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Senator Bud Canada

118 Second Street, Suite H, Hot Springs, 71913

Senator Bud Canada
Phone: 501-624-5511
Phone:
District: 13
District:
13
Seniority: 1
Seniority:
1
Occupation: Insurance, President, Mid South Life Insurance Co.
Occupation:
Insurance, President, Mid South Life Insurance Co.
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: Korean War
Veteran:
Korean War
Public Service: Sheriff 3 terms; House in 1959 & 1961; Senate in 1
Public Service:
Sheriff 3 terms; House in 1959 & 1961; Senate in 1


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MUST BE FIFTEEN (15) YEARS OLD BEFORE HE OR SHE MAY OBTAIN A HARDSHIP WAIVER FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE.
AN ACT CONCERNING DRIVER'S INSTRUCTION PERMITS.
TO CHANGE THE NORMAL RETIREMENT AGE FOR LOPFI TO PERMIT RETIREMENT AT ANY AGE WITH 28 YEARS OF SERVICE.
THE ARKANSAS WHEELCHAIR LEMON LAW ACT.
TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 22-3-1009.
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN FOODS FROM STATE SALES AND USE TAX.
TO INCREASE THE HOMESTEAD TAX CREDIT.
TO AMEND THE HORSE RACING LAW.
NAMING THE CHARLES D. RAGLAND TAXPAYER SERVICES CENTER AND RECOGNIZING THE SERVICE AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF CHARLES D. RAGLAND.
URGING DFA TO NAME THE NEW REVENUE DIVISION TAXPAYER SERVICE BUILDING THE SMITH-STORY-HOGAN TAXPAYER SERVICES CENTER IN HONOR AND MEMORY OF MR. BILL SMITH, MR. FRANK STORY, AND MR. JULIAN HOGAN.
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMDINISTRATION TO NAME THE DFA BUILDING AT 1509 WEST 7TH STREET THE SMITH-STORY-HOGAN BUILDING IN HONOR AND MEMORY OF MR. BILL SMITH, MR. FRANK STORY, AND MR. JULIAN HOGAN.
ENCOURAGING CONGRESS TO WORK WITH THE FEDERAL ADVISORY COMMISSION ON ELECTRONIC COMMERCE TO STUDY THE EFFECT OF INTERNET AND MAIL ORDER SALES ON IN-STATE BUSINESSES IN COMPETITION WITH INTERNET AND MAIL ORDER SELLERS.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND THE HORSE RACING LAW.
TO CREATE THE POLICEMEN'S PENSION SUPPLEMENT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO RETIRED POLICE OFFICERS AND SURVIVORS.
TO EXTEND THE TIME FOR STAFF MEMBERS OF TECHNICAL COLLEGES, VO-TECH SCHOOLS AND DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE EDUCATION TO ENTER THE TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT REVENUE BOND LAW.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE FINANCING OF TOURISM ENTERPRISES BY THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY, TO CLARIFY CERTAIN SECTIONS OF ACT 1062 OF 1985, ACT 340 OF 1985, AND ACT 487 OF 1995.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TOURISM DEVELOPMENT ACT.
RECOGNIZING THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATH AND SCIENCE AND ITS CLASS OF 1998 FOR EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AND ITS TOP-RANKING ON THE AMERICAN COLLEGE TEST.
CoSponsor
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL DUCKS UNLIMITED MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES.
REGULATING STATE EMPLOYMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES REGARDING THEIR ENTERING INTO GRANTS, CONTRACTS OR LEASES WITH THE STATE.
PERFORMANCE-BASED PROGRAM BUDGETING AND STRATEGIC PLANNING PILOT PROGRAM
AN ACT TO ENACT A NON-MANDATED CATASTROPHIC MENTAL HEALTH PARITY ACT TO SUPERCEDE THE ARKANSAS MENTAL HEALTH PARITY ACT UNTIL JULY 1, 2005.
TO CREATE A FINANCIAL INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR TRAVEL AGENTS, TOUR OPERATORS, TOUR BROKERS, AND GROUP LEADERS TO PROMOTE MOTORCOACH TRAVEL.
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
TO ESTABLISH AND PROMOTE A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS WITHIN EACH COUNTY OF THE STATE.
TO REPEAL THE PROHIBITION ON INSPECTIONS FOR MANDATORY SEAT BELT USE AND TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF SEAT BELT VIOLATIONS TO SUSPEND A DRIVER LICENSE.
TO LEVY A TAX ON ALL MOTOR VEHICLES HAVING DECLARED GROSS WEIGHTS IN EXCESS OF 73,280 POUNDS.
THE EXTENDED JUVENILE JURISDICTION ACT.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT CHEMICALS USED IN THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS FROM SALES AND USE TAX AND TO REPEAL THE USEFUL LIFE AND EFFICIENCY REQUIREMENT FROM THE SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR REPLACEMENT MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT.
CoSponsor for House
TO AUTHORIZE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO RETIRE AFTER TWENTY-EIGHT (28) YEARS OF CREDITED SERVICE.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE TO CLARIFY THE MISSION AND TO MORE SPECIFICALLY DEFINE THE POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION.
TO REQUIRE ANY PERSON DESIRING TO BURN FOREST VEGETATION TO NOTIFY THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION.
RELATING TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY OF ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION PERSONNEL.
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
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - FOR THE BILL CLINTON BIRTHPLACE HOME CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
THE ARKANSAS EARTHQUAKE AUTHORITY ACT.