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Representative Rick Saunders (D)

140 Forest Lakes Boulevard, Hot Springs, 71913

Representative Rick Saunders (D)
Phone: 501-520-8813
Phone:
District: 24
District:
24
Seniority: 9
Seniority:
9
Occupation: Retired Educator
Occupation:
Retired Educator
Church Affiliation: Presbyterian
Church Affiliation:
Presbyterian
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First term in House 2005, 2007, 2009
Public Service:
First term in House 2005, 2007, 2009


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF CHARITABLE BINGO AND RAFFLES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 24, CHAPTER 4, TO REPEAL THE 10-YEAR LIMITATION ON 2-FOR-1 RETIREMENT CREDIT FOR COUNTY OFFICIALS.
TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND PUBLIC AGENCIES TO PURCHASE GOODS PRODUCED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO ISSUE SURPLUS ITEMS PROCESSED BY THE FARMING OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT.
TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL DEDUCTIONS FROM THE PAYROLLS OF STATE EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF ELECTION OFFICIALS AND ELECTION OFFICERS.
TO PROVIDE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY FOR EDUCATION SERVICE COOPERATIVES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES AND THE ARTS CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION EXPENSES.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS - ELECTION EXPENSES APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - PROVIDING PRODUCTION REBATES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
RENAMING THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE EDUCATION AS THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION AND THE STATE BOARD OF WORKFORCE EDUCATION AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AS THE STATE BOARD OF CAREER EDUCATION.
TO AMEND TITLE 6 CONCERNING ARKANSAS END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS.
TO AMEND TITLE 6 CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY.
TO REPEAL THE SUNSETTED MOTION PICTURE INCENTIVE ACT OF 1997 AND TO ESTABLISH THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF ELECTION OFFICIALS AND ELECTION OFFICERS.
TO AUTHORIZE A BOATING ENDORSEMENT FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE AND IDENTIFICATION CARD; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR OPERATION COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH MARINE PATROL PROGRAMS.
TO CLARIFY THE DISTRIBUTION OF FINES COLLECTED RELATED TO UNLAWFUL TOWING OPERATIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ETHICS REQUIREMENTS FOR A MEMBER OF A COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISIONERS.
TO CHANGE THE METHOD OF DISTRIBUTING NET REVENUES DERIVED FROM SUBSEQUENT COUNTYWIDE SALES AND USE TAXES LEVIED FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE PURPOSES.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AMENDING PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, FIXED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS, AND FIRE PROTECTION SPRINKLER SYSTEMS.
TO ENSURE THE ENROLLMENT AGE IN PREKINDERGARTEN IS CONSISTENT WITH THE ENROLLMENT CRITERIA FOR ENTRY INTO PUBLIC SCHOOL.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO MOVE THE DATE OF THE PRIMARY ELECTIONS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ARKANSAS BUILDING AUTHORITY.
AN ACT TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATING TO ETHICS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON THE STATUS OF ARKANSAS HISTORY EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO REQUIRE THE APPROPRIATE STATE AGENCY TO ADMINISTER SUFFICIENT AVAILABLE PERSONAL CARE SERVICES TWENTY-FOUR (24) HOURS A DAY AND SEVEN (7) DAYS A WEEK.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF MEDICAL SERVICES - ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES AND GRANT PAYMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
CoSponsor
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE ON THE EFFECT OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - PLANT BOARD - BOLL WEEVIL ERADICATION PROGRAM LONG TERM DEBT APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING FOR MEN FORTY (40) YEARS OF AGE AND OVER.
TO ESTABLISH AN INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
AN ACT TO CREATE A BIRTH THROUGH PREKINDERGARTEN TEACHING CREDENTIAL.
AN ACT TO AMEND ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE.
TO INCREASE THE TAX ON CIGARETTES AND CERTAIN TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO PAY THE COMMISSION TO THE STAMP DEPUTIES FOR CERTAIN CIGARETTE TAXES.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RULES AND PROCEDURES OF THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE LONG-TERM CARE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ACT.
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID TO LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
TO ADD AN OFFICER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE TO THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
TO PROVIDE INCREASES OF FINES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES AND VIOLATIONS; TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR COUNTY JAILS; TO AUTHORIZE A LEVY TO DEFRAY THE COST OF INCARCERATING COUNTY PRISONERS; AND TO AUTHORIZE DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS.
CONCERNING THE BALLOT PRESENTATION OF INITIATIVE OR REFERRED AMENDMENTS OR ACTS.
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF CASUALTY INSURANCE TO INCLUDE MORTGAGE LIEN PROTECTION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT TO ENSURE AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF ARKANSAS MILK FOR ARKANSAS CONSUMERS; TO STABILIZE AND STIMULATE DAIRY FARMS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO CREATE THE DAIRY STABILIZATION FUND.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCRAP METAL DEALERS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS GEOLOGICAL SURVEY - ARKANSAS LIGNITE RESOURCES PILOT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ENHANCE SAFE AND RESPONSIBLE PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION OF CHILDREN IN CHILD CARE.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO PROVIDE THAT TAXES ON AVIATION FUEL BE REMITTED DIRECTLY TO THE PUBLICLY-OWNED AIRPORT WHERE THE AVIATION FUEL WAS SOLD.
PROHIBITING THE RELEASE OF THE IDENTITIES OR OTHER INFORMATION CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
THE ARKIDS FIRST IMPROVEMENT ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND ENERGY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - STATEWIDE GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION STATEWIDE GRANTS TO VIOLENCE SHELTERS/CRISIS & ADVOCACY CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER - ARKANSAS REAL-TIME SCRAP METAL LOGBOOK EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - STATEWIDE 2-1-1 INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SYSTEM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - SKIN CANCER EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF VOLUNTEERISM - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS BUILDING AUTHORITY - PURCHASE OF LAND AROUND THE STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - GRANT FOR GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS PLANNING PROGRAM ACT.
TO INCLUDE EXEMPT WHOLESALE GENERATORS OF ELECTRICITY IN THE DEFINITION OF A MANUFACTURER FOR PURPOSES OF THE REDUCED EXCISE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS USED IN MANUFACTURING.
TO ESTABLISH AN ACADEMIC FACILITIES REVIEW BOARD AND TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR A HEARING ON ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROJECTS.
TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO EXPAND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR INMATES QUALIFIED TO ENROLL IN COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY COURSES.
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE THE PECAN AS THE OFFICIAL NUT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES BY ALLOWING A TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS.
TO REQUIRE CLEAR EXIT STANDARDS FOR ALL REMEDIAL COURSES TAKEN AT STATE- SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TO IMPROVE THE TEACHING TECHNIQUES OF REMEDIAL COURSES.
THE HERITAGE TRAILS SYSTEM ACT.
COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP).
RECOMMENDING THAT A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF FUNDING FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BE COMMITTED TO COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION OF I-69 IN ARKANSAS.
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A COMMON SPRING BREAK FOR ALL ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF ROADS AND HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE BY ADDRESSING ISSUES RELATED TO THE LICENSING OF YOUTHFUL DRIVERS.
AN ACT TO CREATE "THE ANTONY HOBBS III ACT" AND TO CREATE SCHOOL-BASED AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR AND CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION PROGRAMS.
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT.
TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR THE MONTHLY FERTILIZER TONNAGE REPORTS AND TO CLARIFY THAT THE FEES ARE TO BE DEPOSITED IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, DIVISION OF AGRICULTURE, SOIL TESTING AND RESEARCH FUND.
AN ACT TO LEVY AN ASSESSMENT FEE ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
AN ACT CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES AND RELATED OFFENSES AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
TO PROHIBIT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF AN ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICT IF THE RESULTING SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE LARGER THAN ONE THOUSAND SQUARE MILES (1,000 SQ. MI.).
TO MAKE VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE ARKANSAS PHYSICAL THERAPY ACT.
CONCERNING THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMISSION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009.
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.

Committees

Committees