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Senator John Cooper (R)

P. O. Box 16801, Jonesboro, 72404

Senator John Cooper (R)
Phone: 870-761-0130
Phone:
District: 21
District:
21
Seniority: 23
Seniority:
23
Occupation: Retired
Occupation:
Retired
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
Public Service: Senate 2014, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
Senate 2014, 2015, 2017


Bill Title Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
SB141
Act 611
TO MODIFY THE FINAL AVERAGE SALARY CALCULATION METHOD UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB142
Act 127
TO PROVIDE FOR AN EMPLOYEE EVALUATION OF AN INTERNAL AUDITOR OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB143
Act 163
TO REVISE VARIOUS PROVISIONS CONCERNING ELECTION PROCEDURES. History
SB301
Act 880
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO SHARE IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY DATA WITH FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL JURISDICTIONS. History
SB486 AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB535 CONCERNING DUAL JUDICIAL DISTRICTS. History
SB553
Act 1074
TO PROVIDE A CERTIFICATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ENGAGE IN LIVESTOCK EMBRYO TRANSFER OR TRANSPLANT AND LIVESTOCK PREGNANCY DETERMINATION. History
SB593 TO REFORM THE HEALTHCARE DELIVERY SYSTEM WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM FOR SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS WITH BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIAGNOSES AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES. History
SB613
Act 1073
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF ASSESSMENT GRANTS FOR POTENTIALLY CONTAMINATED SITES FOR THE FACILITATION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT; AND CERTAIN RELATED TRUST FUNDS. History
SB657
Act 1126
AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISCOUNT AVAILABLE TO TAXPAYERS FOR PROMPT SUBMISSION OF SALES TAX RETURNS AND PAYMENTS. History
SB756 TO IMPLEMENT COST SAVINGS AND MANAGE GROWTH IN OUTPATIENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAMS DURING THE PERIOD OF TRANSITION TO PROVIDER-LED ORGANIZED CARE. History
SR2 TO CONGRATULATE THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY RED WOLVES FOOTBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE SUN BELT CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP AND THE AUTONATION CURE BOWL. History
CoSponsor
HB1041
Act 980
TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION AND THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS. History
HB1137
Act 493
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATE. History
HB1147
Act 131
ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE BELONGING TO A MILITARY MEMBER. History
HB1427
Act 318
TO EXPAND THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE CAMPAIGN FINANCE TRANSPARENCY, ACCURACY, AND CONVENIENCE; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996. History
HB1539
Act 478
TO REQUIRE THE PASSAGE OF THE CIVICS PORTION OF THE NATURALIZATION TEST USED BY UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES BEFORE A STUDENT MAY RECEIVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA. History
HB1706
Act 775
TO CREATE THE MEDICAID PROVIDER-LED ORGANIZED CARE ACT; TO DESIGNATE THAT A RISK-BASED PROVIDER ORGANIZATION IS AN INSURANCE COMPANY FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES UNDER ARKANSAS LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1721
Act 584
TO AMEND THE LAW TO MAKE THE REGISTRATION OF ABOVEGROUND STORAGE TANKS OPTIONAL; TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY FOR REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK TRUST FUND. History
HB1821
Act 1030
CONCERNING A PARTY IN AN ACTION FOR DECLARATORY RELIEF; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1913 TO REQUIRE CHILD MALTREATMENT INVESTIGATORS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN NOTICES TO ALLEGED OFFENDERS. History
HB1914 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION RELATING TO A DEPENDENCY-NEGLECT PROCEEDING OR A FAMILY IN NEED OF SERVICES PROCEEDING. History
HB1915
Act 1025
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE TO PROVIDE REPORTS CONCERNING THE NUMBER OF OVERTURNED TRUE FINDING DETERMINATIONS. History
SB138
Act 712
TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR THE REVOCATION OF A CHARTER OF A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AS A RESULT OF THE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION'S NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THE LAW. History
SB244
Act 281
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS. History
SB291 TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE USE OF CERTAIN AFTERMARKET CRASH PARTS IN REPAIR OF A VEHICLE. History
SB341
Act 540
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPOINTMENTS TO CERTAIN BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES. History
SJR7 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "MARRIAGE". History
SR22 TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY. History
SR5 TO RECOGNIZE THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF THE ARKANSAS 4-H PROGRAM ON OUR YOUTH AND TO CELEBRATE 4-H DAY ON FEBRUARY 16, 2017. History

Committees

Committees
Co-Chair: ALC-PERSONNEL