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Senator Robert Thompson (D)

414 West Court, Paragould, 72450

Senator Robert Thompson (D)
Phone: 870-239-9581
Phone:
District: 11
District:
11
Seniority: 35
Seniority:
35
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2005, Senate 2007
Public Service:
House 2005, Senate 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT CONCERNING REGISTRATION AS A LOBBYIST BY A FORMER MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
AN ACT TO PERMIT A HOLDING COMPANY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONVERSION OF A MUTUAL INSURER TO A STOCK INSURER.
TO REQUIRE A COPY OF CERTAIN ORDERS REGARDING COMMITMENT TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER.
TO DEVELOP THE ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS BY ESTABLISHING GOALS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AND STANDARDS FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS USED IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
AN ACT TO AMEND GARRETT'S LAW RELATING TO CHILD MALTREATMENT PREVENTION.
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE - PARAGOULD INDUSTRIAL TRAINING CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - ARTS COUNCIL - GENERAL OPERATING SUPPORT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION - RESTORATION GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH LAND ACQUISITION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - ASU PARAGOULD CENTER RENOVATION AND EQUIPMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ALLOW TAX-FREE DISTRIBUTIONS FROM INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT PLANS FOR CHARITABLE PURPOSES AS ADOPTED IN THE FEDERAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - GRANTS FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES PROVIDERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION - SCATTER CREEK WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF DRIVER'S RECORD INFORMATION FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NORTHEASTERN COLLEGE - PARAGOULD NURSING CENTER RENOVATING, EQUIPPING AND ASSOCIATED COSTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CONCERNING NOTES OR BONDS OF A SUBURBAN IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT.
TO AMEND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOND ACT, 14-164-302 ET SEQ.
AN ACT TO MERGE THE ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT DIVISIONS OF THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL DIVISION.
TO CLARIFY THE EFFECT OF A PROBATE ORDER AND THE PURPOSE OF LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION.
TO CLARIFY THE SCOPE OF ARKANSAS' PRODUCT LIABILITY LAW.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 4-86-102 TO CLARIFY THE LIABILITY OF SUPPLIERS.
TO AMEND THE STATUTORY FORECLOSURE ACT.
FOR THE CONFIRMATION OF MS. JIMMIE LOU FISHER OF LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS, AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ARKANSAS RURAL ENDOWMENT FUND, INC.
CONGRATULATING THE GREENE COUNTY TECH GOLDEN EAGLES ON THEIR CLASS 5A BOYS' STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Primary Sponsor for House
AN ACT TO PROVIDE REDUCED COLLEGE TUITION TO STATE POLICE OFFICERS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS.
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTY FOR FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF NONFINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-37-227.
TO ADOPT THE UNIFORM ESTATE TAX APPORTIONMENT ACT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT FUND AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND WEATHERIZATION.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALARIES OF JUDGES AND OTHER PERSONNEL OF THE VARIOUS DISTRICT COURTS.
THE ARKANSAS FAIR TRADE PRACTICES FOR PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS ACT.
TO CLARIFY THE APPLICABILITY OF VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING EXPUNGEMENT AND SEALING OF RECORDS OF CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE ON ASSESSING MANUFACTURING INVENTORY.
TO TRANSFER THE REGULATION OF TITLE INSURANCE TO THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT AND TO ENACT THE ARKANSAS TITLE INSURANCE ACT.
TO DEVELOP THE ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS BY ESTABLISHING GOALS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AND STANDARDS FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS USED IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ACT.
CoSponsor
TO CLARIFY THAT DEBT CANCELLATION AGREEMENTS ARE NOT INSURANCE UNDER THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE CODE.
TO EXPAND DRUG COURT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE A DIVISION OF DRUG COURT PROGRAMS WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS; AND TO CREATE THE DRUG COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT INTERNET SALES INTO ARKANSAS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IF THE PATIENT HAS NOT ACTUALLY CONSULTED A PRESCRIBING PRACTITIONER.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE DUTY TO RETREAT PRIOR TO THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 TO EQUALIZE THE FUNDING PROVIDED FOR A DISTRICT WITH A GROWING OR DECLINING ENROLLMENT.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE DISTRICT COURT RESOURCE ASSESSMENT BOARD; TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM OF FULL-TIME DISTRICT COURT JUDGES THAT ARE EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; TO CONSOLIDATE CITY COURTS WITH DISTRICT COURTS.
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF TIME THAT PETIT JURORS ARE REQUIRED TO SERVE.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT THE ENHANCED PROSPECTIVE JUROR LIST BE USED IN THE SELECTION OF ALL PROSPECTIVE JURORS IN ALL CIRCUIT COURT DIVISIONS.
AN ACT REGARDING THE RETENTION AND CONFIDENTIALITY OF CERTAIN COURT RECORDS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH OATHS FOR COURT BAILIFFS.
TO AMEND SECTIONS OF THE JOINT MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION ACT.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR ARKANSAS DELTA TRAINING AND EDUCATION CONSORTIUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE - EQUIPPING AND RENOVATING THE TRAINING BUILDING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES.
"ARKANSAS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007."
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF JUDGE ELSIJANE TRIMBLE ROY AND IN RECOGNITION OF HER MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE STATE OF ARKANSAS, AND HER LOCAL COMMUNITY.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
COMMENDING MS. DEENA BURNETT FOR MAKING VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO CITIZENS IN ARKANSAS AND AROUND THE WORLD BY INSPIRING OTHERS TO BUILD A STRONG FOUNDATION OF CHARACTER, CONVICTION, AND COURAGE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE WIN ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE TO ACCEPT CONTRIBUTIONS AND COMMISSION A BUST IN HONOR OF THE LATE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR WINTHROP PAUL ROCKEFELLER.
HONORING THE DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE OF SENATOR JACK CRITCHER.
COMMENDING SENATORS JIM HILL, JIM ARGUE, DAVE BISBEE, AND JACK CRITCHER ON THEIR YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
CoSponsor for House
TO EXEMPT DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL FROM SALES AND USE TAX; TO IMPOSE A GALLONAGE TAX ON DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL; TO EXCLUDE BIODIESEL FUEL FROM THE GALLONAGE TAX AND THE SALES AND USE TAX.
TO ESTABLISH A WAITING PERIOD OF SIX (6) YEARS FOR PERSONS SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT WITHOUT PAROLE FOR FILING A NEW APPLICATION FOR EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY AND TO ALLOW THE PAROLE BOARD TO WAIVE THE WAITING PERIOD.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REVISE THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT AND THE ARKANSAS MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT OF 2003.
AN ACT TO ENSURE BETTER UTILIZATION AND COORDINATION OF THE STATE S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE RESOURCES DEVOTED TO SERVING CHILDREN, YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES.
TO ESTABLISH THE GOVERNOR S COMMISSION ON GLOBAL WARMING; TO DIRECT THE COMMISSION TO STUDY ISSUES RELATED TO GLOBAL WARMING; AND TO ESTABLISH A GLOBAL WARMING POLLUTANT REDUCTION GOAL AND COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIC PLAN.
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