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Senator David Wyatt (D)

159 Wyatt Lane, Batesville, 72501

Senator David Wyatt (D)
Phone: 870-613-3014
Phone:
District: 12
District:
12
Seniority: 19
Seniority:
19
Occupation: County Judge; Farmer
Occupation:
County Judge; Farmer
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Independence County Judge; House 2005, 2007; Senate 2009
Public Service:
Independence County Judge; House 2005, 2007; Senate 2009
Biography: David Wyatt.pdf
Biography:


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE PERTAINING TO RETIREMENT OPTIONS FOR EMPLOYEES OF PARTICULAR INSTITUTIONS.
TO ALLOW THE TRANSFER ON DEATH TO A BENEFICIARY OF CERTAIN VEHICLES AND MOTORBOATS THAT ARE REGISTERED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES AND TO DEFINE RECREATIONAL OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - NEWPORT - PHYSICAL PLANT FACILITIES MAINTENANCE BUILDING UPDATING AND REPAIR GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - NEWPORT - GENERAL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT BATESVILLE - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT ON THE SALE OF RICE; TO REQUIRE THE BUYER TO COLLECT AND REMIT THE ASSESSMENT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE COLLECTED ASSESSMENTS AND CONSIDERATION OF PRODUCER PREFERENCES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION ACT.
TO AMEND THE PROCEDURES FOR THE SALE OF COUNTY PROPERTY.
TO ALLOW FOR A REFERENDUM CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT ON RICE.
TO MOVE INDEPENDENCE COUNTY TO THE NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR AND LIVESTOCK SHOW IN IZARD COUNTY; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSES TO ENTER INTO COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENTS WITH AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO MODIFY THE AMOUNT OF VOTES REQUIRED TO BE ELECTED TO A MUNICIPAL POSITION WITHOUT A RUNOFF.
TO ALLOW THE REGISTRATION OF A FLEET OF MOTOR VEHICLES FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS FOR MULTIPLE YEARS.
TO DEFINE "PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION" RELATED TO CITY AND COUNTY TURNBACK FUNDS UNDER THE ARKANSAS HIGHWAY REVENUE DISTRIBUTION LAW.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND WITHIN THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND COMMITTEE.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
REGARDING THE REGULATION OF FIREARMS BY A LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
TO CREATE THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT FEE LEVIED ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO DEFINE THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DYS CONTRACT COMMUNITY-BASED YOUTH SERVICES PROVIDERS.
THE ARKANSAS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY ACT.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF PROVOKING A PERSON TO VIOLATE AN ORDER OF PROTECTION AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REGULATE THE ISSUANCE OF CLOSING PROTECTION LETTERS.
AN ACT TO CREATE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS OF A CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER.
AN ACT TO LIMIT FORENSIC EXAMINATIONS OF ALLEGEDLY ABUSED CHILDREN TO CHILD SAFETY CENTERS.
AN ACT TO EXTEND THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON SEXUAL OFFENSES.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PARENTAL MONITORS ON SCHOOL BUSES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE EACH COUNTY COURTHOUSE TO PROVIDE FOR CLOSED-CIRCUIT TELEVISION BROADCAST OF CHILD TESTIMONY IN CHILD MALTREATMENT CASES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO UPDATE SCHOOL POLICIES WHEN A LAW REGARDING CHILD ABUSE IS AMENDED OR IS ADDED TO THE ARKANSAS CODE.
AN ACT TO EXPEDITE DNA ANALYSIS IN CASES OF ALLEGED CHILD ABUSE AND CHILD MALTREATMENT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL DISCLOSURE OF INTERVIEW INFORMATION FROM A CHILD SAFETY CENTER OR CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE TO ACCEPT REPORTS OF INJURY TO A CHILD'S INTELLECTUAL, EMOTIONAL, OR PSYCHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT FROM A GUIDANCE COUNSELOR LICENSED AS A TEACHER.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR EXPOSING A CHILD TO PORTRAYALS OF LIVE OR RECORDED SEX ACTS.
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT EACH WOMAN WHO GIVES BIRTH IN A MEDICAL FACILITY RECEIVES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS DESCRIBING SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME BEFORE THE WOMAN IS DISCHARGED.
AN ACT TO INCLUDE SCHOOL PRINCIPALS, ATHLETIC COACHES, AND COUNSELORS AMONG PERSONS WHO ARE GUILTY OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE SECOND DEGREE FOR SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A STUDENT LESS THAN TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE.
TO ESTABLISH A MEDICAID PROVIDER FEE FOR SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THE ALTERNATIVE COMMUNITY SERVICES WAIVER ADMINISTERED BY DDS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN WATER SYSTEMS TO MAINTAIN A LEVEL OF FLUORIDE TO PREVENT TOOTH DECAY.
TO INCREASE THE ADDITIONAL FEE FOR FIREFIGHTER LICENSE PLATES TO FIVE DOLLARS ($5.00) AND HAVE THE FUNDS REMITTED TO THE ARKANSAS FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL BOARD; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSFERABILITY OF CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS AND DETERMINATION LETTERS AMONG VARIOUS OPERATIONAL SECTIONS OF A SINGLE SERVICE PROVIDER.
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK.
TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOINT INTERIM COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FACILITIES.
THE CLEAN ENERGY ACT OF 2011.
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS.
TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY AND SLOW CORRECTIONS GROWTH.
CREATE A STUDY TO EXPLORE HOW TO USE THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION, RURAL SERVICES, PUBLIC AGENCIES, AND PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS IN ADDRESSING QUALITY OF LIFE ISSUES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN UNDERSERVED AREAS.
TO ALLOW AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER APPOINTED AS A RESERVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO ADMINISTER BLOOD ALCOHOL TESTS AND TO OPERATE A DEVICE TO DETECT EXCESSIVE SPEEDING.
TO PROVIDE SCHOOL DISTRICTS THE CHOICE OF HOLDING SCHOOL ELECTIONS ON THE SAME DATE AS GENERAL ELECTIONS OR IN SEPTEMBER; TO AMEND RELATED PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING THE TERM OF SERVICE FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS.
TO PROTECT RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING EMINENT DOMAIN.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO AMENDMENT NO. 73, SECTION 2 TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO LIMIT THE TOTAL NUMBER OF YEARS A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY SERVE.
RECOGNIZING THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY AND THE BEST INTEREST OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PROMOTE RELATIONSHIPS WITH TURKISH PEOPLE.
CoSponsor for House
TO ALLOW AN ON-DUTY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OR A PERSON PERFORMING AN OFFICIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT FUNCTION TO OPERATE AN ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE ON A PUBLIC STREET OR HIGHWAY.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT AND LAWS RELATED TO THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF THE CAPITOL ZONING DISTRICT COMMISSION.
THE ARKANSAS CARBON DIOXIDE STORAGE ACT.
TO CONFORM THE SALVAGE AUCTION BUYER'S IDENTIFICATION CARD LAW TO THE COMMERCE CLAUSE OF ARTICLE 1, § 8 OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
TO EXEMPT EQUINE HUSBANDRY, MASSAGE, FARRIERY, TEETH FLOATING, TRAINING, ETC. FROM THE VETERINARY PRACTICE ACT AND TO ESTABLISH A CERTIFIED EQUINE DENTAL PRACTITIONER.
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK.
CONCERNING MINIMUM TRAINING STANDARDS FOR 911 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATION CENTER PERSONNEL.
TO CREATE A LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM FOR OUT-OF-STATE VETERINARY MEDICAL EDUCATION AT THE MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE AND TO PROVIDE LOAN FORGIVENESS FOR VETERINARIANS IN SOME CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT; TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR MAJOR UTILITY FACILITIES; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
TO ESTABLISH THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM AND ALIGN CURRENT LAW CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL WITH THE SYSTEM.
A TEMPORARY ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR STATE HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES AND COUNTY AND CITY ROADS, BRIDGES AND OTHER SURFACE TRANSPORTATION WITH STATE REVENUES SECURING FOUR-LANE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND IMPROVEMENT BONDS

Committees

Committees