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Senator Gilbert Baker (R)
#17 Cooper Lane, Conway, 72034
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Phone501-327-8653
Emailbakerg@arkleg.state.ar.us
District30
Seniority Number3
OccupationRetired Educator, Office Administrator
Church AffiliationBible Church
Public ServiceSenate 2001, 2003,2005, 2007, 2009
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1060TO ESTABLISH AN INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
 HB1238TO CREATE AND FUND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM TRUST FUND.
 HB1268
Act 8
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 3 OF THE REGULAR SESSION OF 2009, THE GENERAL APPROPRIATION ACT FOR THE ORDINARY EXPENSES OF THE EXECUTIVE, JUDICIAL AND LEGISLATIVE BRANCHES FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1355AN ACT CONCERNING THE AWARD OF SEVERANCE PAY AND SABBATICALS BY INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
 HB1357
Act 182
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT.
 HB1364
Act 618
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID TO LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
 HB1378TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
 HB1484TO EXEMPT FROM SALES AND USE TAX THE FIRST FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($5,000) OF TOTAL CONSIDERATION OF THE SALE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
 HB1583TO CLARIFY THAT CONTRIBUTIONS TO A TAX-DEFERRED TUITION SAVINGS PROGRAM ARE DEDUCTIBLE FROM ARKANSAS INCOME TAX.
 HB1589
Act 416
AN ACT TO CREATE THE COMPREHENSIVE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION ANNUAL REPORT.
 HB1610AN ACT TO ALLOW A SALES AND USE TAX CREDIT FOR EXPENSES INCURRED OR FOR THE RETENTION OF A CERTIFIED SERVICE PROVIDER AS THE RESULT OF THE CHANGES MADE DUE TO THE STREAMLINED SALES TAX SOURCING RULES.
 HB1622
Act 418
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 18-15-301 AND TO MODIFY THE PROCEDURES CONCERNING A CERTIFICATE OF CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FOR MUNICIPALLY OWNED ELECTRIC UTILITIES FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
 HB1711
Act 1447
TO REQUIRE PERSONS WHO VIOLATE ORDERS OF PROTECTION TO PAY FOR AND WEAR GLOBAL POSITIONING DEVICES.
 HB1808
Act 730
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS PLANNING PROGRAM ACT.
 HB1832
Act 532
AN ACT CONCERNING DESIGN PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTS UNDER ARKANSAS BUILDING AUTHORITY GUIDELINES.
 HB1990
Act 971
TO REQUIRE CLEAR EXIT STANDARDS FOR ALL REMEDIAL COURSES TAKEN AT STATE- SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TO IMPROVE THE TEACHING TECHNIQUES OF REMEDIAL COURSES.
 HCR1013COMMENDING MR. JIM DAVIDSON OF CONWAY, ARKANSAS, ON FOUNDING AND CHAIRING THE BOOKCASE FOR EVERY CHILD PROJECT AND FOR THE INVALUABLE ASSISTANCE OF EACH MEMBER OF THE CONWAY BOOKCASE PROJECT COMMITTEE.
 SB268
Act 214
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD TUITION INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
 SB316
Act 323
TO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF UNRESTRICTED EDUCATIONAL AND GENERAL TUITION AND FEE INCOME AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION CAN SPEND ON ACADEMIC AND PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIPS.
 SB344CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE PLANT BOARD.
 SB441
Act 1204
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A CANDIDATE FOR ELECTED OFFICE PROVIDE A SPECIFIC STATEMENT REGARDING LOANS MADE TO THE CANDIDATE'S CAMPAIGN, INCLUDING LOANS FROM THE CANDIDATE'S PERSONAL FUNDS.
 SB465
Act 1338
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS - ESSENTIAL OPERATIONS, SUPPORT FOR EDUCATION EXCELLENCE, AND PAYMENT OF CLAIMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB469TO AMEND ACT 62 OF 2009, THE APPROPRIATION ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION DIVISION
 SB55
Act 321
TO INCREASE SALARY TRANSPARENCY FOR ADMINISTRATORS IN STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
 SB613
Act 1081
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS APPROPRIATION.
 SB614
Act 955
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
 SB615
Act 1082
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB616
Act 1083
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - AND ITS VARIOUS DIVISIONS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB670
Act 1121
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB671
Act 804
AMEND ACT 117 OF 2009, REAPPROPRIATION ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - AND ITS VARIOUS DIVISIONS.
 SB841
Act 694
AMENDING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE SURVEYOR.
 SB842TO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
 SB843
Act 571
TO ALLOW PRIVATE BORROWING BY STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
 SB844
Act 1471
TO MAKE VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE ARKANSAS PHYSICAL THERAPY ACT.
 SB845AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR AN INTERIM STUDY OF GENDER-BASED PAY DISPARITY.
 SB883AMENDING ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING RESTRICTIONS ON REGISTERING AS A LOBBYIST.
 SB933TO CLARIFY THE MEDICAID FAIRNESS ACT AND TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING PROVIDER PARTICIPATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS UNDER THE MEDICAID FAIRNESS ACT.
 SB95TO EXEMPT THE ARKANSAS FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION FROM THE GROSS RECEIPTS AND USE TAX.
 SB96TO EXEMPT NONPROFIT COMPANIES THAT PROVIDE GLOBAL OUTREACH AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT SERVICES FROM THE GROSS RECEIPTS AND USE TAX.
 SB974TO CREATE AN INTERIM STUDY OF WAYS TO ENHANCE AND EXPAND THE ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION NETWORK'S SERVICE TO EDUCATION AND TO ARKANSANS THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
 SJR5PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 46 OF ARTICLE 7 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO INCREASE THE TERM OF OFFICE FOR SHERIFF AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFICE OF SHERIFF SHALL BE A NONPARTISAN OFFICE.
CoSponsor
 HB1002
Act 606
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
 HB1113
Act 196
THE PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTION BAN ACT.
 HB1245AN ACT TO EXEMPT MILITARY RETIRED PAY FROM INCOME TAX.
 HB1261
Act 155
TO ALLOW THE SPOUSE OF AN ARKANSAS STATE POLICE OFFICER TO PURCHASE THE OFFICER'S SERVICE SHOTGUN.
 HB1413AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1479
Act 390
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCRAP METAL DEALERS.
 HB1518
Act 449
TO AUTHORIZE OPTOMETRISTS OR OPHTHALMOLOGISTS TO SELL OR DISPENSE PRESCRIPTION CONTACT LENSES THAT ARE MEDICATED WITH LEGEND DRUGS THAT ARE AUTHORIZED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION.
 HB1641AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
 HB1898
Act 434
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO PERMIT STORM COST RESERVE ACCOUNTING FOR ELECTRIC PUBLIC UTILITIES WHEN REQUESTED.
 HB1912
Act 536
TO REQUIRE GROUP ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE ASSOCIATIONS TO REGISTER WITH THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER.
 HB1916
Act 537
TO INCLUDE SPECIFIED DISEASE, HOSPITAL INDEMNITY, OR OTHER LIMITED BENEFIT HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES AND TO REVISE PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINING PREMIUM RATES FOR A CLOSED BLOCK OF BUSINESS.
 HB1917
Act 538
TO PROHIBIT UNFAIR METHODS OF COMPETITION AND UNFAIR OR DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES BY SELLERS OF PREPAID FUNERAL BENEFITS CONTRACTS.
 HB1936
Act 539
TO PROHIBIT ABUSES IN THE REPLACEMENT OF LIFE INSURANCE.
 HB1959
Act 1307
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS.
 HB1962
Act 463
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A POST-DOCTORAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING GRANT PROGRAM.
 HB1963
Act 791
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND ACT OF 2007.
 SB253AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO MOVE THE DATE OF THE PRIMARY ELECTIONS.
 SB26
Act 605
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT
 SB354
Act 433
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
 SB396
Act 661
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND.
 SB582
Act 562
AN ACT TO LEVY AN ASSESSMENT FEE ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
 SB780
Act 679
TO PROVIDE FORFEITURE OF OR DISQUALIFICATION FROM PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT ON CONVICTION OF AN OFFENSE RELATED TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.
 SB782TO ALLOW THE ISSUANCE OF A REGULAR LICENSE PLATE TO A PERSON WHO QUALIFIES FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A MILITARY SERVICE OR VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE AT THE SAME FEE REQUIRED FOR THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
 SB806
Act 726
TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT GENERAL OMNIBUS BILL TO UPDATE AND MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE LAWS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY FOR SECTION 20 OF THIS ACT.
 SB867
Act 963
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ETHICS REQUIREMENTS FOR LOBBYISTS AND PUBLIC OFFICIALS.
 SB88
Act 436
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
 SB91
Act 309
CONCERNING THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMISSION.
 SB922TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
 SCR12A RESOLUTION REGARDING TRANSITIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY.
 SCR5TO RECOGNIZE FEBRUARY 6 AS "RONALD REAGAN DAY".
 SJR3AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH, TRAP, AND HARVEST WILDLIFE.
 SR10WELCOMING THE RETURN OF FORMER PRESIDENT WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON AND HONORING HIS EXTENSIVE PUBLIC SERVICE AND ACHIEVEMENTS AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
 SR14PROCLAIMING MARCH 2009 AS MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH.