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Senator Jerry Taylor (D)

6203 Ridgewood Dr, Pine Bluff, 71603

Senator Jerry Taylor (D)
Phone: 870-879-3233
Phone:
District: 23
District:
23
Seniority: 31
Seniority:
31
Occupation: Retired Land surveyor & Real Estate Broker
Occupation:
Retired Land surveyor & Real Estate Broker
Church Affiliation: Freewill Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Freewill Baptist
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
Public Service: Pine Bluff Alderman 12 yrs; Pine Bluff Mayor 8 yrs; House 2001, 2003; Senate 2005, 2007
Public Service:
Pine Bluff Alderman 12 yrs; Pine Bluff Mayor 8 yrs; House 2001, 2003; Senate 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT FOR THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS APPROPRIATION FOR COURT SECURITY FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
TO PROVIDE A FOUR-YEAR TERM FOR THE STATE SURVEYOR AND TO LIMIT THE STATE SURVEYOR TO A TOTAL OF EIGHT (8) YEARS OF SERVICE.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE DUTY TO RETREAT PRIOR TO THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXTINGUISHING OF UNUSED SEVERED MINERAL RIGHTS.
AN ACT FOR THE SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS COLLEGE - THE SECONDARY CENTER OF EXCELLENCE TECHNOLOGIES COMPLEX GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - ARKANSAS RIVER REGIONAL INTERMODEL FACILITIES AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
REGARDING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF INSTITUTIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - FOR INDUSTRIAL PARK PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - RURAL WATER ASSOCIATIONS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REQUIRE A LICENSED SURVEYOR TO FILE A PLAT AFTER RECEIVING PAYMENT FOR THE SURVEY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - ARKANSAS ENTAINERS HALL OF FAME ACQUISITIONS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REQUIRE THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT TO CITIES AND COUNTIES IN THE ADOPTION OF LOCAL COURT SECURITY PLANS AND THE PROVISION OF COURT SECURITY FOR CIRCUIT AND DISTRICT COURTS.
TO REQUIRE THE STATE SURVEYOR TO REFER A COMPLAINT ABOUT A SURVEYOR TO THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM PROPERTY TAX RELIEF CREDIT FOR A HOMESTEAD.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR USED MOTOR VEHICLES AND TO REGULARLY ADJUST THE AMOUNT FOR INFLATION.
TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 5-73-121 CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF CARRYING A KNIFE AS A WEAPON.
TO PERMIT SURFACE OWNER TO ACQUIRE DORMANT SEVERED MINERAL RIGHTS, TO PROVIDE GUIDELINES FOR ASSESSING MINERAL RIGHTS, AND TO ALLOW ASSESSMENT OF TAX ON SEVERED MINERAL RIGHTS AGAINST THE WORKING INTERESTS OWNER.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CORNERSTONE COALITION IN SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS INTERMODAL FACILITY STUDY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION - THE PURCHASE AND ACQUISITION OF PRAIRIE POINT TOWHEAD - BUCK ISLAND GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
THE RAIL ABANDONMENT ACT OF 2007.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE GOVERNOR S POWER TO ISSUE A PARDON TO ANY PERSON CONVICTED FOR VIOLATING LAWS AGAINST THE UNLAWFUL MANUFACTURE OR SALE OF LIQUORS.
AN ACT TO TRANSFER THE DIVISION OF LAND SURVEYS IN THE OFFICE OF COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS TO THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
CoSponsor
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY EXEMPTING FROM THE STATE SALES TAX ENERGY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY REDUCING THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX ON MINI-WAREHOUSE AND SELF-STORAGE RENTAL SERVICES UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
"ARKANSAS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007."
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
CONCERNING THE REAUTHORIZATION OF THE STATE CHILDREN S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO ASSIST THE PEOPLE OF DUMAS, ARKANSAS.
COMMENDING MS. DEENA BURNETT FOR MAKING VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO CITIZENS IN ARKANSAS AND AROUND THE WORLD BY INSPIRING OTHERS TO BUILD A STRONG FOUNDATION OF CHARACTER, CONVICTION, AND COURAGE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE WIN ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE TO ACCEPT CONTRIBUTIONS AND COMMISSION A BUST IN HONOR OF THE LATE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR WINTHROP PAUL ROCKEFELLER.
HONORING THE DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE OF SENATOR JACK CRITCHER.
COMMENDING SENATORS JIM HILL, JIM ARGUE, DAVE BISBEE, AND JACK CRITCHER ON THEIR YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
CoSponsor for House
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
AN ACT TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS ELECTION LAW CONCERNING EARLY VOTING.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND EXTENSION PROGRAM - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
TO ENABLE THE USE OF ELECTRIC UTILITY POWER LINES TO DEPLOY BROADBAND NETWORKS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 AND TO ENSURE THAT EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE RECEIVES THE FULL AMOUNT OF FOUNDATION FUNDING.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR ENHANCED EDUCATIONAL FUNDING BY SUPPLEMENTING THE AMOUNT OF PER STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE 2007-2008 AND 2008-2009 SCHOOL YEARS.
TO REVISE THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT.
THE ARKANSAS FAIR TRADE PRACTICES FOR PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - FOREST RESOURCES COMPLEX GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - SENIOR TRANSPORTATION GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - SCIENCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - JOHN H. JOHNSON CULTURAL AND ENTREPRENEURAL STUDIES CENTER EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY LAB UPGRADES AND EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - AQUACULTURE FISHERIES LAB UPGRADES AND EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - FOR SIGNAGE FOR WAR RELOCATION CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AUTHORIZE SIGNAGE FOR WAR RELOCATION CENTERS THAT WERE OPERATED BY THE WAR RELOCATION AUTHORITY DURING WORLD WAR II.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - THE YELLOW BEND PORT AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - SMALL BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP INCUBATOR GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - PATHWAYS TO COLLEGE PREPARATORY PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS COLLEGE - CONSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT AND OPERATING ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - BIG REC PROJECT OPERATIONAL EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
"THE DELTA GEOTOURISM INCENTIVE ACT OF 2007."
URGING THE USDA TO CHANGE REPORTING DATES CONCERNING RICE PRICES AND STOCKS TO THE NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICE.
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO ASSIST THE PEOPLE OF DUMAS, ARKANSAS.

Committees

Committees