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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: 19
Seniority:
19
Occupation: Consultant/Educator
Occupation:
Consultant/Educator
Church Affiliation: Non-Denominational
Church Affiliation:
Non-Denominational
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO EXCLUDE PRINCIPALS, ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS, AND CENTRAL OFFICE EMPLOYEES WITH A MULTIYEAR EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT FROM THE DEFINITION OF "TEACHER" UNDER THE TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL ACT OF 1983.
TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF VOTER REGISTRATION WHEN VOTING; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO ALLOW THE SUPERINTENDENT OF A STUDENT'S RESIDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT TO WAIVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE STUDENT ATTEND PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR ONE (1) ACADEMIC YEAR TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A SUCCEED SCHOLARSHIP.
TO ALLOW A STUDENT WHO ATTENDS A PRIVATE SCHOOL OR A HOME SCHOOL TO ENROLL IN AN ACADEMIC COURSE WITHIN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
TO ADOPT A PRODUCTIVITY-BASED FUNDING MODEL FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
TO CREATE THE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP PROTECTION ACT; AND TO PROVIDE FACTORS AND PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINING WHETHER OR NOT A CHANGE OF A CHILD'S PRINCIPAL PLACE OF RESIDENCE IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD.
CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
TO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES AT PRIVATE SCHOOLS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING HOME SCHOOLS.
TO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF FUND BALANCES A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY MAINTAIN.
TO CHANGE THE DATE OF THE ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS IMAGINATION LIBRARY APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2017-2018 FISCAL YEAR.
TO ESTABLISH MURDER IN THE SECOND DEGREE AS A SEVENTY-PERCENT CRIME.
TO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF LOTTERY PRIZES THE OFFICE OF THE ARKANSAS LOTTERY MAY AWARD FOR SECOND CHANCE GAMES FOR NON-WINNING TICKETS; AND TO REQUIRE A RETAILER TO POST NOTICE OF THE AVAILABILITY OF SECOND CHANCE GAMES.
CONCERNING THE ENROLLMENT OR RE-ENROLLMENT OF A HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENT IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL.
TO REQUIRE A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PAY ONE-HALF (1/2) THE COST OF REMEDIATION FOR A STUDENT WHO RECEIVED A HIGH SCHOOL GRADE OF B OR BETTER IN THE SUBJECT IN WHICH THE STUDENT REQUIRES REMEDIATION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
TO ENSURE THAT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION OF STUDENTS IS PROTECTED.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; TO CLARIFY THE EFFECT ON ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REVISE THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES WEALTH INDEX.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE BEGINNING AND END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE APPROVAL OF STATE AGENCY RULES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS WHISTLE-BLOWER ACT; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "WHISTLEBLOWER".
THE PUBLIC EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP AMENDMENT OF 2018.
RECOGNIZING AND HONORING THE EFFORTS OF LAURA RHEA WITH ARKANSAS RICE DEPOT.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST.
TO ALLOW THE TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL ACT OF 1983 TO BE WAIVED IF A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IS UNDER STATE AUTHORITY AFTER BEING CLASSIFIED AS BEING IN DISTRESS.
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SCHOOL LEADERSHIP COORDINATING COUNCIL.
THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION FROM DISMEMBERMENT ABORTION ACT.
TO RESTRICT PURCHASES USING FOOD STAMP BENEFITS; AND TO REQUIRE RECIPIENTS OF FOOD STAMPS TO SHOW IDENTIFICATION TO USE FOOD STAMP BENEFITS.
ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE BELONGING TO A MILITARY MEMBER.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS TAX LAW CONCERNING INCOME TAX, SALES AND USE TAXES, AND THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO SUPPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND TO OFFSET DECREASED DEPOSITS FROM TAX REVENUES.
TO CLARIFY THE OBLIGATIONS OF RESIDENTIAL LANDLORDS AND RESIDENTIAL TENANTS; AND TO REQUIRE IMPLIED QUALITY STANDARDS FOR TENANTS OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
TO ALLOW AN OUT-OF-STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO FOLLOW A VEHICLE INTO ARKANSAS TO INVESTIGATE A FELONY OR THE OPERATION OF A VEHICLE WHILE THE DRIVER IS INTOXICATED, IMPAIRED, OR UNDER THE INFLUENCE.
TO CREATE A FOUR-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE AWARDING OF EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS; TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PARENTAL EMPOWERMENT FOR EDUCATION CHOICE ACT OF 2017.
CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY, PUBLIC COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING AND CONCERNING PRIVILEGES ASSOCIATED WITH AN ENHANCED LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS FUTURE GRANT PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING UNLAWFUL ABORTIONS; TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE OF DENIAL, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF A HEALTH FACILITIES SERVICE LICENSE; AND TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING ABORTION CLINICS.
TO CREATE THE PERSONAL FINANCE AND JOB READINESS ACT.
TO REQUIRE THE PASSAGE OF THE CIVICS PORTION OF THE NATURALIZATION TEST USED BY UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES BEFORE A STUDENT MAY RECEIVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA.
TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR ADDRESSING BURDENSOME REQUESTS FOR DISCLOSURE; TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; TO CREATE AN AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING INFORMATION FOR PUBLIC GUIDANCE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE MANNER IN WHICH TRANSPORTATION FUNDING IS ALLOCATED TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
TO IMPROVE THE FAIRNESS OF PROPERTY TAX ADMINISTRATION AND APPEALS.
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS IMAGINATION LIBRARY; TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PARTNER WITH A NONPROFIT CORPORATION TO PROVIDE ONE (1) BOOK PER MONTH TO EACH CHILD IN ARKANSAS FROM BIRTH TO FIVE (5) YEARS OF AGE.
TO REENACT CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW TO PROVIDE THAT MARRIAGE SHALL BE ONLY BETWEEN A MAN AND A WOMAN.
TO CREATE THE VOTING AND ELECTIONS TRANSPARENCY ACT OF 2017; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS AND VOTING.
CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY, PUBLIC COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING; AND CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUNS.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE APPLICABILITY OF ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 33, TO INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING.
HONORING THE 308TH TITAN II STRATEGIC MISSILE WING AND THE RESPONSE TO THE 1980 MISSILE EXPLOSION AT DAMASCUS, ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING GOVERNING BOARDS OF TECHNICAL COLLEGES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS TAX LAW CONCERNING INCOME TAX, SALES AND USE TAXES, AND THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO SUPPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND TO OFFSET DECREASED DEPOSITS FROM TAX REVENUES.
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE USE OF CERTAIN AFTERMARKET CRASH PARTS IN REPAIR OF A VEHICLE.
TO GRANT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS A RIGHT OF ACCESS TO UNUSED OR UNDERUTILIZED PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.
TO AUTHORIZE ELEVATOR SAFETY TESTS TO BE WITNESSED BY PRIVATE SECTOR LICENSED INSPECTORS; TO ELIMINATE THE SEMI-ANNUAL INSPECTIONS; AND TO IMPROVE ENFORCEMENT OF ELEVATOR SAFETY LAWS.
TO AMEND THE DATE OF AN ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION.
TO REQUIRE THAT AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT (25%) OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS BE NET PROCEEDS AVAILABLE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; TO CLARIFY THE EFFECT ON ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT LIMITING CONTINGENCY FEES AND AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES; AND CHANGING THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SUPREME COURT REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE.

Committees

Committees