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Bart Hester

Republican — Senator — District 1
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Bart Hester represents Senate District 1 in the Arkansas Senate, is a member of 17 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 76 bills.

2012 137262.16

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News and Blog Coverage

Native son Mike Huckabee leads pack in nominations from Arkansas GOP officeholders; Rubio, Cruz and others also attract support

No surprise here — among the GOP contenders for president, native son and former governor Mike Huckabee has racked up the the most impressive collections of endorsements in Arkansas (see the full list below). Five of the six constitutional officers in the state, four from the congressional delegation, and an ...

AFP targets Rep. Jana Della Rosa in primary race over private option; Gov. Asa Hutchinson comes to her defense

Conservative advocacy group Americans for Prosperity and other outside groups are attacking Republican incumbents who backed Gov. Asa Hutchinson 's plan last year to continue the private option through the end of 2016 and establish a task force to figure out what to do next. The mailer above hammers Rep. ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 1044

    To Establish The Arkansas Wireless Information Network Fund.

  • SB 1043

    To Provide For An Increase In Disclosure Of Nonconfidential Hospital Data And Records.

  • SB 1035

    To Create The Nonlegislative Commission On The Study Of Landlord-Tenant Eviction Laws; And To Recommend Fair And Balanced Changes And Draft Legislation To Improve Landlord-Tenant Eviction Laws.

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  • SB 1017

    To Revise The Tax On Food And Other Grocery Items.

  • SB 1016

    Concerning Judicial, Nonjudicial, And Tax Sales; And To Regulate Abandoned Personal Property.

  • SB 1001

    Concerning Actions To Confirm Or Quiet Title To Real Property And The Time To Redeem Or Challenge Tax Deeds To Real Property.

Recent Votes

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HB 1001

Read the third time and passed.

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 32100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 1008

Read the third time and passed.

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2578.0
•••No: 515.0
•••Other: 26.0
HB 1007

Read the third time and passed.

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 32100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 1006

Read the third time and passed.

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2681.0
•••No: 618.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 1005

Read the third time and passed.

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 32100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 1004

Read the third time and passed.

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 32100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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