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Senator Gilbert Baker (R)

#17 Cooper Lane, Conway, 72034

Senator Gilbert Baker (R)
Phone: 501-327-8653
Phone:
District: 30
District:
30
Seniority: 2
Seniority:
2
Occupation: Retired Educator, Office Administrator
Occupation:
Retired Educator, Office Administrator
Church Affiliation: Bible Church
Church Affiliation:
Bible Church
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Senate 2001, 2003,2005, 2007, 2009
Public Service:
Senate 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009
Biography: Gilbert Baker.pdf
Biography:


Bill Title Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
SB274
Act 753
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER. History
SB290
Act 721
TO CLARIFY ARKANSAS ETHICS LAWS. History
SB346
Act 987
TO REMOVE THE LIMITATION ON THE NUMBER OF OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOLS. History
SB436
Act 993
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS; TO PROTECT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS FROM CERTAIN LIABILITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB47
Act 333
TO CREATE THE PREMIUM BIOSOLID MARKETING INCENTIVE ACT AND TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR THE SALE AND PURCHASE OF PREMIUM BIOSOLIDS. History
SB577
Act 671
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS - ESSENTIAL OPERATIONS, SUPPORT FOR EDUCATION EXCELLENCE, AND PAYMENT OF CLAIMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB578 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB677
Act 1136
TO FULLY FINANCE THE EXPENDITURES AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE STATE CENTRAL SERVICES FUND AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB719 CONCERNING THE TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL ACT OF 1983. History
SB748 TO CLARIFY FUNDING FORMULA CALCULATIONS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION. History
SB766
Act 1203
TO CLARIFY FUNDING FORMULA CALCULATIONS FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB774 TO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES. History
SB787 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS CHARTER SCHOOLS ACT OF 1999. History
SB795 TO ESTABLISH THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS ALLOWED TO ATTEND AN OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL THAT PRIMARILY USES A VIRTUAL TECHNOLOGY TEACHING METHOD AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB913 AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS. History
SB914 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989. History
SB915 TO PROVIDE FOR A STUDY OF THE IMPACT OF TAX EXEMPTIONS RELATING TO NATURAL RESOURCES. History
SB916 TO ESTABLISH A LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE TO REVIEW CHANGES TO THE STATE MEDICAID PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB979 AN ACT REGARDING REAPPORTIONMENT OF STATE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
CoSponsor
HB1284
Act 71
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. History
HB1454
Act 696
TO CLARIFY WHAT INFORMATION SPECIFIC HIGHER EDUCATION RELATED REPORTS SHOULD CONTAIN; TO REQUIRE SOME HIGHER EDUCATION RELATED REPORTS TO BE UPDATED ANNUALLY. History
HB1728 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. History
HB1772
Act 747
TO EXPAND THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY; TO STRENGTHEN THE COURSE TRANSFER SYSTEM AND ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE COMMON COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM FOR POSTSECONDARY COURSES. History
HB1774
Act 752
TO DEFINE "PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION" RELATED TO CITY AND COUNTY TURNBACK FUNDS UNDER THE ARKANSAS HIGHWAY REVENUE DISTRIBUTION LAW. History
HB1924
Act 702
TO REVISE THE PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES TO INCLUDE DEPOSITS INTO A TAX-DEFERRED COLLEGE SAVINGS PLAN. History
HB2048
Act 706
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND WITHIN THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND COMMITTEE. History
HB2178
Act 1209
TO ESTABLISH THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM AND ALIGN CURRENT LAW CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL WITH THE SYSTEM. History
HB2202
Act 1200
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE PUBLIC INTEGRITY OF CERTAIN REGULATORY AGENCIES. History
HCR1008 IN RECOGNITION OF THE ARKANSAS MILITARY VETERANS HALL OF FAME. History
SB113 AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER. History
SB157 AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TEST NEGATIVE FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE. History
SB194
Act 48
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. History
SB207
Act 334
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB209 AN ACT TO REQUIRE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, A GED, OR ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES TOWARD A GED WHILE RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. History
SB221
Act 303
THE ARKANSAS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY ACT. History
SB275
Act 754
TO DECREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB276
Act 755
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB344
Act 586
TO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT MENTORING PROGRAM. History
SB423
Act 751
REGARDING SUBSTANCES IN SCHEDULE I AND SCHEDULE VI AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB574
Act 769
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY - ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR. History
SB593
Act 861
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. History
SB67 TO REESTABLISH THE JOINT INTERIM OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION REFORM. History
SB709 AN ACT TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE REFORM ACCOUNTABILITY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB720
Act 762
TO REGULATE THE ISSUANCE OF A BROKER'S PRICE OPINION BY A REAL ESTATE LICENSEE. History
SB740
Act 1002
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS. History
SB750
Act 570
TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY AND SLOW CORRECTIONS GROWTH. History
SB794 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION. History
SB832 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989. History
SB855
Act 1240
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. History
SB894 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. History
SCR1 RECOMMENDING THAT STUDIES OF SPECIFIC ISSUES OCCUR IN THE PERMANENT SUBCOMMITTEES OF THE STANDING COMMITTEES OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES RATHER THAN IN TASK FORCES CREATED FOR THAT PURPOSE. History
SJR4 THE TAXPAYERS' PROTECTION AMENDMENT. History
SR37 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. History

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