Mechanical Insulators LMCT Information for Arkansas

Political Activism

Arkansas State Information

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) is looking to aid in information available to elected officials, Insulators Union Locals and members, contractors and the general public in Arkansas.

Some of the information on this page may be outdated with the coronavirus global pandemic. Please contact any member of the Mechanical Insulators LMCT with any questions.

On this page, you will find information related to state specific legislation that deals with mechanical insulation and labor, Political Action Committee (PAC) guidelines and information for the state’s federally elected officials.

The senate has 35 members and the house has 100 members. The session begins in the second Monday of every other year and lasts 60 days. It can be extended by a vote of the legislature. Members are limited to 16 years total serving in either chamber. To run for the legislature you must be a resident of the state two years prior to the election, a resident of the district one year prior, registered to vote and you must be 25 years of age to run for senate and 21 years of age to run for the house. The next election is 11/2020. The Republican party control both chambers.

For further information on the Arkansas General Assembly or to find your state elected officials follow the link below.

Bill Information

The following bills are active in the current Legislative Session and pertain to the Mechanical Insulation industry.


AR SB 341

2021

To Amend The Law Concerning Public Employees; And To Prohibit Collective Bargaining

Status: Pending - Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 2/22/2021

‍Author: Bob Ballinger (R)

Additional Authors: Jim Dotson (R)

‍Topics: Organized Labor, Collective Bargaining, Strikes

‍Summary: This bill would prohibit public sector collective bargaining. It exempts firefighters and police officers. This bill would allow a public sector employer to fire any employee who strikes or walks away from the duties of his or her employment, obstructs the activity or operation of the public employer; or impedes the operations of a public employer.

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Federal Elected Officials

House Representatives & Senators


House of Representatives

1st District:

(Since 2011)

Eric "Rick" Crawford (R)

2nd District:

(Since 2015)

French Hill (R)

3rd District:

(Since 2011)

Steve Womack (R)

4th District:

(Since 2015)

Bruce Westerman (R)

Senators

John Boozman (R)

(Since 2011)

Tom Cotton (R)

(Since 2015)

PAC Guidelines

Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Arkansas. Please contact the LMCT with specific fund and contribution limit questions.


Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Arkansas.

Resident Agent Requirement? Yes. Each PAC must designate a resident agent who resides in Arkansas. Additionally, contributions may not be accepted from PACs that are not registered, and do not have a resident agent. The designated agent need not control the PAC.

Local Bank Requirement? No.

What type of funds are allowed? Voluntary and Non-Voluntary.

Registration and reporting requirements for Federal and Out-of-State PACs:

  • All out-of-state PACs, including federal PACs, must register and report if they
    contribute more than five hundred dollars ($500) in a calendar year to Arkansas candidates, ballot question committees, legislative question committees, political parties, county political party committees, or other political action committees within this state.

Recipient

PAC

PAC: $5,000

Political Party: Unlimited