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Representative James Norton

3132 Bolin Hill Road, Harrison, 72601

Representative James Norton
Phone: 870-743-1599
Phone:
District: 85
District:
85
Seniority: 43
Seniority:
43
Occupation: Cattleman
Occupation:
Cattleman
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Valley Springs School Board; House 2003, 2005
Public Service:
Valley Springs School Board; House 2003, 2005


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE STATE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT BENEFITS.
AN ACT FOR NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE AND EQUIPMENT UPGRADES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE BOONE COUNTY SENIOR CENTER IN BOONE COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND RELATED ENTITIES IN BOONE COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CLAUDE PARISH RADIATION THERAPY INSTITUTE IN BOONE COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PROTECT PRIVACY WITH REGARD TO NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM ENFORCEMENT.
TO REQUIRE DISCLOSURE OF CERTAIN PHARMACEUTICAL MARKETING PRACTICES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW TO RAISE THE AMOUNT FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO CAMPAIGNS FROM ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000) TO TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS ($2,000).
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE BOONE COUNTY SENIOR CENTER FOR PURCHASE OF A VAN GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - VARIOUS FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN BOONE COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - HARRISON FIRE DEPARTMENT IN BOONE COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CLAUDE PARRISH RADIATION THERAPY INSTITUTE IN HARRISON, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS AT THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 7 AND HIGHWAY 206 IN BOONE COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. RICHARD HUDSON AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. F. SHERIDAN GARRISON AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. WILLIAM BROWNING KING GLADDEN AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. DOYLE DENNIS HICKMAN AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE INCOME TAX SURCHARGE BEGINNING WITH TAX YEAR 2005.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE PARENTAL CONSENT BEFORE PERFORMING AN ABORTION ON A MINOR.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE FORTY (40) MINUTES OF VISUAL ART AND FORTY (40) MINUTES OF MUSIC FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES ONE THROUGH SIX (1-6).
AN ACT TO PERMIT THE ACCELERATION OF INCOME TAX BENEFITS FOR CHARITABLE CASH CONTRIBUTIONS FOR RELIEF OF INDIAN OCEAN TSUNAMI VICTIMS.
THE SCHOOL TEXTBOOK MARRIAGE PROTECTION ACT.
AN ACT TO REMOVE PORTIONS OF THE UPPER WHITE RIVER WATERSHED FROM NUTRIENT SURPLUS AREA DESIGNATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GIFT OF LIFE ACT.
TO ALLOW A TEACHER TO EARN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDIT FOR TIME REQUIRED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR TO PLAN AND PREPARE A CURRICULUM AND OTHER INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL FOR HIS OR HER ASSIGNED CLASSES.
THE ARKANSAS LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY CONTRACT PROTECTION ACT.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE STATE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR ENLISTED ARMED SERVICES MEMBERS.
TO PROHIBIT CANCELLATION 0F INSURANCE, PREMIUM INCREASES, AND NEGATIVE RISK RATINGS WHEN AN INSURED IS NOT AT FAULT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - FIRE DEPARTMENTS - CARROLL AND BOONE COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CARROLL COUNTY SENIOR CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITY OF ALPENA - RENOVATIONS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO REFORM THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURAL MARKETING GRANTS FUND TO ORIGINAL INTENTS AND PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSES THAT MAY BE TAUGHT ALONG WITH ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES IN HIGH SCHOOLS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR ACCURATE INSTITUTIONAL ADVICE FOR UNIVERSITY COURSE WORK AND DEGREE COMPLETION.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BY AMENDING VARIOUS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS TO MAKE THEM MORE CONDUCIVE TO THE GROWTH OF HIGH-PAYING JOBS AND THE EXPANSION OF THE TAX BASE IN ARKANSAS.
TO PROVIDE FOR A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR QUALIFIED MUSEUMS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE AN ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARSHIP TO A STUDENT IN EACH OF THE SEVENTY-FIVE (75) COUNTIES IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE A TAX REFUND FOR THE SALE OF BIODIESEL MIXTURE.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS TITLE INSURANCE AND ESCROW AGENTS RECOVERY FUND; TO INCREASE THE SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS TITLE INSURANCE AGENTS' LICENSING BOARD.
TO ESTABLISH A COMMERCIAL BAIT AND ORNAMENTAL FISH PROGRAM UNDER THE STATE PLANT BOARD.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RIGHT TO FARM.
TO PROHIBIT INTERFERENCE WITH STUDENT- LED AND STUDENT-INITIATED PRAYERS AT PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNCTIONS WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
URGING THE PRESIDENT AND THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO REOPEN AND PROTECT FOREIGN MARKETS FOR AMERICAN BEEF.
TO REQUEST THE PRESIDENT TO REASSESS THE IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE TO THE NATION AND TO ARKANSAS.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 2 OF AMENDMENT 73 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO AUTHORIZE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO SERVE ADDITIONAL TERMS AFTER A BREAK IN SERVICE.
COMMENDING MR. CHARLES E. KNOX.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO CONTROL THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN PRECURSOR INGREDIENTS UTILIZED TO MANUFACTURE METHAMPHETAMINE.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE PHYSICAL EDUCATION COURSE CREDIT FOR PARTICIPATION IN SCHOOL SPORTS ACTIVITIES.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE INCOME TAX SURCHARGE BEGINNING WITH TAX YEAR 2005.
TO PROVIDE THAT FACT SHEETS ON BOND ISSUES BE SENT TO THE DIVISION OF LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.
TO REQUIRE THE PAYMENT OF AUDIT INVESTIGATION COSTS FOR THE THEFT OF PUBLIC FUNDS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - VALLEY SPRINGS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT IN BOONE COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - BOONE COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE - MULTIPURPOSE BUILDING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION COMMISSION - DEMONSTRATION PROJECT - PROAGRI ACTIVATOR PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF DR. FAY W. BOOZMAN AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.

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