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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
TO AUTHORIZE RECESSES OF EITHER OR BOTH CHAMBERS FOR PERIODS OF FOUR (4) CONSECUTIVE DAYS OR LONGER.
TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXTENSION AND SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT OF THE FISCAL SESSION OF THE NINETY-THIRD GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2022-2023 FISCAL YEAR.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM FUNDING; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE A FISCAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR ANY PROPOSED LEGISLATION IMPOSING A NEW OR INCREASED COST OBLIGATION FOR HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS, INCLUDING PHARMACY BENEFITS, ON AN ENTITY OF THE STATE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE FOR LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT OF THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM; TO ESTABLISH THE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS DIVISION OVERSIGHT SUBCOMMITTEE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH A GOVERNING BODY FOR THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM; TO CREATE ADVISORY COMMISSIONS FOR HEALTH BENEFITS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE JOINT RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-THIRD GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO AUTHORIZE THE INTRODUCTION OF A NONAPPROPRIATION BILL TO ESTABLISH A FUNDING MECHANISM TO ENSURE SOLVENCY OF THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
TO AUTHORIZE THE INTRODUCTION OF A NONAPPROPRIATION BILL TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF "ELIGIBLE INACTIVE RETIREE" AND TO MODIFY THE ELIGIBILITY OF RETIREES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
TO AUTHORIZE THE INTRODUCTION OF A NONAPPROPRIATION BILL TO ESTABLISH COVERAGE FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF MORBID OBESITY UNDER THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
TO AUTHORIZE THE INTRODUCTION OF A NONAPPROPRIATION BILL TO MODIFY THE STATE CONTRIBUTION TO THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
TO AUTHORIZE A NONAPPROPRIATION BILL TO PROVIDE FOR LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT OF THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM AND ESTABLISH THE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS DIVISION OVERSIGHT SUBCOMMITTEE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE INTRODUCTION OF A NONAPPROPRIATION BILL TO ESTABLISH A GOVERNING BODY FOR THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM AND TO CREATE ADVISORY COMMISSIONS.
TO AUTHORIZE THE INTRODUCTION OF A NONAPPROPRIATION BILL TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM FUNDING.
TO AUTHORIZE A NONAPPROPRIATION BILL TO REQUIRE A FISCAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR ANY PROPOSED LEGISLATION IMPOSING A NEW OR INCREASED COST OBLIGATION FOR HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS, INCLUDING PHARMACY BENEFITS, ON AN ENTITY OF THE STATE.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF "ELIGIBLE INACTIVE RETIREE"; TO MODIFY THE ELIGIBILITY OF RETIREES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH A FUNDING MECHANISM TO ENSURE SOLVENCY OF THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH COVERAGE FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF MORBID OBESITY UNDER THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MODIFY THE STATE CONTRIBUTION TO THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

Committees

Committees
ex officio: BOYS STATE
ex officio: GIRLS STATE
ex officio: JBC-CLAIMS
ex officio: JBC-PEER REVIEW
ex officio: JBC-PERSONNEL