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Representative John T. Vines (D)

123 Market Street, Hot Springs, 71901

Representative John T. Vines (D)
Phone: 501-624-1252
Phone:
District: 25
District:
25
Seniority: 3
Seniority:
3
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2011, 2013, 2015
Public Service:
House 2011, 2013, 2015


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ALLOW A COUNTY SHERIFF TO AWARD THE SERVICE PISTOL CARRIED BY A DEPUTY TO THE DEPUTY OR HIS OR HER SPOUSE UPON THE DEPUTY'S RETIREMENT OR DEATH.
TO AMEND THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF BATTERY IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
CONCERNING BAIL BONDS; CONCERNING THE PROFESSIONAL BAIL BOND COMPANY AND PROFESSIONAL BAIL BONDSMAN LICENSING BOARD; CONCERNING BAIL BONDSMAN LICENSING; CONCERNING BAIL BONDS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.
CONCERNING THE PROFESSIONAL BAIL BOND COMPANY AND PROFESSIONAL BAIL BONDSMAN LICENSING BOARD; AND REGARDING INVESTIGATORS BEING SPECIALIZED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
CONCERNING THE REORGANIZATION OF THE LOCAL DISTRICT COURTS TO STATE DISTRICT COURTS IN THE FORTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
CONCERNING THE FEES ASSESSED FOR AN ALCOHOL TREATMENT OR EDUCATION PROGRAM ORDERED FOR CERTAIN PERSONS ARRESTED FOR OR CONVICTED OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED.
TO AMEND FEE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS MOTORCYCLE LICENSE PLATES AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
CONCERNING THE STATE DISTRICT COURT SYSTEM.
CONCERNING THE APPLICATION TO TERMINATE A PERSON'S PAROLE OR PROBATION.
CONCERNING THE DEFENSE OF MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE SHIPPING OF WINE.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING THE PETITION PROCEDURE FOR PETITIONS FOR A LOCAL OPTION ELECTION; AND AMENDING PORTIONS OF THE LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1942.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING HAZING.
TO REGULATE AN INSURER THAT OFFERS VISION CARE PLANS; AND TO ESTABLISH THE VISION CARE PLAN ACT OF 2015.
TO RECOGNIZE CHRIS POLYCHRON AS THE 2015 PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS AND ACKNOWLEDGE HIS ACHIEVEMENTS.
TO CONGRATULATE LAKESIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL AS A "HIGH-ACHIEVING OVERALL SCHOOL" AND AS RECIPIENT OF AN ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION PROGRAM AWARD.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 25 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING STATE GOVERNMENT.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 18 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PROPERTY RIGHTS AND INTERESTS.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 15 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING NATURAL RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 10 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 22 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC PROPERTY.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 21 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.
MAKING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 16 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 1 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING GENERAL PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW.
MAKING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 5 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 17 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PROFESSIONS, OCCUPATIONS, AND BUSINESSES.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 20 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 27 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TRANSPORTATION.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EDUCATION.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 4 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE, CONCERNING BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 12 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING LAW ENFORCEMENT, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, AND MILITARY AFFAIRS; AND TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION TO TITLE 20 CONCERNING A REFERENCE TO TITLE 12.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 8 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ENVIRONMENTAL LAW.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 26 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TAXATION.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 23 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC UTILITIES AND REGULATED INDUSTRIES.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 24 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC RETIREMENT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS RACING COMMISSION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 19 AND TITLE 27 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC FINANCE.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 9 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING FAMILY LAW.
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
TO PERMIT THE RELEASE OF A MORTGAGE, DEED OF TRUST OR OTHER LIEN BASED ON AN AFFIDAVIT BY AN ATTORNEY OR A TITLE AGENT THAT THE LIEN HAS BEEN SATISFIED; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES BY A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION.
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT REGARDING THE ENGINE HORSEPOWER OF MOTORBOATS OPERATING ON THE ELEVEN POINT RIVER.
TO CLARIFY THE REAL ESTATE LICENSE LAW, THE DEFINITION OF "PRINCIPAL BROKER", AND CERTAIN REAL ESTATE LICENSE EXEMPTIONS.
TO CLARIFY AND REORGANIZE THE GENERAL VENUE STATUTES FOR CIVIL ACTIONS.
TO ALLOW A PERSON EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WHO IS OR WAS IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES TO RECEIVE A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS PROPANE COUNCIL FOR THE PROMOTION OF THE PROPANE INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS; AND TO CREATE A REFERENDUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID - ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX APPLICABLE TO CAPITAL GAINS.
TO REGULATE SELF-SERVICE STORAGE FACILITIES; TO ALLOW AN OPERATOR TO REMOVE MOTORIZED PERSONAL PROPERTY IF AN OCCUPANT IS IN DEFAULT.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
CONCERNING COUNTY JAIL REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE HOUSING OF INMATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF FEES AND FINES RELATED TO FERAL HOGS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RESIDENT DEPREDATION PERMIT TO HUNT AND TRAP FERAL HOGS.
TO CREATE THE 2015 SCHOOL SAFETY ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR PERMITTING OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS, RETURNING MILITARY VETERANS, AND SPOUSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SUICIDE PREVENTION.
TO CONGRATULATE THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS ON BEING RANKED NUMBER TEN (10) IN THE COUNTRY BY THE DAILY BEAST IN ITS 2014 SURVEY OF “AMERICA’S TOP HIGH SCHOOLS”.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR OVERSIGHT OF FOSSIL-FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS; TO REGULATE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS; AND TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL OF THE STATE PLAN BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN CUSTOMER AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RECORDS OF MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITY SYSTEMS FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2015; TO IMPLEMENT MEASURES DESIGNED TO ENHANCE PUBLIC SAFETY AND REDUCE THE PRISON POPULATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN FEES, PENALTIES, AND FINES RELATING TO ELECTRONIC GAMES OF SKILL; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR LAND-GRANT MATCH PAYMENTS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SOFT DRINK TAX ACT; AND TO AMEND THE CALCULATION OF TAXES ON SOFT DRINK SYRUP AND SIMPLE SYRUP.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PRIVATE RESIDENCE AND CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS.
TO AMEND THE ETHICS LAWS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.

Committees

Committees