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Representative Bill Gossage (R)

P. O. Box 221, Ozark, 72949

Representative Bill Gossage (R)
Phone: 479-209-2803
Phone:
District: 82
District:
82
Seniority: 45
Seniority:
45
Occupation: Retired
Occupation:
Retired
Church Affiliation: Assembly of God
Church Affiliation:
Assembly of God
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First Term House 2013, 2015
Public Service:
First Term House 2013, 2015


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO REQUIRE EACH PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL AND PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO OFFER A COURSE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE; TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY
TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS LEADERSHIP ACADEMY TO ENTER INTO A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP AND A PUBLIC-PUBLIC PARTNERSHIP FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENHANCING LEADERSHIP IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DIABETES BY AUTHORIZING CERTAIN PUBLIC SCHOOL PERSONNEL TO BE TRAINED IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF INSULIN AND GLUCAGON.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE - CHILD ABDUCTION RESPONSE TEAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLANS.
TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO SCHOOL DISTRICT IN SCHEDULING ART, MUSIC, AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION.
TO CREATE THE SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEUR DEREGULATION AND ECONOMIC ENHANCEMENT ACT; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER; TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO JURISDICTION TO MAKE AN ARREST OR ISSUE A CITATION; TO PERMIT THE ISSUANCE OF A CITATION BY A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER ON A SCHOOL TRIP.
TO REVISE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PAYABLE ON DEATH DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MODIFY THE PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ASSESSMENTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING REIMBURSABLE EXPENSES, PER DIEM, AND MILEAGE COMPENSATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WHO WORK COLD CASES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE NUMBER OF LIQUOR SALES PERMITS THAT MAY BE ISSUED REGARDING SMALL FARM WINES, BEER, AND LIGHT WINES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE TRAINING.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING FUNDING FOR TWO-YEAR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
CONCERNING STATE CATEGORICAL FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING REIMBURSABLE EXPENSES, PER DIEM, AND MILEAGE COMPENSATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO REMOVE THE DUTY OF THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD TO DETERMINE SERVICE AREAS FOR TWO-YEAR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION; TO ELIMINATE SERVICE AREAS FOR TWO-YEAR COLLEGES AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS.
TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR TRAINING AND INSTRUCTION FROM MEMBERS FOR MEMBERS OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
TO ESTABLISH THE WORKFORCE INITIATIVE ACT OF 2015.
CoSponsor
TO EXEMPT STATE INSTITUTIONS, POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, AND ANY OTHER APPLICABLE ENTITY WITH TORT LIABILITY IMMUNITY FROM THE REQUIREMENT TO OBTAIN GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE WHEN OBTAINING A CHILD CARE FACILITY LICENSE.
TO CHANGE THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT ISOLATED FUNDING.
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR A LESSEE OF AN INTERMODAL AUTHORITY IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT REGARDING THE ENGINE HORSEPOWER OF MOTORBOATS OPERATING ON THE ELEVEN POINT RIVER.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE FILING OF CERTAIN REPORTS WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
TO ESTABLISH THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES PROGRAM.
TO ESTABLISH THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM.
TO PROVIDE A WAIVER FOR A SCHOOL DISTRICT FROM AN ADMINISTRATIVE CONSOLIDATION OR REORGANIZATION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID - ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR.
TO ALLOW THE NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR BOARD TO DETERMINE THE LOCATION OF THE NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR AND LIVESTOCK SHOW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ACT 1298 OF 2013 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS TASK FORCE FOR THE PREVENTION THROUGH EDUCATION OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE REORGANIZATION OF THE LOCAL DISTRICT COURTS TO STATE DISTRICT COURTS IN THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
CONCERNING THE SATISFACTION OF COURT-ORDERED RESTITUTION IN A CRIMINAL CASE THROUGH INTERCEPTION OF STATE INCOME TAX REFUNDS.
TO AMEND THE MAXIMUM BENEFIT PERIOD AND WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE ACT; TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE; AND TO AMEND CERTAIN LAWS REFERRING TO THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE.
CONCERNING COUNTY JAIL REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE HOUSING OF INMATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF FEES AND FINES RELATED TO FERAL HOGS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RESIDENT DEPREDATION PERMIT TO HUNT AND TRAP FERAL HOGS.
TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE 2015 SCHOOL SAFETY ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AWARD OF ATTORNEY'S FEES IN ILLEGAL EXACTION LAWSUITS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR PERMITTING OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS, RETURNING MILITARY VETERANS, AND SPOUSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE REAL PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX; AND TO CLARIFY THE LAWS CONCERNING THE REAL PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX.
TO ESTABLISH A STATE BUSINESS PORTAL WITHIN THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE; AND TO PROMOTE EFFICIENT INTERACTIONS BETWEEN BUSINESS AND STATE GOVERNMENT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SUICIDE PREVENTION.
TO CREATE THE PRODUCTION CONTRACT ARBITRATION PROCEDURE ACT; AND TO PROVIDE AN ARBITRATION PROCESS FOR DISPUTES BETWEEN GROWERS AND CONTRACTORS RELATING TO A PRODUCTION CONTRACT.
ESTABLISHING "TAKE YOUR LEGISLATOR TO SCHOOL MONTH" TO FOSTER AND PROMOTE PRODUCTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND PUBLIC SCHOOL OFFICIALS.
TO EXPRESS SUPPORT OF THE FEDERAL TRANSFER OF PUBLIC LANDS TO THE WESTERN STATES OF THE UNITED STATES; AND TO URGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENGAGE IN GOOD FAITH EFFORTS TO COORDINATE THE TRANSFER OF TITLE TO THE WESTERN STATES.
TO RECOGNIZE COLLEEN NICK AND THE MORGAN NICK FOUNDATION FOR THEIR EFFORTS IN THE PREVENTION OF MISSING AND EXPLOITED CHILDREN AND IN APPRECIATION OF THEIR ASSISTANCE TO FAMILIES OF MISSING CHILDREN.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - TRANSFER FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTERS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2014-2015 FISCAL YEAR.
TO REQUIRE A SCHOOL DISTRICT SUBJECT TO A DESEGREGATION ORDER TO NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE A COPY OF THE DESEGREGATION ORDER; TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR OVERSIGHT OF FOSSIL-FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS; TO REGULATE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS; AND TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL OF THE STATE PLAN BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION AND REWARD PROGRAM.
TO CREATE A COMPREHENSIVE STATEWIDE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM; TO COORDINATE VARIOUS WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE AN OFFICE OF SKILLS DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT; TO REPEAL THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES OVERSIGHT BOARD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

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