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Representative Michael Booker

Box 45154, Little Rock, 72214

Representative Michael Booker
Phone: 501-375-2221
Phone:
District: 56
District:
56
Seniority: 23
Seniority:
23
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House in 1995, 1997, 1999
Public Service:
House in 1995, 1997, 1999


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
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
TO SPECIFY THAT POLICE OFFICERS PARTICIPATING IN DROP WILL BE TREATED AS EMPLOYEES OF POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR FRINGE BENEFITS AND OTHER RETIREMENT BENEFITS OF THE POLICE PENSION FUND.
TO INCREASE THE SALARY OF THE PULASKI COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT PRESENTENCE OFFICERS TO TWENTY-THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
TO AUTHORIZE A MUNICIPAL JUDGE TO SIT AS AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE IN CITIES THAT ADOPT A FAIR HOUSING ORDINANCE.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE LEVY OF THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX UPON CERTAIN SERVICES.
TO REINSTATE THE NUMBER OF VOTER SIGNATURES NEEDED ON THE REFERENDUM ON A LOCAL HOTEL AND RESTAURANT GROSS RECEIPTS TAX.
AN ACT TO CONFORM THE ARKANSAS TAX CLAIM FOR REFUND PROVISION TO THE SIMILAR FEDERAL TAX CLAIM FOR REFUND PROVISION.
AN ACT TO REPEAL CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF ACT 1099 OF 1997 WHICH HAS HAD AN ADVERSE AFFECT ON CERTAIN MINORITY POPULATIONS.
TO ENHANCE THE SAFETY OF THE WORKFORCE IN THIS STATE.
RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS CHAPTERS OF DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INCORPORATED.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO PERMIT CITIES TO ADOPT ORDINANCES CONCERNING FAIR HOUSING THAT MEET GUIDELINES OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.
TO AUTHORIZE ABC TO ISSUE BEER FESTIVAL PERMITS; TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 3-5-1204 REGARDING AUTHORIZED SALES BY MICROBREWERY-RESTAURANTS.
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.
AN ACT TO RESTRICT THE CONVERSION OF A TWO-YEAR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO A FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION.
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.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO ALLOW A PERSON WITH A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE TO CARRY ANY HANDGUN HE OR SHE CHOOSES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR MEDICALLY NECESSARY FOODS AND FOOD PRODUCTS FOR INHERITED METABOLIC DISEASES.
THE IRA AND SAVINGS INCENTIVE ACT OF 1999.
TO INCREASE THE HOMESTEAD TAX REFUND.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE TO COMPILE AND PUBLISH DATA REGARDING ROUTINE TRAFFIC STOPS CONDUCTED BY THE STATE POLICE.
TO CREATE A COLLEGE OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-42-206 PERTAINING TO THE PETITION OF NOMINATION FOR ALDERMEN.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE ANNUAL AUDITS OR PERFORMANCE OF AGREED UPON PROCEDURES OF WATER AND SEWER SERVICE PROVIDERS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - FOR THE BILL CLINTON BIRTHPLACE HOME CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF WORLD WAR II VETERAN, KOREAN WAR VETERAN, VIETNAM VETERAN, AND PERSIAN GULF VETERAN LICENSE PLATES.
AN ACT TO DECLARE THE THIRD FRIDAY IN SEPTEMBER AS ‘POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY’.
THE FREEDOM OF CHOICE AMONG HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS ACT.
TO AMEND THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTER QUALIFICATIONS.
TO PROVIDE THAT COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSIONERS SHALL DELIVER ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR RUNOFF ELECTIONS TO THE COUNTY CLERK NO LATER THAN FIFTEEN DAYS BEFORE THE ELECTION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-40-303 PERTAINING TO ELECTION PROCEDURES FOR ANNEXATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-701 RELATING TO THE DECLARATION OF RESULTS FOR ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-205 TO CLARIFY WRITE-IN VOTES IN MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 21-2-105 TO CLARIFY THE ADMINISTRATION OF OATHS.
TO CLARIFY CANDIDATES' AND MUNICIPAL OFFICE HOLDERS' RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-42-106 TO CLARIFY THE SWEARING IN OF MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-109 TO ESTABLISH A UNIFORM COST FOR PRINTED VOTER REGISTRATION LISTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-405 TO AMEND THE APPLICATION FORM FOR ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
TO REQUEST THE ARKANSAS CODE REVISION COMMISSION TO MAKE CORRECTIONS TO THE CATCHLINES IN ARKANSAS CODE 7-7-204 AND 7-7-301.
TO CLARIFY ELECTION LAW DEADLINES.
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51, SECTION 9 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE FOR ELECTION LAW DEADLINES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-1-104 PERTAINING TO MISCELLANEOUS PENALTIES FOR ELECTION LAW VIOLATIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-7-402 PERTAINING TO THE FILING OF CERTIFICATES OF NOMINATION.
TO AMEND THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR VOTER QUALIFICATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-311 PERTAINING TO THE SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR DISABLED VOTERS.
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.
THE ARKANSAS EARTHQUAKE AUTHORITY ACT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PENALTIES FOR LARGE TRUCKS EXCEEDING SPEED LIMITS.
TO EXPAND THE PROPERTY TAX CREDIT FOR SENIOR CITIZENS TO INCLUDE DISABLED PERSONS.
TO REQUIRE VEHICLES TO BE REGISTERED WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS OF PURCHASE.
TO CLARIFY LANGUAGE PERTAINING TO DEADLINES FOR CERTIFICATION, NOTICE AND APPOINTMENTS.
TO REQUIRE RESTITUTION FOR THEFT OF SERVICES WHICH INVOLVE PUBLIC UTILITIES AND TO ENHANCE THE PENALTIES WHERE THE THEFT RESULTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 23-48-810 TO PROHIBIT BANKS FROM CHARGING A CUSTOMER-BANK COMMUNICATIONS TERMINAL USAGE FEE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-90-702 AND 16-90-716 TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REPARATIONS TO VICTIMS WHOSE INJURIES ARE CATASTROPHIC AND RESULT IN A TOTAL AND PERMANENT DISABILITY.
TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF THE FUNDS IN THE UNCLAIMED PROPERTY FUND ARE TO BE USED BY SMALL CITIES AND TOWNS TO COMBAT CRIME.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-26-1408(a)(2) AND (a)(3) RELATING TO THE ASSESSMENT OF PERSONAL PROPERTY FOR AD VALOREM TAXES.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAM K. ‘MAC’ MCGEHEE, JR. AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO DESIGNATE THE MEMBERS’ PRIVATE WORK AREA OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AS A ‘NON-SMOKING AREA’.
FOR A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ENACTING LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE FOR COUNTYWIDE TOLL FREE TELEPHONE SERVICE.
EXPRESSING APPRECIATION TO ALL GOVERNMENTAL AND RELIEF AGENCIES, AND CITIZENS WHO RESPONDED TO AND ASSISTED THE VICTIMS OF THE 1997 TORNADOES THAT RAVAGED THIS STATE.
COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY INDIANS MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM AND HEAD COACH DICKEY NUTT ON THEIR OUTSTANDING 1998-99 REGULAR SEASON.
TO EXPRESS THE INTENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THAT ALL FORMER MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ARE AUTHORIZED AND ENCOURAGED TO WEAR THEIR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES LAPEL PINS.
CoSponsor for Senate
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.
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.
REGULATING STATE EMPLOYMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES REGARDING THEIR ENTERING INTO GRANTS, CONTRACTS OR LEASES WITH THE STATE.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW GRANTING SICK LEAVE TO MUNICIPAL FIRE FIGHTERS.
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
TO ESTABLISH AND PROMOTE A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS WITHIN EACH COUNTY OF THE STATE.
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 ESTABLISH AN EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR USED MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS.
TO PROVIDE FOR TEACHERS TO BE LICENSED IN THE GRADE LEVEL OR SUBJECT THEY TEACH AND FOR SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS TO HAVE A BACHELOR'S DEGREE.
THE PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS ACT.
TO PROVIDE AN ACT TO LICENSE AND REGULATE CHECK-CASHING AND DEFERRED PRESENTMENT OPTION BUSINESSES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-18-1005 TO PROVIDE INDIVIDUALIZED HEALTH CARE PLANS FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS.