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Representative Mathew W. Pitsch (R)

11215 Vista Ridge Court, Fort Smith, 72916

Representative Mathew W. Pitsch (R)
Phone: 479-883-2072
Phone:
District: 76
District:
76
Seniority: 91
Seniority:
91
Occupation: Engineer
Occupation:
Engineer
Church Affiliation: Lutheran
Church Affiliation:
Lutheran
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First Term House 2015, Majority Leader 2016
Public Service:
First Term House 2015, Majority Leader 2016


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR A LESSEE OF AN INTERMODAL AUTHORITY IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO RE-ESTABLISH THE LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON INTERMODAL TRANSPORTATION AND COMMERCE.
TO INCLUDE THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF “CLAIMANT AGENCY” FOR THE PURPOSE OF OBTAINING A SETOFF AGAINST STATE TAX REFUNDS FOR DEBTS OWED TO THE STATE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS TO EXCHANGE OR TRANSFER HIGHWAYS WITH COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES.
TO CREATE AN UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CONTRIBUTION CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS THAT HIRE CERTAIN PERSONS RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
TO ALLOW THE IMPORTATION, TRANSPORT, AND POSSESSION OF WILDLIFE CARCASSES ORIGINATING OUTSIDE OF ARKANSAS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS RAIL DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM; TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS RAIL DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM FUND; AND TO DEDICATE CERTAIN PROPERTY TAXES TO RAIL DEVELOPMENT.
CONCERNING PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES FOR A DESIGN-BUILD NEW CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT WITH THE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION DEPARTMENT.
TO REPEAL THE PUBLICATION REQUIREMENT FOR RULES AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF A VEHICLE MILES TRAVELED TAX TO ADDRESS DECLINING FUEL TAX REVENUES.
TO PROVIDE FOR TAX EXEMPTIONS RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A CITY PARK.
REQUESTING THAT THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION STUDY THE CREATION OF AN INTERSTATE COMPACT FOR COMMERCE AMONG STATES BENEFITTING FROM AND PARTICIPATING IN THE MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM.
TO HONOR THE UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE ON ITS 225TH ANNIVERSARY; AND TO EXPRESS SUPPORT FOR THE CONTINUING EFFORTS TO BUILD THE U.S. MARSHALS MUSEUM IN FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO REGULATE PROCUREMENTS FOR WATER, WASTEWATER, AND STORM WATER DRAINAGE PROJECTS.
CoSponsor
CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING.
TO ALLOW A PERSON EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WHO IS OR WAS IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES TO RECEIVE A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID - ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX APPLICABLE TO CAPITAL GAINS.
TO REDUCE THE FEE FOR A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE; AND TO CREATE A LIFETIME CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE.
TO AMEND THE MAXIMUM BENEFIT PERIOD AND WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
TO REVISE AND UPDATE LAWS FOR THE EFFICIENT OPERATION OF THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON CERTAIN PUBLIC PROPERTY AS WELL AS IN CERTAIN PUBLICLY MAINTAINED PARKING LOTS BY A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE.
CONCERNING COUNTY JAIL REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE HOUSING OF INMATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF FEES AND FINES RELATED TO FERAL HOGS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RESIDENT DEPREDATION PERMIT TO HUNT AND TRAP FERAL HOGS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR PERMITTING OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS, RETURNING MILITARY VETERANS, AND SPOUSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE PRODUCTION CONTRACT ARBITRATION PROCEDURE ACT; AND TO PROVIDE AN ARBITRATION PROCESS FOR DISPUTES BETWEEN GROWERS AND CONTRACTORS RELATING TO A PRODUCTION CONTRACT.
TO EXPRESS SUPPORT OF THE FEDERAL TRANSFER OF PUBLIC LANDS TO THE WESTERN STATES OF THE UNITED STATES; AND TO URGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENGAGE IN GOOD FAITH EFFORTS TO COORDINATE THE TRANSFER OF TITLE TO THE WESTERN STATES.
TO RECOGNIZE THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF ARKANSAS FOR THEIR VALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE YOUNG PEOPLE OF ARKANSAS AND TO CONGRATULATE THE 2015 ARKANSAS STATE YOUTH OF THE YEAR CANDIDATES.
TO RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTERS IN ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWELVE (K-12) AGRICULTURE SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE A COMPREHENSIVE STATEWIDE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM; TO COORDINATE VARIOUS WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE AN OFFICE OF SKILLS DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO IMPROVE THE FAIRNESS OF TAX ADMINISTRATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; TO ALLOW A PUBLIC UTILITY TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY OF CERTAIN ENTITIES; AND TO CLARIFY THE IMPACT OF AN EXEMPTION BY A PUBLIC UTILITY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - U.S. MARSHAL MUSEUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH - MATH/SCIENCE BUILDING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SOFT DRINK TAX ACT; AND TO AMEND THE CALCULATION OF TAXES ON SOFT DRINK SYRUP AND SIMPLE SYRUP.
TO PROMOTE FAIR AND EQUITABLE ALLOCATION OF LIABILITY IN CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT; TO REPEAL THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES OVERSIGHT BOARD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
COMBINING THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED AND BOATING WHILE INTOXICATED; CONCERNING THE OMNIBUS DWI ACT, THE UNDERAGE DUI LAW, SUSPENSIONS OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND VEHICLE REGISTRATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION; TO ENACT THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

Committees

Committees