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Senator Jeremy Hutchinson (R)

201 East North Street, Benton, 72015

Senator Jeremy Hutchinson (R)
Phone: 501-773-3760
Phone:
District: 33
District:
33
Seniority: 18
Seniority:
18
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Fellowship Bible Church
Church Affiliation:
Fellowship Bible Church
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House March 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005; Senate 2011, 2013 Asst. President Pro Tempore
Public Service:
House March 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005; Senate 2011, 2013 Asst. President Pro Tempore


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR NONPROFIT BLOOD DONATION ORGANIZATIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS FIRE PROTECTION LICENSING BOARD AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING PARENT AND CHILD REPRESENTATION IN JUVENILE COURT PROCEEDINGS.
TO REQUIRE ALL ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FILED IN CIRCUIT COURT TO BE SUBJECT TO A DE NOVO STANDARD OF REVIEW.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL SALE OF BEDDING.
REGARDING CANDIDATES FOR MUNICIPAL OFFICES.
TO REGULATE PARTITION SALES; TO PERMIT NEGOTIATED SALES IN PARTITION ACTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF ATTEMPTING TO OBTAIN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE BY FRAUD.
CONCERNING THE PENALTIES FOR THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED, SIXTH OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE.
TO AMEND THE PENALTIES FOR THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF FAILURE TO APPEAR.
TO REGULATE THE BUSINESS PRACTICES OF A CREDIT CARD COMPANY AND TO PROHIBIT UNFAIR BUSINESS PRACTICES BY A CREDIT CARD COMPANY IN THIS STATE.
CONCERNING THE APPLICATION FOR EARNED DISCHARGE AND COMPLETION OF A PERSON'S SENTENCE.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING DISTRIBUTION OF SPIRITUOUS AND VINOUS LIQUOR IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO SPECIFY THAT AN APPEAL OF A DECISION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM SHALL BE FILED IN THE PULASKI COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT.
TO ALLOW THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO INCREASE OR DECREASE THE STIPEND BENEFIT FOR MEMBERS AS ACTUARIALLY APPROPRIATE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CLARIFY THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR REMITTING PREMIUM TAXES APPLICABLE TO DOMESTIC SURPLUS LINES INSURANCE COMPANIES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM ACT CONCERNING INVESTMENTS.
TO AMEND GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM IN TITLE 24 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE.
TO PERMIT A RETIRED PARTICIPANT IN A STATE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN TO PAY PREMIUMS BY A BANK ACCOUNT DRAFT AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS ON VENDORS OF PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE POLICIES; TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF INSURERS REGARDING CHANGES TO A PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE POLICY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - COMMUNITY PROGRAM GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR AND RECIPIENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS BE TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO HIRE A CERTIFIED SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST WHO DOES NOT HAVE A MASTERS DEGREE.
TO AUTHORIZE FOREIGN MEDICAL CORPORATIONS TO OBTAIN CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRATION IN ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRONIC PAYMENT TRANSACTIONS UNDER THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES LAW AND TO DECLARE AND EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW TO ALLOW THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL DIVISION TO ASSESS A FEE FOR REGULATION BOOKS.
TO PROHIBIT ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN INDEMNITY CLAUSES IN MOTOR CARRIER TRANSPORTATION CONTRACTS.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND FOR OTHER STAFF OF THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD.
THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
ENCOURAGING THE SUPREME COURT TO ADOPT TORT REFORMS TO BALANCE THE RIGHTS OF PLAINTIFFS AND DEFENDANTS IN CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROTECT THE STATE'S CITIZENS AND ECONOMIC INTERESTS FROM INEQUITABLE LITIGATION CLAIMS AND DAMAGE AWARDS.
COMMENDING ALTERNATIVE OPPORTUNITIES, INC. FOR ITS HARD WORK AND DEDICATION TO IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH AND OFFER INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO COMBAT SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND PROMOTE SOBRIETY.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO EXEMPT CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS FROM JURY DUTY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PREVAILING WAGE LAW AND TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MODIFY CERTAIN EMINENT DOMAIN LAWS THAT ARISE OUT OF PROPERTY RIGHTS SECURED UNDER ARTICLE 2, § 22 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO PRESERVE THE CONTINUITY OF EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WHO ATTEND NONRESIDENT SCHOOLS UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR COINS, CURRENCY, AND BULLION.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 CONCERNING PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM SECURITY; AND TO REMOVE THE SUNSET CLAUSE FOR PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM SECURITY.
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CONTRACTS AND CONTRACT CHANGES; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN BEFORE CHANGES TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDER CONTRACTS ARE MADE.
TO REAFFIRM AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE PRIORITY OF DISTRIBUTIONS FROM THE STATE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE FUND; TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO CLARIFY THE FUND; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING A GARNISHMENT AGAINST THE STATE OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION AFTER A JUDGMENT.
TO MAKE AVAILABLE TO CERTAIN OFFICIALS THE REGISTRY AT THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER THAT LISTS ALL PERSONS WHO WERE ADJUDICATED TO HAVE A MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT OR WERE INVOLUNTARILY COMMITTED.
TO REQUIRE BIRTHING FACILITIES TO PERFORM PULSE OXIMETRY SCREENINGS FOR CRITICAL CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE ON NEWBORNS BEFORE DISCHARGE.
CONCERNING THE MENTAL EVALUATION OF A CRIMINAL DEFENDANT.
TO CLARIFY THE CALCULATION OF INTEREST AND APPLICATION OF PAYMENTS FOR CERTAIN EXTENSIONS OF CREDIT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE ACT OF 2005 CONCERNING THE AUTHORIZATION AND ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR AND IN SUPPORT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT.
TO PROMOTE THE INTEGRITY OF A PUBLIC SERVANT OR PUBLIC OFFICIAL; AND TO REQUIRE THAT A PUBLIC SERVANT OR PUBLIC OFFICIAL FOUND GUILTY OF CERTAIN OFFENSES REPAY HIS OR HER DEBT AND A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF HIS OR HER SALARY.
REGARDING THE FORM OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND ADDRESSING DEFECTS IN ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS OF RECORDED INSTRUMENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CLARIFY THE FACULTY STATUS OF MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE ADMISSIONS BOARD.
TO PROVIDE EXPANDED CHARITABLE IMMUNITY FOR CHURCHES OR OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP THAT ALSO ARE POLLING SITES ON THOSE DAYS WHEN THE CHURCH OR OTHER PLACE OF WORSHIP IS USED AS A POLLING SITE.
TO AVOID UNNECESSARY EXPANSION IN MEDICAID COSTS AND SERVICES RELATED TO EARLY INTERVENTION DAY TREATMENT FOR CHILDREN; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES OF THE ARKANSAS COALITION FOR JUVENILE JUSTICE BOARD.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO AMENDMENT NO. 42 TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PROVIDE FOR ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION BY POPULAR VOTE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ACCOUNTABILITY OF MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF OWNERS OF, AND APPLICANTS FOR, CONCEALED HANDGUN CARRY LICENSES; TO EXEMPT THE NAME AND CORRESPONDING ZIP CODE OF THE APPLICANT, LICENSEE, OR PAST LICENSEE FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
THE SAFE SCHOOL INITIATIVE ACT.
REGARDING THE ADMINISTRATION OF A LETHAL INJECTION AT THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO FACILITATE AND ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS; AND TO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX SELLERS' DONATIONS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS OR FOR CHARITABLE CAUSES.
TO ALLOW PARTICIPATION IN EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES BY STUDENTS ENROLLED IN GRADES SEVEN THROUGH TWELVE (7-12) IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS WITHOUT A WAITING PERIOD.
CONCERNING FUNDING FOR COURTS AND COURT-RELATED SERVICES; TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT, COLLECTION, AND REMITTANCE OF FUNDING FOR THE STATE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE FUND; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO RE-CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ADDRESS THE PROTECTION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY.
TO AMEND THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LAW CONCERNING LOCAL OPTION ELECTIONS FOR A TERRITORIAL SUBDIVISION THAT IS LOCATED IN A WET COUNTY AND WAS VOTED DRY BY A DEFUNCT VOTING DISTRICT FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1942, AND DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT TRAINING AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPENSABILITY OF MENTAL INJURY OR ILLNESS FOR EMERGENCY RESPONDERS AND TO AMEND A PORTION OF THE ARKANSAS CODE WHICH RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948.
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE - LITTLE ROCK - WEST SITE DEFERRED MAINTENANCE PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - RADIATION THERAPY INSTITUTES GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF A DECEDENT'S ESTATE UPON HIS OR HER MURDER BY A SPOUSE.
CONCERNING REPORTS FOR SALES AND USE TAXES.
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
TO INCREASE THE REQUIRED AMOUNT OF MOTOR VEHICLE LIABILITY INSURANCE FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITIES TRANSPORTING THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF A DECEDENT'S ESTATE UPON HIS OR HER MURDER BY A SPOUSE.
TO ENSURE THAT VULNERABLE CITIZENS RECEIVE MEDICATIONS FOR LIFE-ALTERING ILLNESS; AND TO CREATE THE CONTINUITY OF CARE ACT OF 2013.
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 35 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF ARKANSAS TO REQUIRE THAT MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION BE ELECTED.
COMMENDING THE NATION OF ISRAEL FOR ITS CORDIAL AND MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND WITH THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
REAFFIRMING THE SENATE'S COMMITMENT TO DEFINE MARRIAGE AS THE UNION OF A MAN AND A WOMAN AND URGING THE U.S. CONGRESS, U.S. SUPREME COURT, AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO UPHOLD AND ENFORCE THE DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT.
COMMENDING THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF LITTLE ROCK FOR ITS 91-YEAR HISTORY OF TRAINING COMMUNITY AND CIVIC LEADERS AND CONTINUED SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY OF LITTLE ROCK.

Committees

Committees