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Representative Stu Smith (R)

2605 Franklin Street, Batesville, 72501

Representative Stu Smith (R)
District: 63
District:
63
Seniority: 94
Seniority:
94
Occupation: Retired Educator
Occupation:
Retired Educator
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2019
Public Service:
First Term House 2019


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO REPEAL THE LAW CONCERNING MUNICIPAL DEPARTMENTS OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR A DEPENDENT CHILD ANNUITY UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR A DEPENDENT CHILD ANNUITY UNDER THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CONGRATULATE THE BATESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL LADY PIONEERS FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS.
CoSponsor
TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF A PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE.
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PRACTICE OF OPTOMETRY"; AND TO MODERNIZE THE PRACTICE OF OPTOMETRY.
TO CREATE THE GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2019.
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 REQUIRE A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS TO BE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, VAPOR PRODUCTS, ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS, E-LIQUID PRODUCTS, AND CIGARETTE PAPERS TO A PERSON UNDER TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE.
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 ESTABLISH A FARM TO SCHOOL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM; AND TO CREATE THE POSITION OF A FARM TO SCHOOL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR WITHIN THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
TO REQUIRE A STATE-SUPPORTED TWO-YEAR OR FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO DESIGNATE FROM AMONGST CURRENT STAFF MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION A HOMELESS AND FOSTER STUDENT LIAISON.
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 A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SCOPE OF WHERE A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY CARRY AND POSSESS A HANDGUN.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO COVER NONEMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS RECEIVING DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SERVICES.
TO CONGRATULATE THE LITTLE ROCK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY WARRIORS FOOTBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2018 CLASS 5A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
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”.
COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS CHAPTER OF THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION AND PROCLAIMING FEBRUARY 26, 2019, AS ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS DAY.
TO COMMEND MISS CLAUDIA RAFFO ON HER SELECTION AS MISS ARKANSAS 2018.
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 THANK THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR ONGOING SUPPORT AND TO PROCLAIM THE 2019 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FAMILY DAY.
TO CONGRATULATE THE MELBOURNE HIGH SCHOOL LADY BEARKATZ FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN LIFE PROTECTION ACT; AND TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN.
TO CREATE THE DOWN SYNDROME DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT.
TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS BY CERTAIN PHYSICIANS AND HEALTHCARE FACILITIES FOR ABORTION COMPLICATIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ENERGY - JOINT