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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: 5
Seniority:
5
Occupation: Rapert Financial & Associates, Inc.
Occupation:
Rapert Financial & Associates, Inc.
Church Affiliation: Christian
Church Affiliation:
Christian
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: Senate 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
Senate 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE NALOXONE ACCESS ACT TO INCLUDE THE EMPLOYEES OF THE ARKANSAS STATE CRIME LAB.
TO AMEND THE PROPERTY AND CASUALTY LAW; TO CLARIFY THE DEPRECIATION APPLICABLE WHEN DETERMINING THE VALUE OF DAMAGED PROPERTY.
TO CREATE A SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS ORGANIZATION.
TO AMEND THE STATUTES OF LIMITATION FOR FRAUDULENT INSURANCE ACTS.
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES TO CHURCHES.
CONCERNING CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD "SKIMMING"; AND AMENDING THE OFFENSE OF FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PATRICIA HEATH ACT; TO INCLUDE ALL SERVICE DOGS AUTHORIZED FOR ACCOMPANIMENT UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT IN THE RIGHT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY A SERVICE ANIMAL.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO DELAY IMPLEMENTATION UNTIL THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT GENERAL OMNIBUS BILL.
TO CLARIFY THE TYPE OF ANNUITY CONTRACTS SUBJECT TO THE UNCLAIMED LIFE INSURANCE BENEFITS ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE BRANDING OF A TITLE.
TO MODERNIZE THE INSURANCE HOLDING COMPANY REGULATORY ACT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PREFERENTIAL AND GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO PROHIBIT THE SMOKING OF MARIJUANA IN ANY LOCATION IN ARKANSAS.
CONCERNING EXCEPTIONS UNDER § 16-22-211 FOR AN INSTRUMENTALITY OF GOVERNMENT AND GOVERNMENTAL SELF-FUNDING GROUPS AND SELF-INSURANCE RISK POOLS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT OF 1987; AND TO AUTHORIZE CORPORATIONS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES TO PROVIDE ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS TO SHAREHOLDERS BY ELECTRONIC MAIL.
TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS BANKING CODE OF 1997; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE NAMING OF PUBLIC FACILITIES.
TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR APPROVAL OF A PLAN FOR EXCESS FINANCIAL RESOURCES FOR A BURIAL ASSOCIATION.
CONCERNING THE RULES OF CONDUCT OF EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROPER HANDLING OF HUMAN REMAINS WITH DIGNITY.
TO AMEND THE EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS LAW.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "ELIGIBLE INVESTMENT SECURITIES"; AND TO ALLOW CERTAIN PURCHASES BY THE TREASURER OF STATE.
TO REQUIRE A HEALTH INSURER TO REIMBURSE FOR MEDICAL SERVICES AND MEDICAL DEVICES THAT THE FEDERAL MEDICARE PROGRAM HAS DETERMINED ARE NO LONGER EXPERIMENTAL OR INVESTIGATIONAL IN NATURE.
TO ALLOW MEDIGAP COVERAGE, ALSO KNOWN AS MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT INSURANCE, TO BE PURCHASED IN ARKANSAS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO ARE UNDER SIXTY-FIVE (65) YEARS OF AGE; AND TO REQUIRE AN AMENDMENT TO RULE 27.
TO CREATE THE CREDIT REPAIR SERVICES ORGANIZATIONS ACT OF 2017; AND TO REPEAL THE CREDIT SERVICES ORGANIZATIONS ACT OF 1987.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016 TO REQUIRE A DISPENSARY TO MAKE VAPORIZERS AVAILABLE FOR SALE TO QUALIFYING PATIENTS AND TO APPOINT A PHARMACIST CONSULTANT.
TO ENACT CERTAIN PROHIBITIONS REGARDING MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
TO CREATE LAW REGARDING THE PREVENTION OF PREDATORY LENDING IN ARKANSAS; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CREDIT SERVICES ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO CLARIFY STATE USURY LAW AND CERTAIN USURIOUS LOAN TRANSACTIONS.
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "MARRIAGE".
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EVERY HUMAN BEING IS ENTITLED TO THE RIGHT TO LIFE.
CONGRATULATING THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SUGAR BEARS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM ON AN HISTORIC SEASON.
TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Primary Sponsor for House
CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF INTERNET STALKING OF A CHILD.
TO AMEND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 2000, ALSO KNOWN AS THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS ACT, TO REDUCE THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAITING LIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF VOTER REGISTRATION WHEN VOTING; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PAYMENT OF A SECURITY PRESUMED TO BE ABANDONED PROPERTY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING A FETAL DEATH CERTIFICATE AND REGISTRATION OF TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A CERTIFICATE OF BIRTH RESULTING IN STILLBIRTH.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE INNOVATION ACT OF 2017; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE AN ACT BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO AUTHORIZE THE CONSTRUCTION OR REMOVAL OF A MONUMENT ON STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 11 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 8 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ENVIRONMENTAL LAW.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 2 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING AGRICULTURE LAW.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 13 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING MUSEUMS.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 14 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 4 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 23 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC UTILITIES AND REGULATED INDUSTRIES.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 5 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING CRIMINAL OFFENSES AND THE CRIMINAL LAW.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 26 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TAXATION.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 19 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC FINANCE.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 20 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 24 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 7 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ELECTIONS.
TO MAKE LEGISLATIVE CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 3 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 22 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC PROPERTY.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 21 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 9 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING FAMILY LAW.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO PROHIBIT THE SMOKING OF MARIJUANA IN ANY LOCATION IN ARKANSAS.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EDUCATION.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 17 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PROFESSIONS, OCCUPATIONS, AND BUSINESSES.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 16 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND THE COURTS.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 12 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING LAW ENFORCEMENT, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, AND MILITARY AFFAIRS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE STATE TREASURY MONEY MANAGEMENT TRUST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MAKE LEGISLATIVE CORRECTIONS TO AND REPEAL OBSOLETE LAWS CONTAINED IN TITLE 27 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 15 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 25 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING STATE GOVERNMENT.
TO REQUIRE THE PASSAGE OF THE CIVICS PORTION OF THE NATURALIZATION TEST USED BY UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES BEFORE A STUDENT MAY RECEIVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA.
TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2013 TO COMPLY WITH RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN FEDERAL LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING NOTICE REQUIRED FOR ABANDONED PROPERTY.
TO CLARIFY THAT THE SUBROGATION AND REIMBURSEMENT RIGHTS OF PARTIES TO AN INSURANCE CONTRACT ARE TO BE DEFINED BY THE INSURANCE CONTRACT.
CONCERNING DRAFTS OF CORRECTIVE LEGISLATION PREPARED BY THE STAFF OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REVISION COMMISSION.
MAKING APPLICATION TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION OF THE STATES TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE TAX REFORM AND RELIEF ACT OF 2017; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF SALES AND USE TAX RATHER THAN USE TAX ON SALES BY CERTAIN REMOTE SELLERS.
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ADD HUMAN TRAFFICKING TO THE DEFINITIONS OF ABUSE AND SEXUAL ABUSE WITHIN THE ARKANSAS JUVENILE CODE OF 1989 AND CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT.
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE USE OF CERTAIN AFTERMARKET CRASH PARTS IN REPAIR OF A VEHICLE.
AN ACT FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE - COUNTY VOTING SYSTEM GRANT FUND SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING DEATH AND PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY CLAIMS UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT IN PERSON.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT LIMITING CONTINGENCY FEES AND AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES; AND CHANGING THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SUPREME COURT REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE.
CoSponsor for House
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATE.
ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE BELONGING TO A MILITARY MEMBER.
TO CREATE THE SEX DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT.

Committees

Committees
Vice-Chair: ALC-PEER