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Representative Otis Davis (D)

1112 4th Street, Earle, 72331

Representative Otis Davis (D)
Phone: 870-636-2099
Phone:
District: 54
District:
54
Seniority: 52
Seniority:
52
Occupation: Pastor, First Baptist Church
Occupation:
Pastor, First Baptist Church
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Justice of the Peace; Board President-East Central Ecom. Corp.;First term in House 2005, 2007
Public Service:
Justice of the Peace; Board President-East Central Ecom. Corp.;First term in House 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO REPEAL OBSOLETE STATUTORY PROVISIONS IN THE OMNIBUS DWI ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - EARLE COMMUNITY SWIMMING POOL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CARING AND SHARING HOMELESS SHELTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CRITTENDEN COUNTY LIBRARY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - IMPROVEMENTS TO CITIES IN CRITTENDEN COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS BAPTIST COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE MID-SOUTH COMMUNITY COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - EAST ARKANSAS FAMILY HEALTH CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
A RESOLUTION HONORING THE CENTENNIAL OF UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA, INC., (UPS) AND RECOGNIZING THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE COMPANY TO THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
A RESOLUTION HONORING THE CENTENNIAL OF UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA, INC., (UPS) AND RECOGNIZING THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE COMPANY TO THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE GROSS RECEIPTS AND COMPENSATING USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
AN ACT TO IMPOSE A BOOKING AND ADMINISTRATION FEE IN CERTAIN CASES FOR THE SUPPORT OF COUNTY JAILS OR REGIONAL DETENTION FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS WHO LOSE THEIR LIVES AS THE RESULT OF THEIR DUTIES RECEIVE BENEFITS UNDER FEDERAL LAW.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL CONSUMER LOANS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 27-50- 1205 TO GIVE CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS THE POWER TO TAG VEHICLES.
TO INCLUDE DEMOLITION WORK UNDER THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING LAW.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR LOW-INCOME TAXPAYERS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE GROCERY TAX RELIEF.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH FUNERAL COSTS FOR NEEDY ARKANSANS AND TO CREATE A BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO STUDY METHODS FOR PROVIDING FUNERAL ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY ARKANSANS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT FUND AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND WEATHERIZATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING IN THIS STATE.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE TEACHER LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS BY CREATING THE LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
TO MINIMIZE THE SPREAD OF THE COMMUNICABLE DISEASE OF HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV) CARRIED BY INMATES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION AND TO REQUIRE TESTING OR SCREENING.
TO FURTHER DEFINE THE ACT OF VOYEURISM.
CONCERNING THE SALE AND USE OF ROTATING, FLASHING, OR OSCILLATING BLUE LIGHTS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE EARLY LITERACY SKILLS OF ARKANSAS CHILDREN BY CREATING A LITERACY SKILLS COMPONENT TO THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND EXTENSION PROGRAM - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE MOBILE LEARNING COMMISSION.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT AND TO CREATE THE TRAUMA SYSTEM REVOLVING TRUST FUND.
TO ENSURE THAT PUBLIC EMPLOYEE AND GOVERNMENT DISPUTES CAN BE RESOLVED USING DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCESSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 AND TO ENSURE THAT EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE RECEIVES THE FULL AMOUNT OF FOUNDATION FUNDING.
TO REVISE THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT.
TO AMEND THE MOTOR VEHICLE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT REGARDING FEES CHARGED FOR HANDLING AND PROCESSING THE SALE OR LEASE OF A NEW OR USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
AN ACT TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR ENDORSED CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSES THAT MAY BE TAUGHT ALONG WITH ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES IN HIGH SCHOOLS AND TO REPEAL THE CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSE APPROVAL PANEL.
TO FUND PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED BY IMPOSING ADDITIONAL CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO TAXES AND TO INCREASE GENERAL REVENUES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE EDUCATION - SMALL MINORITY CONTRACTORS SURETY BONDING AND MENTOR PROTEGEE TRAINING PILOT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER OF STATE - COUNTY AID AND MUNICIPAL AID APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS AND MAINTENANCE APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - COUNTY, DISTRICT AND STATE FAIRS AND FAIR CONSORTIUMS CONSTRUCTION,MAINTENANCE AND INFRASTRUCTURE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - STATEWIDE GRANTS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION - RENOVATION, RESTORATION AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE "OLD MAIN" BUILDING AT ARKANSAS BAPTIST COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CREATE A GRANDPARENT PREVENTIVE CARE SUBSIDY PROGRAM IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT AND THE ARKANSAS MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT OF 2003.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO MONITOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE FREE TEXTBOOK ACT.
TO IMPROVE COMMERCIAL DRIVER SAFETY BY REQUIRING THE REPORTING OF CERTAIN ALCOHOL OR DRUG TEST RESULTS FOR AN EMPLOYEE WHO HOLDS A COMMERCIAL DRIVER S LICENSE AND BY REQUIRING AN EMPLOYER TO OBTAIN A REPORT FROM THE DATABASE.
AN ACT TO REESTABLISH FAIRNESS, TRANSPARENCY, AND COMPETITION IN THE BIDDING PRACTICES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLICLY FUNDED BUILDINGS, INFRASTRUCTURE, AND FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE COMMISSION ON CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP IN ARKANSAS TO PROVIDE TRAINING FOR COMMISSION MEMBERS.
THE ARKANSAS HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007: TO ENSURE THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATE BY PROVIDING FOR BOND ISSUANCE FOR THE ESSENTIAL INFRASTRUCTURE OF INTERSTATES.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS HIV-AIDS MINORITY TASKFORCE AND TO COORDINATE STATEWIDE EFFORTS TO COMBAT THE DEBILITATING EFFECTS OF HIV-AIDS ON MINORITY ARKANSANS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. JOHN A. EASON AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS CONTRIBUTION TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
RECOMMENDING THAT FEDERAL FISCAL YEAR 2007 FEDERAL HIGHWAY AND TRANSIT FUNDING LEVELS BE MAINTAINED AS PROVIDED IN SAFETEA-LU.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ESTABLISH A STATE LOTTERY TO HELP FUND COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS AND TEACHER BONUSES IN THIS STATE.
TO COMMEMORATE DAISY GATSON BATES ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2007.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT INTERNET SALES INTO ARKANSAS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IF THE PATIENT HAS NOT ACTUALLY CONSULTED A PRESCRIBING PRACTITIONER.
AN ACT TO MAKE NURSING HOME STAFF POSTING AND RECORD-KEEPING CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW.
TO AMEND SECTIONS OF THE JOINT MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION ACT.
AN ACT TO GRANT CITIES AND TOWNS ADDITIONAL TOOLS TO DEAL WITH CRIMINAL, NUISANCE, AND VACANT PROPERTIES.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS STATUTES PERTAINING TO TAX DELINQUENT PROPERTY.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS TO NEGOTIATE SALES NO SOONER THAN THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE FIRST ATTEMPT TO SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-37- 203 AND 26-37-209 TO MODIFY THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR CHALLENGING CONVEYANCES BY THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS.
THE ARKANSAS LAND BANK ACT.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS QUIET TITLE STATUTES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR ARKANSAS DELTA TRAINING AND EDUCATION CONSORTIUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.
TO AMEND THE MOTOR VEHICLE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT REGARDING FEES CHARGED FOR HANDLING AND PROCESSING THE SALE OR LEASE OF A NEW OR USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH FUNERAL COSTS FOR NEEDY ARKANSANS AND TO CREATE A BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO STUDY METHODS FOR PROVIDING FUNERAL ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY ARKANSANS.
"ARKANSAS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007."
TO PROVIDE FOR THE QUALIFICATIONS AND REIMBURSEMENT OF PROVIDERS OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE TO INDIGENT PERSONS AND TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR THE ADMISSION OF INDIGENT PERSONS TO MENTAL HEALTH CARE PROGRAMS.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PER DIEM RATE PAYABLE TO A PROGRAM PROVIDER OF INDIGENT MENTAL HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE AND TO REQUIRE ACCREDITATION FOR CERTAIN PROGRAM PROVIDERS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF DR. JERRY DONAL JEWELL AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF HENRY WILKINS III AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
CONCERNING THE REAUTHORIZATION OF THE STATE CHILDREN S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.

Committees

Committees