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Representative Karen S. Hopper (R)

P. O. Box 864, Mountain Home, 72654

Representative Karen S. Hopper (R)
Phone: 870-431-8934
Phone:
District: 81
District:
81
Seniority: 40
Seniority:
40
Occupation: Higher Education
Occupation:
Higher Education
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First Term in House 2009, 2011
Public Service:
First Term in House 2009, 2011


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE PROCEDURES FOR AN ADMINISTRATIVE APPEAL OF A SEX OFFENDER ASSESSMENT OF A SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR.
TO REQUIRE CERTAIN PERSONS TO REPORT TO LAW ENFORCEMENT KNOWLEDGE THAT ANOTHER PERSON IS IN POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY ON A COMPUTER AND TO PROVIDE FOR IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL LIABILITY.
TO PROHIBIT LEVEL 2 SEX OFFENDERS FROM LIVING WITHIN TWO THOUSAND FEET FROM A SCHOOL, PUBLIC PARK, YOUTH CENTER, OR DAYCARE.
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING THE LABELS ON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
REGARDING THE RETURN OF STOLEN PROPERTY BY A PAWN SHOP TO THE ORIGINAL OWNER.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. JAMES "ED" GILBERT AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
HONORING THE ALL 3 WARS VETERANS ASSOCIATION.
COMMENDING HUGH MCCLAIN ON HIS INDUCTION INTO THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE HALL OF FAME.
HONORING JIM GASTON AS THE ARKANSAS BUSINESS EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AND FOR HIS PENDING INDUCTION INTO THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MOUNTAIN HOME TROUT HALL OF FAME.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO CLARIFY THE PROVISIONS CONCERNING A SETOFF OF DEBTS FROM STATE INCOME TAX REFUNDS.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR UNITED STATES VETERANS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - MOUNTAIN HOME - EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY NEEDS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - MOUNTAIN HOME - VADA SHEID COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CENTER CONSTRUCTION COMPLETION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REQUIRE AN ADMINISTRATIVE SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE IF HE OR SHE IS ARRESTED FOR OR CONVICTED OF NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE RESULTING FROM DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED.
CONCERNING THE REGISTRATION OF SEX OFFENDERS; TO REQUIRE REGISTRATION PAYMENTS TO BE MADE.
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING THE PURCHASE OR POSSESSION OF INTOXICATING LIQUOR, WINE, OR BEER BY A MINOR.
AMENDING THE OFFENSE OF AGGRAVATED RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CAPITAL GAINS REDUCTION ACT OF 2011.
TO DECREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH AN INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS AND TO ESTABLISH AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF A QUALIFYING DIAGNOSIS THAT ESTABLISHES CATEGORICAL ELIGIBILITY FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SERVICES.
CONCERNING VISITATION RIGHTS WITH A MINOR CHILD FOR A PARENT LISTED ON THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY.
TO CREATE A SALES TAX HOLIDAY FOR CLOTHING, CLOTHING ACCESSORIES OR EQUIPMENT, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, SCHOOL ART SUPPLIES, AND SCHOOL INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL
ACT TO CREATE AN ALTERNATIVE PROCEDURE TO OBTAIN TITLE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHERE THERE IS A TOTAL LOSS SETTLEMENT.
THE ARKANSAS CARBON DIOXIDE STORAGE ACT.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTRONIC FILING OF REPORTS TO ENTITIES OF THE STATE BY STATE AGENCIES.
TO EXEMPT EQUINE HUSBANDRY, MASSAGE, FARRIERY, TEETH FLOATING, TRAINING, ETC. FROM THE VETERINARY PRACTICE ACT AND TO ESTABLISH A CERTIFIED EQUINE DENTAL PRACTITIONER.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER - ARKANSAS REAL-TIME SCRAP METAL LOGBOOK EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION 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 UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION STATEWIDE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS 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 FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF VOLUNTEERISM - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY CAMP COUCHDALE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS 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 EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - STATEWIDE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND ENERGY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - STATE FAIR AND LIVESTOCK SHOW GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT- LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS 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.
TO EXEMPT EQUINE HUSBANDRY, EQUINE MASSAGE, EQUINE FARRIERY, EQUINE TEETH FLOATING, AND EQUINE TRAINING FROM THE VETERINARY PRACTICE ACT; TO ESTABLISH A CERTIFIED EQUINE DENTAL PRACTITIONER.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE PROOF OF IDENTITY WHEN VOTING AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A VOTER IDENTIFICATION CARD.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS IN ARKANSAS AND AUTHORIZE GRANTS AND SUPPORT FOR AN EARLY CHILDHOOD FOUNDATION.
TO GRADUALLY REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON UTILITIES THAT ARE USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND AQUACULTURE EQUIPMENT.
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE PUBLIC INTEGRITY OF CERTAIN REGULATORY AGENCIES.
REQUESTING THAT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION SUPPORT AND CONTINUE THE IMMEDIATE AND FUTURE FUNDING OF THE NORFORK AND GREERS FERRY NATIONAL FISH HATCHERIES.
RECOGNIZING THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY AND THE BEST INTEREST OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PROMOTE RELATIONSHIPS WITH TURKISH PEOPLE.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
THE ARKANSAS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY ACT.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE REFORM ACCOUNTABILITY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
TO PROVIDE SCHOOL DISTRICTS THE CHOICE OF HOLDING SCHOOL ELECTIONS ON THE SAME DATE AS GENERAL ELECTIONS OR IN SEPTEMBER; TO AMEND RELATED PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING THE TERM OF SERVICE FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS.
COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE FOUNDING OF THE GIRL SCOUTS ON MARCH 12, 1912.

Committees

Committees