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Representative Bill Gossage (R)

P. O. Box 221, Ozark, 72949

Representative Bill Gossage (R)
Phone: 479-667-2122
Phone:
District: 82
District:
82
Seniority: 87
Seniority:
87
Occupation: Assistant Superintendent
Occupation:
Assistant Superintendent
Church Affiliation: Assembly of God
Church Affiliation:
Assembly of God
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First Term House 2013
Public Service:
First Term House 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ALLOW A MEMBER OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO IS A CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL THE SAME RIGHT TO PURCHASE PREVIOUS PRIVATE SCHOOL SERVICE AS PERMITTED FOR CERTIFIED TEACHERS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL.
TO CREATE A NEW BENEFIT PROGRAM UNDER THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
REGARDING SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION LAWS AND PARTIAL COMPLIANCE WITH THE ADAM WALSH CHILD PROTECTION AND SAFETY ACT OF 2006.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
CONCERNING A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK IN CASES OF CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TRANSPORT OF SPARKLING WINE IN ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO LIMIT THE INCREASE IN GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES FROM YEAR TO YEAR; AND TO CREATE A NEXUS BETWEEN THE AMOUNT OF GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES AND THE GROWTH OF THE STATE DISPOSABLE PERSONAL INCOME.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW TO PERMIT A REWARD TO A STATE EMPLOYEE WHEN A COMMUNICATION UNDER THE ARKANSAS WHISTLE-BLOWER ACT RESULTS IN A SAVINGS OF STATE FUNDS.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SPRING BREAK HOLIDAY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PREVAILING WAGE LAW AND TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROTECT A LAST VOTE; TO ALLOW A VOTE CAST BY ABSENTEE BALLOT BEFORE THE DEATH OF A VOTER TO BE COUNTED; AND TO REPEAL A PORTION OF THE ABSENTEE BALLOT LAW.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH AND THE BOREHAM LIBRARY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS FOR PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY IN THE ARKANSAS BETTER CHANCE PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE A PRIVATE CLUB PERMIT APPLICANT IN A DRY TERRITORY TO OBTAIN THE APPROVAL OF THE CITY OR COUNTY GOVERNING BODY.
TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COMMUNITY SERVICE AND NONPROFIT SUPPORT - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REMOVE FROM THE GOVERNOR'S DISASTER EMERGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES THE POWER TO SUSPEND OR LIMIT THE SALE, DISPENSING, OR TRANSPORTATION OF FIREARMS.
CONCERNING PLANNING FOR AN ABSENTEE MAYOR IN CITIES OF THE FIRST CLASS, CITIES OF THE SECOND CLASS, AND INCORPORATED TOWNS.
TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION IN ARKANSAS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS TASK FORCE FOR THE PREVENTION THROUGH EDUCATION OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE; AND TO STUDY "ERIN'S LAW".
TO PHASE OUT ISOLATED SCHOOL FUNDING UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO ASSIST NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO ALLOW NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO PURCHASE SURPLUS PUBLIC COMMODITIES.
TO AMEND DEFINITIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD TUITION INCENTIVE PROGRAM
TO PROVIDE AUTHORITY FOR ADDITIONAL STUDENT ABSENCES FOR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS BETWEEN GRADES ELEVEN AND TWELVE FOR COMPLETION OF BASIC TRAINING.
TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD TO UTILIZE READINESS CENTER RENTAL INCOME FOR EXPENSE RECOVERY AND UNIT MORALE, WELFARE, AND RECREATION EVENTS.
TO ENCOURAGE THE GOVERNOR TO CONSIDER THE GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF THE PRODUCTION OF RELEVANT COMMODITIES WHEN APPOINTING MEMBERS TO AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND PROMOTION BOARDS.
TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF OWNERS OF, AND APPLICANTS FOR, CONCEALED HANDGUN CARRY LICENSES; TO EXEMPT THE NAME AND CORRESPONDING ZIP CODE OF THE APPLICANT, LICENSEE, OR PAST LICENSEE FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS INDIRECTLY PAID BY A SYSTEM EMPLOYER IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE PROOF OF IDENTITY WHEN VOTING AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A VOTER IDENTIFICATION CARD.
TO ADDRESS THE PROTECTION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

Committees

Committees