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Representative Randy Stewart (D)

P. O. Box 23, Kirby, 71950

Representative Randy Stewart (D)
Phone: 870-398-4630
Phone:
District: 23
District:
23
Seniority: 94
Seniority:
94
Occupation: High School Teacher-Kirby High School / Cattle Farmer
Occupation:
High School Teacher-Kirby High School / Cattle Farmer
Church Affiliation: Church of Christ
Church Affiliation:
Church of Christ
Veteran: Retired LTC USAR
Veteran:
Retired LTC USAR
Public Service: First Term in House 2007
Public Service:
First Term in House 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ADDRESS DISPARITIES IN THE ALLOWANCE OF PURCHASING SERVICE CREDIT IN STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES RESERVES AND THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD.
AN ACT TO MODIFY THE AMOUNT OF TIME REQUIRED FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE EIGHT (K-8).
TO CONFORM THE ISSUANCE OF COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSES TO FEDERAL STANDARDS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS TO RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REQUIRE A PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL AND AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO PROVIDE ELECTRONIC STUDENT TRANSCRIPTS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO DETERMINE STUDENT ELIGIBILITY FOR STATE FINANCIAL AID.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-6-404 TO ADD A SURCHARGE TO THE FINES FOR LITTERING.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE "CHILD WELFARE AGENCY LICENSING ACT".
AN ACT TO CONTROL LITTER IN ARKANSAS; TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS JAIL INMATE ANTILITTER PROGRAM AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ANTILITTER FUND TO FUND THE ARKANSAS JAIL INMATE ANTILITTER PROGRAM BY IMPOSING AN ENVIRONMENTAL FEE.
AN ACT TO REGULATE THE COMPENSATION OF ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENTS.
COMMENDING DIERKS ARKANSAS ON ITS ONE HUNDREDTH (100TH) ANNIVERSARY.
COMMENDING TROY BUCK ON HIS INDUCTION INTO THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME.
CoSponsor
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE GROSS RECEIPTS AND COMPENSATING USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
AN ACT TO IMPOSE A BOOKING AND ADMINISTRATION FEE IN CERTAIN CASES FOR THE SUPPORT OF COUNTY JAILS OR REGIONAL DETENTION FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT AN AWARD OF CHILD CUSTODY OR VISITATION TO A SEX OFFENDER EXCEPT UNDER LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO CREATE A PRESUMPTION RELATING TO THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE; TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO CREATE CIVIL IMMUNITY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT TO INCREASE ACADEMIC INSTRUCTION TIME IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND TO LIMIT PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM CREDITED SERVICE BY MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY RESERVE.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS OPTIONS COUNSELING FOR LONG-TERM CARE PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE VISITATION RIGHTS TO STEP-GRANDPARENTS AND FORMER STEP-GRANDPARENTS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST PROVIDE TO PARENTS AN ANNUAL BODY MASS INDEX REPORT ON EACH STUDENT.
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE RETIREE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS AND TO PERMIT STATE CONTRIBUTIONS TO GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO ARE NOT STATE EMPLOYEES.
TO EXEMPT DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL FROM SALES AND USE TAX; TO IMPOSE A GALLONAGE TAX ON DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL; TO EXCLUDE BIODIESEL FUEL FROM THE GALLONAGE TAX AND THE SALES AND USE TAX.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INFORMATION READING SERVICES FOR THE BLIND WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STATE SERVICES FOR THE BLIND OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
TO CLARIFY THAT CIVIL IMMUNITY IS EXTENDED TO DENTISTS AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS WHO RENDER VOULUNTARY HEALTH CARE SERVICES AT FREE OR LOW-COST HEALTH CARE CLINICS.
TO PROVIDE THAT AN EX-PRISONER OF WAR, A PEARL HARBOR SURVIVOR, OR A MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT MAY RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR A NOMINAL FEE.
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTY FOR FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF NONFINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-37-227.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT FUND AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND WEATHERIZATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON UTILITIES THAT ARE USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND AQUACULTURE EQUIPMENT.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING IN THIS STATE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE USE OF NEWER, MORE FLEXIBLE PLASTIC PIPE FOR WATER DISTRIBUTION PIPING UNDER CONCRETE SLABS.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
TO CREATE A CRIMINAL OFFENSE PROHIBITING SEX OFFENDERS FROM LIVING NEAR VICTIMS OR CONTACTING VICTIMS AND TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT OF 1997.
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT AND TO CREATE THE TRAUMA SYSTEM REVOLVING TRUST FUND.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 AND TO ENSURE THAT EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE RECEIVES THE FULL AMOUNT OF FOUNDATION FUNDING.
TO AMEND THE MOTOR VEHICLE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT REGARDING FEES CHARGED FOR HANDLING AND PROCESSING THE SALE OR LEASE OF A NEW OR USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO FUND PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED BY IMPOSING ADDITIONAL CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO TAXES AND TO INCREASE GENERAL REVENUES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, OR EXPANSION GRANTS TO SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - STATEWIDE GRANTS FOR SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
THE ARKANSAS FAIR TRADE PRACTICES FOR PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER OF STATE - COUNTY AID AND MUNICIPAL AID APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS AND MAINTENANCE APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - STATE SUPPORT TO THE RURAL AND VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN CLARK AND NEVADA COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - STATEWIDE GRANTS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS APPROPRIATION.
TO PERMIT PLACING A SECURITY FREEZE ON A PERSON'S CONSUMER REPORT, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE PLACEMENT AND REMOVAL OF THE SECURITY FREEZE, AND TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF THE RIGHT TO OBTAIN A SECURITY FREEZE.
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF USED TEXTBOOKS TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE APPLICATION OF POULTRY LITTER IN ACCORDANCE WITH ESTABLISHED STANDARDS WHILE A MANAGEMENT PLAN IS PENDING.
TO ESTABLISH A HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE NEED-BASED FINANCIAL AID FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES OR THEIR EQUIVALENT FROM LOW INCOME FAMILIES TO BE USED AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO ENSURE BETTER UTILIZATION AND COORDINATION OF THE STATE S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE RESOURCES DEVOTED TO SERVING CHILDREN, YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES.
TO ALLOW RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES TO OBTAIN A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR THE FEE REQUIRED BY LAW FOR THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF A MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO ESTABLISH THE GOVERNOR S COMMISSION ON GLOBAL WARMING; TO DIRECT THE COMMISSION TO STUDY ISSUES RELATED TO GLOBAL WARMING; AND TO ESTABLISH A GLOBAL WARMING POLLUTANT REDUCTION GOAL AND COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIC PLAN.
THE ARKANSAS HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007: TO ENSURE THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATE BY PROVIDING FOR BOND ISSUANCE FOR THE ESSENTIAL INFRASTRUCTURE OF INTERSTATES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON HIGHER EDUCATION REMEDIATION, RETENTION, AND GRADUATION RATES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF ITS MEMBERS; TO DESCRIBE ITS MISSION AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
TO CREATE THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER LITTER REDUCTION FEE PROGRAM AND TO REDUCE LITTER, FACILITATE BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING, AND REQUIRE LABELING OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS.
TO PERMIT PLACING A SECURITY FREEZE ON A PERSON'S CONSUMER REPORT, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE PLACEMENT AND REMOVAL OF THE SECURITY FREEZE, AND TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF THE RIGHT TO OBTAIN A SECURITY FREEZE.
ENCOURAGING STUDENTS AND FACULTY IN THE STATE S COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION TO ENSURE THAT STUDENTS AND FUTURE LEADERS ARE PREPARED TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF A GLOBAL SOCIETY.
RECOMMENDING THAT FEDERAL FISCAL YEAR 2007 FEDERAL HIGHWAY AND TRANSIT FUNDING LEVELS BE MAINTAINED AS PROVIDED IN SAFETEA-LU.
DECLARING ARKANSAS'S AS THE CORRECT SPELLING OF THE POSSESSIVE FORM OF THE NAME OF OUR STATE.
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO ASSIST THE PEOPLE OF DUMAS, 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.
TO RECOGNIZE DR. MANUEL RAMIREZ AND HIS WORK FOR ARKANSANS.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY REDUCING THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT INTERNET SALES INTO ARKANSAS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IF THE PATIENT HAS NOT ACTUALLY CONSULTED A PRESCRIBING PRACTITIONER.
AN ACT CONCERNING RECIPROCITY PROCEDURES ADMINISTERED BY THE ARKANSAS STATE POLICE FOR CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMITS.
TO PROVIDE FOR A REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK FOR A PHARMACY TO RECORD PURCHASES OF PSEUDOPHEDRINE AND OTHER SIMILAR SUBSTANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND ACCESS TO THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND FOR PENALTIES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENT INFORMATION AND CAMPUS ACCESS PROVIDED TO THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS.
TO AMEND THE MOTOR VEHICLE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT REGARDING FEES CHARGED FOR HANDLING AND PROCESSING THE SALE OR LEASE OF A NEW OR USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
"ARKANSAS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007."
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE RATE OF PAYMENT FOR TEACHERS FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEDULED OUTSIDE OF THE NORMAL BASE CONTRACT PERIOD.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ENERGY - JOINT