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Representative David Cook (D)

P. O. Box 131, Williford, 72482

Representative David Cook (D)
Phone: 870-966-4703
Phone:
District: 80
District:
80
Seniority: 31
Seniority:
31
Occupation: Retired School Administrator
Occupation:
Retired School Administrator
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran: Vietnam
Veteran:
Vietnam
Public Service: First term in House 2005, 2007, 2009
Public Service:
First term in House 2005, 2007, 2009


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - MANAGEMENT SERVICES DIVISION - ACHIEVING PARITY BETWEEN STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS OF RETIRED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES AND RETIRED STATE EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS FOR HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS UNDER THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
CONCERNING THE RUNNING WATER LEVEE DISTRICT.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC FACILITIES BOARD LAW TO AUTHORIZE THE FINANCING OF PUBLIC NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION FACILITIES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR AN INTERIM SUTDY CONCERNING VIRTUAL SCHOOLS IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 RELATED TO SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS.
AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS.
TO AMEND THE CALCULATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS FOR DETERMINING STATE FOUNDATION FUNDING AID.
AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUED PAYMENT OF OBLIGATIONS ON UNMATURED BONDS INVOLVED IN MULTIPLE SCHOOL DISTRICT REORGANIZATIONS AND TO CREATE SCHOOL FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
AMENDING THE PREREQUISITES FOR HOME SCHOOLING.
TO CLARIFY EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT'S LIABILITY FOR THE UNMATURED BONDS OR OTHER OBLIGATIONS EXISTING WHEN THE TERRITORY OF ONE (1) SCHOOL DISTRICT IS DIVIDED AMONG MULTIPLE SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
RECOMMENDING THAT A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF FUNDING FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BE COMMITTED TO COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION OF HIGHWAY 67 IN ARKANSAS.
RECOGNIZING THE DAVIDSONVILLE HISTORIC STATE PARK'S SIGNIFICANT PRESERVATION OF STATE HISTORY AND ENCOURAGING ARKANSANS AND VISITORS TO VISIT THE DAVIDSONVILLE HISTORIC STATE PARK.
CoSponsor
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
PAUL'S LAW: TO PROHIBIT DRIVERS OF MOTOR VEHICLES FROM USING HANDHELD WIRELESS TELEPHONES TO ENGAGE IN TEXT MESSAGING.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING FOR MEN FORTY (40) YEARS OF AGE AND OVER.
TO ESTABLISH AN INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
AMENDING ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING CHARITABLE BINGO AND RAFFLES.
TO ALLOW THE INCIDENTAL SALE OF WHOLE MILK THAT IS NOT PASTEURIZED AND TO ALLOW THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH TO MAKE RULES FOR THE SALE OF WHOLE MILK THAT IS NOT PASTEURIZED.
AN ACT TO CREATE A BIRTH THROUGH PREKINDERGARTEN TEACHING CREDENTIAL.
AN ACT TO AMEND ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE.
TO INCREASE THE TAX ON CIGARETTES AND CERTAIN TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO PAY THE COMMISSION TO THE STAMP DEPUTIES FOR CERTAIN CIGARETTE TAXES.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RULES AND PROCEDURES OF THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD.
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE RETIREE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS AND TO PERMIT STATE CONTRIBUTIONS TO GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO ARE NOT STATE EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT MILITARY RETIRED PAY FROM INCOME TAX.
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
TO PROVIDE INCREASES OF FINES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES AND VIOLATIONS; TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR COUNTY JAILS; TO AUTHORIZE A LEVY TO DEFRAY THE COST OF INCARCERATING COUNTY PRISONERS; AND TO AUTHORIZE DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS.
TO INCREASE DISTRICT COURT FILING FEES; ESTABLISH ADDITIONAL PILOT STATE DISTRICT COURT JUDGESHIPS; CONSOLIDATE CITY COURTS WITH DISTRICT COURTS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES - SMALL MINORITY CONTRACTORS SURETY BONDING AND MENTOR PROTEGE TRAINING PILOT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - REVENUE SERVICES DIVISION - REFUNDS AND REIMBURSEMENTS - CHARITABLE BINGO AND RAFFLES APPROPRIATION.
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PUBLISH ITS ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORT BY WEBSITE POSTING.
TO CLARIFY STUDENT GROWTH FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT TO TAXPAYERS PERFORMING OVERTIME WORK IN COUNTIES DECLARED A DISASTER AREA BY THE GOVERNOR AS THE RESULT OF THE JANUARY 2009 ICE STORM IN ARKANSAS.
THE ARKIDS FIRST IMPROVEMENT ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND ENERGY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - STATEWIDE GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION STATEWIDE GRANTS TO VIOLENCE SHELTERS/CRISIS & ADVOCACY CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER - ARKANSAS REAL-TIME SCRAP METAL LOGBOOK EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - STATEWIDE 2-1-1 INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SYSTEM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - SKIN CANCER EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OZARKA COLLEGE - CONSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT, PERSONAL SERVICES, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF VOLUNTEERISM - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS PLANNING PROGRAM ACT.
TO DESIGNATE A PORTION OF HIGHWAY 67 AS ROCK 'N' ROLL HIGHWAY 67.
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO ISSUE GOLD STAR FAMILY SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
TO AMEND THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE ACT OF 2005 TO ALLOW RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES TO OBTAIN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR NOMINAL FEES.
TO AUTHORIZE THE REDESIGN AND SIMPLIFICATION OF MILITARY SERVICE AND VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
THE WILDLIFE OBSERVATION TRAILS PILOT PROGRAM.
THE WILDLIFE RECREATION FACILITIES PILOT PROGRAM.
TO ESTABLISH AN ACADEMIC FACILITIES REVIEW BOARD AND TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR A HEARING ON ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROJECTS.
AN ACT TO INCREASE DEATH BENEFITS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO PERMIT STORM COST RESERVE ACCOUNTING FOR ELECTRIC PUBLIC UTILITIES WHEN REQUESTED.
TO ESTABLISH A SYSTEM OF EDUCATION WITHIN THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES.
TO ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES BY ALLOWING A TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS.
TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL GUARD OR RESERVE WHO ARE TEACHERS OR ADMINISTRATORS PAY FOR THE COST OF A SUBSTITUTE EMPLOYEE WHEN THE MEMBER IS ON MILITARY LEAVE.
THE HERITAGE TRAILS SYSTEM ACT.
CONCERNING DEATH BENEFITS FOR COVERED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PROCUREMENT LAW TO ALLOW VETERAN'S PREFERENCE IN THE PROCUREMENT OF STATE CONTRACTS AND TO OTHERWISE PROVIDE VETERAN'S PREFERENCES IN STATE LAW.
COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP).
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT
AN ACT CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES AND RELATED OFFENSES AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION.
TO PROHIBIT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF AN ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICT IF THE RESULTING SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE LARGER THAN ONE THOUSAND SQUARE MILES (1,000 SQ. MI.).
TO ALLOW THE COMMISSION FOR ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION TO DEVELOP RULES GOVERNING PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION.
TO PROVIDE A PROCESS FOR ROUTINE INSPECTIONS AND REPORTING OF INSPECTIONS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATING TO FUNDING FOR ISOLATED SCHOOLS.
CONCERNING THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMISSION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009.
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.
AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH, TRAP, AND HARVEST WILDLIFE.

Committees

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