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Representative Jim Dotson (R)
P. O. Box 651, Bentonville, 72712
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Phone479-222-1234
Emailjim.dotson@arkansashouse.org
District93
Seniority Number25
OccupationRealtor
Church AffiliationChristian
Public ServiceBentonville City Council Alderman; First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1146
Act 140
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE RECORDING OF DOCUMENTS.
 HB1183
Act 1092
TO PROVIDE CONSISTENCY AND EFFICIENCY OF CHIROPRACTIC COVERAGE IN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM; AND TO ALLOW MEDICAID RECIPIENTS DIRECT ACCESS TO A CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN WITHOUT REFERRAL FROM A PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN.
 HB1222TO CREATE A FOUR-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE AWARDING OF EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS; TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PARENTAL EMPOWERMENT FOR EDUCATION CHOICE ACT OF 2017.
 HB1449TO AMEND THE ANNUAL FRANCHISE TAX FOR CORPORATIONS THAT ARE IN THE PROCESS OF LIQUIDATION.
 HB1582TO EXEMPT CERTAIN ELECTION EQUIPMENT FROM SALES AND USE TAXES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1583TO CREATE RECALL ELECTIONS FOR MEMBERS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS.
 HB1633
Act 526
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC PROPERTIES AND OTHER FACILITIES IN THE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1788TO PHASE IN AN EXTENSION OF THE NET OPERATING LOSS CARRY-FORWARD PERIOD FOR CALCULATING ARKANSAS INCOME TAX; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES.
 HB1789TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE CORPORATE FRANCHISE TAX; TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS CORPORATE FRANCHISE TAX ACT OF 1979; TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.
 HB1790TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE APPORTIONMENT OF BUSINESS INCOME; AND TO REPEAL THE THROWBACK RULE.
 HB1835TO PROMOTE, RECRUIT, AND RETAIN A HIGHLY SKILLED WORKFORCE IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; TO ESTABLISH A SYSTEM OF RECIPROCITY FOR LICENSING, REGISTRATION, AND CERTIFICATION FOR CERTAIN PROFESSIONS.
 HB1880
Act 781
TO ESTABLISH A SUNSET DATE FOR STATE AGENCY RULES; AND TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS FOR A STATE AGENCY RULE TO EXIST BEYOND THE SUNSET DATE.
 HB1881CONCERNING A REQUIRED REPORT OF STATE AGENCY RULES; AND CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT.
 HB1975TO ADOPT THE COMPACT FOR A BALANCED BUDGET; AND TO ADOPT A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE COMPACT FOR A BALANCED BUDGET.
 HB1976TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR INABILITY TO DRIVE.
 HB1977TO REQUIRE A VOTER TO DECLARE HIS OR HER POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION BEFORE THE VOTER MAY CAST A VOTE IN A PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION OR A GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION.
 HB1978TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE AUTHORIZATION OF CHARTERS FOR PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS.
 HB1979CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS; TO PROVIDE MERIT PAY INCREASES FOR TEACHERS; TO AMEND THE TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL ACT OF 1983.
 HB1980
Act 911
THE NATIONAL MOTTO, "IN GOD WE TRUST", DISPLAY ACT.
 HB2076TO REDUCE THE FEE FOR A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE; TO CREATE A LIFETIME CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE; AND CONCERNING THE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
 HB2111
Act 891
CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF THE PERSONAL INFORMATION IN AN INVESTIGATIVE FILE OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OF A PERSON WHO WAS A MINOR AT THE TIME OF AN OFFENSE.
 HB2166TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; TO AMEND CERTAIN DEFINITIONS OF THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO LIMIT USABLE MARIJUANA TO LOW TETRAHYDROCANNABINOL MARIJUANA.
 HB2167TO ENACT CERTAIN PROHIBITIONS REGARDING MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
 HB2187TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CREDITS AND REBATES OF LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX.
 HJR1008AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION SHALL BE GOVERNED IN THE SAME MANNER AS ALL OTHER STATE AGENCIES.
 HJR1009AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE THAT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING SHALL COMPLY WITH LAWS ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT AFFECT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING.
 HJR1010AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE FUNDING OF PUBLIC EDUCATION OFFERED TO THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 SB11TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN TRANSACTIONS BY PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.
 SB513
Act 710
TO PROHIBIT PUBLIC ENTITIES FROM CONTRACTING WITH AND INVESTING IN COMPANIES THAT BOYCOTT ISRAEL.
 SB514
Act 971
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SUPERVISION OF APPRENTICE PLUMBERS IN THE FINAL YEAR OF AN APPRENTICESHIP.
 SB601
Act 1068
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PREVAILING WAGE LAW; AND TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB720CONCERNING THE REPLACEMENT OF CURRENT ARKANSAS STATUES IN THE NATIONAL STATUARY HALL COLLECTION IN THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL.
 SB746TO ESTABLISH THE PARENTAL CHOICE PILOT PROGRAM.
CoSponsor
 HB1032
Act 45
THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION FROM DISMEMBERMENT ABORTION ACT.
 HB1035TO RESTRICT PURCHASES USING FOOD STAMP BENEFITS; AND TO REQUIRE RECIPIENTS OF FOOD STAMPS TO SHOW IDENTIFICATION TO USE FOOD STAMP BENEFITS.
 HB1047
Act 633
TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF VOTER REGISTRATION WHEN VOTING; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
 HB1147
Act 131
ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE BELONGING TO A MILITARY MEMBER.
 HB1159
Act 79
TO CREATE THE TAX REFORM AND RELIEF ACT OF 2017; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1166TO CLARIFY THE OBLIGATIONS OF RESIDENTIAL LANDLORDS AND RESIDENTIAL TENANTS; AND TO REQUIRE IMPLIED QUALITY STANDARDS FOR TENANTS OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
 HB1172
Act 332
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES TARGETING A CURRENT OR FORMER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, FIRST RESPONDER, OR HIS OR HER FAMILY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1376
Act 299
TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.
 HB1391TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016 REGARDING LOCAL REGULATIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1399HONOR ARKANSAS VETERANS ACT OF 2017.
 HB1400
Act 740
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO PROHIBIT THE SMOKING OF MARIJUANA IN ANY LOCATION IN ARKANSAS.
 HB1405
Act 734
TO AMEND LAWS RELEVANT TO UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND UNEMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY.
 HB1426
Act 316
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS FUTURE GRANT PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1428
Act 383
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING UNLAWFUL ABORTIONS; TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE OF DENIAL, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF A HEALTH FACILITIES SERVICE LICENSE; AND TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING ABORTION CLINICS.
 HB1442
Act 480
TO CREATE THE PERSONAL FINANCE AND JOB READINESS ACT.
 HB1539
Act 478
TO REQUIRE THE PASSAGE OF THE CIVICS PORTION OF THE NATURALIZATION TEST USED BY UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES BEFORE A STUDENT MAY RECEIVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA.
 HB1551TO STIMULATE JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WHILE PRESERVING HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1607
Act 991
TO LIMIT THE USE OF AN ENGLISH LEARNER'S SCORE ON A STATE-MANDATED ASSESSMENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ACCOUNTABILITY PURPOSES.
 HB1772
Act 659
TO IMPROVE THE FAIRNESS OF PROPERTY TAX ADMINISTRATION AND APPEALS.
 HB2071TO PLACE LIMITATIONS AND SAFETY GUARDS ON THE MIFEPRISTONE PRESCRIPTION FOR ABORTIONS.
 HB2098TO REENACT CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW TO PROVIDE THAT MARRIAGE SHALL BE ONLY BETWEEN A MAN AND A WOMAN.
 HJR1001APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
 HR1018ENCOURAGING THE EXPANSION OF UNITED STATES ROUTE 49 NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR TO IMPROVE ACCESSIBILITY AND CREATE ECONOMIC PROSPERITY.
 SB115
Act 78
TO CREATE THE TAX REFORM AND RELIEF ACT OF 2017; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB147
Act 460
TO AMEND THE VALIDITY PERIOD OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE; AND TO OFFER AN APPLICANT A CHOICE OF VALIDITY PERIODS OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE.
 SB341
Act 540
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPOINTMENTS TO CERTAIN BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES.
 SB362
Act 465
TO SUNSET CERTAIN TAX INCENTIVES; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALES AND USE TAX REFUND FOR THE REPAIR AND PARTIAL REPLACEMENT OF MANUFACTURING MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB7
Act 1108
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ETHICS VIOLATIONS BY CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS; TO PROHIBIT CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS FROM SOLICITING OR ACCEPTING LOANS FROM LOBBYISTS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 19, SECTION 30.
 SB745TO PROHIBIT THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND STATE EMPLOYEES FROM FACILITATING OR PAYING FOR ABORTIONS ON WOMEN WHO ARE IN STATE CUSTODY.
 SJR2APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
 SJR7URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "MARRIAGE".
 SJR8A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT LIMITING CONTINGENCY FEES AND AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES; AND CHANGING THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SUPREME COURT REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE.
 SJR9URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EVERY HUMAN BEING IS ENTITLED TO THE RIGHT TO LIFE.