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Senator Jonathan Dismang (R)

P. O. Box 475, Beebe, 72012

Senator Jonathan Dismang (R)
Phone: 501-766-8220
Phone:
District: 29
District:
29
Seniority: 29
Seniority:
29
Church Affiliation: Church of Christ
Church Affiliation:
Church of Christ
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2009, Senate 2011
Public Service:
House 2009, Senate 2011


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS.
TO INCREASE THE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR ARMED SERVICES PAY.
REGARDING THE CARRYING OF A BAIL BOND LICENSE.
REGARDING THE NOTICE GIVEN UPON ISSUANCE OF A BAIL BOND LICENSE.
REGARDING UNPAID BOND FORFEITURE JUDGMENT LIMITS.
REGARDING THE ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTY ISSUED BY THE PROFESSIONAL BAIL BOND COMPANY AND PROFESSIONAL BAIL BONDSMAN LICENSING BOARD.
REGARDING THE PROCEDURES OF A HEARING IN FRONT OF THE PROFESSIONAL BAIL BOND COMPANY AND PROFESSIONAL BAIL BONDSMAN LICENSING BOARD.
TO REQUIRE VOTERS TO REAPPROVE ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION TAXES.
THE ARKANSAS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY ACT.
REGARDING THE AMOUNT IN CONTROVERSY IN A CIVIL ACTION AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - BEEBE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR PER DIEM REIMBURSEMENT FOR ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES.
TO PROHIBIT TOWING OF VEHICLES BY CHAIN, ROPE, OR CABLE.
TO CLARIFY THE PROPERTY HELD BY THE STATE THAT IS SUBJECT TO GARNISHMENT AFTER A JUDGMENT IS ENTERED.
TO AMEND THE CRITERIA FOR AN AFFIDAVIT AS TO CORRECTNESS OF ACCOUNT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ELIMINATE DUPLICATION OF STATUTES REGARDING THE ADULT MALTREATMENT ACT AND THE MEDICAID FRAUD ACT.
TO REQUIRE A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE IN-SERVICE TRAINING TO LICENSED SCHOOL PERSONNEL CONCERNING CHILD MALTREATMENT.
TO CLARIFY THE RIGHT OF OWNER'S PREFERENCE IN REMOVAL OF A DISABLED OR INOPERATIVE VEHICLE.
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.
TO CLARIFY THE GROUNDS AND PROCEDURES FOR SETTING ASIDE A SALE OF TAX-DELINQUENT LANDS.
TO CLARIFY THE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS AND REMEDIES FOR DEFECTIVE NOTICE IN THE SALE OF TAX-DELINQUENT LAND.
TO CLARIFY PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THE REDEMPTION OF TAX-DELINQUENT LANDS.
TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR QUIETING TITLE TO LANDS FORFEITED TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS FOR NONPAYMENT OF TAXES.
TO REVISE AND MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE CEMETERY ACT FOR PERPETUALLY MAINTAINED CEMETERIES; TO ENHANCE THE REGULATION OF CEMETERIES; AND TO PROVIDE FOR INFANT INTERMENT GARDENS.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO HIRE AN INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT TO ADVISE THE DEPARTMENT ON METHODS OF PROVIDING STUDENT DATA TO THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH UNDER THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REGULATE THE ISSUANCE OF A BROKER'S PRICE OPINION BY A REAL ESTATE LICENSEE.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES AND TO EXEMPT A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF INCOME FROM THE INCOME TAX.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES AND TO ELIMINATE THE TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT INCOME TAX BRACKET.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES AND TO ELIMINATE THE FOUR AND ONE-HALF PERCENT INCOME TAX BRACKET.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES AND TO ELIMINATE THE SIX PERCENT INCOME TAX BRACKET.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES AND TO ELIMINATE THE SEVEN PERCENT INCOME TAX BRACKET.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES AND TO ELIMINATE THE THREE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT INCOME TAX BRACKET.
REQUIRING DISCLOSURE OF POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS BY PERSONS AWARDED CERTAIN STATE CONTRACTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATIONS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PEER REVIEW COMMITTEES.
TO CLARIFY TAXATION REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES FOR MOBILE HOMES AND MANUFACTURED HOMES.
AN ACT REPEALING THE LEAD-BASED PAINT-HAZARD ACT OF 1997 AND CREATING THE ARKANSAS LEAD-BASED PAINT-HAZARD ACT OF 2011.
TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES HAVE EQUAL ACCESS TO MEDICAID PERSONAL CARE SERVICES IN DESIGNATED RESIDENTIAL SETTINGS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ABORTION LAWS IN ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CAPITAL GAINS REDUCTION ACT OF 2011.
TO CHANGE THE STATE NICKNAME BACK TO "THE LAND OF OPPORTUNITY".
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT AND LAWS RELATED TO THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
REGARDING THE PROHIBITION AGAINST A SEX OFFENDER WORKING WITH CHILDREN.
THE ARKANSAS CARBON DIOXIDE STORAGE ACT.
TO CONFORM THE SALVAGE AUCTION BUYER'S IDENTIFICATION CARD LAW TO THE COMMERCE CLAUSE OF ARTICLE 1, § 8 OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
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.
TO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF CARRYOVER FOR NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH ACT FUNDS.
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.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADJUSTMENT OF THE ARKANSAS INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS.
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.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND WITHIN THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND COMMITTEE.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS.
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE PUBLIC INTEGRITY OF CERTAIN REGULATORY AGENCIES.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TEST NEGATIVE FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
TO REQUIRE VOTER APPROVAL OF CERTAIN TAX LEVIES AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, A GED, OR ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES TOWARD A GED WHILE RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
TO DEFINE THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DYS CONTRACT COMMUNITY-BASED YOUTH SERVICES PROVIDERS.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER.
TO DECREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF PROVOKING A PERSON TO VIOLATE AN ORDER OF PROTECTION AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REGULATE THE ISSUANCE OF CLOSING PROTECTION LETTERS.
AN ACT TO CREATE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS OF A CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER.
AN ACT TO LIMIT FORENSIC EXAMINATIONS OF ALLEGEDLY ABUSED CHILDREN TO CHILD SAFETY CENTERS.
AN ACT TO EXTEND THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON SEXUAL OFFENSES.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PARENTAL MONITORS ON SCHOOL BUSES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE EACH COUNTY COURTHOUSE TO PROVIDE FOR CLOSED-CIRCUIT TELEVISION BROADCAST OF CHILD TESTIMONY IN CHILD MALTREATMENT CASES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO UPDATE SCHOOL POLICIES WHEN A LAW REGARDING CHILD ABUSE IS AMENDED OR IS ADDED TO THE ARKANSAS CODE.
AN ACT TO EXPEDITE DNA ANALYSIS IN CASES OF ALLEGED CHILD ABUSE AND CHILD MALTREATMENT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL DISCLOSURE OF INTERVIEW INFORMATION FROM A CHILD SAFETY CENTER OR CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE TO ACCEPT REPORTS OF INJURY TO A CHILD'S INTELLECTUAL, EMOTIONAL, OR PSYCHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT FROM A GUIDANCE COUNSELOR LICENSED AS A TEACHER.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR EXPOSING A CHILD TO PORTRAYALS OF LIVE OR RECORDED SEX ACTS.
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT EACH WOMAN WHO GIVES BIRTH IN A MEDICAL FACILITY RECEIVES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS DESCRIBING SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME BEFORE THE WOMAN IS DISCHARGED.
AN ACT TO INCLUDE SCHOOL PRINCIPALS, ATHLETIC COACHES, AND COUNSELORS AMONG PERSONS WHO ARE GUILTY OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE SECOND DEGREE FOR SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A STUDENT LESS THAN TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN WATER SYSTEMS TO MAINTAIN A LEVEL OF FLUORIDE TO PREVENT TOOTH DECAY.
TO INCREASE THE ADDITIONAL FEE FOR FIREFIGHTER LICENSE PLATES TO FIVE DOLLARS ($5.00) AND HAVE THE FUNDS REMITTED TO THE ARKANSAS FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL BOARD; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSFERABILITY OF CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS AND DETERMINATION LETTERS AMONG VARIOUS OPERATIONAL SECTIONS OF A SINGLE SERVICE PROVIDER.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - RADIATION THERAPY INSTITUTES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE REFORM ACCOUNTABILITY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS.
TO AMEND SECTION 5 OF ACT 590 OF 2011 TO AUTHORIZE THE FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK TO SERVE AS TRUSTEES OF CEMETERY MAINTENANCE FUNDS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
TO ALLOW AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER APPOINTED AS A RESERVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO ADMINISTER BLOOD ALCOHOL TESTS AND TO OPERATE A DEVICE TO DETECT EXCESSIVE SPEEDING.
TO PROVIDE SCHOOL DISTRICTS THE CHOICE OF HOLDING SCHOOL ELECTIONS ON THE SAME DATE AS GENERAL ELECTIONS OR IN SEPTEMBER; TO AMEND RELATED PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING THE TERM OF SERVICE FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING EMINENT DOMAIN.
THE TAXPAYERS' PROTECTION AMENDMENT.
RECOGNIZING THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY AND THE BEST INTEREST OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PROMOTE RELATIONSHIPS WITH TURKISH PEOPLE.

Committees

Committees