This page shows information from a previous legislative session and is presented for archive purposes only.

Senator Jimmy Jeffress (D)

P. O. Box 904, Crossett, 71635

Senator Jimmy Jeffress (D)
Phone: 870-364-8291
Phone:
District: 24
District:
24
Seniority: 5
Seniority:
5
Occupation: Retired School Teacher
Occupation:
Retired School Teacher
Church Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Southern Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: City Council-1987-93; Ashley Co. Quorum Court-1995-96; House 1997, 1999, Senate 2001,2003, 2005, 2007, 2009
Public Service:
City Council-1987-93; Ashley Co. Quorum Court-1995-96; House 1997, 1999, Senate 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009


Bill Title Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
SB14 AN ACT CONCERNING ENTERING ANOTHER STATE AS A MEANS OF AVOIDING A REQUIRED COURT APPEARANCE. History
SB141 TO MAKE THE RESUMPTION OF CREDITED SERVICE AS A PUBLIC SAFETY MEMBER IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM RETROACTIVE. History
SB146 TO REQUIRE PENSIONS PLANS UNDER THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS TO MERGE WITH THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHEN CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS ARE MET. History
SB15
Act 290
AN ACT CONCERNING THE SERVICE OF A SUMMONS ON A BAIL BOND SURETY. History
SB156
Act 466
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 5-60-116 CONCERNING INHALATION OF INTOXICATING COMPOUNDS AND TO PROHIBIT ALCOHOL VAPORIZING DEVICES IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. History
SB16
Act 147
AN ACT CONCERNING LETTERS OF CREDIT OR CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT FILED WITH THE PROFESSIONAL BAIL BOND COMPANY AND PROFESSIONAL BAIL BONDSMAN LICENSING BOARD. History
SB17 AN ACT TO EXCLUDE BAIL BOND AGENTS COMPENSATED ON A COMMISSION BASIS FROM THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYMENT" UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW. History
SB18 AN ACT TO ADOPT THE INTERSTATE COMPACT ON EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR MILITARY CHILDREN. History
SB227
Act 470
TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO RECOUP BENEFITS, INCLUDING INTEREST, PAID TO A MEMBER UNDER T-DROP WHO DOES NOT MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS. History
SB228
Act 1324
TO CLARIFY AND MAKE CONSISTENT THE SURVIVOR BENEFITS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB229
Act 425
TO CLARIFY THAT LUMP-SUM BENEFITS PAID TO A MEMBER UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIRMENT SYSTEM ARE INTENDED TO BE TREATED FOR TAX PURPOSES AS PROCEEDS FROM A LIFE INSURANCE POLICY. History
SB230
Act 471
CONCERNING REIMBURSEMENT FOR CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE TASK FORCE ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT SERVICES. History
SB231
Act 1325
TO AMEND THE DEFINITIONS OF SALARY AND INTEREST IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM ACT TO EXCLUDE NONRECURRING PAYMENTS FROM THE CALCULATION OF FINAL AVERAGE SALARY. History
SB27
Act 148
TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION TO ADMINISTER THE MOTOR VEHICLE EVENT DATA RECORDER LAW. History
SB295
Act 215
TO ENSURE CONSISTENT PUBLIC SCHOOL ATTENDANCE LAWS. History
SB309
Act 394
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF ROADS AND HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE BY ADDRESSING ISSUES RELATED TO THE LICENSING OF YOUTHFUL DRIVERS. History
SB314 TO REMOVE BARRIERS TO EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS FOR MILITARY CHILDREN. History
SB325 CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF FAILURE TO APPEAR. History
SB394 TO ALLOW PERSONS WITH A BIRTH-THROUGH-KINDERGARTEN TEACHING LICENSE TO TEACH IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL OR EDUCATION SERVICE COOPERATIVE PREKINDERGARTEN AND KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS. History
SB54
Act 652
TO CLARIFY THE RIGHTS OF PARTIES TO JEWELRY THAT IS UNCLAIMED FOR MORE THAN ONE YEAR BY ITS OWNER OR CONSIGNOR. History
SB590
Act 1070
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB654
Act 1111
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB655
Act 1112
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB656
Act 1113
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - MUSIC BUILDING RENOVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB657
Act 1114
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - SCIENCE CENTER RENOVATIONS AND INFRASTRUCTURE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB766 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE LAWS. History
SB821 TO REQUIRE PERIODIC REPORTING FOR PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS. History
SB822 TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO HARDSHIP DRIVER'S LICENSES AND PERMITS. History
SB828 TO AMEND THE TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL ACT. History
SB869 AN ACT TO REGULATE THE LICENSING, EDUCATION, AND LICENSE TRANSFERS OF BAIL BONDSMAN. History
SB885
Act 964
TO CREATE AN INTERIM STUDY OF THE AFFORDABILITY OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN THIS STATE. History
SB998
Act 1492
AN ACT CONCERNING CLASSIFIED PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE PERSONNEL POLICIES. History
SB999
Act 1493
AN ACT CONCERNING LICENSED PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE PERSONNEL POLICIES. History
SCR6 COMMENDING ASHLEY COUNTY AND ITS COMMUNITIES FOR OBTAINING THE FIREWISE COMMUNITIES CERTIFICATION FROM THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION. History
SR13 COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS AGING INITIATIVE FOR ITS CONTINUING COMMITMENT TO THE STATE'S RURAL SENIOR CITIZENS. History
SR14 PROCLAIMING MARCH 2009 AS MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH. History
CoSponsor
HB1002
Act 606
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT. History
HB1149
Act 607
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - CERTIFIED SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS INCENTIVE BONUSES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR. History
HB1204
Act 180
TO INCREASE THE TAX ON CIGARETTES AND CERTAIN TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO PAY THE COMMISSION TO THE STAMP DEPUTIES FOR CERTAIN CIGARETTE TAXES. History
HB1214
Act 337
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RULES AND PROCEDURES OF THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD. History
HB1250
Act 199
TO REQUIRE A REVIEW OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY BEFORE EACH FISCAL SESSION. History
HB1357
Act 182
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT. History
HB1372
Act 1283
TO GRANT SUBPOENA POWER TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD. History
HB1382
Act 209
TO PROVIDE INCREASES OF FINES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES AND VIOLATIONS; TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR COUNTY JAILS; TO AUTHORIZE A LEVY TO DEFRAY THE COST OF INCARCERATING COUNTY PRISONERS; AND TO AUTHORIZE DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS. History
HB1400
Act 314
TO REMOVE BARRIERS TO EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS FOR MILITARY CHILDREN. History
HB1413 AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR. History
HB1451 AN ACT TO ENSURE AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF ARKANSAS MILK FOR ARKANSAS CONSUMERS; TO STABILIZE AND STIMULATE DAIRY FARMS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO CREATE THE DAIRY STABILIZATION FUND. History
HB1471
Act 349
TO ALLOW A GEOTOURISM INCOME TAX CREDIT TO TRANSFER TO OTHER TOURISM PROJECTS AND TO ALLOW A GEOTOURISM INCOME TAX CREDIT TO CARRY FORWARD. History
HB1560
Act 834
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS GEOLOGICAL SURVEY - ARKANSAS LIGNITE RESOURCES PILOT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1561
Act 835
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - FOREST RESOURCES COMPLEX AND INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING, RENOVATING, CONSTRUCTING, EQUIPPING AND FURNISHING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1601 THE FAIR DISCLOSURE TO EMPLOYERS, INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND OTHERS OF PAYMENTS FOR PHARMACISTS' SERVICES ACT. History
HB1621
Act 848
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - REMOVAL, STORAGE AND RESTORATION OF DELTA HERITAGE TRAIL RAILROAD BEDS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1641 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES. History
HB1700
Act 435
THE ARKIDS FIRST IMPROVEMENT ACT. History
HB1835 TO INCLUDE EXEMPT WHOLESALE GENERATORS OF ELECTRICITY IN THE DEFINITION OF A MANUFACTURER FOR PURPOSES OF THE REDUCED EXCISE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS USED IN MANUFACTURING. History
HB1846
Act 686
THE WILDLIFE OBSERVATION TRAILS PILOT PROGRAM. History
HB1847
Act 687
THE WILDLIFE RECREATION FACILITIES PILOT PROGRAM. History
HB1859
Act 938
TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF CERTAIN DOCUMENTS AND PROCEDURES RELATING TO CODE OF ETHICS PROCEEDINGS OF THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD. History
HB1862
Act 1449
TO ENSURE INDIVIDUALS WITH NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS CERTIFICATION ARE ELIGIBLE FOR PAYMENTS WHILE THEY CONTRIBUTE TO THE SUCCESS OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM. History
HB1932
Act 972
TO ESTABLISH A SYSTEM OF EDUCATION WITHIN THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES. History
HB1953
Act 498
TO ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES BY ALLOWING A TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS. History
HB1959
Act 1307
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS. History
HB1996
Act 733
TO INCREASE THE OPPORTUNITY FOR SCHOOL COUNSELORS TO BECOME SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS. History
HB2064 TO PROVIDE STATE RESOURCES FOR EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY BY AMENDING THE AMOUNT OF FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS. History
HB2170
Act 798
TO PROVIDE FOR INTERVENTION AND PROFESSIONAL CONSULTATION UPON EARLY INDICATORS OF THE FISCAL DISTRESS OR FACILITIES DISTRESS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT. History
HB2256
Act 737
TO EXEMPT BIOMASS GROWN FOR BIOFUEL PRODUCTION FROM THE SEVERANCE TAX. History
HCR1009 RECOMMENDING THAT A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF FUNDING FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BE COMMITTED TO COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION OF I-69 IN ARKANSAS. History
HJR1014 RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX. History
SB26
Act 605
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT History
SB347
Act 1333
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - JONESBORO - OPERATIONS AND ACQUISITION OF HERITAGE SITES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB354
Act 433
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES. History
SB361
Act 326
TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR THE MONTHLY FERTILIZER TONNAGE REPORTS AND TO CLARIFY THAT THE FEES ARE TO BE DEPOSITED IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, DIVISION OF AGRICULTURE, SOIL TESTING AND RESEARCH FUND. History
SB460
Act 769
AN ACT REGARDING STATE FUNDED PHARMACY BENEFIT PLANS. History
SB582
Act 562
AN ACT TO LEVY AN ASSESSMENT FEE ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS. History
SB77
Act 33
AN ACT CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES AND RELATED OFFENSES AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES. History
SB780
Act 679
TO PROVIDE FORFEITURE OF OR DISQUALIFICATION FROM PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT ON CONVICTION OF AN OFFENSE RELATED TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT. History
SB782 TO ALLOW THE ISSUANCE OF A REGULAR LICENSE PLATE TO A PERSON WHO QUALIFIES FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A MILITARY SERVICE OR VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE AT THE SAME FEE REQUIRED FOR THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE. History
SB88
Act 436
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS. History
SB91
Act 309
CONCERNING THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMISSION. History
SB922 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION. History
SB947
Act 1374
THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009. History
SCR12 A RESOLUTION REGARDING TRANSITIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY. History
SJR12 RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX. History
SR10 WELCOMING THE RETURN OF FORMER PRESIDENT WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON AND HONORING HIS EXTENSIVE PUBLIC SERVICE AND ACHIEVEMENTS AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. History
SR28 RECOGNIZING AND HONORING TEAMS OF THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM THAT HAVE QUALIFIED TO REPRESENT THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AT THE NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM TOURNAMENT. History

Committees

Committees