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Senator Jason Rapert (R)

P. O. Box 10388, Conway, 72034

Senator Jason Rapert (R)
Phone: 501-336-0918
Phone:
District: 18
District:
18
Seniority: 24
Seniority:
24
Occupation: Insurance/Financial Services, Rapert & Pillow Financial
Occupation:
Insurance/Financial Services, Rapert & Pillow Financial
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Senate 2011
Public Service:
Senate 2011


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - BEEBE - HEBER SPRINGS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT MORRILTON GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - COUNTY LIBRARY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT AND TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
TO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ABORTION PATIENTS’ ENHANCED SAFETY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO IMMEDIATELY SUSPEND THE REORGANIZATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS; TO IMMEDIATELY SUSPEND THE CLOSURE OF SCHOOL CAMPUSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING EMINENT DOMAIN.
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.
REGARDING THE CARRYING OF CONCEALED HANDGUNS IN CHURCH OR OTHER PLACE OF WORSHIP.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR GAINS DERIVED FROM THE SALE OF CATTLE.
TO REGULATE NOISE LEVELS FOR CONTINUOUSLY OPERATED NON-WELLHEAD COMPRESSOR FACILITIES.
THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC REHABILITATION, DEVELOPMENT, AND GROWTH ACT OF 2011.
TO AMEND THE TRANSPORTATION AND BOOKING REQUIREMENTS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT REGARDING AN ARREST OF A PERSON FOR A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING EMINENT DOMAIN.
TO ESTABLISH A REASONABLE RESPONSE TIME FOR THE LAST EMPLOYER TO RESPOND TO THE NOTICE OF CLAIM FORM FILED WHEN A FORMER EMPLOYEE APPLIES FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
THE TAXPAYERS' PROTECTION AMENDMENT.
COMMENDING SPECIAL AGENT KEVIN BROWN OF VAN BUREN COUNTY, ARKANSAS, ON HIS SELECTION AS THE 2009 ARKANSAS STATE TROOPER OF THE YEAR.
COMMENDING CARE CAP CONNECTIONS COMMUNITY CANCER PROJECT FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR MARY L. PHILIPS.
CLAIMING STATES' RIGHTS UNDER THE TENTH AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
ENCOURAGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS, AND THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO VOTE TO REPEAL THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.
TO CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK'S DAY AND TO HONOR THE IRISH CULTURAL SOCIETY OF ARKANSAS FOR ITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATING ARKANSANS ABOUT THEIR RICH IRISH CULTURE AND HERITAGE.
COMMENDING SPECIAL AGENT KEVIN BROWN OF VAN BUREN COUNTY, ARKANSAS, ON HIS SELECTION AS THE 2009 ARKANSAS STATE TROOPER OF THE YEAR.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND § 5-13-211 TO INCLUDE ALL CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
TO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO REGULATE THE INVESTMENT OF PUBLIC FUNDS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR GASTRIC PACEMAKERS.
TO ALLOW A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN CHURCH OR OTHER PLACE OF WORSHIP.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE AND TO PROTECT THOSE BUSINESSES, COMPANIES, AND MANUFACTURERS THAT ARE CURRENTLY COMPLYING WITH STATUTORY AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS AND TO PROHIBIT FRIVOLOUS LAWSUITS.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
REGARDING THE REGULATION OF FIREARMS BY A LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TEST NEGATIVE FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, A GED, OR ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES TOWARD A GED WHILE RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
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 DECREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF PROVOKING A PERSON TO VIOLATE AN ORDER OF PROTECTION AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REGULATE THE ISSUANCE OF CLOSING PROTECTION LETTERS.
AN ACT TO CREATE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS OF A CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR EXPOSING A CHILD TO PORTRAYALS OF LIVE OR RECORDED SEX ACTS.
AN ACT TO INCLUDE SCHOOL PRINCIPALS, ATHLETIC COACHES, AND COUNSELORS AMONG PERSONS WHO ARE GUILTY OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE SECOND DEGREE FOR SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A STUDENT LESS THAN TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE.
TO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT MENTORING PROGRAM.
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 PROVIDE FOR TRANSFERABILITY OF CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS AND DETERMINATION LETTERS AMONG VARIOUS OPERATIONAL SECTIONS OF A SINGLE SERVICE PROVIDER.
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 89 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE INTEREST RATE LIMIT ON LOAN CONTRACTS PURSUANT TO SECTION 11 OF AMENDMENT 89 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE REFORM ACCOUNTABILITY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
TO PROVIDE SCHOOL DISTRICTS THE CHOICE OF HOLDING SCHOOL ELECTIONS ON THE SAME DATE AS GENERAL ELECTIONS OR IN SEPTEMBER; TO AMEND RELATED PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING THE TERM OF SERVICE FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS.
TO PROTECT RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
REQUESTING THAT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION SUPPORT AND CONTINUE THE IMMEDIATE AND FUTURE FUNDING OF THE NORFORK AND GREERS FERRY NATIONAL FISH HATCHERIES.
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
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CAPITAL GAINS REDUCTION ACT OF 2011.
TO DEFINE TERMINATE AS THAT TERM APPLIES TO ELIGIBILITY FOR RETIREMENT UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO DEFINE "TERMINATE" AS THAT TERM APPLIES TO ELIGIBILITY FOR RETIREMENT UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
ACT TO CREATE AN ALTERNATIVE PROCEDURE TO OBTAIN TITLE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHERE THERE IS A TOTAL LOSS SETTLEMENT.
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO KEEP ANY EXCESS UNIFORM RATE OF TAX COLLECTION REVENUES THAT REMAIN AFTER FULLY FUNDING STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FROM THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX COLLECTION.
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 89 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE INTEREST RATE LIMIT ON LOAN CONTRACTS PURSUANT TO SECTION 11 OF AMENDMENT 89 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK.
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE PUBLIC INTEGRITY OF CERTAIN REGULATORY AGENCIES.

Committees

Committees