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Representative Jim Magnus

10 Cimarron Valley Circle, Little Rock, 72212

Representative Jim Magnus
Phone: 501-220-5243
Phone:
District: 55
District:
55
Seniority: 32
Seniority:
32
Occupation: Alltel Computer Services
Occupation:
Alltel Computer Services
Church Affiliation: Bible Church of LR
Church Affiliation:
Bible Church of LR
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1997, 1999
Public Service:
House 1997, 1999


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-6-222 PERTAINING TO POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 23-64-230(f) REGARDING THE RENEWAL OF INSURANCE POLICIES UPON TERMINATION OF AN AGENT’S APPOINTMENT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 23-63-216 AND 23-76-113 AS TO INSURER AND HMO ANNUAL AND QUARTERLY FINANCIAL REPORTS ON NAIC FORMS FOR FILING WITH THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 23-69-134, TO ALLOW SECURITIES BROKERAGE FIRMS TO ACT AS CUSTODIANS FOR DOMESTIC INSURANCE COMPANIES' SECURITIES.
TO CLARIFY REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR INDUCED TERMINATION OF PREGNANCIES.
TO AMEND THE STATUTES REGARDING RULES AND REGULATIONS CONCERNING ABORTION CLINICS.
THE ARKANSAS EMERGING ENERGY TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1999.
REQUIRING PHYSICIANS TO COMMUNICATE SUFFICIENT INFORMATION BEFORE TERMINATING PREGNANCIES SO THAT PATIENTS CAN GIVE AN INFORMED CONSENT TO THE PROCEDURE.
TO EXEMPT THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT FROM THE GROSS RECEIPTS AND COMPENSATING USE TAX.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE HOME-SCHOOL LAW.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS.
TO EXEMPT THE MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION FROM THE GROSS RECEIPTS AND COMPENSATING USE TAX.
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PUBLIC ACCESS FOR ROLL CALL VOTES OF THE HOUSE OR THE SENATE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 27-50-906; TO PROVIDE LIMITED ACCESS TO DRIVER INFORMATION BY INSURANCE COMPANIES AND CAR RENTAL COMPANIES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A PROVISION CONCERNING CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS.
AN ACT TO PLAN FOR A STATEWIDE RADIO SYSTEM.
AN ACT TO REVISE THE RESTIRCTIONS ON CAMPAIGN ACTIVITIES NEAR POLLING PLACES.
TO IMPOSE MINIMUM STAFFING REQUIREMENTS IN ARKANSAS NURSING FACILITIES\NURSING HOMES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 11-10-705.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE TO QUALIFY AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND STATE-SUPPORTED COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL NOT MEET ON THE THIRD MONDAY IN JANUARY IN RESPECT TO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND IN OBSERVANCE OF HIS BIRTHDAY
THE IRA AND SAVINGS INCENTIVE ACT OF 1999.
AN ACT TO PHASE IN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR CAPITAL GAINS; ADOPT ROTH AND EDUCATION IRA PROVISIONS; EXEMPT FROM INCOME TAX $6,000 OF IRA DISTRIBUTION; AND INCREASE DEPENDENT TAX CREDIT.
TO INCREASE THE HOMESTEAD TAX REFUND.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS LICENSE PLATES.
TO CREATE A COLLEGE OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK.
TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL INCENTIVES TO STATE EMPLOYEES TO DECREASE THEIR USE OF SICK LEAVE.
TO REDUCE COPY FEES AND CHARGES FOR ARKANSAS INSURANCE DEPARTMENT DOCUMENTS.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF HAND-HELD LASER POINTERS TO MINORS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ELEGIBILITY REQUIREMENT FOR THE ACADEMIC CHALLNGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; AND TO CLARIFY EXISTING LANGUAGE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - FOR THE BILL CLINTON BIRTHPLACE HOME CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE PENALTIES FOR MULTIPLE DWI OFFENDERS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE NONPARTISAN ELECTION OF JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT AND JUDGES OF THE COURT OF APPEALS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR NONPARTISAN ELECTION OF CIRCUIT JUDGE, CHANCERY JUDGE, CIRCUIT-CHANCERY JUDGE, AND MUNICIPAL JUDGE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF WORLD WAR II VETERAN, KOREAN WAR VETERAN, VIETNAM VETERAN, AND PERSIAN GULF VETERAN LICENSE PLATES.
AN ACT TO DECLARE THE THIRD FRIDAY IN SEPTEMBER AS ‘POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY’.
THE ARKANSAS EARTHQUAKE AUTHORITY ACT.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS.
TO EXPAND THE PROPERTY TAX CREDIT FOR SENIOR CITIZENS TO INCLUDE DISABLED PERSONS.
TO AMEND THE REGULATION OF TELEPHONIC SELLERS BY PROHIBITING CALLER IDENTIFICATION BLOCKING.
AN ACT TO LENGTHEN THE WAITING PERIOD BEFORE RENDITION OF A DECREE OF DIVORCE.
AN ACT TO BE KNOWN AS THE ‘CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 1999’.
TO AUTHORIZE A MUNICIPAL JUDGE TO SIT AS AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE IN CITIES THAT ADOPT A FAIR HOUSING ORDINANCE.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING AMUSEMENT DEVICES.
AN ACT TO REMOVE INDIGNITIES FROM THE LIST OF GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR THE MANUFACTURERS OF ADVANCED BIOFUELS; TO DEFINE ADVANCED BIOFUELS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-90-702 AND 16-90-716 TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REPARATIONS TO VICTIMS WHOSE INJURIES ARE CATASTROPHIC AND RESULT IN A TOTAL AND PERMANENT DISABILITY.
AN ACT CONCERNING GUN SAFETY EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS.
EXPRESSING APPRECIATION TO ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT, UTILITY WORKERS, RELIEF WORKERS, GOVERNMENT WORKERS AND CITIZENS WHO RESPONDED TO AND ASSISTED THE VICTIMS OF THE RECENT TORNADOES THAT RAVAGED THIS STATE.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE FEDERAL CONSTITUTION TO LIMIT THE TERMS OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATORS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAM K. ‘MAC’ MCGEHEE, JR. AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO DESIGNATE THE MEMBERS’ PRIVATE WORK AREA OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AS A ‘NON-SMOKING AREA’.
COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY INDIANS MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM AND HEAD COACH DICKEY NUTT ON THEIR OUTSTANDING 1998-99 REGULAR SEASON.
TO EXPRESS THE INTENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THAT ALL FORMER MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ARE AUTHORIZED AND ENCOURAGED TO WEAR THEIR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES LAPEL PINS.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL DUCKS UNLIMITED MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS CAMPAIGN AND ETHICS LAWS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
TO PRESCRIBE THE AUTHORITY OF FIRST OR SECOND CLASS CITIES WITH MUNICIPAL JUDGES' AND CLERKS' PENSION PLANS WITH ASSETS IN EXCESS OF $100,000 TO EMPLOY AN INVESTMENT ADVISOR TO INVEST PLAN ASSETS PURSUANT TO CITY POLICY.
TO PRESCRIBE THE AUTHORITY OF CITIES AND COUNTIES WITH CITY OR COUNTY MUNICIPAL JUDGES' AND CLERKS' PENSION PLANS WITH ASSETS IN EXCESS OF $100,000 IN COUNTIES HAVING A POPULATION OF AT LEAST 150,000 PERSONS TO EMPLOY AN INVESTMENT ADVISOR.
TO ALLOW CITIES TO CREATE MUNICIPAL MANAGEMENT DISTRICTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENHANCING THE ECONOMIC HEALTH AND VITALITY OF THE AREAS.
TO PRESCRIBE THE AUTHORITY OF BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF CITIES HAVING NON-UNIFORM EMPLOYEE PENSION PLANS WITH ASSETS IN EXCESS OF $100,000 TO EMPLOY AN INVESTMENT ADVISOR TO INVEST PLAN ASSETS PURSUANT TO BOARD POLICY.
REGULATING STATE EMPLOYMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES REGARDING THEIR ENTERING INTO GRANTS, CONTRACTS OR LEASES WITH THE STATE.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW GRANTING SICK LEAVE TO MUNICIPAL FIRE FIGHTERS.
TO REQUIRE THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS BE IN SUBSTANTIAL COMPLIANCE WITH PROVISIONS OF THE TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL ACT.
PERFORMANCE-BASED PROGRAM BUDGETING AND STRATEGIC PLANNING PILOT PROGRAM
TO EXEMPT THE SALE OF DIGITAL BROADCAST EQUIPMENT TO LICENSED T.V. AND RADIO STATIONS FROM THE ARKANSAS GROSS RECEIPTS TAX.
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
TO ESTABLISH AND PROMOTE A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS WITHIN EACH COUNTY OF THE STATE.
TO ESTABLISH AN EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR USED MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS.
TO PERMIT CITIES TO ADOPT ORDINANCES CONCERNING FAIR HOUSING THAT MEET GUIDELINES OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.
TO ESTABLISH THE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR DISABLED WORKING PERSONS WHOSE FAMILY INCOME IS LESS THAN TWO HUNDRED FIFTY PERCENT (250%) OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY GUIDELINE.
TO ESTABLISH A VOLUNTARY PROGRAM FOR DRUG FREE WORKPLACES.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE ELECTRIC UTILITY COMPETITION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-43-212 TO AUTHORIZE CITY ATTORNEYS TO ISSUE SUBPOENAS IN ALL CITY FAIR HOUSING ORDINANCE VIOLATIONS THEY ARE INVESTIGATING.