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Senator Jon Woods (R)

P. O. Box 8082, Springdale, 72766

Senator Jon Woods (R)
Phone: 479-200-3100
Phone:
District: 7
District:
7
Seniority: 29
Seniority:
29
Church Affiliation: Christian
Church Affiliation:
Christian
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2007, 2009, 2011, Senate 2013
Public Service:
House 2007, 2009, 2011, Senate 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF STALKING.
TO AMEND THE AD VALOREM TAX AS IT APPLIES TO CERTAIN PROPERTY OF PROVIDERS OF COMMERCIAL MOBILE SERVICE.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING BOARD TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST A CONTRACTOR FOR KNOWINGLY EMPLOYING A WORKER WITHOUT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES.
TO CREATE A PRESUMPTION THAT FIREFIGHTERS WHO DEVELOP CERTAIN FORMS OF CANCER DEVELOPED THOSE CANCERS THROUGH THEIR WORK AS FIREFIGHTERS.
TO ALLOW PARTICIPATION IN EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES BY STUDENTS ENROLLED IN GRADES SEVEN THROUGH TWELVE (7-12) IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS WITHOUT A WAITING PERIOD.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - A GRANT FOR THE ARKANSAS WORLD TRADE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION - ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL PROJECT 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 DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS COMMISSION FOR THE NEWBORN UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD INITIATIVE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT HEALTH CARE SHARING MINISTRIES FROM THE INSURANCE LAWS OF ARKANSAS.
TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE TO INTERESTED CITIES AND COUNTIES REGARDING ELECTRONIC RECORD KEEPING; AND TO SAVE PUBLIC MONEY BY ALLOWING FOR THE POSTING OF RECORDS ON THE INTERNET TO SATISFY DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS.
TO ALLOW THE USE OF A BOATER EDUCATION CERTIFICATE IN AN ACCEPTABLE ELECTRONIC FORMAT IN LIEU OF A PAPER CERTIFICATE.
TO REQUIRE PROOF OF A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF MOTOR VEHICLE LIABILITY INSURANCE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ASSIST THE ADMINISTRATION AND COLLECTION OF 911 EMERGENCY PHONE SYSTEM CHARGES; AND TO REGULATE CONTRIBUTIONS FROM PREPAID WIRELESS PHONE USERS.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
REGARDING THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE UNIFORM MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER'S LICENSE ACT.
TO REQUIRE A FEE FOR A NEW RESIDENT REQUIRED TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER.
REGARDING THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT OF 1997 AND REGARDING THE REQUIREMENTS OF REGISTERING AS A SEX OFFENDER.
REGARDING JUVENILE TRANSFER HEARINGS AND JUVENILE JURISDICTION IN THE CIRCUIT COURTS.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPENSABILITY OF MENTAL INJURY OR ILLNESS FOR EMERGENCY RESPONDERS AND TO AMEND A PORTION OF THE ARKANSAS CODE WHICH RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948.
CONCERNING THE TERMINATION OF A PERSON'S OBLIGATION TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER.
CONCERNING THE DISCHARGE AND RELEASE OF AN INMATE FROM THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
TO ABOLISH THE ARKANSAS CYBERINFRASTRUCTURE TASK FORCE.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT - ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS MANAGEMENT APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF CERTAIN PERSONS MAKING A WHISTLEBLOWER CLAIM.
CONCERNING A PRESCRIPTION FOR A TYPE OF MUSCLE RELAXANT; TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF OBJECTIVE FINDINGS ENACTED BY INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948.
TO AMEND THE HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN OPTIONS THAT MAY BE OFFERED BY INSURERS.
CONCERNING EXEMPTIONS FOR INSURANCE PRODUCERS.
TO AUTHORIZE A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO ALLOW STUDENTS INVOLVED IN EXTRACURRICULAR ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES TO PARTICIPATE IN AN ACADEMIC COMPETITION WITH COLLEGE STUDENTS.
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 89 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE INTEREST RATE LIMIT ON LOAN CONTRACTS PURSUANT TO SECTION 11 OF AMENDMENT 89 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING CHILD CUSTODY PRESUMPTIONS IN DIVORCE CASES.
TO ENSURE THAT VULNERABLE CITIZENS RECEIVE MEDICATIONS FOR LIFE-ALTERING ILLNESS; AND TO CREATE THE CONTINUITY OF CARE ACT OF 2013.
TO STUDY THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A PUBLIC WEBSITE CONTAINING INFORMATION ON PERSONS CONVICTED OF A CRIME PERTAINING TO CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS LANDLORD AND TENANT LAWS; AND TO IMPLEMENT THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE NON-LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON THE STUDY OF LANDLORD-TENANT LAWS CONCERNING CIVIL AND CRIMINAL EVICTIONS.
REGARDING THE ADVERTISING AND PROVISION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES.
AN ACT TO PROCLAIM THE CITY OF SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS, TO BE THE POULTRY CAPITAL OF THE WORLD.
TO CREATE THE LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON LANDLORD AND TENANT LAW.
TO IMPLEMENT CERTAIN RECOMMENDED LANDLORD AND TENANT REFORMS; TO REQUIRE MINIMUM HABITABILITY STANDARDS FOR TENANTS OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY; AND TO PROTECT TENANTS FROM UNREASONABLE INTRUSIONS AND AGAINST RETALIATION.
TO CLARIFY THE FEE FOR TRANSCRIPTS FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT CLERK.
THE ARKANSAS INDEPENDENT CITIZENS COMMISSION AMENDMENT OF 2014.
THE ARKANSAS ELECTED OFFICIALS ETHICS, TRANSPARENCY, AND FINANCIAL REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
REMEMBERING AIR FORCE TECH. SGT. JOHN W. BROWN AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE NATION, THE STATE OF ARKANSAS, AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW TO PERMIT A REWARD TO A STATE EMPLOYEE WHEN A COMMUNICATION UNDER THE ARKANSAS WHISTLE-BLOWER ACT RESULTS IN A SAVINGS OF STATE FUNDS.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 CONCERNING PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM SECURITY; AND TO REMOVE THE SUNSET CLAUSE FOR PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM SECURITY.
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CONTRACTS AND CONTRACT CHANGES; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN BEFORE CHANGES TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDER CONTRACTS ARE MADE.
TO REAFFIRM AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE MEDICAL CARE AFFORDED INMATES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS FOR PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY IN THE ARKANSAS BETTER CHANCE PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DISTRIBUTED GENERATION ACT.
TO PROHIBIT THE IMPORT, POSSESSION, SALE,& BREEDING OF APES, MACAQUES, & BABOONS, EXCEPT BY QUALIFIED FACILITIES; TO REQUIRE REGISTRATION OF ALL PRIMATES; AND TO PROTECT PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROHIBIT MISTREATMENT OF PRIMATES.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE PERMITTED OPEN CARRY ACT.
CONCERNING THE EVALUATION PROTOCOL FOR ASSESSING PERSONS WHO POTENTIALLY WILL BE CLASSIFIED AS A SEXUALLY DANGEROUS PERSON; TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES IN THE CHANGE IN TERMINOLOGY THROUGHOUT THE CODE.
TO PROVIDE AUTHORITY FOR ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO OFFER AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AS A CREDIT-BEARING MODERN LANGUAGE OR FOREIGN LANGUAGE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS; TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN OFFICES AS NONPARTISAN; AND TO SET UNIFORM ELECTION DATES FOR NONPARTISAN OFFICES.
TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM.
TO MAKE AVAILABLE TO CERTAIN OFFICIALS THE REGISTRY AT THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER THAT LISTS ALL PERSONS WHO WERE ADJUDICATED TO HAVE A MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT OR WERE INVOLUNTARILY COMMITTED.
TO ALLOW THE USE OF A HUNTER EDUCATION CERTIFICATE IN AN ACCEPTABLE ELECTRONIC FORMAT IN LIEU OF A PAPER CERTIFICATE.
TO REQUIRE A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION.
TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR A MEMBER OF THE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TO FILE CERTAIN REPORTS; AND TO DECLARE A DEADLINE FOR FILING CERTAIN REPORTS.
TO BE KNOWN AS CARTER’S LAW; AND TO CREATE A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM OF EDUCATION REGARDING SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME.
REGARDING SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION LAWS AND PARTIAL COMPLIANCE WITH THE ADAM WALSH CHILD PROTECTION AND SAFETY ACT OF 2006.
TO PROMOTE LOCAL MILK PRODUCTS; TO ALLOW THE INCIDENTAL SALE OF WHOLE MILK THAT IS NOT PASTEURIZED; AND TO ALLOW THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH TO MAKE RULES FOR THE SALES.
EXTENDING THE TIME FRAME TO INVESTIGATE CERTAIN CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN.
CONCERNING A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK IN CASES OF CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION.
TO CLARIFY THE FORMS OF PAYMENT ACCEPTED FOR THE REDEMPTION OF TAX-DELINQUENT LAND OR TO SET ASIDE A SALE OF TAX-DELINQUENT LAND.
TO ADD FICTIVE KIN AS A PLACEMENT OPTION FOR JUVENILES; AND TO DEFINE FICTIVE KIN.
AN ACT CONCERNING A GUARDIANSHIP SUBSIDY; AND THE ROLE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES IN CERTAIN GUARDIANSHIP CASES.
CONCERNING THE USE OF AN INTERLOCK DEVICE FOR PERSONS CHARGED WITH DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTION PRECINCTS AND BALLOT REPORTING; TO DEFINE "PRECINCT"; TO LIMIT PRECINCT SIZE TO THREE THOUSAND (3,000) REGISTERED VOTERS.
TO INCREASE THE FOOD SERVICE PERMIT FEE.
TO INCREASE THE PUBLIC SWIMMING POOL PERMIT FEES.
THE ARKANSAS SECOND AMENDMENT LIBERTIES SAFEGUARDS ACT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE INDIVIDUAL SEWAGE DISPOSAL PERMIT FEE.
TO PERMIT THE ELECTRONIC DISPLAY OF PROOF OF WATERCRAFT LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PROOF OF INSURANCE AND REGISTRATION PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC GUARDIANSHIP LAW; TO REQUIRE THE CONSENT OF THE PUBLIC GUARDIAN BEFORE APPOINTMENT; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE EMPLOYMENT OF DEPUTY PUBLIC GUARDIANS.
TO CLARIFY THE ADULT MALTREATMENT CUSTODY ACT; AND TO ADD DEFINITIONS AND DESCRIBE THE PROCESS FOR LESS-THAN-CUSTODY ORDERS.
TO CLARIFY THE ADULT AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENT MALTREATMENT ACT; AND TO ADD DEFINITIONS AND TO DESCRIBE THE PROCEDURES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE JUVENILE CODE.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE INTERSTATE COMPACT ON THE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN.
CONCERNING INSURANCE FRAUD BY CERTAIN PERSONS; AND CONCERNING CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN PRACTICES AND THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS.
TO ALLOW THE GOVERNMENTAL BONDING BOARD TO SEEK CIVIL REMEDIES ON BEHALF OF A PUBLIC OFFICIAL, OFFICER, OR EMPLOYEE AND TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING THE AVAILABLE REMEDIES AND THE GOVERNMENTAL BONDING BOARD'S RESPONSIBILITIES.
TO AUTHORIZE A LIMITED LICENSE FOR SELF-SERVICE STORAGE INSURANCE.
TO REGULATE THE PROCEDURES FOR AN INSURANCE ADJUSTER LICENSE.
TO ESTABLISH A LICENSE FOR A LIMITED LINES TRAVEL INSURANCE PRODUCER.
REGARDING THE OFFENSE OF STALKING AND TO ESTABLISH CIVIL LIABILITY FOR STALKING.
ESTABLISHING A LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE TO REVIEW TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS FOR AND OTHER ISSUES REGARDING REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS ON PROBATION OR PAROLE.
TO REQUIRE THE POSTING OF A WARNING SIGN IN A PRIVATE CLUB; AND TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC CONCERNING THE RISK OF DRINKING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DURING PREGNANCY.
CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES OF THE ARKANSAS COALITION FOR JUVENILE JUSTICE BOARD.
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND REQUIRE THE ELECTION OF STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS.
THE ARKANSAS ELECTED OFFICIALS ETHICS, TRANSPARENCY, AND FINANCIAL REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS VIDEO SERVICE ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR CONVERTING DIESEL-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND GASOLINE-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES TO MOTOR VEHICLES POWERED BY COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS OR PROPANE GAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF OWNERS OF, AND APPLICANTS FOR, CONCEALED HANDGUN CARRY LICENSES; TO EXEMPT THE NAME AND CORRESPONDING ZIP CODE OF THE APPLICANT, LICENSEE, OR PAST LICENSEE FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
TO FACILITATE AND ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS; AND TO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX SELLERS' DONATIONS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS OR FOR CHARITABLE CAUSES.
TO REQUIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES TO PAY COMPARABLE REIMBURSEMENT TO PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, AND PHYSICIANS.
THE ARKANSAS CLOSE TO HOME ACT.
TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR AND RECIPIENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS BE TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO RESTORE CONSISTENCY IN TEMPORARY TOTAL DISABILITY BENEFIT AND EMPLOYEE MISCONDUCT DETERMINATIONS AFTER TERMINATION UNDER INITIATED MEASURE 4 OF 1948.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ENERGY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS TO FUND LOANS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS, RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS, AND WATER CONSERVATION IMPROVEMENTS.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER - NORTHWEST - SPORTS MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING REPORTS FOR SALES AND USE TAXES.
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
TO AMEND THE LIMITATIONS PERIOD FOR CERTAIN SEX CRIMES INVOLVING MINORS.
THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
COMMENDING THE NATION OF ISRAEL FOR ITS CORDIAL AND MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND WITH THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
REAFFIRMING THE SENATE'S COMMITMENT TO DEFINE MARRIAGE AS THE UNION OF A MAN AND A WOMAN AND URGING THE U.S. CONGRESS, U.S. SUPREME COURT, AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO UPHOLD AND ENFORCE THE DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT.

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