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: 21
Seniority:
21
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
TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO OFFER A HUNTING SAFETY COURSE AS PART OF ITS CURRICULUM.
CONCERNING OUTDOOR SALES OF NONALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES BY A MINOR.
TO PROHIBIT THE UNLAWFUL DOXXING OF A MINOR ON SOCIAL MEDIA.
CONCERNING THE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN; AND TO WAIVE FEES FOR MILITARY VETERANS AND ACTIVE UNITED STATES MILITARY PERSONNEL.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALES TAX HOLIDAY; TO EXEMPT CERTAIN ELECTRONIC DEVICES DURING THE SALES TAX HOLIDAY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROHIBIT THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION FROM ESTABLISHING OR MAINTAINING AN OFFICE IN CHINA.
TO ENSURE THAT THE SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE EMPLOYS INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH VETERANS.
TO MAKE RAPE OF A CHILD BY FORCIBLE COMPULSION A CAPITAL OFFENSE.
CONCERNING REPRESENTATION OF A CORPORATE OR BUSINESS ENTITY IN A CLAIM OR ACTION FILED WITH THE ARKANSAS STATE CLAIMS COMMISSION.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF CAPITAL RAPE.
TO MAKE TRAFFICKING FENTANYL A CAPITAL OFFENSE; CONCERNING CAPITAL OFFENSES; AND CONCERNING FENTANYL OFFENSES.
TO ESTABLISH JOHN R. "JOHNNY" CASH DAY.
TO AMEND THE LAW RELATED TO HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES FOR RESIDENTS; AND TO CHANGE THE AGE REQUIREMENT FOR A HUNTING OR FISHING LICENSE FROM SIXTEEN (16) YEARS OF AGE TO EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE.
TO EXEMPT THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE FROM SALES AND USE TAX.
TO ESTABLISH THE FARMERS RIGHT TO REPAIR ACT; AND TO REQUIRE AN ORIGINAL MANUFACTURER TO PROVIDE ESSENTIAL INFORMATION TO FARMERS TO REPAIR FARM EQUIPMENT.
PERMITTING AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN TO POSSESS AND CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN WITHOUT A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO CREATE THE PRENATAL NONDISCRIMINATION ACT OF ARKANSAS.
TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; AND TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF A PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDER REVIEW.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ATHLETIC TRAINERS ACT; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "ATHLETE" WITHIN THE ARKANSAS ATHLETIC TRAINERS ACT.
TO COMMEND THE WORK OF MR. JOE WILSON AND OTHER SUPPORTERS AND TO SUPPORT STEAKS FOR SHEEPDOGS.
TO ENCOURAGE THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO DESIGNATE A PORTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY 82 IN UNION COUNTY AS THE "JEREMY WISE AND BENJAMIN WISE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY".
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE NO PATIENT LEFT ALONE ACT; CONCERNING VISITATION RIGHTS OF PATIENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROMOTE PRICE TRANSPARENCY IN REIMBURSEMENT OF HOSPITALS BY INSURERS; TO ESTABLISH THE DISCLOSURE OF REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR HOSPITALS ACT; AND TO REQUIRE DISCLOSURE BY AN INSURER OF REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR HOSPITALS.
TO EXEMPT FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS FROM SALES AND USE TAX.
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY; AND TO AUTHORIZE PHARMACISTS TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO AND ADMINISTRATION OF ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY TO AWARD A MEDAL, RIBBON, OR DECORATION TO A MEMBER OF THE ORGANIZED MILITIA; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE PRESENTATION OF AN AWARD TO CERTAIN PERSONS AND GROUPS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE POWERS, DUTIES, AND IMMUNITIES OF THE ORGANIZED MILITIA.
TO AMEND THE PUNITIVE ARTICLES OF THE MILITARY CODE OF ARKANSAS CONCERNING SEXUAL ASSAULT AND SEXUAL CONTACT.
TO REQUIRE THAT RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS ARE PROTECTED DURING AN EMERGENCY; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROHIBIT OFFERING COURSES, EVENTS, AND ACTIVITIES THAT ISOLATE STUDENTS BASED ON CHARACTERISTICS WITHIN PROGRAMS OF INSTRUCTION; AND TO ADJUST FUNDING FOR SCHOOLS THAT OFFER THESE PROHIBITED COURSES, EVENTS, AND ACTIVITIES.
TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE ACT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND TO AMEND THE SECTION REGARDING RELIEF FROM LIABILITY FOR EMPLOYERS THAT IMPACTS PORTIONS OF THE LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 5 OF 2018.
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDS TO TEACH THE 1619 PROJECT CURRICULUM; AND TO REDUCE FUNDS DISTRIBUTED TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT TEACH THE 1619 PROJECT CURRICULUM.
TO CREATE THE SMALL TOWN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT.
TO CREATE A STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT; TO TRANSFER AUTHORITY OVER MEAT INSPECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PHASE OUT THE SOFT DRINK TAX; TO REDUCE THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPIRATION OF THE ARKANSAS SOFT DRINK TAX ACT.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE TAX TREATMENT OF CERTAIN LOANS, PAYMENTS, AND EXPENSES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) RELIEF PROGRAMS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CHILD ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT ACT.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE "ARKANSAS SECOND AMENDMENT LIBERTIES SAFEGUARDS ACT"; TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES AND PUBLIC OFFICERS TO DISREGARD UNCONSTITUTIONAL OVERREACHES OF POWER; AND TO PROTECT THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF ARKANSANS.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO CREATE THE RAILROAD MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2021; AND TO ALLOW AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN RAILROAD TRACK MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES.
TO CREATE THE WORKFORCE FREEDOM ACT OF 2021; TO ELIMINATE DUPLICATIVE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS AT THE LOCAL LEVEL; AND TO INCREASE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR WORKERS IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
PROHIBITING THE USE OF A HOAX BOMB.
TO PHASE OUT THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO OFFSET THE REVENUE REDUCTION RESULTING FROM THE PHASEOUT OF THE SOFT DRINK TAX.
TO PROHIBIT MANDATORY COVID-19 IMMUNIZATIONS OR VACCINATIONS FOR STUDENTS AND EMPLOYEES AND A REQUIREMENT FOR A VACCINATION OR IMMUNIZATION FOR COVID-19 EXCEPT IN CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROMOTE COMMUNICATION ACROSS THE AISLE BY PROHIBITING THE INSTALLATION OF BARRIERS IN THE CHAMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW REVIEW OF PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; AND TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF A PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDER REVIEW.
TO RECOGNIZE JANUARY 22 AS THE DAY OF TEARS IN ARKANSAS.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION AUTHORIZING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE ITSELF IN EXTRAORDINARY SESSION.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERMITTING LIMITS ON AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NONECONOMIC DAMAGES.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, COURT OF APPEALS JUDGES, CIRCUIT JUDGES, AND DISTRICT JUDGES SHALL BE ELECTED ON A PARTISAN BASIS.
TO ESTABLISH LILA'S LAW; AND TO PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES REGARDING ACCESS TO ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION.
TO REQUIRE HOLOCAUST EDUCATION BE TAUGHT IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO AUTHORIZE THE PRESENCE OF A SUPPORT PERSON FOR A PATIENT IN A HOSPITAL OR PHYSICIAN'S OFFICE; AND CONCERNING VISITATION RIGHTS OF PATIENTS IN HOSPITALS AND PHYSICIAN'S OFFICES.
TO EXEMPT UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS FROM INCOME TAX DURING A CERTAIN TIME PERIOD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE DEFENSE OF A PERSON WITH THE USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE OR DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE.
TO CREATE THE MEDICAL ETHICS AND DIVERSITY ACT.
PROHIBITING PAROLE FOR A PERSON CONVICTED OF THE OFFENSE OF POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY CERTAIN PERSONS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING OWNERSHIP AND POSSESSION OF REAL PROPERTY.
TO CREATE THE FAIRNESS IN WOMEN'S SPORTS ACT.
REPEALING A STATUTE PROHIBITING THE POSSESSION OF A FIREARM IN CERTAIN LOCATIONS; AND MAKING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE "INTRASTATE FIREARMS PROTECTION ACT"; AND TO PREVENT THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT FROM REGULATING THE MANUFACTURE, ASSEMBLY, AND TRADE OF FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION WITHIN THE BORDERS OF ARKANSAS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT; TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN; AND TO PROTECT ALL HUMAN LIFE.
TO ESTABLISH ARKANSAS OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING OF UNIFORMED SERVICE MEMBERS, VETERANS, AND SPOUSES ACT OF 2021; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION AUTHORIZING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE ITSELF IN EXTRAORDINARY SESSION.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERMITTING LIMITS ON AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NONECONOMIC DAMAGES.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: JBC-CLAIMS
Alternate: JBC-PERSONNEL