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Senator David Burnett (D)

306 Hale, Osceola, 72370

Senator David Burnett (D)
Phone: 870-563-5667
Phone:
District: 22
District:
22
Seniority: 12
Seniority:
12
Occupation: Former Judge
Occupation:
Former Judge
Church Affiliation: Christian
Church Affiliation:
Christian
Veteran: Army - Vietnam
Veteran:
Army - Vietnam
Public Service: Senate 2011
Public Service:
Senate 2011


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - DIVISION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION - OPEN ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL CAPITAL GRANT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CONCERNING JUDICIAL ELECTION BALLOT FORMS.
TO ESTABLISH THE OPEN ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL CAPITAL GRANT PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - NEWPORT - MARKED TREE CAMPUS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - DYESS COLONY HERITAGE SITE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NORTHEASTERN COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING THE VALIDITY OF AN EXISTING SINGLE-COUNTY REGIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT THAT HAS LESS THAN THE POPULATION REQUIRED FOR THE CREATION OF A REGIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT.
TO REQUIRE THAT THERAPEUTICALLY EQUIVALENT DRUG SUBSTITUTIONS BE AUTHORIZED ON EACH PRESCRIPTION.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSFER OF COUNTY FUNDS THAT ARE DESIGNATED FOR A POSITION THAT HAS BEEN ABOLISHED.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIRECTOR'S OFFICE - PLANNING AND ASSESSMENT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AUTHORIZE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES AND THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN CONNECTION WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW A COUNTY TO ABOLISH THE POSITION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT COORDINATOR; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING COUNTY FUNDS FOR THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AND SCHOOL COORDINATOR POSITION.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ELEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR UTILITIES USED IN MANUFACTURING.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ELEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ELEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO PROVIDE AN EXTENDED CARRY FORWARD FOR RECYCLING TAX CREDITS.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ASSIST IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A STEEL MILL PROJECT.
CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY TO FILE A UNIFORM PETITION TO SEAL A MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE OR VIOLATION.
TO RESTRICT A MEMBER OF A CONSTITUTIONAL COMMISSION FROM SEEKING ANOTHER CIVIL OFFICE DURING THE MEMBER'S TERM OF SERVICE.
TO ADOPT THE JOINT RULES OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE EIGHTY-NINTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 35 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF ARKANSAS TO REQUIRE THAT MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION BE ELECTED.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO CLARIFY THE LAWS REGARDING THE TRANSFER OF WATER POLLUTION PERMITS; TO CLARIFY THE FINANCIAL ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS; AND TO CREATE THE WATER PERFORMANCE BOND FUND.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE PRIORITY OF DISTRIBUTIONS FROM THE STATE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE FUND; TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO CLARIFY THE FUND; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE PARTIES QUALIFIED TO HOLD A PERMIT ISSUED TO A PUBLICLY TRADED CORPORATION OR TO A CORPORATION THAT HOLDS MULTIPLE PERMITS; TO REQUIRE THAT AN EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR DIRECTOR BE IDENTIFIED.
TO AUTHORIZE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES AND THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN CONNECTION WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RUNOFF ELECTIONS FOR COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL OFFICERS.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES BY CERTAIN MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS.
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR CONVERTING DIESEL-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND GASOLINE-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES TO MOTOR VEHICLES POWERED BY COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS OR PROPANE GAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
THE SAFE SCHOOL INITIATIVE ACT.
TO FACILITATE AND ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS; AND TO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX SELLERS' DONATIONS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS OR FOR CHARITABLE CAUSES.
TO REQUIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES TO PAY COMPARABLE REIMBURSEMENT TO PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, AND PHYSICIANS.
TO RE-CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 89 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE INTEREST RATE LIMIT ON LOAN CONTRACTS PURSUANT TO SECTION 11 OF AMENDMENT 89 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
TO COMMEMORATE THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
REAFFIRMING THE SENATE'S COMMITMENT TO DEFINE MARRIAGE AS THE UNION OF A MAN AND A WOMAN AND URGING THE U.S. CONGRESS, U.S. SUPREME COURT, AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO UPHOLD AND ENFORCE THE DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT.
ENCOURAGING THE SUPREME COURT TO ADOPT TORT REFORMS TO BALANCE THE RIGHTS OF PLAINTIFFS AND DEFENDANTS IN CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROTECT THE STATE'S CITIZENS AND ECONOMIC INTERESTS FROM INEQUITABLE LITIGATION CLAIMS AND DAMAGE AWARDS.
CoSponsor for House
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CONTRACTS AND CONTRACT CHANGES; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN BEFORE CHANGES TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDER CONTRACTS ARE MADE.
TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING RECOUPMENT OF PAYMENTS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE PROMULGATION OF WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

Committees

Committees