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Senator Johnny Key (R)

P. O. Box 350, Mountain Home, 72654

Senator Johnny Key (R)
Phone: 870-425-5200
Phone:
District: 17
District:
17
Seniority: 4
Seniority:
4
Occupation: Engineer, Business Owner - Open Arms Learning Center, Inc. (Child Care Centers)
Occupation:
Engineer, Business Owner - Open Arms Learning Center, Inc. (Child Care Centers)
Church Affiliation: Assembly of God
Church Affiliation:
Assembly of God
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Baxter County Justice of the Peace 1997-2002; House 2003, 2005, 2007; Senate 2009, 2011, 2013
Public Service:
Baxter County Justice of the Peace 1997-2002; House 2003, 2005, 2007; Senate 2009, 2011, 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR AN OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER; CONCERNING ANNUAL OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL EVALUATIONS.
REGARDING ADMINISTRATIVE RULES ESTABLISHED BY STATE AGENCIES.
TO DETERMINE DISABILITY BENEFITS; TO CLARIFY WHO MAY BE A MEMBER; TO REPEAL THE CONVERSION FROM CONTRIBUTORY TO NONCONTRIBUTORY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION AND REWARD PROGRAM, SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT, AND ACADEMIC DISTRESS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS TECH CENTER FOR EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING CYBERBULLYING OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STAFF.
TO RESOLVE ISSUES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO RESOLVE ISSUES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE ARKANSAS FIRE AND POLICE PENSION REVIEW BOARD.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS INDIRECTLY PAID BY A SYSTEM EMPLOYER IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 24 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO REPEAL FREE RAILROAD TRANSPORTATION FOR THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE.
TO AMEND THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL IMPERSONATION.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT CODE RELATED TO BENEFITS.
TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO ALLOW MORE OPTIONS FOR AN EMPLOYEE OR EMPLOYER OF A POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO LIMIT STUDENT ATHLETE TRAVEL DURING THE SCHOOL WEEK.
TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO REPEAL OBSOLETE LAWS REGARDING MEDICARE WAIVERS.
TO REQUIRE AUTOMATIC ENROLLMENT OF A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE IN A DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN; AND TO PROVIDE OPT-OUT PROVISIONS FOR A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CREATE A PETITION PROCESS FOR CITIZENS TO REQUEST A MEETING OF A LOCAL GOVERNING BODY.
TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP AWARD AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY BENEFITS; TO PROVIDE A COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT TO THE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY BENEFITS.
TO AMEND THE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION RATE FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
TO ALLOW SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS TO ADMINISTER GLUCAGON TO STUDENTS FOR ANY TYPE OF DIABETES; AND TO CLARIFY AN INTERNAL REFERENCE.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - MOUNTAIN HOME - TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADE AND RENOVATION EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FILLING OF VACANCIES IN COUNTY ELECTIVE OFFICES.
TO INCLUDE VETERANS OF OPERATION URGENT FURY AS VETERANS ENTITLED TO A REDUCED-FEE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - AND ITS VARIOUS DIVISIONS - OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FACILITIES LOAN PROGRAM AND STEM INITIATIVE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 3 OF THE REGULAR SESSION OF 2013, THE GENERAL APPROPRIATION ACT FOR THE ORDINARY EXPENSES OF THE EXECUTIVE, JUDICIAL AND LEGISLATIVE BRANCHES FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE - JOHN PAUL HAMMERSCHMIDT READING ROOM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS AND SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR MEETINGS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR CERTAIN PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTERS.
TO AMEND THE UNIFORM MONEY SERVICES ACT.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INVESTMENT AUTHORITY FOR MUNICIPAL CEMETERY PERPETUAL CARE TRUST FUNDS.
TO AMEND THE CONTINUING ADEQUACY EVALUATION ACT OF 2004 CONCERNING THE ADEQUACY EVALUATION COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND STATE CATEGORICAL FUNDING FOR THE EDUCATION OF ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE ARKANSAS COMPREHENSIVE TESTING, ASSESSMENT, AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EDUCATION ACT OF 1997.
TO PROVIDE FOR AUDITS OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE QUICK ACTION CLOSING FUND BY THE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC AND TAX POLICY.
TO ESTABLISH THE OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FACILITIES LOAN FUND.
CONCERNING SCHOOL CHOICE IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC EDUCATION.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION APPROVAL OF A VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION OR CONSOLIDATION.
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO STUDY THE BENEFITS OF ENTERING INTO AGRICULTURAL EXCHANGES WITH OTHER COUNTRIES; AND TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO ALLOW THE USE OF SALINE SYSTEMS IN SWIMMING POOLS.
TO HOLD NONPARTISAN JUDICIAL GENERAL ELECTIONS WITH NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTIONS; TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A NONPARTISAN JUDICIAL RUNOFF ELECTION.
TO REVISE THE FAIR MORTGAGE LENDING ACT.
TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE FOR A NONPARTISAN JUDICIAL SPECIAL RUNOFF ELECTION IN THE EVENT OF A TIE VOTE.
TO REGULATE REGIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICTS.
CONCERNING THE DISPOSITION OF CONTRABAND AND SEIZED PROPERTY.
AN ACT TO CERTIFY EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDERS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT EXCESSIVE ABSENCES FROM SCHOOL.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. JAMES HOLSTED AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, PART 2, CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS FROM NET PROCEEDS OF THE LOTTERY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE UNCLAIMED CREMATED REMAINS OF A VETERAN MAY BE INTERRED.
CONCERNING LOCAL DISASTER EMERGENCIES.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION AND ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS TASK FORCE FOR THE PREVENTION THROUGH EDUCATION OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE; AND TO STUDY "ERIN'S LAW".
CoSponsor
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS VIDEO SERVICE ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO EVALUATE THE IMPACT OF SCHOOL DISCIPLINE ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
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 ENSURE THAT CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR AND RECIPIENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS BE TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN CERTAIN FINANCIAL REPORTS FILED WITH THE ARKANSAS ETHICS COMMISSION.
TO MAKE AMENDMENTS TO THE ETHICS LAWS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND AMENDING PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM AN INITIATED ACT.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO AMEND THE PURPOSES FOR NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH STATE CATEGORICAL FUNDING; AND TO SUPPORT PUBLIC SCHOOL PROGRAMS THAT IMPROVE THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT TRAINING AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - HUNGER RELIEF GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO IMPROVE EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS BY CREATING DISTRICTS OF INNOVATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER - NORTH CENTRAL FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENCY PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ALLOW FOR TEMPORARY LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR PERMITTING OF SPOUSES OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS; AND TO ALLOW FOR EXPEDITED PROCESSING OF THEIR APPLICATIONS FOR LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR PERMITTING.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CLARIFY FOR PARENTS THE PUBLIC SCHOOL RATING SYSTEM ON ANNUAL SCHOOL REPORT CARDS.
TO ESTABLISH THE VISION 2025 LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON THE FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION; TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF ITS MEMBERS; AND TO DESCRIBE ITS PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
TO REGULATE STATE TREASURY MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PRUDENT INVESTMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF STATE TREASURY FUNDS.
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
THE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2013.
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF E-CIGARETTES ON PUBLIC SCHOOL PROPERTY.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING CLAIMS AND COURT PROCEDURES.
AN AMENDMENT TO CHANGE THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE COURTS REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE FOR COURTS, APPEAL RIGHTS, AND COMPENSATION OR DAMAGES AWARDED BY COURTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES.
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.
CoSponsor for House
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW TO PERMIT A REWARD TO A STATE EMPLOYEE WHEN A COMMUNICATION UNDER THE ARKANSAS WHISTLE-BLOWER ACT RESULTS IN A SAVINGS OF STATE FUNDS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SPRING BREAK HOLIDAY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PADDLESPORT ACTIVITIES ACT.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION IN ARKANSAS.

Committees

Committees