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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: 28
Seniority:
28
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2005, Senate 2007, 2009
Public Service:
House 2005, Senate 2007, 2009


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO DESIGNATE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE PERMIT FEES FOR THE MANUFACTURE, SALE, AND DISTRIBUTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TO AMEND THE PENALTY PROVISIONS RELATED TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
TO CLARIFY THE BENEFITS FOR PILOT COURT DISTRICT JUDGES ELECTED PRIOR TO JULY 1, 1999.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF A PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND CLAIMS AGAINST ESTATES AND CONCERNING THE LIMITATIONS PERIOD AFTER A DECEDENT'S DEATH.
TO AMEND SUPREME COURT RULE 5-2 AS AUTHORIZED BY SECTION 9 OF AMENDMENT 80 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR THE EVICTION OF TENANTS ENGAGED IN CERTAIN GAMBLING, ALCOHOL, AND PROSTITUTION OFFENSES.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - JONESBORO - OPERATIONS AND ACQUISITION OF HERITAGE SITES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO INCREASE THE UNIFORM FILING FEES IN CIRCUIT COURT.
TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR TERMINATING AN ORAL LEASE OF FARMLANDS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACCESS FOR THE BLIND.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF SEXUAL SOLICITATION.
TO REQUIRE REPORTS FROM CERTAIN DISTRICTS; TO REQUIRE NOTICE OF A VACANCY ON A DISTRICT BOARD; TO SET A COUNTY FILING FEE FOR THE DISTRICT REPORT; TO INVESTIGATE A VACANCY ON DISTRICT BOARD.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - GRANTS FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES PROVIDERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE - WINTHROP PAUL ROCKEFELLER ARKANSAS STATE POLICE HALL OF HONOR GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - FIRE PROTECTION GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND VARIOUS LAWS CONCERNING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
REGARDING EX PARTE ORDERS IN DOMESTIC RELATIONS PROCEEDINGS.
TO REQUIRE THAT SUBPOENAS FOR PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION OF A MINOR BE ACCOMPANIED BY A TRIAL COURT ORDER.
TO DEVELOP THE ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS BY ESTABLISHING STANDARDS FOR THE PERCENTAGE OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS USED IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
TO ENHANCE THIS STATE'S INCENTIVES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT, PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, AND OTHER INCENTIVES THAT PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS.
CONCERNING ORAL LEASES OF FARMLANDS AND TO PROVIDE AN EMERGENCY EFFECTIVE DATE.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING PAYMENTS BY PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS FOR PHARMACISTS' SERVICES.
COMMENDING JUDGE WILLIAM JAY RILEY OF THE EIGHTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS FOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LEGAL PROFESSION.
TO HONOR THE OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT OF GREENE COUNTY TECH'S SENIOR HIGH BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM AS 2009 CLASS 5A STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS.
RECOGNIZING ARKANSAS JAYCEES DAY.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO ALLOW THE MERGER OR CONVERSION OF ANY FORM OF A BUSINESS ENTITY INTO ANY OTHER BUSINESS ENTITY.
TO DESIGNATE A PORTION OF HIGHWAY 67 AS ROCK 'N' ROLL HIGHWAY 67.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TITLE INSURANCE ACT, 23-103-401 ET SEQ. AND TO AMEND THE LAWS AFFECTING TITLE INSURANCE AND TITLE INSURANCE AGENTS AND COMPANIES.
CoSponsor
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF ROADS AND HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE BY ADDRESSING ISSUES RELATED TO THE LICENSING OF YOUTHFUL DRIVERS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS FOSTER YOUTH TRANSITIONAL PLAN.
AN ACT REGARDING STATE FUNDED PHARMACY BENEFIT PLANS.
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 PROVIDE FORFEITURE OF OR DISQUALIFICATION FROM PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT ON CONVICTION OF AN OFFENSE RELATED TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.
TO ALLOW THE ISSUANCE OF A REGULAR LICENSE PLATE TO A PERSON WHO QUALIFIES FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A MILITARY SERVICE OR VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE AT THE SAME FEE REQUIRED FOR THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ETHICS REQUIREMENTS FOR LOBBYISTS AND PUBLIC OFFICIALS.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AMENDING ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING RESTRICTIONS ON REGISTERING AS A LOBBYIST.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE AWARD PROCEDURE FOR PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS BY INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009.
A RESOLUTION REGARDING TRANSITIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY.
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.
AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH, TRAP, AND HARVEST WILDLIFE.
WELCOMING THE RETURN OF FORMER PRESIDENT WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON AND HONORING HIS EXTENSIVE PUBLIC SERVICE AND ACHIEVEMENTS AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
RECOGNIZING AND HONORING TEAMS OF THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM THAT HAVE QUALIFIED TO REPRESENT THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AT THE NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM TOURNAMENT.
CoSponsor for House
CONCERNING THE RUNNING WATER LEVEE DISTRICT.
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF CASUALTY INSURANCE TO INCLUDE MORTGAGE LIEN PROTECTION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCRAP METAL DEALERS.
THE FAIR DISCLOSURE TO EMPLOYERS, INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND OTHERS OF PAYMENTS FOR PHARMACISTS' SERVICES ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 18-15-301 AND TO MODIFY THE PROCEDURES CONCERNING A CERTIFICATE OF CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FOR MUNICIPALLY OWNED ELECTRIC UTILITIES FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO PERMIT STORM COST RESERVE ACCOUNTING FOR ELECTRIC PUBLIC UTILITIES WHEN REQUESTED.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A POST-DOCTORAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING GRANT PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND ACT OF 2007.
TO CREATE THE REFUND ANTICIPATION LOAN ACT.
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