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Representative Bruce Westerman (R)
P. O. Box 1399, Hot Springs, 71902
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Phone501-321-2276
Emailbwforarkansas@hughes.net
District22
Seniority Number41
OccupationEngineer and Forester
Church AffiliationSouthern Baptist
Public ServiceFountain Lake School Board; House in 2011, Minority Leader 2012, Majority Leader 2013
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 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.
 HB1215
Act 1333
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MONEY IN THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND; AND TO ELIMINATE THE GRANT PROGRAM UNDER THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND ACT.
 HB1255TO REGULATE PROGRAM INTEGRITY, INVESTIGATION, OVERSIGHT, AND AUDIT FUNCTIONS OF THE STATE AS THEY RELATE TO THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
 HB1256TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FRAUD PREVENTION PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADOPTION OF A MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FRAUD PREVENTION PROGRAM.
 HB1312AN ACT TO PROVIDE LOCAL CONTROL OVER FLUORIDE LEVELS IN WATER SYSTEMS.
 HB1590TO REQUIRE SPECIFIC ASSESSMENTS TO BE SUCCESSFULLY PASSED IN ORDER TO OBTAIN AN ELEMENTARY-LEVEL GENERAL TEACHING LICENSE OR ELEMENTARY-LEVEL SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHING LICENSE.
 HB1741TO ALLOW FOR REDUCTION OF REGULATION BY CITIES IN UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF COUNTIES.
 HB1834TO ESTABLISH THE SCHOOL BUS COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS CONVERSION AND ASSISTANCE LOAN PROGRAM.
 HB1835TO MAKE PARTICIPATION IN THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM OPTIONAL.
 HB1836CONCERNING LOBBYING BY EMPLOYEES OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
 HB1837TO ALLOW DIPLOMAS TO BE GRANTED TO STUDENTS WHO COMPLETE HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION THROUGH AN ONLINE EDUCATION PROVIDER.
 HB1963PERTAINING TO THE DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
 HB1964REGARDING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
 HB1965TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE REFORM ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1968
Act 1352
TO CREATE THE ACCESS TO CARE ACT.
 HB2140TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF THE MEDICAID INSPECTOR GENERAL; AND TO DEVELOP AND TEST NEW METHODS OF MEDICAID CLAIMS AND UTILIZATION REVIEW.
 HB2141TO CREATE A LIMITED EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY AND ALLOWANCES OF FOREIGN SERVICE PERSONNEL.
 HB2142TO ALLOW THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO ENGAGE IN A STUDY WITH NEIGHBORING STATES TO EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING INTERSTATE INSURANCE COMMERCE.
 HB2143TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM SALES AND USE TAX FOR CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS PURCHASED WITH PUBLICLY FUNDED BONDS AND USED FOR PUBLIC ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
 HB2148TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES INSPECTOR GENERAL.
 HB2149TO ENCOURAGE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH; AND TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT.
 HR1046HONORING TAYLOR WILSON OF TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS, FOR HIS ACHIEVEMENTS IN NUCLEAR PHYSICS.
 SB247TO REGULATE PROGRAM INTEGRITY, INVESTIGATION, OVERSIGHT, AND AUDIT FUNCTIONS OF THE STATE AS THEY RELATE TO THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
 SB248TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FRAUD PREVENTION PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADOPTION OF A MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FRAUD PREVENTION PROGRAM.
 SB440
Act 308
TO AMEND THE PROCUREMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR NONVISUAL ACCESS TECHNOLOGY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB841CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
 SB914
Act 1499
TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF THE MEDICAID INSPECTOR GENERAL AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SJR5PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING CLAIMS AND COURT PROCEDURES.
CoSponsor
 HB1037
Act 171
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1039
Act 1441
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR UTILITIES USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AQUACULTURE AND HORTICULTURE EQUIPMENT.
 HB1040TO CREATE THE STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION.
 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.
 HB1186AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE ROLE OF PHARMACISTS WITH REGARD TO AND TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR IDENTIFYING PURCHASERS OF EPHEDRINE, PSEUDOEPHEDRINE, OR PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE.
 HB1187
Act 312
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS TO SUPPORT OR OPPOSE BALLOT MEASURES.
 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.
 HB1386
Act 253
TO ALLOW CERTAIN NONRESIDENTIAL BUSINESS CONSUMERS TO OPT OUT OF UTILITY-SPONSORED ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS AND MEASURES AND DIRECT THEIR OWN ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS AND MEASURES; 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.
 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.
 HB1482
Act 1453
TO CREATE THE MEDICAID PRIMARY CARE CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM SHARED-SAVINGS PILOT PROGRAM.
 HB1585
Act 1459
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS; AND TO ADJUST THE MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM DOLLAR AMOUNTS IN CERTAIN INCOME TAX BRACKETS.
 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.
 HB1690
Act 576
TO REQUIRE A PERIOD OF SILENCE AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH SCHOOL DAY.
 HB1700
Act 746
MAKING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN AND OTHER WEAPONS IN CERTAIN PLACES.
 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.
 HB2031
Act 1020
TO ASSIST NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO ALLOW NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO PURCHASE SURPLUS PUBLIC COMMODITIES.
 HB2290TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND REQUIRE THE ELECTION OF STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS.
 HR1003TO ENCOURAGE THE PRESERVATION OF RIGHTS GUARANTEED BY THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS.
 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.
 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.
 SB307
Act 282
CONCERNING FUNDING FOR COURTS AND COURT-RELATED SERVICES; TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT, COLLECTION, AND REMITTANCE OF FUNDING FOR THE STATE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE FUND; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB360TO RE-CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB71
Act 67
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB740TO PROVIDE K-12 SCHOLARSHIPS TO ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS BY PROVIDING A TAX CREDIT FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO NONPROFIT SCHOLARSHIP-FUNDING ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB791
Act 1411
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS.
 SB830
Act 1253
TO PROVIDE LIFETIME HUNTING LICENSES AND FISHING LICENSES TO CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS.
 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.