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Senator Henry "Hank" Wilkins, IV (D)

717 West 2nd Avenue, Pine Bluff, 71601

Senator Henry "Hank" Wilkins, IV (D)
Phone: 870-536-6366
Phone:
District: 5
District:
5
Seniority: 9
Seniority:
9
Occupation: United Methodist Pastor
Occupation:
United Methodist Pastor
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1999, Senate 2001,2003, 2005 Asst. Pro Tempore; 2007; 2009 Asst. Pro Tempore
Public Service:
House 1999, Senate 2001, 2003, 2005 Asst. Pro Tempore; 2007; 2009 Asst. Pro Tempore


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ESTABLISH A RACIAL PROFILING HOTLINE AND TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL IN REPORTING RACIAL PROFILING.
TO REESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON RACIAL PROFILING.
AN ACT TO PROTECT CHILDREN IN CHILD CARE FACILITIES DURING EMERGENCIES AND TO REQUIRE CHILD CARE FACILITIES TO FILE WRITTEN PLANS FOR EMERGENCY PROCEDURES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF CHILD CARE AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, MAINTENANCE AND PURCHASE OF EQUIPMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS COLLEGE - CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, MAINTENANCE AND PURCHASE OF EQUIPMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - OPERATING EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - RENOVATION, CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIRS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES AND EQUIPMENT, WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - DERMOTT JUVENILE TREATMENT/CORRECTIONAL CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - STUDENT DIVERSITY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - BASEBALL COMPLEX DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - COMMUNITY BASED PROGRAM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES - COMMUNITY BASED YOUTH PROGRAM PROVIDER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMISSION - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS RIVER EDUCATION SERVICE COOPERATIVE - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH - EXPENSES OF THE TASK FORCE ON RACIAL PROFILING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL - EXPENSES OF THE TASK FORCE ON RACIAL PROFILING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - 1890 RESEARCH AND EXTENSION ADDITIONAL MATCHING FUNDS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF MOTORISTS ON HIGHWAYS AND ROADS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS BY MAKING THE MANDATORY SEAT BELT LAW A PRIMARY LAW FOR ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
TO AMEND THE JUVENILE CODE REGARDING JUDICIAL DETERMINATIONS OF WHETHER A CONFESSION OR WAIVER OF COUNSEL WAS MADE FREELY, VOLUNTARILY, AND INTELLIGENTLY.
AN ACT TO LEVY AN EXCISE TAX ON SPIRITUOUS LIQUOR AND WINE SOLD IN ARKANSAS.
CONCERNING THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMISSION.
RECOGNIZING AND HONORING DR. JOSETTA WILKINS FOR A LIFETIME OF SERVICE TO ARKANSAS AND HER DEDICATED PASSION TO SAVE THE LIVES OF WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING FOR MEN FORTY (40) YEARS OF AGE AND OVER.
AN ACT CONCERNING AN ARREST FOR VIOLATION OF AN ORDER OF PROTECTION AND THE PENALTY FOR THE OFFENSE OF VIOLATION OF AN ORDER OF PROTECTION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE OFFENSES OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT AND ASSAULT IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY CLASSIFICATION FOR THE OFFENSE OF DOMESTIC BATTERING IN THE THIRD DEGREE.
AN ACT TO MODIFY THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR THE OFFENSE OF RAPE WHEN IDENTIFIED GENETIC INFORMATION IS PRESENT.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE LONG-TERM CARE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE DOMESTIC ABUSE ACT OF 1991.
TO PROHIBIT UNFAIR DISCRIMINATION IN THE INSURANCE OF VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCRAP METAL DEALERS.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF STALKING AND TO ESTABLISH CIVIL LIABILITY FOR STALKING.
AN ACT TO ENHANCE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN RURAL AREAS OF ARKANSAS AND TO EXPAND THE OPTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTING AND OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS GEOLOGICAL SURVEY - ARKANSAS LIGNITE RESOURCES PILOT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
THE FAIR DISCLOSURE TO EMPLOYERS, INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND OTHERS OF PAYMENTS FOR PHARMACISTS' SERVICES ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - LIBRARY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - ARKANSAS EVALUATION CENTER CREATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
THE ARKIDS FIRST IMPROVEMENT ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - 1890 RESEARCH AND EXTENSION PROGRAMS MATCHING FUNDS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO EXPAND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR INMATES QUALIFIED TO ENROLL IN COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY COURSES.
TO REQUIRE GROUP ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE ASSOCIATIONS TO REGISTER WITH THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER.
TO INCLUDE SPECIFIED DISEASE, HOSPITAL INDEMNITY, OR OTHER LIMITED BENEFIT HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES AND TO REVISE PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINING PREMIUM RATES FOR A CLOSED BLOCK OF BUSINESS.
TO PROHIBIT UNFAIR METHODS OF COMPETITION AND UNFAIR OR DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES BY SELLERS OF PREPAID FUNERAL BENEFITS CONTRACTS.
TO PROHIBIT ABUSES IN THE REPLACEMENT OF LIFE INSURANCE.
TO AMEND EMINENT DOMAIN LAW CONCERNING THE COMPENSATION PAID BY A CONDEMNING ENTITY.
TO BROADEN THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER'S CEASE AND DESIST POWERS.
TO CREATE THE REFUND ANTICIPATION LOAN ACT.
RECOMMENDING THAT A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF FUNDING FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BE COMMITTED TO COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION OF I-69 IN ARKANSAS.
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.
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF ROADS AND HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE BY ADDRESSING ISSUES RELATED TO THE LICENSING OF YOUTHFUL DRIVERS.
TO REQUIRE THE BUYER TO REMIT THE ASSESSMENT ON THE SALE OF RICE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSESSMENT'S USE AND CONSIDERATION OF BUYER AND PRODUCER PREFERENCES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND.
AN ACT REGARDING STATE FUNDED PHARMACY BENEFIT PLANS.
AN ACT CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES AND RELATED OFFENSES AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
TO INCREASE ACCESS TO POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION.
TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT GENERAL OMNIBUS BILL TO UPDATE AND MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE LAWS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY FOR SECTION 20 OF THIS ACT.
TO PROHIBIT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF AN ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICT IF THE RESULTING SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE LARGER THAN ONE THOUSAND SQUARE MILES (1,000 SQ. MI.).
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009.
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.
WELCOMING THE RETURN OF FORMER PRESIDENT WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON AND HONORING HIS EXTENSIVE PUBLIC SERVICE AND ACHIEVEMENTS AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

Committees

Committees
ex officio: ALC-PEER
ex officio: ALC-PERSONNEL
ex officio: ALC-REVIEW