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Representative Randy Minton

880 Minton Road, Ward, 72176

Representative Randy Minton
Phone: 501-843-3147
Phone:
District: 69
District:
69
Seniority: 52
Seniority:
52
Occupation: Real Estate Appraiser; Farmer
Occupation:
Real Estate Appraiser; Farmer
Church Affiliation: Christian
Church Affiliation:
Christian
Veteran: National Guard
Veteran:
National Guard
Public Service: Livestock & Poultry Commisison 1978-83; Ward Chamb
Public Service:
Livestock & Poultry Commisison 1978-83; Ward Chamb


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION TO THE TERMINATION OF LEASES FOR FACILITY VENDORS IN CERTAIN STATE BUILDINGS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CRIMINAL CODE TO ADD A NEW CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD.
TO ESTABLISH THE APPLICATION FEES AND RENEWAL FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM AGE FOR HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES FROM 16 TO 19 YEARS OLD, OR TO AGE 22 YEARS OLD IF THE PERSON IS ENROLLED IN COLLEGE AND CREATE A BANK FISHING LICENSE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF THE SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT-WEST TO APPOINT DRUG TASK FORCE OFFICERS TO SERVE AS INVESTIGATORS FOR THE PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE.
THE FAMILY PRESERVATION ACT.
TO ALLOW LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO PAY ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES FOR HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS FOR COVERAGE UNDER A SPOUSE'S EMPLOYER'S HEALTH INSURANCE.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE UAMS TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE AGE AT WHICH UNBORN BABIES BEGIN TO FEEL PAIN AND THE AMOUNT OF PAIN INFLICTED ON UNBORN BABIES BY VARIOUS ABORTION METHODS USED IN ARKANSAS
TO CHANGE THE RATE OF EARNING SERVICE CREDIT FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS UNDER THE PERS TO THE SAME RATE AS REGULAR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.
TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT-EAST TO THE SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT AND THE NAME OF THE SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT-WEST TO THE TWENTY-THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
TO ELIMINATE THE NON-CONTRIBUTORY OPTION FOR MOST NEW MEMBERS AND TO ALLOW A ONE-TIME IRREVOCABLE CHOICE FOR ACTIVE MEMBERS OF THE TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 11, CHAPTER 10, CITED AS THE ARKANSAS EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW.
AN ACT TO DECREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE BID BOND FOR PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS.
TO DENY PARTICIPATION IN PRISON FURLOUGH PROGRAMS TO PERSONS CONVICTED OF MURDER IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
TO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FROM PLACING ANY CHILD WITH ANY ADOPTIVE OR FOSTER PARENT WHO IS A HOMOSEXUAL.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 22-9-204; SUBCONTRACTORS LISTING.
REQUESTING THE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION STUDY THE PROBLEM OF BEAVER OVERPOPULATION IN ARKANSAS AND INITIATE A BEAVER CONTROL PROGRAM.
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.
DECLARING APRIL 8,1999 AS ‘CATHEDRAL QUARTET DAY’ IN ARKANSAS.
RECOGNIZING DECEMBER 19 OF EACH YEAR AS ‘AFRICAN-AMERICAN DAY' IN ARKANSAS.
REQUESTING A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE AGE AT WHICH UNBORN BABIES BEGIN TO FEEL PAIN; AND THE AMOUNT OF PAIN INFLICTED ON UNBORN BABIES BY EACH ABORTION METHOD USED IN ARKANSAS.
TO REQUEST THAT THE HOUSE INTERIM COMMITTEE ON STATE AGENCIES AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS STUDY THE AMOUNT OF EXCESS PROPERTY BELONGING TO THE STATE.
REQUESTING THE APPROPRIATE HOUSE INTERIM COMMITTEE TO A STUDY OF THE IMPACT THAT LAND SALES TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES HAVE ON THE LOCAL SCHOOL TAX BASE AND RECOMMEND ANY PROPOSED LEGISLATION.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE CAPITAL GAINS TAX FOR TAXABLE YEAR 1999 AND TO ABOLISH THE TAX FOR TAXABLE YEARS THEREAFTER.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-51-503 PERTAINING TO THE TAX CREDIT FOR DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED CHILDREN
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
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 PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS LICENSE PLATES.
AMENDING A.C.A. § 6-17-106 TO PROVIDE THAT INSULT OR ABUSE OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE WHILE THE EMPLOYEE IS PERFORMING REGULAR OR ASSIGNED SCHOOL RESPONSIBILITIES IS A MISDEMEANOR.
TO CREATE A COLLEGE OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PROPERTY TAXPAYER BILL OF RIGHTS.
TO GRANT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL IMMUNITY TO THE OWNER OF A FIREARM FOR INJURIES OR DAMAGES CAUSED BY THE UNAUTHORIZED USE OF A FIREARM WITHOUT THE OWNER’S KNOWLEDGE OR CONSENT.
TO PERMIT EMPLOYEES OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING TO PARTICIPATE IN DISASTER VOLUNTEER SERVICE UNDER THE DISASTER SERVICE VOLUNTEER ACT.
REQUIRING PHYSICIANS TO COMMUNICATE SUFFICIENT INFORMATION BEFORE TERMINATING PREGNANCIES SO THAT PATIENTS CAN GIVE AN INFORMED CONSENT TO THE PROCEDURE.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AN INTERNET USE POLICY FOR SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 24-11-301 CONCERNING THE APPROPRIATION OF INSURANCE PREMIUM TAXES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION OF ANHYDROUS AMMONIA IN UNLAWFUL CONTAINERS.
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 FREEDOM OF CHOICE AMONG HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS ACT.
TO PREEMPT LOCAL UNITS OF GOVERNMENT FROM FILING LAWSUITS AGAINST FIREARM AND AMMUNITION MANUFACTURERS FOR DAMAGES FROM THE LAWFUL SALE OF FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION TO THE PUBLIC.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-211 PERTAINING TO THE DELIVERY OF ELECTION SUPPLIES; TO REQUIRE PERMANENT INK TO BE USED FOR THOSE ELECTION BALLOTS TO BE COUNTED BY HAND.
ARKANSAS HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 1999.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS CONVICTED OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER SHALL NOT BE GRANTED FURLOUGHS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.
TO REQUIRE RESTITUTION FOR THEFT OF SERVICES WHICH INVOLVE PUBLIC UTILITIES AND TO ENHANCE THE PENALTIES WHERE THE THEFT RESULTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING AMUSEMENT DEVICES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR A DENTAL POINT OF SERVICE OPTION IN HEALTH CARE PLANS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 5-73-103 TO PROHIBIT PERSONS ADJUDICATED JUVENILE DELINQUENTS FROM OWNING OR POSSESSING FIREARMS.
AN ACT CONCERNING GUN SAFETY EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS.
TO PROHIBIT AN INCREASE IN CERTAIN TAX RATES OR FEES EXCEPT ON A 3/5 VOTE; TO PREVENT A DECREASE IN ANY TAX RATE EXCEPT ON A MAJORITY VOTE; TO PROHIBIT REMOVING A TAX EXEMPTION EXCEPT ON A 3/5 VOTE.
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.
PETITIONING THE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO PROPOSE A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT GIVING STATES FULL RIGHTS TO REGULATE OR PROHIBIT ABORTION.
URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO REMOVE OFFICIAL PROHIBITIONS AND DETERRENTS TO THE SALE OF AMERICAN FARM PRODUCTS TO CUBA.
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
REGULATING STATE EMPLOYMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES REGARDING THEIR ENTERING INTO GRANTS, CONTRACTS OR LEASES WITH THE STATE.
PERFORMANCE-BASED PROGRAM BUDGETING AND STRATEGIC PLANNING PILOT PROGRAM
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 22-2-108 PERTAINING TO LEASING FEES.
AN ACT TO REVISE THE ARKANSAS PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PUBLIC ASSISTANCE REFORM ACT.