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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: 10
Seniority:
10
Occupation: Rapert Financial & Associates, Inc.
Occupation:
Rapert Financial & Associates, Inc.
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Senate 2011, 2013
Public Service:
Senate 2011, 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE APPLICABILITY OF TOWING AND STORAGE LAW AND THE REMOVAL OF UNATTENDED OR ABANDONED VEHICLES.
ACT TO REQUIRE AN INMATE OF A COUNTY JAIL WHO IS BEING HELD FOR A REASON OTHER THAN FOR SERVING A SENTENCE FOR A CRIMINAL CONVICTION TO PAY FOR HIS OR HER OWN MEDICAL CARE.
TO CREATE CERTAIN INCENTIVES RELATING TO COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF NATURAL GAS AS A FUEL ALTERNATIVE; TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONVERSION OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION FLEET VEHICLES; AND TO PROMOTE THE CREATION OF A NETWORK OF COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS REFUELING STATIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES ON CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY.
TO AMEND TITLE 23, CHAPTER 68, OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE REHABILITATION AND LIQUIDATION OF INSURANCE COMPANIES.
TO AMEND THE COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH INSURANCE POOL ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ORDERLY CESSATION OF OPERATIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE A TASK FORCE CONCERNING INTERMODAL TRANSPORTATION AND COMMERCE AND RELATED ISSUES; AND TO CREATE THE INTERMODAL TRANSPORTATION AND COMMERCE TASK FORCE.
PROHIBITING THE USE OF AN UNMANNED AERIAL DEVICE THAT IS EQUIPPED WITH A VIDEO RECORDING DEVICE EXCEPT WHEN USED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY PERSONNEL.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS, AND EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDERS SUPPLEMENTAL DISABILITY BENEFITS TRUST FUND; AND TO CREATE THE NECESSARY MECHANISMS TO PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR THE FUND.
TO REQUIRE COUNTIES, CITIES, AND TOWNS TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF PROPOSED AIRPORT DEVELOPMENTS AND TO REGULATE AIRPORT COMMISSIONS.
TO CREATE THE RUNAWAY CONVENTION PREVENTION ACT.
TO PROVIDE LEGAL STANDING AND NOTIFICATION TO MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL CONCERNING A CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE TO OR THE INTERPRETATION OF CERTAIN ARKANSAS LAWS.
TO ADOPT THE INTERSTATE INSURANCE PRODUCT REGULATION COMPACT.
CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF EPINEPHRINE BY SCHOOL PERSONNEL TO CHILDREN EXPERIENCING A LIFE-THREATENING ANAPHYLACTIC REACTION DUE TO FOOD ALLERGIES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S GENERAL OMNIBUS BILL.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION ACT; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION DIVISION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS 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.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - COMMUNITY BASED PROGRAM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
PROVIDING FOR ENHANCED CIVIL LIABILITY RESULTING FROM ACTS OF TERRORISM; AND TO BE KNOWN AS ANDY'S LAW.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND VARIOUS STATE SECURITIES LAWS; AND TO REGULATE SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS AND CLARIFY THE RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF PARTIES TO SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS - HEALTH EDUCATION FACILITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
TO REGULATE ELECTRIC DEMAND RESPONSE.
TO REGULATE STATE TREASURY MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PRUDENT INVESTMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF STATE TREASURY FUNDS.
TO AMEND THE OFFENSE OF NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE TO INCLUDE DRIVING WHILE ASLEEP OR FATIGUED.
CONCERNING THE RECOGNITION OF OTHER STATES' LICENSES TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
CONCERNING THE DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNANCE OF A HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING SANCTIONS ADMINISTERED TO A PAROLE VIOLATOR.
TO AMEND THE OFFENSE OF NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE.
THE TAXPAYERS' PROTECTION AMENDMENT.
TO COMMEMORATE THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE STATE BANK DEPARTMENT IN ARKANSAS.
CONGRATULATING THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS BEARS FOOTBALL TEAM FOR AN OUTSTANDING 2012 SEASON AND FOR CONTINUING EXCELLENCE IN ACADEMICS.
CONGRATULATING THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SUGAR BEARS VOLLEYBALL TEAM FOR AN OUTSTANDING 2012 SEASON.
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.
TO COMMEND THE ROLLING THUNDER NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION FOR ITS CONTRIBUTIONS AND ASSISTANCE TO VETERANS AND MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY; AND FOR HELPING SUPPORT SOLDIERS MISSING IN ACTION AND EDUCATING THE PUBLIC ABOUT POW/MIA ISSUES.
REAFFIRMING THE SENATE'S COMMITMENT TO DEFINE MARRIAGE AS THE UNION OF A MAN AND A WOMAN AND URGING THE U.S. CONGRESS, U.S. SUPREME COURT, AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO UPHOLD AND ENFORCE THE DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING EMINENT DOMAIN.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
ACT TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ESTABLISHING A HIGHER EDUCATION ACCREDITING AGENCY IN ARKANSAS.
CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF BARRACKS AT A COMMUNITY COLLEGE OR TECHNICAL COLLEGE.
CONCERNING VICTIMS OF THE OFFENSE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING; CONCERNING POSTING A NOTICE OF THE NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING RESOURCE CENTER HOTLINE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPUNGEMENT OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS.
TO REVISE THE LAW ON REIMBURSEMENT TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS FOR CERTAIN SERVICES PROVIDED.
TO REPEAL CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATING TO EDUCATION BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
TO REGULATE THE ADMINISTRATION OF REAL PROPERTY OF THE STATE AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE.
THE LANDOWNER NOTIFICATION ACT.
CoSponsor
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS VIDEO SERVICE ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR CONVERTING DIESEL-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND GASOLINE-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES TO MOTOR VEHICLES POWERED BY COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS OR PROPANE GAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF OWNERS OF, AND APPLICANTS FOR, CONCEALED HANDGUN CARRY LICENSES; TO EXEMPT THE NAME AND CORRESPONDING ZIP CODE OF THE APPLICANT, LICENSEE, OR PAST LICENSEE FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
THE SAFE SCHOOL INITIATIVE ACT.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE PREGNANT WOMAN'S PROTECTION ACT.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE PROOF OF IDENTITY WHEN VOTING AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A VOTER IDENTIFICATION CARD.
TO REQUIRE AUTOMATIC ENROLLMENT OF A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE IN A DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN; AND TO PROVIDE OPT-OUT PROVISIONS FOR A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE.
ESTABLISHING THE HUMAN TRAFFICKING ACT OF 2013; CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
TO FACILITATE AND ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS; AND TO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX SELLERS' DONATIONS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS OR FOR CHARITABLE CAUSES.
TO REQUIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES TO PAY COMPARABLE REIMBURSEMENT TO PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, AND PHYSICIANS.
TO INCREASE THE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY BENEFITS; TO PROVIDE A COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT TO THE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY BENEFITS.
TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR AND RECIPIENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS BE TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT TRAINING AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CLARIFY FOR PARENTS THE PUBLIC SCHOOL RATING SYSTEM ON ANNUAL SCHOOL REPORT CARDS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CLEAN-BURNING MOTOR FUEL DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO CREATE THE CLEAN-BURNING MOTOR FUEL DEVELOPMENT FUND.
TO BAR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS BY THE STATE TO CERTAIN ENTITIES.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM PETITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO STUDY THE BENEFITS OF ENTERING INTO AGRICULTURAL EXCHANGES WITH OTHER COUNTRIES; AND TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO PROVIDE A SAFE HARBOR FOR VICTIMS OF CERTAIN SEX TRAFFICKING AND COMMERCIAL SEX OFFENSES.
TO AMEND THE LIMITATIONS PERIOD FOR CERTAIN SEX CRIMES INVOLVING MINORS.
AN AMENDMENT TO CHANGE THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE COURTS REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE FOR COURTS, APPEAL RIGHTS, AND COMPENSATION OR DAMAGES AWARDED BY COURTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES.
COMMENDING THE NATION OF ISRAEL FOR ITS CORDIAL AND MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND WITH THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor for House
TO CREATE THE STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION.
TO LIMIT THE INCREASE IN GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES FROM YEAR TO YEAR; AND TO CREATE A NEXUS BETWEEN THE AMOUNT OF GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES AND THE GROWTH OF THE STATE DISPOSABLE PERSONAL INCOME.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS TO SUPPORT OR OPPOSE BALLOT MEASURES.
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MONEY IN THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND; AND TO ELIMINATE THE GRANT PROGRAM UNDER THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND ACT.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 CONCERNING PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM SECURITY; AND TO REMOVE THE SUNSET CLAUSE FOR PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM SECURITY.
TO REAFFIRM AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MAKE AVAILABLE TO CERTAIN OFFICIALS THE REGISTRY AT THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER THAT LISTS ALL PERSONS WHO WERE ADJUDICATED TO HAVE A MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT OR WERE INVOLUNTARILY COMMITTED.
THE ARKANSAS SECOND AMENDMENT LIBERTIES SAFEGUARDS ACT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PERSONS EMPLOYED BY THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.

Committees

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