Representative Jay Richardson (D)

P.O. Box 4403, Fort Smith, 72914

Representative Jay Richardson (D)
Phone:
Phone:
District: 78
District:
78
Seniority: 75
Seniority:
75
Occupation: Business Development
Occupation:
Business Development
Church Affiliation: Non-Denominational
Church Affiliation:
Non-Denominational
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2019
Public Service:
First Term House 2019


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE RETIREMENT BENEFITS OF CERTAIN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FORFEITURE OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS.
TO REQUIRE A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER EMPLOYED BY A PUBLIC LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY TO SUBMIT TO MENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COUNSELING AS A QUALIFICATION TO SERVE AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
CONCERNING THE RELEASE FROM CUSTODY OF A PERSON ON BAIL OR BY THE ISSUANCE OF A CITATION.
CONCERNING CRITICAL INCIDENT DEBRIEFING FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF AN AUTOMATED ENFORCEMENT DEVICE BY A MUNICIPALITY OR DEPARTMENT OF STATE GOVERNMENT OPERATING WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF A MUNICIPALITY.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RETIREMENT BENEFITS; AND TO PROHIBIT COLLECTION OF BENEFITS BY MEMBERS AND RETIRANTS OF RETIREMENT SYSTEMS WHO ARE CONVICTED OF CERTAIN OFFENSES.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE AN IMPLIED WARRANTY OF HABITABILITY AND PROVIDE PROTECTIONS TO ARKANSAS TENANTS.
CoSponsor
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST A PERSON DUE TO THE PERSON'S ATTRIBUTES; AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION OF HATE CRIMES IN ARKANSAS.
CONCERNING THE THEFT OF A POSTAL PACKAGE DELIVERED TO A PERSON'S RESIDENCE AND LEFT WITHIN THE CURTILAGE OF THE RESIDENCE; TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE EVERY ARKANSAN RETIREMENT PLAN OPPORTUNITY ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONSUMER PROTECTION OF SENIORS FROM PREDATORY PRACTICES; AND SAFEGUARDING AGAINST FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF RETIREES FOR ARKANSANS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
PERMITTING A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO TRANSPORT A PERSON IN CRISIS TO A SOBERING CENTER.
TO REQUIRE ELECTRIC UTILITIES TO HAVE AN EMERGENCY PLAN IN PLACE DURING CERTAIN WEATHER EVENTS; AND TO REQUIRE AN ELECTRIC UTILITY TO DIRECTLY NOTIFY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OF CERTAIN EMERGENCY MEASURES TO REDUCE ENERGY CONSUMPTION.
TO REGULATE THE LENGTH OF A RAILROAD TRAIN OPERATED ON A MAIN LINE OR BRANCH LINE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE DEATH CERTIFICATE REGISTRATION PROCESS FOR THE SIGNATURE OF THE MEDICAL CERTIFICATE.
TO CREATE THE REBOOT PILOT PROGRAM; AND TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT HIRE CERTAIN FORMER OFFENDERS.
TO MODERNIZE AND STRENGTHEN NURSING FACILITY STAFFING STANDARDS AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.
TO ESTABLISH THE CREATING A RESPECTFUL AND OPEN WORLD FOR NATURAL HAIR (CROWN) ACT.
CONCERNING CRITICAL INCIDENT DEBRIEFING FOR FIREFIGHTERS.
TO CREATE A NETWORK OF CERTIFIED ACADEMIC LANGUAGE THERAPISTS TO PROVIDE A SPECIALIZED DYSLEXIA INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA OR RELATED READING AND WRITTEN-LANGUAGE DIFFICULTIES.
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.
TO REDUCE THE SENTENCE CLASSIFICATIONS FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES FROM A FELONY TO A MISDEMEANOR.
TO SPECIFY CERTAIN OWNERSHIP REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO OBTAIN A PHARMACY PERMIT.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO REPEAL THE EXCEPTION TO THE PROHIBITION OF SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE.
TO COMMEND MISS DARYNNE DAHLEM ON HER SELECTION AS MISS ARKANSAS 2019 AND 2020.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO REQUIRE HOLOCAUST EDUCATION BE TAUGHT IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
CONCERNING COVERAGE OF DIAGNOSTIC EXAMINATIONS FOR BREAST CANCER UNDER CERTAIN HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS.
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST A PERSON DUE TO THE PERSON'S ATTRIBUTES; AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION OF HATE CRIMES IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, HERITAGE, AND TOURISM - STATEWIDE MARITIME SULTANA MUSEUM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE LAWFUL DISPLAY OF A LICENSE PLATE; AND TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION ALLOWING CERTAIN DEVICES TO OBSCURE A LICENSE PLATE.
PROHIBITING THE DENIAL OF MEDICAL CARE TO A PERSON IN CUSTODY; TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL AND CRIMINAL ACTIONS FOR DENYING MEDICAL CARE TO A PERSON IN CUSTODY; AND TO REQUIRE TRAINING.
TO AMEND THE LAW WITH RESPECT TO BASIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR AWARDS GRANTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM — PART 2.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY BOOT CAMP.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE "ARKANSAS CIVIL ASSET FORFEITURE REFORM ACT OF 2021".
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE TO CERTAIN APPLICANTS.
CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2021.
TO REMEMBER SENATOR JIM ARGUE AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.

Committees

Committees