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Representative Rick Saunders

114 Burchwood Bay Cove, Hot Springs, 71913

Representative Rick Saunders
Phone: 501-760-7771
Phone:
District: 24
District:
24
Seniority: 71
Seniority:
71
Occupation: Educator
Occupation:
Educator
Church Affiliation: Presbyterian
Church Affiliation:
Presbyterian
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First term in House 2005
Public Service:
First term in House 2005


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO EXTEND THE TIME PERIOD FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO FILE A BUDGET AND EXPENDITURES REPORT WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
TO PROVIDE THAT INTEREST CONTINUES TO ACCRUE ON A TEACHER DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN PARTICIPANT'S ACCOUNT UNTIL THE PARTICIPANT SEPARATES FROM SERVICE.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - GARVIN WOODLAND GARDENS AND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES AND THE ARTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER FOR STATE SUPPORT TO THE CITY OF HOT SPRINGS - PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARTS COOPERATIVE TEAM OF HOT SPRINGS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRINTING OF THE NAMES OF UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES ON PRIMARY ELECTION BALLOTS.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PAYMENT OF EDUCATIONAL COSTS OF JUVENILES PLACED IN TREATMENT FACILITIES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY VARIOUS LAWS APPLICABLE TO ARKANSAS ELECTIONS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR AN INTERIM STUDY CONCERNING AMENDMENTS 59, 74, AND 79 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE SOUTH ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP ASSESSMENT CENTER.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF "HOST COMMUNITY" UNDER 8-6-1501.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE REVIEW OF BOARD AND COMMISSION APPOINTMENTS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR THE CREATION OF REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS BY CITIES AND COUNTIES.
AN ACT CONCERNING LICENSURE REGULATIONS FOR BICYCLES, MOPEDS, MOTORCYCLES, AND OTHER RELATED MOTOR VEHICLES UNDER FIFTY (50) CC'S.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-51-301.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO INCREASE THE TERMS OF COUNTY OFFICIALS FROM TWO (2) YEARS TO FOUR (4) YEARS, AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING JUSTICES OF THE PEACE, AND REPEAL OBSOLETE LANGUAGE.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE MISSION AND SCOPE OF ARKANSAS INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE ECONOMIC GOALS OF THE STATE.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE INCOME TAX SURCHARGE BEGINNING WITH TAX YEAR 2005.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - SECONDARY VOCATIONAL AREA CENTERS SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO ALLOW DONATED PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS TO BE DISPENSED TO PATIENTS AT CHARITABLE CLINICS.
TO CLARIFY THAT COMBAT ZONE COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES IS EXEMPT FROM ARKANSAS INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE FORTY (40) MINUTES OF VISUAL ART AND FORTY (40) MINUTES OF MUSIC FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES ONE THROUGH SIX (1-6).
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - SECONDARY VOCATIONAL AREA CENTERS SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS RX PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROTECT THE CONTINUITY OF SCHOOL BOARDS BY AMENDING THE PROCEDURE FOR ELECTION OF SCHOOL BOARDS FOLLOWING ANNEXATION OR CONSOLIDATION.
AN ACT TO ALLOW EDUCATION SERVICE COOPERATIVES TO PURCHASE OR CONSTRUCT BUILDINGS AS MAY BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE AUTHORIZED PROGRAMS AND SERVICES AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISTRIBUTION OF ASSETS UPON DISSOLUTION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GIFT OF LIFE ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER GARLAND COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE EDUCATION - ARKANSAS REHABILITATION SERVICES - HOT SPRINGS REHABILITATION CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER GARLAND COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR GRAPE AND MUSCADINE GROWERS.
AN ACT FOR THE NATIONAL PARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE - ACADEMIC INSTRUCTION BUILDING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PERSONAL SERVICES SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION AND TO AMEND ACT 1608 OF 2003.
AN ACT TO RESTRICT SCHOOL DISTRICTS FROM EMPLOYING RELATIVES OF BOARD MEMBERS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PERSONNEL POLICY LAW FOR CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES TO MAKE IT MORE CONSISTENT WITH THE PERSONNEL POLICY LAW FOR CERTIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCE MANUFACTURING BASE.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SCHOOL SUPPORT PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSES THAT MAY BE TAUGHT ALONG WITH ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES IN HIGH SCHOOLS.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT PARENTS AND STUDENTS FROM MISUSING HOME SCHOOL NOTICES FOR THE PURPOSE OF AVOIDING SCHOOL DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS AND TRUANCY SANCTIONS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR ACCURATE INSTITUTIONAL ADVICE FOR UNIVERSITY COURSE WORK AND DEGREE COMPLETION.
TO PROVIDE FOR A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR QUALIFIED MUSEUMS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY A SCHOOL EMPLOYEE'S RIGHT TO HAVE A WITNESS OR REPRESENTATIVE PRESENT IN A DISCIPLINARY OR GRIEVANCE MATTER.
AN ACT TO REORGANIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION INTO DEPARTMENTS UNDER THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF INTERNET STALKING OF A CHILD.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; AND TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE AWARD.
THE GOVERNMENT EFFICIENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT.
AN ACT TO CONTINUE THE SUPPLEMENTAL MIXED DRINK TAX OF FOUR PERCENT (4%) FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE AN ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARSHIP TO A STUDENT IN EACH OF THE SEVENTY-FIVE (75) COUNTIES IN ARKANSAS.
TO REQUIRE AN OUT-OF-STATE PURCHASER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AT A SALVAGE AUCTION TO HAVE A BUYER'S IDENTIFICATION CARD AND TO LEVY A FEE ON OUT-OF-STATE BUYERS.
REQUESTING THAT THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION SUPPORT LEGISLATION THAT WILL ENABLE ARKANSANS WHO SUBSCRIBE TO A SATELLITE TELEVISION SERVICE TO RECEIVE ACCESS TO ARKANSAS LOCAL TELEVISION BROADCASTS.
PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ALLOW BINGO TO BE CONDUCTED BY CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ADOPT LAW REGULATING AND TAXING CHARITABLE BINGO.
PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ALLOW BINGO AND RAFFLES TO BE CONDUCTED BY CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ADOPT LAW REGULATING AND TAXING CHARITABLE BINGO AND RAFFLES.
COMMENDING MR. CHARLES E. KNOX.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO HAVE A REDUCTION IN FORCE POLICY IN EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT BASED UPON OBJECTIVE CRITERIA.
AN ACT TO CONTROL THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN PRECURSOR INGREDIENTS UTILIZED TO MANUFACTURE METHAMPHETAMINE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE AND UNIFORM INSURANCE REFORM.
AN ACT CONCERNING PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTIONS.
AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN AND EXPAND TRANSFER AGREEMENTS AMONG COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY RIGHTS OF A STUDENT DURING AN EXPULSION HEARING.
AN ACT TO ALLOW QUALIFIED AMUSEMENT PARKS TO USE THE SALES TAX CREDIT PROVIDED UNDER THE ARKANSAS TOURISM DEVELOPMENT ACT TO OFFSET TOURISM TAX LIABILITY.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT JUVENILES WHO WERE SIXTEEN (16) OR SEVENTEEN (17) YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME THE OFFENSE WAS COMMITTED FROM RECEIVING THE DEATH PENALTY.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE INCOME TAX SURCHARGE BEGINNING WITH TAX YEAR 2005.
AN ACT TO ADD POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS AND NONPROFIT ENTITIES TO THE THEFT OF MOTOR FUEL LAW.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE RENTAL VEHICLE TAX.
AN ACT TO EXTEND IMMUNITY TO PROPERTY OWNERS WHO MAKE PROPERTY AVAILABLE FOR MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO SUPPORT QUALIFIED MANUFACTURERS AND WHOLESALERS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; AND TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE AWARD; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
REGARDING THE AUTHORITY OF CITIES OR COUNTIES BY LOCAL OPTION ELECTION TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL FORMS OF ELECTRONIC GAMES OF SKILL AT HORSE RACING OR GREYHOUND RACING PARKS IN THEIR COMMUNITIES.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF DR. FAY W. BOOZMAN AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
REQUESTING THE FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION TO REJECT THE LOUISIANA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION S COMPLAINT IN FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION DOCKET NO. EL01-88-000.
HONORING THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL.

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