Senator Mark Johnson (R)

P.O. Box 241022, Little Rock, 72223

Senator Mark Johnson (R)
District: 15
District:
15
Seniority: 27
Seniority:
27
Occupation: Business Consultant, Mark D. Johnson & Associates, Inc.
Occupation:
Business Consultant, Mark D. Johnson & Associates, Inc.
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: Senate 2019, 2021
Public Service:
Senate 2019, 2021


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION FEE BE PAID FOR ELECTRIC AND HYBRID VEHICLES; AND TO REPEAL THE ADDITIONAL FEE FOR THE REGISTRATION OF HYBRID VEHICLES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RETIREMENT BENEFITS; AND TO PROHIBIT COLLECTION OF BENEFITS BY MEMBERS AND RETIRANTS OF RETIREMENT SYSTEMS WHO ARE CONVICTED OF CERTAIN OFFENSES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING INTERLOCAL COOPERATION CONCERNING THE HEALTH INSURANCE OF RETIRED EMPLOYEES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING CONSOLIDATED WATERWORKS SYSTEMS; TO AMEND THE GENERAL POWERS OF A PUBLIC BODY; AND TO AUTHORIZE FINANCING IMPROVEMENTS WITH REVENUE BONDS.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR COINS, CURRENCY, AND BULLION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SIGNS IN MUNICIPALITIES, COUNTIES, AND HORIZONTAL PROPERTY REGIMES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE - ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
TO REQUIRE THAT APPORTIONMENT OF WARDS BE CONDUCTED BY THE COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DESIGNATION OF WARDS IN MUNICIPALITIES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SPECIAL ELECTIONS; AND TO AMEND THE DATES FOR CERTAIN SPECIAL ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MUNICIPAL SEWER SYSTEMS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF ELECTION LAWS.
TO AMEND THE UNFAIR CIGARETTE SALES ACT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS STATE CAPITOL AND HISTORICAL MONUMENT PROTECTION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES; AND TO AUTHORIZE BEER WHOLESALERS TO DISTRIBUTE CERTAIN READY-TO-DRINK PRODUCTS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ELECTION INTEGRITY ACT OF 2021; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; AND TO CREATE A PROCESS FOR THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TO CONDUCT AN ELECTION.
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE DUTIES OF MEMBERS OF A COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; AND TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF COUNTY EMPLOYEES DESIGNATED AS ELECTION OFFICIALS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MAYORS AS PERSONS WHO MAY SOLEMNIZE MARRIAGES.
TO EXEMPT BROADBAND EQUIPMENT FROM SALES TAX WHEN THE EQUIPMENT IS INSTALLED IN A RURAL AREA.
TO CREATE THE TRANSPARENCY IN FOREIGN INVESTMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ELECTRIC VEHICLE INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT PROGRAM; TO ESTABLISH THE ELECTRIC VEHICLE INFRASTRUCTURE FUND; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CAMPAIGN FINANCE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MANDATORY ELECTRONIC REPORT FILING; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE FOUR CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS OF ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENTS 91 AND 101, TO PROVIDE THAT PROCEEDS MAY BE APPLIED TO MULTILANE HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO NAME THE VISITORS CENTER IN PETIT JEAN STATE PARK; AND TO HONOR DR. T.W. HARDISON.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROVIDING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE BY LAW FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT, MAINTENANCE, AND SUPPORT OF FREE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUBJECT TO SUCH CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS AS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY PRESCRIBE.
TO REMEMBER STEVE STEPHENS AND TO HONOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO REMEMBER PAUL GREENBERG AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES OF CERTAIN AIRCRAFT.
TO AMEND THE SALES TAX LAWS CONCERNING SPECIAL EVENTS; AND TO EXCLUDE CERTAIN SCHOOL FUNDRAISERS FROM THE SALES TAX LAWS REGULATING SPECIAL EVENTS.
TO REQUIRE THE ELECTRONIC FILING OF INCOME TAX RETURNS BY TAX PRACTITIONERS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING TAX PRACTITIONERS.
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 WAIVE THE CERTIFICATE OF INDEBTEDNESS FILING FEES IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO REPEAL THE LONG-TERM RENTAL VEHICLE TAX.
EXCUSING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM PARTICIPATING ON A JURY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO PERMIT CERTAIN OLDER ARKANSANS TO DECLINE JURY SERVICE.
TO AMEND THE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX LAWS; AND TO PROVIDE A COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT FOR THE STANDARD DEDUCTION.
TO AMEND THE STANDARD DEDUCTION FOR INCOME TAX PURPOSES; AND TO INCREASE THE STANDARD DEDUCTION.
TO ENCOURAGE HOME-BASED ENTREPRENEURSHIP; AND TO REMOVE UNNECESSARY BARRIERS TO WORKING FROM HOME.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE ON A STATE HIGHWAY.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FAIR FOOD DELIVERY ACT.
TO REQUIRE VOTER APPROVAL OF CERTAIN TAX LEVIES; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS; TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING BALLOT POSITION; AND TO ESTABLISH THE ORDER OF DRAWING LOTS FOR BALLOT POSITION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONTRIBUTIONS TO AN ABLE ACCOUNT UNDER THE ACHIEVING A BETTER LIFE EXPERIENCE PROGRAM ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF HIGHWAY TURNBACK FUNDS BY A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF HIGHWAY REVENUE INTEREST INCOME; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FUTURE TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH FUND AND THE TRANSPORTATION-RELATED GRANT PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN CLASSES OF COUNTY ROADS.
TO AMEND ACTS 2021, NO. 328 TO EXEMPT CERTAIN TYPES OF VEHICLES FROM THE REQUIRED ADDITIONAL FEE FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND HYBRID VEHICLES.
TO CELEBRATE THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF ARKANSAS SKY OBSERVATORIES.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE NAME OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY; TO ABOLISH THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY; TO AMEND THE BOARD OF ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY MEMBERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION.
TO EXEMPT UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS FROM INCOME TAX DURING A CERTAIN TIME PERIOD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE DEFENSE OF A PERSON WITH THE USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE OR DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE.
TO ENSURE THAT BUSINESSES ARE NOT PENALIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR THE BEHAVIOR OF THEIR PATRONS OR CUSTOMERS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE MEDICAL ETHICS AND DIVERSITY ACT.
TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO RETURN FINES COLLECTED UNDER § 20-7-101 DURING THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY FOR A FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH RULES, ORDERS, OR DIRECTIVES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN FULL-TIME LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF EMINENT DOMAIN BY A STATE AGENCY; AND TO ADD NEW DEFINITIONS UNDER EMINENT DOMAIN.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF EMINENT DOMAIN BY A LOCAL GOVERNMENT; AND TO ADD NEW DEFINITIONS UNDER EMINENT DOMAIN.
RESTORING A PERSON'S RIGHT TO POSSESS A FIREARM UNDER STATE LAW AFTER A CERTAIN PERIOD OF TIME AFTER THE PERSON'S CONVICTION FOR A NONVIOLENT FELONY OFFENSE.
CONCERNING THE USE OF AUDIO MEDIA, VISUAL MEDIA, AND AUDIOVISUAL MEDIA BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, DISPATCH CENTERS, PUBLIC SAFETY ANSWERING POINTS, JAILS, AND DETENTION CENTERS.
TO ADJUST FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT OFFER CERTAIN TYPES OF READING PRACTICES, INTERVENTIONS, AND CURRICULUM NOT ALIGNED WITH THE SCIENCE OF READING; AND TO CREATE THE EDUCATION OMBUDSMAN.
TO CREATE THE FAIRNESS IN WOMEN'S SPORTS ACT.
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 ESTABLISH A PROCESS TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; AND TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF A PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDER REVIEW.
TO CREATE THE CRIMINAL OFFENSES OF FERTILITY TREATMENT ABUSE AND FERTILITY TREATMENT FRAUD; AND TO CREATE THE CIVIL ACTION OF CIVIL FERTILITY FRAUD.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING EARLY VOTING; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONEERING; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES RELATED TO VOTING.
CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT AND ALTERATION OF PRECINCT BOUNDARIES, POLLING SITES, AND VOTE CENTERS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS ELECTION LAW.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION TO THE EXAMINATION AND COPYING OF PUBLIC RECORDS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 AND VOTED BALLOTS.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISCLOSURE OF LIMITED INFORMATION ON CERTAIN CREDITS AND REBATES OF SALES AND USE TAX TO IMPACTED LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY BOOT CAMP.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; TO AMEND HOW COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TAKE THE OATH; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT; TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN; AND TO PROTECT ALL HUMAN LIFE.
TO PROHIBIT THE REQUIREMENT OF VACCINE PASSPORTS IN ARKANSAS.
TO CREATE THE CLIMATE REGULATORY ARKANSAS PLUMBING ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH A PATH TO RESTORATION OF THE RIGHT TO POSSESS A FIREARM; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISCHARGE, DISMISSAL, AND SEALING OF A FELONY CONVICTION.
TO REQUIRE THAT A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS BE NET PROCEEDS THAT ARE USED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS; AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE PERCENTAGE OF NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS INCREASE YEAR BY YEAR.
TO CREATE A TAX CREDIT FOR ELIGIBLE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE TO A SPONSOR-GRANTING ORGANIZATION UNDER THE PHILANTHROPIC INVESTMENT IN ARKANSAS KIDS PROGRAM.
TO ESTABLISH A RIGHT OF PRIVACY CONCERNING CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINATION STATUS; TO ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM WITH DISTRIBUTION FROM COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REMEMBER SENATOR JIM ARGUE AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
CoSponsor for House
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VERIFICATION OF PROVISIONAL BALLOTS; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO PROHIBIT OFFERING COURSES, EVENTS, AND ACTIVITIES THAT ISOLATE STUDENTS BASED ON CHARACTERISTICS WITHIN PROGRAMS OF INSTRUCTION; AND TO ADJUST FUNDING FOR SCHOOLS THAT OFFER THESE PROHIBITED COURSES, EVENTS, AND ACTIVITIES.
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDS TO TEACH THE 1619 PROJECT CURRICULUM; AND TO REDUCE FUNDS DISTRIBUTED TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT TEACH THE 1619 PROJECT CURRICULUM.
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE PETITION PROCESS TO BE ON THE BALLOT AS A CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT OR VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES; AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF SIGNATURES REQUIRED TO BE LISTED ON THE BALLOT.
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 CREATE THE ARKANSAS CHILD ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT ACT.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
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 ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FAIRNESS IN COST SHARING ACT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SAVE ADOLESCENTS FROM EXPERIMENTATION (SAFE) ACT.
TO PROMOTE COMMUNICATION ACROSS THE AISLE BY PROHIBITING THE INSTALLATION OF BARRIERS IN THE CHAMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW REVIEW OF PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; AND TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF A PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDER REVIEW.
TO PROMOTE ARKANSAS VOICES; AND TO COMBAT CANCEL CULTURE AND PROTECT FREEDOM OF SPEECH.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ABSENTEE BALLOTS; TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SPOILED BALLOTS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS BALLOTING INTEGRITY ACT OF 2021.
TO CREATE THE CLIMATE REGULATORY ARKANSAS PLUMBING ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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 ESTABLISH A RIGHT OF PRIVACY CONCERNING CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINATION STATUS; TO ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM WITH DISTRIBUTION FROM COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO BE KNOWN AS THE "CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND BALLOT INITIATIVE REFORM AMENDMENT".
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE THAT LOTTERY PROCEEDS MAY BE USED TO FUND OR PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS TO ARKANSAS CITIZENS ENROLLED IN VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL SCHOOLS AND TECHNICAL INSTITUTES.

Committees

Committees
Vice-Chair: ENERGY - JOINT
Vice-Chair: JBC-CLAIMS