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Representative Donnie Copeland (R)

P.O. Box 15561, Little Rock, 72231

Representative Donnie Copeland (R)
Phone: 501-425-5454
Phone:
District: 38
District:
38
Seniority: 66
Seniority:
66
Occupation: Pastor
Occupation:
Pastor
Church Affiliation: Pentecostal
Church Affiliation:
Pentecostal
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First Term House 2015
Public Service:
First Term House 2015


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO CREATE THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE ACT EXPANSION REPEAL AND PHASE-OUT ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO NOTIFY ENROLLEES OF THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM OF ITS TERMINATION DATE.
CONCERNING THE AWARD OF MERITORIOUS GOOD TIME CREDITS TO AN INMATE IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
TO LIMIT THE USE OF CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS INFORMATION; AND TO INCREASE OPPORTUNITIES FOR EMPLOYMENT FOR PERSONS WITH CRIMINAL RECORDS.
CONCERNING FINGERPRINTING BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY; PERTAINING TO DUPLICATE RECORDS OF A CRIMINAL OFFENSE WHEN THERE IS AN ARREST FOR A PROBATION VIOLATION.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SUNSET ACT OF 2015; TO PROVIDE FOR SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF AGENCIES; AND TO ENCOURAGE EFFICIENT ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT FUNCTIONS.
TO REQUIRE THAT TESTIMONY BEFORE A LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE BE UNDER OATH.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE PROCESS FOR ISSUING PERMITS TO DISPENSE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
CONCERNING THE SALES TAX LEVIED ON THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER WHEN A USED MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER IS SOLD AS PART OF AN INSURANCE SETTLEMENT RATHER THAN TRADED IN AS CREDIT OR PARTIAL PAYMENT.
CoSponsor
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
TO ENACT THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE IN DEFENSE OF A PERSON; AND CONCERNING CIVIL LIABILITY PROTECTION.
TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CREATION OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BY DETACHING TERRITORY FROM AN EXISTING SCHOOL DISTRICT.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO END ENROLLMENT IN THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM; TO RESTORE MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAMS PREVIOUSLY ENDED DUE TO THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE LOCAL CONTROL OVER FLUORIDE LEVELS IN WATER SYSTEMS.
TO AMEND THE COUNTY APPROPRIATION PROCESS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ABORTION-INDUCING DRUGS SAFETY ACT.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ABORTION PROVIDERS' ADMITTING PRIVILEGES ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO REPEAL THE PARENTAL NOTIFICATION PROVISIONS.
CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE CHIEF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OF A JURISDICTION MAKE CERTAIN CERTIFICATIONS CONCERNING THE RECEIPT OR MANUFACTURE OF A FIREARM.
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE ACT; TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE; AND TO AMEND CERTAIN LAWS REFERRING TO THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF FEES AND FINES RELATED TO FERAL HOGS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RESIDENT DEPREDATION PERMIT TO HUNT AND TRAP FERAL HOGS.
TO REPEAL AND REPLACE THE WOMAN'S RIGHT TO KNOW ACT OF 2001; AND TO PROVIDE FOR VOLUNTARY AND INFORMED CONSENT FOR AN ABORTION.
TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PERMIT AN ELECTED OFFICIAL WHO IS A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN THE COURTHOUSE THAT CONTAINS THE ELECTED PERSON'S PRIMARY PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT.
TO CREATE THE 2015 SCHOOL SAFETY ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SUICIDE PREVENTION.
TO ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE GIVING AND ELIMINATE PERVERSE AND ABSURD TAXES AND DISINCENTIVES ON CHARITABLE GIVING; AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN WITHDRAWALS OF STOCK FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX.
CONCERNING TESTIMONY BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ALLOW THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO DETERMINE THE MANNER OF PUBLISHING NOTICES REQUIRED BY VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO EXPRESS SUPPORT OF THE FEDERAL TRANSFER OF PUBLIC LANDS TO THE WESTERN STATES OF THE UNITED STATES; AND TO URGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENGAGE IN GOOD FAITH EFFORTS TO COORDINATE THE TRANSFER OF TITLE TO THE WESTERN STATES.
TO SUPPORT THE ARKANSAS RUN FOR THE FALLEN 5K ON MARCH 22, 2015, AS WE HONOR ARKANSAS SERVICE MEMBERS WHO FOUGHT AND DIED DURING THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM.
TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR OVERSIGHT OF FOSSIL-FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS; TO REGULATE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS; AND TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL OF THE STATE PLAN BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION AND REWARD PROGRAM.
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
TO ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE GIVING AND ELIMINATE PERVERSE AND ABSURD TAXES AND DISINCENTIVES ON CHARITABLE GIVING; AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN WITHDRAWALS OF STOCK FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX.
TO BAR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS BY THE STATE TO CERTAIN ENTITIES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SOFT DRINK TAX ACT; AND TO AMEND THE CALCULATION OF TAXES ON SOFT DRINK SYRUP AND SIMPLE SYRUP.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EXEMPTIONS FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE ARKANSAS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF RETIRED AND FORMER STATE EMPLOYEES.
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS MONUMENT DISPLAY ACT.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ENERGY - JOINT