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: Providence Financial Group, Inc.
Occupation:
Providence Financial Group, Inc.
Church Affiliation: Christian
Church Affiliation:
Christian
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: Senate 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021
Public Service:
Senate 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE BUSINESS TRANSFER ACT.
CONCERNING THE RESPECTIVE DUTIES OF THE PAROLE BOARD, THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, AND THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS; AND CONCERNING THE VOTE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PAROLE BOARD TO ACT.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO STATUTES GOVERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DIVISION OF CORRECTION AND THE DIVISION OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE YEARS OF SERVICE REQUIRED FOR VOLUNTARY RETIREMENT AND THE BENEFIT MULTIPLIER UNDER THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RETIREMENT ELIGIBILITY, NONCONTRIBUTORY MEMBERS, MEMBER CONTRIBUTIONS, AND THE BENEFIT MULTIPLIER UNDER THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO CLARIFY THE MINIMUM LEVELS FOR EMPLOYEE BENEFIT STOP-LOSS INSURANCE.
ESTABLISHING THE PUBLIC SAFETY EQUIPMENT GRANT PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN FULL-TIME LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
CONCERNING THE USE OF AUDIO MEDIA, VISUAL MEDIA, AND AUDIOVISUAL MEDIA BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, DISPATCH CENTERS, PUBLIC SAFETY ANSWERING POINTS, JAILS, AND DETENTION CENTERS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SPECIAL ELECTIONS; AND TO ESTABLISH UNIFORM DATES FOR HOLDING SPECIAL ELECTIONS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT; TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN; AND TO PROTECT ALL HUMAN LIFE.
TO REQUIRE WRITTEN CONSENT OF A PATIENT TO TRANSFER A PRESCRIPTION FROM A PHARMACY; TO REQUIRE CERTAIN DISCLOSURES OF OWNERSHIP INTEREST OR POSSIBLE CONFLICTS OF INTEREST; AND TO PROHIBIT DATA MINING OF PATIENT INFORMATION.
TO SUBJECT CERTAIN CONTRACTS OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO THE ARKANSAS PROCUREMENT LAW.
A RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS AND PRESIDENT BIDEN TO DIRECT THE UNITED STATES BUREAU OF THE CENSUS TO PROVIDE TIMELY REDISTRICTING POPULATION DATA.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE THAT THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS HAVE A FUNDAMENTAL INDIVIDUAL RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS, AMMUNITION, AND ACCESSORIES.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE THE "ARKANSAS RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AMENDMENT".
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE MANNER IN WHICH PRIMARY ELECTIONS ARE CONDUCTED.
TO PROCLAIM EDUCATION AND SHARING DAY ON MARCH 24, 2021.
REQUESTING THAT SENATOR RAPERT BE AUTHORIZED TO PURSUE THE CONSIDERATION OF SJR 14 AS A THIRD PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM; TO ENSURE A SUSTAINABLE SYSTEM OF HEALTH BENEFITS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING VOLUNTARY RETIREMENT, DEFERRED RETIREMENT, EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS, THE BENEFIT MULTIPLIER, THE ELECTION TO PARTICIPATE, THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM, AND SYSTEM COSTS.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FAIRNESS IN COST SHARING ACT.
TO ALLOW AN ELECTED STATE OFFICIAL TO OBTAIN REIMBURSEMENT FOR LEGAL FEES AND COSTS; TO AMEND A PROVISION OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION AND PORTIONS OF LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "PERSON" IN THE ARKANSAS CRIMINAL CODE.
TO SET STANDARDS FOR PRESCRIPTIONS DELIVERY.
TO ESTABLISH THE 340B DRUG PRICING NONDISCRIMINATION ACT.
TO PROVIDE A REDUCED SALES AND USE TAX RATE FOR CERTAIN USED MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS, AND SEMITRAILERS.
TO PROCLAIM RELIGIOUS FREEDOM DAY.
TO RECOGNIZE JANUARY 22 AS THE DAY OF TEARS IN ARKANSAS.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS HAVE A FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE THE "ARKANSAS RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AMENDMENT".
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION FEE BE PAID FOR ELECTRIC AND HYBRID VEHICLES; AND TO REPEAL THE ADDITIONAL FEE FOR THE REGISTRATION OF HYBRID VEHICLES.
TO REQUIRE HOLOCAUST EDUCATION BE TAUGHT IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION.
TO EXEMPT UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS FROM INCOME TAX DURING A CERTAIN TIME PERIOD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE DEFENSE OF A PERSON WITH THE USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE OR DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE.
TO CREATE THE MEDICAL ETHICS AND DIVERSITY ACT.
TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO RETURN FINES COLLECTED UNDER § 20-7-101 DURING THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY FOR A FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH RULES, ORDERS, OR DIRECTIVES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE FAIRNESS IN WOMEN'S SPORTS ACT.
TO MODIFY LAWS CONCERNING ABORTION CLINICS.
TO CREATE THE GENDER INTEGRITY REINFORCEMENT LEGISLATION FOR SPORTS (GIRLS) ACT; AND TO CREATE A LEGAL CAUSE OF ACTION FOR A VIOLATION OF THE GENDER INTEGRITY REINFORCEMENT LEGISLATION FOR SPORTS (GIRLS) ACT.
TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; AND TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF A PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDER REVIEW.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING EARLY VOTING; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONEERING; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES RELATED TO VOTING.
CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT AND ALTERATION OF PRECINCT BOUNDARIES, POLLING SITES, AND VOTE CENTERS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS ELECTION LAW.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION TO THE EXAMINATION AND COPYING OF PUBLIC RECORDS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 AND VOTED BALLOTS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF ELECTION LAWS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING ABORTION FACILITIES.
TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948; TO REVISE THIRD-PARTY LIABILITY IN THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW; AND TO MODIFY THE PROCESS FOR REQUESTING A HEARING.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY BOOT CAMP.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS STATE CAPITOL AND HISTORICAL MONUMENT PROTECTION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE TRANSPARENCY IN FOREIGN INVESTMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE CLIMATE REGULATORY ARKANSAS PLUMBING ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE A TAX CREDIT FOR ELIGIBLE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE TO A SPONSOR-GRANTING ORGANIZATION UNDER THE PHILANTHROPIC INVESTMENT IN ARKANSAS KIDS PROGRAM.
TO ESTABLISH A RIGHT OF PRIVACY CONCERNING CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINATION STATUS; TO ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM WITH DISTRIBUTION FROM COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO NAME THE VISITORS CENTER IN PETIT JEAN STATE PARK; AND TO HONOR DR. T.W. HARDISON.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
TO REMEMBER SENATOR JIM ARGUE AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO REMEMBER PAUL GREENBERG AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor for House
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VERIFICATION OF PROVISIONAL BALLOTS; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO PROHIBIT OFFERING COURSES, EVENTS, AND ACTIVITIES THAT ISOLATE STUDENTS BASED ON CHARACTERISTICS WITHIN PROGRAMS OF INSTRUCTION; AND TO ADJUST FUNDING FOR SCHOOLS THAT OFFER THESE PROHIBITED COURSES, EVENTS, AND ACTIVITIES.
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDS TO TEACH THE 1619 PROJECT CURRICULUM; AND TO REDUCE FUNDS DISTRIBUTED TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT TEACH THE 1619 PROJECT CURRICULUM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONSOLIDATION OF CERTAIN LEVEE DISTRICTS AND BOARDS.
TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR THE DISSOLUTION OR ABOLITION OF A LEVEE DISTRICT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ASSESSMENTS IN CERTAIN LEVEE OR DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT AND PROTECTION DISTRICT REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS BY COUNTY COLLECTORS.
TO CREATE A STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT; TO TRANSFER AUTHORITY OVER MEAT INSPECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE.
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE PETITION PROCESS TO BE ON THE BALLOT AS A CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT OR VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES; AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF SIGNATURES REQUIRED TO BE LISTED ON THE BALLOT.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE TAX TREATMENT OF CERTAIN LOANS, PAYMENTS, AND EXPENSES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) RELIEF PROGRAMS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CHILD ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW TO REQUIRE THAT PERSONNEL OF PUBLIC SAFETY ANSWERING POINTS OR DISPATCH CENTERS THAT OFFER PRE-ARRIVAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL CONDITIONS BE TRAINED IN TELEPHONE CPR.
TO CREATE THE RAILROAD MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2021; AND TO ALLOW AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN RAILROAD TRACK MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SAVE ADOLESCENTS FROM EXPERIMENTATION (SAFE) ACT.
TO PROHIBIT TAXPAYER RESOURCE TRANSACTIONS FOR ABORTIONS.
TO ALLOW REVIEW OF PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; AND TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF A PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDER REVIEW.
TO PROMOTE ARKANSAS VOICES; AND TO COMBAT CANCEL CULTURE AND PROTECT FREEDOM OF SPEECH.
TO CREATE THE LOGGING AND WOOD FIBER TRANSPORTATION JOB CREATION INCENTIVE ACT; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS WOOD ENERGY PRODUCTS AND FOREST MAINTENANCE INCOME TAX CREDIT.
TO PROVIDE GUIDELINES ON HOW REBATES ARE OFFERED BY A PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURER THAT SELLS INSULIN IN THIS STATE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ABSENTEE BALLOTS; TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SPOILED BALLOTS.
TO CREATE THE RELIGIOUS VIEWPOINT ANTIDISCRIMINATION ACT.
TO CREATE THE CLIMATE REGULATORY ARKANSAS PLUMBING ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
REQUIRING THE ESTABLISHMENT OR UTILIZATION OF A SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO PROVIDE ADVICE AND TO STUDY INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ARKANSAS CASINO GAMING AMENDMENT OF 2018.
CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL FIREARM BANS WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND CONCERNING STATE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.
TO ESTABLISH A RIGHT OF PRIVACY CONCERNING CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINATION STATUS; TO ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM WITH DISTRIBUTION FROM COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO BE KNOWN AS THE "CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND BALLOT INITIATIVE REFORM AMENDMENT".
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.

Committees

Committees
Vice-Chair: JBC-PERSONNEL