS STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB2086 AN ACT TO MODERNIZE THE MINIMUM WAGE LAW CONCERNING BUSINESS SPECIFIC ADJUSTMENTS TO THE MINIMUM WAGE. History
HB2101 TO EXEMPT THE SALE AND REPAIR OF DENTAL APPLIANCES FROM SALES AND USE TAX. History
HB2208 TO CLARIFY THE PROPERTY AND SERVICES SUBJECT TO SALES AND USE TAX. History
CoSponsor
HB1002 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CAPITAL GAINS REDUCTION ACT OF 2011. History
HB1052 TO DECREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1151
Act 13
TO ALLOW AN ON-DUTY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OR A PERSON PERFORMING AN OFFICIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT FUNCTION TO OPERATE AN ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE ON A PUBLIC STREET OR HIGHWAY. History
HB1284
Act 71
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. History
HB1368
Act 344
CONCERNING VISITATION RIGHTS WITH A MINOR CHILD FOR A PARENT LISTED ON THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY. History
HB1369
Act 757
TO CREATE A SALES TAX HOLIDAY FOR CLOTHING, CLOTHING ACCESSORIES OR EQUIPMENT, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, SCHOOL ART SUPPLIES, AND SCHOOL INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL History
HB1425
Act 566
TO REMOVE INSURANCE RESTRICTIONS ON NONCOVERED DENTAL SERVICES AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1444 AN ACT TO ELIMINATE A GROWING EPIDEMIC IN THE PURCHASE OF PSEUDOEPHEDRINE AND SIMILAR DRUGS. History
HB1450 THE ARKANSAS CARBON DIOXIDE STORAGE ACT. History
HB1479 TO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. History
HB1557 CONCERNING THE ANNUAL VACATION OF FIRE DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES. History
HB1641
Act 854
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1642
Act 229
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1643
Act 230
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1644
Act 231
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER - ARKANSAS REAL-TIME SCRAP METAL LOGBOOK EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1645
Act 232
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1646
Act 233
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1647
Act 234
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION STATEWIDE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1648
Act 235
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1649
Act 236
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1650
Act 300
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1651
Act 237
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF VOLUNTEERISM - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1652
Act 238
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1653
Act 239
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY CAMP COUCHDALE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1654
Act 240
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1655
Act 241
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1656
Act 242
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - STATEWIDE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1657
Act 243
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND ENERGY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1658
Act 244
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1659
Act 245
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - STATE FAIR AND LIVESTOCK SHOW GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1660
Act 246
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1661
Act 301
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1662
Act 247
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1663
Act 248
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT- LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1664
Act 249
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1665
Act 972
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1728 AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK. History
HB1766
Act 881
TO CREATE A LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM FOR OUT-OF-STATE VETERINARY MEDICAL EDUCATION AT THE MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE AND TO PROVIDE LOAN FORGIVENESS FOR VETERINARIANS IN SOME CIRCUMSTANCES. History
HB1895
Act 910
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. History
HB2048
Act 706
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND WITHIN THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND COMMITTEE. History
HB2064 TO GRADUALLY REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON UTILITIES THAT ARE USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND AQUACULTURE EQUIPMENT. History
HB2103 TO CREATE AN UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT CREATE A JOB AND HIRE A PERSON RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TO FILL THAT JOB AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB2202
Act 1200
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE PUBLIC INTEGRITY OF CERTAIN REGULATORY AGENCIES. History
HB2209 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS TO SUPPORT OR OPPOSE BALLOT MEASURES. History
HR1007 COMMENDING SPECIAL AGENT KEVIN BROWN OF VAN BUREN COUNTY, ARKANSAS, ON HIS SELECTION AS THE 2009 ARKANSAS STATE TROOPER OF THE YEAR. History
SB113 AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER. History
SB157 AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TEST NEGATIVE FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE. History
SB194
Act 48
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. History
SB207
Act 334
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB221
Act 303
THE ARKANSAS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY ACT. History
SB276
Act 755
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB334
Act 203
CONCERNING TIE VOTES OCCURRING AT GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTIONS. History
SB470
Act 406
AN ACT FOR THE NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE - BERRYVILLE CAMPUS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB593
Act 861
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK. History
SB631
Act 527
AN ACT FOR THE NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE - CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, FURNISHING, AND EQUIPPING OF CLASSROOMS, OFFICES, AND LABORATORIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB709 AN ACT TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE REFORM ACCOUNTABILITY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB720
Act 762
TO REGULATE THE ISSUANCE OF A BROKER'S PRICE OPINION BY A REAL ESTATE LICENSEE. History
SB750
Act 570
TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY AND SLOW CORRECTIONS GROWTH. History
SB794 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION. History
SB97 TO PROTECT RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION. History
SB970 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING EMINENT DOMAIN. History
SJR4 THE TAXPAYERS' PROTECTION AMENDMENT. History
SJR6 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. History

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