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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: 5
Seniority:
5
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Southern Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: House 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, Speaker-designate, Speaker of the House 2018
Public Service:
House 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, Speaker-designate, Speaker of the House 2018


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT FOR THE SOUTH ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE DEVELOPMENT AND ENHANCEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT AND ENHANCEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2019-2020 FISCAL YEAR.
FOR A JOINT SESSION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE AT 10:30 A.M., TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2019, TO DECLARE ELECTION RESULTS, TO ADMINISTER THE OATH OF OFFICE, AND TO HEAR AN ADDRESS BY THE GOVERNOR.
PROVIDING THAT THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY RECESS ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2019, AND RECONVENE ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2019.
TO ADOPT THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE NINETY-SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
CONCERNING EXPULSION OF REPRESENTATIVE MICKEY GATES FROM THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
CoSponsor
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO CREATE THE TRANSFORMATION AND EFFICIENCIES ACT OF 2019; TO ESTABLISH CABINET-LEVEL DEPARTMENTS; TO TRANSFER STATE ENTITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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”.
TO CONGRATULATE THE MAGNOLIA HIGH SCHOOL PANTHERS FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS.
TO CONGRATULATE THE MAGNOLIA HIGH SCHOOL PANTHERS BOYS SWIM TEAM FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS.
TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
TO CREATE THE TAX COMPETITIVENESS AND RELIEF ACT OF 2019; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR TAKING CAMPAIGN FUNDS AS PERSONAL INCOME; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.

Committees

Committees
ex officio: JBC-CLAIMS
ex officio: JBC-PEER REVIEW
ex officio: JBC-PERSONNEL