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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


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO MODIFY THE FINAL AVERAGE SALARY CALCULATION METHOD UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE FOR AN EMPLOYEE EVALUATION OF AN INTERNAL AUDITOR OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO REVISE VARIOUS PROVISIONS CONCERNING ELECTION PROCEDURES.
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO SHARE IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY DATA WITH FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL JURISDICTIONS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CONCERNING DUAL JUDICIAL DISTRICTS.
TO PROVIDE A CERTIFICATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ENGAGE IN LIVESTOCK EMBRYO TRANSFER OR TRANSPLANT AND LIVESTOCK PREGNANCY DETERMINATION.
TO REFORM THE HEALTHCARE DELIVERY SYSTEM WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM FOR SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS WITH BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIAGNOSES AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
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.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISCOUNT AVAILABLE TO TAXPAYERS FOR PROMPT SUBMISSION OF SALES TAX RETURNS AND PAYMENTS.
TO IMPLEMENT COST SAVINGS AND MANAGE GROWTH IN OUTPATIENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAMS DURING THE PERIOD OF TRANSITION TO PROVIDER-LED ORGANIZED CARE.
TO CONGRATULATE THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY RED WOLVES FOOTBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE SUN BELT CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP AND THE AUTONATION CURE BOWL.
CoSponsor
TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION AND THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS.
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATE.
ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE BELONGING TO A MILITARY MEMBER.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CONCERNING A PARTY IN AN ACTION FOR DECLARATORY RELIEF; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE CHILD MALTREATMENT INVESTIGATORS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN NOTICES TO ALLEGED OFFENDERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION RELATING TO A DEPENDENCY-NEGLECT PROCEEDING OR A FAMILY IN NEED OF SERVICES PROCEEDING.
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.
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.
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE USE OF CERTAIN AFTERMARKET CRASH PARTS IN REPAIR OF A VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPOINTMENTS TO CERTAIN BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES.
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "MARRIAGE".
TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO RECOGNIZE THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF THE ARKANSAS 4-H PROGRAM ON OUR YOUTH AND TO CELEBRATE 4-H DAY ON FEBRUARY 16, 2017.

Committees

Committees
Co-Chair: ALC-PERSONNEL