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Representative Calvin Johnson

3700 West 12th Avenue, Pine Bluff, 71603

Representative Calvin Johnson
Phone: 870-575-8256
Phone:
District: 72
District:
72
Seniority: 41
Seniority:
41
Occupation: Educator
Occupation:
Educator
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Board Member, Dermott School District; House 1999,
Public Service:
Board Member, Dermott School District; House 1999,


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-42-113 TO ALLOW CITY OFFICIALS' SALARIES TO BE DECREASED UPON REQUEST OF THE CITY OFFICIAL.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 27-101-207(b) TO REQUIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES TO PROVIDE INSUREDS WITH PROOF OF LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE ON MOTORBOATS AND PERSONAL WATERCRAFT.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT PREDATORY LENDING IN THE HOME MORTGAGE MARKET.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO RAISE AWARENESS CONCERNING PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER AND TO INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - ADDICTION STUDIES PROGRAM CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 12-12-324 TO REQUIRE THE STATE CRIME LAB TO NOTIFY THE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES WITHIN THREE DAYS AFTER BALLISTIC TESTING.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UNIVERSITY ASSISTED TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION GRANT PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS GEOGRAPHICAL CRITICAL NEEDS MINORITY TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN THE DELTA AND IN GEOGRAPHICAL TEACHER SHORTAGE AREAS TO REIMBURSE TEACHERS FOR INTERVIEWING AND MOVING EXPENSES.
AN ACT TO INSTITUTE A MONITORING PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS OBTAINING WAIVERS OF SCHOOL ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS TO ATTEND ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM LAW AS REGARDS TO SURVIVOR BENEFITS OF SPOUSES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF COUNTERFEITING A COLLEGIATE MARK.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AN ARKANSAS PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS AND PRACTICES BOARD FOR THE EDUCATION PROFESSION.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A REPORT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION ON THE IMPACT OF SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IDENTIFY CRITICAL TEACHER SHORTAGE AREAS; TO IDENTIFY THE AREAS OF THE STATE THAT MAKE-UP THE ARKANSAS DELTA REGION.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR RETIRED STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO TWENTY PERCENT OF PAYMENTS FOR HEALTH INSURANCE.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO RAISE AWARENESS CONCERNING PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER AND TO INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER.
THE ARKANSAS DELTA LEADERSHIP ACT OF 2001.
AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN RETIRED EMPLOYEES OF INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO CONTINUE COVERAGE IN THE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN RETIRED EMPLOYEES OF INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO CONTINUE COVERAGE IN THE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
TO ENCOURAGE THE PUBLIC TO CONTACT THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL'S OFFICE FOR HOME FIRE SAFETY INFORMATION.
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON EDUCATION CONDUCT AN INTERIM STUDY TO DETERMINE THE IMPACT OF NON-INSTRUCTIONAL DUTIES PLACED ON MEMBERS OF THE TEACHING PROFESSION.
TO REQUEST THE APPEARANCE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES' DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES.
A RESOLUTION TO STUDY ARKANSAS STATE- SUPPORTED EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS; AND TO PREPARE A PLAN FOR FUNDING.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A TENANT FAILS TO PAY RENT THE LANDLORD MAY LOCK THE TENANT OUT OF THE RENTED PREMISES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE CONTINUING EMPLOYMENT AND SALARIES FOR EMPLOYEES DISPLACED BY THE PRIVATIZATION OF THE ALEXANDER YOUTH SERVICES CENTER.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO INCLUDE NURSING SCHOOLS AS APPROVED INSTITUTIONS IN THE ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO ALLOW TEACHERS AND OTHER SCHOOL EMPLOYEES TO RECEIVE GIFTS OR COMPENSATION IN RECOGNITION OF THE EMPLOYEE'S CONTRIBUTION TO EDUCATION.
THE SAFE HAVEN ACT.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH DAISY GASTON BATES DAY AS AN OFFICIAL STATE HOLIDAY.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR THE ISSUANCE OR RENEWAL OF DRIVER LICENSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.
AN ACT TO EXPAND THE DEFINITION OF VICTIM IN THE ARKANSAS CRIME VICTIMS REPARATIONS ACT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH PARITY FOR CHILDREN COVERED BY THE ARKIDS FIRST PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO PROVIDE INDEPENDENT PRACTICE OF PSYCHOLOGY BY QUALIFIED PERSONS.
AN ACT TO ENSURE EQUAL GE0GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION BY APPOINTING THE MEMBERS FROM CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC PORT AUTHORITIES IN ARKANSAS TO FUND PUBLIC PORT INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A UNIFORM GRADING SCALE FOR NON-TRADITIONAL HIGH SCHOOL COURSES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE MOSAIC TEMPLARS OF AMERICA CENTER FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE AND BUSINESS ENTERPRISE.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE EMERGENCY SECONDARY EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM.
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 CREATE THE GOVERNOR'S DISTINGUISHED TEACHING SCHOLARS PROGRAM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON PROSTATE CANCER ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2001-2003 BIENNIUM.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PAYMENTS TO NURSING FACILITIES.
TO CREATE A REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION THAT IT IS NOT IN THE BEST INTEREST OF A CHILD TO BE PLACED IN THE CUSTODY OF AN ABUSIVE PARENT.
AN ACT TO PROTECT VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE.
TO AMEND VARIOUS THE ELECTION LAWS CONCERNING ABSENTEE VOTING FOR THE ARMED FORCES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PROVISION PERTAINING TO THE CIVIL RIGHTS SECTION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO REQUIRE AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY POLICIES TO DISPLAY THE ACTUAL POLICY TERM OF INSURANCE COVERAGE PAID FOR BY THE INSURED.
AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE IN SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND DEBT TO THIRTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE ASSESSED VALUE OF REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY IN THE DISTRICT IN CASES OF UNEXPECTED, UNFORESEEN OR EXTREME HARDSHIP.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-106(a) TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO USE PROFANE, VIOLENT, VULGAR, ABUSIVE OR INSULTING LANGUAGE TOWARD ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE DURING THE COURSE OF HIS OR HER DUTIES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-208(b) TO MAKE GREIVANCE HEARINGS OPEN OR CLOSED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE EMPLOYEE; TO PROVIDE FOR CLOSED HEARINGS FOR TESTIMONY FROM STUDENTS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEE MINIMUM SALARY ACT.
AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO CEASE PRIVATIZATION OF THE ALEXANDER YOUTH FACILITY IN ALEXANDER, ARKANSAS FOR TWO (2) YEARS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-21-303 CONCERNING SCHOOL DISTRICT PURCHASES OF COMMODITIES.
REQUESTING THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON ENERGY TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF POWER OUTAGES WITHIN THIS STATE AND TO IDENTIFY SOLUTIONS.
PROPOSING TO AMEND AMENDMENT 73 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISH TERM LIMITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
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.
TO HONOR FAY JONES' ARCHITECTURAL LEGACY AND THE POSITIVE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION HE HAS BROUGHT TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
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
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR CRIMINAL OFFENSES COMMITTED BECAUSE OF THE VICTIM'S RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, ETHNICITY, ANCESTRY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER, OR DISABILITY.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE ASSETS TEST FOR CHILDREN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAID.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC TRANSIT TRUST FUND.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE PROGRAM TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO CHANGE THE FINANCIAL NEEDS CRITERIA; TO CHANGE THE CONTINUING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; AND TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF TUITION.
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.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.