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Representative Buddy Lovell (D)

201 West Riverside Drive, Marked Tree, 72365

Representative Buddy Lovell (D)
Phone: 870-358-4104
Phone:
District: 56
District:
56
Seniority: 82
Seniority:
82
Occupation: Consultant
Occupation:
Consultant
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran: Army Guard - Retired
Veteran:
Army Guard - Retired
Public Service: First Term in House 2007
Public Service:
First Term in House 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND 25-29-103 TO ASSESS COMMERCIAL MOBILE RADIO SERVICE AND TO ALLOW CHANGES TO ASSESSMENTS QUARTERLY.
AN ACT TO AMEND PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW PERTAINING TO THE ARKANSAS BUILDING AUTHORITY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - RURAL FIRE PROTECTION GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - GRANTS TO CULTURAL MUSEUMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GRANTS TO PUBLIC LIBRARIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - CONSTRUCTING SERVICE ROADS ON STATE AND INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - ASU - MARKED TREE TECHNICAL CENTER CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION AND REPAIRS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
URGING THE USDA TO CHANGE REPORTING DATES CONCERNING RICE PRICES AND STOCKS TO THE NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICE.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO OBTAIN FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION INFORMATION ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES.
TO PROCLAIM FEBRUARY 2007 AS CHORAL MUSIC MONTH IN RECOGNITION OF THE FORTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARKANSAS CHORAL DIRECTOR'S ASSOCIATION.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO IMPOSE A BOOKING AND ADMINISTRATION FEE IN CERTAIN CASES FOR THE SUPPORT OF COUNTY JAILS OR REGIONAL DETENTION FACILITIES.
TO CREATE A PRESUMPTION RELATING TO THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE; TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO CREATE CIVIL IMMUNITY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL CONSUMER LOANS.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST PROVIDE TO PARENTS AN ANNUAL BODY MASS INDEX REPORT ON EACH STUDENT.
TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO VOLUNTARILY PROVIDE TO PARENTS STUDENT HEALTH REPORTS WITH THE BODY MASS INDEX PERCENTILE FOR THE STUDENT WHO IS THE SUBJECT OF THE REPORT.
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO ESTABLISH A WAITING PERIOD OF SIX (6) YEARS FOR PERSONS SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT WITHOUT PAROLE FOR FILING A NEW APPLICATION FOR EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY AND TO ALLOW THE PAROLE BOARD TO WAIVE THE WAITING PERIOD.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INFORMATION READING SERVICES FOR THE BLIND WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STATE SERVICES FOR THE BLIND OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
TO PROVIDE THAT AN EX-PRISONER OF WAR, A PEARL HARBOR SURVIVOR, OR A MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT MAY RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR A NOMINAL FEE.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE RETIREMENT OR DISABILITY BENEFITS INCOME TAX EXEMPTION.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR LOW-INCOME TAXPAYERS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE GROCERY TAX RELIEF.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT FUND AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND WEATHERIZATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS.
TO EXEMPT A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT, CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITY, ADULT DETENTION FACILITY, OR MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY FROM THE SHIELDED OUTDOOR LIGHTING ACT.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING IN THIS STATE.
TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR FILING INSTRUMENTS WITH A COUNTY RECORDER.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
TO PROVIDE NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS REGARDING RIGHTS TO LOWER ASSESSMENTS ON THE TAXPAYER'S HOMESTEAD USED AS A PRINCIPAL PLACE OF RESIDENCE AS CONTAINED IN THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS.
CONCERNING THE SALE AND USE OF ROTATING, FLASHING, OR OSCILLATING BLUE LIGHTS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT AND TO CREATE THE TRAUMA SYSTEM REVOLVING TRUST FUND.
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 FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REVISE THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT.
AN ACT CREATING THE STATE DRUG CRIME ENFORCEMENT AND PROSECUTION GRANT FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - STATEWIDE GRANTS FOR SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
THE ARKANSAS FAIR TRADE PRACTICES FOR PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL DRUG CRIME TASK FORCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER OF STATE - COUNTY AID AND MUNICIPAL AID APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS AND MAINTENANCE APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - COUNTY, DISTRICT AND STATE FAIRS AND FAIR CONSORTIUMS CONSTRUCTION,MAINTENANCE AND INFRASTRUCTURE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - STATEWIDE GRANTS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS APPROPRIATION.
TO ESTABLISH A HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE NEED-BASED FINANCIAL AID FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES OR THEIR EQUIVALENT FROM LOW INCOME FAMILIES TO BE USED AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
TO IMPROVE THE VALUATION PROCESS FOR AGRICULTURAL LAND, PASTURE LAND, AND TIMBER LAND IN ORDER TO MORE ACCURATELY REFLECT PROPERTY VALUE.
TO ESTABLISH THE GOVERNOR S COMMISSION ON GLOBAL WARMING; TO DIRECT THE COMMISSION TO STUDY ISSUES RELATED TO GLOBAL WARMING; AND TO ESTABLISH A GLOBAL WARMING POLLUTANT REDUCTION GOAL AND COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIC PLAN.
TO TRANSFER THE REGULATION OF TITLE INSURANCE TO THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT AND TO ENACT THE ARKANSAS TITLE INSURANCE ACT.
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO ASSIST THE PEOPLE OF DUMAS, ARKANSAS.
REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE CONGRESS TO SECURE OUR NATION S BORDERS AND TO DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION POLICY.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE RETIREMENT OR DISABILITY BENEFITS INCOME TAX EXEMPTION.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
TO DEVELOP THE ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS BY ESTABLISHING GOALS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AND STANDARDS FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS USED IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
AN ACT TO MAKE NURSING HOME STAFF POSTING AND RECORD-KEEPING CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW.
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 CONCERNING STUDENT INFORMATION AND CAMPUS ACCESS PROVIDED TO THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.

Committees

Committees