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Senator Trent Garner (R)

P.O. Box 10487, El Dorado, 71730

Senator Trent Garner (R)
Phone: 870-818-9219
Phone:
District: 27
District:
27
Seniority: 24
Seniority:
24
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
Public Service: First Term Senate 2017
Public Service:
First Term Senate 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
PROHIBITING A REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER FROM PARTICIPATING IN CERTAIN HALLOWEEN-RELATED ACTIVITIES.
TO PROTECT TRADITIONAL HUNTING METHODS.
TO REDUCE THE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PETITION REQUIREMENTS TO FORM A NEW POLITICAL PARTY; TO REQUIRE SIGNATURES OF THREE PERCENT (3%) OF THE TOTAL VOTES CAST IN THE MOST RECENT GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REDUCE THE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN; AND TO REDUCE THE FEE TO RENEW A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO AMEND THE REGULATION OF PYRAMIDING DEVICES AND TO REGULATE THE PYRAMID PROMOTIONAL SCHEMES.
CONCERNING SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ATHLETIC TRAINERS ACT.
TO CREATE THE DOWN SYNDROME DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT.
PERMITTING A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC ABUSE TO APPLY FOR AND RECEIVE AN EXPEDITED AND TEMPORARY LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR TIMBER MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT.
TO CREATE THE FRESH START ACT OF 2019; AND TO HELP INDIVIDUALS WITH CRIMINAL RECORDS REENTER AND MOVE TO THE WORKFORCE AND STAY OUT OF PRISON; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1942 REGARDING LOCAL OPTION ELECTIONS; AND TO AUTHORIZE TERRITORIAL DIVISIONS MEETING CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS TO AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES WITHIN A DRY COUNTY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE DATES OF THE GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION AND PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO AMEND THE TIME PERIOD FOR FILING AS A CANDIDATE FOR A PRIMARY ELECTION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALE OF TIMBER.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PARTITION AND SALE OF LAND; AND TO REPEAL THE UNIFORM PARTITION OF HEIRS PROPERTY ACT.
TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS BY CERTAIN PHYSICIANS AND HEALTHCARE FACILITIES FOR ABORTION COMPLICATIONS.
CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR AN UNLAWFUL AUTOMATED TELEPHONE SOLICITATION
TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE STUDY ON VETERANS AFFAIRS.
TO PROVIDE FOR A MARCH PRIMARY ELECTION ON YEARS IN WHICH THE OFFICE OF PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES WILL BE VOTED ON; AND TO AMEND THE TIME FOR THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MEET IN FISCAL SESSION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CATASTROPHIC LEAVE FOR MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES.
TO ESTABLISH THE "ARKANSAS TELEPHONE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT".
CREATING A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST A PERSON THAT ENGAGES IN TELEPHONE CALLER IDENTIFICATION SPOOFING.
TO ESTABLISH THE "ARKANSAS CALL-BLOCKING ACT"; AND TO AUTHORIZE TELECOMMUNICATION PROVIDERS TO RELY UPON CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICE INFORMATION.
TO PROMOTE HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM; TO ESTABLISH AREAS OF A CITY OR TOWN THAT HIGHLIGHT RESTAURANT, ENTERTAINMENT, AND HOSPITALITY OPTIONS; TO ESTABLISH TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT DESIGNATED ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTS.
TO DESIGNATE THE BOWIE KNIFE AS THE OFFICIAL STATE KNIFE.
RELATING TO THE PRIVILEGE FROM DISCLOSURE TO AUTHORITIES FOR EVIDENCE CONCERNING A SERMON, RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION, OR RELIGIOUS TEACHING DELIVERED BY A RELIGIOUS LEADER OR MEMBER OF THE CLERGY.
CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF BATTERY IN THE THIRD DEGREE; AND CONCERNING BATTERY AGAINST A PREGNANT WOMAN.
TO DESIGNATE THE SHOTGUN AS THE OFFICIAL STATE FIREARM.
TO AMEND CERTAIN LAWS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE ALTERNATING MAY AND MARCH PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTIONS; TO REPEAL ACT 545 OF 2019; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MODERNIZE THE CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSING FRAMEWORK; AND CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; TO ADD A FACILITY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES TO THE DISTANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR A DISPENSARY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROHIBIT A REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER FROM RECORDING A PERSON UNDER FOURTEEN (14) YEARS OF AGE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO PROHIBIT THE UNLAWFUL USE OF A RECORDING OF A PERSON UNDER FOURTEEN (14) YEARS OF AGE ONLINE.
GRANTING A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER EMPLOYED WITH THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION OR THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE THE AUTHORITY TO ARREST.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROVIDING FOR ANNUAL REGULAR SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; AND AUTHORIZING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE ITSELF IN SPECIAL SESSION.
TO DECLARE SUPPORT OF BORDER SECURITY.
TO CONDEMN THE POLICIES OF PRESIDENT NICOLÁS MADURO OF VENEZUELA AND TO SUPPORT THE PEOPLE OF VENEZUELA.
TO CONDEMN THE GREEN NEW DEAL RESOLUTION PENDING IN THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS.
TO CONDEMN THE GREEN NEW DEAL RESOLUTION PENDING IN THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO REDUCE THE COSTS OF CONCEALED CARRY LICENSURE AND FIREARM OWNERSHIP.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REMOVAL OF AN OFFICER FROM THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE GOVERNOR TO ORDER THE MILITIA INTO SERVICE; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF THE MILITIA TO ADDRESS CYBERSECURITY THREATS AND CYBERSECURITY VULNERABILITIES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MILITARY SUPPORT REVOLVING FUND; AND TO ALLOW THE DEPOSIT OF FEDERAL REIMBURSEMENTS INTO THE MILITARY SUPPORT REVOLVING FUND.
TO AMEND THE DEADLINE BY WHICH A STUDENT WHO HAS A PARENT OR GUARDIAN WHO RESIDES ON A MILITARY BASE MAY APPLY FOR A TRANSFER UNDER THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT AND THE ARKANSAS OPPORTUNITY PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT.
CONCERNING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES; AND CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING.
TO AMEND THE MILITARY CODE OF ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING REFERRALS ON CHILDREN BORN WITH FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER.
TO AMEND THE LAW TO EXTEND STATE BENEFITS TO THE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD ON STATE ACTIVE DUTY.
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE CLAIMS COMMISSION; CONCERNING CLAIMS MADE OR ACTIONS AGAINST THE STATE; CONCERNING CLAIM AND ACTION PROCEDURES; AND CONCERNING JURISDICTION OF THE ARKANSAS STATE CLAIMS COMMISSION.
TO STRENGTHEN VOTER TRUST IN THE ELECTION PROCESS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTION PROCESS AND ADMINISTRATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTION ADMINISTRATION AND PROCEDURES; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DUAL OFFICE HOLDING.
CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF AN ARREST WARRANT BY A JUDGE OR MAGISTRATE.
CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "TARGET GROUP" AS IT APPLIES TO COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
CONCERNING CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR THEFT OF OIL AND GAS EQUIPMENT AND PETROLEUM-RELATED PROPERTY; AND TO MAKE ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES AND TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
CONCERNING THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID WORKFORCE ACT OF 2019.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS MEDAL OF HONOR COMMISSION; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE CONSTRUCTION OF ADDITIONAL PLAQUES ON THE ARKANSAS MEDAL OF HONOR MEMORIAL.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN LIFE PROTECTION ACT; AND TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN.
TO PROVIDE FOR INELIGIBILITY FOR CERTAIN RETIREMENT BENEFITS UPON CONVICTION OF A FELONY ARISING OUT OF AN ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL'S OFFICIAL ACTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF TITLE 24 RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS REGARDING MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD CALLED INTO STATE ACTIVE DUTY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DEPOSIT AND DISTRIBUTION OF FEES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE FUND.
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING ABORTION FACILITIES AND ABORTION REPORTING; TO AMEND THE BORN-ALIVE INFANT PROTECTION LAWS; AND TO REQUIRE AN ADDITIONAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT UNDER THE WOMAN'S RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT.
TO PROHIBIT UNLAWFUL FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION OF A MINOR; TO CREATE AWARENESS PROGRAMS CONCERNING AND STATISTICAL TRACKING OF UNLAWFUL FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING BOARD; AND TO AMEND THE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS OF CONTRACTORS.
TO REQUIRE A STUDY AND ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS AND PROCESSES OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
CONCERNING LEGISLATION PROPOSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF STATE HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION.
CONCERNING FIREARM NOISE SUPPRESSORS; AND CONCERNING COMPLIANCE WITH THE NATIONAL FIREARMS ACT.
CONCERNING THE DEFENSE OF A PERSON WITH THE USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE OR DEADLY FORCE.
TO CONDUCT AN ASSESSMENT AND AUDIT OF THE CULTURE AND CLIMATE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS.
TO CLARIFY THE UNIFORM CONTRIBUTION AMONG TORTFEASORS ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH PREJUDGMENT AND POST-JUDGMENT INTEREST RATES.
TO ESTABLISH RECOVERY OF DAMAGES FOR NECESSARY MEDICAL CARE, TREATMENT, OR SERVICES RENDERED.
TO CLARIFY THE UNIFORM CONTRIBUTION AMONG TORTFEASORS ACT.
TO ESTABLISH PREJUDGMENT AND POST-JUDGMENT INTEREST RATES.
TO ESTABLISH RECOVERY OF DAMAGES FOR NECESSARY MEDICAL CARE, TREATMENT, OR SERVICES RENDERED.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OCCUPATIONAL LICENSURE OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS, RETURNING MILITARY VETERANS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; TO PROVIDE AUTOMATIC LICENSURE; TO REQUIRE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF RULES SUBMITTED.
TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
THE ARKANSAS TERM LIMITS AMENDMENT.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS CHAPTER OF THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION AND PROCLAIMING FEBRUARY 26, 2019, AS ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS DAY.
TO ENCOURAGE LAW ENFORCEMENT TO SUSPEND CONTACT AND OUTREACH WITH THE COUNCIL ON AMERICAN-ISLAMIC RELATIONS.
TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor for House
CONCERNING THE USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE IN SELF-DEFENSE OR IN THE DEFENSE OF OTHERS.
TO DESIGNATE CERTAIN ROUTES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AS THE "CAMDEN EXPEDITION SCENIC HIGHWAY".
TO CREATE THE RED TAPE REDUCTION SUNRISE AND SUNSET ACT OF 2019; AND TO REQUIRE LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF OCCUPATIONAL AUTHORIZATIONS AND OCCUPATIONAL ENTITIES.
TO ALLOW FOR CASINO GAMING IN POPE COUNTY, JOHNSON COUNTY, OR CONWAY COUNTY; TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 100; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW EXCESS FOOD DISTRIBUTION BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO A STUDENT WHO IS ENROLLED IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MAXIMUM SPEED LIMITS.
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”.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ALC-PEER
Alternate: ALC-PERSONNEL
Alternate: ALC-REVIEW