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Representative David Whitaker (D)

717 North Lewis Avenue, Fayetteville, 72701

Representative David Whitaker (D)
Phone:
Phone:
District: 85
District:
85
Seniority: 88
Seniority:
88
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Independent Christian
Church Affiliation:
Independent Christian
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
Public Service: First Term House 2013
Public Service:
First Term House 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PERSONS REQUIRED TO FILE A STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL INTEREST.
AMENDING BATTERY IN THE SECOND DEGREE TO REFLECT WHEN INJURY TO ANOTHER PERSON OCCURS AS A RESULT OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS BENEFIT CORPORATION ACT.
TO CLARIFY THE FEE STRUCTURE FOR THE ARKANSAS SOCIAL WORK LICENSING BOARD; AND TO MAKE CERTAIN FEES NONREFUNDABLE.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING ELIGIBILITY FOR A VIETNAM VETERAN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE BY DEFINING VIETNAM VETERAN AND VIETNAM ERA VETERAN.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPEALS TO CIRCUIT COURT IN CERTAIN MUNICIPAL PLANNING MATTERS.
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF A QUORUM IN CIVIL SERVICE MATTERS IN CITIES OF THE FIRST CLASS.
TO PROVIDE AUTHORITY TO THE ARKANSAS TOWING AND RECOVERY BOARD TO REGULATE INDIVIDUALS AND ENTITIES THAT USE WHEEL CLAMPS OR TIRE CLAMPS; AND OTHERWISE REGULATE THE USE OF WHEEL CLAMPS OR TIRE CLAMPS.
CoSponsor
TO EXTEND THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR PERMITTING THE RECREATIONAL USE OF LAND TO A LANDOWNER WHO PERMITS THE FREE USE OF THE LANDOWNER’S PROPERTY FOR FLYING AND LANDING AIRCRAFT.
CONCERNING THE FILING PERIOD FOR CITY OFFICES IN A CITY ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR CANINE LAW ENFORCEMENT UNITS.
TO CREATE THE PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE ACT; AND TO REGULATE PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS FOR PUBLIC FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE.
AMENDING THE NUMBER OF DAYS IN WHICH A PERSON MUST FILE AN ANSWER IN A GARNISHMENT PROCEEDING.
AMENDING THE FORM OF NOTICE REQUIRED WHEN A SMALL ESTATE IS DISTRIBUTED WITHOUT ADMINISTRATION.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DISTRIBUTED GENERATION ACT.
TO MAKE OUR ROADS SAFER BY PROVIDING FOR EDUCATION AND TESTING CONCERNING DISTRACTED DRIVING; AND TO ENSURE DETERRENCE FROM TEXTING WHILE DRIVING BY INCREASING THE RELATED PENALTIES.
TO PROMOTE LOCAL MILK PRODUCTS; TO ALLOW THE INCIDENTAL SALE OF WHOLE MILK THAT IS NOT PASTEURIZED; AND TO ALLOW THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH TO MAKE RULES FOR THE SALES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COMMUNITY SERVICE AND NONPROFIT SUPPORT - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE STATUTES REGARDING ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR SPOUSES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING PLANNING FOR AN ABSENTEE MAYOR IN CITIES OF THE FIRST CLASS, CITIES OF THE SECOND CLASS, AND INCORPORATED TOWNS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RUNOFF ELECTIONS FOR COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL OFFICERS.
TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION IN ARKANSAS.
TO ADJUST THE INCOME LEVELS SUBJECT TO CERTAIN INCOME TAX RATES; AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO USE THE LOW-INCOME TAX TABLES.
TO ASSIST NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO ALLOW NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO PURCHASE SURPLUS PUBLIC COMMODITIES.
TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL ADVANCEMENT OF ARKANSAS WOMEN BY ENCOURAGING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS DEVELOPED BY INTERIM STUDY PROPOSAL 2011-032.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES BY CERTAIN MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS.
TO AMEND ARTICLE 9 OF THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - ARCHEOLOGICAL SURVEY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPENSABILITY OF MENTAL INJURY OR ILLNESS FOR EMERGENCY RESPONDERS AND TO AMEND A PORTION OF THE ARKANSAS CODE WHICH RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948.
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - ARKANSAS FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY DORMITORY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ENERGY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS TO FUND LOANS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS, RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS, AND WATER CONSERVATION IMPROVEMENTS.
CONCERNING REPORTS FOR SALES AND USE TAXES.
ENCOURAGING THE SUPREME COURT TO ADOPT TORT REFORMS TO BALANCE THE RIGHTS OF PLAINTIFFS AND DEFENDANTS IN CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROTECT THE STATE'S CITIZENS AND ECONOMIC INTERESTS FROM INEQUITABLE LITIGATION CLAIMS AND DAMAGE AWARDS.

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Committees