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Representative Chris Thomason

P. O. Box 1216, Hope, 71802

Representative Chris Thomason
Phone: 870-777-0900
Phone:
District: 3
District:
3
Seniority: 44
Seniority:
44
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
Public Service: Serving first term in House 2003, 2005
Public Service:
Serving first term in House 2003, 2005


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO ASSURE ELECTRONIC MONITORING AND OTHER METHODS OF JAIL POPULATION MANAGEMENT ARE AUTHORIZED FOR ALL JAILS IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE DISCLOSURES BY SELLERS OF HEALTH-RELATED CASH DISCOUNT CARDS AND TO PROVIDE A CANCELLATION PERIOD FOR THE PURCHASE OF HEALTH-RELATED DISCOUNT CARDS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - FIRE DEPARTMENTS, RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS, VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN HEMPSTEAD COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - FIRE DEPARTMENTS, VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND RELATED ENTITIES IN NEVADA COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE AMOUNT OF THE STIPEND TEACHERS ARE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE FOR THE PURCHASE OF CLASSROOM SUPPLIES.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT HOPE - SCIENCE BUILDING WITH LABORATORY FACILITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITY OF HOPE - PURCHASE, RENOVATE AND EQUIP A FACILITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT HOPE - RELOCATION OF PRIMARY CAMPUS POINT OF ENTRY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE AND UNIFORM INSURANCE REFORM.
AN ACT TO REGULATE MANUFACTURED HOME INSPECTION REPORTS.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE CRIME LABORATORY -TOXICOLOGY BACKLOG REDUCTION SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT CERTAIN INFORMATION MAINTAINED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD OR THE RESERVED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FROM THE LICENSING REQUIREMENT TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
AN ACT REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIRED BY BAIL BONDSMEN.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEFINITION OF EMPLOYMENT DOES NOT INCLUDE BAIL BONDSMEN WHO CONTRACT WITH A BAIL BOND COMPANY.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PROTECTION AFFORDED BY THE MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY RESPONSIBILITY ACT.
AN ACT TO IMPLEMENT CERTAIN RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CIRCUIT COURT APPORTIONMENT COMMISSION AND TO EXTEND THE TIME PERIOD FOR THE CIRCUIT COURT APPORTIONMENT COMMISSION TO HOLD MEETINGS AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS.
AN ACT CONCERNING DRIVING PRIVILEGES OF JUVENILES ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT.
AN ACT TO DIVIDE THE SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT INTO THE SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT-NORTH AND THE SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT-SOUTH.
URGING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO PROTECT THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE FROM ABUSIVE RAILROAD PRACTICES.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO ADOPT THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS OF THE STREAMLINED SALES TAX AGREEMENT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE SALES AND USE TAX DEFINITIONS THAT ARE CONSISTENT WITH THE DEFINITIONS PROVIDED BY THE STREAMLINED SALES TAX AGREEMENT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE CONSISTENCY WITH THE STREAMLINED SALES TAX AGREEMENT; TO ALLOW A REFUND REQUEST ON BAD DEBTS; TO REPEAL THE SALES TAX SOURCING RULES FOR FLORISTS; AND TO PROVIDE SALES TAX COLLECTION RELIEF TO SELLERS.
AN ACT TO PLACE A TEMPORARY CAP ON THE MODEL CITIES LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX.
AN ACT TO CHANGE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF UNCODIFIED 88 OF ACT 1273 OF 2003.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE DURATION OF THE ARKANSAS STATE POLICE OFFICERS DEFERRED OPTION PLAN.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE INCOME TAX SURCHARGE BEGINNING WITH TAX YEAR 2005.
AN ACT TO ALLOW DONATED PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS TO BE DISPENSED TO PATIENTS AT CHARITABLE CLINICS.
AN ACT TO PERMIT THE ACCELERATION OF INCOME TAX BENEFITS FOR CHARITABLE CASH CONTRIBUTIONS FOR RELIEF OF INDIAN OCEAN TSUNAMI VICTIMS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GIFT OF LIFE ACT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF AN IDENTITY THEFT PASSPORT BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO VICTIMS OF FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO HENRY CLAY YERGER HIGH SCHOOL MUSEUM IN HOPE, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO ASSIST SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH INSURANCE PURCHASING GROUPS.
AN ACT FOR THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS - CIRCUIT COURT APPORTIONMENT COMMISSION APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2005-2007 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT CERTAIN TESTING BY THE STATE CRIME LABORATORY FROM APPROVAL BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OR THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH AND TO ADD PROVISIONS CONCERNING ADMISSIBILTY OF RECORDS OF THE STATE CRIME LABORATORY.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE METHOD OF ANALYSIS USED TO DETERMINE THE PRESENCE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES OR ALCOHOL RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR ACCURATE INSTITUTIONAL ADVICE FOR UNIVERSITY COURSE WORK AND DEGREE COMPLETION.
TO PROVIDE FOR A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR QUALIFIED MUSEUMS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW SCHOOLS TO BEGIN EACH SCHOOL YEAR ON THE FIRST MONDAY FOLLOWING THE SECOND SATURDAY IN AUGUST.
AN ACT TO CREATE NEW INCENTIVES TO ENCOURAGE CERTAIN NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO LOCATE IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO APPEAL CERTAIN DECISIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO A CIRCUIT COURT IN PULASKI COUNTY OR THE COUNTY WHERE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT MAINTAINS ITS PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE.
TO REQUEST THE PRESIDENT TO REASSESS THE IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE TO THE NATION AND TO ARKANSAS.
REQUESTING THAT THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION SUPPORT LEGISLATION THAT WILL ENABLE ARKANSANS WHO SUBSCRIBE TO A SATELLITE TELEVISION SERVICE TO RECEIVE ACCESS TO ARKANSAS LOCAL TELEVISION BROADCASTS.
CELEBRATING THE LIFE AND CONTRIBUTIONS, AND MOURNING THE PASSING OF THE HONORABLE RICHARD SHEPPARD ARNOLD.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO CONTROL THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN PRECURSOR INGREDIENTS UTILIZED TO MANUFACTURE METHAMPHETAMINE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE AND UNIFORM INSURANCE REFORM.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE INCOME TAX SURCHARGE BEGINNING WITH TAX YEAR 2005.
AN ACT TO CREATE A DIVISION OF AGRICULTURAL PROMOTION AND MARKETING WITHIN THE STATE PLANT BOARD.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF DR. FAY W. BOOZMAN AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF HUNTING, TRAPPING, AND FISHING.

Committees