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Senator James Sturch (R)

P.O. Box 2391, Batesville, 72503

Senator James Sturch (R)
District: 19
District:
19
Seniority: 33
Seniority:
33
Occupation: Social Studies Teacher
Occupation:
Social Studies Teacher
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF CITY TREASURER IN A CITY OF THE SECOND CLASS AND AN INCORPORATED TOWN.
CONCERNING INTERNET PROTOCOL ADDRESS GEOLOCATION INFORMATION IN AN EMERGENCY SITUATION.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ETHICAL VIOLATIONS BY ARKANSAS EDUCATORS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CONCURRENT CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE CODE WITH RESPECT TO OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL AND TRADITIONAL PUBLIC SCHOOL WAIVERS; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING SCHOOLS OF INNOVATION.
TO CREATE THE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION WORKFORCE QUALITY INCENTIVE ACT; AND TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION WORKERS.
TO CONGRATULATE THE MELBOURNE HIGH SCHOOL LADY BEARKATZ FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS.
TO CONGRATULATE THE IZARD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL COUGARS FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT FOR PURPOSES OF RETIREMENT ELIGIBILITY UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO REPEAL THE FINANCING OF CERTAIN POSTSECONDARY OUT-OF-STATE MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS; AND TO CREATE THE MEDICAL STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT AND TUITION REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM ACT.
TO REQUIRE A CANDIDATE TO USE HIS OR HER SURNAME ON A BALLOT IN AN ELECTION; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING BALLOTS.
TO REQUIRE THE NAMES OF UNOPPOSED CITY CLERK CANDIDATES TO BE INCLUDED ON THE BALLOT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING BALLOTS FOR AN ELECTION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FINANCIAL OPERATIONS OF A COUNTY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALE OF COUNTY PROPERTY.
TO AMEND LAWS RELATED TO HIGHER EDUCATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING HUMAN TRAFFICKING PREVENTION TRAINING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A CLASS A COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SERVICE AS A POLL WORKER; AND TO PREVENT CONFLICTS OF INTEREST IN ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE WITH RESPECT TO PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL COMPUTER NETWORK.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING USE OF HIGHER EDUCATION FUNDS; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PRIVATE RESIDENT AND CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS; AND TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS.
TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURES FOR OBTAINING OR TRANSFERRING A PERMIT FOR A PRIVATE CLUB.
TO AMEND LAWS GOVERNING BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR LICENSED AND CLASSIFIED SCHOOL PERSONNEL.
TO CONSIDER AN INDIVIDUAL WHO EARNS A TEACHING LICENSE UPON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF AN ALTERNATIVE EDUCATOR PREPARATION PROGRAM AN ELIGIBLE APPLICANT UNDER THE STATE TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM.
CONCERNING THE DISTRICT COURTS OF INDEPENDENCE, FULTON, AND IZARD COUNTIES.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO COVER NONEMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS RECEIVING DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SERVICES.
TO CONGRATULATE THE BATESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL LADY PIONEERS FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE DOWN SYNDROME DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT.
TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS BY CERTAIN PHYSICIANS AND HEALTHCARE FACILITIES FOR ABORTION COMPLICATIONS.
TO PROHIBIT UNLAWFUL FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION OF A MINOR; TO CREATE AWARENESS PROGRAMS CONCERNING AND STATISTICAL TRACKING OF UNLAWFUL FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING BOARD; AND TO AMEND THE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS OF CONTRACTORS.
TO REQUIRE A STUDY AND ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS AND PROCESSES OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
CONCERNING LEGISLATION PROPOSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF STATE HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING WEIGHTED CREDIT.
TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS CHAPTER OF THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION AND PROCLAIMING FEBRUARY 26, 2019, AS ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS DAY.
TO ENCOURAGE LAW ENFORCEMENT TO SUSPEND CONTACT AND OUTREACH WITH THE COUNCIL ON AMERICAN-ISLAMIC RELATIONS.
TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor for House
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PAYMENT DURING AN ASSESSMENT APPEAL PROCESS.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; AND TO DEVELOP A NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM.
TO ALLOW EXCESS FOOD DISTRIBUTION BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO A STUDENT WHO IS ENROLLED IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL.
TO RECOGNIZE THAT ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN IS A SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM; TO COMMEND THE IMPORTANT WORK BEING DONE TO COMBAT THE PROBLEM; AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 11, 2019, AS “CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER DAY”.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ALC-PEER
Alternate: ALC-REVIEW