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Representative John Charles Edwards (D)

40 Sherrill Road, Little Rock, 72202

Representative John Charles Edwards (D)
Phone: 501-378-5500
Phone:
District: 38
District:
38
Seniority: 51
Seniority:
51
Occupation: Lawyer/ Colonel National Guard
Occupation:
Lawyer/ Colonel National Guard
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran: National Guard - Iraqi Freedom II
Veteran:
National Guard - Iraqi Freedom II
Public Service: First Term in House 2009, 2011
Public Service:
First Term in House 2009, 2011


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO PROHIBIT THE PAYMENT OF ATTORNEY'S FEES OF PRIVATELY RETAINED ATTORNEYS FOR INDIGENT PERSONS.
THE NICK BACON REMEMBRANCE ACT: TO ALLOW A VETERAN DESIGNATION ON DRIVER'S LICENSES AND IDENTIFICATION CARDS; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 15-22-501 TO ADD WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY AND OTHER RELATED ENTITIES TO THE DEFINITION OF WATER DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS.
TO AMEND THE PROCEDURES FOR APPEAL FROM ADMINISTRATIVE DECISIONS OF THE OFFICE OF DRIVER SERVICES.
TO AUTHORIZE A PREFERENCE FOR SERVICE-DISABLED VETERANS IN THE AWARDING OF STATE CONTRACTS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TOBACCO PRODUCTS TAX ACT OF 1977.
REGARDING RECORDS KEPT BY THE STATE CRIME LABORATORY.
TO AMEND THE STATUTES REGARDING THE TAXATION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION RELATING TO TOBACCO SALES AND TAXATION; AND TO CREATE THE TOBACCO PRODUCTS REPORTING ACT.
TO AMEND THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT TO INCLUDE SERVICE-DISABLED VETERANS.
TO CLARIFY AND REGULATE THE FAIR MORTGAGE LENDING ACT.
TO REQUIRE PUBLIC NOTICE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOTTERY COMMISSION'S PLACEMENT OF SELF-SERVICE LOTTERY TICKET VENDING MACHINES IN THE STATE.
TO LIMIT THE USE OF STATE-OWNED OR STATE-LEASED MOTOR VEHICLES FOR OFFICIAL STATE PURPOSES.
TO ENHANCE SAFE PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION.
CoSponsor
TO DEFINE TERMINATE AS THAT TERM APPLIES TO ELIGIBILITY FOR RETIREMENT UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY AND TO RESTRICT THE AMOUNT OF RETIREMENT CREDIT SERVICE EARNED BY A LOCAL ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL.
TO DECREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO (2) OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
TO ALLOW AN ON-DUTY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OR A PERSON PERFORMING AN OFFICIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT FUNCTION TO OPERATE AN ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE ON A PUBLIC STREET OR HIGHWAY.
TO AMEND THE DISTANCE FROM WHICH A PERSON CAN PROTEST A FUNERAL.
TO ALLOW CITIES TO REMOVE VEHICLES FROM PRIVATE PROPERTY IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS.
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF FALSE ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS; REQUIRE ACCREDITATION FOR SOME POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS BEFORE RECEIVING CERTIFICATION FROM THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
CONCERNING VISITATION RIGHTS WITH A MINOR CHILD FOR A PARENT LISTED ON THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY.
TO CREATE A SALES TAX HOLIDAY FOR CLOTHING, CLOTHING ACCESSORIES OR EQUIPMENT, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, SCHOOL ART SUPPLIES, AND SCHOOL INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL
TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF THE CAPITOL ZONING DISTRICT COMMISSION.
TO CONFORM THE SALVAGE AUCTION BUYER'S IDENTIFICATION CARD LAW TO THE COMMERCE CLAUSE OF ARTICLE 1, § 8 OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
AN ACT TO AMEND JULI'S LAW; TO REQUIRE THAT A DNA SAMPLE BE TAKEN FROM A PERSON ARRESTED FOR RAPE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER - ARKANSAS REAL-TIME SCRAP METAL LOGBOOK EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION STATEWIDE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF VOLUNTEERISM - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY CAMP COUCHDALE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - STATEWIDE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND ENERGY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - STATE FAIR AND LIVESTOCK SHOW GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT- LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CREATE STATE DISTRICT COURTS.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE THE EFFICIENT USE OF WATER FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PEOPLE AND WILDLIFE OF ARKANSAS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS GREAT PLACES PROGRAM.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND WITHIN THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND COMMITTEE.
IN RECOGNITION OF THE ARKANSAS MILITARY VETERANS HALL OF FAME.
A TEMPORARY ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR STATE HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES AND COUNTY AND CITY ROADS, BRIDGES AND OTHER SURFACE TRANSPORTATION WITH STATE REVENUES SECURING FOUR-LANE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND IMPROVEMENT BONDS
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
THE ARKANSAS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY ACT.
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 2 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING AGRICULTURE.
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 4 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING BUSINESS AND COMMERCE.
TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 11 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.
TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 10 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE CLAIMS COMMISSION.
TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 5 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING CRIMINAL OFFENSES.
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 3 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 20 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE.
TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 21 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.
TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 19 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING PUBLIC FINANCE.
TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 18 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING PROPERTY.
TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 14 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 12 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING LAW ENFORCEMENT AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 27 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING TRANSPORTATION.
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 26 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING TAXATION.
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 25 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING STATE GOVERNMENT.
TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 22 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING PUBLIC PROPERTY.
TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 23 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 CONCERNING PUBLIC UTILITIES AND REGULATED INDUSTRIES.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW NON-PROFIT AND PUBLIC INTEREST CORPORATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS TO REPRESENT INDIVIDUAL PERSONS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
REGARDING THE AMOUNT IN CONTROVERSY IN A CIVIL ACTION AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ADOPT THE UNIFORM ADULT GUARDIANSHIP AND PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS JURISDICTION ACT.
TO GRANT THE AUTHORITY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ENERGY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS THAT WILL FUND LOANS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS AND CLEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR.
TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 9 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING FAMILY LAW.
TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY AND SLOW CORRECTIONS GROWTH.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF STATE-OWNED VEHICLES BY STATE EMPLOYEES, INCLUDING CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS.

Committees

Committees