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Senator Bill Gwatney

P. O. Box 156, Jacksonville, 72076

Senator Bill Gwatney
Phone: 501-982-2102
Phone:
District: 19
District:
19
Seniority: 7
Seniority:
7
Occupation: Automobile Dealer
Occupation:
Automobile Dealer
Church Affiliation: Catholic/Immaculate Conception
Church Affiliation:
Catholic/Immaculate Conception
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Senate in 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001
Public Service:
Senate in 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ELECTRIC CONSUMER CHOICE ACT OF 1999.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE AFFORDABLE NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING TAX CREDIT ACT OF 1997; TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-51-1702 PERTAINING TO LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDITS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE MEDICAL PRACTICES ACT.
TO EXEMPT BOXING ELIMINATION CONTESTS FROM THE JURISDICTION OF THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS ARKANSAS ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN FINANCE STATUTES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO MAKE ANNUAL REPORTS TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL AND THE HOUSE AND SENATE COMMITTEES ON REVENUE AND TAXATION.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE EXEMPTIONS TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.
AN ACT DIRECTING THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TO DEVELOP A STATEWIDE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO AMENDMENT 7 TO THE CONSTITUTION REGARDING NUMBER OF VOTES REQUIRED TO SUBMIT STATE-WIDE INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM PETITIONS.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO AMENDMENT NO. 42 TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PROVIDE FOR ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION BY POPULAR VOTE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO LEVY ANY TAXES NECESSARY TO FUND THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THIS STATE.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO AUTHORIZE AND REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ENACT LAWS TO ADEQUATELY FUND THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THIS STATE.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO AUTHORIZE AND REQUIRE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ESTABLISH MECHANISMS TO PROVIDE EQUAL, FAIR, EQUITABLE, AND ADEQUATE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS AMENDMENT.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ELECTRIC CONSUMER CHOICE ACT OF 1999.
TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR CONGRESSIONAL REDISTRICTING.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ELDERLY CARE TAX.
TO AMEND THE INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT TO AUTHORIZE PUBLIC AGENCIES TO CREATE CONSOLIDATED WATERWORKS SYSTEMS; TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 25-20-104.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS BANKING CODE RELATING TO BRANCH BANKING ACTIVITY, AUTHORITY TO HOLD REAL ESTATE AND FINANCIAL SUBSIDIARIES, FOR PARITY WITH NATIONAL BANKS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE BANK DEPARTMENT FUND AND CREATE THE BANK DEPARTMENT TRUST FUND.
AN ACT TO AMEND A PROVISION OF THE ARKANSAS BANKING CODE RELATING TO APPLICATION NOTICE REQUIREMENTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 15-4-905 TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF EXAMINATION FEES.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE STATE BANK COMMISSIONER FROM THE APPRAISER LICENSING CERTIFICATION BOARD.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 23-48-601 AND 23-48-602 RELATING TO BANK REORGANIZATIONS THROUGH PLANS OF EXCHANGE.
REQUIRES MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES TO NEGOTIATE IN LIEU-OF-TAX PAYMENTS WHEN NEGOTIATING A CONTRACT FOR SALE OF PROPERTY OR LEASE OF PROPERTY TO A PRIVATE FOR PROFIT ENTITY.
AN ACT CONCERNING THEFT OF CERTAIN PROPERTY DURING PERIODS OF EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FOR PERSONS OVER 65.