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Representative David Whitaker (D)
717 North Lewis Avenue, Fayetteville, 72701
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Phone479-236-8313
Emaildavid.whitaker@arkansashouse.org
District85
Seniority Number24
OccupationAttorney
Church AffiliationIndependent Christian
VeteranYes
Public ServiceFirst Term House 2013, 2015, Minority Leader 2017
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1639
Act 575
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MUNICIPAL EXCHANGE OF PROPERTY.
 HB1829
Act 793
TO AUTHORIZE AND ENCOURAGE THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH AN ANATOMICAL GIFT OPTION FOR ARKANSAS RESIDENTS OBTAINING A HUNTING OR FISHING LICENSE THROUGH THE COMMISSION'S ONLINE SALES SYSTEM.
CoSponsor
 HB1011
Act 152
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICS FUND.
 HB1145
Act 170
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1231
Act 395
TO ENSURE THE FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION OF A STUDENT JOURNALIST AT A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
 HB1342TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO ELIMINATE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS, AND SEMITRAILERS.
 HB1494CONCERNING THE IMPOSITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY ON A DEFENDANT WITH A SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS.
 HB1540TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS BY WHICH RECORDS OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES ARE AUTOMATICALLY REMOVED AFTER A CERTAIN PERIOD OF TIME; AND CONCERNING THE RECORDS OF A PERSON'S CRIMINAL HISTORY.
 HB1552
Act 837
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING NURSING LICENSURES.
 HB1569
Act 602
TO ALLOW EXCESS FOOD DISTRIBUTION BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO A STUDENT WHO IS ENROLLED IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL.
 HB1619
Act 1015
TO CREATE THE ELECTRIC MOTORIZED SCOOTER ACT.
 HB1640
Act 576
TO DESIGNATE THE ALLIGATOR GAR AS THE OFFICIAL PRIMITIVE FISH OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 HB1705TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC CONFIDENCE IN THE INTEGRITY OF JUDICIAL ELECTIONS; AND TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL REPORTING AND TRANSPARENCY OF INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES IN RELATED CAMPAIGNS.
 HB1771TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS LITTER REDUCTION AND DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING ACT; TO REQUIRE THE LABELING OF DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINERS SOLD IN ARKANSAS; TO ESTABLISH THE DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING PROGRAM.
 HB1821TO PROVIDE FOR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES THAT ADDRESS THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES; TO PROVIDE FOR IMMEDIATE AND ONGOING REGULAR REVIEWS OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES AND METHODOLOGIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1831
Act 680
TO AMEND THE COMPREHENSIVE CRIMINAL RECORD SEALING ACT OF 2013.
 HCR1009TO RECOGNIZE THE AMERICAN LEGION DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS AND CELEBRATE THE ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY OF THE DEPARTMENT.
 HCR1010TO RECOGNIZE THAT ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN IS A SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM; TO COMMEND THE IMPORTANT WORK BEING DONE TO COMBAT THE PROBLEM; AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 11, 2019, AS “CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER DAY”.
 HCR1011TO RECOGNIZE THE POSITIVE CONTRIBUTION OF THE FILMING OF HBO SERIES “TRUE DETECTIVE” IN ARKANSAS.
 HJR1007AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROHIBIT SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE.
 HMR1001IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. JIM HOUSE AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
 SB238TO PROVIDE FOR INELIGIBILITY FOR CERTAIN RETIREMENT BENEFITS UPON CONVICTION OF A FELONY ARISING OUT OF AN ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL'S OFFICIAL ACTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB378TO BE KNOWN AS THE "PAROLE EQUITY ACT.
 SB520
Act 994
TO CLARIFY THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S REGULATORY AND ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY CONCERNING PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS; AND TO MODIFY THE ARKANSAS PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER LICENSURE ACT.
 SB594
Act 635
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR FAMILY SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
 SB653TO CREATE THE STRONG FAMILIES ACT; AND TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS THAT PROVIDE PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE FOR CERTAIN EMPLOYEES.
 SCR3TO RECOGNIZE THE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY NOLAN RICHARDSON JR. TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AND TO REQUEST THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE NAME THE BASKETBALL COURT IN BUD WALTON ARENA IN HIS HONOR.
 SJR18RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.