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Representative John Paul Verkamp

1405 W. Center St. 3rd Floor, Greenwood, 72936

Representative John Paul Verkamp
Phone: 479-996-2122
Phone:
District: 67
District:
67
Seniority: 20
Seniority:
20
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Catholic
Church Affiliation:
Catholic
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2001,2003, 2005
Public Service:
House 2001, 2003, 2005


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO CREATE A BENEFICIARY DEED AS A NEW FORM OF CONVEYANCE OF TITLE IN REAL PROPERTY AND TO REQUIRE THAT A BENEFICIARY DEED BE REVOKED BY A PERSON SEEKING MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR LONG-TERM CARE COSTS.
ABOLISHES THE DEFENSE OF CONDONATION IN ACTIONS FOR ABSOLUTE DIVORCE OR DIVORCE FROM BED AND BOARD.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRESENCE OF ATTORNEYS AT EXECUTIVE SESSIONS OF PUBLIC MEETINGS.
TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURES FOR STAGGERING FOUR-YEAR TERMS FOR ALDERMEN IN FIRST CLASS CITIES WITH A POPULATION UNDER FIFTY THOUSAND (50,000).
TO AMEND A PORTION OF ARKANSAS CODE RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948 TO ALLOW PARTIES TO A FINAL SETTLEMENT IN WORKERS COMPENSATION CASES TO WAIVE A HEARING ON THE PETITION.
AN ACT CONCERNING FEES FOR COPIES REQUESTED UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
TO REPEAL THE PROVISION WHICH PERMITS CERTAIN ENDORSED OR GUARANTEED OBLIGATIONS ON CONSUMER LOANS TO BE EXCLUDED FROM THE CALCULATION OF MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE LOAN LIMITS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW PROSECUTION FOR MAKING PREEXISTING DEBT PAYMENTS WITH WORTHLESS CHECKS.
AN ACT TO LIMIT THE LIABILITY OF AN AGENT FOR SERVICE OF PROCESS UNDER A SYSTEMATIC RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY INSPECTION PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT A CRIMINAL RECORD MAY BE EXPUNGED WHEN SENTENCING WAS NOT UNDER A STATUTE THAT PROVIDED FOR EXPUNGEMENT OF RECORDS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT EXPUNGED RECORDS OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES DO NOT CAUSE DISQUALIFICATION FROM EMPLOYMENT, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR OTHER ACTIVITIES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION'S AUTHORITY TO CHANGE THE RATES AND CHARGES OF A PUBLIC UTILITY, TO ISSUE PROTECTIVE ORDERS, AND TO ADD A PROCEDURE FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF GENERAL RATE CASES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR APPROVAL BY THE HEALTH SERVICES PERMIT AGENCY OF THE TRANSFER OF PERMITS OF APPROVAL FOR HEALTH FACILITIES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO SEBASTIAN COUNTY SENIOR CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO FRANKLIN COUNTY FOR THE CHARLESTON SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITY OF CHARLESTON - RODEO GROUNDS AND CONSTRUCTION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF BRANCH GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO FRANKLIN COUNTY FOR AN OPEN AIR STRUCTURE VETERANS MEMORIAL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITY OF CHARLESTON - COMMUNITY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITIES OF BARLING AND LAVACA, ARKANSAS FOR CIVIC PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN FRANKLIN COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO TRANSFER THE ASSESSMENT COORDINATION DEPARTMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2003.
AN ACT TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2003.
AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-55-212, A PORTION OF THE CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2003.
LONG TERM CARE RESIDENT PROTECTION ACT OF 2005.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROTECTION OF THE WATER QUALITY OF WATER SUPPLY LAKES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS FROM THE SALE OF TAX DELINQUENT LANDS.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATUTE OF LIMITATION FOR PROSECUTIONS BASED ON DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID EVIDENCE AND POST-CONVICTION APPEALS BASED ON DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID AND OTHER SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE.
AN ACT TO REVISE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON EYE AND VISION CARE OF SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN AND TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO MEMBERS PRIOR TO MEETINGS.
TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT PROPERTY COME TO REST IN THE STATE OR BECOME COMMINGLED WITH PROPERTY IN THE STATE IN ORDER TO BE SUBJECT TO USE TAX.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT ALLEGATIONS OF IMPROPER PRESCRIBING AGAINST PHYSICIANS IN ARKANSAS ARE PRESENTED TO THE PAIN MANAGEMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY ELIGIBILITY FOR AND SERVICE ON THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF GREENWOOD, ARKANSAS FOR IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF LAVACA, ARKANSAS FOR COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO SEBASTIAN COUNTY FOR THE SEBASTIAN COUNTY LIBRARY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS IN LAVACA AND BARLING, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CoSponsor
THE SCHOOL TEXTBOOK MARRIAGE PROTECTION ACT.
AN ACT TO PERMIT STATE BANKS TO DESIGNATE A REGISTERED OFFICE AND REGISTERED AGENT FOR SERVICE OF PROCESS.
TO PERMIT THE BANK COMMISSIONER TO OBTAIN BACKGROUND CHECKS ON APPLICANTS AND TO CLARIFY THE COMMISSIONER'S CEASE AND DESIST POWERS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GIFT OF LIFE ACT.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR GRAPE AND MUSCADINE GROWERS.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH - THE FULLERTON AND VINES BUILDINGS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 23-2-316 TO PERMIT THE DIRECTOR OF THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH TO INSPECT AND COPY THE RECORDS OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO ASSIST SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH INSURANCE PURCHASING GROUPS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO WESTERN ARKANSAS COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR ACCURATE INSTITUTIONAL ADVICE FOR UNIVERSITY COURSE WORK AND DEGREE COMPLETION.
TO PROVIDE FOR A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR QUALIFIED MUSEUMS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW SCHOOLS TO BEGIN EACH SCHOOL YEAR ON THE FIRST MONDAY FOLLOWING THE SECOND SATURDAY IN AUGUST.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE AN ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARSHIP TO A STUDENT IN EACH OF THE SEVENTY-FIVE (75) COUNTIES IN ARKANSAS.
TO PRESCRIBE LIMITATIONS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN ON MOTORCYCLES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A FINE FOR FAILURE TO PRESENT PROOF OF INSURANCE.
TO REQUEST THE PRESIDENT TO REASSESS THE IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE TO THE NATION AND TO ARKANSAS.
TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE WESTERN ARKANSAS STATE PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS/IAFF LOCAL S-24 OF THE 188TH FIRE DEPARTMENT, ARKANSAS AIR NATIONAL GUARD, FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE AND UNIFORM INSURANCE REFORM.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY AND DEFINE THE SCOPE OF ACT 1285 OF 2003.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE SOUTH SEBASTIAN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 4-43-1107 and 4-43-1110.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF GREENWOOD, ARKANSAS FOR CIVIC PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE FORT CHAFFEE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FOR INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE SEBASTIAN COUNTY FAIR GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF GREENWOOD, ARKANSAS FOR THE GREENWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF GREENWOOD, ARKANSAS FOR THE GREENWOOD FIRE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO SUPPORT QUALIFIED MANUFACTURERS AND WHOLESALERS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF DR. FAY W. BOOZMAN AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF HUNTING, TRAPPING, AND FISHING.

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