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Representative Tracy Pennartz (D)

P. O. Box 10441, Fort Smith, 72917

Representative Tracy Pennartz (D)
Phone: 479-285-4800
Phone:
District: 65
District:
65
Seniority: 22
Seniority:
22
Occupation: Healthcare Consulting & Management
Occupation:
Healthcare Consulting & Management
Church Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Church Affiliation:
Roman Catholic
Veteran: U.S. Navy 1967-1970 - Vietnam Era
Veteran:
U.S. Navy 1967-1970 - Vietnam Era
Public Service: First Term in House 2007, 2009, 2011
Public Service:
First Term in House 2007, 2009, 2011


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ESTABLISH AN INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS AND TO ESTABLISH AN EMERGENCY.
TO PREVENT STATE EMPLOYEES CONVICTED OF THEFT OF PROPERTY AGAINST THE EMPLOYER FROM DRAWING STATE RETIREMENT BENEFITS BASED ON THE MONTHS IN WHICH THE THEFT OCCURRED AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO EXEMPT FROM SALES AND USE TAX THE ARKANSAS-OKLAHOMA REGIONAL EDUCATION AND PROMOTION ASSOCIATION, INC.
TO CLARIFY THE DEPARTMENTS OF THE SEBASTIAN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.
TO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION OF REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIPS; TO REGULATE REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIPS; AND TO REGULATE THE FUNDING OF REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIPS.
TO HONOR THE UNITED STATES MARSHALS AND THEIR ROLE IN ARKANSAS HISTORY AND TO SUPPORT THE UNITED STATES MARSHALS MUSEUM IN FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS.
TO ENCOURAGE THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT THE MAINTENANCE, FUNDING, AND COMPLETION OF THE TWELVE-FOOT CHANNEL ON THE ARKANSAS RIVER.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE BOARD OF COLLECTION AGENCIES.
TO AMEND CERTAIN DEFINITIONS USED IN THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT ACT.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ACT TO INCLUDE NATURAL GAS PUBLIC UTILITIES; TO ALLOW BIOFUEL TO SATISFY THE PUBLIC UTILITY'S ENERGY EFFICIENCY OR CONSERVATION GOALS.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO AMENDMENT NO. 73, SECTION 2 TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO LIMIT THE TOTAL NUMBER OF YEARS A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY SERVE.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CAPITAL GAINS REDUCTION ACT OF 2011.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SALES OF REAL PROPERTY UNDER JUDICIAL DECREES AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
THE ATHLETE AGENT REFORM ACT OF 2011.
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF FALSE ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS; REQUIRE ACCREDITATION FOR SOME POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS BEFORE RECEIVING CERTIFICATION FROM THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO ENSURE THAT MISSING CHILD INFORMATION WILL BE ENTERED INTO THE MISSING PERSONS INFORMATION CLEARINGHOUSE.
TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT COTTAGE FOOD OPERATIONS, FARMERS' MARKETS, AND OTHER SIMILAR FOOD SALES ENTITIES FROM PERMITS REQUIREMENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MAKE ILLEGAL THE DEFRAUDING OF PROSPECTIVE ADOPTIVE PARENTS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER - ARKANSAS REAL-TIME SCRAP METAL LOGBOOK EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION STATEWIDE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF VOLUNTEERISM - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY CAMP COUCHDALE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - STATEWIDE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND ENERGY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - STATE FAIR AND LIVESTOCK SHOW GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT- LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH, BOREHAM LIBRARY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO EXPAND THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY; TO STRENGTHEN THE COURSE TRANSFER SYSTEM AND ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE COMMON COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM FOR POSTSECONDARY COURSES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT CERTAIN HEALTH FACILITIES MAKE DATA ON INFECTIONS AVAILABLE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
TO CREATE STATE DISTRICT COURTS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS GREAT PLACES PROGRAM.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND WITHIN THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND COMMITTEE.
TO PLACE THE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS IN RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES ADMINISTERED BY THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES UNDER THE AUTHORITY AND ORGANIZATION OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN WHICH THE FACILITY IS LOCATED.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SERVICE ON A COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS.
A TEMPORARY ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR STATE HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES AND COUNTY AND CITY ROADS, BRIDGES AND OTHER SURFACE TRANSPORTATION WITH STATE REVENUES SECURING FOUR-LANE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND IMPROVEMENT BONDS
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT FEE LEVIED ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO AMEND THE SCHEDULE VI SUBSTANCES REGARDING DRUGS IN THE CRIMINAL CODE AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY AND SLOW CORRECTIONS GROWTH.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE FOUNDING OF THE GIRL SCOUTS ON MARCH 12, 1912.

Committees

Committees