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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: 61
Seniority:
61
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 DESIGNATE THE REVENUES DERIVED FROM TAXES COLLECTED ON THE SALES OF NEW AND USED MOTOR VEHICLES AS SPECIAL REVENUES; AND TO CLARIFY THAT THE REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE TAXES COLLECTED BY REMOTE SELLERS ARE GENERAL REVENUES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE NUMBER OF VOTING CENTERS IN A CITY OF THE SECOND CLASS.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE, RENEWAL, AND REPLACEMENT OF A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO PROMOTE AND SUPPORT THE GRAND LODGE OF ARKANSAS; AND TO REPEAL AND REENACT THE LAW LIMITING THE CREATION OF SPECIAL INTEREST LICENSE PLATES.
TO REQUIRE AN INSURER TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR ADEQUATE TRANSPORTATION REIMBURSEMENT UNTIL AN INSURED'S DAMAGED MOTOR VEHICLE IS REPAIRED.
TO BE ENTITLED THE "STOP SOCIAL MEDIA CENSORSHIP ACT"; CONCERNING SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITES; AND ESTABLISHING A CAUSE OF ACTION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HERITAGE PROTECTION ACT.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH ARKANSAS MUSIC APPRECIATION DAY.
TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN WHO ARE BLIND OR DEAF, OR BOTH; AND TO EXTEND THE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CHILDREN WITH A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY TO INCLUDE CHILDREN WHO ARE BLIND OR DEAF, OR BOTH.
CONCERNING OBSCENE MATERIALS; TO BE KNOWN AS THE "HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND CHILD EXPLOITATION PREVENTION ACT"; AND TO PROVIDE FOR INTERNET BLOCKING CAPABILITY.
CONCERNING THE USE OF CITY JAILS IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX CREDIT.
CONCERNING AN EXPANDED ROLE FOR RETIRED CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES IN THE JUDICIARY.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE AND RENEWAL OF A GRAND LODGE OF ARKANSAS AND A PRINCE HALL GRAND LODGE OF ARKANSAS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE; AND TO REPEAL AND REENACT THE LAW LIMITING THE CREATION OF SPECIAL INTEREST LICENSE PLATES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE NUMBER OF VOTING SITES IN A CITY OF THE FIRST CLASS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF A "TOW BUSINESS".
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES; TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE AND RENEWAL OF A GRAND LODGE OF ARKANSAS AND A PRINCE HALL GRAND LODGE OF ARKANSAS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
TO INCREASE THE HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX CREDIT; TO PROVIDE FOR A ONE-TIME TRANSFER FROM THE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF TRUST FUND TO THE COUNTY VOTING SYSTEM GRANT FUND; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE IMPORTANCE AND NEED FOR AN INSURER TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR ADEQUATE TRANSPORTATION REIMBURSEMENT UNTIL AN INSURED'S DAMAGED MOTOR VEHICLE IR REPAIRED.
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 GRANT VISITATION RIGHTS TO GRANDPARENTS WHEN A PARENT OF A CHILD IS DECEASED.
TO CREATE THE PERINATAL PALLIATIVE CARE INFORMATION ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES; AND TO REQUIRE UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES TO APPEAR ON THE BALLOT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ADOPTION PROCESS WHEN A LICENSED CHILD PLACEMENT AGENCY IS NOT USED; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ELIMINATE THE WAITING LIST FOR THE ALTERNATIVE COMMUNITY SERVICES WAIVER PROGRAM, ALSO KNOWN AS THE "DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAIVER".
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.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; AND TO DEVELOP A NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM.
TO ALLOW EXCESS FOOD DISTRIBUTION BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO A STUDENT WHO IS ENROLLED IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF TRAFFICKING; AND TO CREATE AN OFFENSE FOR THE UNLAWFUL SOLICITATION FOR THE RELINQUISHMENT OF PARENTAL RIGHTS.
TO PROVIDE FOR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES THAT ADDRESS THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES; TO PROVIDE FOR IMMEDIATE AND ONGOING REGULAR REVIEWS OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES AND METHODOLOGIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES AT RAILROAD CROSSINGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SCOPE OF WHERE A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY CARRY AND POSSESS A HANDGUN.
CONCERNING WHAT CONSTITUTES CRIMINALLY INJURIOUS CONDUCT UNDER THE ARKANSAS CRIME VICTIMS REPARATIONS ACT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DELTA MUSIC TRAIL ACT; TO PROMOTE TOURISM AND PROVIDE TAX INCENTIVES FOR ART PROJECTS ALONG DESIGNATED MUSIC HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE; AND TO REQUIRE SIGNAGE ALONG DESIGNATED MUSIC HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE.
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 AMEND THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE NINETY-SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
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 CREATE THE DOWN SYNDROME DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT.
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING ABORTION FACILITIES AND ABORTION REPORTING; TO AMEND THE BORN-ALIVE INFANT PROTECTION LAWS; AND TO REQUIRE AN ADDITIONAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT UNDER THE WOMAN'S RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT.
TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS BY CERTAIN PHYSICIANS AND HEALTHCARE FACILITIES FOR ABORTION COMPLICATIONS.
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 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