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Representative Jim Dotson (R)
P. O. Box 651, Bentonville, 72712
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Phone479-644-0740
Emailjim.dotson@arkansashouse.org
District93
Seniority Number72
OccupationAccount Executive, Telecommunications
Church AffiliationChristian
Public ServiceBentonville City Council Alderman; First Term House 2013
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1655AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - SCHOOL DISTRICT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1670AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - TREATMENT PROGRAM AND MEDICAID EXPENSE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1671AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB2212ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING CONSUMER PROTECTION FOR HOLDERS OF INSURANCE POLICIES.
 HB2213TO MAKE CERTAIN REVISIONS TO REFORM THE MEDICAID PROGRAM.
 HB2214AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS REVENUE STABILIZATION LAW OF ARKANSAS.
 HB2215TO REVISE THE ARKIDS PROGRAM.
 HB2216TO ALLOW FOR TRANSFER AND REPLACEMENT OF PERMANENT SEMITRAILER REGISTRATION.
 HB2217TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO TEACH AN ELECTIVE COURSE ON THE ACADEMIC STUDY OF THE HEBREW SCRIPTURES AND NEW TESTAMENT.
 HB2218TO REQUIRE DRIVER EDUCATION AND TESTING CONCERNING USE OF A HANDHELD WIRELESS DEVICE FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION; AND TO REQUIRE DRIVER EDUCATION AND TESTING CONCERNING TEXTING AND DRIVING
 HB2219TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE PREVENTIVE HEALTH CARE COVERAGE FOR SERVICES OF A NUTRITIONIST OR DIETITIAN.
 HB2221TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS EDUCATION HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX CREDIT ACT; AND TO CREATE AN ADDITIONAL HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX CREDIT.
 HB2222ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
 HB2223CONCERNING THE FEE REQUIRED DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE.
 HB2224
Act 1016
TO REQUIRE CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION INSTRUCTION IN PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH AND SAFETY CLASSES.
 HB2225TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCHOOL SECURITY.
 HB2234TO AMEND THE TIME OF DAY FOR SCHOOL BOARD COMMITTEE MEETINGS.
 HB2235TO MAKE CERTAIN REVISIONS TO THE MEDICAID PROGRAM.
 HB2236TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATIONS.
 HB2237CONCERNING THE APPLICATION OF ARKANSAS LAW AND UNITED STATES LAW.
 HB2238TO REGULATE THE BUSINESS OF INSURANCE AND PROMOTE COMPETITION BETWEEN COMPANIES THAT OFFER HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS IN ARKANSAS.
 HB2239TO BE KNOWN AS THE SELF DEFENSE ACT OF 2013.
 HB2240TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PERSONS EMPLOYED BY THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 HB2241CONCERNING PROJECTS UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS AMENDMENT 82 IMPLEMENTATION ACT.
 HB2244TO ADDRESS SPECIAL ELECTIONS, MILLAGE ELECTIONS, AND SCHOOL ELECTIONS; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN ELECTIONS.
 HB2254TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN CANDIDATES FOR OFFICE; AND TO ADDRESS FILINGS BY INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES FOR STATE OFFICES.
 HB2276TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE WAITING PERIOD FOR AN ABORTION.
 HB2290TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND REQUIRE THE ELECTION OF STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS.
 HB2291TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE FEE ASSOCIATED WITH AN APPLICATION FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
 HB2292TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF CORRECTIONS.
 HB2293TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING A HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE.
 HB2294TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE OFFERING OF PRIVATE MEDICAL INSURANCE TO CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 HB2295TO CREATE THE LOW INCOME PATIENT CARE ACT.
 HB2298TO AMEND TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING HEALTH EDUCATION.
 HB2299TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES OF A COMPANY OFFERING HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS IN ARKANSAS; CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS, DEDUCTIBLES, AND RELATED CHARGES.
 HB2300TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PUBLIC PRAYER.
 HJR1016THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC PRAYER AMENDMENT.
 HJR1017PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING EXTRAORDINARY SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
 HR1049AFFIRMING TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE AS DEFINED IN AMENDMENT 83 TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND FEDERAL DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT AND SUPPORTING THE FEDERAL DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT.
CoSponsor
 HB1037
Act 171
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1041TO LIMIT THE INCREASE IN GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES FROM YEAR TO YEAR; AND TO CREATE A NEXUS BETWEEN THE AMOUNT OF GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES AND THE GROWTH OF THE STATE DISPOSABLE PERSONAL INCOME.
 HB1043
Act 211
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW TO PERMIT A REWARD TO A STATE EMPLOYEE WHEN A COMMUNICATION UNDER THE ARKANSAS WHISTLE-BLOWER ACT RESULTS IN A SAVINGS OF STATE FUNDS.
 HB1151TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PREVAILING WAGE LAW AND TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
 HB1218TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1243
Act 226
TO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
 HB1348TO REAFFIRM AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1352TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS FOR PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY IN THE ARKANSAS BETTER CHANCE PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1387TO REQUIRE A PRIVATE CLUB PERMIT APPLICANT IN A DRY TERRITORY TO OBTAIN THE APPROVAL OF THE CITY OR COUNTY GOVERNING BODY.
 HB1408TO BE KNOWN AS THE PERMITTED OPEN CARRY ACT.
 HB1440
Act 470
TO MAKE AVAILABLE TO CERTAIN OFFICIALS THE REGISTRY AT THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER THAT LISTS ALL PERSONS WHO WERE ADJUDICATED TO HAVE A MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT OR WERE INVOLUNTARILY COMMITTED.
 HB1486
Act 1048
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR WORKING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES TO REMAIN IN THE WORKFORCE; AND TO REMOVE THE EARNED INCOME LIMIT ON MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY FOR WORKING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
 HB1591
Act 727
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1592
Act 728
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1593
Act 729
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1594
Act 730
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1595
Act 987
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1596
Act 731
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1597
Act 732
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1598
Act 988
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1599
Act 733
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1600
Act 734
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1601
Act 735
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1602
Act 736
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1603
Act 737
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1604
Act 738
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1605
Act 739
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1606
Act 740
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COMMUNITY SERVICE AND NONPROFIT SUPPORT - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1607
Act 741
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1608
Act 742
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1609
Act 743
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1610
Act 744
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1611
Act 745
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1631
Act 989
TO AMEND THE CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE STATUTES REGARDING ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR SPOUSES.
 HB1652AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1752THE ARKANSAS SECOND AMENDMENT LIBERTIES SAFEGUARDS ACT.
 HB1897TO ESTABLISH THE PARENTAL CHOICE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
 HB1929
Act 954
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE PROMULGATION OF WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB2021
Act 759
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING RULE MAKING BY AGENCIES; TO REQUIRE FINANCIAL IMPACT STATEMENTS BE FILED WITH ALL RULES; AND TO REQUIRE WRITTEN FINDINGS FROM THE AGENCY WHEN A SUBSTANTIAL FINANCIAL IMPACT EXISTS.
 HB2031
Act 1020
TO ASSIST NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO ALLOW NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO PURCHASE SURPLUS PUBLIC COMMODITIES.
 HB2054TO PROHIBIT A REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER FROM RESIDING WITHIN TWO THOUSAND FEET OF A PRIVATE PARK.
 HB2109
Act 1012
TO AMEND DEFINITIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD TUITION INCENTIVE PROGRAM
 HB2110
Act 1289
TO PROVIDE AUTHORITY FOR ADDITIONAL STUDENT ABSENCES FOR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS BETWEEN GRADES ELEVEN AND TWELVE FOR COMPLETION OF BASIC TRAINING.
 HB2111
Act 1013
TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD TO UTILIZE READINESS CENTER RENTAL INCOME FOR EXPENSE RECOVERY AND UNIT MORALE, WELFARE, AND RECREATION EVENTS.
 HB2182TO EXTEND CERTAIN PAROLE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN ACT 570 OF 2011 TO INMATES WHO WERE CONVICTED BEFORE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ACT.
 HB2263TO REQUIRE THAT AT LEAST THIRTY PERCENT (30%) OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS ARE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
 HJR1018THE ARKANSAS FIREARMS FREEDOM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
 HR1003TO ENCOURAGE THE PRESERVATION OF RIGHTS GUARANTEED BY THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS.
 SB131
Act 145
TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF OWNERS OF, AND APPLICANTS FOR, CONCEALED HANDGUN CARRY LICENSES; TO EXEMPT THE NAME AND CORRESPONDING ZIP CODE OF THE APPLICANT, LICENSEE, OR PAST LICENSEE FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB134
Act 301
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
 SB2
Act 595
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE PROOF OF IDENTITY WHEN VOTING AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A VOTER IDENTIFICATION CARD.
 SB237
Act 139
REGARDING THE ADMINISTRATION OF A LETHAL INJECTION AT THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB262TO FACILITATE AND ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS; AND TO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX SELLERS' DONATIONS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS OR FOR CHARITABLE CAUSES.
 SB606
Act 857
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - ARKANSAS FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY DORMITORY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB71
Act 67
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB818TO BAR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS BY THE STATE TO CERTAIN ENTITIES.
 SB845
Act 1501
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO STUDY THE BENEFITS OF ENTERING INTO AGRICULTURAL EXCHANGES WITH OTHER COUNTRIES; AND TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.