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Representative Dwight Fite

1003 Highway 35, Benton, 72015

Representative Dwight Fite
Phone: 501-776-0076
Phone:
District: 47
District:
47
Seniority: 75
Seniority:
75
Occupation: Retired Coach & A.D./Small Business Owner
Occupation:
Retired Coach & A.D./Small Business Owner
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Benton City Council; House 2001
Public Service:
Benton City Council; House 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO EXPAND THE PERMITTED SECURITY FOR PUBLIC FUNDS HELD BY BANKS.
AN ACT TO REGULATE THE OWNERSHIP AND BREEDING OF WOLVES AND WOLF-DOG HYBRIDS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A STUDY TO REVIEW THE EQUITY IN COMPETITION IN HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES; AND TO DETERMINE IF EQUITY OF OPPORTUNITY EXISTS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE BENTON SERVICES CENTER.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO INCLUDE NURSING SCHOOLS AS APPROVED INSTITUTIONS IN THE ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO INSTALL INTERNET FILTERS OR OBTAIN INTERNET ACCESS CONNECTIVITY FROM A PROVIDER THAT PROVIDES FILTER SERVICES TO LIMIT ACCESS TO MATERIAL THAT IS HARMFUL TO MINORS.
AN ACT REPEALING USED MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER LICENSING REQUIREMENT MANDATING COMPLETION OF AN EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR.
AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTED OFFICIALS WHO COMMIT A FELONY.
AN ACT TO READOPT MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNT PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF ATHLETIC TRAINING.
AN ACT TO LIMIT THE WRITING OF PRESCRIPTIONS FOR RU-486 TO PHYSICIANS WHO MEET CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR IMPROPER PRESCRIBING OF RU 486.
TO CHANGE THE DWI THRESHOLD FROM 0.10% TO 0.08.
AN ACT TO CHANGE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-26-203 TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR CONCEALING BIRTH.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 18-45-202 CONCERNING THE PRIORITY OF LIENS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 12-12-903(13)(A) TO ADD OFFENSES TO THE DEFINITION OF SEXUAL OFFENSES FOR PURPOSES OF THE SEX AND CHILD OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 18-45-202 RELATING TO PRIORITY OF LIENS OF VEHICLE REPAIRMEN AND BLACKSMITHS.
AN ACT TO MAKE THE ACT OF COMMUNICATING A FALSE ALARM TO AN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION A CLASS D FELONY.
AN ACT TO ENSURE EQUAL GE0GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION BY APPOINTING THE MEMBERS FROM CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FOOTBALL CLASSIC AND THE ARKANSAS MEALS-ON-WHEELS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT.
TO AMEND THE JOINT MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION ACT.
AN ACT TO MANDATE REDUCTIONS IN THE NUMBER OF STATE EMPLOYEES IN ALL STATE AGENCIES, INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
AN ACT TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR THE CREATION OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BY DETACHMENT.
TO PROHIBIT MUTUAL ORDERS OF PROTECTION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE EMERGENCY SECONDARY EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GOVERNOR'S DISTINGUISHED TEACHING SCHOLARS PROGRAM.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PAYMENTS TO NURSING FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE FUNDS RECEIVED BY THE STATE FROM THE MASTER SETTLEMENT WITH TOBACCO COMPANIES AND TO REPEAL INITIATED ACT 1 OF 2000.
AN ACT AMEND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 2000 TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH SHALL BE LOCATED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS AT CONWAY.
TO ESTABLISH THE THIRD WEEK OF SEPTEMBER OF EACH YEAR AS NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE WEEK IN ARKANSAS.
TO PROVIDE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR THE PROCESSING OF WASTE INTO FUEL PRODUCTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-106(a) TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO USE PROFANE, VIOLENT, VULGAR, ABUSIVE OR INSULTING LANGUAGE TOWARD ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE DURING THE COURSE OF HIS OR HER DUTIES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-208(b) TO MAKE GREIVANCE HEARINGS OPEN OR CLOSED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE EMPLOYEE; TO PROVIDE FOR CLOSED HEARINGS FOR TESTIMONY FROM STUDENTS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHECK-CASHERS ACT TO BETTER PROTECT ARKANSAS' CHECK-CASHING CONSUMERS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH THE KIDS-
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT STATE AGENCIES AND OTHER PUBLIC ENTITIES FROM USING TAX DOLLARS TO PURCHASE OR DISTRIBUTE MATERIAL THAT THEY KNOW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN CONTAINS, OR PRESENTS AS FACTUAL, INFORMATION WHICH HAS BEEN PROVEN FALSE OR FRAUDULENT.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEE MINIMUM SALARY ACT.
AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO CEASE PRIVATIZATION OF THE ALEXANDER YOUTH FACILITY IN ALEXANDER, ARKANSAS FOR TWO (2) YEARS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-21-303 CONCERNING SCHOOL DISTRICT PURCHASES OF COMMODITIES.
TO URGE CONGRESS TO EXPAND PROVISIONS OF THE MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNT.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A NEW RULE TO REQUIRE THE PUBLISHING OF ROLL CALL VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTERNET WEB SITE.
REQUESTING THE JOINT PERFORMANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
RECOGNIZING LUKE MORRIS FOR HIS COURAGE IN RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURIES RECEIVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT ON FEBRUARY 17, AND COMMENDING THE THREE PEOPLE WHO ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND BEGAN LIFE SAVING MEASURES.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE ASSETS TEST FOR CHILDREN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAID.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC TRANSIT TRUST FUND.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-10-305 TO INCREASE MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES COURT COSTS IN MUNICIPAL, CITY AND POLICE COURTS.
THE EDUCATOR COMPENSATION ACT OF 2001.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM; TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS; AND TO LOWER THE AMOUNT OF THE AWARD.
AN ACT TO DEFINE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE AND COMMUNITIES.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-114 PERTAINING TO DAILY PLANNING PERIODS FOR TEACHERS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-111 PERTAINING TO THE DUTY-FREE LUNCH PERIODS FOR TEACHERS.