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Senator Kevin Smith

P. O. Box 504, Helena, 72342

Senator Kevin Smith
Phone: 870-338-9094
Phone:
District: 7
District:
7
Seniority: 6
Seniority:
6
Occupation: Foundation Executive, Arkansas Delta Council/Found
Occupation:
Foundation Executive, Arkansas Delta Council/Found
Church Affiliation: Episcopal
Church Affiliation:
Episcopal
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Senate in 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001
Public Service:
Senate in 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO PROVIDE THE CRIMINAL DETENTION FACILITIES REVIEW COORDINATOR THE AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR DETENTION FACILITIES.
TO AMEND THE SCENIC DESIGNATION FOR THE GREAT RIVER ROAD.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE ANNOTATED 12-12-211(c) TO ALLOW CONSTABLES ACCESS TO INFORMATION FROM THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER.
AN ACT CREATING THE KING BISCUIT DELTA BLUES FESTIVAL TRUST.
AN ACT TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY BY ALLOWING THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS TO IMPOSE CIVIL PENALTIES.
THE BACK-T0-SCHOOL TAX-FREE HOLIDAY.
TO AMEND VARIOUS LAWS CONCERNING THE EXCISE TAX ON TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE METHODS FOR PRESERVING DNA AND OTHER SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE AND TO PROVIDE A REMEDY FOR INNOCENT PERSONS WHO MAY BE EXONERATED BY THIS EVIDENCE.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC TRANSIT TRUST FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - COMMUNITY CHILD ADVOCACY CENTERS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT CONCERNING COMPUTER AND ELECTRONIC SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT.
VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT ACT OF 2001.
AN ACT TO BRIDGE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE IN UNDER-SERVED RURAL AND POOR AREAS OF ARKANSAS BY REQUIRING PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO UTILIZE FREE ACCESS TO BROADBAND SERVICES AND BY REQUIRING FAIR AND REASONABLE POLE ATTACHMENT RATES.
TO CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF HUMAN SERVICES.
TO EXEMPT PURCHASES BY SMALL BUSINESSES FROM THE ARKANSAS COMPENSATING TAX ACT OF 1949.
TO CREATE A DRIVER LICENSE FOR DRIVERS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE FOR GRADUATED SKILL LEVELS AND PROVIDE FOR RESTRICTIONS ON DRIVER LICENSES FOR PERSONS 16 TO 18 YEARS OLD.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS VENTURES FUND.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION TRUST FUND AND ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CREATE THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION ADVISORY COMMISSION.
TO REPEAL THE EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE TO A PERSON ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF RENTING MOTOR VEHICLES.
TO CREATE A DRIVER LICENSE FOR DRIVERS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE FOR GRADUATED SKILL LEVELS AND PROVIDE FOR RESTRICTIONS ON DRIVER LICENSES FOR PERSONS 16 TO 18 YEARS OLD.
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A STUDY OF THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS PROGRAMS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-39-305 TO INCREASE THE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR TRESPASS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND SPATIAL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE DELTA CULTURAL CENTER POLICY ADVISORY BOARD; TO PROVIDE FOR REPRESENTATION OF MAIN STREET HELENA.
AN ACT TO ENSURE PROPER FOOD SAFETY.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND SPATIAL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSA VENTURES FUND.
AN ACT TO ADDRESS COMPUTER CRIMES.
TO PROVIDE THAT THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON ADVANCED COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PERFORM AN INTERIM STUDY.
A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON ADVANCED COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF SURVEYORS TO ELECTRONICALLY FILE SURVEYS; AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS.
REQUESTING THE SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION TO STUDY THE GOVERNING STRUCTURE OF THE EAST PROGRAM IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION; AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LEGISLATION.
FOR A STUDY OF THE EXTENSION AND UPDATE OF CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES AND OBLIGATIONS.
Primary Sponsor for House
AN ACT TO CHANGE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON ADVANCED COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; TO CREATE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ADVANCED COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION.
TO CREATE THE STATE EXECUTIVE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER AND CIO COUNCIL.
TO AMEND THE BIOTECHNOLOGY INCENTIVES TO CLARIFY START DATE OF BENEFITS; TO EXTEND THE CARRY FORWARD OF TAX CREDITS; TO ADDRESS THE PAYBACK OF TAX CREDITS.
AN ACT TO REFER CREATION OF THE ARKANSAS TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE FUND FOR STUDY BY THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON ADVANCED COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
CoSponsor
BACK TO SCHOOL TAX RELIEF ACT.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ELECTRIC CONSUMER CHOICE ACT OF 1999.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ELDERLY CARE TAX.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR CRIMINAL OFFENSES COMMITTED BECAUSE OF THE VICTIM'S RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, ETHNICITY, ANCESTRY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER, OR DISABILITY.
AN ACT TO EXTEND SPECIAL INCENTIVES FOR QUALIFIED MANUFACTURERS OF STEEL.
AN ACT TO PERMIT THE CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION TO ADMINISTER AND MONITOR GRANTS TO CHILD ADVOCACY CENTERS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE ACT TO ENCOURAGE THE COOPERATION OF THE TEA CLIENT WITH THE TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISITANCE PROGRAM.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.
AN ACT TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FOR PERSONS OVER 65.
CoSponsor for House
TO PROVIDE A SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR FOR A LIMITED PERIOD.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE TIMBER HARVESTING EQUIPMENT EXEMPTION FROM THE ARKANSAS GROSS RECEIPTS TAX AND THE ARKANSAS COMPENSATING TAX SHALL NOT EXPIRE ON JUNE 30, 2001
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-62-101 REGARDING CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN ESTABLISHING AN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS.