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Representative Lindsley Smith (D)

340 N. Rollston Avenue, Fayetteville, 72701

Representative Lindsley Smith (D)
Phone: 479-443-9706
Phone:
District: 92
District:
92
Seniority: 53
Seniority:
53
Occupation: Research Assistant Professor U of A
Occupation:
Research Assistant Professor U of A
Church Affiliation: Unitarian
Church Affiliation:
Unitarian
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First term in the House 2005, 2007
Public Service:
First term in the House 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
CONCERNING THE COMMEMORATION OF THOMAS PAINE DAY.
TO STRENGTHEN CITIZEN ACCESS TO PUBLIC INFORMATION, PUBLIC RECORDS, AND PUBLIC MEETINGS.
TO AUTHORIZE A QUORUM COURT TO REQUIRE CERTAIN LANGUAGE ON DEEDS IN FURTHERANCE OF PLANNING GOALS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANT FOR THE SINGLE PARENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE "ARKANSAS WETLANDS MITIGATION BANK ACT" TO INCLUDE AQUATIC RESOURCES, STREAMS, AND DEEP WATER AQUATIC HABITATS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - PUBLIC LIBRARY SUMMER READING PROGRAMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FAYETTEVILLE - U OF A COMMUNITY DESIGN CENTER ASSISTANCE AND GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC ARCHIVES BOARD APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES TRAINING TRUST FUND AND THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ADMINISTRATION FUND.
CONCERNING CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
TO ALLOW MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS TO AUTHORIZE INCLUSIONARY ZONING TO CREATE AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
TO AMEND 23-18-603 TO ADD CERTAIN DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND 23-18-604 TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION UNDER THE ARKANSAS RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2001.
TO PROVIDE THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS AND TO PROVIDE A MORE OPEN GOVERNMENT.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRESERVATION OF PUBLIC RECORDS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO AMEND 11-9-107 TO PROVIDE PROTECTION FOR CLAIMANTS AGAINST RETALIATORY DISCRIMINATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND 11-9-113 TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPENSABILITY OF MENTAL INJURY OR ILLNESS AND TO AMEND A PORTION OF THE ARKANSAS CODE WHICH RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948.
TO ASSIST RESIDENTIAL TENANTS THAT ARE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE, SEX CRIMES, OR STALKING.
TO LIMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS FROM THE ARKANSAS CONSUMER TELEPHONE PRIVACY ACT TO CALLERS FROM INSTATE CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS SOCIAL WORK STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT PUBLIC LIBRARIES' BOOKS AND MATERIALS FROM SALES AND USE TAX.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING DRUG COURT PROGRAMS.
TO PROVIDE ECONOMIC SECURITY TO NEWBORN CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES.
ENCOURAGING STUDENTS AND FACULTY IN THE STATE S COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION TO ENSURE THAT STUDENTS AND FUTURE LEADERS ARE PREPARED TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF A GLOBAL SOCIETY.
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.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. WOODSON WILLIAM BASSETT, JR., AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. JOHN WILLIAM MURPHY AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
URGING SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO PROVIDE A MID-MORNING AND MID-AFTERNOON RECESS TO ALL STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE SIX (6).
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL CONSUMER LOANS.
TO ENSURE THAT PREGNANT INMATES ARE NOT SHACKLED EXCEPT UNDER LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES AND ONLY USING SOFT RESTRAINTS.
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE RETIREE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS AND TO PERMIT STATE CONTRIBUTIONS TO GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO ARE NOT STATE EMPLOYEES.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSES OF INTERFERENCE WITH EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION IN THE FIRST DEGREE AND INTERFERENCE WITH EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH FUNERAL COSTS FOR NEEDY ARKANSANS AND TO CREATE A BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO STUDY METHODS FOR PROVIDING FUNERAL ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY ARKANSANS.
TO PROVIDE THAT ALL REAL PROPERTY ACQUIRED BY A REGIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY IN FEE SIMPLE TITLE FOR AVIATION PURPOSES IS EXEMPT FROM ANNEXATION AND MUNICIPAL REGULATION.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT FUND AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND WEATHERIZATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE TEACHER LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS BY CREATING THE LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE TASKFORCE FOR THE STUDY OF THE HOMELESS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
THE FAIR GIFT CARD ACT.
TO REQUIRE LANDFILLS TO OFFER STYROFOAM RECYCLING.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE EARLY LITERACY SKILLS OF ARKANSAS CHILDREN BY CREATING A LITERACY SKILLS COMPONENT TO THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT AND TO CREATE THE TRAUMA SYSTEM REVOLVING TRUST FUND.
TO ENSURE THAT PUBLIC EMPLOYEE AND GOVERNMENT DISPUTES CAN BE RESOLVED USING DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCESSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 AND TO ENSURE THAT EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE RECEIVES THE FULL AMOUNT OF FOUNDATION FUNDING.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - EXPANSION OF STATEWIDE MENTAL HEALTH BEDS IN ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REVISE THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT.
TO FUND PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED BY IMPOSING ADDITIONAL CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO TAXES AND TO INCREASE GENERAL REVENUES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER OF STATE - COUNTY AID AND MUNICIPAL AID APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS AND MAINTENANCE APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - STATEWIDE GRANTS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS APPROPRIATION.
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF USED TEXTBOOKS TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE APPLICATION OF POULTRY LITTER IN ACCORDANCE WITH ESTABLISHED STANDARDS WHILE A MANAGEMENT PLAN IS PENDING.
TO ESTABLISH A HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE NEED-BASED FINANCIAL AID FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES OR THEIR EQUIVALENT FROM LOW INCOME FAMILIES TO BE USED AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO PROTECT WOMEN WHO BREAST-FEED CHILDREN AND TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION TO PREVENT INTERFERENCE WITH THE BREASTFEEDING OF A CHILD.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY TO SUPPORT A RESEARCH ALLIANCE FOR THE PURPOSES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
AN ACT TO CREATE A SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATH FUND.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE NEWBORN UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANK FOR POSTNATAL TISSUE AND FLUID.
TO ESTABLISH THE GOVERNOR S COMMISSION ON GLOBAL WARMING; TO DIRECT THE COMMISSION TO STUDY ISSUES RELATED TO GLOBAL WARMING; AND TO ESTABLISH A GLOBAL WARMING POLLUTANT REDUCTION GOAL AND COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIC PLAN.
AN ACT TO REESTABLISH FAIRNESS, TRANSPARENCY, AND COMPETITION IN THE BIDDING PRACTICES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLICLY FUNDED BUILDINGS, INFRASTRUCTURE, AND FACILITIES.
THE ARKANSAS FALSE CLAIMS ACT; TO ENCOURAGE CITIZENS TO FILE LAWSUITS SEEKING RECOVERY OF MONEYS FRAUDULENTLY RECEIVED FROM THE STATE; TO INCREASE THE STATE S PORTION OF FUNDS RECOVERED IN MEDICAID FRAUD LAWSUITS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND.
TO CREATE THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER LITTER REDUCTION FEE PROGRAM AND TO REDUCE LITTER, FACILITATE BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING, AND REQUIRE LABELING OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MS. POLLY ANN WOOD CREWS AND IN RECOGNITION OF HER MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HER LOCAL COMMUNITY.
RECOMMENDING THAT FEDERAL FISCAL YEAR 2007 FEDERAL HIGHWAY AND TRANSIT FUNDING LEVELS BE MAINTAINED AS PROVIDED IN SAFETEA-LU.
AFFIRMING THE COMMITMENT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO RECYCLING AS THE PRIMARY METHOD FOR WASTE MANAGEMENT, RESOURCE RECOVERY, AND PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT.
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO ASSIST THE PEOPLE OF DUMAS, ARKANSAS.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ESTABLISH A STATE LOTTERY TO HELP FUND COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS AND TEACHER BONUSES IN THIS STATE.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND.
TO EXPAND DRUG COURT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE A DIVISION OF DRUG COURT PROGRAMS WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS; AND TO CREATE THE DRUG COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
TO DEVELOP THE ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS BY ESTABLISHING GOALS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AND STANDARDS FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS USED IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH FUNERAL COSTS FOR NEEDY ARKANSANS AND TO CREATE A BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO STUDY METHODS FOR PROVIDING FUNERAL ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY ARKANSANS.
TO PROTECT COMSUMERS BY PROHIBITING THE AUTOMATIC RENEWAL OF PROFESSIONAL HOME SECURITY SERVICES CONTRACTS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A GRAIN ASSESSMENT TO PROMOTE GRAIN PRODUCTION THROUGH BIOFUEL INCENTIVES.
AN ACT TO CREATE A SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATH FUND.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY TO SUPPORT A RESEARCH ALLIANCE FOR THE PURPOSES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF BRITTANEY ANN ALLEN AND HER SERVICE TO THE GREAT STATE OF ARKANSAS; IN RECOGNITION OF THE BRITTANEY ANN FOUNDATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE PARENTS TO EDUCATE THEIR CHILDREN ON SAFETY ISSUES.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
ENCOURAGING STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS TO IDENTIFY THEIR INVESTMENTS IN COMPANIES OPERATING IN SUDAN; TO DIVEST INVESTMENTS IN THOSE COMPANIES; AND TO PREVENT FUTURE INVESTMENTS IN THOSE COMPANIES UNTIL THE GENOCIDE HAS ENDED.
CONCERNING THE REAUTHORIZATION OF THE STATE CHILDREN S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.

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