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Senator Bill Walker

P.O. Box 1609, Little Rock, 72203

Senator Bill Walker
Phone: 501-375-8683
Phone:
District: 17
District:
17
Seniority: 21
Seniority:
21
Occupation: Self-Employed. Platinum Management, Inc., Interna
Occupation:
Self-Employed. Platinum Management, Inc., Interna
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Justice of the Peace; Pulaski County Quorum Court-
Public Service:
Justice of the Peace; Pulaski County Quorum Court-


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ALLOW CITIES TO CREATE MUNICIPAL MANAGEMENT DISTRICTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENHANCING THE ECONOMIC HEALTH AND VITALITY OF THE AREAS.
TO PRESCRIBE THE AUTHORITY OF BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF CITIES HAVING NON-UNIFORM EMPLOYEE PENSION PLANS WITH ASSETS IN EXCESS OF $100,000 TO EMPLOY AN INVESTMENT ADVISOR TO INVEST PLAN ASSETS PURSUANT TO BOARD POLICY.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF MUNICIPAL CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
TO AMEND THE LEAD-BASED PAINT-HAZARD ACT TO CLARIFY DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT AND THE COMMISSION.
TO CLARIFY THE APPLICABILITY OF ASBESTOS RESPONSE ACTIONS.
TO ALLOW CIVIL PENALTIES COLLECTED PURSUANT TO ARKANSAS CODE 20-27-1002, THE ASBESTOS MATERIAL ACT, TO BE DEPOSITED INTO THE EMERGENCY RESPONSE FUND.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE DISPOSITION OF PENALTIES COLLECTED UNDER THE ASBESTOS MATERIAL ACT.
TO AMEND SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE PERTAINING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS.
AN ACT TO REVISE THE RESTIRCTIONS ON CAMPAIGN ACTIVITIES NEAR POLLING PLACES.
TO PERMIT CITIES TO ADOPT ORDINANCES CONCERNING FAIR HOUSING THAT MEET GUIDELINES OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.
AN ACT FOR THE VARIOUS STATE AGENCIES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 1999-2001 BIENNIUM.
TO REQUIRE THE REPORTING OF UNDERWRITING DATA FOR CERTAIN CLASSES OF BUSINESS.
AN ACT TO SPECIFY CONDUCT INCLUDING MULTIPLE VIOLATIONS OF MUNICIPAL HEALTH AND SAFETY CODES AS CONSTITUTING A COMMON NUISANCE SUBJECT TO INJUNCTIONS, EVICTION AND DAMAGES.
TO PROVIDE THAT ALL NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION IN ARKANSAS INCLUDE A SAFE ROOM AS DESCRIBED BY THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-43-212 TO AUTHORIZE CITY ATTORNEYS TO ISSUE SUBPOENAS IN ALL CITY FAIR HOUSING ORDINANCE VIOLATIONS THEY ARE INVESTIGATING.
AN ACT TO BE KNOWN AS THE ‘INSURANCE ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 1999’.
TO TRANSFER CERTAIN POWERS, FUNCTIONS, AND DUTIES OF THE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR NOTICE OF VIOLATIONS TO OUT-OF-STATE PROPERTY OWNERS; TO REQUIRE PROPERTY OWNED BY OUT-OF-STATE OWNERS TO COMPLY WITH CERTAIN CODES; TO DECLARE NON-COMPLIANT PROPERTIES PUBLIC NUISANCES.
AN ACT CONCERNING STATE EMPLOYEE JOB PROTECTION.
TO PROVIDE FOR NOTICE OF VIOLATIONS TO OUT-OF-STATE PROPERTY OWNERS; TO REQUIRE PROPERTY OWNED BY OUT-OF-STATE OWNERS TO COMPLY WITH CERTAIN CODES; TO DECLARE NON-COMPLIANT PROPERTIES PUBLIC NUISANCES.
CONCERNING THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF OBESITY.
RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS CHAPTERS OF DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INCORPORATED.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AUTHORIZE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO RETIRE AFTER TWENTY-EIGHT (28) YEARS OF CREDITED SERVICE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-18-501, 502(b),(f), AND (h), 503(d) AND 506(b) TO PROVIDE FOR STUDENT DISCIPLINE TRAINING AND GUIDELINES FOR SCHOOL EMPLOYEES AND VOLUNTEERS.
TO AUTHORIZE A MUNICIPAL JUDGE TO SIT AS AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE IN CITIES THAT ADOPT A FAIR HOUSING ORDINANCE.
RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA, INC. AND THE BETA PI OMEGA CHAPTER OF ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA, INC.
CoSponsor
TO PRESCRIBE THE AUTHORITY OF FIRST OR SECOND CLASS CITIES WITH MUNICIPAL JUDGES' AND CLERKS' PENSION PLANS WITH ASSETS IN EXCESS OF $100,000 TO EMPLOY AN INVESTMENT ADVISOR TO INVEST PLAN ASSETS PURSUANT TO CITY POLICY.
TO PRESCRIBE THE AUTHORITY OF CITIES AND COUNTIES WITH CITY OR COUNTY MUNICIPAL JUDGES' AND CLERKS' PENSION PLANS WITH ASSETS IN EXCESS OF $100,000 IN COUNTIES HAVING A POPULATION OF AT LEAST 150,000 PERSONS TO EMPLOY AN INVESTMENT ADVISOR.
REGULATING STATE EMPLOYMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES REGARDING THEIR ENTERING INTO GRANTS, CONTRACTS OR LEASES WITH THE STATE.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS.
AN ACT TO BAN PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTIONS.
PERFORMANCE-BASED PROGRAM BUDGETING AND STRATEGIC PLANNING PILOT PROGRAM
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - AQUACULTURE/FISHERIES CENTER OF EXCELLENCE & AGRICULTURAL /HUMAN SCIENCES RESEARCH & EXTENSION FEDERAL FUNDS MATCH APPROPRIATION FOR THE 1999-2001 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO INSTITUTE A TWO (2) YEAR PILOT LOAN/INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR SMALL BUSINESS THROUGH COMMUNITY LENDERS.
AN ACT TO ENACT A NON-MANDATED CATASTROPHIC MENTAL HEALTH PARITY ACT TO SUPERCEDE THE ARKANSAS MENTAL HEALTH PARITY ACT UNTIL JULY 1, 2005.
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
THE CHILD PROTECTION-PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY ACT OF 1999.
TO PROVIDE THAT NONPROBATIONARY STATUS TEACHERS MAY ONLY BE TERMINATED OR FACE CONTRACT NONRENEWAL FOR REASONABLE CAUSE.
TO SUBSTITUTE ACCREDITATION SURVEYS BY THE JOINT COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR STATE LICENSING SURVEYS FOR HOSPITALS WHICH ARE ACCREDITED.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY FROM PROVIDING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO PRIVATE SCHOOLS.
THE PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS - EARLY INTERVENTION AND MENTORING PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 1999-2001 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY - MATCHING FUNDS FOR ENDOWMENT REQUIREMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 1999- 2001 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - YOUTH MENTORING OR EARLY INTERVENTION AND MENTORING PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 1999-2001 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - YOUTH MENTORING PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 1999-2001 BIENNIUM.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKIDS FIRST PROGRAM TO PROVIDE HEALTH CARE FOR CHILDREN UP TO TWO HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY GUIDELINE.
TO PROVIDE AN ACT TO LICENSE AND REGULATE CHECK-CASHING AND DEFERRED PRESENTMENT OPTION BUSINESSES.
AN ACT TO RESTRICT THE CONVERSION OF A TWO-YEAR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO A FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION.
AN ACT TO REVISE THE ARKANSAS PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PUBLIC ASSISTANCE REFORM ACT.
AN ACT CONCERNING NON-SETTLING TOBACCO PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS.
TO EXEMPT INDUSTRY EMPLOYEES FROM MANDATORY LICENSING OF ELECTRICIANS FOR WORK ON INDUSTRIAL SITES; TO CLARIFY LICENSING REQUIREMENTS.
TO REQUIRE THE POSTING OF SIGNS STATING 'THE WILBUR D. MILLS FREEWAY' ON THE WILBUR D. MILLS FREEWAY.
REQUESTING THE APPROPRIATE SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE STATE FAIR HOUSING LAW AND THE NEED FOR A STATEWIDE FAIR HOUSING COMMITTEE.
COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH 'TIGERS' FOR WINNING THE STATE AAAA BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP."
CoSponsor for House
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL NOT MEET ON THE THIRD MONDAY IN JANUARY IN RESPECT TO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND IN OBSERVANCE OF HIS BIRTHDAY
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - FOR THE BILL CLINTON BIRTHPLACE HOME CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PERMIT PUBLIC ENTITIES TO ACCEPT DIGITAL CHECK IMAGES.
AN ACT TO ALLOW REPORTS OF AGREED UPON PROCEDURES FOR SECOND CLASS CITIES.
TO ABOLISH THE ARKANSAS HEALTH RESOURCES COMMISSION.
THE ARKANSAS EARTHQUAKE AUTHORITY ACT.