Senator Jonathan Dismang (R)

P.O. Box 475, Beebe, 72012

Senator Jonathan Dismang (R)
Phone: 501-766-8220
Phone:
District: 28
District:
28
Seniority: 8
Seniority:
8
Occupation: Dismang Consulting Services, LLC
Occupation:
Dismang Consulting Services, LLC
Church Affiliation: Church of Christ
Church Affiliation:
Church of Christ
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: House 2009; Senate 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 President Pro Tempore
Public Service:
House 2009; Senate 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 President Pro Tempore


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CAMPAIGN FINANCE, CONTRIBUTIONS AND REPORTING; TO REENACT THE REQUIREMENT TO FILE A STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL INTEREST; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
TO ALLOW A STUDENT APPLYING FOR THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM OR THE CRITICAL NEEDS MINORITY TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM TO USE HIS OR HER ACT SUPERSCORE.
TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS TO INCLUDE IN STUDENT DISCIPLINE POLICIES THE REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOLS CONDUCT AN ASSESSMENT OF A STUDENT'S ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES BEFORE DISCIPLINING A STUDENT.
TO AMEND THE EMERGENCY POWERS OF THE GOVERNOR; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS; AND TO ALLOW THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO ISSUE EMERGENCY RULES FOR ELECTION PROCEDURE.
TO AMEND THE FAIR MORTGAGE LENDING ACT.
TO AMEND THE UNIFORM MONEY SERVICES ACT.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SECURITIES ACT.
TO EXEMPT UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS FROM INCOME TAX DURING A CERTAIN TIME PERIOD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
PROHIBITING PAROLE FOR A PERSON CONVICTED OF THE OFFENSE OF POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY CERTAIN PERSONS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO DEFINE THE MONIES TO BE AVAILABLE IN THE RESTRICTED RESERVE FUND; AND TO ALLOW THAT ADDITIONAL FUNDS MAY BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR STATE AGENCIES AND INSTITUTIONS APPROPRIATIONS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS TRUST FUND ACT.
TO AMEND THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE PARKS, RECREATION, AND TRAVEL COMMISSION RELATED TO FEES FOR SERVICES; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE PARKS DIVISION TO UTILIZE DYNAMIC PRICING FOR EVENTS, SERVICES, AND OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE COLLECTION, DEPOSIT, AND USE OF GAS ASSESSMENT FEES; TO DESIGNATE CERTAIN GAS ASSESSMENT FEES AS GENERAL REVENUE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EXTENSIONS OF TIME TO FILE INCOME TAX RETURNS; AND TO EXTEND THE EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR FILING A STATE INCOME TAX RETURN.
TO EXTEND THE SUNSET DATE FOR THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA SPECIAL PRIVILEGE TAX ACT OF 2017; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE ONLINE MARKETPLACE CONSUMER INFORM ACT; TO REQUIRE THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION BY ONLINE MARKETPLACES TO BETTER INFORM CONSUMERS; TO REGULATE ONLINE MARKETPLACES TO STOP ORGANIZED RETAIL CRIME.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX LAWS TO ALLOW ALL TAXPAYERS TO RECEIVE A DOLLAR-FOR-DOLLAR INCOME TAX CREDIT FROM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDITS.
TO INCREASE THE USE OF THE PROGRAM CREATED UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC ROADS IMPROVEMENTS CREDIT ACT BY MAKING IT EASIER TO USE THE TAX CREDIT PROVIDED UNDER THE ACT.
TO PROVIDE FOR DESTINATION SOURCING OF SALES TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT FOR PURPOSES OF ARKANSAS INCOME TAX APPORTIONMENT.
TO ENHANCE ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS BY REPEALING THE THROWBACK RULE.
TO CLARIFY THE ALLOCATION OF NONRESIDENT INCOME FOR ARKANSAS INCOME TAX PURPOSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A BROKER OF A SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING FOREIGN SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATIONS.
TO AMEND THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR DENTAL APPLIANCES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF THE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT ACT OF 2007; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR UNLAWFUL DETAINER AND FORCIBLE ENTRY AND DETAINER.
TO REPEAL THE SMALL BUSINESS ENTITY TAX PASS THROUGH ACT; AND TO ESTABLISH THE UNIFORM LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ACT.
TO CREATE THE PHILANTHROPIC INVESTMENT IN ARKANSAS KIDS PROGRAM ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ANNUAL AUDITS AND PROCEDURES OF WATER AND SEWER SYSTEMS.
TO AMEND THE ASSET LIMITS FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM; AND TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO REQUEST A BROAD-BASED CATEGORICAL ELIGIBILITY WAIVER.
TO CREATE A TAX CREDIT FOR ELIGIBLE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE TO A SPONSOR-GRANTING ORGANIZATION UNDER THE PHILANTHROPIC INVESTMENT IN ARKANSAS KIDS PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAW PROHIBITING SPOOFING; TO REGULATE MUNICIPAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS; TO ESTABLISH THE PROCEDURE FOR DISTRIBUTION OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS WHEN A CANDIDATE WITHDRAWS AND FILES FOR A DIFFERENT OFFICE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO CREATE THE ELECTIVE PASS-THROUGH ENTITY TAX ACT; TO IMPOSE A TAX ON PASS-THROUGH ENTITIES; AND TO EXCLUDE CERTAIN INCOME FROM GROSS INCOME FOR PASS-THROUGH ENTITIES.
TO REVISE CERTAIN ARKANSAS LAWS APPLICABLE TO ADMINISTRATIVE RULES TO ALLOW FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CODE OF ARKANSAS RULES.
CONCERNING THE EXTENSION AND REPEAL OF ADMINISTRATIVE RULES.
TO REGULATE CROSS-COLLATERALIZATION CLAUSES.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE TAX TREATMENT OF CERTAIN LOANS, PAYMENTS, AND EXPENSES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) RELIEF PROGRAMS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CHILD ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING WHICH SALES BY CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS ARE EXEMPT FROM SALES AND USE TAX; AND TO AMEND THE CRITERIA TO DETERMINE WHEN A SALE BY A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION COMPETES WITH A SALE BY A FOR-PROFIT BUSINESS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONSUMER PROTECTION OF SENIORS FROM PREDATORY PRACTICES; AND SAFEGUARDING AGAINST FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF RETIREES FOR ARKANSANS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF STATE TAX RECORDS AND OTHER REVENUE INFORMATION; AND TO ALLOW THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH TO HAVE DIRECT ACCESS TO STATE TAX RECORDS AND OTHER REVENUE INFORMATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION; CONCERNING NOTICE OF SEVERE MALTREATMENT REPORTS; AND CONCERNING CERTAIN ANNUAL REPORTS SUBMITTED BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WHO WORK COLD CASES FOR THE DIVISION OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2020-2021 FISCAL YEAR.
TO INCREASE THE ANNUAL CAP ON AND EXTEND THE SUNSET DATE OF THE ARKANSAS HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT; AND TO AMEND THE USE OF FEES COLLECTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT ACT.
TO ALLOW THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES FOR RESALE TO APPLY TO ITEMS SOLD FOR USE IN PRINTING; AND TO AMEND THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAXES; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FEE CHARGED FOR SETTING OFF DEBTS AGAINST STATE TAX REFUNDS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HIGHWAY REVENUE DISTRIBUTION LAW; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF HIGHWAY REVENUE TO COUNTY AND CITY FUNDS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE HEARING AND APPEAL OF STATE TAX DISPUTES; AND TO PROVIDE CONFORMING CHANGES RELATED TO THE CREATION OF THE INDEPENDENT TAX APPEALS COMMISSION ACT.
TO CREATE THE LOGGING AND WOOD FIBER TRANSPORTATION JOB CREATION INCENTIVE ACT; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS WOOD ENERGY PRODUCTS AND FOREST MAINTENANCE INCOME TAX CREDIT.
TO AMEND THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT ACT OT 2007; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR UNLAWFUL DETAINER AND FORCIBLE ENTRY AND DETAINER.
TO CREATE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR PARTS FOR AND REPAIR OF AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TIME-SHARE ACT.
CONCERNING CRITICAL INCIDENT DEBRIEFING FOR FIREFIGHTERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW GOVERNING A COUNTY'S OBLIGATIONS REGARDING THE PRODUCTION OF ELECTRONIC PUBLIC RECORDS IN BULK ON REQUEST.
CoSponsor
CONCERNING COVERAGE OF DIAGNOSTIC EXAMINATIONS FOR BREAST CANCER UNDER CERTAIN HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING OWNERSHIP AND POSSESSION OF REAL PROPERTY.
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
TO CREATE THE FAIRNESS IN WOMEN'S SPORTS ACT.
TO CREATE THE GENDER INTEGRITY REINFORCEMENT LEGISLATION FOR SPORTS (GIRLS) ACT; AND TO CREATE A LEGAL CAUSE OF ACTION FOR A VIOLATION OF THE GENDER INTEGRITY REINFORCEMENT LEGISLATION FOR SPORTS (GIRLS) ACT.
TO PROVIDE RELIEF FOR RESTAURANTS; TO ALLOW RESTAURANTS TO EXPAND OUTDOOR DINING; TO DELAY THE PAYMENT OF RESTAURANT SALES TAXES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REVERSE CHANGES MADE UNDER ACT 819 OF 2019 AND RETURN THE ADMINISTRATION AND COLLECTION OF THE FRANCHISE TAX TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY BOOT CAMP.
TO CREATE THE CLIMATE REGULATORY ARKANSAS PLUMBING ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERMITTING LIMITS ON AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NONECONOMIC DAMAGES.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
TO REMEMBER SENATOR JIM ARGUE AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO REMEMBER PAUL GREENBERG AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor for House
TO CREATE A STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT; TO TRANSFER AUTHORITY OVER MEAT INSPECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF INSPECTOR GENERAL - INDEPENDENT TAX APPEALS COMMISSION APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
TO PROMOTE ARKANSAS VOICES; AND TO COMBAT CANCEL CULTURE AND PROTECT FREEDOM OF SPEECH.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS STUDENT-ATHLETE PUBLICITY RIGHTS ACT.
TO MODERNIZE AND STRENGTHEN NURSING FACILITY STAFFING STANDARDS AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALE OF SURPLUS HIGHWAY PROPERTY; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF ROAD MILLINGS.
TO CREATE THE CLIMATE REGULATORY ARKANSAS PLUMBING ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE A REDUCED SALES AND USE TAX RATE FOR CERTAIN USED MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS, AND SEMITRAILERS.
CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL FIREARM BANS WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND CONCERNING STATE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.
TO RECOGNIZE JANUARY 22 AS THE DAY OF TEARS IN ARKANSAS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERMITTING LIMITS ON AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NONECONOMIC DAMAGES.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.

Committees

Committees
Chair: ALC-PEER
ex officio: JBC-CLAIMS
ex officio: JBC-PEER REVIEW
ex officio: JBC-PERSONNEL