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Representative Bruce Cozart (R)

420 Rock Creek Road, Hot Springs, 71913

Representative Bruce Cozart (R)
Phone: 501-627-3232
Phone:
District: 24
District:
24
Seniority: 10
Seniority:
10
Occupation: General Contractor
Occupation:
General Contractor
Church Affiliation: Assembly of God
Church Affiliation:
Assembly of God
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: Lake Hamilton School Board 1991-2001; House Special Election March 11, 2011, 2013 Asst. Speaker Pro Tempore, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
Lake Hamilton School Board 1991-2001; House Special Election March 11, 2011, 2013 Asst. Speaker Pro Tempore, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE RED TAPE REDUCTION EXPEDITED TEMPORARY AND PROVISIONAL LICENSURE ACT; TO AUTHORIZE OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING ENTITIES TO GRANT EXPEDITED TEMPORARY AND PROVISIONAL LICENSING FOR CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS.
TO CREATE THE RED TAPE REDUCTION COLLECTIVE RULEMAKING ACT OF 2019.
TO CREATE THE RED TAPE REDUCTION OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING RELEVANCE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK ACT; AND TO CONSIDER OCCUPATIONAL RELEVANCE WITH REGARD TO CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS.
TO EXPAND THE TYPE OF PLANNING TIME FOR WHICH A TEACHER MAY BE COMPENSATED IF THE TEACHER DOES NOT RECEIVE ALLOCATED PLANNING TIME.
TO REQUIRE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION TO CONDUCT A BIENNIAL STUDY AND FILE A BIENNIAL REPORT REGARDING CERTAIN INFORMATION CONCERNING THE SUCCEED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF SCHOOL BUSES.
TO CREATE THE RED TAPE REDUCTION SUNRISE AND SUNSET ACT OF 2019; AND TO REQUIRE LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF OCCUPATIONAL AUTHORIZATIONS AND OCCUPATIONAL ENTITIES.
TO AMEND AND UPDATE VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO DESIGNATE A TIME EACH WEEK FOR INDIVIDUAL PLANNING TIME; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITIONS OF "NONINSTRUCTIONAL DUTIES" AND "INSTRUCTIONAL PURPOSES" WITH RESPECT TO PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING AUDITS OF SCHOOLS.
TO CONGRATULATE THE LAKE HAMILTON HIGH SCHOOL BOYS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM AND THE GIRLS AND BOYS TRACK AND FIELD TEAMS.
CoSponsor
TO ALLOW OUT-OF-STATE TEACHING EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED WHEN DETERMINING A TEACHER'S SALARY SCHEDULE.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS REGARDING TRAINING AND INSTRUCTION REQUIRED OF A NEWLY ELECTED SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER.
CONCERNING THE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY OF MANDATED REPORTERS WHO ACT IN GOOD FAITH.
CONCERNING THE ENTRY UPON A SCHOOL CAMPUS BY A PERSON WHO IS REQUIRED TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER.
TO AMEND THE DATE ON WHICH PUBLIC SCHOOLS BEGIN THE SCHOOL YEAR; AND TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO TRANSITION FROM A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF DAYS REQUIRED DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR TO A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF HOURS REQUIRED DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR.
TO CREATE THE PROHIBITION OF PUBLIC FUNDING OF HUMAN CLONING AND DESTRUCTIVE EMBRYO RESEARCH ACT.
TO DESIGNATE CERTAIN ROUTES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AS THE "CAMDEN EXPEDITION SCENIC HIGHWAY".
TO CREATE A UNIFORM SECURITY PROTOCOL FOR CERTAIN ARKANSAS PUBLIC EVENTS; AND TO CREATE A COMMITTEE TO STUDY AND RECOMMEND SECURITY PROTOCOLS FOR CERTAIN PUBLIC EVENTS.
TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, VAPOR PRODUCTS, ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS, E-LIQUID PRODUCTS, AND CIGARETTE PAPERS TO A PERSON UNDER TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; AND TO DEVELOP A NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM.
TO ESTABLISH A FARM TO SCHOOL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM; AND TO CREATE THE POSITION OF A FARM TO SCHOOL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR WITHIN THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
TO RECOGNIZE THAT ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN IS A SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM; TO COMMEND THE IMPORTANT WORK BEING DONE TO COMBAT THE PROBLEM; AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 11, 2019, AS “CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER DAY”.
TO REVISE THE METHOD OF FUNDING SECONDARY VOCATIONAL AREA CENTERS.
CONCERNING COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL REGULATION OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDING DESIGN ELEMENTS.
TO REQUIRE DISCRETION IN REVIEWING CERTAIN FACTORS BEFORE DISQUALIFYING AN APPLICANT FOR OCCUPATIONAL LICENSURE; AND TO AUTHORIZE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BEFORE APPLYING FOR OCCUPATIONAL LICENSURE.
TO REQUIRE A STUDY AND ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS AND PROCESSES OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
CONCERNING LEGISLATION PROPOSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF STATE HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND REPORTING.
TO AMEND THE MEANS BY WHICH FUNDING IS DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE PRODUCTIVITY-BASED FUNDING MODEL.
TO DISTRIBUTE FUNDS FROM THE EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE TRUST FUND TO CERTAIN FOUR-YEAR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION BASED ON AN INSTITUTION'S IN-STATE FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT ENROLLMENT.
TO CREATE A COMPREHENSIVE STATEWIDE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM; TO COORDINATE VARIOUS WORKFORCE PROGRAMS; TO AMEND THE DUTIES OF THE CAREER EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW A STATE-SUPPORTED TWO-YEAR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO MARKET AND PROVIDE SERVICES TO ANY INDIVIDUAL IN ARKANSAS REGARDLESS OF THE SERVICE AREA IN WHICH THE INDIVIDUAL RESIDES.
THE ARKANSAS TERM LIMITS AMENDMENT.

Committees

Committees