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Representative Billy Gaskill (D)

606 North 8th Street, Paragould, 72450

Representative Billy Gaskill (D)
Phone: 870-239-4383
Phone:
District: 78
District:
78
Seniority: 71
Seniority:
71
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First Term in House 2007
Public Service:
First Term in House 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO PROVIDE REDUCED COLLEGE TUITION TO STATE POLICE OFFICERS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - ASU PARAGOULD CENTER RENOVATION AND EQUIPMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NORTHEASTERN COLLEGE - PARAGOULD NURSING CENTER RENOVATING, EQUIPPING AND ASSOCIATED COSTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO IMPOSE A BOOKING AND ADMINISTRATION FEE IN CERTAIN CASES FOR THE SUPPORT OF COUNTY JAILS OR REGIONAL DETENTION FACILITIES.
TO CREATE A PRESUMPTION RELATING TO THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE; TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO CREATE CIVIL IMMUNITY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL CONSUMER LOANS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS OPTIONS COUNSELING FOR LONG-TERM CARE PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN CITY ALDERMEN SHALL BE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO ALLOW PURCHASED CREDITED SERVICE FOR CERTAIN SERVICE OF CITY ALDERMEN.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 27-50- 1205 TO GIVE CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS THE POWER TO TAG VEHICLES.
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
ARKANSAS ORTHOTICS, PROSTHETICS, AND PEDORTHICS PRACTICE ACT OF 2007.
TO CLARIFY THAT CIVIL IMMUNITY IS EXTENDED TO DENTISTS AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS WHO RENDER VOULUNTARY HEALTH CARE SERVICES AT FREE OR LOW-COST HEALTH CARE CLINICS.
TO PROVIDE THAT AN EX-PRISONER OF WAR, A PEARL HARBOR SURVIVOR, OR A MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT MAY RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR A NOMINAL FEE.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR LOW-INCOME TAXPAYERS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE GROCERY TAX RELIEF.
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.
TO IMPROVE THE PROCEDURES CONCERNING CORONER'S DEATH INVESTIGATIONS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE USE OF NEWER, MORE FLEXIBLE PLASTIC PIPE FOR WATER DISTRIBUTION PIPING UNDER CONCRETE SLABS.
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.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE FREE TRADE AMONG IN-STATE AND OUT-OF-STATE SMALL WINERIES AND TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO REVISE THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT.
AN ACT TO ADOPT THE AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE.
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.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, OR EXPANSION GRANTS TO SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT CREATING THE STATE DRUG CRIME ENFORCEMENT AND PROSECUTION GRANT FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - STATEWIDE GRANTS FOR SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL DRUG CRIME TASK FORCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
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 ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - GRANTS AND STATE AID TO ALL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT AND THE ARKANSAS MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT OF 2003.
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF USED TEXTBOOKS TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
TO ESTABLISH A HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE NEED-BASED FINANCIAL AID FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES OR THEIR EQUIVALENT FROM LOW INCOME FAMILIES TO BE USED AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION, SALE, OR USE OF BOTTLE ROCKETS.
AN ACT TO ENSURE BETTER UTILIZATION AND COORDINATION OF THE STATE S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE RESOURCES DEVOTED TO SERVING CHILDREN, YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES.
THE INCOME TAX PLEDGE ACT 0F 2007.
TO CREATE THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER LITTER REDUCTION FEE PROGRAM AND TO REDUCE LITTER, FACILITATE BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING, AND REQUIRE LABELING OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS.
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.
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.
REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE CONGRESS TO SECURE OUR NATION S BORDERS AND TO DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION POLICY.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO EXPAND DRUG COURT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE A DIVISION OF DRUG COURT PROGRAMS WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS; AND TO CREATE THE DRUG COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE DISTRICT COURT RESOURCE ASSESSMENT BOARD; TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM OF FULL-TIME DISTRICT COURT JUDGES THAT ARE EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; TO CONSOLIDATE CITY COURTS WITH DISTRICT COURTS.
TO DEVELOP THE ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS BY ESTABLISHING GOALS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AND STANDARDS FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS USED IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
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.
TO REVISE THE MINIMUM WAGE LAW ALLOWANCE FOR GRATUITIES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE - PARAGOULD INDUSTRIAL TRAINING CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION - RESTORATION GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO STUDY THE CREATION OF THE ARKANSAS PATIENT CHOICE ACT; AND TO PROVIDE ARKANSAS PATIENTS MORE CHOICE IN THEIR PRESCRIPTION DRUG PURCHASES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A GRAIN ASSESSMENT TO PROMOTE GRAIN PRODUCTION THROUGH BIOFUEL INCENTIVES.
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