Jack (Jack) Fortner (R-SH004)
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Capitol: 501.682.7771
FAX: 501.682.1936
District: 870.656.7664
Arkansas House of Representatives
Room 350 State Capitol Building 500 Woodlane Street
Little Rock, AR 72201

District Office:
343 MC 4016
Yellville, AR 72687
Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Pamela   
Committee Assignments
ChairmanHouse Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Economic Development
ChairmanSubcommittee on Sales, Use, Miscellaneous Taxes and Exemptions
Ex-OfficioSubcommittee on Parks and Tourism
Ex-OfficioSubcommittee on Small Business and Economic Development
Ex-OfficioSubcommittee on Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources
MemberHouse Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Vice ChairSubcommittee on Game and Fish/State Police
MemberSubcommittee on Personnel
MemberSubcommittee on Charitable, Penal and Correctional Institutions
MemberSubcommittee on Occupational Licensing Review
MemberJoint Committee on Energy
MemberJoint Legislative Council
Counties Representing
Columbia / Howard / Lafayette / Little River / Miller / Sevier


Rep. Jack Fortner is serving his third full term in the Arkansas House. He represents District 99 which includes portions of Marion, Boone, Baxter, and Searcy counties.

For the 93rd General Assembly, Rep. Fortner serves as the Vice-Chairperson of the House Revenue & Taxation Committee. He also serves on the Joint Budget Committee, Joint Performance Review Committee, House Management Committee, and the House Agriculture, Forestry & Economic Development Committee. He is a veteran of the United States Navy and served during the Vietnam War. He is an alumnus of the University of Nevada.

Rep. Fortner is a small business owner and cattleman.

Rep. Fortner previously served as a Justice of the Peace for Marion County. He also served as a member of the Marion County Regional Airport Board and the Planning Commission Rep. Fortner is a member of the American Legion and the Arkansas Cattlemen's Association.

He has taught Sunday School classes for the last 25 years.