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Representative Denny Sumpter (D)

P. O. Box 5158, West Memphis, 72303

Representative Denny Sumpter (D)
Phone: 870-732-5938
Phone:
District: 53
District:
53
Seniority: 17
Seniority:
17
Occupation: Business Owner, Jackson-Hewitt
Occupation:
Business Owner, Jackson-Hewitt
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Serving first term in House 2003, 2005, 2007
Public Service:
Serving first term in House 2003, 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT CONCERNING BENEFITS FOR THE WIDOWS OF FIREFIGHTERS.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR FIREFIGHTERS; TO ALLOW FIREFIGHTERS WHO DO NOT TAKE THE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION TO TAKE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT.
AN ACT TO PROTECT PUBLIC USE OF THE WATERS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND OF THE LAKES THAT BORDER THIS STATE.
TO PROVIDE A SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE PURCHASE OF NEW QUALIFIED HYBRID VEHICLES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE FOR REVIEW OF SEX OFFENSES INVOLVING MINORS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF ITS MEMBERS; AND TO DESCRIBE ITS MISSION AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
AN ACT TO IMPOSE AN EXCISE TAX UPON THE USE, POSSESSION, CONSUMPTION, STORAGE, OR TRANSFER OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.
TO AMEND THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS FOR BEER KEGS SOLD FOR OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION BY ALLOWING THE LABEL TO BE COPIED RATHER THAN PRODUCED IN TRIPLICATE AND TO REMOVE REGISTRATION DEPOSIT REQUIREMENT ON EACH KEG.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF TAX CONSULTANTS AND TAX PREPARERS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT FOR THE MID-SOUTH COMMUNITY COLLEGE - THE PURPOSES OF A WELLNESS CENTER IN WEST MEMPHIS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT AND TO CREATE THE TRAUMA SYSTEM REVOLVING TRUST FUND.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 11-10-210 TO CLARIFY THE EMPLOYMENT STATUS OF A LOCUM TENENS PHYSICIAN.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - FIRE PREVENTION GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF HEALTH - A STATE TRAUMA SYSTEM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE BOARD OF TAX PRACTITIONERS - PERSONAL AND OPERATING EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT - FIRE PREVENTION GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO STIMULATE ECONOMIC ACTIVITY AND TO INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR UTILIZING ACT 9 BONDS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF HEALTH - A STATE TRAUMA SYSTEM APPROPRIATION.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR THE PURCHASE OF NEW QUALIFIED HYBRID VEHICLES.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE LAWS REGARDING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE HEALTH SERVICES PERMIT AGENCY.
AN ACT TO ALLOW CITIES TO USE ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION FUND REVENUES TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING VOTING PROCEDURES.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING VOTING MACHINES.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR WAGES EARNED IN STATES THAT DO NOT IMPOSE AN INCOME TAX.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT CERTAIN LARGE ATTENDANCE FACILITIES.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE RESIDENTS OF A COUNTY THAT BORDERS A STATE WITH NO INCOME TAX AND MEETS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS; TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL SALES AND USE TAX IN LIEU OF THE INCOME TAX FOR THAT COUNTY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-13-701 ET SEQ. CONCERNING AN INCREASE IN FINES OR COURT COSTS IN CASES WHERE PAYMENTS OF FINES ARE MADE BY APPROVED CREDIT CARDS AND WHERE FINES ARE COLLECTED BY PRIVATE CONTRACTORS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE APPROVAL OF EARLY VOTING POLLING SITES BY THE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS TO OFFER A ONE-HALF (1/2) COURSE CREDIT PUBLIC SERVICE COURSE FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.
TO LEVY A TAX ON THE REFINANCING OF MORTGAGES.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO PROTECT COMSUMERS BY PROHIBITING THE AUTOMATIC RENEWAL OF PROFESSIONAL HOME SECURITY SERVICES CONTRACTS.
PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO CHANGE SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM BIENNIAL TO ANNUAL SESSIONS AND TO ESTABLISH THE LENGTH OF THE SESSIONS.
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 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 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.
TO PROVIDE NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS REGARDING RIGHTS TO LOWER ASSESSMENTS ON THE TAXPAYER'S HOMESTEAD USED AS A PRINCIPAL PLACE OF RESIDENCE AS CONTAINED IN THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
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.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
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 FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - LITTLE ROCK ZOO IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - COUNTY, DISTRICT AND STATE FAIRS AND FAIR CONSORTIUMS CONSTRUCTION,MAINTENANCE AND INFRASTRUCTURE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
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 AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT AND THE ARKANSAS MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT OF 2003.
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.
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.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS HIV-AIDS MINORITY TASKFORCE AND TO COORDINATE STATEWIDE EFFORTS TO COMBAT THE DEBILITATING EFFECTS OF HIV-AIDS ON MINORITY ARKANSANS.
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.
PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE THAT APPROPRIATION BILLS ARE VALID FOR ONE FISCAL YEAR; TO REQUIRE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MEET IN FISCAL SESSION DURING EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS; AND TO SET LENGTH OF SESSIONS.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX ON MINI-WAREHOUSE AND SELF-STORAGE RENTAL SERVICES UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
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.
TO AMEND SECTIONS OF THE JOINT MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION ACT.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR ARKANSAS DELTA TRAINING AND EDUCATION CONSORTIUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES - TRUCKING, TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS FIELDS TUITION FORGIVENESS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
CONCERNING THE REAUTHORIZATION OF THE STATE CHILDREN S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.

Committees

Committees