Representative Mark Lowery (R)

229 Summit Valley Circle, Maumelle, 72113

Representative Mark Lowery (R)
Phone: 501-837-5221
Phone:
District: 39
District:
39
Seniority: 11
Seniority:
11
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 CREATE THE PARENT-CHILD INTRASTATE RELOCATION ACT.
TO AMEND THE SALES TAX LAWS CONCERNING SPECIAL EVENTS; AND TO EXCLUDE CERTAIN SCHOOL FUNDRAISERS FROM THE SALES TAX LAWS REGULATING SPECIAL EVENTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VERIFICATION OF PROVISIONAL BALLOTS; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO PROHIBIT OFFERING COURSES, EVENTS, AND ACTIVITIES THAT ISOLATE STUDENTS BASED ON CHARACTERISTICS WITHIN PROGRAMS OF INSTRUCTION; AND TO ADJUST FUNDING FOR SCHOOLS THAT OFFER THESE PROHIBITED COURSES, EVENTS, AND ACTIVITIES.
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDS TO TEACH THE 1619 PROJECT CURRICULUM; AND TO REDUCE FUNDS DISTRIBUTED TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT TEACH THE 1619 PROJECT CURRICULUM.
TO AMEND THE SCHOOL START DATE; TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS TO ELECT TO IMPLEMENT AN ALTERNATE SCHOOL CALENDAR; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF A SCHOOL DAY.
TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S GENERAL OMNIBUS.
TO REMOVE THE PRELICENSURE EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS EXEMPTION FOR AN INSURANCE ADJUSTER; TO REQUIRE A NONRESIDENT INSURANCE PRODUCER, ADJUSTER, OR CONSULTANT TO MAINTAIN A LICENSE IN GOOD STANDING IN THE LICENSEE'S HOME STATE.
TO MODIFY THE ARKANSAS CREDIT FOR REINSURANCE LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "CLAIMANT AGENCY" AS USED IN THE STATUTES CONCERNING COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT TAXES.
TO REQUIRE CERTAIN LONG-TERM CARE INSURERS TO FILE MARKET CONDUCT ANNUAL STATEMENTS.
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "POLICY CANCELLATION"; AND TO CLARIFY THE MINIMUM NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR CANCELLATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY AND CASUALTY POLICIES.
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PARENT OR GUARDIAN WAIT BEFORE WITHDRAWING HIS OR HER CHILD FROM A SCHOOL DISTRICT; AND TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PARENT OR GUARDIAN STATE HIS OR HER CHILD'S INTENT TO SEEK A DRIVER'S LICENSE.
TO AMEND CERTAIN LAWS RELATING TO THE PARTICIPATION OF HOMESCHOOLED STUDENTS IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
TO REQUIRE CERTAIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO OFFER THE SAME TESTING OPPORTUNITIES REGARDING ACCESS AND FUNDING TO HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS AS IS OFFERED TO PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS STUDENT PROTECTION ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ABSENTEE BALLOTS; TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SPOILED BALLOTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SICK LEAVE FOR MUNICIPAL POLICE OFFICERS.
CONCERNING INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT ARE RELATED TO RACE AND ETHNICITY.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING CONTRACTORS; TO REQUIRE REGISTRATION OF ROOFING CONTRACTORS; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTORS COMMITTEE TO ISSUE ROOFING CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING UNFAIR PRACTICES RELATED TO RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE REPAIR CONTRACTS; AND TO PROHIBIT A PROMISE TO PAY OR TO REBATE AN INSURANCE POLICY DEDUCTIBLE UNDER A RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE REPAIR CONTRACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS BALLOTING INTEGRITY ACT OF 2021.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN CLASSES OF COUNTY ROADS.
TO PROHIBIT FACULTY MEMBERS AND STAFF MEMBERS OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS FROM KNOWINGLY ENGAGING IN OR ENCOURAGING HAZING.
CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "PHYSICALLY HELPLESS" AS THAT TERM IS USED IN REGARD TO SEXUAL OFFENSES IN THE ARKANSAS CRIMINAL CODE.
TO REQUIRE THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ISSUE A GUIDANCE MEMORANDUM REGARDING THE UNIQUE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA, DYSCALCULIA, AND DYSGRAPHIA; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ENABLE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TO MAKE APPROPRIATE BILLING DECISIONS THAT ARE IN THE BEST INTEREST OF PATIENTS; AND TO ESTABLISH THE BILLING IN THE BEST INTEREST OF PATIENTS ACT.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO ENHANCE HIGHER EDUCATION FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING STUDENT ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE POLICIES AND CERTAIN FINANCIAL CONDITION REPORTS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS OPPORTUNITY PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2015.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE BUSINESS TRANSFER ACT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SCHOOL DISTRICT WAIVERS; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL CHARTERS, ENROLLMENT, AUTHORIZATION, AND FACILITY FUNDING.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION TO THE EXAMINATION AND COPYING OF PUBLIC RECORDS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 AND VOTED BALLOTS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ELECTION INTEGRITY ACT OF 2021; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; AND TO CREATE A PROCESS FOR THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TO CONDUCT AN ELECTION.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW TO EXTEND THE TIME PERIOD AUTHORIZED FOR THE REGISTRATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING TEMPORARY PREPRINTED PAPER BUYER'S TAGS.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX LAWS; AND TO PROVIDE A COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT FOR THE STANDARD DEDUCTION.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PRACTICE OF CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHESIA" BY REMOVING SUPERVISION REQUIREMENTS.
TO REQUIRE CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS THAT ENGAGE IN CHARITABLE SOLICITATION TO REGISTER WITHIN A MUNICIPALITY.
TO PHASE OUT THE SOFT DRINK TAX; TO REDUCE THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPIRATION OF THE ARKANSAS SOFT DRINK TAX ACT.
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE PETITION PROCESS TO BE ON THE BALLOT AS A CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT OR VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES; AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF SIGNATURES REQUIRED TO BE LISTED ON THE BALLOT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DATES FOR CERTAIN SPECIAL ELECTIONS; AND TO PROMOTE VOTER TURNOUT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CHILD ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT ACT.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE ADDITIONAL FUNDING USED FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES.
TO CREATE THE RAILROAD MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2021; AND TO ALLOW AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN RAILROAD TRACK MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING RIOT OFFENSES AND PUBLIC DEMONSTRATION OFFENSES; CONCERNING OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST FIRST RESPONDERS; CONCERNING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROPERTY OFFENSES; AND CONCERNING PROCEDURES UPON ARREST.
TO PHASE OUT THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO OFFSET THE REVENUE REDUCTION RESULTING FROM THE PHASEOUT OF THE SOFT DRINK TAX.
TO PROHIBIT THE STATE FROM MANDATING A VACCINE OR IMMUNIZATION FOR CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); TO GOVERN REQUIREMENTS FOR A VACCINE OR IMMUNIZATION FOR CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FAIRNESS IN COST SHARING ACT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SAVE ADOLESCENTS FROM EXPERIMENTATION (SAFE) ACT.
TO CREATE THE INFORMED CONSENT FOR CHEMICAL ABORTION ACT.
TO ALLOW REVIEW OF PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; AND TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF A PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDER REVIEW.
TO PROMOTE ARKANSAS VOICES; AND TO COMBAT CANCEL CULTURE AND PROTECT FREEDOM OF SPEECH.
TO CREATE THE LOGGING AND WOOD FIBER TRANSPORTATION JOB CREATION INCENTIVE ACT; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS WOOD ENERGY PRODUCTS AND FOREST MAINTENANCE INCOME TAX CREDIT.
TO ADOPT FEDERAL LAW CONCERNING INCOME TAX DEDUCTIONS FOR DEPRECIATION AND THE EXPENSING OF PROPERTY.
TO CREATE THE RELIGIOUS VIEWPOINT ANTIDISCRIMINATION ACT.
TO CREATE THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER ACT.
TO REQUIRE THAT PUBLIC SCHOOLS OBSERVE A MOMENT OF SILENCE FOLLOWING THE DAILY RECITATION OF THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE; AND TO REQUIRE THAT PUBLIC SCHOOLS RECITE THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AT SCHOOL ASSEMBLIES AND SPORTING EVENTS.
THE WORKING ANIMAL PROTECTION ACT.
TO CREATE A NETWORK OF CERTIFIED ACADEMIC LANGUAGE THERAPISTS TO PROVIDE A SPECIALIZED DYSLEXIA INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA OR RELATED READING AND WRITTEN-LANGUAGE DIFFICULTIES.
REQUIRING THE ESTABLISHMENT OR UTILIZATION OF A SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO PROVIDE ADVICE AND TO STUDY INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ARKANSAS CASINO GAMING AMENDMENT OF 2018.
CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL FIREARM BANS WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND CONCERNING STATE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.
TO RECOGNIZE JANUARY 22 AS THE DAY OF TEARS IN ARKANSAS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE THAT LOTTERY PROCEEDS MAY BE USED TO FUND OR PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS TO ARKANSAS CITIZENS ENROLLED IN VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL SCHOOLS AND TECHNICAL INSTITUTES.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, COURT OF APPEALS JUDGES, CIRCUIT JUDGES, AND DISTRICT JUDGES SHALL BE ELECTED ON A PARTISAN BASIS.
TO THANK THE SPOUSES, FAMILIES, AND FRIENDS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR ONGOING SUPPORT AND TO PROCLAIM THE 2021 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FAMILY DAY.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION FEE BE PAID FOR ELECTRIC AND HYBRID VEHICLES; AND TO REPEAL THE ADDITIONAL FEE FOR THE REGISTRATION OF HYBRID VEHICLES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION.
TO CREATE THE MEDICAL ETHICS AND DIVERSITY ACT.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR COVERAGE FOR COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING.
TO ADJUST FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT OFFER CERTAIN TYPES OF READING PRACTICES, INTERVENTIONS, AND CURRICULUM NOT ALIGNED WITH THE SCIENCE OF READING; AND TO CREATE THE EDUCATION OMBUDSMAN.
TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; AND TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF A PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDER REVIEW.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING EARLY VOTING; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONEERING; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES RELATED TO VOTING.
CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT AND ALTERATION OF PRECINCT BOUNDARIES, POLLING SITES, AND VOTE CENTERS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS ELECTION LAW.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF ELECTION LAWS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS STATE CAPITOL AND HISTORICAL MONUMENT PROTECTION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE DUTIES OF MEMBERS OF A COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; AND TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF COUNTY EMPLOYEES DESIGNATED AS ELECTION OFFICIALS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; TO AMEND HOW COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TAKE THE OATH; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT; TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN; AND TO PROTECT ALL HUMAN LIFE.
TO PROHIBIT THE REQUIREMENT OF VACCINE PASSPORTS IN ARKANSAS.

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