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Representative J. R. Rogers (D)

102 West Main, Walnut Ridge, 72476

Representative J. R. Rogers (D)
Phone: 870-931-5600
Phone:
District: 73
District:
73
Seniority: 59
Seniority:
59
Occupation: Business Owner (All Star Music)
Occupation:
Business Owner (All Star Music)
Church Affiliation: Protestant
Church Affiliation:
Protestant
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Walnut Ridge Mayor-8 yrs; City Countil-2yrs; First term in House 2005, 2007
Public Service:
Walnut Ridge Mayor-8 yrs; City Countil-2yrs; First term in House 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - CLOVERBEND HISTORIC PRESERVATION ASSOCIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE LAWRENCE COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE BLACK ROCK SENIOR CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - POWHATAN COURTHOUSE MUSEUM IMPROVEMENTS AND UPKEEP GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - GENERAL IMPROVEMENTS AND UPKEEP OF THE WALNUT RIDGE FLYING SCHOOL MUSEUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GENERAL IMPROVEMENTS AND UPKEEP OF VARIOUS LIBRARIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE - FIRE TRAINING CENTER IMPROVEMENTS AND UPKEEP GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REPEAL THE SURETY BOND REQUIREMENT FOR OPERATORS OF AMUSEMENT DEVICES AT CARNIVALS AND COUNTY, DISTRICT, AND STATE FAIRS.
TO REPEAL CONFLICTING LANGUAGE IN ARKANSAS LAW PERTAINING TO SALES TAX ON LEASES OR RENTALS OF MOTOR VEHICLES.
AN ACT TO DISQUALIFY FROM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO TESTS POSITIVE FOR DRUGS WHEN APPLYING FOR NEW EMPLOYMENT.
AN ACT TO EXPAND THE TYPES OF ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGIES AVAILABLE FOR COMPUTER-ASSISTED MASS APPRAISAL SYSTEMS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION - RESTORATION GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CoSponsor
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE GROSS RECEIPTS AND COMPENSATING USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE VISITATION RIGHTS TO STEP-GRANDPARENTS AND FORMER STEP-GRANDPARENTS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO EXEMPT DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL FROM SALES AND USE TAX; TO IMPOSE A GALLONAGE TAX ON DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL; TO EXCLUDE BIODIESEL FUEL FROM THE GALLONAGE TAX AND THE SALES AND USE TAX.
TO ESTABLISH A WAITING PERIOD OF SIX (6) YEARS FOR PERSONS SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT WITHOUT PAROLE FOR FILING A NEW APPLICATION FOR EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY AND TO ALLOW THE PAROLE BOARD TO WAIVE THE WAITING PERIOD.
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTY FOR FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF NONFINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-37-227.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR LOW-INCOME TAXPAYERS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE GROCERY TAX RELIEF.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT FUND AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND WEATHERIZATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS.
TO EXEMPT A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT, CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITY, ADULT DETENTION FACILITY, OR MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY FROM THE SHIELDED OUTDOOR LIGHTING ACT.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON UTILITIES THAT ARE USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND AQUACULTURE EQUIPMENT.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING IN THIS STATE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS.
CONCERNING THE SALE AND USE OF ROTATING, FLASHING, OR OSCILLATING BLUE LIGHTS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
TO CREATE A CRIMINAL OFFENSE PROHIBITING SEX OFFENDERS FROM LIVING NEAR VICTIMS OR CONTACTING VICTIMS AND TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT OF 1997.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 AND TO ENSURE THAT EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE RECEIVES THE FULL AMOUNT OF FOUNDATION FUNDING.
TO REVISE THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT.
AN ACT TO ADOPT THE AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE.
AN ACT TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR ENDORSED CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSES THAT MAY BE TAUGHT ALONG WITH ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES IN HIGH SCHOOLS AND TO REPEAL THE CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSE APPROVAL PANEL.
AN ACT CREATING THE STATE DRUG CRIME ENFORCEMENT AND PROSECUTION GRANT FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - STATEWIDE GRANTS FOR SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL DRUG CRIME TASK FORCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER OF STATE - COUNTY AID AND MUNICIPAL AID APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS AND MAINTENANCE APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - COUNTY, DISTRICT AND STATE FAIRS AND FAIR CONSORTIUMS CONSTRUCTION,MAINTENANCE AND INFRASTRUCTURE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - STATEWIDE GRANTS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS APPROPRIATION.
TO IMPROVE COMMERCIAL DRIVER SAFETY BY REQUIRING THE REPORTING OF CERTAIN ALCOHOL OR DRUG TEST RESULTS FOR AN EMPLOYEE WHO HOLDS A COMMERCIAL DRIVER S LICENSE AND BY REQUIRING AN EMPLOYER TO OBTAIN A REPORT FROM THE DATABASE.
THE INCOME TAX PLEDGE ACT 0F 2007.
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.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO MAKE NURSING HOME STAFF POSTING AND RECORD-KEEPING CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW.
TO PROVIDE FOR A REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK FOR A PHARMACY TO RECORD PURCHASES OF PSEUDOPHEDRINE AND OTHER SIMILAR SUBSTANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND ACCESS TO THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND FOR PENALTIES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE - EQUIPPING AND RENOVATING THE TRAINING BUILDING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.

Committees

Committees