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Representative Ken Cowling

6906 Sugarhill Acres, Texarkana, 71854

Representative Ken Cowling
Phone: 870-898-5390
Phone:
District: 2
District:
2
Seniority: 16
Seniority:
16
Occupation: Owner--Abstract & Title Company
Occupation:
Owner--Abstract & Title Company
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2001,2003, 2005
Public Service:
House 2001, 2003, 2005


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO AMEND THE IRRIGATION, DRAINAGE, AND WATERSHED IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT LAWS FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING ASSESSMENTS.
AN ACT TO EXTEND THE SUNSET CLAUSE ON THE RETAIL BEER TAX.
AN ACT TO REALLOCATE REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX.
AN ACT CONCERNING HEARINGS CONDUCTED BY THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL DIVISION DEALING WITH THE DENIAL, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF A LICENSE.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT SMOKING IN COUNTY-OWNED FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCE MANUFACTURING BASE.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS TITLE INSURANCE AGENTS' LICENSING BOARD - RECOVERYCLAIMS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2005-2007BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN LITTLE RIVER AND MILLER COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - COUNTY FAIRS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ASHDOWN AND FOREMAN - CITY IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REVISE THE INVESTARK INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
INCREASES THE LIQUOR EXCISE TAX FROM THREE PERCENT (3%) TO FIVE PERCENT (5%) AND LEVIES A FIVE PERCENT (5%) RETAIL BEER TAX FOR PURPOSES OF FUNDING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BY AMENDING VARIOUS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS PROVIDING BUSINESS INCENTIVE ASSISTANCE TO MANUFACTURERS OF CEMENT WHO INVEST A MINIMUM OF ONE HUNDRED FIFTY MILLION DOLLARS ($150,000,000).
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS TITLE INSURANCE AND ESCROW AGENTS RECOVERY FUND; TO INCREASE THE SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS TITLE INSURANCE AGENTS' LICENSING BOARD.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSUMER UTILITIES RATE ADVOCACY DIVISION ACT TO EXPAND THE DIVISION'S POWERS AND DUTIES TO INCLUDE MATTERS BEFORE THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE A UNIFORM SCHEDULE OF DAYS OF BUSINESS AND HOURS OF OPERATION FOR COUNTY COURTHOUSES.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPORTIONMENT OF THE SALARY OF THE ASHDOWN DISTRICT COURT JUDGE.
AN ACT CONCERNING REAPPLICATIONS FOR PERMITS TO ALLOW THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES BY PRIVATE CLUBS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE PRIORITY OF CONSTRUCTION MORTGAGES AND MECHANIC'S LIENS.
AN ACT TO AMEND BIDDING PROCEDURES OF STATE AGENCIES.
AN ACT PERTAINING TO THE LICENSURE REQUIRMENTS FOR INSURANCE AGENTS, BROKERS, ADJUSTERS AND INSURANCE CONSULTANTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS ARKANSAS LAWS CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF WINE.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL DIVISION APPLICANTS TO SUBMIT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK AND TO SUBMIT FINGERPRINTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAW CONCERNING THE TREATMENT OF LOAN GUARANTEES.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE TAX OF INTERNET TOBACCO SALES.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY WINE CHARITABLE AUCTION LICENSE.
AN ACT FOR THE COSSATOT COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - ASHDOWN - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND INFRASTRUCTURE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - LITTLE RIVER COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - MUSEUMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - LIBRARIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - THE LITTLE RIVER COUNTY TRAINING SCHOOL AND THE TEXARKANA AIR FRAME AND POWER SCHOOL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - RETIRED SENIOR CITIZENS VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION IN SENATE DISTRICT 21 GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE SUPPORT FOR SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS IN FOREMAN AND ASHDOWN GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO PERMIT THE ACCELERATION OF INCOME TAX BENEFITS FOR CHARITABLE CASH CONTRIBUTIONS FOR RELIEF OF INDIAN OCEAN TSUNAMI VICTIMS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE METHOD FOR VALUING CERTAIN FARMLAND ENROLLED IN FEDERAL LAND PROGRAMS.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - MACK-BLACKWELL RURAL TRANSPORTATION CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GIFT OF LIFE ACT.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR GRAPE AND MUSCADINE GROWERS.
AN ACT TO ASSIST SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH INSURANCE PURCHASING GROUPS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE AND UNIFORM INSURANCE REFORM.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SCHOOL SUPPORT PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR ACCURATE INSTITUTIONAL ADVICE FOR UNIVERSITY COURSE WORK AND DEGREE COMPLETION.
TO PROVIDE FOR A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR QUALIFIED MUSEUMS.
AN ACT TO CONTINUE THE SUPPLEMENTAL MIXED DRINK TAX OF FOUR PERCENT (4%) FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE AN ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARSHIP TO A STUDENT IN EACH OF THE SEVENTY-FIVE (75) COUNTIES IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO CREATE NEW INCENTIVES TO ENCOURAGE CERTAIN NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO LOCATE IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO REQUEST THE PRESIDENT TO REASSESS THE IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE TO THE NATION AND TO ARKANSAS.
REQUESTING THAT THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION SUPPORT LEGISLATION THAT WILL ENABLE ARKANSANS WHO SUBSCRIBE TO A SATELLITE TELEVISION SERVICE TO RECEIVE ACCESS TO ARKANSAS LOCAL TELEVISION BROADCASTS.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 2 OF AMENDMENT 73 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO AUTHORIZE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO SERVE ADDITIONAL TERMS AFTER A BREAK IN SERVICE.
TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE EIGHTY-FIFTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO CONTROL THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN PRECURSOR INGREDIENTS UTILIZED TO MANUFACTURE METHAMPHETAMINE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE AND UNIFORM INSURANCE REFORM.
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE RENTAL VEHICLE TAX.
AN ACT FOR SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY - UNIVERSITY SCIENCE CENTER AND VARIOUS FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
REGARDING THE AUTHORITY OF CITIES OR COUNTIES BY LOCAL OPTION ELECTION TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL FORMS OF ELECTRONIC GAMES OF SKILL AT HORSE RACING OR GREYHOUND RACING PARKS IN THEIR COMMUNITIES.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF DR. FAY W. BOOZMAN AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
REQUESTING THE FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION TO REJECT THE LOUISIANA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION S COMPLAINT IN FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION DOCKET NO. EL01-88-000.
HONORING THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL.

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