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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: 62
Seniority:
62
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
Public Service:
First Term in House 2007, 2009


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE NURSING STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM AND TO PROMOTE TEACHING IN NURSING EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
CONCERNING OFFICERS IN A CITY ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT.
TO EXPAND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS EARLY CHILDHOOD COMMISSION.
TO ESTABLISH AN INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
TO ESTABLISH AN INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
AMENDING ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING CHARITABLE BINGO AND RAFFLES.
CONCERNING COUNTY RECORDERS.
TO IMPROVE DENTAL HEALTH AMONG PATIENTS AND TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF DENTAL HYGIENISTS IN FACILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF INMATES COMMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION AND TO ENSURE THAT ORDERS BY MEDICAL PROVIDERS FOR RESTRICTIONS ON WORK BY INMATES ARE FOLLOWED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - REVENUE SERVICES DIVISION - REFUNDS AND REIMBURSEMENTS - CHARITABLE BINGO AND RAFFLES APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH - PROPERTY ACQUISITION, NEW FACILITY DESIGN, LIBRARY CONSTRUCTION AND PARKING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MENTAL HEALTH PARITY ACT, 23-99-501 ET SEQ. AND TO MAKE CERTAIN AMENDMENTS TO THE ACT CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW.
TO AMEND THE PENALTY FOR TIMBER THEFT.
ENDORSING THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB CANINE GOOD CITIZEN PROGRAM AND SUPPORTING ITS EFFORT TO PROMOTE RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH - BOREHAM LIBRARY FACILITY UPGRADE, RENOVATION AND EXPANSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CoSponsor
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE ON THE EFFECT OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING FOR MEN FORTY (40) YEARS OF AGE AND OVER.
AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - MANAGEMENT SERVICES DIVISION - ACHIEVING PARITY BETWEEN STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
TO INCREASE THE TAX ON CIGARETTES AND CERTAIN TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO PAY THE COMMISSION TO THE STAMP DEPUTIES FOR CERTAIN CIGARETTE TAXES.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT MILITARY RETIRED PAY FROM INCOME TAX.
AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTED OFFICIALS WHO ARE CALLED TO ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY.
TO ALLOW THE SPOUSE OF AN ARKANSAS STATE POLICE OFFICER TO PURCHASE THE OFFICER'S SERVICE SHOTGUN.
TO PROTECT CONSUMERS OF MOTOR VEHICLES FROM EXPOSURE TO TOXIC CHEMICALS; TO AUTHORIZE PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS TO DESTROY OR SELL FOR SCRAP METAL A MOTOR VEHICLE IN WHICH METHAMPHETAMINE HAS BEEN MANUFACTURED.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE GROSS RECEIPTS AND COMPENSATING USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF A NEW OR USED MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER.
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE OF ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS AND THE REGISTRATION OF CLINICAL ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE COUNSELOR SUPERVISORS.
TO PROVIDE INCREASES OF FINES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES AND VIOLATIONS; TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR COUNTY JAILS; TO AUTHORIZE A LEVY TO DEFRAY THE COST OF INCARCERATING COUNTY PRISONERS; AND TO AUTHORIZE DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS.
TO INCREASE DISTRICT COURT FILING FEES; ESTABLISH ADDITIONAL PILOT STATE DISTRICT COURT JUDGESHIPS; CONSOLIDATE CITY COURTS WITH DISTRICT COURTS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
TO IMPROVE THE LOCAL CONTROL OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BY ALLOWING FOR AN ALTERNATIVE FORMATION OF A SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCRAP METAL DEALERS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - PLANT BOARD - BOLL WEEVIL ERADICATION PROGRAM LONG TERM DEBT - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND A CIVIL SERVICE STATUTE FOR POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
PROHIBITING THE RELEASE OF THE IDENTITIES OR OTHER INFORMATION CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEES.
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY EXEMPTING FROM THE STATE SALES TAX FUEL AND ENERGY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
THE ARKIDS FIRST IMPROVEMENT ACT.
TO REQUIRE PERSONS WHO VIOLATE ORDERS OF PROTECTION TO PAY FOR AND WEAR GLOBAL POSITIONING DEVICES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND ENERGY GRANTS 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 - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION 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 PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY 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 UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION STATEWIDE GRANTS TO VIOLENCE SHELTERS/CRISIS & ADVOCACY 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 DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - STATEWIDE 2-1-1 INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SYSTEM 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 HEALTH - SKIN CANCER EDUCATION 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 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO ISSUE GOLD STAR FAMILY SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
TO AMEND THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE ACT OF 2005 TO ALLOW RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES TO OBTAIN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR NOMINAL FEES.
THE WILDLIFE OBSERVATION TRAILS PILOT PROGRAM.
THE WILDLIFE RECREATION FACILITIES PILOT PROGRAM.
TO ESTABLISH AN ACADEMIC FACILITIES REVIEW BOARD AND TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR A HEARING ON ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROJECTS.
AN ACT TO INCREASE DEATH BENEFITS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE THE PECAN AS THE OFFICIAL NUT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO ESTABLISH A SYSTEM OF EDUCATION WITHIN THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES.
TO ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES BY ALLOWING A TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE METHOD FOR CALCULATING TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ATTENDANCE AT NATIONAL OR REGIONAL CONFERENCES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CYBERINFRASTRUCTURE TASK FORCE.
CONCERNING DEATH BENEFITS FOR COVERED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
THE ARKANSAS COLLEGE AND WORKFORCE READINESS ACCELERATION ACT.
TO CREATE THE REFUND ANTICIPATION LOAN ACT.
WALT'S LAW: TO ALLOW FOR THE CRYOGENIC TREATMENT THE HYPOGYCGOUDOLEBOISM SYSTEM.
COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP).
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.
CoSponsor for Senate
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD TUITION INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT.
TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR THE MONTHLY FERTILIZER TONNAGE REPORTS AND TO CLARIFY THAT THE FEES ARE TO BE DEPOSITED IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, DIVISION OF AGRICULTURE, SOIL TESTING AND RESEARCH FUND.
AN ACT TO LEVY AN ASSESSMENT FEE ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
AN ACT CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES AND RELATED OFFENSES AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
TO PROHIBIT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF AN ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICT IF THE RESULTING SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE LARGER THAN ONE THOUSAND SQUARE MILES (1,000 SQ. MI.).
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009.
A RESOLUTION REGARDING TRANSITIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY.
RECOMMENDING THAT A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF FUNDING FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BE COMMITTED TO COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION OF I-49 BETWEEN TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS, AND FT. SMITH, ARKANSAS.
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.

Committees

Committees