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Representative John Payton (R)

P. O. Box 181, Wilburn, 72179

Representative John Payton (R)
Phone: 501-362-5815
Phone:
District: 64
District:
64
Seniority: 38
Seniority:
38
Occupation: Auctioneer/Car Dealer
Occupation:
Auctioneer/Car Dealer
Church Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Southern Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
CONCERNING THE RIGHTS OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MANDATORY SEAT BELT USE; TO MAKE A VIOLATION OF THE MANDATORY SEAT BELT USE LAW A SECONDARY OFFENSE FOR ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
TO AMEND THE UNIFORM MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION, CERTIFICATE OF TITLE, AND ANTITHEFT ACT, § 27-14-101 ET SEQ.
TO AMEND CERTAIN DEFINITIONS USED IN THE UNIFORM MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION, CERTIFICATE OF TITLE, AND ANTITHEFT ACT.
TO AMEND THE LICENSING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR AUCTIONEERS; AND; TO PROVIDE FOR A FOUR-YEAR AUCTIONEER'S LICENSE.
TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW ENACTED BY INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE FEES FOR WASTE TIRES; TO REQUIRE PAYMENT OF WASTE TIRE FEES FOR NEW CAR TIRES; AND TO REQUIRE PAYMENT OF WASTE TIRE FEES BY DEALERS MOUNTING TIRES SOLD AT OTHER LOCATIONS AND FLEET OWNERS.
TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS RECEIVING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND WHO WINS A LOTTERY PRIZE SHALL REIMBURSE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
RECOGNIZING THE CAREER AND EXCELLENT SERVICE OF MR. LENNON JONES WITH THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST.
THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION FROM DISMEMBERMENT ABORTION ACT.
TO AMEND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 2000, ALSO KNOWN AS THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS ACT, TO REDUCE THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAITING LIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO RESTRICT PURCHASES USING FOOD STAMP BENEFITS; AND TO REQUIRE RECIPIENTS OF FOOD STAMPS TO SHOW IDENTIFICATION TO USE FOOD STAMP BENEFITS.
CONCERNING CRIMINAL VICTIM NOTIFICATION; AND CONCERNING THE RELEASE OF A PERSON WHO COMMITTED A CRIMINAL ACT AND WAS ADJUDICATED TO HAVE A MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT.
TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF VOTER REGISTRATION WHEN VOTING; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES TARGETING A CURRENT OR FORMER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, FIRST RESPONDER, OR HIS OR HER FAMILY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW AN OUT-OF-STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO FOLLOW A VEHICLE INTO ARKANSAS TO INVESTIGATE A FELONY OR THE OPERATION OF A VEHICLE WHILE THE DRIVER IS INTOXICATED, IMPAIRED, OR UNDER THE INFLUENCE.
TO CREATE A FOUR-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE AWARDING OF EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS; TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PARENTAL EMPOWERMENT FOR EDUCATION CHOICE ACT OF 2017.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO PRIORITIZE SPENDING WITH THE DEPARTMENT AND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO FULLY FUND HOME- AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
TO AMEND THE GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE OR SEPARATION UNDER THE COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT OF 2001; AND TO ADD EMOTIONAL ABUSE AS A GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE AND SEPARATION UNDER THE COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT OF 2001.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016 REGARDING LOCAL REGULATIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
HONOR ARKANSAS VETERANS ACT OF 2017.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO PROHIBIT THE SMOKING OF MARIJUANA IN ANY LOCATION IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND LAWS RELEVANT TO UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND UNEMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY.
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING UNLAWFUL ABORTIONS; TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE OF DENIAL, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF A HEALTH FACILITIES SERVICE LICENSE; AND TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING ABORTION CLINICS.
TO ESTABLISH THE STOLEN VALOR ACT.
TO REDUCE THE INCOME TAX RATES APPLICABLE TO INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES USING REVENUES DERIVED FROM SALES AND USE TAX FROM SELLERS THAT DO NOT HAVE A PHYSICAL PRESENCE IN THE STATE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW COUNTIES TO BURN STORM DEBRIS BASED ON COUNTY-DECLARED DISASTER EMERGENCIES.
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING THE DISPOSITION OF FETAL REMAINS.
TO AMEND THE DATES OF THE GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION AND PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; TO AMEND THE TIME PERIOD FOR FILING AS A CANDIDATE FOR A PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO AMEND THE TIME FOR THE FISCAL SESSION.
TO AMEND THE DATES OF THE GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION AND PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; TO AMEND THE TIME PERIOD FOR FILING AS A CANDIDATE FOR A PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO AMEND THE TIME FOR THE FISCAL SESSION.
TO CREATE THE LOCAL FOOD, FARMS, AND JOBS ACT.
TO REQUIRE THAT BIRTH CERTIFICATES LIST THE BIOLOGICAL SEX OF AN INDIVIDUAL AS DETERMINED AT BIRTH; AND TO PROHIBIT AMENDMENT OF A BIRTH CERTIFICATE TO CHANGE THE BIOLOGICAL SEX LISTED ON A BIRTH CERTIFICATE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SPEED LIMITS.
TO REENACT CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW TO PROVIDE THAT MARRIAGE SHALL BE ONLY BETWEEN A MAN AND A WOMAN.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT.
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE TRUE CAMPUS CARRY ACT; AND CONCERNING THE ABILITY TO CARRY A HANDGUN ON A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS BY A PERSON WHO HAS A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE.
TO ALLOW MEDIGAP COVERAGE, ALSO KNOWN AS MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT INSURANCE, TO BE PURCHASED IN ARKANSAS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO ARE UNDER SIXTY-FIVE (65) YEARS OF AGE; AND TO REQUIRE AN AMENDMENT TO RULE 27.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING DEATH AND PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY CLAIMS UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ETHICS VIOLATIONS BY CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS; TO PROHIBIT CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS FROM SOLICITING OR ACCEPTING LOANS FROM LOBBYISTS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 19, SECTION 30.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "MARRIAGE".
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT LIMITING CONTINGENCY FEES AND AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES; AND CHANGING THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SUPREME COURT REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE.
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EVERY HUMAN BEING IS ENTITLED TO THE RIGHT TO LIFE.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ENERGY - JOINT