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Representative Laurie Rushing (R)

134 Cannon Ridge Point, Hot Springs, 71913

Representative Laurie Rushing (R)
Phone: 501-545-6066
Phone:
District: 26
District:
26
Seniority: 76
Seniority:
76
Occupation: Realtor
Occupation:
Realtor
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First Term House 2015
Public Service:
First Term House 2015


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO CLARIFY THE REAL ESTATE LICENSE LAW, THE DEFINITION OF "PRINCIPAL BROKER", AND CERTAIN REAL ESTATE LICENSE EXEMPTIONS.
CONCERNING THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN BY A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE IN PUBLIC HOUSING.
CONCERNING CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR REAL ESTATE LICENSEES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A MUNICIPALITY SUPPLYING WATER SERVICE INTO A RURAL TERRITORY.
TO REQUIRE A WATER PROVIDER TO EXTEND WATER UTILITY SERVICE TO NONRESIDENT CONSUMERS AND PROPERTY OWNERS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE REAL PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX; AND TO CLARIFY THE LAWS CONCERNING THE REAL PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX.
TO REGULATE THE WATER RATES BY A WATER PROVIDER TO NONRESIDENT CONSUMERS.
TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF BEVERLY LOWNES CARTER.
TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE REALTOR SAFETY AWARENESS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE MEANING OF THE WORD "MALICIOUS" WITHIN THE RECREATIONAL USE STATUTE.
TO CLARIFY THE DURATION OF JUDGMENT LIENS ON REAL ESTATE.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SOFT DRINK TAX ACT; AND TO AMEND THE CALCULATION OF TAXES ON SOFT DRINK SYRUP AND SIMPLE SYRUP.
TO AMEND THE ELECTION LAWS CONCERNING ELECTION EQUIPMENT, TESTING PROCEDURES, ELECTION PROCESSES, AND ELECTION PROCEDURES.
TO AMEND THE ELECTION LAWS CONCERNING ELECTION EQUIPMENT, TESTING PROCEDURES, ELECTION PROCESSES, AND ELECTION PROCEDURES.
TO EXEMPT OUT-OF-STATE BUSINESSES AND THEIR EMPLOYEES FROM CERTAIN TAXES AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS DURING A DISASTER RESPONSE PERIOD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS OF AN ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION REGULATION.
CoSponsor
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING.
TO ALLOW A COUNTY SHERIFF TO AWARD THE SERVICE PISTOL CARRIED BY A DEPUTY TO THE DEPUTY OR HIS OR HER SPOUSE UPON THE DEPUTY'S RETIREMENT OR DEATH.
CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF PERJURY AND CREATING THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL IMPERSONATION IN AN ELECTION.
TO REVISE THE HOURS OF EMPLOYMENT ALLOWED FOR CHILDREN UNDER SEVENTEEN (17) YEARS OF AGE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CREATING ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST AN ELDER PERSON.
TO AMEND THE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR DISABLED VETERANS, SURVIVING SPOUSES, AND MINOR DEPENDENT CHILDREN.
TO CREATE THE NATURAL HAIR BRAIDING PROTECTION ACT.
TO ENACT THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ACHIEVING A BETTER LIFE EXPERIENCE PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE NEW AVENUES FOR FINANCIAL SELF-SUFFICIENCY FOR ARKANSANS WITH DISABILITIES.
CONCERNING THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE IN DEFENSE OF A PERSON; AND CONCERNING CIVIL LIABILITY PROTECTION.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS PROPANE COUNCIL FOR THE PROMOTION OF THE PROPANE INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS; AND TO CREATE A REFERENDUM.
TO END ENROLLMENT IN THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM; TO RESTORE MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAMS PREVIOUSLY ENDED DUE TO THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID - ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE LOCAL CONTROL OVER FLUORIDE LEVELS IN WATER SYSTEMS.
TO NOTIFY ENROLLEES OF THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM OF ITS TERMINATION DATE.
TO AMEND THE COUNTY APPROPRIATION PROCESS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ABORTION-INDUCING DRUGS SAFETY ACT.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX APPLICABLE TO CAPITAL GAINS.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ABORTION PROVIDERS' ADMITTING PRIVILEGES ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO REPEAL THE PARENTAL NOTIFICATION PROVISIONS.
CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE CHIEF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OF A JURISDICTION MAKE CERTAIN CERTIFICATIONS CONCERNING THE RECEIPT OR MANUFACTURE OF A FIREARM.
TO AMEND THE MAXIMUM BENEFIT PERIOD AND WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE ACT; TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE; AND TO AMEND CERTAIN LAWS REFERRING TO THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE.
CONCERNING THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON CERTAIN PUBLIC PROPERTY AS WELL AS IN CERTAIN PUBLICLY MAINTAINED PARKING LOTS BY A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TO TRANSFER ELIGIBILITY FOR PAYMENT FOR CORRECTIVE ACTIONS REGARDING PETROLEUM STORAGE TANKS WHEN NO OWNER IS KNOWN.
CONCERNING COUNTY JAIL REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE HOUSING OF INMATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF FEES AND FINES RELATED TO FERAL HOGS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RESIDENT DEPREDATION PERMIT TO HUNT AND TRAP FERAL HOGS.
TO REPEAL AND REPLACE THE WOMAN'S RIGHT TO KNOW ACT OF 2001; AND TO PROVIDE FOR VOLUNTARY AND INFORMED CONSENT FOR AN ABORTION.
TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PERMIT AN ELECTED OFFICIAL WHO IS A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN THE COURTHOUSE THAT CONTAINS THE ELECTED PERSON'S PRIMARY PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT.
TO CREATE THE 2015 SCHOOL SAFETY ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR PERMITTING OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS, RETURNING MILITARY VETERANS, AND SPOUSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN BY AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SUICIDE PREVENTION.
CONCERNING THE REORGANIZATION OF THE LOCAL DISTRICT COURTS TO STATE DISTRICT COURTS IN THE THIRTY-THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
AN APPLICATION FOR A CONVENTION OF THE STATES UNDER ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ALLOW THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO DETERMINE THE MANNER OF PUBLISHING NOTICES REQUIRED BY VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO RECOGNIZE CHRIS POLYCHRON AS THE 2015 PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS AND ACKNOWLEDGE HIS ACHIEVEMENTS.
TO EXPRESS SUPPORT OF THE FEDERAL TRANSFER OF PUBLIC LANDS TO THE WESTERN STATES OF THE UNITED STATES; AND TO URGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENGAGE IN GOOD FAITH EFFORTS TO COORDINATE THE TRANSFER OF TITLE TO THE WESTERN STATES.
TO RECOGNIZE THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF ARKANSAS FOR THEIR VALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE YOUNG PEOPLE OF ARKANSAS AND TO CONGRATULATE THE 2015 ARKANSAS STATE YOUTH OF THE YEAR CANDIDATES.
TO RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTERS IN ARKANSAS.
TO SUPPORT THE ARKANSAS RUN FOR THE FALLEN 5K ON MARCH 22, 2015, AS WE HONOR ARKANSAS SERVICE MEMBERS WHO FOUGHT AND DIED DURING THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - TRANSFER FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTERS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2014-2015 FISCAL YEAR.
TO CREATE A COMPREHENSIVE STATEWIDE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM; TO COORDINATE VARIOUS WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE AN OFFICE OF SKILLS DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO IMPROVE THE FAIRNESS OF TAX ADMINISTRATION.
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
TO BAR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS BY THE STATE TO CERTAIN ENTITIES.
AN ACT FOR THE COLLEGE OF THE OUACHITAS - WORKFORCE TRAINING PROGRAMS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT; TO REPEAL THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES OVERSIGHT BOARD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EXEMPTIONS FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE ARKANSAS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF RETIRED AND FORMER STATE EMPLOYEES.
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS MONUMENT DISPLAY ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION; TO ENACT THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

Committees

Committees