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Senator Gilbert Baker (R)
#17 Cooper Lane, Conway, 72034
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Phone501-327-8653
EmailGilbert.Baker@senate.ar.gov
District30
Seniority Number2
OccupationRetired Educator, Office Administrator
Church AffiliationBible Church
Public ServiceSenate 2001, 2003,2005, 2007, 2009
BiographyClick to Read
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Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1454
Act 696
TO CLARIFY WHAT INFORMATION SPECIFIC HIGHER EDUCATION RELATED REPORTS SHOULD CONTAIN; TO REQUIRE SOME HIGHER EDUCATION RELATED REPORTS TO BE UPDATED ANNUALLY.
 HB1772
Act 747
TO EXPAND THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY; TO STRENGTHEN THE COURSE TRANSFER SYSTEM AND ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE COMMON COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM FOR POSTSECONDARY COURSES.
 HB1924
Act 702
TO REVISE THE PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES TO INCLUDE DEPOSITS INTO A TAX-DEFERRED COLLEGE SAVINGS PLAN.
 HCR1008IN RECOGNITION OF THE ARKANSAS MILITARY VETERANS HALL OF FAME.
 SB274
Act 753
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER.
 SB290
Act 721
TO CLARIFY ARKANSAS ETHICS LAWS.
 SB346
Act 987
TO REMOVE THE LIMITATION ON THE NUMBER OF OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOLS.
 SB436
Act 993
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS; TO PROTECT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS FROM CERTAIN LIABILITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB47
Act 333
TO CREATE THE PREMIUM BIOSOLID MARKETING INCENTIVE ACT AND TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR THE SALE AND PURCHASE OF PREMIUM BIOSOLIDS.
 SB577
Act 671
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS - ESSENTIAL OPERATIONS, SUPPORT FOR EDUCATION EXCELLENCE, AND PAYMENT OF CLAIMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB578TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB677
Act 1136
TO FULLY FINANCE THE EXPENDITURES AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE STATE CENTRAL SERVICES FUND AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB719CONCERNING THE TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL ACT OF 1983.
 SB748TO CLARIFY FUNDING FORMULA CALCULATIONS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
 SB766
Act 1203
TO CLARIFY FUNDING FORMULA CALCULATIONS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB774TO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
 SB787CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS CHARTER SCHOOLS ACT OF 1999.
 SB795TO ESTABLISH THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS ALLOWED TO ATTEND AN OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL THAT PRIMARILY USES A VIRTUAL TECHNOLOGY TEACHING METHOD AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB913AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS.
 SB914CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989.
 SB915TO PROVIDE FOR A STUDY OF THE IMPACT OF TAX EXEMPTIONS RELATING TO NATURAL RESOURCES.
 SB916TO ESTABLISH A LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE TO REVIEW CHANGES TO THE STATE MEDICAID PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB979AN ACT REGARDING REAPPORTIONMENT OF STATE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CoSponsor
 HB1284
Act 71
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
 HB1728AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK.
 HB1774
Act 752
TO DEFINE "PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION" RELATED TO CITY AND COUNTY TURNBACK FUNDS UNDER THE ARKANSAS HIGHWAY REVENUE DISTRIBUTION LAW.
 HB2048
Act 706
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND WITHIN THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND COMMITTEE.
 HB2178
Act 1209
TO ESTABLISH THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM AND ALIGN CURRENT LAW CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL WITH THE SYSTEM.
 HB2202
Act 1200
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE PUBLIC INTEGRITY OF CERTAIN REGULATORY AGENCIES.
 SB113AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
 SB157AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TEST NEGATIVE FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
 SB194
Act 48
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
 SB207
Act 334
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB209AN ACT TO REQUIRE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, A GED, OR ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES TOWARD A GED WHILE RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
 SB221
Act 303
THE ARKANSAS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY ACT.
 SB275
Act 754
TO DECREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB276
Act 755
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB344
Act 586
TO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT MENTORING PROGRAM.
 SB423
Act 751
REGARDING SUBSTANCES IN SCHEDULE I AND SCHEDULE VI AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB574
Act 769
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY - ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR.
 SB593
Act 861
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK.
 SB67TO REESTABLISH THE JOINT INTERIM OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION REFORM.
 SB709AN ACT TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE REFORM ACCOUNTABILITY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB720
Act 762
TO REGULATE THE ISSUANCE OF A BROKER'S PRICE OPINION BY A REAL ESTATE LICENSEE.
 SB740
Act 1002
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS.
 SB750
Act 570
TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY AND SLOW CORRECTIONS GROWTH.
 SB794TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
 SB832CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989.
 SB855
Act 1240
TO ALLOW AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER APPOINTED AS A RESERVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO ADMINISTER BLOOD ALCOHOL TESTS AND TO OPERATE A DEVICE TO DETECT EXCESSIVE SPEEDING.
 SB894TO PROVIDE SCHOOL DISTRICTS THE CHOICE OF HOLDING SCHOOL ELECTIONS ON THE SAME DATE AS GENERAL ELECTIONS OR IN SEPTEMBER; TO AMEND RELATED PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING THE TERM OF SERVICE FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS.
 SCR1RECOMMENDING THAT STUDIES OF SPECIFIC ISSUES OCCUR IN THE PERMANENT SUBCOMMITTEES OF THE STANDING COMMITTEES OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES RATHER THAN IN TASK FORCES CREATED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
 SJR4THE TAXPAYERS' PROTECTION AMENDMENT.
 SR37RECOGNIZING THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY AND THE BEST INTEREST OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PROMOTE RELATIONSHIPS WITH TURKISH PEOPLE.