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Senator Jason Rapert (R)

P. O. Box 10388, Conway, 72034

Senator Jason Rapert (R)
Phone: 501-336-0918
Phone:
District: 35
District:
35
Seniority: 6
Seniority:
6
Occupation: Rapert Financial & Associates, Inc.
Occupation:
Rapert Financial & Associates, Inc.
Church Affiliation: Christian
Church Affiliation:
Christian
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Senate 2011, 2013, 2015
Public Service:
Senate 2011, 2013, 2015


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES ON LIVESTOCK.
TO REPEAL LUMP-SUM PAYMENTS OF RESERVE VALUE OF SMALL ANNUITIES IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - TRANSFER FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTERS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2014-2015 FISCAL YEAR.
TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S GENERAL OMNIBUS BILL.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - CONWAY HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTER GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION DIVISION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF A THIRD-PARTY ADMINISTRATOR USED BY MULTIPLE EMPLOYER TRUSTS AND SELF-INSURED PLANS.
TO PROHIBIT ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS IN CONSTRUCTION AGREEMENTS AND CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS.
CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF CIVIL PROCEEDING ADVANCE PAYMENT CONTRACTS; AND TO AMEND THE REVENUE CLASSIFICATION LAW AND THE SECURITIES DEPARTMENT FUND.
TO MODIFY THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER AND PATIENT RIGHTS REGARDING PAYMENT FOR PHARMACISTS SERVICES.
TO CREATE THE JOSHUA ASHLEY-PAULEY ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT GRANTS TO REGIONAL INTERMODAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REGULATE PREPAID FUNERAL BENEFITS CONTRACTS UNDER THE ARKANSAS PREPAID FUNERAL BENEFITS LAW; TO DEFINE A NONGUARANTEED PREPAID CONTRACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE UNCLAIMED LIFE INSURANCE BENEFITS ACT.
TO AMEND THE PROPERTY AND CASUALTY LAW.
TO REGULATE INSURANCE COMPANIES, LICENSEES, AND OTHER INSURANCE-RELATED MATTERS.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE CODE; TO PROVIDE MODERNIZATION OF REGULATION BY THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER; AND TO REVISE THE TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY SERVICES ACT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING CLASSIFIED AND NON-CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
TO ENSURE THE SAFETY, RELIABILITY, AND COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY SERVICES; AND TO PRESERVE AND ENHANCE ACCESS TO TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS FOR THE STATE'S RESIDENTS AND VISITORS.
TO EXEMPT FROM SALES AND USE TAXES SAND AND OTHER PROPPANTS USED DIRECTLY IN CERTAIN MANUFACTURING PROCESSES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALES AND USE TAXES APPLICABLE TO CERTAIN SERVICES; AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN SOLID WASTE SERVICES FROM SALES AND USE TAXES.
TO REQUIRE A STUDENT TO PASS THE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP CIVICS TEST PRODUCED BY THE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATIONS SERVICES BEFORE HE OR SHE RECEIVES A DIPLOMA FROM A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR A GENERAL EDUCATION DIPLOMA
TO PROMOTE EFFECTIVE REGULATION BY THE STATE BOARD OF EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS; AND TO ENHANCE ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES AVAILABLE TO THE STATE BOARD OF EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS IN ACTIONS FOR UNLICENSED ACTIVITY.
TO ENHANCE THE EMERGENCY SERVICES OF FIRST RESPONDERS; TO CREATE THE NALOXONE ACCESS ACT; AND TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FOR PRESCRIBING, DISPENSING, AND ADMINISTERING NALOXONE AND OTHER OPIOID ANTAGONISTS.
TO MODIFY THE FINANCIAL AND REGULATORY INSURANCE LAWS IN THIS STATE.
TO REGULATE CONSUMER LAWSUIT LENDING.
TO CREATE A REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT PROCESS FOR AN AGENCY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION MEMBER WHO IS NOT SUBJECT TO CONFIRMATION BY THE SENATE.
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS MONUMENT DISPLAY ACT.
TO CONGRATULATE VICTORIA ALEXANDRA MALOCH FOR HER ELECTION TO THE 2014-2015 NATIONAL FFA OFFICER TEAM AS NATIONAL SECRETARY AND THE FIRST FEMALE NATIONAL FFA OFFICER FROM ARKANSAS.
TO COMMEMORATE PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY AND TO HONOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR COUNTRY.
TO RECOGNIZE INTERNATIONAL OMPHALOCELE AWARENESS DAY ON JANUARY 31, 2015; AND TO COMMEND THE MOTHERS OF OMPHALOCELES FOR THEIR ADVOCACY EFFORTS.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS; AND TO REPEAL THE FINANCIAL ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS.
TO MODIFY COVERAGE FOR CRANIOFACIAL ANOMALY RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY.
TO ALLOW A BURIAL ASSOCIATION WITH EXCESS ACCOUNT FUNDS TO PAY A MEMBER MORE THAN THE FACE VALUE OF THE BURIAL POLICY.
TO PROMOTE THE FREE MARKET COMPETITION OF STUDENT COURSE MATERIALS; AND TO PROHIBIT THE COST OF STUDENT COURSE MATERIALS FROM BEING ADDED TO A STUDENT'S BILLING ACCOUNT.
TO CLARIFY THE TAX TREATMENT OF CERTAIN FOOD PRODUCTS.
TO REGULATE AN INSURER THAT OFFERS VISION CARE PLANS; AND TO ESTABLISH THE VISION CARE PLAN ACT OF 2015.
TO ALLOW A REVIEW OF A DECISION BY AN ADVISORY ORGANIZATION; AND TO PROVIDE THE AUTHORITY FOR THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL ENFORCEMENT SECTION TO ASSIST THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER IN REVIEWING RATE FILINGS.
TO INCREASE THE INSURANCE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONERS.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING UNITED STATES HISTORY COURSES IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR OVERSIGHT OF FOSSIL-FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS; TO REGULATE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS; AND TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL OF THE STATE PLAN BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN CUSTOMER AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RECORDS OF MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITY SYSTEMS FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE METHOD AND TIMEFRAME IN WHICH A COUNTY JAIL IS REIMBURSED FOR HOUSING INMATES WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION AND REWARD PROGRAM.
TO PROHIBIT THE ESTABLISHMENT THROUGH STATE LAW OF A STATE-BASED HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE IN THIS STATE UNDER THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND THE HEALTH CARE AND EDUCATION RECONCILIATION ACT OF 2010.
TO PROVIDE FOR ESCHEATMENT OF A UNITED STATES SAVINGS BOND.
CONCERNING TERMINALLY ILL PATIENT ACCESS TO INVESTIGATIONAL DRUGS, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, OR DEVICES; AND TO CREATE THE RIGHT TO TRY ACT.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2015; TO IMPLEMENT MEASURES DESIGNED TO ENHANCE PUBLIC SAFETY AND REDUCE THE PRISON POPULATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
TO BAR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS BY THE STATE TO CERTAIN ENTITIES.
TO CREATE THE MIDDLE CLASS TAX RELIEF ACT OF 2015; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX ON CAPITAL GAINS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE DRUG SCREENING AND TESTING ACT OF 2015.
TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN FEES, PENALTIES, AND FINES RELATING TO ELECTRONIC GAMES OF SKILL; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR LAND-GRANT MATCH PAYMENTS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SOFT DRINK TAX ACT; AND TO AMEND THE CALCULATION OF TAXES ON SOFT DRINK SYRUP AND SIMPLE SYRUP.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
COMBINING THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED AND BOATING WHILE INTOXICATED; CONCERNING THE OMNIBUS DWI ACT, THE UNDERAGE DUI LAW, SUSPENSIONS OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND VEHICLE REGISTRATION.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE INNOVATION ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
PROHIBITING CERTAIN SEX OFFENDERS FROM ENTERING ON A PUBLIC SCHOOL CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF SENATOR DAVID W. WYATT AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO RECOGNIZE BETTY FLANAGAN BUMPERS FOR HER WORK TO PROMOTE CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE ARKANSAS FAMILIES TO CONSIDER SERIOUSLY THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION.
IN SUPPORT OF EXPANDED LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS EXPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES.
CoSponsor for House
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE ABORTION-INDUCING DRUGS SAFETY ACT.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX APPLICABLE TO CAPITAL GAINS.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ABORTION PROVIDERS' ADMITTING PRIVILEGES ACT.
TO BE KNOWN AS “THE COURTHOUSE DOGS CHILD WITNESS SUPPORT ACT”.

Committees

Committees