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Representative Chris Richey (D)

P.O. Box 2356, West Helena, 72390

Representative Chris Richey (D)
Phone: 870-995-2499
Phone:
District: 12
District:
12
Seniority: 13
Seniority:
13
Occupation: Executive Director
Occupation:
Executive Director
Church Affiliation: Christian
Church Affiliation:
Christian
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO CREATE THE COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER ACT.
TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ISSUE TEACHING LICENSES TO INDIVIDUALS LICENSED IN CONTIGUOUS STATES; AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION LOWER MINIMUM SCORES.
TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT WHO TRANSFERS UNDER THE ARKANSAS OPPORTUNITY PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT IS IMMEDIATELY ELIGIBLE FOR PARTICIPATION IN AN ATHLETIC ACTIVITY IF THE STUDENT MEETS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS.
TO REQUIRE A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PARTNER WITH A LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WITH JURISDICTION IN ORDER TO ENFORCE SCHOOL BUS SAFETY LAWS.
TO ALLOW CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS TO ELECT TO PAY TAXES AT THE RATE IMPOSED IN A BORDERING STATE.
TO CREATE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR PARTS FOR AND REPAIR OF AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY.
TO ALLOW A MUNICIPALITY TO AFFIX A SECURITY CAMERA TO A UTILITY POLE LOCATED WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY.
CoSponsor
TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF A PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE.
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO ELIMINATE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS, AND SEMITRAILERS.
CONCERNING THE IMPOSITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY ON A DEFENDANT WITH A SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; AND TO DEVELOP A NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM.
TO ESTABLISH A FARM TO SCHOOL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM; AND TO CREATE THE POSITION OF A FARM TO SCHOOL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR WITHIN THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
TO END CHILD MARRIAGE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT FOR MARRIAGE.
TO PROVIDE FOR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES THAT ADDRESS THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES; TO PROVIDE FOR IMMEDIATE AND ONGOING REGULAR REVIEWS OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES AND METHODOLOGIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DELTA MUSIC TRAIL ACT; TO PROMOTE TOURISM AND PROVIDE TAX INCENTIVES FOR ART PROJECTS ALONG DESIGNATED MUSIC HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE; AND TO REQUIRE SIGNAGE ALONG DESIGNATED MUSIC HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE.
TO CONGRATULATE THE LITTLE ROCK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY WARRIORS FOOTBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2018 CLASS 5A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
TO RECOGNIZE THAT ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN IS A SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM; TO COMMEND THE IMPORTANT WORK BEING DONE TO COMBAT THE PROBLEM; AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 11, 2019, AS “CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER DAY”.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROHIBIT SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE.
COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS CHAPTER OF THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION AND PROCLAIMING FEBRUARY 26, 2019, AS ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS DAY.
TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE NINETY-SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO ABOLISH THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE; TO TRANSFER THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE TO THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REPEAL THE PHILLIPS COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS BUILDING TRADES CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE "PAROLE EQUITY ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DIVISION OF PROPERTY IN AN ACTION FOR DIVORCE.
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2; AND TO AMEND THE LAW WITH RESPECT TO AWARDS GRANTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2.
CONCERNING THE SENTENCING AND PAROLE ELIGIBILITY OF A DEFENDANT WHO ENTERS INTO A NEGOTIATED PLEA WITH THE STATE; AND CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY.
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.

Committees

Committees