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Representative Laurie Rushing (R)

307 Dellmere Drive, Hot Springs, 71913

Representative Laurie Rushing (R)
Phone: 501-276-3018
Phone:
District: 26
District:
26
Seniority: 60
Seniority:
60
Occupation: Realtor/Broker/Owner
Occupation:
Realtor/Broker/Owner
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2015, 2017
Public Service:
First Term House 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO CLARIFY PROVISIONS CONCERNING REAL ESTATE LICENSE EXEMPTIONS.
TO CLARIFY THE OBLIGATIONS OF RESIDENTIAL LANDLORDS AND RESIDENTIAL TENANTS; AND TO REQUIRE IMPLIED QUALITY STANDARDS FOR TENANTS OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
CONCERNING CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR REAL ESTATE LICENSEES.
TO GRANT VISITATION RIGHTS TO GRANDPARENTS WHEN A PARENT OF A CHILD IS DECEASED, MISSING, OR IN A PERMANENT VEGETATIVE STATE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING REQUIRED NOTIFICATIONS TO A PROSECUTING AUTHORITY REGARDING A STUDENT'S UNEXCUSED ABSENCES.
CONCERNING THE RIGHTS OF GRANDPARENTS INVOLVED WITH FOSTER CARE AND ADOPTION CASES.
CONCERNING A CIVIL ACTION INVOLVING A DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICE; AND TO DEFINE THE MEASURE OF DAMAGES IN A CASE INVOLVING A DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICE.
TO AMEND GRANDPARENTS' RIGHTS IN CUSTODY AND VISITATION MATTERS; AND TO GRANT VISITATION RIGHTS TO GRANDPARENTS WHEN A PARENT OF A CHILD IS DECEASED.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE VISITATION RIGHTS OF GRANDPARENTS AND GREAT-GRANDPARENTS.
TO LIMIT ISSUANCE OF PERMITS FOR MICROBREWERY-RESTAURANTS AND SMALL BREWERIES WITH COMMON OWNERSHIP OF CERTAIN OTHER ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE PERMITTEES.
TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE ADDITIONAL TAX LEVIED ON DEEDS, INSTRUMENTS, AND WRITINGS; AND TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CASUALTY INSURANCE COVERAGE AND MORTGAGE LIEN PROTECTION.
TO REQUIRE A PERSON TO FILE COURT DOCUMENTS UNDER HIS OR HER FULL NAME.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT TASK FORCE IN ORDER TO EVALUATE AND RECOMMEND CHANGES TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
TO REGULATE THE ADMINISTRATION OF REAL PROPERTY OF THE STATE AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE.
TO DESIGNATE FEBRUARY 14, 2017 AS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT DAY IN ARKANSAS.
TO SUPPORT THE CREATION OF THE BEVERLY CARTER FOUNDATION AND ITS MISSION TO CREATE A SAFER REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY.
CoSponsor
THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION FROM DISMEMBERMENT ABORTION ACT.
TO AMEND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 2000, ALSO KNOWN AS THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS ACT, TO REDUCE THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAITING LIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF VOTER REGISTRATION WHEN VOTING; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE BELONGING TO A MILITARY MEMBER.
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES TARGETING A CURRENT OR FORMER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, FIRST RESPONDER, OR HIS OR HER FAMILY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE A FOUR-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE AWARDING OF EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS; TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PARENTAL EMPOWERMENT FOR EDUCATION CHOICE ACT OF 2017.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES PROGRAM AND THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE OR SEPARATION UNDER THE COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT OF 2001; AND TO ADD EMOTIONAL ABUSE AS A GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE AND SEPARATION UNDER THE COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT OF 2001.
TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.
CONCERNING A MANUFACTURER'S EXPRESS WARRANTY AGAINST DEFECTIVE ASPHALT ROOF SHINGLES.
TO AMEND CERTAIN ARKANSAS ETHICS LAWS, ARTICLE 19, § 30, OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AND PORTIONS OF LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1988; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING PRIVATE REAL PROPERTY RIGHTS; TO PROTECT NATURAL RESOURCES, AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES, AND HISTORICAL ARTIFACTS; TO DETER CRIMINAL ACTIVITY ON A PERSON'S REAL PROPERTY; AND CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL TRESPASS.
TO AMEND THE DATES OF THE GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION AND PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; TO AMEND THE TIME PERIOD FOR FILING AS A CANDIDATE FOR A PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO AMEND THE TIME FOR THE FISCAL SESSION.
TO AMEND THE DATES OF THE GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION AND PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; TO AMEND THE TIME PERIOD FOR FILING AS A CANDIDATE FOR A PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO AMEND THE TIME FOR THE FISCAL SESSION.
TO IMPROVE THE FAIRNESS OF PROPERTY TAX ADMINISTRATION AND APPEALS.
TO AMEND THE TIME LIMITATIONS FOR TAX ASSESSMENTS, COLLECTIONS, REFUNDS, AND PROSECUTION; AND TO LIMIT THE TIME AVAILABLE FOR A TAX AUDIT.
TO AMEND THE LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1988 CONCERNING STATEMENTS OF FINANCIAL INTEREST BY STATE OFFICIALS.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT.
HONORING THE 308TH TITAN II STRATEGIC MISSILE WING AND THE RESPONSE TO THE 1980 MISSILE EXPLOSION AT DAMASCUS, ARKANSAS.
TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR THE REVOCATION OF A CHARTER OF A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AS A RESULT OF THE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION'S NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THE LAW.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 18-16-101 CONCERNING THE FAILURE TO PAY RENT AND THE REFUSAL TO VACATE UPON NOTICE.
TO AMEND THE TAX REBATE FOR QUALIFIED MANUFACTURERS OF BEER AND MALT BEVERAGES.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING THE SCOPE OF SMALL BREWERY OPERATIONS; TO ALLOW TRANSPORTATION OF IN-HOUSE PRODUCTS BETWEEN COMMONLY OWNED SMALL BREWERIES AND BREWERIES THAT OWN SMALL BREWERIES; TO CREATE SMALL BREWERY TAP ROOMS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT LIMITING CONTINGENCY FEES AND AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES; AND CHANGING THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SUPREME COURT REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE.

Committees

Committees
Vice-Chair: HOUSE RULES
Alternate: JBC-CLAIMS
Alternate: JBC-PERSONNEL
Alternate: ALC-PEER