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Representative David Whitaker (D)

717 North Lewis Avenue, Fayetteville, 72701

Representative David Whitaker (D)
Phone: 479-236-8313
Phone:
District: 85
District:
85
Seniority: 34
Seniority:
34
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Independent Christian
Church Affiliation:
Independent Christian
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
Public Service: First Term House 2013, 2015, Minority Leader 2017
Public Service:
First Term House 2013, 2015, Minority Leader 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
CONCERNING PAROLE ELIGIBILITY OF A PERSON INCARCERATED IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
TO CREATE A STATEWIDE ANTIMICROBIAL OR ANTIBIOTIC STEWARDSHIP POLICY FOR THE STATE OF ARKANSAS REGARDING HEALTHCARE SERVICES; AND TO REQUIRE HEALTH FACILITIES TO IMPLEMENT ANTIMICROBIAL OR ANTIBIOTIC STEWARDSHIP POLICIES.
CONCERNING FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS AND VOIDABLE TRANSACTIONS.
TO ADOPT THE REVISED UNIFORM FIDUCIARY ACCESS TO DIGITAL ASSETS ACT IN ARKANSAS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO PROHIBIT ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIALS FROM REGISTERING AS LOBBYISTS.
CONCERNING DISTRICT COURTS; TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; TO REPEAL UNNECESSARY STATUTES; AND TO CLARIFY STATUTES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ETHICS VIOLATIONS BY CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS; TO PROHIBIT CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS FROM SOLICITING OR ACCEPTING LOANS FROM LOBBYISTS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 19, SECTION 30.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE DEMOCRACY ACT; TO REQUIRE AUTOMATIC VOTER REGISTRATION; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO REQUIRE REPORTING AND DISCLOSURE OF ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATIONS; AND TO RESTRICT THE AMOUNT OF MONEY SPENT ON CAMPAIGN COMMUNICATIONS PRODUCED IN COORDINATION WITH A CANDIDATE FOR OFFICE.
TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST.
TO PROTECT CITIZENS WHO ARE VICTIMS OF JUDICIAL ETHICS VIOLATIONS; TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST JUDGES AND JUSTICES WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN OFFENSES; AND TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION TO JUDICIAL IMMUNITY.
TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR TAKING CAMPAIGN FUNDS AS PERSONAL INCOME; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES; AND TO PREVENT A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM FORMING MORE THAN ONE (1) APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FILING AND PUBLICATION OF CERTAIN CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTIONS; AND TO PROHIBIT DIRECT CONTRIBUTIONS BETWEEN POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES; AND TO PROHIBIT DIRECT CONTRIBUTIONS FROM POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES TO CANDIDATES.
TO CREATE THE TEACHER'S CLASSROOM INVESTMENT DEDUCTION.
ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE BELONGING TO A MILITARY MEMBER.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR TAXPAYERS THAT EMPLOY A RECENTLY RETURNED VETERAN.
TO PROVIDE PARITY IN HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN COVERAGE BETWEEN ORALLY ADMINISTERED ANTICANCER MEDICATION AND INTRAVENOUSLY ADMINISTERED ANTICANCER MEDICATION.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1993.
TO CREATE THE STRONG FAMILIES ACT; AND TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS THAT PROVIDE PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE FOR CERTAIN EMPLOYEES.
TO AMEND THE PROPERTY ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY ACT.
TO PROVIDE ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR A CRIMINAL OFFENSE COMMITTED BECAUSE OF THE VICTIM'S RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, ETHNICITY, ANCESTRY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, OR DISABILITY.
TO DESIGNATE THE ARKANSAURUS FRIDAYI AS THE OFFICIAL STATE DINOSAUR.
HONORING THE 308TH TITAN II STRATEGIC MISSILE WING AND THE RESPONSE TO THE 1980 MISSILE EXPLOSION AT DAMASCUS, ARKANSAS.
COMMENDING ARKANSAS FARMERS, RANCHERS, AND FORESTERS FOR THEIR VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SECURITY AND ECONOMIC WELLBEING OF THE STATE AND THE NATION.
ENCOURAGING THE EXPANSION OF UNITED STATES ROUTE 49 NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR TO IMPROVE ACCESSIBILITY AND CREATE ECONOMIC PROSPERITY.
TO RECOGNIZE THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF THE ARKANSAS 4-H PROGRAM ON OUR YOUTH AND TO CELEBRATE 4-H DAY ON FEBRUARY 16, 2017.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO AMEND THE TIME DURING WHICH CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS MAY BE SOLICITED OR ACCEPTED; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PUBLICATION OF CERTAIN CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS.
CONCERNING FITNESS TO PROCEED AND LACK OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY; AND CONCERNING A MENTAL EVALUATION OF A CRIMINAL DEFENDANT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES; AND TO PREVENT A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM FORMING MORE THAN ONE (1) APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE.
TO PROTECT CITIZENS WHO ARE VICTIMS OF JUDICIAL ETHICS VIOLATIONS; TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST JUDGES AND JUSTICES WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN OFFENSES; AND TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION TO JUDICIAL IMMUNITY.
TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST.

Committees

Committees