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Representative Roger Smith

302 Ouachita, Hot Springs, 71901

Representative Roger Smith
Phone: 501-321-1781
Phone:
District: 32
District:
32
Seniority: 49
Seniority:
49
Occupation: Owner, Insurance Agency
Occupation:
Owner, Insurance Agency
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Garland County Quorum Court; House 1999
Public Service:
Garland County Quorum Court; House 1999


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO CREATE THE POLICEMEN'S PENSION SUPPLEMENT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO RETIRED POLICE OFFICERS AND SURVIVORS.
TO PROVIDE A WAIVER OF THE EARNINGS LIMITATIONS UNDER THE TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO EXTEND THE TIME FOR STAFF MEMBERS OF TECHNICAL COLLEGES, VO-TECH SCHOOLS AND DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE EDUCATION TO ENTER THE TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 24-10-404 AND 24-10-602 PERTAINING TO LOPFI MEMBER BENEFITS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS POLICE OFFICERS' DEFERRED OPTION PLAN.
TO ENHANCE THE SURVIVOR'S BENEFITS FOR THE CHILDREN OF DECEASED POLICE OFFICERS UNDER POLICE PENSION FUNDS WHEN THERE IS NO SURVIVING SPOUSE.
PERTAINING TO THE DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN FOR POLICEMEN'S PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS TO CLARIFY THE PENALTY PROVISION.
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 20-14-401 THROUGH 404."
AN ACT TO PROTECT THE USERS OF PUBLIC AIRPORTS BY ESTABLISHING A MINIMUM DISTANCE BETWEEN TOWERS AND RUNWAYS.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK AND THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE SCHOOLS OF LAW - ARKANSAS YOUTH MEDIATION PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 1999-2001 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE- FORT SMITH ARTS CENTER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - OPERATING EXPENSES FOR MID-AMERICA MUSEUM CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO APPROVE EACH ORDINANCE LEVYING A CITY OR COUNTY SALES AND USE TAX.
TO PHASE IN A STATE SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR FOOD AND TO REPEAL THE WORKING TAXPAYER CREDIT.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR SCHOOL NURSES.
RECOGNIZING THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATH AND SCIENCE AND ITS CLASS OF 1998 FOR EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AND ITS TOP-RANKING ON THE AMERICAN COLLEGE TEST.
TO EXEMPT $100,000 OF MARKET VALUE OF THE PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE OF EACH TAXPAYER FROM AD VALOREM TAXES AND TO LEVY AN ADDITIONAL 1% SALES AND USE TAX TO REPLACE THE RESULTING LOSS IN REVENUE.
TO EXEMPT $90,000 OF THE VALUE OF A PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE AND CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY FROM AD VALOREM TAX, TO LEVY A 1% SALES TAX.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE PIKE COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO ALLOW COUNTY TAX COLLECTORS TO ACCEPT PAYMENTS OF REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES IN INSTALLMENTS.
CoSponsor
TO AUTHORIZE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO RETIRE AFTER TWENTY-EIGHT (28) YEARS OF CREDITED SERVICE.
AN ACT TO ENCOURAGE THE DONATION OF FIRE CONTROL OR FIRE RESCUE EQUIPMENT TO THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION FOR USE BY THE COMMISSION OR FOR DISTRIBUTION TO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
TO AMEND THE HORSE RACING LAW.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL NOT MEET ON THE THIRD MONDAY IN JANUARY IN RESPECT TO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND IN OBSERVANCE OF HIS BIRTHDAY
THE IRA AND SAVINGS INCENTIVE ACT OF 1999.
INCREASES THE DEPENDENT TAX CREDIT TO THIRTY DOLLARS ($30).
PROVIDES A THREE (3) YEAR PERIOD FOR ILLEGAL EXACTION CLAIMS; ADOPTS THE VOLUNTARY PAYMENT RULE FOR CONSTITUTIONAL CLAIMS.
TO ESTABLISH THE APPLICATION FEES AND RENEWAL FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS LICENSE PLATES.
AMENDING A.C.A. § 6-17-106 TO PROVIDE THAT INSULT OR ABUSE OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE WHILE THE EMPLOYEE IS PERFORMING REGULAR OR ASSIGNED SCHOOL RESPONSIBILITIES IS A MISDEMEANOR.
TO CREATE A COLLEGE OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE FIRST CLASS CITY POLICE PENSION LAW TO ALLOW THE PURCHASE OF PRIOR LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICE IN ARKANSAS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE ANNUAL AUDITS OR PERFORMANCE OF AGREED UPON PROCEDURES OF WATER AND SEWER SERVICE PROVIDERS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 24-11-301 CONCERNING THE APPROPRIATION OF INSURANCE PREMIUM TAXES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SALES TAX ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
AN ACT CONCERNING DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE UNIFORM ALLOWANCES.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION OF NEW HOME BUYERS IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE NONPARTISAN ELECTION OF JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT AND JUDGES OF THE COURT OF APPEALS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR NONPARTISAN ELECTION OF CIRCUIT JUDGE, CHANCERY JUDGE, CIRCUIT-CHANCERY JUDGE, AND MUNICIPAL JUDGE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF WORLD WAR II VETERAN, KOREAN WAR VETERAN, VIETNAM VETERAN, AND PERSIAN GULF VETERAN LICENSE PLATES.
AN ACT TO DECLARE THE THIRD FRIDAY IN SEPTEMBER AS ‘POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY’.
TO PREEMPT LOCAL UNITS OF GOVERNMENT FROM FILING LAWSUITS AGAINST FIREARM AND AMMUNITION MANUFACTURERS FOR DAMAGES FROM THE LAWFUL SALE OF FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION TO THE PUBLIC.
AN ACT TO PERMIT PUBLIC ENTITIES TO ACCEPT DIGITAL CHECK IMAGES.
AN ACT TO ALLOW REPORTS OF AGREED UPON PROCEDURES FOR SECOND CLASS CITIES.
TO ABOLISH THE ARKANSAS HEALTH RESOURCES COMMISSION.
TO AMEND THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTER QUALIFICATIONS.
TO PROVIDE THAT COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSIONERS SHALL DELIVER ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR RUNOFF ELECTIONS TO THE COUNTY CLERK NO LATER THAN FIFTEEN DAYS BEFORE THE ELECTION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-40-303 PERTAINING TO ELECTION PROCEDURES FOR ANNEXATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-701 RELATING TO THE DECLARATION OF RESULTS FOR ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-205 TO CLARIFY WRITE-IN VOTES IN MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 21-2-105 TO CLARIFY THE ADMINISTRATION OF OATHS.
TO CLARIFY CANDIDATES' AND MUNICIPAL OFFICE HOLDERS' RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-42-106 TO CLARIFY THE SWEARING IN OF MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-109 TO ESTABLISH A UNIFORM COST FOR PRINTED VOTER REGISTRATION LISTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-405 TO AMEND THE APPLICATION FORM FOR ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
TO REQUEST THE ARKANSAS CODE REVISION COMMISSION TO MAKE CORRECTIONS TO THE CATCHLINES IN ARKANSAS CODE 7-7-204 AND 7-7-301.
TO CLARIFY ELECTION LAW DEADLINES.
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51, SECTION 9 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE FOR ELECTION LAW DEADLINES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-1-104 PERTAINING TO MISCELLANEOUS PENALTIES FOR ELECTION LAW VIOLATIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-7-402 PERTAINING TO THE FILING OF CERTIFICATES OF NOMINATION.
TO AMEND THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR VOTER QUALIFICATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-311 PERTAINING TO THE SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR DISABLED VOTERS.
THE ARKANSAS EARTHQUAKE AUTHORITY ACT.
TO AUTHORIZE TEACHERS TO REMOVE STUDENTS FROM CLASS IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE DISCIPLINE IN THE CLASSROOM.
TO PERMIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS TO PLACE THE TEN COMMANDMENTS ON DISPLAY.
TO EXPAND THE PROPERTY TAX CREDIT FOR SENIOR CITIZENS TO INCLUDE DISABLED PERSONS.
TO CLARIFY LANGUAGE PERTAINING TO DEADLINES FOR CERTIFICATION, NOTICE AND APPOINTMENTS.
AN ACT TO BE KNOWN AS THE ‘CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 1999’.
PROVIDES A $300 REAL PROPERTY TAX CREDIT; INCREASES SALES AND USE TAX BY ONE-HALF OF ONE PERCENT.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-90-702 AND 16-90-716 TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REPARATIONS TO VICTIMS WHOSE INJURIES ARE CATASTROPHIC AND RESULT IN A TOTAL AND PERMANENT DISABILITY.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TOURISM DEVELOPMENT ACT.
AN ACT CONCERNING GUN SAFETY EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS.
THE CITY AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT REDEVELOPMENT BOND AND SHORT TERM FINANCING AMENDMENT.
PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF.
A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE THAT MUNICIPALITIES SHALL HAVE LIMITED HOME RULE.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAM K. ‘MAC’ MCGEHEE, JR. AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO REMOVE OFFICIAL PROHIBITIONS AND DETERRENTS TO THE SALE OF AMERICAN FARM PRODUCTS TO CUBA.
COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY INDIANS MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM AND HEAD COACH DICKEY NUTT ON THEIR OUTSTANDING 1998-99 REGULAR SEASON.
TO EXPRESS THE INTENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THAT ALL FORMER MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ARE AUTHORIZED AND ENCOURAGED TO WEAR THEIR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES LAPEL PINS.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL DUCKS UNLIMITED MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES.
REGULATING STATE EMPLOYMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES REGARDING THEIR ENTERING INTO GRANTS, CONTRACTS OR LEASES WITH THE STATE.
PERFORMANCE-BASED PROGRAM BUDGETING AND STRATEGIC PLANNING PILOT PROGRAM
TO EXEMPT THE SALE OF DIGITAL BROADCAST EQUIPMENT TO LICENSED T.V. AND RADIO STATIONS FROM THE ARKANSAS GROSS RECEIPTS TAX.
TO CHANGE THE NORMAL RETIREMENT AGE FOR LOPFI TO PERMIT RETIREMENT AT ANY AGE WITH 28 YEARS OF SERVICE.
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
TO ESTABLISH AND PROMOTE A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS WITHIN EACH COUNTY OF THE STATE.
TO ESTABLISH AN EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR USED MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-62-103 PERTAINING TO THE COMPENSATION OF EXCEPTIONALLY QUALIFIED ACADEMIC AND NONACADEMIC PERSONNEL.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT CHEMICALS USED IN THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS FROM SALES AND USE TAX AND TO REPEAL THE USEFUL LIFE AND EFFICIENCY REQUIREMENT FROM THE SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR REPLACEMENT MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT.