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Senator Randy Laverty (D)

P. O. Box 303, Jasper, 72641

Senator Randy Laverty (D)
Phone: 870-446-5005
Phone:
District: 2
District:
2
Seniority: 28
Seniority:
28
Occupation: Insurance
Occupation:
Insurance
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Jasper School Board 1982-87; House 1995,1997,1999; Senate 2003, 2005
Public Service:
Jasper School Board 1982-87; House 1995, 1997, 1999; Senate 2003, 2005


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT CONCERNING CONCURRENT SERVICE IN POSITIONS COVERED BY THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEE S RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 TO EQUALIZE THE FUNDING PROVIDED FOR A DISTRICT WITH A GROWING OR DECLINING ENROLLMENT.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE STATE ASSESSMENT COMMISSION OF AD VALOREM TAXATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AUTHORIZE MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS TO GRANT USE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY TO VIDEO SERVICE COMPANIES.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ASSESSMENT COMMISSION OF AD VALOREM TAXATION APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED COMMUNITY PROGRAM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF HEALTH - REGIONAL CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - SENIOR CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - OFFICE OF LONG TERM CARE - COUNTY OWNED NURSING HOMES GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - INPATIENT ACUTE CARE PSYCHIATRIC FACILITIES GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GRANTS FOR LIBRARIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY COMMISSION - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF MEDICAL SERVICES - GRANT TO HOSPICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICS - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - DIVISION OF AGRICULTURE - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR SPECIAL NEEDS PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
TO PROHIBIT AUTOMATED TELEPHONE SOLICITATIONS.
TO REQUIRE CONTRACTORS TO SUBMIT PROOF OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE WHEN APPLYING FOR A LICENSE OR A RENEWAL OF A LICENSE.
TO REGULATE WORKERS' COMPENSATION; TO REQUIRE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE OF ALL WORKERS; AND TO AMEND A PORTION OF THE ARKANSAS CODE THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948.
AN ACT TO REGULATE THE PURCHASE AND SALE OF PROPANE GAS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO USE OR PERMIT THE USE OF ELECTRONIC RECORDS AND ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES NO LATER THAN JUNE 30, 2009.
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR SPECIAL NEEDS PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
ELEMENTARY SCIENCE EDUCATION VISION FOR ARKANSAS.
WISHING MR. BURLEY WALTER KING A HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY AND COMMENDING HIM FOR HIS RICH LEGACY OF ENCOURAGEMENT, LOVE, AND SUPPORT FOR HIS FAMILY AND COMMUNITY.
COMMENDING MR. CHARLES L. ROBINSON AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND THE DIVISION OF LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM PROPERTY TAX RELIEF CREDIT FOR A HOMESTEAD.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE SURPLUS POULTRY LITTER REMOVAL INCENTIVES ACT AND TO PROVIDE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES FOR POULTRY LITTER REMOVAL.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE USE OF NEWER, MORE FLEXIBLE PLASTIC PIPE FOR WATER DISTRIBUTION PIPING UNDER CONCRETE SLABS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE - THE NORTH CENTRAL FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY AND DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE - DRUG TASK FORCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - STATEWIDE AID TO COUNTIES FOR REPAIRS; PURCHASE OF VANS FOR SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE MILITARY DEPARTMENT - ARMORY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - FORESTRY COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY - EXPENSES OF THE HISTORY DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT CREATING THE STATE DRUG CRIME ENFORCEMENT AND PROSECUTION GRANT FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE - THE BERRYVILLE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO MAKE LICENSES TO CARRY CONCEALED HANDGUNS VALID FOR FIVE (5) YEARS.
COMMENDING THE CLARKSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS GOLF TEAM ON WINNING THE 4AAAA STATE TITLE.
COMMENDING THE ALPENA HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE AND AGRISCIENCE PROGRAMS FOR EXCELLENCE.
CoSponsor
AN ACT CONCERNING THE TRANSFER OF STUDENTS ENROLLED IN COURSES REQUIRED TO BE TAUGHT BY THE STANDARDS FOR ACCREDITATION.
TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR PROTECTING A CHILD WITNESS IN A SEX OFFENSE CASE FROM TRAUMATIC CROSS- EXAMINATION BY AN ATTORNEY PRO SE.
TO EXPAND DRUG COURT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE A DIVISION OF DRUG COURT PROGRAMS WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS; AND TO CREATE THE DRUG COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT INTERNET SALES INTO ARKANSAS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IF THE PATIENT HAS NOT ACTUALLY CONSULTED A PRESCRIBING PRACTITIONER.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE DUTY TO RETREAT PRIOR TO THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT CONCERNING RECIPROCITY PROCEDURES ADMINISTERED BY THE ARKANSAS STATE POLICE FOR CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMITS.
TO PROVIDE FOR A REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK FOR A PHARMACY TO RECORD PURCHASES OF PSEUDOPHEDRINE AND OTHER SIMILAR SUBSTANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND ACCESS TO THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND FOR PENALTIES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE - MULTIPURPOSE BUILDING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES - TRUCKING, TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS FIELDS TUITION FORGIVENESS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE FUNDING FORMULA MODEL FOR TWO-YEAR COLLEGES.
AN ACT TO LEVY AN EXCISE TAX ON SPIRITUOUS LIQUOR AND WINE SOLD IN ARKANSAS.
"ARKANSAS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007."
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A GRAIN ASSESSMENT TO PROMOTE GRAIN PRODUCTION THROUGH BIOFUEL INCENTIVES.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. DENNIS DUANE STEELE AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
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.
AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH, TRAP, AND HARVEST GAME.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. J. E. DUNLAP, JR., AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
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
AN ACT TO CREATE FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE - BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND IMPROVEMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
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.
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 DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE JOHNSON COUNTY SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE JOHNSON COUNTY FAIR GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND FIRE DISTRICTS IN JOHNSON AND POPE COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. JACK DOLAN CECIL AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
COMMENDING JUDGE JOHN S. PATTERSON UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE BENCH FOR HIS LONG AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO FRANKLIN, JOHNSON, AND POPE COUNTIES.

Committees

Committees