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Representative Harmon R. Seawel

5761 Highway 328 West, Pocahontas, 72455

Representative Harmon R. Seawel
Phone: 870-647-2571
Phone:
District: 77
District:
77
Seniority: 63
Seniority:
63
Occupation: Retired School Superintendent
Occupation:
Retired School Superintendent
Church Affiliation: Church of Christ
Church Affiliation:
Church of Christ
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Randolph County Quorum Court; House 1999, 2001
Public Service:
Randolph County Quorum Court; House 1999, 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO PERMIT EACH COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TO ESTABLISH THE HOURS FOR EARLY VOTING.
AN ACT TO REPEAL TITLE 6, CHAPTER 51, SUBCHAPTER 10 ADN OTHER PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE MODEL VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER.
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE - CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATIONS AND EQUIPMENT CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE COUNTY TREASURER TO RECEIVE AND DISBURSE SCHOOL DISTRICT FUNDS FROM ONE (1) ACCOUNT IF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IS USING A PROPER COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING SYSTEM.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT THE NET REVENUE OF THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX IS CALCULATED USING CURRENT YEAR COLLECTIONS ONLY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 25-16-706 TO REQUIRE A COMMITMENT TO ISSUE A TITLE INSURANCE POLICY.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - DIVISION OF AGRICULTURE - VISION 2010 PARTNERS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY PROGRAM CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE LIMITATIONS ON CURRENT INDEBTEDNESS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT; TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF MONEY A LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY BORROW FROM THE REVOLVING LOANS FUND.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE SCOPE OF AN ENERGY SAVINGS CONTRACT.
AN ACT AMENDING ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-1503, 6-17-1507 AND 6-17-1510 TO PROHIBIT SCHOOL DISTRICTS FROM TERMINATING, SUSPENDING, OR NOT RENEWING THE CONTRACTS OF NONPROBATIONARY STATUS TEACHERS WITHOUT JUST CAUSE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-106(a) TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO USE PROFANE, VIOLENT, VULGAR, ABUSIVE OR INSULTING LANGUAGE TOWARD ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE DURING THE COURSE OF HIS OR HER DUTIES.
PROPOSING TO AMEND AMENDMENT 73 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISH TERM LIMITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION, AND FINANCING OF PARKING FACILITIES FOR THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO INCLUDE NURSING SCHOOLS AS APPROVED INSTITUTIONS IN THE ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO SET NEW RECYCLING GOALS FOR THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND DEFINE MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS' LITTER LAW TO ADJUST THE LEVEL OF FINES AND REQUIRE COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR LITTERING AND DEDICATE FINE MONEY FOR ANTI-LITTERING PROGRAMS.
THE SAFE HAVEN ACT.
TO CHANGE THE DWI THRESHOLD FROM 0.10% TO 0.08.
AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 23-88-103 TO EXPAND ITS APPLICATION TO RENEWALS OF FIRE INSURANCE COVERAGE AND TO PROPERTY LOCATED IN AREAS PROTECTED BY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS SUPPORTED WHOLLY OR PARTLY BY DUES OR SUBSCRIPTION CHARGES.
AN ACT TO TRANSFER THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER TO THE NORTHEAST ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL COOPERATIVE.
TO AUTHORIZE MOTOR VEHICLES LEADING OR ESCORTING A FUNERAL PROCESSION TO USE PURPLE FLASHING AND ROTATING LIGHTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 18-45-202 CONCERNING THE PRIORITY OF LIENS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 18-45-202 RELATING TO PRIORITY OF LIENS OF VEHICLE REPAIRMEN AND BLACKSMITHS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAAS CODE 14-20-108 PERTAINING TO DUES FOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.
AN ACT AUTHORIZING CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENENACE OF A MONUMENT ON STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS HONORING FIREFIGHTERS WHO HAVE DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT PREDATORY LENDING IN THE HOME MORTGAGE MARKET.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-27-304 REGARDING THE MEMBERSHIP OF COUNTY EQUALIZATION BOARDS.
AN ACT TO ENSURE EQUAL GE0GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION BY APPOINTING THE MEMBERS FROM CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - LIBERAL ARTS TEACHING BUILDING AND STUDENT FIELD HOUSE FACILITY CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC PORT AUTHORITIES IN ARKANSAS TO FUND PUBLIC PORT INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO EARLY VOTING.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE EMERGENCY SECONDARY EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GOVERNOR'S DISTINGUISHED TEACHING SCHOLARS PROGRAM.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PAYMENTS TO NURSING FACILITIES.
AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE IN SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND DEBT TO THIRTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE ASSESSED VALUE OF REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY IN THE DISTRICT IN CASES OF UNEXPECTED, UNFORESEEN OR EXTREME HARDSHIP.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A TOLL CALLING PLAN IN EXCHANGES WITH CUSTOMERS WHO ARE UNABLE TO CALL THE COUNTY SEAT WITHOUT MAKING A TOLL CALL.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH A CALLING PLAN IN THE STATE.
PETITIONING THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO DECLARE THE BENGE ROUTE AND THE BELL ROUTE WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AS A PART OF THE TRAIL OF TEARS NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A NEW RULE TO REQUIRE THE PUBLISHING OF ROLL CALL VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTERNET WEB SITE.
REQUESTING THE JOINT PERFORMANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
RECOGNIZING LUKE MORRIS FOR HIS COURAGE IN RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURIES RECEIVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT ON FEBRUARY 17, AND COMMENDING THE THREE PEOPLE WHO ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND BEGAN LIFE SAVING MEASURES.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE ASSETS TEST FOR CHILDREN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAID.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC TRANSIT TRUST FUND.
THE EDUCATOR COMPENSATION ACT OF 2001.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION - PUBLIC PORT INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM; TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS; AND TO LOWER THE AMOUNT OF THE AWARD.
AN ACT TO DEFINE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE AND COMMUNITIES.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE CERTAIN COUNTIES TO LEVY A SALES AND USE TAX TO PROVIDE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TO OR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF A COMMUNITY COLLEGE THAT WILL BE MERGED INTO A FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.