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Representative Marcus E. Richmond (R)

10509 S and G Circle Lane, Harvey, 72841

Representative Marcus E. Richmond (R)
Phone: 479-299-4416
Phone:
District: 21
District:
21
Seniority: 50
Seniority:
50
Occupation: Retired/Cattle Farmer
Occupation:
Retired/Cattle Farmer
Church Affiliation: Church of Christ
Church Affiliation:
Church of Christ
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
Public Service: First Term House 2015, 4th District Asst. Speaker Pro Tem 2017, House Majority Leader 2018
Public Service:
First Term House 2015, 4th District Asst. Speaker Pro Tem 2017, House Majority Leader 2018


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
CONCERNING A VETERAN WHO VOLUNTARILY SOUGHT MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT AND WHO SUBSEQUENTLY SEEKS TO OBTAIN A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO AMEND THE LAW DESIGNATING THE "GOLD STAR FAMILIES HIGHWAY".
CoSponsor
TO REDUCE THE COSTS OF CONCEALED CARRY LICENSURE AND FIREARM OWNERSHIP.
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.
TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS TO BE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
TO GRANT VISITATION RIGHTS TO GRANDPARENTS WHEN A PARENT OF A CHILD IS DECEASED.
TO ALLOW FOR EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME; TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF TIME FOR RECESS; AND TO CONSIDER SUPERVISION DURING UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME AS INSTRUCTIONAL.
TO CREATE THE CHERISH ACT; AND TO PROHIBIT ABORTIONS AFTER EIGHTEEN (18) WEEKS' GESTATION EXCEPT IN A MEDICAL EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTION PAGES; AND TO ALLOW CERTAIN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PERFORM THE DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF ELECTION OFFICIALS.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO REQUIRE REPORTS UNDER THE TRANSFORMATION AND EFFICIENCIES ACT OF 2019 INCLUDING SAVINGS REPORTS.
REQUIRING TRAINING OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OVERDOSE AND THE ROLE OF NALOXONE.
CONCERNING INVESTIGATIONS INTO SEXUAL ASSAULT; CONCERNING SEXUAL ASSAULT COLLECTION KITS; AND CONCERNING THE SUBMISSION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT COLLECTION KITS.
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN INFORMATION PERTAINING TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER FROM THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND CONCERNING PUBLIC RECORD WEBSITES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MILITARY SERVICE AND VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES; AND TO ALLOW THE ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE.
TO REQUIRE COOPERATION BETWEEN CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES REGARDING SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY.
TO ESTABLISH THE SHORT-TERM, LIMITED-DURATION INSURANCE ACT.
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”.
TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE WILL OF ARKANSAS TO ADJUST ARKANSAS'S TIME TO PRESERVE SUNSHINE; AND TO REQUEST THAT THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT ALLOW STATES THE ABILITY TO "SPRING FORWARD" AND MAINTAIN THAT TIME PERMANENTLY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN LIFE PROTECTION ACT; AND TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN.
TO REDUCE THE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN; AND TO REDUCE THE FEE TO RENEW A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO PROVIDE FOR INELIGIBILITY FOR CERTAIN RETIREMENT BENEFITS UPON CONVICTION OF A FELONY ARISING OUT OF AN ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL'S OFFICIAL ACTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR ETHICS VIOLATIONS; AND TO RAISE THE AMOUNT OF FINES THAT MAY BE LEVIED BY THE ARKANSAS ETHICS COMMISSION.
TO PROHIBIT ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIALS FROM REGISTERING AS LOBBYISTS.
TO AMEND THE TAXABLE WAGE BASE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
TO PROHIBIT UNLAWFUL FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION OF A MINOR; TO CREATE AWARENESS PROGRAMS CONCERNING AND STATISTICAL TRACKING OF UNLAWFUL FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO REQUIRE A STUDY AND ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS AND PROCESSES OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
CONCERNING LEGISLATION PROPOSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF STATE HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION.
TO ALLOW FOR THE ELECTRONIC NOTIFICATION OF AN INVITATION FOR BIDS AND ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF BIDS; AND TO CREATE THE FAIR NOTICE AND EFFICIENCY IN PUBLIC WORKS ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS NEW FARM MACHINERY QUALITY ASSURANCE ACT.
CONCERNING THE DEFENSE OF A PERSON WITH THE USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE OR DEADLY FORCE.
TO AMEND THE MEANS BY WHICH FUNDING IS DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE PRODUCTIVITY-BASED FUNDING MODEL.
TO DISTRIBUTE FUNDS FROM THE EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE TRUST FUND TO CERTAIN FOUR-YEAR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION BASED ON AN INSTITUTION'S IN-STATE FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT ENROLLMENT.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ADMINISTRATION OF STATE TAXES; TO AMEND THE ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING PROCEDURES FOR STATE TAXES; TO CREATE THE TAX APPEALS COMMISSION ACT; AND TO CREATE A FUND FOR THE TAX APPEALS COMMISSION.
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX REFUND FOR MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT USED TO MODIFY, REPLACE, OR REPAIR MOLDS AND DIES USED IN MANUFACTURING.
TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.

Committees

Committees
Vice-Chair: ALC-REVIEW