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Representative Johnny Rye (R)

1405 Easy Street, Trumann, 72472

Representative Johnny Rye (R)
Phone: 870-919-3690
Phone:
District: 54
District:
54
Seniority: 88
Seniority:
88
Occupation: Retired Poinsett County Assessor
Occupation:
Retired Poinsett County Assessor
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: Assessor Poinsett County (1991-2016), Association of Arkansas Counties - Board (2002-2012), Association of Arkansas Counties - Legislative Committee, First Term House 2017
Public Service:
Assessor Poinsett County (1991-2016), Association of Arkansas Counties - Board (2002-2012), Association of Arkansas Counties - Legislative Committee, First Term House 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX DEDUCTION ALLOWED FOR MEDICAL AND DENTAL EXPENSES; AND TO REMOVE THE THRESHOLD FOR CLAIMING AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR MEDICAL AND DENTAL EXPENSES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EARLY VOLUNTARY RETIREMENT REDUCTIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE CERTAIN EMPLOYERS WITH THE OPTION TO PAY A SURCHARGE FOR EMBEDDED EMPLOYEES IN LIEU OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION AND USE OF SALES AND USE TAX REVENUES.
TO DISTRIBUTE A PORTION OF THE SALES AND USE TAX COLLECTED FROM SELLERS THAT DO NOT HAVE A PHYSICAL PRESENCE IN THE STATE TO THE STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT FUND.
TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS REGARDING ACUPUNCTURE AND EXEMPTIONS TO THE LICENSURE OF ACUPUNCTURISTS.
TO ESTABLISH THAT THE NORTHEAST ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR LOCATION SHALL BE DETERMINED BY THE NORTHEAST ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR ADVISORY BOARD.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DATES FOR PAYMENT OF DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAXES AND RELATED PENALTIES.
TO REDUCE THE BURDEN ON SEWER UTILITIES IN PROVIDING NOTICE OF TERMINATION OF SERVICE.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST.
THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION FROM DISMEMBERMENT ABORTION ACT.
TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF VOTER REGISTRATION WHEN VOTING; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATE.
ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE BELONGING TO A MILITARY MEMBER.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS TAX LAW CONCERNING INCOME TAX, SALES AND USE TAXES, AND THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO SUPPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND TO OFFSET DECREASED DEPOSITS FROM TAX REVENUES.
TO CLARIFY THE OBLIGATIONS OF RESIDENTIAL LANDLORDS AND RESIDENTIAL TENANTS; AND TO REQUIRE IMPLIED QUALITY STANDARDS FOR TENANTS OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
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 ADOPT A PRODUCTIVITY-BASED FUNDING MODEL FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY, PUBLIC COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING AND CONCERNING PRIVILEGES ASSOCIATED WITH AN ENHANCED LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO PRIORITIZE SPENDING WITH THE DEPARTMENT AND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO FULLY FUND HOME- AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
CONCERNING THE RIGHTS OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEE.
TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.
CONCERNING A MANUFACTURER'S EXPRESS WARRANTY AGAINST DEFECTIVE ASPHALT ROOF SHINGLES.
HONOR ARKANSAS VETERANS ACT OF 2017.
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING UNLAWFUL ABORTIONS; TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE OF DENIAL, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF A HEALTH FACILITIES SERVICE LICENSE; AND TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING ABORTION CLINICS.
TO CREATE THE PERSONAL FINANCE AND JOB READINESS ACT.
TO PERMIT THE DIRECT SHIPMENT OF WINES FROM SMALL FARM WINERIES TO ARKANSAS RESIDENTS WITHOUT A WINERY VISIT; TO CREATE A SYSTEM FOR DISTRIBUTING SHIPPING PERMITS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO ANOTHER PERSON'S PROPERTY.
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 ESTABLISH AND REQUIRE CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR HEATING, VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING, AND REFRIGERATION LICENSEES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REISSUANCE OF A PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE.
TO REENACT CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW TO PROVIDE THAT MARRIAGE SHALL BE ONLY BETWEEN A MAN AND A WOMAN.
CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY, PUBLIC COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING; AND CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUNS.
ENCOURAGING THE EXPANSION OF UNITED STATES ROUTE 69 NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR TO IMPROVE ACCESSIBILITY AND CREATE ECONOMIC PROSPERITY.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE APPLICABILITY OF ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 33, TO INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING.
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.
ENCOURAGING THE EXPANSION OF UNITED STATES ROUTE 49 NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR TO IMPROVE ACCESSIBILITY AND CREATE ECONOMIC PROSPERITY.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO AMEND ARKANSAS TAX LAW CONCERNING INCOME TAX, SALES AND USE TAXES, AND THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO SUPPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND TO OFFSET DECREASED DEPOSITS FROM TAX REVENUES.
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 18-16-101 CONCERNING THE FAILURE TO PAY RENT AND THE REFUSAL TO VACATE UPON NOTICE.
TO REVISE THE COMPENSATION PLAN UNDER THE UNIFORM CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION ACT AND TO AMEND VARIOUS LAWS CONCERNING EMPLOYEES OF INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND STATE EMPLOYEE SALARIES AND BENEFITS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPOINTMENTS TO CERTAIN BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES.
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "MARRIAGE".
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
Alternate: JBC-CLAIMS
Alternate: JBC-PERSONNEL