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Representative Jim Magnus

24 Bayonne Drive, Little Rock, 72223

Representative Jim Magnus
Phone: 501-220-5243
Phone:
District: 55
District:
55
Seniority: 8
Seniority:
8
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, 2001
Public Service:
House 1997, 1999, 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO ASSURE WOMEN OF THEIR RIGHT TO RECEIVE ADEQUATE INFORMATION BEFORE TERMINATING A PREGNANCY.
AN ACT TO ALLOW SIX-YEAR OLDS THAT DID NOT ATTEND KINDERGARTEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO ENROLL IN EITHER KINDERGARTEN OR FIRST GRADE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-65-111 TO MAKE DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED WITH A BREATH OR BLOOD ALCOHOL CONTENT OF EIGHTEEN-HUNDREDTHS OR MORE A FELONY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - WEST LITTLE ROCK SOCCER AND YOUTH COMPLEX CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-51-815 TO EXEMPT FIFTY PERCENT OF A PERSON'S NET CAPITAL GAIN FROM THE STATE INCOME TAX.
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.
TO AUTHORIZE COUNTY JAILS TO RECEIVE DIFFERENT REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR INMATES.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ELECTRIC CONSUMER CHOICE ACT OF 1999.
TO CREATE THE STATE EXECUTIVE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER AND CIO COUNCIL.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE GOVERNOR'S PARTNERSHIP COUNCIL AND THE INTERVENTION AND PREVENTION GRANT PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ADVISORY COMMISSION ON MANDATED HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AND CONDUCT READINESS TESTING FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE ENTERING KINDERGARTEN.
AN ACT TO EXTEND THE GRACE PERIOD FOR A FOUR (4) YEAR OLD TO ENTER KINDERGARTEN IF THE CHILD HAD BEEN ENROLLED IN AN INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM IN THE YEAR PRECEDING ENROLLMENT.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 27-50-906 PERTAINING TO ABSTRACTS OF DRIVERS' RECORDS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PROVISION PERTAINING TO THE CIVIL RIGHTS SECTION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
TO AMEND ACT 353 OF 2001 TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
AN ACT TO PRESCRIBE THE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR STATE INMATES IN COUNTY JAILS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS IN ARKANSAS.
TO CREATE A MOTORBOAT LEMON LAW.
TO REMOVE CIVIL PENALTY PROVISIONS FROM CRIMINAL CODE REGARDING ABUSE, NEGLECT, AND EXPLOITATION OF ADULTS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF CAPTAIN TOM CRAIG.
TO AMEND HOUSE RULE 51.(b)(5) TO CONFORM IT TO ACT 3 OF 2001.
TO HONOR DR. AND MRS. CARL E. WENGER AND DR. AND MRS. DAVID CHAEIRS FOR THEIR LASTING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION OF OR CONSUMPTION FROM AN OPEN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTAINER WHILE IN A MOTOR VEHICLE.
CoSponsor
EXEMPTS FOOD FROM STATE SALES TAX; INCREASES STATE SALES AND USE TAX BY FIFTY-TWO HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT (.52%).
THE SAFE HAVEN ACT.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE USE OF SEAT BELTS ON SCHOOL BUSES WHEN AVAILABLE; TO REQUIRE THAT SCHOOL BUSES PURCHASED AFTER JANUARY 1, 2003 BE EQUIPPED WITH SEAT BELTS.
AN ACT TO EXPAND THE PERMITTED SECURITY FOR PUBLIC FUNDS HELD BY BANKS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 18-45-202 RELATING TO PRIORITY OF LIENS OF VEHICLE REPAIRMEN AND BLACKSMITHS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO CONTROL THE SALE AND POSSESSION OF EPHEDRINE, PSEUDOEPHEDRINE, NORPSEUDOEPHEDRINE AND PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE.
AN ACT AUTHORIZING CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENENACE OF A MONUMENT ON STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS HONORING FIREFIGHTERS WHO HAVE DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FOOTBALL CLASSIC AND THE ARKANSAS MEALS-ON-WHEELS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT.
TO AMEND SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF DRIVING PRIVILEGES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 19-8-101 TO DEFINE BANK AND BANKING INSTITUTION.
TO INCREASE THE PER DIEM COMPENSATION FOR CERTAIN COUNTY QUORUM COURT MEMBERS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE ALL EMPLOYEES OF PROVIDERS OF CARE TO DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED ADULT PERSONS TO PASS CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PAYMENTS TO NURSING FACILITIES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-17-129 TO AUTHORIZE COUNTIES TO LEVY AN ADDITIONAL FINE NOT TO EXCEED FIVE DOLLARS ($5.00) TO HELP DEFRAY THE COST OF INCARCERATION IN COUNTY JAILS; TO EXPAND 16-17-129 TO APPLY TO ALL CITIES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS EMERGING ENERGY TECHNOLOGY ACT.
DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES SHALL ABATE CURRENT LOAN BALANCES BY DISSOLVING THE JUVENILE DETENTION REVOLVING LOAN FUND TO JUVENILE DETENTION CENTERS IN INDEPENDENCE, YELL, JEFFERSON, WASHINGTON, AND MILLER COUNTIES.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A NEW RULE TO REQUIRE THE PUBLISHING OF ROLL CALL VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTERNET WEB SITE.
RECOGNIZING LUKE MORRIS FOR HIS COURAGE IN RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURIES RECEIVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT ON FEBRUARY 17, AND COMMENDING THE THREE PEOPLE WHO ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND BEGAN LIFE SAVING MEASURES.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ELECTRIC CONSUMER CHOICE ACT OF 1999.
AN ACT TO CLOSE THE GAP IN FUNDING FOR TWO-YEAR COLLEGES.
THE EDUCATOR COMPENSATION ACT OF 2001.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE UNIFORM PRESCRIPTION DRUG INFORMATION CARDS.
AN ACT TO UTILIZE E-GOVERNMENT IN THE INTEREST OF NATIONAL DEFENSE BY PROVIDING SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION AT THE TIME OF ISSUANCE OR RENEWAL OF DRIVER LICENSES AND IDENTIFICATION CARDS.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.