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Senator Jon Woods (R)

P. O. Box 8710, Springdale, 72766

Senator Jon Woods (R)
Phone: 479-200-3100
Phone:
District: 7
District:
7
Seniority: 24
Seniority:
24
Church Affiliation: Christian
Church Affiliation:
Christian
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2007, 2009, 2011, Senate 2013, 2015
Public Service:
House 2007, 2009, 2011, Senate 2013, 2015


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS POLE ATTACHMENT FAIRNESS ACT; AND TO REGULATE THE METHODS USED BY A PUBLIC UTILITY, A TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROVIDER, AND A VIDEO SERVICE PROVIDER TO ACCESS POLES OWNED BY A MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EMPLOYEE CONFLICTS OF INTEREST.
TO AUTHORIZE HOLDERS OF VESTED ALCOHOL PERMITS TO USE THE SAME NAME FOR EACH OF THE BUSINESSES OPERATED BY THE VESTED PERMIT HOLDER.
TO AUTHORIZE NATIVE BREWERS' SATELLITE TASTING ROOMS AND TRANSPORTATION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO SATELLITE TASTING ROOMS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAWS THAT CONCERN ALCOHOL.
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
TO ALLOW CONSISTENCY OF BUSINESS IDENTIFICATION AMONG MULTIPLE PERMIT LIQUOR BUSINESSES.
TO AUTHORIZE DISTILLERS AND MANUFACTURERS TO PRODUCE HARD CIDER.
TO MAKE THE PERMIT FEE FOR DISTILLERIES IDENTICAL TO THE PERMIT FEE FOR BEER PERMITS.
CONCERNING PRISON OVERCROWDING; CONCERNING PAROLE AND PAROLE ELIGIBILITY AND PROCEDURES; CONCERNING CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE SOUND RECORDING REBATE PROGRAM ACT OF 2015.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING REPORTS AND INVESTIGATIONS OF CHILD MALTREATMENT.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR DRUG COURTS.
PLACING THE SALARIES OF PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE INDEPENDENT CITIZENS COMMISSION; AMENDING ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 19, SECTION 31; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
ALLOWING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION TO PARTICIPATE IN A PRIVATE SECTOR PRISON INDUSTRY ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM.
CONCERNING THE ABILITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION TO ISSUE AN ARREST WARRANT; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
TO ALLOW FOR ADMINISTRATIVE TRANSFER OF AN INMATE IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
CONCERNING THE ELECTRONIC MONITORING OF PAROLEES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 3 OF THE REGULAR SESSION OF 2015, THE GENERAL APPROPRIATION ACT TO REMOVE THE SALARIES OF ELECTED PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS.
PERTAINING TO PLACEMENT IN A COMMUNITY CORRECTION CENTER.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS COMMISSION FOR THE NEWBORN UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD INITIATIVE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION - ELKIN'S FERRY BATTLEFIELD GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT WORK COLLEGE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - A GRANT FOR THE ARKANSAS WORLD TRADE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE MILITARY DEPARTMENT - ADMINISTRATION OF MILITARY JUSTICE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CREATE THE FAIR AND OPEN COMPETITION IN GOVERNMENTAL CONSTRUCTION ACT; TO ENSURE FAIRNESS IN GOVERNMENTAL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - WASHINGTON COUNTY CENTER AT SPRINGDALE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CONCERNING WHAT CONSTITUTES A SEX OFFENSE IN THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT OF 1997.
CONCERNING THE PROCEDURES OF SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION AND VERIFICATION; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
CONCERNING THE USE OF A VICTIM IMPACT STATEMENT DURING AN INMATE'S PAROLE DETERMINATION.
CONCERNING PAROLE RULES AND THE AWARD OF PAROLE; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
TO EXTEND SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS TO PERSONS LEGALLY RESIDING IN ARKANSAS; CONCERNING RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS TO RECEIVE A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE HEADQUARTERS FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT FINANCING ACT; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - WORK COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - NORTHWEST ARKANSAS MEDICAL SCHOOL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PROVIDE FOR AN ENHANCED PENALTY FOR THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED WHEN A PERSON CAUSES AN ACCIDENT OR DRIVES WITHOUT A DRIVER'S LICENSE IN EFFECT WHILE INTOXICATED.
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - CANDIDATE PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST EQUIPMENT AND PERSONAL SERVICES AND OPERATING EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION - WORK COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE - ON-LINE CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTING SYSTEM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES-GRANTS TO LICENSED NONPROFIT COMMUNITY PROGRAMS-ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS & TELEHEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO IMPROVE INTRASTATE COMMERCE; TO REGULATE THE PRACTICES OF THE MOTOR CARRIER INDUSTRY; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE EARNING OF MERITORIOUS GOOD TIME CREDITS BY AN INMATE IN A LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
THE ALCOHOL AND PREGNANCY AWARENESS ACT.
TO ENACT THE PERSONAL RIGHTS PROTECTION ACT; AND TO PROTECT THE PROPERTY RIGHTS OF AN INDIVIDUAL TO THE USE OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S NAME, VOICE, SIGNATURE, AND LIKENESS.
TO AUTHORIZE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A PROCESS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATION FOR A VIOLATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE REGULATION BY A DRIVER ON A MILITARY RESERVATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO UPDATE THE MILITARY CODE OF ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE FIRE PREVENTION ACT CONCERNING SECURITY DEVICES.
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING WHO MAY VIEW A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ADULT MALTREATMENT AND PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION OF A MALTREATED ADULT OR INDIVIDUAL RESIDING IN A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY.
TO ESTABLISH DUAL AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITY OVER THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE POLICE.
TO CREATE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS.
TO REGULATE PUBLICITY RIGHTS; AND TO PROTECT THE PROPERTY RIGHTS OF AN INDIVIDUAL TO THE USE OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S NAME, VOICE, SIGNATURE, AND LIKENESS.
CONCERNING THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS OF AN ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION REGULATION.
TO AMEND THE ETHICS LAWS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO CREATE THE OPEN DATA AND TRANSPARENCY TASK FORCE TO DETERMINE THE BEST PRACTICES FOR THE STATE TO ACHIEVE THE MOST EFFICIENT SYSTEM FOR MAINTAINING AND DELIVERING THE STATE'S PUBLIC RECORDS AND DATA.
TO AMEND SECTIONS OF THE LAW REGARDING THE DUTIES OF THE OFFICE OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
TO IDENTIFY WHO MAY TAKE A JUVENILE INTO CUSTODY; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO AN ATTORNEY AD LITEM WHEN A JUVENILE IS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING FEES CHARGED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND THE DISPOSITION OF THESE FEES; AND TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE FEE FOR THE RECORDING OF A LIEN AND THE DISPOSITION OF THIS FEE.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ENCOURAGE JOB CREATION, JOB EXPANSION, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
DESIGNATING MARCH 11, 2015, AS "STARS OF LIFE DAY" AND RECOGNIZING THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF CERTAIN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROFESSIONALS.
TO COMMEND TAIWAN AND THE STATE OF ARKANSAS FOR THEIR SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP AND TO ENCOURAGE ITS FURTHER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Primary Sponsor for House
CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS ETHICS COMMISSION TO INTERPRET ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 94; TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAWS RESULTING FROM AN INITIATED ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE SEWER UTILITY COLLECTION ACT; TO REGULATE COOPERATION BETWEEN WATER AND SEWER UTILITIES IN THE COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT SEWER BILLS; AND TO ALLOW COOPERATIVE BILLING ARRANGEMENTS.
TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE ARKANSAS GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION OFFICE TO THE ARKANSAS GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS OFFICE; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE LAW.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE FILING OF CERTAIN REPORTS WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
TO ALLOW A PERSON EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WHO IS OR WAS IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES TO RECEIVE A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO AMEND THE PAYMENT FOR CLAIMS TO COVERED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES, DESIGNATED BENEFICIARIES, OR SURVIVORS OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.
TO PERMIT A TAX CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS PROVIDING PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE TO QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES.
TO REDUCE THE FEE FOR A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE; AND TO CREATE A LIFETIME CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE.
TO INCLUDE AGE AMONG THE FACTORS CONSTITUTING DISCRIMINATION OFFENSES UNDER THE ARKANSAS CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1993.
TO CLARIFY THE OBLIGATIONS OF RESIDENTIAL LANDLORDS AND RESIDENTIAL TENANTS; AND TO REQUIRE MINIMUM HABITABILITY STANDARDS FOR TENANTS OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
TO CLARIFY WHO MAY VIEW CONFIDENTIAL RECORDS; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
TO PERMIT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO OBTAIN A COPY OF AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF PATERNITY; AND TO ALLOW THE USE OF AN AFFIDAVIT OF PATERNITY IN A DEPENDENCY-NEGLECT CASE.
TO AMEND THE ETHICS LAWS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING UNITED STATES HISTORY COURSES IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO PERMIT A COUNTY EMPLOYEE WHO WORKS IN THE COURTHOUSE AND WHO IS ALSO A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A COUNTY COURTHOUSE.
TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR OVERSIGHT OF FOSSIL-FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS; TO REGULATE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS; AND TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL OF THE STATE PLAN BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
CONCERNING THE METHOD AND TIMEFRAME IN WHICH A COUNTY JAIL IS REIMBURSED FOR HOUSING INMATES WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION AND REWARD PROGRAM.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - ARCHEOLOGICAL SURVEY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2015; TO IMPLEMENT MEASURES DESIGNED TO ENHANCE PUBLIC SAFETY AND REDUCE THE PRISON POPULATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
TO CREATE THE MIDDLE CLASS TAX RELIEF ACT OF 2015; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX ON CAPITAL GAINS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE DRUG SCREENING AND TESTING ACT OF 2015.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS UNPAVED ROADS PROGRAM ACT; TO PROVIDE GRANTS TO COUNTIES FOR UNPAVED ROAD PROJECTS; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS UNPAVED ROADS PROGRAM FUND.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE PUBLIC SAFETY TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF A DNA SAMPLE FROM A PERSON ARRESTED FOR A FELONY OFFENSE; AND CONCERNING REMOVAL AND DESTRUCTION OF A DNA RECORD AND DNA SAMPLE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; TO ALLOW A PUBLIC UTILITY TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY OF CERTAIN ENTITIES; AND TO CLARIFY THE IMPACT OF AN EXEMPTION BY A PUBLIC UTILITY.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
TO AMEND THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF SENATOR DAVID W. WYATT AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO RECOGNIZE BETTY FLANAGAN BUMPERS FOR HER WORK TO PROMOTE CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE ARKANSAS FAMILIES TO CONSIDER SERIOUSLY THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION.
TO CONGRATULATE VICTORIA ALEXANDRA MALOCH FOR HER ELECTION TO THE 2014-2015 NATIONAL FFA OFFICER TEAM AS NATIONAL SECRETARY AND THE FIRST FEMALE NATIONAL FFA OFFICER FROM ARKANSAS.
IN SUPPORT OF EXPANDED LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS EXPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES.
TO COMMEMORATE PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY AND TO HONOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR COUNTRY.
CoSponsor for House
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX APPLICABLE TO CAPITAL GAINS.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING BOOK DEPOSITORIES.
CONCERNING THE STATE DISTRICT COURT SYSTEM.
CONCERNING COUNTY JAIL REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE HOUSING OF INMATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF FEES AND FINES RELATED TO FERAL HOGS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RESIDENT DEPREDATION PERMIT TO HUNT AND TRAP FERAL HOGS.
CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF A DNA SAMPLE FROM A PERSON ARRESTED FOR A FELONY OFFENSE; AND CONCERNING REMOVAL AND DESTRUCTION OF A DNA RECORD AND DNA SAMPLE.
TO CREATE THE STATE OF ARKANSAS WORKFORCE RETENTION TASK FORCE; TO STUDY AND EVALUATE THE WAYS STATE AGENCIES COULD INCREASE EMPLOYEE RETENTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

Committees

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