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This page shows data for a previous legislative session and is presented for archive purposes only.
Representative John Charles Edwards (D)
40 Sherrill Road, Little Rock, 72202
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Phone501-378-5500
Emailjcedwardslaw@aol.com
District35
Seniority Number21
OccupationLawyer/ Colonel National Guard
Church AffiliationMethodist
VeteranNational Guard - Iraqi Freedom II
Public ServiceHouse 2009, 2011, 2013
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1002
Act 210
TO TERMINATE CERTAIN PARENTAL RIGHTS OF A PERSON CONVICTED OF RAPE TO A CHILD CONCEIVED AS A RESULT OF THE RAPE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1013
Act 165
TO CHANGE THE LOCATION, USE, AND CAPACITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS VETERANS' HOME
 HB1282
Act 502
TO MODIFY CERTAIN EMINENT DOMAIN LAWS THAT ARISE OUT OF PROPERTY RIGHTS SECURED UNDER ARTICLE 2, § 22 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
 HB1299AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1472AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - LOUISIANA PURCHASE BICENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1484
Act 506
CONCERNING THE MENTAL EVALUATION OF A CRIMINAL DEFENDANT.
 HB1487AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1633
Act 496
TO AMEND THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009.
 HB1830TO MAKE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE A NONVOTING EX OFFICIO MEMBER OF THE ARKANSAS HISTORY COMMISSION.
 HB1908TO REGULATE INSURANCE COMPANIES, PRACTICES, PROCEDURES, AND THE BUSINESS OF INSURANCE.
 HB1909AN ACT CONCERNING THE ELIGIBILITY FOR BURIAL IN A STATE VETERANS' CEMETERY.
 HB1920
Act 1351
TO AMEND THE PROPERTY LAWS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PROHIBIT PROPERTY RIGHTS FROM BEING ACQUIRED THROUGH THE UNLAWFUL KILLING OF ANOTHER PERSON.
 HB1921
Act 1483
TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION IN ARKANSAS.
 HB1922
Act 1484
TO IMPROVE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN ARKANSAS BY PROTECTING THE WATER RESOURCES OF THE STATE.
 HB2010
Act 1004
TO PROMOTE ADOPTION IN ARKANSAS BY PROTECTING THE PRIVACY OF THE RELINQUISHING PARENT.
 HB2220TO PROMOTE THE HEALTH OF WOMEN AND FAMILIES IN ARKANSAS.
 HB2256TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS TO CHARGE A FEE FOR INTERMENT OF ELIGIBLE VETERANS' SPOUSES AND DEPENDENTS IN THE STATE VETERANS' CEMETERY SYSTEM.
 HMR1002JOINING THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES AND ARKANSAS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL IN RECOGNIZING AND ACKNOWLEDGING THE PASSING OF DR. BETTY ANN LOWE AND TO CELEBRATE HER ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN IMPROVING PEDIATRIC
 HMR1003REMEMBERING JOHN PHILLIP CARROLL AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE NATION, THE STATE OF ARKANSAS, AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
 HR1010TO HONOR LIEUTENANT COLONEL BRENDA CLUCK FOR HER EXEMPLARY MILITARY SERVICE TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA UPON HER RETIREMENT FROM THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
 HR1027COMMENDING AND HONORING MR. LEON MAJORS FOR HIS SERVICE TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
 HR1040TO COMMEND ABATE, THE ARKANSAS BIKERS AIMING TOWARDS EDUCATION NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION, FOR ITS PROMOTION OF RIDER SAFETY, PUBLIC AWARENESS, RIDER EDUCATION, AND CHARITABLE EFFORTS.
 HR1041TO COMMEND THE PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS OF ARKANSAS FOR THEIR WORK IN HONORING FALLEN HEROES AND THE FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES OF FALLEN HEROES AND FOR THEIR WORK WITH DISABLED VETERANS.
 SB1037
Act 1324
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING VIOLATIONS OF ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION OR CONFERENCE REGULATIONS.
CoSponsor
 HB1218TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1234
Act 1450
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1418TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 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.
 HB1699
Act 991
TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION AND ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE AND SPECIAL MOTORCYCLE LICENSE PLATE FOR MEMBERS OF VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS.
 HB1789
Act 1469
TO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
 HB1870
Act 1476
TO AUTHORIZE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES AND THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN CONNECTION WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1926TO ADJUST THE INCOME LEVELS SUBJECT TO CERTAIN INCOME TAX RATES; AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO USE THE LOW-INCOME TAX TABLES.
 HB2001
Act 1299
THE LANDOWNER NOTIFICATION ACT.
 HB2031
Act 1020
TO ASSIST NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO ALLOW NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO PURCHASE SURPLUS PUBLIC COMMODITIES.
 HB2055TO STUDY THE CREATION OF A SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 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.
 HR1011TO CONGRATULATE THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY RED WOLVES FOOTBALL TEAM FOR WINNING BACK-T0-BACK SUN BELT CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS AND THE 2013 GODADDY.COM BOWL.
 HR1012TO ENCOURAGE THE GOVERNOR TO CONSIDER THE GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF THE PRODUCTION OF RELEVANT COMMODITIES WHEN APPOINTING MEMBERS TO AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND PROMOTION BOARDS.
 HR1024TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL ADVANCEMENT OF ARKANSAS WOMEN BY ENCOURAGING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS DEVELOPED BY INTERIM STUDY PROPOSAL 2011-032.
 SB3
Act 38
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS VETERANS' HOME TASK FORCE AND DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB335THE ARKANSAS CLOSE TO HOME ACT.
 SB343TO PREVENT ELECTION MISCONDUCT; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABSENTEE BALLOTS, ASSISTANTS, DESIGNATED BEARERS, AND ADMINISTRATORS; AND TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURES FOR CASTING AND COUNTING OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
 SB374
Act 1018
TO AMEND THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LAW CONCERNING LOCAL OPTION ELECTIONS FOR A TERRITORIAL SUBDIVISION THAT IS LOCATED IN A WET COUNTY AND WAS VOTED DRY BY A DEFUNCT VOTING DISTRICT FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1942, AND DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB825CONCERNING REPORTS FOR SALES AND USE TAXES.
 SB841CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
 SB933TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE A TAX CREDIT FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS.
 SB953
Act 1099
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF E-CIGARETTES ON PUBLIC SCHOOL PROPERTY.
 SJR2THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
 SR30ENCOURAGING THE SUPREME COURT TO ADOPT TORT REFORMS TO BALANCE THE RIGHTS OF PLAINTIFFS AND DEFENDANTS IN CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROTECT THE STATE'S CITIZENS AND ECONOMIC INTERESTS FROM INEQUITABLE LITIGATION CLAIMS AND DAMAGE AWARDS.