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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: 15
Seniority:
15
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 PROVIDE SUBPOENA POWER TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
TO PROVIDE SUBPOENA POWER TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL IN CRIMINAL MATTERS.
TO REQUIRE THE REPORTING OF THE BATTERING OF A PREGNANT FEMALE TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
TO ALLOW NON-PROFIT AND PUBLIC INTEREST CORPORATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS TO REPRESENT INDIVIDUAL PERSONS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REAPPORTION THE COURT OF APPEALS DISTRICTS.
TO CLARIFY THAT DISCRETION IS GRANTED TO STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION WHETHER OR NOT TO COMPENSATE ALL EMPLOYEES FOR UNPAID SICK LEAVE ON RETIREMENT OR DEATH; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION - WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - HERITAGE SITES ACQUISITION AND OPERATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - EMERGENCY SERVICES PROVIDERS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - HERITAGE SITES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE AUDITOR OF STATE - ADDITIONAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGESHIP APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR.
TO CLARIFY THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF COUNTIES WITH REGARD TO SALARY, EXPENSES, AND OTHER COMPENSATION OF TOWNSHIP OFFICERS.
TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGE IN CRAIGHEAD COUNTY.
TO PROVIDE FOR ADULT ABUSE AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORTING.
TO AMEND THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 1997.
TO ESTABLISH THE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS IN ARKANSAS BASED UPON THE MOST RECENT CENSUS DATA.
TO ESTABLISH A PRIZE-LINKED SAVINGS ACCOUNT PROGRAM OPERATED BY THE ARKANSAS LOTTERY COMMISSION AND AUTHORIZE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN ARKANSAS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PRIZE-LINKED SAVINGS ACCOUNT PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO COMBINE SEVERAL OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICES; TO ABOLISH THE OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS; AND TO ALLOW THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO SET THE SALARIES FOR CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND OR REPEAL PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS JUSTICE BUILDING ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ARBITRATION ACT.
TO AUTHORIZE ELECTRONIC TRAFFIC TICKETS.
AN ACT TO AMEND JULI'S LAW; TO REQUIRE THAT A DNA SAMPLE BE TAKEN FROM A PERSON ARRESTED FOR RAPE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF A REGIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARD.
TO STREAMLINE ARKANSAS GOVERNMENT BY AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ABOLISH THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICES OF COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO DEFINE THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DYS CONTRACT COMMUNITY-BASED YOUTH SERVICES PROVIDERS.
THE ARKANSAS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY ACT.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CLARIFY ARKANSAS ETHICS LAWS.
REGARDING THE AMOUNT IN CONTROVERSY IN A CIVIL ACTION AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING TIE VOTES OCCURRING AT GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTIONS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN WATER SYSTEMS TO MAINTAIN A LEVEL OF FLUORIDE TO PREVENT TOOTH DECAY.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - ELLIS HOUSE - ASU - SYSTEM OFFICE RENOVATION COSTS AND COMPLETION OF RENOVATION AND REMODELING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - LIBERAL ARTS BUILDING CONSTRUCTION, OPERATIONS, FURNISHING, AND EQUIPPING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO INCREASE THE ADDITIONAL FEE FOR FIREFIGHTER LICENSE PLATES TO FIVE DOLLARS ($5.00) AND HAVE THE FUNDS REMITTED TO THE ARKANSAS FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL BOARD; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
REGARDING SUBSTANCES IN SCHEDULE I AND SCHEDULE VI AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS.
TO ALLOW AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER APPOINTED AS A RESERVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO ADMINISTER BLOOD ALCOHOL TESTS AND TO OPERATE A DEVICE TO DETECT EXCESSIVE SPEEDING.
TO PROVIDE FOR AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNIFORM FILING FEE FOR CIVIL ACTIONS IN CIRCUIT COURT AND TO PROVIDE FOR A PORTION OF THE FILING FEE TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO A FUND.
TO ALLOW GLOBAL POSITIONING DEVICES ON CERTAIN STATE-OWNED VEHICLES AND TO ALLOW RECORD KEEPING REGARDING TRAVEL IN CERTAIN STATE-OWNED VEHICLES.
RECOMMENDING THAT STUDIES OF SPECIFIC ISSUES OCCUR IN THE PERMANENT SUBCOMMITTEES OF THE STANDING COMMITTEES OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES RATHER THAN IN TASK FORCES CREATED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
RECOGNIZING THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY AND THE BEST INTEREST OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PROMOTE RELATIONSHIPS WITH TURKISH PEOPLE.
CoSponsor for House
REGARDING SEX OFFENDER VERIFICATION, EMAIL ADDRESSES, AND INTERNET IDENTITIES.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT AND LAWS RELATED TO THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST THIRD PARTIES WHO CONDUCT BACKGROUND CHECKS AND RELEASE ERRONEOUS INFORMATION.
TO ESTABLISH A REAL ESTATE LICENSEE'S RESPONSIBILITIES DURING A REAL ESTATE RELATIONSHIP.
CONCERNING THE JUVENILE CODE AND JUVENILE COURT PROCEDURES.
TO CLARIFY THE EFFECT OF EXPUNGED OR SEALED CONVICTIONS OR GUILTY PLEAS UPON REAL ESTATE BROKER AND SALESPERSON LICENSING.
TO KEEP ARKANSAS COMPETITIVE BY PROMOTING FUNDING FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE LEVY OF LOCAL SALES AND USE TAXES TO FUND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND WITHIN THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND COMMITTEE.
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE PUBLIC INTEGRITY OF CERTAIN REGULATORY AGENCIES.

Committees

Committees
ex officio: ALC-PEER
ex officio: ALC-PERSONNEL