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Senator Jerry Taylor (D)

1902 Barney lane, White Hall, 71602

Senator Jerry Taylor (D)
Phone: 870-540-9423
Phone:
District: 23
District:
23
Seniority: 11
Seniority:
11
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, 2009, 2011 Asst. Pro Tem
Public Service:
Pine Bluff Alderman 12 yrs; Pine Bluff Mayor 8 yrs; House 2001, 2003; Senate 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011 Asst. Pro Tem
Biography: Jerry Taylor.pdf
Biography:


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO INCLUDE LOCAL RETIREMENT SYSTEMS AND PLANS FOR ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIALS WITHIN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO PROVIDE RECIPROCAL CREDIT AND TWO-FOR-ONE CREDITED SERVICE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE THAT THE SALE OF MACHINERY OR EQUIPMENT AND RELATED ATTACHMENTS USED FOR THE HARVESTING OF TIMBER ARE EXEMPT FROM THE ARKANSAS GROSS RECEIPTS TAX AND THE ARKANSAS COMPENSATING USE TAX.
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF HIGHWAYS AND ROADS BY PROHIBITING WIRELESS TELEPHONE USE IN SCHOOL ZONES AND HIGHWAY WORK ZONES.
TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF NONCUSTODIAL PARENTS; TO REQUIRE NOTIFICATION BEFORE A CUSTODIAL PARENT RELOCATES.
TO AMEND THE EXEMPTIONS FROM THE ARKANSAS RICE CERTIFICATION ACT.
CONCERNING THE INSPECTION AND COPYING OF PUBLIC RECORDS BY INDIVIDUALS INCARCERATED IN A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - PROJECT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE KIDNEY DISEASE COMMISSION TO HONOR PERSONS WHO HAVE PROVIDED LIVING KIDNEY DONATIONS TO ARKANSANS IN NEED OF KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS URBAN HOMESTEAD ACT.
COMMENDING THE SUCCESSFUL ELIMINATION OF THE CHEMICAL WEAPONS STOCKPILE AT THE PINE BLUFF ARSENAL.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
REGARDING THE REGULATION OF FIREARMS BY A LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT FEE LEVIED ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TEST NEGATIVE FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, A GED, OR ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES TOWARD A GED WHILE RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
TO DECREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO CREATE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS OF A CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER.
AN ACT TO LIMIT FORENSIC EXAMINATIONS OF ALLEGEDLY ABUSED CHILDREN TO CHILD SAFETY CENTERS.
AN ACT TO EXTEND THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON SEXUAL OFFENSES.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PARENTAL MONITORS ON SCHOOL BUSES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE EACH COUNTY COURTHOUSE TO PROVIDE FOR CLOSED-CIRCUIT TELEVISION BROADCAST OF CHILD TESTIMONY IN CHILD MALTREATMENT CASES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO UPDATE SCHOOL POLICIES WHEN A LAW REGARDING CHILD ABUSE IS AMENDED OR IS ADDED TO THE ARKANSAS CODE.
AN ACT TO EXPEDITE DNA ANALYSIS IN CASES OF ALLEGED CHILD ABUSE AND CHILD MALTREATMENT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL DISCLOSURE OF INTERVIEW INFORMATION FROM A CHILD SAFETY CENTER OR CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE TO ACCEPT REPORTS OF INJURY TO A CHILD'S INTELLECTUAL, EMOTIONAL, OR PSYCHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT FROM A GUIDANCE COUNSELOR LICENSED AS A TEACHER.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR EXPOSING A CHILD TO PORTRAYALS OF LIVE OR RECORDED SEX ACTS.
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT EACH WOMAN WHO GIVES BIRTH IN A MEDICAL FACILITY RECEIVES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS DESCRIBING SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME BEFORE THE WOMAN IS DISCHARGED.
AN ACT TO INCLUDE SCHOOL PRINCIPALS, ATHLETIC COACHES, AND COUNSELORS AMONG PERSONS WHO ARE GUILTY OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE SECOND DEGREE FOR SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A STUDENT LESS THAN TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE.
REGARDING SUBSTANCES IN SCHEDULE I AND SCHEDULE VI AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT ON THE SALE OF RICE; TO REQUIRE THE BUYER TO COLLECT AND REMIT THE ASSESSMENT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE COLLECTED ASSESSMENTS AND CONSIDERATION OF PRODUCER PREFERENCES.
TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSFERABILITY OF CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS AND DETERMINATION LETTERS AMONG VARIOUS OPERATIONAL SECTIONS OF A SINGLE SERVICE PROVIDER.
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK.
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS.
TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY AND SLOW CORRECTIONS GROWTH.
TO ALLOW AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER APPOINTED AS A RESERVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO ADMINISTER BLOOD ALCOHOL TESTS AND TO OPERATE A DEVICE TO DETECT EXCESSIVE SPEEDING.
TO PROTECT RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO HONOR THE HARD WORK AND DEDICATION OF BOB ABBOTT ON BEHALF OF ALL PERSONS AFFLICTED BY A KIDNEY DISEASE OR DISORDER.
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 House
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO (2) OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
THE ARKANSAS CARBON DIOXIDE STORAGE ACT.
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK.
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT; TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR MAJOR UTILITY FACILITIES; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.

Committees

Committees