This page shows information from a previous legislative session and is presented for archive purposes only.

Representative David Whitaker (D)

717 North Lewis Avenue, Fayetteville, 72701

Representative David Whitaker (D)
Phone:
Phone:
District: 85
District:
85
Seniority: 45
Seniority:
45
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Independent Christian
Church Affiliation:
Independent Christian
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
Public Service: First Term House 2013, 2015
Public Service:
First Term House 2013, 2015


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
CONCERNING THE BENEFITS OF LOCAL FIREMEN'S RELIEF AND PENSION FUNDS AND LOCAL POLICEMEN'S PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS.
TO PROTECT THE IDENTITY AND CONTACT INFORMATION OF CHILDREN; AND TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION TO FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.
TO AMEND CIVIL SERVICE LAW WITH REGARD TO THE UNIFORMED SERVICES EMPLOYMENT AND REEMPLOYMENT RIGHTS ACT.
TO ALLOW A NONPROFIT HOSPITAL TO OPERATE A DENTAL CLINIC.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES BY A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION.
TO ESTABLISH THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES PROGRAM.
TO ESTABLISH THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM.
TO PROHIBIT LOCATING OR TRANSFERRING OF RETAIL BEER SALES PERMITS TO LOCATIONS WITHIN 1,000 FEET OF A CHURCH OR SCHOOLHOUSE.
TO PROHIBIT LOCATING OR TRANSFERRING OF RETAIL BEER SALES PERMITS TO LOCATIONS WITHIN 1,000 FEET OF A CHURCH OR SCHOOLHOUSE.
TO AMEND THE PAYMENT FOR CLAIMS TO COVERED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES, DESIGNATED BENEFICIARIES, OR SURVIVORS OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID - ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR.
TO PROVIDE FOR DELAYED PAYMENT FOR CERTAIN METAL TRANSACTIONS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS.
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO BE GRANTED THE SAME WAIVERS THAT ARE GRANTED TO AN OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL THAT DRAWS STUDENTS FROM THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
TO CLARIFY THE OBLIGATIONS OF RESIDENTIAL LANDLORDS AND RESIDENTIAL TENANTS; AND TO REQUIRE MINIMUM HABITABILITY STANDARDS FOR TENANTS OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
CONCERNING COUNTY JAIL REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE HOUSING OF INMATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
TO CREATE THE 2015 SCHOOL SAFETY ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR PERMITTING OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS, RETURNING MILITARY VETERANS, AND SPOUSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE "JOURNEY" PROVISION IN REGARD TO THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF CARRYING A WEAPON.
TO CREATE A UNIFORM DATA COLLECTION SYSTEM TO LOCATE VETERANS IN ARKANSAS TO ENSURE APPROPRIATE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED FOR VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES.
TO RECOGNIZE BETTY FLANAGAN BUMPERS FOR HER WORK TO PROMOTE CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE ARKANSAS FAMILIES TO CONSIDER SERIOUSLY THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR DRUG COURTS.
TO PROVIDE LIMITED IMMUNITY FROM CRIMINAL PROSECUTION FOR POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL TO PERSONS UNDER TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE WHO ACT RESPONSIBLY DURING A MEDICAL EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - ARCHEOLOGICAL SURVEY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2015; TO IMPLEMENT MEASURES DESIGNED TO ENHANCE PUBLIC SAFETY AND REDUCE THE PRISON POPULATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE FOR AN ENHANCED PENALTY FOR THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED WHEN A PERSON CAUSES AN ACCIDENT OR DRIVES WITHOUT A DRIVER'S LICENSE IN EFFECT WHILE INTOXICATED.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; TO ALLOW A PUBLIC UTILITY TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY OF CERTAIN ENTITIES; AND TO CLARIFY THE IMPACT OF AN EXEMPTION BY A PUBLIC UTILITY.
TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN FEES, PENALTIES, AND FINES RELATING TO ELECTRONIC GAMES OF SKILL; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR LAND-GRANT MATCH PAYMENTS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ADULT MALTREATMENT AND PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION OF A MALTREATED ADULT OR INDIVIDUAL RESIDING IN A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY.
PROVIDING FOR HOME CONFINEMENT AND ELECTRONIC MONITORING AS OPPOSED TO IMPRISONMENT FOR FIRST-TIME, NONVIOLENT OFFENDERS CONVICTED OF A FELONY AND SENTENCED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.

Committees

Committees