Representative David Whitaker (D)

717 North Lewis Avenue, Fayetteville, 72701

Representative David Whitaker (D)
Phone: 479-236-8313
Phone:
District: 85
District:
85
Seniority: 20
Seniority:
20
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
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON SUNDAY; AND TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY OF A CITY OR COUNTY TO CALL A REFERENDUM ELECTION FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON SUNDAY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE STATE FLAG OF ARKANSAS; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DESIGN OF THE STATE FLAG OF ARKANSAS; AND TO RESTORE THE FLAG TO THE DESIGN ADOPTED IN 1913.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE FOUR CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.
TO AMEND THE FOUR (4) CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS OF ARKANSAS BASED ON THE MOST RECENT FEDERAL DECENNIAL CENSUS DATA; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REMEMBER REPRESENTATIVE CHARLIE STEWART AND TO HONOR HIS COMMITMENT TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
CoSponsor
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST A PERSON DUE TO THE PERSON'S ATTRIBUTES; AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION OF HATE CRIMES IN ARKANSAS.
TO INCLUDE CERTAIN ARKANSAS CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS IN THE TEACHING MATERIALS REGARDING AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FAIRNESS IN COST SHARING ACT.
TO DESIGNATE THE OFFICIAL STEAM LOCOMOTIVE OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS STUDENT-ATHLETE PUBLICITY RIGHTS ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AT A RAILROAD CROSSING.
TO CREATE A NETWORK OF CERTIFIED ACADEMIC LANGUAGE THERAPISTS TO PROVIDE A SPECIALIZED DYSLEXIA INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA OR RELATED READING AND WRITTEN-LANGUAGE DIFFICULTIES.
TO CONGRATULATE FAYETTEVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR ONE HUNDRED FIFTY (150) YEARS OF EXCELLENT PUBLIC EDUCATION.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO REPEAL THE EXCEPTION TO THE PROHIBITION OF SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE.
TO THANK THE SPOUSES, FAMILIES, AND FRIENDS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR ONGOING SUPPORT AND TO PROCLAIM THE 2021 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FAMILY DAY.
TO CONGRATULATE THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE MEN'S ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR QUALIFYING FOR THE ELITE EIGHT TOURNAMENT FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1995 AND FOR AN INCREDIBLE SEASON.
TO CONGRATULATE THE ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM ON AN INCREDIBLE SEASON AND QUALIFYING FOR THE NCAA TOURNAMENT.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO REQUIRE HOLOCAUST EDUCATION BE TAUGHT IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, HERITAGE, AND TOURISM - STATEWIDE MARITIME SULTANA MUSEUM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR COVERAGE FOR COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE LAWFUL DISPLAY OF A LICENSE PLATE; AND TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION ALLOWING CERTAIN DEVICES TO OBSCURE A LICENSE PLATE.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY BOOT CAMP.
TO CREATE THE UNIFY ARKANSAS COMMISSION; TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICIAL OBSERVANCE OF THE NATIONAL DAY OF RACIAL HEALING IN THE STATE; AND TO ENCOURAGE THE CREATION OF A COMMUNITY REMEMBRANCE COMMITTEE IN EACH COUNTY.
TO REMEMBER SENATOR JIM ARGUE AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.

Committees

Committees