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Representative Mark Lowery (R)

229 Summit Valley Circle, Maumelle, 72113

Representative Mark Lowery (R)
Phone: 501-837-5221
Phone:
District: 39
District:
39
Seniority: 12
Seniority:
12
Occupation: Consultant/Educator
Occupation:
Consultant/Educator
Church Affiliation: Non-Denominational
Church Affiliation:
Non-Denominational
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN RUNOFF ELECTIONS.
TO CREATE THE PARENT-CHILD INTRASTATE RELOCATION ACT; TO PROVIDE FACTORS FOR A COURT TO CONSIDER WHEN DETERMINING WHETHER OR NOT A CHANGE OF A CHILD’S PRINCIPAL PLACE OF RESIDENCE IS IN THE CHILD’S BEST INTEREST.
TO ENSURE THE FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION OF A STUDENT JOURNALIST AT A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING AUTHORIZED PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS OF UNION DUES FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES TO ALLOW DEDUCTIONS ONLY FOR FIREFIGHTERS, POLICE OFFICERS, AND EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDERS; AND TO PROHIBIT DEDUCTIONS FOR TEACHERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RUNOFF ELECTIONS FOR COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL OFFICERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING REPORTING AND RECORD REQUIREMENTS FOR CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CUSTODY OF A CHILD.
TO AMEND THE DATE ON WHICH PUBLIC SCHOOLS BEGIN THE SCHOOL YEAR; AND TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO TRANSITION FROM A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF DAYS REQUIRED DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR TO A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF HOURS REQUIRED DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR.
TO PROHIBIT A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT OR AN OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FROM CHARGING A PRIVATE SCHOOL OR A HOME SCHOOL STUDENT FOR THE COST OF AN ENDORSED CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ENROLLMENT IN AN ACADEMIC COURSE AT A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR AN OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL OF A PRIVATE SCHOOL OR HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENT.
TO DEEM A STUDENT WITH AN INDIVIDUALIZED SERVICE PLAN ELIGIBLE FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE SUCCEED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE.
TO ESTABLISH THE "ANY WILLING PARTNER LAW".
TO REQUIRE THAT NON-PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE SUCCEED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ADULT EDUCATION PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS TO ENSURE THAT MORE THAN ONE (1) ADULT EDUCATION PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL MAY OPERATE IN THIS STATE.
TO CREATE THE SAFE AND SOUND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE SALES TAX LAWS CONCERNING SPECIAL EVENTS; AND TO EXCLUDE CERTAIN SCHOOL FUNDRAISERS FROM THE SALES TAX LAWS REGULATING SPECIAL EVENTS.
TO REVISE THE FAMILY SUPPORT CHART TO REFLECT PAYOR AND RECIPIENT INCOME.
TO CREATE THE PARENT-CHILD INTRASTATE RELOCATION ACT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING WHETHER OR NOT A CHANGE OF PRINCIPAL PLACE OF RESIDENCE OF A CHILD IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD.
TO PROCLAIM FEBRUARY 19, 2019, AS “ROTARY DAY”.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SECURITIES ACT; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "CLAIMANT AGENCY" AS USED IN THE STATUTES CONCERNING COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT TAXES.
TO AMEND THE UNIFORM MONEY SERVICES ACT.
TO MODIFY THE FAIR MORTGAGE LENDING ACT; AND TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE FAIR MORTGAGE LENDING ACT TO COMPLY WITH RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN FEDERAL LAW.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN ELECTIONS.
TO ALLOW SCHOOL EMPLOYEES TO ACT AS ELECTION OFFICIALS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTION ADMINISTRATION.
TO ESTABLISH A COMPREHENSIVE REGULATORY FRAMEWORK FOR THE SALE OF TRAVEL INSURANCE.
TO ESTABLISH THE HEALTHCARE CONTRACTING SIMPLIFICATION ACT; AND TO PROHIBIT ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES BY A HEALTHCARE INSURER.
TO EXPAND THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE SUCCEED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE MEANS BY WHICH FUNDING IS DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE PRODUCTIVITY-BASED FUNDING MODEL.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HERITAGE PROTECTION ACT.
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD.
CoSponsor
TO REQUIRE AN ELECTIVE JOURNALISM COURSE TO BE OFFERED EACH SCHOOL YEAR AT A PUBLIC SCHOOL THAT SERVES STUDENTS IN GRADES NINE THROUGH TWELVE (9-12).
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO 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.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PUBLICATION OF THE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT OF THE COUNTY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS STUDENT PUBLICATIONS ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES; AND TO REQUIRE UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES TO APPEAR ON THE BALLOT.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
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.
TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS' SAFETY, HEALTH, AND WELLNESS; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE WITH RESPECT TO PUBLIC SCHOOL NURSES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MILITARY SERVICE AND VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES; AND TO ALLOW THE ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE.
TO ALLOW AN AUTHORIZER TO TRANSFER AND ASSIGN A PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL'S CHARTER UNDER THE ARKANSAS QUALITY CHARTER SCHOOLS ACT OF 2013.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO REQUIRE ALL OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS TO BE RECORDED.
TO CONGRATULATE THE LITTLE ROCK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY WARRIORS FOOTBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2018 CLASS 5A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
TO 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”.
COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS CHAPTER OF THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION AND PROCLAIMING FEBRUARY 26, 2019, AS ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS DAY.
TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF SHAWN MCKEOUGH JR. AND TO MOURN HIS PASSING.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN LIFE PROTECTION ACT; AND TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN.
TO 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.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOCAL JURISDICTION OVER UTILITIES.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO PROHIBIT THE COLLECTION OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS BY PERSONS CONVICTED OF A FELONY OFFENSE ARISING FROM OFFICIAL ACTIONS AS A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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.
TO CREATE THE CAPITAL PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP PILOT PROGRAM.

Committees

Committees