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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: 25
Seniority:
25
Occupation: Auctioneer
Occupation:
Auctioneer
Church Affiliation: Grace Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Grace Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017, Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore 2019
Public Service:
First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017, Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore 2019


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE EXEMPTION TO LICENSURE BY THE VETERINARY MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD FOR CHIROPRACTORS PERFORMING CHIROPRACTIC UPON ANIMALS.
TO AMEND CERTAIN DEFINITIONS USED IN THE MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION, CERTIFICATE OF TITLE, AND ANTITHEFT ACT.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO ELIMINATE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS, AND SEMITRAILERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PROCESS OF PROVIDING REDEMPTION DEEDS BY THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS; AND TO EXPAND THE FORMS OF ACCEPTABLE PAYMENT.
TO REGULATE THE ADMINISTRATION OF REAL PROPERTY OF THE STATE.
TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS FOR THE REDEMPTION OF LAND CERTIFIED TO THE STATE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FEES COLLECTED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS TO SET ADEQUATE RATES, FEES, AND CHARGES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION ACT.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING EQUINE MASSAGE; AND TO EXEMPT EQUINE MASSAGE THERAPY FROM LICENSURE BY THE VETERINARY MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD.
TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR A MANDATORY COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT FOR AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE TO HAVE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY.
TO CREATE THE KEEP ARKANSANS WORKING ACT OF 2019; AND TO ENSURE THAT DEFAULT OR DELINQUENT STUDENT LOANS OR SCHOLARSHIPS DO NOT RESULT IN SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF A LICENSE.
TO CREATE THE GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2019.
TO CREATE THE PROHIBITION OF PUBLIC FUNDING OF HUMAN CLONING AND DESTRUCTIVE EMBRYO RESEARCH ACT.
TO ALLOW FOR EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME; TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF TIME FOR RECESS; AND TO CONSIDER SUPERVISION DURING UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME AS INSTRUCTIONAL.
TO CREATE A UNIFORM SECURITY PROTOCOL FOR CERTAIN ARKANSAS PUBLIC EVENTS; AND TO CREATE A COMMITTEE TO STUDY AND RECOMMEND SECURITY PROTOCOLS FOR CERTAIN PUBLIC EVENTS.
TO CREATE THE PERINATAL PALLIATIVE CARE INFORMATION ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES; AND TO REQUIRE UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES TO APPEAR ON THE BALLOT.
TO ELIMINATE THE WAITING LIST FOR THE ALTERNATIVE COMMUNITY SERVICES WAIVER PROGRAM, ALSO KNOWN AS THE "DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAIVER".
TO REQUIRE REPORTS UNDER THE TRANSFORMATION AND EFFICIENCIES ACT OF 2019 INCLUDING SAVINGS REPORTS.
REQUIRING TRAINING OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OVERDOSE AND THE ROLE OF NALOXONE.
TO GRADUALLY DEDICATE THE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING NURSING LICENSURES.
TO AMEND THE CONSTRUCTION MANAGER-GENERAL CONTRACTOR METHOD OF PROCUREMENT PILOT PROGRAM.
CONCERNING A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SCOPE OF WHERE A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY CARRY AND POSSESS A HANDGUN.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO REQUIRE ALL OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS TO BE RECORDED.
TO RECOGNIZE THAT ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN IS A SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM; TO COMMEND THE IMPORTANT WORK BEING DONE TO COMBAT THE PROBLEM; AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 11, 2019, AS “CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER DAY”.
COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS CHAPTER OF THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION AND PROCLAIMING FEBRUARY 26, 2019, AS ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS DAY.
TO CONGRATULATE THE MOUNTAIN VIEW LADY YELLOW JACKETS FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN LIFE PROTECTION ACT; AND TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN.
TO ESTABLISH THE FORMING OPEN AND ROBUST UNIVERSITY MINDS (FORUM) ACT.
TO AMEND THE LICENSURE OF CERTAIN PROFESSIONS LICENSED BY THE ARKANSAS BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN COUNSELING.
TO REDUCE THE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN; AND TO REDUCE THE FEE TO RENEW A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR A MANDATORY COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT FOR AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE TO HAVE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY.
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING ABORTION FACILITIES AND ABORTION REPORTING; TO AMEND THE BORN-ALIVE INFANT PROTECTION LAWS; AND TO REQUIRE AN ADDITIONAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT UNDER THE WOMAN'S RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT.
TO AMEND THE TAXABLE WAGE BASE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
TO REGULATE THE ADMINISTRATION OF REAL PROPERTY OF THE STATE AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE.
TO DESIGNATE THE SMALLMOUTH BASS AS THE OFFICIAL GAME FISH OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.

Committees

Committees