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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: 28
Seniority:
28
Occupation: Consultant
Occupation:
Consultant
Church Affiliation: Non-Denominational
Church Affiliation:
Non-Denominational
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First Term House 2013, 2015
Public Service:
First Term House 2013, 2015


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF PERJURY AND CREATING THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL IMPERSONATION IN AN ELECTION.
TO CREATE THE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP PROTECTION ACT; TO PROVIDE FACTORS FOR A COURT TO CONSIDER WHEN DETERMINING WHETHER OR NOT A CHANGE OF A CHILD’S PRINCIPAL PLACE OF RESIDENCE IS IN THE CHILD’S BEST INTEREST.
TO REVISE THE HOURS OF EMPLOYMENT ALLOWED FOR CHILDREN UNDER SEVENTEEN (17) YEARS OF AGE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CREATING ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST AN ELDER PERSON.
TO DELAY THE USE OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR ASSESSMENT OF READINESS FOR COLLEGE AND CAREERS (PARCC) ASSESSMENT.
TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CREATION OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BY DETACHING TERRITORY FROM AN EXISTING SCHOOL DISTRICT.
TO PERMIT PRIVATE SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MAYORAL APPOINTMENTS.
TO REVISE THE FAMILY SUPPORT CHART TO REFLECT PAYOR AND RECIPIENT INCOME.
TO ALLOW A BURIAL ASSOCIATION WITH EXCESS ACCOUNT FUNDS TO PAY A MEMBER MORE THAN THE FACE VALUE OF THE BURIAL POLICY.
TO PROTECT THE PARENTAL RIGHTS OF A PUTATIVE FATHER; AND TO VACATE AN ADOPTION WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS FROM THE FINAL ADOPTION ORDER UPON EVIDENCE OF FRAUD OR A LACK OF KNOWLEDGE OF THE CHILD'S EXISTENCE.
TO ESTABLISH THE TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY SERVICES ACT; AND TO REGULATE A TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY AND TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY SERVICES.
CONCERNING THE RECORDING OF A CONVERSATION.
CREATING THE PARENTS’ BILL OF RIGHTS; PROHIBITING CERTAIN ACTIONS; SPECIFYING RIGHTS; CLARIFYING THE OBLIGATIONS OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND CHARTER SCHOOLS; AND PROHIBITING CERTAIN ACTIONS WITHOUT CONSENT OF A PARENT OR CUSTODIAN.
TO ENSURE THAT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION OF STUDENTS IS PROTECTED.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING POSTSECONDARY REMEDIATION.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION REQUIRING THE PRESENTATION OF CERTAIN IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT.
TO SUPPORT EFFORTS TO REVISE ARKANSAS CODE § 9-12-312(A)(4), CONCERNING THE FAMILY SUPPORT CHART, IN ORDER TO ENSURE APPROPRIATE CHILD SUPPORT AWARDS.
CoSponsor
TO EXEMPT STATE INSTITUTIONS, POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, AND ANY OTHER APPLICABLE ENTITY WITH TORT LIABILITY IMMUNITY FROM THE REQUIREMENT TO OBTAIN GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE WHEN OBTAINING A CHILD CARE FACILITY LICENSE.
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.
CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING.
TO ALLOW A COUNTY SHERIFF TO AWARD THE SERVICE PISTOL CARRIED BY A DEPUTY TO THE DEPUTY OR HIS OR HER SPOUSE UPON THE DEPUTY'S RETIREMENT OR DEATH.
TO REQUIRE EACH PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL AND PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO OFFER A COURSE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE; TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY
TO ENACT THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE IN DEFENSE OF A PERSON; AND CONCERNING CIVIL LIABILITY PROTECTION.
TO PROVIDE A WAIVER FOR A SCHOOL DISTRICT FROM AN ADMINISTRATIVE CONSOLIDATION OR REORGANIZATION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS PROPANE COUNCIL FOR THE PROMOTION OF THE PROPANE INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS; AND TO CREATE A REFERENDUM.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID - ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE LOCAL CONTROL OVER FLUORIDE LEVELS IN WATER SYSTEMS.
TO ALLOW THE NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR BOARD TO DETERMINE THE LOCATION OF THE NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR AND LIVESTOCK SHOW; 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.
CONCERNING THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN BY A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE INTO A POLLING PLACE.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING BOOK DEPOSITORIES.
CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE CHIEF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OF A JURISDICTION MAKE CERTAIN CERTIFICATIONS CONCERNING THE RECEIPT OR MANUFACTURE OF A FIREARM.
TO AMEND THE MAXIMUM BENEFIT PERIOD AND WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE ACT; TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE; AND TO AMEND CERTAIN LAWS REFERRING TO THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TO TRANSFER ELIGIBILITY FOR PAYMENT FOR CORRECTIVE ACTIONS REGARDING PETROLEUM STORAGE TANKS WHEN NO OWNER IS KNOWN.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
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.
TO CREATE THE LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE REALIGNMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
TO CREATE THE 2015 SCHOOL SAFETY ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR PERMITTING OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS, RETURNING MILITARY VETERANS, AND SPOUSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROMOTE THE FREE MARKET COMPETITION OF STUDENT COURSE MATERIALS; AND TO PROHIBIT THE COST OF STUDENT COURSE MATERIALS FROM BEING ADDED TO A STUDENT'S BILLING ACCOUNT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SUICIDE PREVENTION.
ESTABLISHING "TAKE YOUR LEGISLATOR TO SCHOOL MONTH" TO FOSTER AND PROMOTE PRODUCTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND PUBLIC SCHOOL OFFICIALS.
AN APPLICATION FOR A CONVENTION OF THE STATES UNDER ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
TO RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTERS IN ARKANSAS.
TO SUPPORT THE ARKANSAS RUN FOR THE FALLEN 5K ON MARCH 22, 2015, AS WE HONOR ARKANSAS SERVICE MEMBERS WHO FOUGHT AND DIED DURING THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM.
TO ESTABLISH ADULT EDUCATION CHARTER SCHOOLS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - TRANSFER FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTERS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2014-2015 FISCAL YEAR.
TO REQUIRE A SCHOOL DISTRICT SUBJECT TO A DESEGREGATION ORDER TO NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE A COPY OF THE DESEGREGATION ORDER; TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN CUSTOMER AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RECORDS OF MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITY SYSTEMS FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CHANGE THE NUMBER OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAYS REQUIRED FOR TEACHERS.
TO CREATE A COMPREHENSIVE STATEWIDE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM; TO COORDINATE VARIOUS WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE AN OFFICE OF SKILLS DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REMOVE THE DUTY OF THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD TO DETERMINE SERVICE AREAS FOR TWO-YEAR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION; TO ELIMINATE SERVICE AREAS FOR TWO-YEAR COLLEGES AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS.
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 AMEND THE ARKANSAS SOFT DRINK TAX ACT; AND TO AMEND THE CALCULATION OF TAXES ON SOFT DRINK SYRUP AND SIMPLE SYRUP.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT; TO REPEAL THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES OVERSIGHT BOARD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
PROHIBITING CERTAIN SEX OFFENDERS FROM ENTERING ON A PUBLIC SCHOOL CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EXEMPTIONS FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE ARKANSAS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF RETIRED AND FORMER STATE EMPLOYEES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH REFORM ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

Committees

Committees
ex officio: ALC-PEER
ex officio: ALC-PERSONNEL
ex officio: ALC-REVIEW