Representative Joe Jett (R)

572 County Road 101, Success, 72470

Representative Joe Jett (R)
Phone: 870-276-5319
Phone:
District: 56
District:
56
Seniority: 15
Seniority:
15
Occupation: Farmer
Occupation:
Farmer
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
Public Service: First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019
Public Service:
First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES OF CERTAIN AIRCRAFT.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX IMPOSED ON INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES; AND TO REDUCE THE INCOME TAX IMPOSED ON LOW-INCOME TAXPAYERS.
TO PREVENT UNEXPECTED REDUCTIONS IN REVENUES FROM THE WHOLESALE SALES TAXES ON MOTOR FUEL AND DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL BY AMENDING THE LAW CONCERNING THE CALCULATION OF THE WHOLESALE SALES TAXES.
TO REQUIRE THE ELECTRONIC FILING OF INCOME TAX RETURNS BY TAX PRACTITIONERS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING TAX PRACTITIONERS.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX ACT OF 1929 TO ALLOW A TAXPAYER RECEIVING MILITARY RETIREMENT OR SURVIVOR BENEFITS TO RECEIVE THE FULL AMOUNT OF THE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT BENEFITS.
TO REMOVE EXTRANEOUS REFERENCES TO DIGITAL MAGAZINES IN THE SALES TAX LAWS; AND TO CLARIFY THE EXEMPTION OF A CAR WASH OPERATOR'S SALE OF A CAR WASH.
TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO REQUIRE A BOND FOR A TAXPAYER THAT OWES DELINQUENT SALES AND USE TAX AND TO DISCLOSE DELINQUENT SALES AND USE TAX INFORMATION TO BONDING COMPANIES.
TO CLARIFY THAT SALES TAX IS REQUIRED TO BE COLLECTED AND REMITTED ON DELIVERY CHARGES FOR SALES BY A MARKETPLACE FACILITATOR.
TO AMEND THE SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN VESSELS; AND TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION OF "VESSEL" FOR PURPOSES OF THE SALES TAX EXEMPTION.
TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO WAIVE THE CERTIFICATE OF INDEBTEDNESS FILING FEES IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO REPEAL THE LONG-TERM RENTAL VEHICLE TAX.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTIMATED ASSESSMENT OF TAX IF A TAXPAYER FAILS OR REFUSES TO PROVIDE RECORDS.
TO DEFINE "CIGARETTE PAPER" FOR PURPOSES OF THE EXCISE TAXES LEVIED ON CIGARETTE PAPER.
TO CLARIFY THE ABILITY OF LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO REQUEST REVISION OF A HEARING OFFICER'S DECISION.
TO CLARIFY THAT A TAXPAYER'S AGENT MAY FILE A PROTEST ON BEHALF OF A TAXPAYER IF THE TAXPAYER PRODUCES A PROPERLY EXECUTED POWER OF ATTORNEY AT THE TIME OF THE FILING.
TO ALLOW THE WITHHOLDING OF STATE INCOME TAX FROM UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS AND UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS.
TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES REQUIRED TO MANDATE THE ELECTRONIC FILING OF ANNUAL WITHHOLDING STATEMENTS.
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 REQUIRE LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF A STATE AGENCY'S DECISION TO VOID, TERMINATE, OR CANCEL A CONTRACT.
TO CREATE THE INDEPENDENT TAX APPEALS COMMISSION ACT.
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 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.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF INSPECTOR GENERAL - INDEPENDENT TAX APPEALS COMMISSION APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
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 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 INCOME TAX CREDITS FOR BEGINNING FARMERS AND OWNERS OF AGRICULTURAL ASSETS.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "BEER" TO CHANGE THE ALCOHOLIC CONTENT AND TO INCLUDE MALT BEVERAGES; AND TO SET THE MINIMUM CONTAINER SIZE OF CERTAIN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE SOLD FOR OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES; AND TO SET THE MINIMUM CONTAINER SIZE OF CERTAIN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE SOLD FOR OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO EXEMPT UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS FROM INCOME TAX DURING A CERTAIN TIME PERIOD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
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 CLARIFY THE ALLOCATION OF NONRESIDENT INCOME FOR ARKANSAS INCOME TAX PURPOSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW GOVERNING THE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR WASTE REDUCTION, REUSE, OR RECYCLING EQUIPMENT; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF “QUALIFIED SPECIALTY STEEL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING FACILITY”.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF “PROJECT COSTS” UNDER THE CONSOLIDATED INCENTIVE ACT OF 2003; AND TO EXTEND THE TIME PERIOD DURING WHICH PROJECT COSTS MAY BE INCURRED FOR CERTAIN RETENTION TAX CREDIT PROJECTS.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "BEER" TO CHANGE THE ALCOHOLIC CONTENT AND TO INCLUDE MALT BEVERAGES; AND TO SET THE MINIMUM CONTAINER SIZE OF CERTAIN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE SOLD FOR OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION.
TO TEMPORARILY EXTEND THE INCOME TAX FILING DEADLINE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CoSponsor
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST A PERSON DUE TO THE PERSON'S ATTRIBUTES; AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION OF HATE CRIMES IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE SALES TAX LAWS CONCERNING SPECIAL EVENTS; AND TO EXCLUDE CERTAIN SCHOOL FUNDRAISERS FROM THE SALES TAX LAWS REGULATING SPECIAL EVENTS.
TO AMEND THE EXCEPTIONS TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE DISCLOSURE OF TAXPAYER INFORMATION; AND TO DESIGNATE THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION AS THE OFFICIAL CUSTODIAN OF CERTAIN RECORDS.
TO ADOPT RECENT CHANGES TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYER" UNDER THE ARKANSAS INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING ACT OF 1965.
TO AUTHORIZE THE WAIVER OF CERTAIN AD VALOREM TAXES ON UTILITIES AND CARRIERS; AND TO CREATE A STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON THE COLLECTION OF CERTAIN AD VALOREM TAXES ON UTILITIES AND CARRIERS.
TO AUTHORIZE THE OFFSET OF A TAX REFUND TOWARD A TAX DELINQUENCY WHEN A FINAL ASSESSMENT OF TAX HAS BEEN ISSUED.
CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN SCHOOL ATHLETIC CONFERENCES.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX LAWS; AND TO PROVIDE A COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT FOR THE STANDARD DEDUCTION.
TO AMEND THE MAKEUP OF THE STATE PLANT BOARD; AND TO REQUIRE GOVERNOR APPOINTMENT AND SENATE CONFIRMATION OF POTENTIAL MEMBERS.
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.
PERMITTING NONIMMIGRANTS LEGALLY ADMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES UNDER A COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION TO BE A CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER; AND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "MARSHALLESE LAW ENFORCEMENT ACT".
TO ESTABLISH THE EVERY ARKANSAN RETIREMENT PLAN OPPORTUNITY ACT.
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 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 ADDITIONAL FUNDING USED FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES.
TO CREATE THE RAILROAD MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2021; AND TO ALLOW AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN RAILROAD TRACK MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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 AMEND THE TAX TREATMENT OF CERTAIN MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT FOR SOLAR ENERGY PRODUCTION; TO DEFINE “QUALIFYING SOLAR EQUIPMENT”; AND TO EXEMPT THE SALE OF QUALIFYING SOLAR EQUIPMENT FROM SALES AND USE TAX.
TO REGULATE THE LENGTH OF A RAILROAD TRAIN OPERATED ON A MAIN LINE OR BRANCH LINE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO DESIGNATE THE OFFICIAL STEAM LOCOMOTIVE OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
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 ENHANCE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN RURAL AREAS OF ARKANSAS; AND TO EXPAND THE OPTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTING AND OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES IN CERTAIN RURAL AREAS.
TO MODERNIZE AND STRENGTHEN NURSING FACILITY STAFFING STANDARDS AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.
TO CREATE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR PARTS FOR AND REPAIR OF AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS DREAM DOWN PAYMENT ACT.
TO REQUIRE PEER-TO-PEER CAR-SHARING PROGRAMS TO COLLECT AND REMIT SALES AND USE TAX AND THE RENTAL-VEHICLE TAX UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
TO PROVIDE A REDUCED SALES AND USE TAX RATE FOR CERTAIN USED MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS, AND SEMITRAILERS.
REQUIRING THE ESTABLISHMENT OR UTILIZATION OF A SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO PROVIDE ADVICE AND TO STUDY INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ARKANSAS CASINO GAMING AMENDMENT OF 2018.
TO SPECIFY CERTAIN OWNERSHIP REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO OBTAIN A PHARMACY PERMIT.
CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL FIREARM BANS WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND CONCERNING STATE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO REPEAL THE EXCEPTION TO THE PROHIBITION OF SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE.
CoSponsor for Senate
CONCERNING COVERAGE OF DIAGNOSTIC EXAMINATIONS FOR BREAST CANCER UNDER CERTAIN HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS.
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST A PERSON DUE TO THE PERSON'S ATTRIBUTES; AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION OF HATE CRIMES IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, HERITAGE, AND TOURISM - STATEWIDE MARITIME SULTANA MUSEUM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN FULL-TIME LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING OWNERSHIP AND POSSESSION OF REAL PROPERTY.
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 CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY BOOT CAMP.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ALC-PEER