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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 Number26
OccupationRetired
Church AffiliationBaptist
VeteranVietnam
Public ServiceSenate 2014, 2015, 2017
BiographyClick to Read
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Primary Sponsor
 HB1041TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION AND THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS.
 HB1427
Act 318
TO EXPAND THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE CAMPAIGN FINANCE TRANSPARENCY, ACCURACY, AND CONVENIENCE; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
 HB1706TO CREATE THE MEDICAID PROVIDER-LED ORGANIZED CARE ACT; TO DESIGNATE THAT A RISK-BASED PROVIDER ORGANIZATION IS AN INSURANCE COMPANY FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES UNDER ARKANSAS LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1721
Act 584
TO AMEND THE LAW TO MAKE THE REGISTRATION OF ABOVEGROUND STORAGE TANKS OPTIONAL; TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY FOR REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK TRUST FUND.
 HB1821CONCERNING A PARTY IN AN ACTION FOR DECLARATORY RELIEF; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB141
Act 611
TO MODIFY THE FINAL AVERAGE SALARY CALCULATION METHOD UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB142
Act 127
TO PROVIDE FOR AN EMPLOYEE EVALUATION OF AN INTERNAL AUDITOR OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
 SB143
Act 163
TO REVISE VARIOUS PROVISIONS CONCERNING ELECTION PROCEDURES.
 SB301TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO SHARE IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY DATA WITH FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL JURISDICTIONS.
 SB486AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB535CONCERNING DUAL JUDICIAL DISTRICTS.
 SB553TO PROVIDE A CERTIFICATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ENGAGE IN LIVESTOCK EMBRYO TRANSFER OR TRANSPLANT AND LIVESTOCK PREGNANCY DETERMINATION.
 SB593TO REFORM THE HEALTHCARE DELIVERY SYSTEM WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM FOR SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS WITH BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIAGNOSES AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
 SB613TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF ASSESSMENT GRANTS FOR POTENTIALLY CONTAMINATED SITES FOR THE FACILITATION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT; AND CERTAIN RELATED TRUST FUNDS.
 SB657AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISCOUNT AVAILABLE TO TAXPAYERS FOR PROMPT SUBMISSION OF SALES TAX RETURNS AND PAYMENTS.
 SB756TO IMPLEMENT COST SAVINGS AND MANAGE GROWTH IN OUTPATIENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAMS DURING THE PERIOD OF TRANSITION TO PROVIDER-LED ORGANIZED CARE.
 SR2TO CONGRATULATE THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY RED WOLVES FOOTBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE SUN BELT CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP AND THE AUTONATION CURE BOWL.
CoSponsor
 HB1137
Act 493
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATE.
 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.
 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.
 HB1913TO REQUIRE CHILD MALTREATMENT INVESTIGATORS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN NOTICES TO ALLEGED OFFENDERS.
 HB1914TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION RELATING TO A DEPENDENCY-NEGLECT PROCEEDING OR A FAMILY IN NEED OF SERVICES PROCEEDING.
 HB1915TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE TO PROVIDE REPORTS CONCERNING THE NUMBER OF OVERTURNED TRUE FINDING DETERMINATIONS.
 SB138
Act 712
TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR THE REVOCATION OF A CHARTER OF A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AS A RESULT OF THE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION'S NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THE LAW.
 SB244
Act 281
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
 SB291TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE USE OF CERTAIN AFTERMARKET CRASH PARTS IN REPAIR OF A VEHICLE.
 SB341
Act 540
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPOINTMENTS TO CERTAIN BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES.
 SJR7URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "MARRIAGE".
 SR5TO RECOGNIZE THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF THE ARKANSAS 4-H PROGRAM ON OUR YOUTH AND TO CELEBRATE 4-H DAY ON FEBRUARY 16, 2017.