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Representative Roger Smith

13 South Pego Way, Hot Springs Village, 71909

Representative Roger Smith
Phone: 501-321-1781
Phone:
District: 32
District:
32
Seniority: 23
Seniority:
23
Occupation: Owner, Insurance Agency
Occupation:
Owner, Insurance Agency
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Garland County Quorum Court; House 1999, 2001
Public Service:
Garland County Quorum Court; House 1999, 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF DISABILITY ANNUITIES UNDER LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO EXTEND THE LOPFI TEMPORARY ANNUITY BENEFIT UNTIL THE AGE THAT UNREDUCED SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS ARE PAID.
TO EXTEND THE LOPFI TEMPORARY ANNUITY BENEFIT UNTIL THE AGE WHEN FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS ARE PAID AND TO INCREASE THE BENEFIT MULTIPLIER.
TO INCREASE THE ANNUITY RATE FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS IN LOPFI FROM $3.00 TO $4.00 PER MONTH FOR EACH YEAR OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE.
AN ACT TO MAKE WASTE REDUCTION PROJECTS ELIGIBLE FOR LOANS AND TO INCREASE LOAN LIMITS FROM THE SMALL BUSINESS REVOLVING LOAN FUND FOR POLLUTION CONTROL AND POLLUTION PREVENTION TECHNOLOGIES.
TO COMPOUND THE COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENTS FOR MEMBER RETIREMENT BENEFITS UNDER LOPFI.
TO PROVIDE FOR COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENTS FOR RETIRANTS AND BENEFICIARIES OF THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE CORRECTIONS THAT AFFECT THE DISTRIBUTION OF INSURANCE PREMIUM TAXES USED FOR LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE PENSION FUNDS.
TO MOVE THE BOUNDARIES OF POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS TO MATCH PHYSICAL FEATURES IN THE DISTRIBUTION OF INSURANCE PREMIUM TAXES FOR POLICE AND FIRE PENSION FUNDS.
TO CHANGE THE CALCULATION OF THE FIRE PROTECTION FUND'S PORTION OF THE INSURANCE PREMIUM TAXES USED FOR POLICE AND FIRE PENSION FUNDS.
TO RETROACTIVELY APPLY THE ADDITIONAL BENEFIT FOR DISABLED FIRE FIGHTERS UNDER FIREMEN'S PENSION FUND TO JANUARY 1,1983.
TO ESTABLISH THE LOPFI DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT THE PROHIBITION AGAINST BALANCE BILLING APPLIES REGARDLESS OF THE FINANCIAL CONDITION OF A HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION.
TO ALLOW ACTIVE AND RETIRED MEMBERS AND DROP PARTICIPANTS OF A POLICE OR FIREMEN'S PENSION AND RELIEF FUND TO SERVE ON THE ARKANSAS FIRE AND POLICE PENSION REVIEW BOARD.
TO MAKE ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES AND TO PERMANENTLY FUND THE POLICEMAN'S PENSION SUPPLEMENT PROGRAM.
TO AUTHORIZE THE PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEMS WITH DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLANS TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES TO MAKE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE DROP ACCOUNTS.
TO ALLOW POLICE OFFICERS RETIRING UNDER THE DROP PLAN TO PARTICIPATE IN THE POLICE PENSION SUPPLEMENT PROGRAM AND DEPOSIT PAYMENTS INTO THE DROP ACCOUNTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS POLICEMEN'S PENSION SUPPLEMENT PROGRAM TO CLARIFY THE ALLOCATION OF INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX FUNDS AND INCREASE THE SUPPLEMENT AMOUNT AND ALLOW DROP MEMBERS TO PARTICIPATE.
AN ACT TO MAKE LONG-TERM CARE AFFORDABLE AND AVAILABLE FOR FACILITY RESIDENTS.
AMENDS ARKANSAS CODE 26-53-124 TO PROVIDE THAT OUT OF STATE VENDORS WITH SIGNIFICANT CONNECTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS MUST COLLECT USE TAX ON SALES MADE TO ARKANSAS CUSTOMERS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-26-1902 PERTAINING TO THE FREQUENCY OF COUNTY REAPPRAISALS.
TO CREATE THE OFFICIAL ARKANSAS SCOTTISH TARTAN.
TO PROVIDE A REFUND FOR THE PURCHASE OF DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUELS AND MOTOR FUELS BY FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
CONFORMS REGISTRATION PROCEDURES FOR TRAILERS WITH THE NOTICE PERIOD FOR OTHER VEHICLES AND THE THREE YEAR REGISTRATION PERIOD FOR TRAILERS.
PERMANENT REGISTRATION OF TRAILERS DRAWN BY AUTOS AND CLASS ONE TRUCKS.
PROVIDES AN EXEMPTION FROM INCOME TAX FOR A PORTION OF CAPITAL GAINS DERIVED FROM THE SALE OF CLOSELY HELD BUSINESSES AND CERTAIN STOCK AND AMENDS THE DEFINITION OF RESIDENT AND NONRESIDENT.
TO PROVIDE THAT AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITY UNDER THE PRIVATE CLUB LAW EXTENDS TO THE CLUB'S GOLF COURSE WHEN HOSTING A PROFESSIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT SPONSORED BY A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION.
ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE CONSUMER CHOICE ACT.
INCREMENTALLY REDUCES THE SALES TAX ON FOOD IF REVENUE GROWTH IS FORECASTED.
TO CREATE A PRESUMPTION OF RIGHT-OF-WAY WIDTH FOR ALL COUNTY ROADS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT ACT TO DEFINE "HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT"; TO REMOVE OUT-OF-STATE VISITATION REQUIREMENT; AND TO CLARIFY INCOME TAX CREDITS IN HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT COUNTIES.
TO CEDE CONCURRENT JURISDICTION TO THE U.S. OVER LANDS ACQUIRED FOR THE OSCAR FINKBEINER ARMY RESERVE CENTER IN LITTLE ROCK AND THE U.S. ARMY RESERVE CENTER IN HOT SPRINGS.
TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR CORRECTING CLERICAL ERRORS ON THE LEVY OF TAXES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 4-27-504 TO INCREASE METHODS OF SERVICE ON A CORPORATION WHEN THERE IS NO REGISTERED AGENT.
TO ALLOW A DEDUCTION FROM INCOME FOR GUARANTY FEES PAID TO THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION.
AN ACT TO ADJUST THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX CREDIT BASED UPON THE INFLATION RATE.
AMENDS PUBLIC EMPLOYEE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PROVISIONS TO ALLOW FLEXIBILITY IN EMPLOYEE IVESTMENT OPTIONS AND CONFORM DEFERRED COMPENSATION LAW TO IRC 457.
SMALL EMPLOYER REINSURANCE PROGRAM ACT OF 2001.
TO ESTABLISH A PENALTY FOR LATE PAYMENT OF CLAIMS BY HEALTH CARRIERS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 24-11-415 CONCERNING PROCEEDS DERIVED FROM THE SALE OF CONFISCATED GOODS.
TO AMEND CERTAIN “MISCELLANEOUS PROHIBITED PRACTICES” PROVISIONS AND THE “INSURANCE SALES CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT.”
TO ABOLISH THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL’S OFFICE AND TRANSFER ITS POWERS AND DUTIES TO THE STATE FORESTRY COMMISSION.
REQUESTING THE HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON REVENUE AND TAXATION TO CONDUCT AN INTERIM STUDY ON THE METHODS OF TAX RELIEF FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE INSTALLATION AND USE OF WEIGHT SCALES AT CLASS 1 AND CLASS 3C LANDFILLS.
TO AMEND THE TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM LAW TO DEFINE THE NORMAL RETIREMENT AGE FOR THE SYSTEM AND TO ADD PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE NORMAL RETIREMENT AGE.
TO AMEND THE EARNINGS LIMITATION FOR RETIREES OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO ALLOW RETIRANTS OF THE TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO BECOME AN ACTIVE MEMBER IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN T-DROP.
TO AUTHORIZE A MAXIMUM FOUR PERCENT (4%) COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT FOR TEACHER RETIREMENT RETIREES WHEN FEASIBLE.
TO PROVIDE A LUMP-SUM BENEFIT TO BENEFICIARIES OF RETIREES OF THE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO BE PAID AT THE RETIREES' DEATH.
TO CLARIFY THE AMOUNT DUE A RETIREE OF THE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR BENEFITS TO OFFSET THE COST OF HEALTH INSURANCE.
TO PROVIDE MEMBERS OF THE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM AN INCREASE IN THE MULTIPLIER AND TO GIVE RETIRANTS AND BENEFICIARIES AN INCREASE IN BENEFITS.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM LAW TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL TAX CODE.
AN ACT AMENDING THE ALTERNATE RETIREMENT PLAN FOR STATE COLLEGES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 23-110-105 TO CLARIFY THE DISTRIBUTION OF RACING PASSES.
REQUESTING THE SENATE AND HOUSE COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR TO CONDUCT AN INTERIM STUDY OF THE HEALTH RISKS OF CELL PHONE USE.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO READOPT MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNT PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF NORMAL RETIREMENT AGE FOR A PERSON WHO HAS EIGHT YEARS OF ACTUAL SERVICE AS A SHERIFF AND AT LEAST TWO YEARS OF SERVICE IN ANY STATE-SUPPORTED RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT COUNTYWIDE REAPPRAISALS OF PROPERTY ARE COMPLETED ON THE DATE THE COLLECTOR'S BOOKS ARE OPEN FOR COLLECTION ON THE NEWLY APPRAISED VALUE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-26-304 PERTAINING TO ASSESSMENT RATIOS.
TO ESTABLISH OFFICIAL STATE TARTANS; AND TO ESTABLISH TARTAN DAY.
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 23-75-117 PERTAINING TO SALARIES PAID BY HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CORPORATIONS.
AN ACT AUTHORIZING CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENENACE OF A MONUMENT ON STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS HONORING FIREFIGHTERS WHO HAVE DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ADVISORY COMMISSION ON MANDATED HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH REGULATIONS FOR THE MOVING OF HOUSES AND OTHER STRUCTURES BY QUALIFIED HOUSE OR STRUCTURAL MOVERS UPON THE PUBLIC HIGHWAYS OF THIS STATE.
HEALTH CARRIER EXTERNAL REVIEW ACT.
TO PROVIDE FOR SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR ASSESSMENTS PRIOR TO PROSECUTION.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO CREATE A LONG-TERM CARE LIABILITY INSURANCE PLAN.
TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM SALARIES AUTHORIZED FOR COUNTY OFFICIALS.
TO URGE CONGRESS TO EXPAND PROVISIONS OF THE MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNT.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A NEW RULE TO REQUIRE THE PUBLISHING OF ROLL CALL VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTERNET WEB SITE.
RECOGNIZING LUKE MORRIS FOR HIS COURAGE IN RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURIES RECEIVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT ON FEBRUARY 17, AND COMMENDING THE THREE PEOPLE WHO ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND BEGAN LIFE SAVING MEASURES.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 8-7-504(c) AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-7-509(c) AND 15-5-901 TO CLARIFY THE SOURCE OF FUNDING FOR THE REMEDIAL ACTION ACCOUNT IN THE CONSTRUCTION ASSISTANCE REVOLVING LOAN FUND.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS VOLUNTARY CLEANUP ACT TO CHANGE THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PROSPECTIVE PURCHASER AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY.
AN ACT TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY BY ALLOWING THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS TO IMPOSE CIVIL PENALTIES.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ELECTRIC CONSUMER CHOICE ACT OF 1999.
TO EXPAND THE PROHIBITIONS AGAINST PUBLIC SMOKING TO ALL HOSPITAL FACILITIES AND HOSPITAL GROUNDS.
AN ACT TO EXTEND SPECIAL INCENTIVES FOR QUALIFIED MANUFACTURERS OF STEEL.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC TRANSIT TRUST FUND.
THE EDUCATOR COMPENSATION ACT OF 2001.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE UNIFORM PRESCRIPTION DRUG INFORMATION CARDS.
TO SET FORTH CERTAIN ETHICAL GUIDELINES AND PROHIBITIONS FOR EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATORS, EMPLOYEES, AND BOARD MEMBERS.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE CERTAIN COUNTIES TO LEVY A SALES AND USE TAX TO PROVIDE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TO OR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF A COMMUNITY COLLEGE THAT WILL BE MERGED INTO A FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION.
AN ACT CONCERNING THEFT OF CERTAIN PROPERTY DURING PERIODS OF EMERGENCY.