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Representative Monte Hodges (D)

P. O. Box 773, Blytheville, 72316

Representative Monte Hodges (D)
Phone: 870-763-4443
Phone:
District: 55
District:
55
Seniority: 40
Seniority:
40
Occupation: Banker
Occupation:
Banker
Church Affiliation: First Assembly
Church Affiliation:
First Assembly
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
Public Service: Blytheville City Councilman; First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017,1st District Asst. Speaker Pro Tem
Public Service:
Blytheville City Councilman; First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017, 1st District Asst. Speaker Pro Tem


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO CLARIFY THE PURPOSE OF THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO AMEND THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS AND PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES UNDER THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT.
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "SMALL PROCUREMENTS"; TO INCREASE THE ABILITY OF THE STATE TO CONTRACT WITH CERTIFIED MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISES; AND TO ELIMINATE BURDENSOME DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH CATEGORICAL FUNDING.
TO AMEND THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN PRODUCTS USED BY MANUFACTURERS; AND TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX APPLICABLE TO COAL USED BY MANUFACTURERS.
TO DESIGNATE THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 27, 2017, THROUGH MARCH 4, 2017, AS ARKANSAS SAVES WEEK.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR WASTE REDUCTION, REUSE, OR RECYCLING EQUIPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST.
TO CREATE THE TEACHER'S CLASSROOM INVESTMENT DEDUCTION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES BY A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR TAXPAYERS THAT EMPLOY A RECENTLY RETURNED VETERAN.
TO AMEND CERTAIN ARKANSAS ETHICS LAWS, ARTICLE 19, § 30, OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AND PORTIONS OF LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1988; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE PERSONAL FINANCE AND JOB READINESS ACT.
TO ALLOW A STUDENT TO CHOOSE IN WHICH GRADE TO TAKE THE ACT UNDER THE VOLUNTARY UNIVERSAL ACT ASSESSMENT PROGRAM.
TO ESTABLISH TRAFFIC STOP SAFETY GUIDELINES; AND TO PROMOTE TRAFFIC STOP SAFETY.
TO IMPROVE THE FAIRNESS OF PROPERTY TAX ADMINISTRATION AND APPEALS.
TO CREATE THE STRONG FAMILIES ACT; AND TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS THAT PROVIDE PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE FOR CERTAIN EMPLOYEES.
TO PROVIDE ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR A CRIMINAL OFFENSE COMMITTED BECAUSE OF THE VICTIM'S RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, ETHNICITY, ANCESTRY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, OR DISABILITY.
TO AMEND THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO REPEAL CERTAIN CONTRACTING GOALS.
CoSponsor for Senate
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
TO REQUIRE THAT AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT (25%) OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS BE NET PROCEEDS AVAILABLE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ALC-PEER