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Representative Chris Thyer

326 South Church Street, Jonesboro, 72401

Representative Chris Thyer
Phone: 870-932-2000
Phone:
District: 74
District:
74
Seniority: 58
Seniority:
58
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
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 REPEAL THE INCOME TAX SURCHARGE BEGINNING WITH TAX YEAR 2005.
TO REMOVE THE PETITIONER S NAME FROM THE CENTRAL REGISTRY FOR FAILURE TO COMPLETE A TIMELY HEARING IN MALTREATMENT CASES.
TO REQUIRE FIVE THOUSAND (5,000) APPLICATIONS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF ANY NEW SPECIALTY LICENSE PLATES.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT A LICENSED BAIL BONDSMAN CAN ACT AS A CIVIL PROCESS SERVER.
TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING UNDER THE ARKANSAS CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT SHALL BE IN PERSON OR BY VIDEO CONFERENCE.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE COURTS TO IMPOSE SENTENCES BY UTILIZING THE SENTENCING GUIDELINES AFTER A PLEA OF GUILTY.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AN ADDITIONAL AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE TO THE OFFENSE OF VIOLATION OF AN ORDER OF PROTECTION.
TO PROHIBIT A TORTFEASOR'S INSURANCE CARRIER FROM CONDITIONING SETTLEMENT OF A JUDGMENT OR CLAIM UPON ISSUING A SINGLE CHECK JOINTLY TO THE INJURED PARTY AND THE INJURED PARTY'S INSURANCE CARRIER.
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 10-2- 124(c) CONCERNING LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON BILLS INTRODUCED TO CHANGE EXISTING CIRCUIT COURT DISTRICTS.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE APPOINTMENT OF DISTRICT COURT CIVIL MAGISTRATES.
TO ENACT THE ARKANSAS UNIFORM LIMITED PARTNERSHIP ACT (2005) AND TO PROVIDE TRANSITIONAL RULES.
AN ACT TO ABOLISH THE COMMON LAW DOCTRINE OF NECESSARIES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GIFT OF LIFE ACT.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PATIENT MEDICAL RECORDS PRIVACY ACT.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIP IN THE SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT AND ELECTION OF THE CIRCUIT JUDGE.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIP IN THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT AND ELECTION OF THE CIRCUIT JUDGE.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIP IN THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT AND ELECTION OF THE CIRCUIT JUDGE.
AN ACT TO STANDARDIZE THE PENALTIES FOR FAILING TO REGISTER TO DO BUSINESS IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITY OF BONO - CITY PARK IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - BONO VOLUNTEER FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITY OF JONESBORO - CITY LANDFILL CLOSURE AND RELOCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITY OF BONO - IMPROVEMENTS TO THE CITY DRAINAGE SYSTEM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - VALLEY VIEW VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT IN CRAIGHEAD COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE AUDITOR OF STATE - CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS IN THE SECOND, TWENTIETH AND TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2005 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE AUDITOR OF STATE - CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS IN THE SECOND, TWENTIETH AND TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2005-2007 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - NURSING CLASSROOM AND LABORATORY BUILDING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - FOOD BANK OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE SUPPORT TO THE JONESBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - NORTHEAST ARKANSAS FIRE TRAINING SATELLITE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE AUDITOR OF STATE - STATE DISTRICT COURT JUDGES PILOT PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2005-2007 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT LAWS.
INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROVISIONAL POSITIONS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW CHILDREN RESIDING IN THE SAME RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION TO ATTEND THE SAME SCHOOL DISTRICT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A GENERAL CONTRACTOR IS NOT SUBJECT TO A LIEN FOR THE MATERIALS OF A SUBCONTRACTOR UNLESS THE VENDOR OF THE SUBCONTRACTOR'S MATERIALS PROVIDES NOTICE TO THE GENERAL CONTRACTOR.
AN ACT TO SET GUIDELINES FOR ALL IRRIGATION PROJECTS OF THE ARKANSAS SOIL AND WATER COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO CREATE A SECOND CRAIGHEAD COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.
AN ACT CONCERNING ESTABLISHMENT OF A DRUG INTERDICTION UNIT BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM FOR STATE DISTRICT COURTS.
AN ACT TO CHANGE THE DATE OF THE ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION TO COINCIDE WITH OTHER ELECTIONS ON THE FIRST TUESDAY IN NOVEMBER.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE NOTICE IN CASES TERMINATING PARENT AND CHILD RELATIONSHIPS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PERIODS OF DISQUALIFICATION FROM OPERATING A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE AND TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 27-23-128.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT VENUE FOR CRIMINAL CASES IN A COUNTY WITH TWO (2) COUNTY SEATS IS PROPER AT THE LOCATION OF EITHER COUNTY SEAT.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE REDUCTION OF THE NUMBER OF CIRCUIT JUDGES IN A JUDICIAL DISTRICT IF THE AVERAGE CASE LOAD PER CIRCUIT JUDGE IN THE JUDICIAL DISTRICT IS LESS THAN ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED (1,500) CASES PER YEAR.
AN ACT CONCERNING AMENDMENTS TO THE REVISED UNIFORM ADOPTION ACT.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. CLAUD CASH AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE INCOME TAX SURCHARGE BEGINNING WITH TAX YEAR 2005.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, WILSON HALL, THE COMPUTER SYSTEM AND DISTANCE LEARNING INFRASTRUCTURE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE COURT TO CONSIDER THE PREFERENCES OF THE CHILD WHEN AWARDING CHILD CUSTODY OR VISITATION PRIVILEGES IN A DIVORCE OR OTHER PROCEEDING.
AN ACT TO PERMIT THE ACCELERATION OF INCOME TAX BENEFITS FOR CHARITABLE CASH CONTRIBUTIONS FOR RELIEF OF INDIAN OCEAN TSUNAMI VICTIMS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS RX PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY ATTORNEY GENERAL LAWSUITS ON BEHALF OF THE ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION.
AN ACT CONCERNING DIRECT READ ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES AND VOTER VERIFIED PAPER TRAILS.
TO ALLOW A TEACHER TO EARN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDIT FOR TIME REQUIRED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR TO PLAN AND PREPARE A CURRICULUM AND OTHER INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL FOR HIS OR HER ASSIGNED CLASSES.
THE MILITARY SERVICE PROTECTION ACT.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR GRAPE AND MUSCADINE GROWERS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF AN IDENTITY THEFT PASSPORT BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO VICTIMS OF FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD
TO CREATE THE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FOR THE ELDERLY ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE LAKE CITY MUSEUM IN CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF BAY, ARKANSAS FOR A LIBRARY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF JONESBORO, ARKANSAS FOR PARKS AND RECREATION IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CARAWAY RODEO ARENA IN CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO LIBRARIES IN CRAIGHEAD COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO CITIES IN CRAIGHEAD COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE NORTHEAST ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR BOARD GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO SENIOR ORGANIZATIONS IN CRAIGHEAD COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS IN CRAIGHEAD COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT ORGANIZATIONS IN CRAIGHEAD COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE JONESBORO MUNICIPAL AIRPORT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN CRAIGHEAD COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE JONESBORO UNIT OF THE ARKANSAS HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - CRAIGHEAD COUNTY OFFICE - PRENATAL CARE PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - JONESBORO HIGH SCHOOL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO RECREATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS IN CRAIGHEAD COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT PROHIBITING THE CONDUCT OF VOYEURISM.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A GREENE COUNTY POST-ADJUDICATION DRUG COURT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR ACCURATE INSTITUTIONAL ADVICE FOR UNIVERSITY COURSE WORK AND DEGREE COMPLETION.
AN ACT FOR THE PROTECTION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS' CUSTOMERS AND EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT TO ALLOW SCHOOLS TO BEGIN EACH SCHOOL YEAR ON THE FIRST MONDAY FOLLOWING THE SECOND SATURDAY IN AUGUST.
AN ACT TO CONTINUE THE SUPPLEMENTAL MIXED DRINK TAX OF FOUR PERCENT (4%) FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE AN ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARSHIP TO A STUDENT IN EACH OF THE SEVENTY-FIVE (75) COUNTIES IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE A TAX REFUND FOR THE SALE OF BIODIESEL MIXTURE.
AN ACT CONCERNING PAYMENT OR REIMBURSEMENT TO LICENSED ATHLETIC TRAINERS.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO CONTROL THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN PRECURSOR INGREDIENTS UTILIZED TO MANUFACTURE METHAMPHETAMINE.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY ELIGIBILITY FOR AND SERVICE ON THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD.
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF DR. FAY W. BOOZMAN AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
REQUESTING THE FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION TO REJECT THE LOUISIANA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION S COMPLAINT IN FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION DOCKET NO. EL01-88-000.
HONORING THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF HUNTING, TRAPPING, AND FISHING.

Committees