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Senator Alan Clark (R)

P. O. Box 211, Lonsdale, 72087

Senator Alan Clark (R)
Phone: 501-262-3360
Phone:
District: 13
District:
13
Seniority: 13
Seniority:
13
Occupation: Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Clark's Building and Decorating Center
Occupation:
Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Clark's Building and Decorating Center
Church Affiliation: Christian
Church Affiliation:
Christian
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: Garland County Quorum Court; Garland County Planning Commission; Senate 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
Garland County Quorum Court; Garland County Planning Commission; Senate 2013, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING JUVENILE COURTS AND PROCEEDINGS.
TO AUTHORIZE A REVIEW OF AGENCY PROCEDURE; AND TO AMEND CONFIDENTIALITY AND DISCLOSURE PROVISIONS OF THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS IN THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT; TO AMEND PROVISIONS IN THE JUVENILE CODE; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF JUVENILES.
TO REQUIRE THE APPOINTMENT OF PARENT COUNSEL IN A PROCEEDING TO TERMINATE PARENTAL RIGHTS; AND TO AMEND THE STATE CENTRAL SERVICES FUND.
TO REQUIRE SPECIFIC ASSESSMENTS TO BE SUCCESSFULLY PASSED IN ORDER TO OBTAIN AN ELEMENTARY-LEVEL GENERAL TEACHING LICENSE OR ELEMENTARY-LEVEL SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHING LICENSE.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS.
TO INCREASE TEACHERS IN HIGH NEEDS SUBJECT AREAS; AND TO PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TEACHERS WHO AGREE TO TEACH IN THE HIGH NEEDS SUBJECT AREAS.
TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF TEACHERS IN A CRITICAL TEACHER SHORTAGE AREA; AND TO ESTABLISH THE TEACHER CANDIDATE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "NEGLECT" AND THE LAW CONCERNING CLOSURES OF CHILD MALTREATMENT INVESTIGATIONS; AND TO MAKE CERTAIN ACTS OF A PARENT, GUARDIAN, CUSTODIAN, OR FOSTER PARENT NONCRIMINAL.
CONCERNING A NONCUSTODIAL PARENT'S UNSUPERVISED VISITATION WITH HIS OR HER CHILD; TO AMEND DEFINITIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS JUVENILE CODE OF 1989; AND TO AMEND THE LAW ON PROBABLE CAUSE HEARINGS AND THE TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS.
CONCERNING DRUG TESTING UNDER THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT; CONCERNING CHILD MALTREATMENT INVESTIGATION REPORTS; TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "NEGLECT"; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING INVESTIGATIVE DETERMINATIONS.
TO GRANT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS A RIGHT OF ACCESS TO UNUSED OR UNDERUTILIZED PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.
TO REQUIRE A PERSON WHO APPLIES FOR A K-6 TEACHING LICENSE OR A SPECIAL EDUCATION K-12 TEACHING LICENSE TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A STAND-ALONE READING TEST AND A MULTI-SUBJECT TEST AS A CONDITION OF LICENSURE.
TO RAISE THE PRICE THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF COMMODITIES THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST PROCURE BY SOLICITING BIDS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL ADJUSTMENTS IN THE PURCHASE PRICE THRESHOLD BASED ON INFLATION.
TO REQUIRE WATER PROVIDERS TO PROVIDE WATER SERVICE WITHIN THEIR WATER SERVICE TERRITORIES FAIRLY AND EQUITABLY.
CONCERNING HANDGUN TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES AND CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES WHO APPLY FOR A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE.
PERMITTING A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE TO POSSESS A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN HIS OR HER EMPLOYER'S PARKING LOT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL INTER-DISTRICT STUDENT TRANSFERS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE WATER PROVIDER LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS AND BALLOTS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS IN THE JUVENILE CODE CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF JUVENILES.
TO AMEND CONFIDENTIALITY EXEMPTIONS UNDER THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE OPERATION AND FUNDING OF PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION TEACHER CANDIDATE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2017-2018 FISCAL YEAR.
TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON GAMBLING DISORDER PREVENTION, TREATMENT, COUNSELING, AND EDUCATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION - ENHANCED SCHOLARSHIPS OF THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2017-2018 FISCAL YEAR.
TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES; TO INCREASE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR THEFT OF PUBLIC BENEFITS; AND TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF MISUSE OF STATE PROPERTY.
TO REQUIRE A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO REPORT TO THE PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF EACH STUDENT THE READING LEVEL OF THE STUDENT.
TO REQUIRE FARMERS' MARKETS TO IDENTIFY THE PRODUCTION LOCATION OF FOOD SOLD AT FARMERS' MARKETS.
TO MODIFY INCENTIVE BONUSES FOR NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS CERTIFICATION.
TO CREATE THE CHILD MALTREATMENT INVESTIGATIONS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE; TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TRUTH IN ADVERTISING AS IT RELATES TO THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY.
CONCERNING THE ECONOMIC SECURITY REPORT PREPARED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES.
CONCERNING SUBPOENAS ISSUED BY COMMITTEES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT PAYABLE TO CERTAIN STATE OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES.
CONCERNING THE APPEARANCE OF WITNESSES BEFORE LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES AND SUBCOMMITTEES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING READING PROFICIENCY OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
ACT TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND PROCEDURES OF COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSIONERS.
TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO BUILD A PARKING FACILITY ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; TO CLARIFY THE EFFECT ON ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ADD TEACHERS IN GRADES FIVE (5) AND SIX (6) AS TEACHERS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION FOR VOLUNTEERING TO TEACH MORE THAN THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERMITTED; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND OFFICIAL STATE HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES; TO CHANGE THE STATE HOLIDAY FOR ROBERT E. LEE'S BIRTHDAY; AND TO CHANGE THE STATE HOLIDAY FOR DAISY GATSON BATES DAY.
TO ELIMINATE THE DOUBLE TAXATION OF CERTAIN PRODUCTS USED IN SERVING FOOD; TO EXEMPT CERTAIN PRODUCTS FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX; AND TO EXEMPT DISPOSABLE PRODUCTS USED IN SERVING FOOD FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING AMBULANCE LICENSING.
TO ESTABLISH THE CHILD WELFARE NETWORK HOTLINE AND CHILD WELFARE NETWORK MISCONDUCT REGISTRY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS; AND CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE FOR THE REINSTATEMENT OF PARENTAL RIGHTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A NAME ON THE CHILD MALTREATMENT CENTRAL REGISTRY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE RIGHT OF A PARENT, CUSTODIAN, AND PUTATIVE PARENT TO HAVE COUNSEL DURING DEPENDENCY-NEGLECT AND TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS PROCEEDINGS.
TO ESTABLISH THE DIVISION OF DEPENDENCY-NEGLECT PARENTS REPRESENTATION; THE DIVISION OF AD LITEM REPRESENTATION; AND THE DIVISION OF COURT-APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CHILD WELFARE HEARINGS.
TO AMEND THE LAW TO ALLOW CITIZENS TO PETITION FOR AN ELECTION TO FORM A METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT BETWEEN A CITY AND A COUNTY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS RELATED TO THE RIGHTS OF GRANDPARENTS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING THE RIGHTS OF GRANDPARENTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW RELATED TO THE CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
TO AMEND CONFIDENTIALITY AND NONDISCLOSURE PROVISIONS OF THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT.
TO ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE GIVING AND ELIMINATE PERVERSE AND ABSURD TAXES AND DISINCENTIVES ON CHARITABLE GIVING; AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN WITHDRAWALS OF STOCK FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL BE THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE EVALUATOR OF WHETHER THE SYSTEM OF FREE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SATISFIES THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE FOR ANNEXATION OF SURROUNDED LAND.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS AND BALLOTS.
TO AUTHORIZE COUNTIES TO PROVIDE PUBLIC EDUCATION SERVICES.
TO CREATE A DETACHMENT PROCEDURE FOLLOWING THE ANNEXATION OF SURROUNDED LAND; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE COMPENSATION OF A COUNTY CORONER.
TO AUTHORIZE COUNTIES TO PROVIDE JOB TRAINING SERVICES AND FACILITIES.
TO ALTER THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING REQUIRED NOTIFICATIONS TO A PROSECUTING AUTHORITY REGARDING A STUDENT'S UNEXCUSED ABSENCES.
TO REQUIRE VERIFICATION OF INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PETITION OR NOTICE OF WRITE-IN CANDIDACY OF A CANDIDATE FOR A POSITION ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING FIRE PROTECTION AND WASHER-EXTRACTOR REQUIREMENTS.
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN DONATED ITEMS FROM SALES AND USE TAXES.
TO AMEND THE TIME LIMITATIONS FOR TAX ASSESSMENTS, COLLECTIONS, REFUNDS, AND PROSECUTION; AND TO LIMIT THE TIME AVAILABLE FOR A TAX AUDIT.
TO REQUIRE VIDEO AND AUDIO RECORDINGS OF IN-PERSON INTERACTIONS AND VERBAL COMMUNICATIONS THAT OCCUR DURING INVESTIGATIONS PERFORMED UNDER THE ARKANSAS JUVENILE CODE OF 1989 AND THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT.
TO REQUIRE CHILD MALTREATMENT INVESTIGATORS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN NOTICES TO ALLEGED OFFENDERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION RELATING TO A DEPENDENCY-NEGLECT PROCEEDING OR A FAMILY IN NEED OF SERVICES PROCEEDING.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE TO PROVIDE REPORTS CONCERNING THE NUMBER OF OVERTURNED TRUE FINDING DETERMINATIONS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; TO CLARIFY THE EFFECT ON ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TYPES OF REPORTS THAT ARE ACCEPTED UNDER THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING GOVERNING BOARDS OF TECHNICAL COLLEGES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
TO CREATE THE WRONGFUL BIRTH CIVIL LIABILITY PROTECTION ACT.
TO REQUIRE THAT AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT (25%) OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS BE NET PROCEEDS AVAILABLE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
CONCERNING THE CIVIL FORFEITURE OF ASSETS INVOLVED IN CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "MARRIAGE".
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EVERY HUMAN BEING IS ENTITLED TO THE RIGHT TO LIFE.
TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
CoSponsor for House
CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE FOR A CURRENT OR FORMER MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES.
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATE.
TO ALLOW A STUDENT WHO ATTENDS A PRIVATE SCHOOL OR A HOME SCHOOL TO ENROLL IN AN ACADEMIC COURSE WITHIN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING UNLAWFUL ABORTIONS; TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE OF DENIAL, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF A HEALTH FACILITIES SERVICE LICENSE; AND TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING ABORTION CLINICS.
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.
CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE FOR A CURRENT OR FORMER MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES; AND CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUNS.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.

Committees

Committees