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Senator Paul Bookout (D)

3806 Pebble Beach Drive, Jonesboro, 72404

Senator Paul Bookout (D)
Phone: 870-336-5013
Phone:
District: 14
District:
14
Seniority: 13
Seniority:
13
Occupation: Administrative Director for System Relations for St. Bernards Healthcare in Jonesboro
Occupation:
Administrative Director for System Relations for St. Bernards Healthcare in Jonesboro
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1999, 2001, 2003; Senate Special Election 4-06; 2007 Asst. Pro Tempore; 2009 Asst. Pro Tempore, 2010-11 President Pro Tempore
Public Service:
House 1999, 2001, 2003; Senate Special Election 4-06; 2007 Asst. Pro Tempore; 2009 Asst. Pro Tempore, 2010-11 President Pro Tempore


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - ELLIS HOUSE - ASU - SYSTEM OFFICE RENOVATION COSTS AND COMPLETION OF RENOVATION AND REMODELING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - LIBERAL ARTS BUILDING CONSTRUCTION, OPERATIONS, FURNISHING, AND EQUIPPING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - JOB TRAINING GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - NEWPORT - JONESBORO TECHNICAL CENTER COSTS OF AN INSTRUCTIONAL AND GENERAL PURPOSE BUILDING ADDITION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - PURCHASE OF EQUIPMENT FOR THE CANCER INSTITUTE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING SEX OFFENDERS.
RECOMMENDING THAT STUDIES OF SPECIFIC ISSUES OCCUR IN THE PERMANENT SUBCOMMITTEES OF THE STANDING COMMITTEES OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES RATHER THAN IN TASK FORCES CREATED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
PROVIDING THAT THE SENATE OF THE EIGHTY-EIGHTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL RECESS ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011, AND RECONVENE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2011.
TO DESIGNATE APRIL AS PARKINSON'S DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH.
PROVIDING THAT THE SENATE OF THE EIGHTY-EIGHTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL RECESS ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011, AND RECONVENE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2011.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
CoSponsor
TO DEFINE THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DYS CONTRACT COMMUNITY-BASED YOUTH SERVICES PROVIDERS.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN WATER SYSTEMS TO MAINTAIN A LEVEL OF FLUORIDE TO PREVENT TOOTH DECAY.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - HERITAGE SITES ACQUISITION AND OPERATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY - ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES AND THE ARTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS.
TO ALLOW AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER APPOINTED AS A RESERVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO ADMINISTER BLOOD ALCOHOL TESTS AND TO OPERATE A DEVICE TO DETECT EXCESSIVE SPEEDING.
TO ESTABLISH THE FOUR CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS IN ARKANSAS FOR 2011 - 2012.
RECOGNIZING THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY AND THE BEST INTEREST OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PROMOTE RELATIONSHIPS WITH TURKISH PEOPLE.
CoSponsor for House
THE ATHLETE AGENT REFORM ACT OF 2011.
TO DEFINE "PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION" RELATED TO CITY AND COUNTY TURNBACK FUNDS UNDER THE ARKANSAS HIGHWAY REVENUE DISTRIBUTION LAW.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND WITHIN THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND COMMITTEE.

Committees

Committees
ex officio: JBC--PEER REVIEW
ex officio: JBC-CLAIMS
ex officio: JBC-PERSONNEL