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Representative Jim Medley (R)

2200 Carthage Drive, Fort Smith, 72901

Representative Jim Medley (R)
Phone: 479-783-4500
Phone:
District: 64
District:
64
Seniority: 24
Seniority:
24
Occupation: CEO Area Agency on Aging of Western, Arkansas, Inc.
Occupation:
CEO Area Agency on Aging of Western, Arkansas, Inc.
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Fort Smith School Board; Serving first term in House 2003, 2005, 2007
Public Service:
Fort Smith School Board; Serving first term in House 2003, 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM PROPERTY TAX RELIEF CREDIT FOR A HOMESTEAD.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR USED MOTOR VEHICLES AND TO REGULARLY ADJUST THE AMOUNT FOR INFLATION.
TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 5-73-121 CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF CARRYING A KNIFE AS A WEAPON.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE INDEPENDENT PRACTICE OF PSYCHOLOGY BY QUALIFIED PERSONS AT THE MASTER'S LEVEL.
TO MODIFY ANNEXATION LAW CONCERNING ISLANDS IN SITUATIONS IN WHICH PROPERTY LIES ON A STATE BOUNDARY LINE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - MARSHAL MUSEUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ACUTE MENTAL HEALTH CARE STATEWIDE MODEL PROJECT COST GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS TO ALL PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATIONS ACROSS THE STATE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - EQUALLY DISTRIBUTED GRANTS TO ALL BOYS AND GIRLS SHELTERS IN THE STATE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF THE ANNUAL EVALUATION REVIEW PROCESS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES BY THE OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - PROTOCOLS, REPORTS, AND COMPLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS - STATEWIDE VETERANS' ORGANIZATIONS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - GRANTS TO REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITIES ACROSS THE STATE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - SUPPORT TO THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS IN FORT SMITH GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - SUPPORT OF ALL ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATIONS AND ALL ADULT EDUCATION SCHOOLS STATEWIDE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - EQUIPMENT, UPKEEP AND OPERATING EXPENSES OF KELLY PARK BALL FIELD GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - ASSISTANCE TO THE CAVANAUGH SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER IN FORT SMITH GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING - POLICE SAFETY GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - GRANTS TO VARIOUS COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE ON ASSESSING MANUFACTURING INVENTORY.
DIRECT THE DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO CREATE STANDARD PROTOCOLS, SUBMISSION AND EVALUATION OF REPORTS, AND MONITORING OF COMPLIANCE.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE TO TRAIN AND INSTRUCT LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS AND JAIL PERSONNEL.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW TO CHANGE THE DATE OF THE ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION TO COINCIDE WITH OTHER ELECTIONS ON THE FIRST TUESDAY IN NOVEMBER.
TO MAKE LICENSES TO CARRY CONCEALED HANDGUNS VALID FOR FIVE (5) YEARS.
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.
REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE CONGRESS TO SECURE OUR NATION S BORDERS AND TO DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION POLICY.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ALTERNATIVE NEGOTIATED PURCHASING FOR MUNICIPALITIES.
TO EXEMPT A PERCENTAGE OF A TAXPAYER'S NET CAPITAL GAIN FROM THE STATE INCOME TAX.
TO ESTABLISH AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR EDUCATION EXPENSES OF DEPENDENTS.
AN ACT CONCERNING ANNUAL LEAVE AND SICK LEAVE PAYMENTS FOR CERTAIN FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICE EMPLOYEES.
CoSponsor
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE GROSS RECEIPTS AND COMPENSATING USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT STATE AGENCIES FROM CONTRACTING WITH BUSINESSES THAT EMPLOY ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.
TO CREATE A PRESUMPTION RELATING TO THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE; TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO CREATE CIVIL IMMUNITY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM PROPERTY TAX RELIEF CREDIT FOR A HOMESTEAD.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL CONSUMER LOANS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST PROVIDE TO PARENTS AN ANNUAL BODY MASS INDEX REPORT ON EACH STUDENT.
TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO VOLUNTARILY PROVIDE TO PARENTS STUDENT HEALTH REPORTS WITH THE BODY MASS INDEX PERCENTILE FOR THE STUDENT WHO IS THE SUBJECT OF THE REPORT.
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM COMPENSATION FOR ELECTED COUNTY OFFICERS.
TO EXEMPT DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL FROM SALES AND USE TAX; TO IMPOSE A GALLONAGE TAX ON DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL; TO EXCLUDE BIODIESEL FUEL FROM THE GALLONAGE TAX AND THE SALES AND USE TAX.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE TIME FOR RECOUPMENT OF HEALTH CARE INSURANCE PAYMENTS.
ARKANSAS ORTHOTICS, PROSTHETICS, AND PEDORTHICS PRACTICE ACT OF 2007.
TO CLARIFY THAT CIVIL IMMUNITY IS EXTENDED TO DENTISTS AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS WHO RENDER VOULUNTARY HEALTH CARE SERVICES AT FREE OR LOW-COST HEALTH CARE CLINICS.
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT A CITY OF THE FIRST CLASS HAVE A CITY PARK OF AT LEAST ONE THOUSAND ACRES BEFORE BEING ALLOWED TO LEVY AN ADDITIONAL TAX ON THE GROSS RECEIPTS OF HOTELS, RESTAURANTS, AND OTHER SIMILAR BUSINESSES.
TO EXEMPT FROM SALES AND USE TAX THE SALE OF PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT SOLD TO MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES.
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTY FOR FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF NONFINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-37-227.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR LOW-INCOME TAXPAYERS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE GROCERY TAX RELIEF.
TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF CARE OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS BY CREATING STAFFING STANDARDS FOR THOSE NURSING FACILITIES DESIGNATED OR CERTIFIED AS EDEN ALTERNATIVE OR GREEN HOUSE PROJECT NURSING FACILITIES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 20-10-209 TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR PROGRAMS TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS.
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.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON UTILITIES THAT ARE USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND AQUACULTURE EQUIPMENT.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING IN THIS STATE.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE TEACHER LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS BY CREATING THE LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE.
TO IMPROVE THE PROCEDURES CONCERNING CORONER'S DEATH INVESTIGATIONS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
TO MINIMIZE THE SPREAD OF THE COMMUNICABLE DISEASE OF HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV) CARRIED BY INMATES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION AND TO REQUIRE TESTING OR SCREENING.
THE FAIR GIFT CARD ACT.
TO REQUIRE LANDFILLS TO OFFER STYROFOAM RECYCLING.
CONCERNING THE SALE AND USE OF ROTATING, FLASHING, OR OSCILLATING BLUE LIGHTS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE EARLY LITERACY SKILLS OF ARKANSAS CHILDREN BY CREATING A LITERACY SKILLS COMPONENT TO THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
TO STRENGTHEN CITIZEN ACCESS TO PUBLIC INFORMATION, PUBLIC RECORDS, AND PUBLIC MEETINGS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE MOBILE LEARNING COMMISSION.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
TO CREATE A CRIMINAL OFFENSE PROHIBITING SEX OFFENDERS FROM LIVING NEAR VICTIMS OR CONTACTING VICTIMS AND TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT OF 1997.
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTIES FOR OBSCENITY OFFENSES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
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 DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM 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.
AN ACT TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR ENDORSED CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSES THAT MAY BE TAUGHT ALONG WITH ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES IN HIGH SCHOOLS AND TO REPEAL THE CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSE APPROVAL PANEL.
AN ACT TO AMEND AND CLARIFY THE APPROPRIATION ENACTED BY ACT 1624 OF THE REGULAR SESSION OF 2005 AND TO CLARIFY SECTION 3 OF ACT 2315 OF THE REGULAR SESSION OF 2005 REGARDING THE WESTERN ARKANSAS COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE CENTER.
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 ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - COUNTY, DISTRICT AND STATE FAIRS AND FAIR CONSORTIUMS CONSTRUCTION,MAINTENANCE AND INFRASTRUCTURE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - STATEWIDE GRANTS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO ENSURE BETTER UTILIZATION AND COORDINATION OF THE STATE S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE RESOURCES DEVOTED TO SERVING CHILDREN, YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES.
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.
TO CREATE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY AND SERVICES SOLD BY A NONPROFIT SCHOOL ORGANIZATION FOR SCHOOL FUNDRAISING PURPOSES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND.
TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM MOTOR VEHICLE LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE, TO AUTHORIZE THE IMPOUNDMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES OPERATED WITHOUT LICENSE AND REGISTRATION, AND TO PROVIDE PAYMENT FOR TOWING AND SERVICE CHARGES.
TO CREATE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY AND SERVICES SOLD BY A NONPROFIT SCHOOL ORGANIZATION FOR SCHOOL FUNDRAISING PURPOSES.
THE INCOME TAX PLEDGE ACT 0F 2007.
COMMENDING CIRCUIT JUDGE ROBERT NORMAN WILKINSON UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE BENCH AND FOR HIS DEDICATED AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO SEBASTIAN COUNTY.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND.
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY EXEMPTING FROM THE STATE SALES TAX ENERGY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY REDUCING THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX ON MINI-WAREHOUSE AND SELF-STORAGE RENTAL SERVICES UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
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 AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNOR TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND TO TRANSFER THE POWERS, DUTIES, APPROPRIATIONS AND OPERATIONS OF THE DIVISION OF HEALTH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
TO AMEND 6-18-207 TO RAISE THE AGE OF ENROLLMENT IN KINDERGARTEN IN PUBLIC SCHOOL.
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 MAKE NURSING HOME STAFF POSTING AND RECORD-KEEPING CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE EXEMPTIONS TO THE DEFINITION OF DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE ; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A REFUND OF CERTAIN FEES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH - PROPERTY ACQUISITION, NEW FACILITY DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT CONCERNING ADMINISTRATIVE RULES THAT IMPACT SMALL BUSINESS.
TO CREATE A BACK-TO-SCHOOL TAX-FREE HOLIDAY BY EXEMPTING ITEMS OF CLOTHING FROM SALES AND USE TAX DURING A LIMITED TIME PERIOD.
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.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
CONGRATULATING THE WILKINSON FAMILY AND THE FARMERS BANK BOARD OF DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AND STAFF ON ITS CENTENNIAL.

Committees

Committees
Non-Voting: ALC-PERSONNEL