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Representative Mark Lowery (R)

229 Summit Valley Circle, Maumelle, 72113

Representative Mark Lowery (R)
Phone: 501-837-5221
Phone:
District: 39
District:
39
Seniority: 65
Seniority:
65
Occupation: College Instructor
Occupation:
College Instructor
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First Term House 2013
Public Service:
First Term House 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO CLARIFY THE SALES TAX TREATMENT OF SERVICE FEES AND DEDUCTIBLES CHARGED PURSUANT TO A CONTRACT.
TO ESTABLISH MURDER IN THE SECOND DEGREE AS A SEVENTY-PERCENT CRIME.
TO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
TO CREATE THE TRUTH IN GOVERNMENT ACT; AND TO REQUIRE SWORN TESTIMONY BEFORE COMMITTEES.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PREMIUM PAYMENTS MADE FOR A LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE POLICY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LICENSING OF POLYGRAPH EXAMINERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE LICENSING OF VOICE STRESS ANALYSIS EXAMINERS.
TO ESTABLISH THE HIGHER EDUCATION REMEDIATION STUDENT PROTECTION ACT.
REGARDING CERTAIN COMMUNICATIONS MADE TO A CERTIFIED PEER SUPPORT MEMBER BY AN EMERGENCY RESPONDER.
TO AMEND THE STATUTES GOVERNING THE ABATEMENT OF NUISANCES THAT ARE USED FOR THE MANUFACTURE, SALE, OR USE OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.
TO EXPUNGE AND SEAL DISMISSED EX PARTE TEMPORARY ORDERS OF PROTECTION.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE FAIR CONDUCT ACT.
CONCERNING THE SEALING OR EXPUNGEMENT OF CERTAIN LEGAL DOCUMENTS RELATING TO CRIMINAL RECORDS.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY SUPPORT SYSTEM PROGRAM TO ASSIST LAW ENFORCEMENT.
TO CONGRATULATE THE MAUMELLE HIGH SCHOOL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING TEAM.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ACCOUNTABILITY OF MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
CONCERNING CHILD CUSTODY PRESUMPTIONS IN DIVORCE CASES.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION.
TO LIMIT THE INCREASE IN GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES FROM YEAR TO YEAR; AND TO CREATE A NEXUS BETWEEN THE AMOUNT OF GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES AND THE GROWTH OF THE STATE DISPOSABLE PERSONAL INCOME.
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.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
TO LIMIT THE AUTHORITY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO PAY TAXPAYER FUNDS UNDER SERVICE CONTRACTS FOR ECONOMIC AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT SERVICES.
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PREVAILING WAGE LAW AND TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS FOR THE STATE PARKS, RECREATION, AND TRAVEL COMMISSION.
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 ALLOW PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY DESIGNED TO PROTECT AND ENFORCE STATE LAW ON THE CAMPUS.
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 AMEND THE PROVISIONS FOR PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY IN THE ARKANSAS BETTER CHANCE PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROMOTE VOTER TURNOUT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW TO LIMIT THE DATES ON WHICH AN ELECTION CAN BE HELD.
TO REQUIRE A PRIVATE CLUB PERMIT APPLICANT IN A DRY TERRITORY TO OBTAIN THE APPROVAL OF THE CITY OR COUNTY GOVERNING BODY.
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 DESIGNATE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AS THE PRIMARY CHARTER SCHOOL AUTHORIZER.
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.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COMMUNITY SERVICE AND NONPROFIT SUPPORT - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION 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 EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE STATUTES REGARDING ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR SPOUSES.
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 ELIMINATE THE FEE CHARGED FOR A COVENANT MARRIAGE LICENSE.
TO ESTABLISH THE PARENTAL CHOICE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE PROMULGATION OF WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING RULE MAKING BY AGENCIES; TO REQUIRE FINANCIAL IMPACT STATEMENTS BE FILED WITH ALL RULES; AND TO REQUIRE WRITTEN FINDINGS FROM THE AGENCY WHEN A SUBSTANTIAL FINANCIAL IMPACT EXISTS.
TO ASSIST NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO ALLOW NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO PURCHASE SURPLUS PUBLIC COMMODITIES.
TO REQUIRE THAT AT LEAST THIRTY PERCENT (30%) OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS ARE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND REQUIRE THE ELECTION OF STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE PROOF OF IDENTITY WHEN VOTING AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A VOTER IDENTIFICATION CARD.
TO RE-CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING REPORTS FOR SALES AND USE TAXES.

Committees

Committees