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Senator John Cooper (R)
P. O. Box 16801, Jonesboro, 72404
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Phone870-761-0130
Emailjohn.cooper@senate.ar.gov
District21
Seniority Number30
Public ServiceSenate 2014, 2015
BiographyClick to Read
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1072
Act 161
TO REPEAL OUTCOME MEASURES TESTING WITHIN THE DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
 HB1407
Act 535
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING DISPOSITION OF HUMAN AND FETAL TISSUE.
 HB1432
Act 1175
CONCERNING THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN BY A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE INTO A POLLING PLACE.
 HB1474TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; TO DECLARE AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS.
 HB1544
Act 1242
TO REGULATE THE PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES OF DEALERS IN SECONDHAND GOODS; AND TO HELP THE RIGHTFUL OWNER RECOVER STOLEN PROPERTY.
 HB1762TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION.
 HB1768TO AMEND THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW ENACTED BY INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948 AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB1047TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL RATE INCREASES FOR PRIVATE INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WITH FIFTEEN (15) BEDS OR FEWER.
 SB135TO PROMOTE OVERALL EFFICIENCY AND DELIVERY OF HEALTHCARE SERVICES OF THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
 SB197
Act 186
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN CUSTOMER AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RECORDS OF MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITY SYSTEMS FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB229TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB305
Act 991
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ANNEXATIONS BY ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) PETITION.
 SB338
Act 423
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB339
Act 424
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB340
Act 425
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB344
Act 426
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB359
Act 428
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB4
Act 374
CONCERNING TERMINALLY ILL PATIENT ACCESS TO INVESTIGATIONAL DRUGS, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, OR DEVICES; AND TO CREATE THE RIGHT TO TRY ACT.
 SB491
Act 480
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - NEWPORT - WORKFORCE EDUCATION PROGRAM - JONESBORO CAMPUS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB650
Act 791
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - REGIONAL PROGRAMS - NORTHEAST GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB716
Act 999
TO CLARIFY THAT THE SECRETARY OF STATE IS THE CUSTODIAN OF CERTAIN RECORDS CONCERNING ETHICS; TO AMEND A PORTION OF THE LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1999 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB845TO INCREASE ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE AND REDUCE HEALTHCARE COSTS; TO ENCOURAGE THE USE OF TELEMEDICINE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB892TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EXEMPTIONS FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE ARKANSAS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF RETIRED AND FORMER STATE EMPLOYEES.
 SB926
Act 1276
TO REPEAL THE POSITION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT COORDINATOR.
CoSponsor
 HB1076
Act 1014
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
 HB1292TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1402
Act 1173
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX APPLICABLE TO CAPITAL GAINS.
 HB1963TO CREATE THE PRODUCTION CONTRACT ARBITRATION PROCEDURE ACT; AND TO PROVIDE AN ARBITRATION PROCESS FOR DISPUTES BETWEEN GROWERS AND CONTRACTORS RELATING TO A PRODUCTION CONTRACT.
 SB1037
Act 1286
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWELVE (K-12) AGRICULTURE SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB175AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - TRANSFER FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTERS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2014-2015 FISCAL YEAR.
 SB183
Act 382
TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR OVERSIGHT OF FOSSIL-FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS; TO REGULATE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS; AND TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL OF THE STATE PLAN BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
 SB30
Act 44
TO CHANGE THE NUMBER OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAYS REQUIRED FOR TEACHERS.
 SB342
Act 854
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION AND REWARD PROGRAM.
 SB472
Act 895
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2015; TO IMPLEMENT MEASURES DESIGNED TO ENHANCE PUBLIC SAFETY AND REDUCE THE PRISON POPULATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB53
Act 139
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
 SB569
Act 996
TO BAR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS BY THE STATE TO CERTAIN ENTITIES.
 SB6
Act 22
TO CREATE THE MIDDLE CLASS TAX RELIEF ACT OF 2015; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX ON CAPITAL GAINS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB600
Act 1205
TO ESTABLISH THE DRUG SCREENING AND TESTING ACT OF 2015.
 SB617
Act 1265
TO BE KNOWN AS THE PUBLIC SAFETY TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB695TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN FEES, PENALTIES, AND FINES RELATING TO ELECTRONIC GAMES OF SKILL; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR LAND-GRANT MATCH PAYMENTS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB878TO REQUIRE A STUDENT TO PASS THE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP CIVICS TEST PRODUCED BY THE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATIONS SERVICES BEFORE HE OR SHE RECEIVES A DIPLOMA FROM A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR A GENERAL EDUCATION DIPLOMA
 SB939
Act 1231
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS MONUMENT DISPLAY ACT.
 SB975
Act 975
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION; TO ENACT THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SMR1IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF SENATOR DAVID W. WYATT AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
 SR16TO RECOGNIZE BETTY FLANAGAN BUMPERS FOR HER WORK TO PROMOTE CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE ARKANSAS FAMILIES TO CONSIDER SERIOUSLY THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION.
 SR2TO CONGRATULATE VICTORIA ALEXANDRA MALOCH FOR HER ELECTION TO THE 2014-2015 NATIONAL FFA OFFICER TEAM AS NATIONAL SECRETARY AND THE FIRST FEMALE NATIONAL FFA OFFICER FROM ARKANSAS.
 SR23IN SUPPORT OF EXPANDED LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS EXPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES.
 SR3TO COMMEMORATE PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY AND TO HONOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR COUNTRY.
 SR8RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.