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Representative Paul Bookout

2104 Catharine Dr, Jonesboro, 72404

Representative Paul Bookout
Phone: 870-932-6662
Phone:
District: 87
District:
87
Seniority: 32
Seniority:
32
Occupation: Funeral Director
Occupation:
Funeral Director
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1999, 2001
Public Service:
House 1999, 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS STATE ELECTION IMPROVEMENT STUDY COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE A LUMP SUM DEATH BENEFIT FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO UPDATE THE CURRENT PREPAID FUNERAL SERVICE CONTRACT LAWS; AND TO ESTABLISH THE PREPAID FUNERAL CONTRACTS RECOVERY PROGRAM FOR CONSUMER RELIEF UPON THE INSOLVENCY OF PREPAID FUNERAL CONTRACT ISSUERS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - LIBERAL ARTS TEACHING BUILDING AND STUDENT FIELD HOUSE FACILITY CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS NEW MOTOR VEHICLE QUALITY ASSURANCE ACT.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 19-8-101 TO DEFINE BANK AND BANKING INSTITUTION.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS TRADE SECRETS ACT.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 27-14-806 AND 27-14-807 TO EXTEND THE LIEN FILING PERIOD TO NINETY DAYS ON VEHICLES.
REQUEST HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES INVOLVING AGRICULTURE TO CONDUCT STUDY CONCERNING TERMITE TREATMENT AND INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TERMITE INFESTATION AND DAMAGE IN THIS STATE.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING TO SET STANDARDS FOR CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION FOR ALL LICENSED NURSES.
THE SAFE HAVEN ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF ATHLETIC TRAINING.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE USE OF SEAT BELTS ON SCHOOL BUSES WHEN AVAILABLE; TO REQUIRE THAT SCHOOL BUSES PURCHASED AFTER JANUARY 1, 2003 BE EQUIPPED WITH SEAT BELTS.
TO CHANGE THE DWI THRESHOLD FROM 0.10% TO 0.08.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH DAISY GASTON BATES DAY AS AN OFFICIAL STATE HOLIDAY.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - BEEBE - INSTITUTIONAL FACILITIES AND IMPROVEMENTS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AUTHORIZE MOTOR VEHICLES LEADING OR ESCORTING A FUNERAL PROCESSION TO USE PURPLE FLASHING AND ROTATING LIGHTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 13-4-204 TO CLARIFY WHEN ORIGINAL RECORDS MAY BE DESTROYED.
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 23-75-117 PERTAINING TO SALARIES PAID BY HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CORPORATIONS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF THEFT OF MOTOR FUEL.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.
AN ACT AUTHORIZING CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENENACE OF A MONUMENT ON STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS HONORING FIREFIGHTERS WHO HAVE DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - MOUNTAIN HOME - MAINTENANCE BUILDING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT REGARDING FEES PAID BY SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS FOR AUTHORIZED MATCHES AND EXHIBITIONS.
AN ACT TO ENSURE EQUAL GE0GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION BY APPOINTING THE MEMBERS FROM CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FOOTBALL CLASSIC AND THE ARKANSAS MEALS-ON-WHEELS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC PORT AUTHORITIES IN ARKANSAS TO FUND PUBLIC PORT INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 17-29-301 REGARDING APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS FOR PERSONS DESIRING TO ENGAGE IN THE SCIENCE OF EMBALMING.
TO AMEND THE JOINT MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION ACT.
TO PROHIBIT MUTUAL ORDERS OF PROTECTION.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH CARE TRUST FUND; TO LEVY ADDITIONAL EXCISE TAXES ON TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO BE DEPOSITED INTO THE FUND; TO PROVIDE THAT THE FUND WILL BE USED TO ADDRESS HEALTH RELATED ISSUES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE EMERGENCY SECONDARY EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GOVERNOR'S DISTINGUISHED TEACHING SCHOLARS PROGRAM.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PAYMENTS TO NURSING FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 18-16-101 CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF REFUSAL TO VACATE UPON NOTICE.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS SPEED TRAP LAW TO MAKE IT APPLICABLE TO VIOLATIONS OF LOCAL ORDINANCES.
AN ACT TO CREATE A NEW CIRCUIT JUDGESHIP IN THE SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE SPECIAL COLLEGIATE LICENSE PLATES.
ENDORSING THE NATIONAL PROCLAMATION OF NATIONAL HEART FAILURE AWARENESS WEEK.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A NEW RULE TO REQUIRE THE PUBLISHING OF ROLL CALL VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTERNET WEB SITE.
REQUESTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON REVENUE AND TAXATION TO CONDUCT HEARINGS ON THE EXTENT OF THE REDUCTION IN FUNDING TO VARIOUS SCHOOL DISTRICTS UNDER SECTION 4 OF AMENDMENT 79.
REQUESTING THE JOINT PERFORMANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
RECOGNIZING LUKE MORRIS FOR HIS COURAGE IN RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURIES RECEIVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT ON FEBRUARY 17, AND COMMENDING THE THREE PEOPLE WHO ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND BEGAN LIFE SAVING MEASURES.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ELECTRIC CONSUMER CHOICE ACT OF 1999.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE ASSETS TEST FOR CHILDREN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAID.
THE UNIFORM ATHLETE AGENTS ACT.
AN ACT TO EXTEND SPECIAL INCENTIVES FOR QUALIFIED MANUFACTURERS OF STEEL.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC TRANSIT TRUST FUND.
THE EDUCATOR COMPENSATION ACT OF 2001.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION - PUBLIC PORT INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM; TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS; AND TO LOWER THE AMOUNT OF THE AWARD.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE CERTAIN COUNTIES TO LEVY A SALES AND USE TAX TO PROVIDE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TO OR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF A COMMUNITY COLLEGE THAT WILL BE MERGED INTO A FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION.
AN ACT TO ABOLISH AND TRANSFER THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DELTA TECHNICAL INSTITUTE TO ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - TECHNICAL CENTER.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.