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Senator Sharon Trusty (R)

P. O. Box 9026, Russellville, 72811

Senator Sharon Trusty (R)
Phone: 479-880-9576
Phone:
District: 4
District:
4
Seniority: 7
Seniority:
7
Occupation: Businesswoman, Trusty & Assoc., Inc.
Occupation:
Businesswoman, Trusty & Assoc., Inc.
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Senate first term November 2000; 2001,2003, 2005, 2007
Public Service:
Senate first term November 2000; 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO PERMIT MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO PURCHASE CREDITED SERVICE FOR SERVICE IN THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD OR ARMED FORCES RESERVE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICS - LOCAL GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICS - RUSSELLVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - LOCAL GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - RVAC DUAL DIAGNOSTIC TREATMENT CENTER CONSTRUCTION, IMPROVEMENTS, AND OPERATING EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - LOCAL GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - THE RIVER VALLEY REGIONAL INTERMODAL FACILITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - LOCAL GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - THE RIVER VALLEY REGIONAL INTERMODAL FACILITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - HOSPICE CONSTRUCTION, IMPROVEMENTS, AND OPERATING EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - LOCAL GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - LOCAL GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ALLOW A REFUND FOR NONDYED DIESEL PURCHASES OF FUEL FOR THE OFF-ROAD PURPOSE OF REFRIGERATION OF TRANSPORTED GOODS.
TO INCLUDE CONSIDERING CHANGES IN EITHER PARENT'S ABILITY TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE FOR CHILD SUPPORT MODIFICATION PURPOSES AND TO REQUIRE WITHHOLDING FROM LUMP-SUM PAYMENTS OWED TO A PARENT WHO OWES PAST DUE CHILD SUPPORT.
TO REQUIRE REFERRALS FOR THE CRIMINAL PROSECUTION OF CERTAIN CASES OF NONPAYMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT.
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO OBTAIN FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION INFORMATION ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES.
AN ACT TO PREVENT FORCED ABORTIONS.
TO AMEND THE TAX PROCEDURE ACT TO ALLOW TAXPAYERS TO FILE AMENDED RETURNS AND REFUNDS UNTIL THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS EXPIRES FOR THE DIRECTOR AND TO CLARIFY THAT TAXPAYERS MAY SEEK JUDICIAL RELIEF UPON A FINDING OF A CREDIT OWING.
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.
Primary Sponsor for House
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-6-412 TO GIVE CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS THE POWER TO ENFORCE LAWS GOVERNING DISCARDED ITEMS ON PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROPERTY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE SUPPORT TO RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN DISTRICT 84 GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY - LIBRARY IMPROVEMENTS, SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT AND ENGINEERING APPARATUS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REVISE AND MODERNIZE THE ACCESS TO PARKING FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND TO ENSURE THAT BEGINNING DRIVERS ARE GIVEN INFORMATION AND TESTED ON PARKING FOR PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND.
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.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE RETIREMENT OR DISABILITY BENEFITS INCOME TAX EXEMPTION.
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.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT INTERNET SALES INTO ARKANSAS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IF THE PATIENT HAS NOT ACTUALLY CONSULTED A PRESCRIBING PRACTITIONER.
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 FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH - PROPERTY ACQUISITION, NEW FACILITY DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF VITAL RECORDS OF THE DIVISION OF HEALTH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO ISSUE CERTIFICATES OF BIRTH RESULTING IN STILLBIRTH.
TO LIMIT THE SCOPE OF EMINENT DOMAIN POWER TO PROTECT PROPERTY OWNERS RIGHTS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS WIRELESS INFORMATION NETWORK FOR ALL STATE, COUNTY, AND MUNICIPAL AGENCIES.
"ARKANSAS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007."
TO REVISE THE ARKANSAS BANKING CODE; TO PROVIDE PARITY BETWEEN THE STATE AND NATIONAL BANK APPLICATION PROCESS; AND TO REDUCE APPLICATION FEES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF JUDGE ELSIJANE TRIMBLE ROY AND IN RECOGNITION OF HER MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE STATE OF ARKANSAS, AND HER LOCAL COMMUNITY.
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.
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
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE THE DIANA FRITILLARY BUTTERFLY AS THE OFFICIAL BUTTERFLY OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM PROPERTY TAX RELIEF CREDIT FOR A HOMESTEAD.
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO ESTABLISH A WAITING PERIOD OF SIX (6) YEARS FOR PERSONS SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT WITHOUT PAROLE FOR FILING A NEW APPLICATION FOR EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY AND TO ALLOW THE PAROLE BOARD TO WAIVE THE WAITING PERIOD.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE RETIREMENT OR DISABILITY BENEFITS INCOME TAX EXEMPTION.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT CONTRIBUTIONS TO A TAX-DEFERRED TUITION SAVINGS PROGRAM ARE DEDUCTIBLE FROM ARKANSAS INCOME TAX.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
TO FURTHER DEFINE THE ACT OF VOYEURISM.
AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF ARKANSAS VALLEY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE OF ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY TO ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY OZARK CAMPUS.
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 ENHANCE THE PENALTIES FOR OBSCENITY OFFENSES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO ENABLE THE USE OF ELECTRIC UTILITY POWER LINES TO DEPLOY BROADBAND NETWORKS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - MARSHAL MUSEUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
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.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY - IMPROVEMENTS TO LAKE POINT CONFERENCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY - EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PERMIT PLACING A SECURITY FREEZE ON A PERSON'S CONSUMER REPORT, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE PLACEMENT AND REMOVAL OF THE SECURITY FREEZE, AND TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF THE RIGHT TO OBTAIN A SECURITY FREEZE.
AN ACT TO ENSURE BETTER UTILIZATION AND COORDINATION OF THE STATE S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE RESOURCES DEVOTED TO SERVING CHILDREN, YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES.
AN ACT TO PROTECT WOMEN WHO BREAST-FEED CHILDREN AND TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION TO PREVENT INTERFERENCE WITH THE BREASTFEEDING OF A CHILD.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY TO SUPPORT A RESEARCH ALLIANCE FOR THE PURPOSES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
AN ACT TO CREATE A SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATH FUND.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND.
TO CREATE THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER LITTER REDUCTION FEE PROGRAM AND TO REDUCE LITTER, FACILITATE BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING, AND REQUIRE LABELING OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS.
TO PERMIT PLACING A SECURITY FREEZE ON A PERSON'S CONSUMER REPORT, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE PLACEMENT AND REMOVAL OF THE SECURITY FREEZE, AND TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF THE RIGHT TO OBTAIN A SECURITY FREEZE.
COMMENDING JUDGE JOHN S. PATTERSON UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE BENCH FOR HIS LONG AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO FRANKLIN, JOHNSON, AND POPE COUNTIES.

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