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Representative James Sturch (R)

275 Community Drive, Batesville, 72501

Representative James Sturch (R)
Phone: 870-612-7589
Phone:
District: 63
District:
63
Seniority: 76
Seniority:
76
Occupation: Office Manager/Former Teacher
Occupation:
Office Manager/Former Teacher
Church Affiliation: Missionary Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Missionary Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2015, 2017
Public Service:
First Term House 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ESTABLISH A METHOD FOR A PERSON WHO WAS FALSELY ACCUSED OF A CRIMINAL OFFENSE TO MAKE A CLAIM FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR HIS OR HER EXPENSES PAID TO AN ATTORNEY IN DEFENSE OF THE FALSE ACCUSATION.
TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR REVOCATION OF AUTHORITY TO CONDUCT BUSINESS IN ARKANSAS.
CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SPECIALTY COURT PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF SEXUAL SOLICITATION; PROVIDING FOR IMPOUNDMENT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE; AND PROVIDING FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS EDUCATION FOR EDUCATORS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ELECTRONIC NOTARY PUBLIC ACT.
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD TO DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN TO ADDRESS THE PREVENTION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT.
CONCERNING THE TRAINING OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
TO AMEND THE BOOK REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT ATTENDANCE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' MEMORIAL.
TO ALLOW MUNICIPALITIES TO REQUIRE A SUPERMAJORITY VOTE FOR CERTAIN TAX MEASURES.
TO CHANGE THE DATE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION REPORTS TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL ON POSTSECONDARY STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING POSTSECONDARY COURSES IN UNITED STATES HISTORY, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, AND THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
TO REPEAL A SECTION IN THE ARKANSAS CODE THAT GRANTS FREE TUITION TO STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR WORLD WAR I VETERANS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RESTRICTIONS ON PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS.
CONCERNING THE REMITTANCE OF INSURANCE PREMIUM TAXES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING NUTRITION PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FUNDED BY AND PROVIDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE OLDER AMERICANS ACT OF 1965.
CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE; AND CONCERNING HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
CoSponsor
TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF VOTER REGISTRATION WHEN VOTING; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE BELONGING TO A MILITARY MEMBER.
TO CLARIFY THE OBLIGATIONS OF RESIDENTIAL LANDLORDS AND RESIDENTIAL TENANTS; AND TO REQUIRE IMPLIED QUALITY STANDARDS FOR TENANTS OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES TARGETING A CURRENT OR FORMER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, FIRST RESPONDER, OR HIS OR HER FAMILY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW AN OUT-OF-STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO FOLLOW A VEHICLE INTO ARKANSAS TO INVESTIGATE A FELONY OR THE OPERATION OF A VEHICLE WHILE THE DRIVER IS INTOXICATED, IMPAIRED, OR UNDER THE INFLUENCE.
TO ADOPT A PRODUCTIVITY-BASED FUNDING MODEL FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERSHIP AND VACANCIES ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES PROGRAM AND THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE OR SEPARATION UNDER THE COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT OF 2001; AND TO ADD EMOTIONAL ABUSE AS A GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE AND SEPARATION UNDER THE COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT OF 2001.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ADMINISTRATOR EVALUATION.
CONCERNING THE LICENSURE OF TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS AND LICENSURE EXCEPTIONS; TO AUTHORIZE A TIERED LICENSURE SYSTEM; AND TO ALLOW DISTRICTS TO BASE COMPENSATION ON LICENSURE LEVELS.
TO REQUIRE THE PASSAGE OF THE CIVICS PORTION OF THE NATURALIZATION TEST USED BY UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES BEFORE A STUDENT MAY RECEIVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA.
CONCERNING THE APPROVAL OF BALLOT TITLES AND POPULAR NAMES OF PETITIONS PRIOR TO CIRCULATION.
HONORING THE 308TH TITAN II STRATEGIC MISSILE WING AND THE RESPONSE TO THE 1980 MISSILE EXPLOSION AT DAMASCUS, ARKANSAS.
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURE EXPANSION.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT LIMITING CONTINGENCY FEES AND AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES; AND CHANGING THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SUPREME COURT REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ALC-PEER