|Speaker of the House||Benny C. Petrus||Democratic||Arkansas||District 14|
|Speaker Pro Tempore||Scott Sullivan||Democratic||Sevier||District 21|
|Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore||Ray Kidd||Democratic||Craighead||District 76|
|Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore||Pam Adcock||Democratic||Pulaski||District 55|
|Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore||Roy Ragland||Republican||Searcy||District 90|
|Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore||Earnest Brown, Jr.||Democratic||Jefferson||District 16|
|Majority Leader||Steve Harrelson||Democrat||Miller||District 1|
|Minority Leader||Johnny Key||Republican||Baxter||District 81|
Each Representative serves on two Standing Committees, and each committee has 20 members. Standing Committee chairmen and vice-chairmen are selected from respective committee rosters by the Speaker.
Two Select Committees operate exclusively within the House. Members of the committees are appointed by the Speaker. The House Select Committees are the House Committee on Rules and the House Management Committee.
The Committee on Rules considers all proposed action touching the House rules, the joint rules and the order of business. The Committee also considers all legislation dealing with alcohol, cigarettes, tobacco, tobacco products, coin operated amusement devices, vending machines, lobbying, code of ethics, pari-mutuel betting and similar legislation.
The House Management Committee works with the Speaker of the House to direct and oversee operations of the House of Representatives. Its duties include the hiring and supervision of the House Staff, the development of personnel policies and procedures, and the monitoring of facility usage and maintenance.
Representatives also serve on five committees that operate jointly with the Senate. They are Joint Budget, Joint Retirement and Social Security Programs, Joint Energy, Joint Performance Review and Joint Committee on Advanced, Communications and Information Technology
House members of the Joint Budget Committee are chosen by their peers from respective caucus districts. House members on other Joint Committees are appointed to their positions by the Speaker.
John Wilson, the speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives, stabbed Representative J. J. Anthony to death during a legislative debate on the floor of the chamber in 1837. Wilson was later acquitted. The Old State House is said to be haunted to this day.