Mar 06, 2018
Nov 06, 2017 - Nov 13, 2017
Made up of 100 members, the Arkansas House of Representatives is the lower house of a bicameral Arkansas State Legislature. Each member represents a districts of about 29,159 residents, serving 2 year terms not to exceed more than 16 years in either or both legislative chamber. The Speaker of the House, elected every 2 years by the House, presides over the body with duties that include supervising and directing the daily order of business, deciding all questions of order, preserving order in the House, and certifying all measures passed. The Arkansas House of Representatives has 10 standing committes split in half into A and B categories with each Representative serving on one A committee and one B committee that rage from Academic Facilities Oversight to Girls State to Veterans' Home Task Force. Each of the 10 committees also have a number of subcommittees. Primary responsibilities of a Representative include: enacting laws, overseeing programs enacted by the executive branch, holding hearings on policies, allocating funds to pay for the daily workings of the state, and redistricting in collaboration with other Representatives and the Senate. The yearly salary for the Arkansas House of Representatives is approximately $39,400.
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Arkansas Secretary of State: Elections, 1401 W Capitol Ave #250, Little Rock, AR, 72201, US