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Representative John Lewellen

1922 Wolfe Street, Little Rock, 72202

Representative John Lewellen
Phone: 501-372-5612
Phone:
District: 58
District:
58
Seniority: 53
Seniority:
53
Occupation: Businessman, PMSI
Occupation:
Businessman, PMSI
Church Affiliation: Presbyterian
Church Affiliation:
Presbyterian
Veteran: U. S. Air Force
Veteran:
U. S. Air Force
Public Service: 1 yr Justice of the Peace; former LR City Director
Public Service:
1 yr Justice of the Peace; former LR City Director


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS YOUTH MEDIATION PROGRAM TO PREVENT CONFLICTS ARISING FROM CONFRONTATION AND VIOLENCE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION - STATEWIDE HIGH TECH PRISON INDUSTRY PROGRAM FEASIBILITY STUDY AND TWO-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 22-9-203 PERTAINING TO PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS BIDS BY ENCOURAGING SMALL, MINORITY, AND WOMEN BUSINESS ENTERPRISES.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE.
RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA, INC. AND THE BETA PI OMEGA CHAPTER OF ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA, INC.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - AQUACULTURE/FISHERIES CENTER OF EXCELLENCE & AGRICULTURAL /HUMAN SCIENCES RESEARCH & EXTENSION FEDERAL FUNDS MATCH APPROPRIATION FOR THE 1999-2001 BIENNIUM.
TO TRANSFER CERTAIN POWERS, FUNCTIONS, AND DUTIES OF THE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
CoSponsor
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PENALTIES FOR THE OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE DURING PERIOD OF LICENSE SUSPENSION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL NOT MEET ON THE THIRD MONDAY IN JANUARY IN RESPECT TO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND IN OBSERVANCE OF HIS BIRTHDAY
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE TO COMPILE AND PUBLISH DATA REGARDING ROUTINE TRAFFIC STOPS CONDUCTED BY THE STATE POLICE.
TO CREATE A COLLEGE OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK.
TO REQUIRE JUVENILE OFFENDERS COMMITTED TO THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO BE SEPARATED BY AGE AND SERIOUSNESS OF THE OFFENSE.
TO ESTABLISH A FACILITY TO HOUSE JUVENILE OFFENDERS BETWEEN THE AGES OF EIGHTEEN AND TWENTY-ONE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-42-206 PERTAINING TO THE PETITION OF NOMINATION FOR ALDERMEN.
STATE SUPPORTED COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES MUST REPORT TO DEPT. OF EDUCATION THE NAME, ADDRESS, AND MAJOR OF EACH MINORITY STUDENT COMPLETING COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE AS SCHOOL TEACHER.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - FOR THE BILL CLINTON BIRTHPLACE HOME CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PRENATAL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD NURSE HOME VISITATION PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF WORLD WAR II VETERAN, KOREAN WAR VETERAN, VIETNAM VETERAN, AND PERSIAN GULF VETERAN LICENSE PLATES.
AN ACT TO DECLARE THE THIRD FRIDAY IN SEPTEMBER AS ‘POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY’.
THE FREEDOM OF CHOICE AMONG HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS ACT.
TO REQUIRE COUNTY CLERKS TO CHECK AND RECORD THE IDENTITY OF PERSONS WHO PICK UP ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR OTHER PERSONS.
TO PREEMPT LOCAL UNITS OF GOVERNMENT FROM FILING LAWSUITS AGAINST FIREARM AND AMMUNITION MANUFACTURERS FOR DAMAGES FROM THE LAWFUL SALE OF FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION TO THE PUBLIC.
TO AMEND THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTER QUALIFICATIONS.
TO PROVIDE THAT COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSIONERS SHALL DELIVER ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR RUNOFF ELECTIONS TO THE COUNTY CLERK NO LATER THAN FIFTEEN DAYS BEFORE THE ELECTION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-40-303 PERTAINING TO ELECTION PROCEDURES FOR ANNEXATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-701 RELATING TO THE DECLARATION OF RESULTS FOR ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-205 TO CLARIFY WRITE-IN VOTES IN MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 21-2-105 TO CLARIFY THE ADMINISTRATION OF OATHS.
TO CLARIFY CANDIDATES' AND MUNICIPAL OFFICE HOLDERS' RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-42-106 TO CLARIFY THE SWEARING IN OF MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-109 TO ESTABLISH A UNIFORM COST FOR PRINTED VOTER REGISTRATION LISTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-405 TO AMEND THE APPLICATION FORM FOR ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
TO REQUEST THE ARKANSAS CODE REVISION COMMISSION TO MAKE CORRECTIONS TO THE CATCHLINES IN ARKANSAS CODE 7-7-204 AND 7-7-301.
TO CLARIFY ELECTION LAW DEADLINES.
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51, SECTION 9 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE FOR ELECTION LAW DEADLINES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-1-104 PERTAINING TO MISCELLANEOUS PENALTIES FOR ELECTION LAW VIOLATIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-7-402 PERTAINING TO THE FILING OF CERTIFICATES OF NOMINATION.
TO AMEND THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR VOTER QUALIFICATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-311 PERTAINING TO THE SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR DISABLED VOTERS.
TO REQUIRE VEHICLES TO BE REGISTERED WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS OF PURCHASE.
TO EXEMPT THE FIRST $2,500 OF THE PURCHASE PRICE OF A USED VEHICLE FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX.
TO CLARIFY LANGUAGE PERTAINING TO DEADLINES FOR CERTIFICATION, NOTICE AND APPOINTMENTS.
TO AUTHORIZE A MUNICIPAL JUDGE TO SIT AS AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE IN CITIES THAT ADOPT A FAIR HOUSING ORDINANCE.
TO REQUIRE RESTITUTION FOR THEFT OF SERVICES WHICH INVOLVE PUBLIC UTILITIES AND TO ENHANCE THE PENALTIES WHERE THE THEFT RESULTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION.
TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF THE FUNDS IN THE UNCLAIMED PROPERTY FUND ARE TO BE USED BY SMALL CITIES AND TOWNS TO COMBAT CRIME.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-26-1408(a)(2) AND (a)(3) RELATING TO THE ASSESSMENT OF PERSONAL PROPERTY FOR AD VALOREM TAXES.
EXPRESSING APPRECIATION TO ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT, UTILITY WORKERS, RELIEF WORKERS, GOVERNMENT WORKERS AND CITIZENS WHO RESPONDED TO AND ASSISTED THE VICTIMS OF THE RECENT TORNADOES THAT RAVAGED THIS STATE.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAM K. ‘MAC’ MCGEHEE, JR. AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO DESIGNATE THE MEMBERS’ PRIVATE WORK AREA OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AS A ‘NON-SMOKING AREA’.
COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY INDIANS MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM AND HEAD COACH DICKEY NUTT ON THEIR OUTSTANDING 1998-99 REGULAR SEASON.
TO EXPRESS THE INTENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THAT ALL FORMER MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ARE AUTHORIZED AND ENCOURAGED TO WEAR THEIR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES LAPEL PINS.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL DUCKS UNLIMITED MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES.
TO PRESCRIBE THE AUTHORITY OF FIRST OR SECOND CLASS CITIES WITH MUNICIPAL JUDGES' AND CLERKS' PENSION PLANS WITH ASSETS IN EXCESS OF $100,000 TO EMPLOY AN INVESTMENT ADVISOR TO INVEST PLAN ASSETS PURSUANT TO CITY POLICY.
TO PRESCRIBE THE AUTHORITY OF CITIES AND COUNTIES WITH CITY OR COUNTY MUNICIPAL JUDGES' AND CLERKS' PENSION PLANS WITH ASSETS IN EXCESS OF $100,000 IN COUNTIES HAVING A POPULATION OF AT LEAST 150,000 PERSONS TO EMPLOY AN INVESTMENT ADVISOR.
TO ALLOW CITIES TO CREATE MUNICIPAL MANAGEMENT DISTRICTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENHANCING THE ECONOMIC HEALTH AND VITALITY OF THE AREAS.
TO PRESCRIBE THE AUTHORITY OF BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF CITIES HAVING NON-UNIFORM EMPLOYEE PENSION PLANS WITH ASSETS IN EXCESS OF $100,000 TO EMPLOY AN INVESTMENT ADVISOR TO INVEST PLAN ASSETS PURSUANT TO BOARD POLICY.
REGULATING STATE EMPLOYMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES REGARDING THEIR ENTERING INTO GRANTS, CONTRACTS OR LEASES WITH THE STATE.
TO REQUIRE A CHILD ADVOCATE TO BE LOCATED IN FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PERFORM RANDOM HEALTH INSPECTIONS OF FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES; TO REQUIRE RANDOM SECURITY AUDITS OF FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES.
TO INCREASE THE TRAINING AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR YOUTH SERVICE WORKERS AND SECURITY OFFICERS EMPLOYED BY THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW GRANTING SICK LEAVE TO MUNICIPAL FIRE FIGHTERS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO INSTITUTE A TWO (2) YEAR PILOT LOAN/INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR SMALL BUSINESS THROUGH COMMUNITY LENDERS.
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
TO ESTABLISH AND PROMOTE A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS WITHIN EACH COUNTY OF THE STATE.
THE CHILD PROTECTION-PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY ACT OF 1999.
TO ESTABLISH AN EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR USED MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS.
THE PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS ACT.
TO PERMIT CITIES TO ADOPT ORDINANCES CONCERNING FAIR HOUSING THAT MEET GUIDELINES OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT.
AN ACT TO RESTRICT THE CONVERSION OF A TWO-YEAR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO A FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-43-212 TO AUTHORIZE CITY ATTORNEYS TO ISSUE SUBPOENAS IN ALL CITY FAIR HOUSING ORDINANCE VIOLATIONS THEY ARE INVESTIGATING.