Robert Moore (Arkansas)

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Robert Moore, Jr.
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 12
Former officeholder
In office
2007 - January 10, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Speaker of the House
2010 - 2012
Compensation
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$136/per day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Term limits3 terms (6 years)
Education
Bachelor'sOuachita Baptist University (1966)
J.D.University of Arkansas School of Law (1973)
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 1, 1945
ProfessionOwner/Operator, Moore Farms
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Robert Moore, Jr. was a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing the 12th District from 2007 to 2013 and formerly serving as Speaker of the House.

Moore currently works as Director of Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control, and Owner/Operator of Moore Farms. He has previously served as Special Assistant to Governor Clinton from 1986-1987, and has had his own private law practice from 1981-1985.

Moore is a member of the American Legion, Arkansas City Baptist Church, Arkansas City Chamber of Commerce, Vice Chairman of the Desha County Historic Preservation Society, and Vice Chairman of the John H. Johnson Cultural and Entrepreneurial Center Board.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Moore served on these committees:

  • Subcommittee on Claims
  • Subcommittee on Peer Review
  • Subcommittee on Personnel
  • Subcommittee on Special Language
  • Subcommittee on Sales, Use, Miscellaneous Taxes and Exemptions

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Moore served on these committees:

  • Subcommittee on Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources
  • Subcommittee on Claims Review
  • Subcommittee on Income Taxes-Personal and Corporate
  • Subcommittee on Special Language

Issues

Moore's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1340 - "TO BROADEN THE LIST OF RECIPIENTS THAT MAY RECEIVE SURPLUS CAMPAIGN FUNDS TO INCLUDE CITIES OF THE FIRST CLASS, CITIES OF THE SECOND CLASS, AND INCORPORATED TOWNS."
  • HB 1847 - "THE WILDLIFE RECREATION FACILITIES PILOT PROGRAM."
  • HB 1945 - "TO INCLUDE DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS IN THE DEFINITION OF FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS FOR SALES AND USE TAX PURPOSES."

For a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2010

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Moore won re-election to the 12th District seat in 2010.[2]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Moore won re-election to the 12th District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[3]

Moore raised $18,900 for his campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

2010

Arkansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Robert Moore (Arkansas)'s campaign in 2010
Entergy$3,000
Stephens Group$3,000
Friedkin Business Services$2,000
Waste Management$2,000
Rural Arkansas Telecommunications$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $76,928

2008

Below are Moore's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[5]

Contributor 2008 total
Arkansas Healthcare Assoc $2,000
Stephens Group $1,500
Unreadable $1,250
Brett Stephens $1,000
Wal-Mart $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 12
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Chris Richey (D)