The Arkansas House of Representatives has adjourned until 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 25, 2024
The Arkansas House of Representatives has adjourned until 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 25, 2024
Arkansas State Representative

RJ Hawk

Republican  •  81st District 94th General Assembly
Party
Republican
Past Service
Seniority
81
Religion
Occupation
Real Estate
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RJ Hawk
About Rep. Hawk

Representative R. J. Hawk is serving his first term in the Arkansas House. He represents District 81 which includes the cities of Bryant, Alexander, Shannon Hills, and portions of Benton in Saline County.

For the 94th General Assembly, Rep. Hawk serves on the House Public Transportation Committee and the House Agriculture, Forestry, and Economic Development Committee.

Rep. Hawk is a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas and currently works in real estate.

In addition to public service, giving back to the community through charitable work is an emphasis RJ and his family has been heavily involved in. Hawk has led fundraising efforts for both the Bryant and Central Arkansas Boys and Girls Clubs. He's also been active with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the American Cancer Society.

Rep. Hawk resides in Bryant with his wife and two children.



Elected Terms

2023 (Jan 1st, 2023 — Jan 1st, 2025)

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Daily Summary for the 2024 Fiscal Session for Tuesday, April 23
Daily Summary for the 2024 Fiscal Session for Tuesday, April 23

On Tuesday, the Joint Budget Personnel Subcommittee adopted an amendment for SB77 and advanced the a...

Second Week of the 2024 Regular Session
Second Week of the 2024 Regular Session

The General Assembly is now entering the third week of the 2024 Fiscal Session.This week, the House...

Daily Summary for the 2024 Fiscal Session for Thursday, April 18
Daily Summary for the 2024 Fiscal Session for Thursday, April 18

The House passed more than 80 appropriation bills on Thursday.The bills included appropriations for...

Daily Summary for the 2024 Fiscal Session for Wednesday, April 17
Daily Summary for the 2024 Fiscal Session for Wednesday, April 17

On Wednesday, the House passed HR1013. This resolution will allow for the introduction of legislatio...

Daily Summary for the 2024 Fiscal Session for Tuesday, April 16
Daily Summary for the 2024 Fiscal Session for Tuesday, April 16

On Tuesday, the House Rules Committee advanced nine resolutions to introduce non-appropriation bills...

2024 Fiscal Session Daily Summary for Monday, April 15
2024 Fiscal Session Daily Summary for Monday, April 15

The General Assembly began the second week of the 2024 Fiscal Session on Monday.The House Management...

Week 1 of the 2024 Fiscal Session
Week 1 of the 2024 Fiscal Session

The 2024 Fiscal Session is now underway.The House and Senate convened for a Joint Session on Wednesd...

Daily Summary for Thursday, April 11, 2024
Daily Summary for Thursday, April 11, 2024

On the second day of the 2024 Fiscal Session, the House passed HB1003, the General Appropriation Act...

Daily Summary for Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Daily Summary for Wednesday, April 10, 2024

The 2024 Fiscal Session is now underway.The House and Senate convened for a Joint Session on Wednesd...

Election Legislation from the 2023 Regular Session
Election Legislation from the 2023 Regular Session

More than twenty bills passed in the 2023 Regular Session address Arkansas elections.From how an ini...

Final Week of the 2023 Regular Session
Final Week of the 2023 Regular Session

In the final week of the 2023 Regular Session, the House passed a criminal justice reform bill, a ta...

Daily Summary for Tuesday April 4, 2023
Daily Summary for Tuesday April 4, 2023

On Tuesday, the House adopted HJR1006. This resolution is a proposed constitutional amendment that w...

Daily Summary for Monday, April 3, 2023
Daily Summary for Monday, April 3, 2023

On Monday, the House passed HB1345.This bill increases the income tax deduction for a teacher’s clas...

Daily Summary for Thursday, March 30, 2023
Daily Summary for Thursday, March 30, 2023

House members completed the 12th week of the 2023 Regular Session on Thursday. Next week, the House...

Daily Summary for Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Daily Summary for Wednesday, March 29, 2023

More than 360 bills have been signed into law and many more are making their way to the Governor’s d...

Daily Summary for Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Daily Summary for Tuesday, March 28, 2023

On Tuesday, the House passed SB248. This bill creates the Arkansas Challenge Plus Scholarship Progra...

Daily Summary for Monday, March 27, 2023
Daily Summary for Monday, March 27, 2023

On Monday, the House State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committeebegan hearing testimony for pr...

Week 11 of the 2023 Regular Session
Week 11 of the 2023 Regular Session

When House members return from the spring break recess, they will begin the process of reviewing pro...

Week 10 of the 2023 Regular Session
Week 10 of the 2023 Regular Session

House members will now be taking an extended recess. When the House reconvenes on March 27, members...

Daily Summary for Thursday, March 16, 2023
Daily Summary for Thursday, March 16, 2023

On Thursday, the House passed HB1496. This bill amends the law concerning abuse of an athletic conte...

Daily Summary for Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Daily Summary for Wednesday, March 15, 2023

On Wednesday, the House passed HB1207. This bill creates the Fast-Track Permits Act. It states that...

Daily Summary for Tuesday, March 14
Daily Summary for Tuesday, March 14

On Tuesday, the House passed SB66. This bill states that a commercial entity shall use a reasonable...

Daily Summary for Monday, March 13
Daily Summary for Monday, March 13

On Monday, the House passed several bills regarding elections including the following:HB1457-This bi...

Week 9 of the 2023 Regular Session
Week 9 of the 2023 Regular Session

In the 9th week of the 2023 Regular Session, the House passed several bills addressing education, el...

Daily Summary for Thursday, March 9, 2023
Daily Summary for Thursday, March 9, 2023

On Thursday, the House passed HB1462. This bill clarifies the definition of “unaccompanied homeless...

Daily Summary for Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Daily Summary for Wednesday, March 8, 2023

On Wednesday, the House passed HB1035. This bill requires a healthcare insurer that offers, issues,...

Daily Summary for Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Daily Summary for Tuesday, March 7, 2023

On Tuesday, the House Education Committee advanced several bills including HB1511. This bill states...

Daily Summary for Monday, March 6, 2023
Daily Summary for Monday, March 6, 2023

House members began the 9th week of the 2023 Regular Session on Monday.The House passed several bill...

Week 8 of the 2023 Regular Session
Week 8 of the 2023 Regular Session

In the 8th week of the 2023 Regular Session, the House passed SB294. This bill creates the LEARNS Ac...

Daily Summary for Thursday, March 2, 2023
Daily Summary for Thursday, March 2, 2023

With a vote of 78-21 and one member voting present, the House passed SB294.This bill creates the LEA...

Daily Summary for Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Daily Summary for Wednesday, March 1, 2023

On Wednesday, the House passed HB1486. This bill amends the law concerning distracted driving. It st...

Daily Summary for Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Daily Summary for Tuesday, February 28, 2023

On Tuesday, the House Education Committee began hearing testimony regarding SB294. This bill creates...

Daily Summary for Monday, February 27, 2023
Daily Summary for Monday, February 27, 2023

House members began the 8th week of the 2023 Regular Session on Monday.The House passed HB1458. This...

Week 7 of the 2023 Regular Session
Week 7 of the 2023 Regular Session

In the 7th week of the 2023 Regular Session, House members voted on a number of bills impacting empl...

Daily Summary for Thursday, February 23, 2023
Daily Summary for Thursday, February 23, 2023

On Thursday, the House passed HB1349. This bill states that an esports tournament organizer is autho...

Daily Summary for Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Daily Summary for Wednesday, February 22, 2023

On Wednesday, the House passed HB1419. This bill amends the procedure for the filing of a ballot ini...

Daily Summary for Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Daily Summary for Tuesday, February 21, 2023

On Tuesday, the House passed HB1244. This bill would require the Department of Finance and Administr...

Daily Summary for Monday, February 20, 2023
Daily Summary for Monday, February 20, 2023

The 2023 Regular Session is now in its 7th week.On Monday, the House passed HB1153. This bill is tit...

Week 6 of the 2023 Regular Session
Week 6 of the 2023 Regular Session

More than 70 bills have been signed into law since the 2023 Regular Session began and several more a...

Daily Summary for Thursday, February 16, 2023
Daily Summary for Thursday, February 16, 2023

On Thursday, the House passed HB1181. This bill establishes the Counseling Compact in Arkansas. It a...

Daily Summary for Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Daily Summary for Wednesday, February 15, 2023

The House Aging, Children and Youth, and Legislative and Military Affairs Committee advanced HB1153....

Daily Summary for Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Daily Summary for Tuesday, February 14, 2023

On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee advanced HB1355. This bill would allow any Arkansan who is...

Daily Summary for Monday, February 13, 2023
Daily Summary for Monday, February 13, 2023

House members began the 6th week of the 2023 Regular Session on Monday.The House passed HB1325. This...

Week 5 of the 2023 Regular Session
Week 5 of the 2023 Regular Session

On the 5th week of the Regular Session, the House passed legislation addressing substance abuse, tee...

Daily Summary for Thursday, February 9, 2023
Daily Summary for Thursday, February 9, 2023

On Thursday, the House passed HB1340. This bill seeks to have veteran disability benefits excluded a...

Daily Summary for Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Daily Summary for Wednesday, February 8, 2023

On Wednesday, the House passed HCR1007. The resolution provides for an extension of the current sess...

Daily Summary for Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Daily Summary for Tuesday, February 7, 2023

On Tuesday, The House Education Committee advanced HB1185. This bill states that a student who atten...

Daily Summary for Monday, February 6, 2023
Daily Summary for Monday, February 6, 2023

The House began the 5th week of the 2023 Regular Session on Monday.The House passed HB1144. This bil...

Daily Summary for Thursday, February 2, 2023
Daily Summary for Thursday, February 2, 2023

On Thursday, the House Public Transportation Committee advanced HB1324. This bill would allow law en...

Daily Summary for Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Daily Summary for Wednesday, February 1, 2023

House members passed several bills on Wednesday including three bills advanced by the House Educatio...

Daily Summary for Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Daily Summary for Tuesday, January 31, 2023

On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee advanced HB1004. This bill amends the Sex Offender Registr...

Daily Summary for Monday, January 30, 2023
Daily Summary for Monday, January 30, 2023

The House entered the 4th week of the 2023 Regular Session on Monday.The House passed HB1208 and HB1...

Week 3 of the 2023 Regular Session
Week 3 of the 2023 Regular Session

On the third week of the 2023 Regular Session, the House passed proposed legislation impacting every...

Daily Summary for Thursday, January 26, 2023
Daily Summary for Thursday, January 26, 2023

The House Revenue and Taxation Committeeadvanced HB1026 on Thursday. This bill would prohibit local...

Daily Summary for Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Daily Summary for Wednesday, January 25, 2023

On Wednesday, the House passed HB1125 which prohibits level 3 and level 4 sex offenders from owning...

Daily Summary for Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Daily Summary for Tuesday, January 24, 2023

On Tuesday, the House passed HB1150, HB1123, and HB1098.HB1150 would extend the time period aut...

Daily Summary for Monday, January 23, 2023
Daily Summary for Monday, January 23, 2023

The third week of the 2023 Regular Session began Monday afternoon.The House passed HB1122which amend...

Week 2 of the 2023 Regular Session
Week 2 of the 2023 Regular Session

House members will enter the third week of the 2023 Regular Session on Monday.In the second week, se...

Daily Summary for Thursday, January 19, 2023
Daily Summary for Thursday, January 19, 2023

On Thursday, theHouse passed HB1023. This bill states that all US flags and Arkansas flags of purcha...

Daily Summary for Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Daily Summary for Wednesday, January 18, 2023

House committees advanced several bills on Wednesday.The House State Agencies and Governmental Affai...

Daily Summary for Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Daily Summary for Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Members began the second week of the 2023 Regular Session on Tuesday.The House Public Transportation...

2023 Regular Session Week 1
2023 Regular Session Week 1

The 2023 Regular Session is now underway.The session began on Monday, January 9 when members of the...

Summary for Thursday, January 12
Summary for Thursday, January 12

House members have completed their business for the first week of the 2023 Regular Session.On Thursd...

Summary for Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Summary for Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Several House committees convened for organizational meetings on Wednesday morning.The full House pa...

Summary for Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Summary for Tuesday, January 10, 2023

On the second day of the 2023 Regular Session, the House and Senate convened for a Joint Session.Dur...

Summary for Monday, January 9, 2023
Summary for Monday, January 9, 2023

Members of the 94th General Assembly took the oath of office Monday morning.After swearing-in, the H...

2023 Session to Begin Monday
2023 Session to Begin Monday

The 94th General Assembly will convene at noon on Monday, January 9.The House will have 26 new membe...


Contact Representative Hawk

RJ Hawk
rj.hawk@arkansashouse.org


P.O. Box 1021
Bryant, AR 72089-0425
501-340-0810