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Senator Terry Smith (D)

101 Hal Court, Hot Springs, 71901

Senator Terry Smith (D)
Phone: 501-321-0066
Phone:
District: 19
District:
19
Seniority: 11
Seniority:
11
Occupation: Retired Telcom/SBC
Occupation:
Retired Telcom/SBC
Church Affiliation: Church of Christ
Church Affiliation:
Church of Christ
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House in 1995, 1997, 1999, Senate 2001,2003, 2005, 2007
Public Service:
House in 1995, 1997, 1999, Senate 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT CONCERNING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR REAL ESTATE LICENSE APPLICANTS.
TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE POLICY TO ALL LIENHOLDERS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 24-11-430 CONCERNING FUNERAL EXPENSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 24-12-129 AND CONCERNING MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 24-11- 434 CONCERNING THE DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN.
AN ACT CONCERNING SUPPLEMENT FUNDS TO CERTAIN PENSION FUNDS.
TO GIVE QUORUM COURTS THE ABILITY TO PASS ORDINANCES CONCERNING PRIVATE COMMUNITIES.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CERTIFICATION OF RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-64-101(14) TO INCLUDE ALL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES IN THE DEFINITION OF CERTAIN DRUG PARAPHERNALIA OBJECTS.
TO PROVIDE THAT NO TAX IS DUE FOR A FREE PASS TO A RECREATIONAL EVENT.
AN ACT AMENDING PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING BODY ART.
AN ACT TO TREAT NATIVE WINE MANUFACTURERS EQUALLY WITH OTHER MANUFACTURERS AND TO PROTECT THE STATE'S TRADITIONAL THREE-TIER SYSTEM FOR THE CONTROL OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE EDUCATION - ARKANSAS REHABILITATION SERVICES - HOT SPRINGS REHABILITATION CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES AND THE ARTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NATIONAL PARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE - CLASSROOM AND INFRASTRUCTURE TECHNOLOGY IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE - BUILDING CONSTRUCTION IN HOT SPRINGS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - FARMERS MARKETS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NATIONAL PARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE - NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES BUILDING APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO ADJUST THE AMOUNT OF TAX CREDIT UNDER THE "ARKANSAS TOURISM DEVELOPMENT ACT.
AN ACT AMENDING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS RACING COMMISSION TO ENABLE THE COMMISSION TO SET LICENSE FEES AND CONDUCT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS ON LICENSE APPLICANTS AND EMPLOYEES.
TO CREATE A SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH REINSURANCE PROGRAM.
TO ABOLISH THE ABSTRACTERS' BOARD OF EXAMINERS AND TRANSFER ITS POWERS AND DUTIES TO THE ARKANSAS ABSTRACTERS' BOARD.
TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURES CONCERNING THE NONCONSENSUAL TOWING OF A VEHICLE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT IF FEDERAL LAW AUTHORIZES THE STATE TO COLLECT SALES AND USE TAX FROM SELLERS WHO HAVE NO PHYSICAL PRESENCE IN THE STATE THEN THE TAXES COLLECTED SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT.
AN ACT TO CLARIY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR WITHHOLDING INCOME TAX ON WINNINGS PAID BY ELECTRONIC GAMES OF SKILL AT OAKLAWN JOCKEY CLUB AND SOUTHLAND GREYHOUND PARK AND INCREASE THE WINNINGS UPON WHICH WITHHOLDING IS REQUIRED.
TO ALLOW LEGAL HOLDERS OF A CURRENT ARKANSAS CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE STATUTE CONCERNING POSSESSION OF A LOADED CENTER-FIRE WEAPON IN CERTAIN AREAS.
TO PROVIDE PENALTIES AND ENSURE FAIRNESS IN CHECK-CASHING UNDER THE CHECK-CASHERS ACT.
IN HONOR OF THE LATE Q. BYRUM HURST SR., A HOT SPRINGS NATIVE AND ONE OF ARKANSAS' BEST KNOWN POLITICAL FIGURES.
CONGRATULATING THE CROSSGATE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TEAM ON THEIR STATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Primary Sponsor for House
AN ACT TO IMPOSE A BOOKING AND ADMINISTRATION FEE IN CERTAIN CASES FOR THE SUPPORT OF COUNTY JAILS OR REGIONAL DETENTION FACILITIES.
TO REQUIRE A COUNTY COURT TO NOTIFY A CITY OR INCORPORATED TOWN WHEN A SUBDIVISION PLAT IS RETURNED TO ACREAGE.
TO PROVIDE THAT A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY IS NOT REQUIRED FOR CONSTRUCTION ON AN EXISTING FACILITY OR TO INCREASE AN EXISTING FACILITY'S CAPACITY.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE FREE TRADE AMONG IN-STATE AND OUT-OF-STATE SMALL WINERIES AND TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO ADOPT THE AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE.
TO AUTHORIZE SUPPLEMENTAL ANNUAL ASSESSMENTS BY MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
CONGRATULATING THE JESSIEVILLE LIONS ON THEIR 2006 CLASS AA STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
CoSponsor
TO CLARIFY THAT DEBT CANCELLATION AGREEMENTS ARE NOT INSURANCE UNDER THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE CODE.
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY EXEMPTING FROM THE STATE SALES TAX ENERGY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
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.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX ON MINI-WAREHOUSE AND SELF-STORAGE RENTAL SERVICES UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
TO EXPAND DRUG COURT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE A DIVISION OF DRUG COURT PROGRAMS WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS; AND TO CREATE THE DRUG COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE DUTY TO RETREAT PRIOR TO THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
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 REVISE THE MINIMUM WAGE LAW ALLOWANCE FOR GRATUITIES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO ASSESS RURAL RISK UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION MEMBERS A FEE FOR THE EXPENSE OF MAILING FIRE DEPARTMENT RENEWAL SUBSCRIPTION NOTICES.
TO LIMIT THE SCOPE OF EMINENT DOMAIN POWER TO PROTECT PROPERTY OWNERS RIGHTS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION AND TO EQUALIZE TEACHER SALARIES IN HIGH-PRIORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITH SURROUNDING HIGHER PAYING SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE FUNDING FORMULA MODEL FOR TWO-YEAR COLLEGES.
"ARKANSAS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007."
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A GRAIN ASSESSMENT TO PROMOTE GRAIN PRODUCTION THROUGH BIOFUEL INCENTIVES.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
COMMENDING MS. DEENA BURNETT FOR MAKING VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO CITIZENS IN ARKANSAS AND AROUND THE WORLD BY INSPIRING OTHERS TO BUILD A STRONG FOUNDATION OF CHARACTER, CONVICTION, AND COURAGE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE WIN ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE TO ACCEPT CONTRIBUTIONS AND COMMISSION A BUST IN HONOR OF THE LATE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR WINTHROP PAUL ROCKEFELLER.
HONORING THE DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE OF SENATOR JACK CRITCHER.
COMMENDING SENATORS JIM HILL, JIM ARGUE, DAVE BISBEE, AND JACK CRITCHER ON THEIR YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
CoSponsor for House
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 PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
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 REVISE THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT.
THE ARKANSAS FAIR TRADE PRACTICES FOR PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
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.

Committees

Committees