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Representative Matthew J. Shepherd (R)

200 N. Jefferson Ave., #600, El Dorado, 71730

Representative Matthew J. Shepherd (R)
Phone: 870-862-2087
Phone:
District: 6
District:
6
Seniority: 40
Seniority:
40
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Southern Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2011, 2013
Public Service:
House 2011, 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS; TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN OFFICES AS NONPARTISAN; AND TO SET UNIFORM ELECTION DATES FOR NONPARTISAN OFFICES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM.
TO MAKE AVAILABLE TO CERTAIN OFFICIALS THE REGISTRY AT THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER THAT LISTS ALL PERSONS WHO WERE ADJUDICATED TO HAVE A MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT OR WERE INVOLUNTARILY COMMITTED.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING - BENEFICIARIES OF FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF PROSECUTING ATTORNEY AS A NONPARTISAN OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DATES OF CERTAIN ELECTIONS.
CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF THEFT BY RECEIVING.
TO AMEND THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE ACT OF 2005 CONCERNING THE AUTHORIZATION AND ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR AND IN SUPPORT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING RULE MAKING BY AGENCIES; TO REQUIRE FINANCIAL IMPACT STATEMENTS BE FILED WITH ALL RULES; AND TO REQUIRE WRITTEN FINDINGS FROM THE AGENCY WHEN A SUBSTANTIAL FINANCIAL IMPACT EXISTS.
TO CREATE THE CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2013 CONCERNING CERTAIN CIVIL CLAIMS.
TO CREATE AMENDMENTS TO SUBSTANTIVE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN CIVIL CLAIMS.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE PROCESS FOR SELECTING A JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT AND AMENDING PROVISIONS CONCERNING SERVICE ON THE SUPREME COURT.
PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO AMEND AMENDMENT 80 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION AND OTHER CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING CIVIL LITIGATION.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT OF STATE GOVERNMENT.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CLARIFY SUBSTANTIVE AND PROCEDURAL LAW AND RIGHTS UNDER AMENDMENT 80 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT OF STATE GOVERNMENT.
COMMENDING ARKANSAS FARMERS FOR THEIR VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SECURITY AND ECONOMIC WELL-BEING OF THE STATE AND THE NATION.
CONGRATULATING THE JUNCTION CITY HIGH SCHOOL DRAGONS FOOTBALL TEAM.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO LIMIT THE INCREASE IN GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES FROM YEAR TO YEAR; AND TO CREATE A NEXUS BETWEEN THE AMOUNT OF GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES AND THE GROWTH OF THE STATE DISPOSABLE PERSONAL INCOME.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SPRING BREAK HOLIDAY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR CANINE LAW ENFORCEMENT UNITS.
TO DEFINE THE TERM "INFAMOUS CRIME" FOR THE PURPOSES OF WHO SHALL NOT BE A CANDIDATE FOR OR HOLD PUBLIC OFFICE.
TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH PRE-ADJUDICATION PROBATION PROGRAMS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION 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 HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS 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 COMMUNITY SERVICE AND NONPROFIT SUPPORT - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT 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 FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ASSIST NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO ALLOW NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO PURCHASE SURPLUS PUBLIC COMMODITIES.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. BOBBY GENE NEWMAN AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO ENCOURAGE THE PRESERVATION OF RIGHTS GUARANTEED BY THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS.
TO HONOR THE CAMDEN FAIRVIEW CARDINAL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM FOR THEIR 2012 UNDEFEATED SEASON, CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP, AND STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
CONGRATULATING THE NORPHLET LADY LEOPARDS AS THE 2013 2A GIRLS BASKETBALL STATE CHAMPIONS WITH A 35-0 SEASON.
TO CLARIFY THE INSURANCE PREMIUM RATE APPROVAL PROCESS; AND TO ALLOW INSURERS TO COLLECT RATE INCREASES UNDER BOND.

Committees

Committees